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  • New York Times's Washington Correspondent Calls Rick Perry 'Horrifying'

    08/16/2011 8:15:58 AM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 8/16/11 | Mark Hemingway
    Apparently, there was a kerfuffle earlier today because Rick Perry said the following: "If this guy [Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke] prints more money between now and the election ... I don’t know what y’all would do to him in Iowa, but we -- we would treat him pretty ugly down in Texas. Printing more money to play politics at this particular time in American history is almost treacherous -- or treasonous in my opinion.” Now the very existence of the Federal Reserve is not without controversy, and the Fed's policy as of late has drawn some strong
  • New Low: Obama’s Job Approval Rating Sinks Below 40% For First Time

    08/14/2011 3:50:10 PM PDT · by freedom44 · 34 replies
    Blaze ^ | 8/14/11 | Blaze
    President Barack Obama’s job approval rating sunk below 40 percent for the first time, according to Gallup’s daily tracking poll. Data posted Sunday showed just 39 percent of Americans said they approve of Obama’s performance as president, while 54 percent said they disapprove. His approval ratings have been in the 40 percent range for much of the year, ticking up to the low 50s in May when Osama bin Laden was killed. At two and a half years into his presidency, Obama‘s approval ratings are lower than former President Bill Clinton’s were in August 1995. Former President George W. Bush’s...
  • New vs Old Recorder Features

    08/13/2011 9:21:13 AM PDT · by MosesKnows · 5 replies
    8/13/2011 | MosesKnows
    I have a low-cost JVC HM50, a Flip HD Video Ultra, and a DXG-125 High Definition Digital Camcorders. All serve their intended purpose well considering their relatively low cost. I also have a Sony DCR-TRV-608 Hi8 Tape Recorder and an even older Panasonic PV-420 VHS Tape Recorder. The Panasonic is the reason for my post. I wanted to call upon the wide range of FreeRepublic members because searching the Internet hasn’t been entirely successful. The VHS Panasonic has two features, Time lapse and High Speed Shutter Recording, I want in a Digital Camcorder. The “Time Lapse Recording” is the more...
  • New HIV infections up 50percent in gay black men

    08/03/2011 3:48:24 PM PDT · by Nachum · 39 replies
    Reuters ^ | 8/3/11 | Julie Steenhuysen
    Chicago - The number of Americans newly infected with HIV remained stable between 2006 and 2009, but infections rose nearly 50 percent among young black gay and bisexual men, U.S. experts said on Wednesday. New data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal progress since the peak of the HIV epidemic in the 1980s. But the sharp increases in infection rates among young black men who have sex with men show there is much more work to do, they said.(Snip) While blacks represent 14 percent of the U.S. population, they accounted for 44 percent of new HIV
  • New York Times reporter prompts White House media staff on Twitter

    07/29/2011 4:02:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7/29/11 | Neil Munro
    Minutes after President Obama urged Americans this morning to tweet their support for a Democratic debt-ceiling bill, a New York Times reporter prompted the White House to organize the effort with a special Twitter hashtag. Hashtags use the “#” symbol to mark keywords or topics on Twitter. They often help drive messages by linking similar messages together in a common theme. At 10:55 a.m. the Times’s Jennifer Preston suggested that administration officials might create a hashtag, so tweeting Democrats could jointly target Republicans who are now trying to pass their own debt ceiling plan. Preston tweeted to a White House...
  • New Boehner Version (Cut Cap and Balance it ain't)

    07/27/2011 3:19:03 PM PDT · by hatfieldmccoy · 197 replies
    NRO ^ | 7/27/11 | Rich Lowry
    We’re hearing it now cuts $917 billion over ten years under the more recent CBO baseline. So under $1 trillion. On the other hand, the cuts are apparently more front-loaded: $20 billion in real cuts in the first year.
  • New ACORN Groups Join SEIU's Economic Terrorism Campaign Against Lenders, Governments

    07/24/2011 10:37:55 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Big Government ^ | 7/24/11 | Matthew Vadum
    Newly created ACORN front groups across America have signed on to SEIU’s economic terrorism and sabotage campaign. ACORN, long associated with President Obama, is participating in the disruptive campaign through its newly renamed state chapters. Mortgage and student loan strikes, crippling bank boycotts, intimidation, and who knows what else are all on the agenda. I reported on the emergence of the “new” ACORN groups in my new book, Subversion Inc.: How Obama’s ACORN Red Shirts are Still Terrorizing and Ripping Off American Taxpayers. Although ACORN filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy last Election Day, its state chapters have been quietly restructuring under...
  • Hubble Discovers a New Moon Around Pluto

