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  • BOMBSHELL: US Government Planned/Funded Failed Muslim Conquest Of USSR As Far Back As The 1950s

    12/22/2015 10:46:52 AM PST · by SatinDoll · 37 replies ^ | Dec. 22, 2015 | Andrew Bieszand
    [Original title too long: BOMBSHELL: US Government Planned And Funded A Failed Muslim Conquest Of Russia As Far Back As The 1950s] Last week I wrote about how open-source documents expose that the CIA worked directly with Saudi princes to create ISIS. In another bombshell revelation, former Top Secret Intelligence Bulletins uncovered by journalist Wayne Madsen reveal that the CIA has been backing Muslim terrorists since the 1950s and even attempted to use them in a failed effort to undermine, overthrow, and conquer the former USSR. Via Infowars: According to its own formerly TOP SECRET Central Intelligence Bulletin, dated December...
  • Beyond Single Issues: Why the Climate Movement Must Stand with Ferguson

    09/13/2014 6:36:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    The Indypendent ^ | September 12, 2014 | Deirdre Smith
    It was not hard for me to make the connection between the tragedy in Ferguson, Missouri, and the catalyst for my work to stop the climate crisis. It was all over the news in August: images of police pointing military-grade weapons at unarmed black people with their hands in the air. These scenes made my heart race in an all-too-familiar way. I was devastated for Michael Brown, his family and the people of Ferguson. Almost immediately, I closed my eyes and felt the fear I have for my own family. In the wake of the climate disaster that was Hurricane...
  • Texas Wendy Davis: "I kill babies, so I am Pro-Life"

    11/07/2013 5:56:42 AM PST · by topher · 25 replies
    November 7, 2013 | vanity
    This is not SATIRE. Dingbat Wendy Davis has stated that she is pro-life. What Wendy Davis (great Texas Dingbat) said at UT-Brownsville is the following: [According to] “I am pro-life,” Davis said, according to the Valley Morning Star. “I care about the life of every child: every child that goes to bed hungry, every child that goes to bed without a proper education, every child that goes to bed without being able to be a part of the Texas dream, every woman and man who worry about their children’s future and their ability to provide for that future. I...
  • Recalled Colorado Sen. Angela Giron: We can beat the gun lobby — we already have

    09/22/2013 1:26:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | September 20, 2013 | Angela Giron
    President Obama has now addressed the seventh mass shooting of his presidency, and we certainly heard the weariness in his voice Monday as spoke about the massacre at the Washington Navy Yard: “It’s a shooting that targeted our military and civilian personnel. These are men and women who were going to work, doing their job, protecting all of us. They’re patriots, and they know the dangers of serving abroad, but today they faced the unimaginable violence that they wouldn’t have expected here at home.” As a state legislator now branded by the word “recalled,” I can identify with that weariness....
  • The Miracle of a Ditz With Depth

    06/02/2013 11:48:11 AM PDT · by Borges · 29 replies
    NYT ^ | 6/2/2013 | NEIL GENZLINGER
    It’s not easy playing dumb. But Jean Stapleton, who died on Friday in Manhattan at 90, did it spectacularly for more than 200 episodes of “All in the Family,” a watershed television show that never would have worked without her daft, poignant portrayal of Edith Bunker. The role, wife to the bigoted Archie of Carroll O’Connor, could easily have been rendered as a mere middle-aged bimbo. But Ms. Stapleton didn’t just toss it off; she put everything she had into it, and what she had was a lot of stage training. Her résumé when the series began in 1971 included...
  • Jean Stapleton, Who Played Archie’s Better Angel, Dies at 90

    06/01/2013 3:26:50 PM PDT · by Las Vegas Ron · 81 replies
    NYT ^ | June 1, 2013 | BRUCE WEBER
    Jean Stapleton, an actress whose portrayal of a slow-witted, big-hearted and submissive — up to a point — housewife on the groundbreaking series “All in the Family” made her, along with Mary Tyler Moore and Bea Arthur, one of the foremost women in television comedy in the 1970s, died Friday at her home in New York City. She was 90.
  • Lauryn Hill Blames Slavery as She's Jailed for $500,000 Unpaid Tax Bill

