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  • Exposed: How World Leaders Were Duped Into Investing Billions Over Manipulated Global Warming Data

    02/05/2017 4:30:05 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 47 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 02/04/17 | David Rose
    The Mail on Sunday can reveal a landmark paper exaggerated global warming It was rushed through and timed to influence the Paris agreement on climate change America’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration broke its own rules The report claimed the pause in global warming never existed, but it was based on misleading, ‘unverified’ data The Mail on Sunday today reveals astonishing evidence that the organisation that is the world’s leading source of climate data rushed to publish a landmark paper that exaggerated global warming and was timed to influence the historic Paris Agreement on climate change. A high-level whistleblower has...
  • Women marchers unknowingly gave-details Communist Party and others (trunc)

    01/27/2017 10:40:00 AM PST · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 15 replies
    dailymail ^ | 1/27/17 | Alana Goodman
    Hundreds of thousands of women who went on marches on Saturday were asked by celebrities including George Tekei to take part in text 'census' They were never told that it was being gathered by a non-profit different from the march organizers and that it therefore held the rights to the data gathered Now it says it will share with the 'march organizers' - who include extreme-left parties and a Muslim body scrutinized over terror link claims Census was run by 'It's Time Network' which promotes women's equality and claims that building bio-gas power stations is crucial to advancing it It...
  • CNN’s Dana Bash Presses Ted Cruz’s Wife Hard About Goldman Sachs Ties

    03/14/2016 9:35:21 AM PDT · by Iscool · 49 replies
    CNN ^ | January 27th, 2016 | Tommy Christopher
    Dana Bash: It may surprise some people that Ted Cruz, who went in riding a wave of anti-Washington sentiment, that his wife, you, are an executive at Goldman Sachs, the epitome of Wall Street. Do you see any contradiction there? Heidi Cruz: I don’t. Ted doesn’t have an anti Wall Street sentiment. He has an anti government support sentiment, an anti-relying on government for their well-being.
  • 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.
  • California consumers say duped by Blue Shield´s limited Obamacare plans

    05/15/2014 7:57:06 PM PDT · by Nachum · 40 replies
    Reuters ^ | 5/15/14 | Terry Baynes
    Consumers who purchased new health plans from Blue Shield of California have sued the insurer, claiming they were misled into thinking the insurance would cover their desired doctors and hospitals. In their complaint filed in California state court on Wednesday, San Francisco residents John Harrington and Alex Talon accused Blue Shield of misrepresenting that their plans, sold on California´s health exchange, would cover the full provider network advertised on the company´s website. They sued on behalf of a class of people who had purchased so-called "preferred provider organization" plans from the insurer only to realize that the doctor and hospital
  • Conservative Atlanta Pastor to deliver benediction at Obama inauguration

    01/09/2013 1:30:35 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 13 replies
    Atlanta Journal & Constitution ^ | 1/8/13 | Jim Galloway
    President Barack Obama’s second inauguration will be book-ended with prayers from the widow of slain civil rights activist Medgar Evers and the conservative pastor of an Atlanta mega-church. The Rev. Louie Giglio, whose Passion City Church just hosted a youth-oriented event that attracted 60,000 to the Georgia Dome, will offer the benediction – a duty assigned four years ago to the Rev. Joe Lowery. The invocation will be offered by Myrlie Evers-Williams, whose husband – a field director for the NAACP – was gunned down in 1963 in the driveway of his Jackson, Miss., home. Myrlie Evers-Williams served as chairman...
  • With Election Over, Americans Find They Were Duped By Democrats And Obama

    12/24/2012 5:08:15 PM PST · by Nachum · 94 replies
    IBD ^ | 12/24/12 | editorial
    Politics 2012: It hasn´t been two months since Barack Obama won re-election, but already we´re finding out things that were kept from us during the campaign. Expect to hear more in the coming months. lElections are clarifying events, we´re told. But sometimes what they clarify is merely the gap between what we were told during the campaign and the reality on the ground. Often, the two don´t match. That´s certainly true with Obama. How often in recent weeks have we learned that what we heard on the campaign trail from the Obama camp, and which were echoed by
  • Town duped by her story of service (Fake soldier, MN)

