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  • My loyalty will be to the EU, candidate for UK’s last Commissioner tells MEPs

    09/12/2016 9:43:27 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    EurActiv ^ | Sep 12, 2016 | James Crisp
    Sir Julian King, the man likely to be the United Kingdom’s final European Commissioner, insisted tonight (12 September) that if MEPs confirmed him in the post, his loyalty would be to the European Union rather than Great Britain. King was put forward as the EU’s new anti-terror boss by Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker after the resignation of Commissioner Jonathan Hill in the wake of Britain’s vote to leave the EU. A European Parliament vote will be held on Thursday over whether to back him. The Security Union portfolio was created by Juncker after brutal terror attacks in France and Belgium...
  • Family's loyal German Shepherd takes rattlesnake bite for 7-year-old

    05/13/2016 8:38:14 AM PDT · by Gennie · 17 replies
    Fox 13 News ^ | 05/12/16 | Evan Axelbank
    TAMPA (FOX 13) - His owners call him the perfect dog. Haus is a 2-year-old German Shepard, and usually 68 pounds of loyalty and love, especially when it comes to his 7-year-old, Molly DeLuca. After Haus possibly saved Molly's life, he's fighting for his own against deadly rattlesnake venom.
  • Vanity: "Wish They All Could Be California Girls"/Guys- Delegates

    04/08/2016 12:48:31 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 7 replies
    The Green Papers 2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions - CA ^ | April 8, 2016 | Vanity Selfie inspired by The Beach Boys
    "And the Northern girls with the way they kiss. They keep their boyfriends warm at night. I wish they all could be California. I wish they all could be California. I wish they all could be California Girls"- (And guy Cali delegates, too.) A big WOW from Cali! Dude, the candidate chooses his/her own delegates!!! LOYALTY matters. Whether it be in business, politics, or friendships, we all desire and respect loyalty. Let's consider the 172 member California Republican Delegation that will be seated in Cleveland for the RNC: "The selection of Presidential Nominating Convention Delegates to the Republican National Convention...
  • Inside the Media's Myth-Making Machine

    01/26/2016 9:01:07 PM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    PJ Media ^ | January 26, 2016 | Roger Kimball
    My late friend and colleague Hilton Kramer used to tell the story about how Time magazine (remember Time?) would prep its photographers before sending them off to snap the likeness of someone they were profiling. The magazine didn't just want a portrait. It was always "Good guy" or "Bad guy." This was well known. So when Time sent someone to photograph Norman Podhoretz, the former editor of Commentary who had lately shed his left-wing opinions and emerged as a powerful voice on the Right, Norman had the wit to ask "Good guy or bad guy?" The photographer shook his head...
  • Muslim ACLU Activist Explains ... Not

    12/30/2015 6:55:03 PM PST · by Belteshazzar · 6 replies
    The Blaze ^ | December 29, 2015 | Carly Hoilman
    The deputy director of the ACLU of Michigan said in an op-ed Monday that she refuses to condemn radical Islamic terrorism in order to prove her allegiance to the United States. Rana Elmir wrote that she’s “consistently and aggressively asked” to condemn Islamic terrorism, and is tired of having her religious views linked to atrocities like the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and in Paris and San Bernardino this year. “I emphatically refuse,” she wrote in an opinion piece in The Washington Post. The op-ed was titled: “Stop asking me to condemn terrorists just because I’m Muslim.”
  • We're Taking Larry Deer Hunting This Weekend. For The Last Time.

