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  • Statement Regarding Recent OMB, DOD Guidance (Lockheed-Martin)

    10/03/2012 8:35:41 AM PDT · by illiac · 9 replies
    Lockheed Martin ^ | 2012 | Lockheed Martin
    Trade Shows Employee News Room Statement Regarding Recent OMB, DOD Guidance and Sequestration-related WARN Notices BETHESDA, Md. Oct. 2, 2012 – “After careful review of the additional guidance provided by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Department of Defense (DOD), we will not issue sequestration-related WARN notices this year. The additional guidance offered important new information about the potential timing of DOD actions under sequestration, indicating that DOD anticipates no contract actions on or about 2 January, 2013, and that any action to adjust funding levels on contracts as a result of sequestration would likely not occur...
  • Don't Let Obama's Media Change The Subject!

    10/03/2012 6:39:12 AM PDT · by Lloyd Marcus · 5 replies
    LloydMarcus.com ^ | 10/03/2012 | Lloyd Marcus
    It goes without saying that the mainstream media is an enemy of the American people. To fulfill its mission to reelect Obama, the MSM is willing to sacrifice national security, the economy and the best interest of our nation. Obama continues to lie about our ambassador’s murder in Libya. The Obama administration’s “fast and furious” gun scandal along with a plethora of Obama failures in leadership continue to go under-reported. The MSM completely ignores vital major news stories to focus on “gotcha”, lets make Romney look bad, trivia. A major network led its evening news TV broadcast asking, What must...
  • Lawless Obama Tells Contractors Its OK To Break Law To Get Him Reelected

    10/03/2012 5:35:03 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 13 replies
    Corruption: Our lawless president tells defense contractors they can break the law requiring politically inconvenient layoff notices caused by sequestration defense cuts, and the taxpayers will pay their legal bills. When President Obama took the oath of office, he swore to uphold the Constitution and see that the laws of the United States were faithfully executed. He lied, and that lie was exposed in the administration's weekly document dump last Friday. It included a memo from the Department of Labor telling defense contractors not to obey the law and that, if they don't, U.S. taxpayers will foot their legal bills...
  • TheHopeAndTheChange.Com (Watch Obama Golf, Shoot Hoops, Party and Goof Off While America Crashes!)

    10/03/2012 3:30:10 AM PDT · by F15Eagle · 13 replies
    TheHopeAndTheChange.Com ^ | 10/3/2912 | TheHopeAndTheChange.Com
    Time to Change out this goof-off, golfing, vacationing, poser empty chair. Just saw the commercial (60 second) on TV. A little shorter, but it nails Obama for the worthless _resident that he has been and always will be. Heaven help us if he gets in again.
  • Four More Years? Of This? (Obama wants four more years to further ruin the U.S. economy)

    10/03/2012 5:14:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/03/2012 | Warren Beatty
    President Barack Hussein "kill list" Obama says that he needs four more years to fix the economy. Never mind that the Gross Domestic Product grew at a "less than spectacular" rate of 1.3 percent in the second quarter of 2012. Or that George Walker Bush's deficit-to-GDP ratio was 2.7 percent, while Obama's deficit-to-GDP ratio is 8.9 percent (Reagan's, by the way, was 4.2 percent). Or that today's economy is far worse than it was in 2008. You remember, the one Obama claimed that his policies would correct. So, considering today's economy, despite what Obama (claims he) was not told, and...
  • Derelict in his Duties

    10/03/2012 3:02:00 AM PDT · by A'elian' nation · 6 replies
    It's 4 a.m. in the morning, and I'm tossing in bed thinking of tonight's presidential debate. Debate zingers are swirling in my dazed head. So now I'm up and doing my bit for the Pajama media. Unlike Reagan, Romney is not known for memorable one-liners. He needs to leave some out there on the debate floor. I'm no wordsmith, but these phrases have been dancing in my head. Tonight, at least one glove has got to come off. It's not enough for Romney to keep mildly saying that Obama is in over his head. I'm just going to throw out...
  • Where is Jesse Jackson Jr.?

