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  • Coach is Right PREDICTED African American backlash against Obama

    10/26/2012 11:16:00 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 18 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/26/2012 | Doug Book
    A 10/22, Survey USA poll of Ohio voters shows Barack Obama laying claim to just 70% of the black vote heading into the November 6th election while Mitt Romney earns a surprising 22%. (4) Obama collected a 95% share of a record black turnout in 2008. And Coach is Right predicted Obama’s problem with black voters 5 months ago! In a May 29th piece, Coach Kevin Collins noted that “black pastors reacted with strong condemnation” to Obama’s ill-advised support of Gay Marriage! (1) And that condemnation in the pulpit translated into condemnation by black voters at the primary polls. Just...
  • Did Woodrow Wilson read the book Philip Dru: Administrator?

    10/26/2012 7:45:25 AM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 2 replies
    As I noted yesterday, Woodrow Wilson did indeed read the book Philip Dru: Administrator. He read it while on a trip to Bermuda. I initially found this information while digging through the 1998 revised edition of Philip Dru, which is up to read on the Robert Welch University's website. Here's what it says: Wilson eagerly embraced the Dru blueprint. Immediately after his election in 1912, Wilson sought refuge in a cottage in Bermuda "to do a lot of thinking." His mediations were guided by a copy of Dru. Professor Walworth points out that "Many of [Dru's] prescriptions for reform ran...
  • Busy Week For Alan Gura

    10/25/2012 3:18:45 PM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    No Lawyers - Only Guns and Money ^ | 24 October, 2012 | John Richardson
    This has been a busy week for Alan Gura. He has had not one but two oral arguments on back to back days before the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals. Moreover, both cases involve gun rights. The first case, Lane v. Holder, is a challenge to the Gun Control Act of 1968's ban on the sales of handguns to non-residents of a state. The case was filed in 2011 and challenged the law on behalf of Michelle Lane, a resident of the District of Columbia, who had purchased two handguns in Virginia and could not pick them up there. At...
  • Today is Charles Martel Day

    10/25/2012 12:33:01 PM PDT · by CharlesMartelsGhost · 38 replies
    Infidel Bloggers Alliance ^ | October 25, 2011 | Pastorius
    October 25, 732, Charles Martel beat back an invading Muslim army at the Battle of Tours, also known as the Battle of Poitiers. A Muslim army, in a crusading search for land and the end of Christianity, after the conquest of Syria, Egypt, and North Africa, began to invade Western Europe under the leadership of Abd-er Rahman, governor of Spain. Abd-er Rahman led an infantry of 60,000 to 400,000 soldiers across the Western Pyrenees and toward the Loire River, but they were met just outside the city of Tours by Charles Martel, known as the Hammer, and the Frankish Army....
  • 'Remarks about Guiseppe Mazzini' and 'Further Remarks in Genoa' by Woodrow Wilson

    10/25/2012 6:52:16 AM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 1 replies
    Before I get to the transcript, here are a few notes: Giuseppe Mazzini was a revolutionary, as is noted by Woodrow Wilson's very own former home, Princeton University: (second paragraph) Mazzini was an original, if not very systematic, political thinker. He put forward principled arguments in support of various progressive causes, from universal suffrage and social justice to women's enfranchisement. Perhaps most fundamentally, he argued for a reshaping of the European political order on the basis of two seminal principles: democracy and national self-determination. What's that you said, Barack Obama Woodrow Wilson? Fundamental transformation? Mazzini's ideas had an extraordinary appeal...
  • “guns manufactured in usa 2011″

    10/25/2012 6:43:57 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies ^ | 24 October, 2012 | Stranger
    Someone stopped by searching for “guns manufactured in usa 2011.” Unfortunately, the ATF say they cannot release production numbers for fourteen months after the end of the year, so we cannot expect that number until April, 2013. However, I can come up with an estimate. According to the ATF’s 2012 Firearms in Commerce Update, there were 5,459,240 guns made in the United States during 2010. Judging by firearms taxes collected, the total number of guns manufactured in the United States during 2011 was slightly more than 7,100,000 guns. That is somewhat confirmed by 2011′s 24/7 gun production from virtually all...
  • Trapping Feral Pigs, And Other Parables Of Modern Life

