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  • 'Moderate' Palestinian Leader Justifies Murder of Three Teens

    07/01/2014 10:14:21 AM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    INN ^ | 7/1/14 | Tova Dvorin and Ari Soffer
    "Moderate" Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Dr. Mustafa Barghouti accused Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu himself of being responsible for the murder of teens Naftali Frenkel (16), Gilad Sha'ar (16), and Eyal Yifrah (19) on Tuesday. Barghouti went on to justify the murders, claiming Palestinian Arabs cannot be held responsible for their actions. "First of all, let me tell you, I am sorry for the deaths of anybody - including these three people and also for the ten Palestinians, who were killed by the Israeli Army this week," Barghouti began, in an interview with CNN. He then accused Prime Minister Netanyahu...
  • ISIS Terror Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Was Released By Obama from Camp Bucca in 2009

    06/12/2014 5:28:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 31 replies
    Telegraph reposted on The Gateway Pundit ^ | 6/12/14 | By Colin Freeman Telegraph 12:13PM BST 11 Jun 2014 // posted by Jim Hoft
    <p>Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), has transformed a few terror cells on the verge of extinction into the most dangerous militant group in the world.</p> <p>Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi or Abu Dua was once held by the US in Camp Bucca Iraq.</p>
  • BDS Leader Posts ‘Overtly Threatening’ Photo to Facebook Violent images, death threats roil

    03/26/2014 8:46:57 AM PDT · by Nachum · 34 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 3/26/14 | Adam Kredo
    A pro-Palestinian activist on the University of Michigan’s campus recently posted what experts described as “an overtly threatening” photo of himself wearing a traditional Arab headscarf and jamming a knife into a pineapple. The emergence of the photo comes just days after Palestinian activists on the University of Michigan’s campus leveled death threats and racial epithets at pro-Israel students who opposed a resolution to divest from Israel. Pro-Palestinian campus activists, angered by the student government’s recent decision to reject their divestment measure, leveled death threats at one student and have reportedly called other pro-Israel students “dirty Jew” and “kike.” The...
  • Tea Party Leader Filing Ethics Complaint Against Dem Rep

    02/06/2014 1:10:45 PM PST · by Nachum · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/6/14 | Matthew Boyle
    One of the most high-profile victims of the IRS Tea Party targeting scandal is planning to unveil surprising new allegations about the top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee at a hearing this morning. Catherine Engelbrecht, the head of election integrity group True The Vote and Tea Party group King Street Patriots, alleges Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) demanded information from her group in a similar manner to the IRS, according to her testimony. “Hours after sending letters, he would appear on cable news and publicly defame me and my organization,” Engelbrecht said. The Tea Party leader is...
  • TTP took reasonability of the killing of Shia leader in Lahore.

    12/16/2013 3:34:53 AM PST · by musarratullah · 6 replies
    own | 16 december 2013 | musarrat ullah jan
    Rawalpindi, Tehreek Taliban has taken responsibility for the killing of Shia Leader in Lahore and said that we start revenge of the incident of Rawalpindi. Commander of the TTP Rawalpindi division has taken the responsibility for the killing of Allama Syed Naseer Abbasi through the phone. In his phone call the Ahmed Ali Intaqami whose Regional Head of the TTP Rawalpindi said that after long investigation we start our action, we found that Allama Naseer was involved in Rawalpindi attack on Madrassa, that’s why we target him and we will target those who’s involved in attack on Madrassa in Rawalpindi....
  • Bill Ayers: Obama like ‘imperial leader’

    12/10/2013 3:32:49 PM PST · by Libloather · 15 replies
    Politico ^ | 12/10/13 | TAL KOPAN
    **SNIP** “You’re attributing to Obama not only good intentions but good actions around Afghanistan and Iraq. Actually he’s not acting well. He’s acting like any imperial leader would act,” Ayers told his interviewer in a new Chicago Magazine story, published online Tuesday. “He wants to have an agreement with [Afghan President Hamid] Karzai because he wants to keep American troops there, trainers there, to keep our interest in oil and all the rest of it on the front burner.” Ayers said Obama’s actions were consistent with American history. “This is true of every puppet that the Americans have put up...
  • Car crash kills north Fla. tea party leader

