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  • (Stupid Vanity) Help with

    07/16/2013 8:34:00 PM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 30 replies
    7/16/2013 | Vanity
    Think of the old fashioned, round "coal bed warmers" but when opened the top could be rotated close to 360 degrees instead of 180 degrees. What type of hinge would work or links to any current product examples would be appreciated. The round top fits the round bottom but can be opened close to all the way. It's the round part that is throwing me and the placement of the hinge. Sorry for such a stupid question. Appreciate the help in advance.
  • Last Chance to Call your Senators and Stop Amnesty -- 888-995-8349

    06/26/2013 6:55:31 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 63 replies
    Numbers USA ^ | June 26, 2013 | Numbers USA
    Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 9:05 AM Today may be your last chance to make a difference in the Senate amnesty fight. Three votes are scheduled for today with the final cloture vote likely to come tomorrow morning. Call your Senators NOW toll-free at 888-995-8349. Tell them to vote NO on S.744. The bill grants amnesty first with only promises of future enforcement, and, according to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office, it increases unemployment while decreasing wages.
  • New book reveals how KGB operation seeded Muslim countries with anti-American, anti-Jewish...

    06/25/2013 11:36:56 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 14 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | June 25, 2013 | David Martosko
    The highest-ranking Soviet-bloc intelligence officer ever to defect to the West claims in a new book that anti-American Islamic terrorism had its roots in a secret 1970s-era KGB plot to harm but the United States and Israel by seeding Muslim countries with carefully targeted propaganda. Yuri Andropov, the KGB chief for 15 years before he became the Soviet premier, sent hundreds of agents and thousands of copies of propaganda literature to Muslim countries. 'By 1972,' according to the book, 'Andropov's disinformation machinery was working around the clock to persuade the Islamic world that Israel and the United States intended to...
  • Only 4 Votes Left to Stop Amnesty: Call your Senators NOW at 888-995-8349

    06/25/2013 8:19:57 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 45 replies
    Numbers USA ^ | June 25, 2013 | Numbers USA
    Your calling effort yesterday was phenomenal! The number of Senators who voted against the Schumer-Rubio Amnesty bill, S.744, has doubled since debate first started, and we're approaching the 41 NO votes needed to derail the bill. But with only four scheduled votes left, we need you to call your Senators NOW toll-free at 888-995-8349. The fate of S.744 will be determined by the end of the week, so we need your continued urgent calls! Here's what's left: 1. final vote on Schumer-Corker-Hoeven amnesty amendment (50 votes needed), 2. motion to limit debate on Leahy manager's amendment (60 votes), 3. final...
  • VOTE TODAY: Call your Senators NOW at 888-995-8349

    06/24/2013 9:24:24 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 89 replies
    Numbers USA ^ | June 24, 2013 | Numbers USA
    Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 10:01 AM At 5:30 p.m. EDT, the Senate will vote on the Corker-Hoeven Amnesty amendment to the Schumer-Rubio Amnesty bill, S.744. Passage of this amendment could greatly improve the chances of this terrible legislation passing later this week. We need your urgent phone calls to your two U.S. Senators telling them to vote NO on the Corker-Hoeven amendment. Call NOW toll-free at 888-995-8349. The sponsors of the proposal, along with the Gang of 8, have tried to characterize this amendment as a "border surge" that includes an increase of 20,000 border patrol agents and requirements...
  • I'm not a "US person"...

    06/18/2013 11:07:49 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 11 replies
    Ace Of Spades ^ | June 18, 2013 | Jack M.
    I'm a US Citizen, natural-born and raised, dammit. And it's a distinction that makes a difference to me. Apparently, though, "US citizenship" is an antiquated device; a relic from an earlier age when Obama's "Founding Founders" were all racists who never embraced or never could have conceived of the transnational "world without borders" view favored by our current President and the creepy, neo-totalitarian progressive radicals that prop him up. Here is the Obama White House attempting to quell concerns over the intrusive reach of his NSA/Prism operations. Note the terminology: President Obama: "If you are a U.S. person, the NSA...
  • Jan Brewer...ObamaCare Stooge