    10/25/2012 5:19:57 AM PDT · by Travis McGee · 93 replies
    Western Rifle Shooters Association ^ | October 25, 2012 | Matt Bracken
    Trapping Feral Pigs and Other Parables of Modern Life by Matt Bracken Professional trappers don't catch fast-breeding and destructive feral pigs using hunting dogs and guns, or in little traps one or two at a time. The wily pigs quickly learn to evade humans after such fleeting contacts. So how do the pros trap entire feral pig herds, eliminating them all, from granddads to piglets, in one go? They feed them, most generously. They kill them with kindness. First, in a clearing in the woods, the trappers build an enclosure about twenty feet on a side and four feet high,...
  • New Dear Leader a Ruthless &*%$# Too: North Korean Army Minister 'Executed by Mortar Round'

    10/25/2012 3:14:34 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 12 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | October 26, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Official KNCA news agency: 'obliterated' for  drinking during official Kim Jong Il mourning period Anybody hoping for some sort of improvement from new leadership in the penniless Stalinist hell of North Korea can get back to reality now that a monstrous  bloody purge has been executed by 28-year-old 'Outstanding Leader' Kim Jong Un... ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Kim Chol, vice minister of the army, was taken into custody earlier this year on the orders of Kim Jong-un, who assumed the leadership after the death of his father in December.  On the orders of Kim Jong-un to leave "no trace of him behind, down...
  • AACON Interview with Andrew C. McCarthy

    Please enjoy our interview with Andrew C. McCarthy, former US special prosecutor, columnist for the National Review, and author of the new book, "Spring Fever: The Illusion of Islamic Democracy." We are also oined by lawyer and economist Richard H. Sander, co-author of the provocative new book, "MISMATCH: How Affirmative Action Hurts Students It's Intended To Help, And Why Universities Won't Admit it."
  • Obama's Inane Debate Comment

    10/23/2012 12:28:52 PM PDT · by kathsua · 16 replies
    Lawrence Journal World ^ | October 23, 2012 | Reasonmclucus
    President Barack Obama made the most inane debate comment of the early 21st century in the October 22nd debate. "But I think Governor Romney maybe hasn't spent enough time looking at how our military works. You — you mentioned the Navy, for example, and that we have fewer ships than we did in 1916. Well, Governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets — (laughter) — because the nature of our military's[sic] changed. We have these things called aircraft carriers where planes land on them. We have these ships that go underwater, nuclear submarines." We may not need as...
  • America's first experiment into progressivism was a failure

    10/23/2012 6:39:33 AM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 8 replies
    In "The History of Plimoth Plantation", William Bradford writes the following: (Pages 135-136) [I have chosen to stick with Bradford's actual writing. If you find the following excerpt painful, there is a translated version on the University of Chicago's website that you'll probably prefer to read] The experience that was had in this comone course and condition, tried sundrie years, and that amongst godly and sober men, may well evince the vanitie of that conceite of Platos & other ancients, applauded by some of later times; - that ye taking away of propertie, and bringing in comunitie into a comone...
  • Correcting Obama's Debate Comments on the United States Navy

    10/22/2012 9:41:46 PM PDT · by kevinaw2 · 33 replies
    Ward World ^ | 10/23/2012 | Ward World
    Earlier this evening in the Third Presidential Debate Mitt Romney raised legitimate concerns about the current and shrinking size of the United States Navy. The President responded snarkily by saying that size does not matter because we have these these "things" called Carriers that "planes can land on" and these "things" that go underwater. This pathetic attempt at rebuttal by Obama is quite simple. The first submarine commissioned by the United States Navy was "USS Holland (SS-1)" on October 12, 1900. The first Aircraft Carrier commissioned by the United States Navy was the USS Langley (CV-1) on March 20, 1922. ...
  • The Foreign Policy Debate: hiding from reality

