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  • Obama Ties "Forward" Campaign Slogan To The Constitution. (More Election Rhetoric)

    05/15/2012 7:30:15 AM PDT · by yoe · 24 replies
    Real Clear Politics Video ^ | May 14, 2012 | Ian Schwartz
    President Obama referred to the Constitution's ability to help those who had originally been left out to fight their way in, especially when it came to unresolved race and gender rights. Obama likened the Constitutional to a "constant forward movement" in his commencement address to the women-only Barnard College. "What made this document special was that it made it possible for those who were left out to fight their way back in a constant forward movement," Obama said. "We look forward, not back." Obama's campaign slogan, FORWARD, was introduced last month.
  • Michelle Obama urges NC A&T grads to seek change ("protect the ground that has already been won")

    05/12/2012 5:37:50 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Google ^ | 5/12/12 | EMERY P. DALESIO
    Michelle Obama urges NC A&T grads to seek changeBy EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press – 3 hours ago GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The historic action that four North Carolina college students took that led to desegregation at lunch counters more than half a century ago shows what young people can do to change their world for the better, first lady Michelle Obama said during a commencement speech Saturday. Mrs. Obama addressed a crowd of about 15,000, including more than 1,200 graduates of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, one of the state university system's historically black schools. **SNIP** North...
  • Hopeville camp for homeless is razed

    05/12/2012 7:24:28 AM PDT · by Repealthe17thAmendment · 13 replies
    St Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | 5-12-2012 | Jesse Bogan
    ST. LOUIS • As the rumble of Bobcats and a massive front-end loader approached Hopeville on Friday, Antoinette Triplett, who heads the city's homeless services division, scuttled through the riverfront encampment in high-heeled shoes, looking for one last hold-out.
  • Never give up. Know that if your heart is with HIM, your actions will start to change.

    05/11/2012 3:31:43 AM PDT · by jesus4life · 6 replies
    Faith | GOD-inspired
    Praise the LORD JESUS CHRIST in all HIS splendor. GOD is great, amazing, honest, and true. HE will walk with us, guide, and teach us through all we go through in this life. Make sure your hearts are focused on HIM!
  • Recession generation has adulthood on hold

    05/05/2012 8:43:28 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 39 replies
    Minneapolis Star-Tribune ^ | May 5, 2012 | Article by: JEAN HOPFENSPERGER
    Alyssa Kjellberg still can't believe it. Two years beyond college, her career path has led only to jobs at a greenhouse, a hotel front desk, an aunt's office and a seasonal landscaping company -- all paying less than $12 an hour. After applying for about 100 jobs, the environmental science major even offered "one week of free labor'' last summer to get a foot in the door at the landscaping company. But that job ended with the season, as will the one she's in now. Her dream of becoming a park ranger or environmental educator is drifting away. Kjellberg had...
  • Patience in all things. Love in all situations. Prayer and supplication.

    05/04/2012 3:12:38 AM PDT · by jesus4life · 3 replies
    Faith | GOD-inspired
    Love to all people in the Holy Precious Name of Jesus Christ who lives and reigns among us.
  • Will Obama "Hope & Change" artist/commie propagandist, Shepard Fairey, do a poster w/ new slogan?

    05/02/2012 8:47:46 AM PDT · by ETL · 18 replies
    various sources | May 2, 2012 | self
    Street artist Shepard Fairey, who designed Obama 'Hope' poster, arrested for graffiti in Boston NY Daily News | February 7th 2009 ________________________________________________________From Shepard Fairey's official website ( it out! I got a thank you note from Barack Obama. If he is elected, maybe I have a get out of jail free card. All kidding aside, I’m honored to be acknowledged by someone so important to the future of our country. Also, the Obama campaign asked me to do a poster illustration for sale on their site. It should be out next week on ________________________________________________________ Here is the 'thank...
  • Ten Rejected Obama Campaign Slogans

    05/02/2012 1:45:31 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 44 replies
    It wasn't long after the Obama campaign revealed "Forward" as its new reelection slogan this morning that it was accused of stealing from, or perhaps synergizing with, liberal cable-news network MSNBC, whose motto has been "Lean Forward" since October 2010. However, top sources within the Obama campaign* tell Daily Intel that before settling on "Forward," they debated borrowing even more directly from other famous slogans. Among the early options the campaign considered: You’re in good hands with Obama Like a good neighbor, Obama is there Got health insurance? He's g-r-r-r-e-a-t! It's not TV, it's BHO You've come a long way,...
  • New Slogan: 'Real Change Is Slow and it Never Happens All at Once'

