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  • Several wounded in shooting at Seattle-area car show

    07/23/2011 6:05:09 PM PDT · by FourPeas · 38 replies
    CNN.com ^ | 23 July 2011
    As many as eight people were wounded in a shooting at a car show in Kent, Washington, late Saturday afternoon, according to a King County fire and rescue dispatcher. "We have a ton of medical staff on the scene and are transporting people to local hospitals," the dispatcher said. A witness who works at a business near the shooting site told CNN affiliate KOMO that she heard about 10 shots.
  • New York Rep. King sends aide to Little Rock terror trial (Arkansas recruiter killer Muhammad)

    07/21/2011 6:39:41 AM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies · 1+ views
    7/21/11
    Link only - New York Rep. King sends aide to Little Rock terror trial
  • Wild Socks With Big Feet - Did Political Correctness Play A Factor in Murder?

    07/15/2011 5:25:18 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 6 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 07-15-11 | Skookum
    ...After a lesson, while working in one of the cities known for a Gay lifestyle, I walked into a coffee shop across the street to test my new computer skills while they were still fresh in the brain pan. I was finishing a cup of the strong dark brew I prefer, the kind that will float a horseshoe. I was deep in concentration and exercising my keyboard, when out of the corner of my eye, I noticed a pair of loud colored long socks walking through the door to my right. The young horse girls like to wear the long...
  • All Hail the (Democratic) King

    07/12/2011 12:30:12 PM PDT · by Jagermonster · 3 replies
    The New York Times ^ | July 11, 2011 | AHMED CHARAI and JOSEPH BRAUDE
    IT isn’t news anymore when an Arab ruler facing mass protests pledges sweeping reforms. But Morocco’s July 1 constitutional referendum may be the most significant development in the Arab world all summer. For the first time since the Arab Spring began, a population broadly embraced its leader’s reforms and scaled back antigovernment demonstrations. In the weeks before the referendum, over 100,000 people had taken to the streets; after the vote only about 10,000 did. A sizable majority of Moroccans approved the new Constitution, which calls for King Mohammed VI to cede half his power to a prime minister appointed from...
  • TSA/Politcal Correctness gone nuts but not even Peter King (R)will say it!

    07/01/2011 8:24:19 AM PDT · by rjsclassics · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/30/2011 | rjsclaasics
    When it comes to a black Nigerian flying coast to coast the country on an out dated boarding pass without so much of as a second glance by TSA, Peter King's remarks on Foxnews this morning that he has no idea what happened. Are you kidding me?? Just say it, damn it. Political Correctness gone crazy. Just check the blond haired blue eyed westerners from 8 mos. to 85 years old.
  • Obama News Conference (Hussein Worship Today, 11:30am EDT)

    06/29/2011 6:52:04 AM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 220 replies
    Hotlanta Urinal-Constipation ^ | 6/28/11 | Jamie Dupree
    ...Obama will hold a news conference on Wednesday morning at 11:30am EDT, giving reporters the chance to ask....
  • Bachmann Playing With House Money

    06/20/2011 10:58:33 PM PDT · by jennychase · 141 replies
    Rollcall ^ | June 20, 2011, Midnight | By Paul Singer
    On Nov. 5, 2009, at the behest of Rep. Michele Bachmann, thousands of tea party activists descended on the Capitol to vent their rage over the health care overhaul bill pending before Congress. The assembled activists chanted, "Kill the bill! Kill the bill!" and waved signs opposing a government takeover of health care — but they may not have known that the same government was paying for the event. According to House expense reports, Bachmann and three conservative GOP colleagues — Reps. Tom Price (Ga.), Steve King (Iowa) and Todd Akin (Mo.) — each paid $3,407.50 that day, a total...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 06-14-11 (CNN's John King moderates DUmmies debating GOP debate)

