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  • Billionaire Carl Icahn Attacks ‘Entitled’ 1 Percent in Video

    09/28/2015 10:02:21 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 27, | Josh Kosman
    Billionaire shareholder activist Carl Icahn is now the latest to attack the 1 percent. “I’m saying the wealthy, the elitists, are a little oblivious to the problems” facing the country, Icahn told The Post. “They are my friends but they feel a certain sense of entitlement.”
  • The Marxist Pope Comes To America

    09/28/2015 6:52:04 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 19 replies
    New Zeal ^ | 9-28-2015 | Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
    Pope Francis came to America this past week with great fanfare. Thousands lined up for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see and get near him. I have written on this Pope previously and my firm belief is that he is a Marxist. With all that I have seen and documented, there is no doubt in my mind that this is the case. The Pope embodies all the sought for goals of the Left and he delivers them wrapped in religion and piety. The Pope has blamed the evils of this world on capitalism and greed. He has used that as a...
  • [Vanity] Trump manhandles SeeBS and Scott Pelley [On now West Coast 7pm]

    09/27/2015 5:22:06 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 232 replies
    CBS 60 Minutes ^ | 9/27/2015 | Video at link
    Donald Trump is firing salvo after salvo tonight on 60 Minutes. He's winning the arguments in a hostile, communist environment. The unhinged far-left interviewer, Scott Pelley, may have been born in Texas but he's not a true Texan because he rejected the Conservative Christian (and Jewish) values of the Lone Star state. Since Pelley (like Dan Rather, Walter KKKronkite and Egbert R. Murrow) is a limp-wristed metrosexual who hates America, it's great to see him getting TRUMPED! Go Trump go! Attack! Attack! Attack!
  • He’s baaack! Bill Ayers reveals shocking reason for Obama win

    09/26/2015 5:17:03 PM PDT · by Libloather · 66 replies
    WND ^ | 9/26/15 | Aaron Klein
    In an interview with the Yale college newspaper published on Friday, Weather Underground terrorist group co-founder Bill Ayers said he believes his association with Barack Obama got the politician elected president in 2008. “That whole narrative blew up because no one could figure out how to run against Barack Obama, and Hillary Clinton started it all by saying we don’t know who this guy is and he has sketchy friends (myself),” Ayers told the weekend supplement of the Yale Daily News, referring to controversy over his relationship with Obama. “I like to think that his association with me got him...
  • 'Everything Is Just Going Crazy:' Washington Gears Up for Pope Francis' Visit

    09/18/2015 12:32:57 AM PDT · by Vision Thing · 14 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | September 18, 2015 | Madaline Donnelly
    According to Joshua Gonnerman, a doctoral student in historical theology at the Catholic University of America, it’s been anything but business as usual on campus for the past few weeks. “I honestly wouldn’t describe it as much as a buzz or an energy so much as an insanity,” Gonnerman, who has a ticket to attend the Papal mass at Washington’s Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, says with a laugh. “What with all the preparations and the security measures that are being put into place, it’s just … everything is just going crazy.” It’s a sentiment that, at present, appears to...
  • This cardinal has opposed Church teaching on marriage. Why did the pope handpick him for the Synod?

    09/17/2015 6:41:55 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 10 replies
    Life Site News ^ | September 17, 2015 | John Dew
    John Cardinal Dew, Archbishop of Wellington, is one of the Holy Father’s special appointments to the Ordinary Synod on the Family to be held next month. Last year he attended the Extraordinary Synod as the representative of the Bishops’ Conference of New Zealand. This year however the bishops of New Zealand chose to elect Charles Brennan, Bishop of Palmerston North as their representative. For what reason did Pope Francis also extend an invitation to John Cardinal Dew? Pope Francis has long been aware of Cardinal Dew’s strong support for the admission of the “divorced and remarried” to Holy Communion without...
  • Pope Francis to deliver most speeches in Spanish during US tour

    Only four of pontiff’s speeches will be in English, while 14 others, including one at the United Nations, will be in his native language, Vatican says
  • [Leftist] Megan Barry elected first woman mayor of Nashville [Mega Barf!]