    05/01/2012 3:59:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 5/1/12 | DANIEL HALPER
    Michelle Obama seems to have tried out a new campaign slogan at today's fundraiser in Las Vegas. "I’m not going to kid you," the first lady said at the fundraiser, according to the pool report. "This journey is going to be long. And it’s going to be hard. And there are going to be plenty of twists and turns along the way. That’s how change always happens in this country. The reality is real change is slow and it never happens all at once." Seems like a winning slogan to me! "Change is slow."
  • New Obama slogan has long ties to Marxism, Socialism (FORWARD!)

    04/30/2012 6:22:48 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 93 replies
    WashTimes ^ | April 30, 2012 | Victor Mortan
    The Obama campaign apparently didn't look backwards into history when selecting its new campaign slogan, "Forward" — a word with a long and rich association with European Marxism. Many Communist and radical publications and entities throughout the 19th and 20th centuries had the name "Forward!" or its foreign cognates. Wikipedia has an entire section called "Forward (generic name of socialist publications)." "The name Forward carries a special meaning in socialist political terminology. It has been frequently used as a name for socialist, communist and other left-wing newspapers and publications," the online encyclopedia explains. The slogan "Forward!" reflected the conviction of...
  • Obama Web video touts successes, unveils new 2012 slogan: ‘Forward’

    04/30/2012 8:10:07 AM PDT · by Baynative · 120 replies
    The Hill ^ | 4/30/2012 | Jonathan Easley
    The Obama campaign released a seven-minute Web video on Monday highlighting the president’s first-term accomplishments, contrasting them with the challenges he inherited from the prior administration. The video teases a new campaign slogan, "Forward," and while it doesn’t mention Obama’s likely Republican opponent, Mitt Romney, it blames GOP policies for the still-sluggish economy. The ad begins by focusing on events from January 2008 onward, sketching a downward-trending timeline detailing mounting job losses, the foreclosure crisis, the stock market plunge and the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, with pictures of former President George W. Bush beneath.
  • Obama: "We've Begun To See What Change Looks Like"

    04/19/2012 3:31:37 PM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 4/19/12 | staff
    Touting the auto bailout at a fundraiser in Detroit, President Obama told supporters we are now seeing what change looks like. "In just three years, because of what you did in 2008, we've begun to see what change looks like. We've begun to see it," Obama said. Transcript below. Obama: When you decide to support a candidate named Barack Hussein Obama, you know the odds are not necessarily in your favor. You didn't need a poll to tell you that wasn't going to be a sure thing. But the point is, you didn't get involved in this campaign just because...
  • Current TV’s Cenk Uygur to Bill O’Reilly: ‘You’re a godd**n Nazi’ [VIDEO]

    04/18/2012 10:41:03 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 23 replies ^ | 4/18/2012 | Jeff Poor
    Keith Olbermann’s “Worst Person in the World” segment might be gone from Al Gore’s Current TV, but the name-calling isn’t. On Current TV’s “The Young Turks” on Tuesday, host Cenk Uygur attacked Fox News host Bill O’Reilly for claiming the mission of “the far left” is to silence some. Uygur tied the crusade against the left’s latest boogeyman, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), to an O’Reilly complaint about the tactics used by left-wing groups to “silence” opponents. “Alright, before I go to my panel, let me just level Bill O’Reilly,” Uygur said. “First of all it is your right-wingers...
  • Obama pledges immigration reform early in 2nd term

    04/14/2012 9:02:43 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 32 replies
    Associated Press ^ | April 14, 2012
    CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) - President Barack Obama is promising to tackle immigration reform in the first year of a second term. Obama says in a television interview that he would work on immigration this year, but can't get support from Republicans in Congress.
  • Allen West versus the Communists - A new adventure in creative editing.

