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  • Keep The Change (should be Romney's campaign theme song) - Lyric Video by Rayburn

    11/03/2012 7:32:18 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 2 replies
    Youtube ^ | October 23, 2012 | Rayburn
    Recorded in Nashville, TN at Ocean Way Studios and produced by Grammy award winning engineer, Ben Fowler, Keep The Change addresses the clashing philosophies we encounter in our lives every day. What kind of people do we want to be? What kind of freedoms do we want to enjoy? The sound is drenched with soulful vocals, Wurlitzer electric piano, tasteful acoustic licks over a laid back drum beat. This song is sure to catch your ear and perhaps even encourage a dialogue about life's philosophies.
  • Keep The Change By Hank

    10/10/2011 2:13:00 PM PDT · by TLittlefella · 18 replies
    Payback Time From Hank Keep The Change.
  • America Rising: An Open Letter to Democrat Politicians

    01/03/2010 11:27:41 AM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 11 replies · 1,424+ views
    Youtube video 3:11 ^ | January 2nd, 2010
    We elected you on a promise of hope and change. You've disappointed us. In 2010, we are taking the country back. Blue collar democrats, independents, and conservatives. We love our country. We are proud of our founders. And we will fight to protect our traditions. We don't want your revolution.
  • Michelle Obama and Barack Obama Hawaii White House

    Michelle Obama and Barack Obama are staying in an 8 million dollar house that costs $4000 a night for the holidays. The Hawaii White House is located on kailua beach on the island of Oahu. This is a special place for President Barack Obama because this is where his grandfather would bring him as a child. The beach is also very popular with Hawaii royalty. Just so you know there are many more affordable places to stay in the area. The Presidential beach house is 7000 square feet and is owned by Dave Zimmel of Paradise Point Real estate. The...
  • Sarah Palin told 'biggest lie of the year'

    12/23/2009 7:43:52 PM PST · by Thirteen · 69 replies · 3,400+ views ^ | 21 Dec 2009 | Paul Thompson
    Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has won the dubious honour of telling the biggest political lie of the year. A panel of experts ruled her claim the Obama administration was planning to introduce "death panels" was chosen as the most misleading statement of 2009. Palin, 45, made the claim on her Facebook page at the height of the debate over President Obama's plans to reform the US health care system. She wrote: "My parents or my baby with Down syndrome will have to stand in front of Obama's 'death panel' so his bureaucrats can decide whether they are worthy...
  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll (12/22/09: 1st full day of Winter. Dear Reader is at -21!!!)

    12/22/2009 6:33:17 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 331 replies · 11,798+ views
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 12/22/09 | Rasmussen
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Tuesday shows that 25% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as President. Forty-three percent (46%) Strongly Disapprove giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -21
  • Sarah Palin told 'biggest lie of the year'

    12/21/2009 5:38:16 PM PST · by bruinbirdman · 90 replies · 3,455+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 12/21/2009 | Paul Thompson
    A panel of experts ruled her claim the Obama administration was planning to introduce "death panels" was chosen as the most misleading statement of 2009. Palin, 45, made the claim on her Facebook page at the height of the debate over President Obama's plans to reform the US health care system. She wrote: "My parents or my baby with Down syndrome will have to stand in front of Obama's 'death panel' so his bureaucrats can decide whether they are worthy of health care." But the website found that there were never any plans to introduce so called "death panels"...
  • Senate Dems'Ignored America’s Opposition & All Voted For Government-Run Health Care (polls)

    12/21/2009 5:57:02 AM PST · by Ooh-Ah · 10 replies · 874+ views
    GOP ^ | December 20, 2009
    Senate Dems’ Ignored America’s Opposition And All Voted For Government-Run Health Care, But They’ll Finally Hear The People In November ALL SIXTY DEMOCRAT SENATORS JUST VOTED FOR REID’S BILLEvery Democrat Senator, With No Republicans, Voted For Cloture. (Motion To Invoke Cloture On The Reid Amendment #3267, Roll Call Vote #385, Agreed To R: 0-40 R; D: 58-0; I: 2-0, 12/21/09)THEY DIDN’T LISTEN TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLEPolling Confirms The Obama-Reid Bill is “A Piece Of Legislation That Large Swaths Of The American People Neither Want Nor Think Will Work.” “The White House -- as we wrote yesterday (see link in comment...
  • Obama's Push for Copenhagen Deal Could Violate Constitution, Critics Say

