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  • This Is No Time for Partisan Politics: Vote on Loretta Lynch Now | Commentary

    04/17/2015 10:01:36 AM PDT · by rktman · 21 replies
    blogs.rollcall.com ^ | 4/17/2015 | al sharpton
    More than 150 days ago, President Barack Obama nominated Loretta Lynch as the next U.S. attorney general following Eric Holder’s decision to step down. More than 48 days ago, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to confirm Lynch as the top law enforcement official in the nation. And yet, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., still refuses to schedule a vote. At a time when key issues important to the American people like protection of voting rights, law enforcement accountability/reform and oversight of numerous areas demand leadership, McConnell and many in his party are stalling.
  • Bill Nye's unscientific approach to climate change in Jackson, WY

    03/10/2015 8:43:13 AM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 3/10/2015 | Sierra Rayne
    Nye's tweet apparently suggests that climate change is to blame for the supposed lack of snow on the slopes around Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Michelle Malkin and JunkScience.com have already debunked much of this tweet, the latter by showing that Nye's picture was not of Jackson Hole, but instead of Jackson – and the former by illustrating that there was anything but an absence of snow in Jackson Hole.
  • bama's Diplomacy and Statecraft or the Lack Thereof

    03/09/2015 9:47:49 AM PDT · by rktman
    cnsnews.com ^ | 3/9/2015 | Charlie Daniels
    President Obama's refusal to identify who our enemy is only makes him a symbol of weakness in the violent Islamic world, and his timid reticence to deal with the ISIS situation with the force required to destroy them will not save lives. The longer the situation festers, the more powerful ISIS grows and a bigger danger they become to every human being on the planet.
  • Bill Nye and the Gore Effect

    02/20/2015 9:50:04 AM PST · by rktman · 25 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 2/20/2015 | Brian C. Joondeph
    This week Bill Nye, “The Science Guy” was the latest casualty of the Gore Effect. He gave an interview to MSNBC discussing global warming while much of the country was in a deep freeze. But he strategically chose to use the term “climate change” rather than “global warming” in light of record breaking cold temperatures this week.
  • De Blasio To Deliver MLK Day Remarks At Sharpton Event

    01/18/2015 9:59:46 AM PST · by rktman · 11 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 1/17/2015 | Kerry Picket
    Mayor of New York Bill de Blasio is not distancing himself from Rev. Al Sharpton anytime soon. De Blasio’s office announced on Saturday he will be giving a speech on Monday at the National Action Network’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Policy Forum. The event is taking place in Manhattan.
  • Frontiers of microaggression

    01/06/2015 7:34:51 AM PST · by rktman · 23 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 1/6/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    In the pursuit of utopia where there are never any hurt feelings, America’s wealthy, cosseted college campuses have given birth to the nonsense concept of microaggression, typically employed to denounce as “racist” anything someone (usually of a “protected class”) doesn’t like. The beauty of the concept is that the purported perpetrator doesn’t have to be conscious of and have any intention of bigotry.
  • Judge may release grand jury deliberations in Eric Garner death case

    01/05/2015 10:58:13 AM PST · by rktman · 11 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 1/5/2014 | Noah Rothman
    A Staten Island grand jury’s decision not to indict the New York City police officer responsible for the homicide of Eric Garner sparked nationwide protests and has provoked an escalating confrontation between the NYPD and the city’s mayor. On Monday, a Reuters report indicated that a New York City judge will hear arguments over whether those sealed grand jury deliberations should be released to the public.
  • 2014: The Year of Peak Stupidity

    01/04/2015 7:22:24 AM PST · by rktman · 8 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 1/4/2014 | Clarice Feldman
    The year just ended saw one leftist narrative after another collapse under the weight of reality, and the Republicans still sucking their thumbs, turning the other cheek, and failing to effectively respond. My online friend, hit and run, characterized the usual political dialogue:
  • America Is Being Transformed Into Brazil

    01/03/2015 5:02:11 AM PST · by rktman · 39 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 1/3/2014 | Andrew Thomas
    21,000 new regulations have been enacted under Obama, and 2,375 are scheduled so far for 2015. Congress does not have the power to stop this avalanche, and can do very little to slow it down. The sad and frustrating part of this “government gone wild” scenario is that it is highly doubtful any of these regulations can be rescinded or fixed before they potentially cause significant permanent damage to our individual freedoms, to say nothing of how they will negatively impact our day-to-day lives. This is how Obama’s “fundamental change” of America is accomplished.
  • #AllLivesMatter? Not So Much

