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  • Marketplace Fairness Act: Internet Tax, Round Three

    11/10/2011 9:32:02 AM PST · by 92nina · 12 replies
    ATR ^ | 2011-11-10 | [Staff]
    Today, Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), and Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) introduced the Marketplace Fairness Act (PDF), a third bill unveiled in Congress this year to allow states to tax Internet and out-of-state sales. The bill aims to level the playing field between online and brick-and-mortar retailers. Currently, under the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Quill v. North Dakota, online retailers not based in a state do not collect and remit the state’s sales tax. While the legislation contains improvements over the previously introduced Main Street Fairness Act, the Marketplace Fairness Act would result in an automatic tax increase...
  • Emerging plays show appetite for deception ("Want" by Zayd Dohrn - son of radical Bill Ayers)

    11/07/2011 6:37:09 AM PST · by Libloather · 7 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 11/07/11 | Nina Metz
    Emerging plays show appetite for deceptionBy Nina Metz, Chicago Tribune reporter November 7, 2011 Our lives, a character notes in Zayd Dohrn's new play, are marked by a "consuming subconscious hunger for nothing." A few moments later he clarifies: "Satisfaction is a myth. Desire is endless." Spoken by a new age flimflam man, played in terrifically slippery fashion by Mark L. Montgomery, those words are the kind of facile observation that nevertheless rings true, and they are the key to Dohrn's exploration of self-help, self-control and self-destruction that he has titled, appropriately enough, "Want." **SNIP** Dohrn, who teaches writing at...
  • An IPCC backchannel ‘cloud’ was apparently established to hide IPCC deliberations from FOIA.

    10/17/2011 1:24:47 AM PDT · by steveab · 14 replies
    WUWT ^ | October 17, 2011 | By Christopher Horner, CEI.org for WUWT
    Just as a brand new book further exposes the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)(which scam I dissected here, and in more disturbing detail here), and on the heels of the weekend surprise of a 2005 memo showing President Obama’s cooling/warming/population zealot of a ‘science czar’ John Holdren is the kind of guy Mitt Romney turns to to develop his ‘environmental’ policies, we’ve exposed the Obama administration and IPCC have cooperated to subvert U.S. transparency laws, run domestically out of Holdren’s White House office.
  • Buy American: Another Job Killer in the Jobs Bill

    09/23/2011 10:54:24 AM PDT · by 92nina · 20 replies
    ATR ^ | 2011-09-22 | Kelsey Zahourek
    ...I understand political motives behind these sorts of measures, but it makes horrible economic sense. Yet Obama has once again chosen politics over the economy. Within the President’s “American Jobs Act” lies a provision that mandates all iron, steel and other manufactured goods must be domestically produced as part of around $80 billion in infrastructure spending. Such protectionist measures raise costs for consumers and businesses. When businesses are forced to pay more for products, that increase gets passed on to consumers, who are then forced to forgo spending elsewhere. In other words, by protecting one industry, countless others are losing...
  • Obama Plan: Real Tax Hikes for Fake Spending Cuts

    09/20/2011 2:39:22 PM PDT · by 92nina · 2 replies
    ATR ^ | 2011-09-19 | Mattie Corrao
    ...Far from “balanced,” his plan falls entirely on the backs of taxpayers and fails to address the government’s real deficit problem—overspending—by proposing fake or improbable spending cuts. Spending Cut Gimmicks ($2.5 trillion) $1.1 trillion in war “savings” – The President counts money that was never going to be spent on wars that are scheduled to end. This is like claiming the government is still saving money from World War II, Korea and Vietnam simply because we are no longer engaged in them. Takes credit for debt deal savings – The President attempts to take credit for the $1 trillion in...
  • White House Signals New Push for Value-Added Tax?

