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  • House Offices Burglarized: All GOP, One Issa’s Committee

    05/19/2012 12:17:24 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 49 replies
    P J Tatler ^ | May 18th, 2012 | Bridget Johnson
    Congressional Republicans have been targeted by a crime wave this spring, with burglars curiously able to repeatedly break into offices without security noticing. Despite security in the Hill office buildings, the offices of Reps. Jon Runyan (R-N.J.), Jerry Lewis (R-Calif.) and Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) were burglarized last month, with Runyan’s office hit twice. Also hit was the Oversight and Government Reform Committee office and the staff office for the Appropriations subcommittee on Homeland Security, both under control of the Republican majority.
  • Congressional Black Caucus Holds Meeting to Blast Pro-Lifers

    05/18/2012 4:53:34 PM PDT · by blueyon · 24 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | 5/18/2012 | Jill Stanek
    On May 10 the Congressional Black Caucus and Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus were honorary co-hosts of a wordy briefing entitled, “African Americans’ Attitudes on Abortion, Contraception, and Reproductive, Justice: From Public Opinion to Policymaking,” held at the U.S. Capitol. On the agenda: “numerous challenges to accessing quality, affordable reproductive health care… exacerbated by campaigns targeting the African American community” “research on the latest attitudes and concerns of African Americans relating to reproductive justice” “key messaging as a response to attacks and threats to reproductive rights” Organizers were obviously alarmed by the inroads pro-lifers have made into the black community, hence the...
  • Dems Disenfranchise Voters After Polls Show Obama in Close Primary Race

    05/18/2012 12:07:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | May 18, 2012 | Michael Warren
    After a poll released this week showed President Barack Obama only beating his Democratic primary opponent John Wolfe Jr. by seven points, 45 percent to 38 percent, in Arkansas's Fourth Congressional District, state Democrats moved to practically disenfranchise Arkansas voters. "[D]elegates Wolfe might claim won't be recognized at the national convention," national party officials are telling state Democrats. Wolfe is being accused of not following the party rules. “They want a coronation,” Wolfe tells THE WEEKLY STANDARD. “They’re conflating [Obama] with the party. Are we supposed to call him ‘Dear Leader’? Is this some kind of North Korea thing?” Wolfe...
  • Will Gay Marriage Force Black Churches to Reconsider Democratic Party?

    05/18/2012 4:11:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 18, 2012 | Larry Elder
    President Obama's affirmation of gay marriage threatens to undermine the near-monolithic black support Obama enjoyed in 2008. Several members of the black clergy now say they intend to sit out the presidential election. One poll from last November found black opposition to gay marriage at 58 percent, higher than the rest of the country, which is about evenly split. The real question is this: What took black church leaders so long to reconsider their near blind support for the Democratic Party? The historical strength of black churches has been that of a moral and spiritual refuge in a once-hostile country...
  • House Democrats push to make voting easier

    05/17/2012 4:50:34 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 17, 2012 | Mike Lillis
    House Democratic leaders on Thursday introduced legislation to streamline Americans' trips to the polls. The bill is a response to a slew of recent state legislation – some proposed, some already law – setting stricter standards for voters to register or cast a ballot. Supporters of those state efforts — including new picture ID and proof-of-citizenship requirements – say they're necessary to weed out ineligible voters and maintain the integrity of elections. But critics contend they're designed to suppress eligible voters, particularly minorities and low-income Americans who tend to vote Democratic. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), a hero of the civil...
  • Obama Courts Veterans’ Votes with Outreach Campaign (Not satire!)

