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  • Donald Trump: We're going to 'open up' libel laws

    02/27/2016 10:02:24 AM PST · by dschapin · 233 replies
    Politico ^ | 2/26/2016 | Hadas Gold
    Donald Trump said on Friday he plans to change libel laws in the United States so that he can have an easier time suing news organizations. During a rally in Fort Worth, Texas, Trump began his usual tirade against newspapers such as The New York Times and The Washington Post, saying they're "losing money" and are "dishonest." The Republican presidential candidate then took a different turn, suggesting that when he's president they'll "have problems." "One of the things I'm going to do if I win, and I hope we do and we're certainly leading. I'm going to open up our...
  • Gov. Sarah Palin: Liberals Are Famous For Rewriting History

    07/09/2015 6:29:03 AM PDT · by Bratch · 37 replies
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | July 08 2015 | Sarah Palin via iizthatiiz
      Liberals are famous for conveniently rewriting their history. Just take a look at some of the photos below for a few of their most blatant examples, including the lie that they were always for gay marriage and against racism. The false history teaching that liberals opposed slavery, wanted women to vote, exclusively led the civil rights movements is all Orwellian talk, for the truth is the opposite. It’s been the party of Lincoln and Reagan on the side of justice in each of those issues. We led the fight against slavery and for women’s suffrage, and with Martin Luther...
  • UN Plots Future of Education: Creating Green Global Citizens

    05/22/2015 12:51:41 PM PDT · by detective · 20 replies
    The New American ^ | May 21, 2015 | Alex Newman
    Speaking at the United Nations World Education Forum in South Korea this week, UN chief Ban Ki Moon and UNESCO boss Irina Bokova declared that globalized schools around the world need to re-shape childrens values and create "sustainable" global citizens. The controversial summit, which outlined what the UN described as a roadmap for global education through 2030 in the Incheon Declaration, brought together over 100 national education ministers, swarms of UN bureaucrats, globalists, educators, and other stakeholders from every corner of the planet. And while the UN education forum passed virtually unnoticed in the U.S. establishment media, the implications of...
  • The danger of climate denial - It's no laughing matter

    05/22/2015 12:22:59 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 80 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | May 22, 2015 | staff
    It's Memorial Day, and the forecast is for renewed mocking and derision regarding man-made climate change from the know-nothing, science-averse wing of the Republican Party. President Barack Obama's warningissued during his commencement address at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduation ceremonies Wednesdaythat climate change represents a national security threat seems certain to provoke that kind of stormy reaction.[SNIP]Among the Republicans running for president, climate change denial is the current mode of thinking for most....it's hard to see anyone in the crowd calling for military preparedness. Mostly, the candidates appear interested in sidestepping the topic (albeit in a disapproving manner)..The result...
  • German government to boost organic farming

    05/22/2015 12:58:14 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 1 replies
    EurActiv ^ | 22/05/2015 - 08:16 | Nicole Sagener | translated from German by Erika Krner
    Between 2010 and 2013, Germanys market for organic foods increased by one-fourth to almost 8 billion. Still, switching to organic cultivation remains a difficult process for farmers. While revenue from organic products has enjoyed an annual increase of 5-9% since 2011, the parallel increase in surface area over the past four years has only been 1-3%. Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt hopes to change this. We want a timetable for growth that allows domestic producers to benefit more from the boom, he said on Tuesday (19 May) in Berlin. Organic must be strengthened, he said, with the help of the Future...
  • New York Times: Eating Food Aggravates Drought

    05/22/2015 8:04:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/22/2015 | NewsMachete
    For a long time now the Liberal Media has waged a propaganda campaign to make you feel guilty for using electricity, claiming the planet was melting because of imaginary global warming. Now we are moving onto phase 2: since much of our food is grown in California, and since California is experiencing a drought (which has happened repeatedly thousands of years), and since growing food uses a lot of water, by eating food, the New York Times wants you to feel guilty for causing the drought in California. Really. California farmers produce more than a third of the nations vegetables...
  • N Korea 'develops special noodle'

    08/25/2008 12:02:43 PM PDT · by Mikey_1962 · 14 replies · 139+ views
    BBC ^ | 8-25-08 | Mikey_1962
    North Korean scientists have developed a new kind of noodle that delays feelings of hunger, a Japan-based pro-Pyongyang newspaper has reported. The noodles were made from corn and soybeans, the Choson Shinbo said. They left people feeling fuller longer and represented a technological breakthrough, the newspaper said. North Korea is dependent on foreign food aid. Last month the UN warned that residents were experiencing their worst food shortages in a decade. But the communist country remains reluctant to allow experts to fully assess the scale of the problem or give them adequate access to deliver aid. UN warnings According to...
  • Students slam Michelle O with photos of skimpy school lunches