    08/30/2011 9:32:36 AM PDT · by 92nina · 38 replies
    ATR ^ | 2011-08-30 | John Kartch
    ...President Obama, who in April 2010 deemed a VAT “something that would be novel for the United States”, announced on Monday his intention to nominate Princeton University’s Alan B. Krueger to head the Council of Economic Advisors. In a 2009 blog post for the New York Times, Krueger wrote: “Why not pass a 5 percent consumption tax to take effect two years from now?” Even when pressed, the Obama White House has never ruled out a VAT. As the timeline below illustrates, those in and around the White House have been flirting with a VAT from the earliest days:December 18,...
  • NBC News Caught Red Handed ‘Selectively Editing’ & ‘ Doctoring’ Video to Smear Gov Perry as Racist

    08/16/2011 7:52:44 PM PDT · by lbryce · 37 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | August 16, 2011 | Staff
    Ed Schultz used a deceptive edit to misinform his audience about the content of Gov. Rick Perry's speech in Iowa yesterday. Schultz claimed that Gov. Perry was calling President Obama a "black cloud hanging over America" when in fact, the governor was talking about the national debt.
  • Spending Caps Play Essential Role in Spending Reform

    08/08/2011 1:45:11 PM PDT · by 92nina
    ATR ^ | 2011-08-08 | Center for Fiscal Accountability
    The S&P’s downgrade of America’s credit rating has caused those on the left and right to immediately lambast the debt limit deal reached last week for insufficiently tackling the nation’s debt (side bar: S&P warned weeks ago that even in the event that a deal was reached, it would still want to dole out a slap on the wrist of the country’s credit rating. Moreover, the downgrade was based on $2 trillion amateur error that greatly distorted the baseline S&P used. Also, these same credit rating agencies that are now supposedly unquestionably intuitive offered gold-plated ratings to the firms that...
  • FOX NEWS: Tax Hikes 'Impossible' Under Debt Deal? Think Again ( Debt deal is indeed a BIG TAX HIKE!)

    08/01/2011 11:06:13 AM PDT · by Kevin in California · 264 replies
    FoxNews ^ | August 01, 2011 3:20PM Eastern | Staff
    <p>Just reported that in this debt deal is indeed a BIG TAX HIKE!</p>
  • Fake Apple Stores Show the Weakness of Chinese IP Laws

    07/26/2011 9:08:48 AM PDT · by 92nina · 6 replies
    Property Rights Alliance ^ | 2011-07-25 | Grant Morgan
    China’s ongoing difficulties with the protection of intellectual property took a bizarre turn last week, as international news sources discovered a major distributor of fake Apple products. While knock-off electronics being sold in China is hardly news, what makes this incident unique is the way in which the fraud artists went about selling them: they created an entire imitation Apple Store. The Property Rights Alliance has detailed China’s ongoing problems in our annual Intellectual Property Rights Index. The fake Apple store included the signature logo, décor, and uniforms for employees. Indeed, even many employees of the business thought that they...
  • Biden and Conrad Reach Agreement: Raising Taxes is “Patriotic”

    07/25/2011 11:13:58 AM PDT · by 92nina · 20 replies
    ATR ^ | 2011-07-22 | John Kartch
    Today, during a live interview with MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell, Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) said the following:“Shame on you, Grover Norquist. Let's have some patriotism! Let’s have some people that come forward and say ‘We understand when you are borrowing 41 cents of every dollar, it’s time for everybody to contribute and that includes the wealthiest among us that he apparently is so beholden to for whatever reason, that he will accept no change.”Conrad’s comments echo the Sept. 18, 2008 sentiments of then-candidate Joe Biden. As reported by the Associated Press -- “Biden calls paying higher taxes a...
  • The Third Terrorist

    07/23/2011 9:47:08 PM PDT · by garjog · 18 replies
    On June 7, 1995, KFOR-TV broadcast its first story in which witnesses Magazine Cover featuring Jayna Davis: Oklahoma Woman identified the disgruntled Gulf War veteran, Firefighter with child bombing victim Timothy McVeigh, drinking beer with a swarthy, soft-spoken foreigner in an Oklahoma City tavern. Those brief moments of television history launched Jayna's decade long quest to unveil the Middle East's hand in the heartland massacre. In 2001, she founded a non-profit corporation, Journalists' Committee for Justice, Inc, which has carried on the mission to seek justice for those who perished. In April 2004, Nelson Current Publishers released the New York...
  • Big Labor’s Latest How-To-Guide