    11/04/2015 7:26:30 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 143 replies
    Me | 11/4/15 | BTLD
    We're taking Larry deer hunting this weekend. After 35 years in the woods with Larry, sadly, this will be our last together. After 40 years at the same job, he finally had enough and retired this past spring. He's a mere 62 years old. He left his job on a Friday and started his new job the next Monday. Working at a local golf course. Cutting grass, doing maintenance, free lunch everyday and free golf on Mondays. He was in heaven. About three months ago, his eyesight was suddenly failing him. The eye doctor said that there was something affecting...
  • Four-legged Loyalty

    08/28/2015 1:26:13 PM PDT · by blueunicorn6 · 53 replies
    blueunicorn6 | 8/28/2015 | blueunicorn6
    I have seen some nice statues. I have seen the Abraham Lincoln statue in Washington, D.C. I have seen the "Follow Me!" statue at Fort Benning, Georgia. My favorite statue of all is much smaller than these two statues. My favorite statue is "Old Shep" at Fort Benton, Montana. It is a bronze statue of a dog. Old Shep wasn't a champion show dog. I guess you could call him a "Heinz 57" breed. He was a bigger dog as was common for a shepherd's dog on the high-plains desert of Montana in the 1930s. His job was helping his...
  • 6 pitfalls that trick you into thinking you don't love your spouse

    08/13/2015 9:27:31 PM PDT · by imardmd1 · 45 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | August 12, 2015 | Erika Strassburger Borba
    Marriage can be a long and difficult journey, full of obstacles trying to keep you from being happy in your relationship. But don't be discouraged or distracted. If you want to keep your marriage and family together, learn to recognize and avoid these six pitfalls: < excerpted questions: >1. Your heartbeat speeds up but not because of your spouse.2. Your spouse is a little worse for wear.3. Someone else is a more preferable option. 4. You deserve better.5. There is no physical romance. 6. The honeymoon stage is over. < snip > We are constantly told how divorce and infidelity...
  • Second Chance For Dog Found In Her Dead Owner's Arms After Texas Tornado

    06/03/2015 8:57:59 AM PDT · by bimboeruption · 23 replies
    HuffPost ^ | 5-19-2015 | Arin Greenwood
    In the wake of a deadly tornado that destroyed parts of Van, Texas, a week ago, a dog was found curled up with her dead owner David Tapley, a retired police officer, and nearby his wife, Brenda. The Great Pyrenees, thought to be about 8 years old (solid information about her previous life, including her name, is hard to come by), is banged up, emotionally and physically. She's showing signs of shock; her skin is raw and bruised. She has some head trauma, and is now deaf in one ear from a burst eardrum. But, rather miraculously, she's alive. She...

    05/01/2015 5:39:20 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 93 replies
    May DayDate When Celebrated: Always May 1st May Day, the first of May is celebrated around the world. It has a number of meanings. In many other countries it is a celebration of spring and the coming of summer. It is celebrated with many spring flowers, many of them blooming right in your own backyard. To communist and socialist countries, it is a celebration for the workers. In many countries it is celebrated as part of a one to three day holiday. Of particular note, it is not a national holiday in the United States, except in Hawaii where...
  • Texas Democrat: Congressman had a right to call Texas a 'crazy state'

    02/05/2015 5:07:11 PM PST · by stevie_d_64 · 43 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 5th, 2015 | Scott Wong
    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) suggested her Democratic colleague and close friend, Florida Rep. Alcee Hastings, had a right to call the Lone Star State a “crazy state” in which he will never live. “In debate, our speeches are colorful, and I know he likes Texans because he likes me,” Jackson Lee said during a brief interview. “I’m not going to comment on members’ oratorical expressions on the floor — they are protected and privileged,” she continued. “And I’m going to leave it at that.”
  • Let’s send Kris Kobach to political oblivion

    10/15/2014 3:53:02 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 4 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | Steve Rose
    If Sam Brownback wins re-election as Kansas governor, the world will not end. If Pat Roberts wins re-election to the U.S. Senate, for sure the world will not end. If independent candidate Greg Orman upsets Roberts for the U.S. Senate, again the world will not end. If Kris Kobach wins re-election as Kansas secretary of state…well, that’s another story. Kobach would fill the secretary of state’s seat for four more years, where he will continue to ignore his duties and spend his time in courts fighting one thing after another. But that’s only the beginning of the havoc he would...
  • God Made a Dog

    08/25/2014 5:25:59 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 25 replies
    You Tube ^ | 8-25-14
    Video at link.
  • Who would be a better Commander in Chief: Muslim B. Hussein Obama or Catholic Joe Biden?

