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  • Judges Call For Law Banning ‘Fattism’ Alongside Racism And Homophobia

    04/26/2016 7:14:42 AM PDT · by C19fan · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 25, 2016 | Liam Deacon
    A leading employment judge has demanded new laws to help the overweight fight “fattism” by allowing them to sue colleagues who offend them. Philip Rostant, the training director for the Employment Tribunals of England and Wales, claimed in an academic paper that fat people are paid on average less and are more likely to be fired.
  • Make Mine Freedom (1948 cartoon)

    12/02/2015 6:01:39 AM PST · by cripplecreek
    youtube ^ | 12/2/2015 | youtube
    No doubt that this has been posted before but its worthy of an occasional repost for those who have never seen it. Produced by Harding College in 1948 to show the dangers of buying "ISM" at the cost of freedom. Make Mine Freedom (1948)
  • The Real Kayla Mueller

    02/13/2015 5:29:53 AM PST · by SJackson · 36 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | February 13, 2015 | Matthew Vadum
    The Real Kayla MuellerPosted By Matthew Vadum On February 13, 2015 @ 12:55 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 11 Comments The presumed Islamic State murder victim Kayla Mueller isn’t quite the saintly martyr that President Obama and the media are trying to make Americans believe.Family and friends told reporters Mueller was “a deeply idealistic young woman eager to help those less fortunate.” A neighbor of hers, a 66-year-old Vietnam veteran, said Mueller “represented everything good about being an American. In the outgoing battle between good and evil, she represented the best of the good. She took great risks to help...

    02/10/2015 2:31:27 PM PST · by FR_addict · 110 replies
    GatewayPundit ^ | Feb 10, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    Kayla Mueller protested Israel for ISM. PalSolidarity reported: Today, 10th February, Kayla Mueller’s family confirmed she has been killed. Abdullah Abu Rahma, coordinator of the popular committee in the village of Bil’in where Kayla joined the protests, told ISM: “Kayla came to Palestine to stand in solidarity with us. She marched with us and faced the military that occupies our land side by side with us. For this, Kayla will always live in our hearts. We send all our support to her family and will continue, like Kayla, to work against injustice wherever it is.” Kayla Mueller volunteered with the...
  • Hedy Epstein, Fake Holocaust Survivor, Gets Desperate for Attention, Goes to Ferguson (& arrested)

    08/19/2014 10:20:47 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 28 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | August 19 | Daniel Greenfield
    Making a career for yourself as a fake Holocaust survivor is horrible enough. Marketing yourself as a fake Holocaust survivor who attacks Jews is even worse. But that’s what Hedy Epstein, a “Holocaust Survivor” who survived the Holocaust in the UK, has been doing. But then Michael Brown stole the spotlight from Hedy Epstein‘s latest Gaza tantrum, so she headed to Ferguson to get herself arrested.
  • 90-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Arrested During Ferguson Protests

    08/19/2014 3:21:00 PM PDT · by Oliviaforever · 14 replies
    KMOX ^ | 8/19/14
    ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Hedy Epstein, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor, was reportedly arrested on Monday during unrest over the death of Michael Brown.
  • Hedy Epstein, 90, Holocaust Survivor, Arrested at Ferguson Protest

    08/19/2014 3:05:32 PM PDT · by familyop · 50 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 19 Aug 2014 | Nick Sanchez
    Hedy Epstein, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor and vocal opponent of the Gaza blockade, was arrested...she was put in plastic handcuffs and led away by officers for failure to disburse, reported the Times of Israel. "I didn’t think I would have to do it when I was 90. We need to stand up today so that people won’t have to do this when they’re 90."
  • Backgrounder: The Students for Justice in Palestine-Making Jew-hate fashionable on campuses

