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  • Freedom Fries (Mrs. Obama Chews The Fat, But You Can't)

    10/26/2010 10:24:52 AM PDT · by This Just In · 23 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | 10.26.10 | Nicole Russell
    The Obama Watch Freedom Fries By Nicole Russell on 10.26.10 @ 6:06AM When President Obama indulges in fast food while traveling he exhorts interested onlookers: "Don't tell Michelle." The fit First Lady is, of course, an advocate of healthy foods and outspoken about childhood obesity. She had her own "Don't tell Barack" moment recently, when she stopped at a diner in Milwaukee and had classic greasy fare: a burger and fries. Mrs. Obama's meal really wouldn't be anyone else's business were it not for her own aspiration to rewrite the nation's menus. In a speech to the National Restaurant Association,...
  • GOOGLE PAYS ONLY 2.4% TAX RATE

    10/21/2010 11:37:36 AM PDT · by MNDude · 5 replies
    (link only, sorry, it originates from Bloomberg)
  • Tax Cuts keeps Intel in Oregon

    10/20/2010 6:35:12 AM PDT · by bray · 19 replies · 1+ views
    www.brayincandy.com ^ | 10/20/10 | bray
    Who shall separate us from the LOVE of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? Rom 8:35 Intel has agreed to build a 6 Billion plant in a suburb of Portland OR which will create far more jobs than obozo’s stimulus plan. Once again capitalism shows communism how to create jobs and make wealth in spite of the Gummit’s best efforts to stop it. The kicker of course is that Intel was given tax advantages of $10 Million to build it here rather than another state. Just like we have been telling...
  • Hispanic Group Angry About "Racist" Campaign Ad: Demands Apology From Sen. Vitter (R-LA)

    10/09/2010 9:49:51 PM PDT · by montag813 · 29 replies · 1+ views
    Stand with Arizona (YouTube) ^ | 10-10-2010 | Stand with Arizona (Facebook)
    Boo freakin' hoo! The Louisiana Hispanic Chamber of Congress chick is mad because Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) dares to use the word "illegals" 4 times in his effective ad against an opponent (Charlie Melancon) who supported laws that help illegal aliens. Poor baby. The truth hurts. She also makes an absurd statement that "the majority of those here illegally are not even Latino". In fact, 61% are from Mexico alone. But compounding her error she goes after "blonde, blue eyed waitresses" supposedly from Eastern Europe. Uh, who's being "racist" now? Youtube Link HERE To see Sen. Vitter's great ad click...
  • The Latin Gang of 10 against Arizona

    10/07/2010 4:10:02 PM PDT · by Big Bureaucracy · 7 replies
    Big Bureaucracy ^ | October 7th, 2010 | Ellie Velinska
    The Arizona immigration law is a matter of complaint from ten Latin America countries joining Mexico and the US Federal government lawsuit against the state. Let’s see how the Gang of 10 scores on human rights themselves. According to the 2009 US State Department report on Bolivia: Although the law permits children up to six years old to live with an incarcerated parent, children as old as 12 lived with their parents in prisons. (The law also permits spouses to live in prison.) Approximately 877 children lived with a parent in prison, as an alternative to being left homeless....
  • A FENCE FOR THE SOUTHERN BORDER…OF MEXICO

    10/01/2010 7:40:08 PM PDT · by curth · 10 replies
    The Blaze ^ | September 22, 2010 | Meredith Jessup
    Reporting from Guatemala City, Danilo Valladares of the Inter-Press Service (IPS) notes that there will be one more barrier for Guatemalan immigrants in their trek to the United States. In addition to dodging dangerous drug traffickers and immigration officials, the latest obstacle is emerging: a wall between Guatemala and Mexico. According to the head of customs for Mexico’s tax administration, Raul Diaz, the Mexican border state of Chiapas is constructing a wall along the country’s southern border with Guatemala, along the river Suchiate which divides the countries. Diaz says the purpose of the wall is to prevent the passage of...
  • Where is the vigil for Americans killed by illegal aliens?