    09/12/2015 11:37:32 AM PDT · by re_nortex · 50 replies
    WSMV ^ | Sep 10, 2015 10:21 PM CDT | Jennifer Johnson and Tracy Kornet
    Megan Barry has been elected mayor in Nashville’s runoff election. Barry called the night historic. “This one is going down in the history books,” she said. “This one is all about the fact that today, you went to the polls and you elected the first woman mayor.” As Barry’s victory speech went on, the crowd began chanting her name. “Tomorrow our real work begins,” she said.
  • Jorge Ramos: ‘I’ve Never Ceased to Be Mexican and I Vote in Elections in Both Countries”

    08/26/2015 10:11:05 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 95 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | August 26,2015 | Jim Hoft
    Now this… Ramos made the TIME Magazine 100 most influential list. The Mexican-American is a committed open borders leftist. His daughter works for the Hillary Clinton campaign. Jorge Ramos also confessed that he still votes in both Mexico and America. I’ve never ceased to be Mexican. I have two passports, and I vote in elections in both countries. I’m deeply proud of this privileged duality. The best thing about America is its embrace of diversity. The worst thing about America, of course, is the racist and xenophobic attitudes that tend to emerge now and then — Arizona’s anti-immigrant laws, for...
  • Judicial Watch: Secretary of State John Kerry Seeks to Delay Federal Lawsuit to Force Action on...

    07/30/2015 3:23:07 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | July 30, 2015
    Full title: Judicial Watch: Secretary of State John Kerry Seeks to Delay Federal Lawsuit to Force Action on Clinton Emails (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that Secretary of State John Kerry asked a court to delay by nearly 40 days his obligation to answer a Judicial Watch lawsuit that seeks to force Kerry to take steps to “recover emails of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton” and other U.S. Department of State employees ( Judicial Watch, Inc. v. John F. Kerry (No. 1:15-cv-00785)). Judicial Watch filed the lawsuit on May 28, and the State Department is obligated to...
  • U.S. To Evaluate Obama’s Possible Trip To Cuba [Miami Media Thrilled]

    07/23/2015 5:18:08 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 7 replies
    ....U.S. government is set to evaluate whether [BO] will visit Cuba, amid changing relations between the two nations. According to our news partners El Nuevo Herald, starting in January 2016 the administration will evaluate if the president will travel to the island nation to conclude his effort for renewed diplomatic relations.
  • Bernie Sanders Draws Largest Crowd Yet In Phoenix

    07/19/2015 12:41:50 PM PDT · by South40 · 31 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 19 JUL 2015 | Nisha Chittal
    PHOENIX, Arizona – Bernie Sanders had his largest rally yet of his nascent campaign on Saturday night in Phoenix, Arizona. “We’ve had big turnouts in Wisconsin, in Iowa … but this is the biggest turnout yet!” Sanders said as he took the stage to begin his speech. “And some people say Arizona is a conservative state!” he said, receiving wild applause and cheers from the crowd. A campaign spokesperson confirmed that over 11,000 people attended the rally at Phoenix Convention Center, which the largest attendance number yet for a Sanders rally.
  • Michelle Obama Is A Rock Star For Global Teen Activists

    07/14/2015 3:26:31 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 28 replies
    NPR ^ | July 14, 2015 | by Marc Silver
    She was only 15 minutes late. That's amazing! After all, she is the First Lady of the United States. She has a busy schedule. She was scheduled to speak to the Girl Up Leadership Summit at 11:15 a.m. And by 11:27ish she was in the house. "You all look amazing," Michelle Obama told the 200-plus activists who represent some of the world's 1,000 Girl Up clubs. They'd come to Washington, D.C., to bond, to learn about girls' issues and to lobby Congress. But she also made two subtle and important points about activism. Point No. 1: Activism should be personal....
  • "America is Ready for Socialism!"