    06/14/2011 8:20:34 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 27 replies
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | June 14, 2011 | DUmmies, "John King," and Charles Henrickson
    Welcome to Saint Antfarm College in DUmmieland, New Hempshare. Behind me on the stage are the DUmmies who will be debating tonight's Republican debate. And tonight's debate will be different from any debate you've seen before in the history of the world. First of all, I will be your moderator, which makes it special right there. I am CNN's John King--I'm not Joe King. Second, nobody will be making any sense whatsoever--these are the DUmmies, remember. And third, I will be constantly grunting, interrupting, and generally rushing people along. I will take 45 questions to ask a question, and...
  • Assume the Position, Representative Bachmann

    06/14/2011 2:47:27 PM PDT · by Palmetto Patriot · 11 replies
    Human Events ^ | 06/14/2011 | John Hayward
    You can tell Michele Bachmann had a great debut at the Republican primary debate in New Hampshire last night, because swarms of liberal writers are breaking off from their pursuit of Sarah Palin’s tour bus to dive-bomb her. Dana Milbank of the Washington Post decided to headline a basically complimentary assessment of Bachmann’s debate performance as “Bachmann assumes the position.” He was riffing on CNN moderator John King’s instruction for the candidates to assume their positions at the lectern, which he turned into a rather tortured metaphor for the entire debate. (Milbank was watching a different debate than the rest...
  • Thailand arrests American for alleged king insult

    05/28/2011 8:14:02 AM PDT · by nerdwithagun · 12 replies
    Associated Press via Yahoo ^ | May 27 2011 | TODD PITMAN and SINFAH TUNSARAWUTH
    BANGKOK – Thai authorities said Friday they arrested an American citizen on charges he insulted the country's monarchy, in part by posting a link on his blog four years ago to a banned book about the Southeast Asian nation's ailing king. The man is also suspected of translating, from English into Thai, portions of "The King Never Smiles" — an unauthorized biography of King Bhumibol Adulyadej — and posting them online along with articles he wrote that allegedly defame the royal family, said Tharit Pengdith, who heads the Department of Special Investigation, Thailand's equivalent of the FBI.
  • Napolitano meets Rep. Peter King for dinner downtown D.C.

    05/13/2011 4:14:50 PM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 5/13/11 | Matthew Boyle
    Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary Janet Napolitano met House Homeland Security Committee chairman Rep. Peter King, New York Republican, for dinner Wednesday evening at Bobby Van’s Steakhouse in downtown Washington, D.C. King spokesman Kevin Fogarty told The Daily Caller it was a “friendly, social conversation” that “lasted about three hours.” DHS spokesman Matt Chandler told TheDC, though, that the discussion was work-related. “News alert, it still happens in Washington: A discussion between the secretary of homeland security and the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee on matters germane to the Department and the Committee,” Chandler said in an...
  • FLASHBACK: Trump Criticizes King George III...Asks For His "Birth Certificate" (Vanity)

    04/22/2011 7:57:31 PM PDT · by UCFRoadWarrior · 4 replies
    Ye Olde New York Post | April 22, 1775 | UCFRoadWarrior
    NEW YORK (AP) - New York City entrepeneur Donald Trump today loudly criticized the Crown and the Soverign for various matters and issues According to Mr. Trump, King George III "Does not know how to run a business, much less an empire. His taxes are too high on tea and horse livery, and, he will not let me expand into Lower Canada with my Trump Inns" A distraught Trump also added "The King is not even British. He and his family are really Germans, and, the Czarina in Russia, the King's distant cousin, is also a German. I want to...
  • Pig & a poke: Rep. King threat racist, too (package sent by black Muslim)

    04/06/2011 7:30:32 PM PDT · by Libloather · 24 replies
    NY Post ^ | 4/06/11 | S.A. MILLER
    Pig & a poke: Rep. King threat racist, tooBy S.A. MILLER Post Correspondent Last Updated: 4:21 AM, April 6, 2011 WASHINGTON -- The threatening package containing a bloody pig's foot sent to Rep. Pete King (R-LI) was as much a racist assault as it was religious hate mail, The Post has learned. The rambling note accompanying the porcine parcel proclaimed that "white bitches" would soon be naming their sons Mohammed, said a Capitol Hill source. The note contained anti-Semitic slurs, called the pig's foot a "Jew foot," taunted "kiss my black Muslim ass," and said King -- who is Catholic...
  • Bloody Pig's Foot, Anti-Semitic Letter Sent to Rep. King