    09/16/2010 11:16:42 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 21 replies · 1+ views
    Examiner ^ | September 16, 2010 | Dave Gibson
    On Tuesday night, a group of 40 Episcopal bishops from around the country attended a weekly vigil in Douglas, AZ, held for those who have died trying to cross illegally into the U.S. The advocacy group known as Frontera de Cristo has been conducting the vigils along the Pan-American Highway since 2000. The group placed crosses on the sidewalk and spoke the names of those who died attempting the illegal crossing. The bishops are in Arizona for a meeting of the House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church, and have been visiting with illegal aliens and listening to their stories...
  • Robert Gibbs really wants you to read NYT's harsh piece on John Boehner

    09/12/2010 7:58:34 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 50 replies
    Mediaite ^ | September 12, 2010 | Glynnis McNichol
    Here’s a preview of how the Midterm media battles will be waged. The New York Times is running a front page feature on House Minority leader John Boehner (“a 60-year-old, perpetually tanned, sharply tailored, chain-smoking golfer”) the man recently cast as President Obama’s main foe in the Republican party, and Press Secretary Robert Gibbs has taken to Twitter to tell you how much he really wants you to read it. The article details Boehner’s “especially tight ties with a circle of lobbyists and former aides representing some of the nation’s biggest businesses, including Goldman Sachs, Google, Citigroup, R. J. Reynolds,...
  • Media continues to suggest public release of pistol permit information is necessary

    09/01/2010 11:02:15 AM PDT · by Steve495 · 9 replies
    Radio Vice Online ^ | Sept. 1, 2010 | Steve McGough
    Connecticut state law does not allow pistol permit records to be available to the public. Many states do allow this information to be released, and some media outlets – in a drive to increase page views – have published the full databases including private information simply because it’s “public record.” A journalist at the Hartford Courant suggests the information should be made public, but there is no reasonable reason to do so ... other than continue the stereotype that guns are bad, gun people are a strange lot who must be monitored, and the media's goal of increasing page views...
  • Pro-life activists to challenge new (illegal?) fence around Washington, DC, Planned Parenthood

    06/01/2010 7:59:15 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 16 replies · 555+ views
    Jill Stanek.com ^ | 05/28/2010 | Jill Stanek
    Planned Parenthood at 1108 16th Street NW in Washington, DC is the abortion mecca-mill where pro-lifers by the hundreds pray and protest during the annual March for Life every January, for instance in 2009.... But here's how the front of that PP looks today, 3 weeks after it suddenly posted a fence, gate, and "Private Property: No Trespassing" sign: Now Rev. Pat Mahoney of the Christian Defense Coalition will challenge what appears to be PP's flagrant attempt to deny the bothersome 1st Amendment rights of pro-lifers. Mahoney (pictured left) has applied for a permit to protest to hold a prayer...
  • Senate Dem leaders want to repeal tax provision in healthcare law

    08/06/2010 10:37:59 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 9 replies
    The Hill's Healthwatch ^ | August 6, 2010 | Mike Lillis and Vicki Needham
    Senate Democrats want to kill a controversial part of their own healthcare law that imposes new tax burdens on small businesses. The proposal — introduced Thursday by Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) with the support of party leaders — would eliminate a new tax filing requirement that many conservatives, backed by the business community, deem a job killer...The Democrats bill...would pay to eliminate the small business provision by killing a tax break for the nation's oil giants, including BP. The action comes as Republicans hit President Obama and Democrats hard over the economy. Businesses are not hiring enough to lower the...
  • Mexico to soon get a taste of its “Montezuma’s revenge” as illegal aliens flood back..

    07/28/2010 8:22:46 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 25 replies · 1+ views
    Coach is Right ^ | July 28, 2010 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    The corrupt Mexican government is already feeling the results of Arizona’s SB 1070 law which will give local police the power to investigate the immigration status of people they lawfully come in contact with during the course of their duties. The Mexican consulate in Phoenix has assigned extra staff workers to assist its people in returning to their homeland. Mexicans who have been arrested and deported are watching from the southern side of the border holding fast to their delusion that they will soon be able to sneak back in when this “blows over” after Obama kills the law. But...
  • First Lady Says Americans Should Vacation on the Gulf Coast to Help Local Economy