    11/25/2013 9:32:24 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 10 replies
    TBO/The Tampa Tribune ^ | 11-24-2013 | TBO/The Tampa Tribune
    OCALA, Fla. (AP) — The president of a north Florida tea party group has been killed in a two-vehicle car crash in Marion County. The Florida Highway Patrol told the Ocala Star-Banner (http://bit.ly/1g8qE0M ) that 70-year-old Stephen Hunter of Sparr died in the Friday night crash. Hunter headed the Ocala Tea Party or Tea Party Solutions for the last several years. Friends say Hunter was a Vietnam veteran who later worked at defense contractor Lockheed Martin.
  • GOD’S JUDGING AMERICA: He’s Giving Us Gutless Leaders and Effeminate Men

    11/08/2013 6:16:40 AM PST · by xzins · 84 replies
    ClashDaily.com ^ | 29 October 2013 | Doug Giles
    Hey, reader: have you ever noticed the lack of men in our culture nowadays? You haven’t? Well, then allow me to be the first to tell you that you’re either… a. Blind, undoubtedly deaf and you probably live in a van down by the river. b. You’re simply not paying attention. c. You are too young to have a historical reference point to when men were actually men and not giddy and roughed X-Factor hopefuls, or turkey-necked, unprincipled politicians, or earring sporting “ministers” of the “gospel”. d. All of the above. Now … please note that I didn’t say males...
  • Assembly leader dated figure in funeral scandal

    10/10/2013 7:38:32 AM PDT · by GSWarrior · 21 replies
    sfgate.com ^ | 10/9/13 | Lance Williams
    For more than a year, Assembly Speaker John Pérez dated a Hollywood funeral director who faces fraud allegations in one of the biggest financial scandals to rock the U.S. funeral industry. During their relationship, Pérez, a Los Angeles Democrat, mixed political business with his personal life in ways that showed poor judgment, ethics experts say. A Pérez spokesman said the lawmaker conducted himself appropriately during a casual dating relationship. Tyler Cassity, proprietor of a boutique cemetery called Hollywood Forever as well as a Mill Valley cemetery, and defendant in a $600 million fraud lawsuit in his native Missouri, accompanied Pérez...
  • National Cathedral Leader: 'Homophobia' a Sin; Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Performed

    10/07/2013 5:17:11 PM PDT · by Nachum · 80 replies
    CNS News ^ | 10/7/13 | Penny Starr
    (CNSNews.com) – The Very Rev. Gary Hall, chief ecclesiastical leader and executive officer of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., said in a sermon on Sunday that “homophobia” and “heterosexism” are sins. “In its wisdom, the church came to its senses and labeled both racism and sexism as sinful,” Hall said. “And now we find ourselves at the last barrier—call that barrier homophobia, call it heterosexism. “We must now have the courage to take the final step and call homophobia and heterosexism what they are,” Hall said. “They are sin. “Homophobia is a sin,” Hall said. “Heterosexism is a sin.
  • Two Men and a baby

    09/15/2013 8:54:48 AM PDT · by CitizenM · 2 replies
    9/13/2013 | Self
  • Gingrich Urges 'No' Vote on Syria

    09/03/2013 9:59:33 PM PDT · by kingattax · 42 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 9-3-13
    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich urged Congress Tuesday to "vote no" on a military strike against Syria and instead begin debate on what he described as even bigger strategic challenges for the United States and the world. "The most powerful nation in the world does not need a three- or four-week debate about a limited, symbolic, tactical use of power," the Georgia Republican wrote Tuesday in an opinion piece for CNN, as he urged Congress to "vote no on a meaningless public relations use of military force against [Syrian President Bashar Assad]. "What we do need are three debates about...
  • Gingrich urges U.S. Republicans to move beyond Obama opposition

