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  • 'Black Madam' tied to illegal butt lifts, held on $10-million bond

    03/02/2012 11:26:34 AM PST · by Beaten Valve · 7 replies
    KTLA-TV ^ | March 2, 2012 | Tina Susman
    A self-described hip-hop/goth/pop and funk musician whose stage name is Black Madam was being held on $10-million bond and could face murder charges in the case of a London dancer who died last year after receiving an illegal buttocks-enhancing injection. Padge Victoria Windslowe was in court in Philadelphia on Thursday, a day after she was arrested while preparing to host what police described as a "pumping party" at which she planned to deliver more injections to customers. Police said that when officers arrested Windslowe, they also seized heavy-duty glue, needles, gloves and bottles -- items officials said were to be...
  • Vital Records Indicate Obama Not Born In Hawaii Hospital (Part 2)

    03/01/2012 10:58:04 PM PST · by Windflier · 71 replies · 366+ views
    The Daily Pen ^ | February 29, 2012 | Penbrook Johannson and Dan Crosby
    NEW YORK, NY – An intensive examination of the contents of Obama’s alleged 1961 “Certificate of Live Birth” image by the most respected experts in vital records accounting and identity investigation reveals that much of the contrived information about his alleged Hawaiian birth simply renders his Natural-born status impossible. In cooperation with former members of the Social Security Administration’s Records and Claims Investigation office, along with information provided by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), this installment of our report reveals evidence, for the first time, which shows the content of Obama’s document image was hastily and recently manufactured...
  • Grapevine: Arpaio takes aim at Obama's birth certificate

    03/02/2012 7:40:26 AM PST · by Brown Deer · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | Mar 1, 2012 | Fox News
    Video: Conservative lawman claims document is a forgery
  • RUTHLESS:Obama's Mop Up Man, Faleomavaega, Scrubs Indonesia

    03/02/2012 6:39:15 AM PST · by combat_boots · 3 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 10/17/2008 | Pam Geller
    How far did Obama go to scrub Indonesia of his records? That depends. How many oppressed West Papuans were tossed into the trash heap of history? Background on Obama's hatchet man. Representative Eni Faleomavaega was a very early Obama supporter and said back in February, I believe Obama's style of leadership and his ability to bring people from all different walks of life and political persuasions is what our country needs right now." Congressman Faleomavaega has been representing the territory of American Samoa in the United States Congress since 1989. He is the one territory's nonvoting delegate. Samoa has been...
  • Sheriff Joe: 'Probable cause' Obama certificate a fraud

    03/01/2012 6:06:38 PM PST · by Mr. K · 32 replies · 19+ views
    WND ^ | 3/1/12 | WMD
    PHOENIX – An investigative “Cold Case Posse” launched six months ago by “America’s toughest sheriff” – Joe Arpaio of Arizona’s Maricopa County – has concluded there is probable cause that the document released by the White House last year as President Obama’s birth certificate is a computer-generated forgery. Ads by Google How to Buy GoldPhysical Gold Shipped to Your Door Free Investor Kit. Since 1960. Goldline.com/Buy-Gold Citizenship CertificateUS Citizenship Application Online. Prepare & Complete Your Forms. www.ImmigrationDirect.com The investigative team has asked Arpaio, who is at a news conference in Phoenix live-streamed by WND TV that began at 3 p.m....
  • Clark County firefighters’ use of sick leave falls by 57,000 hours

    03/01/2012 6:14:01 PM PST · by redreno · 14 replies · 9+ views
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | Thursday, March 1, 2012 | 3:15 p.m. | By Joe Schoenmann
    Since county officials began questioning firefighters’ use of sick leave two years ago, sick-leave requests in the Clark County Fire Department have fallen by 57,000 hours. A county report obtained in response to a Sun request found that within those 57,000 hours, battalion chiefs’ sick leave fell from an average of 164 hours a year two years ago to about 16 hours last year, a 90 percent decline. For rank-and-file firefighters, the average hours of sick leave taken fell from 227 hours two years ago to 136 hours last year, a 40 percent drop. The staggering decline has saved Clark...
  • Sheriff Joe Arpaio Cold Case Posse Video On Obama Selective Service Fraud

