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  • Bristol Palin’s Pregnancy Reveals the Left’s True Colors

    07/02/2015 7:50:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    National Review ^ | 07/02/2015 | David French
    Let me begin by clearly stating my biases — I like the Palins. They are dear family friends. My wife, Nancy, worked with Sarah on her most recent book, she worked with Bristol on her book, she edits Bristol’s blog on Patheos, and I represented Bristol in a lawsuit — when a man sued her after he profanely accosted her at a bar. (He lost.) In the years since my wife first flew to Wasilla to meet the Palins and work with Bristol, I’ve seen just a fraction of the non-stop hatred and vitriol directed at the family. Much of...
  • How will the National Socialist Left’s excuse the failure of socialism in Greece?

    07/01/2015 2:37:24 PM PDT · by Voice of Reason1 · 38 replies
    It’s axiomatic that when a socialist regime hits the skids, the left will generally try to claim that such regime is ‘right wing’ somehow. Such claims can and will be completely irrational on their face, but for the national socialist Left it’s all about talking points and a simplistic ( but ‘superior’) mentality that favors headlines and shallow thought on the subject And before you complain that I dare use the word ‘national’ next to the word ‘socialist’ I would ask that you please explain in detail (with documentation) Just how in Hades’ the word national modifies the meaning of...
  • America's Destiny in the Balance

    07/01/2015 3:18:45 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 6 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 7-1-15 | Steve McCann
    In 1856 Harper’s Magazine published a quote first attributed to Jose Correia de Serra, a Portuguese Abbot, scientist and close friend of Thomas Jefferson: “It has been said that a ‘special Providence watches over children, drunkards and the United States’.” The presidency of Barack Obama is the latest example of the accuracy of this observation, since the American people have been granted a last chance, before it is too late, to reverse course as a window has been forced open for the citizenry to view what future will bring if the nation remains on its present course. Beginning in the...
  • Canada legalized gay marriage ten years ago-Here's what to expect next, America(Owellian Left)

    06/27/2015 12:06:40 PM PDT · by longtermmemmory · 28 replies
    In Canada, same sex marriage was legalized a decade ago, and that ushered in changes to Canadian society, large and small. Laws will have to be re-written, for one thing; words like "husband" and "wife" have to be removed, along with the phrase "natural parent." But there's much more...
  • Rush Limbaugh: The American Left Sees Conservatives as More of an Enemy Than ISIS

    06/25/2015 5:16:25 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 14 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 06/24/15 | Jim Hoft
    Yesterday ISIS released video of their latest execution techniques. In one scene the Islamic State strapped a string of bombs around the necks of a line of prisoners – then blew them up. Today Rush Limbaugh explained how the left sees conservatives as more of a threat than the Islamic State. From the Rush Limbaugh Show: RUSH: Now, isn’t it interesting, however, what is the one thing, when you read about ISIS in news coverage in this country, ISIS can run around — the latest news of ISIS is the methods they’re now using to kill people, mass murders. For...
  • Let’s just say it: The left’s Socialist national agenda is based on lies.

    06/11/2015 3:33:54 PM PDT · by HammerT · 40 replies
    Over that past few days we’ve had two fascinating articles come out on the falsehoods… LIES.. perpetrated by the nation’s socialist left in the furtherance of their agenda. Both of these recent articles highlight in stark relief the mendacious nature of the Collectivists on the left. Both show that the only way they can move their national socialist agenda Forward is by the use of falsified data and.. let’s be blunt about it… outright LIES. The 1st example: Climate scientists criticize government paper that erases ‘pause’ in warming http://www.foxnews.com/science/2015/06/10/climate-scientists-criticize-government-paper-that-erases-pause-in-warming/# Shows us how the Left falsifies data … er. excuse me...
  • Ann Coulter: ‘immigrants…are window dressing for left-wing activists’ campaign to destroy America’

