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  • Obama holds firm to tax hikes as he invites Hill leaders to talks on 'fiscal cliff'

    11/09/2012 12:29:42 PM PST · by mykroar · 26 replies
    FoxBusiness.com ^ | 11/9/2012 | FoxNews.com
    President Obama, claiming his election "majority" was a vindication of his fiscal policy, held firm Friday to his intention to include tax hikes for America's top earners in any negotiations with Congress to pull the nation back from the so-called "fiscal cliff." The president, in his first remarks from Washington since winning a second term, urged officials to "get to work" on the issue as he invited congressional leaders to the White House next week. He said he's open to "compromise," but did not appear to budge on what has been a central disagreement over the last two years --...
  • Someone please expose "The Democrat Ground Game"

    11/09/2012 12:27:09 PM PST · by HalTa · 56 replies
    When Romney was ahead in the polls {Gallup, Rasmussen} by 5 to 6%, the democrat strategists showed no concern. I don't know how many times that I heard "Mumbles" Beckel brag that the democrat "ground game" was so superior they would squash Romney. Romney had absolutely no chance of defeating Obama. Why were they so positive of Romney's defeat? Could it be that Beckel and his cohorts already new of the massive voter fraud already in place in every battleground state? Of course, the answer is YES. The next question is, what are the Republicans and all patriotic Americans going...
  • Wisconsin elects first openly homosexual U.S. Senator

    11/09/2012 12:25:54 PM PST · by NYer · 44 replies
    Life Site News ^ | November 8, 2012 | KIRSTEN ANDERSEN
    Wisconsin's Tammy Baldwin. MADISON, November 8, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Tuesday night, Wisconsin’s Tammy Baldwin became the first openly homosexual candidate to be elected to the U.S. Senate.  “Having a seat at the table matters and I think we will see a Senate that is more reflective of America. We’re certainly not there yet, but this will be a change that moves us forward,” Baldwin said after the election. Homosexual activists celebrated her victory, which coincided with successful initiatives in three states to change the definition of marriage.  “This is a big day for gay women in America, and really,...
  • Ronald Reagan Addresses Young Americans for Freedom

    11/09/2012 12:25:28 PM PST · by magellan · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1975 | Ronald Reagan
    Everyone needs to watch this. It is so relevant. Reagan's "Bold Colors no Pale Pastels" speech.
  • UN Small Arms Treaty Means Big Changes for our Constitution

    11/09/2012 12:21:58 PM PST · by morethanright · 70 replies
    Tea Party Tribune ^ | 2012-11-09 12:53:04 | mrcurmudgeon
    By Mr. Curmudgeon:Flush with a new sense of purpose after his re-election victory, President Obama signaled his administration's support for the United Nations Small Arms Treaty. What follows are two of the treaty's provisions: Each State Party shall take the appropriate measures, within national laws and regulations, to control brokering taking place under its jurisdiction for conventional arms within the scope of this Treaty. Each State Party shall maintain records in accordance with its national laws and regulations of the items referred to ... such records may contain: quantity, value, model/type, authorized arms transfers, arms actually transferred ... and end-users...
  • CIA Director Petraeus Resigns, Cites Extra-Marital Affair

    11/09/2012 12:10:35 PM PST · by Brandonmark · 41 replies
    NBC ^ | 11/9/12 | NBC NEWS
    Central Intelligence Agency Director David Petraeus has resigned, citing an extra-marital affair, NBC News reported. "Yesterday afternoon, I went to the White House and asked the President to be allowed, for personal reasons, to resign from my position," Petraeus said in his resignation letter. "After being married for over 37 years, I showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. Such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours."
  • MSNBC: CIA Director Petraeus Resigns; Cites Extra-Marital Affair

    11/09/2012 12:02:18 PM PST · by Pyro7480 · 681 replies
    MSNBC | 11/09/2012 | n/a
    Breaking now.
  • Romneys Get Out the Vote Fiasco [A Revealing Read! "Monumental Failure"]

    11/09/2012 11:30:09 AM PST · by Steelfish · 51 replies
    Commentary Magazine ^ | November 09, 2012 | Bethany Mandel
    Romneys Get Out the Vote Fiasco Bethany Mandel 11.09.2012 The Wednesday before the election, Mitt Romney sent a special message to volunteers about a special project his campaign was working on: With state of the art technology and an extremely dedicated group of volunteers, our campaign will have an unprecedented advantage on election day. What is it they say about something that sounds too good to be true? It probably is. That was the case with the Romney campaigns Project ORCA. The idea behind Project ORCA was simple, albeit far too complex in execution. Romneys Boston headquarters wanted a way...
  • Health Care Reform To Hit Low-Paid, Part-Time Workers Hardest - Study

