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  • Lemonade stand shut down by officers in Texas

    07/21/2011 10:19:57 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 52 replies ^ | July 20, 2011 | Jacquie Levy
    McAllen, TX -- Gone are the days when a kid could make a few extra bucks by selling lemonade on the corner of their street. These days, it's against the law. A 12-year-old girl and her little brother were just trying to earn a few dollars for their two hermit crabs when a city code enforcement officer in Texas came and shut them down. The officer told their grandmother that the children needed a permit to sell lemonade, and their grandmother was ticketed for the offense. "I was mad," the 12-year-old said. "I don't understand why someone would want to...
  • Ultimate Rant: The Epic Failures of Obama (add your own and Bookmark)

    07/12/2011 7:43:09 PM PDT · by Flightdeck · 18 replies
    12 July 2011 | Flightdeck
    Despite widespread media complicity, the nation is actually at the point where impeachment proceedings could begin for general and acute incompetence. This will not happen, but Barack Obama will be voted out of office in 2012, leaving four years of Blitzkrieg-level damage in his wake. It would take take a lengthy peer-reviewed scientific study to accurately rank the top five most destructive results of Obama's election, but: Holder's justice department leads the way (imprisonable gunrunning offenses and coverup, dropping charges against black panthers, complicit labor corruption, illegal pressure on ATF to massage statistics, reinvistagation of cleared CIA officers, list goes...
  • Teen faces prison after sex doll prank goes awry (Prosecutors gone wild, kid faces 8 years prison)

    07/06/2011 2:09:59 PM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 111 replies
    WSVM ^ | 07/06/2011 | AP News
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - When 18-year-old Tyell Morton put a blow-up sex doll in a bathroom stall on the last day of school, he didn't expect school officials to call a bomb squad or that he'd be facing up to eight years in prison and a possible felony record. The senior prank gone awry has raised questions of race, prosecutorial zeal and the post-Columbine mindset in a small Indiana town and around the country, The Indianapolis Star reported in its Tuesday editions. Legal experts question the appropriateness of the charges against Morton, and law professor Jonathan Turley at George Washington University...
  • Pakistanis slam gay rights event (VIDEO)

    07/04/2011 5:40:35 PM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 34 replies
    PressTV ^ | July, 4, 2011 | Muhammad Toori
    After repeated violation of Pakistani air space, covert activities and military intervention, the US Embassy in Islamabad has arranged the first ever “Gay, Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender Pride Celebration” ceremony and assured Washington's support to the participants. In response, all Islamic groups condemned this meeting as “social and cultural terrorism" against the Islamic democratic Pakistan. These students are gathered here to protest against what they say is the US attempts to promote vulgarity in Islamic societies under the pretext of human rights. The U.S. deputy ambassador, Richard Hoagland, who hosted the meeting was quoted in a statement on the US...
  • Gay marriage backers: NY vote has national impact

    06/26/2011 7:44:11 PM PDT · by Racehorse · 42 replies
    AP via San Antonio Express News ^ | 26 June 2011 | David Crary
    Many obstacles still lie ahead for supporters of same-sex marriage, and eventually they will need Congress or the Supreme Court to embrace their goal. For the moment, though, they are jubilantly channeling the lyrics of "New York, New York." "Now that we've made it here, we'll make it everywhere," said prominent activist Evan Wolfson, who took up the cause of marriage equality as a law student three decades ago. SNIP With the new law, which takes effect after 30 days, the number of Americans in same-sex marriage states more than doubles. New York's population of 19 million surpasses the combined...
  • Giving Away the Farm--Obama admin is freely giving Russia sensitive info about missile defense

    06/12/2011 7:05:50 AM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 59 replies
    Foreign Policy ^ | JUNE 7, 2011 | JAMES WOOLSEY, REBECCAH HEINRICHS
    President Barack Obama's administration recently threatened to veto the defense budget, citing "serious concerns" over provisions that limit the U.S. missile defense know-how that the White House is permitted to share with Moscow. This is the sort of information that Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, in his earlier days, would have assigned his spies to steal. Through its single-minded pursuit of "resetting" relations with Russia, the Obama administration may simply be willing to hand over this information and, in doing so, weaken U.S. national security. Only two days after issuing the veto threat -- and as Obama tried to warm...
  • Napolitano: Concentrating Terrorists Screening Efforts on Muslim Men Under 35 is Not Good Logic

    06/09/2011 8:51:09 PM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 73 replies
    YouTube ^ | 6-7-2011
    Watch it and weep HERE.
  • Plain White T’s Evil? ‘Diverse’ Group of Students Suspended for Claims of White Supremacy...

