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  • Obama in Peru: America Has Often Fallen Short of Our Ideals(Again...Stilll)

    11/20/2016 5:53:55 PM PST · by Vendome · 55 replies
    Grabien News ^ | 11/20/2016 | Can't tell
    President Obama told Peruvians Sunday night that America has often "fallen short of our ideals" of democracy, rule of law, a free press, an independent judiciary, free markets, and a social welfare system to help the disadvantaged. and there have been times when we have not observed some of the norms as well as we should and have been accused of hypocrisy here in Latin America. There have been times when countries have felt disrespected and on occasion have had cause for that. And there were teams when we haven't observed the values in our own country and have fallen...
  • Yeah, Jeb Bush Is Probably Toast

    10/29/2015 9:17:32 AM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 42 replies
    FiveThirtyEight ^ | 10/29/2015 | Nate Silver
    "You know, I think Jeb Bush is toast," I told one of my editors after Wednesday night's debate. "I kinda do too," he replied. "I'm just worried because that's what everyone else seems to think too." -SNIP- Bush received poor reviews for his debate performance from political commentators of all stripes (Republican, Democratic, partisan, nonpartisan, reporters, "data journalists"), many of whom also suggested that his campaign might soon be over. The straw poll1 we conducted among FiveThirtyEight writers and editors agreed; Bush's average grade was a C-, putting him at the bottom of the 10-candidate group. -SNIP- In the insurgent...
  • The Republicans who voted against Boehner for Speaker (Jan. 2015)

    09/25/2015 1:12:48 PM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 06, 2015, 02:38 pm | Cristina Marcos
    Twenty-five Republicans rebelled against John Boehner (R-Ohio), who won a third term as Speaker on Tuesday. The 25 Republicans, including three freshmen, didn't coalesce around a single alternative candidate. Rep. Daniel Webster (R-Fla.), whose nomination for Speaker became public just minutes before the vote, attracted the most votes at 12. Meanwhile, the other two long-shot candidates, Reps. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) and Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) only received three and two votes each. Additionally, freshman Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas) voted "present" rather than voting for anyone. And two Republican lawmakers voted for people who aren't even members of the House: Rep. Gary...
  • Governor Nikki Haley lectures Trump and Americans to watch their 'tone'

    07/15/2015 8:59:28 AM PDT · by rktman · 78 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 7/15/2015 | M Catharine Evans
    When asked about presidential candidate Donald Trump's remarks on illegal immigrants from Mexico, South Carolina governor Nikki Haley told Meet the Press's Chuck Todd she understands Trump's "frustration" but that he needs to watch his "tone." Haley went on to say "we" all need to be respectful of each other and nix the "harsh" language. Offensive talk "hurts people," and it's "just not necessary."
  • Coroner: Death of Andrew Getty appears natural or accident

    04/01/2015 7:29:22 AM PDT · by Doogle · 21 replies
    AP ^ | 04/01/15 | ROBERT JABLON and TAMI ABDOLLAH
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The death at a Hollywood Hills home Tuesday of Andrew Getty, one of the heirs to the fortune of one of the wealthiest and best-known families in American history, was most likely from natural causes or an accident, authorities and family members said. Related Stories Natural causes or accident likely in Getty heir death Associated Press J. Paul Getty's Grandson, Heir to Oil Fortune, Dies at 47 The Hollywood Reporter Getty heir 'dies in Los Angeles': reports AFP Grandson of Getty oil founder discovered dead in Los Angeles home Reuters The death appeared to be from...
  • All Species are Threatened

    09/02/2014 6:33:13 AM PDT · by rktman · 19 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 9/2/2014 | Viv Forbes
    Probably over 95% of all species that have ever lived on earth are now extinct. It should not be surprising that many species now on earth are headed for the exit door.
  • The Weather Channel goes dark on DirecTV

    01/13/2014 9:21:48 PM PST · by Jack Hydrazine · 89 replies
    WattsUpWithThat.com ^ | 13JAN2014 | Anthony Watts
    The Weather Channel feed was switched to show WeatherNationTv just after midnight EST January 14th. the TWC logo is there still in the DirecTV channel lineup, but the content is WeatherNation. See the proof, this screencap off my TV at 9:02PM PST (12:02 AM EST):
  • Reports: Illinois GOP chairman (Pat Brady) to step down

    05/06/2013 10:39:02 PM PDT · by Steelers6 · 18 replies
    SJR ^ | May 6, 2013 | The Associated Press
    <p>CHICAGO -- There are published reports Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady is planning to step down for personal reasons.</p> <p>The reports have Brady announcing his resignation on Tuesday.</p> <p>Republican State Rep. Jim Durkin told the Chicago Sun-Times Brady is "leaving on terms that he's imposed on himself." Durkin says Brady, who he calls a dear friend, wants to spend more time with his family.</p>
  • Tennessee police search for man ejected from plane

    03/30/2013 8:48:50 AM PDT · by Doogle · 84 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 03/30/13 | FOX
    <p>Authorities in southeastern Tennessee are searching for a man who was thrown from an experimental aircraft while he was learning to fly from an instructor.</p> <p>The Chattanooga Times Free Press reported that police in Collegedale and the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office on Friday were searching the ground for the man, who has not been identified.</p>
  • Blaise Ingoglia taking on Republican Party's marketing problem

    04/21/2012 2:28:53 PM PDT · by T.O.K. · 8 replies
    BizPacReview.com ^ | April 21, 2012 | Michele Kirk
    In part one of a two part exclusive BPR interview, newly elected Vice Chair of the RPOF, Blaise Ingoglia gets right to the point about what needs to happen for Republicans to win the elections in 2012. Ingoglia, creator of the explosive “Government Gone Wild” website and publicly presented lecture program, said that he was elected by those who are familiar with his work and they expect him to use his expertise in marketing to help propel the party to victory. Ingoglia shares his thoughts on how to accomplish the task in the video below.
  • Senate Repeals Bans on Sodomy and Bestiality in the Military