    07/20/2011 3:23:56 PM PDT · by MikeD · 26 replies
    NASA.gov ^ | July 20, 2011 | Tony Phillips
    Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have discovered a fourth moon orbiting the icy dwarf planet Pluto. The tiny, new satellite – temporarily designated P4 -- popped up in a Hubble survey searching for rings around the dwarf planet. The new moon is the smallest discovered around Pluto. It has an estimated diameter of 8 to 21 miles (13 to 34 km). By comparison, Charon, Pluto's largest moon, is 648 miles (1,043 km) across, and the other moons, Nix and Hydra, are in the range of 20 to 70 miles in diameter (32 to 113 km). "I find it remarkable...
  • EPA Says All Texas Plants Will Get New Air Permits

    07/13/2011 11:38:36 AM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 7/13/11 | Staff
    HOUSTON– Nearly 140 Texas plants, including some of the nation’s largest refineries, have reached a deal with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to receive new permits even though a long-standing battle between the Lone Star State and the federal agency is far from over.The EPA’s announcement Tuesday that it reached a deal for all 136 companies to apply for new permits came more quickly than initially expected when the agency ruled last year that Texas’ so-called “flexible permits” violated the federal Clean Air Act. At the time, Texas blasted the EPA ruling, challenging it in court and saying
  • New Soros Project Aims to Follow GOP with Videographers

    07/11/2011 8:59:05 AM PDT · by Nachum · 48 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 7/11/11 | Dana Loesch
    George Soros’s latest attempt in new media is about two years behind the conservative trailblazers who changed the face of elections and political blogging. At 27, he is a full-time “tracker” for American Bridge 21st Century, a new Democratic organization that aims to record every handshake, every utterance by Republican candidates in 2011 and 2012, looking for gotcha moments that could derail political ambitions or provide fodder for television advertisements by liberal groups next year. [...] While the Democratic National Committee and Democratic candidates also have trackers, federal campaign laws prohibit the outside organizations from coordinating closely
  • George Soros has running looting operations against , Russia, Serbia, England an Italy.

    07/11/2011 1:54:08 AM PDT · by cunning_fish · 24 replies
    WSJ - blog ^ | July 11, 2011 | Milla Dukic
    George Soros has running looting operations against , Russia, Serbia, England an Italy. George Soros is the leading megaspeculators; throughout his entire life up to this day, he has running looting operations against , Russia, Serbia, Englans an Italy. in September 1992, "in an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with the Bank of England," Soros destroyed the British pound and the Italian lira and made $12 billion in profit. Gorge Soros' Fundation providing financial and military aid to the KLA on Kosovo war George Soros, and a New York- based Albanian__ billionaire Sahit__Muja have shemed to get their hands on Kosovo's coal reserves,...
  • Barack Obama to ask New York governor Andrew Cuomo to be his 2012 running mate for vice president

    07/04/2011 10:24:18 AM PDT · by Sprite518 · 68 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 7/4/2011 | Fredric Dicker
    A Prominent Republican is joining a prominent Democrat in predicting that Gov. Cuomo will become President Obama's running mate for vice president next year. Former New York GOP boss William Powers, credited with playing a key role in electing Rudy Giuliani mayor and George Pataki governor, was effusive in his praise of Cuomo's successes in the just-ended legislative session, and in his prediction of the freshman governor's political future. "Andrew had a fabulous session. It was fabulous. A property-tax cap, ethics reform and, for Democrats, gay marriage," said Powers.
  • Shocking new documents detail DOJ’s reasons for releasing Marxist bomber

    06/30/2011 9:34:17 PM PDT · by Nachum · 37 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7/1/11 | Matthew Boyle -
    Newly released documents show that the Department of Justice (DOJ) allowed for the release of Marxist radical and domestic terrorist Marilyn Buck from federal prison because officials believed she learned her lesson and had “expressed a dramatic change from her previous political philosophy.” These new documents, obtained by investigative journalist Cliff Kincaid’s America’s Survival organization, shed more light on why Holder’s officials decided to release Buck, a convicted radical left-wing domestic terrorist. “Incredibly, Buck’s attorney, Soffiyah Elijah, cited Buck’s ‘Master of Fine Arts in Poetics,’ completed behind bars, as evidence that she deserved parole. It’s a fraud and a racket,”...
  • New Documents Show Intervention by Controversial Federal Agency in Forclosure Crisis Negotiation

