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  • Drudge - CNN REPORTER: President 'a little punchy'...

    11/21/2010 12:24:44 PM PST · by maggief · 93 replies · 1+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | November 21, 2010 | Drudge
    POTUS a little punchy -- comes to press cabin on AF-1 and jokes he's stopping in South Am on way home from Europe to see Chavez ... about 23 hours ago via Mobile Web Retweeted by 56 people edhenrycnn Ed Henry
  • Police alerted to 'superheroes' patrolling Seattle

    11/19/2010 8:42:16 AM PST · by epithermal · 38 replies
    SeattlePI ^ | November 19, 2010 | Casey McNerthney
    Vigilante justice has come to Seattle, and the caped crusaders drive a Kia. Seattle police say a group of self-described superheroes have been patrolling the streets at night trying to save people from crime. They call themselves the Rain City Superhero Movement and say they're part of a nationwide movement of real-life crime fighters. The national website -- cited in a police bulletin sent to Seattle officers Wednesday -- states "a Real Life Superhero is whoever chooses to embody the values presented in super heroic comic books, not only by donning a mask/costume, but also performing good deeds for the...
  • Homeless Woman Charged in LA Train Track Death(pushes elderly woman on tracks)

    11/17/2010 10:46:27 AM PST · by mainestategop · 50 replies
    AolNews ^ | 11/16/2010 | Thomas Watkins
    LOS ANGELES (Nov. 16) -- Betty Sugiyama was rushing to catch a train for a shopping trip when authorities say the unthinkable happened: A homeless woman leapt from a bench and shoved her onto the tracks. Witnesses said the woman then calmly returned to her seat as Sugiyama writhed in pain on the tracks with a cracked skull. The 84-year-old Little Tokyo resident died soon after, and the suspect was arrested on murder charges. A sister of Sugiyama who witnessed the attack remained stunned Tuesday that anyone would want to kill her friendly younger sibling, a Japanese-American who had grown...
  • WH Insiders: Obama Completely Losing It

    11/16/2010 10:08:32 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 74 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | November 16, 2010 | Reaganite Republican
    Say, is that officer carrying the nuclear football armed...? We were all haunted by the thought of the malignant narcissist Americans made the most powerful man in the world possibly driving his country right over the abyss... same as most of them do once they reach the pinnacle of power and the luck runs out. But while many of us knew Obama was a kind of a calculating/power-mad/sinister megalomaniac from the start... now faced with serial failure he simply cannot endure, that frail mental state has decomposed at an alarming rate... rapidly digressing into an antisocial-and-delusional crazy-crazy. Hannity's WH-connected sources...
  • Charles Johnson (LGF) completes his journey (vanity)

    11/13/2010 2:30:30 PM PST · by HearMe · 19 replies
    Vanity ^ | today | Me
    Charles Johnson of LGF who has veered to the Left with hatred of Republicans and the defense of all things Obama and Muslim like a schizophrenic off his meds, has now completed his journey. Johnson -who once was praised for his support for Israel- has no gone so deep into Obama sycophancy that he now criticizes Eric Cantor's meeting with Netanyahu to buttress Israeli/American friendship in the face of Obama's obvious assault on the relationship. Johnson used to post an Idolitarian contest, for the biggest Leftist fool. No more need for such contests, Johnson now wins by default.
  • Pelosi: "We Didn't Lose Because of Me"

    11/12/2010 2:49:56 PM PST · by Senator Goldwater · 32 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 12 November 2010 | Patrick O'Connor
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she has the “overwhelming support” of fellow Democrats in her bid to become minority leader in the next Congress, and says she’s not to blame for the Democrats’ mid-term debacle. “We didn’t lose the election because of me,” Ms. Pelosi told National Public Radio in an interview that aired Friday morning. “Our members do not accept that.” Instead, the California Democrat attributes the loss of at least 60 seats to high unemployment and “$100 million of outside, unidentified funding.” “Any party that cannot turn (9.5% unemployment) into political gains should hang up the gloves,” she...
  • Gene Robinson: "Why don't the Democrats fight back?"