    06/12/2013 11:20:24 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 13 replies
    Ace Of Spades ^ | June 12, 2013 | Drew M.
    When last we saw Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, she was vetoing every piece of legislation the Republican controlled legislature passed until they agreed to her budget which included expanding Medicaid under ObamaCare. Since that didn't work she's now doing an end run around the GOP majorities in the legislature to pass the state's ObamaCare plan. Fed up with weeks of debate and delay on her top legislative priority, Gov. Jan Brewer called lawmakers into an unprecedented special session late Tuesday, bypassing the leadership of her own party to push through Medicaid expansion and the 2014 budget.The governor’s surprise move comes...
  • US Attorney: Anti-Muslim Postings on Social Media May Be a Federal Crime

    05/31/2013 9:15:06 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 89 replies
    Ace Of Spades ^ | May 31, 2013 | Ace Of Spades
    Via Judicial Watch, Bill Killian, the US Attorney for the Eastern district of Tennessee, just wants Americans to know what the consequences for free speech might be. Special speakers for the event will be Bill Killian, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee, and Kenneth Moore, special agent in charge of the FBI’s Knoxville Division. Sponsor of the event is the American Muslim Advisory Council of Tennessee — a 15-member board formed two years ago when the General Assembly was considering passing legislation that would restrict those who worship Sharia Law, which is followed by Muslims. Killian and Moore...
  • Strassel: Conservatives Became Targets in 2008

    05/24/2013 9:18:36 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 16 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | May 23, 2013 | Kim Strassel
    The White House insists President Obama is "outraged" by the "inappropriate" targeting and harassment of conservative groups. If true, it's a remarkable turnaround for a man who helped pioneer those tactics. On Aug. 21, 2008, the conservative American Issues Project ran an ad highlighting ties between candidate Obama and Bill Ayers, formerly of the Weather Underground. The Obama campaign and supporters were furious, and they pressured TV stations to pull the ad—a common-enough tactic in such ad spats. What came next was not common. Bob Bauer, general counsel for the campaign (and later general counsel for the White House), on...
  • Senator Creates Site for Targeted Conservative Groups (Texas)

    05/21/2013 5:50:55 PM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 25 replies
    National Revies ^ | May 21, 2013 | Andrew Johnson
    Senator John Cornyn’s office has launched an online “hotline” for Texans who believe they were unfairly targeted by the IRS to share their stories. Cornyn has already highlighted three separate cases of constituents in a video — including True the Vote, which has filed suit against the IRS — and encourages other groups to speak out. “Let’s make it clear that Texans will not stand for the kind of behavior typically associated with corrupt tin-pot dictators — not with the greatest democracy in the world,” he writes on his website.
  • California tea party group files class-action lawsuit against the IRS

    05/21/2013 7:40:38 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 25 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | May 21, 2013 | David Martosko
    A California tea party group sued the Internal Revenue Service on Monday, saying it was among the conservative organizations the federal government targeted for special scrutiny because of its political positions. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Cincinnati, seeks the certification of a class action, which could open the floodgates for as many as 300 other right-wing groups to join the legal effort. NorCal Tea Party Patriots, based in Colfax, California, told the court that the IRS discriminated against it because of the beliefs of its members, subjecting it to 'a lengthy and costly delay in recognition of...
  • Stockman asks for probe of alleged audits of citizens reported to White House email address

    05/16/2013 7:44:55 PM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 20 replies
    House Gov ^ | May 14, 2013 | Steve Stockman
    ObamaCare critics report IRS harassment after being reported to Flag@WhiteHouse.gov WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman Tuesday asked two House chairmen to investigate allegations individuals reported to a White House email address for criticizing Obama’s health care reforms were targeted with Internal Revenue Service audits. During the debate over adopting ObamaCare the White House encouraged liberal activists to report Obama’s critics to a “Flag@WhiteHouse.gov” email address. At least one of those reported tells RedState.com editor Erick Erickson he was then targeted with audits. “Remember that website Obama set up to report neighbors who opposed Obamacare? A friend reported himself and got...
  • Prominent Catholic Prof. Claims IRS Audited Her After Speaking Out Against Obama