    07/19/2011 8:54:50 AM PDT · by 92nina · 2 replies
    ATR ^ | 2011-07-18 | Jon Mahaffey
    ...To drive this home, Vernuccio brings to light the withering union’s latest pitch to recruit members by encouraging SEIU members to practice the following tactics to cause employers to fold to Big Labor demands. 1. Destroy Business Relationships 2. Drain Employers Bank Accounts 3. Ruin Public Image 4. Attack Family Members 5. Imprison Your Boss For instance, Vernuccio writes, “In May SEIU drove 14 busloads of protesters to the quiet suburban home of Bank of America’s deputy general counsel, Greg Baer. Intimidation was the whole point of this exercise…only Mr. Baer’s teenage son was home. Terrified, he locked himself in...
  • Fritz Hollings, Beltway Tax Hikers, and the VAT [Hollings Hollers Back]

    06/09/2011 12:23:35 PM PDT · by 92nina
    ATR ^ | 2011-06-09 | Ryan Ellis
    ...This is why a VAT is so dangerous. According to Hollings, a VAT with a rate as low as 6% would be enough to eliminate the entire corporate income tax and still leave the government with $506 billion left to spend. Over a decade (which is how tax hikes are scored), this would probably be a net tax hike approaching $6 trillion. This with a very low-rate tax system. The government would do with this extra tax money what they do with all extra tax money--spend it. A VAT is a horrible idea for America, and precisely for the reasons...
  • Are U.S. Corporate Taxes Low? [Are Government Workers Overpaid?]

    06/03/2011 10:35:33 AM PDT · by 92nina · 5 replies
    ATR ^ | 2011-06-02 | Chris Edwards
    ...This statistic does not show what Bruce pretends it shows. Corporate income taxes are paid by a subset of businesses called “C” corporations. But the share of total U.S. business income reported by C corporations has plunged in recent decades with the rise in other business structures, particularly LLCs and S corporations. In a 2007 article in Tax Notes, PwC economist Peter Merrill showed that the share of total U.S. business income reported by C corporations fell from 71 percent in 1987 to just 49 percent by 2004. C corporations are less important business structures than they used to be,...
  • How to tell when someone's lying

    05/10/2011 7:32:15 AM PDT · by decimon · 39 replies
    University of California ^ | May 9, 2011 | Stuart Wolpert
    When someone is acting suspiciously at an airport, subway station or other public space, how can law enforcement officers determine whether he's up to no good? The ability to effectively detect deception is crucial to public safety, particularly in the wake of renewed threats against the U.S. following the killing of Osama bin Laden. UCLA professor of psychology R. Edward Geiselman has been studying these questions for years and has taught investigative interviewing techniques to detectives and intelligence officers from the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security, the Marines, the Los Angeles police and sheriff's departments, and numerous international agencies....
  • The Osama Deception

    05/09/2011 4:27:17 PM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    The Corbett Report ^ | 5/9/11 | James Corbett
    Conspiracy man James Corbett makes the case that Bin Laden was already dead and that it was a psy-ops ploy to a new 9/11 style attack. Looks crazy. The man sounds demented. He does make it interesting though...
  • U.S. Companies shrink packages as food prices rise (AGAIN!)

    04/18/2011 1:48:31 AM PDT · by Daisyjane69 · 47 replies
    Daily Finance ^ | 4/4/11 | Douglas McIntyre
    U.S. food prices have been rising in the last year, but it seems like the growth is just beginning.
  • Planned Parenthood’s millions still missing