    11/11/2010 11:01:59 PM PST · by Senator Goldwater · 56 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 12 November 2010 | Eugene Robinson
    "Why don't they fight back?" That's the question I've been hearing from the Democratic Party's stunned and dispirited base. Everywhere I go, supporters of President Obama and his agenda ask me why so many Democrats in Washington don't stand up for what they say they believe. I confess that I don't have a good answer. What I can say with confidence, however, is that the White House and Democrats in Congress ignore these grumblings at their peril. Call it polarization, call it conviction, call it whatever you like: These are not wishy-washy times. If you don't stand for something, you...
  • Pelosi celebrates dubious "achievements" with party for 111th Congress

    11/10/2010 4:23:58 AM PST · by Suvroc10 · 10 replies
    Examiner ^ | November 10, 2010 | Marc Schenker
    Nancy Pelosi celebrates her dubious "achievements" with a party for the 111th Congress and a self-promoting opinion piece. Today, Pelosi will be holding a closed-to-the-media, private party for the Democrat bunch of losers in the 111th Congress who recently had their rear ends handed to them in one of the most record-breaking midterm elections in the last 70 years. If you can make it, you can head to the Cannon House Office Building for what’s sure to be an insane time. Today, also, a self-promoting opinion piece written by Pelosi will appear in USA Today, where she laughably praises Obama...
  • Rush Limbaugh Hinting Obama is INSANE!

    11/08/2010 9:38:45 AM PST · by Ronbo1948 · 157 replies · 2+ views
    PERSONAL | November 8, 2010 | Ronbo1948
    Turn on Rush Limbaugh's radio program IMMEDIATELY! He's hinting Obama is INSANE!
  • McCain: 2010 elections 'not an affirmation of Republicans'

    11/02/2010 3:04:52 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 111 replies
    The Hill ^ | Nov. 2, 2010 | Michael O'Brien
    The 2010 election results should not be interpreted as an "affirmation" of Republicans, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Tuesday. McCain, the party's 2008 presidential nominee who's up for reelection today, said the losses Democrats are expected to suffer nationwide were more about frustration over President Obama and incumbent Democrats than anything else. "The moral of this story is that this election is a repudiation of Obama and the Democrats," McCain said on Fox News. "It is not an affirmation of Republicans. So Republicans have got to come through and satisfy this outcry — this anger and frustration — that's been...
  • Joy Behar calls Sharron Angle a bitch, then predicts she is going to hell

    10/27/2010 4:19:51 AM PDT · by Suvroc10 · 36 replies
    Examiner ^ | October 27, 2010 | Marc Schenker
    Joy Behar calls Sharron Angle a bitch, and then predicts that she is also going to hell. On Tuesday’s "The View," (read: show primarily for stay-at-home moms) that crotchety, ill-tempered and relentlessly vitriolic Joy Behar lashed out at Sharron Angle, simply an average, regular American woman who happens to have a solid, conservative belief system. In other words, it was just another typical broadcast of "The View," a show that lately has become known for nothing but its uncontrollable, excessively emotional, liberal female hosts’ outbursts that are much of the time at odds with the opinions of most Americans. Apparently,...
  • The Definitive Answer

    10/25/2010 1:16:16 AM PDT · by Ronbo1948 · 2 replies
    Intellectual Conservative ^ | October 14, 2010 | By Bill Wavering
    Ever since Barry Soetero ascended to the office of President of the United States, people have wondered exactly what type of man he really is. Barack Obama broke on the national scene on July 27th 2004 when he delivered the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in Boston. Although only a state senator at the time; many of the movers and shakers of the DNC felt this person had real potential. The kinship they felt speaks volumes; not only regarding Barack Obama, but about progressives as well. He was both well spoken and correctly educated; having graduated from both...
  • A Mass Nervous Breakdown of the Left

    10/25/2010 12:02:06 AM PDT · by truthfreedom · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/25/10 | Mark J. Fitzgibbons
    ... There have been many other instances -- too many to mention in this piece -- but I don't recall ever seeing the like of the disproportionate, unhinged attacks on Christine O'Donnell for her statements addressing the Establishment Clause in her Widener Law School debate with Chris Coons. The left couldn't possibly want that one Delaware Senate seat enough to match their vitriol. It's important to understand the context in which the Establishment Clause issue was addressed at the debate. Chris Coons said that only evolution must be taught in schools, and that intelligent design is prohibited from being discussed,...
  • Insane Fed to Print More Money(Fed: High Unemployment Concern)