    08/15/2013 3:28:11 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 59 replies
    Reuters ^ | Wed Aug 14, 2013 2:02pm EDT | Scott Malone
    Former U.S. House speaker Newt Gingrich told a meeting of the Republican National Committee that his party needs to move beyond its image of steadfast opposition to President Barack Obama and convince voters its goal is to improve the country. “We have to get beyond being anti-Obama and we have to convince people you can have hope in America,” Gingrich said on Wednesday. “What we have to do, in a sense, is be a party of optimism and a party of hope and show actual cases of how it can work.” Speaking at a Boston hotel adjacent to where Republican...
  • Brotherhood Leader: Egyptian Army 'Worse Than the Jews'

    07/08/2013 10:54:48 AM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    inn ^ | 7/8/13
    Egypt's temporary President Adli Mansour announced the establishment of a commission of inquiry which will investigate the events surrounding the deaths of at least 51 people Monday in clashes outside a military building in Cairo. At least 435 people were wounded as well in the incident. Most of those killed were Muslim Brotherhood members, and the chain of events leading to the deaths were being hotly contested by the Brotherhood and the Egyptian Army. The Brotherhood claimed that those killed were innocent, doing nothing more than holding a sit-in against the ousting of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi in what they...
  • 'Jesus stomping' FAU prof is Democratic leader, but top Democrats steer clear of flap

    04/01/2013 3:16:31 PM PDT · by Libloather · 10 replies
    Sun-Sentinel ^ | 4/01/13 | By Anthony Man
    Top Democratic officials are steering clear of the controversy surrounding Deandre Poole, vice chairman of the Palm Beach County Democratic Party. Poole is the Florida Atlantic University instructor responsible for the “Jesus stomping” classroom assignment. The communications teacher has been placed on paid leave in wake of the uproar that followed a March 4 class on the Davie campus. Poole assigned students to write Jesus on a sheet of paper, throw it on the floor and then step on it as part of a lesson on the impact of words. It attracted national attention, especially in conservative media outlets. U.S....
  • Cocooning Is the Wrong Solution for Conservatives

    01/06/2013 11:44:14 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 100 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | James G. Wiles
    .......... the United States needs its conservative leaders and activists in the public square now more than at any time in our lifetimes. If we hold on, we'll win. Blue State America is doomed, and the blue-staters represented by President Obama and his party cannot save it. ...... we red-staters must remain fully involved and fully engaged in American politics and culture. This is especially true after a year like 2012 -- when we lose. Better to quote U.S. General Joseph Stilwell after the loss of Burma to the Japanese. "I claim," Vinegar Joe said, "we took a hell of...
  • Senior al Qaeda leader killed in Pakistan, officials say

    12/10/2012 1:38:39 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 1 replies
    CNN ^ | 12/9/12 | Nasir Habib
    A senior leader was killed in a Thursday drone strike, intelligence officials say Three militants were killed Sunday, officials say Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- A senior al Qaeda leader was killed in a drone strike Thursday in Pakistan, two of the country's intelligence officials told CNN on Sunday. Sheikh Khalid bin Abdel Rehman, who also went by the code name Abu Zaid al-Kuwaiti, was killed in the strike near Miran Shah in North Waziristan, one of the seven districts of Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, the officials said.
  • A Reagan Forum with Newt and Callista Gingrich

    12/02/2012 9:19:14 AM PST · by Toaster tank · 46 replies
    reagan foundation ^ | 11/28/2012 | reagan foundation
    On Wednesday, November 28, 2012, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich spoke to a sold-out crowd at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, calling the “so-called fiscal cliff” a “fantasy being used as an excuse to panic.” Speaker Gingrich went on to discuss House Republicans, telling them to not form a “Surrender Caucus” by stating, “They are the majority. They are not the minority.”
  • S.F. progressives badly need a leader

