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  • Russian Government posts April Fools' Day Prank Offering " election interference"

    04/02/2017 7:29:54 PM PDT · by silverleaf · 16 replies
    CBSNews ^ | 1 April 2017
    The Russian government posted an April Fools a Day prank offering " election interference" ... Need election interference? The Russian Foreign Ministry is ready to help... On Saturday the Ministry posted on its Facebook page an audio file of the purported new automated telephone switchboard message for zrusdiansleavin embassies...
  • Top Clinton Advisor Paid by Russian Bank during 2016 campaign

    03/06/2017 3:01:50 PM PST · by silverleaf · 15 replies
    A group owned by top Clinton advisor John Podesta, received several large payments from Russian Sberbank in the middle of the 2016 campaign.
  • Trump Goes Out to Dinner with family- media attacks lack of transparency

    11/16/2016 4:13:22 AM PST · by silverleaf · 85 replies
    MSNBC via CNN via Mark Dice private account YouTube ^ | Nov 15 2016 | MSNBC via CNN via Mark Dice private account YouTube
    The media last night built a further case for Trumps unfitness for office by commenting extensively on his having a private family dinner without them.
  • Beat the Rigging: Don't Vote a Straight Ticket?

    10/27/2016 7:24:20 PM PDT · by silverleaf · 51 replies
    self | 10/27/2016 | Unknown
    Saw this on another forum. Wondering if this is valid way to defeat riggng? Quote: "All of the videos I have seen where a person's vote is changed to a democrat have voted a straight republican ticket. I'm willing to bet that is how their hack works. The coding would have to be extensive if a person votes for each issue on the ballot." UNQUOTE
  • Message from BRUSSELS. I support Donald Trump !

    03/22/2016 1:02:37 PM PDT · by silverleaf · 25 replies
    Brussels Peoples Party Mischael Modrikamen Facebook accountETF News/web site ^ | 11 March 2016 | Mischael Modrikamen, Brussels Peoples Party
    Video made in Brussels on March 13: OVER A WEEK AGO Belgian political leader Mischael Modrikamen: "I Support Donald Trump" VERY POWERFUL - ironic timing http://partipopulaire.be/message-from-brussels-i-support-donald-trump/
  • Moderate Syrian Jihadi Guy Gets Upset

    10/19/2015 11:19:39 AM PDT · by silverleaf · 5 replies
    Youtube ^ | Oct 14, 2015 | In the Now
    Moderate Syrian ISIS guy explodes over Russian airstrikes, makes a video for John McCain (satire, not real translation) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtQZwXOb3_Q
  • Remember Arlene's Flowers? (Another Victim of Christian business witch hunt)

    04/05/2015 6:21:23 PM PDT · by silverleaf · 29 replies
    DailyMail UK ^ | Feb 23, 2015 | Tom Savage
    (EXCERPT) A florist in eastern Washington state fined $1,000 for refusing to sell a same-sex couple wedding flowers and also facing a consumer-protection lawsuit has netted more than $87,000 in a crowdfunding campaign. The Seattle Times reports that nearly half of the money on the gofundme.com page set up in February for 70-year-old Barronelle Stutzman came in the last several days. Supporters compare Stutzman's benefit page to an Indiana pizza shop that raised more than $800,000 after closing when the owner said the shop wouldn't cater a gay wedding. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3026692/85K-raised-Washington-florist-refused-gay-couple.html#ixzz3WUHTYV6r
  • USAF Band Flash Mob at Air and Space Museum

    12/11/2013 5:54:18 AM PST · by silverleaf · 15 replies
    Military Times ^ | December 2013 | unknown
    A very entertaining and inspirational 6 minutes. Just wish I'd been there. Lucky the atheists weren't there with their lawyers to stop the show.
  • Top 11 "Only in America" Observations- by a Canadian

    02/01/2013 10:59:10 AM PST · by silverleaf · 10 replies
    Lifted from comments to a news article | unk | unk
    TOP-11 “ONLY IN AMERICA” OBSERVATIONS — BY A CANADIAN* 1) Only in America could the rich people - who pay 86% of all income taxes - be accused of not paying their “fair share” by people who don’t pay any income taxes at all. 2) Only in America could people claim that the government still discriminates against black Americans when they have a black President, a black Attorney General, and roughly 18% of the federal workforce is black while only 12% of the population is black 3) Only in America could they have had the two people most responsible for...
  • The End of Civilization

    04/04/2009 3:09:47 PM PDT · by silverleaf · 7 replies · 760+ views
    viatheweb ^ | unk | unk
    The End of Civilization http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIgIWL-qElM
  • YOU HAVE RUN OUT OF OUR MONEY

    03/25/2009 7:36:53 AM PDT · by silverleaf · 37 replies · 1,396+ views
    Drudge ^ | 24March 2009 | Daniel Hannan, MP
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94lW6Y4tBXs A brave man stands up to the PM in the British Parliament
  • Americans With No Abilities Act- Coming to the US Congress Soon