    12/05/2014 10:01:14 AM PST · by RightGeek · 34 replies
    EAGnews ^ | 12/5/2014 | Kyle Olson
    GREENE, Iowa While school districts can be blamed for the pitiful preparation of meals, the skimpy portions are due solely to the federal regulations championed by First Lady Michelle Obama. Many students are continuing to turn to Twitter to expose their disgusting school lunches, with many of them using the #ThanksMichelleObama hashtag. One students meal consisted of a half-scoop of apple sauce, a quarter of an orange, a carton of low-fat milk and dogs vomit?Mady Bixby, the student who posted the photo, tells EAGnews this lunch was served at North Butler High School in Greene, Iowa. Others were...
  • The school lunches that shame America: Photos reveal just how meager US students' meals are compared

    02/25/2015 10:31:01 PM PST · by Jack Hydrazine · 92 replies
    Daily Mail UK via Conservative Tribune Blog via Joe for America Blog ^ | 18 February 2015 | | By Anucyia Victor for MailOnline
    Pictures have been released comparing what Michelle forces American schools to eat and what kids in other countries get to eat Since the programs inception, Michelle Obamas Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act has offended the sensibilities of the entire nation. Conservatives found the program to be invasive, thrusting D.C.s hand into local education matters. Educators found the program wasted enormous amounts of food and money. Parents found the lunches far too light to be considered meals. And school children everywhere took to the Internet with pictures of the gruesome dishes the program sloshed onto their cafeteria trays every day. Those pictures...
  • Live on Less and Love It

    11/10/2008 9:52:05 PM PST · by TenthAmendmentChampion · 96 replies · 1,581+ views
    Mother Earth News ^ | October 2007 | Craig Idlebrook
    On paper, my wife and I are poor. How poor? In 2005 we made $4,303.84 combined; in 2004 we made half that. Were in such a low tax bracket that I have trouble convincing the government of our tax returns accuracy; they simply cant believe Americans can live on that kind of money. Yet in many ways, were better off than a Wall Street banker: Weve saved enough money to buy land without a mortgage, we have no credit cards or monthly bills, I work 20 flexible hours a week from home, and my daughter has two stay-at-home parents. Simply...
  • Meager Harvests in Africa Leaves Millions at the Edge of Starvation

    06/23/2002 3:20:44 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 53 replies · 454+ views
    New York Times | June 23, 2002 | Rachel L. Swarns
    DOWA, Malawi - In February, when the food ran out, Ezlina Chambukira started selling her precious possessions one by one. First, her goat. Then an old umbrella. Then two metal plates and a battered pail. When she had nothing left, she started praying for a miracle. For the first time in a decade, severe hunger is sweeping across southern Africa. The United Nations says that two years of erratic weather - alternating droughts and floods - coupled with mismanagement of food supplies have left seven million people in six countries at risk of starvation. Here in this dusty village of...
  • The Fairness Doctrine is Dead, But Here Comes the Chief Diversity Officer

    08/12/2009 9:19:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 47 replies · 2,293+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | August 12, 2009 | Jillian Bandes
    Mark Lloyd has recently been appointed Chief Diversity Officer at the Federal Communications Commission. Conservative groups believe his installation is merely another way to impose the dangerous principles contained in the Fairness Doctrine. Lloyd is a longtime Democrat activist who has strategized about ways to censor conservative media under the guise of local accountability. In 2007, he co-wrote a report that called for, among other things, the restoration of local and national caps on the ownership of commercial radio stations and fines for commercial radio station owners if their stations didnt air enough progressive content. Those fines would go directly...
  • Orwell's time-tested warnings

    06/21/2009 3:26:45 AM PDT · by MartinaMisc · 30 replies · 1,444+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | June 21, 2009 | Jeff Jacoby
    NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR opens with one of the most famous first lines in modern English literature - the vaguely unnerving It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. The line it ends with is even more famous, and considerably more sinister: He loved Big Brother. George Orwells brilliant, bitter novel turns 60 this month, but after all these years it has lost none of its nightmarish chill. Its hero is the decidedly unheroic Winston Smith, a weak and wistful man who lives in the totalitarian police state of Oceania, which is ruled by the Party...
  • The Accelerating Push to Criminalize the Right

