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  • Russell Simmons Endorses Hillary Because We Have To Eat Plants Or We All Will Die

    03/05/2016 11:22:11 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 34 replies
    The Federalist Papers ^ | 3/ | Robert Gehl
    Russell Simmons is a “hip-hop media mogul” (maybe that’s on his business card) and I guess his endorsement carries some weight because CNN reported it like it was breaking news. But that’s where any semblance of normalcy or reality ends because Russell Simmons is crazy. In the CNN interview, he announced he is endorsing his “longtime friend” Hillary Clinton. Why? Well … Let’s let Mr. Simmons explain: “I have just decided to endorse my longtime friend Sen. Clinton,” Simmons said. “I think that Sen. Sanders is overpromising; he’s insensitive to the plight of black people.” Bernie Sanders is insensitive to...
  • Trump supporters and the Oregon militiamen agree: More free stuff for us, nothing for anyone else

    01/08/2016 11:48:52 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 28 replies
    Salon ^ | 1-4-2016 | AMANDA MARCOTTE
    ... the Bundy militia members occupying a federal wildlife preserve in Burns, Oregon are motivated by the very same mix of resentments and hobby horses that are driving the Donald Trump movement. Both Trump's supporters and the Bundy agitators are moved by an unsubtly racialized sense of entitlement, a belief that federal benefits and giveaways are great when going to conservative white people but illegitimate if they go to anyone else, especially people of color. As David Roberts at Vox recently pointed out, Trump supporters aren't motivated by some ideological opposition to the concept of government benefits. They are perfectly...
  • 38 Ways College Students Enjoy ‘Left-Wing Privilege’ on Campus

    07/13/2015 7:39:32 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 17 replies ^ | 6-29-15 | Tal Fortgang
    Among the great ironies surrounding the state of academia is the continued insistence on hearing more and more “marginalized voices” and increasing “diversity” on campus, as if there is some kind of archaic conservative establishment making that difficult to do. One would likely be hard-pressed to find a more left-leaning group than college professors and admissions officers, who prioritize pulling marginalized groups out of their marginalization and adding people of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds to campus conversations. Yet in their efforts to achieve a more egalitarian conversation, left-wing academics and their students completely ignore (at best) and marginalize (at...
  • Evangelical leader: Vote for Hillary Clinton, she’ll cut abortion rate in half

    04/23/2015 7:27:08 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 66 replies
    LifeSite ^ | Tue Apr 21, 2015 | Ben Johnson
    A national evangelical Christian leader has written that his fellow believers should vote for Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, because she will radically reduce the abortion rate. Hillary, in whose campaign abortion industry lobbyists play a conspicuous role, favors abortion-on-demand throughout pregnancy. Yet Tony Campolo believes a second Clinton presidency will halve the number of abortions nationwide. “Hillary Clinton is one of the few candidates on the political stage who has a plan for cutting the abortion rate in America by at least 50 percent,” Campolo, a sociology professor emeritus at Eastern University, wrote in a debate on Religion News...
  • Why I think Berkeley is the best place to live in the Bay Area

    04/21/2015 4:55:12 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 38 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | April 21, 2015 | by Katie Dowd
    I want to preface this by saying that Berkeley is not for everyone. You have to have a high tolerance for eccentricities of all types. You have to love a little chaos. And you have to accept that things will always be a bit messy. But, if you're the type of person who doesn't mind insanity, Berkeley is a wonderland. Berkeley has a well-earned reputation for its over-the-top liberalism which can sometimes mask its finest quality: diversity. From its various neighborhoods to its endless ethnic cuisine, Berkeley is as interesting and weird as its inhabitants. Dirty and scruffy on the...
  • College Apologizes for Serving Mexican Food During Sci-Fi Event

    04/16/2015 10:53:12 AM PDT · by rightistight · 61 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 4/16/15 | Aurelius
    Stevenson College is apologizing to its students for serving Mexican food during "Intergalactic" night. In a letter sent out to students, the college apologized for having "a Mexican food buffet," while also featuring spaceships and aliens. The college received complaints saying the combination was racist because of the association between Mexicans and illegal immigrants. "We would never want to make a connection between individuals of Latino heritage or undocumented students and "aliens" and I am so sorry that our College Night appeared to do exactly that," wrote Carolyn Golz, who had taken this picture of the activities before the complaints:...
  • College prof makes students recite anti-American 'pledge of allegiance' (Disgusting)