    04/04/2011 4:12:16 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 6 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 4/4/11 | Aurelius
    Representative Peter King began hearings on the radicalization of Muslims in the United States last month. Today he is receiving bloody packages and threatening letters in the mail. It has been confirmed that Rep. King received a bloody pig's foot and a derogatory letter today. In the letter, there contained anti-Semitic ramblings and references to King's hearings. Who and why the letter was sent can only be speculated. However, with the evidence, it appears that a Muslim person upset with the hearings most likely sent the letter and pig's foot, as pork is forbidden in Islam and is thus considered...
  • Bloody pig's foot sent to Rep. Peter King

    04/04/2011 3:59:33 PM PDT · by RatsDawg · 12 replies
    CBS News ^ | April 4, 2011 | Brian Montopoli
    Authorities intercepted a parcel this morning addressed to Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) containing a bloody pig's foot and a derogatory message, a source has confirmed to CBS News. The parcel was intercepted at the Congressional mail facility in Landover, Maryland, where mail sent to lawmakers is screened for security risks. The U.S. Capitol Police and U.S. Postal Service confirmed that there is an open investigation, though would not confirm the details of what was contained in the parcel because the investigation is ongoing. King's office, which did not see the parcel, referred all questions to the Capitol Police. According to...
  • President Obama to call for one-third cut to oil imports

    03/30/2011 5:32:22 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 62 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | Wednesday, March 30, 6:00 AM | Steven Mufson
    President Obama on Wednesday will call for a one-third cut in oil imports by 2020, part of a plan he says will reduce U.S. dependence on foreign petroleum. With rising gasoline prices at home and political turmoil throughout the Middle East, Obama will seek in a speech at Georgetown University to rally Americans — and bickering lawmakers — behind a program that draws about half of that import cut from energy savings and about half from greater energy production, according to Obama aides who briefed reporters Tuesday.
  • The Legend of Lord Obaama, Or, King Merde-Ass

    03/20/2011 9:37:42 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 15 replies
    grey_whiskers ^ | 03-20-2011 | grey_whiskers
    The Legend of Lord Obaama Obaama was, according to legend, a Lord in the Land of the Far West. Although his parentage and birth were suspect, he yet remained desirous of power and prestige. Being suave, clean-spoken, and glib of speech, particularly when speaking with the aid of his personal Oracle, he ascended quickly through the ranks of the People's Party. Following a lofty speech before a gathering of the Party, he saw it in his power to aspire to the highest office in the land, held by the evil king, στιβεύς. (*) But not all was smooth. In order...
  • Muslim community rallies at Capitol to protest King hearing (MN)

    03/18/2011 5:02:08 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 21 replies
    SarTribune.com ^ | 3/18/11 | Rose French
    About 200 Muslim imams, community leaders and others held a rally at the Capitol Friday to protest last week’s congressional hearing led by New York Republican Rep. Peter King on the radicalization of Muslims in the U.S. Holding and waving signs that said “Muslims are not the enemy” and “Read the Quran, Mr. King,” the group marched from the Masjid Dawah on University Avenue in St. Paul and arrived at the Capitol around 1 p.m. “We’re here today to show we Muslims are a peaceful people,” Imam Hassan Mohamud, with the Masjid Dawah, told the group of protestors. “Are we...
  • GOP leadership clashes with Reps King and Bachmann

    Much media attention has been paid to the efforts of Rep. Steve King (R-IA) and Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) to defund what has now been dubbed the “ObamaCare Slush Fund”, which is the $105 billion that Rep. Bachmann claims is hidden in the text of the Affordable Care Act. While many have jumped on board in debunking this stat, King and Bachmann are pressing forward in trying to eliminate this “fund,” introducing amendments on the House floor that would zero out this $105 billion. Republican leadership is not supporting them in their quest, however. According to a top aide for...
  • Congress Must Stop $105.5 Billion in Automatic Obamacare Spending

