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  • GOP, show you care about kids at border

    07/18/2014 4:28:34 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 40 replies
    CNN ^ | July 18, 2014 | By Maria Cardona
    Madness has gripped our border. I am not talking about the migrant children fleeing from crime and violence in their home countries in Central America and looking for the opportunity to live a better life. I am talking about the misguided protesters—and the right-wing public officials that egg them on, railing against anything they think even might be an immigrant. Republicans need to get hold of themselves, understand facts and keep their anti-immigrant extremist voices in check. If they don't do it for the country's future, they should at least do it for their own political survival. Republicans cannot afford...
  • People who claim to worry about climate change use more electricity

    07/15/2014 2:10:10 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 9 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | 7/14/14 | Matthew Holehouse (Yes, that is his name)
    People who say they are concerned about climate change use more electricity than those who say the issue is 'too far away to worry about', government-commissioned study finds
  • People who claim to worry about climate change use more electricity

    07/14/2014 8:05:35 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | July 14, 2014 | by Matthew Holehouse
    People who claim to worry about climate change use more electricity than those who do not, a Government study has found. Those who say they are concerned about the prospect of climate change consume more energy than those who say it is “too far into the future to worry about,” the study commissioned by the Department for Energy and Climate Change found. That is in part due to age, as people over 65 are more frugal with electricity but much less concerned about global warming. However, even when pensioners are discounted, there is only a “weak trend” to show that...
  • 16 former elected GOP officials backing Warner [Virginia]

    06/20/2014 3:53:34 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 43 replies
    The News Virginian ^ | June 17, 2014 | MARKUS SCHMIDT
    Sen. Mark R. Warner, D-Va., announced Monday that 16 former Virginia Republican elected officials have endorsed his re-election bid, including 14 former state legislators as well as former U.S. Sen. John W. Warner and former Gov. Linwood Holton. (snip) The list of Republican Warner supporters includes former Delegates Vincent F. Callahan Jr. of McLean, a former chairman of the House Appropriations Committee; Katherine Waddell of Richmond; L. Preston Bryant Jr. of Richmond, who served as secretary of Natural Resources in Gov. Timothy M. Kaine's Cabinet; Robert S. Bloxom Sr. of Mappsville, who served as secretary of Agriculture and Forestry under...
  • LETTER: Children should not be sacrificed for gun rights

    To the Editor: Is this the kind of country we want to be — where our children are sacrificed so that a small minority of Americans can have any kind of gun they want? Your child or my child could be collateral damage just so a small minority of Americans can have the pleasure of owning a grenade launcher if they want. Pick which child you want to sacrifice. How about your oldest so that the younger ones might still have a chance at life? Or should it be the youngest since you have invested a lot of time and...
  • BUSTED: Donald Sterling’s EX Mocks Blacks On Tape, ‘They Do Stupid S*** Like Buy Rims’

    06/02/2014 12:54:05 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 24 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | 5/31/14
    How’s this for irony … V. Stiviano said a bunch of racist stuff about black people — and TMZ Sports has the footage. Among the lowlights … – “I don’t understand black people. You give them a little bit of money, they don’t know what to do with it.”
  • About those embarrassing pro-lifers

    05/17/2014 5:14:29 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    In the Light of the Law ^ | May 16, 2014 | Edward Peters, JD, JCD, Ref. Sig. Ap.
    Even though, as a general rule, the leadership of national episcopal conferences is elected by member bishops (c. 452), in Italy (long story made short) the pope personally appoints conference leaders. Pope Francis appointed Bp. Nunzio Galantino as Secretary General of Italian bishop’s conference a couple months ago. Galantino is calling for a “taboo-free discussion” of priestly celibacy, administration of holy Communion to divorced-and-remarried Catholics, and homosexuality (sic: homosexual acts?). His call for a ‘taboo-free discussion’ of these topics suggests, of course, that, till now, their discussion has been hindered by taboos, or at least, that Galantino thinks they have...
  • WAR ON WOMEN?: REPORT SAYS NYT’S FIRST FEMALE EDITOR OUSTED FOR ASKING FOR ‘EQUAL PAY’