    07/12/2015 1:10:19 AM PDT · by rightistight · 46 replies
    The Social Memo ^ | 7/11/15 | Aurelius believes that the United States is "ready for socialism" and Bernie Sanders is "speaking to America's soul." In an article published today, titled "America is ready for socialism! Massive majorities back Bernie Sanders on the issues — and disdain Donald Trump," Salon made the case that most Americans want socialist policies in place. "Sanders speaks to America's soul — and our values," the article's author, Paul Rosenberg, claims. Rosenberg also writes for Al Jazeera. It continues, "Sanders is right to think that Scandanavian socialism would be popular here in the U.S., if only people knew more about it. And...
  • De Blasio’s attack on Cuomo will haunt him — and the city

    07/01/2015 4:46:29 AM PDT · by Mr_Moonlight · 14 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 1 2015 | John Podhoretz
    Has Bill de Blasio gone bonkers? The mayor chose to give voice to the rage he and his people have felt over the past month because they think Gov. Cuomo’s budget and policy negotiations with the state Legislature were designed to disempower de Blasio. Which is certainly true. De Blasio wanted to be given control over the city’s schools for the balance of his term; he got it for only a year. He didn’t want new charter schools; he got 25 more shoved down his throat.
  • Hillary Has LGBT Fundraiser Tonight in Washington

    06/08/2015 2:10:34 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 18 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 8 Jun 15 | Daniel Halper
    Hillary Clinton is coming to Washington, D.C. for an LGBT fundraiser tonight. "Clinton will be in Washington, D.C., on Monday night for a fundraiser hosted by and attended by predominantly lesbian supporters," reports the Huffington Post. "About 120 people are expected to attend the event, which is being billed as 'an intimate fundraiser' at the Woman's National Democratic Club.
  • Gov. Wolf talks funding, education with school, local officials at Pocono Mtn. West Jr. High [PA]

    05/30/2015 2:50:13 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 10 replies
    Pocono Record | May 28, 2015 | Lynn Ondrusek
    Gov. Tom Wolf made a visit to the Pocono Mountain West Junior High on Wednesday afternoon to talk about how the school spends its money. In a round-table discussion with Pocono Mountain school officials, as well as state representatives David Parker, Rosemary Brown and Jack Rader, and State Sen. Mario Scavello, Wolf learned how Pocono Mountain School District distributes it’s funding. (snip) Wolf said there is a need to understand the investment that is education. There is a choice, he said, of supporting public education, but it comes with the cost of the taxes and the possibility of losing a...
  • Hillary's painfully awkward 'outreach' to Hispanics

    05/06/2015 6:52:42 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies ^ | 5/6/2015 | Rick Moran
    Hillary Clinton was in Nevada yesterday, talking to Hispanics on Cinco de Mayo about immigration reform, pushing amnesty and a path to citizenship. You can watch the C-Span video here. Note her awkwardness when she's reading her prepared remarks. And she doesn't seem very comfortable in front of her audience. Beyond that, Clinton has spent the last couple of weeks shoring up her base of support in the black and Hispanic communities. She will win both of those groups, but unless she can turn them out in numbers approaching those of President Obama, she will be in big trouble.
  • Univision’s Anointed One: HUD Secretary Julian Castro

    04/11/2015 8:52:42 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies ^ | 4/10/2015 | Jorge Bonilla
    Recently, sandwiched between the Cruz and upcoming Rubio campaign announcements, Univision took the opportunity to remind us of their own clear preference regarding the 2016 presidential ticket, and their anointed “Latino Candidate.”
  • Are we ready for 10 more years of wrath from the eternal Woman Scorned?

    03/11/2015 1:00:02 PM PDT · by C19fan · 5 replies
    Washington Times ^ | March 10, 2015 | Charles Hurt
    No, Madam Secretary, we do NOT want to know about your yoga habits! Hillary Clinton’s press performance Tuesday afternoon was, truly, everything Americans could have hoped for from our former First Lady, Modern Joan of Arc, Lady Macbeth, Senate carpetbagger and eternal public Woman Scorned.
  • The de Blasios are the first family of feminism [Hurl Alert]

    03/11/2015 12:26:01 AM PDT · by Mr_Moonlight · 14 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 10 2015 | Kathleen Culliton
    <p>The de Blasio family is full of feminists, including Hizzoner and son Dante, First Lady Chirlane McCray said on Sunday.</p> <p>McCray, speaking at an event outside the UN for International Women’s Day, called her husband “a true believer when it comes to women having power.</p>
  • [HUSSEIN PROPAGANDA!] Love has no labels

