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  • Saudi Arabia's duplicity

    05/25/2017 9:16:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 25, 2017 | Cal Thomas
    Trusting Saudi Arabia to combat terrorists and extremists and "drive them out," as President Trump called on the kingdom and other Arab and Muslim nations to do in his Riyadh speech, is akin to forging an alliance with the Ku Klux Klan to combat racism and anti-Semitism. Saudi Arabia has for years promoted the very evil they now "commit" to fighting through a newly established Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology. Never forget that 15 of the 9-11 hijackers were citizens of Saudi Arabia. President Trump's speech was written by Westerners, delivered by a westerner and based on a...
  • Breaking! Hillary hires Wasserman Schultz for a new position!

    07/24/2016 5:16:53 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 76 replies
    BREAKING NEWS - Hillary Clinton announces outgoing DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz will serve as a honorary chair on her campaign (BNO). 4:34 PM - 24 Jul 2016
  • Candidate Says Coal Remarks "Taken out of Context" [semi-satire]

    05/06/2016 4:19:17 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 8 May 2016 | John Semmens
    Seeking to dissuade West Virginia voters from holding her promise "to put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of business" against her, Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton maintains that "those remarks have been distorted by being taken out of context." The specific context, according to the candidate "was the need to get the votes of environmentally conscious individuals in states that have no coal industry. For my opponents and the media to inject that statement into the West Virginia primary distorts the nuanced messages I am trying to express to the varied constituencies around the nation. It...
  • Bullock's use of state plane displays duplicity ( Montana )

    03/10/2016 12:25:21 PM PST · by george76 · 10 replies
    missoulian ^ | 3-10- 2016 | Brad Tschida
    On Feb. 16, Gov. Steve Bullock flew to Missoula from Helena to conduct “state” business, which also happened to “conveniently” coincide with a campaign event, using the state’s turboprop airplane, at a cost of not less than $1,000/hour. A 115-mile drive, it’s probably an 80-mile flight; not the type of flight for which this plane is designed. More offensive is that he’s flying to a destination that includes a campaign event, using state equipment/taxpayer funds to do so. This has been an ongoing practice of this governor (the same modus operandi recently used for campaign events in Billings and Bozeman)....
  • Donald Trump was for the Clintons before he was against them

    12/29/2015 2:39:24 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 131 replies
    politico.com ^ | 12/29/15 | Nick Gass
    Hillary Clinton took a seat in the front pew at the Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Florida, one of 450 guests on the balmy Saturday night in January 2005 when Donald Trump tied the knot with Melania Knauss, his third (and current) wife. At the reception that followed, Bill Clinton joined his wife, the former first lady who was then serving Trump's home state of New York in the Senate. Trump now says Clinton had "no choice" but to attend his wedding because he donated money to her campaign. And he's viciously attacking his potential rival for the...
  • Why would Reince Priebus and the GOP Elite Agree to Biased Debate Formats?

    10/30/2015 4:31:24 AM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 63 replies
    self | October 30, 2015 | self
    At least for this Presidential election cycle, and also for the last two, the GOP has agreed to debates hosted by unfair moderators who masquerade as "journalists". From Candy "get the transcript" Crowley, to the CNBC debacle October 28, the GOP seems complicit in setting up an unfair playing field. Basicly, the hard, snarky questions are asked the Republicans while the Democrat candidates are served softball questions. Could it be the GOP is in cahoots the mainstream media and the democrats, and is using the unfair format to decimate the conservatives within their ranks, leading less formidable ( McCain, Romney)...
  • The Climate Letter Urges ‘Dialogue with Everyone,’ So Why Did Vatican Single Out and Harass Us?

