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  • How about this way to run government?

    05/24/2012 11:56:57 AM PDT · by Mark Landsbaum
    What would happen if government operated the way successful businesses do? An entrepreneurial business realizes that disappointing customers will disappoint the bottom line as well. Create enough disappointed customers and the business fails. That’s why smart businesses don’t build disappointment into what they promise customers. They under-promise and over-deliver...
  • Larry Sabato advises Romney to pick a "vanilla" RINO as VP.

    05/24/2012 11:48:15 AM PDT · by publius321 · 47 replies
    On the May 23, 2012 addition of Fox & Friends, Larry Sabato advises Mitt Romney NOT to select a conservative running mate because "Obama has already united the base". This is the kind of disrespect the conservative majority receives from these leftist hi-jackers. It is getting worse, not better. So the choice this Fall is between worshipping The Beast or The Anti-Christ. Some choice... (my video comment)
  • Washington power seekers wage war against due process

    05/24/2012 10:14:12 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax
    Coach is Right ^ | 5/24/2012 | Doug Book
    Before the dust began to settle around New York City’s twin towers, Washington’s political elites were contemplating the benefits in sheer legislative power a terror attack of such magnitude could bestow upon the benevolent despots of Capitol Hill. In a secretly recorded, 1992 address to the Bilderberg Organization, Henry Kissinger made this statement: “Today’s Americans would be outraged if U.N. troops entered Los Angeles to restore order; tomorrow they will be grateful. This is especially true if they were told there was an outside threat from beyond, whether real or promulgated, that threatened [their] very existence.” Though Kissinger was speaking...
  • Obama’s ego is writing checks cashed with the souls of men

    05/24/2012 9:27:49 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 1 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-24-12 | DrJohn
    This vainglorious administration is so self-absorbed that it refuses to keep secrets if it can in any way benefit politically from them regardless of the cost. Obama is so bent on preening he seems not to have any concern at all for those who actually make the sacrifices. First Joe Biden outs SEAL Team 6 as those who participated in the Bin Laden raid and then Leon Panetta outed the doctor who helped provide intelligence for the raid. That was catastrophic for the doctor. First he and his wife were fired for engaging in a "fake" vaccination program. In a...
  • Low-Tech Solutions To High-Tech Tyranny

    05/24/2012 8:36:53 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 6 replies
    Alt-market via Zero Hedge ^ | 5-24-12 | Brandon Smith
    Disclaimer: The following is a series of fictional accounts of theoretical situations. However, the information contained within was taken from established scientific journals on covered technology and military studies of real life combat scenarios. Alt-Market does not condone the use of any of the tactics described within for “illegal” purposes. Obviously, the totalitarian subject matter portrayed here is “pure fantasy”, and would never be encountered in the U.S. where politicians and corporate bankers are forthright, honest, and honorable, wishing only the sweetest sugar coated chili-dog best for all of mankind…
  • CARTOON: Sling Blather

    05/24/2012 8:33:34 AM PDT · by daletoons · 1 replies
    Out of Order Blog ^ | 5-24-12 | Dale
    Because of recent outbursts by the Vice President, Joe Biden has been assigned to campaign stops that are somewhat less than plum. Oddly, a familiar face in the crowd at one of these stops may hold the key to Romney's VP pick. If Romney were to select Karl Childers as his running mate, the VP debate would be a fair fight for the ages.
  • Russian military jet crashes in Czech Republic

    05/24/2012 8:31:05 AM PDT · by cunning_fish
    AP via Yahoo ^ | May 25, 2012
    PRAGUE (AP) — A Russian military jet's landing gear malfunctioned as it touched down in the Czech Republic on Wednesday, injuring six people when it rolled off the runway, broke apart and caught fire, officials said. At least one man was in life-threatening condition. The Russian-made An-30 plane had 23 people on board — 14 Russians and 9 Czechs, Czech military spokeswoman Jana Ruzickova said. The plane was on a mission sanctioned by the Open Sky treaty, which envisages surveillance flights over the territory of its participants, including NATO members, Russia and others. Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Igor Konashenkov...
  • 18 million and counting! That’s the number of Catholic voters Obama has driven away