    07/12/2010 3:49:08 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 73 replies · 3+ views
    ABCNews.com ^ | 07/12/2010 | Karen Travers and Matt Gutman
    On her first trip to the Gulf Coast since the BP oil spill, First Lady Michelle Obama encouraged Americans to consider vacationing on the region’s beaches that have not been directly impacted by oil. “It is vacation time. Folks are looking for things to do with their kids, and this would be a great opportunity to do a few things -- help this community, send a different message about the extent of the spill, and also think long term about how the rest of the country can help this economy and the folks down here,” Mrs. Obama said at the...
  • Google's Street View 'snoops' on Congress members

    07/09/2010 10:48:16 AM PDT · by Mojave · 24 replies
    BBC News ^ | Friday, 9 July 2010 | Maggie Shiels
    Google's popular Street View project may have collected personal information of members of Congress, including some involved in national security issues. The claim was made by leading advocacy group, Consumer Watchdog which wants Congress to hold hearings into what data Google's Street View possesses.
  • LEFTWING MILLIONAIRES' CLUB

    07/02/2010 7:43:25 AM PDT · by ETL · 16 replies
    One of the great myths of the left is that socialism is a movement of the people, the working classes, or the poor. In fact -- as Frederick Hayek pointed out long ago -- all socialist movements are the creation of intellectual elites, liberally pollinated by millionaires. Karl Marx was the kept intellectual of factory owner Frederick Engels; Bill Ayers, a leader of the terrorist cult called the Weatherman, was a scion of the American upper class; Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor of The Nation, is a multi-millionairess; Michael Moore, leftwing propagandist, is a multi-millionaire who has profited handsomely from the...
  • Liberals Get Away with Murder, Rape, Pimping, Infidelity, and Racism

    06/30/2010 3:17:51 PM PDT · by ezfindit · 10 replies
    Townhall ^ | 6/30/2010 | Ben Shapiro
    Best quote of the week: "If you're a liberal, you can literally get away with probable murder (Teddy Kennedy), rape (Bill Clinton), children out of wedlock (John Edwards), association with known racists and terrorists (Barack Obama), involvement with the mob (JFK), pimping out gay prostitutes from your apartment (Barney Frank) and membership in the KKK (Robert Byrd), so long as you believe in bigger government and less financial freedom."
  • MSM Can’t Bring Itself to Mention Robert Byrd’s KKK Past…

    06/28/2010 7:53:54 AM PDT · by FromLori · 29 replies
    Weasel Zippers ^ | 6/27/2010
    I shall never fight in the armed forces with a Negro by my side… Rather I should die a thousand times, and see Old Glory trampled in the dirt never to rise again, than to see this beloved land of ours become degraded by race mongrels, a throwback to the blackest specimen from the wilds. — Robert C. Byrd, in a letter to Sen. Theodore Bilbo (D-MS), 1944 (Newsbusters)- When Republican Sen. Strom Thurmond died, the MSM was quick to stress his segregationist past. The New York Times ran the headline “Strom Thurmond, Foe of Integration, Dies at 100,” leaving...
  • Flashback: Media Promoted Military Criticism of President Bush

    06/23/2010 9:29:35 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 3 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 6-22-10 | Lachlan Markay
    No general should criticize his or her commander, and Gen. Stanley McChrystal is no exception. But the mainstream media is primarily concerned with the political fallout of McChrystal's apparent insubordination as revealed by a piece in Rolling Stone. They are not concerned with whether his critiques are accurate, in stark contrast to other military officers' critiques of war policy under the Bush administration. During Bush's tenure, active duty generals that spoke out against administration policy were portrayed as courageous whistleblowers. Retired generals were treated as ever-wise sages of military policy. None were scrutinized as McChrystal, pictured right, has been in...
  • NRA endorsement of McCain destroys groups credibility (McNasty attempting to buy his reelection)

    06/05/2010 10:03:01 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 15 replies · 767+ views
    Before It's News ^ | 2010-06-05
    Those who are familiar with this site will recall that the National Rifle Association (NRA) has been on the Seeing Red AZ blogroll since the inception of this website in June 2007. Take a good hard look, because the link will soon be coming down. Yesterday we posted the endorsements U.S. Senate candidate J. D. Hayworth received from former NRA President Bob Corbin and from theGun Owners of America. Yet the NRA, which has previously referred to John McCain as “one of the premier flag carriers for the enemies of the second amendment,” inexplicably gave McCain their endorsement. In endorsing...
  • Memorial Day Hypocrites – Shame On You!

