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  • 5 reasons why income inequality is a myth — and Occupy Wall Street is wrong

    10/29/2011 6:03:52 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 13 replies
    The American ^ | 10/18/2011 | James Pethokoukis
    Sorry, the story just doesn’t hold together. According to left-wing think tanks, columnist and bloggers—and, of course, the Occupy Wall Street radicals—the top 1 percent have been exploiting the 99 percent for decades. The rich have been getting richer at the expense of the middle class and poor. Really? Just think for a second: If inequality had really exploded during the past 30 to 40 years, why did American politics simultaneously move rightward toward a greater embrace of free-market capitalism? Shouldn’t just the opposite have happened as beleaguered workers united and demanded a vastly expanded social safety net and sharply...
  • Waters accuses Ethics of having weak case after calling off her trial

    11/19/2010 1:57:34 PM PST · by ColdOne · 36 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/19/10 | Susan Crabtree and Jordan Fabian
    Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) accused the ethics committee of having a weak case that is unraveling after the panel abruptly canceled her upcoming public trial. “The committee’s decision to cancel the hearing and put it off indefinitely demonstrates that the committee does not have a strong case and would not be able to prove any violation has occurred,” she said in a lengthy statement reacting to Friday’s announcement.
  • Citizens' Group Helps Uncover Alleged Rampant Voter Fraud in Houston

    09/25/2010 7:52:45 AM PDT · by Bringbackthedraft · 62 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 25, 2010 | Ed Barnes
    “The first thing we started to do was look at houses with more than six voters in them" Engelbrecht said, because those houses were the most likely to have fraudulent registrations attached to them. "Most voting districts had 1,800 if they were Republican and 2,400 of these houses if they were Democratic . . .
  • Democrats at the Edge of the Cliff

    04/22/2010 5:17:33 PM PDT · by Randy Larsen · 62 replies · 1,829+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | April 22,2010 | Daniel Henninger
    There was always something eerie about the way the Democrats said their health-care legislation was what the American people had waited "70 years" for. Invoking the ghosts of 1939 was kind of creepy. Then when the moment in history finally arrived, history got no votes from the other party. Whatever the politics, there was something ominous about all this. One felt something else was going on.
  • Creigh Deeds vs. 'What's Going On in Washington'

    10/09/2009 7:20:12 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 20 replies · 828+ views
    Washington Post ^ | October 9, 2009 | Michael Gerson
    Creigh Deeds, the Democrat running for governor of Virginia, may not be much of a candidate, but he has a future as a political commentator. During a recent interview, Deeds explained his trouble gaining political traction: "Frankly, a lot of what's going on in Washington has made it very tough. We had a very tough August because people were just uncomfortable with the spending; they were uncomfortable with a lot of what was going on, a lot of the noise that was coming out of Washington, D.C." Some of this is blame-shifting. Deeds has made plenty of mistake...But Deeds is...
  • Democrats Will Likely Prevent Vote to Remove Abortion From Health Care

    08/14/2009 8:44:35 AM PDT · by julieee · 15 replies · 896+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | August 14, 2009 | Steven Ertelt
    Democrats Will Likely Prevent Vote to Remove Abortion From Health Care Washington, DC -- When members of Congress return from their August recess, the first battle over the abortion funding found in the health care bills will occur in the House. There, it appears Democratic leaders will prevent a vote on an amendment to remove the abortion funding from the bill. Story and action alert at: http://www.LifeNews.com/nat5356.html
  • I know why Rush Limbaugh went on VACATION!

