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  • Corbett cuts $72M from state budget, calls for action on pension reform

    10/24/2014 10:33:38 PM PDT · by Tamzee · 1 replies
    Pittsburgh Business Times ^ | July 10, 2014 | Paul J. Gough
    Gov. Tom Corbett blasted the General Assembly and line-item vetoed more than $70 million from the budget but signed the rest of it into law Thursday. The line-item veto removed $65 million in proposed spending from the General Assembly's own funding, which he said was equivalent to the legislators' surplus, as well as $7.2 million from general appropriations. (snip) Corbett reserved more ire for the General Assembly in what he said was its failure to address the public-pension crisis, an issue he has campaigned for big changes including a move toward a 401(k)-style system for new state employee and public...
  • [Dem] Ad being pulled from Paducah radio after claims on tolls rated false by station

    10/24/2014 10:06:31 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 1 replies
    cn|2 Pure Politics ^ | 10/24/2014 | Jacqueline Pitts
    A radio ad from the Kentucky House Democratic Caucus Campaign Committee is being pulled from the air in the 3rd District state House race after the group twisted the wording of the Republican candidate on tolls. ............................................ "He told the Courier-Journal, in writing, that putting up tolls on our local roads was his chief priority,” the announcer in the ad says. “So Bridges will hike tolls for western Kentucky drivers.” Hear the radio ad here: Local radio station WKYQ reviewed the ad and citations, at Bridges’ request, and decided to pull the ad from their airwaves. The station said because...
  • Filmmaker Dennis Michael Lynch Running for President in 2016

    10/24/2014 9:27:37 PM PDT · by lone star annie · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 24, 2014 | The Kelly File
    Conservative documentary filmmaker Dennis Michael Lynch was on “The Kelly File” tonight, where he told Megyn that he is exploring the idea of running for president. “I will announce in the future that I am going to run for the presidency, and the reason why I’m doing that Megyn is because I’m absolutely in love with my country, I’m in love with the American people. I want to protect them like I would protect my children, like I would protect your children, in the sense that somebody has to step up and get this country back on track, to protect...
  • Truthy Removes Part of Website That Monitored Conservative Hashtags

    10/24/2014 9:24:58 PM PDT · by lbryce · 5 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | October 23, 2014 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The National Science Foundation (NSF) project designed to track “misinformation” on Twitter has removed portions of its website that monitored political users, including conservatives who used the “tcot” hashtag. “Truthy,” the nearly $1 million research project being conducted by the University of Indiana, has redesigned its website following the Washington Free Beacon’s initial report on the study. Truthy Removes Part of Website That Monitored Conservative Hashtags Free Beacon prohibited from asking further questions about project The service is intended to monitor “suspicious memes” and “false and misleading ideas,” with a major focus on political activity online. Truthy has received increased...
  • Former CNN, CNBC, and Fox News Business Anchor Terry Keenan Dies, at 53

    10/24/2014 9:16:26 PM PDT · by John W · 23 replies
    www.mediabistro.com ^ | October 24, 2014 | Mark Joyella
    Terry Keenan, a former CNN and Fox News anchor, has died. She was 53. Keenan’s sister, Linda, tells TVNewser the cause of death was a massive cerebral hemorrhage. Keenan had been receiving treatment at New York’s Lenox Hill Hospital. A pioneer among women working in financial news, Keenan joined Fox in 2002 from the now-shuttered CNNfn where she’d been since 1998. Before that, Keenan spent three years at CNBC. Her first television job was at CNN, which she joined in 1986. Keenan left Fox News in 2009 to, in her family’s words, “work on her most cherished production: her son...
  • Quarantined Traveler Who Returned To N.J. From West Africa Develops Fever

    10/24/2014 9:14:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    WCBS-TV ^ | October 24, 2014
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)A health care worker who was quarantined at Newark Liberty International Airport after returning from treating Ebola patients in West Africa developed a fever and was being evaluated Friday night. The woman was the first person quarantined under a new screening system announced earlier Friday by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. The woman landed at Newark after treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said at the news conference. A legal quarantine was issued for the woman, who was not a New Jersey resident and was set to go on...
  • WHO expects around 200,000 Ebola vaccine doses by mid-2015

