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  • Poll: Republicans embracing libertarian priorities

    09/11/2013 1:56:48 PM PDT · by wmfights · 198 replies
    Politico ^ | 9/11/13 | JAMES HOHMANN
    Two-thirds of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents said they want their member of Congress to “keep their promises and stick to principles” as opposed to “compromise in a bipartisan way to get things done.” “From Obamacare on down, sticking to principle is where the Republican base is today,” said David Kirby, vice president of opinion research at FreedomWorks. “It’s an example of how off the Republican establishment is from their base.” Social issues have become less salient to GOP voters: 41 percent said gay marriage is not one of their top 10 issues. Asked about abortion, about one-third said it is...
  • Stop Using the Inaccurate Term “Two State Solution”

    03/27/2013 3:50:49 AM PDT · by SJackson · 11 replies ^ | March 20, 2013 | Morton A. Klein and Daniel Mandel
    Prior to President Barack Obama’s trip to Israel, he, Secretary of State John Kerry and others reiterated their commitment to a “two-state solution.” We strongly oppose the use of this term – and not for political reasons. One should stop using this term even if one believes that establishing a Palestinian state is necessary to secure a final resolution and peace. The phrase should be dropped as a major misnomer, because it is inaccurate and false. This term “two-state solution” falsely implies – even claims – that Israel is not yet a state, that it is not a sovereign, independent,...
  • Is the Main Stream Media waking up?

    02/18/2009 5:38:37 AM PST · by From The Deer Stand · 42 replies · 1,735+ views
    NBC Today Show | February 18, 2009 | From The Deer Stand
    Lisa Myers of NBC News did a piece on the Today Show that actually questioned the worthiness of President Obama's and the Democrats' stimulous plan. The report questioned job creation and noted the various projects that won't do much to stimulate anything, including the Harry Reid boondoggle rail system from Disneyland to Las Vegas. Also mentioned were other projects targeted at districts represented by those who voted in favor of the plan. Maybe the media, like the public, is waking up to the fact that this package is nothing more than a huge taxpayer-burdening bunch of pork.
  • Ralph Neas/People for the American Way is guestblogging at Time Magazine (open comments)

    08/14/2007 1:19:47 PM PDT · by lonewacko_dot_com · 3 replies · 267+ views
    Time's Swampland ^ | 8/13/07 | Time's Swampland
    Ralph Neas of People for the American Way is guest-blogging this week at Time Magazine's Swampland, in case you want to let him know what's on your mind. Anyone can leave comments on his entries, but please only post civil comments and questions lest they start deleting comments or requiring registration.
  • Anybody watch ER tonight on NBC, Catholic Physician Informs 15yr. Old on Abortion against Parents'

    01/05/2006 9:53:24 PM PST · by Coleus · 25 replies · 549+ views
    Just saw tonight's episode where you had Dr. Kovac, the Catholic from Serbia who lost his wife and 2 children in the Kosovo war, and his babe, another doctor Abby Lockhart, both have been living together, she became pregnant and he told her that it's her body and that it's up to her as to whether or not to have an abortion.  There goes the Rights of the baby to be born and fathers' rights.    At the end of the show Abby decided to keep the baby, her choice not his.   Then in the ER, a 15-year-old girl came in.  Turns out...
  • The Islamist Challenge to American Security

    10/19/2004 5:21:38 AM PDT · by stevejackson · 4 replies · 495+ views
    netWMD - The War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | October 19, 2004 | Frank J. Gaffney
    Frank J. Gaffney is founder and president of the Center for Security Policy in Washington, DC. He earned his AM in international studies from John's Hopkins University. A former deputy assistant secretary of defense for international security policy, Mr. Gaffney's articles have appeared in Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, New Republic, Newsday, New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. He is a contributing editor to National Review Online. Mr. Gaffney addressed the Middle East Forum in Philadelphia on September 22, 2004. The threat of terror is the most direct challenge to the stability of...
  • Discussion Thread: Testimony before "Intelligence Committee:

    09/18/2002 7:35:06 AM PDT · by Howlin · 319 replies · 784+ views
    September 18, 2002
    Discussion thread for today's testimony.