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  • Meet the Radical DOJ Unit Investigating Ferguson Shooting

    08/20/2014 3:41:08 PM PDT · 28 of 33
    shoff to Ruy Dias de Bivar

    I wasn’t sure what movie I heard it on. Thanks

  • Meet the Radical DOJ Unit Investigating Ferguson Shooting

    08/20/2014 2:06:39 PM PDT · 19 of 33
    shoff to jazusamo

    The plan is first we give Darren Wilson a fair trial then we’ll hang him.

  • Night Stalkers to Continue training over cities until Thursday

    08/20/2014 6:48:34 AM PDT · 13 of 19
    shoff to TurboZamboni

    I live in upstate NY (upstate is anything north of NYC) near the Paladin center. Last year they held some sort of helicopter training at night. For almost an hour they were buzzing the houses and town. It was four copters. They never said what it was but it appeared to be one copter was an observer, two were pursuit and one blacked out copter was the “prey”. The Two pursuits chased the one without lights around and around at low altitudes. The observer held position about half a mile away. The town complained and it never happened here again. The Paladin center was originally a woman’s college changed to Guideposts, and now a tactical training center. (https://www.paladincenter.com/ )

  • The Worst Funded Pension Systems In Michigan

    08/01/2014 7:06:40 AM PDT · 7 of 8
    shoff to MichCapCon

    Here in New York I had an eye opening experience. I was assisting some woman who started talking to an older couple. They talked about this and that until the man stated to my amazement he had been retired for 35 years! The woman I was helping said she was retired for 25. As they talked I found they both had worked for the NYC police department. Both put in their 20 years and retired. So here are two formally healthy adults who have been getting paid for a combined 65 years not to work. Paid to stay home longer than they worked. I usually don’t begrudge Police and Firemen a good job since they risk their lives but 65 years is a long time.

  • Miss Estonia 2013' is Kristina Karjalainen

    07/31/2014 12:00:20 PM PDT · 14 of 18
    shoff to Reaganite Republican

    That is hard to come by these days. It seems every girl from 18 to 80 has tats and half of those have piercings.

  • The man who would be governor

    07/31/2014 6:54:16 AM PDT · 3 of 4
    shoff to Russ

    That is the challenge for Rob Astorino. He has to fracture Cuomo’s base. By using Common Core he can nullify the teachers union and if he pounds on the fact that Cuomo when at HUD sent money to developers and not tenants to spit the free s**t army. He doesn’t have to get them all to vote for him but if they don’t show up at the polls he can win.

  • Miss Estonia 2013' is Kristina Karjalainen

    07/31/2014 6:47:30 AM PDT · 6 of 18
    shoff to dfwgator

    To determine that I would need a closer examination

  • Miss Estonia 2013' is Kristina Karjalainen

    07/31/2014 6:29:45 AM PDT · 4 of 18
    shoff to Reaganite Republican

    Her collars and cuffs don’t match. She is not a blonde with green eyes.

  • The man who would be governor

    07/31/2014 6:17:03 AM PDT · 1 of 4
    shoff
    For the rest of the story:

    Late last year the Republican response to who would run against the Cuomo juggernaut was “we will see if we can find someone with enough money to run”. Since that time no one with the resources has decided to take up as Chris Christie called “the lost cause”. But one man without the resources but the balls to take on Andrew Cuomo has emerged. Unless you live in the lower Hudson Valley you might not have heard of Rob Astorino.

    So who is this David who has challenged the Goliath that is the Cuomo machine? Rob Astorino is a born and bred New Yorker who seems to like difficult challenges. His political career started in 1991 as a town councilman for Mount Pleasant. In 2003 he moved up to County Legislator in a race the local papers declared “raised the bar” for local races. In 2005 he unsuccessfully ran for County Executive against long term incumbent Andy Spano. Outspent by nearly four to one he lost by 30,000 votes. Undeterred and wiser he ran again in 2009. In a county that is 61% Democrat and outspent this time by 5 to 1, he defeated Spano by 15%. He defended that win by being reelected in 2013 by 12%.

    Against long odds he has decided New York deserves better than the Cuomo dynasty. In town hall type meetings across New York he addresses the most pressing questions about his candidacy. In regards to Cuomo’s $33 million dollar war chest verses his $2.5 million he points to his County Executive race where money didn’t equal votes. He started that race with the same 37 point deficit in the polls. In that race he ignored his consultants who told him some areas never vote Republican. His reply was maybe they never met one and campaigned in Democratic strongholds.