    10/02/2012 7:34:02 PM PDT · by blam · 24 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 10-2-2012 | Claudine Zap
    Where is Jesse Jackson Jr.?By Claudine Zap September 2,2012 His name is on the ballot. But Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. hasn't made a campaign appearance since the primary. The Democratic congressman from Chicago is running for re-election for his seat in the House of Representatives, but has been out of sight for the last three months, being treated for bipolar disorder. Campaign advisers told the New York Times, which noted that the campaign's office was locked shut, that the candidate is waiting for the doctor's approval to campaign again. The son of Rev. Jesse Jackson was expected to win the...
  • Where is Jesse Jackson Jr.?

    10/02/2012 6:26:21 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 20 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 2 Oct 2012 | Claudine Zap
    His name is on the ballot. But Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. hasn't made a campaign appearance since the primary. The Democratic congressman from Chicago is running for re-election for his seat in the House of Representatives, but has been out of sight for the last three months, being treated for bipolar disorder. Campaign advisers told the New York Times, which noted that the campaign's office was locked shut, that the candidate is waiting for the doctor's approval to campaign again. The son of Rev. Jesse Jackson was expected to win the election easily, but the Washington Post reports he is...
  • Exclusive: In heated ’07 speech, Obama lavishes praise on Wright, says feds don’t care...

    10/02/2012 6:13:10 PM PDT · by FL2012 · 108 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | October 2, 2012 | By Tucker Carlson, Editor in Chief and Vince Coglianese, Senior Online Editor
    In a video obtained exclusively by The Daily Caller, then-presidential candidate Barack Obama tells an audience of black ministers, including the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, that the U.S. government shortchanged Hurricane Katrina victims because of racism.
  • Team Obama trying to unring the Obamaphone

    10/02/2012 12:09:22 PM PDT · by dead · 176 replies
    Up until the viral video of Obamaphone Lady appeared (“Keep Obama in president, you know!”), the webpage at obamaphone.net was all about how President Obama was giving all the poor people free phones. As if he was paying the bill, rather than us. But now that the Obamaphone Lady has been exposing the program so effectively as a vote-buying giveaway to hate-filled societal leeches, the Obamaphone.net page has changed completely. Guess what?! Obama has nothing to do with it! As you might expect, it’s Bush’s fault, at least partially. The webpage that previously bragged about how much Obama was doing...
  • Obama’s War on the Middle Class: Gas Prices Double – Incomes Drop – Jobs Killed

    10/01/2012 10:02:50 PM PDT · by george76 · 13 replies
    gateway ^ | October 1, 2012 | Jim Hoft
    Barack Obama hates the poor and middle class. Thanks to Barack Obama gas prices doubled, incomes dropped, unemployment soared and the deficit nearly tripled in less than four years. The poor and middle class suffered the most.
  • An Ambassador Died. Obama Lied.

    10/02/2012 11:47:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 2012 | Mona Charen
    "Bush Lied, People Died" they chanted. When the intelligence about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq -- information that was believed by the intelligence agencies of our major allies; that was described by the Clinton-appointed head of the CIA as a "slam dunk"; and that was agreed to by heads of state and leaders of the Democratic and Republican parties -- turned out to be badly mistaken, George W. Bush was branded a liar. Even Democrats such as Bill Clinton, Al Gore, John Kerry, Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, Tom Daschle, and Ted Kennedy, who had warned about Saddam's WMD program...
  • Biden: Middle Class 'Has Been Buried the Last Four Years'

    10/02/2012 10:50:07 AM PDT · by GOPinCa · 51 replies
    Vice President Joe Biden said the middle class "has been buried the last four yeas" at a campaign event in Charlotte, North Carolina: "This is deadly earnest, man. This is deadly earnest," Biden said. "How they can justify--how they can justify--raising taxes when the middle class has been buried the last four years... How in Lord's name..." Of course, Barack Obama has been president the last four years, and Biden has been vice president.
  • Early Voting Has Started in OH Today! Crack-Down on Fraud With Your Smart Phone! (urgent!)