    03/07/2015 12:22:19 AM PST · by re_nortex · 20 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 3, 2015 | Ad Council
    And so it begins... Net neutrality is already being leveraged by the illegal regime to push leftist diversity propaganda. The video, purportedly by the "Ad Council", a liberal outfit, celebrates sodomy among other things. It's titled "Diversity & Inclusion – Love Has No Labels" and will make you sick with its advocacy of perversity. Worse yet, they recruited young children for this campaign. Now that hussein has seized control of the FCC, there will doubtlessly be an edict to make television stations play it.
  • Eric Holder: Inability to Pass Gun Control My ‘Single Failure’

    02/09/2015 5:21:32 AM PST · by rktman · 33 replies ^ | 2/8/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    On Sunday, MSNBC aired Melissa Harris-Perry’s interview of Attorney General Eric Holder and he said the “single failure” of his tenure as AG was the failure to secure gun control. In the interview, Harris-Perry looked at Holder and said, “You once said the worst day in office was the day that you had to walk through the bloodied aftermath” following the heinous attack on Sandy Hook Elementary. She said, “Children were slaughtered in their classrooms and we have not made any meaningful progress on changing the access to guns in this country. Are we a nation of cowards when it...
  • Revealed: De Blasio 'thought cops were spying on him and eavesdropping on his conversations (2013)

    12/23/2014 4:13:19 PM PST · by Libloather · 17 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/23/14 | Lydia Warren
    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio feared police officers were spying on his conversations during his election campaign last year, it has emerged. In an early sign of his tension with the force, de Blasio's team was 'convinced' that members of his police detail were listening in on his private conversations inside his city-assigned car, a former de Blasio aide has told Politico. De Blasio would even step into the street to make sure he was out of their earshot, the aide added. The mayor's office has not yet responded to a request for comment on the claims.
  • De Blasio: Giuliani 'Fundamentally Misunderstands the Reality' of Race

    12/07/2014 1:02:04 PM PST · by Zakeet · 53 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | December 7, 2014 | Allen McDuffee
    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday admonished former mayor Rudy Giuliani for his repeated recent comments that "responsibility is on the black community" for reducing the necessity of police officers in their communities. "I think he fundamentally misunderstands the reality," said de Blasio on ABC's This Week. "There is a problem here. There is a rift here that has to be overcome. You cannot look at the incident in Missouri; another incident in Cleveland, Ohio; and another incident in New York City all happening in the space of weeks and act like there's not a problem."
  • ['RAT] Dallas mayor: 'I was scared, mad' about Ebola

    10/31/2014 8:54:28 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 43 replies
    WFAA ^ | 7:30 p.m. CDT October 31, 2014 | David Schechter
    <p>I was mad at the State. I was mad at the county. I was mad at the city. I was mad at myself. I was mad at each team member. I was mad at Presbyterian.</p> <p>The idiot 'RAT mayor, among those who have accelerated the descent of Dallas to a third world cesspool is right. He's scared and he is MAD, as in insane. What an idiot but so typical of leftists.</p>
  • A Lefty Explains What the Election Is All About

    10/25/2014 8:07:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Power Line ^ | October 24, 2014 | John Hinderaker
    Rob Stein is the founder of the Democracy Alliance, an umbrella a group that organizes the funding of left-wing causes by rich liberals and interest groups. In The Blueprint: How the Democrats Won Colorado by Adam Schrager and Rob Witwer, at page 7, Stein explains candidly what politics is all about for the Left: “The reason it is so important to control government is because government is the source of enormous power,” Stein continued. “One president in this country, when he or she takes office, appoints…5,000 people to run a bureaucracy, nonmilitary nonpostal service of 2 million people, who hire...
  • At 90, Jimmy Carter hammers away in Oak Cliff for Habitat for Humanity [Hurl to the Max]

    10/08/2014 10:21:45 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 51 replies
    Dallas Morning (Lies) News ^ | 08 October 2014 11:06 PM | ROY APPLETON
    The guy wearing the red bandanna didn’t mess around. Measuring, cutting and hammering away, he made sure the siding was just right for the new house in Oak Cliff. Nothing like having a seasoned leader on the job. Former President Jimmy Carter didn’t let a little heat and his age (90) get in the way Wednesday morning at the house on Exeter Avenue.
  • Eric Holder To Step Down As Attorney General