    05/14/2014 5:43:44 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 14, 2014 | By Tony Lee
    The New York Times, which has actively helped Democrats and the White House perpetuate the phony "war on women" campaign against Republicans, reportedly fired its female executive editor because she complained about pay inequality at the so-called "paper of record." On Wednesday, the Times announced that Dean Baquet, the managing editor, would replace Jill Abramson, becoming the paper's first black executive editor. Abramson was promoted to executive editor with much fanfare in 2011. "Several weeks ago," according to The New Yorker, "Abramson discovered that her pay and her pension benefits as both executive editor and, before that, as managing editor...
  • Meet The Liberal Network (of groups) That Orchestrated The Hit On The Benham Brothers

    05/13/2014 11:19:06 AM PDT · by armydawg505 · 12 replies
    http://dailycaller.com ^ | 5/12/14 | Alex Pappas
    Meet the well-funded advocacy network of liberal groups that orchestrated the successful ouster of the Benham Brothers from HGTV. Until last week, David and Jason Benham were set to host a new home-renovation show on the Home and Garden Television network, called “Flip It Forward.” But all that changed after an obscure website called Right Wing Watch drew negative attention to the Benham’s conservative views on abortion and gay marriage. The website vilified the hosts with the headline, “HGTV Picks Anti-Gay, Anti-Choice Extremist For New Reality TV Show.” The story shed light on how the hosts’ father, Flip Benham, is...
  • Who Really Created the ‘Rape Culture’?

    05/09/2014 7:02:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    National Review ^ | 05/09/2014 | Mona Charen
    ‘Two, four, six, eight. Stop the violence. Stop the rape.” So chanted a group of Ohio University students calling themselves “f***rapeculture” at a protest a couple of years ago. Rape-culture activists have become a fixture on campuses throughout the country, and now, 55 colleges — including Harvard, Princeton, and Berkeley — are under federal investigation for mishandling sexual-assault complaints. Some of my conservative/libertarian sisters have pointed out that the statistics on sexual assault are wildly inflated. Christina Hoff Sommers notes that the “one in five women are victims of rape” statistic that the Centers for Disease Control popularized (and that...
  • Brothers disappointed in HGTV ouster

    05/08/2014 11:18:49 AM PDT · by don-o · 42 replies
    AP ^ | May 8, 2014
    David and Jason Benham said Thursday they were disappointed that HGTV pulled the plug on "Flip it Forward," due to debut in October. After the network announced the show was upcoming, the lobbying group Right Wing Watch labeled David Benham an "anti-gay extremist" and reported on statements he made against homosexuality and gay marriage.
  • ...writer behind Beyoncé’s ‘Single Ladies,’ told girlfriend he would 'kill her like O.J.'

    05/08/2014 7:07:39 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 7 replies
    ...The songwriter who penned Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)” was charged with assault Wednesday after cops said he attacked his pregnant girlfriend in 2012 and threatened to “kill her like O.J.” Terius Nash, a 36-year-old music producer known as The-Dream, surrendered to cops Wednesday — two years after cops say he punched and choked eight-months pregnant gal pal Lydia Nam.
  • A Lethal Injection of Reality

    05/07/2014 12:59:55 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 7, 2014 | Jacob Sullum
    Sixteen minutes into last week's botched lethal injection at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary, the warden closed the blinds on the windows to the execution chamber and turned off the sound so that witnesses could not see Clayton Lockett writhe or hear him moan. The procedure, designed to resemble a medical treatment -- albeit one with an involuntary patient and a very low probability of recovery -- had begun to look uncomfortably like the cold-blooded killing of a helpless person. Since Lockett himself was guilty of such a killing, having been convicted of shooting a 19-year-old woman during a burglary and...
  • Hello Stranger ... Want To Have Sex?

    05/07/2014 8:19:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 55 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 7, 2014 | Mike Adams
    Controversy has once again hit the campus of UNC-Wilmington. This time it's not my fault. The controversy is actually the fault of a student. His crime is simple: He decided to behave like a feminist behaves every day on campuses all across America. Unfortunately for him, he chose to do so without the proper genitalia and without the approval of the UNCW Women's Resource Center. I was introduced to the controversy shortly after a student of mine finished taking her final exam of the semester. After she had left my 2 pm exam, she came into my 3:30 class and,...
  • Watchdog: IRS Employees Who Owed Taxes Paid $1M in Bonuses

    04/23/2014 7:08:47 PM PDT · by lbryce · 7 replies
    FoxNews Insider ^ | April 23, 2014 | Staff
    A watchdog group has found that IRS employees who owed back taxes were still paid $1 million in bonuses. Read more about this story below, via FoxNews.com: The report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration found that while for the most part the reward program for IRS workers complied with federal regulations, employees who had themselves failed to pay their federal taxes and had discipline problems were also rewarded.
  • Media Matters for America is resisting SEIU's effort to unionize its staff

