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  • Desperation: Obama Surrogate Calls to Make Voting Mandatory

    06/21/2012 4:23:13 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 124 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6/21/12 | Ben Shapiro
    Peter Orszag, former head of the Obama Office of Management and Budget, is desperate. With even Roll Call recognizing that President Obama is fighting an uphill battle for re-election, Orszag is floating a trial balloon: mandatory voting. His call for forced voting comes in an op/ed for Bloomberg News: The U.S. prides itself as the beacon of democracy, but it’s very likely no U.S. president has ever been elected by a majority of American adults. It’s our own fault -- because voter participation rates are running below 60 percent, a candidate would have to win 85 percent or more of...
  • The Coming Oil Crash (Good News! Gas Prices Could go Down to $2 a Gallon by Autumn)

    06/20/2012 9:19:43 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 57 replies
    Foreign Policy ^ | JUNE 19, 2012 | Steve Levine
    My mom out in California is elated -- gasoline prices in her neighborhood are below $4 a gallon for the first time in four months. Less so are the world's petro-rulers, who are watching the price of oil -- their life blood -- plunge at a rate they have not experienced since the dreaded year 2008. Industry analysts are using phrases such as "devastation" and "severe strain" to describe what is next for the petro-states should prices plummet as low as some fear. No one is as yet forecasting a fresh round of Arab Spring-like regime implosions. But that's the...
  • Inciting the Idiot Vote

    06/20/2012 6:11:39 AM PDT · by Paladins Prayer · 8 replies
    The New American ^ | 19 June 2012 | Selwyn Duke
    Joining the ranks of drug pushers are what I would call polling-place pushers. These are people who run get-out-the-vote drives or at least agitate in that regard, and they are more to be feared than any corner dope peddler. As an example, pollster John Zogby recently lamented how the young people who catapulted Barack Obama to the presidency are now losing interest in voting. He said to the League of Women Voters (LWV), “I truly am worried about today’s twenty-somethings.” I have seen them move from hope and grand expectations for themselves and their world to anxiety and disillusionment.” That’s...
  • Allen West Opponent Lobbies Democrats to Register as Republicans

    06/18/2012 7:18:31 AM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 10 replies
    SHARKTANK ^ | June 18, 2012 | Manjerres
    Republican Congressional candidate Robert Crowder, who is challenging Congressman Allen West in this year’s Republican primary election, was caught asking attendees of the Martin County NAACP forum to register to vote Republican. Crowder’s “Operation Chaos” type tactic is sign of desperation by the ‘more-than-likely-to-lose’ Democrat-lite Sheriff from Martin County. Earlier this year, The Shark Tank first suggested that Crowder was a Democrat plant, that was thrown into the race in an attempt to muddy up the waters against West, and now it seems that our suspicions are confirmed. Remember, Crowder endorsed Democrat Alex Sink over now Republican Governor Rick Scott...
  • AP sources: Immunity offered to certain immigrants

    06/15/2012 6:48:15 AM PDT · by Tarantulas · 159 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 6-15-2012 | Alicia A. Caldwell
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives. The election-year initiative addresses a top priority of an influential Latino electorate that has been vocal in its opposition to administration deportation policies. The policy change, described to The Associated Press by two senior administration officials, will affect as many as 800,000 immigrants who have lived in fear of deportation. It also bypasses Congress and partially achieves the goals of the so-called DREAM Act, a long-sought but never enacted...
  • Zogby: Disillusioned young voters dropping out

    06/11/2012 6:54:33 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 50 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6-11-12 | Paul Bedard
    Nearly four years after enthusiastic younger voters poured into polling booths to help push Barack Obama over the finish line and into the Oval Office, their hope has turned to fear and pollster John Zogby says that they are ready to give up on politics. “I truly am worried about today's twenty-somethings,” he frets. “They are our global generation and I have seen them move from hope and grand expectations for themselves and their world to anxiety and disillusionment. We can't afford to lose them,” he adds.
  • Voter Fraud Explodes in Wisconsin; Eye Witnesses Speak Out

    06/05/2012 2:22:58 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 62 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 6/5/12 | Aurelius
    From students using class schedules to "prove" that they live in Wisconsin (but not who they actually are), to multiple accounts of people being "bused" in, dozens of accounts of Democrat and Union attempts to commit voter fraud in Wisconsin have hit the news. One town even has turnout that was reportedly six times the votes normally cast in a "heavy" participation election- and that was at 10:30 am in the morning. First is a story from Milwaukee, in which students printed out a piece of paper in order to "prove" their identities. Last Friday, on a High School field...
  • Faith scholars who backed Obama in 2008 see weakening Democratic interest in religious voters