    08/22/2014 8:18:01 AM PDT · by Graewoulf · 35 replies
    Graewoulf | August 22, 2014 | Graewoulf
    The Clinton-Obama Benghazi Rule is as follows: “1.) ALWAYS STAND DOWN WHEN MUSLIMS ATTACK, 2.) WAIT FOR THE MUSLIMS TO FINISH THEIR BLOOD SPORT KILLING, AND 3.) THEN DO NOTHING.” Since September 11, 2014, Obama has: * Invoked the field-tested, Clinton-Obama Benghazi Rule for the US in order to allow the ongoing genocide of Christians, and Yazidis in current US Ally Iraq; * Refused to keep his Word on his Redline in Syria; * Released the GITMO FIVE to supervise the rapid growth of ISIS; * Repeatedly proclaimed that HIS "American People" are war weary; * Ordered the dismissing of...
  • Dem Congresswoman: Only Reason I’d Vote for Syria Attack Is Loyalty to Obama

    09/03/2013 11:01:03 AM PDT · by yoe · 51 replies
    News Busters ^ | Swptember 3, 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    Democratic Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton said Tuesday that at the current time, the only reason she would vote in favor of an attack on Syria was out of loyalty to Barack Obama. Appearing on radio's Bill Press Show, the non-voting delegate from the District of Columbia also said if the President actually gets the votes he needs, "it’ll be because of loyalty of Democrats. They just don’t want to see him shamed and humiliated on the national stage" (video follows with transcript and commentary):
  • Proposed AZ bill would require loyalty oath for HS students to graduate

    01/25/2013 4:10:57 PM PST · by hoagy62 · 30 replies
    KTAR ^ | Jan. 23, 2013 | Aaron Granillo
    PHOENIX -- Republican lawmakers have introduced a bill that would give Arizona high school seniors the option to recite a loyalty oath before they graduate. Originally, House Bill 2467 would have made the oath a prerequisite for graduation from any public high school in the state. The Arizona Capitol Times reported the change Tuesday. "To me it's not a Republican bill, it's not a Democrat bill, it's an American bill," said Rep. Steve Smith of Maricopa, one of the bill's sponsors. "People feel that our high school kids that will be adults should understand their role as an American citizen."
  • Teacher Suspended for Criticizing Obama Policies

    11/20/2012 7:24:35 AM PST · by John Semmens · 11 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 16 Nov 2012 | John Semmens
    A Rock Hill, South Carolina, a middle school teacher was placed on administrative leave after her school received a complaint about remarks she posted on her personal Facebook page. The remarks criticized the Food Stamp program. Rawlinson Road Middle School spokesperson Elaine Baker said the suspension was initiated after the school heard from a local Democratic Party official. “In our view, the teacher used poor judgment,” Baker said. “It is inappropriate for a person employed by a public school to be observed criticizing any duly authorized public policy, especially right now. The country has been through a contentious election campaign....
  • Naturalization Oath of Allegiance to the United States of America

    11/12/2012 3:07:42 PM PST · by righttackle44 · 12 replies
    United States Citizenship and Immigration Service ^ | 1952 last major modification | unknown
    "I hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty, of whom or which I have heretofore been a subject or citizen; that I will support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I will bear arms on behalf of the United States when required by the law; that I will perform noncombatant service in the armed forces of the United States...
  • U.S.Olympic athlete,Mexican flag?(Funny,I only saw one set of letters on his jersey: USA.)