    06/02/2010 9:47:17 AM PDT · by season_bug · 148+ views
    National Writers Syndicate ^ | May 31, 2010 | Edwin Sumcad, NWS Columnist
    Make no mistake about it, anti-war weirdoes, notably President Obama, dishonor Memorial Day! The nation observes Memorial Day to honor the supreme sacrifice of our soldiers who died for this country. But that’s not true to hypocrites who pay homage to our dead heroes with their mouth, not with their honest thoughts and right actions or deeds. In the celebration of Memorial Day and Veterans’ Day, weirdoes like Cindy Lee Miller Sheehan and the ladies CodePink for Peace Movement, had milled around the graves of soldiers who died in Iraq and Afghanistan chanting invectives. They protested their burial with honor...
  • Change in thinking would be bad sign

    05/30/2010 10:08:08 AM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 4 replies · 740+ views
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | May 30, 2010 | RUSSELL J. BIRKOS
    Change in thinking would be bad sign Sunday, May 30, 2010 02:59 AM Why has there been no reporting on what has to be one of the bigger organized theft operations in recent memory? I would estimate that hundreds of homeowners have been victimized in Upper Arlington, where I live, as well as in the surrounding suburbs and the city of Columbus. I believe the thefts began sometime shortly after the presidential election in 2008. It was then that I noticed that all those houses whose owners proudly had displayed signs reading “Support the Troops; End the War” were suddenly...
  • Mexico City, Washington Gang up on Phoenix

    05/23/2010 6:57:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies · 672+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | May 23, 2010 | Debra J. Saunders
    Mexican President Felipe Calderon got the tough new Arizona immigration law wrong when he told Congress on Thursday, "It is a law that not only ignores a reality -- but also introduces a terrible idea of racial profiling as the basis for law enforcement." To the contrary, Arizona Senate Bill 1070, which makes it a state crime to be in the United States illegally, expressly prohibits police actions based on "race, color or national origin." Some senators and representatives frequently applauded during Calderon's speech. What a spectacle. Senators and House members were cheering a foreign leader for bashing an Arizona...
  • (TRANSLATION) "Mexico: Most Severe Penalities Against Migrants In The World" (El Universal, 2006)

    05/19/2010 10:25:37 PM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 15 replies · 672+ views
    El Universal (Original in Spanish) ^ | 6 May 2006 (Original in Spanish) | José Carreño
    José Carreño El Universal WASHINGTON Saturday May 6, 2006 Mexico has the highest marks of punishment against undocumented immigrants, according to a report by the Law Library of Congress. The document compares the laws that apply in Brazil, Egypt, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland and Mexico. According to the findings, they all have severe penalties for illegal entry and presence, as well as fraud and forgery. The study notes: "The highest marks of punishment for immigration offenses are in Mexico, with the idea of facing the problem of migration en route to America." He explained that Mexican law provides penalties of up...
  • Gov. Furlough raises hell by boosting aides' pay

    05/12/2010 10:54:43 AM PDT · by ezfindit · 18 replies · 1,457+ views
    NY Post ^ | 5/12/2010 | FREDRIC U. DICKER and BRENDAN SCOTT
    Gov. Paterson has granted stunning pay raises of up to 29 percent to several key aides — even as he slaps furloughs on 100,000 state workers, and his lieutenant governor threatens layoffs. The shocking move by the lame-duck governor involves five members of his embattled press office, whose two top-ranking members abruptly resigned earlier this year amid what they privately called misleading statements made by the governor. The double-digit pay hikes, granted within the past 10 days, were first disclosed by Albany TV station CBS6 late yesterday -- just hours after public employee unions went to federal court seeking a...
  • Congressional Hypocrites Were Betting Against Stocks As Country Collapsed

    05/04/2010 6:01:37 AM PDT · by blam · 9 replies · 950+ views
    The Business Insider ^ | 5-4-2010 | Henry Blodget
    Congressional Hypocrites Were Betting Against Stocks As Country Collapsed Henry Blodget May. 4, 2010, 5:09 AM Yeah, baby! Citigroup's toast! Remember all that scorn in Congress about evil shortsellers betting against America and bringing the country down? Well, it turns out Congress-people did it, too. And they used derivatives to do it, which they now say they abhor. (For the record, we have no problem with shortselling or derivatives, and we find the routine scapegoating of both after market crashes ludicrous. But if you're going to complain about how awful shortselling is and how evil and venal people are for...
  • MSNBC's Joe Scarborough Likens New AZ Law to Nazi "Guards" Demanding "Show Me Your Papers" - Video

