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  • Obama’s Jonnie Carson is no comedian, he’s just a liar

    04/13/2012 11:27:24 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 6 replies ^ | April 13, 2012 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    It seems that when it comes to addressing Muslim terrorism, nobody in Barack Obama’s Administration can tell the truth. His Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Jonnie Carson has declared the Muslim murder sprees in Nigeria are not driven by Islam’s hatred of any religion but their own. Carson said, “religion is not driving extremist violence” His statement came the day after a Christian church in Nigeria was bombed during an Easter Sunday service. The attack, which killed 39 Nigerian Christians, followed the same plan used by Boko Haram a Nigerian Islamist terrorist group when they killed 40 Nigerian...
  • Poll to FReep: Should UW have disciplined doctors ...

    04/13/2012 10:47:13 AM PDT · by knittnmom · 10 replies
    Wisconsin State Journal ^ | 4/13/2012 | Unknown
    Should UW have disciplined doctors who signed sick notes for protesters at the Capitol last year? Yes 48% No 49% I'm not sure 4% Total Votes: 4106
  • Marc Faber-Go East Young Man/Woman--13.Apr.2012

    04/13/2012 10:41:44 AM PDT · by appeal2
    The Financial Survival Network ^ | 04/13/2012 | Kerry Lutz presents The renowned Dr. Doom also known as Dr. Marc Faber joined FSN today to discuss his latest commentary that it might just be time to start looking at real estate investments in severely distressed markets such as Florida and Arizona. Dr. Faber explained his outlook for the Western Economies, his forecasts for Gold and Silver, and his take on "printing press" economics. Ever voluble, while at the same time sounding the clarion call for the collapse of civilization, Dr. Faber talks about what things make for a happy, satisfying, and content life. Never dull, Dr. Faber has always...
  • Hilary Rosen's War On Mothers, Fathers, Children And Heteros

    04/13/2012 10:20:09 AM PDT · by joeclarke · 9 replies
    JoeClarke.Net ^ | 04/13/2012 | JoeClarke.Net
    Hilary Rosen had an unusually hardened tone to her voice as she castigated Ann Romney on Anderson Cooper's CNN program the other night. What had this outspoken gay lady had against motherhood? She and her 3 year lesbian partner (at the time, as they are now split) have been outspoken for LGBTQ* rights, but also adopted twin girls, so you would think Ms. Rosen would have a handle on the sacrifice required to perform maternal duties. Yet, when I think of maternal instincts, neither she nor her former significant other seem to have that feminine, motherly quality required to raise...
  • You know government has lost its mind when…

    04/13/2012 9:32:30 AM PDT · by Mark Landsbaum · 33 replies
    So, is there anyone left who still doesn’t recognize the absurd upside-down priorities of government driven by political correctness and environmental extremism? If so, get a gander at this news out of San Franciso (where else?): ( – The government spent at least $205,075 in 2010 to ‘translocate’ a single bush in San Francisco that stood in the path of a$1.045-billion highway-renovation project that was partially funded by the economic stimulus legislation President Barack Obama signed in 2009. Yeah, a couple hundred grand of your tax money to move a bush. “Why?” you might ask. . .
  • Two-Handed Michigan Recovery is Real

    04/13/2012 8:23:12 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 27 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 4/10/2012 | James Hohman
    Harry Truman remarked that he was “in search of a one-armed economist, so that the guy could never make a statement and then say: ‘on the other hand.’” Michigan’s economic recovery is real, but it’s going to take a while to regain what the state lost, if it ever does. For the first time in over a decade, Michigan is showing solid signs of economic growth. Michigan received two bits of good economic news this week — that state personal income was growing above average and that its unemployment rate continues its decline. This is good, but the state still...
  • IMF’s Lagarde Calls for DeMarco to Perform Principal Reductions – “Escargot Endrun”