    08/10/2012 9:32:25 AM PDT · by onlylewis · 44 replies ^ | August 10, 2012 | Ruben Navarrette Jr
    After Manzano finished his race and secured his medal, he did what athletes typically do at the Olympics. He held up his country's flag -- the Stars and Stripes. The 27-year-old was born in Mexico, but the United States is his country now. His father migrated here illegally from the city of Dolores Hidalgo. Manzano was brought here when he was 4. Like most immigrants, they came in search of greater opportunity. And they found it -- for themselves, and their children. You can't help but be proud of Manzano and the country that allowed him the opportunity to fulfill...
  • Obama (and Congress) Declares May 1st as "Loyalty Day"

    05/02/2012 12:23:41 PM PDT · by Tatze · 28 replies
    White House ^ | 5/1/2012 | Barack Obama
    Presidential Proclamation -- Loyalty Day, 2012 LOYALTY DAY, 2012 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION More than two centuries ago, our Founders laid out a charter that assured the rule of law and the rights of man. Through times of tranquility and the throes of change, the Constitution has always guided our course toward fulfilling that most noble promise that all are equal, all are free, and all deserve the chance to pursue their full measure of happiness. America has carried on not only for the skill or vision of history's celebrated figures, but...
  • Trouble For Romney at Arizona Meeting (Romney Loyalty Oath?)

    04/22/2012 8:45:17 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 26 replies
    A Time For Choosing ^ | April 20, 2012 · 5:24 pm | Gary P Jackson
    If the dust up at the GOP meeting in Arizona is any indication, if one isn’t ready to pledge 100% loyalty to Mitt Romney, he’s not interested in seeing or hearing from you. It’s long been worried that Mitt would blow off the base of the party if elected, incidents like this do nothing to set these fears aside. Mitt Romney held a meeting in Scottsdale with top Republicans, hoping to convince the undecideds to throw their support behind him, as …. let’s face it …. his nomination is all but a fait accompli. Mitt offered attendees a chance to...
  • Wait...doesn't Newt speak French too?

    01/13/2012 1:18:24 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 41 replies
    Foreign Policy ^ | Friday, January 13, 2012 | Joshua Keating
    This new ad from the Gingrich campaign is making the rounds: If you don't feel like watching, it compares Romney to previous Massachusetts wusses Michael Dukakis and John Kerry and ends with the narrator snarking, "Just like John Kerry, he speaks French, too" before showing a clip from the now infamous Olympic committee video. BOOM! Mr. "we look to the cities and small towns of America not the capitals of Europe" just got served a dose of his own xenophobic pandering. But wait, does Gingrich really want to go down this route. He has his own dark Francophone past as...
  • Election 2012: South Carolina Republican Primary(Romney 27%, Santorum 24%)

    01/06/2012 6:17:53 AM PST · by Rational Thought · 311 replies · 2+ views
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 01/06/2012 | Staff
    What a difference a caucus makes. Rick Santorum who two months ago had one percent (1%) support among likely South Carolina Republican Primary voters now is running a close second there with 24% of the vote. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey in the Palmetto State finds former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney still in the lead, earning 27% support from likely GOP Primary Voters, up from 23% in early November. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is in third with 18% of the vote, followed by Texas Congressman Ron Paul at 11%. Bringing up the rear are Texas Governor Rick Perry...
  • Popular Packers jerseys may soon be hard to find

    12/29/2011 7:36:43 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 26 replies ^ | 12-29-11
    A new supplier combined with the Packers popularity might make favored jerseys like Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews scarce over the next three months and then more expensive. In April, Nike and several other new vendors will take over from Reebok. Retailers say Reebok ordered conservatively going into the season. Their plans also were also affected by the NFL lockout, which still was in effect when buying decisions were made. Brian Swallow, with online retailer Fanatics, says sales of their Packers items are up 170 percent. He says retailers have to predict sometimes a year in advance. Mike Walters, manager...
  • Wounded Marine inspires AP photographer's search

    12/23/2011 9:11:40 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 11 replies · 5+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 12-23-11 | ANJA NIEDRINGHAUS
    Link only.
  • Anita Perry, Rick's wife, now also organizing an Iowa Strike Force for him

