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  • Market laughs at Obama's 7.8% unemployment fantasy

    10/05/2012 1:41:49 PM PDT · by pabianice · 55 replies
    Fox News Channel Live | 10/5/12
    On Cavuto. After the initial excitement of the sci fi 7.8% unemployment figure released by Obama, the market took a second look at the background figures and decided that Obama is lying. Market then gave-back most of the day's gains, realizing that both the employment and the domestic product numbers are terrible.
  • Democrats See "Blacks" as "Useful Idiots"...Viral Video

    10/05/2012 1:04:07 PM PDT · by Randy Larsen · 37 replies
    Youtube ^ | Unknown | Frantz Kebreau
    This is a must see video of the way the Democrat party has treated blacks in America...Must Watch. Part 1 Democrats See "Blacks" as "Useful Idiots" Part 2 Reavealing The Truth About The Democrat Party
  • $4 gas: Get used to it (Under Obama)

    10/05/2012 9:49:41 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 33 replies
    Cnn Money ^ | October 5, 2012: 5:00 AM ET
    FORTUNE -- President Obama may have a lot more to worry about than bombing the debate this week. Traders are starting to get particularly bullish over gasoline prices – and that is bad news for the average driver, who may also be looking to vent his spleen at the voting booth. Reports of gas shortages along the high-demand west and east coasts may be fleeting – although deeply concerning – but they highlight a problem that's expected to persist in the U.S.: our refineries are getting old. Given that a new refinery has not been built since 1976, commodities desks...
  • Ed Schultz on 'Today': Obama Thrown Off by 'So Many Lies' From 'Corporate Shark' Romney

    10/05/2012 10:11:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | October 5, 2012 | Kyle Drennen
    Appearing on Friday's NBC Today, left-wing MSNBC host Ed Schultz desperately tried to explain away President Obama's bad debate performance: "I think that there were so many lies coming across that stage, and so many inaccuracies, it was hard for the President to comprehend it and decide which one he wanted to attack first." [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump] Co-host Savannah Guthrie called him out on the liberal talking point: "That sounds a little bit like you're making excuses for the President." Schultz doubled down on his lame attempt to defend the President: "[Romney]...
  • Why Obama Didn't Mention the 47 Percent Video (Axelrod promises "some adjustments" for next debate)

    10/04/2012 11:05:06 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 28 replies
    Thu Oct. 4, 2012 ^ | David Corn
    After the first presidential debate in Denver—which an on-the-attack Mitt Romney seemed to exploit better than a noncombative President Barack Obama—at least one question loomed: Why had the president not once referred to the 47 percent video that showed Romney denigrating half of Americans as moochers and victims who don't assume responsibility for their lives? After all, this video seemed to have sent the Romney campaign reeling, and focus groups conducted by both campaigns have found it had a serious impact on voter perceptions of Romney. The morning after the debate, I contacted several Democratic strategists. They each said they...
  • HHS Awards Another Multi-Million-Dollar Obamacare PR Contract

    10/04/2012 11:07:55 PM PDT · by Snuph · 1 replies
    Heritage.org ^ | 10/04/2012 | Lachlan Markay
    News of this latest PR contract comes on the heels of criticism from congressional Republicans over efforts to market Obamacare through popular television shows. “Americans’ hard-earned money should not be taken by government to subsidize Hollywood and insert propaganda into the popular culture,” a group of lawmakers said of that effort.
  • Lake County considers 'trash-cams' at school cafeterias

    10/03/2012 3:09:34 AM PDT · by markomalley · 67 replies
    WKMG ^ | 10/2/2012 | Kristin Giannas
    Lake County School Board officials are considering attaching cameras to school cafeteria trash cans to study what students are tossing after officials found that most of the vegetables on the school menu end up in the trash can. New federal laws require students to take a healthy produce at lunchtime, but last year in Lake County, students tossed $75,000 worth of produce in the garbage. "It's a big issue, and it's very hard to get our hands around it," said School Board member Todd Howard, who suggested "trash-cams." "They have to take (the vegetable), and then it ends up in...
  • The Cleveland Clinic, cited as a "model" by Obama, is actually illegal under Obamacare