    03/01/2012 5:11:25 PM PST · by Nachum · 23 replies · 19+ views
    Western Journalism ^ | 3/1/12 | Floyd Brown
    Vid at link
  • Another Tragedy Results from the Obama Administration's Fast and Furious Scandal

    03/01/2012 1:19:21 PM PST · by neverdem · 11 replies · 11+ views
    Townhall ^ | 3/1/2012 | Chris W. Cox
    Three months ago, Attorney General Eric Holder told Congress that guns illegally supplied to drug cartels in Mexico – as part of the Obama Administration's "Fast and Furious" scandal – would continue to show up at crime scenes "for years to come." Unfortunately, this is the most honest declaration to come out of Holder's Justice Department since this deadly scheme first surfaced. On February 15, 2011, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Special Agent Jaime Zapata was ruthlessly gunned down in the line of duty when his vehicle was ambushed by suspected members of a Mexican drug cartel. Documents obtained by...
  • OBAMA'S BIRTH CERTIFICATE DEEMED A FRAUD BY SHERIFF JOE ARPAIO'S COLD CASE POSSE

    03/01/2012 12:55:37 PM PST · by geraldmcg · 78 replies · 15+ views
    WebToday | 3-1-12 | Jerry McGlothlin
    Live streaming is currently underway of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's news conference that has concluded that Barack Obama's Long Form Birth Certificate was a fraud! Sheriff Arpaio's cold posse investigators presented a visual side by side comparison of Obama's purported Long Form Birth Certificate with the investigators own recreation of an Optical Character Recognition (OCR) enhancement to see if there were any possibility of the birth certificate being legitimate. However it become clear that the long form birth certificate was a fraud. The register stamp and date stamp were a safety feature to verify the authenticity of the document. But the...
  • Five PA coal-fueled power plants to close due to Obama administration regulation

    03/01/2012 12:10:59 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies · 26+ views
    Hotair ^ | 03/01/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    We get on President Obama’s case for neglecting to keep his campaign promises, so it’s only fair to note when he fulfills them. In January 2008, Obama promised to bankrupt coal-fired power plants with his new environmental regulations. Consider this a promise kept: GenOn Energy Inc. plans to close five of its older coal-fired power plants in Pennsylvania over the next four years.The company, based in Houston, said Wednesday that tough new environmental rules make it unprofitable to operate the plants, which generate a total of 3,140 megawatts of electricity. The plants are in Portland, Shawville, Titus, New Castle and...
  • President Obama Plays Race Card and Calls on African-Americans to Support Campaign (100% illegal)

    03/01/2012 9:00:46 AM PST · by yoe · 13 replies
    You Tube ^ | Feburary | Obama
    Video
  • Albuquerque dog becomes registered voter

    An Albuquerque man says he successfully registered his dog to vote in Bernalillo County. The dog owner said he saw a voter registration booth on the University of New Mexico's campus a few weeks ago and decided to see how easy it would be to register his dog to vote. He said he was trying to expose the problems with the registration system. He said he just received the dog's voter registration card in the mail Wednesday, and it was way too easy. "They should verify. Somebody should have verified this information and somebody should have come out and took...
  • Abound Solar, Recipient Of $400 Million Federal Loan Guarantee, Halts Production

    03/01/2012 11:51:20 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 17 replies · 8+ views
    Forbes ^ | March 1, 2012 | by Todd Woody
    The solar shakeout continues as Abound Solar, a Colorado startup that aimed to take on industry leader First Solar with a $400 million federal loan guarantee to build photovoltaic panel factories, halts production and lays off 180 workers. In addition to the $400 million loan guarantee, Abound, which was founded in 2007, has raised $260 million in venture funding from investors that include Invus Group, Bohemian Companies, DCM, GLG Partners, Technology Partners, BP Alternative Energy and West Hill Investors. Whether Abound can compete in an increasingly tough solar market remains in question.
  • Holder loses cool during House hearing when asked about Fast and Furious