    09/25/2014 7:51:25 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 238 replies
    NPR ^ | 09/25/2014 | Carrie Johnson
    Eric Holder Jr., the nation's first black U.S. attorney general, is preparing to announce his resignation Thursday after a tumultuous tenure marked by civil rights advances, national security threats, reforms to the criminal justice system and five and a half years of fights with Republicans in Congress. Two sources familiar with the decision tell NPR that Holder, 63, intends to leave the Justice Department as soon as his successor is confirmed, a process that could run through 2014 and even into next year. A former U.S. government official says Holder has been increasingly "adamant" about his desire to leave soon...
  • Megyn Kelly Destroys Bill Ayers, Again

    09/19/2014 6:32:21 AM PDT · by rktman · 45 replies ^ | 9/19/2014 | Katie Pavlich
    Yesterday Salon, a far-left outlet, published a piece in which Bill Ayers said Fox News Host Megyn Kelly had "very cold eyes" and that she is a very strange person. The comment came a month after Kelly conducted an explosive interview with Ayers on her show. From the piece: She struck me as a very strange person. She’s like a cyborg constructed in the basement of Fox News. She’s very striking, but very metallic, very cold. Her eyes are very cold. In response to Ayers, Kelly tweeted about his comments and then took him on during her show last night.
  • Liz Warren Asks Imperial President to Mandate “Corporate Patriotism”

    08/06/2014 6:56:06 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies ^ | August 6, 2014 | Michael Schaus
    Not content with imposing the highest corporate tax structure in the “free” world, Democrat hacks in the legislature are now asking the Imperial President to unilaterally take action. A group of tax happy corporate protectionists are hoping the President uses his "pen and his phone" to start punishing American businesses that have the audacity to lower their corporate tax burden. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass), Dick Durbin (D-Ill), and Jack Reed (D-RI), have crafted a letter (yeah… It took three of them) to President Obama requesting that action be taken toward businesses that have sheltered themselves from some US taxes. According to...
  • Rep. McDermott: ACA Supporters Being Driven Back by 'Huns'

    08/04/2014 3:46:34 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    CNSNews ^ | August 4, 2014 | Craig Millward
    Pathetic McD video at link. ( Speaking at an event hosted by the Physicians for a National Health Program - Western Washington last month, Rep. Jim McDermott (D-Wash.) said the Affordable Care Act was "in the 'trying everything else' phase," and compared those who supported it to the Normandy invasion during Operation Overlord. "Winston Churchill once said you can count on Americans doing the right thing, but only after they’ve tried everything else, and we are presently in the 'trying everything else' phase," McDermott said, speaking at the PNHPWW annual meeting entitled, "Health Care is a Human Right: Making it...
  • Elizabeth Warren To La Raza: 'Get Louder' For Amnesty 'Against' Lobbyists Who Back It

    07/22/2014 11:11:46 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/22/2014 | Tony Lee
    Lobbyists on both sides of the aisle may not agree more on an issue than the need for amnesty legislation. But Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) told La Raza's annual conference that they should "get louder" to fight "lobbyists" to get amnesty legislation. Claiming that comprehensive amnesty legislation would also "stabilize" America's Social Security system, Warren told the crowd in Los Angeles on Sunday evening that they needed to "get louder together" pushing for amnesty, because "it is the responsibility of Americans to push on this." "Be stronger than the lobbyists," she declared. "We have to do this." Though Warren has...
  • A Story to be Proud Of

    07/08/2014 7:54:10 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies ^ | 7/8/2014 | Richard Butrick
    Ayers the Guilt Monger: “And we did enslave people for 250 years” In the recent debate between Ayers and D’Souza on "The Kelly File", with Ayers, former anti-Vietnam war activist and sometime mentor of President Obama, representing the leftist ashamed-to-be-an-American crowd and D’Souza, defending American exceptionalism, Ayers claimed that Americans should be ashamed of their record of 250 years of slavery.
  • Will Megyn Kelly Help Bring Ayers to Justice?