    10/24/2010 1:54:25 PM PDT · by Son House · 16 replies · 1+ views
    Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | October 21, 2010 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Take a look here at the unemployment news as reported today by Reuters. Headline: "Jobless Claims Drop, Monetary Stimulus Seen." Oh, and we have got to talk about this, this QE2, quantitative easing. This is the second phase of printing money. This is the Fed. The target date here is November 2 or 3. That's when they're going to have their next meeting. And all eyes are focused on this meeting, and some of them are focused with great fear. Quantitative easing is printing money, funneling a bunch of money into the economy in the hopes of igniting economic...
  • Pelosi: "This Is Not A National Election" (video)

    10/21/2010 10:35:45 AM PDT · by i88schwartz · 33 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | October 21, 2010 | RealClearPolitics
    "It's not a question of enthusiasm, it's a question of who is going to vote?," Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on "Charlie Rose." "This is not a national election; it is district by district," she said. Pelosi made the case that the midterm election is about local issues.
  • Grayson: Limbaugh an Insane, Drug Addict, President Bush Knew About 9/11 Beforehand

    10/19/2010 1:15:22 PM PDT · by rightistight · 33 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 10/19/10 | Aurelius
    As time goes on, there are more and more utterly insane things that Democratic Congressman Alan Grayson has said. Last year he said that Republicans wanted people to "die quickly." In August he warned that people would eat each other if government spending was cut. In September he released his notorious fraudulent campaign ad that referred to his opponent as a terrorist. And earlier this month he compared his campaign to "ground zero in Hiroshima." Well, Grayson has done it again. Yesterday, Alan Grayson called Rush Limbaugh a criminal drug addict that is insane and then went on to assert...
  • Nancy Pelosi says food stamps and unemployment insurance will grow US economy

    10/08/2010 4:57:37 AM PDT · by Suvroc10 · 27 replies ^ | October 8, 2010 | Marc Schenker
    Nancy Pelosi says that food stamps and unemployment insurance will grow the US economy and lift it from the recession that Barack Obama has helped to worsen. Pelosi, that genius and all-around brilliant analyst of the US economy and everything financial, spoke Wednesday in an overly defensive response to Newt Gingrich’s right-on-the-mark salvo against Pelosi and her Democrat Party. In recent comments, Gingrich correctly advised Republicans to make a contrast between Democrats who promote food stamps as their economic policy, and Republicans who actually promote the useful concept called paychecks to grow the prosperity of Americans. Confusingly, Pelosi reacted to...
  • Illegal alien convicted of raping his foster mom in Virginia

    09/23/2010 3:22:47 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 19 replies
    Examiner ^ | September 23, 2010
    On Wednesday, Arturo Lopez, 18, was convicted of abducting and raping his foster mother in Henrico County, last April. The 55-year-old victim told the jury of her pain, and how she can longer trust anyone, ending her long service as a foster mother...The jury recommended a 20-year sentence for the abduction and 10 years for the rape. Lopez will be sentenced in November. On April 9, the woman called police to report that her foster son had just raped her at knife point. The victim was able to leave the house and call 911, after telling Lopez that she had...
  • McCain embraces the GOP's right (McCain, Graham want to lead Tea Party)

    09/05/2010 2:38:41 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 172 replies · 1+ views
    Politico ^ | 2010-09-05 | Meredith Shiner
    Has John McCain "sold his soul" to win re-election? It's a question that briefly flustered the self-ascribed maverick and 2008 presidential nominee when asked Sunday morning by Chris Wallace of Fox News - but it's also an accusation McCain, who defended having changed his position on several issues, is not alone in having to answer. (snip) McCain, along with South Carolina Republican Lindsey Graham, called Sunday for a new "Contract with America," Newt Gingrich's political blueprint that helped give Congress back to the GOP in 1994. But both senators - who once made their marks in Congress by seeking middle...
  • UPDATE 1-Obama to propose permanent research tax credit

    09/05/2010 9:22:24 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 32 replies ^ | Sun Sep 5, 2010 11:53am EDT |
    (Adds details) WASHINGTON, Sept 5 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will ask the U.S. Congress on Wednesday to increase and permanently extend a tax credit for business research as a way of boosting job growth, an administration official said on Sunday. The proposal would cost $100 billion over 10 years, and Obama would pay for the plan by closing other corporate tax breaks, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity. Obama will call on Congress to increase to 17 percent from 14 percent one of two credit options available to businesses, the official said.
  • McCain wants a new GOP 'Contract with America' (McCain says Tea Parties "nice addition" to GOP)

