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  • Final Implementation of Obama Dictatorship in Progress on all levels

    01/08/2012 10:45:40 AM PST · by Nachum · 21 replies · 1+ views
    CFO ^ | 1/8/12 | Sher Zieve
    I have warned and written about this particular subject for over three years—since before Obama was elected—aka “coronated.“ It is only now that many others finally seem to be getting the message. However, this is not something to be criticized. It is to be applauded, as it means they are finally and inexorably awakening to the truth. They are to be applauded and not insulted. I noticed this morning that—after a few of the latest Obama assaults on the US Constitution and liberties of We-the-People—some in the media
  • CFPB begins oversight of payday lenders (Cordray starts work today- attacks private student lenders)

    01/05/2012 10:25:30 AM PST · by Qbert · 25 replies
    Marketwatch ^ | Jan. 5, 2012 | Ronald D. Orol
    WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — One day after being appointed through a controversial presidential maneuver, the new head of a consumer watchdog agency announced he is launching a program immediately to supervise a broad new swath of businesses including payday lenders, private student lenders and local mortgage lenders. “We will begin dealing face-to-face with payday lenders, mortgage servicers, mortgage originators, private student lenders, and other firms that often compete with banks but have largely escaped any meaningful federal oversight,” said Richard Cordray, the newly appointed chief of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. [Snip] Any legal challenge to the Obama appointment is likely...
  • Cordray-Any Legislation Which Has Even Incidental Effects on Economy is a Valid Exercise...

    01/05/2012 9:22:22 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 16 replies
    MRCTV ^ | 1-4-12 | Stephen Gutowski
    President Obama announced today that he was going to take a new step in the expansion of executive authority by recess appointing a head to the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau despite the fact that the Senate isn't actually in recess. This has, of course, spawned an angry backlash. However, the man that the President is appointing is relatively unknown. His name is Richard Cordray and he has some interesting views on the limits of congressional power. Before losing his bid for reelection as Ohio's Attorney General Cordray appeared on a program called Capitol Square. He was asked about his...
  • Obama bypasses Senate, installs new consumer chief

    01/04/2012 11:07:27 AM PST · by Justaham · 158 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 1-4-12 | BEN FELLER and JIM KUHNHENN
    President Barack Obama says he won't take "no" as an answer from Republicans, so he's going around them to appoint the head of a new consumer protection agency. Obama says Republicans would just keep holding Richard Cordray's nomination hostage—and the president says that's inexcusable and wrong. He says Cordray must be in place in order for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to start helping consumers deal with unscrupulous mortgage companies, dishonest payday lenders, and others. Obama announced the appointment of Cordray during a stop Wednesday in Ohio, where Cordray once served as attorney general. Republicans are outraged but Obama says...
  • Obama: 'I refuse to take no for an answer'

    01/04/2012 2:54:39 PM PST · by Qbert · 34 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/4/2012 | Joel Gehrke
    President Obama, introducing his controversial recess appointment to a crowd of Pennsylvania supporters, explained that he would not "take no for an answer" from the U.S. Senate -- especially the Republicans, that refused to confirm his nominee to the Consumer Financial Protections Bureau. "I refuse to take no for an answer," Obama said at a campaign-style event. "I'm not going to stand by while a minority in the senate puts party ideology ahead of the people that we were elected to serve." Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., opposes the nomination because the CFPB "is subject to none of the...
  • Gun makers baffled by ATF criteria (Models OK’d on case-by-case basis)

    01/03/2012 11:07:12 AM PST · by bamahead · 33 replies
    Washington Times ^ | January 2, 2012 | Chuck Neubauer
    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is in charge of determining whether a gun model is legal, but the agency won’t say much about its criteria. Despite overseeing an industry that includes machine guns and other deadly weapons, ATF regulations for the manufacture of weapons are often unclear, leading to reliance on a secretive system by which firearms manufacturers can submit proposed weapons for testing and find out one at a time whether they comply with the law, critics say. The ATF recommends that manufacturers voluntarily submit weapons for case-by-case determination. But those judgments are private and, it...
  • FINAL CURTAIN: OBAMA SIGNS IMDEFINITE DETENTION OF CITIZENS INTO LAW AS FINAL ACT OF 2011