    11/09/2012 11:21:04 AM PST · by grundle · 30 replies
    International Business Times ^ | August 9, 2012 | Moran Zhang
    Nearly two-thirds of employers expect to see a cost hike in their health plans when the Affordable Care Act goes into effect in 2014, according to new data from the consulting firm Mercer. Employers in the restaurant and retail industries -- those with a large number of hourly wage workers who traditionally had minimal or no health insurance -- are more likely than other companies to drop their health plans or cut worker's hours in order to maintain their already slim profit margins. According to a Mercer survey of 1,203 employers, nearly half of retail and hospitality employers expect the...
  • Sen. Schumer: Economic Growth from Less Taxes is A Rumpelstiltskin Fairy Tale

    11/09/2012 11:19:58 AM PST · by tsowellfan · 56 replies
    Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) says the premise that cutting taxes will result in greater economic growth is a Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale. At the Nov. 8th Christian Science Monitor Breakfast in Washington, Schumer praised House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on the tone of his recent remarks about working with the president on debt reduction...
  • Don't give up the ship!! [FReepathon thread XXXVI]

    11/09/2012 11:17:20 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 317 replies
    We continue building pro-America, patriotic conservative grassroots tea party enthusiasm and we retake our government at the state and local levels. Use the tenth amendment to block the feds. Lean on our Republican majority in the congress to not authorize excessive spending or new taxes or new debt. Do not let them raise the debt limit again!! Lean on our governors and state legislatures to resist the feds at every turn. Build on our majority in 2014!! Retake the senate in 2014 and kick the traitor Harry Reid to the curb!! Be better prepared in 2016!! We must run a...
  • Hours After Reelection, Obama Green Lights United Nations Gun Grab

    11/09/2012 11:11:05 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 20 replies
    The New American ^ | 09 November 2012 | Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.
    Hours After Reelection, Obama Green Lights United Nations Gun Grab The New American 09 November 2012 Hours after his reelection, President Obama ordered U.S. officials at the UN to vote in favor of a proposal to fast track the Arms Trade Treaty. Related Articles: UN Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) on Small Arms: Gun Grab Gradualism UN Arms Treaty Would Impact Second Amendment Rights Obama Promises to Push for Arms Treaty UN Promotes Another Gun-Grabbing Program 2001 Book: Global Gun Grab
  • U.S. Employment Discrimination Law Does Not Include Party Affiliation

    11/09/2012 11:10:00 AM PST · by Cindy of Nashville · 27 replies
    Cindy of Nashville
    Obama wanted his voters to seek revenge. What is fair for their side should be fair for our side. The U.S. Employment Discrimination Law covers, Race, Sex, Pregnancy, Religion, National Origin, Disability, Age, Military Affiliation, Bankruptcy, Genetic Info, and Citizenship. It does not cover party affiliation. If you have a business and you don't want any commie Democrats working for you, you should have the right to advertise "Democrats Need Not Apply". And if they lie to get hired, you should have the right to fire them at the first sign that they are a liberal Democrat.
  • Obama claims pay your fair share mandate

    11/09/2012 11:08:01 AM PST · by tsowellfan · 52 replies
    A newly energized President Barack Obama told the public in his first address since Tuesdays election that he was doubling down on his ultimatum to block any fiscal reform proposal that did not raise taxes on top-earning Americans. With Congress poised to tumble off a fiscal cliff composed of sequester budget cuts and expiring tax breaks on the first of next year, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has taken a conciliatory tone, saying House Republicans would work under the presidents leadership to find compromise...
  • Is FDR's proposed Second Bill of Rights going to make a comeback in this new Obama term?