    05/24/2012 8:13:36 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 4 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | May 24, 2012 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    At sometime in the future a political scientist – maybe one not yet even born- will point to Barack Obama’s declaration of war against the Catholic Church as the worst move of many bad moves he has made in his inordinately poor campaign for reelection. Perhaps no other stupid Team Obama move better highlights the gulf between actual Americans and the phony Obama. It reminds us that Obama may (or may not) have been born in America and has spent his parasitical life here, but he is not OF America. He doesn’t understand America and the over rated schmucks that...
  • The Last Days of the Media

    05/24/2012 5:03:26 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 14 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Wednesday, May 23, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    The magazine business isn't what it used to be. In the last ten years, Newsweek lost 2.5 million readers, and its newsstand sales are hardly worth mentioning. A full-page ad in it costs less than the price of a luxury car. Sold for a buck to the husband of an influential Congresswoman, merged with an internet site, it survives only by building issues around provocative essays and covers. If you want to understand why Newsweek put a badly photoshopped picture of Obama with a gay halo on its cover or features Romney doing a number from The Book of Mormon,...
  • Mob Witness: John Gotti "Ruined Everything"

    05/24/2012 5:01:40 AM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 3 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 05/24/12 | Friends of Ours
    When Gambino boss John Gotti literally rotted to death in prison from throat cancer in 2002 at least one mobster shed no tears. Former Gotti associate Peter "Bud" Zuccaro testified yesterday at the racketeering trial of John Burke that the Dapper Don's cartoonish swagger violated omerta -- the code of silence -- which turned the Mafia from a secret society into a public circus which "'ruined everything' for wiseguys" as reported by John Marzulli for the Daily News: "There was no love lost for me," Zuccaro testified in Brooklyn Federal Court. "He publicized everything that was going on," he said...
  • Connecticut’s Sexual Revolution Tourism Theme

    05/24/2012 4:55:43 AM PDT · by scottfactor · 7 replies
    scottfactor.com ^ | 05/24/12 | Gina Miller
    David Pepe, who runs the Ignorant Fishermen website, and who lives in Connecticut, has brought to our attention a new, multi-million-dollar tourism campaign aimed at boosting Connecticut’s tourism income. David has seen through the hype and giddy promotion to the heart of the tourism slogan that Connecticut is “Still Revolutionary.” This very expensive tourism project was spawned under the current Democrat Governor Dannel Malloy and was unveiled last week. As the Connecticut Mirror reported, “Three years after its tourism budget was reduced to $1, Connecticut is back with a two-year, $27 million marketing campaign to promote tourism and brand the...
  • Romney's Veep Pick

    05/24/2012 2:19:47 AM PDT · by Flotsam_Jetsome · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 24, 2012 | J. Robert Smith
    Voters don't want to be wowed in 2012; they want to be reassured that the next president will roll up his sleeves and get dirty restoring prosperity and cutting Uncle Sam's enormous credit card debt. Joel Osteen is plenty of inspiration on Sunday mornings. The 65-year-old Romney has said on occasion that he wants a veep who can take over the presidency if -- God forbid -- something happens to him. This can be construed as boilerplate, the thing a presidential candidate says about a vice presidential pick (even about plagiarist and funnyman Joe Biden). But Romney's a business exec,...
  • Government-Backed Green Energy Company Sweetens Package For Top Executives Despite Mounting Problems

    05/23/2012 8:39:38 PM PDT · by MichCapCon · 3 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 5/23/2012 | Tom Gantert
    One of the showcase companies of the green energy movement propped up by the federal stimulus questioned in recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission whether it can survive with its mounting debt and problems with defective batteries. Yet, even with its struggles, its top executives were awarded sweetened severance packages that would give them an extra six-figures in payout if they lose their jobs. A123 Systems, which opened a Livonia lithium-ion battery plant that is to supply electric cars, has an accumulated deficit of $774 million, according to SEC filings, and stated in its quarterly report that its...
  • Joe Arpaio's Cold Case Posse in Hawaii ("If I Have to Send Ten Deputies...To HI, I'll Do It")