    05/15/2013 9:03:06 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 26 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 15, 2013 | Billy Hallowell
    In the midst of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scandal, individuals and groups, alike, are continuing to come forward with ever-startling allegations. On Wednesday, Dr. Anne Hendershott, a devout Catholic and a noted sociologist, professor and author, exclusively told TheBlaze that she believes she may have been one of the IRS’s targets. SNIP It all started with a phone call she received at her home in May of that year — a call during which Hendershott was told she would be audited. A letter that followed on May 19, 2010 solidified the IRS’s request to meet her in person two...
  • Obama classmate audited 2 years ago now 'vindicated'

    05/15/2013 6:24:44 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 41 replies
    WND ^ | May 15, 2013 | Art Moore
    As Attorney General Eric Holder orders an investigation of the International Revenue Service after a top official admitted targeting conservative groups with extra scrutiny, an outspoken critic of Obama who claimed more than half a year ago that the administration was using the IRS to punish him is feeling vindicated. “I feel like a million bucks. I feel absolutely vindicated. I knew this was going on,” Wayne Allyn Root told WND. Root, the Libertarian Party vice-presidential candidate in 2008 who has claimed Obama was strangely unknown to him and his fellow Columbia University classmates, recounted his story to WND last...
  • Judge orders eligibility attorney to stay away

    01/05/2013 7:34:59 PM PST · by Smokeyblue · 41 replies
    WND ^ | 01/05/2013 | Bob Unruh
    Florida Circuit Judge Kevin Carroll, who previously cited the fictitious judge in “Miracle on 34th Street” in a ruling, now says he’s done with arguments over Barack Obama’s eligibility. Carroll released an order today refusing to hear a request for a hearing that is allowed under state law when there are doubts about a candidate’s eligibility. And let that be the last, the judge said. “No petitions for clarification or further rehearing will be entertained by the court,” he said in his ruling that refused to respond to a request for the state-allowed hearing in a case brought by Michael...
  • Local health providers have their eye on ‘fiscal cliff’

    11/11/2012 6:46:48 AM PST · by Smokeyblue · 5 replies
    The Wichita Eagle ^ | November 11, 2012 | Kelsey Ryan
    A lack of compromise by lawmakers in Washington could result in spending cuts that could affect local health providers within the next two months. The cuts, also known as sequestration, have been a top issue for providers – especially hospitals – that receive federal dollars. The money at stake is caught up in the package of spending cuts and tax increases that are to start taking effect Jan. 1 – unless Congress and the president act to modify the plan. Approved as part of a deal made by Democrats and Republicans last year, the package is now commonly known as...
  • Crowley Interrupts Romney 28 Times, Obama Just 9

    10/17/2012 7:25:33 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 75 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 17, 2012 | William Bigelow
    Candy Crowley, who was suspected of being one more liberal moderator in the tank for Barack Obama, was more than just in the tank for him; she dove in and sucked all the water out for him so he could pretend he walked on water. In the Vice-Presidential debate, Martha Raddatz, no slouch at shilling for the Democratic Party, interrupted Paul Ryan 15 times and Joe Biden only five. Crowley made Raddatz look like an amateur. She interrupted Obama nine times, (although four of those were when he wouldn’t respect the time limit when discussing assault weapons; he went over...
  • Report: Duke professor confirms Arabic on Obama ring

    10/11/2012 7:12:07 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 72 replies
    WND ^ | October 11, 2012 | Jerome R. Corsi
    WND’s report that Arabic-language and Islamic experts claim the gold band Obama has been wearing on his wedding-ring finger for more than 30 years is adorned with the first part of the Islamic declaration of faith naturally was met with skepticism in some circles, but Glenn Beck’s TheBlaze.com news service published a report citing a Duke professor who confirmed the WND experts’ assessment. Earlier today, before it published the report, four members of The Blaze editorial team, including Editor-in-Chief Scott Baker, cautiously discussed the Obama ring story in their “Blazecast Rewind” Internet broadcast, without mentioning WND. Baker, noting he had...
  • Columbia classmate: Obama using IRS to punish me