    06/02/2015 7:19:03 AM PDT · by fredericbastiat1 · 6 replies
    TheBlaze Books ^ | 2015-06-02 | Benjamin Weingarten
    Sending undesirable immigrants to an enemy nation is a war tactic, such as, in 1980, when President Jimmy Carter idiotically offered to take any Cubans who wanted to come to America and Fidel Castro responded by emptying Cuba’s prisons and mental institutions onto the Mariel boatlift. Today, immigration is again being used as a war technique by America’s enemies: Democrats. Instead of Communist dictators conniving to send their headaches to the United States, American liberals are conniving to bring them here–and then hand them voter registration cards. Third World immigration is a win-win for the Left. They can instruct immigrants...
  • Confession: Liberal columnist says left lies, intimidates to silence right

    05/12/2015 10:56:11 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 25 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 5/11/2015 | Paul Bedard
    In a stunning slap at her team, liberal pundit Kirsten Powers is charging in a new book that the left is so intolerant of alternative views that it will use sexist and even racist language to shout down women and blacks who don't champion Democratic causes. Kirsten Powers, a USA Today and Daily Beast columnist and designated "liberal" on Fox, confessed in her new book that the left aggressively tries to "silence people" who don't fall into the liberal line. In The Silencing: How the Left is Killing Free Speech, she calls out the lefty tactics, especially how they belittle...
  • How the Left Amended the First Amendment

    05/12/2015 4:20:24 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 14 replies
    National Review ^ | 5/12/2015 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Free speech and artistic and intellectual expression have been controversial Western traditions since the rise of the classical-Greek city-state. When our Founding Fathers introduced guarantees of such freedoms to our new nation, they were never intended to protect thinkers whom we all admire or traditionalists who produce beloved movies like The Sound of Music. The First Amendment to the Constitution instead was designed to protect the obnoxious, the provocative, the uncouth, and the creepy — on the principle that if the foulmouths can say or express what they wish and the public can put up with it, then everyone else...
  • Israel’s New Justice Minister to Clamp Down on New Israel Fund & Radical Left

    05/11/2015 11:21:25 AM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    Frontpage Magazine ^ | 5/11/15 | Ronn Torossian
    As usual, the world’s media have it wrong about Israel. The Jewish State remains a forward-thinking beacon of democracy, equality and justice. Witness Ayelet Shaked, Israel’s newly appointed justice minister who at the age of 39 is likely one of the few women anywhere in the world to hold such a senior government position. She’s a secular leader of a religious party, and lives in North Tel Aviv. The extremists are on the left, holding minimal influence or power, and thankfully, with Shaked’s Jewish Home party now holding senior roles in Netanyahu’s coalition, the radical fringe of the New Israel...
  • Racing Toward A Police State

    05/03/2015 9:49:21 AM PDT · by walford · 10 replies
    LinkedIn Pulse ^ | Apr 30, 2015 | Alan Scholl
    Time is running out.  The American people had better get a clue, and acquire an education about what is REALLY happening all around them. Obama is a thug who will NOT voluntarily give up his "throne". Remember all the talk and rhetoric about a "third term?" Maybe they're planning an "unelected third term." Consider: *  We have a sitting 2nd term President whose campaign started in the living room of a former leader of America's most violent and notorious Marxist revolutionary group, Bill Ayers.  *Ayers group, Weather Underground, bombed federal buildings, attacked police stations, and planned the extermination of 25...
  • Is John Roberts Drifting Left?

    05/02/2015 8:02:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 92 replies
    TNR ^ | 05/02/2015 | By Brianne J. Gorod
    This has been a week of surprises from Chief Justice John Roberts. Wednesday he joined the Court’s more liberal members in a 5-4 decision in a significant First Amendment case. Tuesday at the argument in Obergefell v. Hodges, the marriage equality cases, he suggested that a ban on same-sex marriage might present a “straightforward question of sexual discrimination.” These superficially surprising moves support Roberts’s oft-repeated claim that he believes the Justices should decide cases based on the law, not politics. But as Roberts’s tenth term as Chief Justice comes to a close, the biggest tests of that claim are still...
  • What the Bible says about Left and Right