    12/17/2009 4:57:24 AM PST · by boughtwithaprice · 37 replies · 1,698+ views
    President Obama's mission to save the planet from global warming could end up trampling on the U.S. Constitution, critics say. When Obama arrives in Copenhagen Friday, he is hoping to cut a deal on a new global-warming agreement. Even though the conference is not likely to produce a legally binding deal, critics say if the president signs an international climate treaty pledging reductions in carbon emissions, he will violate the Constitution. "President Obama cannot bind the American people to job killing international agreements on climate change without the advice and consent of the United States Senate," former Republican House Speaker...
  • Palin fires back at Schwarzenegger

    12/16/2009 5:38:01 AM PST · by GonzoII · 107 replies · 4,391+ views
    CNN ^ | December 16th, 2009 | Alexander Mooney
    <p>"Why is Governor Schwarzenegger pushing for the same sorts of policies in Copenhagen that have helped drive his state into record deficits and unemployment?" Palin wrote on her Facebook page. "Perhaps he will recall that I live in our nation's only Arctic state and that I was among the first governors to create a sub-cabinet to deal specifically with climate change."</p>
  • Tea Party II - April 15, 2010

    12/12/2009 10:07:59 PM PST · by Hildy · 27 replies · 2,572+ views ^ | December 12, 2009
    TEA PARTY II - APRIL 15, 2010. Tax Day Tea Party II: April 15, 2010 in D.C. It all started with Tax Day Tea Party 2009, which brought approximately a million Americans out to support the American liberty movement and oppose the outrageous growth of our federal government and the associated threats on our long-held American liberties. On April 15, 2010, the movement continues at the U.S. Capitol and Washington Mall in Washington, D.C. with Tax Day Tea Party II. Quite simply, Tax Day Tea Party II will be the largest Tea Party ever held, and we expect it...
  • Tea Party radicals gear up for 2010 elections

    12/13/2009 3:34:08 AM PST · by GonzoII · 35 replies · 1,635+ views ^ | Dec 13 2009 | Joe Garofoli
    Organizers of the conservative Tea Party movement are forging plans to translate the anger that fueled nationwide anti-tax rallies and town hall protests into an electoral force that can boot incumbents in next year's midterm elections. Their targets range from big names like Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., to county assessors. The East Bay Freedom Fighters, a Tea Party group based in the Pleasanton area, is already vetting 43 Bay Area candidates, many of them first time office-seekers. Other branches in California are gathering signatures for a ballot initiative that would restrict the political...
  • Joy Behar and Andrew Sullivan Attack Sarah Palin: Is Trig Her Son?

    12/08/2009 8:22:30 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies · 2,056+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | December 8, 2009 | Noel Sheppard
    Palin Derangement Syndrome was on full display Monday evening when HLN's Joy Behar invited the Atlantic's Andrew Sullivan on to trash the former Governor of Alaska. At issue fully fifteen months after Sarah Palin was thrust into the limelight as John McCain's running mate was whether or not Trig is actually her son. Behar began the segment: "Sarah Palin may have been coy on the Oprah Show about a possible White House run in 2012. But new poll numbers show she`s a contender. Oy." This evoked laughter from crew members on the set. Behar then introduced her guest, and after...
  • EPA: Greenhouse gases endanger human health

    12/07/2009 7:27:59 AM PST · by janetjanet998 · 131 replies · 4,117+ views
    WASHINGTON – Officials tell The Associated Press that the Environmental Protection Agency has concluded greenhouse gases are endangering people's health and must be regulated. The EPA will announced its findings at a news conference Monday. The announcement is timed to boost the Obama administration's arguments at an international climate conference — beginning this week — that the United States is taking actions to combat global warming, even though Congress has yet to act on climate legislation. Under a Supreme Court ruling, the so-called endangerment finding is needed before the EPA can regulate carbon dioxide and five other greenhouse gases released...
  • The Five Obama Fails