    01/03/2015 4:46:57 AM PST · by rktman · 2 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 1/3/2015 | John Nantz
    All lives don't really matter. Just ask a Hollywood starlet like Gwyneth Paltrow. She'll quickly remind you of your insignificance. She once quipped, "I am who I am. I can't pretend to be someone who makes $25,000 a year." And, please, don’t mistake Michelle Obama for a commoner. For her, it's an act of patent racism to fail to recognize her golden nimbus, to force her descent from Olympian divinity by asking her to grab a box of detergent form the top shelf. Or, consider the Left's newest saint in the diabolical pantheon of race, Michael Brown. The Left has...
  • Liam Neeson Says ‘Taken’ Series has Ruined Europe for Americans

    01/01/2015 8:25:33 AM PST · by rktman · 46 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 12/31/2015 | Kipp Jones
    Actor Liam Neeson’s Taken series is known for its high-octane and suspenseful approach to handling international kidnappers. However, the first two chapters of what has now become a trilogy are not known for portraying Europe in a very positive light.
  • Carbon dioxide emissions help tropical rainforests grow faster:(truncated)

    12/31/2014 8:17:18 AM PST · by rktman · 18 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 12/30/2014 | Richard Gray
    Nasa study shows tropical forests absorb 1.5 billion tonnes of CO2 a year Rainforests absorb more than half of CO2 taken up by vegetation globally Scientists previously believed tropical forests emitted carbon dioxide Researchers claim their findings emphasise the need to protect rainforests from deforestation to help counteract human greenhouse gas emissions
  • Cops assassinated: the result of allowing an evil lie to grow

    12/28/2014 7:17:28 AM PST · by rktman · 32 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 12/28/2014 | Lloyd Marcus
    It has been extremely troubling, watching the left's narrative/lie – that blacks are routinely murdered by cops – allowed to grow and gain momentum. Not only has this deplorable, divisive narrative/lie gone unchallenged, but it has been insidiously nurtured by the mainstream media, Al Sharpton, the DOJ's Eric Holder, and President Obama.
  • Protesters' next stop: Fox News, New York Post

    12/26/2014 6:26:47 AM PST · by rktman · 23 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 12/26/2014 | Aaron Klein
    The Occupy movement and other leftist groups are attempting to use the anti-cop furor for a “die-in” and “shutdown” protest targeting Fox News and the New York Post. The demonstration is scheduled for Jan. 2 at New Corporation’s Midtown Manhattan headquarters, with invitations posted at Occupy-affiliated Facebook pages. The invitation reads: “As many already know The NY POST is a newspaper that is owned and controlled by the Right Winger Rupert Murdoch, who in essence is a corporate racist that continually supports and disseminates racist, classist, sexist and all forms of pro 1% misinformation through his NY POST newspaper as...
  • International Emissions Idiocy

    12/17/2014 9:27:16 AM PST · by rktman
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 12/17/2014 | Alan Caruba
    Most of the people of the world have concluded that the decades of warnings about “global warming” and its successor, “climate change”, is just idiotic nonsense. Few believe that humans ever had or ever will have any role in what the weather will be tomorrow or a thousand years from now. They are right. One of the most distinguishing factors about the Anthropogenic Global Warming theory has been the way its advocates have always predicted major changes decades into the future. When the future arrived, as it has since the first doomsday predictions were made in the late 1980s, they...
  • Study Finds All-Electric Cars Aren't Very Green At All

    12/16/2014 6:32:44 AM PST · by rktman · 33 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 12/15/2014 | Leah Barkoukis
    Electric cars are often touted as the most environmentally friendly vehicles out there, but the devil is always in the details. While charging tends to be the focus of environmental assessments, the entire life cycle of the vehicle needs to be considered.
  • Sony Hack Reveals White Liberal Hypocrisy

    12/15/2014 7:39:18 AM PST · by rktman · 17 replies
    realclearpolitics.com ^ | 12/14/2014 | Juan Williams
    I know from personal experience at National Public Radio that white liberals can be very intolerant if they suspect they are dealing with a black person who is not afraid from depart from liberal orthodoxy.
  • Obama: Many Police Officers Have 'Subconscious Fear of Folks Who Look Different'