    In the next 100 days he will bring his message of change in liberal New York. Change from the high taxes, excessive regulations, and corruption that have dominated Albany for so long. He is building a coalition of gun owners against the Safe Act, Teachers against Common Core, businesses being driven out of New York and voters disenchanted with the promise of better governance from the Cuomo administration.

    He admits he can’t win in New York City but if he can convince just 30% to cross over and a majority of the more conservative portions of the state he can win. As of right now Cuomo is avoiding the press and his opponent. As the Astorino campaign picks up momentum that will change. Expect to see ads highlighting Westchester County’s fight against HUD’s social experiment test case “Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing”.(http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/08/08/obama-administration-using-housing-department-to-compel-diversity-in/) Don’t be surprised when environmental groups slam him for supporting fracking along with 31 other states. We can be sure supporters of Cuomo will point out the food vender for Westchester County airport contributed to Astorino but never mention contributions to his predecessor Spano.(http://www.lohud.com/story/news/local/westchester/2014/05/18/airport-businessman-loses-court-case-former-employee/9190353/) It might be a little bit harder for the war on women mantra based on Astorino’s Catholicism since Cuomo is of the same faith.

    There is no question Rob Astorino has a long uphill fight to become the next governor. He will be working to get his message out while Cuomo spends his time fundraising. Hiscampaign has been helped by Cuomo’s missteps on the Moreland commission. He has to convince voters to ask is New York better off under Cuomo or do we need new leadership? Voters have to ask are we safer under the Safe Act, are our taxes fair, is corruption under control and does Albany have our best interests in mind? It is then he needs them to vote.

  • Top House Republican Won't Rule Out Obama Impeachment

    07/27/2014 10:07:48 AM PDT · 18 of 25
    shoff to Don Corleone

    Impeachment would be a foolish thing to try BEFORE the elections. Remember it takes 67 votes. W./O them Obama skates. Before the elections it is nothing but a call to arms for the left voters who would likely stay home this November. The Marxist’s internals show that and they are trying like mad to motivate their base(s). JMHO!

    Impeachment would be an exercise in futility at this point. Even if it makes it in the House who thinks the Democrats will condemn one of their own.

  • Immigration Hype

    07/26/2014 10:16:24 AM PDT · 29 of 37
    shoff to NaturalBornConservative

    Well we all know Obama’s not deporting anyone. Just how many immigrants illegal or otherwise have been prosecuted for voter fraud?

  • Immigration Hype

    07/26/2014 6:22:48 AM PDT · 17 of 37
    shoff to NaturalBornConservative

    Reading this article puts my fears to rest.

    Now I am sure the gang members, criminals, and assorted peasants brought up in a corrupt country who would lie about being a refugee would not lie on the voter registration form and vote illegally. Though they cut in line ahead of their own countrymen they will wait the required 5 years before voting in the party that will allow their relatives to also cut the line. Silly me I thought unchecked immigration was a bad for America as it was for the Roman empire.

  • Elizabeth Warren Supporters Launch ‘Ready for Warren’

    07/16/2014 9:33:43 AM PDT · 53 of 61
    shoff to Beagle8U

    “Warren goes off the reservation and challenges Clinton”

    “Will this be Clinton’s last stand against Warren?”

    “”Ready for Warren” tribe support White House run”

    “Warren picks kemosahbee for VP”

    “Warren does hatchet job on Clinton’s record”

  • Elizabeth Warren Supporters Launch ‘Ready for Warren’

    07/16/2014 8:06:56 AM PDT · 34 of 61
    shoff to SeekAndFind

    If Warren runs the headlines would write themselves:

    “Warren on warpath to presidency”

    “Republicans circle wagons to defend against Warren”

    “Will Warren’s road to White House be trail of tears?”

    “Warren scalps Clintons lead”

    “Warren has heap big lead”

    “Will Warren be next commander in CHIEF?”

    “Warren in pow wow with Democrat leaders”

    “Warren shares peace pipe with Clintons”

  • Hey, Snotty Bloomberg: Mind Your Own Crumbling City

    07/11/2014 5:19:55 AM PDT · 10 of 20
    shoff to Kaslin

    Don’t forget Vietnam was wired for cable before Brooklyn. Talk about following the third world.

  • Reality intrudes on broken immigration narrative

    07/10/2014 9:12:04 AM PDT · 16 of 16
    shoff to TomGuy

    Only in ten years it will be 3.2 million instead of the current 1.6 million DHS tells us

  • Reality intrudes on broken immigration narrative

    07/10/2014 8:45:16 AM PDT · 14 of 16
    shoff to Lurker

    I post here to learn. If you wouldn’t mind giving me some examples either private reply or public since everyone can see it anyway.