    11/27/2009 10:28:28 PM PST · by bogusname · 12 replies · 1,255+ views
    American Thinker ^ | November 28, 2009 | Adam Sparks
    The Obama Administration burst onto the presidency with a historic wealth of good will, hope and change. It is now marked by one failure after another. Unfortunately, these failures are not without costs. The heavy burden is born by consumers, taxpayers and to generations yet to come. Nearly one year later we have an economy heading in the wrong direction, unemployment rising, a deficit that will double, banks failing, a war command which is virtually ignored, 911 terrorists given all the rights at a civil trial and an Administration hell bent on destroying rather than "reforming" the world's best health...
  • Russia to invest $2 trillion in energy sector, shift focus to Asia

    11/27/2009 7:53:38 AM PST · by thackney · 6 replies · 399+ views
    Calgary Herald ^ | November 27, 2009 | Herald News Services
    Russia plans to invest up to $625 billion over the next two decades to raise oil production by about 10 per cent and a further $590 billion to add at least 33 per cent to its gas output, the Energy Ministry said on Thursday. The oil and gas investment, part of a $2-trillion-plus plan to develop the Russian energy sector by 2030, also envisages Asian markets taking a much larger share of Russia's exports as the country develops resource fields in Siberia and the Far East. "This will allow the Russian energy sector to lower its risk of being dependent...
  • Drudgereport Headline Only RASMUSSEN: Obama Poll Drops to New Low: -15

    11/24/2009 5:16:56 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 99 replies · 3,902+ views
    DRUDGEREPORT ^ | Nov. 24, 2009
    RASMUSSEN: Obama Poll Drops to New Low: -15 Strongly Approve 27% Strongly Disapprove 42% Total Approval 45%
  • Obama: Too much debt could fuel double-dip recession

    11/18/2009 5:04:11 AM PST · by Former Military Chick · 177 replies · 5,167+ views
    reuters ^ | Wed Nov 18, 2009 7:20am EST | Caren Bohan
    BEIJING (Reuters) - President Barack Obama gave his sternest warning yet about the need to contain rising U.S. deficits, saying on Wednesday that if government debt were to pile up too much, it could lead to a double-dip recession. With the U.S. unemployment rate at 10.2 percent, Obama told Fox News his administration faces a delicate balance of trying to boost the economy and spur job creation while putting the economy on a path toward long-term deficit reduction.
  • Why Isn’t He Better at Being President?

    11/17/2009 5:51:29 AM PST · by libstripper · 55 replies · 2,419+ views
    Commentary Magazine ^ | November 17, 2009 | Jenifer Rubin
    Obama was the subject of many a pundit’s admiration. So smart! So worldly! Harvard Law Review. And so eloquent. That his speeches upon further reflection were practically unintelligible or self-parodies (are we the ones we have been waiting for? are the oceans really going to recede?) didn’t much matter. He was so smart.
  • Why You Don't Want a Community Organizer Acting as President Of the United States

    11/12/2009 7:29:00 AM PST · by TheDailyChange · 18 replies · 718+ views
    11122009 | TDC
    Obummer said this morning that his policies have saved or created 1 million jobs. NOTE: No one can verify this fuzzy math. Obummer's HOPE and CHANGE = VAGUENESS and AMBIGUITY at best which does not bode well for Americans. With rel unemployment at 10% (many contend it is much higher) and rising this guy is now suggesting a December Jobs summit at the Whitehouse so they can TAAAAALK about job creation some more. Pathetic, just PATHETIC!
  • Politics