    05/07/2013 5:54:21 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 46 replies
    IBT ^ | 7 May 2013 | Dominic Gover
    Reclusive soul superstar Lauryn Hill has been jailed over an enormous unpaid tax bill. Fugees singer Hill, 37, was sentenced to three months' jail followed by three months' home confinement for failing to pay $500,000 to the taxman in the United States. Hill claimed the sum was outstanding because she had "withdrawn from society" after alleged threats against her family. She was imprisoned after failing to pay the amount within the stipulated two-week timeframe. During her trial, Hill was ordered by the judge in Newark, New Jersey to undergo counselling because of her conspiracy theories - including that artists are...
  • How Ashley Judd's Dogs Shaped a Major Life Decision (She Owns "Psychological Support" Dog)

    03/10/2013 6:06:28 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 70 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | March 9, 2013 | Ezra Dulis
    Actress and potential Senate candidate Ashley Judd's aging pets may have been a deciding factor in her choice to part with a renovated Scottish estate worth millions, according to a 2012 interview. Judd and then-husband Dario Franchitti, a Scotland native, put Rednock, their renovated mansion in central Scotland, up for sale in the summer of 2012, close to six months before announcing their divorce in January 2013. The estate listing asked for nearly $6 million.
  • [VIDEO] – Sarah Palin: Nancy Pelosi is a dingbat

    06/29/2012 7:35:02 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 42 replies
    Rightscoop ^ | Friday June 29, 2012
    Governor Palin Interview on Hannity tonight and she said it so seriously too: “Nancy Pelosi is a dingbat and the perfect spokesman for this whole agenda of the far left.”
  • Howie Carr thread week of October 30, 2001

    10/30/2011 3:34:36 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 13 replies ^ | 10/30/11 | raccoonradio
    Howie Carr thread for the week starting with his Sunday Boston Herald column, "Whiz Elizabeth Warren a little short on Street smarts"
  • Debt Debate Question Fail of the Day

    07/21/2011 9:18:59 AM PDT · by topher · 15 replies
    Michelle ^ | July 2, 2011 | Doug Powers
    This is almost as funny as the time MSNBC’s Contessa Brewer referred to Jesse Jackson as “Reverend Al Sharpton” (I heard Contessa had to boycott BP for three weeks before Jesse would forgive her). This time around, Brewer was questioning Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks on the debt issue and attempted to discredit his qualifications for arguing the topic by asking condescendingly, “Do you have a degree in economics?” You’ve probably already guessed what the answer is: You can tell by the look on her face the question wasn’t out of mere curiosity, but an attempted intellectual smackdown that ended up...
  • Top 10 Reasons Waiting Longer For a Palin Announcement is Fine / Late Late Night Open Thread

    06/11/2011 7:37:55 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 11 replies
    Conservatives4palin ^ | June 10 2011 | Nicole Coulter
    Top 10 Reasons Waiting Longer For a Palin Announcement is Fine / Late Late Night Open Thread Posted on June 10 2011 - 3:00 AM - Posted by: Nicole Coulter 10. More time to watch the NBA playoffs, and enjoy LeBron’s annual flame out. (Substitute hockey, if you prefer.) And after that, there’s always baseball, a fine sport to occupy our time. Why not hop on the Phillies bandwagon early this year?9. More time for Newt Gingrich to step in political doo doo (again and again) and try to clean himself off, and regroup with a brand new staff (or...
  • Pelosi: ‘Elections Shouldn’t Matter As Much’

    04/12/2011 2:32:25 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 8 replies
    NRO ^ | 04/12/2011 | Brian Bolduc
    Last week, political theorist Nancy Pelosi told Tufts University that “elections shouldn’t matter as much as they do.” Representative Pelosi’s discourse on democracy follows her previous lectures on Congress (“We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it) and constitutional law (“Are you serious?”). See video of her remarks below. (Hat tip: RealClearPolitics)
  • Planned Parenthood held statutory rape victim hostage: police report

    03/13/2011 10:26:43 AM PDT · by topher · 26 replies Life, Family and Culture News Planned Parenthood held statutory rape victim hostage: police report by Rebecca Millette Mon Feb 14 2:55 PM EST KENNEWICK, Washington, February 14, 2011 ( – A police investigation report reveals that staff at a Kennewick, WA Planned Parenthood abortion facility held a pregnant teen and victim of statutory rape hostage against the wishes of her father. The September 2008 report, recently obtained by pro-life blogger ‘Abortion in Washington,’ documents the police investigation of the case of a 14-year-old un-named teen at the hands of Planned Parenthood (PP) staff worker Andrea Smasne.  The girl, 22...
  • Pelosi says Obama created more jobs in 2010 than G. W. Bush did in eight years