    04/13/2012 8:09:15 AM PDT · by whitedog57 · 5 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 04/13/2012 | Anthony B. Sanders
    At a speech at the Brookings Institute in Washington D.C., IMF’s head Christine Lagarde called for the U.S. to perform principal reductions for residential mortgages. ... the IMF said U.S. steps to tackle the problem have had limited effect. The agency recommended wider efforts to reduce the value of mortgages rather than rescheduling or refinancing them. “Fannie and Freddie have to be part of the equation,” Lagarde said, wading into a vigorous U.S. policy debate. “U.S. households have to be able to unload a bit.” As I mentioned at the Brookings Institute on earlier this week, there is no evidence...
  • NOW President Claims Stay At Home Moms Lack ‘Life Experience’ & “Imagination’

    04/13/2012 8:09:00 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 41 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 04-13-12 | Curt
    Why do Democrats hate Mothers? The Democrats continue to give us gifts. Here is NOW President Terry O'Neill on Ann Romney: TERRY O’NEILL: What would we be saying if Hillary Clinton had said this: that Ann Romney has never, has not worked for pay outside the home a day in her life? That’s my understanding that’s an accurate statement, and that raises the exact issue that Hilary Rosen was trying to get to, which is do Mr. & Mrs. Romney have the kind of life experience and if not, the imagination, to really understand what most American families are...
  • Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman: both victims of Black Leadership!

    04/13/2012 7:00:01 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 13 replies ^ | April 13, 2012 | Ron Reale, staff writer
    Through their actions, Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman have become forever entwined in the history of race relations of America. Both had cell phones. One saw what he thought was suspicious activity, (someone walking on others property, between houses, late at night), and called the police. Because he was not in the street, but between houses, Zimmerman apparently continued to follow Martin. He did so against the advice of the 911 operator, supposedly to get an address. Allegedly, at this point, Zimmerman was attacked and beaten, leading to his shooting his attacker. Trayvon Martin the other man in this case...
  • Friday Afternoon Roundup - Bread and Racial Circuses

    04/13/2012 4:44:44 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 3 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | April 12, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    Forget the bread. The economy is in the toilet and unless you know someone who ponied up for a front row seat at an Obama fundraiser, it's staying there. Better together is the slogan, which means it only gets better if you stay together with The One. And I don't mean vote for him, I mean get the hook up. Just ask Warren Buffett, economic reform crusader, billionaire class warrior and inside dealer. But don't worry, we may not have bread, but we do have racial circuses, brought to you live with occasional commercial interruptions by every network and news...
  • John Fund: The New Black Panthers’ Unpunished Threats

    04/13/2012 4:26:42 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The National Review ^ | April 13, 2012 | John Fund
    George Zimmerman is facing charges of second-degree murder. A jury will decide his guilt or innocence. Here’s hoping the criminal-justice system cools rather than exacerbates the passions the killing of Trayvon Martin has raised. But Attorney General Eric Holder isn’t helping. Wednesday, he appeared before the Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Action Network to praise Sharpton “for your partnership, your friendship, and your tireless efforts to speak out for the voiceless, to stand up for the powerless, and to shine a light on the problems we must solve, and the promises we must fulfill.” This is the same Al Sharpton who...
  • Trayvon Martin case: Relief, hope in Sanford, Fla., after Zimmerman charged (Sing Kumbaya)

    04/13/2012 3:06:52 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    EOTM Media / The Christian Science Monitor ^ | April 13, 2012 | Joseph Freeman
    Emotions of grim satisfaction mixed with doses of celebratory approval circulated throughout pockets of Sanford Wednesday evening, as news traveled through town that neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman was in custody and staring down charges of second-degree murder for shooting and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager who was walking home from a convenience store on Feb. 26 when the fateful encounter occurred. Six tense weeks had elapsed since Trayvon's death, which spurred a national conversation about gun rights and the self-defense laws that were blamed for delaying Mr. Zimmerman's arrest, the history of race relations in the central...
  • National Drivers' License Data Base?

    04/13/2012 1:08:10 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 36 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | April 13, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Already removed mine- and recommend you do the same Now you can see anyone's Driver's License on the net, including your own! Searched for mine and there it was, picture and all... THANK YOU DHS  There's still an opt-out option though, so go to the web site, and enter your name, city and state to see if yours is on file. After your license comes on the screen, click the box marked 'Please Remove.'  This will remove it from public viewing, but not from law enforcement. Notify all your friends so they can protect themselves, too- National Drivers' License Data Base NowPublic  ...
  • Did the administration and the media shoot itself in the foot in the Trayvon Martin controversy?