    06/21/2009 5:16:26 AM PDT · by FromLori · 19 replies · 1,422+ views
    The New American recently warned that Americans who oppose policies emanating from Washington are being tarred as right-wing extremists and even potential terrorists by the Obama administration's Department of Homeland Security as well as by the New York Times and other liberal media organs. This push to demonize and even criminalize political dissent appears to be accelerating. Earlier this month, New York Times columnists Frank Rich and Paul Krugman wrote pieces laying the blame for the murder of an abortionist and a U.S. Holocaust Museum security guard at the foot of President Barack Obama's critics. Both have received figurative high-fives...
  • BREITBART: Know thy enemy: This is not your mother's Democratic Party

    06/09/2009 2:08:56 AM PDT · by Scanian · 15 replies · 1,146+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | June 8, 2009 | Andrew Breitbart
    The Democratic Party's attitude to elections is admirable: Win. And recent history has shown it will do anything to do so. When, if not now, will Republicans develop such a fighting spirit? Democrats invest - with taxpayer money, mind you - in groups like ACORN that, among other sordid tactics, seek out Skid Row bodies and wheel them to polling places. All the Democratic National Committee needs are vans and smelling salts. Pop culture and the "education system" have done the rest, making "D" the default choice on Election Day. Democrats brazenly take policy positions - think government services and...
  • Time Tries to Turn Obama Into Cute, Cuddly Muppet

    06/08/2009 5:42:30 AM PDT · by Mobile Vulgus · 14 replies · 946+ views
    NewsBusters.org ^ | 6/08/09 | Warner Todd Huston
    You want a blatant example of the Old Media's over-the-top, gobsmacked love affair with Obama? Well, one would be hard pressed not to see Time Magazine's latest piece by Nancy Gibbs as a perfect example of the media ignoring all ills and of projecting only what is wonderful onto the dearly beloved as this piece represents. The lionization of Obama is bad enough, but the selective memory of the writer is even more appalling. Writer Gibbs begins her column trying to "place" Barack Obama in a "cultural map." Most famous people are remembered for a certain place that formed their...
  • Times Puts Pot Pies on Front Page, Pelosi On A20

    05/15/2009 6:10:18 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 33 replies · 2,725+ views
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    The sitting Speaker of the House of Representatives has accused the CIA of lying to Congress. She is ensnared in a web of conflicting accounts. Her very hold on power could be under a cloud. Meh. Guess we can find some room on A20. But pot pies need to be heated to 165 degrees to be safe? Hold the presses: put it on the front page! Such is the news judgment of the New York Times. The Morning Joe crowd had a field day with Gray Lady and Pelosis travails during the shows opening half-hour today, Joe Scarborough having great...
  • Obama energy options may be long wait: Technology costly, scarce

    05/13/2009 4:33:59 AM PDT · by Scanian · 30 replies · 1,731+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | May 13, 2009 | Amanda DeBard
    President Obama's plan to move quickly to replace fossil fuels with renewable energy sources relies on technology that analysts agree is neither affordable nor available on a commercial scale and won't be for many years to come. Expensive, small-scale pilot projects are under way that convert vegetation into fuel for cars and capture carbon dioxide before it is released into the air from coal-burning power plants. But these prototypes have not been proved at levels that would make even a dent in the U.S. appetite for fossil fuels, casting doubt on the viability of the president's plans. Still, the administration...
  • An Evolutionless Earth? (Movie Review: Disneys Earth)

    05/11/2009 10:01:46 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 9 replies · 691+ views
    AiG ^ | May 11, 2009 | Stacia McKeever
    Its rare that a movie produced by Discovery and BBC Films about the natural world doesnt contain any mention of molecules-to-man evolution or millions of years of history. In fact, its almost as if the production companies are joined at the hip with the false view of history, taking every opportunity to promote the idea that the earth is not a product of Gods handiwork. And yet, with the movie Earth (a trimmed-down version of the documentary series Planet Earth), they demonstrate it can be done. As far as I could tell, there was no mention of evolution or millions...
  • Semiautomatic rifles a hazard'; seizures are up

    05/11/2009 7:44:26 AM PDT · by holymoly · 119 replies · 3,943+ views
    Fort Wayne News-Sentinel ^ | May. 11, 2009 | Evan Goodenow
    They can kill from more than four football fields away, shred police officers' vests, fire up to 75 bullets at a time - and they're increasingly showing up in criminals' hands. Last year, Fort Wayne Police seized 31 semiautomatic rifles, compared with two in 2003, the last year of the federal assault weapons ban that limited the sale of the rifles. The seizure increase and more reports of criminals using the rifles concerns Fort Wayne Police Chief Rusty York. “The fact that we have these relatively cheap, assault weapon-type firearms out there, it's not only a hazard to the public,...