    06/03/2012 10:04:07 AM PDT · by Innovative · 7 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 3, 2012 | AP
    In 2008, Barack Obama took aim at the "pew gap," the overwhelming Republican edge among voters who regularly attend church. The Democratic presidential nominee came nowhere near closing it, but he didn't have to. He just needed an extra percentage point or two among traditional GOP constituents, and he got it. According to exit polls, the effort paid off. Obama made gains over the 2004 nominee, Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry, with voters who attend religious services more than once a week, 43 percent to 35 percent. Obama also won 26 percent of the evangelical vote, compared with 21 percent for...
  • 53,000 Dead Voters Found in Florida

    05/20/2012 8:37:30 PM PDT · by iowamark · 25 replies
    PJMedia ^ | May 16, 2012 | J. Christian Adams
    I have learned that Florida election officials are set to announce that the secretary of state has discovered and purged up to 53,000 dead voters from the voter rolls in Florida. How could 53,000 dead voters have sat on the polls for so long? Simple. Because Florida hadn’t been using the best available data revealing which voters have died. Florida is now using the nationwide Social Security Death Index for determining which voters should be purged because they have died. Here is the bad news. Most states aren’t using the same database that Florida is. In fact, I have heard...
  • Obama campaign working to counter new voter ID laws

    05/19/2012 9:01:34 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 44 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 19 may 2012 | Amy Gardner
    President Obama’s reelection campaign launched a national drive Friday to counter new restrictive voter-access laws, which advisers said threaten his electoral chances in November. Organizers will fan out in key swing states this weekend to teach volunteers and voters how to navigate a series of laws passed by Republican-controlled state legislatures imposing stricter identification requirements, limiting early voting and making it harder to organize voter-registration drives. It is the beginning of a months-long effort, campaign officials said, to combat what they described as a Republican effort to stifle voting among young people and minorities, two groups that traditionally tend to...
  • NBC Reports Romney Bully Story Labeled 'Factually Incorrect' By Family of Alleged Victim

    05/11/2012 12:30:36 PM PDT · by Kevin C · 31 replies
    Media Research Center ^ | 5/11/12 | Kyle Drennen
    At the end of a full report on Friday's NBC Today, based on a Washington Post hit piece that accused Mitt Romney of bullying of a gay high school classmate, correspondent Peter Alexander admitted the story may be false: "NBC News isn't naming the student who was allegedly bullied....Late last night, his sister told NBC News that his portrayal in the Washington Post story is 'factually incorrect'..." Despite that important detail, the network morning show still decided to promote the accusations. At the top of the show, co-host Ann Curry teased: "Prep school bully? Mitt Romney responds to a report...
  • Obama Campaign Grapples With New Voter ID Laws

    04/29/2012 8:42:48 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 35 replies
    New York Times ^ | April 29, 2012 | by Michael D. Shear
    WASHINGTON — Field workers for President Obama’s campaign fanned out across the country over the weekend in an effort to confront a barrage of new voter identification laws that strategists say threaten the campaign’s hopes for registering new voters ahead of the November election. Many of the laws in question — including the ones in Florida and Wisconsin — are the subject of legal challenges by Democratic groups who say they are part of a partisan, Republican effort to dampen the turnout of voters, particularly members of minority groups, for Mr. Obama and his party. But senior aides to Mr....
  • Minn. Gov. Dayton Urges Voters to Reject Voter ID Amendment, Says He'll Fight to Defeat It

    04/09/2012 9:08:00 AM PDT · by Son House · 41 replies
    The Republic ^ | April 09, 2012 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
    ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he's ready to do whatever he can to urge voters to reject the proposed voter ID constitutional amendment that will appear on the ballot in November. Dayton issued a symbolic veto of the amendment Wednesday, though he has no legal power to stop it from appearing on the ballot. The GOP-controlled Legislature signed off on it last week. Dayton says the amendment would cripple Minnesota's election system by curbing same-day voter registration, absentee balloting and mail-in voting. Backers say requiring voters to prove their identity is an election integrity measure. The...
  • Fed Workers Caught Singing 'Go Green' Songs To Obama