    04/29/2015 5:34:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    04/28/2015 | self
    FUN THINGS TO NOTE FROM THE BIBLE: Remember what Jesus said: 'He will put His sheep on His right and the goats on His left.' (Matthew 25:33). Jesus also told Peter that if he wanted to catch fish do it from the right side of the boat. They did and filled the boat with fish. John 21:6 (NIV) ... He said, "Throw your net on the right side of the boat and you will find some." When they did, they were unable to haul the net in because of the large number of fish." Origin of Left & Right... I...
  • The Left Defends Riots,Looting,Arson In Baltimore

    04/29/2015 4:14:34 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 16 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 29,2015 | John Sexton
    Even as the riots in Baltimore Monday night left a string of injured bodies and burned businesses, voices on the left were out in public defending the chaos.
  • Clinton Foundation follies starting to roil the left

    04/28/2015 2:21:08 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 4 replies
    New York Post ^ | 4-27-15 | Editorial
    To hear Hillary Rodham Clinton’s aides and supporters tell it, questions about her family foundation’s fund-raising while she was secretary of state are “nothing more than a tangled web of conspiracy theories” by Republican operatives. Sorry: The steady flow of disturbing news has concern growing in Democratic circles. That’s likely one reason the foundation’s acting CEO, Maura Palley, released a long statement admitting “mistakes” that she insisted were mostly minor clerical errors. Hmm. Charity Navigator, the philanthropic watchdog, has the Clinton Foundation on its “watchlist,” as it does “when we become aware of conduct that may affect a donor’s decision...
  • The Death of the Left

    04/24/2015 11:37:49 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 11 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | April 18, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    The left is winning, but for the left winning is indistinguishable from dying. The West didn’t defeat Communism; it held it at bay long enough for it to defeat itself. The Soviet Union and the People’s Republic of China crushed Communism more decisively than Goldwater could have ever dreamed of.
  • Sixties Radicals, A Generation of Pretenders

    04/20/2015 6:43:40 PM PDT · by Chris Shugart Uncommon Sense · 18 replies
    Thought Crimes ^ | 4-16-15 | Chris Shugart
    Back in the Sixties, there was a popular bumper sticker slogan that read “question authority.” In that dubious era of phony psychedelic bohemians and inane pseudo-revolutionaries, it was one of the few pieces of advice I took seriously. Even today it remains good advice, and perhaps even more so. Questioning authority lies at the foundation of how and why this country was formed. The War of Independence was the ultimate challenge to an authority that hadn’t only become questionable, but beyond toleration as well. The framework of the Constitution was designed in part to allow both its citizens and its...
  • Greenfield: The Death of the Left

    04/19/2015 5:17:33 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 78 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Saturday, April 18, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Saturday, April 18, 2015 The Death of the Left Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog The left is winning, but for the left winning is indistinguishable from dying. The West didn’t defeat Communism; it held it at bay long enough for it to defeat itself. The Soviet Union and the People’s Republic of China crushed Communism more decisively than Goldwater could have ever dreamed of. The embargo didn’t turn Cuba into a hellhole whose main tourism industry is inviting progressive Canadian pedophiles to rape its children. Castro did that with help from the dead guy on the...
  • Finally: a clear explanation of why the Left loves the death tax

    04/16/2015 8:44:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/16/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    It’s undoubtedly too soon to begin getting your hopes up yet, but there are signs that the new GOP controlled Congress may finally be getting down to some of the regular business we were promised during the election. Plenty of fire and brimstone has been flying around both chambers over matters of foreign policy and big ticket items, but some mundane issues of importance to conservatives are still waiting on the back burner. Today, one of these should be moving forward. We’re going to have yet another vote on repealing the death tax and it’s got both teams pretty...
  • A Modest Proposal: Barack Obama Should Be Hillary Clinton's Running Mate (aka Desperation of Libs)