    10/24/2014 9:03:35 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    FOX News ^ | October 24, 2014 | Reuters
    The World Health Organization (WHO) set out plans on Friday for speeding up development and deployment of experimental Ebola vaccines, saying hundreds of thousands of doses should be ready for use in West Africa by the middle of 2015. The Geneva-based United Nations health agency confirmed that two leading vaccine candidates are already in human clinical trials, and said another five experimental vaccines were also being developed and would begin clinical trials next year.
  • Were Ferguson Leaks Crafted To Support The Narrative Of Darren Wilson?

    10/24/2014 8:51:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    News One For Black America ^ | October 24, 2014 | Staff
    The official autopsy of Michael Brown was leaked earlier this week sparking more protests in Feguson and caused the Justice Department to condemn the release of the information. According to reports, Attorney General Eric Holder is “exasperated” over the “selective leaks” in the Brown case. Brown family attorney Benjamin Crump believes the leaks might be a deliberate move by prosecutor Bob McCulloch. On Friday, “NewsOne Now” guest host Mo Ivory and the Straight Talk panel (Ray Baker, Lauren Victoria Burke and Jarvis Stewart) discuss the leaked information, how the Darren Wilson team may be using the leaked information to craft...
  • Laughlin lieutenant saves life (texas)

    10/24/2014 8:38:31 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 8 replies
    http://www.laughlin.af.mil ^ | october 23, 2014 | joel langton
    It was just another trip to Wal-Mart for 2nd Lt. Joshua Nelson when he popped in to grab some fish hooks for a family trip to the lake this past Spring. Little did he know that a quick shopping trip would turn into so much more. The West Virginia Air National Guardsman was walking to the Hunting and Fishing section when he heard a woman say, "Stop, put it down!" "I could tell she was stressed and she sounded frightened," said Nelson. "I looked into the aisle, and this young man had a knife to a woman's stomach." According to...
  • Video: 82-Year Old Black Grandmother is done with the Democrat Party; She goes off about why!

    10/24/2014 8:29:26 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 30 replies
    This is incredible. It is precisely what the Restore the Dream 2014 movement is all about, changing minds and changing hearts while helping black people realize that the Democrat Party does not help, they damage on a consistent basis. The woman called into C-Span during the time when Barack Obama was doing his early voting. She identified herself as Joyce and indicated that she is an 82-year old black grandmother who has been a Democrat her entire life, but voted straight down the Republican ticket this year. Her voice is filled with both anger and passion as she explains why...
  • As China Deploys Nuclear Submarines, U.S. P-8 Poseidon Jets Snoop on Them

    10/24/2014 8:23:02 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 9 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | Oct. 24, 2014 | JEREMY PAGE
    OKINAWA, Japan—Swooping down to 500 feet over the western Pacific, Cmdr. Bill Pennington pilots his U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon surveillance aircraft toward an unidentified vessel off southern Japan. In the back of the plane, a heavily modified Boeing 737, the crew homes in on the vessel using a barrage of surveillance equipment, including radar, GPS and infrared cameras. Further down the fuselage stand rows of tube-shaped sonar buoys that the crew can catapult into the sea and that float for up to eight hours as they track objects underwater. This is a dummy run: Today’s target is a Singaporean container...
  • Infant denied flu vaccine because his family has insurance (East Tennessee)

    10/24/2014 8:13:12 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 34 replies
    WCYB.com ^ | October 24, 2014 | Olivia Caridi
    A Bristol mother is upset after she says her baby was denied a flu vaccination, even though the health department had flu shots on the shelf. When Annie Howard took her 14-month-old son to get his flu shot last week, she ran into what she calls a big problem. "My child is being denied the vaccination outright, denied the vaccination because we have insurance. That baffles me," she says. Howard's physician ran out of the preservative-free vaccination for infants, so she made an appointment at the Sullivan County Health Department. "I called asking them if they have the infant vaccination,...
  • Ebola crisis: 'Many exposed' to infected Mali girl