    01/02/2012 5:56:39 PM PST · by Yosemitest · 139 replies · 2+ views
    JonathanTurley.org ^ | January 2, 2012 | Jonathan Turley
    President Barack Obama rang in the New Year by signing the NDAA law with its provision allowing him to indefinitely detain citizens. It was a symbolic moment to say the least. With Americans distracted with drinking and celebrating, Obama signed one of the greatest rollbacks of civil liberties in the history of our country. . . and citizens partied only blissfully into the New Year. Ironically, in addition to breaking his promise not to sign the law, Obama broke his promise on signing statements and attached a statement that he really does not want to detain citizens indefinitely. Obama insisted...
  • NDAA passage perfect way to sully Bill of Rights Anniversary with a black eye.

    01/02/2012 12:40:09 PM PST · by cold666pack · 23 replies · 1+ views
    Denver Examiner ^ | December 16, 2011 | Sunana Batra
    What a way to celebrate the 220th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights. Each member of Congress, before assuming office, took an oath swearing to protect the Constitution, yet here we now have a Congress which has instead decided to ignore the fact that they are guardians of the Constitution. Instead they have approved an act which now permits indefinite detention of anyone deemed a terrorist in America.... Essentially, Congress has granted the President the power to ignore the Bill of Rights and detain Americans without due process. So, a brief recap, since terrorists threaten the lovely liberties we wrap...
  • The Right to Adulthood

    01/01/2012 8:05:54 PM PST · by Talisker · 3 replies
    January 1, 2012 | Vanity
    The Right to Adulthood I've spent a lot of time thinking about why Democrats, liberals, Leftists, RINOs, Socialists, Communists and other murdering totalitarians can so handily whip up "movements," "organizations" and other "groups" to push endless versions of their "cause," when it seems so hard for Conservatives to do so. Of course, there's always the fact that the Rats first steal millions (or billions) in tax dollars to fund their efforts, which is not a small consideration. And of course, RINOs are ever alert to defocus, generalize, pander, soften and misdirect any Conservative efforts under the sabotage umbrella of "bipartisanship."...
  • Obama signs defense bill but balks at terrorism provisions

    01/01/2012 8:01:18 AM PST · by pabianice · 37 replies
    LA Times ^ | 1/1/12 | Nicholas
    To maintain flexibility, he says, he may not follow requirements that certain suspects be held by the military.President Obama signed a controversial military funding bill Saturday but vowed to interpret its measures regarding the treatment of detainees in ways that comport with his own judgment on how best to wage the fight against terrorists.In a signing statement released by the White House, Obama indicated that he might not strictly follow certain requirements spelled out in the new law, saying that "my administration will interpret and implement the provisions … in a manner that best preserves the flexibility on which our...
  • Obama Signs NDAA into Law. Last Pen Stroke of 2011.

    12/31/2011 10:52:10 PM PST · by Wiz-Nerd · 66 replies · 1+ views
    Examiner ^ | December 31, 2011 | Jean Morrill
    According to the ACLU, President Barack Obama just signed one of the most controversial bills into law since the Patriot Act. The sad part is that neither the House nor the Senate nor Obama seemed to think it was all that controversial, as it passed overwhelmingly in both the House and the Senate, and the president just signed it (even though he had at one time threatened to veto).
  • Last few hours for 100 watt incandescents?

    12/31/2011 6:44:11 PM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 39 replies
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  • In 2012, Obama to press ahead without Congress (a move that would make Hitler proud)

    12/31/2011 4:43:17 AM PST · by tobyhill · 37 replies
    google ^ | 12/31/2011 | JULIE PACE/ap
    Leaving behind a year of bruising legislative battles, President Barack Obama enters his fourth year in office having calculated that he no longer needs Congress to promote his agenda and may even benefit in his re-election campaign if lawmakers take little action in 2012. Devoid of any major policy pushes, much of the year will instead focus on the biggest goal of all: winning a second term. The president will keep up a robust domestic travel schedule and aggressive campaign fundraising and use executive action to try to boost the economy. Unlike the partisan, down-to-the-wire fights over allowing the nation...
  • Suspicious Activity Reports From U.S. Malls Being Processed By Police State Fusion Centers

