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  • I Just Had An Interesting Political Idea

    03/15/2018 2:14:03 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 13 replies
    Vanity | 15 March 2018 | zeestephen
    With great public fanfare, Trump should issue a blanket pardon to the four Americans indicted by Robert Mueller for "All Actions Related to Russian Collusion"...Since those current indictments have NOTHING at all to do with "Russian Collusion," it would instantly put Mueller and the Democrat Party on the defensive...I think political mockery that intense could actually change the national conversation on this subject.
  • 2019: IMPEACH JUSTICE ROBERTS

    12/09/2017 6:40:02 AM PST · by DIRTYSECRET · 46 replies
    We all know Roberts is tainted. Let's say GOP picks up several seats as expected(hoped). Ted Cruz leads the impeachment charge. If successful guess who Trump picks to take the seat? Trump was having fun last night. No reason why we can't do the same.
  • What Happens When Police Officers Wear Body Cameras?

    08/19/2014 2:28:01 AM PDT · by markomalley · 19 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 8/18/2014 | Christopher Mims
    Sometimes, like the moments leading up to when a police officer decides to shoot someone, transparency is an unalloyed good. And especially lately, technology has progressed to a point that it makes this kind of transparency not just possible, but routine. So it is in Rialto, Calif., where an entire police force is wearing so-called body-mounted cameras, no bigger than pagers, that record everything that transpires between officers and citizens. In the first year after the cameras' introduction, the use of force by officers declined 60%, and citizen complaints against police fell 88%. It isn't known how many police departments...
  • Zimbabwe: Mugabe Threatens to Behead Homosexuals

    07/27/2013 12:20:51 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 66 replies
    allafrica.com ^ | July 25, 2013 | Nomalanga Moyo
    President Robert Mugabe has yet again revived his acerbic attacks on Zimbabwe's gay community whom he called worse than pigs and threatened to behead them. Mugabe is a self-proclaimed homophobe who in the past has labelled gay people "worse than pigs and dogs", and threatened them with severe punishment. Mugabe's latest threats were made in Mutare where he was addressing a rally at the Aerodrome Ground on Tuesday, according to a NewsDay report. In the report, Mugabe is quoted telling his followers that: "If you take men and lock them in a house for five years and tell them to...
  • Canadian MDs consider denying fertility treatments to obese women

    Canadian doctors are considering a policy that would bar obese women from trying to have babies through fertility treatments – provoking debate over whether the fat have the same reproductive rights as the thin. Some studies find obese women face higher risks of medical complications while trying to become pregnant through in-vitro fertilization (IVF). The science is not certain and some believe a ban would be tantamount to discrimination, yet a growing number of fertility doctors worldwide already bar treatment based on a woman’s Body Mass Index. “We’ve had many angry patients say to us, ‘This is discriminatory’ and I...
  • Newt Gingrich: ‘We are not going to deport 11 million people’

    12/04/2010 6:46:15 AM PST · by Bulldawg Fan · 121 replies
    www.ajc.com ^ | 12/3/2010 | Jim Galloway
    Former U.S. House speaker Newt Gingrich appears intent on keeping high-flying Republicans grounded in reality. From Politico.com: Former U.S. House speaker Newt Gingrich “We are not going to deport 11 million people,” Gingrich said Thursday as he kicked off his first forum on Latino issues. “There has to be some zone between deportation and amnesty.” A possible presidential candidate, Gingrich stressed that his target of establishing an entirely legal work force is “not a call for amnesty.” Rather, he said, it’s about applying common sense to the immigration debacle. “Dos y dos son cuatro” (two plus two equals four), he...
  • DeMint comes out against tax deal, says GOP must do ‘better than this’ (MAKE UI A LOAN! GREAT IDEA!)