    12/10/2014 8:37:18 AM PST · by rktman · 87 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 12/9/2014 | Tony Lee
    President Barack Obama said many police officers have a "subconscious fear" of people "who look different," which is a "national problem that will require national solutions." In an interview with BET about race relations, Ferguson and Eric Garner's death in which Obama said that racism and bias are "deeply rooted" in America, Obama said "consequences can be deadly" when people are not being treated fairly.
  • Penn State President Eric Barron raises hands for student protest

    12/05/2014 7:15:20 AM PST · by rktman · 22 replies
    centerdaily.com ^ | 12/3/2014 | Lori Falce
    But when the protest neared its conclusion, they were joined by university President Eric Barron, who held up his hands in the “don’t shoot” pose has become a gesture of solidarity with the movement.
  • Astronaut Mark Kelly talks watches at South Coast Plaza

    11/26/2014 7:24:18 AM PST · by rktman · 29 replies
    ocregister.com ^ | 11/23/2014 | LEONARD ORTIZ
    The former Space Shuttle and combat pilot lends his credibility to Breitling’s timepieces.
  • Liberal Challenges Mike Rowe to Explain How a Christian (or Anyone) Could Vote Republican

    11/24/2014 7:38:47 AM PST · by rktman · 42 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | 11/23/2014 | Dave Urbanski
    It may soon become a well-trod adage that when you ask Mike Rowe a snarky, insulting question on his Facebook page, you might find yourself on the receiving end of one of Rowe’s measured, civil, and devastatingly spot-on responses. So it was with a decidedly left-leaning guy named Jim Green who posted a series of inflammatory points about Republicans (with a lot of ALL-CAPPED words and about the same number of exclamation points), which Rowe apparently spotted while aboard a flight:
  • ‘Die In’ Protest Held on Delmar Loop

    11/17/2014 8:02:04 AM PST · by rktman · 46 replies
    stlouis.cbslocal.com ^ | 11/16/2014 | Unknown
    Demonstrations continue in the St. Louis area, as a grand jury decides if it will indict a white police officer for shooting a black teen. Sunday marked 100 days since the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson. A light snow falling didn’t stop dozens of young adults from chanting “Arrest Darren Wilson” (the Ferguson police officer) and marching to the Delmar Loop to hold a “Die In” protest in the middle of the street in front of the Tivoli Theater.
  • The US Will See 50 Percent More Lightning Strikes, Thanks to Global Warming

    11/14/2014 8:05:51 AM PST · by rktman · 107 replies
    motherjones.com ^ | 11/13/2014 | Tim McDonnell
    By now we're familiar with some of the scarier potential impacts of climate change: Floods, fires, stronger hurricanes, violent conflicts. Well, here's a new one to add to your nightmares. Lightning strikes in the continental United States will increase roughly 12 percent for every degree Celsius of global warming, a study published today in Science finds. If warming continues unchecked, that could translate into a 50 percent increase in lightning by the end of the century—three strikes then for every two strikes now. (On average, there are currently about 25 million strikes per year.)
  • Elizabeth Warren gets rock-star reception at liberal donors confab(fauxkahauntus)

    11/14/2014 7:57:52 AM PST · by rktman · 35 replies
    politico.com ^ | 11/13/2014 | Kenneth P. Vogel
    Elizabeth Warren insists she has no interest in running for president in 2016, but the rich liberals to whom she spoke Thursday afternoon seemed unwilling to take ‘no’ for an answer. The Massachusetts senator got a rock stars’ welcome during a closed-door speech to major donors, one of whom interrupted her by yelling “Run, Liz, Run!”
  • Streisand-Backed Measure to Block Whole Foods Wins in Malibu

    11/05/2014 4:45:57 PM PST · by rktman · 106 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | 11/5/2014 | unknown
    The ballot item, Measure R, spearheaded by actor, director and producer Rob Reiner and backed by entertainment-industry figures including Barbra Streisand, Tom Hanks and David Geffen, passed with 59 percent of the vote, according to election results released today.
  • We Must Not Even Think of Accusing Leonardo DiCaprio of Hypocrisy

    11/02/2014 8:00:10 AM PST · by rktman · 7 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 11/1/2014 | Unknown
    As UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said of the actor in making the appointment last year: Mr. DiCaprio is a credible voice in the environmental movement, and has a considerable platform to amplify its message. I am pleased he has chosen to add his voice to UN efforts to raise awareness of the urgency and benefits of acting now to combat climate change.
  • Video: More Democrats walk out on Obama