    10/08/2012 12:57:47 PM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 14 replies
    WND ^ | October 7, 2012 | Art Moore
    The former Libertarian Party vice presidential candidate who has claimed Barack Obama was unknown to him and his fellow Columbia University classmates charges the president is using the Internal Revenue Service to punish and silence him. Wayne Allyn Root – a pre-law and political science major in the class of 1983, like the president – told WND that despite a spotless tax record, he became the target of an audit in January 2011 when he received an “unsettling” call from an IRS agent who called himself a fan of his and considered it “an honor” to audit him. Root won...
  • Gaffe: Obama Wants to 'Export More Jobs' (AGAIN)

    10/04/2012 11:41:28 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 4, 2012 | Tony Lee
    Still flustered and rattled after being defeated by Romney in the first presidential debate, President Barack Obama announced in Denver today that the best way to maintain a strong and thriving middle class was to export more jobs. Obama made similar mistake last week at a campaign appearance at Kent State University before quickly catching his slip and saying he was "channeling Mitt Romney." This time, Obama just caught himself and then continued on with what he had intended to say -- that he wanted to export more products and fewer jobs. Obama, who seemed detached and distant, did not...
  • Obama camp promises tougher response to Romney in next debate

    10/04/2012 8:06:51 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 78 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 4, 2012 | Justin Sink
    Reeling from a debate performance where President Obama often seemed listless and subdued relative to his Republican opponent, the Obama campaign's top strategist said Thursday they would more aggressively challenge Mitt Romney on alleged inconsistencies in his policies. "You know, you can't tell the American people up is down and down is up and ignore your history and ignore your statements," Obama senior adviser David Axelrod said Thursday on MSNBC. "You can't square the circle, and Gov. Romney is going to be held accountable for that." Axelrod went on to accuse Romney of playing "a shell game" at the debate...
  • Top Ten Reasons the 2007 Obama Video Matters in 2012

    10/03/2012 12:52:59 PM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 4 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 3, 2012 | John Nolte
    Even before the Daily Caller released the video last night of President Obama's 2007 speech before a majority black audience in Virginia, our corrupt media was already declaring it "old news." Time's Mark Halperin had a full-blown meltdown and BuzzFeed Politics' Ben Smith declared the story over and dead hours before anyone had read it. What's especially pathetic about Smith is that one of his site's signatures is scouring the Internet for old videos and publishing them as … news! Once the Daily Caller story did hit, and it became clear that Tucker Carlson had found never-before-seen video of Obama...
  • D'Souza Can't Quite Accept the Real Obama

    10/02/2012 9:22:04 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 2, 2012 | Jack Cashill
    In 2016: Obama's America, the most successful and artful conservative documentary to date, author and producer Dinesh D'Souza takes a step closer to exposing the real Barack Obama. To get there, however, he will have to remove the obstacles he has set in his own way. "Obama came out of nowhere," says D'Souza at the film's beginning. "No one really knew him." The reason why no one knew him was simple enough. Obama discouraged the media from looking. The major media obliged, and their conservative counterparts in New York and Washington, fearing ridicule, honored this absurd gentleman's agreement. D'Souza was...
  • Obama eligibility odds: 1 in 62.5 quintillion

    09/25/2012 6:33:39 PM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 30 replies
    WND ^ | September 25, 2012 | Staff
    Entire books have been written about the problems with the “birth certificate” that was released by the White House purportedly documenting Barack Obama’s birth in Hawaii. Computer imaging experts have found it to be fraudulent and the conclusion of an official law enforcement investigation assembled by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is that it is just not real. But it wasn’t until now, through the work of the Christopher Monckton of Brenchley, that the world was informed just exactly what the odds are against all of those anomalies occurring naturally. One in 62,500,000,000,000,000,000. (That’s 62.5 quintillion) Or, if one prefers,...
  • A Possible Explanation for Obama's Connecticut Social Security Number

    09/14/2012 8:02:36 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 14, 2012 | Jack Cashill
    SNIP Joel Gilbert suggests a more likely explanation. In doing his research in Hawaii, Gilbert heard from several sources that pre-statehood, every institution or branch of government in Hawaii was dominated by the Japanese syndicate known as the "Yakuza, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), and a complicit bureaucracy. "After statehood in 1959 the Federal Government came in, and the syndicate went underground, but maintained the same control, and does so to this day," says Gilbert. "Hawaii was and is a corrupt state," Gilbert continues. He was told by retired Honolulu police detectives that in the state bureaucracy, "anything...
  • Media ignore anti-Obama Dems