    11/11/2009 9:07:31 PM PST · by stolinsky · 5 replies · 789+ views ^ | 11-12-09 | stolinsky
    General Casey knew precisely what political correctness required of him. He declared, “And as horrific as this tragedy was, if our diversity becomes a casualty, I think that’s worse.” Diversity of what? Diversity of race, religion, ethnic origin and gender? Fine. But diversity of loyalty? Can we tolerate some troops who are loyal to the United States, and some who are loyal to our enemies? That leads to the ultimate diversity: some troops who are above ground, and some who are in it. There, is that diverse enough for you, sir?
  • If Cap and Trade Doesn’t Work, Obama will Make it Work

    11/10/2009 8:44:14 PM PST · by FromLori · 28 replies · 1,236+ views
    All the talk in Washington is surrounding a government health insurance plan, but there’s a little discussed insurance plan in the Boxer-Kerry cap and trade bill that’s worth some attention. The Senate version of the cap and trade bill includes a section that grants the President the authority to “direct relevant federal agencies” to impose additional greenhouse gas regulations. Senators David Vitter (R-LA) and John Barrasso (R-WY) have been working assiduously to uncover the true costs of cap and trade legislation. Greenhouse gas concentrations are measured in parts per million (ppm). Many global warming alarmists believe that upper limit on...
  • Clinton to Dems: “The reason the tea-baggers are so inflamed is because we are winning”

    11/10/2009 3:18:37 PM PST · by Justaham · 38 replies · 1,753+ views ^ | 11-10-09 | Allahpundit
    Former President Bill Clinton told a room full of Democratic senators Tuesday that passing health care reform — which he failed to do 15 years ago — is not only a moral issue but also “an economic imperative.” Clinton argued that even “the most cold-hearted person” ought to support health care reform simply from an economic standpoint. He reminded Democrats of the political momentum their failure to pass reform in 1993 delivered the House of Representatives to the Republicans the following year… Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) said Clinton described the ongoing tea party protests against the Democratic agenda as a...
  • Obama Can't Be Bothered by Islamic Terrorism

    11/08/2009 5:11:02 AM PST · by Son House · 29 replies · 1,635+ views
    New York Post ^ | November 8, 2009 | by Ralph Peters
    We just saw the worst terror attack on America since 9/11. And Obama couldn’t adjust his schedule to support our grieving troops. Instead, we got his subtle defense of the perp: Unwilling to use the word “terror,” let alone the phrase “Islamist terror,” Obama warned us not to “rush to judgment.” Let me kill the harassment myth right now: Political correctness rules in today’s Army. We even protect our enemies these days. Had any soldier harassed Hasan because of his Islamist nuttiness, that soldier would’ve disappeared faster than a Franklin on a Times Square sidewalk. Any snarky remarks directed toward...
  • Obama's Asia tour kicks off at critical time on home front

    11/07/2009 8:20:24 AM PST · by Zakeet · 26 replies · 1,073+ views
    McClatchy Newspapers ^ | November 6, 2009 | Margaret Talev
    President Barack Obama will leave the country for a four-nation tour of Asia starting Wednesday despite a host of domestic concerns, including the massacre at Fort Hood, a sharply rising jobless rate, his health care legislation stalled in the Senate and his Afghanistan troop decision still pending. He planned his Nov. 11-19 trip around the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Singapore, but added stops in Japan, China and South Korea. The itinerary reflects the growing importance of East Asia — especially China — to everything from financing U.S. debt and powering the global economic recovery to climate change, disease...
  • Sarah Palin: Speaker Pelosi: Your Blue Dogs are Howling

    11/07/2009 4:59:49 AM PST · by euram · 16 replies · 1,330+ views
    Facebook ^ | 11-07-09 | Sarah Palin
    Like many Americans, I’m very concerned about the efforts underway to rush through the 2,000 page Pelosi health care bill this weekend. Why the rush? That’s a lot of pages to read. Why not give everyone the chance to read it and debate it? How much will this bill cost us? It’s unclear because the figures coming out of Washington keep changing – and always in the direction of costing more, not less. The latest numbers show it will cost more than a trillion dollars over the decade, but when has a government program ever come in on or under...
  • Year After Obama vs. McCain It's Obama vs. the Economy, Could Undo Obama and Democrats

