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  • Jeopardy Contestants Don't Know Rachel Maddow

    01/27/2012 7:13:37 AM PST · by tom h · 40 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | January 26, 2012 | Andrew Breitbart
    Jeopardy Contestants Don't Know Rachel Maddow
  • Gableman says he won't recuse himself from disputed cases

    01/21/2012 6:47:31 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 7 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | 1-20-12 | Patrick Marley
    Madison - State Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman said Friday he would not step aside in three matters, including an attempt to reopen last year's decision that allowed a new law to take effect that curbed the power of public unions. Attorneys in the cases asked Gableman to remove himself because other parties in the cases were represented by Michael Best & Friedrich, which defended Gableman against an ethics allegation without billing him. Lawyers have said the legal work was likely worth tens of thousands of dollars. Now, the full court will have to decide whether to force Gableman from...
  • From Gingrich to Romney to Tebow -- Why is the media so out of touch with America?

    01/20/2012 7:58:55 PM PST · by Ron C. · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/20/2012 | Liz Peek
    Newt Gingrich instantly brought the crowd to its feet last night at the last debate before Saturday's all important primary in South Carolina. What was the multitude cheering? Not his stance on tax policy, or on abortion, but rather his acid assault on the “elite media.” Gingrich expressed outrage that moderator John King of CNN would lead off the evening by asking about potentially damaging charges made by the Speaker’s second wife in an interview with ABC News's "Nightline." The audience howled its approval as Gingrich tore into the “destructive, vicious, negative nature of much of the news media…” As...
  • ABC News’ textbook lesson in media hackery

    01/20/2012 6:47:33 AM PST · by radioone · 6 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 1-20-12 | William A. Jacobson
    Last night ABC News aired the much ballyhooed interview with Marianne Gingrich, Newt’s ex-wife. The ballyhoo was not warranted. The “interview” was not so much an interview as an 8-minute ABC News attempt to portray Newt in an unfavorable light interspersed with very short clips of Marianne. A prime example was Brian Ross asserting that Newt divorced his first wife while she was “being treated for cancer.” That account has been disputed, but no note of the dispute was made by Ross. There were only two sensational aspects of Marianne’s statement, neither of which ABC News tried to put in...
  • Extremely, incredibly exploitive (911 movie never mentions terrorism, islam, murder)

    01/19/2012 9:42:39 AM PST · by dead · 63 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 19, 2012 | ANDREA PEYSER
    Ten years after New York was hit by an unbearable act of savagery, the gloves have come off in Hollywood. A new movie genre has emerged that’s bound to dazzle and nauseate every breathing American... I’ll call it . . . 9/11 porn. Osama bin Laden would have loved this. The Internet and TV have been ablaze for a month with unavoidable advertisements for “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close,” a movie that does for the monsters who brought down the World Trade Center what “Triumph of the Will” did for a guy named Adolf. ...it’s a tale about love, loss...
  • Obama-Endorsed #Occupy Criminals Start Off New Year By Stabbing Cop

    01/01/2012 5:27:07 PM PST · by Qbert · 14 replies · 2+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | January 1, 2012 | Jim Hoft
    The #Occupy thugs tore down the barricades at Zuccotti Park last night and surrounded the police until reinforcements were called in. It didn’t take the Obama-endorsed #Occupy criminals to take up where they left off. The #Occupy Wall Street goons opened the year by stabbing a cop. The New York Post reported, via JWF: Some 800 Occupy Wall Street protesters began the new year by trying to retake Zuccotti Park last night, starting a massive clash with police in which one officer was stabbed in the hand with a pair of scissors. A suspect was arrested in the 11:30 p.m....
  • Leftists Using Approved Student Group to Infiltrate Wisconsin High Schools