    09/05/2010 7:07:33 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 77 replies
    Politico ^ | 2010-09-05 | Meredith Shiner
    Arizona Sen. John McCain said Sunday this fall's midterm elections could be "seismic," but that Republicans need to make a better direct appeal to the American people in order to sweep their votes. "We need to give voters a reason to be for us, not just against the Democrats," the 2008 Republican presidential nominee said on "Fox News Sunday." McCain said the GOP needs to create another "Contract with America" — the electoral and policy blueprint put forth by Republicans in 1994, the last time the GOP swept Congress. "We need to make a short list of promises to the...
  • Paul Krugman : The Real Story (The stimulus works, we need another round)

    09/04/2010 6:34:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    New York Slimes ^ | 09/03/2010 | Paul Krugman, Nobel Laureate /s
    Next week, President Obama is scheduled to propose new measures to boost the economy. I hope they’re bold and substantive, since the Republicans will oppose him regardless — if he came out for motherhood, the G.O.P. would declare motherhood un-American. So he should put them on the spot for standing in the way of real action. But let’s put politics aside and talk about what we’ve actually learned about economic policy over the past 20 months. When Mr. Obama first proposed $800 billion in fiscal stimulus, there were two groups of critics. Both argued that unemployment would stay high —...
  • AUDIO - Rep. Pelosi calls for investigation of WTC mosque opposition

    08/17/2010 10:49:25 PM PDT · by Islander7 · 39 replies · 1+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | August 17, 2010 | Kerry Picket
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, called for an investigation of those who are protesting the building of the Ground Zero Mosque on Tuesday. She told San Francisco's KCBS radio: Link to audio
  • State Department: Taliban is not a terrorist organization

    08/10/2010 10:52:28 AM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 24 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8/10/10 | Amanda Carey
    A new State Department report designating terrorist organizations notably excludes one group: the Taliban. The U.S. has been fighting a war in Afghanistan for almost a decade aimed at “defeating the Taliban,” Taliban members repeatedly have threatened and killed American citizens and lawmakers have increased pressure on State to add the Taliban to the list. Earlier this summer, a group of congressional Democrats sent a letter to Secretary of State Hilary Clinton urging her to begin the process of categorizing the Taliban as a terrorist group. In June, Sens. Charles Schumer and Kristen Gillibrand of New York and Frank Lautenberg...
  • Christopher Hitchens: Hugo Boss (Chavez so nuts he may announce "that he is a poached egg")

    08/03/2010 2:53:26 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 20 replies · 48+ views
    Slate ^ | 8/2/10 | Christopher Hitchens
    What I learned about Hugo Chávez's mental health when I visited Venezuela with Sean Penn.Recent accounts of Hugo Chávez's politicized necrophilia may seem almost too lurid to believe, but I can testify from personal experience that they may well be an understatement. In the early hours of July 16—just at the midnight hour, to be precise—Venezuela's capo officiated at a grisly ceremony. This involved the exhumation of the mortal remains of Simón Bolívar, leader of Latin America's rebellion against Spain, who died in 1830. According to a vividly written article by Thor Halvorssen in the July 25 Washington Post, the...
  • Mormon and Catholic threads driving me crazy ... (vanity)

    07/27/2010 1:51:13 PM PDT · by Scythian · 136 replies · 6+ views
    Anybody else ?
  • Survey Ranks Obama 15th Best President, Bush Among Worst

    07/13/2010 2:46:36 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 51 replies
    US News and World Report ^ | July 2, 2010 | Mallie Jane Kim
    President Obama ranks 15th out of 44 in a poll of the best and worst presidents while former President George W. Bush earns a place in the bottom five, according to the Siena College Research Institute's recent survey of 238 presidential scholars released Thursday. Obama secured a top ten place in two skill set categories, communication ability (7th) and ability to compromise (10th), and in two personality trait categories, imagination (6th) and intelligence (8th). Background, described as family, education, and experience, proved his lowest score at 32nd. This is the 5th time the institute has conducted the survey of U.S....
  • Alan Grayson (D-FL): "Send Michael Steele To Prison" (LOONY BIN ALERT!!!!)