    04/17/2014 11:59:36 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | April 17, 2014 2:36 PM | Sean Higgins
    Media Matters for America is apparently resisting an effort by Service Employees International Union Local 500 to unionize its staff. Last week, the union filed a representation petition with the National Labor Relations Board, indicating that the nonprofit media watchdog organization rejected an effort by the union to organize MMFA’s staff through a Card Check election. […] MMFA has regularly presented itself as a supporter of organized labor. It has argued that “economists point to declining union participation as one cause of the growing economic rift in America” and claimed it was a fact that “unions increase productivity [and] do...
  • Klein, Krugman Offer Biased Views of Confirmation Bias

    04/11/2014 5:34:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 11, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg
    "If all you have is a hammer," the old saying goes, "everything looks like a nail." Left unsaid is the fact that the real problem isn't the possession of a hammer, but the certitude that all you need is the hammer. In other words, it's a failure of the imagination -- which is a kind of arrogance -- that's really to blame. "I've got my hammer, and that's all I need. Besides, have you ever seen a problem that didn't look like a nail?" This is a version of what academics call "confirmation bias" -- the tendency to accept only...
  • Anti-Koch Ads That Support Landrieu Forget She's Accepted $50K From Them Since 2000

    04/10/2014 5:44:22 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 10, 2014 | Heather Ginsberg
    In a not so surprising mistake, the latest ad from the Senate Majority PAC is missing a few things. The PAC, which is run by former aides to Harry Reid, has put out a new ad in Louisiana in an effort to help Mary Landrieu win the senate seat against the republican challenger, Bill Cassidy. The voiceover in the new ad states, “We’ve been battered by hurricanes, lost everything to floods. And for thousands of Louisianans, flood insurance and hurricane relief are our only protection. But the out-of-state billionaire Koch brothers funded the fight to let flood insurance premiums soar,...
  • Another Papal Scolding

    04/04/2014 8:00:57 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 68 replies
    The Remnant Newspaper ^ | April 2, 2014 | Christopher A. Ferrara
    Another Papal Scolding “… they make themselves up like little holy cards, looking up at heaven as they pray, making sure they are seen…" —Pope Francis, condemning Catholics (again) When will the Pope's relentless bashing of his own subjects cease? Apparently not as long as he has breath in him and a microphone to speak into. On April Fool’s day we had another rambling sermon likening Catholics to Pharisees who " go to Mass every Sunday, but better not get mixed up in things – I have faith for my health, I do not feel the need to give it...
  • Beholden to Billionaires: Harry Reid is a hypocrite when it comes to campaign finance

    04/02/2014 10:52:58 AM PDT · by xzins · 10 replies
    US News.com ^ | April 1, 2014 | Peter Roff
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid uses his official position to beat up on people. In private he may be a very nice man. In public he’s a thug and a bully who takes advantage of the way the U.S. Constitution immunizes him for any damage he may do to the reputations of others to attack everyone from those he’s called “shadowy billionaires” to ordinary, run-of-the-mill Americans who now find themselves stuck with health insurance plans they don’t like and with out-of-pocket expenses they cannot afford. It may not be fair to hold Reid accountable for what he has been saying...
  • GAY PRIDE PARADE WON’T BEND ITS RULES (bars Catholic League "Straight is Great" banner)

    03/23/2014 4:11:05 PM PDT · by NYer · 53 replies
    Catholic League ^ | March 21, 2014 | Bill Donohue
    Bill Donohue comments on his exchange with officials from New York’s Heritage of Pride parade: For the past few days I have been engaged in an e-mail conversation with officials from the Heritage of Pride parade, New York’s annual gay event; the dialogue has been cordial. I asked to join the parade under a banner that would read, “Straight is Great.” The purpose of my request was to see just how far they would go without forcing me to abide by their rules. It didn’t take long before they did.Today, I informed Heritage of Pride officials that I objected to...
  • Ban Bossy Hypocrites

    03/16/2014 6:55:24 AM PDT · by vrwc54 · 11 replies
    You Tube ^ | 3/16/14 | Granny Jan
    Ban Bossy Hypocrites is my new video. The Obamas support banning the word Bossy and I will show you what great examples they are.
  • Democrats' iPad protest of Darrell Issa on House floor is shut down