    12/29/2011 12:43:54 PM PST · by JohnKinAK · 25 replies
    SHTFPlan ^ | 12/29/2011 | Mac Slavo
    It didn’t take long for the See Something, Say Something campaign initiated by the Department of Homeland Security last year to show promising results. According to a report from St. Paul Minnesota’s KARE11 and NPR, actionable human intelligence is on the rise at the nation’s largest mall, and it’s being cross-referenced with personal information and threat assessments via the recently made public nationwide network of government Fusion centers. While a mystery to most Americans, the existence of Fusion centers recently made waves when they were brought to the mainstream public’s attention by talk show host Alex Jones and former governor...
  • How SOPA 2.0 Sneaks In A Really Dangerous Private Ability To Kill Any Website (including FR)

    12/28/2011 4:37:01 PM PST · by JerseyHighlander · 21 replies · 1+ views
    TechDirt.com ^ | 12/16/2011 | Mike Masnick
    I already wrote a big post about yesterday's SOPA markup day one. While we're moving forward on day two, I wanted to call out one key point that was really made clear by an amendment offered by Rep. Jared Polis late in the day yesterday, which hasn't received nearly enough attention. As you may recall, with the "manager's amendment" version of SOPA (i.e., SOPA 2.0), the "notice-and-shut off funding" section of the private right of action in Section 103 was removed. This was good, because we've seen how the notice-and-takedown provision of the DMCA has been widely abused. However, what...
  • How the feds are tracking your kid (more than just watching!)

    12/28/2011 12:15:22 PM PST · by CedarDave · 45 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 28, 2011 | EMMETT MCGROARTY & JANE ROBBINS
    Would it bother you to know that the federal Centers for Disease Control had been shown your daughter’s health records to see how she responded to an STD/teen-pregnancy-prevention program? How about if the federal Department of Education and Department of Labor scrutinized your son’s academic performance to see if he should be “encouraged” to leave high school early to learn a trade? Would you think the government was intruding on your territory as a parent? Under regulations the Obama Department of Education released this month, these scenarios could become reality. The department has taken a giant step toward creating a...
  • America as a Totalitarian Dictatorship

    12/24/2011 5:25:40 AM PST · by RightSideNews · 61 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 12/24/11 | Ray Peach
    Since my first deployment to South East Asia, I have seen this great country gradually slip away. America has gone from being the world's greatest creditor nation, standing as a beacon of hope for the world, to the world's biggest debtor nation, where 42 million Americans rely on food stamps to survive...it is happening right now in front of us. Like it or not, America is a Totalitarian Dictatorship, and this article will help you understand why. After the Oklahoma City Bombing, my job required that I attend a two-day briefing on counter terrorism. At that meeting, several people from...
  • TOP TEN WAYS OBAMA SOCIALISTS ARE LIKE NATIONAL SOCIALISTS

    12/23/2011 10:20:29 AM PST · by massmike · 8 replies
    grasstopsusa.com ^ | 12/23/2011 | Don Feder
    I’m very disappointed in Congressman Allen West, who last week observed that Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels would be “truly proud” of the Democratic Party’s “lies and deceit.” While correct, Congressman West neglects the other striking similarities between National Socialists and Obama Socialists. This is not to say that the DNC wants to recreate the Holocaust (though its president could do so inadvertently, with his tender-on-Tehran policy) or that the Messiah in Chief will begin giving 4-hour speeches in German. (Where would he find a German teleprompter?) But, like the pigs and men at the end of “Animal Farm,” it’s becoming...
  • How Mike Bloomberg Snatched My Eyeballs For The Department Of Homeland Security

    12/23/2011 9:27:04 AM PST · by JerseyHighlander · 27 replies
    http://stanleyrogouski.com ^ | December 16, 2011 8:50 PM | Stanley W. Rogouski
    <p>I was taking photographs of the police arresting Occupy Wall Street demonstrators at the December 12 Winter Garden flash mob, which had been organized in solidarity with the port shutdowns on the west coast, when I found myself targeted. "That one," I heard a voice say in a brutal "New Yawk" accent, realizing that a senior police official was pointing me out over a row of people, "he goes. He goes."</p>
  • House agrees payroll tax deal as Republicans cave in to Obama