    04/11/2012 6:02:32 PM PDT · by neverdem · 17 replies
    Human Events ^ | 04/11/2012 | John Hayward
    Oh, my gosh, did you hear that Rep. Allen West claims there are seventy or eighty card-carrying members of the Communist Party serving as Democrats in Congress? The House Un-American Activities Committee must be re-opening for business! That’s the headline you’ll see all over the left side of the blogosphere. And it’s got to be true, because they’ve got video! Here’s a clip of West (R-FL) speaking at a town hall meeting in Jensen Beach on Tuesday: Except all of these video clips are very carefully edited to cut out the next thing West said. Here is the quote in...
  • If Obama's Logo Had A Mind Of It's Own...

    04/11/2012 11:08:40 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 1 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 4-11-12 | The Looking Spoon
    ...and was honest to a fault... Adapted from this piece from 2010.
  • Shephard Fairey, Creator Of The Obama "Hope" Poster ... Mug Shot

    03/26/2012 11:01:05 AM PDT · by Haiku Guy · 74 replies · 121+ views
    The Smoking Gun ^ | 3/26/12 | The Smoking Gun
    Meet Shepard Fairey. The famed street artist who created the Barack Obama “Hope” poster is pictured here in a United States Marshals Service mug shot... (snip)
  • Down-Under Turning Upside-Down

    03/26/2012 12:08:53 PM PDT · by Razzz42 · 3 replies
    Armstrong Economics ^ | March 25th, 2012 | Martin Armstrong
    One of the cyclical trends that materializes with economic declines of this nature is that whoever is in power is typically thrown out with the bath water. Australia is turning center-right and the issues are tax grabs, illegal aliens, and the all too familiar political promise – CHANGE! In US Politics, every election since 1900 has promised change. Of course the only change that takes place is boosting up the political system. In Australia, the Liberal National Party (LNP) is a political party in Queensland, Australia. It was formed on 26 July 2008 by the merger of the Queensland divisions...
  • Obama's new movie is called "the road we've traveled"

    03/16/2012 5:26:18 PM PDT · by dvan · 30 replies · 1+ views
    Archive. org ^ | 1942 | Stuart Chase
    The name of Obama's new movie is called "the road we've traveled" Look at his ideas...they've all happened!!! By: Stuart Chase In 1942, Stuart Chase, in his book "The Road We Are Traveling" spelled out the system of planning the Fabians had in mind. 1. Strong, centralized government. 2. Powerful Executive at the expense of Congress and the Judicial. 3. Government controlled banking, credit and securities exchange. 4. Government control over employment. 5. Unemployment insurance, old age pensions. 6. Universal medical care, food and housing programs. 7. Access to unlimited government borrowing. 8. A government managed monetary system. 9....
  • Report that a bill has been passed to prohibit any protest of the President

    03/13/2012 4:51:50 AM PDT · by Ab Alius Domitor · 95 replies
    Fox News | 3/13/2012
    I admit I am on drugs for a messed up back but I was watching Fox and Friends News this morning and heard that congress had passed a bill making it a felony to protest the President or any one with Secret Service protection. Was I dreaming this or did anyone else hear this? I went to their web site after I heard it but I can't find anything. Please help me Freeper's before I lose my mind and move to some 3rd world country!!!
  • Top 10 Lies of HBO's 'Game Change'

    03/11/2012 8:33:06 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    breitbart ^ | 3/11/12 | Stacy Drake
    Defenders of HBO's "Game Change" have fought back against those who criticize the politically charged film as a two-hour attack on Sarah Palin. They claim that unless a person has watched it in its entirety, they cannot judge its content or the people involved with the project. Well, I've seen the entire movie, so don't mind me while I go ahead and judge this piece of high-dollar propaganda. "Game Change" is pretty easy to deconstruct. At its core, it's a left-wing project designed to make one of their most hated political enemies toxic. They used people with an axe to...
  • SHOCK Obama: "Maybe Change Isn't Possible ... Maybe We Were Naive" (video)

    03/02/2012 6:21:28 AM PST · by i88schwartz · 21 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | March 2, 2012 | RealClearPolitics
    President Obama at a fundraiser Thursday night in New York City: "The change we fought for in 2008 hasn't always happen as fast as we would have liked. After all that's happened in Washington, sometimes you look and see the mess and it's tempting, I think, to sometimes say, 'You know what, maybe change isn't possible. Maybe that spirit that we had, maybe we were naive.' I know it's tempting to believe that."
  • Socialism without Guns (Greece)