    11/21/2011 10:17:15 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 122 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | November 19, 2011 | Andrew Malcolm
    Anita Perry, the 59-year-old wife of Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry, has been very actively campaigning for him on her own all fall. Now, she's taken on a new assignment. Mrs. Perry has launched an online drive to recruit hundreds of volunteers for what she calls the Perry Strike Force. This would consist of Perry fans who would travel to Iowa and work across the state Jan. 2-4, getting out Perry caucus-goers to the hundreds of meeting sites on the evening of Jan. 3. (Don't worry, the BCS Championship Game is not until Jan. 9 this time.) "With over 1,700...
  • Thoughts on Veterans Day

    11/09/2011 8:00:33 PM PST · by stolinsky · 3 replies ^ | 11-10-11 | stolinsky
      Thoughts on Veterans Day David C. Stolinsky Nov. 10, 2011 November 11 is Veterans Day. Some cities have parades or other ceremonies to honor those who have served their country in uniform, often at the risk of their lives. Other cities ignore the day and its deep meaning. Of course, it is difficult to appreciate the deep meaning of anything if we ourselves are shallow. Some time ago, I accompanied my wife to San Diego for a convention of psychologists. By chance, the hotel where the convention was being held was also the site of another meeting. As...
  • "Obey" Let Me(Jesus)"BE" the RABBI of your ways in ME !

    09/18/2011 6:31:50 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 10 replies
    My countenance is upon you now as never before for it is through your obedience I bring you to higher levels in Me as Enoch(Gen 5:24) for offerings change but your obedience must always be consistant (1Samuel 15:22) for just as Moses struck the rock (Numbers 20:11-12) breaking covenant with My spoken word "truly" it is these very things that deny you all I have for you as Canaan , a land prepared ahead of you (Jeremiah 29:11) with blessings filled with the promise of the New wine(covenant) of promise and flowing with the milk and honey (Deut 6:3) of...
  • Historian Won't Let Scotland's Most Famous Dog Lie

    09/04/2011 3:23:55 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 49 replies
    WSJ ^ | 9-4-11 | James Hookway
    EDINBURGH, Scotland—To millions of people around the world, he's the loyal dog who kept a lonely vigil at his master's graveside. Greyfriars Bobby, a Skye terrier, supposedly spent 14 years pining by the grave of his owner, a local known as Auld Jock who died in 1858. The tale of devotion has beguiled generations of visitors to Scotland's capital and inspired dozens of children's books and a 1961 Disney film, "Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog." Greyfriars Bobby .But to Swedish historian Jan Bondeson, the 150-year-old legend of the dog that stuck it out through snow, hail and...
  • Dog Won’t Leave Fallen Navy SEAL’s Side (Video)

    08/23/2011 11:18:49 PM PDT · by South40 · 54 replies ^ | 8/23/2011 | Beth Ford Roth
    Navy SEAL Jon Tumilson had a very close friend in his life – his dog, Hawkeye. Tumilson, a former San Diego resident, was killed August 6 in the Chinook helicopter crash that also claimed the lives of 29 other American servicemembers. Tumilson’s funeral was on Friday in Rockford, Iowa at Rockford Senior High. Hawkeye was one of the 1,500 souls who attended. As you can see by the gut-wrenching photo on the right, Hawkeye refused to leave his master’s side during the service. Video here
  • A Tale of Two Cockies

    08/23/2011 8:25:04 AM PDT · by KyGeezer · 7 replies ^ | 2006 | Julius Bergh & Col Stringer
    A Story of Love, Compassion, Friendship & Loyalty About eight years ago a wild Australian Sulphur Crested Cockatoo flew into a car and broke its wing. The motorist took it to the Vet in Nerang, Queensland, who had to amputate the wing. We adopted her - for which we needed a National Parks and Wildlife permit - and kept her in a cage outside where she was often visited by wild Cockatoos. One of the things that impressed us was how she would push lettuce leaves through the bars of the cage, offering food to visitors.
  • Keith Ellison’s Loyalty Called Into Question