    03/16/2011 10:11:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 16, 2011 | Terry Jeffrey
    Thanks to the irrepressible Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, who is emerging as the most energetic and principled conservative leader of the 112th Congress, the Congressional Research Service published a report on Feb. 10 detailing how the Obama administration is planning to spend $105.5 billion that was put on an appropriations autopilot in the health care legislation the Democrat-majority Congress enacted last year. Unless the Republican-controlled House in this Congress can force President Obama to sign new legislation forbidding dispersal of this $105.5 billion, the administration will spend it to lay the basic foundations for a socialistic health care system in...
  • Stephen King’s Rant On GOP,”Democrat Civility” On Display For ALL TO SEE: Update

    03/16/2011 8:05:50 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 15 replies
    http://annem040359.wordpress.com/ ^ | March 16, 2011 | annem040359
    Good golly miss molly, what has horror stories author Stephen King been doing as of late, hiding under a rock?! Thank-you readers for letting me get this “classic rant” today. In the aftermath of the recent Japan earthquake and with calls to help with relief efforts, why the verbal cannon balls at the GOP, beginning with Mr. King calling the Governor of the state of Maine, a Tea Party member, a “stonebrain”? “Democratic Civility” on display for ALL TO SEE.
  • Horror writer Stephen King, part-time Florida resident, bashes Gov. Rick Scott

    03/11/2011 8:55:06 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 45 replies
    AP/ Orlando Sentinel ^ | March 10, 2011
    <p>SARASOTA — Horror novel writer Stephen King is no fan of Florida Gov. Rick Scott.</p> <p>Speaking at a rally Tuesday in Sarasota against state budget cuts, King bashed Scott's leadership. King criticized Scott's rejection of federal dollars for a high-speed rail between Tampa and Orlando.</p>
  • The Left's Peter King Lynch Mob

    03/11/2011 5:49:33 AM PST · by Second Amendment First · 12 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | March 11, 2011 | Asra Q. Nomani
    Liberals complain that the hearings on American Muslims were a racist blame game. But they trashed anyone trying to tell the truth about the radicalization of Islam. In the headlines, two minutes have defined the four-hour hearing of the House Homeland Protection Committee on radicalization of Muslim American community: Minnesota Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison breaking down, sobbing, as he told the story of 9/11 Muslim paramedic, Mohammed Salman Hamdani, saying some people tried to “smear” Hamdani’s name before his remains were found, “solely because of his Islamic faith.” “Keith Ellison cries,” read a caption at conservative website, the Daily Caller....
  • Tears Help Radical Rep. Ellison Deflect Scrutiny of His Own Record

    03/11/2011 5:07:43 AM PST · by opentalk · 21 replies
    Accuracy In Media ^ | March 10, 2011 | Cliff Kincaid
    Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) got some headlines for breaking down in tears during the Homeland Security Committee hearing on Thursday, but another witness, Abdirizak Bihi, Director of the Somali Education and Social Advocacy Center in Minneapolis, offered something more newsworthy—an indictment of Ellison himself. Although he didn’t identify Ellison by name, Bihi’s criticism of local leaders, religious and political, was seen as partly a reference to Ellison being an obstacle to finding out what happened to 20 Somali young people who had disappeared from Ellison’s congressional district and showed up in Somalia as terrorists.No wonder Ellison had called the hearing...
  • Levin Surge!