    03/01/2012 3:10:36 AM PST · by marktwain · 42 replies · 16+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | 29 February, 2012 | Matthew Boyle
    A visibly frustrated Attorney General Eric Holder slammed the table when responding to a question about Operation Fast and Furious during a Tuesday budget hearing before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies. “That was a fundamentally flawed program, fundamentally flawed,” Holder said of Fast and Furious. “And, I think that I can agree with some of my harshest critics that there are legitimate issues that need to be explored with regard in which the way Fast and Furious was carried out.” “But, I think one thing that also has to be understood is that once...
  • Man faces nine felony charges for false recall petition signatures

    02/29/2012 10:16:43 AM PST · by bigbob · 19 replies
    Fox 6 News Milwaukee ^ | 2-28-12 | Katie DeLong
    A man accused of falsely writing in signatures on a petition to recall State Senator Van Wanggaard, including one from a deceased person, is facing nine felony charges. 59-year-old Mark Demet of Racine has been charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s office with two felony counts of election fraud/nomination certification and seven felony counts of misappropriating identifying information for financial gain. If convicted on all charges, Demet faces up to 42 years in prison, and fines up to $90,000. According to the criminal complaint, Demet admitted that he circulated the petition and signed the names of seven people on...
  • Keep Shell Out Of The Arctic! (latest polar bear extinction hysterics big lie)

    02/27/2012 12:40:07 PM PST · by pabianice · 23 replies
    Dear BP couldn’t clean up an oil spill in the Gulf. How in the world will Shell do it in the Arctic? The Obama Administration has given Shell tentative approval to explore for oil in Alaska’s Polar Bear Seas. Tell Secretary Salazar to deny Shell the final permits it needs to begin drilling this summer! The Obama Administration is now paving the way for Shell to begin drilling this summer in both of our nation’s “Polar Bear Seas.” We must not let Shell roll the dice with America’s Arctic, where a blowout and spill could devastate populations of polar bears,...
  • Media Matters boss paid former partner $850G 'blackmail' settlement

    02/27/2012 10:09:30 AM PST · by Nachum · 28 replies · 3+ views
    fox news ^ | 2/27/12 | Jana Winter
    Media Matters chief David Brock paid a former domestic partner $850,000 after being threatened with damaging information involving the organization’s donors and the IRS – a deal that Brock later characterized as a blackmail payment, according to legal documents obtained by FoxNews.com. In an acrimonious lawsuit settled at the end of last year, Brock accused William Grey of making repeated threats to expose him to the "scorn or ridicule of his employees, donors and the press in demanding money and property." Brock claimed in legal papers that he sold a Rehoboth Beach, Del., home he once shared with Grey in...
  • Documents: PETA kills more than 95 percent of pets in its care

    02/25/2012 5:43:11 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 28 replies
    Documents: PETA kills more than 95 percent of pets in its care By Alexandra Myers - The Daily Caller 11:29 PM 02/24/2012 ADVERTISEMENT Documents published online this month show that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, an organization known for its uncompromising animal-rights positions, killed more than 95 percent of the pets in its care in 2011. The documents, obtained from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, were published online by the Center for Consumer Freedom, a non-profit organization that runs online campaigns targeting groups that antagonize food producers. Fifteen years’ worth of similar records show that...
  • Study Finds $1.2B in Duplicate Spending at Defense, Energy

    02/26/2012 5:20:20 PM PST · by ColdOne · 11 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | 2/23/12 | Andrew Stiles
    A new report from Government Accountability Office found more than $1.2 billion in duplicate investments in information technology (IT) between two federal agencies. The report, released this week, reviewed a sample of more than 800 IT investments by the Departments of Defense (DOD) and Energy (DOE) made between fiscal years 2007 to 2012. GAO found 37 examples of “potentially duplicative” or “misclassified” investments—31 at DOD and six at DOE. For example, the report identified four U.S. Navy (DOD) investments in personnel assignment technology, including a separate system for officers, one for enlisted personnel, one for reservists, and one general assignment...
  • Henderson officials say despite six-figure buyout, city still will save in long run