    05/17/2012 2:56:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 17, 2012 | Devin Dwyer
    President Obama is making a targeted effort to court the votes of military veterans and their families, believing the constituency is in play for November and could make a difference in key battleground states. The Obama campaign today kicked off a grassroots organizing effort — dubbed “Veterans and Military Families for Obama” — led by retired Naval officer and Iraq war veteran Rob Diamond. “It’s no secret to anyone where our military bases are in this country and where our veterans and military communities are located,” Diamond said of the strategy on a conference call with reporters. “And the goal...
  • Democrat-led Senate votes down 4 GOP budgets for 2013

    05/17/2012 9:16:20 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 8 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 5-16-12 | Stephan Dinan
    The Senate on Wednesday rejected every single budget being offered this year, leaving the chamber — and therefore the federal government — without a plan to address Medicare, Social Security and the other major entitlement programs that are driving deficits and debt. In repeated votes, Democrats who control the chamber defeated four Republican proposals, including a plan that passed the House in March. The entire Senate also unanimously rejected President Obama’s 2013 budget, voting 99-0 against it, following a 414-0 vote against it in the House earlier this year. “A stunning development for the president of the United States in...
  • ALEC And The Left's War On Free Speech

    05/17/2012 8:39:29 AM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 2 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 5/16/2012 | IBD Staff
    Advocacy: If you want an insight into today's left, look at its multifront war against the American Legislative Exchange Council for committing the grave sin of pushing free-market bills in state legislatures. At a recent meeting in Washington, Aniello Alioto of ProgressNow Colorado summed up the left-wing's campaign against ALEC: "Never relent, never let up pressure, and always increase." According to the Washington Free Beacon, ProgressNow was one of several left-wing groups meeting at AFL-CIO headquarters earlier this month to plot their ongoing campaign against ALEC. Other groups included Common Cause and the Color of Change. So what's got the...
  • Obama’s aides freak over possible Rev. Wright-themed attack ads

    05/17/2012 8:25:22 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 37 replies
    Obama’s aides freak over possible Rev. Wright-themed attack ads By Neil Munro - The Daily Caller 9:28 AM 05/17/2012 Top Democratic strategists have reacted quickly to stop a proposed $10 million advertising campaign that would highlight the relationship between President Barack Obama and his old Chicago pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright. Plans for the potential ad campaign were revealed this morning by the New York Times. “Stunning! Will Mitt stand up, as [Sen.] John McCain did? Or allow the purveyors of slime to operate on his behalf?” claimed a 5.42 a.m. tweet from David Axelrod, the senior strategic at Obama’s campaign...
  • Hopeless Change: Young Americans getting the worst of Obama's Economy

    05/17/2012 4:24:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 17, 2012 | Bob Beauprez
    While we have rescued our economy from catastrophe, we have also begun to build a new foundation for growth." Barack Obama from the White House, August 7, 2009 In 2008, Obama inspired legions of young Americans who bought into his "Change you can believe in" campaign message. According to the Pew Research Center, voters under the age of 30 supported Obama over John McCain 66:31 – by far the largest disparity between young voters and other age groups in any presidential election since exit polling began in 1972. In addition to the critical vote totals, Obama attracted thousands of high...
  • I-Team Report: NATO Peacekeepers [Obama can't get Chicago the Olympics, only screaming anarchists]

    05/17/2012 7:10:30 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    ABC7 ^ | 5/17/12 | Chuck Goudie
    It is the largest law enforcement operation in Chicago history, melding dozens of agencies and spanning all levels of government. The goal is to protect the president, heads of state and diplomats from violent protesters, anarchistsand terrorists while at the same time securing everyone's rights and keeping property intact. On the waterways, in the air and on land,peacekeeping is a monstrous undertaking for federal, stateand local authorities.
  • Time for a Federal law directing death info be compared with voter registrations

    05/17/2012 7:20:46 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 12 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | May 17, 2012 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Examples of how easy it is to assume the identity of a dead person for purposes of casting a vote are growing. America has an “identity Achilles Heel” and it’s our voting process. In our nation the amount of identification required for an activity grows in direct proportion to how important an activity is thought to be – except when it comes to voting. Consider the activities judged to be more important than voting as indicated by the level of identification required. Picking up tickets at a “Will Call” window requires a photo ID and sometimes more. Opening a bank...
  • FoxNews Contributor Named in Jesse Jackson Suit