    06/04/2011 11:37:43 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    Trevor Loudon ^ | 6/4/11 | Trevor Loudon
    Brigitte Gabriel calls into question the loyalty of Muslim Minnesota congressman Keith Ellison. Apart from his religion, Ellison’s far left background should be more than enough to raise loyalty concerns.
  • ShareGrieving dog owner touched by strangers' kindness

    04/29/2011 1:49:04 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 25 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | 4-29-11 | Jim Stingl
    For 26 days, D.J. Rodrian put normal life on hold while he led an exhaustive search for his lost dog, Titus. Rodrian slept many of those nights in a tent in his former neighborhood in the hope his beloved pet would return to the familiar spot. Hundreds of people responded to ubiquitous fliers and to Rodrian's website devoted to the search. Total strangers walked or drove the Menomonee Parkway, the Oak Leaf Trail, Currie Park, the Mount Mary College neighborhood and other areas, hoping to find the 8-year-old Rhodesian Ridgeback. The happy outcome everyone hoped and prayed for was not...
  • Texas Military Forces Museum

    03/28/2011 1:12:11 AM PDT · by Racehorse · 29 replies
    Our military is at war. The rest of you pissants go about business as usual.
  • US 'desertion' of Mubarak dismays Israel

    02/07/2011 6:17:27 AM PST · by danielmryan · 18 replies
    Google News / AFP ^ | February 7, 2011 | Marius Schattner
    JERUSALEM — The US "desertion" of its long-time ally President Hosni Mubarak in the face of protests shaking the Egyptian regime has angered Israel, with analysts warning of consequences for the turbulent Middle East. Until now, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government has held back from any public criticism of the US position, to avoid a row with US President Barack Obama. But Washington's change of heart towards the embattled Egyptian president has not passed unnoticed in Israel, where the dominant reaction has been one of criticism -- in government circles, among analysts and in the press. "One gets the...
  • An Agreement Established with Blood

    01/07/2011 6:49:34 AM PST · by hawkins · 4 replies
    That Christian Website ^ | 01/07/2010 | Travis Main
    On September 17, 1787, the United States Constitution was adopted in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by representatives of the people. It was established upon the blood of many men and women who gave their lives so America would stand on its own laws with authority. Its creation came almost 11 years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. In the first two sentences of the Declaration of Independence, the founders acknowledged that the Creator of all, God, was where the authority inhered to form the United States Constitution. Since that time many a citizen has pledged their...
  • Palin’s conservative fans need to reassess her “victories”

    08/26/2010 8:12:30 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 313 replies
    Seeing Red AZ ^ | 2010-08-26
    The Hill runs a report crediting Sarah Palin for her many Republic primary victories. Before conservatives take too much pleasure in such news, read how she is credited with helping sweep John McCain to victory. Palin traveled to Arizona and made numerous campaign appearances with McCain, bringing him the Tea Party creds he so desperately needed to undercut the fact that he is a nearly three-decades-long, left-leaning Washington insider. That Palin chose to conveniently back McCain over conservative former U.S. Rep. J.D. Hayworth is a truth that should not soon be forgotten. Her help, McCain’s falsely running to the right,...
  • American Muslims Debate Loyalty to America

    08/15/2010 1:09:46 AM PDT · by Nachum · 30 replies
    american thinker ^ | 8/14/10 | Eileen F. Toplansky
    American Muslims are debating key questions of loyalty to America, a debate in which the stakes could not be higher. Alarmingly, "no fewer than four United States citizens and a permanent U.S. resident have risen to senior leadership posts within al-Qaeda," according to an Investors Business Daily editorial by Paul Sperry. Thus, "five English-speaking leaders are actively planning or facilitating attacks against their countrymen, while recruiting and radicalizing other American turncoats to carry them out." The implications of this are frightening. No longer is America at war with a foreign enemy. The enemy is here -- an enemy who understands...
  • Hmmm: Palin sends out fundraising letter … for the RNC

