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  • Bob Beckel's F-Bomb and those angry liberals

    04/18/2012 7:45:32 PM PDT · by Marketfly1 · 15 replies ^ | April 18, 2012 | Jeff Crouere
    Such a mindset was on display last night on the Fox News television show “Hannity.” A liberal guest, Bob Beckel, dropped the “F bomb.” He was caught off guard when the show returned from a commercial break. He had been in a heated argument with two conservative guests who joined him on the program. Beckel’s outburst is typical of the angry liberals we see so often in the media... The Beckel outburst is another chance for Americans to gain an insight into the mind of a hardcore liberal. As we can plainly see, it is not a pretty sight.
  • Can we get back to the basic question? What should government do?

    04/18/2012 4:29:47 PM PDT · by Mark Landsbaum · 4 replies
    The Tea Party movement did the nation a great service in 2010 by focusing on the problem behind much of what’s gone wrong in America: government, and too much of it. It’s refreshing to see that the sentiment lingers about this nation under God dedicated to preserving our God-given rights. “Voters believe too much government power is a dangerous thing and put a very high value on protecting the rights of the individual,” says ...
  • Grierson's Raid

    Starting from La Grange, Tennessee, Grierson’s aim was to reach the Southern Railroad of Mississippi, and destroy as much of it as possible. From there he could either return to La Grange, or head south to the Union position at Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He started with three regiments, some 1,700 men. One of the reasons for his success was that he was willing to split this force. He began on 20 April, sending 175 men (what he called the “least effective portion of the command”) back to La Grange, with orders to make it look at if the entire expedition...
  • Fake Conservatives As Dangerous To Freedom As Obama

    04/18/2012 9:45:50 AM PDT · by Errant · 36 replies ^ | 18 April 2012 | Brandon Smith
    If Americans are looking for anything in the dark clouds of political dust and powdered ash that choke our air and leave us feeling naked against the elements, it is but a simple moment of sincerity. It sounds like an easily attainable thing, and yet, we continue to gasp and clamor. The visible surface of our nation is so devoid of honest connection with our social voice that we have turned to a cynical form of loneliness. We have embraced a life without clarity, and been made wretchedly bitter, desperate for even the faintest taste of truth.
  • Attorney Larry Klayman's Statement on Florida Ballot Challenge Filed Against Barack Obama

    04/17/2012 10:52:35 PM PDT · by rxsid · 57 replies ^ | 4/17/2012 | ObamaRelease YourRecords
    "Attorney Larry Klayman's Statement on Florida Ballot Challenge Filed Against Barack Obama Via Email Statement by Larry Klayman, Esq. on Florida Ballot Challenge Mr. Klayman, Founder of Judicial Watch, Freedom Watch and the only one to ever successfully sue a sitting President, is representing Mike Voeltz, of Plantation, FL in his “Obama” ballot challenge. I took this case on in my private capacity because it is at the epicenter of not only a major Constitutional crisis, but one of which most people are completely unaware, or they have allowed themselves to be convinced is merely a ‘sideshow’ promoted by ‘carnival...
  • Paul Revere's Ride

    04/17/2012 3:26:39 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 11 replies ^ | April 15, 2012 | smithsk
    The Shot heard around the World! This phrase has come to represent the beginning of many historical events - like the American Revolution (1775 - 1783). And its genesis can be traced to Ralph Waldo Emerson's Concord Hymn - "Here once the embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world ..." Emerson words immortalized the American Minutemen resistance to the British forces back in 1775, as the British were on a mission to seize and destroy the American militia ammunition and weapons. Emerson's poem marks the Battle of Lexington and Concord (April 19, 1775), the start of...
  • April 10, 1941: A Dark Day In History

    04/17/2012 2:43:07 PM PDT · by Ravnagora · 4 replies ^ | April 17, 2012 | Srdja Trifkovic
    Aleksandra's Note: While this excellent analysis by Srdja Trifkovic focuses on the "internal" history of Croatia, it is important to note that four days after Nazi Germany declared war on the United States, Hitler's staunch ally the Independent State of Croatia (NDH) declared war on both the United Kingdom and on the United States on December 14, 1941. What makes this especially significant is that less than three years later, on April 16, 1944, which was Easter Sunday for the Serbian Orthodox, the Anglo-American forces bombed Belgrade, the capital of their loyal and devoted ally Serbia, even though there was...
  • Texas is Rising (for Newt Gingrich)

