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  • It Looks Like The Huge Drop In Jobless Claims Was All Due To One Mystery State

    10/11/2012 9:26:49 AM PDT · by markomalley · 93 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/11/12 | Sam Ro
    Earlier this morning, the Department of Labor reported that initial jobless claims plunged to 339K from 369K a week ago.Economists were looking for a reading of 370k.Immediately, Twitter exploded with tweets mocking Jack Welch, who claimed last week's jobs report was fixed to artificially drop the September unemployment rate to 7.8 percent from 8.1 percent in August.Coincidentally, cryptic messages came through from Bloomberg and the WSJ that raised doubts about today's report. From Bloomberg:
  • McDonald's Customer Freaks Out At Owner For Refusing To Take FOX News Off The TV

    10/11/2012 9:25:04 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 95 replies
    A customer at a New Jersey McDonald's wasn't too pleased when he saw FOX News playing on the store's television, reports Zak Koeske at the FairLawn-SaddleBrook Patch. Craig Lechner was at the McDonald's with his 3-year-old daughter to get her a Happy Meal, and when he asked the owner, Sebastian Lentini, to change the channel, he was quickly rebuffed, according to Koeske. Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/mcdonalds-fox-news-2012-10#ixzz290ZR0PGn
  • Lance Armstrong stands unmasked as the worst kind of cheat and liar

    10/11/2012 9:22:50 AM PDT · by Para-Ord.45 · 74 replies
    http://www.nydailynews.com/ ^ | october 11 2012 | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
    So says the United States Anti-Doping Agency in a remarkably exhaustive report of its investigation into charges that Armstrong climbed to unprecedented stardom atop a bicycle with the aid of banned substances. The document conclusively nails Armstrong with overwhelming sworn testimony, email correspondence, bank records and analyses of his blood samples. It all but begs federal law enforcement authorities to refocus their attention on Armstrong after unexplainedly closing a probe — if only to consider indicting him for perjury. Armstrong’s doping was no hit-and-miss proposition. It started in 1999 and went on for a decade. Under his command, it was...
  • Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll (California-Romney's 8 point surge)

    10/11/2012 9:21:38 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 14 replies
    SurveyUSA ^ | 10-10-2012
    Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #19833 Data Collected: 10/07/2012 - 10/09/2012 Release Date: 10/10/2012 CA Still Safely Blue, But Romney Slices 8 Points Off Obama's Lead After Romney's Strong First Debate Performance:The effects of President Barack Obama's falter in the first debate with Mitt Romney are not just being felt in battleground states, according to SurveyUSA's latest tracking poll of California, conducted for KABC-TV Los Angeles, KPIX-TV San Francisco, KGTV-TV San Diego, and KFSN-TV Fresno. Obama had led by 22 points in a SurveyUSA tracking poll released 4 weeks ago. Obama leads by 14 points today, an 8-point improvement for...
  • Mexican billionaire making millions from government program that gives poor free cell phones

    10/11/2012 9:21:09 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 11 replies
    (UK) Daily Mail ^ | October 10, 2012
    The richest man in the world, Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, is making millions in profits from a government program that supplies poor Americans with free cell phones. Mr Slim, who is worth an estimated $69billion, owns the parent company of both the service provider and phone producer which creates the phones used in the Lifeline program. The government program was originally enacted under President Reagan's administration in an effort for poor Americans without access to phones to have a way to contact prospective employers, arrange for healthcare, and be in touch with their children's schools. Republicans have since attacked...
  • President Obama and the "Intelligence Brief" Scandal

    The last few weeks have produced many intriguing political moments, but none as shocking as the revelation that President Obama has been absent from the vast majority of his daily intelligence briefings. According to a study by the Government Accountability Institute, Obama failed to attend a single Presidential Daily Brief (PDB) in the week leading up to the recent anniversary of 9/11 and the chaos that erupted in the Arab world. The mere fact that we were approaching 9/11 was a crucial enough reason to attend not one but all the briefings. President Obama attended none. Worse, this is apparently...
  • Taking evidence of Obama forgery to voters

    10/11/2012 9:14:22 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 3 replies
    WND.com ^ | October 10, 2012 | Bob Unruh
    Proposed newspaper ad cites 7 proofs of fraud in birth certificate A professional typographer with 50 years experience has submitted to investigators looking into fraud allegations and to judges in court cases his conclusion that the image of Barack Obama’s 1961 birth certificate released by the White House early last year is a forgery But he’s received no response, and now Paul Irey is trying to take his concerns directly to voters. He has created a full-page newspaper ad that covers seven of the most significant problems with the Obama document so that voters can see the evidence. Irey, who...
  • How timing of film on SEAL raid to get Osama could backfire on Obama