    04/15/2015 6:25:40 PM PDT · by concernedcitizen76 · 40 replies
    New Republic ^ | April 15, 2015 | Brian Beutler
    Because Hillary Clinton is white and no longer young, a strain of political thought holds that she might lack Barack Obama’s inherent appeal to new and minority voters and thus that she won’t be able to ride the Democratic party’s demographic advantages to easy victory in 2016. Writing for the Washington Examiner, Philip Klein ably sketches the nightmare scenario for liberals. “If Hillary's performance among black voters retreats to more typical Democratic levels,” he writes, “it will hinder her efforts in swing states such as Ohio and Florida, where Democrats need to rack up huge margins in urban areas to...
  • Are Hillary’s Supporters Stupid?

    04/12/2015 2:30:39 PM PDT · by walford · 60 replies
    Facebook ^ | 04/12/2015 | walford
    Now that Hillary Rodham Clinton has announced her second attempt at becoming Our President, we should consider the implications of her support -- and the lack of accountability that she has come to expect. And we should definitely consider the consequences of her becoming Chief Executive. At least one person associated with her has died under questionable circumstances. She has gleefully and repeatedly participated in attacking the much-younger women who dared to open their mouths about her husband using his position of authority to manipulate them into servicing him sexually. She has used insider trading to enrich herself while at...
  • The Left's State of Disrepair: It’s at its weakest point in a decade, with no recovery in sight.

    04/11/2015 6:27:02 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 04/11/2015 | Matt Purple
    It’s often said there’s an Eleventh Commandment in conservative politics: “Thou shalt not speak ill of any Republican.” This edict is usually attributed to Ronald Reagan, though it was actually coined by then-California Republican Party chairman Gaylord B. Parkinson in 1965. Since then many conservatives have treated it as constitutional law, deriving from it interpretive statutes about how the right should behave. Today those conservatives must feel like Hedley Lamarr in Blazing Saddles when he steps unsuspectingly out of the bathroom only to find food flying in all directions. The modern right is wrought with divisions. We’ve got Tea Partiers...
  • Levin: "Intolerant" Left Forcing Position They Adopted Only Three Years Ago

    04/01/2015 7:56:04 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 17 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 1,2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Talk radio host and author of “The Liberty Amendments,” Mark Levin argued that the left is being “intolerant” and making everyone adopt their newfound support of same-sex marriage on Tuesday.
  • RE: "Scientists Are Beginning to Figure Out Why Conservatives Are…Conservative"

    03/23/2015 5:18:29 PM PDT · by walford · 16 replies
    Facebook ^ | 03/23/2015 | walford
    “...the conservative ideology, and especially one of its major facets — centered on a strong military, tough law enforcement, resistance to immigration, widespread availability of guns — would seem well tailored for an underlying, threat-oriented biology.” Of course reasonable, intelligent, well-informed, sane people cannot possibly disagree with the Left. “Strong military” defined as what and as opposed to what? A weak military? Conservatives recognize that we live in a dangerous world in which there are people and entire countries in word and deed make it clear that they are hoping and planning to wipe us out and replace our way...
  • Obama's Court Jews Raise the Dual Loyalty Canard

    03/04/2015 4:31:42 PM PST · by SJackson · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 3-3-15 | Jonathan Keiler
    Accusations of dual loyalty against Jews used to be something one expected to hear, if at all in this country, from the extreme right. But modern conservatives generally strongly support Israel and rarely display anti-Semitic tendencies. On the other hand, the far left has been anti-Israel for decades, and hostility to the Jewish state -- often occulted by philo-Israel bromides -- is increasingly becoming a mainstream sentiment within the Democratic Party. Some leftist Jews have raised the issue before, but now many more have recklessly raised the canard as a means to support President Obama’s opposition to Israeli Prime Minister...
  • Unicorns and Rainbows