    02/25/2012 7:04:17 PM PST · by redreno · 1 replies · 1+ views
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012 | 2 a.m. | By Aida Ahmed
    Despite being criticized for a potential payout of more than $200,000 to retiring Henderson Police Chief Jutta Chambers through the city’s Voluntary Employee Severance Program, city officials remain steadfast employee buyouts will result in savings for the city in the long run. “The main objective of the VESP is to have employees take that buyout and then not fill those positions,” said Mayor Andy Hafen. “We realize that that’s not going to happen in every single case. In the case of Chief Chambers, obviously the only cost benefit that we might get is that the next chief may not be...
  • Texas: Anti-Drug Politician Arrested by DEA for Marijuana Trafficking (BTW he's a Democrat)

    02/25/2012 1:52:35 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 23 replies
    The Daily Chronic ^ | 2/24/2012 | Thomas H. Clarke
    EL PASO, TX — A critical opponent of drug law reform in Texas has been indicted on charges of trafficking 50 kilograms of marijuana and money laundering. El Paso County Commissioner Guillermo “Willie” Gandara Jr., 37, who is currently a Democratic candidate for the Texas legislature, along with Juan Canales, 50, were arrested late Wednesday night following a multi-agency investigation that included the DEA and FBI. A federal grand jury indictment charges the defendants with one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 kilograms or more of marijuana, and one count of possession with intent to distribute...
  • “Stimulus” Costs Continue to Grow

    02/24/2012 2:50:36 PM PST · by 92nina · 1 replies
    Cost of Government Center ^ | 2012-02-23 | [Staff]
    This month CBO has published another report that shows the cost of the “stimulus” package will be more than initially estimated. During consideration of the “Stimulus” bill in 2009 the CBO initially projected an “increase in budget deficits by $787 billion” as a result of the legislation between 2009 and 2019. In August of 2010 the CBO adjusted the anticipated cost from the ‘Stimulus’ to be $814 billion. The last quarterly report increased that estimate to $825 billion. Now the CBO’s report for February 2012 states the actual impact was $831 billion. If this pace is consistent, based on the...
  • 'Stupid' and Oil Prices - Obama's Forest Gump Anaylsis of Rising Oil Prices

    02/24/2012 8:40:30 AM PST · by Arcy · 19 replies · 1+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 2-24-2012 | Review and Outlook
    'The American people aren't stupid," thundered President Obama yesterday in Miami, ridiculing Republicans who are blaming him for rising gasoline prices. Let's hope he's right, because not even Forrest Gump could believe the logic of what Mr. Obama is trying to sell. We'd almost feel sorry for Mr. Obama's gas-price predicament if it weren't a case of rough justice. The President has deliberately sought to raise the price of energy throughout the economy via his cap-and-trade agenda. He is now getting his wish, albeit a little too overtly for political comfort. Mr. Obama has also spent three years blaming George...
  • Bill Maher’s Million: Comedian Cuts Big Check to Pro-Obama Super PAC

    02/24/2012 7:24:30 AM PST · by AtlasStalled · 39 replies
    ABC News ^ | 02/24/12 | Devin Dwyer
    Bill Maher has reportedly become one of the biggest backers of pro-Obama super PAC Priorities USA Action. The liberal comedian and talk show host on Thursday night presented a $1 million personal check written to Priorities during his comedy special “CrazyStupidPolitics: Live from Silicon Valley” which streamed on Yahoo.com.
  • Obama's Energy Plan -- Algae

    02/24/2012 7:44:48 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 68 replies
    Obama's Energy Plan -- Algae By Susan Jones February 24, 2012 (CNSNews.com) - "The American people aren't stupid," President Obama said on Thursday -- as he insisted that drilling for more oil on U.S. territory is "not a strategy to solve our energy challenge." The president's solution? Algae, for one. There are no quick fixes to the nation's eneergy problem, the president said, dismissing Republican calls for more drilling as a "bumper sticker." "We’re making new investments in the development of gasoline and diesel and jet fuel that’s actually made from a plant-like substance -- algae," the president said at...
  • Who said he hasn't done anything? That’s just not so...