    10/11/2012 9:08:01 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 11 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 09, 2012 | Michael Warren
    (Snip:) More guarded about their intentions are those behind “SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden,” a new film about the 2011 military raid that killed the terrorist mastermind, which is set to debut on the National Geographic Channel on Nov. 4, two days before the election. The following day, the movie will be available on Netflix. To judge from the action-packed, heart-thumping trailer, “SEAL Team Six” promises to be a well-produced movie intended to appeal to anyone who was gripped by the news stories about the intelligence officials who planned the raid and the elite soldiers who...
  • Richmond Public Schools Grope for Answers to Massive Hotel Costs

    10/11/2012 9:04:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 11, 2012 | Kyle Olson
    As a part of EAGnews’ continuing school spending series, we revealed that the Richmond, Virginia school district spent a whopping $448,997 on hotels and $135,761 on a California-based travel agency in 2010-11.The title of the series is “Where Your School Dollars Go…” and the educrats running the show in Richmond can’t seem to come up with a straight answer for that question. Maybe that’s why government schools never seem to have enough money. CBS 6 reporter Sandra Jones broke the exclusive story Friday. At that time, district spokesperson Felicia Cosby told CBS 6: “The information reported by EAG is not...
  • From the Pentagon to the Patton Museum: 9/11 relic finds home at Fort Knox

    10/11/2012 9:03:49 AM PDT · by Stonewall Jackson · 4 replies
    The News Enterprise ^ | October 11, 2012 | Amber Coulter
    When a tarp was pulled away from a beat-up fire truck the first time Christopher Kolakowski saw it, he immediately reached out his hand to touch it. “It was a very spiritual moment for me,” he said. The director of the General George Patton Museum of Leadership was looking for the first time at what is believed to be the first fire truck to respond to the Pentagon as it burned and partially collapsed after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. He lived about 50 miles from Washington, D.C., at the time of the attack. Foam 161, a foam...
  • Proposal for tonight's VP Debate...

    10/11/2012 9:01:30 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 14 replies
    11 Oct 2012 | US Navy Vet
    How about a FreeRepublic Prayer Meeting during the debate.
  • Your right to resell your own stuff is in peril

    10/11/2012 9:00:47 AM PDT · by lastchance · 27 replies
    Market Watch ^ | October 4, 2012 | Jennifer Waters
    CHICAGO (MarketWatch) — Tucked into the U.S. Supreme Court’s busy agenda this fall is a little-known case that could upend your ability to resell everything from your grandmother’s antique furniture to your iPhone 4. At issue in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons is the first-sale doctrine in copyright law, which allows you to buy and then sell things like electronics, books, artwork and furniture as well as CDs and DVDs, without getting permission from the copyright holder of those products. Under the doctrine, which the Supreme Court has recognized since 1908, you can resell your stuff without worry because...
  • Two Very Clever “Eastwooding” Images

    10/11/2012 8:54:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 11, 2012 | Daniel J. Mitchell
    Amusing California Satire by Walter Williams, but What if Gov. Brown Takes It Seriously?I periodically mock the crazy statists of California. The state is almost surely doomed to suffer a Greek-style fiscal chaos. The only unknown is whether Illinois will beat the Golden State into default.The politicians in Sacramento impose very high taxes to fund a bloated bureaucracy that oversees a bunch of politically correct nonsense.But the scam may be coming to an end. Margaret Thatcher famously warned that the problem with socialism is that sooner or later you run out of other people’s money.Well, that’s happening sooner in California because...
  • Biden: 'You Ever See Me Rope-a-Dope?'