    07/17/2014 5:10:07 AM PDT · by SJackson · 5 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | July 17, 2014 | Lee Kaplan
    Backgrounder: The Students for Justice in PalestinePosted By Lee Kaplan On July 17, 2014 @ 12:35 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 4 Comments The Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) today exists as a consortium of campus “clubs” throughout the American and Canadian college systems which work to oppose the existence of Israel and to promote Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against the Jewish state. There are at least 80 chapters of these clubs on campuses throughout the US and Canada. The SJP goes under other assorted names on some campuses. Names such as Palestine Solidarity Committee or Students for...
  • Signs of Things To Come Under an Obama 2nd Term: Bad Economic News on Election Day

    11/06/2012 12:06:06 PM PST · by whitedog57 · 2 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 11/06/2012 | Anthony B. Sanders
    Sadly for the people of New Jersey and New York, the New York ISM Current Business Conditions Index fell to 45.9 signalling contraction. The employment index fell to 47.8 after 4 months of above 50 readings. This came after a poorer than anticipated job openings reports (JOLTS). The print for September was 3561 which is exactly the same as the print for August, although the August number was revised higher to 3661. Hence, job openings actually fell in September. The numbers within the yellow box show that job openings have been level since early 2012. Gold rose this morning to...
  • Rachel Corrie - Peace Activist, Israel Whitewash Or Islamic Jihad Propaganda Tool?

    09/03/2012 8:25:11 PM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 16 replies
    Israel News Agency / Google News ^ | September 1, 2012 | Joel Leyden
    Rachel Corrie - Peace Activist, Israel Whitewash Or Islamic Jihad Propaganda Tool? (photo of ISM members carrying automatic weapons) "Peace activists" do not carry automatic weapons. By Joel Leyden Israel News AgencyJerusalem, Israel --- September 1, 2012 ... Part of the following was communicated by the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Israel News Agency. Whether from Hamas, the PA or an Israeli living in Sderot, we would all agree on one thing - the death of Rachel Corrie was tragic. Where we disagree is that a free and democratic court in Haifa, Israel believes that this accident never...
  • Rachel Corrie Case: Who Is to Blame, IDF or ISM?

    08/27/2012 11:45:54 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 41 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 28/8/12 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    A verdict is to be handed down Tuesday on a suit blaming the IDF for the death of activist Rachel Corrie. NGO Monitor says, “Blame the ISM.” Corrie was an American activist for the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) who was killed in 2003 when an IDF bulldozer hit her as she protested the demolition of homes in Rafiah, in southern Gaza. Her family filed a suit in Israel against the IDF, accusing it of irresponsibility. Corrie's father believes the driver of the bulldozer intentionally struck her with his vehicle, while the soldier testified that his view was obstructed by a...
  • Dismal Manufacturing Numbers Worldwide

    08/02/2012 2:45:01 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies ^ | August 2, 2012 | Mike Shedlock
    Inquiring minds are looking into the July 2012 Manufacturing ISM Report On Business®"The PMI registered 49.8 percent, an increase of 0.1 percentage point from June's reading of 49.7 percent, indicating contraction in the manufacturing sector for the second consecutive month, following 34 consecutive months of expansion. The New Orders Index registered 48 percent, an increase of 0.2 percentage point from June and indicating contraction in new orders for the second consecutive month, but at a slightly slower rate. Both the Production Index and the Employment Index remained in growth territory, registering 51.3 percent and 52 percent, respectively. The Prices Index...
  • 3 Must-See Charts For Anyone Who Thinks We're Going Into A Recession

    07/03/2012 1:02:17 PM PDT · by blam · 30 replies
    TBI ^ | 7-3-2012 | Joe Weisenthal
    3 Must-See Charts For Anyone Who Thinks We're Going Into A Recession Joe Weisenthal Jul. 3, 2012, 3:25 PM Our friend Matt Busigin, who writes the blog Macrofugue, has sent us 3 brilliant charts that give some much-needed context to the recent economic data. What they do is look at the average progression of various datapoints in the 12 before a recession (black line) and compare that to the progression of that same datapoint right now (blue line). So for example, here's the average progression of YOY growth in auto sales in (black line) vs. the YOY growth in auto...
  • Deutsche Bank: It's Time To Decide Whether The US Recovery Is Over