    04/17/2011 3:34:08 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 31 replies · 2+ views
    StarTribune.com ^ | 4/17/11 | Mark Brunswick
    The town of Cass Lake embraced Elizabeth McKenzie last month when she arrived at the high school in her Army uniform for a welcome home ceremony. Though she isn't a tribal member, the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Honor Guard gave her a blanket and an eagle feather to honor her as a woman warrior for her service in Afghanistan. There was a tribal drum ceremony and a reception line. Accepting the town's gratitude, McKenzie talked about the close calls she'd had and a war injury that brought her home. She led the march in the high school gym, carrying...
  • Respectable Conservatives Still Don't Get Obama

    11/22/2010 1:59:28 AM PST · by Scanian · 34 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | November 22, 2010 | Jack Cashill
    If United States Senator Al Franken -- it hurts to say that -- ever had a redeeming moment, it was in the role of Stuart Smalley, a character he created for "Saturday Night Live." In the most memorable of Smalley's "Daily Affirmations," the lisping, wildly insecure psycho-babbler hosts Michael Jordan. After explaining to his audience that Jordan is "a basketball player for a professional basketball team," Smalley says to him, "You should be very proud of yourself." "Well, thank you, Stuart," says Jordan, "I am." Stunned by Jordan's self-assurance, Smalley blunders on: "I can imagine that the night before a...
  • Washington Post blogger duped by fake Twitter congressman, and: Blame Bush!

    09/09/2010 3:38:34 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | September 9, 2010 | troglopundit
    On a scale of forgetting your pencil at home to forgetting your 50th wedding anniversary, this ranks somewhere around forgetting your lunchbox. But it’s still funny. Last week, a Washington Post columnist started a Twitter hoax. This week, a Washington Post columnist fell for one. Jonathan Capehart, an editorial writer and columnist, took "@RepJackKimble (R-Calif.)" to task Monday for tweeting that "Bush fought 2 wars without costing taxpayers a dime." Capehart responded in a blog post that President Bush advocated for "two giant tax cuts that weren't paid for and two big wars that were largely kept off the main...
  • The Rigging Of Digg: How A Covert Mob Of Conservatives Hijacked The Web’s Top Social News Site

    08/11/2010 8:45:37 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 77 replies
    http://digg.com/d31YzU4 ^ | Aug 5th, 2010 | The Public Record
    If you’re at all web-savvy, you’ve probably heard of Digg.com. Founded in 2006, Digg is the reigning king of the social news ecosystem, cracking the top 50 websites in the U.S. and the top 100 worldwide. Its million-plus users democratically filter the torrent of online media, upvoting or “digging” desired content while “burying” rubbish and spam. The most popular content is promoted to the site’s highly-trafficked front page. The result is a peek into the consciousness of the internet: a mixture of comics, videos, sensationalism, and breaking news that is the growing face of new media.Digg’s popularity makes it...
  • The Top 100 April Fool's Day Hoaxes of All Time

    04/01/2010 5:36:43 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 16 replies · 1,420+ views
    museum of hoaxes ^ | 2002 | alex boese
    #4: The Taco Liberty Bell 1996: The Taco Bell Corporation announced it had bought the Liberty Bell and was renaming it the Taco Liberty Bell. Hundreds of outraged citizens called the National Historic Park in Philadelphia where the bell was housed to express their anger. Their nerves were only calmed when Taco Bell revealed, a few hours later, that it was all a practical joke.
  • Cooping The Republican's

    01/29/2010 10:21:27 AM PST · by STD · 8 replies · 527+ views
    self | 1/30/10 | self
    Watching the performance of Our Dear Leader has all the allure of watching a pedophile seduce a 12 year old girl on live TV.
  • Was Limbaugh Really Duped? Or Did the Media Fall For it just as Rush Knew They Would?