    04/12/2012 10:20:11 PM PDT · by Corky Boyd · 32 replies
    Island Turtle ^ | April 13, 2012 | Corky Boyd
    Gateway Pundit carries an interview of Janet Murgula, President of La Raza, on Keeping it Real with Reverend Al Sharpton (guest host Andre Eggelletion). The gist of the conversation is Hispanics and blacks should join forces to address common “problems.” It is curious why such a conversation is taking place at the height of the Trayvon Martin issue. It seems the controversy is now driving a wedge between Hispanics and blacks. Janet Murgula wouldn't have made her statement otherwise. The friction has long been there. Look at the street gangs of Los Angeles, look at the prison gangs. They are...
  • Translation Services

    04/12/2012 5:52:44 PM PDT · by agee · 1 replies
    Founding Ideals ^ | 04/12/2012 | Aaron Gee
    Sometimes it’s hard to figure out what a public figure means when what they say doesn’t match the facts in any way shape or form. In this post I will take a few recent public statements, provide a translation, as well as what they were hoping you’d think. Please note, our translations may not be 100% accurate, but we strive very hard to read the minds of various public figures. Enjoy! The Statement: “The House budget once again fails the test of balance, fairness, and shared responsibility.” – President Obama What He Meant: It’s not my budget What He Hoped...
  • City Council Awakens to Evil and Defeats It (Agenda 21)

    04/12/2012 5:37:45 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 2 replies
    The City of Colfax, CA reportedly defeated UN Agenda 21 by a 4-0 vote and passed Resolution No. 12-2012. Ken Delfino, one of the City Councilmen, reportedly wrote a letter describing what he learned about UN Agenda 21 and urges others to educate themselves about it too. You can help by sending these three items of information to your City Council Members. If they’re uninterested, be sure to campaign against them, so that they are defeated when they run for re-election. 1. Here is the reported letter in its entirety (a link to the letter is not yet available). Dear...
  • It’s going to be a tough sell

    04/12/2012 4:37:32 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 5 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 04-12-12 | DrJohn
    In announcing the charge of second degree murder brought against George Zimmerman, Special Prosecutor Angela Corey said "We do not prosecute by public pressure or by petition. We prosecute based on the facts on any given case as well as the laws of the state of Florida." I am not so certain. It's an interesting charge and more severe than many expected and it may prove to be a difficult hurdle to clear: But prosecutors face steep hurdles to win a second-degree murder conviction against neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin, experts say. They will...
  • Rodney King Pleads For Calm In Trayvon Martin Case

    04/12/2012 4:31:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    KVIA-TV / CNN ^ | April 12, 2012 | Stan Wilson
    When Florida authorities announced they were charging George Zimmerman with second degree murder in the killing of unarmed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, Rodney King told CNN he was not surprised. "The justice system takes so long but it works and I am waiting, like the rest of us, to get to the facts and carefully, thoroughly, get to the truth without drawing conclusions," he said Thursday. While many of the facts in the case are not yet clear, King said he's sure about one thing: the identity of the person whose screams were heard on a 911 call made by...
  • Of Crap Sandwiches and Grand Bargains

    04/12/2012 3:47:25 PM PDT · by esarlls3
    The Delivery Show ^ | April 4, 2012 | Jimmie Bise
    Episode 141 – Of Crap Sandwiches and Grand Bargains What I need ... is a Republican Party that understands that it’s only useful when it is a brightly-contrasting counterpoint to the big-government, overspending, totalitarian-leaning Democratic Party. I’m not going to get that this election, so I’ve offered the GOP a deal. Call it a compromise, if you like because “compromise” sounds so much nicer than “one last chance for them to redeem themselves”. The show got a bit ranty, especially in the second half, but it needed to be that way. These days, the only way to get the attention...
  • You thought it was only greedy capitalists who find California unfriendly?