    12/22/2011 2:32:54 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 216 replies · 3+ views
    The Guardian ^ | Thursday 22 December 2011 | Ewen MacAskill
    House speaker John Boehner is set to sign an offer from Obama to accelerate negotiations. Republicans in the House of Representatives have capitulated in the showdown over the payroll tax, handing Barack Obama an important victory going into election year. Under pressure from other senior Republicans for blocking a bill that would extend tax cuts to millions of Americans, the House speaker, John Boehner, is backing away from his insistence that any deal must cover a full year. A deal agreed by Republicans and Democrats in the Senate on Saturday covers two months, to allow further negotiations in January. It...
  • Secretary asked to remove nativity scene from desk

    12/22/2011 5:47:20 AM PST · by RetroSexual · 40 replies · 1+ views
    The Frederick News-Post ^ | Dec 22, 2011 | Blair Ames
    After Kim Gaines found a small nativity scene in a box of old Christmas decorations, she decided it would look nice on her desk in the main office at Urbana High School. Almost a week after she placed the figures on her desk, the school's secretary of eight years said she was called into Principal Kathy Campagnoli's office, where Campagnoli said staff members had told her the display promotes Christianity and that Gaines should take it down. Gaines obliged and removed the nativity scene. "I didn't want a big fight on my hands, but I was very upset over it,"...
  • Obama's Cronyism Compromises National Security

    12/16/2011 4:00:41 AM PST · by ashukla · 6 replies
    Powerline Blog ^ | December 14, 2011 | John Hinderaker
    <p>Now we find the Navy partnering with the Agriculture Department to purchase hundreds of thousands of gallons of alternative biofuel in place of standard JP-5 fuel for Navy aircraft — the biggest federal purchase of biofuel ever.</p> <p>A look at the lucky seller of this environmentalist version of the proverbial $600 Pentagon toilet seat indicates that the move is not just wasteful, but ethically suspect.</p>
  • A Voter's Guide to Republicans

    12/16/2011 6:17:02 PM PST · by Kellis91789 · 5 replies
    youtube.com ^ | 12/13/2011 | Bill Whittle
    I've never seen this guy before although I see some other threads on other topics by Bill Whittle. This one is on how Democrats have painted Republicans as the exact opposite of what history actually shows and the sheeple have bought it hook, line, and sinker. The deadpan sarcasm is priceless. Enjoy and do as I have -- e-mail a link to those misguided acquaintances of yours that have never given critical thought to the propaganda from the left.
  • US Government to apply peer pressure to your Islamophobia

    12/15/2011 10:13:45 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies · 1+ views
    Hot Air ^ | December 14, 2011 | J.E. Dyer
    Hillary Clinton’s promise on this matter has been out there for months, but a virtually unadvertised conference in Washington, D.C. this week has resurrected the Clinton quote from July 2011. Back in July, at a conference of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul, Clinton pledged that the US would take action against “religious intolerance” in America. It’s worth taking a moment to reflect on that. Clinton said, in her remarks, “No country, including my own, has a monopoly on truth or a secret formula for ethnic and religious harmony.” But if any country comes close to having such...
  • Obama to approve indefinite detention and torture of Americans

    12/15/2011 6:23:08 AM PST · by kronos77 · 48 replies
    Less than a month after he threatened to veto terrifying legislation that would cease constitutional rights as we know it, Obama has revoked his warning and plans to authorize a bill allowing indefinite detention and torture of Americans. After passing in the House of Representatives earlier this year, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 went before the US Senate last week, where it was met with overwhelming approval. In the days before, the Obama administration issued a policy statement on November 17 saying explicitly that the president would veto the bill, as it would challenge “the president’s...
  • Obama establishes an Office of Manufacturing Policy (Welcome to USSR)

    12/12/2011 9:43:28 AM PST · by milwguy · 81 replies
    jsonline ^ | 12/12/2011 | jason schmid
    At a time when economists say U.S. manufacturing policy is in "disarray," the Obama administration on Monday said it has created a new Office of Manufacturing Policy to be co-chaired by the Commerce Department Secretary and the director of the White House National Economic Council. "At this make or break time for the middle class and our economy, we need a strong manufacturing sector that will put Americans back to work making products stamped with three proud words: Made in America," President Barack Obama said in a statement. Wisconsin leads the nation with the highest share of its workforce employed...
  • Exactly What Is Crony Capitalism, Anyway?