    05/17/2012 7:37:04 AM PDT · by nevermorelenore · 41 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | May 17, 2012 | Cliff Kincaid
    Tamara Holder, a Fox News contributor, is accused of having an affair with Jesse Jackson, Sr. in a lawsuit that alleges the illegal use of a gay Jackson employee to facilitate the relationship.
  • New Study: High Corporate Taxes Stifle Small Businesses

    05/17/2012 7:32:47 AM PDT · by 92nina · 6 replies
    ATR ^ | 2012-05-16 | Hugh Johnson
    It’s generally best to speak to experts when making broad claims about national policy. For instance, if we want to analyze U.S. corporate tax policy it’s probably best to take the word of a few tax attorneys than, say, a constitutional law scholar. A new study by Jonathan Sallet and Robert Rizzi, partner attorneys in the tax practice of O’Melveny & Myers LLP, highlight the constricting nature of corporate tax rates. ATR has previously highlighted the job-killing nature of high corporate taxes and the anti-growth effects of maintaining the highest corporate tax rate in the industrialized world. Published by the...
  • Obama's Co-President

    05/17/2012 6:51:04 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 9 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 5-17-2012 | MOTUS
    Boy, Ed Klein’s new book has more panties in a bunch around here than even Jodi Kantor’s did – and I didn’t think that was possible. President Obama famously claimed to know more about policy than his policy directors, but he didn’t mention First Lady Michelle Obama, who comprises one half of a “stealth co-presidency” according to a new book on the Obamas. It’s not as if Lady M wanted to be co-president: Michelle Obama practically vetoed the choice of Hillary Clinton serving as vice president. “Do you really want Bill and Hillary just down the hall from you in...
  • Another IncreaseJobless Claims, Another Adjustment to Last Week's #s-Make it Look Good for BO

    05/17/2012 5:37:55 AM PDT · by Reagan69 · 10 replies
    Marketwatch ^ | 05-17-12 | Jeffry Bartash
    The number of Americans who filed requests for jobless benefits was unchanged last week at 370,000, the U.S. Labor Department said Thursday. Claims from two weeks ago were revised up to 370,000 from an initial reading 367,000.
  • JP Morgan Chase Next on Obama Administration Hit List

    05/17/2012 5:41:21 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 17, 2012 | George Jarkesy
    President Obama and his lackeys on the left will do and say anything to destroy our capitalist system that has made us the greatest nation to ever grace this earth. Let’s face it; the President is a utopian idealist, who has no real world experience working with the “free-market” system. His primary purpose is to push his agenda of “fair-share” and to increase the individual’s dependency on “Big Government”. With the Justice Department today indicating they are launching a criminal probe into a $2 Billion trading loss at JP Morgan, the President’s Administration is at it again. JP Morgan Chase...
  • “Jon Corzine – What’s Going On?”

    05/17/2012 5:46:56 AM PDT · by Eccl 10:2 · 30 replies
    The Daily Reckoning ^ | 05/16/12 | Sydney Williams
    It pays to be rich, powerful and a Democrat with friends in Washington. While Anna Gristina, a Connecticut mother accused of being a New York “madam” sits in a cell on Riker’s Island, Jon Corzine, the former CEO of MF Global sits at home in his New Jersey mansion. MF Global had been a publically traded securities firm with $40 billion in assets, but with liabilities even larger, filed for bankruptcy late last year, after being accused of co-mingling customer funds with its own, a flagrant violation of securities law.
  • Media Pundit Named in Jesse Jackson Lawsuit ("Reverend" in Sex Tryst with FNC Pundit Tamara Holder)

    05/16/2012 7:44:49 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 62 replies
    AIM ^ | May 16, 2012 | Cliff Kincaid
    Media Pundit Named in Jesse Jackson Lawsuit Tamara Holder, a Fox News contributor, is accused of having an affair with Jesse Jackson, Sr. in a lawsuit that alleges the illegal use of a gay Jackson employee to facilitate the relationship. The accuser, Tommy R. Bennett, was Jackson’s personal travel assistant and ran the legal clinic at Jackson’s organization, the Rainbow PUSH Coalition. He says he was eventually fired for protesting his treatment by Jackson and other PUSH employees and is seeking hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages. Holder has not responded to repeated requests for comment from Accuracy in...
  • BREAKING: Democrat-Held Senate Rejects Obama's Horrific Budget, 99-0 (AGAIN!!!)