    04/12/2012 2:48:56 PM PDT · by Mark Landsbaum · 13 replies
    le this under “There (almost) goes the neighborhood.” Lucasfilm announced this week that despite many years of planning and investment, the continuing regulatory delays and furious opposition of neighbors has led the company to abandon efforts to build a large production studio in Marin County, north of San Francisco. “We have several opportunities to build the production stages in communities that see us as a creative asset, not as an evil empire, and if we are to stay on schedule we must act on those opportunities,” Lucasfilm said it a statement . . .
  • Shattered Glass and the Blind Eye of a President

    04/12/2012 1:28:18 PM PDT · by jfd1776 · 7 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | April 12, 2012 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    On Easter Sunday, 2012, a series of car bombs exploded, killing at least 38 and wounding hundreds, as stained glass shattered and brick and mortar rained down upon the congregants – in and around the All Nations Christian Assembly Church and the ECWA Good News Church, in Kaduna, Nigeria. On Christmas Day, 2011, a similar bombing killed 44 (and injured hundreds more) at a Catholic church in Madalla, Nigeria. North of the Sahara, far too many bombings to count have rocked the churches of North Africa, particularly those of the ten million plus terrified Coptic Christians in Egypt, since the...
  • Why did the Trayvon Martin Special Prosecutor dismiss the grand jury?

    04/12/2012 1:25:25 PM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 34 replies ^ | April 12, 2012 | Doug Book , staff writer
    It was reported Monday that Special Prosecutor Angela Corey would NOT be giving the Trayvon Martin case to the assembled and waiting Grand Jury in Seminole County, Florida. As it requires a Grand Jury to bring an indictment of first degree murder, the move by the Special Prosecutor takes the possibility of a capital charge against George Zimmerman, the man who shot Martin, off the table. Of course, there is a SPECIAL prosecutor because Martin was black and, contrary to long standing tradition, he was NOT shot by another black. Because such a radical departure from accepted procedure immediately elicited...
  • Another Blunder Affects Taxpayer-Funded EV Battery Company A123

    04/12/2012 1:11:22 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    National Legal & Policy Center ^ | April 12, 2012 | Paul Chesser
    Just as the Department of Energy gave A123 Systems a vote of confidence by extending a deadline until 2014 to spend down its $249 million stimulus grant, the deeply troubled electric vehicle supplier experienced another setback. One of their batteries caused an explosion. The blast occurred yesterday morning in Warren, Mich. at General Motors’ Alternative Energy Center – a research facility – while performing on an A123 battery “intensive tests designed to make it fail,” the Detroit News reported. GM confirmed to Crain’s Detroit Business that chemical gases released by the battery caused the explosion. One employee was sent...
  • GM Lithium Battery Explosion Warrants Unbiased Investigation (Updated)

    04/12/2012 12:23:44 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    National Legal & Policy Center ^ | April 12, 2012 | Mark Modica
    General Motors has been quick to allay concerns that the Chevy Volt had anything to do with an explosion at a testing facility that appears to have injured five workers, one possibly seriously. The explosion has been attributed to gases from a lithium-based prototype battery being developed at GM's tech center. While the incident should not serve as an indictment against the Volt, concerns about volatile lithium-ion batteries are legitimate. Initial reports on the accident vary as to the severity of the injuries to workers with some sources describing "life threatening" injuries to one woman and others stating that...
  • Billionaire Buffett, get out your checkbook

    04/12/2012 12:15:28 PM PDT · by Mark Landsbaum · 12 replies
    We agree with President Barack Obama. If any millionaires or billionaires don’t feel they are paying enough in federal taxes, they should pay more. We don’t wish to see really rich people wallowing in guilt. Warren Buffett and friends, get out your checkbooks. Nothing’s stopping you. In what had all the trappings of a reelection stunt, the president this week lined up four “patriotic” millionaires and four of their less-wealthy assistants, who we are told pay a higher tax rate than do their rich bosses. These millionaires are “patriotic,” we were told, because they feel they should pay more in...
  • Ed Steer's Looking Forward to a Golden Retirement--12.Apr.2012