    11/06/2009 5:51:36 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies · 942+ views
    ABC News ^ | November 6, 2009 | By GARY LANGER
    For all that's transpired since his election as president, public opinion has not moved on the big issue, the current economy. The question a year later is how long Obama's got until it goes up, or he goes down – possibly with his party in tow. Health care reform draws a divided public response as well, with support for a variety of initiatives coupled with significant concern that they could do more harm than good. Some of Obama's best ratings lately have been in handling international affairs, contrary to questions during the 2008 campaign about his readiness for the global...
  • Senate Democrats advance climate bill without GOP (We must "KILL BILL"!)

    11/05/2009 8:37:15 AM PST · by PreciousLiberty · 35 replies · 1,781+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | 11/5/2009 | DINA CAPPIELLO
    WASHINGTON – Ignoring a Republican boycott, Senate Democrats pushed a precedent-setting climate bill through a key committee Thursday. Rep. Barbara Boxer, chairman of the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee, had delayed the crucial vote for days because of a Republican protest over whether the cost of the legislation had been fully examined. But the California Democrat moved quickly to pass the bill, which for the first time would set mandatory limits on heat-trapping gases, without any of the seven GOP senators on the panel present. The measure cleared the panel on a 11-1 vote. Boxer said the Republican demand...
  • Promises to Keep: Candidate Obama vs. President Obama (YOU LIE!)

    11/01/2009 12:52:31 PM PST · by PreciousLiberty · 12 replies · 1,193+ views
    Fox News ^ | 11/1/2009 | Fox Staff
    Barack Obama made a lot of promises during his two-year campaign for change. He pledged to reform the health care system, wind down the war in Iraq, ramp up the war in Afghanistan, change the way the international community views the United States ... all while keeping a sharp eye on spending and shielding the middle class from tax increases. With the president coming up on the one-year mark since his election, now's a good time to take a look at his track record. reviewed some of Obama's biggest campaign promises, and how his actions have measured up. The...
  • Limbaugh Assails Obama's 'Radical' Agenda, Predicts One-Term Presidency

    11/01/2009 10:52:25 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 49 replies · 3,283+ views ^ | Nov. 1, 2009
    President Obama is pursuing a "radical" agenda that is putting the economy and national security in peril, talk show host Rush Limbaugh told "Fox News Sunday," giving the young president failing grades across the board and standing by his sustained criticism of the administration. The conservative radio host assailed the administration for its economic stimulus package, health care reform plan and alleged uncertainty over the way forward in Afghanistan. In a wide-ranging interview, he called Obama a "child" driven by his "out-of-this-world ego." And he predicted that Obama, who built a broad-based majority over Republican candidate John McCain a year...
  • Is the New IRS Wealth Squad Coming for You?

    10/29/2009 9:16:55 AM PDT · by kcvl · 26 replies · 1,481+ views
    Is the New IRS Wealth Squad Coming for You? Smart Money, Oct. 27, 2009 Being wealthy has its downsides, chief among them the higher risk of an IRS audit. Now, amid the continuing debate over whether the government is doing enough to combat financial fraud, comes news that gives the uber-wealthy – or maybe even the “merely” wealthy – yet another reason to fear Uncle Sam’s attention. In a speech before the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, or AICPA, IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman announced the recent formation of a new unit, dubbed Global High Wealth Industry Group, which will focus on the...
  • Obama: 'I'm Skinny...But Tough'

    10/27/2009 7:11:27 AM PDT · by jessduntno · 46 replies · 1,563+ views
    newsmax ^ | Today
    Obama: 'I'm Skinny...But Tough' Tuesday, October 27, 2009 7:30 AM President Barack Obama has lashed back at critics who fear he lacks the steel to be a successful president, saying "I'm skinny ... but I'm tough." Obama, who is trying to navigate a climate of sharp political partisanship, said he was spoiling for a fight to enact his ambitious agenda. "There are people saying mean things about me and folks are worried," Obama said on Monday, as he headlined a pair of Florida Democratic Party fundraisers that racked up a total of 1.5 million dollars. "Just 'cause I'm skinny doesn't...
  • Interesting Drudge Headline...

