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  • Mark Cuban Terrified Of What The FCC Could Do

    02/20/2015 12:50:16 AM PST · by Mozilla · 22 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | February 19, 2015 | James Beattie
    One of the most vocal owners in professional sports did not mince words when asked for his thoughts of the debate over net neutrality at a conference Wednesday. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to vote on the reforms later this month. “That will f**k everything up,” said Mark Cuban at the Code/Media conference in Laguna Niguel, Calif, Re/Code reported. Cuban is the owner of the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Dallas Mavericks and co-host of ABC’s Shark Tank. Later this month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote on a proposal by the group’s chairman, Tom Wheeler, that will...
  • 3 Lies of Net Neutrality

    12/31/2014 6:25:01 AM PST · by lifeofgrace · 26 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 12/31/14 | Steve Berman
    The closest my mother and stepfather ever got to the Internet was a WebTV set top box we bought for their kitchen TV.  Like most non-technical people, if I talked to them about technology and policy, I lost their attention immediately.  This is the reaction people get when I mention “Net Neutrality”.  It’s a technology and policy issue, and it’s not well understood, so we have to fight the MEGO (my eyes glaze over) factor. Net Neutrality is about a lie.  Three lies, in fact. Three lies that lead to one bad policy conclusion:  you didn’t build this; you don’t...
  • Negative Nominal Interest Rates: Highway to a Cashless, Statist Hell

    06/29/2014 3:41:01 AM PDT · by Repent and Believe · 9 replies
    Ann Barnhardt.'s Blog ^ | June 27, 2014 anno Domini | Ann Barnhardt.
    Negative Nominal Interest Rates: Highway to a Cashless, Statist Hell I warned about this in part two of my 2.5 hour Economics Video Presentation back in November of ARSH 2012, and, sure enough, it has now happened. Because, as I have been saying all along, for anyone who knows ANYTHING about ANYTHING having to do with economics, finance and/or banking, and who does not have their brain bucket completely and firmly inserted up their rectal vault, it is obvious what is happening and how the chain of events will unfold. If a mouthy broad with a mere bachelor’s degree in...
  • So You Don't Believe Vote Fraud Happens?

    07/17/2012 7:53:07 AM PDT · by jcsjcm · 20 replies
    THE BLOG AT BILLLAWRENCEONLINE.COM ^ | 7/14/2012 | Posted by Bill Lawrence
    Anita Moncrief spoke to those attending the Americans For Prosperity Foundation's Suite Tea Breakfast at the 2010 Conservative Political Action Conference (C-PAC) about her experiences with the community activist group ACORN and how she attempted to blow the whistle on the vote fraud it was committing before the 2008 election only to be put on the shelf by the old media.
  • Sandra Fluke Says Rush Limbaugh's Apology Doesn't Change Anything (She's right)

    03/05/2012 9:47:25 AM PST · by tobyhill · 30 replies
    abc ^ | 3/5/2012 | By MATT NEGRIN
    The Georgetown law student who drew an apology from Rush Limbaugh this weekend after the conservative radio host called her a "slut" on his show
  • Dear Obama,Please Leave Me Alone

    02/08/2011 5:06:39 AM PST · by nancyvideo · 20 replies · 1+ views ^ | February 8, 2011 | Nancy Morgan
    Dear Obama, I'm not a member of the elite. I'm not a millionaire and I don't claim to have any power or influence. I'm just an average taxpayer who lives in fly-over country. On behalf of all the Suzy Homemaker's and Joe Six-Pack's who are my neighbors, I'd like to request a favor. Please, please, leave us alone. With all due respect for your office Mr. Obama, you were...
  • DOT Proposes Revised Hours of Service Rule

    12/23/2010 6:48:48 PM PST · by Big E · 3 replies
    Transport Topics ^ | 12/23/2010 | Transport Topics
    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Thursday issued its latest hours-of-service proposal, though the agency has yet to decide if truckers should be allowed 10 or 11 hours of daily driving time. The proposal retains the 34-hour restart provision that allows drivers to restart their weekly clocks after 34 consecutive off-duty hours. However, FMCSA said the restart will have to include two consecutive off-duty periods from midnight to 6:00 a.m. In addition, FMCSA said drivers will be allowed to use the restart only once during any seven-day period. As part of an earlier court settlement, FMCSA must publish a...
  • Woman Singled out by the TSA, Cuffed to a Chair, Her Ticket Ripped up

    11/10/2010 8:18:34 PM PST · by citizenredstater9271 · 118 replies
    Youtube ^ | GeorgeDonnelly
    The TSA chose Meg McLain for special screening. They wanted her to go through the new porno-scanners. When she opted out, TSA agents raised an enormous ruckus. When she asked some question about what they planned to do to her, they flipped out. TSA agents yelled at her, handcuffed her to a chair, ripped up her ticket, called in 12 local Miami cops and finally escorted her out of the airport. Listen to her story as she told it on radio show Free Talk Live last night. Things are truly getting scary.
  • Think It's Over On November 2nd? NPR CEO Plans Government Takeover Of National News Services

    10/26/2010 9:01:37 PM PDT · by JLWORK · 23 replies
    Here's The Right Side Of It ^ | October 26, 2010 | John L. Work
    Behold above the benign-appearing face of the aspiring 21st Century minister of propaganda. Over at Tara Servatius is reporting on a planned government takeover, through National Public Radio and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, of all national for-profit national news services. It’s all been engineered by NPR’s CEO who recently fired Juan Williams and suggested that he discuss his nervousness about boarding planes with Muslim passengers with a psychiatrist. Vivian Schiller’s master plan, which she has named the Public Media Platform, will involve taxing all news outlets to raise funds for the project, which has been seeded by a...
  • Police Shut Down Cub Scouts’ Cotton Candy Booth and Homeless Shelter’s Bake Sale