    07/03/2012 6:34:26 AM PDT · by blam · 11 replies
    TBI ^ | 7-3-2012 | Sam Ro
    Deutsche Bank: It's Time To Decide Whether The US Recovery Is Over Sam Ro Jul. 3, 2012, 9:02 AM According to the National Bureau of Economic Analysis, the U.S. economic recovery began in June 2009, which means it has been growing for a solid 36 months. Yesterday, we learned that the June ISM report collapesd to 49.7 from 53.5 in May. Economists were looking for a reading of 52.0. A reading below 50 signals contraction. So, are we heading for a recession? Deutsche Bank's Jim Reid notes that the duration of the average recovery usually ends right around now: H2...
  • New Video Shows Eisner Hitting Other Protesters

    04/21/2012 2:28:23 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 20 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 20/4/12
    A new video released Friday shows that Lt. Col. Shalom Eisner, the commander who was dismissed from his position after an edited video showed him using force to restrain a protester, may have hit four other protesters – including women riding bicycles – during the same incident. ..... It should also be noted that the video consists of two clips filmed and edited by Palestinian Authority television, a fact which may suggest it was edited, as was the original video depicting Eisner, to remove some of the protesters’ provocations. The new video shows protesters arriving on bikes to confront Eisner...
  • Flytilla "activists" scrawl swastika at Israel airport

    04/18/2012 4:12:33 AM PDT · by Milagros · 6 replies
    IsraelToday ^ | April 17, 2012 | R. Jones
    Flytilla activists scrawl swastika at IsrFlytilla activists scrawl swastika at Israel airport Tuesday, April 17, 2012 | Ryan Jones The so-called "peace" activists who attempted to infiltrate Israel via Ben Gurion Airport on Sunday would likely identify with those of Israel's most emphatic critics who insist that despite their disdain for the Jewish state, they are not anti-Semitic. But more often than not, the behavior of these individuals betrays their true disposition. That is what happened on Monday, when it was discovered that at least one of the flytilla activists who was detained at Ben Gurion had scrawled a Nazi...
  • Who and What is the International Solidarity Movement?

    04/16/2012 3:24:43 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 7 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 16/4/12 | Tzvi Ben Gedaliahu
    The International Solidarity Movement (ISM), made more famous by its activist’s confrontation with an IDF soldier, is known as a left-wing pacifist group, but its sole mission in backing “Palestine” is to defame Israel. Whether it qualifies as being “pacifist” depends on whether the definition includes backing the Hamas terrorist organization and Arab “resistance.” The activist from Denmark was one of approximately two dozen bicyclists stopped by the IDF at a checkpoint in the Jordan Valley on Saturday. During a two-hour confrontation, an IDF officer said he suffered wounds, including broken bones, at the hands of the activists who beat...
  • Service sector expands at slower pace in Oct. (ISM)

    11/03/2011 7:58:11 AM PDT · by Free Vulcan · 2 replies
    Marketwatch ^ | 11.3.11 | Greg Robb
    The ISM non-manufacturing index inched lower to 52.9% from 53.0% in September. The decrease was unexpected. Economists were looking the index to increase to 53.5%.
  • ISM: U.S. manufacturing growth slows in October

    11/01/2011 7:52:35 AM PDT · by Free Vulcan
    Marketwatch ^ | 11.1.11 | Jeffr
    The Institute for Supply Management said its manufacturing gauge dropped to 50.8% last month – just slightly above a 2011 low - from 51.6% in September. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch had expected the closely followed index to rise to 52.1%. Reading over 50% indicate more manufacturers are expanding instead of shrinking.
  • ISM services gauge decelerates but tops forecasts