    10/22/2012 7:26:51 PM PDT · by The_Reader_David · 12 replies
    vanity | October 22, 2012 | The_Reader_David
    There is something deeper going on than the fact that this is a domestic-policy election with both candidates dragging the discussion into their domestic agendas. Neither Romney nor Obama shows any evidence of comprehending the nature of Islam, or the policy implications of the nature of Islam, or even of Salafist Sunni Islam, which is the dominant force in the "Arab Spring". I think it is a matter of not wanting to face reality. The refusal to face the reality of Islam is endemic in Western society, as Bill Warner says in his talk the history of Islam on Gates...
  • 2 Weeks out - Polling Update & Predictions

    10/22/2012 2:31:11 PM PDT · by · 5 replies
    GOP Mike's Blog ^ | 10/22/12 | GOP Mike
    To my Conservative Friends: Unlike 4 years ago when I was the one bringing you the sorry news that we needed a miracle to avoid the election of the biggest empty suit that has ever sat in the oval office (see the 2008 article here), I come bearing gifts and good news!!! I have been saying for over a year now that Romney will beat the Messiah by 5 points (52-47) and carry a comfortable electoral majority in the range of 279-308.  In fact, this is the way I see the electoral college breaking down on election night:
  • Ideology aside, why Romney Must Win!!

    10/22/2012 12:30:57 PM PDT · by · 1 replies
    GOP Mike's Blog ^ | October 22, 2012 | GOP Mike
    To all my Conservative Friends: I know my liberal friends (I have a few...) will read this post as just Mike being Mike and rooting for his team.  However, I have taken a real objective look at what will happen to the country if Obama is reelected. Here is how I see it from a business owner, a citizen, a husband, a father and an American, no BS whatsoever here!!! If Barry gets Reelected: There is no doubt that the business community has no love for this President.  Business leaders from across all industries have openly said that they have been hesitant...
  • Surprising poll shows Romney up big in Pennsylvania

    10/22/2012 10:14:44 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 20 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/22/2012 | Doug Book
    Not only does the Rasmussen Daily Tracking poll show Romney up 2 points today; not only does the Rasmussen Swing State poll show Romney up 49-46 today (included are 11 states which Obama won 53-46 in 2008); not only is Romney up by 50-37 among swing state independents; NOW Susquehanna Polling and Research (SPR) shows Mitt Romney up 49-45 in the normally deep blue state of Pennsylvania. (1) SPR is an automated poll of 1,376 likely voters, taken between October 11-13. Although its results do not include the 2nd presidential debate, Gallup incorporates over 50% of the post-debate days in...
  • The Only Legitimate Purpose of Government

    10/21/2012 12:17:40 PM PDT · by Guido2012 · 7 replies
    Set Our Children Free ^ | 10/20/12 | Tony Caruso
    The only legitimate purpose of government is to secure the rights that you already have as a free-willed creation of God. For over 200 years, we have forgotten what the Founders wrote about the purpose of government in the Declaration of Independence. Its purpose is not to control us and keep our elected officials in power, although that is exactly what it has become in practice. The purpose of government should always be to secure our rights! Government is not to be an agent of control over our lives. Instead, government is to be a defender of our rights- a...
  • One KEY Rasmussen Poll gets too little attention, especially from the national media

    10/21/2012 10:05:22 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 12 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/21/2012 | Doug Book
    A poll taken monthly by Rasmussen has received very little attention from the Obama campaigners in the mainstream media. It is the poll of Party Affiliation and it is published on the Rasmussen site going back to 2004. (3) Why should this poll be taken AT LEAST as seriously as any polling result by any polling company in the US? Simple. Because the “…poll of party identification corresponds with the results of national elections.” (1) Look at the results in various election years since 2004 as they compare with Rasmussen’s political party identification numbers. In 2004, George Bush narrowly won...
  • Take A Guess – Who Am I? (Evil)

    10/21/2012 7:35:50 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 18 replies
    Patriots Billboard ^ | October 20, 2012 | PatriotsBillboard
    See If You Can Guess Who This Is – Most Can Not Guess And Are Very Surprised When It’s Revealed – This not NOT A GAME Audio at link
  • Benghazi and President Obama's Foreign Policy -- Proactive or Reactive?