    06/25/2015 5:37:32 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | June 34, 2015 | Tom Harris
    The Vatican’s contradictions extend beyond its behavior: they even appear within the encyclical letter itself. The Pope stresses open dialogue, as in the quote above, but then the pope references “obstructionist attitudes” ranging “from denial of the problem to indifference,” supporting Yore’s contention that he in fact has no patience for divergent views on the topic.
  • A Letter to My Liberal Jewish Friends

    05/28/2015 2:10:53 PM PDT · by OK Sun · 7 replies
    Mosaic ^ | May 28 2015 12:01AM | Michael Doran
    The president’s address last week to Congregation Adas Israel as “an honorary member of the tribe” was something other than it seemed. Dear Congregants of Adas Israel: On Friday, May 22, President Obama, calling himself “an honorary member of the tribe,” addressed you not just as the president of the United States but also as an explicit adherent of the “tikkun olam” tradition: a Jewish viewpoint for “repairing the world” that, in his reading, promotes universal progressive ideals like fighting bigotry and working for social justice everywhere. Thus, for him, the same “shared values” that underlay the civil-rights movement in...
  • NYC Censorship Event Gets Censored

    05/19/2015 8:52:20 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 17 replies
    A New York City arts center has canceled a planned event intended to protest censorship after one of the scheduled plays, “‘Mohammed’ Gets A Boner,” was deemed too offensive to Muslims.
  • North Carolina’s ISIS Beachhead: Slain Sisters & Father’s Terror Connections. Media Blackout.

    02/15/2015 5:38:55 PM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 15 replies
    Adina Kutnicki ^ | 2/15/2015 | Adina Kutnicki
    REFLEXIVELY, as if in lockstep, westerners look on in horror when citizens are gunned down. Agreed, this is a natural response. Not only that, when the “other” is the victim, well, the wailing increases to an exponential level. Nevertheless, it is good (western) advice to take a pause, to reflect on who’s who and what’s what. In other words, when addicts are eliminated by their pushers; when prostitutes fall victim to their pimps; and when Mafia thugs are buried by their bosses, are said deaths the same as the truly innocent? Get real. Skells. IN light of certain (disinfecting) truths,...
  • Why Everyone Should Be Terrified By The GOP’s Abortion Bill Debacle (must read!)

    01/22/2015 1:56:34 PM PST · by RKBA Democrat · 33 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 1-22-15 | Mollie Hemingway
    Today marks the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court legalizing abortion on demand throughout pregnancy. The pro-life movement commemorates this day with marches, worship services and lobbying for bills to protect unborn children. Pro-lifers were promised by the Republican leaders they just helped elect and re-elect that the House of Representatives would pass a bill today banning most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, a point after which infants can feel pain and survive if born prematurely. The legislation has been passed by the House in the previous Congress and is extremely popular in national polling. “One of the clearest...
  • Obama’s fossil fools

    06/22/2014 9:06:05 AM PDT · by caveat emptor · 8 replies
    Edmonton Sun ^ | June 21, 2014 | Lorrie Goldstein
    Canada, were being played for a patsy on the oil sands. It’s being orchestrated by an unholy alliance headed by U.S. President Barack Obama, aided and abetted by American Democratic billionaires, hypocritical Canadian and U.S. environmentalists and Canada’s opposition parties. While Obama acts like Hamlet on approving the Keystone XL pipeline, and while the rest of the usual suspects rail against the Northern Gateway pipeline, or Keystone, or both — proxy fights for the real issue, which is the development of Canada’s oil sands — Obama is upping U.S. fossil fuel production like stink. And no one among the usual...
  • Rice’s credibility in question [Like, DUH!]

    06/07/2014 5:07:20 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | Alexander Bolton
    National Security Adviser Susan Rice’s comments that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl served with "honor and dignity" has amplified GOP criticism of President Obama's prisoner swap and undermined Rice’s credibility on Capitol Hill. Independent experts have cast doubt on Rice’s judgment, given questions about whether Bergdahl was captured by the Taliban after deserting his post in Afghanistan. Even allies of the White House are suggesting she stay off the Sunday talk shows. “When I saw her on TV making that honor and distinction comment it just seems so phony to me,” said Andrew J. Bacevich, a professor of history and international relations...
  • US fires Tomahawks on Libyan defenses (Flashback: 25Mar11, 170 Tmahawks,153 Air: Panetta's Risk)

    10/27/2012 12:52:26 PM PDT · by xzins · 9 replies
    AFP ^ | 25Mar11 | afp
    (AFP) – Mar 25, 2011 WASHINGTON — The United States fired 16 new Tomahawk cruise missiles at Libyan targets on Thursday and Friday as part of the US role in the UN-mandated mission to protect Libyan civilians, the Pentagon said. The new missile launches brought the total number of Tomahawks used by US and coalition forces to at least 170 as they enforce a UN resolution to set up a no-fly zone over Libya to stop air attacks by the forces of Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi. Pentagon officials said 16 new missiles were fired in the 24 hours to 0500...
  • Complicity in Duplicity? (Even Maureen Dowd begins to recognize the White House's dishonesty)