    12/12/2011 4:37:51 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies · 5+ views
    Real Clear Markets ^ | 12/12/2011 | Bill Frezza
    President Obama, progressive politicians, Occupy protestors, and leftist intellectuals are having a field day attacking what they call the failures and excesses of capitalism. They declare wealth to be prima facie evidence of perfidy, making no distinction as to how it was obtained. They preach equality, not just in opportunity but in economic outcome. In their eyes, all members of the 1% are already guilty, so economic justice demands that the rich be heavily taxed, not just to lift others up, but to bring them down. Some defenders of capitalism draw a sharp distinction between those who obtained their wealth...
  • Occupy San Diego Holds Communism Seminar

    12/09/2011 5:45:06 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    Human Events ^ | December 5, 2011 | John Hayward
    The San Diego chapter of the “Occupy Wall Street” movement has always been one of its more… colorful outposts. They’re the ones who held a moment of silence in solidarity with the guy who shot at the White House, after all. In the twilight of the Occupy saga, when only the hardcore crazies are left, places like San Diego are giving us a closer look at the “core beliefs” of the movement. To that end, Occupy San Diego held a little seminar on the virtues of communism on Sunday. The fun begins about six minutes into the clip. (VIDEO AT...
  • Occupy Ports: West Coast occupiers unite (Will try to shut down numerous W. Coast ports)

    12/09/2011 10:47:18 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 106 replies · 1+ views
    The Global Post ^ | December 9, 2011 | Stephanie Rice
    OAKLAND — As anti-Wall Street protesters attempt to regroup and settle in for winter after a series of police raids that stripped much of the movement of its signature camps, protesters on the West Coast are staging a comeback. On Dec. 12, Occupy movements from Seattle to San Diego say they will shut down their local ports, temporarily stopping the flow of capital on the West Coast. Organizers say they aim to disrupt the business of the “1 percent” — in this case, the corporations that own shipping terminals and do business at the ports. If successful, shutting down the...
  • Letter Bomb Explodes in Italian Tax Office

    12/09/2011 8:48:54 AM PST · by Qbert · 6 replies
    NYT ^ | 12/9/2011 | RACHEL DONADIO
    ROME — The director of a Rome office of Italy’s tax collection agency was wounded in the hands and eyes on Friday after opening a letter bomb, Italian police said. The man was hospitalized but the extent of his injuries were not immediately known. The police were investigating what they said was a stapled package mailed through the Italian postal system. Prosecutors in Rome have opened an investigation into whether the letter bomb’s senders had terrorist aims, the ANSA news agency reported. The explosion in Italy comes a day after German authorities intercepted and defused a package bomb mailed to...
  • Behavior by Department of Justice Officials May Lead to Impeachment

    12/09/2011 6:35:39 AM PST · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 9, 2011 | Katie Pavlich
    It was a very uncomfortable Thursday for Attorney General Eric Holder on Capitol Hill as he testified before the House Judiciary Committee about Operation Fast and Furious. If it wasn’t clear that Fast and Furious was implemented as a way to push more gun control measures without the consent of Congress, it’s crystal clear now. Continued stonewalling from the Justice Department had Rep. James Sensenbrenner talking about impeachment Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee Democrat John Conyers called for the enforcement of new gun control measures pushed through the Justice Department in July without the approval of Congress, requiring...
  • Italian leftists claim German banker bomb