    02/24/2012 8:27:41 AM PST · by big bad easter bunny · 14 replies
    Who said he hasn't done anything? That’s just not so... An impressive list of accomplishments! • First President to apply for college aid as a foreign student, then deny he was a foreigner. • First President to have a social security number from a state he has never lived in. • First President to preside over a cut in the credit-rating of the United States . • First President to violate the War Powers Act. • First President to be held in contempt of court for illegally obstructing oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico . • First President to...
  • Obama Gave Billions to Green Energy Companies with Ties to His Administration and 2008 Campaign

    02/23/2012 1:27:06 PM PST · by tobyhill · 11 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 2/16/2012 | Jim Hoft
    Overall, the Post found that $3.9 billion in federal grants and financing flowed to 21 companies backed by firms with connections to five Obama administration staffers and advisers. Obama’s program to invest federal funds in start-up companies — and the failure of some of those companies — is becoming a rallying cry for opponents in the presidential race. Mitt Romney has promised to focus on Obama’s “record” as a “venture capitalist.” And in ads and speeches, conservative groups and the Republican candidates are zeroing in on the administration’s decision to extend $535 million to the now-shuttered solar firm Solyndra and...
  • Second gun used in ICE agent murder linked to ATF undercover operation

    02/23/2012 11:48:23 AM PST · by neverdem · 25 replies
    CBS News ^ | February 22, 2012 | Sharyl Attkisson
    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Special Agent Jaime Zapata was shot and killed in the line of duty Tuesday, Feb. 15 2011 after he was attacked by unknown assailants while driving between Monterrey, Mexico, and Mexico City. One year later, his family still lacks answers about his death.(Credit: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) Prosecutors recently sentenced a Texas man, Manuel Barba, for trafficking a weapon connected to the murder of Immigration and Customs (ICE) Agent Jaime Zapata. Nobody was more astonished to learn of the case than Zapata's parents, who didn't know that Barba had been arrested or linked...
  • Agenda 21 - What Is It? Apparently is is a plan to reduce the population

    06/22/2011 12:44:33 PM PDT · by TEXOKIE · 658 replies
    Vanity | Various
    Several people have become interested in a quite controversial topic called "AGENDA 21." They have requested being on a ping list for this topic. While I do not have time to do a thorough treatment of this subject, nor am I in any way an expert, I am willing at least for a time,to ping people as I run across articles which might pertain to this concern. It might be good to start with an examination of just what it is or might be. To kick this discussion and exploration off,I did a Google search (just for fun) on "Agenda...
  • WH Ignores House Subpoena For Solyndra Documents

    02/22/2012 1:28:58 PM PST · by Fractal Trader · 43 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 22 Feburary | Joel Gehrke
    President Obama and his West Wing aides ignored a subpoena of documents pertaining to the Solyndra loan guarantee even after congressional investigators met with White House officials to negotiate the scope of the subpoena, according to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. "The White House's failure to comply with today's document deadline is a sad milestone on the path chosen by this administration to obstruct and delay our investigation rather than cooperate and help deliver answers for taxpayers," committee chairman Fred Upton, R-Mich., and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee chairman Cliff Stearns R-Fla., said in a statement this evening. House investigators...
  • North Bergen Target employee staged accident to collect workers' comp

    02/22/2012 1:41:01 PM PST · by SMGFan · 11 replies · 1+ views
    Jersey Journal ^ | February 22, 2012 | By Michaelangelo Conte
    NORTH BERGEN -- A Target employee who police say staged an elaborate scheme in an effort to fake an accident and collect workers' compensation apparently forgot one thing in the planning -- the cameras in the storeroom were rolling. .... Colon was employed in the customer service area at the North Bergen Target on June 2 when she claimed a box she was carrying hit the edge of a shelf and boxes fell off the shelves and struck her head, neck and back -- and even caused her to vomit, authorities said.
  • Antipoverty program leaders charged with theft

    02/22/2012 8:46:22 AM PST · by SmithL · 9 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 2/22/12 | Phillip Matier, Andrew Ross, Chronicle Columnist
    A husband and wife who headed an antipoverty program in Alameda County were indicted Tuesday for allegedly misusing more than $200,000 in taxpayer money, which prosecutors say they spent on travel, meals and home repairs. Nanette Dillard, who headed the Associated Community Action Program, and her husband, Paul Daniels, the program's former grant administrator, were charged with one count each of grand theft, conspiracy and crime by a public officer. Although the couple are charged with misspending $200,000, "the final bill" was probably in the neighborhood of $1.5 million, said Robert Lieber, an Albany city councilman and former chairman of...
  • EXCLUSIVE: GM Dealers Get Chevy Volt Tax Credit for Sales to Gov't (Outrageous)