    05/16/2012 3:46:02 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 16, 2012 | Guy Benson
    For the second consecutive year, the Democrat-controlled United States Senate has unanimously rejected President Obama's 2013 budget.  The final vote was 99-0, making the the running two-year tally 196-0.  This move follows the House of Representatives' 414-0 rebuke of the same fiscal blueprint earlier this year.  Astonishingly, not a single Senate Democrat has voted in favor of any budget for three years, even as they refuse to offer a plan of their own.  Democrats have claimed that three fig leaves mitigate this embarrassing spectacle:   (1) "The Senate has already passed a budget!"  False. The Senate has not passed a...
  • Obama budget defeated 99-0 in Senate

    05/16/2012 1:44:58 PM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 75 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 5/16/12 | Stephen Dinan
    President Obama's budget suffered a second embarrassing defeat Wednesday, when senators voted 99-0 to reject it. Coupled with the House's rejection in March, 414-0, that means Mr. Obama's budget has failed to win a single vote in support this year. Republicans forced the vote by offering the president's plan on the Senate floor. Democrats disputed that it was actually the president's plan, arguing that the slim amendment didn't actually match Mr. Obama's budget document, which ran thousands of pages. But Republicans said they used all of the president's numbers in the proposal, so it faithfully represented his plan. Sen. Jeff...
  • Wright: I “Made It Comfortable” For Obama to Accept Christianity Without Having to Renounce Islam

    05/16/2012 1:31:19 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 183 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 5-15-2012 | Jim Hoft
    In a shocking interview yesterday on the Sean Hannity Radio Show, author Ed Klein said Barack Obama’s former pastor helped Obama accept Christianity without having to renounce Islam. The Daily Caller reported: Klein also said Wright told him he “made it comfortable” for Obama to accept Christianity without having renounce his “Islamic background,” which Klein said he has on tape. -snip- Klein spoke more on this in a separate interview with NewsMax: Klein says Obama originally sought out Wright to discuss community activism. “Quickly the conversations turned from picking up garbage on the street and getting streetlights put up on...
  • A Censored Race War? (Thomas Sowell)

    05/14/2012 8:55:30 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 111 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | May 15, 2012 | Thomas Sowell
    When two white newspaper reporters for the Virginian-Pilot were driving through Norfolk, and were set upon and beaten by a mob of young blacks — beaten so badly that they had to take a week off from work — that might seem to have been news that should have been reported, at least by their own newspaper. But it wasn't. "The O'Reilly Factor" on Fox News Channel was the first major television program to report this incident. Yet this story is not just a Norfolk story, either in what happened or in how the media and the authorities have...
  • Obama’s glory was inevitable, says Obama

    05/16/2012 11:25:14 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 40 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | May 15, 2012 | Jim Treacher
    I need to start this off with a confession: Sometimes I feel guilty about mocking Obama’s narcissism. It’s not like he can help it. It’s just who he is. It’s helped him attain the second-highest office in the free world, but it’s also a curse he can’t escape. Should I really keep making fun of him for it? Shouldn’t I give him a break already? Then I see a story like this and all my doubts are swept away. Seth Mandel at Commentary writes:
  • Defeat Law of the Sea Treaty -- Again

    05/16/2012 6:28:36 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 16, 2012 | Phyllis Schlafly
    The stunning repudiation of Sen. Richard Lugar's, R-Ind., bid for a seventh term has sent shock waves through Washington's internationalist lobby. A former Rhodes Scholar, Lugar has spent his career promoting a globalist agenda, since he succeeded the late Jesse Helms as the top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. One day after Indiana Republicans handed Lugar his walking papers, an outfit called the Atlantic Council held a forum to promote the discredited Law of the Sea Treaty. As former Republican U.S. Sens. Chuck Hagel and John Warner beamed their approval, Obama's Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta declared that...
  • Would You Want Obama Investing Your Money?

