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  • Terrifying arsenal of weapons among dozens seized in Met's gun amnesty

    02/12/2017 5:12:42 PM PST · by Lazamataz · 100 replies
    Evening Standard ^ | 2/10/2017 | DANIEL O’MAHONY
    This arsenal of firearms is among the dozens of weapons that have been taken off London’s streets during the Met’s latest gun amnesty. Since Monday 45 weapons have been surrendered across the capital as part of the Give Up Your Gun campaign, including shotguns, revolvers, rifles and handguns, Scotland Yard said. Detectives from the Met’s gang unit today urged anyone still in possession of an illegal firearm to hand it in before the amnesty ends on Sunday night.
  • When PR Campigns Go Bad

    05/29/2014 2:18:42 AM PDT · by lbryce · 4 replies
    Google Plus ^ | May 28, 2014 | Melissa Wells
    When PR Campaigns Go Bad When hope and change leave you with no hope and even less change
  • Barack Obama’s Era of Hopelessness

    10/19/2013 7:11:36 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 39 replies
    Powerline ^ | 10/19/13 | John Hinderaker
    Of all the bitter fruit of the Barack Obama disaster, the most bitter may be the sense of hopelessness that has descended on Americans, especially the young. Has there ever been anything like it in our history? Even on the eve of the Civil War, was there this much pessimism about our future? Gallup wasn’t around in those days, but I wonder. For a simple measure of how the Obama administration has crushed any sense of hopefulness in the American people, take a look at the survey that Rasmussen Reports does periodically on whether America’s best days are behind her,...
  • Black Chamber of Commerce describes Obama as Hopeless

    09/21/2013 10:54:46 AM PDT · by Red Statements · 25 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | August 11, 2013 | Steven H Ahle
    Harry Alford, the president of the Black Chamber of Commerce, says that he failed to properly vet Obama before he voted for him in 2008. Alford says that his growing disappointment and growing suspicion of President Obama is based on his secretiveness and placing politics over policy. “I didn’t analyze him. I read his book and he’s talking about using cocaine and all the drugs he could find and I kind of brushed through that. That should have caught my eye.”
  • Romney enters critical phase, will talk up economic plan

    09/16/2012 2:58:00 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 39 replies
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney plans to talk up some specifics of his economic proposals as he enters a critical period of his campaign and tries to erase a small lead that President Barack Obama has built in the polls.
  • Change You Can't Believe

    09/06/2012 8:32:39 PM PDT · by bronxville · 25 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 09-06-2012 | Joel B Pollak
    The lies began even before President Barack Obama started speaking. Tonight’s weak address, with its paper-thin promises and falsehoods, was unworthy of the commitments he made in November 2008.
  • Christie: "After Three Years Of Obama, We Are Hopeless And Changeless"

    01/01/2012 8:30:44 AM PST · by Nachum · 24 replies · 1+ views
    Real Clear Plolitics ^ | 1/1/12 | RCP Video
    "Let's be real clear. Let's be real clear. President Barack Obama came out to Iowa three years ago, and he talked to you about hope and change. Well, let me tell you, after three years of Obama, we are hopeless and changeless, and we need Mitt Romney to bring us back, to bring America back," Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) said in Iowa today at a Romney rally. * At the end of the video, while Christie is introducing Romney, an "Occupy" protester starts to chant "You are the 1%" as she is escorted off the premises. The heckler also trips...
  • SHOCKER: Fights erupt among Occupy Wall Street protesters

    10/28/2011 5:08:36 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 70 replies · 1+ views
    pjmedia.com ^ | Oct 28 2011 | Glenn Reynolds
    SHOCKER: Report: Fights erupt among Occupy Wall Street protesters. “Fights are erupting among Occupy Wall Street protesters, so much so that one corner of Zuccotti Park has emerged where protesters say they won’t go for fear of their safety, the New York Daily News is reporting.”
  • Without Dropouts, Jobless Rate Would Be Over 11%

    07/08/2011 9:28:13 AM PDT · by TonyInOhio · 11 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 07/08/11 | Phil Izzo
    The unemployment rate increased to 9.2% in June, the Labor Department reported, but if the recession hadn’t pushed so many people out of the labor market it would have been much worse. The duration of unemployment continues to increase and sat at an average of 39.9 weeks in June. More than four million people who want jobs, or nearly a third of the unemployed, have been out of work for more than a year. Those are the people are hanging in and looking for work, but a large number have given up altogether. The share of the population in the...
  • Unemployment rose to 9.2 percent as hiring stalls

    07/08/2011 5:51:40 AM PDT · by magellan · 112 replies
    CNBC ^ | 8 July 2011 | CNBC
    The Labor Department says the economy generated only 18,000 net jobs in June. And the number of jobs added in May was revised down to 25,000.
  • Obamalism -- As We Know It -- R.I.P.

    10/14/2010 7:17:16 PM PDT · by george76 · 9 replies
    Townhall ^ | Oct 09, 2010 | Larry Elder
    Obamalism: a political/social/economic philosophy that combines socialism, collectivism and redistributionism wrapped around a killer smile... "Hope and change" has been replaced with "hopeless and small change." Recently, President Obama was asked this question: Would you veto a bill that extended the tax cut for the wealthy? Four times he refused to answer. Angry voters are fed up with a left-wing, job-killing, anti-business agenda. In every demographic -- racial, gender, age, ideological affiliation -- the President suffers declines in his peak popularity. Not since Mike Tyson in Tokyo have we witnessed a fall this steep. Even among blacks -- at 90...
  • Obamaville 2?: Huge 50 acre Tent City Takes Root in WAIPAHU Hawaii