    10/04/2012 4:20:17 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 28 replies
    wyblog.us ^ | Oct 4 2012 | wyblog.us - NOT MY BLOG - H.G!
    The Cleveland Clinic is owned by doctors. But thanks to Obamacare it's illegal for doctors to own hospitals. Section 6001 of the health care law effectively bans new physician-owned hospitals (POHs) from starting up, and it keeps existing ones from expanding. It has already halted the development of 24 new physician-owned hospitals and forced an additional 47 to struggle to meet the deadline to complete construction, according to the Physician Hospitals of America (PHA). You couldn't build the Cleveland Clinic today if you wanted to.
  • Gas Prices Are Exploding In California And Experts Expect Them To Get A Lot Worse

    10/04/2012 6:41:20 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 80 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/4/2012 | Gary Richards
    When Errol Emrich drove by a Shell station in his San Jose neighborhood last weekend, regular gas was selling for $4.05 a gallon. On Monday, it was $4.15. On Tuesday, $4.25. And this weekend? Analysts say it could reach a whopping $4.40. Problems at California refineries have slashed supplies across the state, cutting fuel production and raising wholesale prices -- the price stations pay for their gasoline -- by as much as 73 cents, to levels not seen since 2007. And that almost certainly will boost prices at the pump again soon. "California gasoline prices may surge in the next...
  • OBAMA RAISES $150M IN SEPTEMBER, TRIES TO BLOCK 'BLOCKBUSTER' DONOR SCANDAL

    10/04/2012 9:07:47 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 100 replies
    President Barack Obama’s campaign raised more than $150 million in September, which was a record haul for the 2012 cycle, but the campaign may be actively trying to block a story in the works about a “blockbuster donor scandal” that could put its fundraising numbers under intense scrutiny.
  • Poll: Jewish Democrats Abandoning Obama for Romney, Economy, Israel

    10/04/2012 7:14:45 PM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 60 replies
    Israel News Agency / Google News ^ | October 4, 2012 | Karen Levy
    Poll: Jewish Democrats Abandoning Obama for Romney, Economy, IsraelBy Karen Levy Israel News AgencyNew York, New York --- October 4, 2012 ... Jewish Democrats who have voted for Democratic Presidents in the past four Presidential elections are now jumping ship and plan on voting for the economic and foreign policies advocated by US Presidential candidate Mitt Romney. The INA poll, which was released after the first Presidential debate last night where Mitt Romney clearly buried a depressed and nervous Barack Obama, illustrates that over fifty percent of all democratic voters are now either unsure or committed to voting for the...
  • Top Five Obama-Biden Tax Hikes Burying the Middle Class

    10/04/2012 2:56:36 PM PDT · by 92nina
    ATR ^ | 2012-10-03 | John Kartch and Ryan Ellis
    The following are the top five tax increases on the middle class signed into law by the Obama-Biden administration: 1. The Obamacare Individual Mandate Non-Compliance Tax: Starting in 2014, anyone not buying “qualifying” health insurance – as defined by President Obama’s Department of Health and Human Services -- must pay an income surtax to the IRS. The Congressional Budget Office recently estimated that six million American families will be liable for the tax, and as pointed out by the Associated Press: “Most would be in the middle class.” In addition, 100 percent of Americans filing a tax return (140 million...
  • Romney's Post Debate Nickname

    10/04/2012 1:53:56 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 12 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-4-12 | The Looking Spoon
    We just need two more stellar performances like the first debate...
  • City of Detroit Defies State Voter Law