    04/06/2011 6:50:26 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 20 replies
    Washington Times ^ | April 6, 2011 | Rita Diller
    Last June, we broke the story titled “Planned Parenthood’s missing millions” that fo- cused on $1.3 billion of government money received by Planned Parenthood from 2003 to 2008, which was left unaccounted for when the Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report on the expenditures of federal funds by the abortion giant. Our question to Planned Parenthood was: Where are those missing millions? The Florida-based political “fact checker” Politifact joined with Planned Parenthood in a March 25 report headlined “Planned Parenthood funding: Did the GAO really find millions missing?” It attempted to exonerate the abortion giant’s lack of transparency in...
  • America’s Marxist Media

    04/03/2011 7:21:25 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 34 replies
    Pajamas media ^ | 4/3/11 | David B Jenkins
    It has by now become glaringly apparent to all but the most obtuse or thoroughly indoctrinated among us that a majority of the members of the mainstream media (I call them cockroach media, but we’ll come back to that later) are socialists in outlook and practice. As Kyle-Anne Shiver wrote in an article for Pajamas Media on August 28, 2010, “We now know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that our formerly august mainstream media is replete with socialists.” Well, excuse me. Not at all to diss Kyle-Anne, who does good work, but that information has been around for a...
  • Three Short Films About Media Matters

    03/31/2011 5:07:14 PM PDT · by sybilll · 3 replies · 1+ views
    Patterico ^ | 03/31/2001 | Lee Stranahan
    Media Matters for America is a well funded, well organized and effective truth killing machine. Here are three short films I’ve made in the past few days to expose their techniques. Yesterday, I did a film showing how Media Matters used deceptive editing techniques on the Fox / Bill Sammon story. This story has been all over the left wing blogosphere – if you haven’t seen the original piece that MMfA did, it’s here. Gotcha journalism at its worst. Here’s my video on it.
  • White Horse Riding...Revelation 6

    And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals, and I heard, as it were the noise of thunder, one of the four beasts saying, Come and see. And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.(Revelation 6:1-2)In John’s vision, we have been escorted into the very throne room of God himself, and we have beheld wonderful, and mysterious things. God has granted this vision to his servants,that we may know the things which must...
  • The Three World Wars Never Taught in School

    03/26/2011 11:01:57 AM PDT · by STD · 13 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 3/26/11 | STD
    The koran tells its subjects 'War is deciet' Look around he world tonight, Arab nations across the Middle East are in open revolt against every flavor of dictatorship. Strongmen, pseudo-royalty and thugs from across the region are all failing. Whats really going on here? We are being told they want freedom. We are being told they want to grow up and emerge from the darkness of dictatorship. Nothing could be further from the real truth. Remember, 'war is deciet' Don't listen to what they say, watch what they do! Foolish and cowardly AA gunners waste their ammo racing around in...
  • PolitiFact, FactCheck, and WaPo All Confirm: The $105 Billion Obamacare Slush Fund Exists

    03/12/2011 11:15:32 AM PST · by STARWISE · 35 replies
    Heritage ^ | 3-9-11
    Today former Congressman Ernest Istook testified before the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee about the $105 billion slush fund in advance appropriations liberals tucked inside Obamacare. The $105 billion bypasses the traditional yearly budgeting process and is spread throughout the 2,700 page legislation. It took the Congressional Research Service (CRS) seven months to identify all the disparate funds and it was not until February (11 months after the bill passed) that all of the funds could be totaled up. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) has been beating the drum to raise awareness of this unprecedented level of advance spending. But...
  • Muslim Brotherhood Deception: They Say Different Things in English and Arabic

    01/30/2011 9:10:29 AM PST · by Nachum · 14 replies
    big peace ^ | 1/30/11 | Christine Brim
    Over the next few days, here are 2 websites to compare – the Muslim Brotherhood’s English language and Arabic websites. First, the Muslim Brotherhood website in English – complete with the word “freedom” and a cute little girl, and no Islamic green in sight – here at http://www.ikhwanweb.com/:
  • Truth, Ignorance, and Deception