    10/11/2012 8:46:12 AM PDT · by AmonAmarth · 81 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | Oct 11, 2012 | DANIEL HALPER
    Joe Biden, on his way to tonight's vice presidential debate in Kentucky, asks the press, "You ever see me rope-a-dope?" From the pool report: Vice President Biden arrived at about 10:50 a.m. at New Castle Airport. He climbed out of a gray SUV, greeted some military (see below) and then walked toward the press gathered near the wing. Asked about tonight's debate he said, "Looking forward to it." Asked about his strategy, whether it was rope-a-dope, he responded: "You ever see me rope-a-dope?"
  • Obamacare Subsidizes Abortions for Women Making $90,000

    10/11/2012 8:45:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 11, 2012 | Terry Jeffrey
    How rich do you have to be in Barack Obama's America to pay the whole tab for your own abortion? What about a divorced 38-year-old public school principal who has three children and earns $90,000 per year? Would she need to personally pay the full fair to have a doctor kill her fourth child while that child was still in her womb? Under Obamacare, the federal government will force taxpayers to help her buy insurance that pays for abortions. Back in March, the Obama administration published the 166-page regulation governing the establishment of Obamacare's state health-insurance exchanges. A few weeks...
  • Romney, Allen Take The Lead In VA

    10/11/2012 8:44:08 AM PDT · by ReagansRaiders · 97 replies
    Virginia Virtucon ^ | 10/11/12 | Riley
    Pollster John McLaughlin (not to be confused with the pundit) conducted a statewide poll of Virginia for George Allen's senate campaign this Mon. and Tue., surveying 600 likely voters.  Unlike media and university polls, McLaughlin works for clients and no candidate wants to hire someone who isn't accurate.  John is an ace pollster who I worked closely with for Steve Forbes in 1996, so I know that if he is going public with these numbers he is extremely confident in their accuracy as his entire reputation depends upon it. With that preface, drumroll please... Romney 51% - Obama 44% - Goode...
  • Obama's Ohio Silver Lining

    10/11/2012 8:36:56 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 32 replies
    National Journal ^ | o | Major Garrett
    Rattled, dismayed, and shaken, President Obama's national campaign is divided into two camps: impassive warhorses and anxiety-ridden newbies. The battle-scarred operatives have been doing nonstop psychic triage since the first presidential debate, calming nerves and reassuring the shaken that campaigns have their ups and downs. "This is the first time in this entire campaign some of the new people have seen a bad run," said a senior Obama strategist. "The veterans are telling them they need to ride it out." That became a bit easier around noon on Wednesday when the first patch of internal polls came back from key...
  • Early voting statistics 10/11/12

    10/11/2012 8:36:54 AM PDT · by Ravi · 6 replies
    GMU ^ | 10/11/12 | me
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  • The Monument Society Versus the Free Society

    10/11/2012 8:31:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 11, 2012 | Ben Shapiro
    Last week, after the first presidential debate, I spoke at an architecture school in downtown Los Angeles. One of the questions the moderator asked was about American exceptionalism. The foam flecked to his lips at the very phrase. What, pray tell, was American exceptionalism, he asked? I answered by referencing the Founding Fathers and the freedoms they guaranteed us via the American Constitutional System of checks and balances. What makes us unique guardians of liberty, I said, is that our system is designed to counterbalance interest against interest -- we only act together with the full power of unity when...
  • OH Absentee Update: Stunning numbers

    10/11/2012 8:31:02 AM PDT · by LS · 53 replies
    Ok, I finally got around to comparing the total shortfall by both Ds and Rs from 2008 to 2012 in those counties reporting 2008 data. (Most which haven't are not big pop, key counties, so their inclusion probably wouldn't change the ratios much). First, total absentee requests in OH fell from 2008. Second, two counties, Montgomery (mine) and Cuyahoga, actually GAINED R absentees over 08. Third, the data is as of close of business yesterday. Total D dropoff from 2008: 224,550 Total R dropoff: 49,270 Total NET D dropoff: 175,280 Obama won OH by 250,000 votes.
  • Baby Come Back: Iraq is Buying Russian Weapons Again

    10/11/2012 8:31:02 AM PDT · by klpt · 6 replies
    defenseindustrydaily.com ^ | Oct 10, 2012 | defenseindustrydaily.com
    In October 2012, Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki signed a deal with Russia’s Rosoboronexport, variously estimated at $4.2 – $5.0 billion. The deal is characteristically murky, but is reported to include 30 Mi-28NE attack helicopters, and 42-50 mobile SA-22 Pantsir low-level air defense systems. Their combined cost is unlikely to approach $4 billion, unless very extensive long-term support arrangements are included. There has also been discussion in the press concerning MiG-29M2 fighters or armored vehicles as follow-on options. The deal does fill some important military and political holes for Iraq. Even with a signed contract, however, completing the deal won’t be...
  • Obama Treating Women Like Breeding Animals