    04/16/2012 11:56:45 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 39 replies
    J Forbes ^ | April 16, 2012 | not stated
    The video says it all. Texas is Rising for Newt Grinrich.
  • Obama Exec Order Takes Natural Gas Away From States

    04/16/2012 7:05:51 AM PDT · by TexasVoter · 72 replies
    The White House ^ | 04/13/2012 | Barack Obama
    Because efforts to promote safe, responsible, and efficient development of unconventional domestic natural gas resources are underway at a number of executive departments and agencies (agencies), close interagency coordination is important for effective implementation of these programs and activities. To formalize and promote ongoing interagency coordination, this order establishes a high-level, interagency working group that will facilitate coordinated Administration policy efforts to support safe and responsible unconventional domestic natural gas development.
  • You My Friend are No Ronald reagan

    04/15/2012 5:19:50 AM PDT · by ShelleyAa · 4 replies
    You My Friend Are No Ronald Reagan! Current events suggest President Obama is to be thought of as, "Reagan - like." For many with strong remembrance of President Ronald Reagan, Obama cannot compare. History will remind us that President Reagan, "The Great Communicator,"continually conveyed love of country; it's people and history. He strived to bring us together, having pride in country and gratitude for its blessings. Whereas, Obama, with arrogance, has pushed an unsolicited agenda, purposefully, rewrote history, shown contempt for nation with his "apology tour,"and avoided acknowledgment of, "The City on the Hill." President Reagan stood with conviction for...
  • The Battle for Global Power

    04/14/2012 5:56:02 PM PDT · by WXRGina · 6 replies
    Hilmar von Campe ^ | April, 2012 | Hilmar von Campe
    There is a global spiritual and ideological war going on, which most people are not aware of. The purpose of this war is power, power to rule the world. Marxism is the mother philosophy for Socialism, Communism, National Socialism, and also for Islamic Terrorism. The Bible and Christian Teachings stay in the way of the totalitarian global Marxist formations and the battle has been raging to push God out of human societies. “You may pray and sing hymns in your homes and churches as much as you like,” we youngsters were told by the Nazis, “but in society we alone...
  • Pelosi Confident Women’s Votes Will Mean Democratic Sweep in November

    04/14/2012 11:09:55 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 37 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 14 April 2012 | John Semmens
    Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) says she is confident she will regain the gavel when Democrats sweep the November elections. “Just looking at the top of the ticket has to give every Democrat a sense of optimism,” Pelosi crowed. “On the GOP side we have Mitt Romney—a man who virtually imprisoned his own wife, kept her from seeking gainful employment and used her to breed five children—all sons, mind you. Are women going to vote for this kind of misogynist or are they going to appreciate that before he was president Senator Obama helped his wife get a $300,000...

    04/13/2012 5:21:17 PM PDT · by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny · 2 replies
    THE FREEDOM POST ^ | April 13, 2012 | Matthew Burke
    Levin asked, “How stupid does the president think we are?” He said that the idea that the most left-wing president, who wants to fundamentally change America, invokes Ronald Reagan amazes him. “I have news for him, we’re not that stupid.”
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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)...
  • Historian Unhappy About Zimmerman Citation

    04/11/2012 12:23:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The New York Times' The Lede ^ | April 11, 2012 | Robert Mackey
    An American historian is “not happy” to have been quoted prominently on, a Web site set up by the neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed the unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida. As The Lede reported on Tuesday, the bare-bones Web site apparently controlled by the gunman, George Zimmerman, features a link to a PayPal account for donations, an American flag and quotes from writers — including Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, Henrik Ibsen and James W. Loewen, an American sociologist and historian. The quote from Mr. Loewen is an observation made in his book, “Lies My Teacher Told...
  • Santorum’s out. It’s going to be Mitt McCain!

