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  • Ted Cruz wants to increase H-1B visas from 65,000 to 325,000 annually

    06/13/2015 2:55:10 PM PDT · by z taxman · 207 replies
    American Bazaar ^ | 03/23/15 | Raif Karerat
    WASHINGTON, DC: When it comes to increasing skilled workers on H-1B visas, one could say presidential candidate Ted Cruz is a bit of a black sheep amongst the GOP.The Republican presidential candidate wants to increase the H-1B visas by 500 percent from its 65,000 to 325,000. Cruz, who announced his run for the Oval office this morning, had made the proposition in 2013 as an amendment to the Senate’s comprehensive immigration bill.While the Senate’s Judiciary Committee torpedoed Cruz’s amendment, they did approve an increase of 180,000 in the H-1B cap, but the House never acted on the legislation.It’s not clear...
  • Geologist resurrects Jesus family tomb spat

    04/06/2015 9:07:43 PM PDT · by concernedcitizen76 · 31 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | April 6, 2015
    (NBC NEWS) A long-running archaeological controversy has been resurrected, thanks to a newly revealed analysis of scrapings from a first-century tomb in East Jerusalem and a bone box attributed to “James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus.” The analysis, described on Easter Sunday in The New York Times and the Jerusalem Post, links the limestone box (also known as an ossuary) to the tomb — which in turn has been linked to Jesus’ family story. Both the box and the tomb have previously created media sensations: In 2004, Israeli authorities charged antiquities dealer Oded Golan with forging the “Jesus inscription”...
  • Metropolitan Hilarion: Western Powers Share Blame for Middle Eastern Christian Genocide

    04/03/2015 5:13:18 PM PDT · by concernedcitizen76 · 24 replies
    Acton Institute ^ | April 3, 2015 | John Couretas
    Bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church "Only after the ISIS militants began terrible mass executions of Christians the world community began speaking about this problem out loud. It happened only after the number of Christians in Iraq decreased by times and almost no Christians remained in Lybia and after the Christian community in Egypt had a hard time. The world community has at last begun speaking out against the background of general instability and uncertainty, against the background of the Arab Spring developments, against the background of what is going on now in Syria, where militants in the occupied...
  • How Gun Rights Harm the Rule of Law

    04/02/2015 8:16:44 AM PDT · by rktman · 54 replies ^ | 4/1/2015 | Firmin DeBrabander
    Polls show that gun owners cite self-protection as the primary reason they are armed. Their intentions are generally good and admirable. The gun-rights movement has done a great job making the argument for individuals to be armed to protect themselves and their families in their own homes. What if you are faced with a menacing home intruder and police are far away? In that situation, it makes good sense to be armed. But there is an unfortunate lesson playing out for those who have armed themselves to feel safer—and for all of us, too. The gun-rights movement has worked hard...
  • I'm confused about this Cruz Citizenship thing

    03/23/2015 1:17:25 PM PDT · by bigdaddy45 · 462 replies
    So I saw several years of complaints that Obama was born in Kenya. Lets assume he was. His mother is an American citizen; there isn't any dispute there. And, in the minds of those who believe he was born in Kenya, that means he's not eligible to be President. Lets move to Ted Cruz. He was born in Canada. His father wasn't a US Citizen at the time of his birth. His mother was. So if Obama being born in Kenya supposedly matters, why does Cruz being born in Canada NOT matter?
  • Too Many Conservatives Running In 2016 Primary

    03/23/2015 5:02:01 AM PDT · by LeoMcNeil · 104 replies
    Leo McNeil ^ | March 23, 2015 | Leo McNeil
    Ted Cruz is set to announce is candidacy for President of the United States. Rand Paul is apparently going to announce early next month before going on a campaign tour. Until today technically the only candidate was Jeb Bush, who announced late last year his intentions. At the time everyone thought that Bush was going to force everyone else to declare their candidacy early. It doesn’t appear that has happened, Cruz and Paul have appeared in no rush to make a formal announcement. Scott Walker, perhaps the front runner in the race, still hasn’t formally announced his candidacy and there’s...
  • Texas lawmaker married five times files error-filled complaint against gay marriage

