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  • 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
    americanthinker.com ^ | 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
    newsbusters.org ^ | 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
    breitbart.com ^ | 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
    townhall.com ^ | 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
    Townhall.com ^ | 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. (CNSNews.com)- 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
    americanthinker.com ^ | 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
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 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
    Twitchy.com ^ | 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
    Personal
    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...
  • Cruz: Mandela Will Live In History for Defenders of Liberty

    12/06/2013 3:05:17 PM PST · by re_nortex · 75 replies
    Press Office of Ted Cruz ^ | December 5, 2013 | Ted Cruz?
    WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, reacted today to news of former South African President Nelson Mandela's passing: "Nelson Mandela will live in history as an inspiration for defenders of liberty around the globe. He stood firm for decades on the principle that until all South Africans enjoyed equal liberties he would not leave prison himself, declaring in his autobiography, 'Freedom is indivisible; the chains on any one of my people were the chains on all of them, the chains on all of my people were the chains on me.' Because of his epic fight against injustice, an...
  • Obama Orders US Flags to Fly at Half-staff in Mandela Tribute

    12/05/2013 9:39:42 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 65 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Thursday, 05 Dec 2013 09:46 PM | (AFP)
    President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered flags to fly at half-staff at the White House and public buildings, with the US in mourning over the death of “close friend” and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela. Obama’s proclamation, which also extended to the White House, US foreign missions, military posts, naval stations and military vessels, was valid through sunset on Monday. …
  • Obama is "cuckoo" for this new liberal cereal

    11/21/2013 3:04:13 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 5 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 11-21-13 | The Looking Spoon
    Back in 2010 I did Crazy Nut Cheerios. Now we have another addition to your balanced breakfast...On a whim I tuned into the Chicks on the Right's radio show (which I now HIGHLY recommend, very entertaining). C Steven Tucker was on talking about Obamacare. He uttered the term "cuckoo for Commie Puffs."The rest is history. 
  • NBC/WSJ poll: Obama Approval Sinks to New Low (Personal approval under water at 41%)

    10/30/2013 3:47:21 PM PDT · by kristinn · 154 replies
    NBC News ^ | Wednesday, October 30, 2013 | Mark Murray
    President Barack Obama’s approval rating has declined to an all-time low as public frustration with Washington and pessimism about the nation’s direction continue to grow, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. Just 42 percent approve of the president’s job performance, which is down five points from earlier this month. By comparison, 51 percent disapprove of his job in office -- tied for his all-time high. The NBC/WSJ pollsters argue that no single reason explains Obama’s lower poll standing. Rather, they attribute it to the accumulation of setbacks since the summer -- allegations of spying by the National...
  • Bill Ayers is the WORST interviewee in recorded history

    10/20/2013 9:42:40 PM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/20/2013 | Jamie Weinstein
    The exchange was maddening, but also humorous at times. Though Ayers didn’t participate in the interview in good faith, I am living up to the pledge I made during the interview that I would publish the exchange in full, typos and all. Enjoy:
  • CNN Guest: At Least Communism Gave People Health Care

    10/07/2013 3:52:30 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 67 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | October 7, 2013
    On CNN, former tennis player Martina Navratilova praised "one good thing" about growing up under Communism: "we had government health care." Navratilova slammed those who shut down the government "because we don't want for people to be healthy? We don't want people to be taken care of? It's crazy."
  • Two Time Oscar Winner Jane Fonda Will Receive AFI Lifetime Achievement Award

    10/07/2013 3:30:10 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 33 replies
    Showbiz 411 ^ | 4 Oct 13 | Roger Friedman
    Great news: Jane Fonda has been chosen to receive the American Film Institute Lifetime Achievement Award. The two time Oscar winner will be celebrated by Hollywood on June 5, 2014 in Hollywood. Fonda won Best Actress twice, in 1971 for Klute and 1977 for Coming Home. She’s been nominated seven times altogether, for They Shoot Horses Don’t They, Julia, The China Syndrome, On Golden Pond, and The Morning After. Before Meryl Streep, Fonda held the unofficial title of the Greatest American Actress. She also won an Emmy for The Dollmaker, and has been nominated for a Tony Award. She was...
  • Vt.'s Captain Phillips Says He Never Empathized