    10/03/2012 1:34:30 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    New York Times ^ | 10/03/2012 | Maureen Dowd
    A woman named Rice in a top administration job, ambitious to move up to secretary of state, hitting the Sunday talk shows to aggressively promote a Middle East narrative that’s good for the president but destined to crumble under scrutiny. Accusations that intelligence on Al Qaeda links in the Middle East was cherry-picked by American officials to create a convenient reality. A national security apparatus that becomes enmeshed with the political image-making machine. Sound familiar? Last time it was Condoleezza Rice helping her war-obsessed bosses spin their deceptive web, as they recklessly tried to re-engineer the Middle East. This time...
  • Liberal American Jewish suckers By Caroline B. Glick

    06/24/2011 4:30:57 AM PDT · by Old Badger · 42 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | June 24, 2011 / 22 Sivan, 5771 | Caroline B. Glick
    The same Ivy League snobbery that makes it socially unacceptable to vote for a Republican — and certainly not for a Sarah Palin or Michele Bachmann despite their deep-seated and consistent support for Israel — is what allowed Yale to get away with ending its study of Islamic anti-Semitism by besmirching Small's academic achievements and good name.....................
  • Democratic National Committee gets new logo, slogan [ “Change That Matters.” ........]

    09/15/2010 1:27:01 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 123 replies
    Democratic National Committee gets new logo, slogan By: James Hohmann September 15, 2010 03:27 PM EDT Eager to bridge a daunting enthusiasm gap, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine recited a list of President Barack Obama’s accomplishments Wednesday to an auditorium packed with George Washington University College Democrats. It came as he unveiled a new web site, a new logo and a new slogan for his party: “Change That Matters.” As he went down a longer list, Kaine spoke passionately of how Democrats delivered an economic stimulus (he would only call it “the Recovery Act”) and “the Affordable Care Act”...
  • Geithner Struggles to Escape a Past He Never Had

    08/19/2010 5:01:26 PM PDT · by lbryce · 5 replies
    New York Times ^ | August 19, 2010 | Jackie Calmes
    Timothy F. Geithner has been misidentified as a former Wall Street insider from Goldman Sachs so many times since he became the Treasury secretary that he and his advisers had taken to joking about it. Then the joke backfired. Earlier this month, Mr. Geithner had breakfast in Manhattan with Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Robert Steel, a deputy mayor and former Treasury official in the Bush administration who had previously worked at Goldman. Facetiously, a Geithner aide said Mr. Steel and Mr. Geithner knew each other from the investment bank. Later that day at a public event, the mayor in...
  • Ten Facts Most Catholics Don’t Know (But Should!)[OPEN thread (Start your engines!)]

    07/12/2010 10:28:06 PM PDT · by Quix · 237 replies
    [ROMAN] CATHOLIC EXCHANGE ^ | 9 JUL 2010 | GARY ZIMAK
    Quixicated emphases in color and/or bold appear below within some paragraphs. The headings in bold are in the original. Some extra paragraphing also injected.].... Every time I hear someone claim to be an “ex-Catholic”, a sense of sadness comes over me.  In just about every case, people leave the Catholic Faith due to a lack of understanding.  What unmitigated balderdash! What a cop-out! What a brazen distortion of reality! Far from "just about every case," probably a major chunk of such folks were heavily well trained in the hallowed halls of the Institution. Many were instructors--even Catechism instructors for...
  • Slow-Walking U.S. Energy Security

    01/26/2010 4:52:31 PM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies · 263+ views
    Investors.com ^ | January 26, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY staff
    Energy: Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Monday that his agency would look into drilling for oil in the Atlantic soon. It sounds good. But a glimpse at the strategy suggests Salazar's real aim is to block drilling. Ordinarily, even a little motion from federal bureaucrats to open America's offshore to domestic drilling is welcome news. But in a speech before Platts Energy Podium Monday, the interior secretary took back as much as he gave, announcing that the government would look into drilling in the Atlantic, but only after walking the whole process through a long regulatory gauntlet that will be...