    10/02/2012 11:16:42 AM PDT · by jmstein7 · 3 replies
    Early voting has started - and, of course, that means that vote fraud has started as well. I want you to become aware that you hold a powerful anti-fraud weapon in your hand - your Smart Phone! If you live in a state that has started voting, or if you know someone in such a state, spread the word. The method is easy - take a pic or video of the fraudulent activity with your smart phone. Geotag the pic or video. Then upload it (youtube, facebook, twitter, FR, etc.) and share it with the world! If you don't know...
  • Judge halts Pa.'s tough new voter ID requirement (Yahoo! Bias)

    10/02/2012 10:48:08 AM PDT · by wac3rd · 10 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 10-02-12 | Mark Levy
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday blocked Pennsylvania's divisive voter identification requirement from going into effect on Election Day, delivering a hard-fought victory to Democrats who said it was a ploy to defeat President Barack Obama and other opponents who said it would prevent the elderly and minorities from voting. Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson said in his ruling that he was concerned by the state's stumbling efforts to create a photo ID that is easily accessible to voters and that he could not rely on the assurances of government officials at this late date that every voter...
  • The Narrative in London (Why Romney will win big)

    10/02/2012 9:43:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 10/02/2012 | Roger Kimball
    At a dinner party in London Saturday, I was asked to say a few words about the upcoming presidential election in the United States. All of the guests were what my friend Otto Penzler calls “politically mature,” i.e., they regarded Barack Obama with varying degrees of fear, loathing, and distaste. But they had also, most of them, imbibed deeply of The Narrative: the fairy tale dispensed by virtually all the legacy (formerly known as “the mainstream”) media that Obama was as sure a thing to win as was possible to discover in this mutable sublunary world. There was some surprise...
  • Jennifer Rubin Forces Washington Post to Explain Its Own Bogus Poll

    10/02/2012 9:21:53 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 19 replies
    News Busters ^ | 2 Nov 2012 | Noel Sheppard
    The media were all atwitter Monday over a new Washington Post-ABC News poll finding President Obama eleven points ahead of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in key swing states. Within 90 minutes of the Post's Jennifer Rubin exposing that the margin of error in the poll was - wait for it! - an astonishing eight points, the paper felt the need to publish a new piece explaining the whole thing. The Post's Jon Cohen and Dan Balz wrote Sunday: On the eve of their first presidential debate, President Obama leads or is at parity with Mitt Romney on virtually every...
  • Could the Wilder Effect be the Explanation Behind Obama's Surge in the Polls?

    10/02/2012 9:12:17 AM PDT · by alan8228 · 15 replies
    Moore Common Sense ^ | 10/2/12 | Alan Moore
    I have been absolutely baffled at the recent poll numbers putting an unpopular president ahead of Mitt Romney. The economy is terrible, no majority supports virtually any of the policies passed by this Administration, and there is no sign of improvement - yet Barack Obama still leads in most polls. So what gives? There could be many explanations. Mitt Romney could be to blame. He has been criticized of running a sub-par campaign even though his fundraising (the true test of organizational strength) has at times eclipsed the incumbent president. Polls are rarely seen by pundits and casual observers alike...
  • Judge Rules Photo ID Won’t Be Required For Pennsylvania Voters This Year

    10/02/2012 7:38:15 AM PDT · by JediJones · 70 replies
    CBS Philly ^ | 10/2/2012 | Cherri Gregg
    Judge Robert Simpson has effectively decided to block part of the law. Following his ruling, voters will still be asked for a valid voter ID at the poll. But if they don’t have it, they will still be able to cast their vote in the usual manner. The judge suspended the portion of the law that would have required voters without valid ID to cast what is called a “provisional” ballot, which would not be counted unless the voter could produce a valid photo ID within six days after the election. Judge Simpson says he viewed the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s...
  • At White House Request, Lockheed Martin Drops Plan to Issue Layoff Notices

    10/02/2012 9:00:00 AM PDT · by castowell · 67 replies
    ABCNews.com ^ | October 2, 2012 | Mary Bruce and Jake Tapper
    Defense contractor Lockheed Martin heeded a request from the White House today — one with political overtones — and announced it will not issue layoff notices to thousands of employees just days before the November presidential election. Lockheed, one of the biggest employers in the key battleground state of Virginia, previously warned it would have to issue notices to employees, required by law, due to looming defense cuts set to begin to take effect after Jan. 2 because of the failure of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction — the so-called Super-committee, which was created to find a way...
  • Romney won't deport immigrants who have Obama's deferred action status

    10/02/2012 8:49:12 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 70 replies
    Yahoo!News ^ | 10/2/2012 | Liz Goodwin
    Liz Goodwin. The Ticket. 56 minutes ago... Mitt Romney told the Denver Post on Monday that is he is elected president he will not cancel President Barack Obama's deferred action program for young illegal immigrants before instituting another immigration plan. ...
  • Punching holes in media’s narrative that claims widespread support for Obama — 10/2/2012