    03/03/2015 9:29:49 AM PST · by Oliviaforever · 19 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 3/3/15 | Dylan Baddour
    A Tea Party lawmaker erred last week when he filed a handwritten complaint against the judge who permitted Texas' first same-sex marriage. State Rep. Tony Tinderholt, R-Arlington, a veteran groom with five marriages under his belt, called out the wrong judge and made a flawed assertion of Texas law
  • The GOP's Long Love Affair With Schmucks

    01/30/2015 6:11:54 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 91 replies
    Reason ^ | 01.29.15 | Nick Gillepsie
    From Sarah Palin to Donald Trump to Ben Carson, Republicans Just Can't Get Enough of obviously unqualified presidential contenders.
  • Sarah Palin Should Not Run For President

    01/30/2015 4:54:59 AM PST · by LeoMcNeil · 197 replies
    Leo McNeil ^ | January 30, 2015 | Leo McNeil
    Sarah Palin made headlines last weekend when she said she was interested in running for President. Palin has been an important part of the Tea Party and conservative movements in this country since she came onto the scene in 2008. Nobody on the right throws red meat to a crowd quite like Palin. Her ability to sarcastically tear down liberal sacred cows is second only to Rush Limbaugh. Best of all she drives liberals up a wall. They hate her more than any other conservative in this country, including George W. Bush and Limbaugh. Watching liberals fall to pieces over...
  • Sarah Palin Slips into Self-Parody

    01/26/2015 6:22:08 PM PST · by MinnesotaLibertarian · 289 replies
    National Review ^ | January 26, 2015 | Charles C. W. Cooke
    Skipping to the end: ... Consider, if you will, what happens to a person who suggests that Sarah Palin is anything other than saintly. Right off the bat, they are accused of disliking America or Alaska or conservatives or mothers or the working class — or even women in general — and then they are informed that their “hatred” is showing. Next, their motives are questioned and their supposedly secret “agenda” is exposed for the world to see, for no right-thinking person could dislike Palin on the merits, natch. “I hope you enjoy your elite cocktail parties,” the apologists will...
  • Why Didn't The Gop Have Ted Cruz Give SOTU Response?

    01/21/2015 3:32:38 AM PST · by Pajamajan · 57 replies
    If anyone saw Ted on Fox News with Megan K-He had the focus group laughing- He was only on for a minute. Imagine what he could have done with the whole response.
  • Single, most uninspiring SOTU speech ever (ever)

    01/20/2015 6:50:16 PM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 51 replies
    Every Major Television Network | 1/20/14 | Osomeone
    Oh my goodness. Worst. Speech. Ever. Terrible. Obama didn't reach out, and didn't define anything about democrats or Washington, to inspire anyone. GOP you have your opportunity.
  • HuffPo Features Photos of Scientists With Expressions of Global Warming Concern

    08/25/2014 11:09:19 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 51 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | August 25, 2014 | P.J. Gladnick
    Are you a scientist trying to convince the public of the validity of your pet theory? Well, forget about presenting boring scientific evidence to support your premise. Instead you need to get in front of a mirror and practice facial expressions of deep concern and present that to the public to convinve them of your theory. If you think that is goofy, then that is exactly what the Huffington Post did to convince their readers that global warming scientists were really, really concerned about their pet cause which is losing public interest in their dire warnings namely because they failed...
  • Scared Scientists: The Moving Portraits which Will Change Forever Your Views on Climate Change

    08/28/2014 12:32:53 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 89 replies
    Breibart London ^ | 8-28-2014 | James Delingpole
    First they showed us the melting ice caps. But we just said: "Yeah. It's what ice does in summer." Then they showed us the drowning polar bears. But we just said: "Proves nothing. And anyway the polar bear population has increased fivefold in 50 years, which hardly sounds like a species under threat." Then they showed us the Hockey Stick. But we just laughed and made amusing videos about Michael Mann. But then, they showed us their ultimate weapon: grainy, arty, black and white portraits of climate scientists with concerned expressions on their faces. It was then that we knew...
  • Anti-Vax Jenny McCarthy Asks Twitter a Question, and Gets the Answers She Should Have Seen Coming