    06/24/2011 5:23:13 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Big Government ^ | 6/24/11 | Tom Fitton
    Many conservatives and even some liberals have complained about Obama’s penchant for appointing “czars” in order to avoid accountability under law. One of his most notorious is the Consumer Czar, Elizabeth Warren, who was appointed by Obama to help set up and, many fear, to eventually run the monstrous new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). We recently uncovered documents indicating the CFPB has been intensely involved in a 50-state settlement discussion underway with the nation’s largest mortgage lenders regarding alleged improper foreclosure procedures. (Anti-business zealots in the Obama administration and state attorney general offices are trying to extract a $20...
  • Israel: The New Petro Power? (video)

    06/23/2011 5:37:51 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Trevor Loudon ^ | 6/23/11 | CNN
    I so hope this comes to pass. Oil might not be as abundant as sea water, but there’s enough to last for hundreds of years, if only governments would get out of the way.
  • The New Terrapin Gazette Number 216

    06/20/2011 10:07:21 PM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 1 replies
    The New Terrapin Gazette ^ | June 20, 2011 | LBB
    Inflation Part Three: The New Deal, The Great Depression, And Today Two major themes dominate the overview of how FDR attempted to cope with financial and economic disaster: first, he tried hard to increase governmental control of the economy by increasing regulation and regimentation, and second, he tried to inject money into the economy by hiring people. The push for a centrally-controlled economy was a huge mistake. At first, it pitted the president against the supreme court, which tossed out some of his vital legislation. Furious, FDR threatened the court, which backed down (“the switch in time that saved nine”)...
  • Union leader calls New Jersey gov ‘Adolf Christie,’ compares pension battle to ‘World War III’

    06/16/2011 2:10:27 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Caller ^ | Jaimie Weinstein
    Welcome to the new civility. At a Thursday rally in New Jersey protesting Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s pension deal that would cut pensions and benefits to public workers, a union leader charged Christie with acting like a Nazi. And not any ordinary Nazi, but Adolf Hitler himself. “Good afternoon brothers and sisters. Welcome to Nazi Germany,” Communications Workers of America District 1 Vice President Christopher Shelton is seen raving in a video posted on YouTube. “We have Adolf Christie and his two generals trying to make New Jersey Nazi Germany.”
  • Is higher joblessness rate the 'new normal'?

    06/12/2011 3:07:51 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 34 replies
    McClatchy ^ | 6-11-11 | kvein hall
    WASHINGTON - A "new normal" is emerging for the U.S. jobs market, and a growing number of economists warn that it's likely to mean that unemployment will remain persistently high, at 7 percent or more, for years to come. The 9.1 percent unemployment rate reported in May remains high by post-World War II standards long after the economy resumed growth following the worst recession in 70 years. It's prompting economists to rethink basic assumptions about the U.S. labor market.
  • New rating shows US 44th in energy competitiveness

    05/27/2011 4:15:49 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    american thinker ^ | 5/27/11 | Ed Lasky
    Now it is official: Barack Obama’s animus and actions towards our energy companies are choking off the prospects of America developing our own energy wealth. From Steven Hayward , writing at Powerline: It is almost as if the United States deliberately wanted to be more dependent on foreign oil. Consider that while the World Economic Forum rates the U.S. 4th in its ranking of the world's most competitive economies, it would rank far down the list if the WEF were to look at the competitiveness of the oil and gas industry in isolation. A proprietary ranking of political and investment...
  • Video: New group founded by former WH staffers attacks … Mitt Romney

    05/20/2011 6:58:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies · 1+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 5/20/11 | Allahpundit
    To cleanse the palate, behold the first 2012 attack ad rolled out by Priorities USA, one of those outrageously outrageous outside groups funded by anonymous donors that The One used to dump on at every opportunity. The first lesson of Hopenchange, though, is that getting elected takes priority over principles (see, e.g., his reversal on accepting public financing in 2008), so now top O-bots Bill Burton and Sean Sweeney have struck out “on their own” to form the very same kind of group in his service. (A previous ad whined about the Koch brothers.) Liberals like Russ Feingold who, contrary...