    12/02/2011 2:12:02 PM PST · by OL Hickory · 44 replies · 1+ views
    THEBLAZE ^ | Posted on December 2, 2011 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to approve a defense authorization bill which included a provision that not only repealed the military ban on sodomy, but also repealed the ban on having sex with animals — or bestiality.
  • Hillary Clinton supporters: Donate $20.12 for 2012 challenge

    08/12/2011 11:03:47 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 12 replies
    Hillary Clinton supporters: Donate $20.12 for 2012 challenge 1 hr 3 mins ago Supporters of Hillary Clinton are encouraging fellow fans to donate $20.12 Friday to signify support for a primary challenge to President Barack Obama in 2012. Clinton narrowly lost the Democratic nomination to Obama in 2008, and embittered supporters have plotted a comeback ever since. Recently, several Democrats have murmured regret about the nomination of Obama over Clinton, who they believe would have been a more strident proponent of Democratic policies. (RELATED: Gravel names his price: $1 million to challenge Obama) A Facebook page encouraging donations to Clinton...
  • Pelosi Predicts: $2.4 Trillion Added to Federal Credit-Card Limit Will Last Only 18 Months

    08/03/2011 7:01:36 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 59 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | Tuesday, August 02, 2011 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    (CNSNews.com) - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) is predicting that the $2.4 trillion that Congress has now added to the limit on the federal credit card--by increasing the legal debt limit--will be exhausted by the Treasury in only 18 months.
  • Coburn Bets a ‘Porterhouse Steak’ Obama Will Sign ‘Cut, Cap, and Balance’ Bill

    07/21/2011 12:50:39 PM PDT · by CNSNews · 29 replies
    CNSNews ^ | 7/21/11 | Nicholas Ballasy
    (CNSNews.com) – Despite President Barack Obama’s vow to veto the Cut, Cap and Balance bill passed by the House of Representatives, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) said he would bet a “Porterhouse steak” that the president would sign the legislation if it arrived at his desk. “It doesn’t matter what the polls are,” Coburn told reporters at the Capitol on Thursday. “We’ve got to fix our country, and this is the only viable plan right now that will do that. And I will bet you a Porterhouse steak that if it lands on his desk, he’ll sign this puppy.” White House...
  • The Video Congress Does Not Want You To See

    07/13/2011 8:12:09 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 10 replies
    governmentgonewild.org ^ | 7/13/2011 | governmentgonewild.org
    The Video Congress Does Not Want You To See After watching the video click HERE to view “The List."
  • U.S. Army Abandons Unpopular Beret for Patrol Cap

    06/14/2011 10:41:17 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6-14-11
    The U.S. Army said Monday that it was abandoning the beret, after a failed 10-year experiment. The black beret, which proved deeply unpopular with American soldiers, will be replaced by a patrol cap for everyday wear, U.S. Army spokesman Col. Tom Collins said. The move came after outgoing Army chief of staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, asked the Army's sergeant major "to go out and talk to soldiers across the force and see what was on their minds," Collins told AFP. "One of the things that soldiers consistently brought up was the desire to wear the patrol cap as part of...
  • MTV’s Naked Calculation Gone Bad

    01/23/2011 6:21:37 PM PST · by Nachum · 28 replies
    New York Times ^ | 1/23/11 | David Carr
    What if one day you went to work and there was a meeting to discuss whether the project you were working on crossed the line into child pornography? You’d probably think you had ended up in the wrong room. And you’d be right. Last week, my colleague Brian Stelter reported that on Tuesday, the day after the pilot episode of “Skins” was shown on MTV, executives at the cable channel were frantically meeting to discuss whether the salacious teenage drama starring actors as young as 15 might violate federal child pornography statutes.
  • 19 Democrats vote against Nancy Pelosi

    01/05/2011 1:18:13 PM PST · by RobinMasters · 6 replies
    Politico ^ | January 05, 2011 | JOHN BRESNAHAN & JONATHAN ALLEN
    Nearly 20 Democrats abandoned their party’s pick for speaker of the House, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), a sign of their concerns about supporting the unpopular former speaker and of the difficulty she will have in marshaling her forces in legislative battles to come in the next two years. Pelosi brushed off the 18 votes for other lawmakers on Wednesday afternoon — 11 of them for North Carolina’s Heath Shuler — in a brief exchange with POLITICO. “We’re excited about the votes I got,” said the California Democrat, who handed over the speaker’s gavel to John Boehner of Ohio at...
  • Investors Who Cashed Out Madoff Funds Before The Fall Are Guilty of Being Rich

    12/18/2010 12:30:04 AM PST · by ExxonPatrolUs · 26 replies · 1+ views
    PBS ^ | 12/17/2010 | Hari Sreenivasan
    If you're rich, you're guilty of profit. Hand it over!
  • American Capitalism Gone With A Whimper

    08/09/2010 7:18:17 PM PDT · by geraldmcg · 7 replies
    WebToday ^ | 8-9-10 | WebToday
    The following is an article taken word for word from The Praavda, a former Communist propaganda rag, now reformed and warning the US not to go down the road of Communism that enslaved Russia for 70 years. It's kind of like the old song, "House of the Rising Sun," werein the singer tells mothers to warn their children not to do what he has done. --Editor, WebToday It must be said, that like the breaking of a great dam, the American descent into Marxism is happening with breath taking speed, against the back drop of a passive, hapless sheeple, excuse...