    10/02/2012 8:19:58 AM PDT · by diamond6 · 10 replies
    Hillbuzz.org ^ | October 2, 2012 | Kevin DuJan
    Let’s do an exercise this morning (but not P90x or anything, because we all don’t have to be Paul Ryan…though, that would be nice). So, the corrupt vintage media in Barack Obama’s Ministry of Truth (Minitrue for short) pushes a narrative that there’s more widespread support for him in 2012 than there was in 2008; this is, of course, required if the polls that Minitrue expects you to believe without question could possibly be accurate since in the polls that show Obama leading he’s snagging a bigger share of the vote in swing states than he did in 2008. That’s...
  • Survey: Doctors Support Romney Over Obama 55 to 36%

    10/02/2012 7:52:11 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 10/01/2012
    A new survey of physicians shows that if the Presidential election were held today, 55 percent would vote for Mitt Romney and 36 percent would support President Obama, according to a survey conducted byJackson & Coker, a division of Jackson Healthcare, the third largest healthcare staffing company in the US. The physician survey showed that 5 percent of doctors said they were undecided and the rest said they would support another candidate or were not planning to vote. The late September survey included 3,660 doctors nationwide in 50 states. The physicians identified themselves as 24 percent Democrat; 35 percent Republican;...
  • How has Allen West's commercial worked out?

    10/01/2012 4:16:38 PM PDT · by freedomrings69 · 10 replies
    Vanity
    Have there been any poll results or other indications of the effect West's commercial is having? We know the media will call it desperate and intemperate. How are the voters reacting?
  • Warning Letter to 60,000 Pastors: We’re Watching What You Preach

    10/01/2012 1:06:43 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 50 replies
    Patheos.com ^ | 9/29/12 | Rebecca Hamilton
    Americans United for Separation of Church and State evidently sent copies of this letter to 60,000 pastors recently. It’s important to remember that Americans United is not an official agency of any governmental entity. This letter has no force of law and is just their opinion. Our local AU affiliate here in Oklahoma has sent similar letters to pastors in my House district in the past. The pastors I talked to about it tell me they threw it in the trash.
  • Pastor Max Lucado Launches 40-Day Prayer Campaign Ahead of Election

    09/28/2012 1:33:03 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 2 replies
    With less than two months to the presidential election, many issues are weighing on the minds of voters. Pastor Max Lucado says that there’s just one thing Americans can do about it – pray! He’s launching an organized 40-day campaign of prayer prior to Election Day. Beginning September 28, Lucado is asking people to pray every day for the country – that we unite, that our nation is strengthened, and that we appoint our next president. Lucado said, “It seems to me that election season is just a Petri dish for anger and cynicism. We tend to get at each...
  • Univision Exposes Massive Audience to Fast and Furious Scandal for First Time

    10/01/2012 12:11:36 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 1, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: ABC News/Univision: "Fast and Furious Scandal: New Details Emerge on How the U.S. Government Armed Mexican Drug Cartels." Now, none of this is gonna be new to you. But it is new to the audience of Univision. What impact, if any, it's going to have? Who knows? The authors here are Gerardo Reyes and Santiago Wills. "On January 30, 2010, a commando of at least 20 hit men parked themselves outside a birthday party of high school and college students in Villas de Salvarcar, Ciudad Juarez. "Near midnight, the assassins, later identified as hired guns for the...
  • They Want You to Think the Election is Over

    10/01/2012 11:51:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 1, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Some shocking news in the Drive-By Media today. The election is over. Mitt Romney has lost. It's all over out there. Actually, that's not the case. The polls today are starting to tighten up exactly as predicted here. Now we're into October. The debate is Wednesday night. Have you noticed what's going on with this? The DNC and Howard Dean and a number of others... Even Obama himself is saying, "Mitt's a much better debater than I am." They're really out there lowering expectations for Obama in the debate on Wednesday night, and he's got a tough...
  • Can the Polls Be Believed?