    02/03/2009 7:00:01 PM PST · by Randy Larsen · 50 replies · 2,097+ views
    Randy Larsen | 2/3/2009 | Randy Larsen
    Rush went on vacation to remove himself from the Limelight so that the democrates can self destruct without useing him as a Whipping Boy!
  • Democrats Put Abortion Industry Bailout in Economic Stimulus Bill

    01/26/2009 9:44:29 AM PST · by julieee · 9 replies · 514+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | January 26, 2009 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- On the heels of President Barack Obama overturning a policy to stop taxpayer dollars from going to pro-abortion groups to promote abortions overseas, Congressional Democrats have loaded down the economic stimulus bill to send taxpayer funds to domestic abortion groups. The Democrats' stimulus plan now includes a measure to send more public funds to the Planned Parenthood abortion business to find contraception and birth control.
  • Guantanamo Bay: Obama's options

    11/11/2008 9:01:25 PM PST · by Kukai · 5 replies · 227+ views
    aljazeera.net ^ | November 12, 2008 | Al Jazeera and agencies
    Barack Obama, the US president-elect, has said repeatedly that he will shut down the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba and is now faced with decisions about how to proceed. Rights groups have urged Obama to move swiftly once he begins his White House term in January. Around 250 prisoners remain in the camp - most held without charge or trial - including 50 or so that have been cleared for release but cannot be returned to their home countries, the US government says, for fear of torture and persecution. Two, including Osama bin Laden's former driver, have already...
  • Democrats on an escalator (Priceless!)

    09/22/2008 2:52:36 PM PDT · by jilliane · 6 replies · 89+ views
    This is great....must view. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S13LwVDJb0E
  • Dems desperately focus on the “bitter”

    04/12/2008 11:49:02 AM PDT · by LJayne · 43 replies · 109+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 4/12/08 | Ed Morrissey
    In their attempts to spin away from Barack Obama’s stunningly stupid remarks at a San Francisco fundraiser last weekend, Democrats and the Obama campaign have focused on only the least objectionable portion of the comment as a means to frame the national discussion. In a single sentence where Obama called small-town Midwestern voters overly religious bigots who cling to their guns out of frustration with George Bush, the Democrats have decided to build their defense on “bitter”. Here’s the original remark: And it’s not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who...
  • Opponents of new Kosovo must be stopped (Joseph Biden Muslim BARF)

    01/03/2007 5:32:21 AM PST · by kronos77 · 67 replies · 2,943+ views
    Years of hand-wringing and chest-thumping over the future status of Kosovo may finally be drawing to a close. In the next few months, adroit diplomacy to secure Kosovo’s independence could yield a victory for Muslim democracy, a better future for south-east Europe and validation for the judicious use of American power. But along with the potential for triumph in Kosovo, there is a growing risk that Serbia and Russia will conspire to seize defeat from the jaws of victory. Extremists in Belgrade and Moscow are – for very different reasons – hoping to use Russia’s United Nations Security Council veto...
  • ANALYSIS-Serbs invoke Bosnia breakup in bid to keep Kosovo

    09/20/2006 1:43:33 AM PDT · by kronos77 · 9 replies · 295+ views
    SARAJEVO, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Serbia is invoking the spectre of a breakup of neighbouring Bosnia before elections there, as it battles to block the independence of its southern province of Kosovo. Bosnia's Serbs are talking of secession in the campaign for the Oct. 1 election because Serbia is using them as a lever, analysts and diplomats say. "Belgrade has been using Bosnian Serbs in its bargaining, telling them to speak up and say they'll claim independence if Kosovo goes," said a Sarajevo-based diplomat. GENIE OUT OF THE BOTTLE Politically, however, there is at least a theoretical risk that a...
  • Muslim leaders criticize Pope, demand apology

    09/16/2006 6:31:10 AM PDT · by kronos77 · 18 replies · 626+ views
    MUMBAI (ICNS) -- Muslim leaders in India have criticized a recent speech by Pope Benedict XII in which he made references to Islam. Some of them have demanded an unconditional apology from the Pope, saying his “blasphemous statement against Prophet Mohammad” has offended Islam. Shia Muslim leaders in the northern Indian city of Lucknow on Friday held a press conference condemning the Pope, and demanding an unconditional apology from him for issuing “a blasphemous statement against Prophet Mohammad.” Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawaad said that the Pope must tender an apology for running down the Prophet and thereby hurting the...
  • Al Qaeda in Kosovo