    12/21/2011 2:40:23 PM PST · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Big Government ^ | 12/21/11 | Jeffrey Scott Shapiro
    Following a tip from a reader, Big Government has discovered that a radical immigration group, Voces De La Frontera (Voices of the Frontier/VDLF), has infiltrated the public school system in Racine, Wisconsin by working with an approved student group. School Officials in the Racine Unified School District tell Big Government that they had no idea that the approved group, Youth Empowered in the Struggle (YES), had become the youth arm of Voces De La Frontera (Voices of the Frontier/VDLF), a well-financed leftist movement with a membership of several thousand, headquartered in Milwaukee with two satellite offices in Racine and Kenosha....
  • Lori's folks rip court (Berenson)

    12/06/2004 3:16:26 AM PST · by kattracks · 33 replies · 1,276+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 12/06/04 | News Staff
    Lori Berenson's parents raged last night against a human rights court ruling that will keep their activist daughter in prison for the next 11 years. Mark and Rhoda Berenson, who live in Gramercy Park, said the ruling marked "a tragic day for human rights in the Western Hemisphere and in the world." They faulted the Costa Rica-based Inter-American Human Rights Court's decision to uphold a Peruvian court ruling that declared their activist daughter a Marxist terrorist who conspired in 1995 to overturn the Peruvian government. Berenson was originally tried by a tribunal of hooded judges. It was later found she...
  • Court refuses to reconsider Berenson case

    08/09/2005 10:02:44 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 16 replies · 587+ views
    SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) - The Inter-American Court of Human Rights Tuesday refused a request by American Lori Berenson to review its ruling that upheld her 20-year sentence in Peru for terrorism. In a decision issued in November, the Costa Rica-based court - the legal arm of the Organization of American States - rejected Berenson's arguments that Peru violated her rights in a 2001 civilian retrial. It was Berenson's last formal avenue of appeal. The former New York City resident has denied any wrongdoing and maintains she is a political prisoner whose concern for social justice was distorted by...
  • NY Times CEO exiting, without explanation

    12/15/2011 11:48:27 PM PST · by Enchante · 19 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo News ^ | 12/16/2011 | Paul Thomasch and Jennifer Saba
    ...The Times Co gave no explanation for Robinson's sudden departure, which caught analysts as well as company insiders by surprise. Speculation among industry observers and the analyst community centered on the company's faltering stock price, which has declined more than 80 percent since Robinson was appointed CEO in December 2004....
  • Leftists

    12/11/2011 5:36:50 PM PST · by marktwain · 11 replies
    msu.edu ^ | May, 1998 | George J. Irge
    The 20th century will be remembered for the totalitarian monsters of various stripes who conceived, planned and executed programs of selective mass extermination of humans. I think that all Leftists, without exception, including the meekest of democratic socialists, have been implicated - knowingly or in consciously cultivated ignorance – as apologists for, or accomplices and abettors to the crimes of the totalitarians. I am stating this categorical proposition so bluntly rather late in life, although I have been convinced of its verity for as long as I can remember being able to recognize the evidence, i.e. since my teens. I...
  • Climate conference approves landmark deal

    12/10/2011 6:22:22 PM PST · by Hunton Peck · 21 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 10, 2011 8:42 PM EST | unattributed
    DURBAN, South Africa (AP) -- The president of a U.N. climate conference has announced agreement on a program mapping out a new course by all nations to fight climate change over the coming decades. The 194-party conference agreed to start negotiations on a new accord that would put all countries under the same legal regime to enforce their commitments to control greenhouse gases. It would take effect by 2020 at the latest. Currently, only industrial countries have legally binding emissions targets under the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. Those commitments expire next year, but they will be extended for another five years...
  • Italian leftists claim German banker bomb