    10/18/2012 8:19:24 AM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 11 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Thursday, October 18, 2012 | C.W. Nevius, Chronicle Columnist
    There was a time when the far left wing of the Democratic Party in San Francisco stood for something. Sure, they could be shrill, exasperating and self-righteous, but they took a stand. [snip] Because right now it looks as if their only commitment is to whatever is politically expedient. Ross Mirkarimi and District Five supervisor candidate Julian Davis have some serious defects. Each has been accused of mistreating women. But, hey, progressives say, they're our bad guys.
  • Slain Muslim leader in Africa Plotted Attack on London Jews

    07/11/2012 11:39:18 AM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 7/11/12 | Pamela Geller
    Islamic Jew hatred. It's a religious mandate. Obama say, "respect it!" Expect a huge outcry from the Guardian /not Where's the enemedia on this story? It's the same silence the media was guilty of during the holocaust. "Slain Terrorist Plotted Attack on London Jews" The Forward, July 11, 2012 Documents detailing a plot to attack Jewish neighborhoods in London were found on the body of an African leader of al-Qaida. The plans, which included plots for a kidnapping and attacks on Eton College and the Ritz and Dorchester hotels in London, were found on the body of Fazul Abdullah Mohammed,...
  • Mystery of missing wife of Scientology leader: Woman who played matchmaker to Katie and Tom

    07/04/2012 6:54:03 PM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/4/12 | Matt Blake
    He is the reclusive and enigmatic leader of the world's most famous cult who played best man at TomKat's wedding. But perhaps the biggest mystery shrouding Scientology chairman David Miscavige concerns his wife, Shelly, who has not been seen since 2007. Once a leading Scientologist herself, Shelly Miscavige is even credited as the cupid to Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' doomed alliance. Always by her husband's side, it was her to whom Mr Miscavige turned when a lovelorn Cruise begged for help in finding love following the break down of his second marriage to Nicole Kidman. Believing the role of...
  • Newt Gingrich Calls President Obama "Dreamer-in-Chief" at GOP Convention in Missoula

    06/16/2012 8:53:01 PM PDT · by Innovative · 30 replies
    KFBB ^ | June 16, 2012 | KFBB News Team
    Former U.S. House Speaker and one-time presidential candidate, Newt Gingrich, spoke to a crowd of over 500 Republican supporters at a GOP Convention today in Missoula. "We should in fact speak well of our dreamer-in-chief. Now he can't run the economy, he ca't defend the country, he doesn't understand the Constitution, he surrounds himself with radicals who are out of touch with reality, but those are minor things," says Gingrich. "Just ask people, can they afford four more years of Barack Obama? I don't think ther's a town in this state that thinks that four more years of the pain...
  • One percent Pelosi: Minority leader richest in House

    06/14/2012 5:52:52 PM PDT · by kingattax · 8 replies
    Washington Times ^ | June 14, 2012 | Heidi Przybyla
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and her Republican counterpart, Majority Leader Eric Cantor, are the wealthiest members of the U.S. House leadership, according to financial disclosure forms. Pelosi, 72, of California tops the list of House leaders, with $40 million to $187 million in financial assets she reports with her husband, San Francisco commercial real estate investor Paul Pelosi. Most of their assets are listed as rental properties in California and partnership income in companies including investment management and restaurants. ... Pelosi, who yielded the speakership to Boehner after Republicans won control of the House, and her husband [also] own...
  • George W. Bush is the most unpopular living ex-President: poll

    06/08/2012 11:12:19 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 144 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | June 7, 2012 | Meena Hart Duerson
    George W. Bush has stepped out of the public eye since leaving office, but absence hasn't made the nation’s heart grow fonder. The 43rd President of the United States is the most unpopular living former president, a CNN/ORC International poll has found, as only 43% of people surveyed said they had a favorable opinion of him and 54% viewed him unfavorably. The negative rating puts Bush far behind his fellow living ex-Presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and Dubya’s father, George H.W. Bush. Clinton nabbed a 66% favorable rating, Carter scored a 54% rating, and 59% of those polled said they...
  • Dem leader Pelosi 'stunned and disgusted' by Secret Service scandal