    08/08/2010 3:20:11 PM PDT · by pissant · 196 replies · 1+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 8/6/10 | allahpundit
    Remember four months ago when she was demanding that they remove her name from an RNC fundraising invitation to donors? Some pol-watchers at the time took that as a sign that she was trying to distance herself from the Republican brand. (“Who wouldn’t want to be sort of seen as more of an outsider and that’s how she’s positioned herself.”) Fast-forward to today and suddenly she’s signing letters on their behalf. What gives? Two theories. One: She’s turned out to be such a good soldier and is so favorably disposed to Michael Steele that she’s willing to do a fundraising...
  • Mexico gives nothing, takes much

    05/28/2010 9:40:29 AM PDT · by AuntB · 22 replies · 684+ views
    The Daily Courier ^ | May 25, 2010 | JOSE A. PACHECO
    Why do you betray your people?', someone recently asked me. Just because we are of the same color does not make us a common people. Since the day I was born, I have been an American. Who I am, what I have, and what I have done with my life, I owe it all to this country I call home: America. Mexico has never been there for its people, and even less for an American like me. Mexico has never protected me from any foreign or domestic enemies. It has never taken care of me in times of need; it...
  • Mysterious Shadow: Code OBAMA

    08/09/2009 10:01:19 AM PDT · by opentalk · 27 replies · 2,235+ views
    PRAVDA ^ | 12-18-08 | Mark S. McGrew
    This document alone raises a big question. It is his registration in the State of Illinois for his license to practice Law. The document has a space to list any other names that have been used. Even though he has used other names, this shows, “None”. The other names he has used, that we currently know are: Barack Hussein Obama, Barry Soetoro, Barry Obama, Barack Dunham and Barry Dunham.
  • Is Our Flag Still There? Not on Cinco de Mayo

    05/09/2010 9:07:04 PM PDT · by stolinsky · 16 replies · 483+ views ^ | 05-10-10 | stolinsky
    The students act as if they are not Mexican Americans, but Mexicans living in what is temporarily America. They were taught that immigrants need not adapt to their new nation, but the nation must adapt to them. This reverses the philosophy of the public schools, which for over a century successfully Americanized the children of immigrants. But no more. Demonstrators carried signs saying, “SI SE PUEDE” which they believed means “Yes we can.” But that would be “SÍ SE PUEDE,” with the accent over the “i.” Without the accent, it means “If we can.” Maybe they could if they were...
  • Yes, Palin is Loyal, but to What and to Whom?

    04/07/2010 1:32:58 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 596 replies · 5,457+ views
    NewsReal ^ | 2010-04-07 | John R. Guardiano
    Conflicting loyalties seem to have resulted in some surprising political decisions by Sarah Palin. On Monday here at NewsReal Blog I argued that Govenor Sarah Palin’s active support of John McCain’s Senate reelection campaign makes no sense. Palin, after all, doesn’t owe McCain anything. Whatever debt she might have owed McCain she paid off during the 2008 presidential campaign. In fact, if anything, it seems to me that McCain is indebted to Palin. This because his ‘08 campaign really did her a disservice, and also because McCain staffers have since betrayed the former Alaska governor with malicious and disparaging leaks...
  • Sarah Palin's Folly: Stumping For John McCain (Does Personal Loyalty Trump Conservatism?)

    03/28/2010 6:05:44 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 168 replies · 1,821+ views
    Policial Insomniac ^ | 03/28/2010 | Dan Cleary
    One of my very favorite bloggers on the Right - Powerline's John Hinderaker - wrote a post earlier today entitled 'Biker Girl Campaigns for McCain'. By Hinderaker's own admission, his sole motivation for writing it was to show a perfectly gratuitous photograph of Palin looking great in a black leather biker jacket on the campaign trail. No complaints there. However, I have a bone to pick with the rest of John's comments: Sarah Palin was in Arizona yesterday, campaigning for John McCain in his primary contest against former Congressman J.D. Hayworth. This was an appropriate demonstration of loyalty toward the...
  • The Next War