    04/26/2010 8:11:45 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 71 replies · 1,211+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | April 26, 2010 | Brian
    Here is video from Morning Joe today, where Joe Scarborough actually likened the new Arizona Anti-Illegal Immigration Law to Nazi "Guards" demanding, "show me your papers." Scarborough said that even he - as an anti-amnesty person - "is offended by this," and said it will be a "nightmare for Republicans" in 2012 if they are identified, as Chuck Todd described it as, "the Party of 'Show me your papers.'" This analysis is beyond over the top. The Arizona law is essentially what the Federal Law already is, but it is not being enforced. To equate what Arizona is doing to...
  • Covert Radio: Hammering the Lib Hypocrites on South Park Fatwa

    04/22/2010 2:19:21 PM PDT · by RadioCirca1970 · 9 replies · 575+ views
    Covert Radio ^ | 04/22/2010 | Brett Winterble
    Brett did a great interview with Daveed Gartenstein Ross from the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, they do a great job calling out the appeasers in the media who sit silently by as jihadis issue fatwas against South Park's creators for Muhammed appearing in a bear suit. Comedy Central EVEN bleeped out his name in the episode!
  • Jesus Criticizes the Religious Leaders

    04/01/2010 9:27:29 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 17 replies · 418+ views
    The Bible ^ | Matthew
    5 “Everything they do is for show. On their arms they wear extra wide prayer boxes with Scripture verses inside, and they wear robes with extra long tassels. 6 And they love to sit at the head table at banquets and in the seats of honor in the synagogues. 7 They love to receive respectful greetings as they walk in the marketplaces... 8 “Don’t let anyone call you ‘Rabbi,’ for you have only one teacher, and all of you are equal as brothers and sisters. 9 And don’t address anyone here on earth as ‘Father,’ for only God in heaven...
  • Recent Left Wing Threats of Violence (Let's Document Them)

    03/25/2010 10:29:08 AM PDT · by Reaganesque · 61 replies · 1,247+ views
    03/25/10 | Reaganesque
    Let's document here the numerous death threats the Left has made against us and right-wing politicians. A few that come to my mind immediately: The movie "Death of a President" (2006) by British film makers Gabriel Range and Simon Finch Cindy Sheehan's Book: "Peace Mom" in which she fantasizes about going back in time and killing the infant George W. Bush. Alec Baldwin's suggestion on the David Letterman show that Henry Hyde and his family should be dragged into the street and stoned to death. Nicholson Baker's " Checkpoint," a novella conversation between two people about the advisability of assassinating...
  • The New York Times beatifies the president (hypocrites)

    03/15/2010 2:20:19 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 13 replies · 569+ views
    American Thinker ^ | March 15, 2010 | Jeannie DeAngelis
    The secularists at the New York Times must have had a corporate conversion based on the color picture of Barack Obama superimposed over an illuminated cross accompanying an article on health care reform.  Over the years, the left wing newspaper religiously preached separation of church and state.  However, that was only until Obama's presidency provided a sacred creed worth the evangelistic support of journalism. Michelle Malkin aptly laid bare the New York Times' double standard on religion in an article entitled; The New York Times Bashes Christians, Except on the Left saying, The New York Times' sanctimonious reporters and editorialists...
  • Obama, Biden, Clinton, Dodd & More Believe Reconciliation is Unconstitutional (ROFLLLL)

    03/02/2010 9:07:39 PM PST · by Sun · 14 replies · 607+ views
    Human Events ^ | 02/24/2010 | Staff
    Obama, Biden, Clinton, Dodd & More Believe Reconciliation is Unconstitutional by Human Events The Obama White House has recently announced that they will go forward with a reconciliation process -- sometimes called the “nuclear option” -- to try and pass their government run healthcare plan in the Senate. This process circumvents a Republican filibuster and only requires a simple majority vote of 51 rather than 60. What did top Democrats think of this process previously? See below… Barack Obama 4/25/05: “The President hasn’t gotten his way. And that is now prompting a change in the Senate rules that really I...
  • Why Muslims Can Go to Strip Clubs: Allah Wills It