    04/19/2012 4:09:46 PM PDT · by Libloather · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | 4/19/12 | Mike Lillis
    Dem leader Pelosi 'stunned and disgusted' by Secret Service scandalBy Mike Lillis - 04/19/12 04:13 PM ET House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says she's "stunned and disgusted" by the prostitution scandal dogging the Secret Service this month. The California Democrat said she has not been briefed on the incident — in which almost a dozen Secret Service agents caroused with prostitutes ahead of President Obama's recent trip to Colombia — but she urged a quick investigation into the culture of the agency and suggested those involved should be fired. "It's a stunning thing. It's actually disgusting," Pelosi said Thursday at...
  • Question: Except for military. What has the government done to make you proud?

    04/17/2012 7:28:58 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 42 replies
    Glenn Beck ^ | Apr 17, 2012
    Glenn Beck is asking his listeners now on his radio program the question: "Except for the military. What has the government done to make you proud?" My answer: NOTHING. Any thoughts? Your answers?
  • North Korea's New Dear Leader Kim Jong Un Certainly Has a Way Looking at Things...

    03/09/2012 1:46:01 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 12 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | March 8, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Looking at food Looking at a rifle Looking at a sliding door Looking at his co-pilot Looking at destiny And did you know that Kim Jong Un is just another in a series of Kim family super-geniuses... one that learned to drive at age three?  It's true! -and only an imperialist running-dog could possible think otherwise... More/video at Reaganite Republican KimJongUnLooking@things   PoliticalCartoonsAustralia
  • In a tough call, Newt Gingrich gets my vote

    03/03/2012 3:42:36 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 46 replies
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | March 3, 2012 | Kyle Wingfield
    Let’s be clear about this from the start: On Tuesday, I’ll vote for Newt Gingrich to be the GOP’s presidential nominee. Now for the explanation. In recent days, I mentally drafted one piece endorsing him, one backing Mitt Romney, and a third picking Rick Santorum. (Sorry, Ron Paul fans.) In other words, like millions of other Americans, I’ve had a hard time reaching a decision. ......[SNIP]...... Gingrich has a record of changing Washington. Completely? No. But then, completely changing Washington is a big job. And Gingrich led Congress to each success to which Santorum can also lay a claim: balanced...
  • It's Do or Die, Time to Unite Behind Newt and Defeat Romney

    03/02/2012 12:21:24 PM PST · by Marguerite · 98 replies
    politijim ^ | March 3, 2012 | libertarian neocon
    It's time to stop dilly-dallying. Super Tuesday is upon us and with that, the nomination race could be all but over unless conservatives and libertarians finally unite behind one candidate, a candidate who can beat both Romney AND Obama. That candidate needs to be Newt. Among the not-Romney's he is the only one who can unite the party. Economic conservatives like him because he balanced the budget and reformed welfare. Defense hawks like him because he is the most hawkish of the lot. Social conservatives, when they can get past his personal life, like him for his strong record on...
  • Gingrich: I won't join the team in Washington

    03/02/2012 1:52:52 PM PST · by VinL · 20 replies
    CBS ^ | 3-2-12 | Husienga
    Taking a swipe at rival Rick Santorum, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich today said he was "not going to Washington to join the team," a reference to the former senator from Pennsylvania's statement that sometimes you have to "take one for the team" when working in government. "Unlike Senator Santorum, I'm not going to Washington to join the team," Gingrich told a modest sized crowd in Savannah. "I want to create a new team called the American people who force dramatic, bold change on Washington. And I want to force Washington to decide, 'Do you want to be on the...
  • Republicans block (out of order) Dem leader Clyburn from speaking on House floor

    01/06/2012 7:56:00 AM PST · by Libloather · 24 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/06/12 | Pete Kasperowicz
    Republicans block Dem leader Clyburn from speaking on House floorBy Pete Kasperowicz - 01/06/12 10:13 AM ET House Republicans on Friday morning blocked Assistant Democratic Leader James Clyburn (D-SC) from speaking on the House floor during a brief pro forma session. After the daily prayer and pledge of allegiance, Clyburn rose to spoke, but presiding officer Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.) said Clyburn was "out of order," and that no business was to be conducted during these pro forma sessions. Denham then gaveled the session closed. Republicans in late December prevented House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) from speaking on the...
  • Occupy Portland Leader Publicly Exposes Himself At ‘Family Friendly’ Event