    02/22/2015 9:59:41 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/22/15 | Dr. Brad Lyles
    Left slaughters us with language. They unpack, repack words and phrases ten times before we've even gotten out of bed in the morning. They take this issue seriously. So should we We Conservative Republicans have no more time to ‘get it right.’ For too long we’ve been content with the fact our arguments are principled, logical, supported by the evidence and by history. We Conservative Republicans are so right about economic and political matters, yet so wrong in our marketing and sales of Conservative ideas. So, even though our ideas lead reliably to abundance for all, we are at every...
  • The Left and Absolute Sexual Freedom

    02/01/2015 1:29:42 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 41 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 2-1-15 | Fay Voshell
    C.S. Lewis wrote in 1952 that “perversions of the sex instinct are numerous, hard to cure, and frightful.” The good Oxford don did not live to see the times we now live in, times in which progressive extremists can state a straight face that actually there are no sexual perversions – times in which even the long-held taboos against pedophilia and incest are falling like dominoes. The evidence that in the name of absolute sexual freedom, traditional taboos are no longer to be honored is everywhere. While sexual perversion has always existed, it has never been as widely tolerated and...
  • As Netanyahu rampages, Israel's interests are but collateral damage (Haaretz assaults Bibi)

    02/01/2015 5:40:38 AM PST · by Dave346 · 18 replies
    Haaretz ^ | Feb. 1, 2015 | 5:03 AM | Haaretz Editorial
    Three consecutive events, initiated by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, make it clear that hidden within the campaign propaganda are genuine threats to Israel’s security and standing. The assumption that the killing on the Golan Heights of the senior Hezbollah figures and the Iranian general, which has been attributed to Israel, was necessary is not convincing. Israel has already suffered lethal retaliation, in which two soldiers were killed. It would have been possible to accept the claim, by senior officers and by cabinet ministers, according to which no political considerations were behind the operation, had it had coincided with the growing...
  • SPANISH RADICAL LEFT PARTY GETS BOOST WITH HUGE MADRID RALLY

    01/31/2015 9:10:31 AM PST · by C19fan · 15 replies
    AP ^ | January 31, 2015 | Harold Heckle and Jorge Sainz
    Hundreds of thousands of people marched through Madrid on Saturday in a show of strength by a fledgling radical leftist party, which hopes to emulate the success of Greece's Syriza party in the Spanish general election later this year. Podemos supporters from across Spain converged around the Cibeles fountain Saturday before packing the avenue leading to Puerta del Sol square in what was the party's largest rally to date.
  • The Temperature at Which Global Warming Freezes

    01/28/2015 8:55:28 AM PST · by arthurus · 13 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | 27 January 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    There is a madness to walking through a blizzard and discussing Global Warming. A theory according to which we should be sliding toward the tropics, awash in fleeing polar bears and Florida style temperatures, instead of frantically shoveling our driveways. To believe in Global Warming while stamping the snow off your boots is not a matter of science. It is a matter of faith. The scientist sees what is, while the believer has faith in what he cannot see. The scientist does not see Global Warming in a blizzard. The Warmist does. To see Global Warming while walking through a...
  • The Pity Party

    01/27/2015 4:20:41 AM PST · by servo1969 · 8 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | 1-27-2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Progressives will always claim that no matter how badly their plans go wrong, at least their terrible policies were well-intentioned.The regimes that shot orphans, starved entire cities into submission and committed genocide were “caring” in comparison to the heartless Dickensian capitalists who did nothing for the poor except create cheap products and jobs. They might have killed millions, but their red hearts were in the right place. They didn’t just spend all their time gobbling caviar and diving into swimming pools full of all money like the millionaires of the West. Instead they gave speeches about Marxism-Leninism, killed anyone who...
  • Left claims GOP is trying to destroy Social Security on day one of new congress

    01/09/2015 3:05:07 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/07/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    Some new media critics really need to make up their minds. It’s either a Do Nothing Congress or a Do Something Awful Congress. If you ask the folks at Talking Points Memo, we’ll be leaning toward the latter because the House was getting busy taking care of business before half of the new members had located the bathrooms. A minor rules change was put in place which modifies the way tax revenues are occasionally shuffled between the Social Security trust fund and the Social Security disability program. There’s a reason for this, as we’ll get to below, but to...
  • After Charlie Hebdo, should French ‘unity’ include the far right?