    06/09/2010 4:56:55 AM PDT · by MollyKuehl · 20 replies · 50+ views
    This guy is nuttier than squirrel turd....
  • AZ-Sen. 2010: How much trouble is John McCain in? (McCain campaign panicking)

    05/12/2010 11:19:34 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 154 replies · 6,180+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 2010-05-11 | Chris Cillizza
    For the last month, Arizona Sen. John McCain has been running his primary campaign against former Rep. J.D. Hayworth as if it was the final weekend of the 2008 presidential campaign. On a daily basis, McCain's team bashes Hayworth while simultaneously working to shore up the Senator's right flank through a series of symbolic acts ranging from the rejection of the "maverick" title he wore proudly during both of his presidential campaigns to his forceful support of Arizona's controversial new immigration law. (McCain released an ad recently in which he urges the federal government to "complete the danged fence", a...
  • Good laugh for today!!

    05/05/2010 2:24:06 PM PDT · by OL Hickory · 10 replies · 395+ views
    weasel zippers ^ | april 22 2010 | zip
    Perfect opportunity to post what I consider to be the hands-down, greatest video of all-time, ‘Hippies Crying Over Dead Trees”…***Already posted on FR but a great pick me up when your feeling down***
  • Court won't hear appeal on Boy Scouts land rental

    05/05/2010 5:16:51 AM PDT · by Bulldawg Fan · 11 replies · 389+ views ^ | 5/4/2010 | unknown
    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has let stand a ruling saying the Boy Scouts cannot lease city park land in San Diego because the group is a religious organization. The high court refused to hear an appeal from San Diego-area Boy Scouts.
  • Sen. Graham threatens to halt work on climate and energy bill (Grahamnesty tries to save McCain)

    04/24/2010 12:38:14 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 45 replies · 1,719+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 2010-04-24 | Juliet Eilperin
    Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) threatened to abandon his effort to push a climate and energy bill Saturday, saying he will only continue if Democratic leaders promise to relinquish plans to bring up immigration legislation first. Graham's departure, if he follows through on his ultimatum, would likely doom any chance of passing a climate bill this year. He is the sole Republican working with Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joseph I. Lieberman (I-Conn.) on a compromise proposal which they had planned to unveil Monday. In a letter to leaders of the effort to enact climate and energy legislation, Graham wrote,...
  • Even Catholic schools must teach sex ed to six-year-olds: McGuinty (Ontario, Canada)

    04/22/2010 10:45:03 AM PDT · by Rutles4Ever · 43 replies · 785+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | 4/21/2010 | Maria Babbage
    TORONTO - Ontario's Catholic schools can't opt out of a revamped sex ed curriculum even if it goes against their religious beliefs to teach kids about masturbation and homosexuality, Premier Dalton McGuinty said Wednesday. Several conservative and religious groups claim the changes coming this fall will corrupt young minds with "explicit" topics like anal sex. But Ontario's Catholic premier made it clear that all public schools must teach the lessons that will start as early as age six. The first changes to Ontario's curriculum in a dozen years will see students learning about masturbation in Grade 6 and oral and...
  • McCain: Time to 'pull the trigger' with Iran [Title differs from article quote]

    04/14/2010 11:03:10 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 70 replies · 1,688+ views
    Washington - Senator John McCain says the United States has been backing away from a brewing fight with Iran, while that country moves ever closer to having nuclear weapons.McCain opened a Senate hearing Wednesday by saying that Iran will get the bomb unless the United States acts more boldly. Speaking figuratively, the Arizona Republican says the U.S. keeps pointing a loaded gun at Iran but failing to "pull the trigger."
  • CNN president defends network as 'nonpartisan'

    04/14/2010 4:59:09 AM PDT · by HogsBreath · 28 replies · 953+ views ^ | 04-14-2010 | DAVID BAUDER
    CNN said that it's in a "category of one" among television news networks in how it delivers non-biased news, and promised to continue emphasizing its journalism despite a ratings free-fall on its flagship network. The network's sales pitch to advertisers on Tuesday came two weeks after the Nielsen Co. revealed that CNN's weekday prime-time viewership during the first three months of the year was down 42 percent from 2009.
  • Health Care and Mental Health

    04/12/2010 5:57:16 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 4 replies · 141+ views ^ | 04/11/2010 | Mark Roberts
    Political correctness is on everyone's mind these days. We over emphasize the need to not offend anyone based on race, religion, gender, and a host of other reasons. We never wish to make fun of anyone related to appearance or behavior, and to be socially bereft of feelings will make you an outcast quicker than a snowball's chance of survival in summer. But have you ever been called "crazy" or "nuts" or "insane" even in jest? However, there are plenty of people that truly are.
  • Obama: the Creed that Defines the Character of this Country is YES WE CAN