    03/14/2014 5:18:39 PM PDT · by Libloather · 37 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 3/14/14 | Leslie Larson
    The Cummings/Issa feud is the showdown that keeps on giving. Democrats faced off with Republicans on the House floor, protesting GOP Rep. Darrell Issa's diss of Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings last week. Cummings' colleagues stood on the House floor on Thursday, holding up tablets, iPhones and iPads with screen showing images of Issa shutting down Cummings during a committee hearing a week ago. But the show of solidarity was closed down, with the presiding officer, Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho), deeming the display of electronic devices a violation of house rules.
  • Vanity: Why are there no protests in Europe and elsewhere against the Russian invasion of Ukraine?

    03/02/2014 4:53:51 AM PST · by Dallas59 · 52 replies
    3/2/2014 | Me
    Seems quiet out there. Russia invades a country one door down from the EU and crickets from the left. No cries of killing Putin and his family, no signs, No human shields....nothing.
  • Cardinal outlines possible paths to Communion for divorced, remarried

    02/28/2014 3:50:09 PM PST · by ebb tide · 17 replies
    Catholic News Service ^ | February 28, 2014 | Cindy Wooden
    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Catholic Church needs to find a way to offer healing, strength and salvation to Catholics whose marriages have failed, who are committed to making a new union work and who long to do so within the church and with the grace of Communion, Cardinal Walter Kasper told the world's cardinals. Jesus' teaching on the indissolubility of sacramental marriage is clear, the retired German cardinal said, and it would harm individuals and the church to pretend otherwise. However, "after the shipwreck of sin, the shipwrecked person should not have a second boat at his or her...
  • Hollywood Hypocrisy

    02/20/2014 8:01:12 PM PST · by rightwingerpatriot · 7 replies
    Rightwingpatriot.com ^ | February 20, 2014 | Rightwingerpatriot
    If there's one constant in life in regards to liberals, it's hypocrisy. The darling elites that love capitalism when it fills their coffers as they live in feudal splendor decry that very system when it comes to the rest of us. The latest bit of Hollywood hypocrisy is that a number of film industry groups have gathered together in a petition asking for tax relief. Yep, the same people who spent years whining that the Bush tax cuts favor the rich and hurt the economy (all lies as the tax cuts helped everybody and tax revenues to the federal government...
  • Governor Cuomo’s Selective Anti-Gun Fervor Why So Many Americans Have No Respect for Laws

    02/15/2014 5:48:29 PM PST · by lbryce · 18 replies
    Ethics Alarms ^ | February 14, 2014 | Staff
    Full Title Governor Cuomo’s Selective Anti-Gun Fervor: And This Is Why So Many Americans Have No Respect for Laws Or Lawmakers New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been the source of some of the most excessive anti-gun rants making up the sorry legacy of the Post Sandy Hook Ethics Train Wreck. It was a year ago that a unveiled a package of strict gun restrictions, saying that with “the senseless massacre in Newtown, Connecticut… New York must say enough is enough to gun violence.” Oh, Gov. Cuomo hates guns, believe you me. So what do you think happened when it...
  • Actress Maria Conchita Alonso loses acting job for supporting tea party

    02/15/2014 10:08:57 AM PST · by mgist · 19 replies
    BizPac ^ | 1/14/14 | M Deorstewitz
    Actress Maria Conchita Alonso loses acting job for supporting tea party January 19, 2014 by Michael Dorstewitz When a famed Cuban-born singer/songwriter/actress openly supported a California tea party gubernatorial candidate, the San Francisco Latino community responded much as one might expect — with derision instead of acceptance. Maria Conchita Alonso appeared with Assemblyman Tim Donnelly in a campaign ad promoting his bid for the GOP nomination. She added a Spanish translation and a little humor to Donnelly’s spiel, saying: Donnelly’s conservative views include a strong opposition to illegal immigration. He was once associated with the Minuteman Project, a group that...
  • Millionaire Preppy Howard Dean Wants To Level Playing Field Between The 1% and Rest Of 'Us'

    02/06/2014 12:07:36 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 35 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    What do you mean "us," Kemosabe? If Howard Dean wants to push a job-killing agenda of higher taxes and other redistributionist claptrap, that's his business. But could he please spare us the faux populism? In an email Dean sent out earlier today touting the "Inequality For All" house parties his DFA group is organizing [and what sounds like more fun than getting together to gripe about what other people have?], Dean wrote [emphasis added]: "These 'Inequality for All' Watch Parties are just the kind of action we need to start leveling the playing field between the 1% and the rest...
  • Tea Party Furor Leads Actress Maria Conchita Alonso to Leave SF Ensler Play