    07/03/2014 8:30:23 AM PDT · by rktman · 70 replies ^ | 7/2/2014 | Cliff Kincaid
    Bill Ayers shouldn’t be interviewed; he should be jailed. Megyn Kelly’s interview of Ayers, made reference to the role of Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn in the bombing-murder of San Francisco policeman Brian V. McDonnell. Unfortunately, Ayers lied his way through the interview, which aired over two nights on her nightly Fox News Channel show, “The Kelly File.” But this is what happens when a professional liar like Ayers does a “shocking” TV interview. The exchange may achieve high ratings, but nothing good will come out of the interview unless Kelly now follows up with the “Justice for Victims of the...
  • Domestic Terrorist Ayers Tells Megyn Kelly the One Question He’ll Never Answer in An Interview

    06/27/2014 5:35:37 PM PDT · by lbryce · 41 replies
    The Blaze ^ | June 27, 2014 | Jason Howerton
    Original Title:Sneak Peek: Former Domestic Terrorist Bill Ayers Tells Megyn Kelly the One Question He’ll Never Answer in Confrontational Interview Fox News host Megyn Kelly previewed her upcoming exclusive interview with former domestic terrorist turned “education theorist” Bill Ayers on Thursday — and there don’t appear to be any softball questions. When pressed about how many bombings he was involved in during his time with the violent, far-left domestic terrorist group Weather Underground, Ayers refused to answer. He said he will never reveal how many bombings he personally had a hand in. Kelly noted — and Ayers confirmed — that...
  • Gift Idea for Your Commie Lib Friends.

    06/01/2014 5:38:11 PM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 27 replies
    June 1,2014 | Vanity
  • Maya Angelou dead at 86

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Award-winning author, renowned poet and civil rights activist Dr. Maya Angelou has died. She was 86. Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines confirmed Angelou was found by her caretaker on Wednesday morning.
  • Top court hears appeal on American activist’s death

    05/21/2014 7:59:16 AM PDT · by Former Fetus · 46 replies
    Almost two years after a Haifa court ruled that Israel was not negligent in the 2003 death of American activist Rachel Corrie during a protest against IDF operations in the Gaza Strip, the Supreme Court heard her family’s appeal of the verdict Wednesday afternoon. Speaking before the hearing in Jerusalem, Craig Corrie, the activist’s father, said the lower court’s ruling had given the army “immunity and impunity.” “I think that’s very dangerous,” he said. “I hope the Israeli high court will change the findings, but if they don’t, I hope the world and the world press will bring it into...
  • Kerry: Internet access a ‘fundamental right’

    04/28/2014 10:16:04 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 32 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 28, 2014 12:23 PM EDT | Matthew Lee
    Secretary of State John Kerry says people around the world have a fundamental right to the Internet. He is denouncing authoritarian governments that place restrictions on web access and social media. Speaking from Washington to an online freedom forum in Estonia, Kerry said Monday that open and unrestricted communication helps make governments accountable. He said autocratic rulers therefore see a free, open and inclusive Internet as a threat to their power. …
  • Freaky Photoshop disaster: Jay Carney puff piece goes hilariously wrong [pics]

    04/11/2014 7:44:01 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 72 replies ^ | April 11, 2014 | Twitchy Staff
  • Sharyl Attkisson Claims CBS Moved On From ´Fast and Furious´ as She´d ´Barely Begun

    04/10/2014 11:18:49 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 4/10/14 | Matt Hadro
    Appearing on Thursday´s O´Reilly Factor, former CBS investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson claimed that CBS "had barely begun to scratch the surface" of the "Fast and Furious" scandal before the network moved on from the story. She noted that the network showed similar reluctance for its coverage of Benghazi and the ObamaCare rollout. Before her resignation last month, Attkisson covered Obama administration controversies like "Fast and Furious" and Benghazi and her reporting helped the CBS Evening News win the Edward R. Murrow award in 2012. Yet she told O´Reilly that higher-ups at the network moved on from the
  • Jane Fonda To Be Honored As Example Of Using Fame To Do Good In The World. JANE. FONDA.