    05/30/2011 6:41:33 PM PDT · by Absolutely Nobama · 24 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 30, 2011 at 2:05pm by | Naked Emperor News
    SOQUEL, Calif. – Students banned from a Central Coast school for wearing a white t-shirt. On Wednesday, Soquel High School suspended at least two students. The students say it’s because of allegations, they’re part of a white supremacist group.
  • American taxpayers pay for 350 pound diaper-wearing baby role-playing adult

    05/18/2011 7:00:24 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 50 replies
    PJ Tatler ^ | May 18, 2011
    If there was ever a better symbol of what a fiscal mess we are in, I don’t know what it is. The Washington Times has this must read story today about Stanley Thornton. If you read nothing else today, read this. Thornton spends his days pretending he is a 350 pound adult baby. He sleeps in a crib, drinks from a bottle and wears (and presumably uses) diapers. His female roommate acts as his “nurse” giving him bottles and cleans him up. You are paying for them both through Social Security disability. Stanley Thornton Jr. and his roommate, Sandra Dias,...
  • Defense insanity: U.S. military is dependent on Russian pilots and planes

    05/15/2011 5:51:33 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Caller ^ | 5/15/11 | George Landrith
    The U.S. is hiring the Russians to deliver sensitive equipment and supplies to our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Why? Because the U.S. military doesn’t have enough of the highly dependable and amazingly versatile C-17 airlifters. To make matters worse, we have no credible plan to resolve this problem. The need for C-17s will continue to grow because each year older, less reliable and less capable C-5A airlifters — some of which are over 40 years old — are being retired from the fleet because they are beginning to fail.
  • Their Comeuppance?

    05/13/2011 6:13:02 AM PDT · by Graybeard58 · 21 replies
    Waterbury Republican-American ^ | May 13, 2011 | Editorial
    The Web site Think Progress (Think Liberal) speculated Mother Nature unleashed tornadoes last month that killed at least 349 people in several Southern states in retribution for their congressional delegations' recent refusal to support a resolution supporting the global-warming dogma: They "overwhelmingly voted to reject the science that polluting the climate is dangerous. They are deliberately ignoring the warnings from scientists." The pollution in question, of course, is carbon dioxide, which fuels earth's life cycle. But the bigger hole in this theory is last month's twister outbreak was far from the deadliest on record. For example, tornadoes killed 454 Southerners...
  • Obama Administration planning $1 billion debt relief for Egypt

    05/09/2011 8:09:36 AM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 67 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | May 7, 2011 | Mary Beth Sheridan
    The Obama administration has decided to provide about $1 billion in debt relief for Egypt, a senior official said Saturday, in the boldest U.S. effort yet to shore up a key Middle East ally as it attempts a democratic transition.
  • A “Third Income Tax” To Fund Public Education?

    05/08/2011 7:24:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 129 replies ^ | May 8, 2011 | Austin Hill
    Unemployment is rising, the federal government is broke, and so are many of the states. Now more than ever America needs its various governments to exercise restraint, and to scale-back on spending. And in the midst of this environment a stunning proposal has emerged in the nearly insolvent state of California: a third income tax. The proposal is actually worse than a mere “additional” income tax – and I’ll explain this in a moment. First let’s look at the “other two” income taxes. For the record, if you’re an American and you work and you earn personal income, your U.S....
  • Chris Matthews Congratulates Media Matters, Himself for Beck Transition

