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  • Nevada Senate: Heller (R) 51%, Berkley (D) 40%

    05/01/2012 4:44:07 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 6 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | May 1, 2012
    Incumbent Republican Senator Dean Heller has crossed the 50% mark of support against his likeliest Democratic challenger in his bid for election to his first full term in Nevada. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Nevada finds Heller picking up 51% of the vote against Congresswoman Shelley Berkley who draws 40% support. Just two percent (2%) prefer some other candidate, and eight percent (8%) are undecided.
  • White House says Afghanistan trip not political

    05/01/2012 4:42:54 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 31 replies
    White House says Afghanistan trip not political politicalmugshot Posted by CNN Political Unit Washington (CNN) – The White House strongly denied Tuesday that President Barack Obama's surprise trip to Afghanistan was executed for political motives, saying the visit was more than a year in the making. On a conference call with reporters, a senior administration official speaking from Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan was asked if the trip – made on the one-year anniversary of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden – was opening the president to charges of "craven politics." "I think what could not be clearer is...
  • Hi, I Killed Osama bin Laden and I Approve This Message

    05/01/2012 4:39:34 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 7 replies
    Hi, I Killed Osama bin Laden and I Approve This Message Can Barack Obama ride the OBL raid to victory in November? BY MICHAEL A. COHEN | MAY 1, 2012 If there is one attribute that the 2012 U.S. presidential campaign has brought us in great measure, aside from sweater vests and former pizza magnates with delusions of grandeur, it is false outrage. Whether it's Democrats up in arms over Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus comparing the "war on women" to a "war on caterpillars" or multimillionaire Ann Romney becoming a troubadour for stay-at-home moms against the slings and...
  • 100 blacks beat white couple, media bury attack

    05/01/2012 4:38:18 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 106 replies
    WND ^ | 1 May 2012 | Joe Kovacs
    There’s outrage in Norfolk, Va., today after a white couple was attacked by a group of 100 black teenagers, and the local newspaper did not report on the incident for two weeks, despite the victims being employees of the paper. Even today, the Virginian-Pilot did not cover the crime as news, but rather as an opinion piece by columnist Michelle Washington. “Wave after wave of young men surged forward to take turns punching and kicking their victim,” Washington wrote, describing the onslaught that began when Dave Forster and Marjon Rostami stopped at a red light while driving home from a...
  • Obama`s " Fundamental Change " Vs. KGB Defector Yuri Bezmenov`s KGB Revolution Method

    05/01/2012 4:36:43 PM PDT · by Para-Ord.45 · 6 replies ^ | May 01 2012 | Vanity
    Yuri Alexandrovich Bezmenov was a journalist for RIA Novosti and a former KGB informant from the Soviet Union who defected to Canada. Bezmenov explains the 4 basic principles of subverting a free country and converting it to totalitarianism. Although parts of the video are somewhat outdated, the essential element is the methods used to transform a country from freedom to tyranny : 1. Demoralize. . Demoralize the population through the education system. Inculcate marxist/leninist ideology into students in the classroom without being challenged or balanced with the writings of the Enlightenment,natural law, in/un alienable rights,etc. . . 2. Destabilization....
  • Oakland: Hundreds rally at Fruitvale BART station

    05/01/2012 4:33:46 PM PDT · by GSWarrior · 8 replies ^ | 5/1/12 | Robert Salonga, Matthew Artz, Katy Murphy
    OAKLAND -- A May Day protest heated up in downtown Oakland Tuesday afternoon as protesters repeatedly scuffled with police in riot gear, who responded with tear gas and orders to clear the streets. As of mid-afternoon, at least five demonstrators had been arrested, and AC Transit announced detours for bus routes passing through downtown. Police declared an unlawful assembly on 14th Street, between Clay and Broadway, minutes later. While some remained downtown, others headed to the East Oakland Fruitvale neighborhood for a rally and march on the BART station made infamous by the shooting death of Oscar Grant III by...
  • Obama in Afghanistan, sees 'light on the horizon'

    05/01/2012 4:33:21 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 20 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 1, 2012
    BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) -- On a swift, secretive trip to the war zone, President Barack Obama declared Tuesday night that after years of sacrifice the U.S. combat role in Afghanistan is winding down just as the war in Iraq has ended. "There's a light on the horizon," he told U.S. troops on the one-year anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death. After signing an agreement with Afghan President Hamid Karzai setting post-war promises and expectations, Obama addressed Americans back home in the midst of his endeavor to win re-election as U.S. president and commander in chief.
  • Wowdy webels oust EPA prefect who talked of crucifying oil companies