    10/29/2014 7:45:42 AM PDT · by rktman · 35 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 10/29/2014 | Chelsea Schilling
    In the middle of President Obama’s speech promoting a Democrat for Wisconsin governor Tuesday night, part of the crowd began to walk out on him – and it’s the second time it’s happened in just over a week. Obama was still speaking as people could be seen filing out of the room.
  • Steyer Climate Change Super-PAC Targets Colorado's Gardner On Personhood

    10/25/2014 7:47:44 AM PDT · by rktman · 7 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 10/24/2014 | Dr. Susan Berry
    Billionaire Tom Steyer’s climate change super-PAC, NextGen Climate Action, has targeted Colorado Republican U.S. Senate candidate Cory Gardner for his support of a “personhood” measure that would give legal rights to humans beginning at conception.
  • EPA Chief Insists: 'People Overwhelmingly Consider Climate Change a Problem'

    10/24/2014 9:20:57 AM PDT · by rktman · 43 replies
    Recent polls put climate change low on the list of Americans' pressing concerns, but that's not how EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy sees it: "From all the recent public opinion work out there on climate change, what stands out to me is this: First, people overwhelmingly consider climate change a problem, and they want action. And second, what’s even more impressive, is the overwhelming support specifically for EPA action to curb carbon pollution from power plants."
  • President Doofus

    10/22/2014 6:49:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 11 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 10/22/2014 | Monty Pelerin
    Doofus is an unusual but appropriate appellation for President Barack Hussein Obama. What Is A Doofus? "Doofus" is slang referring to a boob, for which the thesaurus lists the following synonyms -- idiot, nitwit, dunce, fathead, fool, goof, goon, imbecile, jerk. Some might argue that these synonyms may be inapplicable. Perhaps, but a diminishing percentage would argue that none are applicable. Such a characterization of the president five years ago might have seemed radical or harsh. Even the few who felt that way are probably surprised at the incomparable ineptness of Obama and his Administration.
  • Ebola czar thinks global warming causes increased tornadoes and hurricanes

    10/19/2014 8:01:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 44 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 10/19/2014 | Thomas Lifson
    Nobody credits newly-minted Ebola czar (for the sake of rhyme, shouldn’t it be “Ebola Ayatollah”) Ron Klain with any scientific credibility, but his embrace of warmist doctrine is nonetheless interesting. Back in 2011, when he was coming off his gig as Joe Biden’s chief of staff, Klain went on MSNBC to spout his scientific wisdom. Politico took notice:
  • Lefty Rock Critic: Killings of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown Result of ‘Hatred’ for Obama

    10/14/2014 6:33:41 AM PDT · by rktman · 47 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 10/13/2014 | Tom Johnson
    I’m not a psychiatrist, I haven’t sat down and interviewed George Zimmerman or the cop who shot Michael Brown, I don’t know what their motives are, I don’t know what kind of people they are, what kind of childhood traumas they have experienced. But I don’t think it’s nuts that in a certain way, when that cop killed Michael Brown, and when George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin, they were killing Barack Obama.
  • Actress Gwyneth Paltrow to Obama: I'm Concerned About Equal Pay For Women as a Working Mother

    10/10/2014 6:10:17 AM PDT · by rktman · 78 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 10/10/2014 | Katie Pavlich
    Last night Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow hosted a fundraiser for President Obama and the Democrats at her ritzy home in Brentwood, California. Paltrow is worth $140 million dollars and was raised in a rich, privileged family before making her way to the big screen. But that didn't stop her from classifying herself as a "working mother" concerned about equal pay for women, an issue Obama has been dishonestly harping on.
  • Pressure rising in Kerry nuclear talks with Iran

    10/08/2014 5:51:06 AM PDT · by rktman · 3 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 10/8/2014 | unk
    With a late-November deadline approaching, America's top diplomat is plunging back into Iranian nuclear talks with one eye on his adversary and the other on developments at home, as pressure rises in Washington for a deal ensuring the Islamic republic cannot become a nuclear state. The prospect of a Republican takeover of the Senate means Secretary of State John Kerry will be on a tight leash.
  • Diary of a Republican Black Woman

    10/07/2014 8:24:37 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 10/7/2014 | Lloyd Marcus
    Folks, when I saw what the Democrats are doing to this American black woman in Utah, I had to sound the alarm. Black Republican Mia Love is running for Congress in Utah. Love's liberal opponent and the Democrats have pulled out all the stops, launching a hate website against her, “No love for Mia,” and a $300,000 smack-down ad campaign trashing the sister. Meanwhile, hypocritically, they accuse Republicans of having a war on women. Folks, it amazes me that Democrats, the MSM, and liberals continue to get away with their scam, portraying themselves as champions of minority empowerment.
  • Rage Against the Maitre D’ Or, Celebrity Commies Are Full of It, Tom Morello Exhibit

