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  • Fake News, Exposed

    02/27/2017 8:21:37 PM PST · by RightGeek · 8 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 2/27/2017 | Lee Smith
    Obama's "echo chamber" lives on and the media are still buying... In an article on the Atlantic website, a former Obama White House staffer explains why she resigned from the Trump White House after only eight days. . . . Hers was the second story in less than a week in which a government official explained that they’d resigned because of Trump’s policies. Ned Price, a CIA analyst who worked at the Obama White House, authored a cri de coeur for the Washington Post to explain why his disagreements with Trump’s policies prompted him to leave government service. “To be...
  • The Terrifying Tentacles of One World Governance

    09/07/2015 7:15:46 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/07/15 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    Your socially-engineered and indoctrinated kids will be dancing and singing in school praises to the Blue Zone Project. Is it Orwellian enough for you yet? The late Henry Lamb and Tom DeWeese have been working tirelessly for decades to unravel the thorny and terrifying tentacles of U.N.‘s Agenda 21, a soft law signed in 1992 by 178 countries. But the idea of a one world government/order has been around since the turn of the 20th century. It suffices to look at the back of a dollar bill to see the evidence. Featured prominently under the Masonic Pyramid are the Latin...
  • Democrats blame losses on lack of narrative, white votes

    02/22/2015 8:27:20 AM PST · by Zakeet · 41 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | February 21, 2015 | Brian Hughes
    The Democratic National Committee Saturday released a report blaming the lack of a central narrative and waning support from Southern, white voters for "devastating" losses in midterm elections and at the state level. “It is strongly believed that the Democratic Party is loosely understood as a long list of policy statements and not as people with a common set of core values (fairness, equality, opportunity),” said the long-awaited DNC autopsy of what went wrong for the party in 2010 and 2014. [Snip] Democrats, most recently President Obama, suggested that Americans side with liberals on most issues — they just say...
  • This woman will soon become the first openly bisexual governor in American history

    02/13/2015 1:35:08 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 105 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 2/13/15 | Hunter Schwarz
    Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown (D) will become the first openly bisexual governor in U.S. history when Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) resigns Wednesday
  • Could It Possibly Get Any Worse?

    10/16/2014 3:07:16 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 20 replies
    P.J. Media ^ | October 15, 2014 | Roger L. Simon
    Let’s review: The stock market is in free fall. The Islamic State is on the brink of taking Baghdad and Kobani. The Ebola crisis is spreading and seems on the verge of becoming a pandemic while the CDC is being unmasked as incompetent. The Iran talks are a charade and everyone expects that country to get the bomb. Our vaunted college campuses are transfixed by so-called micro-agressions and a supposed rape epidemic while banning the likes of Ayaan Hirsi Ali and George Will (!) from speaking — and they still cost nearly $70,000 a year. Our putative ally Turkey —...
  • The Un-Midas Touch (Victor Davis Hanson rips Obozo real good alert)

    08/11/2014 5:24:18 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 17 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 10, 2014 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Everything that Barack Obama touches seems to turn to dross. Think of it for a minute. He inherited a quiet Iraq (no American combat deaths at all in December 2009). Joe Biden bragged of the calm that it would be the administration’s “greatest achievement.” But by pulling out all U.S. peacekeepers — mostly for a 2012 reelection talking point — Obama ensured an ISIS wasteland. He put his promised eye on Afghanistan at last, and we have lost more soldiers there than during the Bush administration and a Taliban victory seems likely after more than a decade of lost American...
  • Demographers examine (Catholic) parish challenges of the 21st century

    04/08/2014 4:04:57 AM PDT · by NYer · 9 replies
    NC Reporter ^ | April 5, 2014 | Tom Roberts
    The story of the Catholic church in the United States has become a tale of two churches: In the Northeast and upper Midwest, the church is shrinking, and in the South and West, the church is flourishing and membership is increasing, in some cases dramatically. That's the conclusion demographers presented at a conference titled "The Catholic Parish in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities [1]," held at Villanova University in early March. The conference was a joint venture of the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University and Villanova's Center for Church Management and Business Ethics....
  • Obama Moves Toward Global Governance For American Arms Exporters