    10/20/2012 12:50:36 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 3 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | October 20, 2012 | Dan Miller
    President Obama's foreign policy has provided many examples of leading from behind. The expression "leading from behind," as used in this article, means: 1. Waiting while allies decide what to do and then following along. Doing that assumes substantial congruity of interest with our allies. To the extent that such congruity may exist at all, it is neither uniform nor perpetual nor consistent. 2. "Leading from behind" also, and of more significance here, means reactive leadership -- waiting for a bad and perhaps irreversible situation to develop and then scrambling to find politically convenient explanations to offer and actions to...
  • A message from Billy Graham about the election

    10/20/2012 10:46:00 AM PDT · by PrayAndVoteConservesInLibsOut · 1 replies
    American Family Association ^ | October 18, 2012 | Tim Wildmon, President
    Dr. Graham's office has given permission to spread this vital message far and wide. He has given anyone permission to pay to run this ad in their local paper or to pass out at church, etc. Your newspaper can get the ad at this link: (Newspapers can call Paula Woodring at Samaritan's Purse 828-262-1980 x1121 to verify permissions.) Pray that tens of millions of people will read this personal reflection from Dr. Graham and heed his call to vote. Vote your values! Visit the AFA Voter Guide at for the most distinctive and comprehensive presentation of information on...
  • Pundit Questions Propriety of Presidential Debates

    10/19/2012 9:58:14 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 22 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 19 Oct 2012 | John Semmens
    While debates have been a part of the electoral process since the beginning of this country, MSNBC's host of the show Hardball—Chris Matthews—questioned whether they should be. “Should the President of the United States—America's 'first citizen' so to speak, and acknowledged leader of the free world—have to put up with the likes of someone like Mitt Romney?” Matthews wondered. “Isn't it bad enough that Romney is allowed to traipse about the country lambasting the President's policies? Is it fair to force the President to be confronted face-to-face with his detractor?” Particularly irksome from Matthews point of view was the moment...
  • Twilight of the Sort-Of Gods

    10/19/2012 4:53:22 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 14 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10-19-2012 | Rick Richman
    .... Modern American liberalism has always had a streak of political messianism, a Great Man view of the presidency, and impatience with a government slowed by the checks and balances created by the Founders. The history of modern liberalism begins with Woodrow Wilson, the father of the movement to create a “living Constitution” in place of the written one. He sought to end what he called “blind worship” of the Constitution, taking pride in the fact that: We are the first Americans to hear our own countrymen ask whether the Constitution is still adapted to serve the purposes for which...
  • OHIO the key to Romney winning the White House

    10/19/2012 10:24:45 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 12 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10.19/2012 | Doug Book
    Though it has often been suggested that the winner of Ohio will walk away with the presidency, in 2012 that repeatedly asserted chestnut might well be true. Counting states which lean towards Romney and are likely or solidly in his corner, Real Clear Politics (RCP) claims the Governor currently has 206 electoral votes. Obama has a total of 201. There are ten states which are considered toss-ups. They are (with their electoral votes): Colorado (9); Florida (29); Iowa (6); Michigan (16); Nevada (6); New Hampshire (4); Ohio (18); Pennsylvania (20); Virginia (13); and Wisconsin (10). (1) According to an article...
  • 'What We Are Witnessing is the Collapse of the Obama Regime' (even BECKEL agrees!)