    09/14/2006 11:56:14 AM PDT · by kronos77 · 11 replies · 409+ views
    By M. Bozinovich "It's not true there were mujahideen in Kosovo. That is a figment of your imagination." Sabit Kadriu, Albanian ‘human rights’ activist in Kosovo while testifying against Milosevic at the Hague At the April's international police conference held in Sofia, Bulgaria reiterated that Islamic terrorism is creeping up in the Balkans. Speaking at a regional police anti-crime conference, Bulgarian General Boiko Borisov urged for "joint efforts to fight the global terrorism network" calling on the participants from the likes of Germany, Albania and Turkey to join efforts in limiting militants' access to financing and to enhance security of...
  • Bosnia: the Birthplace of Al-Quaeda

    09/14/2006 8:37:59 AM PDT · by kronos77 · 8 replies · 512+ views
    As the West and the United Nations looked on with disapproval, the fanatic foreign 'mujahideen', or holy warriors, wreaked havoc across southern Europe, taking particular aim at UN peacekeepers and even openly fighting with Bosnian Muslims at times. Middle Eastern religious and charitable organizations, largely based in and funded from the Arabian Gulf, were responsible for bankrolling this effort, and providing travel documentation for would-be mujahideen recruits." Kohlmann adds that "many of the cell members – responsible for some of the most notorious terrorist attacks of the past decade – spent their formative years waging jihad in the unlikely Muslim...
  • Why Can't My Liberal Friends Talk Politics

    07/21/2006 5:12:21 PM PDT · by jhw61 · 194 replies · 3,343+ views
    July 21, 2006 | jhw61
    Not once since Hizbollah kidnapped two Israeli soldiers, killed a young Israeli citizen have my liberal friends mentioned once in office conversation. Today I felt totally shut up when one of my co-workers made a comment about "my governor, Mitt Romney" and new benefit rules for MassHealth. I started to respond and was shut down by another co-worker who said O.k. let's not talk politics. I said "You democrates never want to talk politics." It's so frustrating. Day after day after I spend my evenings here on FR, my liberal co-workers talk about the next pair of curtains they are...
  • Who Lost Kosovo?

    06/15/2006 2:47:02 PM PDT · by kronos77 · 27 replies · 875+ views
    But Kerry may have some competition. On Memorial Day, another former Democratic presidential candidate, retired General Wesley Clark, tried to rewrite the history of the war in Kosovo in order to make himself into a great military hero. "Last week," he said, "I returned to Kosovo for the first time since I retired from military service. For me, this trip was very personal. In 1999, I commanded the NATO forces that stopped the genocide against ethnic Albanians by Slobodan Milosevic and his Serbian forces." That sounds pretty impressive-commanding the forces that stopped genocide. Too bad it's not true. Genocide is...
  • Serb Nationalist: Kosovo Independence Would Be Occupation

    02/10/2006 4:07:23 PM PST · by kronos77 · 2 replies · 235+ views
    Serbianna ^ | feb. 10th 2006.
    Nikolic said the Serbian parliament would hold a session on Kosovo after the start of the talks. He asserted that no politician in Serbia would accept Kosovo independence. "If someone declares an independent Kosovo ... we will declare that an occupation and use all means to revoke that state of occupation," Nikolic said. There was no immediate comment from Kostunica. He and Serbia's President Boris Tadic also have rejected independence for Kosovo. Serbian leaders were angered by recent comments by a visiting senior British diplomat quoted as saying that Kosovo eventually would win independence from Serbia.
  • Monument to "KLA heroes" on church land

    01/23/2006 10:53:33 AM PST · by kronos77 · 12 replies · 426+ views
    kosovo.com ^ | jan. 18th 2006.
    The Association of Kosovo Liberation Army War Veterans, in cooperation with the Djakovica municipal assembly, has built a monument to "war heroes" on church property in immediate proximity to the Serbian Orthodox church of the Holy Trinity in Djakovica, which was destroyed after the war in 1999. This most recent attack on the property of the Serbian Orthodox Church, in direct cooperation with official municipal institutions, confirms that in addition to individual criminal acts in Kosovo illegal activities are being carried out also under the official auspices of institutions formed during the UN protectorate ... The Church is seriously concerned...
  • Madeleine Allbright`s GSM buissiness piracy on Kosovo

