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  • The Great U.S. Retreat: Unnerving Our Friends, Encouraging Our Enemies

    04/28/2010 8:38:26 AM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 5 replies · 392+ views
    Hudson Institute ^ | April 28, 2010 | Peter Huessy
    The United States seems to be under the impression that being the ‘strong horse’ in international affairs harms our standing in the world. We are retreating from the international stage, seemingly happy in the idea of turning both national and international security policy over to a combination of global UN agencies and regional authorities we hope will cooperate with us, and motivated more by good will than hard interests. As members of Congress review the administration’s proposals on counterterrorism, nuclear deterrence, missile defense, and proliferation, this retreat seem to be the ‘elephant in the room’ about which few appear willing...
  • White House Accused of Federal Crime in Specter, Bennet Races

    A bombshell has just exploded in the 2010 elections. For the second time in five months, the Obama White House is being accused -- by Democrats -- of offering high ranking government jobs in return for political favors. What no one is reporting is that this is a violation of federal law that can lead to prison time, a fine or both, according to Title 18, Chapter 11, Section 211 of the United States Code. The jobs in question? Secretary of the Navy and a position within the U.S. Agency for International Development. The favor requested in return? Withdrawal from...
  • America Rising: An Open Letter to Democrat Politicians

    01/03/2010 11:27:41 AM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 11 replies · 1,424+ views
    Youtube video 3:11 ^ | January 2nd, 2010
    We elected you on a promise of hope and change. You've disappointed us. In 2010, we are taking the country back. Blue collar democrats, independents, and conservatives. We love our country. We are proud of our founders. And we will fight to protect our traditions. We don't want your revolution.
  • Michelle Obama and Barack Obama Hawaii White House

    Michelle Obama and Barack Obama are staying in an 8 million dollar house that costs $4000 a night for the holidays. The Hawaii White House is located on kailua beach on the island of Oahu. This is a special place for President Barack Obama because this is where his grandfather would bring him as a child. The beach is also very popular with Hawaii royalty. Just so you know there are many more affordable places to stay in the area. The Presidential beach house is 7000 square feet and is owned by Dave Zimmel of Paradise Point Real estate. The...
  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll (12/22/09: 1st full day of Winter. Dear Reader is at -21!!!)

    12/22/2009 6:33:17 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 331 replies · 11,798+ views
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 12/22/09 | Rasmussen
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Tuesday 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 (46%) Strongly Disapprove giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -21
  • Sarah Palin told 'biggest lie of the year'

    12/21/2009 5:38:16 PM PST · by bruinbirdman · 90 replies · 3,455+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 12/21/2009 | Paul Thompson
    A panel of experts ruled her claim the Obama administration was planning to introduce "death panels" was chosen as the most misleading statement of 2009. Palin, 45, made the claim on her Facebook page at the height of the debate over President Obama's plans to reform the US health care system. She wrote: "My parents or my baby with Down syndrome will have to stand in front of Obama's 'death panel' so his bureaucrats can decide whether they are worthy of health care." But the website PolitiFact.com found that there were never any plans to introduce so called "death panels"...
  • Senate Dems'Ignored America’s Opposition & All Voted For Government-Run Health Care (polls)

    12/21/2009 5:57:02 AM PST · by Ooh-Ah · 10 replies · 874+ views
    GOP ^ | December 20, 2009
    Senate Dems’ Ignored America’s Opposition And All Voted For Government-Run Health Care, But They’ll Finally Hear The People In November ALL SIXTY DEMOCRAT SENATORS JUST VOTED FOR REID’S BILLEvery Democrat Senator, With No Republicans, Voted For Cloture. (Motion To Invoke Cloture On The Reid Amendment #3267, Roll Call Vote #385, Agreed To R: 0-40 R; D: 58-0; I: 2-0, 12/21/09)THEY DIDN’T LISTEN TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLEPolling Confirms The Obama-Reid Bill is “A Piece Of Legislation That Large Swaths Of The American People Neither Want Nor Think Will Work.” “The White House -- as we wrote yesterday (see link in comment...
  • An Angry President Obama loses his cool as Copenhagen freezes