    12/08/2014 11:35:32 AM PST · by Kaslin · 102 replies
    Fox ^ | December 8, 2014
    If you sign up for Denver college professor Charles Angeletti's American Civilization class, be forewarned that you're going to have to recite his invective-filled 'New Pledge' -- and according to some of his students, also be ready to swallow a big helping of his politics. Angeletti, who teaches at Metropolitan State University of Denver, has students learn an anti-American spoof of the Pledge of Allegiance that denounces the U.S. as a Republican-controlled bastion of injustice, all while spewing his own far-left brand of politics, according to current and former students.
  • Sorry, What? The Huffington Post says Mia Love Enjoys WHITE PRIVILEGE

    11/09/2014 5:43:54 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 70 replies
    Website will not allow me to cut and paste text on a tablet.
  • Amnesty International Takes ‘Unprecedented’ Step in Sending Delegation to Ferguson

    08/18/2014 6:22:52 PM PDT · by markomalley · 49 replies
    KMOX ^ | 8/18/2014
    Human rights group Amnesty International has taken “unprecedented” action to deal with unrest in Ferguson by sending a delegation that has never before been deployed inside the United States.The organization has had members on the ground in Ferguson since Thursday, in the wake of the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer. According to a news release, the 12-person delegation is there to “observe police and protester activity, gather testimony, seek meetings with officials and offer support to the community.”Organizers will also train local activists on methods of non-violent protest.“Law enforcement, from the FBI to state...
  • Rob Reiner: Tea Party Should Be 'Eliminated' Like Hamas

    08/18/2014 6:15:21 PM PDT · by markomalley · 100 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 8/18/2014 | Tim Graham
    Michael Chapman at our sister site reported that Hollywood director Rob Reiner unleashed another anti-Tea Party rant in an interview with Larry King. He compared the Tea Party to the terrorist group Hamas, because apparently both groups are extreme and cannot be negotiated with, and the only solution is to make them go away or “eliminate” them. In Israel, “[Y]ou can’t negotiate with that, you have to say either Hamas goes away and the Palestinian authority takes over all that region and deal with some kind of honest broker here, and create the two-state solution,” said Reiner. The Palestinians...
  • Gwyneth Paltrow believes water has feelings: 'Negativity changes the structure of water'

    06/04/2014 3:38:34 PM PDT · by markomalley · 85 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 6/4/2014 | MARGARET EBY
    Gwyneth Paltrow is causing controversy again with a statement on her lifestyle website Goop about her belief that water might have feelings. The 41-year-old actress, who recently split from her husband Chris Martin, endorsed the work of Japanese doctor Masuru Emoto, who has published several books on the theory that human consciousness can change the structure of water. "I have long had Dr. Emoto's coffee table book on how negativity changes the structure of water," Paltrow wrote on her blog. "How the molecules behave differently depending on the words or music being expressed around it."
  • The 25 Stupidest Liberal Quotes Of The Last Decade

    03/19/2014 7:33:26 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 24 replies
    Rightwing News ^ | 3/19/14 | John Hawkins
    25) Seniors love getting junk mail. It’s sometimes their only way of communicating or feeling like they’re part of the real world. — Harry Reid 24)The number one job facing the middle class, and it happens to be, as Barack says, a three-letter word: jobs. J-O-B-S. — Joe Biden 23) I took a poo in the woods hunched over like an animal. It was awesome. — Drew Barrymore 22) Hillary Clinton and Barack Hussein Obama cannot win, and they are put in place to assure a victory by Mitt Romney… this is the plan of all the insurance companies that...
  • Are You Ready for International Beastiality Rights Day? Yeah, You Read that Right