    10/04/2012 1:05:34 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 30 Sep 2012 | John Semmens
    The city of Detroit plans to remove a citizenship question from ballot applications. Under state law anyone requesting a ballot is required to check a box on a form answering the question of whether he is a citizen. Detroit Elections Director Daniel Baxter says he doesn’t see the utility of the requirement. “It doesn’t really verify eligibility,” Baxter pointed out. “An ineligible person could simply lie and say he is a citizen.” Secretary of State Ruth Johnson acknowledged that the check-box can’t verify eligibility, but argued that it still serves a useful purpose. “First, it informs the would-be voter that...
  • Axelrod Begs the Media for Help

    10/04/2012 11:22:57 AM PDT · by maggief · 45 replies
    National Review Online ^ | October 4, 2012 | Nathaniel Botwinick
    On Morning Joe, David Axelrod asks the media for help taking down Mitt Romney.
  • US Dollar Falls After August Factory Orders Slumps By Most Since 2009

    10/04/2012 12:39:49 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Daily FX ^ | 10/04/2012 | Tzu-Wen Chen
    THE TAKEAWAY: U.S. factory orders plummets in August by most since January 2009 > Demand likely to remain weak amid global slowdown and weak business spending > USDJPY bearish New orders to U.S. factories plunged in August by the most since January 2009, as a sharp slump in transportation weighed on manufacturing activity. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, orders for factory goods declined 5.2 percent in August, following a revised gain of 2.6 percent the previous month that was lower than the 2.8 percent growth initially reported. The consensus forecast of 66 economists surveyed by Bloomberg News had...
  • The Worst May Be Yet To Come From Obama's Labor Board

    10/04/2012 11:47:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 4, 2012 | Fred Wszolek
    Under the Obama Administration, Big Labor has seized control of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) to drive its self-interested agenda – a truly unprecedented development in the history of the NLRB. In the past, Board law has changed when control moved from one political party to another. But never before has a Board majority conducted itself in such unprincipled partisan manner, ramming through an extremist agenda and dissembling about it. Three examples demonstrate the point: The NLRB stripped workers of their right to a secret ballot election to challenge their employer’s recognition of a union by card...
  • Pa. student who wore Romney shirt: Teacher 'told me to get out of the classroom'

    10/04/2012 11:52:16 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 23 replies
    NBCPhiladelphia.com ^ | 10/4/12 | Dan Stamm and Claudia Rivero
    A Philadelphia high schooler says she was humiliated after her teacher told her to remove a Mitt Romney T-shirt she was wearing, comparing it to “wearing a KKK shirt.” Samantha Pawlucy, a 16-year-old sophomore at Charles Carroll High School in the Port Richmond section of the city, says she wore a pink Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan T-shirt last Friday during the school's dress-down day.
  • Wholesale Gasoline Shortage In California Causes Gas Stations To Shut Down: Hoarding Next?

    10/04/2012 12:07:55 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 34 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 10/4/12 | Tyler Durden
    "The squeeze is on, and people are doing desperate things," is how one independent described the situation in California. As Bloomberg reports, a shortage of supply along with drastically higher wholesale prices of gasoline has caused 'mom-and-pop' gas stations to close down as their margins are destroyed. Even larger firms, such as CostCo, are closing sites due to the shortages as Los Angeles and San Francisco gas prices jump 30-45c in a few days. As one owner noted: "I can get gas, but it’s going to cost me $4.90 a gallon, and I can’t sell it here for $5," and...
  • Reid misquotes Romney to make immigration attack

    10/04/2012 12:15:14 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 11 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Oct. 4, 2012 | Stephen Dinan
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has become the chief attack dog against his co-religionist Mitt Romney, but on Wednesday that attack went even further when his official Senate office released a statement that attributed a quote to Mr. Romney, even though he said the exact opposite. Mr. Reid's release quoted the Republican presidential nominee's staff as telling the Boston Globe that Mr. Romney would "not honor deportation exemptions" that President Obama has granted under his new non-deportation policy. But that phrase doesn't appear in the Globe's article. In fact, the newspaper said Mr. Romney's staff specifically "said he would honor...