    03/01/2010 6:49:42 PM PST · by AJKauf · 11 replies · 768+ views
    Is it inconsistent for Muslim “holy warriors” to engage in voyeuristic acts of lasciviousness? Because would-be jihadists and martyrs have been known to frequent strip bars — such as the 9/11 hijackers and Major Nidal Hasan, whose “late-night jiggle-joint carousing stands at odds with the picture of a devout Muslim” — many Americans have concluded that such men cannot be “true” Muslims, leading to the ubiquitous conviction that they are “hijacking Islam.” In fact, Islamists rely on several rationalizations — doctrines, even — that make “jiggle-joint carousing” consistent with Muslim piety. Considering that Islamic law permits sex slaves (Koran 4:3),...
  • Sen. Specter and Sec. Clinton: Congressional Debate ‘Weakening’ America Abroad

    02/25/2010 5:00:52 AM PST · by IbJensen · 30 replies · 582+ views
    CNS News ^ | February 24, 2010 | Matt Cover
    CNSNews.com) – Senator Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton both said that partisan debate in Congress has hamstrung President Barack Obama’s foreign policy efforts, and weakened America abroad. Speaking before the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee on Wednesday, Specter lamented that partisan debates and squabbles were keeping Obama from reaching his foreign policy potential. “I have been concerned about the gridlock in Congress for many reasons,” said Specter. “It has had an impact on our stature internationally. The president came on with a great promise and, I think, did materially change the world’s...
  • Hypocrite Harry Reid’s Filibuster Flip Flop

    02/20/2010 1:02:46 PM PST · by Pacothecat · 37 replies · 3,087+ views
    Hypocrite Harry Reid’s Filibuster Flip Flop http://www.breitbart.tv/naked-emperor-news-hypocrite-harry-reids-filibuster-flip-flop/ Breitbart.TV and NEN
  • Glenn Beck is a Hypocrate

    02/20/2010 12:06:41 PM PST · by chatter4 · 109 replies · 2,401+ views
    Glenn Beck has shown himself to be a hypocrite. In a recent radio interview, Beck prejudged Debra Medina to be a 911 Truther. He has maintained for years, that anyone who questions the official government story is an idiot. Medina admitted there are a lot of good questions that have not been answered, so Beck, has now been telling his audience ever since that she is a radical idiot 911 truther-but the other day-he admitted that he himself has questions about 911-So that would make him one of the dangerous kooks that he tell his audience to avoid and shun-
  • Gibbs calls Cantor a ‘hypocrite’ on stimulus

    02/17/2010 1:03:32 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 47 replies · 1,173+ views
    Gibbs calls Cantor a ‘hypocrite’ on stimulus By Sam Youngman - 02/17/10 03:42 PM ET White House spokesman Robert Gibbs called the number two House Republican a ‘hypocrite’ for criticizing the use of stimulus funds while at the same time requesting them for his district. Democrats have been defending the $787 billion program Wednesday, its one-year anniversary. Gibbs specifically targeted House Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-Va.) for his criticism of the package, noting that Cantor has requested funds for a high-speed rail project in his district. "In Alabama, we call that hypocrisy," Gibbs, an Auburn-native said. "In Washington, we call...
  • Pay-go gets passed, then it gets bypassed

    02/16/2010 5:57:39 PM PST · by jazusamo · 3 replies · 324+ views
    The Hill ^ | February 16, 2010 | Walter Alarkon
    The ink is barely dry on the pay-as-you-go law, and Democrats are seeking to bypass it to enact parts of their job-creation agenda. Democratic leaders said extensions of unemployment insurance and COBRA healthcare benefits should be emergency spending that isn’t subject to the pay-as-you-go statute, which requires new non-discretionary spending to be offset with spending cuts or tax increases. With current extensions of unemployment and COBRA benefits set to expire at the end of the month and the jobless rate still near 10 percent, Democratic lawmakers want to pass the extensions quickly, without having to find offsets for the costs....
  • BAYH-BAYH: Congress has not created one job in last six months...