    10/11/2012 8:27:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 11, 2012 | Rachel Alexander
    An article earlier this year in Politico speculated that this presidential election may be the first one ever to be decided by women. The Obama campaign understands this, and has trotted out a series of ditzy female celebrities to declare their support for Obama because he is for “women’s rights.” Eva Longoria, Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, Ashley Judd, Scarlett Johansson and others have come out publicly with statements within the past few weeks. Longoria spoke at the Democratic National Convention, and has said, "There is an attack on women’s health care and President Obama's policies are the only ones that are...
  • Navy: Rising Sea Levels Add to Concerns

    10/11/2012 8:26:42 AM PDT · by pabianice · 23 replies
    Navy Times (print) | 10/8/12 | Fuentes
    Seas to Rise three feet this century, Sell your waterfront property! According to a print article in this week's Navy Times, at a San Diego workshop in September, the US Navy bought-into the PC nonsense about global warming flooding the world as the polar caps melt, polar bears drown, penguins explode, and Florida is wiped off the map. The article then goes on to explain that this is of particular importance to the naval presence in the Asia-Pacific region in that "...its effects will worsen problems in the fragile, war-stricken area, potentially creating a major humanitarian disaster and civil strife...
  • More proof that physicians should stop taking Medicare

    10/11/2012 8:26:25 AM PDT · by grumpygresh · 9 replies
    Audio Educator ^ | 10/11/12 | grumpygresh
    "Medicare's rules for coding and billing for Mid-Level providers are clear, but you need to know where to find these rules." There is a whole cottage industry of companies devoted to 'Medicare compliance'. The practice of Medicine is being criminalized through complex coding rules that add nothing to the quality of care. If a physician makes a coding error, they could go to prison. Why would a physician take the risk with Medicare patients anymore?
  • Why the Drop in Weekly Jobless Claims Is Flawed 'missing data from one large state'

    When we saw that the Labor Department reported a 30,000 drop in weekly jobless claims, the initial thought was that more suspect calculations may be involved. Then the thought that perhaps things may have improved so fast at the end of September that it skewed the data higher. As it turns out, the big drop in the weekly jobless claims does in fact have a huge asterisk attached to it. CNBC and Dow Jones have both confirmed that this latest weekly jobless claims report was missing data from one large state. Bloomberg noted that the Labor Department spokesperson said that...
  • Rolling Back Barack

    10/11/2012 8:16:31 AM PDT · by arthurus · 3 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 11 October 2012 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    One of the country’s best known handicappers, Wayne Allyn Root, predicted several months ago that Mitt Romney would win the presidency by a landslide. The first debate suggested that Root might be right. A month ago Rush Limbaugh discussed how the Left would deal with such a defeat. Rush predicted the Left would ruthlessly disown Obama, toss him rudely under the bus, and focus on saving Liberalism. The Left would insist that their own ideas were doubleplus good. Any bad results were entirely Obama’s fault. Hopefully, Conservatives will not the Left get away with this. Obama and Liberalism were a...
  • Drop in job openings signals limited U.S. job growth

    10/11/2012 8:14:54 AM PDT · by BenLurkin
    WaPo ^ | October 10Bloomberg | Alex Kowalski
  • Reagan A Time for Choosing -- Memo to Ryan: Try Channeling This Tonight

    10/11/2012 8:11:27 AM PDT · by Gothmog · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10/27/64 | Reagan
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXBswFfh6AY Astonishing how Reagan could say many of the same things today and still be topical. Ryan copies Reagan's haircut, can he he deliver the same message tonight? If Ryan could that would be crucial as the next Presidential debate will be a townhall meeting where the importance (per Rove, whom I agree w/ on this issue) will be focused mostly on empathizing with the questioner rather than stating firm policy positions and articulating stark philosophical differences.
  • Ill fame of the aircraft-carrier Admiral Kuznetsov

    10/11/2012 8:08:11 AM PDT · by JerseyanExile · 14 replies
    English Russia ^ | March 30, 2012 | Ok4u2bu
    Admiral Flota Sovetskogo Soyuza Kuznetsov (“Fleet Admiral of the Soviet Union Kuznetsov”) is an aircraft cruiser serving as the flagship of the Russian Navy. She was originally commissioned in the Soviet Navy, and was intended to be the lead ship of her class, but the only other ship of her class, Varyag, was never completed. The ship has ill fame and the phrase “If you misbehave, you’ll be sent to the Kuznetsov” is a norm. Read below to find out why. To begin with, the ship has no heating because an auxiliary boiler is missing. So it’s not bad...
  • Yemeni man who headed security team at US embassy assassinated