    02/29/2012 11:49:56 PM PST · by neverdem · 9 replies · 2+ views
    American Thinker ^ | March 1, 2012 | Larrey Anderson
    As their economic orgy fades to its inevitable end, the people of Greece find themselves in a country that resembles more of a debtor's prison than a representative democracy. The Greeks have sold their freedom for a mess of pottage. If the United States is not careful, we could soon find ourselves in a very similar situation. Unlike the former Soviet Union, there was no violent Marxist "revolution" in Greece. Freedom was taken from the country's citizens without a single shot being fired. The Greeks squandered their freedom by electing, time and again, politicians who promised an unsustainable socialist utopia....
  • 0bama Picks New Slogan For 2012: "Stick With Me, Nobody Likes Change"

    02/25/2012 3:18:54 PM PST · by Brown Deer · 30 replies · 1+ views
    The Burbank Herald ^ | February 20, 2012 | Jay Leno
  • Obama 'HOPE' poster artist pleads guilty [to criminal contempt]

    02/24/2012 6:15:47 PM PST · by justlurking · 23 replies · 1+ views
    AP via Yahoooooo! ^ | 2012-02-24 | Larry Neumeister
    The creator of the Barack Obama "HOPE" poster pleaded guilty Friday to criminal contempt, saying he made a "terrible decision" in 2009 to destroy some documents and fabricate others in a civil lawsuit pertaining to The Associated Press photograph he relied upon to make the poster. Shepard Fairey entered the plea in federal court to the misdemeanor charge, which carries a maximum potential penalty of up to six months in prison. Sentencing was set for July 16. The criminal case originated after the artist acknowledged he had fabricated information in a lawsuit he brought against the AP in February 2009....
  • Obama On Change: I've Made It Easier To Navigate Government Websites (video)

    02/15/2012 4:51:33 AM PST · by i88schwartz · 13 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | February 14, 2012 | RealClearPolitics
    President Obama talks to WFLA-TV, NBC's local news affiliate in Tampa Bay, about his promise to "fundamentally change" Washington. Obama says he hasn't been able to change Washington the way he campaigned for, but he did say he has "made a lot of progress" with government websites. Obama told the local affiliate that he has made using the internet more effective so if someone needs a government service, "they don’t have to navigate through 50 websites, they can go to one website. So on those fronts we’ve done a lot. We’ve made a lot of progress."
  • Time for a Change of Underwear

    02/04/2012 7:16:53 PM PST · by sevinufnine · 21 replies
    No source, forwarded in email | February 4, 2012 | Unknown
    There's an old sea story about a ship's Captain who inspected his sailors, and afterward told the first mate that his men smelled bad...

    02/04/2012 8:42:54 AM PST · by Linda Frances · 4 replies · 1+ views
    RBC Ministries ^ | 2/4/2012 | Joe Stowell
    find myself troubled by the changes in the moral foundations of our nation.
  • The Delphi Technique: Let’s Stop Being Manipulated! (oldie but goodie)

    01/27/2012 2:11:35 PM PST · by combat_boots · 13 replies
    Ether Zone.via VA Land Rights Commission ^ | September 23, 2002, issue of Ether Zone. | By Albert V. Burns
    ...we are seeing citizens being invited to “participate” in various forms of “help determine” public policy in one field or another. They are supposedly being included to get ”input” from the public ... in one of these meetings... will find that there is already someone designated to lead or “facilitate” the meeting. ... Actually, he or she is there for exactly the opposite reason: to see that the conclusions reached during the meeting are in accord with a plan already decided upon by those who called the meeting. The process used to “facilitate” the meeting is called the...
  • Egypt's ElBaradei Ends Bid for Presidency, Citing Continued Autocracy

    01/14/2012 9:38:36 AM PST · by Qbert · 5 replies
    WSJ ^ | JANUARY 14, 2012 | Matt Bradley
    CAIRO—Nobel Peace laureate Mohamed ElBaradei on Saturday withdrew his candidacy from Egypt's coming presidential race in protest over the autocratic governance that has persisted under Egypt's post-revolutionary military leadership. Though Mr. ElBaradei wasn't considered among the top contenders for presidential elections scheduled for this spring, his global stature makes his pullout a symbolic blow to the military leadership and its often faltering stewardship of the country's transition to democracy. Mr. ElBaradei's statement on Saturday marks the highest-profile censure of the military's governance since a leading group of generals, the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, or SCAF, assumed power from...
  • One More year - Vanity