    09/12/2012 7:04:48 PM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 3 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 12, 2012 | Cheri Jacobus
    A 2008 Obama voter crushed under the Obama economy proclaims, “Obama says a lot of things, but his actions are often different.” Another says, “Obama’s a great con-artist.” Yet another: “I think he just wanted to get up there and show off.” An immigrant Obama 2008 voter on ObamaCare: “This is the type of thing my father was trying to get away from in communist Eastern Europe.” A woman in tears talks about her family’s situation: “This is the limit. We gotta go by the budget.” Another: “I fear for my children.” “Smoke and mirrors.” Regarding the country, and one...
  • Eastwood Showed the Way for Mitt's Ad Men

    09/04/2012 8:37:16 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Sept. 4, 2012 | Jack Nostromo
    SNIP As a twenty-year-plus adman, I've observed the Romney ad plan with trepidation. Presumably due a variety of poll-driven rationales, it has failed to exploit many of the President's most glaring (and chilling) weaknesses. Simply put, the Romney ads focus on Mitt's strengths (good), Obama's policy weakness (good), Obama's lousy record in office (good), plus they provide somewhat tepid responses to the toxic lies and specious charges hurled against Romney (ok). What this campaign doesn't do is define Obama as a man with a history. A really bad man with a bad history. It ignores his character, fails to question...
  • Letters point to 'Obama's real father'

    08/21/2012 12:34:55 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 214 replies
    WND ^ | 8/20/2012 | Jerome R. Corsi
    New research by Joel Gilbert into Communist Party member Frank Marshall Davis’ seedy history in Hawaii has bolstered the filmmaker’s theory that Davis was the biological father of Barack Obama. Gilbert has uncovered handwritten letters by Davis that strongly suggest the acknowledged Obama mentor’s pornographic sex novel “Sex Rebel: Black” was based on Davis’ personal life. Davis refers to the 1968 book as his “thoroughly erotic autobiography” in a letter to Margaret Burroughs, the well-known African-American artist, whose steamy affair with him, Davis explains, was included in the novel. Burroughs, a former Chicago Park District commissioner, co-founded the DuSable Museum...
  • Another doctored image deepens Obama mystery

    07/18/2012 7:04:39 PM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 173 replies
    WND ^ | July 18, 2012 | Jerome R. Corsi
    Does a family photograph of a young Barack Obama posted on the president’s Facebook campaign page offer a clue to the identity of his real father? A professional graphic artist who examined the 1973 photo believes the image of Obama’s mother, Ann Dunham, was airbrushed into the scene to cover up an African-American man who was standing next to Obama at the Honolulu airport. Filmmaker Joel Gilbert, who commissioned the analysis, told WND there’s substantial evidence that the man in the original photograph was Frank Marshall Davis, the Communist Party member, pro-Soviet propagandist and pornographer who played a fatherly role...
  • What David Maraniss Left Out of The Story

    07/11/2012 6:38:32 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 33 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 11, 2012 | Don Wilkie
    In his book, Barack Obama: The Story, David Maraniss is remarkably detailed about things that have nothing to do with The Story (Betty Davis' opinion of a film, how a letter was handled in Kenya, what President Johnson said to Bill Moyers) but is inexplicably incurious about many things that are very important to The Story. Maraniss, in an interview on the June 18 Today Show, stated that Barack Obama's book, Dreams from My Father, was "literature," adding, "There's a big difference between memoir and biography." So big a difference that Ben Smith of Buzzfeed counted "38 instances in which...
  • Obama's Social Security Number challenged

    07/05/2012 9:53:40 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 228 replies
    WND ^ | July 5, 2012 | Jack Cashill
    If Barack Obama has an immediate eligibility problem, it is more likely to derive from the Social Security Number he has been using for the last 25 years than from his birth certificate. Ohio private investigator Susan Daniels has seen to that. On Monday, July 2, she filed suit in Geauga County (Ohio) Common Pleas Court demanding that Jon Husted, Ohio secretary of state, remove ObamaÂ’s name from the ballot until Obama can prove the validity of his Social Security Number. Daniels, who has vetted thousands of Social Security Numbers for numerous other clients, has done her homework. In her...
  • Obamacare's Hideous History, Recounted