  • Reality intrudes on broken immigration narrative

    07/10/2014 8:42:55 AM PDT · 13 of 16
    shoff to yefragetuwrabrumuy

    Even though the bill didn’t have Kennedys name on it he was the champion. Then two years later the esteemed statesman drives off a bridge

  • Reality intrudes on broken immigration narrative

    07/10/2014 7:34:46 AM PDT · 9 of 16
    shoff to The_Media_never_lie

    Just call me the eternal optimist; I have seen some people I know voting for the first time in their lives. Not enough yet to make a difference but the worse it gets the more people will get off their butts and do something. (hopefully)

  • Reality intrudes on broken immigration narrative

    07/10/2014 7:31:31 AM PDT · 8 of 16
    shoff to TomGuy

    NO!!!! We don’t want any more of their fixes. When they “fix” something it is always worse.

  • Reality intrudes on broken immigration narrative

    07/10/2014 7:29:52 AM PDT · 7 of 16
    shoff to oldbrowser

    Collapse the state systems and then the feds take over with programs like living wage, single payer healthcare, maybe even appoint governors.

  • Reality intrudes on broken immigration narrative

    07/10/2014 6:34:03 AM PDT · 3 of 16
    shoff to The_Media_never_lie

    Thanks for the compliment.
    What really pisses me off about the state of the country is only 57.5% of the population turns out to vote. The actual number is most probably lower if you remove the dead and multiple votes. I know I am preaching to the choir on this forum but what the heck is wrong with people?

  • Reality intrudes on broken immigration narrative

    07/10/2014 6:08:25 AM PDT · 1 of 16
    shoff
    The rest of the story so you don't have to "hit" my column.

    You’ve heard the war cry of fixing our broken immigration system so often it has become as ubiquitous as the Karashian’s and about as annoying. But is it broken and can we find evidence to back up that claim? To find out the truth was must look at immigration past. Whatever our conclusions we should review past efforts to fix the system and their results.

    When speaking of past immigration the first things that come to mind are the US Mexican border and Ellis Island. Since numbers across the Rio Grande are not reliable we need to look to the gateway for immigrants, Ellis Island. In operation from 1892 thru 1954, twelve million immigrants entered legally past the Statue of Liberty and thru Ellis Island (Ellis Island). At the year of its closure this represented 8% of the US population. Today according to the US census there are 41.7 million foreign born living and working in America. This represents 13% of today’s population. It is estimated 28% of those 41.7 are here illegally (Census). Just in raw numbers that is four times the amount in almost the same amount of time. How is this broken?

    Now we should look at efforts to repair the system that allows so many to enter the country. The most comprehensive change in immigration policies was the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act. (Hart-Cellar Act) This act opened up what is referred to as chain immigration. Before this bill legal immigrants could only sponsor members of their nuclear family. (Wife, husband under age children) This act now permitted siblings, parents, and adult children. This bill also reset the quotes to favor immigrants from South America and Asia. This act was championed by Ted Kennedy and his brother Robert. Ted, in defense of the bill stated “The bill will not upset the ethnic mix of our society”. Robert Kennedy added “Set to rest any fears that this bill will change the ethnic, political or economic make-up of the US”. Lyndon Johnson when he signed it assured Americans “It does not affect the lives of millions. It will not reshape the structure of our daily lives”. This was all prior to “Press one for English” and Telemundo was required for basic cable. Also before Robert Kennedy was assassinated by an immigrant Palestinian who INS labeled “Asian” and would be a dreamer today since he entered the country at age 12. (Sirhan Bishara Sirhan)

    The Hart-Cellar act just wasn’t enough so in the seventies refugee programs were added, the 1986 blanket amnesty which was in exchange for closing the borders, and the 1990 immigration act. Even handing out citizenship like lollypops at the border wasn’t enough to repair the system. So in 1994 there was temporary rolling amnesty (245i), extended in 1997 and for the 400,000 who missed the 1986 deadline covered in 2000. That same year the Life Act picked up another 900,000.

    Now we know the history of our broken immigration system should we entrust the fix to the same people that tried so many times before? The same people that while preventing citizens from knowing the truth are advertising that 90% of illegal’s will never be asked to leave? The same Department of Homeland Security that now transports abandoned children to questionable families will secure our borders? If not our elected officials, who will protect us from this invasion? It would seem apparent to every informed person currently residing in these United States we don’t need any more bills, Acts, or laws. What we need is elected officials that will follow the existing laws, make good broken promises, or get the hell out!