    03/10/2011 8:02:02 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 15 replies
    Vote NO on the C.R. 202-224-3121 Call your member of Congress and say, "Vote No On the Continuing Resolution because it doesn't cut funding for Obamacare!" 202.224.3121
  • On Radical Islam In America, Democrats Opposing, As Always

    03/10/2011 8:07:19 PM PST · by Biggirl · 8 replies
    http://annem040359.wordpress.com/ ^ | March 10, 2011 | annem040359
    USA Representative Peter King, (R/NY), to his credit, took on radical Islam and its supporters BIGTIME today in the House in hearings on the issue of radical Islam. At the same hearings, Democrats who wanted to score political points, one of whom, Representative Al Green, (D/TX), was in a very heated debate with Republican members of the USA House of Representatives who are in the Homeland Security Committee on Thursday over the issue of wether the Ku Klux Klan should be regarded as a terrorist organization.
  • Sheriff With CAIR Ties Defends Muslims At Hearing (Baca, LA Co)

    03/10/2011 4:12:06 PM PST · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | March 10, 2011
    The only law enforcement official to testify at today’s congressional hearing on Muslim radicalization is tight with an Islamic group that raises money for Hamas and was a co-conspirator in a federal terror-finance trial. Predictably, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca advocated on behalf of Muslims at the highly-publicized hearing, conducted by the House Committee on Homeland Security. Not surprising considering Baca, elected to run the nation’s largest sheriff’s department, regularly attends fundraisers for the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) to meet the goals of his agency’s Muslim Community Affairs Division. First elected in 1999, Baca joined forces with...
  • Muslim congressman weeps at terror hearing (Major BARF from Ellison, MN)

    03/10/2011 10:25:43 AM PST · by Tennessee Nana · 59 replies
    MSNBC ^ | March 10, 2011 | MCNBC Staff
    WASHINGTON — Minnesota Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim congressman, gave emotional testimony Thursday to a House of Representatives committee hearing on radicalization in the U.S. Muslim community. Tearfully describing the story of a Muslim-American first-responder paramedic who died on September 11, 2001, Ellison criticized New York Republican Rep. Peter King for leading the controversial hearings that have reignited a national debate over how to combat a spate of home grown terrorism. "Mohammed Salman Hamdani was a fellow American who gave his life for other Americans," Ellison said, his voice trembling. "His life should not be defined as a...
  • Vote in Our Poll: Should Congress Hold Islamic Radicalization Hearings?

    03/10/2011 7:39:24 AM PST · by therightliveswithus · 10 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 3/10/2011 | Thomas Ferdousi
    Today marks the beginning of the long-awaited hearings in Congress. These discussions, chaired by Republican Peter King, will cover the topic of Islamic radicalization in the United States. A majority of Americans support these hearings, although many are opposed. What do you think?
  • Majority Favor Muslim Radicalization Hearings

    03/10/2011 6:41:54 AM PST · by therightliveswithus
    Pundit Press ^ | 3/10/2011 | Thomas Ferdousi
    Almost a decade after the September 11th atrocities, there are many people who have chosen to willfully forget the events of that day. One of those who have not is Congressman Peter King. King, a representative from New York, has called for the hearings about how Muslims can be radicalized in the United States. Naturally, there are many on the Left that would like you to believe that this is all just a charade or a mad dash to single out Muslims. However, according to King, the hearings will serve to protect the citizens of the country. Apparently, a majority...
  • Will Rep. King Expose Rep. Ellison’s Pro-Terrorist Record?

    03/10/2011 5:06:24 AM PST · by opentalk · 11 replies
    Accuracy In Media ^ | March 9, 2011 | Cliff Kincaid
    ...As we have pointed out: “In addition to being the first Muslim member of Congress, which is usually mentioned by the media, Ellison was an official of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG), cited as a Communist Party front organization by the House Committee on Un-American Activities. It remains the U.S. affiliate of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers, the old Soviet front. In that capacity, Ellison had been a vocal supporter—and attended a fundraiser for—Sara Jane Olson, a member of the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA), an off-shoot of the Weather Underground that is probably best known for kidnapping Patricia Hearst....
  • Peter King Supported the IRA Before Hunting for Terrorists