    10/24/2014 8:12:49 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 13 replies
    BBC ^ | 10/24/2014 | BBC
    Health officials fear many people may have been exposed to Mali's first Ebola victim - a two-year-old girl. She recently arrived from Guinea, one of the worst affected countries, and has since died. The girl showed symptoms, including a bleeding nose, while travelling on a public bus through several towns, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. Forty-three people, including 10 health workers, who came into contact with her have been identified and isolated. The girl was being treated in the western town of Kayes, after arriving at a hospital on Wednesday. The child had travelled more than 1,000 km (600...
  • Paul Farmer - Diary:Ebola

    10/24/2014 8:05:18 PM PDT · by Tarantulas · 6 replies
    London Review of Books ^ | October 1, 2014 | Paul Farmer
    But the fact is that weak health systems, not unprecedented virulence or a previously unknown mode of transmission, are to blame for Ebola’s rapid spread. Weak health systems are also to blame for the high case-fatality rates in the current pandemic, which is caused by the Zaire strain of the virus. The obverse of this fact – and it is a fact – is the welcome news that the spread of the disease can be stopped by linking better infection control (to protect the uninfected) to improved clinical care (to save the afflicted). An Ebola diagnosis need not be a...
  • Colloidal silver and other Ebola scams: 'Fear opens wallets and closes minds'

    10/24/2014 8:04:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | October 24, 2014 | Nicky Woolf in New York
    In a game of cat and mouse with health and safety officials, Americans profit off panic with modern versions of snake oil treatments, like vitamins branded ‘Ebola-C’ First of all, Steve Barwick wants you to know that Ebola is a government conspiracy. “This current ‘Ebola crisis’ is … a massive psy-ops campaign,” he wrote in an (undated) blogpost on his website, The Silver Edge. “In other words, the threat is largely being manufactured and planted into the minds of the American public, through the federal government/news media axis.” Barwick, to his credit, points out correctly that the likelihood of coming...
  • Is a Puerto Rico municipality thinking about seceding?

    10/24/2014 8:02:46 PM PDT · by rrstar96 · 18 replies
    (English-language translation) San Juan - A group of residents of Vieques, which was used by the United States Navy for six decades, plans to convene a referendum to propose its independence from Puerto Rico, of which it is a municipality. "We don't need the government of Puerto Rico. What we want is our own constitution and government under the United States Constitution," said today Yashei Rosario, who is proposing this initiative along with her husband Julián García. Rosario and those who second this idea complain that the Puerto Rican authorities "have not promoted the economic development of Vieques" since the...
  • Why the government is putting all Americans in danger (video)

    10/24/2014 7:50:58 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 12 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 10-24-2014 | Bill O'Reilly
    Talking Points Commentary - The O'Reilly Factor - 10-24-2014
  • Passenger Isolated After Feeling Ill On LAX Flyaway Bus

    10/24/2014 7:45:10 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 25 replies
    CBS-LA ^ | 10-24-2014 | CBS-LA
    A passenger who traveled on a Flyaway bus Friday has been isolated for evaluation by paramedics in the downtown area. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, around 2:17 p.m. the passenger approached an MTA security guard and claimed he was feeling very ill, and had been in Nigeria three weeks ago. According to the Department of Public Health, this is not a suspected or possible Ebola case.
  • Suspect says Satan made him smash into Oklahoma Ten Commandments monument

    10/24/2014 7:20:08 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    KFOR, NBC 4, Oklahoma City ^ | Updated at 06:36PM, October 24, 2014 | KFOR-TV and L. Noland
    A man has been taken in for mental evaluation after allegedly vandalizing the Ten Commandments monument at the Oklahoma State Capitol. U.S. Secret Service Agents say it all started after a man walked into the Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City Friday morning making strange threats against the President and Federal Government. Agents say he then admitted to them that he crashed his car into the Ten Commandments monument at the Capitol, then left his damaged car and walked to the Federal Building. The Secret Service says the man told them that Satan made him crash his car into the...
  • My State is Dead Last in Job Growth -- No MY State is Dead Last in Job Growth