    03/27/2010 7:26:33 PM PDT · by vrwc54 · 8 replies · 241+ views
    You Tube ^ | 3/27/10 | RobtKraft/Granny Jan
    Obama: the Creed that Defines the Character of This Country is YES WE CAN. Yes he really said it in Iowa at the end of his campaign speech.
  • No way to anticipate crazy

    03/16/2010 2:03:05 PM PDT · by Graybeard58 · 11 replies · 288+ views
    Waterbury Republican-American ^ | March 13, 2010 | Editorial
    In March 2008, retired teacher Charles Johnson opened fire at a hospital in Georgia, killing three employees; police said he sought revenge against staffers who cared for his mother before she died in 2004. Last April, Mario Ramirez, a pharmacy technician at California's Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, shot and killed two supervisors before committing suicide; his motive may never be known. Last December, Robert Yagi, driven by love and compassion, shot his terminally ill wife as she lay in her hospital bed in Hawaii; she survived, but he later committed suicide. On March 2, Stanley Lupienski, an elderly patient...
  • Pelosi and the Tea Party 'Share Views'

    02/28/2010 6:20:51 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 31 replies · 956+ views
    Pelosi and the Tea Party 'Share Views' February 28, 2010 8:15 AM House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she has much in common with the Tea Party. The speaker now says she shares views with movement she dismissed last summer as being “Astroturf” -- her suggestion that the grassroots of the Tea Party were a creation of the Republican Party. In a “This Week” interview with ABC’s Elizabeth Vargas, Pelosi said, “We share some of the views of the Tea Partiers in terms of the role of special interest in Washington, D.C., as -- it just has to stop. And that's...
  • Biden: Iraq one of Obama's 'great achievements'

    02/11/2010 8:30:38 AM PST · by Senator Goldwater · 39 replies · 1,002+ views
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | February 11, 2010 | Andrew Malcolm
    VP Biden went on CNN to chat with Larry King Wednesday. Many recall Biden's plans to give in to Iraq's fractious factions and carve the country into three territories. And even more probably recall Biden's boss' plan to halt the Iraq war years ago. Plus, of course, Obama's vehement opposition to the 2007 troop surge of you-know-who from Texas that Obama knew for certain was only going to worsen sectarian strife there. Well, of course, it didn't turn out that way, thanks in large measure to the brave service of U.S. troops who served and helped peace to break out...
  • Chris Matthews Compares Conservative Republicans to Murderous Khmer Rouge Regime

    02/02/2010 5:11:23 AM PST · by kingattax · 46 replies · 3,018+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | 02/01/2010 | Ken Shepherd
    Appearing on the January 29 "Rachel Maddow Show," fellow MSNBCer Chris Matthews compared Republican conservatives to the Khmer Rouge, the murderous Communist regime that racked up a body count of some two million during its reign of terror: What's going on out there in the Republican Party is kind of a frightening, almost Cambodia re-education camp going on in that party, where they're going around to people, sort of switching their minds around saying, if you're not far right, you're not right enough. Matthews was on the program to discuss President Obama's live televised exchanges with Republican Congressmen earlier in...
  • LIVE THREAD- State of the Union - 27 January, 2010

    01/27/2010 4:41:04 PM PST · by SE Mom · 2,518 replies · 98,741+ views
    27 January 2010
    The president is scheduled to give the State of the Union address at 9 PM eastern.
  • What Haiti Needs: More Immigration into the US

    01/22/2010 4:53:35 AM PST · by Poundstone · 35 replies · 996+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | Jan. 22, 2010 | Elliott Abrams
    The outpouring of pledges to "rebuild" Haiti has spurred debate about how much aid will be needed, for how long and who could administer such a large program efficiently. In 2008, the last year for which statistics are available, Haiti received more than $900 million in all forms of aid, and many analysts suggest that total must be doubled if "recovery" is to happen. But it is doubtful whether such additional commitments will be made -- and kept -- as Haiti moves off the front pages. "Rebuilding" and "recovery" would merely take Haiti, this hemisphere's poorest country, back to where...
  • Bias Raises Gays' Risk Of Mental Disorders, Witness At Prop. 8 Trial Says [What Next?]