    01/29/2014 4:51:18 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 21 replies
    Rightwing News ^ | 1/28/14 | Duane Lester
    I love my dog Sadie, but I don’t “levo” my dog Sadie. What’s the difference? Make sure you want to know before scrolling down, and make sure you have a barf bag nearby: Pretty much what I expected beastiality activists to look like. Love is a religious word. Love is a medieval word. Love is an outdated word. Being a resident-thus a connoisseur of the postmodern era-I am well aware of how things are. It is commonly mentioned that the only thing we can rely on now is not science or religion, but the relationships shared with others. … But...
  • Saudi Prince Bandar behind chemical attack in Syria: report

    08/31/2013 5:59:26 PM PDT · by Yosemitest · 118 replies
    Syrians in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta say Saudi Arabia provided chemical weapons for an Al-Qaeda linked terrorist group which they blame for the August 21 chemical attack in the region, a Mint Press News report says. The article co-authored by a veteran AP reporter, said interviews with doctors, residents, anti-government forces and their families in Ghouta suggest the terrorists in question received chemical weapons via Saudi spymaster Saudi Arabia's intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud. The report quoted the father of a militant as saying that his son and 12 others were killed inside a tunnel used...
  • Syria chemical weapons attack not ordered by Assad, says German press

    09/08/2013 5:06:36 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 8 replies
    The Guardian ^ | September 8, 2013 | Simon Tisdall and Josie Le Blond in Berlin
    Bild am Sonntag cites high-level German surveillance source suggesting Syrian president was not personally behind attacks President Bashar al-Assad did not personally order last month's chemical weapons attack near Damascus that has triggered calls for US military intervention, and blocked numerous requests from his military commanders to use chemical weapons against regime opponents in recent months, a German newspaper has reported , citing unidentified, high-level national security sources. The intelligence findings were based on phone calls intercepted by a German surveillance ship operated by the BND, the German intelligence service, and deployed off the Syrian coast, Bild am Sonntag said....
  • U.S. intelligence agencies involved in chemical attack in Syria

    09/02/2013 10:58:41 AM PDT · by DTA · 46 replies
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 20130-08-31
    Meanwhile, the media has spread new proofs of the U.S. intelligence involvement to chemical attack near Damascus. Hacker got access to U.S. intelligence correspondence and published U.S. Army Col. ANTHONY J. MACDONALD’s mail. Macdonald is General Staff Director, Operations and Plans Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence the Army Staff. It’s about chemical attack in Syria. In the message August 22 Eugene Furst congratulates Col. on successful operation and refers him to Wasington Post publication about chemical attack in Syria. From the Anthony’s wife dialog with her friend it’s clear the video with the children killed in...
  • How The Times Have Changed: CIA Files Prove America Helped Saddam Use Chemical Weapons

    08/27/2013 11:02:12 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 18 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | 08/27/2013 | Tyler Durden
    Remember all of the propaganda ahead of the USA’s “democracy unleashing” invasion of Iraq in 2003. It went something like this: “We have evidence that Saddam Hussein has stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction, and even worse he has a histroy of using them, even against his own people!” Well unsurprisingly, Mr. Hussein had a little help from his friends. The United States of America. Let’s bear this in mind as our Noble Peace Prize winning President attempts to involve us in another unconstitutional war based on the fact that chemical weapons have been used. Let’s be adults here and...
  • Foreign policy - "CIA Files Prove America helped Saddam as He Gassed Iran"- Rick Francona refutes

    08/27/2013 7:04:43 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 2 replies
    Middle East perspectives by Rick Francona ^ | AUGUST 26, 2013 | Rick Francona
    The recent article in the magazine Foreign policy ,Exclusive: CIA Files Prove America Helped Saddam as He Gassed Iran, both quotes me and attributes things to me that are inaccurate or taken out of context. While trying to correct already published articles in widely-read publications is akin to unringing a bell, I think it important to respond to correct and clarify words and actions attributed to me. While the article is technically truthful, it is nuanced and written to portray a cavalier attitude among the participants in several foreign policy initiative and intelligence operations during the last full year of...
  • US gave Iraq intel in 1980s, ignored chemical attacks: report