    03/24/2014 2:34:40 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 55 replies
    Besides being a Playboy Playmate and a host of The View, Jenny McCarthy is known for her outlandish claims of "curing" her her son's autism with a gluten-free diet and claiming that vaccines are full of toxins while injecting her face with the most toxic protein known to science. She recently asked the internet a very stupid question that had responses she should have known were coming. We've listed a few below. You can check out more here.***Jenny's Original Question on Twitter:Jenny McCarthy        ✔ @JennyMcCarthy Follow What is the most important personality trait you look for in a mate? Reply using...
  • Eocene Fossil of Hummingbird-Swift Relative Found in Wyoming

    05/05/2013 12:37:00 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 7 replies ^ | Thursday, May 2, 2013 | unattributed
    First collected in southwestern Wyoming in a fossil site known as the Green River Formation, Eocypselus rowei lived about 50 million years ago. It was a small creature about 12 cm long (from head to tail), and weighed less than an ounce... The fossil is unusual in having exceptionally well-preserved feathers, which allowed the researchers to reconstruct the size and shape of the bird’s wings in ways not possible with bones alone. Feathers account for more than half of the bird’s total wing length... The analysis suggests that the bird was an evolutionary precursor to the group that includes today’s...
  • Why GOP won't challenge Voter Fraud

    11/16/2012 8:43:43 PM PST · by chrisnj · 100 replies
    Fellowship of the Minds ^ | 11/16/2013 | Chrisnj
    Why GOP won't challenge Voter Fraud. The Republican Party made an agreement 30 years ago with the Democrat Party NOT to ensure voting integrity and NOT to pursue suspected vote fraud. ......... more in the link
  • Fear that Obama will win Ohio and therefore the election

  • Time to write your officials about Afghanistan

    05/22/2011 9:35:24 PM PDT · by Card-Carrying American · 31 replies
    As we approach the July deadline, Congress and the President will be wringing their hands over how many troops to withdraw and how fast. Our President, Senators, and Representatives in DC need to know that we don't want them to throw away the hard fought progress our troops have fought and died for over the last year! We're finally, belatedly, close to victory. Don't let politics throw it away. I use but there are other sites that do the same thing. Find one you like. Free account creation. Then in just a few clicks you can send a single...
  • Rush Limbaugh: The Problem with Palin: Day Two

    03/17/2011 3:17:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Excellence In Broadcasting ^ | March 15, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: The Politico has a story out of Iowa: "Republican Sounds Alarm over American Decline -- Republican activists in this key presidential state have a dark, foreboding feeling that America is in decline. They believe the nation is hurtling in the wrong direction and, worse, on the brink of losing its unique place in the world. That sentiment is hardly new to American politics, but it's one that’s been reanimated by the presidency of Barack Obama. Some see him as hostile to the notion of American exceptionalism. Others simply don’t believe he's an American at all. "Together, it’s...
  • Where is Sarah Palin?

    01/26/2011 5:20:38 AM PST · by Wpin · 59 replies
    Vanity | 1/26/11 | Wpin
    Where is Sarah Palin? I have not seen anything new about her for at least a she taking a break? Who could blame her after the blood libel against her...or, is she being boycotted by the media? I would have definitely expected some comments from her following Obama's speech...
  • Why is Governor Palin so quiet ?