    04/09/2012 8:31:48 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 32 replies
    Fed Workers Caught Singing 'Go Green' Songs To Obama Fire it up 4/9/2012 | FOX NATION.COM "Martha and Bob to take the lead... You Know They Need Us So... POTUS wants a press event..." The Committee On Oversight & Government Reform have released a brand new video today, via their YouTube channel, that continues to expose the General Services Administration's (GSA) "lack of judgment exhibited during the 2010 Western Regions Conference." In this video, GSA federal government workers film a music video tribute to President Obama about their field office "going green" From the official press release... More GSA “American...
  • Coca-Cola Leaves Pro-Voter ID Organization After Democrats Threaten Boycott

    04/04/2012 8:10:33 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 32 replies
    Mediaite ^ | April 4, 2012 | Frances Martel
    Democratic officials called for a boycott of certain companies supporting an organization pushing for voter ID laws today– among them Walmart and Coca-Cola– of which at least one has responded. Five hours after the boycott rallying call came, Coca-Cola issued a statement that it would withdraw support of that organization, the American Legislative Exchange Council, but not specifically because of the voter ID law support: Coca-Cola, the statement read, did not customarily support political efforts that had nothing to do with the corporation itself, and the news that ALEC had now developed an agenda independent of anything related to Coca-Cola...
  • REGISTERED DEM KILLED TRAYVON

    03/27/2012 10:20:16 AM PDT · by bkopto · 12 replies
    The individual at the center of the controversial Trayvon Martin shooting is a registered Democrat. George Michael Zimmerman, born Oct. 5, 1983, registered as a Democrat in Seminole County, Fla., in August 2002, according to state voter registration documents. It is unclear whether he voted for President Barack Obama in 2008. Some in the media have sought to blame Republican politicians and conservative activists for Martin’s death. “[Republican politicians] reinforce and validate old stereotypes that associate the poor and welfare as criminal behavior with African-Americans and people of color, calling us lazy, undeserving recipients of public assistance. In the case...
  • Unhappy public not sure who to blame for high gas prices 

    LOS ANGELES — Families canceling vacations. Fishermen watching their profits burn up along with their boats’ gasoline. Drivers buying only a few gallons of gas at a time because they can’t afford to fill the tank. From all corners of the country, Americans are irritated these days by record-high fuel prices that have soared above $4 a gallon in some states and could top $5 by summer. And the cost is becoming a political issue just as the presidential campaign kicks into high gear.
  • Crooked Democrats Block Voter ID Laws to Cheat

    03/15/2012 4:14:36 PM PDT · by WXRGina · 18 replies
    American Clarion ^ | March 15, 2012 | Gina Miller
    At this point, anyone who does not see that we are living under a communist dictatorship of the current administration in Washington is woefully ignorant or willfully blind. One of the latest outrages against America’s free and sovereign states has—no surprise—come at the hands of the lawless Department of Justice (DOJ). The DOJ, under the racist Eric Holder, has made a mockery of its own name, because there is no justice in that department. It has become nothing more than a strong-arm, thug tool for Barack Obama (or whatever his name is). This week, the DOJ blocked Texas’ voter identification...
  • Exclusive: U.S., Britain to agree emergency oil stocks release

    03/15/2012 8:56:46 AM PDT · by mojito · 88 replies · 1+ views
    Reuters ^ | 3/15/2012 | Richard Mably
    Britain has decided to cooperate with the United States in a bilateral agreement to release strategic oil stocks, two British sources said, in an effort to prevent high fuel prices derailing economic growth in an election year. A formal request from the United States to the UK to join forces in a release of oil from government-controlled reserves is expected "shortly" following a meeting on Wednesday in Washington between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron, who discussed the issue, one source said. Britain would respond positively, the two sources said.
  • UN rights council delves into US voter I.D. laws

    03/14/2012 3:03:12 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 101 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/19/2011 | Eric Shawn
    The controversy over requiring voters to provide photo IDs has reached the world stage. The United Nations Human Rights Council is investigating the issue of American election laws at its gathering on minority rights in Geneva, Switzerland.. This, despite the fact that some members of the council have only in the past several years allowed women to vote, and one member, Saudi Arabia, still bars women from the voting booth completely. Officials from the NAACP are presenting their case against U.S. voter ID laws, arguing to the international diplomats that the requirements disenfranchise voters and suppress the minority vote. Eight...