    07/04/2012 10:15:31 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 26 replies
    American Spectator ^ | July 3, 2012 | Quin Hillyer
    Amid John Roberts' craven surrender to "the political branches" on Obamacare -- a bizarre capitulation, at that, since Roberts honored a statute that he hallucinated, but neither Congress nor the president authored nor authorized -- Americans should remember just how many rules, standards, and traditions had to be twisted or bulldozed in order for the [un]Affordable Care Act to become law. For Obamacare to be enacted in the first place required each of more than a dozen, highly unlikely or even suspect, occurrences or actions. It then took some serious constitutional hocus pocus for it to survive in court. Consider...
  • SCOTUS Ruling Means Bigger, More Intrusive IRS

    07/03/2012 7:22:40 PM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 13 replies
    Fox Business ^ | June 29, 2012 | Elizabeth MacDonald
    IRS officials on background tell FOX Business the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on health reform gives the IRS even more powers than previously understood. The IRS now gets to know about a small business's entire payroll, the level of their insurance coverage -- and it gets to know the income of not just the primary breadwinner in your house, but your entire family’s income, in order to assess/collect the mandated tax. Plus, it gets to share your personal info with all sorts of government agencies, insurance companies and employers. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. "We expect even...
  • U.S. navigating the Twilight Zone now

    07/01/2012 8:50:57 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 21 replies
    The Morning Journal ^ | July 1, 2012 | Editor's Column
    From coast to coast, it didn’t matter what time zone you lived in on Thursday; on that day, Americans all entered the Twilight Zone, with the Supreme Court’s 5-4 upholding of Obamacare, and congressional Democrats’ walkout on the contempt vote against Attorney General Eric Holder. Whether we emerge from this Twilight Zone period whole as a nation or spiral downward into deepening political and social madness remains to be seen. Those two bizarre events together deepened the certainty that this coming November’s 2012 election is as pivotal as the election of 1860 that preceded the American Civil War. Back then,...
  • Time and Again, Maraniss Conceals Obama's Socialist Roots

    06/26/2012 4:08:26 PM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 26, 2012 | Jack Cashill
    "I'm not writing it as a fact-checker. I'm writing it as an historian," griped David Maraniss on CNN about the first volume of his new book, Barack Obama: The Story. "Other people for ideological reasons are pouncing on that part of what my book is, but in fact I'm trying to tell the truth." In fact, Maraniss is less an historian than a predictably liberal Beltway journalist, one whose own ideology consistently subverts the truth. The distortions are many and significant. In his account of each phase of Obama's early life -- Hawaii, Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago --...
  • Did Maraniss Commit Fraud to Protect Obama?

    06/23/2012 6:18:03 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 69 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 23, 2012 | Jack Cashill
    I was sitting out at lunch the other day reading David Maraniss's new book, Barack Obama: The Story, when I came across a passage that gave me pause. Maraniss excerpted the passage from an article, "Breaking the War Mentality," that Obama had written in 1983 for a Columbia University publication called the Sundial. What caught my attention was that the passage in question read better than I remembered. I returned to my office after lunch, checked a digitized copy of the article, and then double-checked a PDF of the original print edition. I was right. The passage had been edited...
  • Phone Numbers and Mailing Addresses of Members of Congress

    06/15/2012 1:08:59 PM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 15 replies
    Numbers USA ^ | June 15, 2012 | Numbers USA
    Phone Numbers and Mailing Addresses of Members of Congress Select the letter below matching the first letter of the congressperson's last name. https://www.numbersusa.com/content/congress/phone-numbers-and-mailing-addresses-memb.html
  • Sheriff Joe challenges eligibility in Florida

    06/13/2012 7:23:27 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 105 replies
    WND ^ | June 13, 2012 | Art Moore
    Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his Cold Case Posse lead investigator have submitted sworn affidavits in a Florida case challenging President Obama’s eligibility for the election ballot of the crucial swing-state that decided the 2000 presidential election. Significantly, Judge Terry Lewis in Leon County – known for his rulings in the Bush v. Gore case at the center of the 2000 contested election – has confronted the White House for failing to support its claim that the term “natural born citizen” in the U.S. Constitution means something other than the offspring of two American citizens. Lewis has scheduled a hearing...
  • Ex-Dem guv: Suppose Obama 'not born in U.S.'