    12/18/2009 6:35:48 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 121 replies · 7,044+ views
    The Examiner ^ | December 18, 2009 | William Hughes
    Our president is quite the angry man these days. Perhaps his heart is two sizes too small, or maybe he just hates the residents of Who-ville (and “bitter Americans clinging to guns and religion” here in America.) Perhaps being forced by public opinion to retain the “religious” aspect of White House Christmas decorations has placed our man in Washington in a foul mood. Perhaps, it is the fact that he is now the most unpopular president ever recorded this early into a first term. Perhaps it’s because his “stimulus bill” that in his mind has been so successful it calls...
  • Obama's Push for Copenhagen Deal Could Violate Constitution, Critics Say

    12/17/2009 4:57:24 AM PST · by boughtwithaprice · 37 replies · 1,698+ views
    President Obama's mission to save the planet from global warming could end up trampling on the U.S. Constitution, critics say. When Obama arrives in Copenhagen Friday, he is hoping to cut a deal on a new global-warming agreement. Even though the conference is not likely to produce a legally binding deal, critics say if the president signs an international climate treaty pledging reductions in carbon emissions, he will violate the Constitution. "President Obama cannot bind the American people to job killing international agreements on climate change without the advice and consent of the United States Senate," former Republican House Speaker...
  • Insider Poll: Mitt Romney a Potential Presidential Candidate

    12/13/2009 10:56:33 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 158 replies · 4,735+ views
    SALT LAKE CITY - Over the course of two weeks, Utah Republicans had the chance to see the two most talked-about potential presidential candidates in their party. Mitt Romney attended an event for ADX security systems and Sarah Palin visited to sign her bestselling book. The Utahpolicy.com, Fox 13 Insider Poll finds that Mitt Romney is taken far more seriously as a potential presidential candidate. 53.5 percent of Republicans say they expect Romney to be the Republican party candidate to face Barack Obama. 31.3 percent of Democrats think Romney will be the candidate. Only 4.7 percent of Republicans and 6.3...
  • Tea Party II - April 15, 2010

    12/12/2009 10:07:59 PM PST · by Hildy · 27 replies · 2,572+ views
    Taxdayteaparty.com ^ | December 12, 2009
    TEA PARTY II - APRIL 15, 2010. Tax Day Tea Party II: April 15, 2010 in D.C. It all started with Tax Day Tea Party 2009, which brought approximately a million Americans out to support the American liberty movement and oppose the outrageous growth of our federal government and the associated threats on our long-held American liberties. On April 15, 2010, the movement continues at the U.S. Capitol and Washington Mall in Washington, D.C. with Tax Day Tea Party II. Quite simply, Tax Day Tea Party II will be the largest Tea Party ever held, and we expect it...
  • Tea Party radicals gear up for 2010 elections

    12/13/2009 3:34:08 AM PST · by GonzoII · 35 replies · 1,635+ views
    sfgate.com ^ | Dec 13 2009 | Joe Garofoli
    Organizers of the conservative Tea Party movement are forging plans to translate the anger that fueled nationwide anti-tax rallies and town hall protests into an electoral force that can boot incumbents in next year's midterm elections. Their targets range from big names like Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., to county assessors. The East Bay Freedom Fighters, a Tea Party group based in the Pleasanton area, is already vetting 43 Bay Area candidates, many of them first time office-seekers. Other branches in California are gathering signatures for a ballot initiative that would restrict the political...
  • GOP lawmakers want Palin, King, Bachmann, Beck to shut up

    12/11/2009 9:02:56 AM PST · by bigred08 · 156 replies · 5,560+ views
    The Examiner ^ | 12/11/2009 | Kevin Hall
    There are very few brave politicians in the world. Most of them mince their words and tell you what they think you want to hear. Brave politicians are ones who speak their mind. They tell you exactly how they feel, consequences be damned. Iowa 5th District Congressman Steve King is among that rare breed.
  • Joy Behar and Andrew Sullivan Attack Sarah Palin: Is Trig Her Son?

