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  • Krauthammer on Landrieu $100 Million Louisiana Purchase Buyoff: It’s a New Kind of Business as Usual

    11/21/2009 1:40:01 AM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 19 replies · 1,832+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | November 21, 2009 - 01:26 | Jeff Poor
    Remember earlier this year when the new era of hope and change was ushered into Washington, D.C. and President Barack Obama made the statement on day one his policies would “represent a clean break from business as usual"? Not so fast says Charles Krauthammer, columnist for The Washington Post and Fox News regular. Krauthammer on the Nov. 20 broadcast of Fox News “Special Report with Bret Baier” explained that a certain provision put into to the Senate version of health care legislation to favor undecided Democratic senators, specifically Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., represents a different brand of politics from what...
  • Christian Leaders Release Declaration of Conscience[ “believers must fight and disobey those laws” ]

    11/20/2009 4:14:52 PM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 17 replies · 1,021+ views
    CBN ^ | 20 Nov | Staff
    More than 150 Christian leaders are issuing a “call of conscience” to America-- urging them reaffirm their opposition to abortion, stem cell research and same-sex marriage. “The Manhattan Declaration” stresses the need to protect religious freedom in in the U.S. It’s signed by seminary leaders, pastors, professors and the heads of ministries. The Christian leaders have come together across denominational lines to call on believers everywhere to radically commit to fight for the sanctity of life, marriage and religious liberty. “And in all three of these areas we see threats in the culture and in our politics.” Robert George, one...
  • 500 people chanting “Al Gore’s a liar” in Portland yesterday [VIDEO]

    11/19/2009 12:03:05 PM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 20 replies · 1,246+ views
    Youtube ^ | 18 Nov
    Youtube video linked at After being entertained by “We The Band", Our group walked down to the front entrance of Keller Auditorium to voice our displeasure with Al Gore and his faulty theories that he espouses in an attempt to become the first “carbon billionaire".
  • Elderly [84 years young] Las Vegas man shoots violent home invader in self defense

    11/17/2009 12:44:35 AM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 12 replies · 968+ views
    Self-Defense Examiner ^ | 15 Nov | Eric Puryear
    An elderly Las Vegas, NV homeowner used his gun to fend off multiple home invaders early Thursday morning. Police say that an unknown number of intruders kicked in the door of a home near Rancho and Vegas Drive at 5:30AM. The intruders are said to have attacked the elderly homeowner, prompting him to grab his gun and fire in self defense. One of the attackers was fatally wounded, and the other criminals fled, according to police. The homewoner was unharmed. It is a sad fact that criminals prey on senior citizens, seeing them as easy targets. Unarmed senior citizens can...
  • INSIDE THE RING [Hasan/al-Awlaki connection]

    11/16/2009 12:00:44 AM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 15 replies · 709+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 12 Nov | Bill Gertz
    Federal investigators chasing e-mail and other communication links between Fort Hood shooting suspect Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan and radical Islamist cleric Anwar al-Awlaki should consult a new book that cites documents on the al Qaeda imam. “Muslim Mafia,” by investigative reporter Paul Sperry, reports on copies of once-secret U.S. immigration records revealing that U.S.-born Awlaki was detained by authorities at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Oct. 10, 2002, as a terrorist suspect as he tried to re-enter the United States from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He was mysteriously released because a warrant for his arrest had been rescinded the...
  • Europe Cracks Down on Home School Parents

    11/15/2009 12:11:54 AM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 16 replies · 1,123+ views
    CBN ^ | 14 Nov | Dale Hurd
    MUNICH, Germany - Increasing custody cases in Europe are proof that officials there have declared war against home schooling and parental rights, according to some residents. In Sweden, police burst onto a plane and took 7-year-old Dominic Johansson from his parents as they were about to leave the country. Months earlier, they told school officials they were going to home school Dominic, prompting officials to open an investigation. In a similar case in Germany, the government abducted 7-year-old Dan Schulz while the family was sleeping. He can be heard on tape screaming that he doesn’t want to leave his home....
  • Maddow Complains Labeling Hasan Terrorist Would ‘Paint the Democrats as Soft on Terror’ [ADMITS IT]