    01/11/2011 5:24:42 PM PST · by se_ohio_young_conservative · 130 replies · 1+ views
    I am very worried about the physical AND emotional well being of Governor Palin. This has to be an all time low from August 2008 up until now. Does anyone know anything about how she is taking this ? Is there any other piece of communication beyond her comment to Glenn Beck ? Maybe she is a much better person than I am. But I would have held a press confrence and chewed that Sheriff and the media out with some choice words. I just don't understand why she is not fighting back. It is not her style. Shes normally...
  • If any GOP Presidential candidate is not considered "polarizing", we should run from them quickly

    01/06/2011 3:59:05 PM PST · by se_ohio_young_conservative · 19 replies
    Sorry for the vanity. I hold back as much as possible until something is driving me nuts. We hear talk of Sarah Palin and others being "too polarizing". But here is a question I ask. Would you want to vote for a candidate that wasn't called polarizing by the media ? Would you want to vote for a candidate that Jon Stewart and Saturday Night Live would not make fun of. I remember when Mike Huckabee was interviewing Oliver Stone. How in the hell does a conservative get an interview with Oliver Stone ? Since then I have been thinking...
  • What's with the recent trend of tagging non-relevant articles with palin or sarahpalin?

    11/29/2010 12:17:57 PM PST · by Anamnesis · 34 replies
    Vanity | Vanity
    What's with the recent trend of tagging articles with palin or sarahpalin that have nothing to do with Sarah Palin? If your article has nothing to do with Palin, please don't tag it as such. It's bad enough that journalists use her name to get hits to their articles or as a cheap source of writing material. We don't need that attitude here too. Just because people want to increase traffic to their posts, doesn't mean they should tag their posted articles with palin or sarahpalin. This just clutters the keyword/tagging system.
  • Open Letter to Palin Haters

    11/19/2010 6:54:41 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    Technorati's Palin Report ^ | November 19, 2010 | Scott Gulbransen
    Dear Sarah Palin Haters: Your obsession with Mrs. Palin has officially become a 24-hour, seven day a week problem. You no longer can be trusted to walk the earth without the rest of us getting worried for your mental health. To obsess so heavily over someone is plain weird. It’s almost as though millions of you have nothing better to do than hate her, her family and even her disabled son. In no way am I saying you have to like Mrs. Palin as a candidate or even as a public figure. We live in a free nation where we...
  • Palin or 3rd party (lets send them a message)

    11/19/2010 10:44:55 AM PST · by se_ohio_young_conservative · 74 replies · 1+ views
    I don't know where this will lead. I may consider starting a website and find out how many names will sign on to send the GOP a message. We need to make sure the party (execs, ops, voters, donors) knows that if they throw Sarah under the bus, they will lose us. and then the election. A lot of people are afraid to support her because they buy the media myth that she can't win. We need to send these people a message that the bigger concern should be losing Palin supporters from within our party. We need to take...
  • Potential 3rd party candidates in 12 ?

    11/15/2010 12:40:29 PM PST · by se_ohio_young_conservative · 57 replies
    This is a message to the RNC and any potential Palin haters. Many of us will look for a 3rd party candidate if the GOP settles for another John McCain or even another "compassionate conservative" in the mold of George W. Bush. We want the real thing this time and Sarah Palin is real. We will split the vote. And we will take as many of we can with us. This is not a threat. This is warning. As for potential 3rd candidates. I would even vote for someone like Alan Keyes if he takes another shot at is. Perhaps...
  • If You Had to Choose: Huckabee vs. Romney?

    11/05/2010 7:20:21 AM PDT · by Ocarterma · 127 replies
    me | 11/5/10 | Ocarterma
    Let preface this unofficial poll by saying that I am a Sarah Palin supporter through and through and will go to the mat for her if she runs in 2012. But supposing the new CNN poll showing either Huckabee or Romney would beat Obama in '12 is not a faux poll and pretending these two where the last two standing in the GOP primary in two years I'm curious as to which of the two Freepers see as the lesser of two........
  • Difficult thoughts on the election

    11/04/2010 10:52:00 AM PDT · by Conservative_Pragmatist · 175 replies
    Hey gang- I am new here. I was looking for Conservative boards to post on during the election and they just weren’t very good. Someone told me about this site so I figured I’d check it out. I felt compelled to log-up after the Republicans took massive control of the US House this election. Like most of you I was over-joyed when the Democrats got swept out of Congress. But we have seen how the tea leaves (pun intended) change. The last two cycles the Republicans got waxed, we were losing seats in strong Conservative areas. That cycle is now...
  • First Impression: The Tea Party hurt republicans more then democrats. (Vanity)