    10/02/2013 8:01:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 11 replies
    CNSNews ^ | 10/1/2013 | LISA RATHKE
    WILLISTON, Vt. (AP) — The ship captain being played by Tom Hanks in a Hollywood movie said on Tuesday before a benefit screening near his home that he never felt empathy for the Somali pirates who hijacked his vessel and took him captive four years ago. "That never entered my mind," Richard Phillips said in an interview. "We were always adversaries. I thought it was important to make sure we both knew we were adversaries in that. I thought that was important for me and my survival. There was no Stockholm syndrome."
  • Impeach Obama campaign in my small town

    09/19/2013 9:40:48 PM PDT · by Stayfree · 7 replies
    Self | Sept. 19, 2013 | Stayfree
    We live in a small resort valley called Big Bear Lake, CA which is 25% full-time residents and 75% part-time residents with a full-time population of about 15,000. Today, I drove by one of the main intersections to find a young man of about 18-20 years old manning a curbside booth at the heart of our community with a 6x6 ft. picture of the White House commie with a label impeach the bastard. I immediately signed the young man's petition.
  • Obama on Winning Coach: ‘He Didn't Do Any of This Alone’

    07/24/2013 1:45:27 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | July 24, 2013 - 8:17 AM | Susan Jones
    President Obama welcomed the NCAA Champion Louisville Cardinals to the White House on Tuesday, praising some of the star basketball players by name, then noting that Coach Rick Pitino is the first coach in history to win a championship at two different schools. “But Coach understands he didn’t do any of this alone. As he said, ‘Players put coaches in the Hall of Fame,’” Obama said. But Pitino’s record shows that he's the one who’s made winners out of his players, not the other way around. The president has used a similar refrain—that success is always a collective achievement—in the...
  • Happy Birthday Carlos Santana

    07/20/2013 1:19:08 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 52 replies
    july 20, 2013
    Birth name Carlos Augusto Alves Santana Born July 20, 1947 (age 66) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kzd4RDxqLc
  • Ludicrous: Van Jones posts image of Martin Luther King Jr. in a hoodie

    07/14/2013 5:32:23 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 39 replies
    twitchy ^ | 7/14 | twitchy
    Van Jones âś” @VanJones68 April 4th, 1968 ... #RipTrayvonMartin ... Please RT to share this image. #MLK pic.twitter.com/ywAr1zMZAy
  • Dem to IRS victims: ‘Many of you…believe you should be free from any scrutiny at all'

    06/04/2013 10:11:38 AM PDT · by The Old Hoosier · 32 replies
    Conservative Intel ^ | 6/4/13 | David Freddoso
    ...Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., went on a bit of a rant earlier against the victims of IRS targeting who are testifying in today’s hearing. He was not the only Democrat to defend the IRS’s behavior....
  • There Are Economic Storm Clouds Ahead (Robert Reich)

    06/01/2013 7:17:20 AM PDT · by blam · 29 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 56-1-2013 | Robert Reich, Contributor
    There Are Economic Storm Clouds Ahead Robert Reich, Contributor Jun. 1, 2013, 9:43 AM Economic forecasters exist to make astrologers look good. But the recent jubilance is enough to make even weather forecasters blush. “Just look at the bull market! Look at home prices! Look at consumer confidence!” Please. I can understand the jubilation in the narrow sense that we’ve been down so long everything looks up. Plus, professional economists tend to cheerlead because they believe that if consumers and businesses think the future will be great, they’ll buy and invest more – leading to a self-fulfilling prophesy. But prophesies...