    02/16/2010 10:55:16 AM PST · by kcvl · 20 replies · 878+ views
    And let me say this: I think the president, you can disagree with his policies if you want to, but he is making a sincere effort to try to bring the two sides together, to try and find some common ground, to forge that practical progress that Americans are so yearning for. And I want to help him over the next 11 months to make that kind of progress." http://www.cbsnews.com/blogs/2010/02/16/politics/politicalhotsheet/entry6212208.shtml
  • Paul Krugman’s ‘Breathtaking’ Hypocrisy

    02/09/2010 9:56:22 AM PST · by Slyscribe · 13 replies · 757+ views
    IBD's Capital Hill ^ | 2/9/2010 | David Hogberg
    Facts are stubborn. Paul Krugman, a renowned economist turned New York Times columnist, is more flexible. But he has a lot to say about budget deficit facts. These days it’s hard to pick up a newspaper or turn on a news program without encountering stern warnings about the federal budget deficit. The deficit threatens economic recovery, we’re told; it puts American economic stability at risk; it will undermine our influence in the world.
  • Paul Krugman Hypocrite, Calls For End Of Filibuster. Defended It During Bush Years

    02/08/2010 10:31:42 AM PST · by tellw · 11 replies · 768+ views
    YesButHowever.com ^ | 02/08/2010 | John Romano
    @import "http://yesbuthowever.com/wp-content/themes/fusion/style.css"; img.gsc-branding-img { display: none; } td.gsc-branding-text div.gsc-branding-text { display: none; } .recentcomments a{display:inline !important;padding:0 !important;margin:0 !important;} Leaning right, leaning left, building trust, YBH! Yes, But, However! HomeContact UsStaff John Romano’s Bio And Select Big Hollywood Article Archive Get social with YBH!: Entries (RSS) YBH on Twitter Paul Krugman Hypocrite, Calls For End Of Filibuster. Defended It During Bush Years Posted by John Romano in Politics on February 8, 2010 New York Times columnist and Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman effectively displays today what has become known as the liberal double standard. In 2005 Mr. Krugman said the following...
  • NBC Cafeteria Celebrates Black History Month With Fried Chicken Special

    02/04/2010 1:11:10 PM PST · by The Hound Passer · 146 replies · 2,693+ views
    Mediaite.com ^ | 02/04/10 | Steve Krakauer
    So who at NBC thought it would be a good idea for the special today to be, among other things, fried chicken, “in honor of Black History Month”? Because, spoiler alert – it wasn’t a good idea at all. And now NBCU employee Questlove is bringing it to the attention of his 1 million plus Twitter followers. Questlove, the band leader and drummer for The Roots (the house band on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon) tweeted this picture from the NBC Commissary at 30 Rock, with the comment: “Hmm HR?”
  • Moore's Anti-Greed Film May Receive Michigan Tax Credit

    01/29/2010 8:27:38 PM PST · by Robwin · 4 replies · 261+ views
    Fox News ^ | 01/29/2010 | Fox News
    The liberal documentary filmmaker Michael Moore has been a critic of state tax credits for Hollywood films, but did one of his own films benefit from one of those credits in his home state of Michigan? It seems so, according to a report by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research and educational institute focusing on issues in Michigan. The center checked with the Michigan Film Office and learned that a "production person" had applied for one of the tax credits for "Capitalism: A Love Story," Moore's 2009 film about corporate greed, parts of which were filmed...
  • Whose Business Is It?

    01/25/2010 4:50:21 PM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies · 247+ views
    Investors.com ^ | january 25, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Politics: During last year's presidential campaign, Democrats blasted "sweetheart deals" for companies like Halliburton and vowed to end no-bid contracts. Now the Democrats' political donors are reaping them. Monday, Fox News found that Checchi & Company Consulting was awarded a $24,673,427 no-bid contract for "rule of law stabilization services" inside Afghanistan. And by coincidence, its president, Vincent Checchi, donated $8,350 to Obama's campaign, according to opensecrets.org. Supposedly, Checchi will train the "next generation of legal professionals" and develop the capacity of Afghanistan's justice system "to be accessible, reliable and fair." None of those things describe the contract process Checchi is...
  • Obama Reacts to Harry Reid's Comments

    01/10/2010 2:46:17 PM PST · by bloodmeridian · 6 replies · 480+ views
    Feed Your ADHD ^ | 1/10/2010 | Jamie
    All is well between Harry Reid and Barack Hussein Obama (Mmm, mmm, mmm)… Harry talked about Obama being acceptable because he was light skinned and didn’t have a “negro dialect”… No that isn’t racial… Racial is Trent Lott telling a 100 year old friend, Strom Thurmond, that maybe the country wouldn’t have some of its problems had he been elected way back when… I get it.Harry Reid — Senate Majority Leader doesn’t get canned.Trent Lott — Senate Majority Leader gets canned.
  • Wow Censored!