    10/01/2014 11:25:50 AM PDT · by rktman · 20 replies
    PJMedia.com ^ | 9/30/2014 | Stephen Kruiser
    Following his performance Friday night (September 26) at the El Corazon as part of a benefit concert for 15 Now, the grassroots organization that successfully fought for a $15 minimum wage in Seattle, Morello and his entourage allegedly tried to get “a special room” at The 5 Point Cafe even though the place was already “at capacity” and there was “a line” of people waiting to get in. The restaurant’s doorman apparently told Morello and his crew that he could not accommodate them, after which the guitarist took to his Twitter to blast the eatery, writing: “Five Point restaurant in...
  • Fifteen people shot during party at Miami club

    09/29/2014 6:14:40 AM PDT · by rktman · 27 replies
    miamihearld.com ^ | 9/28/2014 | Carli Teproff
    The party in the new club continued into the wee hours Sunday morning. Strawberry daiquiris flowed. Music from DJ Bay Bay pulsed. Teens were chilling and dancing. Then came the gunfire. Witnesses said they heard dozens of rounds, maybe 100, rip through a storefront Miami nightclub called The Spot, wedged between a furniture store and a smoke shop. When the gunfire stopped, 15 young people were wounded, bloodied and dazed, the youngest of them 11 years old, the oldest 25. “Young people now, throughout the United States — Chicago or Miami or LA or wherever you’re at, even in small...
  • Bozell & Graham Column: Jay Carney's Pinocchio Problem

    09/27/2014 8:53:21 AM PDT · by rktman · 8 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 9/27/2014 | Brent Bozell and Tim Graham
    By now, everyone knows that there’s a revolving door between Democratic politics and the “objective” news media. But does it have to spin so fast? On September 10, CNN announced it hired former White House press secretary Jay Carney as a commentator, citing his “invaluable voice for the network” after his five years inside the Obama administration.
  • Eric Holder Compares Self to Bobby Kennedy in Farewell Statement

    09/26/2014 8:28:11 AM PDT · by rktman · 47 replies
    bretibart.com ^ | 9/25/2014 | Matthew Boyle
    President Barack Obama compared outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder to Bobby Kennedy, who served in the position during his brother John F. Kennedy's presidency—a comparison Holder made about himself shortly thereafter. “Bobby Kennedy once said, ‘on this generation of Americans falls the full burden of proving to the world that we really mean it when we say all men are created free and equal before the law,'" Obama said at a press conference announcing Holder’s resignation.
  • No Drilling or Fishing: Obama Vastly Expanding Pacific Ocean Marine Preserve

    09/25/2014 7:15:36 AM PDT · by rktman · 36 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 9/24/2014 | JOSH LEDERMAN
    (P)resident Barack Obama is carving out a wide swath the Pacific Ocean for an expanded marine preserve, putting the waters off-limits to drilling and most fishing in a bid to protect fragile underwater life. The revamped expanded Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument will cover 490,000 square miles - an area roughly three times the size of California - and will become the largest marine preserve in the world. Millions of seabirds, sea turtles and marine mammals live in the bio-rich expanse included by the new monument, which will also add new protections for more than 130 "seamounts" - underwater...
  • Watch RFK, Jr. lose it at climate change march when confronted about his hypocrisy

    09/22/2014 8:07:06 AM PDT · by rktman · 82 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 9/22/2014 | Rick Moran
    By Rick Moran Michelle Fields of PJTV interviewed Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. at the climate march yesterday and corned him about his hypocrisy regarding the use of his cell phone and car. After issuing standard rant against oil companies, including his citing the preposterous figure of $4 trillion spent on the wars for oil over the last decade, Kennedy was asked if he had a cell phone or an iphone.
  • Maybe He Wasn't Cut Out to Be President

    09/21/2014 6:50:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 73 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 9/21/2014 | Silvio Canto, Jr.
    Back in 2008, I debated some liberal friends and questioned Mr. Obama's thin resume. They responded by saying that I was missing the point. In other words, don't judge Mr. Obama's resume, but rather his unique ability to inspire and his exceptional judgment. I guess they were telling me that Mr. Obama was one of those exceptional human beings who rises to the occasion because he is smart and politically astute.
  • Susan Rice bolts from podium, unable to answer reporters' questions at White House press briefing