    08/27/2013 7:53:12 AM PDT · by haffast · 7 replies
    AFP ^ | 26 August 2013 | AFP
    AFP - The United States provided Iraq with intelligence on preparations for an Iranian offensive during the Iran-Iraq war even though it knew Baghdad would respond with chemical weapons, Foreign Policy magazine reported Monday. Citing declassified CIA documents and interviews with former officials, the magazine reviewed the US record as Washington weighs military action against Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons near Damascus last week. The magazine said the US knew in 1983 that Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein would not hesitate to resort to shelling Iranian forces with sarin or mustard gas. "As Iraqi attacks continue and intensify...
  • Just secede already: The obstructionists aren’t going anywhere. Maybe we should

    10/20/2013 10:35:52 AM PDT · by steelhead_trout · 109 replies
    Salon ^ | Oct. 20, 2013 | Chuck Thompson
    We don't want to live in Ted Cruz's America. He doesn't like ours. Maybe a split really is inevitable — and right Yes, I know Michele Bachmann is from Minnesota and Steve King is from Iowa, but all this proves is that in the 150 or so years since the Civil War, the vituperative Confederate agenda of anti-Americanism has managed to spread its irresistible redneck poison into benighted pockets across the country. Kind of like Waffle House. But to deny that the current attack on the federal government isn’t part of the hidebound Confederate agenda is to ignore the people...
  • Patty Murray: Balanced budget would hurt economy

    05/07/2013 3:53:55 PM PDT · by markomalley · 34 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 5/7/2013 | Joel Gehrke
    Senate Budget Committee Chairman Patty Murray, D-Wash., said that the Democratic budget that she proposed never balances because such a schedule would harm the economy.“Well, in fact, our budget moves us towards balance,” Murray said this morning at the Peterson Foundation, adding that the Simpson-Bowles Commission proposal also didn’t balance. “Our economy is extremely fragile today. If we were to just immediately put [out] an arbitrary date and cut trillions from our budget, we would really impact a lot. We’re actually starting to see a small part of that with the bad policy of sequestration that has been imposed on...
  • House Resolution: Climate Change May Push Women to ‘Sex Work’

    04/29/2013 2:12:38 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 38 replies
    National Review ^ | 4-29-2013 | Eliana Johnson
    April 29, 2019 House Resolution: Climate Change May Push Women to ‘Sex Work’ By Eliana Johnson A House resolution sponsored by representative Barbara Lee (D, Calif.) and cosponsored by House members including Keith Ellison (D, Minn.) and Carolyn Maloney (D, N.Y.) is pushing Congress to acknowledge the “disparate impact of climate change on women” and adopt “gender-sensitive frameworks” to address environmental change. The resolution argues that climate change may have a particularly dire impact on women. Climate change, it says, exacerbates food scarcity, and “Food insecure women with limited socioeconomic resources may be vulnerable to situations such as sex work,...
  • "Penmanship" is now 'handwriting' as Washington state removes gender bias in statutes

    04/25/2013 4:54:05 PM PDT · by markomalley · 51 replies
    Reuters ^ | 4/23/2013 | Laura L. Myers
    Washington state's governor signed into law on Monday the final piece of a six-year effort to rewrite state laws using gender-neutral vocabulary, replacing terms such as "fisherman" and "freshman" with "fisher" and "first-year student." Lawmakers have passed a series of bills since 2007 to root out gender bias from Washington statutes, though a 1983 state mandate required that all laws be written in gender-neutral terms unless a specification of gender was intended. "This was a much larger effort than I had envisioned. Mankind means man and woman," said Democratic state Senator Jeanne Kohl-Welles of Seattle. The new gender-neutral references, for...
  • NASA fields hundreds of calls from public worried about "Doomsday"

    12/20/2012 12:40:37 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 22 replies
    houston chronicle ^ | 12-20-12 | Erin Mulvaney
    The "end of the world" could come from giant solar storms, a meteor barrelling toward Earth, a black out or a mysterious "Planet X" threatening widespread destruction, according to some of the possible doomsday scenarios that have proliferated for the last year. What these predictions seem to agree on is this predicted doomsday apparently will fall on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. NASA is working to dispel fears and debunk the myth - pointing hundreds of concerned callers to the clear-cut scientific facts that promise the Earth will not end Friday. "There are so many scenarios out there, we are trying...
  • RFK Jr. Slams “Right-Wing Control of American Media”