    11/13/2009 9:14:15 AM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 27 replies · 1,037+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | November 13, 2009 - 12:05 | Jeff Poor
    It’s one thing to avoid the “terrorist” label when reporting on Ft. Hood suspect Major Nidal Hasan. It’s quite another to say that those who do use it are making a political calculation to “paint the Democrats as soft terror.” Yet that’s what MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow insisted on her Nov. 11 broadcast. Maddow launched into a minute-and-a-half soliloquy on why it is bad for the Democratic Party when commentators label Hasan a “terrorist.” She even attempted to make the case on Hasan’s behalf against a terrorism label. Who needs a legal team when you have friends like Maddow and Chris...
  • FBI: Ft. Hood Shooter Had Jihadist Connections

    11/12/2009 12:11:42 AM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 12 replies · 430+ views
    CBN ^ | November 11, 2009 | Erick Stakelbeck
    Americans continue to wonder whether the terrorist rampage at Fort Hood could have been prevented. What did government agencies know about Nidal Malik Hasan, and when did they know it? And how deep were Hasan’s jihadist connections overseas? In this post-9/11 world, it seems hard to believe. Details are emerging that U.S. government agencies knew about Hasan’s contacts with Islamic radicals linked to al Qaeda -- and concluded that those contacts did not pose a threat to America’s national security. For months, federal investigators monitored Hasan’s e-mail correspondence with Anwar al-Awalki, an al Qaeda recruiter living in Yemen who has...
  • Lieberman on Public Option Health Care: ‘I Have No Other Choice ... I’ve Got To Stop It’

    11/11/2009 12:11:37 AM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 17 replies · 1,269+ views
    CNS News ^ | 10 Nov | Matt Cover
    Senator Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) said he has “no other choice” but to filibuster a health care bill that contains a government-run health insurance option, adding that while reform is needed, the public option would be harmful to America’s future and that he would use his right as a senator to try “to stop it.” “I have no other choice,” Lieberman told several reporters on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. “I’ve got to use the right I have as a senator to stop something that I think is going to be terrible for our future, which is the public option, not health...
  • Several Hundred Attend Fort Hood Vigil

    11/08/2009 11:45:56 PM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 1 replies · 220+ views
    CBN ^ | 7 Nov | Staff
    Several hundred people including soldiers, families and friends gathered at a Fort Hood, Texas stadium Friday night for a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of Thursday’s shooting rampage that left 13 dead and 30 wounded. An Army chaplain offered prayers for the families and the victims. Chaplain Douglas Carver told the soldiers dressed in fatigues and black berets -- to “remember to keep breathing ... keep going.” God Bless America and Amazing Grace were sung as people clung to one another and bowed their heads. It was the first community gathering since the killings.
  • Brokaw: Liberated East Germans ‘Still Adjusting to Harsh Economic Realities’ of Capitalism

    11/08/2009 10:29:52 AM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 20 replies · 868+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | November 8, 2009 - 12:55 | Rich Noyes
    Noting tomorrow’s 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on Sunday’s Today show, former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw claimed East Germans were “still adjusting to the harsh economic realities” of life after communism. But a recent poll of former East bloc countries by the Pew Research Center actually discovered that the people of what was East Germany are actually the biggest enthusiasts of the shift to capitalism, with 82% approving, higher than any other ex-communist country. Brokaw did note, however, that the current “center-right” Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, was “born and raised in East Germany,”...
  • Award-winning Cuban blogger says she was beaten, detained

    11/08/2009 12:11:30 AM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 8 replies · 573+ views
    AFP ^ | 7 Nov | Not given
    <p>HAVANA - Secret police agents abducted and beat award-winning blogger Yoani Sanchez, whose online reports chronicle the dark side of everyday life in communist Cuba, on her way to a march for non-violence, she said Saturday.</p> <p>Three agents in street clothes snatched her and friend Orlando Luis Pardo off the street in the Havana district of Vedado.</p>
  • ‘Kill the Bill’ : Protestors Target Health Care

    11/07/2009 12:11:28 AM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 7 replies · 452+ views
    CBN ^ | 6 Nov | Jennifer Wishon
    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has postponed his plan to visit the capitol Friday in order to lobby Congress on health care reform. Instead, he’ll visit the hill on Saturday when House lawmakers are planning to vote on a $1.2 trillion health care bill. The president’s decision comes one day after thousands of Americans showed up in Washington to speak out against the liberal plan. Protestor: ‘This is Not Europe’ A sea of Americans converged in Washington Thursday, traveling from as far as California, Texas and Oregon to rally against a health care plan they say tramples on their constitutional...
  • Cash Crunch,Press Silence: As ObamaCare Advances In Congress, Uncle Sam’s Collections Continue Drop