    09/09/2013 8:08:20 AM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    ammoland ^ | 9/9/13 | Jeff Moran
    The Obama Administration’s endorsement of a Swiss global oversight scheme for government defense and security contractors is a warning for not only the shooting industry, but for civil arms rights and democratic national sovereignty. Geneva --( On August 16th 2013, the Obama Administration signaled tentative plans to support a new scheme to legally bind government contractors into complying with international humanitarian law, human rights law, arms control and disarmament law, as well as other requirements of the United Nations (UN) Security Council.[1] The scheme applies to private military and security services contractors (and their subcontractors) doing business with the United...
  • Activist "letter" attacks Buffett's co.

    04/02/2012 1:43:53 PM PDT · by 49parallel · 2 replies ^ | April 1, 2012 | Baker street Capital
    April 1, 2012 Board of Directors Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 3555 Farnam Street, Suite 1440 Omaha, NE 68131 Dear Members of the Board... ..."Compensation: "We believe that the board has conveniently chosen to maintain the status quo and ignore these critical issues in order to preserve the directors’ generous board fees, .... As a result, the board has stood by idly as the stock price has lagged the general market during the past three months... Given the directors’ excessive board fees and lack of economic ownershipin the business, it is not surprising that the Berkshire board has fought for years to...
  • S&P: France's AAA rating is stable

    08/07/2011 1:14:34 AM PDT · by ScaniaBoy · 6 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | August 7, 2011 | Reuters
    PARIS - France's AAA rating is stable, ratings agency Standard and Poor's chief European economist Jean-Michel Six told France Inter radio on Sunday. < SNIP > Six said that political leadership and good governance are a major factor in ratings agencies' deliberations about rating reviews.
  • AP sources: White House set to unveil cyber plan

    05/12/2011 3:41:38 AM PDT · by markomalley · 22 replies
    AP/Yahoo ^ | 5/12/11 | Lolita Baldor
    The White House on Thursday is expected to unveil its proposal to enhance the nation's cybersecurity, laying out plans to require industry to better protect systems that run critical infrastructure like the electrical grid, financial systems and nuclear power plants. The Obama administration also is insisting that companies tell consumers when their personal information has been compromised. According to cybersecurity experts familiar with the plan, the administration's proposed legislation also would instruct federal agencies to more closely monitor their computer networks. Several House and Senate committees have been working on cybersecurity legislation for the past two years, while waiting for...
  • Accreditation of Public Schools

    04/30/2011 12:57:52 PM PDT · by BobNative · 2 replies
    In his five-page response to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools dated April 28, Superintendent Fred Sanderson states he has “genuine concerns” about the Cobb Board of Education’s ability to “govern effectively.” Sanderson’s letter, which was obtained by the Journal through an Open Records Request, addressed allegations about the school board’s ethics and leadership. The allegations against the board were sent in a letter addressed to Sanderson by Mike Bryans, the state director of AdvancED and SACS, on March 29. Sanderson had 30 days to respond to the accreditation agency. On the lightning-rod issue of newly elected board members...
  • Chris Christie’s Reagan-Style Governance Raising His 2012 Profile

    07/26/2010 9:13:08 AM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies · 7+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | 7/26/10 | AWR Hawkins
    When Ronald Reagan was sworn in as president in January 1981, the country was at low ebb. Jimmy Carter had spent the four previous years running the nation into the ground, leaving unemployment above 10%, inflation above 15%, Communist operatives laughing at our perceived weakness, and Iranians holding 53 of our fellow citizens hostage for 444 days. When Republican Chris Christie was sworn into office as governor of New Jersey earlier this year, the situation he faced was somewhat similar. His predecessors, among them Democrat Jon Corzine, had run the state into the ground. Because of this, Christie literally inherited...
  • Glenn Beck TV Thread May 26th 2010

    05/26/2010 1:32:40 PM PDT · by cripplecreek · 78 replies · 852+ views
    FOX news Glenn Beck ^ | May 26th 2010 | Glenn Beck
    Glenn Beck TV thread May 26th 2010 Welcome to the GLENN BECK television thread...Stand. Never give up. Never give in. We are another day closer to the 2010 elections. All Beckerheads, infidels, sick twisted freaks, ilks and lurkers are welcome and are encouraged to participate in the thread.
  • "Securing the Homeland by Renewing American Strength, Resilience and Values" [ John Brennan]