    01/11/2006 11:05:05 AM PST · by kronos77 · 19 replies · 568+ views
    Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, or her consultancy firm Albright Group LLC, has taken over the job of special adviser of the chairman of the board of managers of the Kosovo Internet Provider Ipko Net, which will compete for a new mobile provider in the province. As it was stated from Ipko Net, the company recently founded a joint firm, with mixed capital, with the American Western Wirless International from Seattle, with which, as it was said, it intended to compete for a 'second mobile operator' in Kosovo." 4 days ago, Kosovo UN authorities started torning off Belgrade...
  • The Kosovo Trap

    01/10/2006 1:13:42 PM PST · by kronos77 · 2 replies · 424+ views
    Global Politician ^ | jan. 10th 2006 | Todor Kondakov
    It is only logical to presuppose that "shuttle diplomacy" will drag on but still the prospect for separation of Kosovo from Serbia is quite realistic. It is obvious as well that neither Belgrade nor Moscow, which is the last ally of the Serbian state (which will soon be abandoned by Montenegro as well), have sufficient means at their disposal to prevent this. What would such a solution of Kosovo issue imply? Undisputedly, it will have significant impact over the subsequent definition of the approaches to be undertaken by the international community as to the solution of the "smoldering" conflicts in...
  • Serbian President: Will Never Accept Independence For Kosovo

    01/07/2006 2:47:00 AM PST · by kronos77 · 31 replies · 687+ views
    jan. 5th 2006.
    RADE (AP)--Serbian President Boris Tadic said in an interview published Friday that he will never accept independence for Kosovo. "As far as I am concerned, I will never sign any decision granting independence to Kosovo," Tadic told Glas daily. Kosovo is formally part of Serbia, although the province has been an international protectorate since 1999, when a NATO bombing campaign halted Belgrade's crackdown against ethnic Albanian rebels. Talks to determine Kosovo's future status are expected to start later this year under mediation by the United Nations. Kosovo's ethnic Albanians are seeking independence, but Belgrade officials want to keep the region...
  • Bonham students learn about Kosovo violence

    12/16/2005 6:44:39 AM PST · by kronos77 · 17 replies · 563+ views
    Herald Democrat ^ | December 16th 2005. | Vicky Grace, Herald Democrat
    "Scholl then explained to the class that after Milocovich came to power, he was very interested in creating a Christian state and began to blame all the problems on the fact that there were too many Muslims and that was why God was not blessing the country."
  • Rocket Attack, Grenades and Gun Battle- Kosovo's Latest "Isolated Incidents"

    12/12/2005 11:15:47 AM PST · by kronos77 · 5 replies · 321+ views
    Kosovo.com ^ | december 9th 2005.
    Four days earlier, armed assailants had launched a Saturday Night Special attack against a civilian bus connecting the southwestern towns of Dragas and Prizren. In an offensive that would seem right out of Iraq, the unknown attackers fired two rocket-propelled grenades at the bus. According to Serbia's B-92, they "luckily did not explode, but passed right through the vehicle." Kosovo Prime Minister Bajram Kosumi immediately condemned the assault, while UNMIK Chief Sřren Jessen-Petersen spoke of a need to "enhance" security measures in Kosovo.
  • Rescued from the Memory Hole: Background of Serb/Albanian Conflict

    12/05/2005 12:11:56 PM PST · by kronos77 · 8 replies · 557+ views
    NYT ^ | November 1, 1987 | By DAVID BINDER
    BELGRADE, Yugoslavia Portions of southern Yugoslavia have reached such a state of ethnic friction that Yugoslavs have begun to talk of the horrifying possibility of ''civil war'' in a land that lost one-tenth of its population, or 1.7 million people, in World War II. The current hostilities pit separatist-minded ethnic Albanians against the various Slavic populations of Yugoslavia and occur at all levels of society, from the highest officials to the humblest peasants. A young Army conscript of ethnic Albanian origin shot up his barracks, killing four sleeping Slavic bunkmates and wounding six others. The army says it has uncovered...
  • Soldiers Die While Dems Waffle and Lie