    03/09/2011 1:50:08 PM PST · by WilliamIII · 54 replies
    National Journal ^ | March 9, 2011 | Elspeth Reeve
    Before Rep. Peter King was holding hearings into why American Muslims aren't doing enough to stop terrorism, he was cheering on the IRA and absolving them of "moral blame" for their terrorism. In the 1980s and 1990s, King unequivocally supported the militant Northern Irish group despite its history of killing civilians, speaking at protests staged by Noraid, which the U.S. government claimed funneled guns and money to the IRA.
  • Witness List Set for King Hearing

    03/08/2011 6:22:09 PM PST · by nuconvert · 5 replies
    Two members of Congress, two men whose families were devastated by a relative's radicalization and two civic leaders with opposing views on Muslim community support for law enforcement will testify Thursday at the first hearing on Islamic radicalization in America. According to the National Review, the father of a man accused of gunning down an Army recruiter and the uncle of a Minneapolis man killed after joining the Somali terrorist group al-Shabaab will testify about their relatives' path to violence. Also testifying are U.S. Reps. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., and Frank Wolf, R-Va., along with Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca...
  • Who flew jumbo jets to kill Americans? The Amish? The liberals going crazy over Peter King.

    03/08/2011 2:54:32 PM PST · by DallasBiff · 16 replies
    MSNBC | 3/8/11
    Just watched two liberals on Chris Matthew's Hardball(Jan Schikovsky(D-IL) and Andre Carson(D-IN) go nuts over Cong. Peter King's hearings on Thursday. The first question that should be asked, was it the Amish who flew those planes into the WTC and Pentagon and took over flight 99.
  • In Wake Of Muslim Hearings, Rep. King Gets Security Upgrade (Hostile Phone Calls Flooding Office)

    03/08/2011 2:09:04 PM PST · by Libloather · 33 replies
    CBS Local ^ | 3/07/11
    In Wake Of Muslim Hearings, Rep. King Gets Security UpgradeL.I. Congressman Says Hostile Phone Calls Flooding His Office March 7, 2011 11:00 PM NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Long Island Congressman Peter King is facing threats — and getting extra security. **SNIP** “I’m getting a lot of hostile phone calls now, but the main threats I’m getting are from overseas,” Rep. King said. King said he views his effort in the same vein as 1995 Senate hearings into the white militia movement, which took place right after the Oklahoma City terror bombing. “And they were gathering support, and I thought it...
  • Somali activist to counter Rep. Ellison in hearings

    03/08/2011 9:24:49 AM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 4 replies
    StarTribune.com ^ | 3/7/11 | Kevin Diaz
    U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., will not be the only Minnesotan starring in this week's congressional hearings on homegrown Islamic radicalization. Also at the witness table will be Abdirizak Bihi, director of the Somali Education and Social Advocacy Center in Minneapolis. Bihi has publicly criticized Ellison's handling of the disappearance of some 20 Somali youths recruited by an Al-Qaida-linked group in their native country. One of them was his Bihi's nephew.
  • Human Rights Activists Rally in Support of Rep. Peter King

    03/07/2011 6:43:08 PM PST · by forty_years · 3 replies
    netwmd.com ^ | 3/7/2011 | Fern Sidman
    ... Beth Gilinsky of the Liberty Alliance told those present at the rally, "as Americans are murdered here and abroad by Islamic radicals, Imam Rauf tries to turn the facts upside down, and blames the United States for Islamist violence and hatred. He says that 'US policies were an accessory to the crime of 9/11.' He claims that Muslims are targets of widespread discrimination, hate speech and physical attacks. Meanwhile, the imams are working overtime to make Sharia law look benign. Indeed, Imam Rauf claims that 'the American political structure is already sharia compliant'." ...
  • Rep. Peter King: Muslim community fails to help crack down on terror

    03/06/2011 12:18:06 PM PST · by Nachum · 15 replies
    ny daily news ^ | 3/6/11 | Richard Sisk
    WASHINGTON - A Long Island congressman charged Sunday that New York's Muslim community was failing to cooperate with city cops and the FBI on the terror threat. Republican Rep. Peter King, who will hold hearings on Muslim radicalization later this week, "I'm aware of a number of cases in New York where the (Muslim) community has not been cooperative." Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), appearing with King on CNN's "State of the Union," said King was singling out the Muslim community while ignoring the terror threat from other groups.
  • The Sealed Book...Revelation 5