    12/10/2012 11:13:00 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 82 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | December 10, 2012 | Elizabeth Harrington
    Robert F. Kennedy Jr., a lawyer and environmental activist, told the Huffington Post that the “right-wing” controls the media in the United States and as a result has “divided our country” in a way not seen since the Civil War. … “95 percent of talk radio in our country is right-wing,” he said. “And you need—according to Pew [Research Center] survey—and so you have whole sections of our country that’s what they are hearing from when they wake up in the morning to when they go to bed at night. Twenty-two percent of Americans say their primary news source is...
  • Maher: Obama Should Implement Carbon Tax As A “Personal &#!@ You to the Koch Brothers”

    12/08/2012 4:34:28 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 41 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | December 07, 2012 | 17:46 | Noel Sheppard
    Bill Maher’s HBO program might be on hiatus, but that doesn’t stop the Obama-supporter from making inflammatory remarks about other Americans. At his blog Friday, Maher wrote that the President should use the current budget crisis to implement a carbon tax as a “personal &#!@ you to the Koch brothers”. …
  • Michele Bachmann and the Left (The Left fear her and want her silenced for good reason)

    09/04/2012 7:38:18 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/04/2012 | Jeff Lipkes
    I told my apolitical daughter I'd interviewed Michele Bachman the day before and asked if she knew who Bachmann is. My daughter thought for a second and said, "Yeah, that crazy lady." With the exception of Sarah Palin, no one has been demonized by the media as much as the congresswoman from Minnesota. The notorious Newsweek cover picture, headlined "The Queen of Rage," epitomized scores of hit pieces by the boys and girls of the MSM. But when open-minded writers actually spoke with her, it was a different story. According to Bachmann, reporters for three major publications -- she wouldn't...
  • Michael Barone: Echo-Chamber Politics

    05/24/2012 5:45:15 PM PDT · by neverdem · 11 replies
    National Review Online ^ | May 24, 2012 | Michael Barone
    It’s comfortable living in a cocoon — associating only with those who share your views, reading journalism and watching news that only reinforces them, avoiding those on the other side of the cultural divide.Liberals have been doing this for a long time. In 1972, the movie critic Pauline Kael said it was odd that Richard Nixon was winning the election, because everyone she knew was for George McGovern.Kael wasn’t clueless about the rest of America. She was just observing that her own social circle was politically parochial.The rest of us have increasingly sought out comfortable cocoons, too. Journalist Bill...
  • Occucommies Seize Berkeley Farm

    05/02/2012 12:53:00 PM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | 5/2/2012 | Dave Blount
    he revolutionary chaos Occucommies promised for May Day fizzled yesterday, but they did make the most of Earth Day last week by seizing control of a farm and transforming it into a farm. Zombie reports: Before the Occupation, the Gill Tract was an agricultural research farm where twenty-somethings getting their PhDs would work the fields to grow crops, as they researched biology or how to raise better, healthier plants. But now, after this incredible revolution by Occupy, the Gill Tract has been utterly transformed into a farm where twenty-somethings work the fields to grow crops. The only difference is that...
  • Duluth City Council takes stand against 'corporate personhood' ruling

    12/31/2011 11:23:42 AM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 8 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 12-31-11 | Peter Passi
    Duluth made history last week when it became the first city in the state to pass a resolution in support of a constitutional amendment that would essentially overturn a U.S. Supreme Court decision, namely Citizens United vs. the Federal Election Commission. The court ruled in 2010 that corporations are entitled to the same constitutional rights as individual U.S. citizens. A majority of justices also concluded that political spending was a form of free speech and that corporations should be able to spend an unlimited sum of money to influence voters, without disclosing financial details of their activities. Although Duluth is...
  • Protesters Coming Down With the "Zuccotti Lung"