    10/19/2012 3:10:54 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 26 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | October 19, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    That's what Liz Cheney and Newt are saying... At long-last, brought down by the sheer weight of their ceaseless bungling and obliquity: Team Obama -shifting gears frantically in desperation- has now taken down almost all of the negative advertising (that their whole campaign was based upon) in the wake of the second debate, replacing it with a 'positive' message focusing on the president's 'achievements' (lol)- what to make of this?  That the American people have made up their own minds re. the Republican nominee, so relentless personal attacks on the 'evil rich guy' simply aren't working anymore- moreover, Captain Combover knows...
  • Help in identification of uniform requested

    10/18/2012 1:08:28 PM PDT · by My hearts in London - Everett · 39 replies
    MHILE ^ | 10/18/2012 | MHILE
    Are there any FReepers who could help in the identification of this uniform that my grandmother is wearing? She was born in 1905 in Maine and I'm told she's 14 in this picture.
  • Tale of Two VERY Different Recoveries:

    10/17/2012 3:06:03 PM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 1 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | October 17, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Obama loves to tell you how long we've been in 'recovery' and how many jobs he's 'saved or created'- please. Yet Ronald Reagan actually created more than twenty million jobs over his two presidential terms- growing the country’s real GDP by nearly 30% in the process: [IBD chart] Those kind of results make one wonder how Obama’s multi-trillion-dollar spending orgy could have impressed anybody: he had pledged an unemployment rate in the fives by now, driven by 3.5M new and 'saved' jobs -whatever those are- still, a paltry figure 16.5M jobs shy of The Gipper’s towering accomplishment. We now know...
  • Birth of an Unbiased Media

    10/17/2012 3:55:46 AM PDT · by arthurus · 15 replies
    Taki Magazine ^ | October 12, 2012 | Gavin McInnes
    After September 11th happened, Graydon Carter famously quipped, “I think it’s the end of the age of irony.” After Romney slayed Obama last week, I unfamously quipped, “Liberal bias in the media is dead,” which marked the official end of journalists kissing the president’s ass. We’ve already seen Bill Maher say things such as, “I gave Obama $1 million and from the looks of the debate, he spent it on weed!” and “Obama sure is smart, but I’m not sure if I’m gonna take his class next semester.” Soon Maher is going to form his opinions based on sources other...
  • Please cancel my subscription

    10/16/2012 7:48:31 PM PDT · by Tunehead54 · 78 replies ^ | today | me
    Crap! ;-(
  • Clinton falling sword on Benghazi doesn't slash Obama’s buck stop

    10/16/2012 4:39:59 PM PDT · by Marketfly1 · 3 replies ^ | October 16, 2012 | Jeff Crouere
    The tragic murder of four Americans, including our Ambassador Christopher Stevens, in Benghazi, Libya on September 11 has never been adequately explained by the Obama administration. Initially, the Obama White House claimed that an obscure anti-Islam movie led to protests that eventually resulted in a mob attack on the consulate.
  • Allen West Speaks Volumes in California.

    10/16/2012 2:16:45 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 7 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | October 16, 2012 | Dan Miller
    About the Land of Our Dreams. Damn, he's good! Not a teleprompter in sight and not an "uh, I mean, you know" to be heard -- which have become the standards under President Obama. I can't recall ever having heard anyone better. Or, for that matter, anyone his equal. How does he compare to President Obama The Great Thinker and Great Orator? There is no contest and even to suggest such a comparison elevates President Obama to a position far higher than he has ever earned or ever can. [youtube] Link to video. Please watch! I very much hope...
  • Translating George Washington

    10/16/2012 12:50:54 PM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 9 replies
    "There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit" - Ronald Reagan I have not had a lot to say in quite a while, and I have explained much of why that is here. Transcribing takes up a lot of time. In addition to the transcription, the other major project that I have been putting time into is getting a speech from one of the Founding Fathers translated into Spanish. I have a full transcript of one of George Washington's speeches up on my Original Sources...
  • Obama Advisers Pan Romney’s “Peace through Strength” Foreign Policy