    12/28/2010 10:53:56 PM PST · by hawkins · 1 replies · 1+ views
    That Christian Website ^ | 12/29/2010 | Travis Main
    Does God exist? Are there multiple gods? Is man his own god? These questions have drawn lines across the world. These questions affect not only relationships between people, but those between people and their governments. Under some governments, certain religions are forbidden and persecuted, while others are promoted or enforced. In the United States, a government founded on Christian principles and a trust in God, the government is increasingly allowing persecution of all forms of Christianity while enabling the progression of Islam. This is quite ironic considering adherents of Islam have been actively engaging in terrorist actions against the United...
  • "Catholic" Blog Defends David Berger's Homosexual Deception

    12/13/2010 12:06:52 AM PST · by 0beron · 3 replies
    The Eponymous Flower ^ | 12/11/2010 | Tancred
    Homosexual friendly clergy at "Pray, Tell" blog, hosted by some priests at a Modernist Monastery in the Midwest are focused like laser beams on what a dishonest homosexual activist from Germany and former theologian has to say about the Catholic Church and its legitimate aspirations. Berger's already accused the Church of hypocrisy about Its position about sodomy, why doesn't he join St. John's Abbey and all the other liberals who pose as Catholics and found their own religion? It's ironic indeed that one of the largest centers of homosexual predators in the country if not the world also hosts a...
  • HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH GROUP BLASTS TEA PARTY LEADERS DAVID DEGEROLAMA NC FREEDOM

    12/03/2010 11:27:44 AM PST · by RandysRight · 7 replies
    Randy's Right ^ | Today | Randy's Right
    Just to make it easier for the moonbats, google…. “David DeGerolamo” “Judson Phillips” “14th amendment” and look at all the hits, chuckle. Now the actual radio show in it’s “full” content is at link below http://www.blogtalkradio.com/tea-party-nation (Nov 16th show) (NATIONAL) — Are some Tea Party Leaders sending trial balloons up the party flagpole? Trial balloons testing the waters to see if the timing is right to bring to the table of public discourse the question of ending voting rights for those who are not property owners? Of doing away with four amendments to the U.S. Constitution? A Kansas City based...
  • Case Berger: Homosexually Disturbed Braggart

    11/25/2010 11:46:12 AM PST · by 0beron · 2 replies
    The Eponymous Flower ^ | 11/24/2010 | Tancred
    Case David Berger: Homosexually Disturbed Braggart Now he has finally had his short lived media fame, about which he can only dream as the writing director of the dust covered magazine he rode into the ground, 'Theologisches'. (kreuz.net) The fallen Catholic and self-adulating sodomite, David Berger, is once again on tour. Presently, he's let himself be passed off from gossip magazine to gossip magazine. This week, he was celebrated by the German church-hate magazine 'Spiegel".
  • Is There a Safe Environment for Catholicism in Catholic Schools?

    11/17/2010 7:23:35 AM PST · by 0beron · 3 replies
    The Eponymous Flower ^ | 11/17/2010 | Tancred
    Editor: A local story about a poorly written editorial in a school newspaper has gone national. The whys and the wherefores of the newsworthiness of this piece are an open question, a sort of cognitive disease of the nation, but because someone in the school administration decided that it was unacceptable to continue airing an editorial attacking Archbishop Nienstedt and the Church's teaching about homosexuality, attacking the leadership of the Catholic Church over a prudential decision to send out an educational DVD known as Preserving Marriage in Minnesota. Many of the editorials and coverage are concerned about "free speech", while...
  • Take a look a this photo of the "Mystery Missile" as it rises straight up and then disappears ...

    11/11/2010 10:55:37 AM PST · by DontTreadOnMe2009 · 342 replies · 1+ views
    State of the Nation ^ | November 12th 2010 | Myself
    Are you seriously going to tell me that this is an airliner and not a missile???
  • Just Spoke W/ Very Senior USN Officer. Says MSM and public school-educated citizenry have No Clue.