    05/16/2012 6:39:36 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 16, 2012 | Donald Lambro
    WASHINGTON - President Obama is attacking Mitt Romney's job creation record when he headed a capital investment firm that turned failing companies and start-up businesses into success stories. The Obama campaign's two-minute TV attack ad was a breathtaking display of political gall by a president whose failed jobs record in a lackluster economy has been dismal at best. This week's Gallup poll puts the underemployment rate (people forced to work fewer hours, temporary jobs, and long term jobless Americans who have dropped out of the labor force) at 18 percent. The unemployment rate is still stuck at over 8 percent....
  • The Obama Economy Is Wrecking NASCAR

    05/16/2012 6:44:20 AM PDT · by Texas Eagle · 32 replies
    weeklystandard.com ^ | 5-15-12 | Michael Warren
    The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) has been considered America’s fastest growing sport, quickly becoming a national phenomenon. But a new economic study shows even NASCAR’s powerful engines haven’t been able to keep up with the Obama-era economy. The study, from the pro-market think tank Public Notice and Race Fans 4 Freedom, finds that the economic downturn of the last several years has directly affected how NASCAR fans watch and enjoy their sport. Since 2009, race attendance per year has fallen below 4 million people, and the number has been declining severely as the unemployment rate has...
  • DECKER: Obama’s inevitable shellacking

    05/16/2012 3:49:34 AM PDT · by radioone · 52 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 5-15-12 | Brett M. Decker
    Just about every objective indicator foreshadows a huge re-election defeat for President Obama. With every day that passes, Mr. Obama looks more like a loser. That’s because there is doom and gloom everywhere you look. When government mathematical fudging is stripped away, unemployment is stuck over 10 percent. Economic growth is practically nonexistent and promises to slide downhill even more in the coming months with Europe and its banks rapidly collapsing. Due to Mr. Obama’s out-of-control deficit spending, the national debt is at a heart-stopping $15.7 trillion, which erases a whole year of economic output by our entire country. With...
  • For Obama, Gay Is Green

    05/16/2012 12:30:19 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 15, 2012 | J. Robert Smith
    Joseph Curl's analysis in Sunday's Washington Times on Barack Obama's gay marriage flip-flop nicely sums up the president's motive. Actually, the headline sums it up: "Team Obama panics, and it's only May." That's right. President Barack Obama -- that Everest of integrity -- and his paid hacks are in full panic mode. As Curl observes, it's mid-May, and the president is focusing on shoring up what should be a base constituency -- gays. Previously, Mr. Obama was trying to drive wedges between the GOP and women, Hispanics, and young voters to shore up support from these cohorts. A president up...
  • Some Dems Fretting Over Team Obama's Ineptitude

    05/15/2012 11:57:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | May 15, 2012 | John Ellis
    On a balmy night in early June of 1986, a successful business executive and two-term Congressman named Ed Zschau won the GOP nomination for US Senate in California. Seen by professionals as the rising star of California Republican politics, Zschau defeated a divided primary field of more conservative candidates. It was widely expected in political circles that he would go on to defeat incumbent Sen. Alan Cranston in the general election. The very next night, the Cranston campaign unleashed a sustained, weeks-long negative campaign advertising attack on Mr. Zschau. The idea being that if Zschau was given time to regroup...
  • Obama tells Barnard women why imaginary world matters (Sometimes the jokes write themselves)

    05/15/2012 4:16:27 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 12 replies
    sf gate ^ | 5/15/2012 | Margot Magowan
    He’s back, people! First, President Obama made the amazing and inspiring move last week to finally support gay marriage. Have you see the latest New Yorker cover? Is this beautiful or what? How could anyone not feel happy looking at this image? The whole idea that gay marriage is “anti-family” or threatens “traditional” marriage is such an inane, warped, self-defeating argument. “Traditional” marriage was, of course, created as a financial contract to control the means of reproduction, that is, women. When women had no social, political, or financial power, when they were not allowed to own property and only valued...
  • O'Keefe Strikes Again--in North Carolina