    10/05/2011 7:37:01 AM PDT · by Free Vulcan
    Marketwatch ^ | 10.5.11 | Steve Goldstein
    The Institute for Supply Management said its September services index decelerated slightly to 53.0% from 53.3% in August...
  • Manufacturing activity edges up in September

    10/03/2011 8:08:27 AM PDT · by Free Vulcan
    Marketwatch ^ | 10.3.11 | Steve Goldstein
    Manufacturing activity picked up a bit in September, according to a key survey released Monday that suggests a slow-growing economy that has nonetheless avoided falling into recession. The Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index rose to 51.6% from 50.6% in August. Economists polled by MarketWatch had anticipated an unchanged reading.
  • U.S. service sector expands faster in August: ISM

    09/06/2011 8:04:12 AM PDT · by Free Vulcan · 5 replies
    Marketwatch ^ | 9.6.11 | Jeffry Bartash
    WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The U.S. service sector expanded at a slightly faster pace in August, but growth was spotty and prices paid for raw materials shot up, according to a survey of senior executives. The Institute for Supply Management on Tuesday said its service index rose to 53.3% in August from 52.7% in July. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch expected the index to fall to 51.0%.
  • ISM Aug. manufacturing gauge at 25-month low

    09/01/2011 7:29:45 AM PDT · by Free Vulcan · 5 replies
    Marketwatch ^ | 9.1.11 | Steve Goldstein
    The Institute for Supply Management said its manufacturing index slowed to 50.6% from 50.9% in July, marking the worst reading since July 2009. The index extended its string of readings above 50%, which indicate expansion, to 25 months. However, economists polled by MarketWatch had expected a reading on average of 48.8% — and the 50.6% result was higher than every economist polled.
  • ISM manufacturing gauge falls to two-year low

    08/01/2011 8:03:38 AM PDT · by Free Vulcan · 18 replies
    Marketwatch ^ | 8.1.11 | Steve Goldstei
    WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — U.S. manufacturing activity barely grew in July, according to a key index released Monday in a demonstration of an economy struggling to expand. The Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing gauge in July dropped 4.4 points to 50.9%, the worst reading since July 2009 and barely staying above the 50% no-change line. The index came in far below a MarketWatch-compiled economist poll of 54.3%. U.S. stocks slumped after the ISM report, with the Dow industrials DJIA recently down by 35 points.
  • HUGE MISS ON ISM: Manufacturing Index Collapses To 50.9 (DJIA Plunges)

    08/01/2011 7:37:56 AM PDT · by blam · 35 replies
    TBI ^ | 8-1-2011 | Joe Weisenthal
    HUGE MISS ON ISM: Manufacturing Index Collapses To 50.9 Joe Weisenthal Aug. 1, 2011, 9:55 AM The number: Huge miss. July ISM came in at just 50.9 vs. estimates of 54.5. It's also well below 55.3. The prices paid index plunged from 68 to 59.0. According to Bloomberg, it's the lowest since July 2009. Stocks are in the red. Bad news for the economy. Original post: Given the run of weak data, this will be a closely-watched one.. July ISM (a survey of manufacturing) is expected to come in at 54.5 vs. 55.3 last month. The "whisper" is probably lower....
  • ISM manufacturing survey makes surprise June rise

    07/01/2011 7:58:45 AM PDT · by Free Vulcan · 8 replies
    Marketwatch ^ | 7.1.11 | Greg Robb
    WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Activity at the nation’s manufacturing firms accelerated in June, according to a closely followed survey of top executives released Friday, data which eased fears about the health of the U.S. economy. The Institute for Supply Management manufacturing index rose to 55.3% in June higher than the 53.5% in May. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch had expected the index to drop to 52.3%. Read economic calendar with forecasts of key indicators. Any reading over 50% indicates expansion
  • ISM manufacturing gauge tumbles in May (lowest level in one year)