    01/09/2015 5:50:26 AM PST · by csvset · 8 replies
    France24 ^ | 2015-01-08 | Benjamin Dodman
    The gruesome attack on Charlie Hebdo has rallied the French political class, including the magazine’s former critics, behind the banner of “national unity”. But the leader of France’s National Front says she has been left out. Wednesday’s shooting, in which 12 people were killed, including some of France’s most celebrated cartoonists, triggered poignant and spontaneous demonstrations across France, where many held aloft pens to voice support for freedom of expression. The outpouring of grief and solidarity underscored France’s attachment to a cherished tradition of satirical cartoons that goes back to the French Revolution. It also belied the inherently controversial nature...
  • The European Left’s War On Christianity

    01/05/2015 5:41:45 AM PST · by Biggirl · 12 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | January 5, 2015 | Stephen Brown
    It was an attack of unreasoning rage and unrelenting hatred on one of the world’s greatest symbols of love and peace, life and hope. On Christmas Day in the heart of Catholic Christianity, St. Peter’s Square in Rome, the leftist radical and militant feminist group, Femen, staged another of its outrageous “happenings” against its favourite target, the Catholic Church.
  • ‘Poverty chic FTW': Lefty journo worried that US tourists will destroy Cuban paradise

    12/17/2014 9:35:28 AM PST · by C19fan · 21 replies
    Twitchy ^ | December 17, 2104 | Staff
    “Independent journalist” Jeremy Scahill is a blogger at The Intercept, which was co-founded by Glenn Greenwald. He is also a colossal moron: I'm very glad I was able to visit Cuba several times before US tourists try to turn it into Cancun
  • Liberalism is an Ideology Built on Lies

    12/10/2014 10:34:14 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/10/14 | Tim Dunkin
    Letting actual FACTS determine what the true story actually is would be a "huge mistake." That, in a nutshell, is the mindset of the modern Leftist. The Left and the Right are vastly and irremediably irreconcilable. This much ought to be obvious to just about anyone with two functioning neurons in their head. The worldview that drives the Left, “progressives” and the rest, is so starkly different from the way normal people think that it’s no wonder we’re seeing the sort of strife we are today. This is hardly made plainer than in the attitude and treatment of each side—the...
  • 'Liberman Needs to Decide - Is He Right- or Left-Wing?'

    12/03/2014 5:33:38 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 5 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 3/12/14 | Benni Toker & Ari Soffer
    Deputy Minister Tzipi Hotovely spoke with Arutz Sheva Wednesday evening about her efforts to forge a united right-wing bloc to run in next March's general elections - and said the Israeli electorate should be focusing on the policies of candidates, not their personalities. "The time has come to stop dealing all the time with the personal side but rather with the (policy) direction." "We saw how a leader got here, from Yesh Atid, who sold hollow slogans to the public," she said of Yair Lapid, who was fired yesterday by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu prior to the PM's announcement of...
  • Mark Levin On Ferguson: "What We Are Witnessing Now Is The Left's War On Civil Society"

    11/25/2014 6:52:53 AM PST · by Biggirl · 87 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | November 25, 2014 | Breitbart News
    From Mark Levin's Facebook page: Ferguson burns and violence has been unleashed thanks to the reckless liberal media, the lawless administration (especially Eric Holder) exploiting the shooting to smear police departments across the nation, phony civil rights demagogues, race-baiting politicians, and radical hate groups.
  • HuffPo's "Bizarre" Coverage of Ferguson Prosecutor's Statement Deconstructed

    11/24/2014 11:22:49 PM PST · by walford · 12 replies
    Facebook ^ | 11/25/2014 | walford
    I actually watched the initial statement and question-and-answer session with the press from beginning to end -- and what is actually "bizarre" is HuffPo writer Alana Horowitz' distorted caricature of an editorial being posited as a news account. Prosecutor McCulloch first explained the investigation/deliberation process and noted that evidence was the basis of the ultimate decision that the Grand Jury took. It was necessary, IMO for him to address the agendized speculation from those who were not there and a media that was hungry for a story. McCulloch then summarized the evidence in detail, comparing the physical evidence with the...
  • The N-Word, Updated: 6 Code Words or Terms That Often Mean the Same Thing