    05/01/2012 4:28:04 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    IBD Edirorials ^ | May 1, 2012 | Andrew Malcom
    For the second time in recent weeks someone in the Obama administration has embarrassed the boss by providing a peek behind the aloof facade on how the Chicago pol really governs. And now Alfredo Al Armendariz has been banished. Actually, the chief regional administrator threw himself under the bus, presumably fueled by natural gas. He was in charge of District 6 enforcement encompassing Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana and Arkansas. He was caught on videotape (Scroll down for the video) addressing a Texas community's residents and likening the EPA's tough enforcement policy toward oil companies to the Romans' approach to...
  • Why do illegal immigrants have the right to an attorney? [vanity]

    05/01/2012 4:23:48 PM PDT · by Feline_AIDS · 19 replies
    Just watched an episode of The First 48 (great show, btw), and the two suspects were Mexican nationals, aka illegal immigrants. The show did acknowledge both men are/were in the country illegally. The police got a surviving victim to identify the suspects in a photo line up. Then the police found them hiding out in rural west Texas and brought them in. Right off the bat they both asked for attorneys. Why do they have that right? And of course it's absurd that they get taxpayer-funded public defenders, but that's not really the issue. If they're not citizens, why do...
  • Hugo Chavez Returns To Cuba For 'Home Stretch' Of Cancer Treatment

    05/01/2012 4:21:54 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 9 replies ^ | May 1, 2012
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez left his native Venezuela for Cuba on Monday, announcing that he would undergo further cancer treatment. "We're in the home stretch," Chavez said of his radiation therapy treatment during a ceremony in which he signed a new labor law before boarding a plane bound for Havana. At the ceremony, Chavez called for Venezuela to withdraw from the Organization of American States' Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, a Washington-based body that he described as a platform for the U.S. to harm Venezuelan interests, CNN reported. Chavez said he would return after several days, and that he hoped...
  • Abridged: The First Amendment Is Now a Felonious Criminal Act *Video*

    05/01/2012 4:18:44 PM PDT · by JohnKinAK · 10 replies ^ | 5/1/2012 | Mac Slavo
    As Congressional representatives overwhelming approved the Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act in February of this year, few Americans were paying attention. When President Obama signed the Act into law, he did so in secret, without any of the fanfare that came with his signing of universal health care two years prior – and for good reason. This is one of those laws the government doesn’t want you to know exists until it’s too late to do anything about it. For many, awareness of the existence of the new law will only become apparent when they are arrested and...
  • Do we know what’s human? We’ve been wrong before

    05/01/2012 4:18:24 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 7 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5/1/12 | André Schutten
    May 1, 2012 ( - Last month marked the 147th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. On the evening of April 14th, 1865 he was shot in the head and succumbed to the wound on the morning of April 15th. I finished reading a 700-page biography of this man, this heroic character who fought so hard for the end of slavery in America. And I was reminded of that political struggle on Thursday evening as I listened to the House of Commons debate over MP Stephen Woodworth’s Motion 312. Mr. Woodworth stood on Thursday afternoon to present his motion to the...
  • Hoffa: Teamsters Stand in Solidarity With Occupy Wall Street Movement {Oct 2011}

    05/01/2012 4:17:15 PM PDT · by drpix · 9 replies ^ | 10/05/2011 | Jimmy Hoffa Jr.
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is the official statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa issued today about the Occupy Wall Street protest: "No one should be surprised that Occupy Wall Street is gaining support and spreading quickly around the country. The American Dream has disappeared for students, whose reality is debt and unemployment. The dream disappeared for workers forced to take wage cuts by employers sitting on billions of dollars in profits. The dream disappeared for working families who paid too steep a price for Wall Street's greed, stupidity and fraud. "It's clear what this...
  • Earl Rose, medical examiner during JFK assassination in Dallas, dies in Iowa at age 85

    05/01/2012 4:12:59 PM PDT · by iowamark · 10 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 05/01/2012 | Associated Press
    n the turbulent hours following President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, many were uncertain about what to do, but medical examiner Earl Rose knew one thing: The shooting happened in Dallas, and it was his job to do an autopsy on anyone slain in the city. Rose stood in a doorway at the hospital where Kennedy’s body was taken on Nov. 22, 1963, in a vain attempt to block Kennedy’s aides as they removed his coffin. The Secret Service and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy prevailed, and the president’s body was flown to Bethesda Naval Hospital, where an autopsy was done by...
  • Martial Law Executive Order by Obama