    10/24/2014 7:12:05 PM PDT · by sgtyork · 13 replies
    Vanity ^ | Vanity
    I live in Wisconsin, which according to Mary Burke Democrat candidate for governor is dead last in the Midwest for job growth. ((Its a flat out lie, Walker has really turned job growth around and says Wisconsin is 4th in the Midwest for job growth. I work a lot in Illinois which according to Illinois Policy and the Illinois GOP is dead last in the country for job growth. This is also advertised on political radio ads. http://www.rebootillinois.com/2014/01/23/uncategorized/brendanbond/illinois-predicted-dead-last-job-growth-2014/5012/ But when I binged it, the GOP Minnesota gubernatorial candidate also says Minnesota is dead last in job growth. http://johnsonforgovernor.org/jeff-johnson-issues-statement-minnesota-dead-last-midwest-private-sector-job-creation/#.VEsGgcai1g2 I thought...
  • 2 NorCal deputies Sacramento, Placer county deputies killed in shootings

    10/24/2014 6:53:51 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 20 replies
    KCRA TV ^ | OCtober 24, 2014 | Sean Brouwer
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) —The suspected gunman accused of shooting and killing two Northern California sheriff's deputies has been apprehended at an Auburn home. Read more: http://www.kcra.com/news/deputy-shot-near-arden-way-in-sacramento/29320454#ixzz3H7LcKMWo Placer County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Deana Erwin said Marcelo Marquez, 34, was arrested just before 4 p.m. after an hours-long manhunt that spanned two counties. Marquez is suspected in four shootings that took place Friday, including the deadly shootings of Sacramento County Sheriff's Deputy Danny Oliver and Placer County Sheriff's Deputy Michael David Davis Jr. Click here for live updates from KCRA's reporters in the field Placer County Sheriff Edward Bonner said Friday evening...
  • New (Female Health Care Worker Back from Hot Zone now sick)

    10/24/2014 6:51:38 PM PDT · by SteveAustin · 43 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/24/2014 | Ray Sanchez
    New York (CNN) -- One day after New York officials announced a Doctors Without Borders physician had tested positive for Ebola, another person who treated patients in West Africa developed a fever and was put in isolation at a northern New Jersey hospital. The second health care worker, a woman who hasn't been identified by name, did not have any Ebola symptoms upon arrival Friday at Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey health department spokesman Donna Leusner said.
  • NJ official: Female health care worker who'd been in Africa isolated with fever

    10/24/2014 6:48:33 PM PDT · by boycott · 23 replies
    CNN ^ | October 24, 2014 | Ray Sanchez, Jason Hanna and Shimon Prokupecz
    New York (CNN) -- One day after New York officials announced a Doctors Without Borders physician had tested positive for Ebola, another person who treated patients in West Africa developed a fever and was put in isolation at a northern New Jersey hospital. The second health care worker, a woman who hasn't been identified by name, did not have any Ebola symptoms upon arrival Friday at Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey health department spokesman Donna Leusner said. Yet things changed in the hours that followed. According to Leusner, "This evening, the health care worker developed a fever and is...
  • 'Where the Boys Are' Disproves Rising Seas Scare

    10/24/2014 6:47:33 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 22 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 24, 2014 | P.J. Gladnick
    "Where the Boys Are" is both an entertaining 1960 movie as well as a catchy Connie Francis song which was the theme tune of the film. However, it now appears that "Where the Boys Are" is performing a great unintended public service. The opening credits of the movie has preserved for us an aerial view just where the ocean of 1960 was in relation to the sand and State Road A1A in Fort Lauderdale. Guess what? The beach is exactly as wide now as it was in 1960. On Friday morning Brian Craig, co-host of the Steve Kane Show, the...
  • Woman quarantined in New Jersey develops fever

    10/24/2014 6:44:32 PM PDT · by knak · 17 replies
    ap ^ | 10/24/14
    <p>RENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Department of Health says a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa and was the first traveler to be quarantined under an Ebola watch has developed a fever.</p>
  • The Missing Right-of-Center Media