    10/15/2012 2:07:27 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 18 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 14 Oct 2012 | John Semmens
    Obama national security advisers Michele Flournoy and Colin Kahl sought to lampoon Govern Mitt Romney’s pitch for a foreign policy founded on a “peace through strength” approach as “old hat.” “This lame attempt to revive a policy championed by Ronald Reagan is so out-of-date it’s laughable,” Flournoy chortled. “Time has moved on and the world has changed since these ideas were fashionable. It makes no sense for us to go backward—what—more than 30 years. Let’s get real.” Flournoy called “the attempt to divide nations into ‘friend-or-foe’ categories as a basis for guiding our international relationships is simplistic. As President Obama...
  • Arlen Specter has died

    10/14/2012 5:20:42 PM PDT · by BfloGuy · 43 replies
    Althouse ^ | 10/14/2012 | Ann Althouse
    Arriving on Capitol Hill in 1981, he became a dominant force during the Judiciary Committee’s rancorous Supreme Court nomination battles. More than anyone else, he helped defeat conservative nominee Robert Bork in 1987, and his aggressive questioning of law professor Anita Hill four years later — he accused her of “flat-out perjury” — helped secure Clarence Thomas’s confirmation.... “He was a Rockefeller Republican, a liberal Republican, and was willing to take on Presidents Reagan and Bush, and became a true leader in the bipartisan efforts that strengthened all the civil rights laws and defeated Bork,” said Ralph G. Neas, a...
  • "The War” Myths Endure after 70 years

    10/14/2012 12:42:06 PM PDT · by moneyrunner · 11 replies
    The Virginian ^ | 10/14/2012 | Moneyrunner
    From the Associated Press: Cuban missile crisis beliefs endure after 50 years In the five decades since the nuclear standoff between Washington and Moscow, much of the long-held conventional wisdom about the missile crisis has been knocked down, including the common belief that Kennedy's bold brinksmanship ruled the day. On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis, historians now say it was behind-the-scenes compromise rather than a high-stakes game of chicken that resolved the faceoff, that both Washington and Moscow wound up winners and that the crisis lasted far longer than 13 days. In the spirit...
  • Thinking about the Coming Election and other stuff --

    10/14/2012 11:16:21 AM PDT · by DanMiller
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | October 14, 2012 | Dan Miller
    put me in mind of some of my favorite old songs and of their persistent relevance.Scots balladsBased on a poem by Robert Burns (1759 - 1796), this ballad labeled Ode to Humanity seeks equal rights for all as opposed to special preferences for the favored. While listening, thoughts came to me about how our expanding welfare system destroys the dignity and desire for self-sufficiency of those perpetually dependent upon it. [youtube] Link to videoCrony capitalism, a highly pertinent welfare system, is too big a subject to cover here; it may also be "too big to fail." Beyond that, the...
  • The 21st Century Monolith

    10/14/2012 10:50:12 AM PDT · by RobertClark · 6 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | 10/14/12 | William Buckler
    For all intents and purposes, there have been two US Presidents thus far in the 21st century - George Bush (the younger) and Barack Obama. If we take Mr Bush’s two terms to cover fiscal 2001 to fiscal 2008, the total rise in official Treasury funded debt over that period was $US 4.350 TRILLION. If we take Mr Obama’s first term to cover fiscal 2009 to fiscal 2012, the rise over four years was $US 6.050 TRILLION. Add the two together and you get a grand total of $US 10.4 TRILLION. That’s almost two thirds (65 percent) of the total...
  • Post-FBI Work Can Pose Pitfalls For Ex-Agents