    12/08/2009 8:22:30 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies · 2,056+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | December 8, 2009 | Noel Sheppard
    Palin Derangement Syndrome was on full display Monday evening when HLN's Joy Behar invited the Atlantic's Andrew Sullivan on to trash the former Governor of Alaska. At issue fully fifteen months after Sarah Palin was thrust into the limelight as John McCain's running mate was whether or not Trig is actually her son. Behar began the segment: "Sarah Palin may have been coy on the Oprah Show about a possible White House run in 2012. But new poll numbers show she`s a contender. Oy." This evoked laughter from crew members on the set. Behar then introduced her guest, and after...
  • Palin returns to Iowa as GOP frontrunner; UPDATE: Palin's favorables up, Obama's approval down

    12/07/2009 8:38:44 AM PST · by bigred08 · 67 replies · 5,675+ views
    The Examiner ^ | 12/7/2009 | Kevin Hall
    Two weeks ago, an Iowa poll showed Palin trailing Huckabee by just two points, 70% to 68%, in favorability ratings among Iowa Republicans. She easily outdistanced Mitt Romney, who garnered only 58 percent. Despite a media onslaught attempting to spin the Clemmons story, Huckabee's credibility has taken a serious hit. Even those who boosted him to victory in the 2008 Iowa Caucus are questioning the former Arkansas governor's judgment.
  • EPA: Greenhouse gases endanger human health

    12/07/2009 7:27:59 AM PST · by janetjanet998 · 131 replies · 4,117+ views
    YAHOO ^ | 12/7/09 | DINA CAPPIELLO and H. JOSEF HEBERT
    WASHINGTON – Officials tell The Associated Press that the Environmental Protection Agency has concluded greenhouse gases are endangering people's health and must be regulated. The EPA will announced its findings at a news conference Monday. The announcement is timed to boost the Obama administration's arguments at an international climate conference — beginning this week — that the United States is taking actions to combat global warming, even though Congress has yet to act on climate legislation. Under a Supreme Court ruling, the so-called endangerment finding is needed before the EPA can regulate carbon dioxide and five other greenhouse gases released...
  • What are your thoughts on 2012 candidates? I am sharing mine and want some feedback...

    12/04/2009 5:49:30 AM PST · by wzevonfan · 91 replies · 2,936+ views
    Here is a list of 2012 candidates. Generally, I am dwelling on the negatives as this is what is going to limit them in their ability to win but will mention any unique positives. Please share your thoughts on these or any other potential candidates. Romney - Romneycare is an albatross. He is a Mormon which impacts appeal. Is popular in Michigan due to his father. Sometimes comes across like a used car salesman. Is probably more conservative than his record and gets a bad rap due to his need to make compromises to get elected in The People's Republic....
  • Climate e-mail hack 'will impact on Copenhagen summit'

    12/03/2009 8:30:19 AM PST · by CedarDave · 27 replies · 1,401+ views
    BBC News ^ | December 3, 2009 | Richard Black
    E-mails hacked from a climate research institute suggest climate change does not have a human cause, according to Saudi Arabia's lead climate negotiator. Mohammad Al-Sabban told BBC News that the issue will have a "huge impact" on next week's UN climate summit, with countries unwilling to cut emissions. Other scientists say the e-mails from the University of East Anglia do not alter the picture of man-made warming. Meanwhile, India has set a target for curbing the rise in its CO2 emissions. Environment minister Jairam Ramesh pledged to cut India's emissions intensity - the amount of greenhouse gases produced for every...
  • The Five Obama Fails

    11/27/2009 10:28:28 PM PST · by bogusname · 12 replies · 1,255+ views
    American Thinker ^ | November 28, 2009 | Adam Sparks
    The Obama Administration burst onto the presidency with a historic wealth of good will, hope and change. It is now marked by one failure after another. Unfortunately, these failures are not without costs. The heavy burden is born by consumers, taxpayers and to generations yet to come. Nearly one year later we have an economy heading in the wrong direction, unemployment rising, a deficit that will double, banks failing, a war command which is virtually ignored, 911 terrorists given all the rights at a civil trial and an Administration hell bent on destroying rather than "reforming" the world's best health...
  • Russia to invest $2 trillion in energy sector, shift focus to Asia

    11/27/2009 7:53:38 AM PST · by thackney · 6 replies · 399+ views
    Calgary Herald ^ | November 27, 2009 | Herald News Services
    Russia plans to invest up to $625 billion over the next two decades to raise oil production by about 10 per cent and a further $590 billion to add at least 33 per cent to its gas output, the Energy Ministry said on Thursday. The oil and gas investment, part of a $2-trillion-plus plan to develop the Russian energy sector by 2030, also envisages Asian markets taking a much larger share of Russia's exports as the country develops resource fields in Siberia and the Far East. "This will allow the Russian energy sector to lower its risk of being dependent...