    11/10/2010 4:08:36 AM PST · by upstanding · 235 replies
    Friends and Fiends | 11/10/2010 | Friends and Fiends
    Just spoke with old friend, very senior retired USN skipper. Says his contacts, many of whom were his "boys," are concerned with how stupid the MSM and Americans are and at how the Internet has fueled rampant ignorance. As I was calling him, he was calling me to call my military and IC friends to have a laugh and share some scotch to ease our aching heads.
  • Ruling Class GOP Declare War on Country Class Conservatives

    11/04/2010 6:28:09 PM PDT · by Candor7 · 33 replies
    EIB Network ^ | 4th November 2010 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: They sent me a note yesterday and they wanted my take on their premise. I said the premise is flawed, it's a bunch of BS, and it's totally predictable. The Politico wanted me to talk to them about the fact that there were Republicans running around saying the Tea Party is responsible for the fact they didn't pick up the Senate. I'm not gonna comment on that. I'm gonna comment on it today because they got the story out there, it begs being placed in context, and of course nobody better than I, nobody better than me...
  • Liberalism's Fake Identity Crisis

    10/13/2010 7:11:11 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 5 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-13-10 | Jared H. McAndersen
    Ezra Klein from the Washington Post recently wrote a column about the irrelevance of liberalism's lack of a brand...-------------------------------------------------------------- There is perhaps no surer signal that Democrats are about to suffer a terrific defeat than to see liberals begin discussing how to define, redefine, or otherwise burnish their "brand." So far as I'm concerned, this falls firmly in the "doesn't matter" category of American politics. In 2004, all liberals could talk about was the power of the conservative brand, and George Lakoff became an icon because of it. In 2006 and 2008, better branding didn't save Republicans from being...
  • Why the Real Unemployment Rate Is Around 20% and Rising(cooking the books)

    10/12/2010 2:50:19 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 13 replies · 2+ views
    wealth building course ^ | Thomas Herold
    In only the last several years, you have no doubt heard more about the unemployment rate than you want to for the rest of your life. The talking heads and pundits tell you that it peaked out at 10.2 percent back in October of 2009. They attempt to convince you that this followed from the low rate at the beginning of the Great Recession of 4.4% in March of 2007. The official statistics tell you that it rose to 6.2% in August of 2008, 8.1% by February of 2009, 9.4% only three months afterward, and then reaching the previously mentioned...
  • Glenn Beck: The New LDS Apologist?

    10/04/2010 1:11:50 PM PDT · by Amerisrael · 724 replies · 1+ views
    "This is weird. Glenn Beck, who became a Mormon a few years back, is now using his program to promote Mormon archaeology. If you click on these links you can view it. He also has a conspiracy theory about how science, government, commerce, and religion, not in the least, the Smithsonian Institute, purposefully altered history. My good friend Kurt Van Gorden sent me the links below, as well as the descriptions of what he is saying in the videos. In the first video, about half way through, I about fell out of my chair when Beck referenced Adair’s History of...
  • Art Vanick on Glenn Beck and Mormonism

    10/04/2010 12:57:36 PM PDT · by Amerisrael · 470 replies
    Art Vanick, co-author of The Spalding Enigma, Who Really Wrote The Book of Mormon, makes an appearance on Out of Mormonism to address the Glenn Beck Restoring Honor Rally. Andy, Art, and Roger discuss the ramifications of the rally from a biblical Christian perspective. Do Christians understand that Mormonism is different than biblical Christianity? [ These are two separate "Out of Mormonism" radio podcasts from Mesa, Arizona. Very interesting.] While Mormonism may not pose the violent / stealth and political threat that Islam does, from a spiritual standpoint, it is just as dangerous.
  • To be or Not to be a Democrat that is the Question

    09/15/2010 7:45:38 AM PDT · by Alaphiah123
    Creating Orwellian Worldview ^ | 9/15/10 | Alaphiah
    They were so proud to be a part of the Progressive movement when they shoved comprehensive health care reform down the throats of Americans. It was as if a wooden tongue depressor was shoveled down way to deep. And with “Tiger Woods” fist pumps they celebrated the passage of the law, which forced Americans to say “ahhh,” a gag response to a foreign implement. Are they proud now? Mmmm not so much.
  • Men's pants sizes not accurate, but 'vanity'