    10/26/2009 12:09:58 AM PDT · by J. Worthington · 44 replies · 4,070+ views
    Pyramid shape, O at center top, 911 in the middle, H1N1 at bottom. Peculiar headline formatting. The obvious interpretation is that Obama (O) declares a national emergency (911) due to swine flu pandemic (H1N1). But the formatting struck me as very odd - message within the message?
  • Obama Threatens News Networks: Don't Follow Fox News....Or Else

    10/18/2009 9:24:28 AM PDT · by kristinn · 180 replies · 7,681+ views
    Sunday, October 18, 2009 | Kristinn
    Mafioso, Goon Squad, Communist, Nazi, Jihadi, Democrat politics as usual--whatever you want to call the thuggish tactics of the Obama administration, the very public threats they are making to the news media to not follow the lead of Fox News in questioning Obama's policies and personnel is a direct threat to the freedoms guaranteed in the First Amendment.This morning on the Sunday talk shows, speaking on behalf of President Barack Obama, senior Obama advisers David Axelrod and Rahm Emanuel carried on the war initiated by White House communictions director Anita Dunn last week on CNN.Axelrod appeared on ABC News' This...
  • Without A Shot Being Fired, A Dictator Has Taken Over the United States

    10/18/2009 3:11:34 AM PDT · by bogusname · 84 replies · 4,559+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | October 17, 2009 | Jerry McConnell
    Aided and abetted by imposters posing as authentic American citizens the United States of America has been taken over by an authentic dictator. How could so many millions of U. S. citizens just gently cede their heritage and birthright so easily; without more than a whimper? Assisted by genuine anti-American leaders Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid, actually elected by unknowing and uninformed lemmings, Barack Hussein Obama has surely seized the ultimate power of dictatorship and is making decisions not within the established authority of the office of President, which are opposed only by vocal chants from a gaggle of conservatives...
  • Next Step As Obamacare Goes Nuclear

    10/16/2009 8:23:13 AM PDT · by 2nd amendment mama · 80 replies · 2,972+ views ^ | 10/16/2009 | Connie Hair
    The House of Representatives yesterday set into motion the nuclear option for H.R. 3200 that would make it possible for the Senate to pass government-run health care with only 51 votes. House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) held the mandatory hearing yesterday to pass the formal notification in the form of a letter to the Budget Committee saying H.R. 3200 -- the main House Obamacare bill which was the subject of all the town hall rage in August -- has met all requirements to pass as a “budget reconciliation” measure. Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.), the top Republican...
  • Feds limit Arizona sheriff's immigration powers

    10/07/2009 6:36:18 AM PDT · by opentalk · 53 replies · 2,180+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Oct. 06, 2009 | JACQUES BILLEAUD
    PHOENIX — An Arizona sheriff known for aggressively cracking down on illegal immigration has been stripped of some of his special power to enforce federal immigration law, and he claims the Obama administration is taking away his authority for political reasons. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, whose office faces racial profiling allegations over crime and immigration sweeps in some heavily Latino areas of metro Phoenix, said officials from Washington won't let him renew a deal that let his deputies make federal immigration arrests
  • Obama, Chicago come up short in Olympics bid

    10/02/2009 5:40:54 PM PDT · by advance_copy · 37 replies · 2,188+ views
    CNN ^ | 10/02/09 | Kristi Kreck
    (CNN) -- Michelle Obama gave an impassioned speech before the International Olympics Committee. President Obama traveled overseas -- in the middle of debates over health care and Afghanistan -- to make his personal pitch to bring the 2016 Olympics to his hometown. But despite their efforts, the Obamas will come home empty-handed as Chicago's dreams of hosting the Games evaporated in the first round. The news stunned those awaiting the announcement, many of whom thought the battle was between Chicago, Illinois, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio also beat out Madrid, Spain, and Tokyo, Japan, to host the games. Although...
  • Grayson: The GOP is a "lie factory"