  • Anti-Gay Mob Throw Faeces at Rome Centre

    06/30/2014 11:32:30 AM PDT · 8 of 10
    shoff to nickcarraway

    Gee as a bunch of actors how can we get the word out about our lousy play?

  • Rove: Obama Overreach Worse Than King George

    06/29/2014 12:23:20 PM PDT · 13 of 17
    shoff to PoloSec

    Well Karl what has the party that pays your bills done about it lately? At least they Tea Party you seem to hate so much has made life difficult for him on Obamacare, immigration, bailouts, taxes etc….

  • DNA Used to Catch Man Voting Over and Over

    06/25/2014 11:11:20 AM PDT · 19 of 33
    shoff to Alter Kaker

    They could give him the death penalty for multiple voting but his vote would still count for Democrats.
    This guy is actually a Republican.

    Oops. Guilty as charged for not reading the article

  • Obama Plans To Connect With Regular Folks on Minnesota Trip

    06/25/2014 10:53:54 AM PDT · 45 of 53
    shoff to shelterguy

    Which “American” Rebekah will he visit?

    Rebekah Nagler is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota.

    Rebekah Moses of the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women as a Program Manager specializing in Policy, She was honored to work in Kansas City, KS as a bilingual community-based advocate at El Centro, Inc.’s ¡Sí, se puede!

    Rebekah Nett, a Minnesota attorney, representing a debtor, who seems mad — both mad as in “angry,” and “mad” as in “bats**t crazy pants.” She’s mad at the lender, and she’s mad at the judge.
    But mostly, she’s mad at Catholics. Dirty, dirty Catholics….

  • DNA Used to Catch Man Voting Over and Over

    06/25/2014 10:19:17 AM PDT · 2 of 33
    shoff to Olog-hai

    They could give him the death penalty for multiple voting but his vote would still count for Democrats.

  • Hillary Clinton's first week of book sales versus Sarah Palin's is not even close

    06/19/2014 11:18:10 AM PDT · 31 of 46
    shoff to mandaladon

    Hillary’s book sales are down since Kerry hasn’t yet placed the State Department order for 2 million copies for all our embassy’s that haven’t yet been attacked and overrun.

  • New York Dem: Illegals Should Have The Right To Vote

    06/17/2014 6:03:42 AM PDT · 41 of 51
    shoff to lowbridge

    So Rivera wants to create a second class citizenship for illegal’s in New York. One that would avail them all the benefits, but none of the responsibilities. ( The legislation not only gives illegal immigrants the right to vote, but establishes a kind of second-tiered citizenship on a state level, in which illegal immigrants can apply for tuition assistance, health insurance and driver’s and professional licenses, among other benefits.) Sounds to me like a plan, we haven’t got enough loafers riding the wagon pulled by responsible citizens.

  • The IRS Loses Lerner's Emails

    06/14/2014 9:50:14 AM PDT · 84 of 119
    shoff to tedw

    Damn it. I lost the office pool. My bet was Bo was going to eat all the incriminating e-mails.

    I figured they would then say “No comment on an ongoing digestion”.

  • Sorry, Hillary: I should have voted for you

    06/13/2014 2:15:14 PM PDT · 47 of 56
    shoff to Obadiah

    Rosa Books: I admit I was stupid once…well make that twice in voting for Obama because I am stupid. But now I will throw my support and my columns behind Hillary because….. I am still stupid.

  • Bergdahl Held In Solidary Confinement for Two Years (so says the American Taliban himself)

    06/13/2014 2:08:46 PM PDT · 17 of 31
    shoff to NKP_Vet

    Wait till they reveal the stories of the horrible bullying he had to endure.

  • Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Heading Back to U.S.

    06/12/2014 11:11:59 AM PDT · 13 of 83
    shoff to dware

    What if he is a real Manchurian candidate? First joint press conference he tries to take out Obama. Wouldn’t that kick over a hornets’ nest?

    Note to NSA, I am not advocating just postulating.

  • PObama: ‘Our Future Rests’ On The Success Of DREAM Kids

    06/12/2014 11:06:14 AM PDT · 19 of 21
    shoff to Bigg Red

    “If they were just trying to pad their voter rolls that would be bad enough, but their ultimate plan is to destroy our America with their diseased, unskilled hordes, who have no desire to learn the language, no desire to assimilate, and no allegiance to the USA.
    In 10 years, the rule of law, civil order, and Western civilization will be concepts we may reminisce about when we are huddled around our fires.”

    They figure they are immune from the hordes, and maybe they are the way they treat legal voters. They are just importing the raw materials to build their kingdoms.