    09/13/2010 7:46:29 AM PDT · by tlb · 67 replies · 1+ views
    wabc ^ | September 09, 2010 | staff
    Esquire Magazine discovered a secret technique used in the pants making industry called "vanity sizing," a merchandizing trick of sizes that make you feel good and want to buy the clothes. Eyewitness News bought four pairs of labeled 36-inch waist pants from different retailers. Old Navy's pants measured 39 inches and H&M at 39.5 inches, while Banana Republic and The Gap both came in at 40 inches. Esquire Magazine's own test measured H&M's size 36-inch dress pants as 37 inches, Calvin Klein's Dylan pant as 38.5 inches, and The Gap as 39 inches. The worst was Old Navy, coming in...
  • Congress has not passed a 2011 budget

    September 10, 2010 A little election reminder: Congress has not passed a 2011 budget Monte Kuligowski Byron York has a great piece out that highlights the awkward position of congressional Democrats who voted for ObamaCare. With the midterm elections fast approaching, the once-celebratory Democrats are now silent about their "historic" achievement. Healthcare "reform" was so urgent and important that no one had time to read its two thousand pages, much less have honest debate before C-SPAN cameras as Obama promised. Reading it alone would have taken "two days and two lawyers to find out what it means" and they simply...
  • Blair Warns of Reach of Radical Islam

    09/05/2010 10:10:21 AM PDT · by opentalk · 29 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Sept 5, 2010 | Newsmax
    WASHINGTON – Former prime minister Tony Blair warned on Sunday that the roots of radical Islam were far deeper than we think and said Al-Qaeda would have killed 300,000 on September 11, 2001 if they could. "This is actually more like the phenomenon of revolutionary communism," Blair said in an interview with ABC News, commenting on the reach of Islamic extremism. "It's the religious or cultural equivalent of it, and its roots are deep, its tentacles are long, and its narrative about Islam stretches far further than we think into even parts of mainstream opinion who abhor the extremism, but...
  • Former RNC Chairman Undermines Conservatives

    08/25/2010 8:52:43 PM PDT · by DesertRenegade · 42 replies
    First Things ^ | August 25, 2010 | Joe Carter
    Ken Mehlman, President Bush’s campaign manager in 2004 and a former chairman of the Republican National Committee, made a shocking confession today in an interview with The Atlantic’s Marc Ambinger: Privately, in off-the-record conversations with this reporter over the years, Mehlman voiced support for tax increases and told of how, in private discussions with senior Republican officials, he beat back efforts to support the Bush tax cuts. The reaction by conservative pundits and leaders was praise for Mehlman following his conscience and being true to himself. Okay, not really. Maybe in an alternate universe that would happen, but in D.C....
  • Three Facts about Islam that should make the hair on the back of your head stand up!

    08/24/2010 9:47:42 AM PDT · by hope_dies_last · 20 replies
    Three Facts about Islam that should make the hair on the back of your head stand up One – The Qur’an in contrast to the Bible, is not a collection of books from various authors over a period of approximately 1,500 years, but rather a SINGLE book written by ONE man. There are no allegories, symbolism or parables to prove a point, but rather direct commands. Some have argued apparent contradictions in the Bible, that are usually explained by theological arguments or dicephered by other more clear passages in the Bible, not so with the Qur’an. The contradictions in the...
  • Ground Zero Mosque's Hidden Websites: Follow The Sharia

    08/17/2010 6:49:43 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 16 replies · 1+ views
    Jawa Report ^ | August 17, 2010
    Do the math. The 15 floors planned for the Ground Zero Mosque just don’t add up. What’s the goal? Maybe the Imam’s goal is not simply to force a provocative “insensitivity” about 9-11 on the American public, with the help of America’s elites. Maybe the Imam’s long-term goal is to force Shariah law on the American public – of course, again, with the help of America’s elites. Why don’t the 15 floors add up? How many floors does Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf need for the mosque portion of this triumphal Islamic command center planned for the two building sites at...
  • UFOs – The Coming Great Deception!