    01/26/2011 4:25:56 AM PST · by Suvroc10 · 30 replies
    Examiner ^ | January 26, 2011 | Marc Schenker
    Nancy Pelosi says Obama created more jobs in 2010 than G. W. Bush did in eight years. In a post-State of the Union speech interview, the fired speaker and current minority leader was quick to dish out more Democrat propaganda to shore up what she thought was an excellent SotU speech by the president. Proving the Democrats are anything but for a new, civil tone, contrary to the calls for just that by Obama, Pelosi also tore into the GOP, defaming them as the “Just Say No To Jobs Party” for their repeated opposition to Obama’s “job-creating” initiatives in his...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Bristol Palin Responds to Kathy Griffin's 'Fat' Attack

    12/06/2010 4:45:09 PM PST · by Nachum · 221 replies
    fox ^ | 12/6/10 | Hollie McKay
    Kathy Griffin hosted the VH1 Divas salute to the troops this weekend, but her “jokes” about Bristol Palin being “fat” fell flat. "She's the only contestant in the history of the show to actually gain weight," Griffin said in reference to Bristol's trip to the finals on “Dancing With the Stars.” Even after the troops' loud booing, Griffin continued the attack. "No, come on, come on. She gained like 30 pounds a week, I swear to God, it was fantastic,” Griffin said. “She's like the white Precious." (Actress Gabourey Sidibe played the role of “Precious,” a 350-pound black woman in...
  • Democrat Governor Candidate Poses With Pic Calling Bush an ‘International Terrorist’

    10/13/2010 5:21:32 PM PDT · by pissant · 13 replies
    Big Government ^ | 10/12/10 | Publius
    From in Maine: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Libby Mitchell apologized Monday night for a photograph showing her with a picture calling President George W. Bush an “international terrorist” and laughing.
  • Will Meghan McCain's book cover tempt Republicans?

    07/29/2010 10:07:34 AM PDT · by pissant · 110 replies · 4+ views
    LA TImes ^ | 7/20/10 | Carole Kellogg
    The Daily Beast has gotten a preview of the cover of Meghan McCain's upcoming book, "Dirty Sexy Politics." That's it at right -- although the final version won't have a red Daily Beast logo in the corner. McCain, a blogger and columnist for The Daily Beast, is a lifelong Republican and the daughter of former Republican Presidential candidate John McCain. McCain's publisher, Hyperion, describes her as "extremely mediagenic," which is a euphemism for -- what, exactly? She's a pretty blonde? That if she Tweets a picture of herself in pajamas some people will get hot and bothered? Could they mean...
  • Sen. Boxer calls Arizona immigration law 'hurtful'

    05/13/2010 12:28:58 PM PDT · by pissant · 60 replies · 1,084+ views
    Wash Times ^ | 5/13/10 | Kerry Picket
    The Los Angeles City Council became the largest city to date to boycott Arizona over the state’s newly passed immigration law known as SB 1070. The City Council voted 13 -1 to ban the city of Los Angeles from doing business with Arizona unless the legislation is repealed. The boycott means almost $8 million in contracts will be terminated. “I definitely support the City Council taking a stand on this one way or the other, and I think its hurtful to a lot of people…this law,” said Senator Barbara Boxer, California Democrat. "A lot of my cities are doing it,...
  • NBC's Andrea Mitchell Sides With U.K. Prime Minister, Slams Voter as a Bigot

    04/30/2010 12:27:17 PM PDT · by pissant · 13 replies · 811+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | 4/30/10 | Scott Whitlock
    On Thursday's Morning Joe, NBC reporter Andrea Mitchell appeared and seemed to agree with Britain's Prime Minister that a voter he met was a bigot. Discussing Gordon Brown's April 28 comments, which were caught on a live mic, Mitchell defended, "And what he said is not actually that offensive...I mean, it was an honest opinion." [Audio available here.] Even the fellow panel members on the mostly liberal MSNBC seemed shocked. Guest Sam Stein of the left-wing Huffington Post recoiled, "Really? To call her bigoted?" Mitchell repeated her charge: "Well, she was decrying immigration and in a lot of people's views,...