    02/22/2012 9:56:02 AM PST · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    NLPC ^ | February 22, 2012 | Mark Modica
    I discovered an interesting fact while reviewing the 2011 IRS form 8936 used for the $7500 EV tax credit. While under most circumstances it is the wealthy purchasers of Chevy Volts and other high priced plug-in vehicles that get the taxpayer-funded handout, it appears that General Motors' dealerships that sell the vehicles to government entities are benefiting by being able to claim the credits. These dealers are able to double-dip into the seemingly endless pool of taxpayer funds designated for cronies of the Obama Administration under the guise of green initiatives. Not only do taxpayers pay for Chevy Volts...
  • Will Democrats Win the Dead Vote?

    02/21/2012 12:04:22 PM PST · by NYer · 24 replies
    CE ^ | February 21, 2012 | KEITH KOFFLER
    One of my dad’s favorite sayings was, “Live fast, die young, and leave a good looking corpse.”How about a corpse that can vote?An outfit called Project Veritas – run by James O’Keefe, who made the videos that brought down ACORN – ran a little experiment in New Hampshire Tuesday and found that without voter ID requirements, dead people were offered a rare opportunity to participate in the political process.Because you see, Mssrs. Obama and Holder, states want voter ID laws not to prevent minorities from voting, but to PREVENT THE DECEASED FROM VOTING.Attorney General Eric Holder has been waging an...
  • David M Graber explains environmental justice (What is Environmental Justice? The right virus needs

    02/21/2012 3:35:52 PM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 26 replies
    Mark Levin Audio via Youtube ^ | February 20th, 2011 | Mark Levin
    Mark Levin talked about this last night. You can hear it right here. This comes from the first hour of his show. In the LA Times, October 22nd, 1989, David M Graber, a research biologist with the National Park Service, wrote the following: Mother Nature as a Hothouse Flower : THE END OF NATURE by Bill McKibben (Paragraph 9)There is no chalk line between man and nature that we have crossed. We contaminated the planet with atmospheric hydrocarbons and metals beginning with the Industrial Revolution. The Atomic Age wrote another indelible signature in radioisotopes on every bit of the Earth's...
  • Hero Scientist responsible for Heartland Expose ( Daily Kos ---Barf Alert of course)

    02/21/2012 1:14:35 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 17 replies
    Anthony Watts Update ^ | Tue Feb 21, 2012 at 05:00 AM PST
    The Headline at WUWT is: BREAKING: Gleick Confesses*****************************EXCERPT*************************************Posted on February 20, 2012 by Anthony Watts Since I have started updates here, I’ll keep this post as a “sticky” – new content will follow below it and linked within updates. – AnthonyUPDATE15: 11:08AM 2/21 Unbelievable. Daily Kos elevates Gleick to hero status (via Tom Nelson):Daily Kos: Hero Scientist responsible for Heartland Expose Hero scientist, Peter Gleick, a water and climate analyst is the one responsible for exposing the Heartland agenda to spread misinformation and lies and subvert any real action for the climate change crisis. He did so at considerable risk...
  • Gleick removed from AGU Task Force on Scientific Ethics page (FakeGate & AGW)

    02/21/2012 12:38:57 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 14 replies
    watts up with that? ^ | February 21, 2012 | Anthony Watts
    Commenter FP writes: Hmm, they’ve removed Peter Gleick’s name from this page:http://www.agu.org/about/governance/committees_boards/scientific_ethics.shtmlIt was there four days ago, according to google’s cache. Has he resigned/been fired already? It had read as the page screencap shows: (from Google cache here) Chair Peter Gleick, Pacific Institute, Oakland, CaliforniaNow reads:
  • Carney: GOP cancelled Keystone, not Obama

    02/21/2012 11:28:47 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 65 replies
    Carney: GOP cancelled Keystone, not Obama By Neil Munro - The Daily Caller 1:49 PM 02/21/2012 WASHINGTON – The president didn’t stop the Keystone XL oil pipeline — Republicans did. That’s the message on Tuesday from White House spokesman Jay Carney as gas prices rise above $4.00 per gallon. “The president didn’t turn down the Keystone pipeline,” Carney said, because the proposal to construct the pipeline was reviewed by the Department of State. President Barack Obama’s decisions to nix construction of the pipeline has been repeatedly attacked by the GOP, and by some Democratic-allied unions representing construction workers. They say...
  • The Origin of the Heartland Documents