    05/15/2012 2:30:18 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 11 replies
    Breitbart..com ^ | 5/15/12 | Tony Lee
    James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas exposed how easy it was for someone to walk in to a polling place and get Attorney General Eric Holder’s ballot, and now it has released another video that shows how easily non-citizens--and even dead people--can vote in North Carolina, a crucial 2012 swing state. In the video, William Romero, an apparent non-citizen, is shown to be registered to vote in North Carolina. According to jury refusal records obtained by Project Veritas, Romero was recused for being a non-citizen. Yet when a researcher from Project Veritas went into the polling station, he found that not only...
  • Obama assets valued between $2.6M and $8.3M

    05/15/2012 2:46:13 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 33 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 15, 2012 | KEN THOMAS
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama hold assets worth between nearly $2.6 million and nearly $8.3 million, according to financial disclosure reports released Tuesday by the White House. The documents show the couple's assets for last year. The first family's assets were valued between $1.8 million and nearly $12 million in 2010.
  • Democratic congressman Polis wants feds to regulate pizza in school lunches

    05/15/2012 3:05:06 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/15/2012 | fox news
    A Democratic congressman is trying to give the federal government the power to regulate pizza in public school lunches, following a failed attempt last year. The legislation proposed by Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., would end pizza being counted as a vegetable in school lunches and allow the government to set nutritional standards.
  • Obama Drops His Name into Other Presidential Bios

    Many of President Obama’s fervent devotees are young enough not to have much memory of the political world before the arrival of The One. Coincidentally, Obama himself feels the same way—and the White House’s official website reflects that.
  • Obama vandalizes WH presidential biographies

    05/15/2012 3:39:40 PM PDT · by bramps · 19 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 05/15/2012 | PHILIP KLEIN
    Conservatives are having a laugh after it surfaced that the official presidential biographies on the White House website have been updated to inject President Obama into history. But kidding aside, this is a truly disgraceful behavior. In the most egregious example, noted by the Heritage Foundation's Rory Cooper, the official Ronald Reagan biography is appended with the note: "In a June 28, 1985 speech Reagan called for a fairer tax code, one where a multi-millionaire did not have a lower tax rate than his secretary. Today, President Obama is calling for the same with the Buffet Rule." (Over at Commentary,...
  • Chefs Love Democrats? The Top 15 Chef Political Donations (w/slideshow)

    05/15/2012 2:30:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Braiser ^ | May 15, 2012 | Tina Nguyen
    It’s a presidential election year, and the sexiest topic this cycle is campaign finance. With the national conversation tuned to Super PACs, the staggering income disparities between major donors and the rest of America, and Wolfgang Puck’s appearance at the $15 million Obama bash headlined by George Clooney, The Braiser wanted to know: how do celebrity chefs support political candidates? With fancy dinners? With non-connected joint expenditure committees? With hundred dollar bills baked into pies and delivered to campaign headquarters? We dug through the Federal Election Commission’s individual filings, as well as POLITICO’s old trash, to find the chefs who...
  • Glenn painstakingly presents the Obama lie timeline

    05/15/2012 1:27:37 PM PDT · by blueyon · 7 replies
    GBTV ^ | 5/11/2012 | Glenn Beck
    On radio today Glenn played the audio of Obama contradicting himself on issue after issue. You’ve heard many of these stories before, but when you hear the audio back to back to back it’s really quite stunning. We all know politicians generally lie or mislead on issues, but Obama’s trail of lies is the stuff of legends. And many are about his own family experience. Watch this can’t miss segment & share it.
  • Here are 79 examples of Barack Obama’s corruption, lying, lawbreaking, and cronyism.