  • PObama: ‘Our Future Rests’ On The Success Of DREAM Kids

    06/12/2014 11:00:22 AM PDT · 18 of 21
    shoff to MeshugeMikey

    It will if both parties allow millions of illegal’s the right to stay. Once you start breaking laws like our immigration, welfare fraud, tax fraud and housing laws what’s voter fraud but one more to get what you “deserve”.

  • PObama: ‘Our Future Rests’ On The Success Of DREAM Kids

    06/12/2014 9:46:49 AM PDT · 12 of 21
    shoff to MeshugeMikey

    Taken in context it makes perfect sense. Americans of all races, religions and economic standing realize what a f**k up the Democrat party is. They are realizing their dreams of conquest at the cost of swaths of their base. They need voters dumber than LIVE voters. (Low Information Voters Everywhere). Who better than uneducated third world refugees ready to thank those responsible for allowing them to come to America where the benefits offices are paved with gold. The Democrat future depends on stupid people.

  • Here Are The Archaic Rules Enforced By The al Qaeda Offshoot Taking Over Iraqi Cities

    06/12/2014 9:27:26 AM PDT · 16 of 31
    shoff to winoneforthegipper

    Since they are Iraq/Syrian rebels how many of their weapons came from the USA. For that matter how many came directly from Benghazi?

  • Armed, dangerous and dead

    06/12/2014 6:03:07 AM PDT · 25 of 58
    shoff to rellimpank

    Kathleen can’t wrap her liberal mind around real acts of heroism. They are all for causes as long as someone else does the dirty work. In her mind supporting gun control is as brave as confronting an armed nut job. That is why the Muslim extremists are their kindred spirits. The most fervent supporters of terrorism say God is great but someone else should strap on the suicide belt.

  • Friends claim Bergdahl was discharged from Coast Guard in '06 for psych reasons

    06/11/2014 11:37:14 AM PDT · 45 of 120
    shoff to ansel12

    I didn’t know that. I guess Hollywood fooled me into thinking they took anyone.

  • Friends claim Bergdahl was discharged from Coast Guard in '06 for psych reasons

    06/11/2014 10:51:13 AM PDT · 12 of 120
    shoff to ButThreeLeftsDo

    Even the French foreign legion refused to accept him

  • World's Oldest Man Dies in NYC Aged 111

    06/10/2014 7:39:23 AM PDT · 27 of 27
    shoff to nickcarraway

    How can that be? Here in NY we have a registered voter at 116 years old. (and that was two years ago)

  • Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards Now Makes Over $500,000

    06/05/2014 8:57:40 AM PDT · 8 of 10
    shoff to wagglebee

    That’s nothing. The superintendent of our little school district make as much.
    Note: two wrongs do not make it right

  • Obama will wait until after election to impose his vision of how we should live

    05/28/2014 11:17:27 AM PDT · 21 of 41
    shoff to afraidfortherepublic

    ping for later

  • American girl confronts diversity claims

    05/28/2014 8:59:59 AM PDT · 11 of 42
    shoff to armydawg505

    Everybody be wantin the white women!
    Aints got no time for no black women.
    (So said consumers)

  • Where were all the flags? (vanity)

    05/27/2014 9:16:12 AM PDT · 45 of 81
    shoff to Leaning Right

    I flew mine. I fly it on the major holidays. I fly it as an act of defiance to the communists that have taken over our government. In my mind it is a symbol of the country not the government. I am thinking of augmenting the flag with a black arm band for Fourth of July.

  • Allen's (TX-HS) $60M stadium will be closed this fall

    05/20/2014 9:31:18 AM PDT · 9 of 39
    shoff to C19fan

    Now there are hundreds of shovel ready jobs to tear it down.

  • Kerry: If We're Wrong on Climate Change, 'What's the Worst That Can Happen?'

    05/20/2014 9:15:12 AM PDT · 22 of 34
    shoff to GrandJediMasterYoda

    If we are wrong about the earth being flat what’s the worst that could happen?

  • ‘Laughing sooo hard’: Obama again attempts to throw baseball as mockery heats up in bullpen

    05/20/2014 9:11:29 AM PDT · 5 of 36
    shoff to Nachum

    Playing little league home and abroad

  • Chelsea Clinton to receive doctorate from Oxford

    05/10/2014 8:23:48 AM PDT · 60 of 67
    shoff to John W

    News.Yahoo.com

    We regret any confusion our headline may have caused on May 9 2014. The headline should have read as follows:

    Chelsea Clinton to receive a pair of Dockers from Oxford shoes