    01/20/2012 2:06:16 AM PST · by SMGFan · 13 replies
    January 20, 2012
    Here's a dream that one year from today, Barack Obama will be leaving office at noon Sunday January 20, 2013.
  • TSA collected $400,000 in spare change left by passengers in airports in 2011

    01/13/2012 5:14:07 PM PST · by Libloather · 10 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/12/12 | Keith Laing
    TSA collected $400,000 in spare change left by passengers in airports in 2011By Keith Laing - 01/12/12 02:59 PM ET Airline passengers left more than $400,000 at airport security checkpoints operated by the Transportation Security Administration in 2011. TSA found $409,085.56 in spare change last year that was unclaimed by passengers, according to figures released by the agency. Historically, if no one comes back to get the leftover money, it stays with the TSA. A Florida lawmaker is trying to change that, however: Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) filed a bill in April of 2009 that would require TSA to transfer...
  • Failed Expectations: Hope and Change

    01/12/2012 10:13:31 AM PST · by gabriellah
    TheCollegeConservative ^ | 01/12/2012 | Parker Mantell
    As soon as Barack Obama uttered those eighteen powerful words in his first full month as President of the United States, he created a new economic standard for his administration. Though he would presumably never be caught voicing similar goals amid the upcoming November election, the grand expectations set by Obama fittingly align with his 2008 campaign’s unattainable levels of “hope” and change.” In fact, under the watch of President Obama, poverty rates have risen to 14.3%, unemployment rates have astonishingly hit 10% (the highest since the 1980’s), and the average number of weeks unemployed has doubled since January 2009,...
  • ND fuel plant plans may hinge on political change

    01/11/2012 1:06:49 PM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 2 replies
    AP ^ | 1-9-12 | JAMES MacPHERSON
    BISMARCK, N.D.—North Dakota granted a fourth extension of state aid for study of a plan to build a coal-to-liquid fuel factory, while the project's developers wait to see if the political climate in Washington changes after the presidential election. Dallas-based North American Coal Corp. and Headwaters Inc. of South Jordan, Utah, formed American Lignite Energy LLC in 2007 to oversee construction and operation of the $4 billion plant at a yet-to-be chosen site in western North Dakota. David Straley, a North American Coal Corp. spokesman said a decision on whether to start construction depends on a change of political climate...
  • PRAISE GOD ALWAYS!! LOVE all people. Be that peculiar light in CHRIST in order to make change!

    01/11/2012 6:30:54 AM PST · by jesus4life · 2 replies
    Bible and Faith | GOD-INSPIRED
    To all, GOD BLESS US ALL!! Give GOD praises for all things! Let us comfort evil with good. Changing people who are lost with love and righteousness. Showing in our walk the option of love and joy in CHRIST. Be all things to all men Please pray the LORD's PRAYER (which is the prayer we are taught to pray!! To clarify please take out your bibles that you read and please the prayer that JESUS told us to pray and read MATTHEW 6:6-13): 6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door,...
  • Welfare Lines Overflow

    01/05/2012 12:34:41 PM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 13 replies · 1+ views
    Growing numbers of New Yorkers seeking food stamps have created an unwelcome spillover effect at some of New York City's job centers: overcrowding that in some cases has grown so severe, benefits were jeopardized. The crush of people grew so large at one Brooklyn center in November that the Fire Department intervened and prevented anyone from entering the building.
  • Ohio Presidential Primary 2012 Date Changed

    12/17/2011 8:43:29 AM PST · by TexasFreeper2009 · 8 replies · 2+ views
    yahoo news ^ | 12/176/11 | Tara Dodrill
    The Ohio General Assembly approved a measure to combine the two scheduled 2012 primaries into a single date, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer. Yesterday House Bill 369 repealed the change to two primaries which would have pushed Ohio's 2012 Presidential primary into June. The change from the traditional "Super Tuesday" date was deemed necessary because the new political redistricting map was not yet approved. Governor John Kasich signed the bill into law, making March 6 officially the 2012 primary date, according to the Dayton Daily News.
  • ABC NEWS: Pollsters Check Obama: Can He Get to 50 Percent Approval? (Projectile Barf Alert)