    11/11/2011 9:59:39 AM PST · by GiovannaNicoletta · 14 replies · 1+ views ^ | November 11, 2011 | Unattributed
    With wintry weather poised to swoop into the cramped outdoor quarters of Occupy Wall Street protesters, it may not be long before more campers catch what's being called "Zuccotti lung." That's what demonstrators have dubbed the sickness that seems to be spreading among them at an unpleasantly high rate these days: "It's a real thing," Willie Carey, 28, told the New York Times.
  • Occupy Denver dog leader, Shelby, only the latest real political animal in Colorado

    11/11/2011 9:23:14 AM PST · by Clint N. Suhks · 6 replies
    ​Occupy Denver is the first of the Occupy Wall Street camps across the country to elect a leader: Shelby, a Border Collie mix seen here, who was anointed after a long meeting Sunday night, and has already requested a meeting with Governor John Hickenlooper. Beyond that, Shelby doesn't have much to say, but we're certain she appreciates Colorado's long history of real political animals. Among them: The tiny South Park town of Guffey elected as mayor a black cat, Monster, back in 1998. ​The 35 residents of Guffey also elected a golden retriever to the position. Technically, the office of...
  • Occupy the Columbia River!

    10/16/2011 7:33:54 PM PDT · by Bean Counter · 14 replies
    The Columbian ^ | October 16, 2011 | Dave kern
    Vancouver, WA - At least a dozen police officers and firefighters worked Sunday afternoon to get a man to come out of the Columbia River at Vancouver Landing. It took a three firefighters in the water and a fire rescue boat to finally get the man out of the river shortly after 3 p.m. The man, who police said was born in 1965, was standing river waist deep in the river with his head down. He was about 15 feet from the shore and 40 feet from the dock near the Red Lion Hotel at the Quay. Starting at about...
  • Democrats decry GOP’s ‘stingy’ FEMA funding bill

    09/23/2011 10:42:20 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 26 replies
    the hill ^ | 9-23-11 | Erica Wisniewski
    House Democrats took to the floor on Wednesday, characterizing a provision for disaster-relief in the GOP's short-term spending measure as “stingy” and a “disgrace.” Democrats oppose the provision for $3.7 billion in disaster relief because Republicans have offset the funds by cutting from a fuel-efficiency program, the Department of Energy’s Advanced Vehicle Manufacturing Loan Program. Democrats say they won't support the bill because the cuts will hurt job creation. In a floor speech, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) deemed the Republican’s FEMA bill “frugal and cheap.” Criticizing the bill for its offsets from the DOE program, Ellison said the bill “is...
  • Illegal Immigrant Interns at State Capitol

    08/09/2011 3:54:57 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 21 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | Tuesday, Aug 9, 2011 | Lindsay Hood |
    At the age of 21, Sergio has an undying love of politics. He has already interned for two state lawmakers and hopes to pursue a career in politics. He plans to commit himself to changing his community, but there is one catch: Sergio is in the country illegally; he can’t even vote. "It is something that I am really passionate about, but because of my position, it gets really frustrating," Sergio said. A student at San Diego State University, Sergio graduated from San Diego High School with a 4.3 GPA and entered SDSU with a full, privately funded scholarship.
  • TIME on the Constitution: 'Does It Still Matter?'

    07/02/2011 11:48:56 AM PDT · by Neil E. Wright · 54 replies
    The Patriot Post ^ | June 30, 2011 | Mark Alexander
    "The Constitution, which at any time exists, 'till changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole People, is sacredly obligatory upon all." --George Washington, September 19, 1796 In celebration of the 235th anniversary of the signing of our Declaration of Independence, Time Magazine, the "journal of record" for the Leftist Illiterati (or as they prefer to be known, "the intelligentsia"), published a cover story featuring their errant interpretation of our Constitution. On an image of the shredding of that venerable old document Time posited this question: "Does it still matter?" The short answer is, only if Liberty still...
  • Barney Frank and Ron Paul unite - over weed (FRUIT AND NUT ALERT)

    06/22/2011 6:07:47 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 233 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Caller ^ | 6-22-2011 | Caroline May
    Barney Frank and Ron Paul unite - over weed Caroline May June 22, 2011 ... Thursday the pair plan together to unveil legislation to legalize marijuana. ... Other co-sponsors include Tennessee Democratic Rep. Steve Cohen, Michigan Democratic John Conyers, Colorado Democratic Rep. Jared Polis and California Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee.
  • Since when does abortion have anything to do with slavery?

