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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 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 “” email address. At least one of those reported tells 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 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...