    11/18/2005 3:40:48 AM PST · by Tycobb · 18 replies · 628+ views
    It really irks me to hear, after the Democrats voted to send our troupes into war, that now they are talking about pulling them out. MORE SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS ARE GOING TO DIE now because the Terrorist see that our Democrats and some Republicans are waffling big time. That is all the Terrorist need to hear to help prolong their war. I am sure that they heard what I heard on the News yesterday. That if this war gets "much worse," we will have to bring our troups home. That is an invitation to the murderers to "make it worse."
  • Top Democrats speak ahead of State of Union

    01/31/2005 9:03:23 AM PST · by Next_Time_NJ · 42 replies · 1,177+ views
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- One top Democrat in Congress is calling for an exit strategy in Iraq as another vows lasting opposition to Social Security benefit cuts -- elements of a pre-emptive strike against President Bush before his midweek State of the Union address. "The president needs to spell out a real and understandable plan for the unfinished work ahead" in Iraq, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid of Nevada said Monday. "Most of all, we need an exit strategy so that we know what victory is and how we can get there; so that we know what we need to do...
  • Help the Democrats Self Immolate.

    01/14/2005 1:43:28 PM PST · by Jeff Gordon · 23 replies · 821+ views
    Standing up to fix the Democratic Party ^ | Recnelty | A frightened democrat
    100 Ideas to Fix the Democratic Party Calling all Democrats! We are a group of Democrats from across the country determined to do everything within our power to fix the Democratic Party. As a first step, we are collecting ideas from December 14th through January 14th. We will take the best 100 ideas and submit it to the new Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairman and to every Democratic U.S. Senator, Member of Congress and Governor. After another disappointing performance by Democrats, it's time to act. It's time for us to stand up and fix this party. Stand up and give...
  • Demo chair calls Vitter win "aberration," offers hope for party.(Baton Rouge, Louisiana)

    11/08/2004 7:38:56 PM PST · by jrushing · 20 replies · 681+ views
    2theadvocate (The Advocate-Baton Rouge) ^ | 11-8-2004 | Associated Press writer
    The chairman of the Louisiana Democratic Party, commenting on the party's stinging defeat in last week's U.S. Senate vote, called David Vitter's victory an "aberration" Monday, attributing it largely to the "long, long coattails" of President Bush and a fractured Democratic field. Speaking to the Press Club of Baton Rouge, party chairman Mike Skinner acknowledged that last Tuesday was a long day for Democrats: "We've gotten the bear for a long, long time; this time, the bear got us."
  • Oh YES! Nader to drive a great wedge among the libs with gay marriage (my prediction)

    02/22/2004 11:20:45 AM PST · by Joe Republc · 40 replies · 956+ views
    I can just see it coming, now that Ralph Nader is running. It's almost a sure thing that he will be for same-sex marriages, and will chide Democratic candidates for not being clearly and forcefully pro-gay marriage as well. YYYYYEEEEESSSSSSSS! I read that even Sen Boxer of California is flinching away from supporting same-sex marriage, saying the California law is "fair". The people don't want gay marriage, the Dems don't want this now, and the hard core liberals, including many from colleges who don't care about reality as much anyway, will go with Nader. Anyway, there is a bright side...
  • NAACP/Senate Dems helped rig Michigan Affirmative Action case