    10/24/2014 6:42:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The New York Times ^ | October 23, 2014 | Ross Douthat
    Some years ago now, when the conservative media group Newsmax put in a bid to buy the limping, failing Newsweek, I wrote a post arguing that trying to reinvent one of the newsweeklies as a (moderately) right-of-center publication was as good a bet as any. Here was the nub of my argument: If [Jon Meacham, the previous editor] had wanted to play to what seems like Newsweek’s business strength — its large audience outside the Acela corridor — he would have tried to tilt the magazine toward the center-right rather than the center-left, in the hopes of becoming the go-to...
  • 179commentsAuthor calls for South to secede and form country called 'Reagan'

    10/24/2014 6:34:03 PM PDT · by Oliviaforever · 67 replies
    AL.com ^ | 10/23/14 | LeadaGore
    A former aide to President Ronald Reagan wants a handful of Southern states to secede from the union and form a new country named for the late GOP hero. It may come to a shock to some Alabamians, however, that Douglas MacKinnon's vision of the country known as "Reagan" would initially only include South Carolina, Florida and Georgia. Those three states were chosen, MacKinnon told talk show host Janet Mefferd, due to their population size and natural resources, such as access to the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico.
  • King, Mowrer Spar Debate in Contentious Debate

    10/24/2014 6:33:11 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal
    After watching the only debate between Fourth District Congressman Steve King and Democrat challenger Jim Mowrer, it is easy to see why King opted out of appearing with Mowrer at other venues, and even considered cancelling this one. King’s little-known opponent consistently attacked King during the hour-long event. (SNIP) He correctly pointed out that Mowrer’s son would be covered under Hawk-I, an insurance plan for children established by the Iowa Legislature when Steve King was a state senator. “By all measures that I can uncover, Mr. Mowrer’s children would be qualified for Hawk-I, so that exists, along with the high...
  • Chris McDaniel Statement Following MS Supreme Court Ruling

    10/24/2014 6:30:28 PM PDT · by Bettyprob · 12 replies
    Facebook ^ | October 24, 2014 | Chris McDaniel
    Laurel, MS -- Republican Chris McDaniel issued a statement today in the wake of the Supreme Court's dismissal of his motion to appeal. "Republicans in Mississippi are still left wanting for justice after June's Republican primary was decided by more than 40,000 Democrats," McDaniel said. "Worse yet, the courts refused even to hear our challenge," McDaniel said. "When we launched this campaign over a year ago, we committed to fight to the very end, and many conservatives showed a great deal of courage in standing up with us," he continued. "And the fight to save our republic is only just...
  • Obama Asserts Executive Privilege for Eric Holder's Wife, Mother in Fast & Furious

    10/24/2014 6:29:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | October 24, 2014 | AWR Hawkins
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)On October 23, Judicial Watch announced it received a "Vaughn index" for records the Department of Justice has withheld from Congress regarding Operation Fast and Furious. Contained in the index details are evidence that Obama asserted executive privilege for Attorney General Eric Holder's wife Sharon Malone—and his mother. According to Judicial Watch, emails between Holder and his wife and Holder and his mother are the materials withheld via executive privilege and "the dubious claim of deliberative process privilege." Yet the release of the Vaughn index is a good thing, and it comes after Judge John D. Bates ordered the index...
  • Sharpton Guest: Men Wear This PC T-Shirt For Ulterior Romantic Reasons

    10/24/2014 6:25:08 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 7 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    "It's Friday night." That was Al Sharpton's sheepish way of excusing the not-suitable-for-network-TV line that a guest had just uttered on this evening's Politics Nation. Australian satiricist Josh Zepps' zinger came during a discussion of a video ad in which young girls drop repeated f-bombs, supposedly in defense of feminism. The ad was produced by a clothing company trying to cash in with t-shirts bearing PC messages against sexism and racism. Zinged Zepps: "I'm offended by the shamelessness of the cheap ploy of the people that got them to do it . . . There's something about this company that...
  • Debate Audience Groans At Democrat’s ‘War On Women’ Line [VIDEO]