    04/12/2012 11:56:48 AM PDT · by appeal2
    The Financial Survival Network ^ | 04/12/2012 | Kerry Lutz presents: Ed Steer, publisher of the Casey Research’s Gold & Silver Daily newsletter joined us again today. He, along with Bill Murphy and many others, has been accusing governments of manipulating the gold and silver markets for over a decade. Recent events have proven this beyond a shadow of a doubt. Ed reflects upon GATA’s successes and failures re: taking on the Fed and the US government. In addition, Ed discusses where gold and silver would be, if the full faith and credit of the world’s governments was not aligned against it. Ed and I also talked about the...
  • The president is winning his phony ‘war on women’

    04/12/2012 11:55:26 AM PDT · by cap10mike · 11 replies ^ | April 10, 2012 | Michael Dorstewitz
    President Obama has become an expert at making phony claims and exploiting bogus issues. On the energy front, who can forget his claim that we’d have no need for new oil production or exploration if we simply kept our tires properly inflated and got regular tune-ups? Now it’s fuel made from algae, a technology that is, at best, decades away and will probably be just as cost-ineffective as ethanol. The president’s phony issue du jour is the Republican Party’s alleged war on women. The issue’s roots were planted at the Jan. 7 Republican primary debate in New Hampshire. ABC News'...
  • Max Yemets--More On Living Through Hyper-Inflation & Buying Gold and Silver--12.Apr.2012

    04/12/2012 11:48:14 AM PDT · by appeal2 · 1 replies
    The Financial Survival Network ^ | 04/12/2012 | Kerry Lutz presents: Max Yemets was back on talking more about hyper-inflation and how debts get destroyed. He told the story of how his father took out a loan to purchase a bicycle back in Soviet controlled Ukraine. It was a large loan by their standards; but when hyper-inflation hit, his father was able to repay the loan for virtually nothing. There's something instructive about this scenario, and history could very well repeat itself. Imagine having a large mortgage that you get to pay back in greatly depreciated dollars. Max believes that if you aren't buying metals now, you should be!...
  • Is Misplaced Focus on Chevy Volt Costing GM Market Share?

    04/12/2012 11:16:35 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    National Legal & Policy Center ^ | April 12, 2012 | Mark Modica
    Another important story goes unreported by TV networks receiving millions of dollars in ad revenue from General Motors. Viewers getting their news from Obama-friendly sources continue to hear about how great GM is doing. For those getting their news from internet sites not beholden to Government Motors, the reports aren't as good. March US market share for GM fell to 17.5% in March, the lowest level for "Old" or "New" GM since 1922. One has to wonder if the political motivations at GM are hurting the company. A good deal of GM's multi-billion dollar marketing budget went towards promoting...
  • Virginia Tech publishes final ‘Weapons on Campus’ regulation

    04/12/2012 10:54:02 AM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies ^ | 11 April, 2012 | John Pierce
    In the April 9, 2012 edition of the Virginia Register, the final Virginia Tech ‘Weapons on Campus’ regulation was published and now has the force and effect of law. The regulation, which is codified at 8VAC105-20-10 through 8VAC105-20-40, addresses the “carrying, maintaining, or storing” of both “firearms” and “weapons.” The regulation specifically separates the two terms and defines them broadly. In 8VAC105-10, firearms are defined as: … any gun, rifle, pistol, or handgun designed to fire any projectile including but not limited to bullets, BBs, pellets, or shots, including paint balls, regardless of the propellant used. Weapons are defined in...
  • Bloomberg flips out after TheDC asks question about bounty on Zimmerman [VIDEO]

    04/12/2012 10:45:57 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | April 11, 2012 | Michelle Fields
    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg told The Daily Caller that he is outraged that TheDC would bother to ask a question regarding the $10,000 “dead or alive” bounty that the New Black Panther Party has issued for George Zimmerman. Bloomberg spoke at the National Press Club Wednesday about the Trayvon Martin case and “stand your ground” laws and became visibly upset when TheDC asked him about the bounty on Zimmerman. “I don’t know that to be the case,” Bloomberg retorted about the bounty. “Anybody who puts a bounty on somebody else’s life is acting totally inappropriately. I’m sure it’s...
  • Obama Can’t Run On His Record….So Why Not Run Behind Reagan