    10/13/2012 6:41:14 AM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 4 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 10/12/12 | Friends of Ours
    Former special agents who once served their country in the fight against mobsters, terrorists and fraudsters often have second careers in the security or investigation departments of big companies and law firms. However, jumping into the private sector is not without its pitfalls for one-time G-men. As much as they are prized assets by corporate America for their training, experience and contacts, the good reputation of these former agents also can be cynically exploited by those with sharp practices or shady reputations as a cover to deflect any suspicion into wrongdoing. For example, Assistant Director Louis Nichols -- J. Edgar's...
  • Biden’s deceptive remarks on Iran’s nuclear weapons program

    10/12/2012 2:26:50 PM PDT · by Corky Boyd · 11 replies
    Island Turtle ^ | Corky Boyd
    Vice President Joe Biden in last night’s debate said that while Iran may have the capability to enrich uranium, it does not have a warhead and does not present a threat. There are problems with his statement. The first is it is likely the Iranians have already designed and tested major components of a warhead using substitute (non-nuclear) materials. This was done under the direction of a Ukrainian scientist who had formerly worked at the Soviet/Russian nuclear facility Chelyabinsk-70. The November 2011 IAEA report places this test at the Parchin, Iran military base. The IAEA has repeatedly been denied access...
  • FBI Files: Mob Boss Vito Genovese Protected Serial Child Rapist Salvatore Granello

    10/12/2012 12:29:18 PM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 6 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 09/28/12 | Friends of Ours
    One of the enduring myths about the Mafia is that it respects women and children. However, for several years boss Vito Genovese protected one of his top earners Salvatore "Sally Burns" Granello who allegedly raped multiple underage girls. Indeed, at one time Granello even was being groomed as a possible successor to Don Vito. The only thing that prevented the child rapist from becoming a family boss was his big mouth which finally got him whacked in 1970. Multiple sources claimed throughout the 1960s that Granello "has taken advantage of several young girls," and "is known to be extremely rough...
  • Do polls show this race might already be over?

    10/11/2012 9:21:15 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 9 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/11/2012 | Doug Book
    Never mind the debates, said those very knowledgeable members of the mainstream media, as they will have no appreciable effect on the election. Whistling past the graveyard has always been a popular pastime among journalists, especially when they have the distinct feeling that their candidate might not be up to a very important, very public challenge. Well it has now been a week and a day since the Barack debacle in Denver and polls have not only swung to Romney’s favor, they have done so in a startling, even unprecedented way. Here are the numbers: The Rasmussen Swing State Poll...
  • Clintons Look Set to Euthanize Obama's Dying Campaign as a Segue to Hillary 2016

    10/11/2012 8:27:03 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 51 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | October 12, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Of all the people that Barack Obama has compromised, pressured, controlled, manipulated, blackmailed, and otherwise kept a lid on over the last four years, hallelujah at long-last somebody has turned and refused to lie for him anymore- and that somebody is Hillary Clinton: the US State Dept. yesterday completely dis-avowed the White House's dubious account of events in Benghazi on 9/11, forcing Obama to retract his earlier, BS-laden version. Surprised? Can't imagine why- following a nasty 2008 primary, Bill Clinton and Obama have been what you might call 'frenemies', even as Hillary was co-opted/politically contained by bringing her into the Obama Administration....
  • Barack Obama Has Muslim Profession of Faith Inscribed on Wedding Ring?

    10/11/2012 7:56:28 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 15 replies
    Barack Obama Has Muslim Profession of Faith Inscribed on Wedding Ring? Thu, Oct. 11, 2012 Posted: 10:24 AM EDT President Barack Obama's wedding ring was the subject of conversation recently, after an Arabic and Islamic expert claimed that the gold band was inscribed with the Islamic declaration of faith. While World Net Daily (WND) initially reported that Obama's ring contains the Islamic and Arabic phrase "There is no God but Allah," further investigated the reports by speaking to a Duke University professor who reportedly preferred to remain anonymous. While Obama's ring reportedly features part of a shahada, or Muslim...
  • Only Known Photo of Barack Obama with Winston Churchill

