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  • Gates to Cut Major Military Command in Virginia, Officials Say

    08/09/2010 9:36:32 AM PDT · by Doogle · 70 replies
    AP VIA FOX ^ | 08/09/10 | AP via FOX
    WASHINGTON -- Officials briefed on the decision say Defense Secretary Robert Gates plans to eliminate a major military command in Norfolk, Va., and try to cut the Pentagon's use of outside contractors by 10 percent next year. The plan was to be announced at a Pentagon press conference on Monday. It is part of a broader effort to trim $100 billion from the military's mammoth budget in the next five years, as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan begin to wind down and Congress turns its attention more to domestic priorities.
  • The Smallest President

    06/01/2010 3:58:16 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 55 replies · 1,952+ views
    American Thinker ^ | June 1, 2010 | Goeffrey P. Hunt
    Would someone remind us again why the nation elected this man to be president? A man with no resume, a man with no experience in running anything other than a political campaign, a man who is ignorant of history, economics, and technology? A man who is shallow and lazy? A man who shares neither character nor temperament with the American people in this vast republic? How did this happen?Voters were smitten by the ideological handmaidens of identity politics and the promise of big government. The identity politics substituted a cosmetic profile for character and experience. The promise was that big...
  • Obama Memorial Day Wreath-Laying Need Not be at Arlington Cemetery(MSM out to save their deity)

    The news that some conservative critics were exacting their pound of flesh from a Democratic president for not laying a wreath this year at Arlington National Cemetery certainly was a reach, especially after the White House revealed that Vice President Joe Biden was going to Arlington -- and that the commander-in-chief would pay his respects at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, Ill.
  • Obama Impeachment Now Almost Certain: Sestak Allegation Confirmed

    05/28/2010 10:05:35 AM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 200 replies · 4,878+ views
    IsraPundit ^ | 5/28/10 | Bill Levinson
    Obama Allegedly Violated U.S. Code Title 18 (Crimes), Section 600White House Asked Bill Clinton to Urge Sestak to Drop Out of Senate Race reports, The White House asked former President Bill Clinton to talk to Rep. Joe Sestak about the possibility of obtaining a senior position in the Obama administration if he would drop out of the Democratic primary race against establishment-backed Sen. Arlen Specter, the Obama administration said in a report released Friday morning. The White House adds in Nixonese, "But the report, by the White House Counsel's office, concluded that "allegations of improper conduct rest on factual errors...
  • Congress bows to gay agenda...repeals 'repeals don't ask don't tell'

    05/28/2010 4:37:03 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 19 replies · 655+ views
    One News Now ^ | 5/28/2010 | Jim Abrams - Associated Press Writer
    The drive to end the ban still has a long way to go. The 234-194 House vote was an amendment to a defense spending bill that comes up for a final vote Friday. While the spending bill, which approves more than $700 billion in funds for military operations, enjoys wide support, some lawmakers vowed to vote against it if the "don't ask, don't tell" repeal was included. "It jeopardizes passage of the entire bill," said Rep. Gene Taylor of Mississippi, a conservative Democrat who opposed it. The full Senate is expected to take up the defense bill next month, and...
  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll 5/24/10 (Dear Reader @ -18)

    05/24/2010 7:03:13 AM PDT · by LonePalm · 5 replies · 707+ views
    Rasmusen Reports ^ | 5/24/2010 | Scott Rasmussen
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 25% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as president. Forty-three percent (43%) Strongly Disapprove, giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -18 (see trends). Following passage of health care, enthusiasm for the president among Democrats soared. Today, however, just 49% of Democrats Strongly Approve of Obama’s performance. That’s down from a high of 65%. It remains to be seen whether this is a temporary aberration or the beginning of a lasting change. Sixty-three percent (63%) of voters nationwide...
  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll (-18 and dropping)

    05/24/2010 6:44:03 AM PDT · by marstegreg · 80 replies · 2,011+ views
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | Scot Rasmussen
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 25% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as president. Forty-three percent (43%) Strongly Disapprove, giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -18. That’s the president’s lowest rating since the health care bill became law in March (see trends).
  • Tepid Applause From Cadets: Obama Cuts 'That's a lot of cheering' Line From Prepared Remarks

    05/23/2010 11:45:34 AM PDT · by kristinn · 91 replies · 4,638+ views
    Sunday, May 23, 2010 | Kristinn via Drudge
    The Drudge Report has a teaser headline about the very reserved response Barack Obama got from the 2010 graduating class at West Point yesterday:Tepid applause from cadets: Cuts 'That's a lot of cheering' line from prepared remarks...Here is the prepared version followed by the transcript of the passage noted by Drudge:To the United States Corps of Cadets, and most of all, the Class of 2010 – it is an honor to serve as your Commander-in-Chief. Under our constitutional system, my power as President is wisely limited. But there are some areas where my power is absolute. And so, as your...
  • The Second Obama Stock Market Crash? How Will MSNBC Report This Story Tonight?

    05/06/2010 11:57:44 AM PDT · by JohnThune2012 · 57 replies · 1,934+ views
    The Greek Way Of Spending Tax Payers Money Is A Mirror Image Of What Our Democratic Leaders Have Been Doing For 15 Months Now!! How Will Pelosi, Reid, Obama And MSNBC Explain Their Way Out Of This Debacle? {Being they are using the same economic policies of Greece}
  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll (-19) (OUCH!)