    12/14/2011 9:49:14 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 8 replies
    ABC NEWS ^ | 12-14-11 | Matt Negrin
    If President Obama reaches a 50 percent approval rating by March, he’ll be in good shape for re-election, a panel of pollsters and election observers said today. Since the middle of July, the weekly average of Obama’s approval rating has been between 40 and 43 percent, according to Gallup, which organized the panel for the media. The pollsters pointed to two recent presidents who didn’t earn a second term to make the case for the importance of a 50-percent threshold: Just before Election Day, George H.W. Bush had a 34 percent rating, and Jimmy Carter was at 37 percent. Victors,...
  • Durban climate change conference: Big three of US, China and India agree to cut carbon emissions

    12/11/2011 10:26:57 AM PST · by Nachum · 38 replies · 4+ views
    Telegraph UK ^ | 12/11/11 | Louise Gray
    Durban - A new deal to "save the planet" will force the world's three biggest emitters the US, China and India to cut carbon emissions for the first time, although scientists fear it will come too late to stop global warming. More than 190 countries managed to finally agree a new climate change deal amid chaotic scenes in the early hours of Sunday morning in Durban, South Africa. (Snip) In the end the wording was decided in an extraordinary 10 minute 'huddle' between the exhausted ministers to decide the fate of future generations.
  • Obama has delivered ‘change that we believed in’ (Obama says)

    11/15/2011 12:14:59 PM PST · by Driftwood1 · 7 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 11-15-11 | Howard Portnoy
    In December of 2009, a guest on an Oprah Winfrey Christmas special was asked to grade the Obama administration’s performance at roughly the one-year mark. Without hesitation, the guest responded, “Good, solid B-plus.” The response may have seemed disingenuous to viewers with an awareness that the president’s $800 billion stimulus had failed to keep the unemployment rate below 8% as promised or that Congress was locked in partisan gridlock despite Obama’s promise to usher in an era of post-partisanship inside the Beltway. Then again, considering the source of that grade—Obama—the inflated self-assessment was hardly surprising. Nor should it come as...
  • ‘Change’ and Marxism

    11/05/2011 8:39:48 AM PDT · by Til I am the last man standing · 6 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11-4-11 | Ion Mihai Pacepa
    Occupy Wall Street is an un-American movement generated by an un-American depiction of our country. In 2008, the leaders of the Democratic Party painted the United States as a “decaying, racist, capitalist realm,” unable to provide medical care for the poor, to rebuild her “crumbling schools,” or to replace the “shuttered mills that once provided a decent life for men and women of every race.”
  • Communist Party USA and 'Occupy Wall Street' (3 supportive articles from CPUSA website)

    10/30/2011 7:03:30 AM PDT · by ETL · 16 replies
    Communist Party - USA | Oct 2011 | various CPUSA authors
    Communist Party heralds Occupy Wall Street movement Communist Party USA October 18, 2011We greet the Occupy Wall St. movement as it spreads throughout our country from large cities to small towns, led by youth and joined by people of all ages and backgrounds, giving voice to deep anger at extreme economic inequality. The unemployed, those who have lost their homes, who cannot afford education or healthcare, are joining together as the 99 percent, saying "enough is enough" to the enormous greed and arrogance of financial institutions. An epic battle is underway for the direction of our country. Building the...
  • "Occupy" Protests Go Worldwide (Fox News)

    10/15/2011 6:10:29 AM PDT · by Mr. K · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/15/2011 | Fox News
    <p>Fox News had Breaking News this AM that the "occupy wall street" proteats are not happening all over the worlds. They had a live video of Rome where they were starting fires.</p>
  • Columbus blamed for Little Ice Age