    10/11/2012 3:34:38 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 7 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | October 11, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Churchill: "The Americans will always do the right thing...  once they've exhausted the alternatives" RightWingNews   LIFE Archive   h/t Aussie Tea Party
  • Frontline Interview of Tom Topolinski, former Obama classmate and "Choom Gang" member

    10/10/2012 11:05:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    PBS's Frontline ^ | October 11, 2012 | Jim Gilmore
    Talk a little bit first about Punahou, the school you guys went to -- what it was like, what it looked like, how you guys all ended up there, what the environment was like. Yeah, to me, Punahou represented the best of students that had potential. It was a very high-standard type school. I do remember that even as kids we were always thinking about, man, I'd really want to go to Punahou because that is the cat's meow. It seemed as though everybody who was anybody had a kid in there or two. … How about Barry Obama? How...
  • Will Iraq’s energy boom postpone peak oil yet again?

    10/09/2012 4:57:05 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 7 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 10/9/2012 | Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
    Well, here is a shocker for the peak oil camp. Iraq’s oil output will more than double from 2.6 million to 6 million barrels a day (b/d) by the end of the decade. This is 45pc of world oil supply growth over these years. It will reach 8 million b/d by 2035. By then, Iraq will have overtaken Russia to become the world’s second biggest oil exporter – supplying China with 2 million b/d in a modern marine revival of the silk trade – and earning $200 billion a year in revenues. It will also be a major gas exporter....
  • Chauncey DeVega and Nikki Giovanni are Part of a Vast Black Conspiracy to Take Your(ultra barf)

    10/09/2012 2:29:29 PM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies ^ | 6 October, 2012 | Chauncey DeVega
    I have an alert set in Google that sends me an email whenever my name is mentioned somewhere on these Internets. Little did I know that I was part of a vast conspiracy to take away white people's guns, and also to deny said firearms to poor African-Americans. In a dark corner of the gun nut Right-wing blogosphere, I have been elevated to the level of Nikki Giovanni (god, I wish I had 1/100th of her talent or success). I am also apparently an "intellectual" (I wish), a well-funded operative of the Left (I wish I had those duckets), and...
  • Obama's Arrogant Actions Place Him, and us, Dangerously Close To Totalitarianism

    10/09/2012 12:26:50 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 10 replies
    Power: Given the president's end-runs around Congress, his shredding of the Constitution and his assault on the authority of the courts, a second term free of electoral restraints may be a frightening prospect. Judge Andrew Napolitano, a Fox News commentator, raised the question on Neil Cavuto's "Your World" show Wednesday. And while it seems fanciful in light of the safeguards built into our democracy and its institutions, it recognizes the threat posed by the president's policies and actions if left unchecked. "I think the president is dangerously close to totalitarianism," Napolitano opined. "A few months ago he was saying, 'The...
  • Looking for sites useful for research

    10/08/2012 7:28:53 PM PDT · by Optimus Prime · 24 replies
    None | October 8th, 2012 | Me
    Could someone help me out, please? I'm hoping to find a couple good reference sites as useful tools for the future. I'd like to be able to research the following: 1) How much revenue the US government received on a particular year. 2) What the deficit/surplus was per month or year. 3) How much was the National Debt on a particular year. So could someone please point me to any such sites? I'd appreciate it very much. Thank you.
  • Honoring fearless Montenegro on the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First Balkan War

    10/08/2012 3:05:22 PM PDT · by Ravnagora · 5 replies ^ | October 8, 2012 | Aleksandra Rebic
    Beautiful Montenegro Source: Aleksandra's Note: In the beginning of the first decade of the twentieth century, the Prime Minister of Serbia began talks with the other Balkan nations of Bulgaria, Greece and Montenegro. When a pro-Russian government was formed in Bulgaria in March 1911, these talks became serious and evolved into a series of secret treaties. On March 13, 1912 a pact was signed between Serbia and Bulgaria. The plan was to jointly attack the Turks as soon as it was feasible to do so. On May 29, a military convention was signed between Bulgaria and Serbia, thus formalizing...