    03/23/2014 8:19:12 PM PDT · by absentee · 49 replies
    Right Scoop ^ | 3/23/14 | dunestar
    This week I read that Jane Fonda is being honored by the USC School for Dramatic Arts. "The Robert Redford Award for Engaged Artists honors an individual who has used his or her fame to significantly bolster public awareness of important social issues," Madeline Puzo, dean of the USC School of Dramatic Arts, said in a statement Monday morning. "It is our hope that this award will inspire students to be socially engaged in their lives and through their art." I happened across that information online. It made me think back on the many ways in which Fonda has been...
  • Yes, Atheism and Conservatism Are Compatible [uh, huh. bye]

    02/26/2014 3:05:25 PM PST · by Notary Sojac · 257 replies
    NRO ^ | 26 Feb 2014 | Charles C. W. Cooke
    Yesterday, in response to one of the many brouhahas that CPAC seems always to invite, Brent Bozell issued the following statement: The invitation extended by the ACU, Al Cardenas and CPAC to American Atheists to have a booth is more than an attack on conservative principles. It is an attack on God Himself. American Atheists is an organization devoted to the hatred of God. How on earth could CPAC, or the ACU and its board of directors, and Al Cardenas condone such an atrocity? The particular merits of the American Atheists group to one side, this is a rather astounding...
  • Pew Survey: A Decade of Change in American Attitudes about Same-Sex Marriage and LGBT Issues

    02/26/2014 3:01:15 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    Pew Research ^ | 02/26/2014
    Executive Summary Support for same-sex marriage jumped 21 percentage points from 2003, when Massachusetts became the first state to legalize same-sex marriage, to 2013. Currently, a majority (53%) of Americans favor allowing gay and lesbian couples to legally marry, compared to 41% who oppose. In 2003, less than one-third (32%) of Americans supported allowing gay and lesbian people to legally marry, compared to nearly 6-in-10 (59%) who opposed. Today, roughly equal numbers of Americans say they strongly favor (22%) legalizing same-sex marriage as say they strongly oppose it (20%). By contrast, a decade earlier strong opponents (35%) outnumbered strong supporters...
  • Janet Yellen

    02/11/2014 5:14:13 AM PST · by Michigan Bowhunter · 11 replies
    If you had the opportunity to ask the chair of the Federal Reserve a question later today with regard to financial services in the USA, what would you ask?
  • Poll gives Udall reason to worry (Colorado)

    02/06/2014 2:03:49 PM PST · by SMGFan · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 6, 2014
    A new Colorado poll shows Sen. Mark Udall vulnerable heading into the election year, leading all of his potential Republican challengers by just single digits.
  • Ayers: Constitution needs to be replaced

    01/31/2014 5:25:21 AM PST · by rktman · 35 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 1/31/2014 | Jerome R. Corsi
    HANOVER, N.H. – President Obama’s longtime buddy, unrepentant terrorist Bill Ayers, Thursday night told debate opponent Dinesh D’Souza and an audience at Dartmouth College that the Constitution is an outmoded document and it ought to be changed. Ayers and his wife, Bernardine Dohrn, were the main founders of the domestic terror group the Weather Underground, which was assigned responsibility for dozens of bombings aimed at destroying the defense and security infrastructure of the U.S. D’Souza is the maker of the movie “2016: Obama’s America,” which is the second-highest grossing political documentary of all time.
  • Study: FBS leaders still white, male

    01/02/2014 4:29:41 PM PST · by re_nortex · 23 replies
    ESPN via AP ^ | January 2, 2014, 3:35 PM ET | Associated Press
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- A new study by the University of Central Florida's Diversity and Ethics in Sport released Thursday shows that the top leadership positions at Football Bowl Subdivision schools and conferences remain mostly white and male. [...] Study author Richard Lapchick called those numbers "unacceptable" and said part of the problem with getting more diversity throughout the system falls on the lack of penalties or sanctions for institutions that aren't more diverse.
  • Newt Gingrich: What Would You Have Done? Nelson Mandela and American Conservatives

    12/07/2013 2:16:29 PM PST · by EveningStar · 147 replies
    Gingrich Productions ^ | December 6, 2013 | Newt Gingrich
    Yesterday I issued a heartfelt and personal statement about the passing of President Nelson Mandela. I said that his family and his country would be in my prayers and Callista’s prayers. I was surprised by the hostility and vehemence of some of the people who reacted to me saying a kind word about a unique historic figure. So let me say to those conservatives who don’t want to honor Nelson Mandela, what would you have done? Mandela was faced with a vicious apartheid regime that eliminated all rights for blacks and gave them no hope for the future. This was...