    10/11/2012 8:07:25 AM PDT · by Snuph · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 11, 2012 | Rick Moran
    I wonder what the administration will blame for this murder? Another movie, perhaps? .. Yes, but Osama is dead and al-Qaeda is being defeated. Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/10/yemeni_man_who_headed_security_team_at_us_embassy_assassinated.html#ixzz290Fuodat
  • The Rush Limbaugh LIVE Radio Show Thread - Thursday, October 11, 2012

    10/11/2012 8:06:57 AM PDT · by IMissPresidentReagan · 153 replies
    The EiB Network ^ | 101/11/12 | Rush Limbaugh
    AND NOW . . . amidst billowing clouds of fragrant, aromatic first- and second-hand premium cigar smoke. . . it is time for . . . that harmless, lovable little fuzz ball, the highly-trained broadcast specialist, having more fun than a human being should be allowed to have, from behind the golden EIB microphone, firmly ensconced in the prestigious Attila-the-Hun chair at the Limbaugh Institute of Advanced Conservative Studies, serving humanity simply by showing up, and he’s not retiring until every American agrees with him, do NOT doubt him, with shrieks of joy at the mere mention of his name...
  • DHIMMITUDE USA: Free Molly Norris! (Seattle cartoonist gone 'ghost' due to Islamic threats)

    10/11/2012 8:06:20 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 11 replies
    WND.com ^ | October 10, 2012 | Jack Cashill
    Here is the scary thing about this column: No more than one in 50 readers knows who Molly Norris is. A month ago, I did not know, so I am hardly in a position to talk. What got me interested was author Larry Kelley’s appeal to launch a “Molly Norris Project.” In his brave book, “Lessons from Fallen Civilizations: Can a Bankrupt America Survive the Current Islamic Threat,” Kelley asks why a White House that labors to protect alleged victims of the fictional “Republican War on Women” does nothing to protect real victims of the Islamic war on women. One...
  • No, We Can’t — Just Get Past Race

    10/11/2012 8:03:29 AM PDT · by Paladins Prayer · 4 replies
    The New American ^ | 11 October 2012 | Selwyn Duke
    There is this idea among many that we can get past apparent differences by concluding they don’t exist. This is reflected in the now common belief that racial distinctions are mere “social constructs.” In non-egghead terms, that means race is actually imaginary. This idea isn’t just espoused by liberals, but has become so mainstream that even many conservatives echo it. For example, just yesterday American Thinker writer Gregory Oatis asked if we could dispense with this “‘race’ nonsense, once and for all” and then explained, “Categorizing humanity by ‘race’ as has been happening for all these centuries is simply not...
  • Thomas Sowell: What Obama's 2007 speech at Hampton U reveals

    10/11/2012 8:01:12 AM PDT · by rhema · 17 replies
    St. Paul Pioneer Press ^ | 10/10/12 | Thomas Sowell
    When President Barack Obama and others on the left are not busy admonishing the rest of us to be "civil" in our discussions of political issues, they are busy letting loose insults, accusations and smears against those who dare to disagree with them. Like so many people who have been beaten in a verbal encounter and who can think of clever things to say the next day, after it is all over, President Obama, after his clear loss in his debate with Mitt Romney, called Gov. Romney a "phony." Innumerable facts, however, show it is our Commander in Chief who...
  • Green-jobs subsidies bust: $21 billion, 28,854 jobs

    10/11/2012 8:01:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/11/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Remember this moment from the Romney-Obama debate last week? Mitt Romney hammered Barack Obama on green-energy subsidies and the futility of government intervention designed to distort markets:CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO ROMNEY: Â… to oil, to tax breaks, then companies going overseas. So letÂ’s go through them one by one.First of all, the Department of Energy has said the tax break for oil companies is $2.8 billion a year. And itÂ’s actually an accounting treatment, as you know, thatÂ’s been in place for a hundred years. NowÂ…OBAMA: ItÂ’s time to end it.ROMNEY: And in one year, you provided $90...
  • Crazed hysterics over race: skin-color demagogues' ranting won't affect most voters