    01/14/2010 9:43:40 PM PST · by Steelfish · 24 replies · 599+ views
    LATimes ^ | January 14th 2010 | Maura Dolan
    Bias Raises Gays' Risk Of Mental Disorders, Witness At Prop. 8 Trial Says Professor says the same-sex marriage ban sent 'the message that gay relationships are not respected, that they are of secondary value if they are of any value at all.' Maura Dolan January 15, 2010 Reporting from San Francisco - The legal team challenging Proposition 8 in a federal trial tried to show Thursday that the ballot initiative was a form of bias that was likely to make gays and lesbians more vulnerable to mental health problems. Columbia University professor Ilan H. Meyer, an expert in mental health...
  • Record breaking Burj base jump

    01/08/2010 11:42:35 AM PST · by Squidpup · 25 replies · 1,008+ views
    BBC News ^ | Friday, 8 January 2010 | BBC
    Two men have broken the record for the world's highest base jump after parachuting from the top of Dubai's 828m (2,716ft) Burj Khalifa tower. Nasr Al Niyadi and Omar Al Hegelan, from the Emirates Aviation Society, were given permission to jump, and broke the base jump record on Tuesday, a day after the official opening of the building, taking just one and a half minutes to reach the ground at speeds of 136 mph (220 km/hr).
  • U.S. envoy Bosworth arrives in Pyongyang: N. Korean media

    12/08/2009 6:04:29 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 23 replies · 756+ views
    Yonhap News ^ | 12/08/09
    U.S. envoy Bosworth arrives in Pyongyang: N. Korean media SEOUL, Dec. 8 (Yonhap) -- A U.S. envoy on North Korea arrived in Pyongyang on Tuesday, the North's media said, in the highest-level visit to the communist nation since the Barack Obama administration took power in Washington early this year. Stephen Bosworth and his entourage "arrived in Sunan Airport" just outside the capital, the Korean Central News Agency said. Bosworth departed from the U.S. Osan air base in South Korea at around 2 p.m. on a three-day mission to bring the North back to a multilateral forum on its nuclear program
  • terrorist, obedient, insane?

    11/17/2009 9:50:19 AM PST · by SouthWall · 2 replies · 193+ views
    Take the poll at the top of the page
  • Prophecy

    11/02/2009 10:13:36 AM PST · by ken21 · 19 replies · 957+ views
    kim ^ | 10.25.09 | kim clement
    Searchable Prophecy Database « Back to Main Menu Printer FriendlyPrinter friendly version 10/25/2009 From Memphis, TN October 25, 2009 - Memphis, TN "For there has been a scheme and a plan against the President of this nation, to suffocate him. God says, The enemy has planned in 2010 to bring shame to the first African President. So that they will say, 'Never again shall an African American be the President of the United States.' This will not happen says the Lord. This will not happen. This will not happen. There shall come a change in the early part of 2010...
  • Honduras to restore liberties; standoff at protest

    09/28/2009 8:00:39 PM PDT · by normanpubbie · 22 replies · 959+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | 9/28/2009 | Mark Stevenson
    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – The coup-installed president of Honduras backed down Monday from an escalating standoff with protesters and suggested he would restore civil liberties and reopen dissident television and radio stations by the end of the week. Riot police ringed supporters of ousted President Manuel Zelaya who gathered for a large-scale protest march, setting off a daylong standoff. The government of interim President Roberto Micheletti declared the march illegal, sent soldiers to silence dissident broadcasters, and suspended civil liberties for 45 days. But in a sudden reversal, Micheletti said Monday afternoon that he wanted to "ask the Honduran people for...
  • Honduran military: An institution against democracy?

    10/04/2009 12:49:46 PM PDT · by normanpubbie · 16 replies · 577+ views
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | 10/4/2009 | Sara Miller Llana
    This year's Day of the Soldier celebrations in Honduras got a mixed response. The military is now seen as tarnished by its role in the ouster of President Manuel Zelaya. Tegucigalpa, Honduras - With rifle shots into the air and the national anthem sung by soldiers in salute, Saturday's Day of the Soldier in Honduras seemed no different than any other year's commemorations for the armed forces. But this Oct. 3, after the June ouster of President Manuel Zelaya catapulted the Honduran military into the middle of a political saga, the customary congratulations from Honduran citizens are more muted.