    06/30/2010 9:51:20 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 35 replies · 2+ views
    http://www.staradvertiser.com ^ | Jun 27, 2010 | By Dan Nakaso
    WAIPAHU » Pastor Joe Hunkin picked his way around rusted car axles, propane tanks and two-by-fours studded with bent nails to find a homeless encampment where people have been cooking and sleeping directly behind Waipahu High School, in an area that received unwanted national attention this month. Hunkin walked past a pit bull puppy and peered over a makeshift shelter of tents and tarp hidden by koa haole and elephant grass, then pointed toward the high school's athletic complex barely a football field away. "The school is right over there," Hunkin said last week. "This isn't right." The strip of...
  • Californians take generally positive view of healthcare reform

    04/04/2010 6:56:31 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 30 replies · 811+ views
    LAT ^ | 04/04/10 | Evan Halper
    LOS ANGELES TIMES/USC POLL Californians take generally positive view of healthcare reform A new Times/USC poll shows voters saying by a 46%-29% margin they would be more likely to vote for a politician who had backed the health bill. On immigration, the poll found continued polarization. By Evan Halper April 4, 2010 Reporting from Sacramento California voters have a generally positive view of the massive federal healthcare package signed into law by President Obama last month, providing a potential boost statewide to the Democrats who pushed it through Congress, according to a new Times/USC poll. Republican leaders, campaigning against the...
  • Ron Paul's Record on Economic Issues (Ron Paul: The Perfect as the Enemy of the Good)

    10/10/2009 12:38:25 PM PDT · by Huck · 33 replies · 1,153+ views
    Club for Growth ^ | October 29, 2007 | Club for Growth
    When it comes to limited government, there are few champions as steadfast and principled as Representative Ron Paul. In the House of Representatives, he plays a very useful role constantly challenging the status quo and reminding his colleagues, despite their frequent indifference, that our Constitution was meant to limit the power of government. On taxes, regulation, and political free speech his record is outstanding. While his recent pork votes are troubling, the vast majority of his anti-spending votes reflect a longstanding desire to cut government down to size. But Ron Paul is a purist, too often at the cost of...
  • Report: Crabtree offer is reduced

    09/23/2009 10:44:56 AM PDT · by Brookhaven · 96 replies · 3,171+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 9-15-09 | Daniel Brown
    Michael Crabtree celebrated his 22nd birthday Monday. As an unwanted gift, multiple reports surfaced that the 49ers are poised to drop their offer to the No. 10 overall pick out of Texas Tech. Citing team sources, Michael Silver of Yahoo! Sports wrote that Crabtree's continued absence makes him less valuable to the 49ers on a prorated basis and added, "Translation: The team just reduced its offer and will continue to do so with each passing week." A day earlier, Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reported that the 49ers sent a letter to Crabtree "modifying" their offer. Responding to the Fox...
  • Republicans Have Obama Playing Defense

    08/24/2009 6:27:39 AM PDT · by fiscon1 · 15 replies · 1,023+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 08/24/2009 | Fred Barnes
    Republicans are discovering just how effective an opposition party can be in Washington. Their strategy is simply to aggressively and relentlessly oppose the liberal agenda of the president and the Democratic Congress. As a result, Barack Obama's agenda is in jeopardy, and the president is disconcerted, less popular and on the defensive
  • Caption this Photo: Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden

    05/31/2009 1:15:41 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 41 replies · 2,047+ views
    Getty Images ^ | May 28, 2009
    US Middle East envoy George Mitchell (R) stands alongside US Vice President Joe Biden (C), US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (2nd L) and National Security Advisor James Jones (L), as US President Barack Obama speaks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (not pictured) during meetings
  • Still jobless, woman who asked Obama for home faces losing it

    04/23/2009 9:42:40 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 40 replies · 1,695+ views
    CNN ^ | April 23, 2009
    (CNN) -- The homeless Florida woman who made a tearful plea for help from President Obama earlier this year is still jobless and might be homeless again. Henrietta Hughes caught the nation's attention in February when she asked for help during one of Obama's town hall meetings. After her plea, Hughes was given a free home to live in temporarily. But she is still struggling to find a job and might soon lose that home, CNN television affiliate WINK reported Thursday. Hughes, who is in her 60s, goes to an employment center in Fort Myers in hopes of finding a...
  • HOPELESSNESS YOU CAN BELIEVE IN (Why Obama is Scarier Than George W. Bush- Ted Rall)

    02/15/2009 2:03:51 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 16 replies · 954+ views
    Columbia Citypaper ^ | Friday, 13 February 2009 | Ted Rall
    Dave Eggers preceded his memoir “A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius” with a section titled “Rules and Suggestions for Enjoyment of this Book.” It’s a brilliant attempt to disarm the reader and preempt criticism. Among its warnings, referring to chapter four: “The book thereafter is kind of uneven.” (Disclosure: Eggers edited my work at two magazines in the ‘90s.) Barack Obama shares Eggers’ talent for managing expectations. “There will be false starts, there will be setbacks, there will be frustrations and disappointments,” Obama said upon his arrival in Washington. “I will make some mistakes.” In other words, don’t expect much....
  • Shirtless Obama Photo Staged?

    12/23/2008 9:05:13 PM PST · by malkee · 134 replies · 6,544+ views
    Washingtn Times ^ | 12-23-08 | Jennifer Harper
    Remember those staged photos of Bill and Hillary Clinton dancing on the beach once upon a time? You have to wonder. The Obama 'pec' photos were taken on a public beach. Some accounts said the photographer had approval to take those shots. All of a sudden, the bad buzz about links between Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and Barack Obama was gone for a while, replaced by good buzz about presidential pecs," noted Tim Graham of the Media Research Center. "There's some bathing-suit bias, too. When beauty queen photos of [Alaska Republican Gov.] Sarah Palin surfaced during the presidential campaign, the...