    10/11/2012 8:00:33 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 2 replies
    WND.com ^ | October 10, 2012 | Eriik Rush
    When I wrote the book “Negrophilia: From Slave Block to Pedestal – America’s Racial Obsession,” I did envision circumstances possibly becoming worse as regards race relations in America – I just didn’t think they would get quite this bizarre. At present, a lot of what’s going on centers around the upcoming presidential election, but not all. We’ve entered the time of a liberal-fostered hypersensitivity around race that even extends to “racially insensitive” menu items. But I digress – sort of. As I predicted, Barack Obama’s re-election campaign itself has thus far steered clear of directly employing the race card, but...
  • VP Debate Prediction - VANITY (just starting the discussion)

    10/11/2012 8:00:23 AM PDT · by HamiltonJay · 37 replies
    I predict that tonights VP debate will go one of two ways... Ryan will probably win the debate on merit, but Biden will go for the likeable “grandpa” and probably not much will change, with who won the debate being probably a draw in terms of focus groups. OR Ryan will effectively counter Biden’s “charming” attempts and win the merit side, and the likeability factor but not by a huge margin.. so net outcome will likely not be much change. OR, if Biden comes out nasty and agressive, Ryan will calmly counter and handle himself, pundits will declare Biden the...
  • New York State voter registration deadline is tomorrow!

    10/11/2012 7:59:02 AM PDT · by NowApproachingMidnight
    New York State ^ | 10/11/12 | Self
    Click through to a link to a PDF that you must print out and send in by tomorrow October 12th, 2012
  • Got racism? Ann Coulter has fun with latest 'evidence' Mitt Romney's a bigot

    10/11/2012 7:54:40 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 15 replies
    WND.com ^ | October 10, 2012 | Ann Coulter
    Liberal racism sightings have become like a lunatic’s version of “Where’s Waldo?” Kevin Baker of Harper’s magazine says Romney’s referring to his “five boys” in last week’s debate was how he “slyly found a way” to call Obama a “boy.” Says Baker: “How the right’s hardcore racists must have howled at that!” MSNBC’s Chris Matthews says the word “apartment” is racist because black people live in apartments. He also says the word “Chicago” is racist because – despite its well-known reputation as the home of Al Capone and the Daley machine – a lot of black people live there, too....
  • Atlas Shrugged Pt 2 (premieres 10/12)

    10/11/2012 7:53:57 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 9 replies
    Yahoo Movies ^ | 10/11/12 | Yahoo movies
    The global economy is on the brink of collapse. Unemployment has risen to 24%. Gas is now $42 per gallon. Brilliant creators, from artists to industrialists, continue to mysteriously disappear at the hands of the unknown. Dagny Taggart... has discovered what may very well be the answer to a mounting energy crisis - found abandoned amongst the ruins of a once productive factory, a miraculous motor that could seemingly power the World. But, the motor is dead... there is no one left to decipher its secret... and, someone is watching. It's a race against the clock to find the inventor...
  • Empty Set Chair: Obama Backer Beyoncé Bows Out of Eastwood Film

    10/11/2012 7:50:17 AM PDT · by Justaham · 105 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 10/10/12
    Beyoncé is one of the biggest stars in the country, a beautiful singer at the top of her profession. She isn't an A-list movie star... yet. Her work in the celebrated "Dreamgirls" didn't make that happen, nor did appearances in "The Pink Panther," "Obsessed" or "Austin Powers in Goldmember." Clint Eastwood could have changed all that. The actor/director wanted Beyoncé to star in his planned remake of "A Star Is Born." Any Eastwood project is instantly Oscar bait, and his track record suggests he could have transformed the stunning chanteuse into an A-lister with just one film. Now, we'll never...
  • The lord of Obama’s ring (media's typical absence on sensational story)

    10/11/2012 7:44:43 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 24 replies
    WND.com ^ | October 10, 2012 | Joseph Farah
    Exclusive: Joseph Farah points out media's typical absence on sensational story Let’s face it. What we don’t know about Barack Obama could fill volumes. Yet, here he is after spending four years in the White House and facing re-election – still an enigma. It’s not just Obama’s tendency toward secrecy and control of information that is at fault. It’s also a deep, deep institutional problem within the media – both the big corporate press and the so-called alternative press. There are certain stories they just won’t cover. There are certain avenues they will just not explore. There are certain subjects...
  • Obama family busted in Shariah scheme - Foundation funding training for Saudi-style government

    10/11/2012 7:38:27 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 5 replies
    WND.com ^ | October 10, 2012 | Jerome R. Corsi
    Since his inauguration, President Obama’s family in Kenya has been on a mission to use the Obama name to transform Kenya from the nation’s current Christian majority to an Islamic majority that will spread Islamic law, or Shariah, through the country. Arab researchers Walid and Theodore Shoebat have documented the claims in a special report that translates an explosive television interview never before seen in the West. In the interview, Musa Ismail Obama, President Obama’s first cousin in Kenya, told the Arabic-language satellite TV network Al-Jazeera that the Saudi Arabian royal family has developed a strong relationship with the Obama...
  • Do You Hear The People Sing?