    12/08/2011 8:12:26 PM PST · by Qbert · 5 replies
    World News Australia ^ | 09 December 2011 | AAP
    An Italian far-left group has claimed responsibility for a letter bomb sent to Germany's top banker, police say, adding that further explosives may still be in the post. State police said it was possible that the "terrorist left-wing anarchist" group had sent other bombs in addition to one intercepted on Wednesday addressed to Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackermann at the bank's Frankfurt headquarters. "In the intensive search for evidence, authorities from the Hesse state crime office found a hidden, rolled up letter written in Italian," police said in a statement. "In it, the 'FAI - Federazione Anarchica Informale' (Informal Anarchist...
  • Obama: Limited Gov't That Preserves Free Markets 'Doesn't Work. It Has Never Worked'

    12/07/2011 9:22:50 AM PST · by Just4Him · 61 replies
    CNS News ^ | 12/7/2011 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    (CNSNews.com) - In a speech delivered at Osawatomie High School in Osawatomie, Kansas, on Tuesday, President Barack Obama argued that while a limited government that preserves free markets "speaks to our rugged individualism" as Americans, such a system "doesn't work" and "has never worked" and that Americans must look to a more activist government that taxes more, spends more and regulates more if they want to preserve the middle class. "'[T]here is a certain crowd in Washington who, for the last few decades, have said, let’s respond to this economic challenge with the same old tune. 'The market will take...
  • The terrorists have won

    12/05/2011 4:48:11 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 50 replies · 4+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2011-12-02 | Jack Hunter
    Since 9/11, Senator Lindsey Graham has said repeatedly that we must fight the terrorists “over there” so we don’t have to fight them “over here.” But this week, Graham threw that all out the window. Apparently, we are now at war everywhere. Forever. Commenting on the controversial Section 1031 of the National Defense Authorization Act — which many contend gives the federal government new powers to arrest American citizens without charge — Graham made clear this week that “1031, the statement of authority to detain, does apply to American citizens and it designates the world as the battlefield, including the...
  • The Unite States of the UN: Selling Our Sovereignty

    12/06/2011 9:01:01 PM PST · by This Just In · 22 replies
    Eagle Forum ^ | November 30, 2011 | Phyllis Schlafly
    UN Mischief from Durban to Rio by Phyllis Schlafly November 30, 2011 The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa opening on November 28, called COP-17, is one of a series of UN meetings working toward a specific goal. Advertising for this meeting features a long list of invited celebrities including Angelina Jolie, U2's Bono, Ted Turner, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Al Gore, and Michael Bloomberg. The UN goal is to move the United States into global government by environmental regulations and a vast network of taxes. These newly-imposed taxes will give the UN a tremendous stream of money in...
  • Obama’s BIG small-minded class warfare speech in Kansas doesn’t disappoint (Predictable)

    12/06/2011 2:09:01 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/06/2011 | Tina Korbe
    Today in Osawatomie, Kan., Barack Obama laid bare his progressive agenda, calling for more federal involvement in education, increased spending on infrastructure, an extension of the payroll tax cut and increased taxes on the rich. He even invoked Teddy “the Trustbuster” Roosevelt, who, if you’ll recall, became increasingly socialistic as the sun of his national stardom began to set. Not surprisingly, Obama was disingenuous in a few places — but just a few. At one point, he said he had already signed $1 trillion in spending cuts into law. Presumably, he was referring to the cuts included in the debt...
  • Former Union Chief Andy Stern Praises Crony Communism

    12/05/2011 8:00:09 AM PST · by raptor22 · 10 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | December 5, 2011 | IBD staff
    Economic Systems: The former head of the Service Employees International Union says capitalism is on the ash heap of history and sees China as our role model. We have seen his future, however, and it doesn't work. President Obama once reportedly told aides, according to the New York Times, that things would be easier if he were president of China. Presumably he meant there would be no pesky things like a Congress, free elections and a free press to deal with. Former SEIU chief Andy Stern, who may still hold the record for visits to the White House under this...
  • Tea Party vs. the GOP establishment – Begging for a brokered convention…

    12/06/2011 7:52:17 AM PST · by upchuck · 58 replies
    Redstate ^ | December 5, 2011 | imperfectamerica
    For much of the last three years, I, like so many others who were so despondent after the election of 2008, assumed that the election of 2012 was finally going to provide the American people with a real choice of philosophies. On the one side you have President Obama and the progressive / fascist utopia. (Fascist in the economic sense – where private property remains, but government dictates its usage – rather than the Nazi anti-Semitic / nationalist sense.) This utopia is where government plays the role of caretaker of the nation, where government tells citizens what they can and...
  • Indoctrination Outrage: California Teacher Uses Media Matters’ Anti-Fox News Article ...