    10/01/2009 4:41:28 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 47 replies · 2,276+ views
    The Hill ^ | 10/01/09 | Tony Romm
    The now-infamous Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) unleashed another verbal tirade against Republicans on Thursday, calling the party a "lie factory" that hoped only to stall the healthcare debate.Grayson also dismissed calls that he apologize for his remark earlier this week that Republicans' healthcare plan was to "die quickly" -- an allegation that has since invoked the ire of the entire GOP. "America is sick of you, Republican Party; you're a lie factory, that's all you do," he told MSNBC on Thursday. "Why don't you work together with the Democrats to solve America's problems instead of making stuff up?"Grayson then called...
  • Lefty pundits wonder: Is Obama just a blowhard who likes to blame other people?

    Is this a trick question? "The president’s problem isn’t that he is too visible; it’s the lack of content in what he says when he keeps showing up on the tube. Obama can seem a mite too impressed with his own aura, as if his presence on the stage is the Answer. There is, at times, a self-referential (even self-reverential) tone in his big speeches. They are heavily salted with the words “I” and “my.” (He used the former 11 times in the first few paragraphs of his address to the U.N. last week.) Obama is a historic figure, but...
  • Is Obama Sparking a Second “Revolt of the Admirals”?

    09/22/2009 10:37:50 AM PDT · by pabianice · 44 replies · 2,915+ views
    The Nav Log ^ | 9/22/09 |
    “The Revolt of the Admirals” is a name given to an episode that took place in the late 1940s in which several US Navy admirals and high-ranking civilian officials publicly disagreed with the president and the Secretary of Defense’s plans to disband the US Marine Corps and most of the US Navy and give their missions to the new US Air Force, which proposed preserving the peace strictly with its new strategic international bomber force of B-36 bombers carrying nuclear weapons (which were still huge, the average fission bomb weighing 10,000 pounds). This decision climaxed in 1949 when many officers,...
  • Barack Obama ready to slash US nuclear arsenal(Pentagon told to map out radical cuts)

    09/20/2009 2:48:19 PM PDT · by VRWCTexan · 326 replies · 13,817+ views
    UK Guardian ^ | Sep 20, 2009 | Julian Borger
    Barack Obama has demanded the Pentagon conduct a radical review of US nuclear weapons doctrine to prepare the way for deep cuts in the country's arsenal, the Guardian can reveal. Obama has rejected the Pentagon's first draft of the "nuclear posture review" as being too timid, and has called for a range of more far-reaching options consistent with his goal of eventually abolishing nuclear weapons altogether, according to European officials.
  • A million or more rock Washington

    09/13/2009 4:23:05 AM PDT · by Man50D · 59 replies · 2,791+ views ^ | September 12, 2009 | Schilling and Alyssa Farah
    WASHINGTON – The capital was rocked today by a taxpayer march and rally that could be the biggest protest ever – potentially dwarfing the Million Man March and the Promise Keepers Rally. Though crowd estimates vary from as low as 60,000 to 70,000 according to ABC News to a high of 2 million by London Daily Mail, photographs and videos of the march and rally demonstrate its enormity. The taxpayers stormed Washington, D.C., today, taking their fight against excessive spending, bailouts, growth of big government and soaring deficits to the front door of the U.S. Capitol. All week citizens have...
  • Tea Party Rally Draws Huge Crowd

    09/07/2009 3:46:00 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 126 replies · 9,592+ views
    NBC ^ | Sep 7, 2009 | BJ LUTZ
    Conservative movement traveling toward Washington, D.C.Conservative roadshow The Tea Party Express rolled into suburban New Lenox this Labor Day, drawing an expectation-breaking crowd of thousands who decried President Barack Obama, his health care initiative and stimulus spending. Organizers said they expected 200-400 people to attend the rally, but were blown away when a crowd -- which some claimed was north of 10,000 -- gathered with American flags and signs denouncing big government. New Lenox's Chief of Police, Bob Sterba, guessed the crowd was likely around 8,000 strong. A precise count was not available. Sterba said that one event organizer even...
  • Economists Warn Obamanomics Could Create Depression; WSJ's Moore Responds