    05/01/2012 4:11:48 PM PDT · by Nachum · 42 replies
    Obama Has Signed ANOTHER Martial Law Executive Order — Click below to DEMAND Congress STOP Obama’s “Emergency Powers” Executive Order: ALERT: Obama’s preparations to institute MARTIAL LAW IN AMERICA are coming together quickly — he has now signed ANOTHER “Executive Order”, this time to take control of America’s domestic natural gas production! It’s getting WORSE — we MUST STOP HIM NOW! SEND A MESSAGE TO EVERY SINGLE U.S. CONGRESSMAN, DEMANDING THEY STOP BARACK OBAMA’S “EMERGENCY POWERS” MARTIAL LAW EXECUTIVE ORDER: SEND YOUR MESSAGE NOW!
  • On surprise Afghanistan visit, Obama says nation emerging from 'dark cloud of war' LIVE THREAD

    05/01/2012 4:08:36 PM PDT · by Jean S · 65 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 5/1/12
    President Obama zipped through Afghanistan Tuesday on a previously unannounced visit, signing a key partnership document with Afghan President Hamid Karzai as he prepared to deliver an address to the nation on the anniversary of Usama bin Laden's death.  In excerpts released in advance of the address, the president made sweeping statements about the course and eventual conclusion of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars.  "We have traveled through more than a decade under the dark cloud of war. Yet here, in the pre-dawn darkness of Afghanistan, we can see the light of a new day on the horizon," he plans...
  • McConnell turns down Obama invitation to celebrate Kentucky win

    05/01/2012 4:07:12 PM PDT · by Libloather · 4 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/01/12 | Alexander Bolton
    McConnell turns down Obama invitation to celebrate Kentucky winBy Alexander Bolton - 05/01/12 02:06 PM ET Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is passing on an invitation from President Obama to celebrate the University of Kentucky’s NCAA basketball championship at the White House on Friday. Obama invited the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team to the White House later this week to recognize its victory over Kansas to win the 2012 national championship. The president asked McConnell to join but the Senate leader will be in Kentucky participating in festivities leading up to the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, according to...
  • Georgetown University will not offer student contraception coverage

    05/01/2012 4:02:38 PM PDT · by NYer · 6 replies
    cna ^ | May 1, 2012
    Georgetown University Healy Hall. Credit: Aurelien Guichard (CC BY-SA 2.0). Washington D.C., May 1, 2012 / 02:07 am (CNA).- The president of Georgetown University cited the importance of Catholic identity in his announcement that student health care plans will not be adjusted to include coverage of birth control. However, he also indicated that the D.C.-based Jesuit university will continue its practice of offering such coverage to employees.  In an April 26 email to the university community, President John J. DeGioia said that after “thoughtful and careful consideration,” the administration has decided to “continue our current practice for contraceptive coverage...
  • Rodriguez: Pelosi is Confused or Lying; Enhanced Interrogations Led to Bin Laden

    05/01/2012 4:02:22 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Rush ^ | May 1, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: April 23rd, 2009, Washington, Capitol Hill, press conference, Pelosi. A reporter says, "It's been said that in the fall of 2002, key members of the Intelligence Committee, including you, Ms. Pelosi, were briefed on interrogation methods, including waterboarding. At the time you were briefed, did you raise any objections?" PELOSI: At that or any other briefing, and that was the only briefing that I was briefed on in that regard, we were not -- I repeat -- not told that waterboarding or any of these other enhanced interrogation methods were used. RUSH: Last night on Hannity, Jose...
  • New Slogan: 'Real Change Is Slow and it Never Happens All at Once'

    05/01/2012 3:59:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 5/1/12 | DANIEL HALPER
    Michelle Obama seems to have tried out a new campaign slogan at today's fundraiser in Las Vegas. "I’m not going to kid you," the first lady said at the fundraiser, according to the pool report. "This journey is going to be long. And it’s going to be hard. And there are going to be plenty of twists and turns along the way. That’s how change always happens in this country. The reality is real change is slow and it never happens all at once." Seems like a winning slogan to me! "Change is slow."