    11/13/2014 5:14:15 PM PST · by walford · 78 replies
    Atlanta BlackStar ^ | November 11, 2014 | Thomas L. Scott
    Thug As Richard Sherman pointed out after receiving criticism about his post Super Bowl interview, “It seems like [thug] is the acceptable way of calling someone the n word nowadays. Substituting the word thug doesn’t disguise the negative association with Black people.” Urban/Inner City The Black community is often referred to as urban or inner city when people are uncomfortable talking about Black people or where they live. State’s Rights During the Civil Rights Movement, politicians used racially coded appeals and words such as “state’s rights” to try and capitalize on the racial anxiety during that time. Welfare and Food...
  • Groupthink On Parade (rare vanity)

    11/07/2014 5:29:01 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 2 replies
    Reference ^ | 11/7/2014 | Eddie01
    Janis, I.L. (1982). Groupthink: A psychological study of policy decisions and fiascoes. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. I took a few liberties with Mr. Janis' symptoms of groupthink and recast them here as The Eight Commandments of the Left. Consider it the ultimate Rosetta Stone to unlocking the mystery of everything the left says or does. Turns out the left really DOES NOT think, they just fetch and execute Von Neunamm style and pass it off as intellect. I Thou shall create an illusion of invulnerability shared by most members to foster excessive optimism and encourage extreme risks taking II Thou...
  • Voters give Obama no credit on economy

    11/06/2014 12:40:59 PM PST · by walford · 47 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 6, 2014 | 5:00 am | Joseph Lawler
    The unemployment rate has fallen by nearly three percentage points and the U.S. economy has added 4.6 million jobs since President Obama won re-election in November 2012, but voters in the midterm elections gave him no credit for the improvement. Analysis of exit polls from Tuesday’s elections shows that voters who say their finances are getting worse voted 2 to 1 for Republican candidates, and that 6 out of 10 voters were dissatisfied with the Obama administration’s management. Obama pointed out Wednesday in his post-election press conference that although many economic indicators are improving, "there are still a lot of...
  • Black man campaigning for Republicans in Arkansas shares his journey from left to right

    11/02/2014 5:16:27 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11-2-2014 | Carol Brown
    This is a fantastic 5-minute video of a black man at a Republican campaign office talking about his journey from being a Democrat to becoming a conservative. Having gone on the same journey seven years ago, I’m ever-intrigued by what causes this shift. And more importantly, how to nurture it in others. In this case, the gentleman in the video was a Democrat because (1) he is black and therefore liberal party alliance is automatic, and (2) he had a long-held belief that the Democratic Party was the party for everyday people. But then, several years ago, he had a...
  • Shaheen: 'Right-Wing' Group Behind Study Showing Majority of NH Jobs Went to Immigrants

    11/01/2014 10:42:22 AM PDT · by walford · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1 Nov 2014 | Matthew Boyle
    ... Shaheen, when asked by Breitbart News about a recent study from the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) that found 71 percent of all New Hampshire jobs since 2000 have gone to both legal and illegal aliens rather than New Hampshire citizens, ducked for cover. “My understanding is that’s a study sponsored by a right-wing organization,” she replied. When Breitbart News noted that the study is based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau and other government sources—and includes no data from non-governmental sources—her communications director Harrell Kirsten abruptly called an end to the press conference inside the local Democratic...
  • How the Far-Left Hijacked a Cat-Calling Debate and Started to Eat Itself

    10/31/2014 12:34:00 PM PDT · by C19fan · 43 replies
    National Review ^ | October 31, 2014 | Charles C.W. Cooke
    This, however, seems to be too rubish a deduction for its critics. So reflexive has the search for complexity become that even the most straightforward of questions are now twisted and bent into more pleasingly distressing shapes. In her Brooklyn Magazine piece, Iverson argues that “it’s no coincidence that Roberts is presented in the video as being explicitly not responsible for the attacks on her because she’s not wearing ‘provocative’ clothes and she doesn’t respond to any of the verbal assaults thrown at her.” At first blush, one would have imagined this to be a positive thing. Does not the...
  • VIDEO: Watch What Happens When Muslim Filmmaker in Canada Tries to Document “Islamophobia”...