    10/01/2012 8:35:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/30/2012 | Jim O’Sullivan
    A raging war has been underway between Republicans/Romney and the mainstream media (MSM)/polling organizations on the accuracy of many recently reported polls. Both sides have stridently argued their cases in a vicious skirmish that has been decidedly unequal. The Republicans, the Romney campaign, conservative talk radio, conservative new media and Fox News have valiantly fought the Democrats, the MSM, some polling organizations and the Obama campaign organization. Yet given just the megaphones owned by the MSM and Obama's bully pulpit, the battle has been the equivalent of brandishing a popgun at a howitzer...the voting public seemingly is not hearing the...
  • Univision report connects Operation Fast and Furious scandal to murders of Mexican teenagers

    09/30/2012 11:58:51 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 35 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 1, 2012 | Matthew Boyle
    The Spanish language television news network Univision unleashed a bombshell investigative report on Operation Fast and Furious Sunday evening, finding that in January 2010 drug cartel hit men slaughtered students with weapons the United States government allowed to flow to them across the Mexican border. “On January 30, 2010, a commando of at least 20 hit men parked themselves outside a birthday party of high school and college students in Villas de Salvarcar, Ciudad Juarez,” according to a version of the Univision report in English, on the ABC News website. “Near midnight, the assassins, later identified as hired guns for...
  • Obama USDA met 30 times with Mexican gov’t to promote food-stamp use among Mexican immigrants

    10/01/2012 2:03:05 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 21 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 1, 2012 | Caroline May
    Department of Agriculture personnel in the Obama administration have met with Mexican Government officials dozens of times since the president took office to promote nutrition assistance programs — notably food stamps — among Mexican Americans, Mexican nationals and migrant communities in America. Writing in response to Alabama Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions’ July request for information about the USDA’s little known partnership with the Mexican government to educate citizen and noncitizen immigrants from Mexico about the availability of food stamps and other nutrition assistance programs, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack defended the partnership as a way to curb hunger in America —...
  • Pray For The Salvation And Restoration Of America (10/1/2012)[Prayer]

    10/01/2012 4:17:59 AM PDT · by DarthVader · 9 replies
    10/1/12 | The Holy Scriptures
    Pray For the Salvation of America My fellow Freepers, It is a very serious time in our nation's history and our future looks very uncertain and every day the news is full of stories that cause us to fear as it looks like we are teetering towards the edge of a cliff. It is quite obvious to even the casual observer that our great country is under a tremendous spiritual assault by the forces of darkness and hell that is causing great distress to many across this land and in other free nations. This is largely our own fault as...
  • Is Barack Obama a Compulsive Liar?

    10/01/2012 3:53:26 AM PDT · by Flotsam_Jetsome · 78 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 1, 2012 | Steve McCann
    In an earlier column I asked the question is Barack Obama a compulsive liar or a sociopath?   (h) A Sociopath: A sociopath is typically defined as someone who lies incessantly to get their way and does so with little concern for others.  A sociopath is often goal-oriented (i.e., lying is focused--it is done to get one's way).  Sociopaths have little regard or respect for the rights and feelings of others.  Sociopaths are often charming and charismatic, but they use their talented social skills in manipulative and self-centered ways. A compulsive liar: A compulsive liar is defined as someone who lies...
  • Pssst, Mitt! Read this before Wednesday's debate

    09/30/2012 5:58:21 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 86 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/30/2012 | Thomas Lifson
    While Mitt hunkers down with Rob Portman preparing for the Big Debate #1, the finest minds of the conservative blogosphere are explicating the themes that could win the debate for him, narratives that go to the heart of what is wrong with Obama's tenure in office. Daniel P. Goldman, who also writes under the pen name Spengler, has explained in clear language the Obama sand in the gears that cripples our economy. He uses an excellent rhetorical device to do so, positing three groups of Americans From PJ Media: Our first case is one of five million Americans unemployed for...
  • Wall Street Prepares Clients for Obama Victory

    09/30/2012 6:22:58 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 48 replies
    CNBC ^ | Sunday September 30, 2012
    As President Barack Obama widened his lead over Mitt Romney in polls this month, traders at hedge funds and investment firms began shooting emails to clients with a similar theme: It's time to start preparing for an Obama victory. What many in the market worry about isn't that high earners may pay more in taxes if Obama is re-elected. It's gridlock in Washington come January, when more than $600 billion in spending cuts and tax hikes could kick in just as the country smacks into its borrowing limit again. There is reason to expect a deal. If Obama wins, the...
  • Economists reluctantly pick Romney

    09/30/2012 8:26:46 PM PDT · by Innovative · 25 replies
    CNN Money ^ | Sept 30, 2012 | Chris Isidore
    Economists think Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney would be better for the economy than President Obama. But they're not very enthusiastic about either of them. Nine of 17 top economists surveyed by CNNMoney picked Romney when asked who's election would help the economy grow more. Only three picked Obama.
  • Will An Obama Victory Spark A Civil War In The US?