    05/30/2012 10:17:14 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 50 replies
    WND ^ | May 30, 2012 | Staff
    Democrat personality David Paterson, former governor of New York and now a talk-radio host on WOR in New York City, has suggested Barack Obama could be ineligible for the Oval Office and “got away” with it. And Paterson linked Obama’s actions to treason. On his show yesterday, he was asserting, along with NBC Chief White House Correspondent Chuck Todd, that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney should have distanced himself more from developer Donald Trump and his doubts about Obama’s eligibility. “Even if he wasn’t born in the United States at this point,” Paterson said. “It’s kind of like he got...
  • Birth-certificate 'surprise' in October? (Another Forgery Planned)

    05/30/2012 4:32:17 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 77 replies
    WND ^ | May 30, 2012 | Jerome R. Corsi
    An intelligence source in Hawaii who warned early last year that a forged Obama birth record would be released now says that amid continued doubts about the authenticity of the document posted on the White House website, a forged “original” birth certificate intended to pass forensic inspection by using 1961 materials is being prepared and could be released as an “October surprise.” The source, who has contact with Hawaii government officials, was questioned by Mike Zullo, the head of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Cold Case Posse team. Zullo recently returned from a trip to Hawaii to follow up on...
  • Margaret Thatcher adviser talks Obama eligibility (Lord Monckton)

    05/23/2012 1:27:49 PM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 20 replies
    WND ^ | May 22, 2012 | Staff
    Lord Christopher Monckton, an adviser to former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, has lectured on the fakery behind the worldwide global-warming fearmongering, appearing on CNN, Fox News, ABC and CBS. He’s delivering his warnings in the U.S., Russia and Australia, earning recognition as a leading expert on the case against man-made climate change. Now he’s scheduled to appear Monday in Sun City West, Ariz., at a meeting of the Surprise, Ariz., Tea Party, which has been integral in advocating for a formal investigation into Barack Obama’s eligibility to hold the presidential office. SNIP It is a fundraiser that will benefit...
  • Bennett Backs Off Birther Threat, Apologizes To Arizona

    05/22/2012 4:29:57 PM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 158 replies
    Talking Points Memo ^ | May 22, 2012 | Nick R. Martin
    After days of ridicule for launching a conspiracy theory-fueled investigation into Barack Obama’s birth certificate, Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett on Tuesday backed off his threat to keep the president off the ballot in November and apologized to his state. “If I embarrassed the state, I apologize, but that certainly wasn’t my intent,” Bennett said in an interview with Phoenix radio station KTAR. “He’ll be on the ballot as long as he fills out the same paperwork and does the same things that everybody else has.” Bennett said he still intends to keep asking Hawaii for verification that Obama’s...
  • VIDEO: McCain Says President Obama Will Remain On Arizona Ballot Despite Birther Threats

    05/19/2012 9:09:25 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 74 replies
    Talking Points Memo ^ | May 18, 2012 | Nick Martin
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said late Friday that President Obama will remain on Arizona’s ballot despite conspiracy theory-fueled threats from the state’s top election official. “The president of the United States is not going to be taken off the ballot,” McCain told Phoenix television station KPNX.
  • President Obama Draft Card: Selective Service System blocks access to records

    05/18/2012 11:43:29 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 40 replies
    Washington Times ^ | May 17, 2012 | Alan Jones
    <p>Selective Service System officials are denying the public access to microfilm records of President Obama’s draft registration form.</p> <p>In a dramatic jurisdictional showdown between local law enforcement and federal government, the Selective Service System is blocking investigators with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (Ariz.) Cold Case Posse, led by Sheriff Joe Arpaio, from inspecting microfilm critical to determining if two previously released copies of President Obama’s selective service registration were forged.</p>
  • Arizona Secretary of State Threatens to Remove Obama from Ballot