    05/26/2010 4:01:20 PM PDT · by Cindy · 34 replies · 510+ views - Speech ^ | For Immediate Release May 26, 2010 | n/a # Note: The following text is a quote: Home • Briefing Room • Statements & Releases The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release May 26, 2010 Remarks by Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism John Brennan at CSIS “Securing the Homeland by Renewing American Strength, Resilience and Values” Thank you very much John, and I would like to take a moment to express my appreciation to CSIS for inviting me back. You invited me here a little after six months after I came into this administration and I greatly appreciate the invitation...
  • Global governance is here!

    05/24/2010 8:22:26 AM PDT · by day21221 · 18 replies · 961+ views ^ | May 22, 2010 | HENRY LAMB
    Global governance is here! Hooray for Glenn Beck! Right out there in front of God and everybody, he talks about global governance as a real and present danger. But right on cue, progressive bloggers do their best to ridicule the idea with wisdom such as this: Seriously, for a moment. We're going to have to address the paranoia about a global takeover at some point – probably in easy-to-comprehend, Dick-and-Jane language – for the tea party. Could it be that these people really don't know that global governance is already here? As early as 1997, Gustave Speth, former head of...
  • Temporary Sales Tax Increase- Lack of Governance

    03/05/2010 10:36:09 AM PST · by AZConcervative · 5 replies · 211+ views
    Servant Leadership ^ | 3-5-10 | Brett Petillo
    Now that the "temporary" sales tax is heading to the ballot, I think we must shine a light on the predicament we find ourselves in. The legislature kept referring to it as a revenue increase as if they were rolling out some new product line that would increase sales. Government of any kind, at any level, is not a revenue generator, they are overhead. In life you have the revenue generators (in this particular equation, you and me) and then you have the corporate office (the government bureaucracy). After closing my doors last year, I returned to work at a...
  • Progress Achieved in Asserting Afghan Governance in Central Helmand

    02/17/2010 4:21:31 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 90+ views
    ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan ^ | Courtesy UK Ministry of Defence
    Courtesy UK Ministry of Defence The key objectives of Operation MOSHTARAK, of driving out the insurgents and extending the influence of the Afghan Government, are being achieved, despite mine and IED levels higher than anticipated.Speaking to the media via satellite link from Helmand, Major General Nick Carter, Commander of ISAF Regional Command (South) in Afghanistan, and Lindy Cameron, the head of the multi-national Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) in Helmand, have said that the deliverance of governance and reconstruction is already beginning in areas such as shuras (community meetings), reconciliation and 'cash for work' programmes.The objectives of Op MOSHTARAK are...
  • Gore boasts global governance coming with carbon tax

    07/10/2009 9:29:02 PM PDT · by MamaDearest · 15 replies · 1,323+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | July 10, 2009 | Bob Unruh
    Snippets: Former Vice President Al Gore, whose "An Inconvenient Truth" video epistle on the claims of global warming has not weathered recent scientific research, now has promised at a conference in the United Kingdom that the impending virtual energy tax under the U.S. "cap-and-trade" legislation will bring about "global governance." He cited the "cap-and-trade" legislation in the U.S. Congress that  by President Obama's own estimate would cause utility bills to skyrocket for American consumers. Those taxes are good, Gore said.
  • Obama Efforts to Displace French President Rankle Sarkozy

    04/05/2009 11:35:26 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 14 replies · 784+ views
    A Semi-News/Semi-Satire from AzConservative ^ | 4 April 2009 | John Semmens
    Not all are enamored with President Barack Obama’s efforts to change US policy toward Europe. Especially miffed is French President Nicolas Sarkozy who expressed opposition and resentment over Obama’s attempt to oust him by naming his predecessor Jacques Chirac as the man he wanted to negotiate with on matters of state. For his part, Obama said he wasn’t trying to dictate who should be France’s president. “I tried to get this done through private communication and persuasion,” Obama explained. “I just thought that given our respective views, the relations between our two countries would proceed more smoothly if Chirac were...