    12/05/2011 5:55:40 AM PST · by Mechanicos · 11 replies
    Big Government ^ | Dec. 5 2011 | Kyle Olson
    Sure enough. His grandson’s “World History” teacher, Jim Duarte, fed a steady dose of radical left wing propaganda to his students, disguised as classroom assignments. ................ Healy’s written reply also contained a thinly-veiled warning for Benson: “…the district respectfully requests that you refrain from any publication of this document or any portion thereof. We trust you will appreciate this serious concern and avoid any potential legal ramifications that could result.”
  • Market Has Been Destroyed by the MF Global Collapse (podcast interview w/ Ann Barnhardt)

    12/02/2011 12:59:58 PM PST · by Lorianne · 37 replies
    Financial Sense ^ | 01 December 2011 | Puplava inteviews Barnhardt
    (podcast ... a must listen) Was the collapse of MF Global an accident or the calculated move of a political insider? Ann passionately lays the whole scheme bare, explaining the massive implications this has for our legal and financial systems, not to mention how investors should prepare in the face of massive corruption.
  • Where Is the Occupy Threat Assessment?

    12/02/2011 6:25:50 AM PST · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Human Events ^ | 1 December, 2011 | John Hayward
    The “Occupy London” movement stormed the offices of a mining company called Xstrata today, as reported by The Australian, which found the story of great interest to its readers because Xstrata has extensive operations in Australia: About 60 protesters got inside Panton House, Occupy London Stock Exchange (OLSX) said, where the diversified Anglo-Swiss firm has its British office. Another 200 were held outside within a police cordon, in the heart of central London's West End entertainment district. Some covered their faces with masks as they swept through the building. The protesters reached the roof and unveiled a banner reading "All...
  • Propaganda: Collectivist/Statist vs. Individualist

    11/30/2011 8:10:04 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 2 replies
    Renew America ^ | 11-30-11 | Frank Maguire
    "Lest we forget at least an over-the-shoulder acknowledgment to the very first radical: from all our legends, mythologies, and history (and who is to know where mythology leaves off and history begins — or which is which), the first radical known to man who rebelled against the establishment and did it so effectively that at least he won his own kingdom — Lucifer." Rules for Radicals, Saul Alinsky "A radical programme of social legislation, particularly unemployment insurance; the shifting of the burden of taxation to the wealthy classes; free popular-education — all these and similar measures, which in themselves do...
  • So what would happen if Obama won?

    11/30/2011 10:23:29 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/30/2011 | Jazz Shaw
    Every once in a while you need to bring yourself back down to Earth and make sure you’re prepared for hard times, no matter how optimistic you may be feeling. No, we’re not talking about the coming zombie apocalypse or the idea that the Patriots might still win the AFC East title this year. This is even more dark and foreboding. What would happen if Obama wins the election next November? That’s pretty much the point of a lengthy essay at Outside the Beltway by Doug Mataconis this week.After noting that Obama’s prospects are certainly looking dim, Doug reminds us...
  • The Indoctrination of Children: Murray v. Curlett Revisited

    11/29/2011 10:05:21 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 11 replies
    Orthodoxy Today ^ | 8-1-11 | Chris Andreas
    The year 1963 was very significant for America in many ways. It was the year that the Negro American, the term used back then, revolted openly but in non-violent fashion against a discriminatory system found especially in the south; it was the year that John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States, was assassinated; and it was the year that the new President, Lyndon B. Johnson, confirmed America’s continued economic and military support of South Viet Nam. It was also the year, however, that a less remembered court decision took place that had far reaching effects on American cultural...
  • Lindsey Graham calls for using military against American citizens (Call Your Senators Now!)