    01/03/2012 8:28:48 AM PST · by Nachum · 23 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | 1/3/12 | Youtube
    In November the Occupy Portland movement held a self-described "family friendly" event to rally support for their occupation of a downtown park. At the event, organizer Wade Varner, a man feted by the elite of Oregon's progressive political culture, dropped his pants and exposed himself at the site of a tea party member.
  • Where in the world is Obama? Where in the world is Obama?

    11/21/2011 5:47:04 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11-21-11 | Judd Gregg
    The president was in Hawaii while the supercommittee hit stall speed. What is new about this? Very little. Throughout his term, President Obama has avoided leading on the issue of fiscal responsibility. He walked away from his own commission, the one led by former Sen. Alan Simpson (R-Wyo.) and former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles, when he found its report filled with inconvenient choices. Now in a week when leadership is needed to push this critical committee to do something big and bring the nation’s fiscal house back into order, the president once again disappears. It causes one...
  • Report: Polled Americans prefer Israel PM to Obama

    11/12/2011 6:50:18 AM PST · by Driftwood1 · 9 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11-11-11 | Joel Gehrke
    President Obama's hot-miked conversation with French President Nicolas Sarkozy suggested that he is frustrated with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu -- but Americans might be more frustrated with Obama than they are irritated by Netanyahu. "A poll conducted by the group Greenberg Quinlan Rosner found that 52.3 percent of Americans rate Netanyahu positively, compared to 51.5 percent for Obama," reports Israel Today Magazine. "The results of the poll were enthusiastically discussed on Israel's Channel 10 News on Thursday."
  • OCCUPY DENVER ELECTS A DOG AS ITS LEADER

    11/09/2011 6:10:07 PM PST · by antidemoncrat · 20 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 11/09/11 | Becket Adams
    So how did demonstrators react to the city’s request? They did what any sane and logical group would do: they elected a Border Collie-mix named Shelby as their leader.
  • Combined Force Captures Haqqani Network Leader

    10/26/2011 4:32:21 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2011 – A combined Afghan and coalition security force captured a Haqqani network leader in the Sabari district of Afghanistan’s Khost province yesterday, military officials reported. The Haqqani leader distributed bombs and coordinated attacks against Afghan forces. Several suspects were detained during the operation. In other Afghanistan operations yesterday: -- In the Aliabad district of Kunduz province, a combined force detained two suspects while searching for a Taliban leader who coordinates attacks with other insurgents in Afghanistan and Pakistan. -- A combined force detained multiple suspects during a search for a Taliban leader in the Marja district...
  • (Australian Prime Minister) Labor leader has lost public's faith

    10/10/2011 12:50:42 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 2 replies
    The Australian ^ | 11th October 2011 | Dennis Shanahan
    LABOR may have finally bounced off rock bottom but Australia's oldest political party and its leader are still facing a historic loss of public confidence and electoral failure. A three-point rise in the Newspoll primary vote for the ALP has avoided the unthinkable for the Gillard government of going to 25 per cent or below to have less support than the combined vote for the Greens and various odds and sods, but the broader view of this survey of public opinion about Labor - as well as the personal standing of Julia Gillard - is devastating. The electorate has not...
  • Gingrich scores endorsement from Tea Party Nation founder

    09/26/2011 9:34:09 PM PDT · by freespirited · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/26/11 | Justin Sink
    The founder of the Tea Party Nation — one of the largest coordinated groups in the conservative Tea Party movement — announced Monday that he would endorse former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. "Gingrich is the candidate who has the vision to fundamentally change the Federal Government. Gingrich has the unique capabilities to be the field general. He is the big idea man, much as Ronald Reagan was," Judson Philips, founder of the group, wrote in a blog post Monday. Philips is the second prominent Tea Party leader to endorse Gingrich this month, after Allen Olson, chairman of the...
  • Poll: Perry Still Tops Romney