    09/08/2009 9:14:28 AM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 14 replies · 1,918+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | September 8, 2009 | Jeff Poor
    It's clear that President Barack Obama's $787-billion stimulus hasn't worked as advertised, but some economists are worried it could backfire and cause something much worse. According to a new study by economists Charles Rowley of George Mason University and Nathanael Smith of the Locke Institute and endorsed by Nobel laureate James Buchanan, the Keynesian tactics employed by Obama "will ultimately hamper the long-term growth potential of the U.S. economy and may risk delaying full economic recovery by several years." The study accuses the president of making Depression-era mistakes. Stephen Moore, member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board and senior...
  • He's Not Jimmy Carter. Obama has far more dangerous objectives

    09/03/2009 11:35:42 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 30 replies · 1,819+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 9/4/09 | Quin Hillyer
    Conservatives are taking too much solace in the precipitous drop in Barack Obama's approval ratings, and too many of us are overconfident that his administration is merely a replay of the hapless presidency of Jimmy Carter that was easily swept out in a landslide election. Today's situation is far different, far more conducive to our political adversary's political power, than that which faced Carter. And Obama is an entirely different breed of cat. He's more ruthless, more tactically savvy, and has far more dangerous objectives. A drop in his poll ratings isn't as serious a setback for him as similar...
  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll -- 0bama now at -14!

    08/23/2009 6:35:52 AM PDT · by ScottinVA · 465 replies · 20,809+ views
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 23 August 2009 | Scott Rasmussen
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Sunday shows that 27% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as President. Forty-one percent (41%) Strongly Disapprove giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -14. These figures mark the lowest Approval Index rating yet recorded for this President. The previous low of -12 was reached on July 30 (see trends). Prior to today, the number who Strongly Approved of the President’s performance had never fallen below 29%. Some of the decline has come from within the President’s own party. Just 49%...
  • Rahm Emanuel, Obama's Chief of Staff, Wields Power Freely, and Faces the Risks (eerily perfect)

    08/16/2009 7:39:55 AM PDT · by Liz · 42 replies · 2,279+ views
    NY TIMES ^ | 8/16/09 | PETER BAKER and JEFF ZELENY, Carl Hulse contributed reporting.
    BACKSTORY At a Little Rock restaurant, after Mr. Clinton was elected president, Emanuel ticked off a list of disloyal Democrats and other political enemies, stabs the table with his knife screaming, ''Dead!'' ''Dead!'' ''Dead!'' after each name. Seven months after moving into the West Wing as Obama's COS, Emanuel is emerging as perhaps the most influential White House COS in a generation. But with his prominence in almost everything important going on comes a high degree of risk. As the principal author of Mr. Obama’s do-everything-at-once strategy, he stands to become a figure of consequence in his own right if...
  • Rasmussen: Daily Presidential Tracking Poll (-12)

    07/30/2009 6:31:04 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 28 replies · 1,113+ views
    Rasmussen ^ | July 30, 2009
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Thursday shows that 28% of the nation's voters now Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as President. Forty percent (40%) Strongly Disapprove giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -12. That’s the lowest rating yet recorded for President Obama (see trends).
  • Why Unemployment Is Not Going To Great Depression Levels

    06/15/2009 6:49:39 AM PDT · by FromLori · 55 replies · 1,322+ views
    Because hyperinflation will keep wage rates high enough that minimum wage laws won't matter. During the worst years of the Great Depression, unemployment hit 25 percent. Our current calamity is so often compared to that era that it worth asking: will things get that bad? Economist Robert Murphy says they won't. Our government won't make the same high wage policy mistake that cripled the jobs economy in the 1930s, and even if stickiness in wages (due to minimum wage hikes or government support of unions) inflation will actually push wages higher. From the Mises Institute: The single biggest blunder Herbert...