    04/11/2012 11:32:58 AM PDT · by Mark Landsbaum · 15 replies
    It looks as if the Republican nomination has been decided. Rick Santorum decided it yesterday when he dropped out (officially “suspended”) his campaign. That means Republicans will have succeeded in nominating Mitt McCann twice in a row. That is to say, the mushy middle, Rhino in Republican clothing, Mitt Romney is virtually indistinguishable from 2008′s nominee, John McCain. All that is left is to see how rapidly Romney dashes to the middle, as if that positioning will work. He ought to check the record. It failed miserably for McCann. . .
  • 21 Nuggets of Wisdom from the Late-Great Charlton Heston

    04/11/2012 2:39:11 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 25 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | April 11, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    'Political Correctness is tyranny with manners' I didn't change. The Democratic Party slid to the left from right under me. Affirmative action is a stain on the American soul. (Heston famously marched/supported the 1960s Civil Rights cause 'before it was fashionable') Well, we have certainly produced great art before... In my view, there are any number of areas of government which tax money should not be spent. Somewhere in the busy pipeline of public funding is sure to be a demand from a disabled lesbian on welfare that the Metropolitan Opera stage her rap version of Carmen as translated...
  • Why Conservatives Should Continue to Oppose Romney after the Nomination (Please provide input)

    04/10/2012 9:55:58 AM PDT · by xzins · 179 replies
    Bloggers & Personal ^ | 10 Apr 12 | Xzins
    The basic reason Romney should be opposed by conservatives is that Romney is not a conservative. More specifically, Romney is the author of the $50 abortion, the originator of the gay marriage license, and the founder of big government-forced health care. Those 3 are a mix of social and fiscal issues. The conclusion is that Romney is neither a fiscal conservative nor a social conservative. His tenure as governor of Massachusetts proves that point. Now, as Romney is touted as the “etch-a-sketch” candidate who will shortly begin his tack to the left, principled conservatives will do well to begin listing...
  • The Most Effective Means of Preserving Liberty

    04/10/2012 9:55:36 AM PDT · by loveliberty2 · 2 replies
    "Our Ageless Constitution" ^ | 1987 | Stedman & Lewis
    An Enlightened, Committed People Who Understand The Principles Of Our Constitution - The Most Effective Means Of Preserving Liberty "Although all men are born free, slavery has been the general lot of the human race. Ignorant - they have been cheated; asleep - they have been surprised; divided - the yoke has been forced upon them. But what is the lesson? ...the people ought to be enlightened, to be awakened, to be united, that after establishing a government they should watch over it.... It is universally admitted that a well-instructed people alone can be permanently free." James Madison America's...
  • This Passover, Free Us From A Failed Jewish Leadership

    04/10/2012 6:11:56 AM PDT · by Trafalgar123 · 1 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 23, 2011 | Stella Paul
    This week is Passover, the season of deliverance, and I'm praying for deliverance from America's failed Jewish leadership. As Jews confront the most dangerous era since World War II, whom are we stuck with for leaders? A clueless bunch of mini-Pharaohs, strutting around proclaiming their moral superiority, blissfully unaware the Jewish people's mortal enemies are pulling down their pants and laughing at them. Cataloguing their collective acts of evasion, cowardice, appeasement, and surrender is not for the faint of heart, but, luckily, I'm fortified by matzo balls and ready to rock. At the Passover Seder, Jews recite Dayenu, a prayer...
  • Progressive Solution for 25% Real Black Unemployment? Price Them Out-of-the-Market w/ $10 Min. Wage!

    04/10/2012 4:00:12 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 13 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | April 10, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    "The minimum wage is the  'Black Teenage Unemployment Act'...  The guaranteed way of holding the poor, the minorities  and the disenfranchised out of the mainstream is  if you price their original services too high..."  -Art Laffer As Rep Duncan Hunter (R-Ca) attempts to floor a bill that would force the US Labor Department to publish real unemployment numbers -ones that actually reflect the all-time-record number of Americans who have given up/left the labor force- some Democrats are now planning to unveil ill-advised legislation that would hike the federal minimum wage to as much as ten bucks an hour... a monstrous and unprecedented 35% leap from...
  • Occupation of the Mind