    04/12/2012 10:26:20 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 2 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 04-12-12 | Curt
    “"If you don't have a record to run on, then you paint your opponent as someone people should run from....You make a big election about small things," ” - Barack Obama 08/28/08Obama uttered these words just a few short years ago. It was supposedly a charge against politics as usual. Now, he is following the politics as usual playbook to a tee. And as he continues on his "anything but my record" tour he had the gall to say Ronald Reagan would be FOR the Buffet Rule: President Obama continued his push Wednesday to build support for the Buffett rule...
  • Obama’s deal with North Korea a disaster … His reaction, please don’t report on it

    04/12/2012 9:47:21 AM PDT · by Corky Boyd · 13 replies
    Island Turtle ^ | April 12, 2012 | Corky Boyd
    The Obama administration has just proven its utter failure in foreign policy. It had negotiated an agreement with the North Korea that in exchange for food it would give up its uranium enrichment program, allow IAEA inspectors into the Yongbyong facilities, halt missile tests and cease nuclear weapons tests. It is now 43 days since the agreement was inked and in that short period of time North Korea has announced plans to launch a satellite with missile based technology (a lightly veiled test of its long range Taepodong-2) and begun preparations for an underground nuclear detonation. This sets the record...
  • Ann Coulter Romney or the Next Arianna Huffington?

    04/12/2012 9:16:15 AM PDT · by publius321 · 20 replies
    http://www.ThurstonHowell.Net ^ | April 12, 2012 | Scott Ryan
    I must admit that for a few years, mainly during the Slick Willie era, I was an admirer of Coulter. But as the years passed she began to resemble a women seduced by public adulation. Perhaps she spent too much time at the New York cocktail parties. As most of us know, Ann is now the “Honorary Chairperson” of GoProud’s Advisory Council. Goproud is a national organization of “gay conservatives” and they claim that Coulter “has put them on the map”. Thanks Ann! You have really done so much to blur the line of distinction between the GOP & the...
  • Jobless Claims Rise 13,000, Weather Warms and IMF’s Lagarde Has Her Hand Out for More USA Gruel

    04/12/2012 9:14:20 AM PDT · by whitedog57 · 4 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 04/12/2012 | Anthony B. Sanders
    April 12 (Bloomberg) — More Americans than forecast filed claims for jobless benefits last week, a sign the pace of improvement in the labor market is slowing. Jobless claims increased 13,000 in the week ended April 7 to 380,000, the highest since Jan. 28, the Labor Department reported today in Washington. The median forecast in a Bloomberg News survey called for 355,000 claims. The number of people on unemployment benefit rolls and those receiving extended payments declined. On a non seasonally adjusted basis, oops! On the positive side, continuing jobless claims dropped on a SA basis. As my friend Rebel...
  • Obama: Thank You For Not Asking About My Tax Hikes on Families Making Less Than $250,000

    04/12/2012 9:09:15 AM PDT · by 92nina · 4 replies
    ATR ^ | 2012-04-10 | John Kartch
    Stumping for his “Buffett Rule” tax increase in Florida today, President Barack Obama said the following: “For those people who make under $250,000 a year – like 98 percent of American families do – then your taxes don’t go up.” – Barack Obama, April 10, 2012 But since taking office, President Obama has signed into law at least seven new or higher taxes on families making less than $250,000 per year. President Barack Obama’s central campaign promise – a “firm pledge” against “any form of tax increase” on families making less than $250,000 per year – was shattered when he...
  • Demand a Romney/Gingrich Debate!