    05/18/2012 6:33:21 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 117 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | May 18, 2012 | Keith Koffler
    Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett is threatening to keep President Obama’s name off the state’s ballot in November unless he receives confirmation from Hawaii that it has a valid birth certificate on file for him. Bennett, who spoke to Arizona radio host Mike Broomhead Thursday, said he requested the confirmation eight weeks ago and has not gotten it. Hawaii, he said, does not have to supply a certified copy of the birth certificate, merely send him an email confirming that it has one. Asked by Broomhead if he would remove Obama’s name from the ballot if Hawaii fails to...
  • Commentator Andrew Breitbart died of heart failure, narrowing of artery, coroner finds

    05/17/2012 10:03:40 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 72 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | May 17, 2012 | Andrew Blankstein and Richard Winton
    Conservative commentator and website editor Andrew Breitbart died of heart failure and had up to a 60 percent narrowing of a major artery, a Los Angeles County coroner’s office report released Wednesday said. The office ruled that the cause of Breitbart’s death was heart failure and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with focal coronary atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries. Coroner’s officials deemed the death "natural." Breitbart collapsed near his Westwood home on the west side of Los Angeles March 1. He was 43. Paramedics found Breitbart unable to breath and shocked him with a defibrillator four times. He was in full arrest...
  • Arizona official to Hawaii: Show birth verification

    05/17/2012 7:34:20 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 71 replies
    WND ^ | May 16, 2012 | Jerome R. Corsi
    A state official in Arizona has asked Hawaii for verification of the information on Barack Obama’s birth certificate, the document that Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s special investigative team has concluded may be a forgery. Members of the Surprise, Ariz., Tea Party, who petitioned Arpaio to investigate Obama’s eligibility, say they are awaiting word from the state secretary of state regarding whether Obama’s name will be on the 2012 presidential ballot in Arizona. Secretary of State Ken Bennett had promised to ask Hawaii officials for verification of Obama’s documentation, vowing that if answers are not forthcoming, Obama’s name will not be on...
  • Breitbart witness: He dropped like sack of bricks

    05/11/2012 6:03:22 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 120 replies
    WND ^ | May 10, 2012 | Jerome R. Corsi
    A man who witnessed the collapse of conservative media icon Andrew Breitbart, the founder of BigGovernment.com and other sites, said he collapsed like a “sack of bricks” and died with a “thick white band” around his forehead. The testimony comes from Christopher Lasseter, 26, who was walking his dog outside the Brentwood Restaurant and saw Breitbart leave the eatery, cross the street and fall to the ground on the opposite side of the street. On assignment from WND, Los Angeles private investigator Paul Huebl found Lasseter Tuesday evening. In a video provided to WND and posted on YouTube, Huebl filmed...
  • The question of President Obama's draft card: Has evidence been destroyed?

    05/08/2012 9:53:18 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 67 replies
    Washington Times ^ | May 07, 2012 | Alan Jones
    Changes in the wording of Selective Service System record-keeping requirements, made days after the opening of an investigation into the alleged forgery of President Barack Obama’s selective service registration form, raise serious questions about U.S. Government intentions. The new rules allow existing copies of documents that may be sought by investigators to be destroyed. The Selective Service System’s new privacy rules were published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, September 20, 2011, four days after the September 16 announcement by World Net Daily that the Maricopa County (Arizona) Sheriff’s Office “Cold Case Posse” was opening an inquiry with full subpoena...
  • More N.C. GOP candidates doubt Obama's birthplace

    05/05/2012 8:43:00 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 39 replies
    News Observer ^ | May 04, 2012 | Franco Ordońez
    Long after the controversy over President Obama’s birthplace seemed settled, some Republican congressional candidates in North Carolina have brought new attention to the issue as they seek advantages in hard-fought primary races. Richard Hudson, considered a leading Republican candidate in the race to unseat Democratic U.S. Rep. Larry Kissell in the 8th Congressional District, told a Tea Party group in Rowan County recently that “there’s no question President Obama is hiding something on his citizenship.” Dr. John Whitley, one of Hudson’s opponents in Tuesday’s primary, declared Obama’s birth certificate a “poorly reproduced forgery” after comparing it to the Hawaiian birth...