    04/09/2012 6:58:09 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 6 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | April 9, 2012 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Howard Zinn and Saul Alinsky must be looking down and smiling now, or up. “We reported on our Zinn Education Project Facebook site, which asked teachers about themes they planned to address in the coming month,” the editors of Rethinking Schools wrote in an editorial which appears in the Spring 2012 issue of the magazine. “The replies reflected a markedly unstandardized curriculum.” “People were teaching about the history of corporate personhood, the war in Afghanistan, the early women’s rights movement, and the link between industrialization and imperialism.” In other words, to these characters, elementary and high schools are not left-wing...
  • College Board Pushes Education Spending

    04/09/2012 6:52:40 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 2 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | April 6, 2012 | Malcolm A. Kline
    The College Board commissioned a poll that shows a majority favor increased federal spending on education. Nevertheless, the poll also found, to the surprise of both the pollsters and the College Board, that “57% feel that the federal government already is too involved in education and should leave it up to states and localities to deal with, while only 37% think the federal government should be doing more.”
  • The FBI Files: "Boss of Bosses" Carlo Gambino

    04/08/2012 4:45:43 PM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 5 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 04/08/12 | Friends of Ours
    For decades the FBI largely ignored Carlo Gambino but after local cops busted a meeting among the nation's Mafia leaders on November 14, 1957 in upstate Apalachin, NY, the G-men finally decided to take a closer look at the hook-nosed gangster according to Bureau files. * * * In its nearly 20-year investigation into Carlo Gambino the FBI was only able to build a single case against the mob boss, and on March 23, 1970 arrested the so-called "boss of bosses" for his alleged role in conspiring to rob $6 million from an armored truck. Of course, the case never...
  • The Path To Salvation

    04/08/2012 3:33:55 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 16 replies
    4/8/12 | Self
    Passion of the Christ – as difficult as it is to watch – is an indelible, symbiotic work for one transcendent reason: why wouldn’t a man, if he didn’t truly believe he was the Son of God, simply renounce his claim rather than suffer so horribly at the hands of his detractors? For many, those who are equally fraught with human frailties, faith ultimately supercedes any fear of pain or indignation. Their spirit is ethereal and cannot be touched or diminished by such insatiable hate. Nothing is more profound, representative of the dichotomy between Jesus the man and Jesus the...
  • whether foreigner or native-born (vanity)

    04/08/2012 2:50:05 PM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 25 replies
    Bible ^ | 04/08/2012 | FreeAtlanta
    While sitting in service, I was jarred by a verse that we read about unleavened bread. It covered both foreign and "Native-born". Exodus 12:19 For seven days no yeast is to be found in your houses. And anyone, whether foreigner or native-born, who eats anything with yeast in it must be cut off from the community of Israel. hmm, so this whole natural born stuff isn't some uniquely American "racists" thing that our founders invented? Recognition of native or natural born is something people of other nations and people have always been concerned with. Why? Anyway, I thought it was...
  • Treasury Says Deficits Mustn’t Be Allowed to Slow Spending

    04/08/2012 11:26:25 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 15 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 April 2012 | John Semmens
    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner argued against letting fears of ballooning federal government deficits interfere with increased government spending. “The federal government’s debt and deficit are no big deal,” Geithner insisted. “It’s not like personal or corporate debt or fiscal shortfalls. It can be canceled at any time. Look, the government makes the laws. It can easily make a law absolving itself from the responsibility to repay borrowed money if it has to.” Geithner hastened to clarify that he was “not advocating such a law at this time, but the power is there if we need it. I don’t think we...
  • The Week that Changed the World

    04/08/2012 9:12:02 AM PDT · by Errant · 3 replies
    The Hal Lindsey Report ^ | 6th April, 2011 | Hal Lindsey
    Hal Lindsey describes the events that lead up to the Resurrection of Jesus Christ and how the Jewish Passover foretold the event, unbenounced to the Jews. Great job by Hal and one of his best weekly reports.
  • Working longer for government's sake

    04/08/2012 1:31:51 AM PDT · by Mark Landsbaum · 3 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | 4-8-2012 | Mark Landsbaum
    Tax Freedom Day, the date representing the point each year when Americans have earned enough to pay all their taxes, won't be reached this year until April 17, four days later than last year. In California, it's even later.
  • Reaganite's Sunday Funnies