    10/13/2011 2:17:57 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 118 replies
    ScienceNews ^ | 10-22-11 | Devin Powell
    Depopulation of Americas may have cooled climate MINNEAPOLIS — By sailing to the New World, Christopher Columbus and the other explorers who followed may have set off a chain of events that cooled Europe’s climate for centuries. The European conquest of the Americas decimated the people living there, leaving large areas of cleared land untended. Trees that filled in this territory pulled billions of tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, diminishing the heat-trapping capacity of the atmosphere and cooling climate, says Richard Nevle, a geochemist at Stanford University. “We have a massive reforestation event that’s sequestering carbon … coincident...
  • Reid defends Senate rules change ("a return to order")

    10/11/2011 6:02:14 AM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/11/11 | Daniel Strauss
    Reid defends Senate rules changeBy Daniel Strauss - 10/11/11 08:27 AM ET Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) defended his unilateral change to the Senate's rules in an op-ed published Tuesday. In the Washington Post op-ed, Reid says his decision last Thursday to change the Senate rules —informally referred to as the "nuclear option"— to stop Republicans from requiring votes on amendments once the Senate has voted to move the legislation to final passage has restored order to the chamber. "The Senate rule change we made last week has been inaccurately described, including by Marc A. Thiessen on this page,...
  • Why do young women drink themselves to oblivion every night across Britain?

    10/10/2011 9:08:08 AM PDT · by Lazlo in PA · 162 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Mail Online ^ | 11-09-10 | Laura Powell
    Midnight on St Mary Street in Cardiff and everything is exactly as expected. Half a dozen young women slump in a gutter, men urinate outside a health-food shop and, as hordes stagger between nightclubs, someone lifts up a blow-up doll with a sex toy protruding out of it. The street smells of urine and lager, police struggle to break up a fight outside the Walkabout bar and a paramedic bundles a comatose girl on to a wheelchair. But it's a quiet night for 20-year-old Naomi Jenkins. She has 'only' drunk three shots of peach schnapps, cider and three shots of...
  • What Does 99 Weeks of Unemployment Buy? America

    10/07/2011 9:52:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | October 7, 2011 | Bill Tatro
    Every Thursday, the financial markets wait with bated breath for the weekly jobless claims report. The pundits claim any number below 400,000 is reason for optimism. If the number is above 400,000, the analysts say just wait until next week. It’s not that 400,000 people seeking first time unemployment checks is somehow a mystical line in the sand, it’s just the accepted number for economic improvement. In addition to the magical Thursday number are the always expected words “revised from an initial estimate.” Somehow, the BLS always understates the initial number and then always revises it upward. Is it even...
  • Communist Party USA and Obama ("Change", "Fundamental Transformation", etc, etc)

    10/05/2011 8:03:04 AM PDT · by ETL · 7 replies · 1+ views
    various sources, mostly Communist Party USA
    "This president can be a transformative leader (he has that potential in my view), but only if he embraces and fights for a transformative agenda."--Sam Webb, Chairman Communist Party USA Obama State of the Union: He got the ball rolling: ________________________________________________________________________________ "We are 5 days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America"--B.H.Obama, 2008 Yahoo search results for "Fundamentally Transforming The United States Of America": "Change will not come if we wait for some other person or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek"--...
  • Major study: changing sexual orientation is possible (Being gay is a choice)

    09/30/2011 10:59:53 AM PDT · by NYer · 28 replies
    Life Site News ^ | September 29, 2011 | KATHLEEN GILBERT
    WHEATON, Illinois, September 29, 2011 ( - Therapists who favor normalizing homosexuality say that it is impossible to change sexual orientation, and that the attempt to change is inherently harmful. However, the final results of a long-term study published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy has joined hundreds of other studies in concluding that such therapy is both possible and potentially well-indicated for many individuals. Psychologists Stanton L. Jones of Wheaton College and Mark A. Yarhouse of Regent University are the authors of the longitudinal study, which tracked individuals who sought sexual orientation change through involvement in...
  • On private property, a sign depicting Obama in a diaper: “Change me! I stink!”

    09/29/2011 3:33:34 PM PDT · by izzatzo · 10 replies
    HotAir ^ | 09/29/2011 | Tina Korbe
    OK, confession: When I saw this headline on Drudge, I actually laughed out loud. Something about the word “stink” is just funny to me. And I had no reason not to laugh because I generally agree with the sentiment the sign expresses: Obama is a master at making excuses, which does come across as a little, well, babyish. In other words, the sign doesn’t offend me.