    09/27/2011 6:09:44 AM PDT · by shield · 56 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 26th September 2011 | Danny Yadron
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry’ so-so performance at Thursday’s GOP presidential debate may not have hurt his candidacy as much as some predicted. Mr. Perry still leads the Republican primary field with 28% support, according to a CNN/ORC International poll released Monday. Mitt Romney came in second at 21%, showing a marginally tighter race from the last CNN poll, released earlier this month. Back then, Mr. Perry polled at 30% with Mr. Romney at 18%.
  • Lack of Leadership Creates Reagan and Thatcher Nostalgia at Summer Davos

    09/16/2011 8:27:40 AM PDT · by CutePuppy
    CNBC ^ | September 15, 2011 | CNBC
    The global crisis and a perceived lack of leadership in the West seem to be creating nostalgia for two previous leaders who radically reformed their countries, albeit with plenty of controversy. But what's even more striking about this sense of déjà vu, is that the names of American President Ronald Reagan and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher - two leaders, who fought for freedom and rallied the West against Communist rule - were being invoked by a senior Chinese policymaker at the summer Davos in Dalian, China. “The U.S. economy needs fundamental reforms, bigger reforms, bigger policy changes than President...
  • GENERAL PALIN ~ A FORCE OF ONE

    09/06/2011 7:50:54 AM PDT · by Gargantua · 89 replies
    TEA Party Tribune ^ | Tuesday, September 6, 2011 | Anthony James
    I spend a good deal of time on the FreeRepublic website, America’s premier gathering place for conservative activists. A healthy cross-section of America’s modern day “Minutemen” bivouac here regularly to share and discuss the daily news items which most greatly affect our constitutional Republic. We were just discussing Sarah Palin’s newest Facebook message regarding Jimmy Hoffa’s disgusting profanity yesterday where he addressed union members with this distinctly un-American reference to The TEA Party: “Let’s take these sons of bitches out!” It wasn’t that long ago that Democrats including president Obama were calling for a more civil form of discourse throughout...
  • Islamic Jihad Enraged Over Death of Commander, Vows Revenge

    08/24/2011 1:38:39 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 29 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 24/8/11 | Chana Yaar
    The Islamic Jihad terrorist group is enraged over the death of a local commander in its Gaza division following an air strike overnight by the Israel Air Force. An IDF spokesperson confirmed that 34-year-old Ismail al-Asmar was killed in a targeted air strike on a car in which he was traveling late Tuesday night. Two other terrorists in the car were wounded, according to local medical sources. They were traveling near Rafiah, the city that straddles the Gaza border with Egypt. Senior Islamic Jihad member Ahmad al-Mudallal told reporters in response to Al-Asmar's assassination, “This crime was meant to underline...
  • Sarah Palin: Naturally Effective Leader

    08/13/2011 12:15:47 PM PDT · by MarkAmerica · 226 replies
    MarkAmerica ^ | 08/13/2011 | MarkAmerica
    Leading by Example Leadership is one thing about which I can speak with some authority, though I've neither headed vast corporations, nor large governmental bodies. I served in the Army, and I was a leader. My duties demanded it of me before it was my official mandate, and like millions of other before me, and since, I faced the challenges to carry out my missions as best I could under difficult conditions. The United States military has spent many billions of dollars in the effort to build and nurture leaders. Some people are born with it, some have it...
  • Carney: Obama was the leader

    08/02/2011 5:13:02 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 28 replies · 1+ views
    Carney: Obama was the leader By ABBY PHILLIP & MATT NEGRIN | 08/02/11 4:12 PM Here’s what you need to know from Tuesday’s White House briefing with press secretary Jay Carney: -- Carney announced in the middle of his briefing, as he was talking about the debt ceiling agreement, “The president has signed the bill and turned it into law.” -- President Obama had a “substantial role” in negotiating the debt deal, Carney said. He added, “In the beginning, middle and end, this process moved forward because of the president's leadership.” -- Carney poked at members of Congress who were...
  • Combined Force Detains Insurgents, Seizes Weapons