    09/20/2014 6:47:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 90 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 9/20/2014 | Thomas Lifson
    The National Security Advisor of the United States did something astonishing yesterday. In the middle of a reporter’s questioning, she bolted from the podium of the White House pressroom, saying, “Nice to see you,” fleeing a situation she evidently was unable to cope with. The question that caused Ms. Rice to flee was a fairly simple one: whether or not the president has authorized the bombing of targets in Syria. Rice responded multiple times that the timing of strikes would not be released, but that was not the question at hand, and reporters pressed her on whether her boss had...
  • Katie Couric Takes Aim at Gun Violence in Next Documentary (Exclusive)

    09/18/2014 9:05:52 AM PDT · by rktman · 29 replies
    hollywoodreporter.com ^ | 9/17/2014 | Rebecca Ford
    Katie Couric and Stephanie Soechtig, who tackled childhood obesity in this year's documentary Fed Up, are setting their sights on an even bigger hot-button issue: gun violence. "Much like Fed Up traced the history of the obesity epidemic, this film will trace the history of guns and their impact on society," says Couric, currently Yahoo's global news anchor. "We hope we can deconstruct this complex issue and give people a better understanding of existing and proposed gun laws and take a closer look at one of the most polarizing issues of our time."
  • What have the founders of Occupy Wall Street been up to?

    09/18/2014 7:25:09 AM PDT · by rktman · 22 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 9/18/2014 | Rick Moran
    Remember when Occupy Wall Street was considered by leftists to be the wave of the future? The New York Times, the Guardian, and several other lefty publications had daily updates on the "movement" (that wasn't a movement at all), and bored, spoiled millenials across the country showed up to camp out and demand the government give them a job. Well, those times are long gone. OWS has been erased from the left's collective consciousness when it turned out that the kooky collection of commies, anarchists, and kids who couldn't figure out why they were unable to get a job after...
  • United Nations Names Leonardo DiCaprio Messenger of Peace

    09/17/2014 8:20:12 AM PDT · by rktman · 37 replies
    hollywoodreporter.com ^ | 9/16/2014 | unknown
    "I feel a moral obligation to speak out at this key moment in human history — it is a moment for action," says the actor in addressing climate change Leonardo DiCaprio has been tapped by the United Nations to be honored with the title of Messenger of Peace, and the actor has been asked to speak on Sept. 23 at the U.N. Climate Summit to address the topic of climate change, the international organization announced on Tuesday
  • Senate Dems seek to rewrite First Amendment

    09/08/2014 7:26:00 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 9/8/2014 | Rick Moran
    The Democrat's attack on political speech will come to a point this week when the Senate votes on a measure that would overturn the Citizens United decision and give federal authorities the power to regulate all manner of political speech including books and pamphlets.
  • Democrats More Afraid of Global Warming Than ISIS

    08/29/2014 8:09:27 AM PDT · by rktman · 33 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/29/2014 | Charlie Spiering
    Democrats are more afraid of global warming than the threat posed by the Islamic State terrorists, according to a new Pew Research Center poll. The poll shows that 68 percent of Democrats believe that global climate change is a major threat to the United States, compared to just 25 percent of Republicans. In contrast, 65 percent of Democrats believe that ISIS is a major threat, three points less than climate change. Seventy-eight percent of Republicans cited ISIS as a major threat -+ a partisan difference of 13 points. Eighty percent of Republicans also cite “Islamic extremist groups like al Qaeda”...
  • Confederate Flag Doesn't Fly With California Lawmakers

    08/24/2014 7:12:14 AM PDT · by rktman · 69 replies
    huffingtonpost.com ^ | 8/21/2014 | Lydia O'Connor
    "No Californian should be exposed to the type of hate or threat of violence caused by the image of the Confederate flag," the bill's author, Assemblyman Isadore Hall III (D-Compton), said in a press release.
  • Reid apologizes for racist jokes

    08/23/2014 7:59:52 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 8/23/2014 | Rick Moran
    Senator Harry Reid apologized yesterday for making "racist" jokes at a meeting of the Asian Chamber of Commerce in Las Vegas. The Hill: "My comments were in extremely poor taste and I apologize. Sometimes I say the wrong thing,” Reid said in a statement to The Hill. The Democratic leader issued the apology after a video surfaced online of him joking with the crowd in Las Vegas about their ethnicity.