    And I saw in the right hand of him that sat on the throne a book written within and on the backside, sealed with seven seals. And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof? And no man in heaven, nor in earth, neither under the earth, was able to open the book, neither to look thereon.And I wept much, because no man was found worthy to open and to read the book, neither to look thereon. (Revelation 5:1-4)Revelation chapter Five is the continuation of...
  • Rep. King to offer amendment to slash DoJ funding equal to cost of DOMA defense

    03/02/2011 5:09:50 PM PST · by Nachum · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/2/11 | Daniel Strauss
    Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) is planning to offer an amendment to slash as much funding to the Department of Justice as would have been used to defend the Defense of Marriage Act. "What I intend to do, and there are other solutions that are offered, and I believe that the Speaker is focused on this, as well ... is to offer an amendment on an appropriations bill that would cut the funding to the Department of Justice in an amount yet to be
  • Bachmann, Bolton and Cain Added to Rep. King's Conservative Iowa Conference (w/DeMint, Santorum

    02/22/2011 9:48:12 PM PST · by pissant · 22 replies
    RCP ^ | 2/22/11 | Erin McPike
    Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King announced an expanded list of speakers for a conservative conference he'll hold next month in Des Moines to underscore the nascent GOP nomination fight that will unfold in his state over the next year. South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint will keynote the Conservative Principles Conference on March 26, and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum is scheduled to participate as well. Now King has added Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, former Ambassador John Bolton and Herman Cain, all of whom are exploring the 2012 race for the White House. The roster skews heavily to the most conservative...
  • Alarm Bells - Radical Union Leader Appointed to Important Trade Post

    02/19/2011 9:30:24 PM PST · by Nachum · 7 replies
    New Zeal ^ | 2/19/11 | Trevor Loudon
    President Barack Obama has appointed a far left labor unionist to a security sensitive U.S. trade post. Bob King On February 16, 2011,  Obama  announced the appointment of United Auto Workers president Bob King to the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations. As U.S. trade positions and data are always  key targets of foreign intelligence services, one would think that appointments to such a body would be subject to thorough scrutiny. Either this was not done in King's case, or affiliation with far left organizations, is no longer considered any sort of danger to national security in today's Washington....
  • FAX CONGRESS NOW AND DEMAND: “DEFUND OBAMACARE!”

    02/17/2011 7:31:29 AM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 13 replies
    Our contacts on Capitol Hill have confirmed to us that Rep. Steve King will bring his amendment to the House floor to FULLY DEFUND ObamaCare ON THURSDAY or at the latest Friday. THE KING AMENDMENT IS THE ONLY OPTION THAT FULLY DEFUNDS OBAMACARE. Without the King Amendment, Nancy Pelosi's "mandatory" self- funding provisions -- a total of more than $105 BILLION IN OBAMACARE SPENDING -- "will flow to grow ObamaCare like a malignant tumor," according to Rep. King. IT IS URGENT THAT CITIZENS EXPRESS THEIR VOICE ON THE ISSUE OF WHETHER OBAMACARE SHOULD BE FULLY DEFUNDED RIGHT NOW.
  • WATCH: Rep. Steve King (R-IA) Discusses Pigford and Shirley Sherrod

    02/16/2011 1:11:20 PM PST · by blog.Eyeblast.tv · 3 replies
    The Pigford Scandal. Chances are you’ve never heard about it unless you frequent Andrew Breitbart’s websites- which is unfortunate given the level of corruption involved. Breitbart’s Big Government has been leading the charge on the investigation, yet the mainstream media has remained completely silent. I wonder why? If you are unfamiliar with the scandal, please take a look at this blog post which explains everything in the most simplistic manner possible. It is a very complex issue, but the more people know about it, the better. Here’s an exclusive interview of Rep. Steve King with documentarian Lee Stranahan looking into...
  • Republicans Rebuke Effort to Defund Health Care Law(WARNING: May cause blood shooting from eyes)