    05/15/2012 5:06:20 AM PDT · by grundle · 30 replies
    Here are 79 examples of Barack Obama’s corruption, lying, lawbreaking, and cronyism.1) In April 2009, antiwar activists who helped elect Obama accused him of using the same “off the books” funding as his predecessor George W. Bush when Obama requested an additional $83.4 billion from Congress for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan – a provision which Obama had voted against when he was a Senator. 2) In May 2010, it was reported that the Obama administration had selected KBR, a former subsidiary of Halliburton, for a no-bid contract worth as much as $568 million through 2011 for military support...
  • EDITORIAL: D.C. grabs guns from soldier

    05/14/2012 6:31:13 PM PDT · by marktwain · 46 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 14 May, 2012 | NA
    The District grabbed the guns belonging to 1st Lt. Augustine Kim and won’t give them back. Two years ago, the South Carolina Army national guardsman had been injured on his second tour of duty in Afghanistan. Now he’s fighting to restore his constitutional rights. Before deploying overseas, the soldier drove his collection - which included an AR-15, a Beretta 9mm and several .45 caliber pistols - to his parents’ house in New Jersey for safe storage. Upon his return to the states and recovery, Lt. Kim wanted to bring his weapons back to his home in Charleston. On the way,...
  • It's official: Obama '1st gay president'

    05/14/2012 3:52:15 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 64 replies
    WND ^ | 5/13/2012 | by Joe Kovacs
    Despite the fact Barack Obama is married with two children, Newsweek magazine is dubbing him “The First Gay President” on its latest cover, crowning him with a rainbow-colored halo. The cover comes in the wake of Obama’s newly declared support for homosexual marriage in America. The edition, which hits newsstands Monday, features a column by Andrew Sullivan, an openly homosexual self-titled conservative political pundit. “When you step back a little and assess the record of Obama on gay rights, you see, in fact, that this was not an aberration. It was an inevitable culmination of three years of work,” Sullivan...
  • Liberal Black Female Blogger Calls For Sarah Palin’s Death

    05/14/2012 4:07:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    A Time For Choosing ^ | May 14, 2012 | Gary P. Jackson
    I don’t generally talk about death threats against Sarah Palin. I feel these things only encourage more of them. But after talking with fellow blogger and friend Jackie, from the Sarah Palin Blog I feel this needs to be out there and talked about. First the tweet: (IMAGE AT LINK) Jackie has saved a progression of tweets where this blogger discusses this call for Sarah’s death. Click on the various photos on Jackie’s site to read them. The blogger shows concern that she might get in trouble and eventually deleted her Twitter account. She now has a new account, which...
  • (Sen-FL) Bill Nelson Asks Florida TV Stations Not to Air U.S. Chamber Ad

    05/14/2012 12:54:53 PM PDT · by Jacquerie · 44 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | May 14th, 2012 | Staff
    Laywers for Sen. Bill Nelson have written to Florida TV stations asking them not to air an ad that includes a false claim about Medicare cuts. From a news release: In the wake of the recent Citizens United case, in which the Supreme Court allowed unlimited and undisclosed corporate money to be spent on such ads, TV stations have a greater responsibility to protect the public from the spread of false and deceptive information, Kendall Coffey, a lawyer for Nelson wrote in a letter to the stations today. “On behalf of our client, we respectfully insist that you take this...
  • Maryland’s Special Tax Hike Session Kicks Off Today

    05/14/2012 12:10:17 PM PDT · by 92nina · 2 replies
    ATR ^ | 2012-05-14 | Will Upton
    Evidently a spending increase just shy of $1 billion is not enough for Governor Martin O’Malley and the Democrat leadership in Maryland’s General Assembly. Today, May 14, lawmakers will return to Annapolis to pass the Governor’s tax hike proposal, allowing Gov. O’Malley to increase spending by over $1 billion from last year’s budget. Under Gov. O’Malley’s proposal, about one in five Marylanders will see their taxes rise. WBAL is reporting that the proposal will set new income tax rates on Marylanders making over $100,000 a year. However, there is a potential House-Senate compromise that could lower the threshold to just...
  • HHS Sends $5.9 Million to Program Run by Obama Buddy (U of Chicago program tied to MO)