    12/08/2010 8:42:16 PM PST · by USALiberty · 23 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | Wed Dec 8
    "I don’t think we needed to negotiate that aspect of this thing away. I don’t think we need to extend unemployment any further without paying for it, and without making some modifications [b]such as turning it into a loan at some point. It then encourages people to go back to work.[/b]"
  • House GOP Leaders Push for ‘Cut-As-You-Go’

    12/01/2010 4:41:18 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 7 replies
    House GOP Leaders Push for ‘Cut-As-You-Go’ The Wall Street Journal DECEMBER 1, 2010, 3:51 PM ET By Patrick O'Connor In another nod to conservative activists, House Republicans want to impose new rules that would make it harder for Congress to create government programs. Oregon Rep. Greg Walden, who’s leading the Republicans’ transition to the House majority, is asking colleagues to support a change to the party’s internal rules that would require lawmakers to cut spending or eliminate programs to offset the costs of any new programs established under fast-track “suspension” bills that require a two-thirds majority for passage and can’t...
  • An Idea for the RNC: Dump Michael Steele, Hire Sarah Palin

    07/03/2010 7:22:33 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 160 replies · 1+ views
    National Review ^ | 07/03/2010 | Kevin Williamson
    Re: Steele and the RNC: Allow me to chime in with my usual observation on this subject: This is a job for Sarah Palin. Palin would be a much better RNC chairman than presidential candidate or freelance kingmaker. She'd raise tons of money and help recruit good candidates, i.e., she'd excel at doing the things Steele should have been doing instead of appointing himself Republican pundit-at-large. A Chairman Palin would help set the right tone for the Republican party without having to get herself entangled in the minutiae of policy-development, which has not been her forte. Sure, she'd be polarizing,...
  • Drug addicts being paid to get sterilised in US and UK

    04/11/2010 7:40:28 AM PDT · by Saije · 22 replies · 685+ views
    Times of India ^ | 4/11/2010 | Staff
    Drug addicts in the US are being paid to get sterilised so that thousands of children are "saved from growing up within a damaged environment," a media report has said. American charity organisation, Project Prevention, in North Carolina state, has stopped more than 3,500 drink and drug addicts from having children by paying them up to £200 to seek permanent forms of contraception such as an IUD implant or full sterilisation, the Independent reported on Saturday. Encouraging drug addicts to seek sterilisation saves thousands of children from growing up within a damaged environment, Barbara Harris, founder of the organisation, was...
  • Storm over women drug addicts paid £200 to be made infertile

    03/07/2010 4:52:11 PM PST · by cajuncow · 65 replies · 185+ views
    The Sun ^ | MANDY APPLEYARD
    LOCKED in the grip of drug addiction, the only thing mum-of-nine Felicia LeMay cared about was getting her next hit of crystal meth. The victims of her deadly habit included her baby son, who was born hooked on the drug and put straight into care by social workers. But the birth helped create a turning point in Felicia's life, and when she fell pregnant again she agreed to take part in a controversial sterilisation scheme which has caused a storm in America - and could be about to hit Britain. US campaigner Barbara Harris runs Project Prevention - a group...
  • Congress Votes to Outsource Presidency

    07/23/2009 4:49:47 PM PDT · by papasmurf · 4 replies · 463+ views
    Email ^ | 7/23/09 | Unknown
    Washington, DC -- June 23, 2009 Congress today announced that the office of President of the United States of America will be outsourced to India as of September 1, 2009. The move is being made in order to save the President's $500,000 yearly salary, and also a record $750 billion in deficit expenditures and related overhead that his office has incurred during the last 3 months. It is anticipated that $7 trillion can be saved to the end of the President's term. "We believe this is a wise financial move. The cost savings are huge," stated Congressman Thomas Reynolds (R-WA)....
  • Kansas school stirs debate over outsourced classes (Fort Hays State University)

    05/26/2009 5:52:13 AM PDT · by decimon · 5 replies · 353+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May 26, 2009 | Justin Pope
    Just how much can a college outsource and still be a college? The question is no longer just academic at Fort Hays State University in Kansas. Under a novel arrangement, the school will accept credits from a private company that runs introductory courses in subjects like economics and English composition — listing them on transcripts under the Fort Hays State name.
  • Fellow Business Executives:

    11/05/2008 7:45:23 PM PST · by shield · 7 replies · 947+ views
    email making the rounds | 11/5/08 | Unknown
    As the CFO of this business that employees 140 people, I have resigned myself to the fact that with Barack Obama as our next President, our taxes and government fees will increase in a BIG way. To compensate for these increases, I figure that the Clients will have to see an increase in our fees to them of about 8% but since we cannot increase our fees right now due to the dismal state of our economy, we will have to lay off six of our employees instead. This has really been eating at me for a while, as we...
  • What we don't know won't hurt? (Denver moonbats fear bowel-loosening raygun!)