    03/19/2009 6:04:10 AM PDT · by silverleaf · 9 replies · 741+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | March 18,2009 | World Net Daily
    Barack Obama and the Democrat-controlled Congress are considering sweeping legislation that will provide new benefits for many Americans. The Americans With No Abilities Act is being hailed as a major legislative goal by advocates of the millions of Americans who lack any real skills or ambition. "Roughly 50 percent of Americans do not possess the competence and drive necessary to carve out a meaningful role for themselves in society," said California Sen. Barbara Boxer. "We can no longer stand by and allow People of Inability (POI) to be ridiculed and passed over..." ... The legislation provides substantial tax breaks to...
  • Panasonic calls people home over flu fear

    02/10/2009 12:01:57 PM PST · by silverleaf · 42 replies · 1,088+ views
    UPI.com ^ | 2/10/2009 | unk
    excerpt "TOKYO, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Panasonic says families of overseas workers in Africa and other regions are being ordered home to Japan in anticipation of a severe flu outbreak. Workers will remain in their posts while their families return home by September from Africa, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Russia, South America and Asia, excluding Singapore, said Panasonic spokesman Akira Kadota...."
  • Davy Crockett and Public Money

    02/06/2009 1:16:55 PM PST · by silverleaf · 640+ views
    In the early 1800s Congress was considering a bill to appropriate tax dollars for the widow of a distinguished naval officer. Several beautiful speeches had been made in support of this bill. It seemed that everyone in the House favored it. The Speaker of the House was just about to put the question to a vote, when Davy Crockett, famous frontiersman and then Congressman from Tennessee, rose to his feet. Mr. Speaker, I have as much respect for the memory of the deceased and as much sympathy for the suffering of the living as any man in this House, but...
  • Armed Forces Farewell to President Bush

    01/13/2009 8:35:45 AM PST · by silverleaf · 3 replies · 513+ views
    Pentagon Broadcast Network ^ | Jan 13, 2009 | Pentagon
    http://www.pentagonchannel.mil/
  • Remarks against Obama probed

    11/14/2008 8:37:49 AM PST · by silverleaf · 124 replies · 4,419+ views
    Durham County News Observer ^ | 13 November 2998 | Stanley B. Chambers Jr
    Remarks against Obama probed Durham police conducting internal investigation; chief says it wasn't a slur Stanley B. Chambers Jr., Staff Writer DURHAM - Derogatory remarks toward President-elect Barack Obama made on a social networking Web site are now the subject of an internal police investigation. A police department employee claims the statements were made on the MySpace pages of two Durham officers. "There's no exact words that were said," said Police Chief Jose L. Lopez Sr. in a telephone interview Wednesday from San Diego, where he is attending the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference. "It wasn't a racial...
  • Things More Interesting to Watch than Last Night's Debate

    10/08/2008 6:26:47 AM PDT · by silverleaf · 30 replies · 656+ views
    vanity | vanity
    Things more entertaining and interesting to watch than last night's debate
  • Mark-to Market Accounting: Change the rule, Ease the Financial crisis?

    09/24/2008 5:28:23 AM PDT · by silverleaf · 18 replies · 544+ views
    Dave Ramsey Show ^ | 23 Sep 2008 | Dave Ramsey
    "A quick summary: Companies that had billions in subprime loans were feeling the effects of their stupid decision to make those loans in the first place, and practically gave them away for pennies on the dollar. But since no one wants these loans, and they've had to mark them down to market value, it has frozen the market. If we temporarily change the rule that forces companies to do that, that will free the market up...." http://www.daveramsey.com/tdrs/index.cfm/2008/9/23/Fix-the-bailout-with-mark-to-market?ictid=sptlt http://www1.daveramsey.com/etc/fed_bailout/economic_cleanup_10887.htmlc
  • Andrew Cuomo - How the youngest HUD Secretary in history gave birth to the mortgage crisis

    09/21/2008 6:35:28 PM PDT · by silverleaf · 30 replies · 829+ views
    Village Voice ^ | August 5, 2008 | Wayne Barrett
    Andrew Cuomo and Fannie and Freddie How the youngest Housing and Urban Development secretary in history gave birth to the mortgage crisis By Wayne Barrett ...... http://www.villagevoice.com/2008-08-05/news/how-andrew-cuomo-gave-birth-to-the-crisis-at-fannie-mae-and-freddie-mac/ There are as many starting points for the mortgage meltdown as there are fears about how far it has yet to go, but one decisive point of departure is the final years of the Clinton administration, when a kid from Queens without any real banking or real-estate experience was the only man in Washington with the power to regulate the giants of home finance, the Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA) and the Federal...
  • A Time for Choosing

    04/08/2007 8:35:25 AM PDT · by silverleaf · 2 replies · 156+ views
    Quote DB ^ | October 27, 1964 | Ronald Reagan
    Speeches :: Ronald Reagan :: A Time for Choosing By Ronald Reagan October 27th, 1964 --------------------------------------------------------- Thank you very much. Thank you and good evening. The sponsor has been identified, but unlike most television programs, the performer hasn't been provided with a script. As a matter of fact, I have been permitted to choose my own ideas regarding the choice that we face in the next few weeks. I have spent most of my life as a Democrat. I recently have seen fit to follow another course. I believe that the issues confronting us cross party lines. Now, one side...