    02/20/2012 7:18:43 PM PST · by palmer · 27 replies
    Huffpost via Climate Audit ^ | Feb 20, 2012 | Peter H. Gleick
    From Gleick's Huffington Post confession: Given the potential impact however, I attempted to confirm the accuracy of the information in this document. In an effort to do so, and in a serious lapse of my own and professional judgment and ethics, I solicited and received additional materials directly from the Heartland Institute under someone else's name. The materials the Heartland Institute sent to me confirmed many of the facts in the original document, including especially their 2012 fundraising strategy and budget. I forwarded, anonymously, the documents I had received to a set of journalists and experts working on climate issues....
  • DOJ Refuses to Enforce Voter Registration Act

    02/21/2012 9:12:09 AM PST · by John Semmens · 13 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 18 Feb 2012 | John Semmens
    The Obama Administration Department of Justice is refusing to carry out provisions of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) requiring that the names of voters known to be deceased be purged from registration rolls. The rationale for this failure to execute the laws of this country was explained by a DOJ attorney: “removing dead people from the rolls doesn’t increase turnout. It stops people from voting.” “We’d rather err on the side of inclusiveness,” explained Attorney General Eric Holder. “How do we know for sure a person is dead? I mean, unless I’ve seen the body how can I rule...
  • Eco-fraud: Global warming crusader admits lying, stealing, smearing (Peter Gleick gets busted)

    02/21/2012 9:11:46 AM PST · by Qbert · 18 replies · 1+ views
    Michelle Malkin ^ | February 21, 2012 | Michelle Malkin
    It was all For The Planet, of course. Global warming zealot Peter Gleick, in the name of defending “rational debate,” committed flabbergasting fraud to try and bring down the free-market Heartland Institute. He’s finally ‘fessed up. But the Heartland Institute is going to fight for its reputation and for justice — in court. From the confession: The Origin of the Heartland Documents Peter Gleick Since the release in mid-February of a series of documents related to the internal strategy of the Heartland Institute to cast doubt on climate science, there has been extensive speculation about the origin of the documents...
  • Peter Gleick Admits to Deception in Obtaining Heartland Climate Files (More Globo-Warmin' Fraud!)

    02/21/2012 8:56:15 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 20 replies · 1+ views
    NYTimes ^ | 2-20-12 | Andrew Revkin
    Peter H. Gleick, a water and climate analyst who has been studying aspects of global warming for more than two decades, in recent years became an aggressive critic of organizations and individuals casting doubt on the seriousness of greenhouse-driven climate change. He used blogs, congressional testimony, group letters and other means to make his case. Now, Gleick has admitted to an act that leaves his reputation in ruins and threatens to undercut the cause he spent so much time pursuing. His summary, just published on his blog at Huffington Post, speaks for itself. SNIP---- The Heartland Institute had already signaled...
  • Town Uses Federal Funds to Buy Chevy Volts [Flashback: Waste, Fraud, Kickbacks in Obamanomics]

    02/21/2012 7:18:55 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 44 replies
    nlpc.org ^ | 11/18/11 | Mark Modica
    Every once in a while I come across an article that sheds light on what a boondoggle the green initiatives of the Obama Administration are. The latest evidence comes as General Motors tries to prove high consumer demand for the Chevy Volt as it tries to meet its goalof 10,000 vehicles sold in 2011. The Orlando Sentinel reports that the town of DeLand, FL is buying five Chevy Volts. That is not the disturbing part of the story. The article reports that the town is using taxpayer money it has received from a $1.2 million federal grant that is earmarked...
  • President Obama’s CampaignReleases First-Ever‘Truth Team Tip Sheet’