    01/23/2014 10:37:03 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 | Chris Roberts
    San Francisco can stand a lot, but it cannot abide a Tea Party member. An uproar over Venezuela-born actress Maria Conchita Alonso's support for a Tea Party candidate has led the 56-year-old thespian to depart the San Francisco production of "The Vagina Monologues," according to reports. Alonso was to star in a Spanish-language version of the popular show until it came out that she supports California gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly. Donnelly, a Tea Party sympathizer, also runs a Minuteman militia-like group that patrols the border. Alonso quit the show over threats, according to the San Jose Mercury News -- which...
  • HHS: 8,300 Words About the Dangers of Tobacco Smoking, But Not a Single Word About Pot Smoking

    01/21/2014 6:07:46 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 30 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | January 20, 2014 | Susan Jones
    (CNSNews.com) - "We're still a country very much addicted to tobacco," Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told a news conference last Friday, as she urged communities, schools and businesses to "help make the next generation a tobacco-free generation." A transcript of that news conference runs around 8,300 words, but there isn't a single word about the adverse health effects of marijuana smoking -- even as more states jump on the pot-legalization bandwagon. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, marijuana smoke is an irritant to the lungs, and "frequent marijuana smokers can have many of the same...
  • Ted Cruz Disembowels Hollyweird Hypocrite Harvey Weinstein Re. Upcoming Anti-Gun Propaganda Piece

    01/17/2014 7:54:23 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 28 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 17 January 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Self-righteous Tinseltown windbag Harvey Weinstein (Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction) is at it with the liberal causes again, but on this issue he lacks credibility like no other: the producer (of some of the most incredibly violent films to ever hit the screen) says he's got an anti-gun film currently in production (starring fellow moonbat Meryl Streep) -and the NRA "wish they weren't alive after I'm done with them"- Mr Weinstein -for whom self-awareness/shame is clearly not a strong suit- went on to say he's "gonna take the issue head-on", and "I don't think we need guns in this country"- with the ultimate aim is...
  • The Left's Latest Mantra: Income Inequality

    01/07/2014 3:34:22 PM PST · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 7, 2014 | David Limbaugh
    It's no mystery what the left intends to make its next life-or-death issue: income inequality. Liberals are all popping off about it. It's everywhere, from Obama's speeches to liberal think tanks to liberal reporters. It's almost as if they were conspiring to distract us from Obamacare. Nah! On "Meet the Press," PBS anchorwoman Judy Woodruff sounded the alarm, not as a dispassionate reporter but as a progressive advocate. While acknowledging Obama's problems with Obamacare, she breathlessly insisted, "At the same time, the argument for doing something about the economy, the argument for addressing inequality, is such a compelling argument." Behold...
  • National ID headed for your wallet, purse Homeland Security to require digital features in driver's

    12/30/2013 7:08:27 AM PST · by Nachum · 89 replies
    wnd ^ | 12/29/13 | Jerome R. Corsi
    Just as you were wrapping your mind around the idea that under Obamacare and the accompanying changes in the health-care system, your medical records will be floating around in some online repository, available to far too many people, you’re being told you’ll soon have a National Identity Card and a Western Hemisphere-compliant travel document whether you want it or not, if you plan to drive in the United States. The federal government says it soon will be enforcing its demands that state-issued driver’s licenses and ID cards comply with Department of Homeland Security standards. DHS announced just before Christmas a...
  • The New Blacklist

    12/23/2013 4:55:05 PM PST · by Sherman Logan · 13 replies
    National Review Online ^ | December 22, 2013 | John O’Sullivan
    I’m sorry to arrive late to this controversy — explanation forthcoming in a later posting — but my impression is that the word “blacklist” has not been mentioned much in the debate over the Robertson family, GLAAD, and the A&E channel. Or if it has been mentioned, it certainly hasn’t had the central role that it should have had in this row. For what GLAAD has been operating is a classic blacklist operation. Its object is not to persuade those who disagree with it over the morality of same-sex relationships to change their minds. Nor is it principally intended to...
  • NOW, MSNBC, Obama: Hypocrisy on Parade