    11/05/2009 11:56:24 PM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 1 replies · 451+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | November 5, 2009 - 16:06 | Tom Blumer
    The August Congressional Budget Office budget forecast for the fiscal year that began last month says that Uncle Sam will take in $2.264 trillion from October 2009 through September 2010. That’s an increase of 7.6% over fiscal 2009’s intake of $2.105 trillion. Though it won’t be official until Tim Geithner’s crew releases its Monthly Treasury Statement next week, it’s virtually certain that the government’s collections will open the year in a deep hole compared to last year, and probably well behind what CBO expects. Take a look at this compilation of key items from October’s final Daily Treasury Statement, compared...
  • MRC Video Treat: Ronald Reagan Celebrates Fall of Berlin Wall, November 9, 1989

    11/05/2009 12:00:38 PM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 5 replies · 463+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | November 5, 2009 - 14:26 | Rich Noyes
    On June 12, 1987, as the liberal media elite were toasting the leader of the Soviet Union as a great champion of progress, President Ronald Reagan stood at the Berlin Wall and challenged Mikhail Gorbachev to put his money where his mouth was: “General Secretary Gorbachev, if you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization, come here to this gate. Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate. Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!” Gorbachev did not open the gate or tear down the Berlin Wall, but two years later the people of...
  • Pro-Democracy Iranians to Obama: ‘You’re with Them or You’re with Us’

    11/05/2009 4:48:04 AM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 20 replies · 1,062+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | November 5, 2009 - 03:02 | Brad Wilmouth
    After President George W. Bush employed the words, “You’re either with us, or you’re with the terrorists,” addressing a joint session of Congress in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks - as the President prepared for the impending war in Afghanistan - liberals eventually treated those words with consternation as if the blunt declaration reflected poorly on America. But pro-democracy activists in Iran seem to like a similar message, as a group of protesters in Iran called on President Barack Obama to support their cause, chanting, “Obama, Obama, either you’re with them or you’re with us!” Uniquely among the broadcast...
  • Columbus, Ohio home invader shot in self defense

    11/05/2009 12:11:15 AM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 14 replies · 1,379+ views
    Self Defense Examiner ^ | 2 Nov | Eric Puryear
    An armed Columbus, OH home invader was fatally shot in self defense by one of his victims. Police say that several people were inside a home on Northglen Drive when an armed home invader and at least one accomplice rushed in through the door and threatened the lives of those present. One of the victims reportedly grabbed his self defense handgun and shot one of the armed robbers in self defense. Police arrived to find one home invader lying dead on the living room floor, and another suspect hiding in a bathroom. The surviving suspect was apprehended, and police say...
  • Planned Parenthood Director Quits After Seeing Abortion [incl. video interview]

    11/04/2009 12:11:05 AM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 4 replies · 533+ views
    CBN ^ | 3 Nov | Staff
    The director of a southeast Texas Planned Parenthood office has resigned after eight years. Abby Johnson had a change of heart after watching an ultrasound of an abortion. She now works for the Coalition for Life, a pro-life group that often prays outside her old Planned Parenthood office. Johnson said her bosses pressured her for months to increase profits by performing more abortions. CBN News spoke with Johnson about what prompted her change of heart. Click play for her comments.
  • Protests Brew in UK Over Radical Islam

    11/02/2009 11:56:41 PM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 15 replies · 1,114+ views
    CBN ^ | 2 Nov | Dale Hurd
    LEEDS, United Kingdom - Protestors converged on the town of Leeds in northern England in a face off over Islamic extremism over the weekend. Radical Islam is on the rise in Great Britain, but so are demonstrations by those who say enough is enough. Leeds has a large Muslim community and a new group known as the English Defence League wants their government to do more against the growing influence of radical Islam. Protestors were angry with the government, and took it out on police. The night before the protest, leaders of the English Defence League took CBN News to...
  • Politico Allen's Idea Of 'Real Toss-up': Hoffman Ahead By 17% [RINO endorsement worth < 0]

    11/02/2009 5:55:00 AM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 13 replies · 783+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | November 2, 2009 - 07:23 | Mark Finkelstein
    When you're an MSMer, you're an MSMer all the way--even when faced with facts that might make you like, well, ridiculous . . . Mike Allen, appearing on Morning Joe, has declared the NY-23rd race a "real toss-up" despite a new poll from a respected organization showing Doug Hoffman with a 17-point lead. The claim by Allen, Politico's chief political correspondent, was so absurd that, on the spot, host Joe Scarborough offered 3:1 odds to Allen and anyone else wanting to place a few kopeks on Dem Bill Owens.