    10/24/2014 6:22:08 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 10 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 10/24/14 | Alex Griswold
    New York Democratic House candidate Martha Robertson drew groans from the audience of the debate between her and Republican Rep. Tom Reed after she accused Reed of being part of the “war on women.” “Tom Reed, you’re part of the war against women,” Robertson said, to immediate groans and laughter. “Please, everybody, please,” the moderator said, trying to quiet the murmuring. Reed, for his part, slammed what he called “political rhetoric at its worst. I have eight older sisters. I had a single mother. What I am trying to do is, I will stand for women.” “To engage in the...
  • Kansas Independent Accused Of ‘Potential’ Backroom Endorsement Deal With Republican Supporter

    10/24/2014 6:17:05 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 6 replies
    news.yahoo.com ^ | 10/24/14
    A Republican former state representative in Kansas who recently stumped for independent Greg Orman — reportedly to buffer against accusations that he is a liberal — has worked as an attorney for the candidate and owes him as much as $50,000. The Weekly Standard reported Friday that the Republican, Eric Carter, owes Orman between $15,000 and $50,000, according to campaign financial disclosures. Carter has also served as Orman’s attorney in several lawsuits, The Daily Caller learned. The campaign of Republican incumbent Pat Roberts jumped on the news Friday calling the disclosure evidence of “a potential backroom, pay to play endorsement...
  • Gandhi's grandson blames prejudice for Michael Brown shooting in emotional speech to hundreds...

    10/24/2014 6:13:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | October 19, 2014 | Mia De Graaf
    Mahatma Gandhi's grandson has blasted the shooting of Michael Brown and 109 other people in St Louis this year. Addressing hundreds of mothers gathered at a silent march today, Dr Arun Gandhi condemned prejudice in the city as a source of the violence, which has seen a 30 per cent leap in the number of annual homicides this year. His words came amid fresh outcry over Michael Brown's shooting as it emerged the police officer who killed him has presented a favorable account of his actions - in a move that could see him escape charges. 'We have looked at...
  • ‘Delusional’ Hillary Clinton Has ‘You Didn’t Build That’ Moment, Says Businesses Don’t Create Jobs

    10/24/2014 6:10:48 PM PDT · by lbryce · 34 replies
    Twitchy ^ | October 24, 2014 | Brett Taylor
    ‘Delusional’ Hillary Clinton has ‘you didn’t build that’ moment, says businesses don’t create jobs Don’t tell anyone this, but there are some rumors in certain circles that Hillary Clinton might be considering a run for president in 2016. Speaking at an event in Massachusetts today, the former secretary of state seemed to be trying to head off possible competitor Elizabeth Warren by hijacking her line that it’s not corporations and businesses that create jobs. A.) https://t.co/KSgAsEqXAD B.) https://t.co/BgFdOH8Uev So besides twenty years and a walker, whats the difference? — S.M (@redsteeze) October 24, 2014 For those who just can’t stomach...
  • Are Illegal Aliens Deciding Elections? The Answer May Surprise You…

    10/24/2014 6:03:14 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 25 replies
    westernjournalism.com ^ | october 24, 2014 | L Todd Wood
    In a stunning piece today by the Washington Post, a study revealed that non-U.S. citizens are deciding American elections in recent years. It is stated that in the last two election cycles, upwards of six-plus percent of illegal immigrants actually voted. Up to fourteen percent were actually registered to vote.  There are approximately twelve million illegal aliens in the United States; this is a huge number.
  • Automated Mass Surveillance is Unconstitutional, EFF Explains in Jewel v. NSA