    10/11/2012 7:31:25 AM PDT · by Requiem for Truth · 25 replies
    We the people are: Molested at airports Unconstitutionally searched without probable cause. Restricted as to what we may or may not sell of our own possessions. Subjected to the Molly coddleing of those who are Hell bent on destroying us. Restricted as to what we may and may not eat. Just to name a few. It is time to take back the freedoms that were so hard won by our founding fathers. This will forever be the anthem that I hear in my heart and mind. It. Is. Time.
  • VIDEO: Election Fraud at Organizing for America HQ (PARTS ONE AND TWO)

    10/11/2012 7:24:54 AM PDT · by Snuph · 2 replies
    Project Veritas ^ | 10/10/2012 | James O'Keefe
    Project Veritas has released a new investigation that exposes Obama campaign workers, including a Regional Field Director at Organizing for America (OFA), engaged in election fraud. WATCH THE VIDEOS HERE (More to come . . . ):
  • Gallup to up cell phone samples under pressure from the left

    10/11/2012 7:20:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/11/2012 | Rick Moran
    Talk about putting a thumb on the scale... Weekly Standard: ***** Since about the beginning of President Obama's tenure, the Gallup poll has generally been one of the least positive polls for the Democratic party. This has prompted outrage and pressure from the left--even from presidential advisor David Axelrod. Over the summer Mark Blumenthal of Huffington Post wrote a critique of Gallup's daily presidential job approval poll. The point of which was that Gallup was over-sampling whites and thus understating President Obama's position in the adult population. I responded by arguing that Blumenthal's case was underdeveloped and less-than-met-the-eye, and that...
  • Joe’s World - On Vice President Biden’s foreign-policy “advantage”

    10/11/2012 7:20:27 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 9 replies
    National Review ^ | 10-11-2012 | Daniel Foster - Commentary
    October 11, 2012 Joe's World On Vice President Biden’s foreign-policy “advantage” Daniel Foster We are told, in a variety of journalistic passive constructions, that Vice President Joseph Biden “is expected to have an advantage on foreign policy” in the imminent debate with Representative Paul Ryan, who in his career thus far has been more of a home-front guy. Indeed, among the surfeit of reasons that candidate Obama chose then-Senator Biden as his running mate (all of which, I’m sure, sounded good at the time) was that Biden’s thousand years hanging around the Senate Foreign Relations Committee were supposed to offset...
  • DWS to Piers Morgan: How dare you call our entirely discredited cover story on Benghazi false

    10/11/2012 7:20:08 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 32 replies
    PIERS MORGAN: The really important horse that should be flogged is the behavior and the statements of those who were in positions of responsibility and, we would assume, knowledge. And it’s pretty un-American, pretty un-American to be putting out completely false statements before you know the facts. Isn’t it? DEBBIE WASSERMAN SCHULTZ: Piers, it is not, it is not OK for you to be saying that the administration was putting out completely false statements. They put out information that they had at the time based on the intelligence they were given and then as the days wore on and more…...
  • Letting us in on a secret (CIA Benghazi)

    10/11/2012 7:17:31 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 62 replies
    WASHINGTON POST ^ | 10/10 | DANA MILBANK
    When House Republicans called a hearing in the middle of their long recess, you knew it would be something big, and indeed it was: They accidentally blew the CIA’s cover.
  • Biden Says Obama Should be Impeached (..if we strike Iran. Matthews invokes checks-n-balances)

    10/11/2012 7:12:25 AM PDT · by SERKIT · 10 replies
    YouTube and Hardboiled ^ | Mar 23, 2011 | YouTube
    Biden calls for Obama's Impeachment if we strike Iran, and in a surprising revelation, Matthews invokes checks-and-balances. Where was Hissy-Chrissy when Barry uses non-Constitutional powers to impose laws, revoke laws, call for certain laws not to be enforced by the Just Us Department, or says 'If Congress won't act, I will!'?