    10/26/2009 4:37:50 AM PDT · by Peter Andrew Conservative · 25 replies · 1,881+ views
    ConservativeAmerican.org ^ | 10/26/9 | Peter Andrew
    "...Rush Limbaugh was NOT duped! In fact, I’m going to go out alone on a limb and suggest that Rush Limbaugh created this hoax and the only ones being duped are those who have written that Rush was a fool for falling for a fake college paper from Barack Obama... He frequently, as he puts it, uses the absurd to demonstrate the absurd. That is, he brilliantly creates an elaborate illusion on his radio show. He creates something that is both profoundly absurd and believable at the same time...This supposed hoax that he is reported to have fallen for, is...
  • Obama Again Inflates Number of Uninsured Americans--Falsely Claiming '4 6

    08/12/2009 1:31:38 PM PDT · by FromLori · 9 replies · 667+ views
    CNS News ^ | 8/12/09
    In a town hall meeting in Portsmouth, N.H., yesterday aimed at “setting the record straight” on health care reform, President Obama again falsely stated the number of uninsured Americans, this time saying it was 46 million, down a million from the 47 million uninsured Americans he falsely said there were in a primetime press conference less than a month ago. The president's claim yesterday that there are 46 million uninsured Americans overshoots the Census Bureau’s official estimate by about 10 million people—a mistake that is more than 7 times larger than the 1,315,809 people that the Census Bureau estimates make...
  • Pelosi: I was duped by the most ignorant President in our nations history (VIDEO)

    05/14/2009 10:25:31 AM PDT · by mfnorman · 28 replies · 1,253+ views
    That's basically what Ms. Pelosi had to say today in her denial of knowing anything about the CIA's use of EIT's.
  • John McEnroe duped in art scam (to the tune of $2 million, just one of many taken in $88M art scam)

    03/26/2009 2:58:15 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 542+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 3/26/09 | Christine Kearney
    NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former tennis champion John McEnroe was duped along with investment firms, art owners and collectors and the Bank of America in a sophisticated $88 million art investment scam revealed in New York on Thursday. Art dealer Lawrence Salander, 59, was arrested at his New York home on Thursday, when he and his gallery were charged with 100 counts, including grand larceny and securities fraud, Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau told a news conference. Officials said there are 26 victims of Salander's scheme including McEnroe, who invested $2 million for a half share of two paintings, Arshile...
  • McCain-Obama Meeting Set in Motion by Graham

    11/14/2008 10:45:47 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 74 replies · 2,017+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 2008-11-14 | Michael D. Shear
    The upcoming meeting between President-elect Barack Obama and his one-time rival, Sen. John McCain, was set in motion during a phone call over the weekend between Obama and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), McCain's closest friend. In an interview Friday, Graham said that Obama requested the meeting during a 20-minute phone call that the South Carolina senator described as a "pleasant" discussion about how they could work together effectively. "We just talked about the desire to find something meaningful to work on," Graham said. "He was very nice to me, said that he considered me a serious, reform-minded senator that he...
  • Calif prepares for busy week of same-sex marriages

    06/16/2008 8:55:07 AM PDT · by yoe · 23 replies · 68+ views
    My Way News ^ | June 14, 2008 | AMANDA FEHD
    (My Way News)(more)”It” got underway with “…don’t be judgmental” IT is both Political Correctness which was necessary before Communism could take over American Values and slay a decent society leaving a befuddled mass of Useful Idiots. From (Communist Goals) #26.
  • Al Qaeda in Iraq Duped Into Following Foreigners, Captured Operative Says

    07/18/2007 6:10:54 PM PDT · by SandRat · 14 replies · 703+ views
    WASHINGTON, July 18, 2007 – A captured al Qaeda in Iraq leader has admitted the network’s followers have been duped into following the direction of foreign leaders, not Iraqis, a military spokesman in Baghdad said today. Coalition forces captured Khalid Abdul Fatah Daud Mahmud al-Mashadani, thought to the most senior Iraqi in the al Qaeda in Iraq network, in Mosul on July 4, Army Brig. Gen. Kevin Bergner, a spokesman for Multinational Force Iraq, said. Bergner said Mashadani is in coalition forces custody and providing “significant insights” into the al Qaeda in Iraq network. Mashadani, who rose through the...