    03/04/2010 7:55:17 PM PST · by Ari Bussel · 11 replies · 1,115+ views
    The Next War by Ari Bussel The signs are there, the occurrence fixed only the actual dates are unknown. Given a shock like the American usage of nuclear bombs in World War II, the war may be short, as was the Six Day War in 1967. Or it can be long, much longer than the Day of Atonement War in 1973, if it becomes an all-out war for elimination and survival. In either case, it will start with a surprise attack, like Pearl Harbor or Germany’s invasion of Poland. Israel and the West will be dumbfounded and awake to a...
  • Political Correctness Kills, Says Islam Expert

    01/26/2010 6:59:12 PM PST · by Ooh-Ah · 8 replies · 607+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 26 Jan 2010 | Ken Timmerman
    The U.S. military missed multiple direct warnings that Major Nidal Malik Hasan was contemplating mass mayhem once he learned he was going to be deployed to Afghanistan but ignored them because of political correctness, an Australian scholar of Islam told Newsmax in Washington, D.C. recently. “At a certain point, someone explained to Major Hasan that he had a duty to fight Americans and that if he didn’t, he would go to Hell,” says Dr. Mark Durie, who has written several books on Islamic ideology. Hi latest is, “The Third Choice: Islam, Dhimmitude and Freedom.” Hasan made a presentation to Army...
  • Military

    11/29/2009 9:19:21 PM PST · by stolinsky · 5 replies · 454+ views ^ | 11-30-09 | stolinsky
    We now conduct war so that a lawyer can tell a general not to kill an enemy leader, while three SEALs need a lawyer to defend them after completing a successful mission. Wars requite warriors, not lawyers. Anyone who does not know this is a dangerous fool, even if he wears the uniform of a general or an admiral, or sits in the Pentagon or the Oval Office.
  • Dismiss General Casey

    11/25/2009 3:26:50 AM PST · by Scanian · 25 replies · 1,215+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | November 25, 2009 | Ken Blackwell
    We don't yet know how bad the Ft. Hood shooter's case was. We do not know -- and we must find out -- how it was possible for an Army medical officer to openly express treasonous statements and not be court-martialed. We do not know if the shooter or his family members were under surveillance by the FBI or other federal law enforcement agencies. We must soon find out. But we do know this much: Gen. George Casey, the Army Chief of Staff, raced to the Sunday morning talk shows to express his deep concern. Gen. Casey's concern was not...
  • Obama Stands with Dictators and Muslims

    11/09/2009 3:05:45 PM PST · by opentalk · 13 replies · 464+ views
    American thinker ^ | November 09, 2009 | Kyle-Anne Shiver
    With nearly a year in office, we now know without doubt exactly where our own president stands on vital national security matters. He has a track record and has shown his true colors over and over again. In Honduras, he picked the side of the dictator-wannabe without hesitation. He has used every diplomatic weapon at his disposal to destroy the constitutional democracy in Honduras, even cutting off financial aid and blocking diplomatic visas. He went the full gamut of meddling there and made no bones about it. He moved to cancel long-planned missile defense shields for Poland and the Czech...
  • Loyalty and the Lunatic Fringe

    11/06/2009 11:46:43 PM PST · by neverdem · 7 replies · 722+ views
    American Thinker ^ | November 07, 2009 | Thomas M. Kelly
    Where is the loyalty of the RINOs?  Arlen Specter joins the Democrats.  Colin Powell endorses the Democrat.  Dierdre Scozzafava endorses the Democrat.  I'm not opposed to the Democratic Party out of some sense of style or family history.  I'm opposed to the Democrats because I think they are wrong.  I think the Democrats are wrong in their basic view on the role of government and my place in society as a citizen.  The government isn't there to solve all my problems. I changed my political affiliation to independent ten years ago.  Not because the Republican Party was too far to...