    10/24/2014 6:01:27 PM PDT · by lbryce · 3 replies
    Electronic Frontier Foundation ^ | October 24, 2014 | Andrew Crocker and Cindy Cohn and Jamie Lee Williams
    Today EFF filed our latest brief in Jewel v. NSA, our longstanding case on behalf of AT&T customers aimed at ending the NSA’s dragnet surveillance of millions of ordinary Americans’ communications. The brief specifically argues that the Fourth Amendment is violated when the government taps into the Internet backbone at places like the AT&T facility on Folsom Street in San Francisco. As it happens, the filing coincides with the theatrical release of Laura Poitras’ new documentary, Citizenfour. The Jewel complaint was filed in 2008, and there’s a scene early in the film that shows the long road that case has...
  • Freeper Canteen - Tunes For Our Troops - 25 Oct 2014

    10/24/2014 5:59:00 PM PDT · by AZamericonnie · 186 replies
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  • Dems on FEC move to regulate internet campaigns, blogs, Drudge

    10/24/2014 5:13:16 PM PDT · by knak · 47 replies
    In a surprise move late Friday, a key Democrat on the Federal Election Commission called for burdensome new rules on internet-based campaigning, prompting the Republican chairman to warn that the left wants to regulate conservative political sites and even news outlets like the Drudge Report. Democratic FEC Vice Chair Ann M. Ravel announced plans to begin the process to win regulations on internet-based campaigns and videos, currently free from most of the FEC’s rules. “A reexamination of the commission’s approach to the internet and other emerging technologies is long over due,” she said. The powerplay followed a deadlocked 3-3 vote...
  • Hillary: 'Don't Let Anybody Tell You' That 'Businesses Create Jobs'

    10/24/2014 5:09:10 PM PDT · by grundle · 91 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | October 24, 2014
    Appearing at a Boston rally for Democrat gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley on Friday, Hillary Clinton told the crowd gathered at the Park Plaza Hotel not to listen to anybody who says that “businesses create jobs.” “Don’t let anybody tell you it’s corporations and businesses create jobs,” Clinton said. “You know that old theory, ‘trickle-down economics,’” she continued. “That has been tried, that has failed. It has failed rather spectacularly.” “You know, one of the things my husband says when people say ‘Well, what did you bring to Washington,’ he said, ‘Well, I brought arithmetic,’” Clinton said, which elicited loud laughs...
  • How the Left Screwed Up the Children

    10/24/2014 4:59:24 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 24, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Mr. Snerdley brought me something today in his Stack, and he said, "You're gonna have to answer this for me, 'cause I can't figure it out." I said, "What is it?" "It's a story about teenagers and how mean they are." So I said, "Okay, if anybody can answer it, I, El Rushbo, can." Here's the story: "From violence to verbal taunts, abusive dating behavior is pervasive among America's adolescents, according to a new, federally funded survey. It says a majority of boys and girls who date describe themselves as both victims and perpetrators. Sponsored by the...
  • Liberals Feel Sorry for the "Lone Wolf" Terrorists They've Created (Is anyone surprised?)

    10/24/2014 4:54:05 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 24, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: We were told yesterday -- not only by Canadian authorities, but repeated by American media -- turns out to not have been totally true, folks. It's up to me to point this out. A caller yesterday on the program -- and we had several news sources pointing out that the gunman in Canada was monitored. He was a known figure. Well, now police say that the gunman was not being "monitored." He'd been there only three weeks. "A soldier was shot and killed in a war memorial and shots were fired in Parliament before the gunman was...
  • Nebraska Dem Uses Coma Patient as Prop in Political Ad

    10/24/2014 4:42:27 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 11 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | october 23, 2014 | adam kredo
    Democratic Nebraska Senate candidate Dave Domina is out with a new political ad that features a bedridden coma patient decked out in one of the campaign’s T-shirts. The ad had raised questions about the ethics of using a coma patient to give the politician a boost in the polls. Domina, who is running against Republican challenger Ben Sasse, also has come under fire in recent weeks for his previous work defending a Nazi war criminal, whom Domina referred to as “honorable” in an interview with the Free Beacon. The ad in questions feature Pappillion, Nebraska resident Deborah Chinnow, and her daughter Jenna, who is...
  • Ebola Without Borders