    08/02/2011 3:29:20 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies
    KABUL, Afghanistan, Aug. 2, 2011 – A combined Afghan and coalition security force detained multiple suspected insurgents while searching for a Haqqani terrorist network leader in the Mata Khan district of Afghanistan’s Paktika province yesterday, military officials reported. The target of the search is responsible for kidnappings and for attacks against Afghan forces, officials said. While searching the area, the security force confiscated a machine gun, grenades, assault rifles, bomb-making materials and chest racks. In other operations yesterday around Afghanistan: -- A combined force in Baghlan province’s Pul-e Khumri district detained a Taliban leader who directed suicide-bomb attacks against Afghan...
  • Leader of Black Socialist Caucus Says Debt Deal Is a “A Sugar-Coated Satan Sandwich”

    07/31/2011 5:51:48 PM PDT · by SanFranDan · 55 replies
    GatewayPundit.com ^ | July 31, 2011 | Jim Hoft
    This sounds like good news...The leader of the Black Socialist Caucus says the debt deal is a “sugar-coated Satan sandwich.” That must mean it is a much better deal than we had hoped for. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver is the current leader of the Black Caucus (without black Republican members) Roll Call reported: President Barack Obama’s rightward lurch to reach a $3 trillion deficit reduction deal with no guarantee of additional revenues had liberals fuming and Republicans all but declaring victory Sunday afternoon. With time running out to reach an agreement to raise the debt ceiling before Tuesday’s default deadline, Obama...
  • Scarborough: Dems Say Privately Obama Is Invisible, Not A Leader

    07/31/2011 6:08:12 AM PDT · by MontaniSemperLiberi · 122 replies
    RCP ^ | July 29, 2011 | RCP Video
    Mika heard two days ago on Capitol Hill Democrats all saying the same thing. And that is, this president has been invisible, he is not a leader. They said this all behind closed doors. Democratic leaders, Democratic rank-and-file.
  • Far-right leader in Europe speaks of growing anger against Muslims

    07/26/2011 12:12:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 38 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 7/26/11 | Staff
    Luton, England - The leader of a British far-right group to which Anders Behring Breivik claims links called the attacks a sign of "growing anger" in Europe against Muslim immigrants, while a politician in a party in Italy's governing coalition called some of the gunman's ideas "great." Following a wave of near universal revulsion against the attacks, the comments were among the first public statements that appeared to defend the extremist views that drove the Norwegian gunman to carry out the massacre. (Snip) "People should look at what happened in Oslo and understand that there is growing anger in Europe,"
  • Carney: Obama a better leader for not proposing debt ceiling plan

    07/19/2011 6:38:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies · 1+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7/19/11 | Neil Munro
    White House spokesman Jay Carney today argued that President Barack Obama is a better leader for not proposing a debt-ceiling plan that can be debated and voted on by elected legislators in the House of Representatives. “Leadership is not proposing a plan for the sake of having it voted up or down, and likely voted down,” he told ABC News’ Jake Tapper, who has spent a week fruitlessly pressing Carney to detail the administration’s budget proposals. Since the start of the debt-ceiling negotiations, the president has refused to develop a detailed plan that could be measured or criticized by voters,...
  • Former Czech Leader Charged for Calling Islam an Enemy

    07/11/2011 9:12:11 AM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies
    inn ^ | 7/11/11 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    Former Czech Prime Milos Zeman may face criminal charges for calling Islam an ”anti-civilization” enemy whose type of thinking he compared with the Nazis. Speaking at an international conference on Europe last month, Zeman stated, “The enemy is the anti-civilization spreading from North Africa to Indonesia. Two billion people live in it and it is financed partly from oil sales and partly from drug sales.” The former prime minister, who is known for strong statements and insulting speeches, last week compared the manner and strength of Muslim beliefs in the Koran with the followers of Nazism, who he noted believed...