    06/08/2008 6:12:15 PM PDT · by atomic conspiracy · 67 replies · 148+ views
    Denver Post ^ | 6-07-08 | Susan Greene
    Beware of the Brown Note. That's the word among some political activists as the Democratic National Convention nears. As legend has it, the Brown Note is an infrasonic frequency believed to resonate through human body parts and cause a loss of bowel control. Some protesters are convinced that Denver police will amplify such low frequencies to subdue them in August. "They'll bring out all the technologies they can get their hands on," says activist Ben Yager. "I wouldn't put anything past police in terms of crowd control." Sounds paranoid? Maybe. But Mayor John Hickenlooper's administration is only fueling conspiracy theories...
  • Huckabee Wanted to Isolate AIDS Patients (in 1992)

    12/08/2007 7:34:01 AM PST · by dano1 · 71 replies · 272+ views
    Guardian Unlimited ^ | December 8, 2007 | ANDREW DeMILLO
    Mike Huckabee once advocated isolating AIDS patients from the general public, opposed increased federal funding in the search for a cure and said homosexuality could ``pose a dangerous public health risk.'' As a candidate for a U.S. Senate seat in 1992, Huckabee answered 229 questions submitted to him by The Associated Press. Besides a quarantine, Huckabee suggested that Hollywood celebrities fund AIDS research from their own pockets, rather than federal health agencies. ``If the federal government is truly serious about doing something with the AIDS virus, we need to take steps that would isolate the carriers of this plague,'' Huckabee...
  • Ron Paul: Let youngsters opt out of Socialist Security

    10/22/2007 11:07:49 AM PDT · by freedomdefender · 52 replies · 38+ views
    John Seiler ^ | October 22 2007 | John Seiler
    Yesterday’s GOP presidential debate was won, as have all of them so far, by Ron Paul. No wonder his fund-raising is booming. His courage was shown by touching the supposed “third-rail” of modern politcics, Socialist Security. Everybody knows it’s going broke as the baby boomers begin retiring, but only Ron Paul had the guts — the heart, the brilliance — to say that young folks, who pay the bills but will get nothing from the system, should be allowed to opt out of the whole scam. Paul also said that Socialist Security’s problems will only get worse if inflation continues,...
  • Poll: End Automatic U.S. Citizenship

    06/22/2007 1:26:59 PM PDT · by nancyvideo · 104 replies · 2,246+ views
    RightBias News ^ | 6-22-07 | UPI
    Most respondents to a UPI-Zogby International poll want to repeal the law granting automatic citizenship to anyone born in the United States. More the half of the overall pool of 8,300 U.S. residents said if parents who are illegal aliens are deported, their children should go with them -- even if they are U.S. citizens
  • Britons threaten Muslim beheadings in footage

    09/03/2006 1:38:33 PM PDT · by oxcart · 142 replies · 4,962+ views
    The Australian ^ | 09/03/2006 | by Daniel Foggo
    FAR-RIGHT extremists have adopted the tactics of Islamic jihadis by posting videos on the internet in which they threaten to behead British Muslims. The films show balaclava-clad white British men brandishing guns, knives and clubs, calling on all Muslims to leave Britain or be killed. One appears to be a soldier who has served in the Gulf. In one film, a man tells Muslims to "go home" or risk being burned alive. He threatens, "I'll cut your head off", and claims to have "comrades" across Britain who have "had enough". The videos were made after the arrests three weeks ago...
  • Asian students' shock at ejection from jet by passenger mutiny

    08/23/2006 5:31:14 PM PDT · by Jotmo · 127 replies · 2,938+ views
    Two Asian students have revealed their shock and despair after being thrown off a plane because other passengers feared they were suicide bombers. • Mutiny as passengers refuse to fly until Asians are removed Manchester Umist students Sohail Ashraf and Khurram Zeb, both 22, said they sympathised with nervous travellers, but urged people not to be paranoid about Muslims. "We might be Asian, but we're two ordinary lads who wanted a bit of fun," Mr Ashraf told the Daily Mirror. "Just because we're Muslim does not mean we are suicide bombers." The pair were marched off the jet at gunpoint...