    04/07/2011 10:12:42 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    The Blaze ^ | April 7, 2011 | Jonathon M. Seidl
    When Glenn Beck announced yesterday that he would be transitioning off his daily Fox TV show, you knew MSNBC started salivating. And so it’s probably no surprise that MSNBC host Chris Matthews devoted a whole segment to the Beck story. Heck, he even invited a guest — the leader of the anti-Beck brigade and Media Matters president David Brock. Matthews decided to play some clips of Beck and then rehash the same things he’s been saying for the last two years, mainly that Beck is crazy, insane, and a race-baiter. Brock agreed. The two even agreed this is a “victory...
  • Hugo Chavez's war on 'monstrous' breast implants

    03/16/2011 5:46:41 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 59 replies · 1+ views
    The Week ^ | 3-16-11 | unattributed
    In a televised rant, Venezuela's controversial president says it's wrong for doctors to push cosmetic surgery on women who can't afford it Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez railed against doctors, who he says pressure women into buying breast implants they can't afford. Last weekend, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez momentarily interrupted his ongoing critique of the U.S. to castigate another enemy: Venezuelan doctors who hawk breast implants. In a state television address, Chavez said Venezuelan women, egged on by doctors, spend way too much on plastic surgery, reports The New York Times. While the country's booming implant industry is already weathering controversy...
  • NAACP says Eric Holder’s DOJ goes too far with race policy

    03/13/2011 2:50:24 PM PDT · by Qbert · 28 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 3/13/2011 | J. Christian Adams
    In Dayton Ohio, you can get the same as a D or F on the police exam and still become a cop. The Department of Justice Civil Rights Division run by Tom Perez (the same unit that dismissed the New Black Panther voter intimidation case) is requiring Dayton to lower police exam scores to 58 and 63 percent so enough black applicants can join the force.  The Obama administration mandate is too much for even the NAACP: “‘The NAACP does not support individuals failing a test and then having the opportunity to be gainfully employed,’ agreed Dayton NAACP President Derrick Foward.”...
  • It’s Breakfast Time, and Education Will Pay (mandatory in-class breakfast in Chicago schools)

    03/13/2011 6:06:56 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 48 replies
    New York Times / Chicago News Cooperative ^ | March 12, 2011 | James Warren
    ... Chicago’s pitifully short school day is getting even shorter. At five and a half hours, Chicago’s school day is already the shortest of any of the 50 largest districts in the nation. During the mayoral campaign, both Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel and a rival, Gery Chico, brought that up. Mr. Emanuel noted that a child in Houston gets four more years of K-12 instruction than one here. But now comes “Breakfast in the Classroom ” for 410,000 students. Most schools already offer a cold or hot breakfast before the start of classes. It’s free for the 86 percent of public...
  • Cowboy Poetry Festival is essential Gov't funding

    03/09/2011 6:21:38 AM PST · by Restore America · 17 replies
    youtube ^ | 3/9/2011 | youtube
    video of Harry Reid explaining why funding for cowboy poetry must not be part of budget cuts
  • Panel Recommends Ways to Improve Military Diversity [BARF Alert]

    03/08/2011 3:38:08 PM PST · by SandRat · 13 replies
    WASHINGTON, March 8, 2011 – A commission created to improve diversity among military leaders has issued 20 recommendations its members say will make the military better reflect the composition of the United States in its ranks. The Military Leadership Diversity Commission, created as part of the 2009 National Defense Authorization Act, issued the findings yesterday of its 18-month research with recommendations for how the Defense Department can improve the promotion of women and minorities at a time when the nation is expected to become increasingly diverse. “The armed forces have not yet succeeded in developing a continuing stream of leaders...
  • QE3? Several Top Fed Officials Seem To Think That More Quantitative Easing Is Necessary

    03/08/2011 9:58:25 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    The Economic Collapse ^ | 03/05/2011 | Michael Snyder
    The end of QE2 is still several months away and yet quite a few top Federal Reserve officials are already hinting that more quantitative easing may be necessary. Apparently the U.S. economy is not moving forward as rapidly as they would like. So it looks like "QE3" could be on the way. But did anyone out there actually believe that quantitative easing would come to a complete stop in June? Whether they call it "QE3" or something else entirely, the reality of the matter is that we have now come to a time when the Federal Reserve is going to...