    04/08/2012 1:03:16 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 4 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | April 8, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    'MITT LIFE CRISIS' by DaleToons More at Reaganite Republican A Happy and Blessed Easter to all the FReeper patriots out there~
  • Russian Orthodox Church will call for a war against "aggressive liberalism" (Google translated)

    04/08/2012 12:56:03 AM PDT · by cunning_fish · 2 replies ^ | April 7, 2012
    ROC will call for a war against "aggressive liberalism" The Moscow Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church adopted a circular, calling on believers to fight the "anti-clerical forces" and "false values ​​of aggressive liberalism." According to the April 7 blog post on the website of radio station "Ekho Moskvy" religious scholar and journalist Valery Retired, the document will be read from the pulpits of orthodox churches on April 8, the feast of Palm Sunday. Next Retired leads the full text of the circular. According to the report, the ROC believes that in Russia there are "anti-clerical forces" who do not...
  • President Claims Court Ruling Against Health Care Law Would Be Unprecedented

    04/07/2012 10:49:46 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 April 2012 | John Semmens
    In an effort to try to nudge the Supreme Court toward a favorable decision on his signature legislative accomplishment, President Obama argued that overturning the Affordable Care Act would be “unprecedented.” “Both Congress and the Executive have already assessed the constitutionality of this law,” Obama asserted. “We wouldn’t have approved it if it were unconstitutional.” The president said that “the fact that two branches of the government have already come down on the side of the law’s constitutionality should be enough. Frankly, I’m surprised that the Court is even bothering to take up the issue. In a best-out-of-three play-off they...
  • Judge Napolitano: 'The President Is Dangerously Close to Totalitarianism'

    04/07/2012 5:13:47 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 38 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | April 7, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Says power-mad Obama harbors 'extreme view'  on role of the Supreme Court and Constitution... Appearing on Fox the other night, Judge Andrew Napolitano told Neil Cavuto that Barack Obama's flippant disregard for all other branches but the Executive is getting downright scary  (and that's just going by what he says in public):_______________________________________________________________________ "I think the President is dangerously close to totalitarianism. A few months ago he was saying, the Congress doesn’t count. The Congress doesn’t mean anything. I’m going to rule by decree and administrative regulation. Now he’s basically saying the Supreme Court doesn’t count. It doesn’t matter what they think. They can’t...
  • Obama: NOT a Lawyer... NOT a Professor... (and Surely No Genius, Either!)

    04/06/2012 4:46:26 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 54 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | April 5, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    As the hollow Obama myth continues to unravel -and any asking relevant questions are still dismissed as 'fringe' kooks by the White House/MSM- just forget for a minute the birth certificate, gangster pals, and unexplained disappearances of those who happen to get-in-the-way... Here's a refresher on yet another Obama background cover-up episode, the sort that makes it impossible to take his word on anything: are you aware that the former editor of the Harvard Law Revue in reality lost his license to practice law because he lied on the application...?If that's not bad enough, 'lawyer' Michelle Obama's last place of employment...
  • Bank Downgrade Forward Calendar

    04/05/2012 12:46:15 PM PDT · by SatinDoll
    The Zero Hedge ^ | 04/05/2012 | Tyler Durdan
    A major potential negative catalyst for financials globally is rapidly approaching as 114 banks are on review-for-downgrade by Moody's across 16 countries. Why do we care so much about ratings given their historical credibility?...In Europe, the fun heats up in the next few weeks as first Italian banks (4/16), then Spanish banks (4/23) and then Austrian (4/30) face from 1 to 4 notch downgrades and the potential to lose their short-term (funding-/CP-related) Prime-1 top rating, implicitly raising funding costs (and liquidity concerns) even further.
  • Why did Judge Smith lecture Obama? Because he simply ignored a court order the judge had approved.