    04/12/2012 8:38:01 AM PDT · by Mr. K · 37 replies ^ | 4/12/12 | myself
    Now that the choices are narrowed we should have a Gingrich-Romney debate They would have more time than ever before to say their side, and Gingrich would get a lot of time to speak
  • FBI Was MIA On Albert Anastasia

    04/12/2012 8:15:31 AM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 2 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 04/12/12 | Friends of Ours
    Hoover may have had a knack for routing out commies but he was pretty useless in taking on Albert Anastasia as reflected in the FBI's sparse files on the notorious mobster who infamously was whacked in a barber's chair at the Park Sheraton Hotel in midtown Manhattan on October 25, 1957. Anastasia orchestrated dozens of hits as the head of Murder, Inc. during the Prohibition years, later ran the crime family which gave rise to Carlo Gambino, made a fortune from loansharking, gambling and other enterprises which he laundered through the garment industry, and controlled the Brooklyn waterfront through the...
  • Conservatives, Republicans: Fire, Aim, Ready!

    04/12/2012 8:09:43 AM PDT · by hocndoc · 197 replies ^ | April 12, 2012 | Beverly Nuckols, MD (hocndoc)
    Conservatives are at it again: shooting our own. When Conservatives decide not to vote for Republican candidates, Republicans lose. Conservatives lose. The Democrats, socialists, and atheists win. Obama wins. Where Republicans voted in 2008, we won new offices. Where they voted in 2010, we won majorities. Conservatives made the difference in the winning races and in the lost races. Not only did we have fewer Republican victories in those races where Conservatives didn't vote, the races were decided by the least knowledgeable among us or by the Dems. More than before, in conservative blogs and forums, I'm reading good men...
  • Video Shows President Obama, Top Politicians Praising Failed Green Company

    04/12/2012 7:42:25 AM PDT · by MichCapCon
    Capitol Confidential ^ | 4/9/2012 | Tom Gantert
    A video that has gone virtually unseen highlights the high-powered political rhetoric and unrealized promises put forth by President Barack Obama and Michigan’s top Democratic politicians regarding the heavily subsidized and now-troubled A123 Systems battery manufacturer. CLICK THE ARTICLE FOR THE VIDEO The video, which had just over 600 views since it was posted in Oct. 2010 on YouTube, has Obama, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm and U.S. Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow singing the praises of the now-troubled advanced battery manufacturer A123 Systems. A123 Systems, which opened its lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant...
  • CARTOON: The Keynes Mutiny

    04/12/2012 6:35:18 AM PDT · by daletoons · 6 replies
    Out of Order Blog ^ | 4-12-12 | Dale
    Meanwhile back at the White House, President Obama repairs to the Clinton walk-in humidor to take a break from demagoguing the decoy issue of the day. But the paranoid elephant in the room is the stunningly poor economic prowess of "The One." Perhaps one of the few former Presidents Barry hasn't compared himself with will have some insight for him. Hint: Obama is the one on the left, of course.
  • Arizona Legislative Leaders Say No to Requesting Resolution to Secretary of State Bennett

    04/12/2012 6:06:53 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 20 replies
    Obama Release Your Records ^ | April 12, 2012 | Jeff Lichter
    It was reported today that Arizona Senate President Steve Pierce and Speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives agreed today to just say NO to the 3,000 petitions delivered to the Legislature on April 2, 2012. Pierce and Tobin refused to even allow the Resolution to be formally written which meant it would never even reach the Rules Committee(s) for further advancement. The Resolution if passed would have required SOS Ken Bennett to send a pre-written letter to DNC National Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz requiring substantive and documented replies to questions posed to her regarding Barack Obama's natural born citizenship,...
  • The Mass Failing of 'Corporate Welfare' In Michigan

    04/12/2012 6:03:56 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 1 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 4/12/2012 | Jarrett Skorup
    The failure of high profile “green energy” firms with the loss of hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars has made national headlines in recent months. Companies like Solyndra, Beacon Power and Solar Trust have become household names as a result. Less well-known are similar failures right here in Michigan, costing state taxpayers millions. Ironically, the state government agency responsible for much of this waste has created a one-stop source documenting the hype and failed promises that have become the hallmark of such adventures. Michigan Advantage is the (now-defunct) YouTube channel for the Michigan Economic Development Corp. The intention is to...
  • Better or Worse