    12/08/2011 8:12:26 PM PST · by Qbert · 5 replies
    World News Australia ^ | 09 December 2011 | AAP
    An Italian far-left group has claimed responsibility for a letter bomb sent to Germany's top banker, police say, adding that further explosives may still be in the post. State police said it was possible that the "terrorist left-wing anarchist" group had sent other bombs in addition to one intercepted on Wednesday addressed to Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackermann at the bank's Frankfurt headquarters. "In the intensive search for evidence, authorities from the Hesse state crime office found a hidden, rolled up letter written in Italian," police said in a statement. "In it, the 'FAI - Federazione Anarchica Informale' (Informal Anarchist...
  • The PERFECT "Occupy" "Mic Check" (VANITY)

    12/07/2011 6:08:47 PM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 2 replies
    Self ^ | 8 December 2011 | AmericanInTokyo
    Now this might well take a lot of caj*nes as they say.But I propose the following.
  • Alec Baldwin: Booted from plane for playing game

    12/06/2011 6:46:25 PM PST · by Enchante · 36 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 12/06/2011 | Gordon Cameron
    Actor Alec Baldwin was removed from an American Airlines flight leaving Los Angeles for New York on Tuesday when he was apparently too engrossed in a game of Zynga's "Words With Friends" to power down his iPad.... The incident caused a one-hour delay in the flight and kicked off a flurry of Internet chatter.
  • National Climate Ethics Campaign

    11/30/2011 9:27:36 AM PST · by Enchante · 24 replies
    National Climate Ethics Campaign ^ | 11/30/2011 | National Climate Ethics Campaign
    The National Climate Ethics Campaign is pleased to announce that the "Statement of Our Nation’s Moral Obligation to Address Climate Change" will be released Wednesday, November 30 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. in Room 406 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building (The Environment and Public Works Hearing Room). There are now over 1200 signers on the climate ethics statement. Please send the message pasted below to organizations, listservs, and people that might endorse it.
  • Atheists launch campaign to get unbelievers to `come out’

    11/26/2011 8:06:38 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Religious News Service ^ | 11/26/2011 | Kimberly Winston
    The young man in the video pulls in close to his computer camera with the trappings of a typical college dorm room—a loft bed and the clutter of cast-off clothes—piled behind him. Alex Fiorentini isn’t talking about girls, beer or football. Instead, it’s a coming-out moment of sorts. “Is it acceptable to the majority of the population to be an atheist?” he asks the camera. “Nope. Are all of your friends going to accept you as an atheist? Probably not all of them. And yeah, those things are gonna suck. But the real question is, ‘Is it OK to be...
  • The one inequality infographic no one on the Left wants to see

    11/26/2011 8:07:39 AM PST · by ventanax5 · 5 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | Ed West
    The folks at Liberal Conspiracy have asked people to put together “info-graphics and bits of information about inequality”, so I thought I’d help out a bit with this neat little graph (the little blue dots represent American states). Citing New Economics Foundation, Resolution Foundation and Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Sunny Hundal points out that:
  • Nativity Tradition Continues; Committee Builds Scene On Downtown Church’s Lawn

    11/16/2011 5:13:46 PM PST · by Viking2002 · 16 replies · 1+ views
    The Cumberland (MD) Times-News ^ | November 16, 2011 | from Staff Reports
    CUMBERLAND — Thanks to a small group of local men, the tradition of erecting a Nativity scene and decorating a large Christmas tree on the lawn of Emmanuel Episcopal Church in downtown Cumberland will continue. Two years ago, city officials decided to end city government’s involvement with the Nativity scene. According to Michael Mudge, one of the men who is keeping the tradition alive, city leaders had received a complaint from two people who objected to local government being involved in the Christian Nativity tradition.After Christmas 2009, the city donated the Nativity items to The Cumberland Nativity & Tree Display...
  • Massachusetts law professor calls care packages for U.S. troops ‘shameful’

    11/15/2011 6:00:44 PM PST · by Enchante · 58 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/15/2011 | Daily Caller Staff
    A Massachusetts law professor has created a campus firestorm with an email to colleagues that declares it would be “shameful” to send care packages to U.S. troops “who have gone overseas to kill other human beings.”