    12/05/2003 2:36:03 PM PST · by jmcclain19 · 20 replies · 1,945+ views
    [Juan Non-Volokh, 3:25 PM]The Memos and Ms. Jones: The New York Times editorial board has finally discovered the Senate Judiciary Committee “collusion memos” detailing Democratic and liberal interest group opposition to Bush’s judicial nominees. Though, as one might expect, the Times is more concerned about the manner in which the memos were disclosed – they were allegedly pilfered by a Republican staffer (an act that, if illegal, would justify prosecution) – than their content. As a result, the Times missed the big story here. No, not the confirmation that Democrats opposed Miguel Estrada because he is a Hispanic. (One memo...
  • George Bush Thinks You Are Unpatriotic (DNC whine so baseless its a laugher)

    07/02/2003 4:45:44 PM PDT · by PeoplesRep_of_LA · 44 replies · 221+ views
    DNC Spam ^ | Wed, 2 Jul 2003 | Terry McAuliffe, Chairman
    George Bush Thinks You Are Unpatriotic Dear $, We've seen it over and over again: George W. Bush is using the patriotism of the American people to cloak his right-wing agenda, an agenda that hurts average Americans. They wrap themselves in the flag, dismissing the criticism of their worst policies as unpatriotic. According to Bush and the GOP, you aren't a patriot if you: Think eroding our civil liberties is a cause for concern. Don't support massive tax cuts for the wealthy at the expense of working families. Believe the American people deserve to know whether President Bush misled them...
  • This Seasons Difference Between Republicans & Democrats

    12/28/2002 8:43:02 AM PST · by stlrocket · 8 replies · 1,099+ views
    StrangeCosmos.com ^ | unknown | unknown
    Republicans say "Merry Christmas!" Democrats say "Season's Greetings!" ------ Republicans help the poor during the holidays by sending $50 to the Salvation Army. Democrats help the poor by giving $50, one buck at a time, to panhandlers on the street. --------------- Democrats let their kids open all the gifts on Christmas Eve. Republicans make their kids wait until Christmas morning. ------------- When not in stores, Republicans shop from a catalog. Democrats watch for "incredible TV offers" on late night television. ----------------------- Republicans do much of their shopping at Target and Wal-Mart. So do Democrats, but they don't admit it. ---------------...
  • GOP candidates have voter trove at NASCAR track

    06/30/2002 9:15:17 AM PDT · by Lockbox · 45 replies · 394+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | June 30, 2002 | Ralph Z. Hallow
    <p>What's hot now is "NASCAR dads," the folks who show up by the hundreds of thousands for what used to be called "stock car races."</p> <p>The Democrats appear to have just discovered this electoral fact and are publicly admitting they have a "NASCAR-dad gap."</p>
  • McGovern fortunes tied to N.Y. (NY Redistricting + MA Rep. = US Trouble?)

    06/05/2002 4:06:40 AM PDT · by pt17 · 4 replies · 244+ views
    Telegram & Gazette ^ | Wednesday, June 5, 2002 | Shaun Sutner
    A redistricting battle in New York could have an effect on U.S. Rep. James P. McGovern's congressional fortunes.     U.S. Rep. Louise M. Slaughter, a Democrat from the Rochester area who is one seniority step ahead of Mr. McGovern on the House Rules Committee, is fighting for her political survival.     If Ms. Slaughter were to lose in the fall election to U.S. Rep. John L. LaFalce, a Democrat from the adjacent district, the Worcester Democrat would become the second-ranking minority party member on the influential committee.     Mr. McGovern could even become chairman of the committee if Democrats in November win back the five congressional...
  • Democrates Vow to Filibuster Alaska Oil Drilling

    04/10/2002 2:30:15 PM PDT · by Lucky2 · 84 replies · 596+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 4/10/02 | Tom Dogget
    Democrats Vow to Filibuster Alaska Oil Drilling Wed Apr 10, 5:03 PM ET By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic Sen. Joe Lieberman (news - web sites) of Connecticut promised on Wednesday to filibuster any move to amend a pending energy bill to allow drilling in pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Republican lawmakers are citing Iraq's decision on Monday to cut off oil exports for 30 days to protest the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as another reason why the United States must be able to tap ANWR's reserves and become less dependent on foreign crude. Lieberman criticized Republicans for using the Middle...