    09/30/2012 11:35:07 AM PDT · by Brandonmark · 166 replies
    The Western Center for Journalism ^ | September 29, 2012 | Lawrence Sellin, Ph.D.
    America is on the verge of fragmentation and civil conflict because its citizens have lost control of their government and lost faith in its political institutions. Nineteenth century political satirist Ambrose Bierce once described Washington D.C. as a strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles and the conduct of public affairs for private advantage. Indeed. Not much has changed one hundred years on. The August 27, 2012 Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just eight percent (8%) of likely voters think that the US Congress is doing a good job. Most Americans agree that the Democrat and...
  • Pat Caddell Says: Media Have Become "Enemy of the American People"

    09/30/2012 6:25:36 PM PDT · by PBRCat · 29 replies
    Accuracy in Media ^ | September 27, 2012 | Pat Caddell
    “We’ve had nine day of lies over what happened because they can’t dare say it’s a terrorist attack, and the press won’t push this,” said Caddell. “Yesterday there was not a single piece in The New York Times over the question of Libya. Twenty American embassies, yesterday, are under attack. None of that is on the national news. None of it is being pressed in the papers.” Caddell added that it is one thing for the news to have a biased view, but “It is another thing to specifically decide that you will not tell the American people information they...
  • Are the debates going to matter?

    09/30/2012 5:12:25 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/30/2012 | Jazz Shaw
    A continuing theme I've been hearing on the political gabfests on cable news this week is that not only are the current polling numbers sketchy at best, they don’t really matter all that much because... wait until the debates! That seems to be the expected pivot point in the home stretch of the race, and analysts from both sides are playing the expectations game and declaring how vital it will be for Romney to "make his mark" or for Obama to "avoid a game changing slip-up." But assuming that one of them doesn't come out at the podium and announce...
  • Why the polls are all wrong. To set up the claim, "You cheated!"

    09/30/2012 10:36:09 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 47 replies
    30 September 2012 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Story after story has come out showing the populace somewhat evenly divided between the two Presidential candidates. However, on the street where the "real" people live, we all know the story is VERY different from the polls. The ONLY people I hear advocating for the Democrat Party are the individuals like the "Obama gave us a cellphone" woman and they do not make up a significant part of the population. Very few cars now sport Obama stickers anymore. They've all been peeled off. The invective used by people when discussing the Democrat Party and Obama is severe. The only conclusion...
  • Nationwide Stockholm Syndrome

    09/30/2012 8:32:19 AM PDT · by Alex Baker · 20 replies
    realitybatslast ^ | Jess Jones
    The latest numbers are out on the economy, and things have been worse than we thought: GDP revised lower, manufacturing orders fall The GDP was revised from an anemic 1.7% growth rate down to 1.3% growth through Q2 of this year (the half-way point). That officially puts us .5% behind Canada for the same period. Other great news included that the demand for long-term durable goods decreased 13% in August, about 10% worse than we had thought…. But who cares? Terrible economic news to Americans these days is like telling someone in Chicago that a kid got shot on the...
  • New Obama slogan has long ties to Marxism, socialism

    09/30/2012 8:51:02 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 16 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Apr 30, 2012
    New Obama slogan has long ties to Marxism, socialism The Obama campaign apparently didn't look backwards into history when selecting its new campaign slogan, "Forward" — a word with a long and rich association with European Marxism. Many Communist and radical publications and entities throughout the 19th and 20th centuries had the name "Forward!" or its foreign cognates. Wikipedia has an entire section called "Forward (generic name of socialist publications)." "The name Forward carries a special meaning in socialist political terminology. It has been frequently used as a name for socialist, communist and other left-wing newspapers and publications," the online...
  • White House to contractors: Hold off on layoff warnings (Until AFTER the election)

    09/29/2012 5:12:45 AM PDT · by SE Mom · 62 replies
    CNN Money ^ | 28 September 2012 | Jeanne Sahadi
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The White House on Friday told government contractors worried about fiscal cliff spending cuts to hold off on warning employees about possible layoffs. The government said it would cover legal costs if contractors are forced to slash their payrolls because of the looming $109 billion in automatic cuts next year and are alleged to have violated the WARN Act. .... Defense contractors in particular have warned for months that the upcoming sequester would cost jobs in their industry. And Lockheed Martin's CEO has said publicly he may be forced to issue notice this fall of possible...
  • Hello, you've reached the president. I'm never here.