    11/29/2013 2:51:21 PM PST · by Starman417 · 8 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-29-13 | Warren Beatty
    Governor Sarah Palin, on Saturday, November 9, 2013, compared the ever increasing national debt to slavery. Palin said: Our free stuff today is being paid for by taking money from our children and borrowing from China. When that money comes due - and this isn't racist, but it'll be like slavery when that note is due. We are going to beholden to the foreign master. What she said about the mounting national debt being a form of slavery is true, that the bill for all the borrowing will come due, that our children will have to do what foreign masters...
  • The Iran Deal Puts Pro-Israel Democrats in a Bind

    11/25/2013 4:08:23 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    National Journal ^ | 11/25/13 | Josh Kraushaar
    These Dems have to balance their loyalty to the president—and his desire to halt the Islamic Republic's nuclear program—with their discomfort over a deal. It's been a tough year for Israel's most loyal supporters in the U.S. It began with a messy confirmation process for Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, a nominee whom pro-Israeli groups viewed with concern. Over the summer, President Obama leaned on those groups, most notably the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, to lobby for his proposal authorizing military intervention in Syria, only to abandon the push at the last minute. And, most recently, pro-Israel organizations have been...
  • Rant Alert - Senate Rules Change Is Another Liberal Power Grab

    11/22/2013 9:36:35 AM PST · by ConvictionsofFaith · 1 replies
    Convictions of Faith ^ | 11/22/13 | Convictions of Faith
    On Thursday, Don Imus, whom MSNBC fired in 2007 after he referred to the Rutgers women's basketball team as "nappy headed hos" on the network, said he could not believe MSNBC President Phil Griffin is going to keep Martin Bashir on the air after he suggested someone should urinate or defecate in former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's mouth.
  • Republicans provoked 'nuclear option': Our view [Link Only!]

    11/22/2013 1:52:12 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 10 replies
    USA TODAY | 11/22/13
    http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2013/11/21/senate-filibuster-nuclear-option-republicans-editorials-debates/3670451/
  • Senate Dems weaken GOP power with major filibuster rule change

    11/21/2013 10:17:57 AM PST · by Para-Ord.45 · 117 replies
    http://www.foxnews.com ^ | November 21, 2013 • | FoxNews/AP
    Senate Democrats bowled over Republicans on Thursday to win approval for a highly controversial rule change which would limit the GOP's ability to block nominees. Majority Leader Harry Reid, moving quickly following days of speculation, used the so-called "nuclear option" to pass the change. Typically, major changes like this take 67 votes, but he did it with just a simple majority. With Republicans fuming, the change weakens the power of the minority to stall nominations for top positions. Instead of needing 60 votes to break a filibuster, the change means Democrats will now need just 51.
  • How Silicon Valley Turned on President Obama

    11/14/2013 1:30:05 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 19 replies
    The Week ^ | 11/14/13 | Dana Liebelson
    In the months leading up to the 2012 presidential election, Silicon Valley was squarely in President Obama's corner. Google's executive chairman coached Obama's campaign team; executives from Craigslist, Napster, and Linkedin helped him fundraise; and when the dust settled, Obama had won nine counties in the liberal and tech-heavy Bay Area, scoring 84 percent of the vote in San Francisco. But a little over a year later, following explosive allegations from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden that the government is exploiting tech companies to spy on Americans, some members of Silicon Valley are taking a new perspective: "F--- these guys."
  • Elizabeth Warren: GOP Making ‘Naked Attempts to Nullify’ 2012 Election

    11/13/2013 7:51:18 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 78 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | November 13, 2013 | Josh Feldman
    Senator Elizabeth Warren got on the Senate floor on Wednesday to charge that her Republican colleagues are still so bitter about the election results last year, they are doing everything within their power to “nullify” the results of that election by fighting President Obama at every turn, including filibustering Cabinet and judicial nominees. Warren reminded Republican senators that they may hate the policies Obama’s pushed for, but he ran for reelection on them and won handily. Warren called them out in particular for blocking Obama’s nominees to fill the vacancies on the D.C. Circuit Court, explaining that this is a...
  • Dear Feminists, when did "yes" start to mean "potentially/maybe/definitely no?"