    06/01/2011 7:40:26 AM PDT · by Free Vulcan · 5 replies
    Marketwatch ^ | 6.1.11 | Jeffry Bartash
    WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector receded in May, according to a closely followed index released Wednesday. The Institute for Supply Management said its manufacturing gauge fell to 53.5% in May from 60.4% in April, marking the third straight decline and the biggest one-month drop since 1984. It’s also the lowest reading in one year. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch had forecast the index to drop to 57.1%. Three months ago the index peaked at a seven-year high of 61.4%.
  • Markets add to losses after ISM data

    05/04/2011 8:11:18 AM PDT · by Qbert · 2 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo Finance ^ | May 4, 2011 | Reuters
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks added to losses on Wednesday after the Institute for Supply Management's non-manufacturing index came in weaker than expected. [Snip] Wall St had been little changed as a fresh round of proposed acquisitions offset a report on the labor market that was also below consensus expectations.
  • Gold Surges To A Brand New Record On The Back Of Weak ISM Services Number

    04/05/2011 11:36:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 04/05/2011 | Gregory White
    Gold has surged to a new all time high today, breaking $1450. It's now back down slightly, to around $1448. Gold's surge kicked off today on the back of this morning's weak ISM Services number, which indicated a slowdown in growth in the sector. In particular, business activity in the ISM fell from a 66.9 to a 59.7. It's likely the market is reacting to this weakening in the U.S. economy by assuming there may be another round of quantitative easing to come, hence the spike in gold.
  • International Solidarity Movement puts Bard College students at risk

    01/11/2011 12:29:20 PM PST · by Winged Hussar
    IsraPundit ^ | 1/10/11 | Bill Levinson
    Dear President Botstein [Bard College], cc: Board of Trustees c/o Amie McEvoy and Department of Student Activities, and posted online We understand from that the International Solidarity Movement is using Bard College facilities and Bard College’s Web site. This organization may endanger the physical safety of your students should they take part in its activities abroad. Here is the executive summary, and independently verifiable details appear below. (1) The ISM’s willfully reckless activities have already cost the life of one college student, Rachel Corrie of Olympia WA (Evergreen College). The ISM stated in context with Ms. Corrie’s death that...
  • Have Craig and Cindy Corrie Lost their Honor?

    01/05/2011 1:40:39 PM PST · by Winged Hussar · 21 replies
    IsraPundit ^ | 1/4/11 | Bill Levinson
    Craig and Cindy Corrie's quest for media attention and globe-trotting instead of justice for daughter Rachel"There's not a lot of money in revenge." --Inigo Montoya in The Princess Bride...The death of Rachel Corrie has certainly given her parents the opportunity for worldwide travel to places like Argentina, as well as to Israel and many American cities where they are the center of media attention. If they sought genuine justice against those who were most directly responsible for their daughter's death, as any person of honor would do, these travel and media opportunities would dry up pretty quickly. The media has...
  • Regional Fed Surveys Suggest Imminent ISM Manufacturing Drop

    09/16/2010 3:21:42 PM PDT · by blam · 2 replies
    The Business Insider ^ | 9-16-2010 | Calculated Risk
    Regional Fed Surveys Suggest Imminent ISM Manufacturing Drop Calculated Risk Sep. 16, 2010, 4:44 PM Note: Usually I don't watch this very closely, but right I'm looking for signs of a slowdown in manufacturing. Eventually a watched pot does boil ... By request - now that the Empire State and Philly Fed manufacturing surveys for September have been released - here is an update to the graph I posted last month:For this graph I averaged the New York and Philly Fed surveys (dashed green, through September), and averaged five surveys including New York, Philly, Richmond, Dallas and Kansas City (blue,...
  • Protesters at Port of Oakland picket Israeli ship

    06/20/2010 8:27:42 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/20/10 | AP
    OAKLAND, Calif. – Hundreds of protesters condemning Israel's recent raid on an international flotilla bound for Gaza are picketing at the Port of Oakland, where an Israeli ship is due to arrive. The demonstrators gathered Sunday to prevent the incoming ship from being unloaded. The dock's day shift of longshoremen agreed to not cross the picket line. Meanwhile Sunday, Israel said it will immediately allow all goods into Gaza except weapons and items deemed to have a military use under its decision to ease its three-year-old blockade of the Palestinian territory. Israeli officials had decided last week to ease the...
  • Should the ISM Face Criminal Charges for Peace Activist’s Death?