    09/30/2012 5:58:43 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 23 replies
    NYPost.com ^ | 9/30/2012 | Michael Goodwin
    In Hillary Rodham Clinton’s 3 a.m. television ad in the 2008 primary campaign, we heard the sound of a ringing phone and saw sleeping children. In ominous tones, a narrator warned that “something is happening in the world” and asked, “Who do you want answering the phone?” Well, it’s 2012, and — the phone is still ringing. Please, somebody answer the damn thing! The story of the terror attack in Benghazi is that neither Clinton nor the president who made her secretary of state responded to the real emergency when it came. The biggest foreign-policy crisis of the last four...
  • Despite illness, Rep. Jesse Jackson on track for reelection

    09/30/2012 4:14:24 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 38 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | September 30, 2012 | Katherine Skiba, Chicago Tribune
    CHICAGO — Battling mental illness and personal financial troubles, Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) is a heavy favorite for reelection Nov. 6 despite a surreal campaign from which he has been absent for almost four months. Jackson, 47, who disclosed this summer that he has bipolar depression and has undergone weeks of hospitalization, is convalescing in Washington and meeting occasionally with aides. He has been absent from the House of Representatives since June 8. Whether he will campaign at all is in question. His reelection bid is being led by his wife, Sandi Jackson, who turned down interview requests....
  • The Times recommends Barack Obama for president, again (Obama's a failure but we endorse him anyway)

    09/29/2012 10:12:13 PM PDT · by Junior_G · 36 replies
    The Seattle Times ^ | September 29, 2012 | Seattle Times Editorial Board
    In 2008, Barack Obama was The Seattle Times’ choice for president. Four years later, we endorse him again, with less enthusiasm. But he is a better choice than Mitt Romney, and could still go down in history as a good president...
  • Dear Mitt: Please Don’t Morph into a Wuss During the Debates. Regards, Doug Giles

    09/30/2012 4:03:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 44 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 30, 2012 | Doug Giles
    I’ve got to admit … I’m a wee bit concerned about the upcoming presidential debates. My fear is that Mitt, for whatever reason, will take the McCain fetal position before Obama and not come out swinging for the fence. Mitt ought to do this Wednesday what Babe Ruth did in ‘32 and point to Chicago like the Bambino pointed to centerfield bleachers and then verbally hammer Obama out of the park and back to Illinois. In addition to Mitt being the aggressor versus a genteel back-pedaler, I’d like to see some former Navy SEALs in the crowd stand up and...
  • Got a Romney bumper sticker or yard sign? Watch out for these unhinged libs

    09/30/2012 4:37:16 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 59 replies
    twitchy ^ | september 29, 2012
    New York City subway vandal Mona Eltahawy isn’t the only unhinged progressive who believes in a constitutional right to deface property. Conservatives are reporting that their Romney/Ryan bumper stickers and yard signs are being stolen and vandalized by people spitting in the face of free speech.
  • Get A Grip: Americans Must Demand Better Government in November and Beyond

    09/30/2012 4:57:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 30, 2012 | Austin Hill
    Barack Obama is beating Mitt Romney. Wait- Romney and Obama are tied in Pennsylvania. And how about all those bungled calls from the NFL fill-in refs? Americans are seriously pre-occupied as we enter the fourth quarter of 2012. Obsessions about the football season and “Dancing with The Stars” are a pleasant diversion from our present hardship and gloomy future, and frustrations over the logic-defying presidential polls makes for interesting talk show fodder. But after the election – and after the close of 2012 – Americans will need to grapple with myriad problems in our government. Whoever wins the White House...
  • Why Obama Will Lose in a Landslide (5/31/12)

    09/29/2012 11:11:15 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 102 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 5/31/12 | Wayne Allen Root
    <p>A Las Vegas “odds maker” gives his reasons for big win by Romney in November. Interesting analysis.</p> <p>Most political predictions are made by biased pollsters, pundits, or prognosticators who are either rooting for Republicans or Democrats.</p> <p>I am neither. I am a former Libertarian Vice Presidential nominee, and a well-known Vegas odds maker with one of the most accurate records of predicting political races.</p>