    08/16/2010 6:58:12 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 42 replies
    lamarzulli.wordpress.com ^ | July 30, 2010 | l a marzulli
    There is so much that is going on in the world it’s hard to pick just one topic to BLOG on... However, since we have been discussing UFOs all week, I decided, why stop now? Here’s a link to a story that was posted in UFO Digest. I would encourage you to read it as this is what we are faced with; the ever-growing acceptance of ET as our creators. Here’s a sample from the article: The ET harvest has been going on for the whole time that humankind has been on earth. This is part of the process for...
  • Networks Still MIA on Ground Zero Mosque Funding, Radical Ties

    08/16/2010 4:08:32 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 4 replies
    Culture and Media Institute ^ | August 16, 2010 | Alana Goodman
    ... network news stations are still ignoring some of the most pressing concerns of the mosque’s critics, including the funding sources of the $100 million construction project and the questionable ties of the mosque’s organizer, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf...there has been almost non-stop TV coverage of the mosque since President Obama threw his support behind the project during a celebration of the Muslim holiday of Ramadan at the White House Aug. 13. But out of at least 13 network evening and morning news shows from Aug. 14 and Aug. 15, as well as the morning shows on Aug. 16, only...
  • Islamic center in Memphis dedicated to "peace and tolerance" hires "Hoax of the Holocaust" scholar

    08/09/2010 7:22:32 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 16 replies
    Jawa Report ^ | August 9, 2010 | Barbarossa
    ...there is new information in this (Fox News) article I think worth calling out regarding the new multi-million $$ mosque being built in Memphis: The Memphis Islamic Center is gearing up to create "a multipurpose Islamic Center to serve the needs of Muslims in the Memphis area and beyond," according to its website. But critics wonder exactly what that means, especially given the center's newest hire: Sheikh Yasir Qadhi. Qadhi, the dean of academic affairs at the AlMaghrib Institute, a weekend seminary where instructors travel to teach advanced Islamic studies, made headlines in 2001 with a speech in which he...
  • Don't talk about it! Democrat November Deception

    08/03/2010 7:47:23 AM PDT · by Alaphiah123 · 9 replies · 6+ views
    Creating Orwellian Worldview ^ | 8/3/10 | Alaphiah
    They are the masters of deception, political schemers. They are Machiavellian in word and deed. They are Democrats. And now that they must face the electorate this November to account for what they’ve done because they are in sole control of the Executive Branch, in majority control of the Legislative Branch and they benefit from a Left lending Judicial Branch. What is new is they have no Bush to hide behind, for the first time in years Democrats will give an account for their ideologies, their political philosophies and their deeds. Yes, all unscrupulous things of Democrat past were hidden...
  • Immaculate Deception: Fraud in reporting Obama's birth

    07/10/2010 12:24:46 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 131 replies
    July 10, 2010 | None
    Let’s forget for a moment about the allegations that Barack Hussein Obama Jr. is not a naturalized U.S. citizen and examine the incontrovertible facts surrounding the reporting of his mysterious birth in 1961. Fact 1: Barack Obama Sr. (the President’s father) was married to another woman (Kezia Aoko) in Africa at the time of Barack Hussein Obama Jr’s birth to Stanley Ann Dunham Obama (the President’s mother). Fact 2: In the United States, being married to two women at the same time is illegal. It is the crime of bigamy. Fact 3: In 1961 someone placed a birth announcement in...
  • Obama's true and real agenda

    06/29/2010 5:00:45 PM PDT · by syc1959 · 14 replies
    NewZeal ^ | June 29, 2010 | syc1959
    Before the 2008 Presidential election, numerous attempts to inform the American public about the fraud and deceit called Barack Hussein Obama was met with media bias, media denial, and being labeled as a 'racist' if you spoke the truth. From his Muslim faith, to his radical asscoiations, and his unAmerican policies. All of these are coming to light and the fraud of Barack Hussein Obama is being exposed. Dr. Richard L. Rubinstein, Yale fellow, "Distinguished Professor of the Year", and Harvard Phd, states that president Obama's intention is to "correct the historical mistake of the creation of the state of...