    03/27/2010 3:12:45 PM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 2 replies · 311+ views
    Israpundit ^ | 3/27/10 | Bill Levinson
    Does the International Solidarity Movement's role in Rachel Corrie's training and supervision make it liable for her death?We are not an attorney and cannot give legal advice, but laws against manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide are fairly straightforward. If A acts in a manner that a reasonable person would know to pose a danger to B (e.g. driving while drunk, playing "chicken" with a motor vehicle, celebratory gunfire or other reckless behavior with a firearm), and such action results in B's death, then A is guilty of manslaughter or criminally negligent homicide. An employer who directs an employee to do...
  • Corrie Trial in Israel Raises MORE Inconsistencies

    03/14/2010 10:54:36 PM PDT · by jerusalemjudy · 9 replies · 531+ views ^ | March 14, 2010 | Judy Lash Balint
    A news release from the Corrie family after yesterday's court session in Haifa notes testimony that Rachel Corrie "arrived dead at the hospital." If she was already dead, why were doctors at An Najah Hospital "treating" her ? [Photos of Corrie at An Najar are posted on the blog] As I have reported before, ISM Media Coordinator in 2003, Michael Shaik stated definitively both to me and in other media:" An ambulance rushed her to A-Najar hospital where she died." So--let's get this straight. Your daughter repeatedly kneels in front of an Israeli military bulldozer on a demolition mission; she...
  • How the International Solidarity Movement Caused Rachel Corrie’s Death

    03/14/2010 10:28:09 AM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 12 replies · 566+ views
    IsraPundit ^ | 3/14/10 | Bill Levinson
    The International Solidarity Movement knowingly and willfully endangered Rachel Corrie's life Deceased peace activist Rachel Corrie deserves justice, but her parents Craig and Cindy are looking for it in the wrong place: an Israeli courtroom. They are also calling as witnesses members of the organization whose recklessness (or worse) caused their daughter's death. The indicated link defines reckless endangerment as, a crime consisting of acts that create a substantial risk of serious physical injury to another person. The accused person isn't required to intend the resulting or potential harm, but must have acted in a way that showed a disregard...
  • Rachel Corrie, Snuff Film Star for the International Solidarity Movement

    03/11/2010 12:10:53 PM PST · by Winged Hussar · 28 replies · 1,356+ views
    Israpundit ^ | 3/08/10 | Bill Levinson
    International Solidarity Movement's highest priority was to take pictures of her death WANTED: Young, attractive, idealistic female college student to star in a movie about Zionazi oppression of the downtrodden Palestinian people. Acting skills are not particularly important because "if some of these foreign volunteers get shot or even killed, then the international media will sit up and take notice" (George Rishmawi, International Solidarity Movement leader). We cannot prove that the International Solidarity Movement actually recruited Rachel Corrie with the intention of making her the star in a snuff film but, when the opportunity to do so arose, the ISM...
  • Parents demand answers from Israel in bulldozer death

    03/10/2010 6:29:51 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 90 replies · 1,922+ views ^ | March 10, 2010 | By Paula Hancocks
    Jerusalem (CNN) -- A 23-year-old American activist stands in front of an Israeli bulldozer in Gaza. The bulldozer drives over her, crushing her to death. These are the facts. Rachel Corrie, along with colleagues from the International Solidarity Movement, was trying to prevent Israel from bulldozing homes in Rafah, close to the Egyptian border. Her activism cost her her life in March 2003. A colleague said at the time, "Many times the bulldozer came up to us and buried us with dirt, but they always stopped." Corrie's parents want to know the truth about their daughter's death, whether the killing...
  • Forgive Us Our Isms