    04/12/2012 4:38:09 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 1 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | April 11,2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    All politics are the politics of the future. The one cause that we all champion, regardless of our political orientation, is the cause of the future. All that we fight for is the ability to shape the future. The fundamental political question is, "Do you believe things are getting better or worse?" Ruling parties tend to answer, "Better", opposition parties tend to answer, "Worse". The deeper answer to that question though lies in our perceptions of the past and the future. The left tends to view the past negatively and future shock positively. It wants change to disrupt the old...
  • GOP won’t investigate Kenya’s Standing Order #20 “..son of Kenya was elected America’s President”

    04/12/2012 4:32:19 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 6 replies ^ | April 13, 2012 | George Splevin, staff writer
    The Republican leadership in Congress will not be investigating Obama’s Constitutional eligibility problem according to a leak out of a closed door meeting of top GOP rulers. This is according to a commenter who had just read a post about Obama’s father being born in Kenya. They made this decision in a high stakes closed door meeting and are giving their rank and file members talking points …… high gas prices; getting Americans back to work. Ironic indeed is a new video surfacing of the November 5, 2008, session of the Kenyan Parliament which reveals then Senator Barrack (their spelling)...
  • NJ Judge Admits Obama Hasn't Provided Proof of Birthplace: Rules Obama Born in Hawaii

    04/12/2012 12:51:59 AM PDT · by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny · 12 replies
    In the latest Obama eligibility challenge, an Administrative Law Judge cleared Obama for the New Jersey Democratic Primary today. The two men who objected to Obama’s nominating petition vowed to appeal..... .....But the judge shocked Apuzzo when, at about 7:30 p.m.(4/10/12), he called Apuzzo to tell him that the Obama campaign had prevailed on both points. Said the judge, according to Apuzzo: "As far as I’m concerned, Obama was born in Hawaii." Apuzzo could not explain how Judge Masin could rule that way, after observing in open court that neither Obama nor his surrogates had shown that he was born...

    04/11/2012 10:14:16 PM PDT · by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny · 13 replies
    THE FREEDOM POST ^ | April 11, 2012 | Matthew Burke
    Below is a letter I sent to directly to the McDonald's Corporation, after learning about their decision to cut ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC. It's high time conservatives show McDonald's, and any other company that surrenders to the threats of radical leftist groups, that we are the majority and companies who cowardly cave-in to groups who seek to destroy the very system they thrive under (free market capitalism), will pay a heavy price. We will withhold our business and reward their competitors. McDonald's has made their choice. Now we must make ours! #war...
  • FULL Video of Apuzzo Ballot Challenge Hearing

    04/11/2012 9:16:29 PM PDT · by jdirt · 25 replies ^ | April 11, 2012 | Haggz51
    The Judges are making up the rules and evidence as they go. If you can't fight fair, they cheat. Read the ruling and listen to repatriate radio for a discussion of the hearing with Cmdr. Kerchner. ONLY THE GOVERNMENT CAN'T MAKE THE CONNECTION THAT QUALIFICATIONS ARE INSTITUTED TO MAKE SURE PEOPLE ARE QUALIFIED. APPARENTLY ONLY CITIZENS CAN SEE THAT.
  • My response from Senator Kay Baily-Hutchinson Regarding Obama's Eligibility Issue

    04/11/2012 7:31:57 PM PDT · by rfreedom4u · 35 replies
    Dear Friend: Thank you for contacting me regarding President Barack Obama’s eligibility to serve as President of the United States. I welcome your thoughts and comments. The White House has responded to questions on this subject by making public a copy of the President’s birth certificate. To the best of my knowledge, there is no current government inquiry into the validity of that document. I remain very concerned about the direction in which President Obama is continuing to try to take our country. From skyrocketing federal deficits, to the legislation that authorizes a government takeover of our health care sector,...
  • Zimmerman arrives at jail after turning self in

    04/11/2012 6:12:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 78 replies
    SANFORD, Fla. — The man charged with second-degree murder in Trayvon Martin's death has arrived at a Florida jail after turning himself in. George Zimmerman reached the jail in Sanford on Wednesday night, hours after a special prosecutor announced the charge against him. He's expected to make his first court appearance on Thursday. --snip-- Zimmerman's Attorney Mark O'Mara says that his client will plead not guilty and asks that people not jump to conclusions about whether he's guilty....