    11/02/2010 11:14:50 PM PDT · by tlb · 109 replies
    Nov 3, 2010 | self
    Thanks to the Obama economic failure, this would be a Republican surge year regardless. In most races across the country, the scorned Independents broke for republicans giving them the margin of victory. Haley and Toomey I'll credit to the Tea Party. Miller is still up in the air. Past that, looking at the other big Tea Party races: Rubio won not because of the Tea Party but thanks to the selfishness of Charlie Crist splitting the dem vote. Angle lost to the most unpopular dem senator in the nation, a man who COULDN'T win. Paladino was a humiliating disaster. Rove...
  • Voting (or not) for upholding the Constitution (vanity ZOT thread)

    11/01/2010 12:50:20 PM PDT · by IntolerantOfTreason · 43 replies
    I will be staying at home tomorrow, I will not be voting. There, I've said it. I've done my research, and in my district there is nobody who I can stomach voting for. This time the lesser of two evils will not be getting my vote; the lesser of two evils is still an EVIL. I've read manifestos, written letters, been humiliated, ignored and belittled by fellow "conservatives", but nobody that I can possibly vote for has the b**ls to even whisper that our Dear Leader ought to follow the Constitution and prove his eligibility. This is no small matter,...
  • Angle Tells Hispanic Students They Look 'Asian,' Defends Illegal Immigration Ads

    10/19/2010 11:39:16 AM PDT · by RC Clayton · 75 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 19, 2010
    Nevada Republican Senate nominee Sharron Angle, perhaps in an attempt to prove she's color-blind, instead may have ended up insulting some Hispanic high school students by apparently not being able to distinguish between them and Asians. The remarks were made last week during a discussion about her campaign ads that focus on illegal immigration. In audio recordings released by The Associated Press and Nevada newspapers, Angle can be heard defending those ads, even suggesting they're focused on the threat posed by the United States' "porous" northern border with Canada. Asked why she features images of Latinos in her ads, Angle...
  • What happened to the Zot Party?

    09/27/2010 4:53:55 AM PDT · by GrandSportC3 · 156 replies · 1+ views
    When the Tea Party first started out, I was a enthusiastic supporter.. The Tea Party perfectly represented what my views are.. I'm a 100% fiscal conservative and I believe in small government on ALL issues. In the beginning, the Tea Party seemed to be such movement that would support candidates based on FISCAL issues. Initially, that was the case and people like Scott Brown have been elected. However, since then, it seems like the Tea Party Express and other Tea Party organizations have been hijacked by the social conservative wing of the GOP (i.e. Sarah Palin). Social issues were introduced...
  • The Definition of a "Concern Troll" - The Most Important Thread of the Day (Vanity, but true)

    09/23/2010 10:11:25 AM PDT · by Scythian · 148 replies
    Concern trolling is a form of Internet trolling in which someone enters a discussion with claims that he or she supports the view of the discussion, but has concerns. In fact, the concern troll is opposed to the view of the discussion, and he or she uses concern trolling to sow doubt and dissent in the community of commenters or posters. Although this practice originated on the Internet, it has since spread to the real world as well, with concern trolls popping up in a variety of places from network television to op-ed columns. Artful concern trolling involves developing a...
  • How To Credibly Establish Troll Credentials On A Conservative Site

    10/22/2008 8:52:19 AM PDT · by StatenIsland · 280 replies · 4,090+ views
    RedState ^ | 10/21/08 | Lord Vegas
    The problem most of our less than intelligent trolls have in coming to a Conservative website in order to spread discord and dispirit the troops is their own leftist insticts to throw bombs. Poeple, people, people, you can't ALL be Bill Ayers! The world would be a terribly anarchistic hell-hole if everyone was throwing bombs. Some of you have to learn subtlety, in infiltrating the ranks of the Conservative Right -- infiltrate and form a fifth column from within. Allow me to explain how it can be, and has been done. Selecting a screen name When selecting a screen name...