    06/22/2011 11:12:32 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 64 replies
    CL Atlanta ^ | Wed, Jun 22, 2011 | Mishall Rehman
    According to the Radiance Foundation, abortion and slavery have a lot more in common than you might have thought. And to make sure you see the link between the two, the Alpharetta-based foundation has started a campaign to prop up nearly 50 billboards across metro Atlanta. The billboards feature such slogans as "The 13th Amendment Freed us. Abortion Enslaved Us" and "Abortion makes three-fifths human seem overly generous." The billboards popped up across metro Atlanta on Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. The billboards are part of a campaign targeted at persuading black women from...
  • Ron Paul For President! Why His Campaign Threatens the GOP Establishment … and Obama

    04/26/2011 10:07:37 AM PDT · by JustAnotherOne · 120 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | April 26, 2011 | Peter Gorenstein
    Texas Congressman Ron Paul is once again throwing his hat into the Presidential race. The conservative Republican will officially announce he's created an exploratory committee at an event later today in Iowa. Paul who ran in 1988 and in 2008, is a darling of the Tea Party and has a very loyal, albeit small, group of supporters thanks to his libertarian views favoring limited government, low taxes and free market policies. Luckily for him, his criticism of the Fed and the government's handling of the budget, which were not major issues in the 2008, are now mainstream and could help...
  • Ron Paul Launches Presidential Campaign (Drudge: He's In!)

    04/26/2011 4:22:54 AM PDT · by quesney · 246 replies
    Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, whose outspoken libertarian views and folksy style made him a cult hero during two previous presidential campaigns, will announce on Tuesday that he's going to try a third time. Sources close to Paul, who is in his 12th term in the House, said he will unveil an exploratory presidential committee, a key step in gearing up for a White House race. He will also unveil the campaign’s leadership team in Iowa, where the first votes of the presidential election will be cast in caucuses next year. Meet the GOP's Potential Candidates Paul, 75, ran as the...
  • You are a racist for asking for Obama's birth certificate

    04/11/2011 11:20:12 AM PDT · by Windflier · 35 replies
    YouTube ^ | Mar 31, 2011 | XtraNormal
    Great animated video from XtraNormal that shows the utter hypocrisy of liberals, concerning the Obama eligibility issue. It also explains the foundational issues involved, but with real humor. Another great video from these guys.
  • Did DailyKos destroy evidence?

    01/09/2011 6:24:10 AM PST · by JimWayne · 45 replies
    Can someone enlighten me whether the DailyKos owner can be arrested for destroying evidence in the Giffords shooting case if it turns out that BoyBlue is indeed the shooter? It is clear now that the shooter loved the Communist Manifeso and is an ardent leftist. Also, Giffords is Jewish and we know the anti-Semitism that pervades liberals. Remember Helen Thomas? So all this clearly proves that liberalism is the reason for the shooting. If BoyBlue is indeed the shooter, then DailyKos is clearly guilty of abetting a crime by destroying evidence about the person's true motives.
  • University pulls Helen Thomas award over ‘anti-Semitic’ remarks

    12/03/2010 2:08:02 PM PST · by JimWayne · 26 replies
    The South End ^ | Dec 3, 2010 | ROBERT GUTTERSOHN
    “As a public university, Wayne State encourages free speech and open dialogue, and respects diverse viewpoints,” the statement said. “However, the university strongly condemns the anti-Semitic remarks made by Helen Thomas during a conference yesterday.”
  • Planned Parenthood Declares War on Science