    02/20/2012 11:29:57 AM PST · by Nachum · 23 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 2/20/12 | Tommy Christopher
    It’s not exactly Detective Comics #27, or a first printing of the Gutenberg Bible (who knew the Police Academy movies were so rich in religious subtext?), but Friday night saw the release of the inaugural Obama For America Truth Team Tip Sheet, a collection of political bullets for supporters to fire at the watercooler, and into the social media stratosphere. Now, I just need to figure out how to get an email into a durable, acid-free plastic sleeve. The “Truth Team,” rolled out earlier this week, is this year’s version of the President’s 2008 campaign “Fight the Smears” site,
  • Illegals Squeeze Amnesty, $350,000 out of Taxpayers for Immigration Raid (Blood pressure warning)

    02/20/2012 10:22:43 AM PST · by Mikey_1962 · 16 replies
    New American ^ | 2-20-12 | Cort Kirkwood
    The federal government will pay $350,000 to a group of illegal immigrants and permit them to stay in the country pursuant to a settlement reached in a lawsuit they filed after they were arrested. The immigrants claimed the government violated their constitutional rights when federal agents raided a “Latino” neighborhood in New Haven, Conn., in 2007. Their reward for refusing to obey American laws is the largest settlement ever in a case involving an immigration raid. The leftist legal team is celebrating their success in frustrating the enforcement of immigration law, but the settlement is no surprise given the Obama...
  • Santorum: Global warming is politics, not science (Finally someone to tell it like it is!)

    02/20/2012 9:30:16 AM PST · by tobyhill · 48 replies
    boston globe ^ | 2/20/2012 | CHARLES BABINGTON/ap
    Rick Santorum says President Barack Obama is pushing a radical environmental agenda that unwisely limits energy production and turns its back on science. Santorum told voters in eastern Ohio on Monday that science is on the side of those who want to aggressively produce more oil and natural gas in America. He said the notion of global warming is not climate science but "political science."
  • Surprise! Planned Parenthood CEO Top Advisor on Contraception Mandate

    02/19/2012 11:57:33 AM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 19, 2012 | Katie Pavlich
    Guess who was a key player in pushing through the birth control mandate in ObamaCare? Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards. According to reports, not only did Obama listen to Richards, but took her word over the suggestions his top advisers, including Vice President Joe Biden, then Chief of Staff Bill Daley and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. According th ABC's Jake Tapper, there was an internal debate about the contraception mandate at the White House.  The debate within the White House on this issue was, sources say, heated, and President Obama was legitimately torn. Panetta wasn’t alone in...
  • (Stolen Valor Act) High Court Dilemma: Can Lie About Medal Be Crime?

    02/19/2012 7:16:27 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 26 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sunday, February 19 | Associated Press
    High Court Dilemma: Can Lie About Medal Be Crime? Xavier Alvarez was in good company when he stood up at a public meeting and called himself a wounded war veteran who had received the top military award, the Medal of Honor. Alvarez was lying about his medal, his wounds and his military service, but he wasn't the first man to invent war exploits. He was, however, one of the first people prosecuted under a 2006 federal law aimed at curbing false claims of military valor. Concerns that the law improperly limits speech and turns people into criminals for things they...
  • ‘We Are Stronger’: Atheists To Hold Massive Rally On National Mall Next Month

    02/18/2012 5:44:00 AM PST · by SES1066 · 66 replies
    CBS Washington DC ^ | February 17, 2012 | Candice Leigh Helfand
    Thousands of atheists are expected to attend the Reason Rally next month in Washington, D.C., an event that organizers hope will unify a large part of the secular community. On March 24, the National Mall will be populated by those who sympathize with atheist perspectives, generally defined by an absence in belief of deities or other religious icons. ...
  • Obama’s budget is a sneak attack on our Second Amendment freedoms

    02/18/2012 1:05:01 PM PST · by neverdem · 18 replies · 2+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | 02/17/2012 | Chris Cox
    Ever since taking office, President Barack Obama has tried desperately to convince gun owners and sportsmen that he supports the Second Amendment. But actions speak louder than words, and Obama’s latest budget proposal contains numerous sneak attacks aimed at the heart of our firearm freedoms. For example, NRA members and gun owners fought hard for a law to ban government agencies like the Centers for Disease Control from using our tax dollars to produce blatant anti-gun propaganda. Obama wants to kill it in his budget. We fought hard for a law to ban the Obama administration from spending our tax...