    05/14/2012 11:49:21 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 26 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | 5-14-12 | Keith Koffler
    The Department of Health and Human Services last week announced it had awarded a $5.9 million grant to a University of Chicago Medical Center program tied to Michelle Obama and run by Eric Whitaker, one of President Obama’s closest friends. The Urban Health Initiative, which received the award, was originally based on a smaller program launched during the last decade by Michelle Obama, who was an executive at the University of Chicago Medical Center before she departed to become first lady. The UHI is headed up by Obama basketball and golf buddy Whitaker, who has known the president since Obama’s...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Wisconsin Dems furious with DNC for refusing to invest big money in Walker recall

    05/14/2012 10:35:47 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 28 replies
    washingtonpost.com/blogs ^ | 11:52 AM ET, 05/14/2012 | Greg Sargent
    Top Wisconsin Democrats are furious with the national party — and the Democratic National Committee in particular — for refusing their request for a major investment in the battle to recall Scott Walker, I’m told.The failure to put up the money Wisconsin Dems need to execute their recall plan comes at a time when the national Republican Party is sinking big money into defending Walker, raising fears that the DNC’s reluctance could help tip the race his way.“We are frustrated by the lack of support from the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Governors Association,” a top Wisconsin Democratic Party...
  • Democrats Consider a Post-Pelosi Future

    05/14/2012 11:13:03 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 23 replies
    Democrats Consider a Post-Pelosi Future Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on email More Sharing Services By Billy House Updated: May 14, 2012 | 11:57 a.m. May 8, 2012 | 9:35 p.m. Pelosi: How might succession unfold? CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story had an incorrect title for House Budget Committee ranking member Chris Van Hollen of Maryland. Barring another drubbing this fall, the House Democratic Caucus is unlikely to chase Rep. Nancy Pelosi off as its leader. That she might opt for retirement, however, has Democratic tongues wagging and is making some members nervous about who might...
  • WH getting blowback from African-American churches over gay-marriage stance

    05/14/2012 11:18:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 89 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | May 14, 2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Barney Frank told the panel on ABC’s This Week that “I don’t think anyone’s vote was changed” when Barack Obama endorsed the legalization of same-sex marriage — but that might be too optimistic an analysis. The New York Times reports that the White House went on a charm offensive with leaders of faith organizations, including and perhaps especially African-American churches where opposition to gay marriage runs high. So far, the charm offensive has had mixed results: About two hours after declaring his support for same-sex marriage last week, President Obama gathered eight or so African-American ministers on a conference call...
  • BREAKING - LightSquared to file for bankruptcy (Another Obama Porkulus Crony!)

    05/14/2012 11:20:08 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 29 replies
    CNN ^ | 5-14-12 | David Goodman
    Unable to reach a deal with its lenders, upstart wireless carrier LightSquared will file for bankruptcy Monday, according to two sources with knowledge of the company's plans. The move has been widely expected, since the company's options for appeasing its creditors were running out. LightSquare's lenders claim that it has been in default on its debt since its $9 billion partnership with Sprint Nextel
  • Obama calls pastors to explain gay marriage support... (title truncated)

    05/14/2012 10:47:04 AM PDT · by Justaham · 41 replies
    news.yahoo.com ^ | 5/14/12 | Dylan Stableford
    Original title: Obama calls pastors to explain gay marriage support; black churches ‘conflicted’ by president’s decision --------------------------------------------- After making his historic remarks on same-sex unions last week, President Barack Obama led a conference call with black church pastors to explain his support for gay marriage, the New York Times reports. The call, which was held with "eight or so African-American ministers," occurred about two hours after the president's interview with ABC's Robin Roberts. Obama explained to them that he struggled with the decision, pastors on the call told the paper, but several voiced their disapproval. "They were wrestling with their...