    11/13/2013 9:46:39 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 38 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 11-13-13 | The Looking Spoon
    I found this meme while surfing around online, and I'm curious if anyone wants to offer up their take. The term "feminist" is one that is so polarizing it tends to cut right down the left-right divide, but this one has me wondering.The rationale of people who defend the message this woman presents is that a woman isn't actually saying "yes" in certain instances, such as while under the influence of alcohol...Ok...This logic reminds me of a quote from British author Paul Johnson (from his book Enemies of Socieity), emphasis is mine... (I)t is essential to use words accurately and...
  • Report: Obamacare provision will allow 'forced' home inspections by gov't agents

    11/11/2013 2:26:36 PM PST · by sfimom · 78 replies
    The Examiner.com ^ | August 15, 2013 | Joe Newby
    Citing the Heath and Human Services website, a report posted Wednesday at the Freedom Outpost says that under Obamacare, government agents can engage in "home health visits" for those in certain “high-risk” categories. Those categories include: • Families where mom is not yet 21; • Families where someone is a tobacco user; • Families where children have low student achievement, developmental delays, or disabilities, and • Families with individuals who are serving or formerly served in the armed forces, including such families that have members of the armed forces who have had multiple deployments outside the United States.
  • Disagreement With Liberals Equals Sedition

    10/20/2013 10:46:57 AM PDT · by LD Jackson · 31 replies
    Political Realities ^ | 10/20/13 | LD Jackson
    We all know how liberals hate it when we disagree with them. That's a give fact, well-documented in its truth. If you doubt that, try debating one of them. More often than not, that debate will descend into name calling and threats. Liberals simply hate it when they are proven to be wrong, or when someone has the audacity to disagree with their progressive point of view. We are finding that to be more true than ever after the government shutdown. I know many conservatives disagreed with Senators Ted Cruz and Mike Lee and how they went about trying to...
  • Fox News Alert at 0842: Barricades Are Back Up

    10/14/2013 5:44:34 AM PDT · by OwenKellogg · 140 replies
    Fox News on Air ^ | 10/14/2013 | Fox News On Air
    FOX NEWS ALERT! The barricades are back up!
  • Website Reveals Home Addresses of Local News Reporters

    10/06/2013 5:26:34 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    sfltv.com ^ | 10/4/13
    A website called DeadBeatLink has published the home address, phone numbers (some are redacted) and full dates of birth of local news reporters and anchors from Palm Beach County... On a page titled “Why the Reporter List“, the site’s owner says journalists are targeted because they “ignore select political figures in Palm Beach and Broward County, turning their heads while their agencies run rampant with corruption” and because they “cover up things in their own industry; if a member of the media commits rape, they are dismissed quietly and it is ignored by the rest of the media, deemed not...
  • Toronto: Hollywood Won't Touch Syria Crisis

    09/09/2013 5:58:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | September 8, 2013 | Stuart Kemp
    As two dramas about the conflict vie for attention at TIFF, normally outspoken actors and filmmakers on hand for the fest remain conspicuously mum on the subject. The conflict in Syria and the increasing likelihood of Western involvement is occupying hearts and minds at this year’s festival. Still, when it comes to Hollywood voices publicly weighing in on the debate over U.S. intervention in the territory, the silence has been deafening. A number of high-profile Hollywood names on hand for the festival, who’ve been outspoken in the past on U.S. military intervention, have been uncharacteristically quiet on the issue. THR...
  • MoveOn.Org strikes Obama’s Syria plan

    09/09/2013 1:20:06 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 20 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | September 09, 2013 | Neil Munro
    A new anti-war ad by the left-wing advocacy group MoveOn.org highlights a growing foreign policy divide between President Barack Obama and the larger progressive movement that has long supported him. “We never set out to spend eight years at war in Iraq… Or to be mired down for more than a decade of fighting in Afghanistan… So what should America expect if we rush into Syria ­­alone, with no real plan for the consequences?,” says the video’s narrator. “We already know: It gets worse,” the narrator continues. “Congress: The majority of Americans OPPOSE missile strikes in Syria.” The video is...
  • Hollyweird Moonbats Speak Out Against War

    09/09/2013 6:47:31 AM PDT · by markomalley · 10 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | 9/9/2013
    As Obama et al. shove us into a senseless conflict that could easily escalate into WWIII, let’s give a listen to righteous voices from Tinseltown: “But I am equally against the death penalty or war — anywhere people are sacrificed for some end justifying a means.” — Martin Sheen “I also think that there is a strong streak of racism, and whenever we engage in foreign adventures. Our whole history in regime change has been of people of different color.” — Ed Asner “I think we’re past that point in human evolution where there’s such a thing as winning wars.”...