    04/05/2012 12:30:40 PM PDT · by Corky Boyd · 8 replies
    Island Turtle ^ | April 5, 2012 | Corky Boyd
    Most lawyers trying a case abide by the maxim: Don’t piss off the judge. President Obama disregarded that when he lectured the Supreme Court not to overturn the health care law. Indirectly the President was challenging the entire judiciary and it struck a raw nerve with Judge Jerry Smith, of the 5th Circuit Appeals Court. Judge Smith had, less than two years earlier rejected, in a 2 to 1 decision, the Interior Department request to stay a lower court order lifting the offshore drilling moratorium (Hornbeck Offshore Services LLC v. Salazar) – thus requiring the moratorium lifted. In one of...
  • Allen West and Tom Rooney are forgetting their oath to "support and defend the Constitution"

    04/05/2012 9:49:15 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 20 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 4/5/2012 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Both Tea Party favorite Allen West and moderate Republican Tom Rooney are noticeable by their inaction on the findings of Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s definitive six month long investigation into possible “fraud and forgery” of key Obama documents. When asked if they were worried about a man having control of America’s nuclear arsenal when his social security number was not passing an E verify check, press talkers of both sitting U.S. House of Representative members either said nothing or said this isn’t as important as putting Americans back to work or doing something about high gas prices. Besides, as Allen West’s...
  • What president threw most like a ballpayer? And what president threw most like a dork?

    04/05/2012 9:23:58 AM PDT · by landsbaum · 28 replies
    For baseball’s Opening Day we offer fans an opportunity to tell us which president most resembled Cy Young, and which least looked like a ballplayer. Complete with slide show. =-=-= BEST presidential pitching form goes to...
  • Understanding The Slave Mentality

    04/04/2012 10:52:41 PM PDT · by SatinDoll · 4 replies
    Alt-market ^ | 04/02/2012 | Brandon Smith
    In the initial stages of nearly every recorded tyranny, the saucer eyed dumbstruck masses exhibit astonishing and masterful skill when denying reality. The facts behind their dire circumstances and of their antagonistic government become a source of cynical psychological gameplay rather than a source of legitimate concern. Their desperate need to maintain their normalcy bias creates a memory and observation vacuum in which all that runs counter to their false assumptions and preconceptions disappears forever. It is as if they truly cannot see the color of the sky, or the boot on their face. The concrete world of truth becomes...
  • Sedition & Treason: DNC Undermining Voter ID Laws

    04/04/2012 3:48:07 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 6 replies
    4/4/12 | Me
    Nothing is more constitutionally offensive than Democrats fighting our states' sworn duty of enforcing Voter Id laws. The fact that these politicians – who swore to uphold and defend the Constitution – are OK with allowing non-citizens to vote, to participate in decisions that affect our families and futures, is both disgusting and insulting. So the government willingly spends millions of dollars to ensure that minors are carded for cigarettes and booze – decisions of supreme national importance - but they refuse to demand that voters show proper identification when performing their most vital duty as citizens? This is so...
  • Quote of the Day: on Obama and judicial review

    04/04/2012 9:50:59 AM PDT · by landsbaum · 2 replies
    We offer without (much) elaboration our Quote of the Day: “The truth is, that, even with the most secure tenure of office, during good behavior, the danger is not, that the judges will be too firm in resisting public opinion, and in defence of private rights or public liberties; but, that they will be ready to yield themselves to the passions, and politics, and prejudices of the day.” — Justice Joseph Story, who served from 1811 to 1845 Did the professor of constitutional law miss that? Or is he purposely ignoring Marbury v. Madison? . . .
  • Votes and Vowels: A Changing Accent Shows How Language Parallels Politics

    04/04/2012 12:09:31 AM PDT · by Theoria · 10 replies
    Discover Magazine ^ | 28 Mar 2012 | Julie Sedivy
    ThereÂ’s been a good bit of discussion and hand-wringing lately over whether the American public is becoming more and more politically polarized and what this all means for the future of our democracy. You may have wrung your own hands over the issue. But even if you have, chances are youÂ’re not losing sleep over the fact that Americans are very clearly becoming more polarized linguistically. It may seem surprising, but in this age where geographic mobility and instant communication have increased our exposure to people outside of our neighborhoods or towns, American regional dialects are pulling further apart from...
  • The Faux Claims of John Woodman Regarding the “Natural Born Citizen” Clause

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    04/03/2012 7:21:29 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 3 replies
    Youtube ^ | 4/3/2012 | Free to Choose
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