    12/05/2009 5:16:09 AM PST · by NYer · 8 replies · 445+ views
    Inside Catholic ^ | December 4, 2009 | Joe Hargrave
      As Catholics, it comes as no surprise to us that the human brain is hard-wired for religion. We believe in a God who created us in His image so that we would come to know and love Him. But for Enlightenment thinkers, who had committed themselves to the "liberation" of human thought from the shackles of religious dogma, the news would not have been welcome at all.   If political society, as Hobbes wrote, abhors a vacuum, the same is true of religious belief. One cannot destroy without creating something else in its place. The new society or...
  • Services side of economy contracting again (ISM non-manufacturing: from 50.6% to 48.7%)

    12/03/2009 8:08:49 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 7 replies · 392+ views
    Market Watch ^ | 12/03/09 | Rex Nutting
    Dec. 3, 2009, 10:57 a.m. EST Services side of economy contracting again ISM non-manufacturing index falls to 48.7% By Rex Nutting, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The service sectors of the U.S. economy contracted in November after two months of expansion, the Institute for Supply Management said Thursday. The ISM's non-manufacturing index fell to 48.7% from 50.6% in October. Readings under 50% indicate more firms said business was worsening than said it was improving. Read the full report. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch were expecting the index to rise to 51.5%. See our complete Economic Calendar and forecasts for this week's data....
  • ISM Index Falls to 48.7 (expected 51.1)

    12/03/2009 7:05:20 AM PST · by Erik Latranyi · 7 replies · 760+ views
    CNBC ^ | 3 December 2009 | N/A
    Just breaking news.....
  • More economic ‘green shoots’ sprouting

    09/01/2009 8:39:07 AM PDT · by Erik Latranyi · 19 replies · 606+ views
    CNBC ^ | 1 September 2009 | N/A
    Manufacturing sector expands; pending home sales up more than expectedNEW YORK - The U.S. manufacturing sector grew in August for the first time in 19 months, adding to evidence that the recession is ending. The better-than-expected reading Tuesday by the Institute for Supply Management showed the highest number for its manufacturing index since June 2007. New customer orders jumped to a level not seen since late 2004. And in another sign of an improving economy, a gauge of future U.S. home sales rose more than expected in July to the highest point in more than two years.
  • Cartoon predicts the future 50 years ago. This is amazing insight!

    05/01/2009 6:50:32 PM PDT · by RatsDawg · 61 replies · 5,740+ views
    Youtube ^ | April 29, 2009 | LCLREPORT The toons in Washington could learn A LOT from this cartoon. The cartoon will make you almost jump out of your seat with shock near the end. My jaw hit the floor.
  • Hate speeach at SFSU - [the Arab Muslim fascism of 'Free Palestine']

    02/24/2009 6:03:51 PM PST · by PRePublic · 15 replies · 607+ views
    AmericanThinker ^ | 02, 24, 09
    Hate speeach at SFSU - [the Arab Muslim fascism of 'Free Palestine'] Hate Speech At San Francisco State University February 24, 2009 ...SFSU...the General Union of Palestinian Students, have continually been at the center of a succession of riots, protests, and anti-Israel, anti-American hate-fests and counter-protests at which radical speakers regularly, and with unbridled invective, denounce and demonize Jews, Zionists, Israel, Republicans, and America. Most notorious, for example, was the Muslim student-sponsored, pro-Palestinian April 2002 demonstration that included odious flyers and posters depicting a dead Palestinian baby on a soup-can label imprinted with the words "Palestinian Children Meat, slaughtered according...
  • Dr. Obama's Sensational New Discovery: "ISM"