    02/16/2011 5:29:43 AM PST · by Conservative Vermont Vet · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | Feb 15, 2011 | Chad Pergram
    <p>House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and defenders of the health care reform law unearthed an unexpected and temporary ally Monday night: Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC).</p> <p>Politics makes strange bedfellows. But few bunking arrangements are stranger than this.</p> <p>To be clear, there aren't many in Congress who have more antipathy for the health care law than Foxx. In fact, at a meeting of the House Rules Committee Monday night, Foxx could barely hide her contempt for the health law.</p>
  • Bedouin tribes accuse Jordan's Queen Rania of corruption

    02/15/2011 3:51:45 PM PST · by Pan_Yan · 34 replies · 1+ views
    Guardian (UK) ^ | Tuesday 15 February 2011 14.03 GMT | Laurent Zecchini
    In an unprecedented move the leaders of Jordan's main Bedouin tribes have published an open letter addressed to King Abdullah II accusing his wife, Queen Rania, of corruption. The text, released on 5 February, is signed by 36 representatives of the main Bedouin tribes. It comes at a particularly difficult time for the king, whose authority has been sapped by the growing discontent voiced by demonstrators. ... The letter makes no direct reference to the issue of the country's fragile ethnic balance, but claims that the queen, of Palestinian parentage, has created centres of power serving her own interests. This...
  • Top Dem: Neo-Nazis ‘More Prevalent’ In U.S. Than Islamic Radicals

    02/11/2011 8:11:40 AM PST · by Slyscribe · 35 replies
    IBD's Capital Hill ^ | 2/10/2011 | Sean Higgins
    Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., ranking Democrat on the Homeland Security Committee, thinks the panel’s hearings into terrorism are a fine idea but that the focus ought to be broadened to include “neo-Nazis, environmental extremists, anti-tax groups and others” because they represent as significant a threat as Islamic radicals — maybe even a bigger one. Thompson formally made the request in a letter to Homeland Security Chairman Peter King, R-N.Y., on Feb. 1. In the letter he argues:
  • Saudis told Obama to back Mubarak

    02/09/2011 5:55:38 PM PST · by kbennkc · 28 replies
    The Times UK ^ | 9 feb 11 | Hugh Tomlinson
    Saudi Arabia has threatened to prop up President Mubarak if the White House tries to force a swift change of regime in Egypt. In a testy personal telephone call on January 29, King Abdullah told President Obama not to humiliate Mr Mubarak and warned that he would step in to bankroll Egypt if the US withdrew its aid programme, worth $1.5 billion annually.
  • Republican lawmaker compares defunding health law to Vietnam

    02/08/2011 8:03:16 PM PST · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 8, 2011 | Shane D'Aprile
    Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) says to defund the healthcare law, his party should use the precedent set by House Democrats some three decades ago in cutting off funding for the Vietnam War.  "We should follow the model of the appropriations bill that shut off the funding for the Vietnam War," King told a crowd of Tea Party activists at a town hall forum in Washington, D.C. Tuesday night. "It went back to any money that was in the pipeline. That precedent is there." King said he's working to convince fellow House Republicans that simply cutting off funding for the...
  • MSNBC - PRESS RELEASES “President Of The World: The Bill Clinton Phenomenon”

    02/02/2011 7:08:37 AM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 12 replies
    NBC/MSNBC ^ | 1/31/2011 | NBC/MSNBC
    AIRING PRESIDENTS’ DAY: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21 AT 10 PM ET/PT ON MSNBC NEW YORK—January 31, 2011—There’s not a single political figure today with the global reach and influence of Bill Clinton—a former U.S. President turned humanitarian and diplomat extraordinaire. No one else in today’s political arena has the ability to command the attention of world leaders and organizations everywhere quite like he does. This Presidents’ Day, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews will take viewers behind the scenes of Clinton’s life in the one-hour documentary “President of the World: The Bill Clinton Phenomenon.” The special will air Monday, February 21, at 10 pm...