    10/24/2014 4:41:56 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 24, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: You know, I knew New York City wouldn't just sit back and let the news pass 'em by. Something as big as Ebola is not gonna miss New York. (interruption) No, no, no, no, no, I'm not laughing about it. I don't mean to sound like I'm laughing about this terrible turn of events, but I am shaking my head in disgust. "There's nothing to worry about. Don't sweat it. We don't need to shut down flights from these nations in Africa. It's not a problem. Don't sweat it." Just like we don't have a terrorism problem...
  • Tonight, we are all Cavaliers. Remains confirmed Hannah Graham

    10/24/2014 4:37:47 PM PDT · by softengine · 31 replies
    FoxNews ^ | October 24, 2014 | FoxNews
    Remains found in a rural Virginia area have been identified as those of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities said Friday. The Medical Examiner’s Office in Richmond said the remains discovered Oct. 18 about 12 miles from campus were those of Graham, who vanished from central Charlottesville on Sept. 13 after a night out with friends.
  • Hatchet-Wielding Islamic Subway Terrorist Had Prior Arrests in California

    10/24/2014 4:33:48 PM PDT · by PROCON · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Oct. 24, 2014 | Adelle Nazarian
    The NYPD revealed in a press conference on Friday that Zale Thompson, the hatchet-weilding lone Muslim terrorist who attempted to ax four police officers to death in a Queens, New York subway on Thursday had several prior arrests in Oxnard, California and was released. Thompson converted to Islam recently and praised Jihad over social media. His apparent Facebook profile picture is the image of a Muslim warrior and the background image is of an Islamic verse, presumably from the Qur'an. The Facebook page says he graduated from Columbia University's Teacher's College.
  • Israeli official: EU proposal to negotiate West Bank redlines is a death warrant

    10/24/2014 4:25:27 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 1 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 10/23/2014 06:25 | Herb Keinon
    The European Union is asking Jerusalem to weave the rope with which they will come to hang Israel, a senior diplomatic official said Wednesday in response to reports that the EU is interested in negotiating with Israel over its redlines in the West Bank. Haaretz on Wednesday published an internal document drawn up by EU officials in Brussels that outlined the content of a sharp message regarding Israel’s construction beyond the Green Line and its policies in the West Bank that the EU’s Ambassador to Israel Lars Faaborg-Andersen has been instructed to deliver at the “highest possible level” in the...
  • Sarah Palin: They have no shame

    10/24/2014 4:22:27 PM PDT · by DJ MacWoW · 144 replies
    Politoco ^ | 10/24/14 12:47 PM EDT | KENDALL BREITMAN
    Sarah Palin is fighting back after her daughter Bristol was mocked following a recent brawl involving her family. “Looking at the reports, it strikes me as bitterly ironic that the same people who tell us there is a ‘war on women’ have no problem laughing at the recording of my daughter crying as she tells police about being assaulted by a man,” Palin wrote in a Facebook post on Thursday evening.
  • Will Obama Appoint Radical Activist To Enforce Nation's Laws? (Perez)

    10/24/2014 4:17:23 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 24 replies
    Investors.com ^ | October 24, 2014 | IBD Editorial
    Leadership: Just when you thought the president couldn't pick anyone more radical than Eric Holder as attorney general, he's poised to name ultraradical race-baiter Thomas Perez. Holder's activism is no secret. But Perez is even more extreme. Worse, he's a liar and possible perjurer. Yet he's reportedly President Obama's pick to replace Holder as America's top cop enforcing the nation's laws. The Beltway media are reporting that Perez, now serving as labor secretary, is the front-runner for the key post — and he didn't deny it when reporters asked him about it at a recent speech. The Congressional Hispanic Caucus...
  • Gunman Suspected of Killing Two Deputies in Custody

    10/24/2014 4:13:32 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 18 replies
    KFBK ^ | Oct 24 2014 | KFBK
    <p>The suspect who fatally shot Sacramento Sheriff's Deputy Danny Oliver and two Placer County deputies is in custody.</p> <p>He will be booked into the Placer County Jail after he is medically cleared, according to Placer County Sheriff's spokeswoman Dena Erwin.</p>