    11/28/2011 2:08:59 PM PST · by Bokababe · 87 replies · 1+ views
    Examiner ^ | 11/28/11 | Kyle Rogers
    The US government has been slowly eradicating the Posse Commitatus Act of 1878. That act banned the US government from using the US military in domestic law enforcement. Over the past few decades the US government has repeatedly violated the act. However, many Republicans have insisted that the Posse Comitatus Act needs to be respected to protect the rights of American Citizens. South Carolina's left-wing Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, however, is supporting provisions to eradicate Posse Commitatus and dramatically expand the powers of the Federal government. The US Senate Armed Forces Committee, led by Carl Levin (D-MI) and John McCain...
  • Why Republicans can’t cut (GOP is the other party of Big Government™)

    11/26/2011 7:09:07 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 46 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2011-11-25 | Jack Hunter
    These days, virtually all Republicans call themselves “conservatives” and claim to be dedicated to cutting spending, balancing budgets, reducing debts and limiting government. Most of them are liars. The failure of the super committee this week was but the latest reminder. The super committee was supposed to figure out how to reduce the deficit by $1.2 trillion over 10 years. If it failed, the result was supposed to be $1.2 trillion in “automatic cuts” over the next decade, with about $600 billion of that coming from the defense budget. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said any such cuts would be “devastating”...
  • New Occupy plot: Flash mobs. ‘Alternative forms of protest’ put cities, cops at disadvantage

    11/20/2011 11:41:00 AM PST · by tutstar · 70 replies
    Expose Occupy Wallstreet ^ | 11 / 20 2011 | Aaron Klein
    The Occupy movement is stepping up its confrontational tactics, plotting “alternative forms of protest,” including flash mobs that can be deployed nationwide. Citing the success of last week’s so-called Day of Action protests, Take to the Square, one of Occupy’s main online planning forums, has devised an “Alternative Day of Action” to coincide with international Human Rights Day on Dec. 10. “Our freedom and dignity are under attack as a result of market dynamics and corrupt government institutions that are turning our local and global societies into increasingly unjust places,” the site complains. The Occupy forum calls for “alternative forms...
  • OWS Protesters Chant ‘Follow Those Kids!’ As Small Children Try To Go To School On Wall Street

    11/17/2011 3:50:40 PM PST · by MissesBush · 31 replies
    CBS New York ^ | 11/17/11
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — They were caught in the middle of madness. Some grade school students were forced to walk a gauntlet of screaming “Occupy Wall Street” protesters just to get to school on Thursday. It was a wild day in lower Manhattan for most everyone involved, including elementary school children who had to brave the mayhem just to get to class on the other side of Wall Street. GALLERY: Occupy Wall Street “Day Of Action” In the middle of thousands of protestors yelling and chanting — some kicking and screaming – CBS 2’s Emily Smith found little school kids...
  • The logical outcome of the OWS movement (What is AmericanThinker Thinking?)

    11/18/2011 2:35:51 AM PST · by broken_arrow1 · 31 replies
    AmericanThinker ^ | November 18,2011 | Claude Sandroff
    As OWS was the logical outcome of three years of Obama's fascistic class warfare rhetoric, nationalizing America's most profitable global companies is the logical outcome of the OWS movement. As corporations are not people no one will be hurt as we nationalize. It takes medium-sized cities in Shenzhen and Chengdu for Foxconn to manufacture Apple products in China. (snip) The repatriation of Apple manufacturing infrastructure to the US could create as many as 500,000 positions--all high paying, high quality union jobs--here at home, offsetting by at least a factor twenty-five the jobs lost by the delay of the construction of...
  • Occupy Wall Street National Day of Action: Live Updates From Downtown Manhattan

    11/17/2011 3:07:10 AM PST · by M. Thatcher · 333 replies · 1+ views
    Village Voice ^ | 11/17/11 | Steven Thrasher
    Today is November 17, the two month anniversary since Occupy Wall Street began. Protestors have declared today to be an International Day of Action, calling for people to "occupy their block," to "shut down Wall Street" starting at 7:00 AM, and to "occupy the subway" starting at 3:00 PM. We have been hearing that protestors, and the NYPD, will be amassing all over the city today, and will be live blogging dispatches from our own Village Voice staff writers Rosie Gray (@_rosiegray) and Nick Pinto (@macfathom), as well as photographer C.S. Muncy (@CSMuncyPhoto), who are on the scene through out...