    12/31/2009 9:37:42 AM PST · by Jihadi Du Jour · 166 replies · 4,187+ views
    A Tic In The Mind's Eye ^ | 12/31/2009 | Joseph Speranzella SFO
    Got a post censored from Free Republic for a political humor post about the wikipedia update that said Rush Limbaugh was dead. How is that any different than this? I guess Free Republic isn't that free after all...
  • Copenhagen summit has biggest-ever carbon footprint: report

    12/14/2009 12:01:18 PM PST · by Clive · 13 replies · 534+ views
    Reuters via National Post ^ | 2009-12-14 | Sunanda Creagh
    COPENHAGEN, Dec 14 -- The Copenhagen climate talks will generate more carbon emissions than any previous climate conference, equivalent to the annual output of more than half- -a-million Ethiopians, figures commissioned by hosts Denmark show. Delegates, journalists, activists and observers from almost 200 countries have gathered at the Dec 7-18 summit and their travel and work will create 46,200 tonnes of carbon dioxide, most of it from their flights. This would fill nearly 10,000 Olympic swimming pools, and is the same amount produced each year by 2,300 Americans or 660,000 Ethiopians -- the vast difference is due to the huge...
  • Feds owe Uncle Sam $3B in unpaid taxes

    12/14/2009 8:31:10 AM PST · by bamahead · 19 replies · 1,103+ views
    WTOP.com Washington ^ | December 14, 2009 | Mark Seagraves
    At a time when the White House is projecting the largest deficit in the nation's history, Uncle Sam is trying to recover billions of dollars in unpaid taxes from its own employees. Federal workers owe more than $3 billion in income taxes they failed to pay in 2008. According to Internal Revenue Service documents, 276,300 federal employees and retirees owe $3,042,200,000. The IRS tracks the voluntary compliance rate of federal employees and retirees each year, and each year feds come up short. The one bright spot in this year's report is that after several years of a steady increase, the...
  • Copenhagen Delegates Arrive In Huge Limos

    12/07/2009 2:59:35 PM PST · by Bon mots · 13 replies · 668+ views
    Liveleak ^ | December 7, 2009 | Liveleak
    Unbelievable. The very people who are trying to panic us all about carbon emissions and anthropogenic Global Warming - and would like to stop us all from driving big cars - begin arriving in Copenhagen... in... guess what? Chauffer-Driven Limousines! For those of you who might be unfamiliar with European license plates, BLUE license plates belong to diplomats and official government personnel. The "CD" emblem you see on some cars belong to diplomats.
  • UN Climate conference includes Motocross races, fashion "summit"

    12/06/2009 10:11:00 AM PST · by lakeprincess · 15 replies · 689+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | Dec. 6, 2009 | Jennifer Harper
    Global warming culture has arrived. A motocross event through local forests and city streets and a fashion "summit" are among the myriad side events scheduled for the United Nations' Climate Change Conference 2009, which begins Monday. There's also a new Copenhagen cocktail for delegates perhaps weary of heavy discussion.
  • PETA spokeswoman 'dumped puppies'

    11/11/2009 7:09:39 AM PST · by missycocopuffs · 21 replies · 1,247+ views
    9News ^ | November 11, 2009 | 9News
    Hollywood actress and PETA spokeswoman Dominique Swain has reportedly been caught dumping unvaccinated puppies at an animal shelter. Swain, 29, arrived at a Malibu refuge with her father and a box of eight-week-old cocker spaniel cross dogs over the weekend, reports claim. The Lolita and Face/Off starlet, who posed naked in front of a school blackboard in a PETA animal rights advertisement, then reportedly told the shelter workers she couldn't pay for the puppies' vaccinations. "She said she had no money, despite [arriving] in her BMW," Fox News reported a witness as saying.