    02/22/2009 9:21:08 AM PST · by ElKafir · 5 replies · 1,147+ views
    Transsylvania Phoenix ^ | Transsylvania Phoenix
    1948 cartoon. Watching it feels like it was made yesterday.
  • Israel vs Islamo Arab Genocide Campaign (updated Feb. 2009)

    02/06/2009 8:24:39 AM PST · by PRePublic · 3 replies · 941+ views
     Israel VS Genocide Israel VS Islamo Arab campaign of Genocide.Attempted Genocide From the Start [1] Israel has always faced (radical) Arab genocide, To fully understand current conflicts in the Middle East, history must be recalled. [2] It exist a common phrase: 'If the Jews would just lay down their weapons there would be no more Israel' [3]. Table of Contents 1 1920s 2 1967 3 Current 4 Radical Islam (as a whole) 4.1 Al Qaeda 4.2 Hezbollah 4.3 The Muslim Brotherhood 4.4 Ahmadinejad 5 Mainstream [Palestinian & other] Arabs 5.1 Genocidal Agenda under 'Pro Palestinian' propaganda 1920s The first Arab...
  • Factories' Descent Not Quite As Steep; Americans Hoarding

    02/03/2009 3:23:40 AM PST · by expat_panama · 84 replies · 2,172+ views
    U.S. manufacturing's descent was a little less steep in January, a key survey reported Monday, while consumers saved rather than spent amid the worst recession in a quarter century.The Institute for Supply Management's factory activity index rose to 35.6 last month, up from a 28-year low of 32.9 in December. But it's the 12th straight month below the break-even 50 level."The readings went from bad to worse to horrible to horrendous, and January's improvement means we're back to horrible," said Wachovia analyst Mark Vitner.  The new orders index jumped 11.1 points from December's record-low 23.1. But the ISM's jobs index...
  • U.S. intel panel warns of coming national decline

    11/23/2008 7:30:03 AM PST · by Flavius · 29 replies · 868+ views
    upi ^ | 11/21/08 | martin sieff
    Now it's official -- sort of. The United States is in decline. The National Intelligence Council has warned in its latest report that the United States will decline as an economic and political world power over the next 20 years. The NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV) report is the first major U.S. government document on national strategy to appear since the Wall Street financial crisis began in September. But it does far more than simply note the crisis' existence. It warns that the ensuing economic crisis now sweeping the entire world is just the first part of a far vaster process -- a...

    10/19/2008 2:19:07 PM PDT · by PRePublic · 5 replies · 433+ views
    THE FAKE "PEACE" - PRO 'PALESTINIAN' MOVEMENT, AN INTERGARL PART OF ENABLERS OF GENOCIDE PEACE, the real peace and even the term 'peace' - another casualty of the Arab Muslim Palestinian WAR!The Islamo Arabs know all too well how soft a typical Jewish heart is, by playing on the 'Jewish guilt' how "poor" their conditions are [despite of the real cause being themselves and its self destructive cult of hatred and Jihad, allocating all resources for anti-Israel propaganda rather than advancing in life, rejecting any change in its education of 'death cult'], they have been successful in gathering many Jews to...
  • Israel's Enemies Calling Israel's bluff

    09/02/2008 5:19:57 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 9 replies · 221+ views
    imra ^ | Sep. 1, 2008 | Caroline Glick
    Tuesday, September 2, 2008 Caroline Glick: Israel's Enemies Calling Israel's bluff Our World: Calling Israel's bluff Caroline Glick , THE JERUSALEM POST Sep. 1, 2008 /servlet/Satellite?cid=1220186502793&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull Hamas and its international collaborators have a new plan. To forcibly end Israel's embargo of Gaza's seacoast, they intend to operate a "ferry" service that will sail from Cyprus to Gaza every couple of weeks. The plan was announced on Friday by American Hamas collaborator Paul Larudee. Larudee and 32 other Hamas collaborators from North America and Europe disguised themselves as "peace activists" last week as they ran the gauntlet of Israel's naval...