    05/23/2012 5:38:21 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 21 replies
    YouTube ^ | Wednesday, May 22, 2012
    Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has sent one of his deputies to Hawaii to accompany an official in his volunteer posse investigating President Barack Obama's birth certificate. The 1:53 minute TV news video at link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=tQil01FfwgQ
  • Media Blackout As Obama Appoints First Ever Assassination Czar

    05/23/2012 5:27:26 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 34 replies
    AlexanderHiggins.com ^ | 5.23.12 | Alexander Higgins
    Corporate news blackout as Obama designates John Brennan as the sole person in charge of designating people to be assassinated. John Brennan, Obama’s chief counterterrorism advisor was a name that you did not see on the Mainstream media today as the continue to run stories that serve to distract the masses from stories that matter. Most recently he publicly spoke about the drone program calling it moral and ethical and just. According to reports from the Associated Press, John Brennan has now seized the lead in choosing who will be targeted for drone attacks and raids and Obama has delegated...
  • How do Zimmerman prosecutors prove case when key witnesses now have reasonable doubts?

    05/23/2012 5:20:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | May 23, 2012 | Professor William A. Jacobson, esquire
    The Orlando Sentinel reports that several witnesses have changed their stories from the initial interviews, mostly (but not completely) to the detriment of George Zimmerman: Evidence released last week in the second-degree-murder case against George Zimmerman shows four key witnesses made major changes in what they say they saw and heard the night he fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford. Three changed their stories in ways that may damage Zimmerman. A fourth abandoned her initial story, that she saw one person chasing another. Now, she says, she saw a single figure running. They were reinterviewed in mid-March, after Sanford...
  • Stalking the Blogosphere – BlogBurst Friday for Free Speech

    05/23/2012 5:07:08 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 2 replies
    NoisyRoom.net ^ | 5.23.12 | Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
    Join Us For: BlogBurst Friday to Target a Terrorist – In honor of those protesting the terrorism of Stacy McCain/Aaron Walker/Patterico/Liberty Chick by the Speedway In the 11 years I have been blogging, I have had numerous death threats. But they are nothing compared to what Stacey McCain at The Other McCain is going through. I have watched good friends like Michelle Malkin and other bloggers be threatened, stalked and terrorized mercilessly by the left. They have had to move multiple times, hire private security and fear for their lives and their families simply because they dared to speak the...
  • New York Legislation Proposed...Bans Anonymous Online Speech; S06779

    05/23/2012 4:50:27 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    assembly.state.ny ^ | March 21, 2012 | New York State Assembly
    S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6779 I N S E N A T E March 21, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, in relation to protecting a person's right to know who is behind an anonymous internet posting THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: 1 Section 1. The civil rights law, is amended...
  • Psychology of a Killer

    05/23/2012 2:30:52 PM PDT · by No One Special · 33 replies
    Robbservations ^ | April 21, 2012 | Robb
    This article, A Shrink Asks: What's Wrong with Obama? doesn't provide a very good psychological analysis, but it mentions this much, which is worth considering to get to the correct conclusion about Barack Obama: Obama himself is a strange bird. He doesn't fit easily into any diagnostic category. Many people attribute Obama's oddness to his narcissism. True, Obama has a gargantuan ego, and he is notoriously thin-skinned.  Yet a personality disorder like narcissism does not explain Obama's strangeness: his giggling while being asked about the economy; his continuing a shout-out rather than announcing the Ft. Hood shootings; or his vacations, golfing,...
  • NBC's Savannah Guthrie Unintentionally Proves Obama Birth Certificate Tampered With (pencil marks)

    05/23/2012 12:55:05 PM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 202 replies
    BirtherReport.com ^ | May 23, 2012 | Mark Gillar
    After downloading the file from whitehouse.gov and importing it into Adobe Illustrator, one need only to release the clipping mask in order to see two pieces of vital statistics coding not present on the original Ms. Guthrie photographed. A clipping mask that hides information is in and of itself a clear sign of document tampering, but we'll save that for another day. Since it is impossible to scan a document and have additional information show up on the computer file that was not on the original, one must conclude that the electronic file Obama released has been tampered with and...