    10/18/2010 12:13:08 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 21 replies
    Free Keene ^ | October 18, 2010 | Ian Freeman
    What would we do without the heroes in the Keene Police Department? Thank goodness they are here to keep us safe from the criminal Cub Scouts selling us cotton candy and the volunteers at the Hundred Nights shelter selling us baked goods! Here’s the news story from the Sentinel. I heard there was video taken, but I haven’t seen it pop up yet. Many businesses and nonprofit organizations name Pumpkin Festival as their most profitable selling day or fundraiser. But a few fundraisers were cut short by police and festival organizers. Police shut down three vendors for operating without permits...
  • Socialism Is Theft

    10/17/2010 3:45:51 AM PDT · by Scanian · 21 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | October 17, 2010 | James Lewis
    All you fans of the Left will recognize that title as a twist on Proudhon's historic slogan, "Property is theft." That's the personal catechism of Obama and his gang. Or, to put it more honestly, "Your property is theft. My property is untouchable." Gimme that Air Force One. Gimme that trillion-dollar slush fund. Gimme that vacation in Spain at taxpayer expense. It's mine! The Clintons even took the White House silverware, remember? Some people have a monstrous appetite for power and privilege, but they always claim to do what they do from compassion for the little people. Kim Jong-Il in...
  • Is Gay Marriage an Expansion of Government? (podcast)

    10/16/2010 6:58:19 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 13 replies
    Free Talk Live ^ | Free Talk Live
    Is the push for gay "marriage" just another push by statists for more big government? Free Talk Live examines the issue.
  • Muslims in New York Desecrate U.S. Flag (More from the 'Moderates')

    08/25/2010 9:04:01 PM PDT · by Titus-Maximus · 41 replies
    youtube ^ | July 2007 | b34nzzz
    Muslims making a spectacle of desecrating the American flag.
  • Free Republic Rocks Nancy Pelosi's World With Scoop on Threat to 9/11 Mosque Opponents

    08/18/2010 7:44:12 PM PDT · by kristinn · 240 replies · 2+ views
    Wednesday, August 18, 2010 | Kristinn
    Free Republic rocked Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-CA) world by breaking the story about her menacing comments calling for the investigation of critics of the location of the Cordoba House mosque planned for the neighborhood of the World Trade Center site of the September 11, 2001, terror attacks on New York City.Two San Francisco media outlets reported on Pelosi's press conference where she made the remarks, but neither one saw fit to report them. Fortunately one of those outlets, KCBS, posted an audio recording. The other, the San Francisco Chronicle, posted a video that had bad audio rendering the menacing comments...
  • Sen. Durbin has stomach tumor removed

    08/12/2010 11:37:59 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 97 replies
    Sun Times/AP ^ | 8-12-10
    Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin of Illinois has had a stomach tumor removed and is recovering at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Durbin's office said surgeons removed the small tumor on Thursday. Spokesman Joe Shoemaker said a preliminary biopsy showed no signs of cancer, although these kinds of tumors can be malignant. A statement from Durbin's office said further treatment is not expected. It said the preliminary biopsy results "demonstrate a favorable prognosis" and Durbin should be able to resume a full schedule as early as next week.
  • NH candidates on "YouTubers' rights."

    08/07/2010 1:23:28 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 7 replies
    Youtube ^ | August 7, 2010 | RidleyReport
    New Hampshire liberty activists ask the candidates their thoughts on the freedom to record police in public and if they would support big government measures to restrict freedom. A must for all New Hampshire voters.
  • Britain slams 'unconstitutional' plan to ban BP from drilling in US

    08/01/2010 9:14:54 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 46 replies · 17+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 8/1/2010 | Rowena Mason in London and Alex Spillius
    BP will this week step up its fight against an "unconstitutional" proposal to ban it from new US offshore drilling, which the British Embassy has warned could be seen as protectionism. US lawmakers have been working for more than a month on new legislation to stop any company from winning offshore oil licences if it has contributed to the deaths of more than 10 workers in the last seven years. The proposal cleared another hurdle by passing through the House of Representatives late on Friday night, but it still has some way to go before becoming law. Its progress has...
  • Congress May Bring Back The Draft

    08/01/2010 7:48:14 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 144 replies · 13+ views
    On July 15, 2010, Democrat Charles Rangle introduced a piece of legislation into Congress that would basically reinstate the draft (compulsory military service). H.R. 5741 will give the President of the United States the power to require all American citizens between the ages of 18 and 42 to perform either military service or civilian service in the interests of "national defense and homeland security." It would also give him the power to require citizens to join the military during wartime to meet the manpower needs of the military. In February 2009, President Barack Obama asked Congress to send him a...
  • Sharron Angle "One Nation Under God Not Under Govt" (VIDEO)

    07/31/2010 10:51:21 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 10 replies · 5+ views
  • Employment Situation - June 2010 (Obamaconomics = FAILURE!)

    07/02/2010 5:35:12 AM PDT · by C19fan · 169 replies · 1+ views
    Bureau of Labor Statistics ^ | July 2, 2010 | BLS
    Total nonfarm payroll employment declined by 125,000 in June, and the unemployment rate edged down to 9.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The decline in payroll employment reflected a decrease (-225,000) in the number of temporary employees working on Census 2010. Private-sector payroll employment edged up by 83,000.