    10/30/2010 4:28:12 AM PDT · by markomalley · 12 replies · 8+ views
    This video shows parts of a debate on the Fort Lewis campus, in Durango, CO, regarding abortion and Amendment 62. Student Representatives of "Advocates for Choice" Planned Parenthood's student outreach group which purports to, "help educate campus audiences about Planned Parenthood Rocky Mountain's health care services and political advocacy work for reproductive issues," respond to the scientific evidence that life begins at conception. The video was recorded openly by one of the speakers after receiving permission from those involved. The event was also recorded by the student newspaper, was set in a public forum, and has not been edited out...
  • Sharron Angle sends flowers and a thank you note to View co-host Joy Behar

    10/27/2010 11:03:32 AM PDT · by Carpe Cerevisi · 85 replies · 1+ views
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 10/27/10 | Mark Hemingway
    After I reported last night that the Sharron Angle campaign had had a banner day fundraising, which the campaign attributed to the fact that The View co-host Joy Behar said of Angle on national television, “She’s going to hell, this bitch!” This morning, the Angle campaign tells me they sent flowers and a thank you note to Behar: Joy, Raised 150K online yesterday– thanks for your help. Sincerely, Sharron Angle.
  • Walter Bond Went Vegan, Then Went To Bizzaro Land

    08/18/2010 2:36:51 PM PDT · by Bean Counter · 17 replies
    The Weekly Vice ^ | July 26, 2010 | The Weekly Vice
    Glendale, Colorado (The Weekly Vice) - Walter Edmund Bond, a 34-year-old animal rights activist from Salt Lake City, Utah was jailed Thursday after he allegedly burned down a sheepskin factory in Colorado. According to Denver Fire Department investigators, a fire was set on April 30th at the Sheepskin Factory, a business that sells products such as seat covers, shoes, rugs, and blankets. The fire resulted in $500,000 worth of damage, destroying the building and it's contents. Officials determined that the fire was intentionally set. *SNIP* Bond was booked into jail and charged with one count of arson of property affecting...
  • Liberals Start "[expeletive deleted] Tea" Party Campaign

    08/13/2010 11:10:24 AM PDT · by lbryce · 62 replies
    CBS News ^ | August 12, 2010 | Stephanie Condon
    Opponents of the Tea Party movement tried responding to the conservative grassroots movement nicely -- by creating the inclusive, deliberative Coffee Party. But now they're ready to get mean. A new progressive group called the Agenda Project has launched the "F*ck Tea" campaign. "Progress is the real American party," reads the campaign website's tag line. "Set aside your good manners, your tolerance, your measured understanding of policy differences, and your earnest do-gooder ideas for a just a moment to join me in telling the Tea Party what you really think of them," Agenda Project founder Erica Payne said in a...
  • Ron Paul Wins Presidential Straw Poll at CPAC

    02/20/2010 2:42:51 PM PST · by onyx · 702 replies · 15,479+ views
    Fox News ^ | 2/20/2010 | FOX NEWS CHANNEL
    Ron Paul Wins CPAC 2012 Presidential Straw Poll
  • The Sarah Palin we imagined: The truth is, she's a phony

    02/16/2010 5:50:33 PM PST · by presidio9 · 106 replies · 2,679+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | Tuesday, February 16th 2010 | Richard Cohen
    <p>It's possible that Sarah Palin's best quality is that she has none at all. She exists for both her friends and enemies as a fantasy figure. For the left, she is a harbinger of the hard-right government takeover they fear is coming. And for the right, she is the leader - all instinct and no sophistication - that they knew would someday lead America out of its current Socialist wilderness. The pity for them both is that in reality, not to mention the polls, she sorely disappoints.</p>
  • Richard Cohen - The jury is in: Palin isn't presidential material

    02/15/2010 9:41:42 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 76 replies · 1,695+ views
    The Long Beach Press-Telegram / The Washington Post ^ | February 15, 2010 | Richard Cohen
    It's possible that Sarah Palin's best quality is that she has none at all. She exists for both her friends and enemies as a fantasy figure. For the left, she is a harbinger of the hard-right government takeover they fear is coming. And for the right, she is the leader - all instinct and no sophistication - that they knew would someday lead America out of its current socialist wilderness. The pity for them both is that in reality, not to mention the polls, she sorely disappoints. I begin with the left. There, Palin has been compared to Pierre Poujade,...