    10/29/2014 2:21:30 PM PDT · by walford · 21 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 10/29/2014 | Pamela Geller
    A Muslim filmmaker, Omar Albach, tried to produce a documentary on “islamophobia” as a jihad murder victim was about to be laid to rest, but his ruse got a punch in the nose — literally. The filmmaker was looking to capture a “gotcha” moment in the wake of not one but two bloody jihad attacks in as many days in Canada last week — but he was the one who got gotcha’ed. The Muslim filmmaker went to Hamilton, the hometown of Corporal Cirillo and the emotional scene of his funeral procession, led by his five-year-old son Marco. Yes, the hometown...
  • Is the Left Losing Its Iron Grip on the Black Vote?

    10/29/2014 8:49:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 10/29/2014 | Tom Blumer
    The left’s behavior in the months leading up to this year’s midterm elections reveals far more than mere anxiety about their results.There is real concern that they might be losing their grip on African-Americans, their most reliable constituency.They should be worried. African-Americans who, more than any other group, were promised “hope and change” in 2008 have seen plenty of reasons to lose hope, because the changes seen during Barack Obama’s first six years have done them serious harm.Democrats have gotten used to counting on well over 90 percent of blacks voting in their favor. If that figure had come down...
  • More ‘Walker is Hitler’ rhetoric appears from the left (WI)

    10/20/2014 9:01:59 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 29 replies
    The Wisconsin Reporter ^ | 10-20-14 | M. D. Kittle
    MADISON, Wis. — Here we go again — another roadside sign comparing Republican Gov. Scott Walker to Adolf Hitler. “WALKERS MOTTO DIVIDE & CONQUER SO WAS HITLERS,” proclaims the grammatically challenged, hand-written sign pinned to posts just off of Mariner Road near Wisconsin Highway 83 in Hartland. The sign is across the highway from Westbrook Church, an Evangelical Christian worship center at 1100 Wisconsin 83. SIGN OF THE TIMES: Another ‘Walker is Hitler’ sign, this one in Hartland, Wis., amid the state’s heated campaign for governor. If history is any indicator, expect more of these messages during the last 15...
  • Is The Left Losing Its Mind Over Campus Sex

    10/16/2014 9:36:16 AM PDT · by OddLane · 11 replies
    Minding The Campus ^ | October 16, 2014 | KC Johnson
    This week has featured a potential tipping point in the debate about due process and campus sexual assault. The first event came in publication of an extraordinary column by Ezra Klein, defending California’s “affirmative consent” law. In one respect, it wasn’t surprising to see Klein defend the proposal; too many liberal commentators (not to mention, of course, the entire Democratic contingent in the California legislature, plus Governor Jerry Brown) have backed the law. But Klein’s argument was astonishing—he conceded that the law was flawed, even badly flawed, but celebrated the flaws as a virtue. The law will mean that “too...
  • Politically Correct Language Thoughts

    10/10/2014 11:35:15 AM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 4 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 10 October 2014 | Enza Ferreri
    If a prostitute is a sex worker, is a thief an expropriation worker? And a hitman a dispatch worker? If a homosexual is gay, is a necrophiliac happy? If Before Christ is Before the Common Era and Anno Domini is Common Era, is Jesus Christ a common good? If a person who criticises Islam is suffering from Islamophobia, is a person who criticises him suffering from Islamophobiaphobia? If someone opposed to Third World immigration to the West is a racist, is someone in favour of it a Westist? If believing that a woman should cook is misogynist, is believing...