    05/19/2010 6:32:54 AM PDT · by marstegreg · 127 replies · 6,031+ views
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | May 19, 2010 | Scott Rasmussen
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Wednesday shows that 25% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as president. Forty-four percent (44%) Strongly Disapprove, giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -19. Today’s rating is the lowest earned by the president since the passage of his health care proposal two months ago
  • Obama Risks a Domestic Military Intervention

    05/19/2010 11:22:07 AM PDT · by anniegetyourgun · 307 replies · 6,753+ views
    TPM ^ | 5/1/109 | John L. Perry
    There is a remote, although gaining, possibility America's military will intervene as a last resort to resolve the "Obama problem." Don't dismiss it as unrealistic. America isn't the Third World. If a military coup does occur here it will be civilized. That it has never happened doesn't mean it wont. Describing what may be afoot is not to advocate it. So, view the following through military eyes:
  • Obama Losing the ‘G-d Vote’

    05/16/2010 10:41:43 PM PDT · by Tzvi INN.com · 25 replies · 1,161+ views
    Israel National News ^ | May 16, 2010 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    Strong signs at the polls show that U.S. President Barack Obama is losing the “G-d vote” as Jewish and religious Christian voters flee, chapter and verse, to the Republican camp.
  • Retail Sales Surge At Twice Expected Rate -- Stocks Still Heading Lower

    05/14/2010 5:46:49 AM PDT · by blam · 28 replies · 769+ views
    The Business Insider ^ | 5-14-2010 | Joe Weisenthal
    Retail Sales Surge At Twice Expected Rate -- Stocks Still Heading Lower Joe Weisenthal May. 14, 2010, 8:35 AM Americans sure love to spend money. April retail sales jumped 0.4% in April, which was twice the .2% analysts were looking for. Stocks are still shooting. Dow futures are off 87. Here's the full release.[snip]
  • Obama Begins Covert Attack on Second Amendment

    05/10/2010 4:43:43 AM PDT · by marktwain · 24 replies · 1,789+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | 9 May, 2010 | Joel McDurmon
    Obama has apparently taken a step to disarm America, according to a document that has been leaked. The step is strategic and very cunning: begin with the military. The document reveals a proposal to force all military personnel to register all firearms—even privately owned firearms that are kept in their private residences. It would force a regular inventory of all such firearms concurrent with the regular inventories of military weapons. Soldiers maintaining privately owned firearms in their private residences, off base, would be required to keep their weapons in locked containers or with trigger locks, unloaded, and have the ammunition...
  • Poll: Obama has Lost Almost Half of his US Jewish Support

    05/09/2010 9:14:43 AM PDT · by Nachum · 149 replies · 2,250+ views
    in ^ | 5/9/10 | Gil Ronin
    United States President Barack Obama has lost nearly half of his support among American Jews, a poll by the McLaughlin Group has shown. The US Jews polled were asked whether they would: (a) vote to re-elect Obama, or (b) consider voting for someone else. 42% said they would vote for Obama and 46%, a plurality, preferred the second answer. 12% said they did not know or refused to answer.
  • Did God talk through the stock market - 6666 bottom NYSE composite

    05/07/2010 5:01:28 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 37 replies · 947+ views
    vanity
    Yesterday's Range on the NYSE Composite 6666.96 - 7259.19 If God can talk through a burning bush he can do it through the Illinois lottery numbers 666 after Obama was elected and through the Stock market numbers. Just one more thing to add for those looking for the warning signs...and another for those that say it is all merely coincidence.
  • Poll: Only 39% would vote for Obama again

    05/07/2010 7:25:32 AM PDT · by erod · 29 replies · 859+ views
    Voters have lost faith in Obama to craft solutions to the country's economic challenges. Just 39% say they trust Obama more than GOPers in Congress, while 32% say they believe the GOP has the right ideas. That 7-point gap is down from a 29-point Obama advantage in the April '09 poll. Only 39% of voters said they would vote to re-elect Pres. Obama if the election were held today, while 50% say they would vote for someone else. A quarter of voters would definitely vote to re-elect Obama, while 37% would definitely vote for someone else.
  • Stock Market Panic Dow Crash 1000 Points Before Fed Steps in to Buy

    05/06/2010 4:23:24 PM PDT · by blam · 77 replies · 2,128+ views
    The Market Oracle ^ | 5-6-2010 | Nadeem Walayat
    Stock Market Panic Dow Crash 1000 Points Before Fed Steps in to Buy Stock-Markets / Financial Crash May 06, 2010 - 02:56 PM By: Nadeem Walayat The sovereign debt crisis shock waves emanating out of Greece triggered a stock market Free fall crash today as the Dow sliced through support after support to all the way below Dow 10k, hitting a low of 9,872 before the Fed as part of the Plunge Protection Team (PPT) stepped in to halt the panic selling and triggering an equally phenomenal a 700 point reversal less than half an hour from today's close. The...
  • Stock Market tanking........

    05/06/2010 11:28:38 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 102 replies · 4,170+ views
    05/06/10
    Fasten your 401k's folks.......
  • Obama’s Campaign to Divide America by Race and Class Not Working

    05/06/2010 9:25:38 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 7 replies · 784+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-06-10 | Mike's America
    Dem turnout for last Tuesday's primaries was record low!The primary reason Obama and the Dems have been shouting "RACISM" at every opportunity and making transparently false connections between the Tea Parties and potential violence was to gin up anger among the liberal base and encourage them to vote in big numbers like they did in 2008. But it's not working. If you needed further proof that after elections in Virginia, New Jersey and Massachusetts that the pendulum had swung hard in the other direction away from Democrats you got confirmation with the latest round of primary voting. Dem Turnout Falls...