    11/09/2012 11:00:51 AM PST · by LiviaS · 6 replies
    I am an immigrant from a formerly socialist country who now lives in Palm Desert. I arrived in the United States on March 12, 1974. It's been a long journey. If you had my background, you would understand my concerns for the seeping of socialist policies into the laws of our great country, the "Land of the Free." Here is a piece I wrote regarding how seemingly "nice," "just," and politically correct ideas can be unfair and jeopardize freedom itself. I originally wrote the following essay on March 29, 2010 examining the merits of FDR's Second Bill of Rights -...
  • VIDEO: President Obama Addresses Fiscal Cliff, Holds Firm on Tax Hikes

    11/09/2012 10:59:28 AM PST · by Nachum · 21 replies
    fox ^ | 11/9/12 | staff
    Just days after Tuesdays presidential election, President Barack Obama invited Capitol Hill leaders to the White House for debt and spending meetings next week in order to discuss the countrys looming fiscal cliff. On the election, he said that the American people voted for action, not politics as usual. You elected us to focus on your job, not ours and in that spirit, Ive invited leaders of both parties to the White House next week so we can start to build consensus around the challenges that we can only solve together.
  • Charles Darwin gets 4,000 write-in votes in Georgia

    11/09/2012 10:55:58 AM PST · by Coronal · 10 replies
    Reuters ^ | 11/9/12 | Coronal
    Charles Darwin gets 4,000 write-in votes in Georgia By David Beasley ATLANTA | Fri Nov 9, 2012 1:46pm EST (Reuters) - A Georgia congressman who attacked the theory of evolution found himself with an unlikely opponent in Tuesday's U.S. election, when 4,000 voters in one county cast write-in ballots for the 19th century father of evolution, British naturalist Charles Darwin.
  • Sick 23-Month-Old Dies {in England} After Waiting More Than an Hour to See Doctor...

    11/09/2012 10:38:32 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 23 replies
    cafemom ^ | October 23, 2012 at 11:46 AM | Julie Ryan Evans on
    When 23-month-old Lucie Linforth became ill earlier this month with a fever and what her parents thought might be a chest infection, her father took her to their family doctor. While they say she looked "extremely poorly" and her lips were turning blue, the receptionist told them to wait. And wait they did -- for more than hour. According to the girl's father, Eric Linforth, 33, he went up to the reception desk four or five times during a 70-minute period of time, and was told to sit back down without anyone even giving his daughter a glance. At one...
  • The obama budget plan, from Ray Stevens

    11/09/2012 10:38:05 AM PST · by John S Mosby · 1 replies
    RayStevensMusic-youtube ^ | April 25, 2011 | Ray Stevens
    "Well I told my wife we had to get control of the finances in our household..... So I said, let's do what the govt. does, it works for them it might work for us, so I forgot my ethics and morals and swallowed my pride..... We took out every credit card we could get and loaded them up with the maximum debt......"
  • Report: Dead Pig In Romney Shirt Found At Manhattan Beach GOP Headquarters

    11/09/2012 10:32:32 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 43 replies
    cbs(CBSLA.com) ^ | November 9, 2012 8:10 AM
    MANHATTAN BEACH california (CBSLA.com) A dead pig wrapped in a Mitt Romney t-shirt was found dumped at the South Bay Republican Party campaign office Thursday. The carcass was found Thursday morning in the 3900 block of Highland Avenue, the Los Angeles Times reported. The pig reportedly also had barbed wire wrapped around its head, the Times said. Detectives were unavailable for comment Friday. Anyone with information should call the Manhattan Beach Police Department at (310) 802-5140.
  • NYC Bans Food Donations To The Homeless

    11/09/2012 10:31:27 AM PST · by MeOnTheBeach · 29 replies
    CBS New York ^ | 3/19/2012 | CBS
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) Mayor Michael Bloombergs food police have struck again! Outlawed are food donations to homeless shelters because the city cant assess their salt, fat and fiber content, reports CBS 2s Marcia Kramer.
  • Officials Want Military to Take Over Power Restoration on Long Island

    11/09/2012 10:30:39 AM PST · by george76 · 31 replies
    NBC 4 New York ^ | Nov 9, 2012 | Greg Cergol
    Some officials are calling for the U.S. military to take over the managerial structure of the Long Island Power Authority until power is restored on Long Island, where more than a quarter million homes and businesses are still in the dark after Sandy and a snowstorm. Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and U.S. Rep. Peter King will ask the federal government for help, a spokesman for King tells NBC 4 New York. ... LIPA was warned as long ago as 2006 that it was not prepared to handle a major storm, that it badly needed to replace outdated technology and...
  • Japan and India Increase Cooperation to Counterbalance China

    11/09/2012 10:30:27 AM PST · by James C. Bennett · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva (Israel) ^ | Israel National News
    Faced with a more militarily assertive China, Japan and India are banding together. Two serious newspapers the Times of India and the Asahi Shimbun, in separate reports, have emphasized the burgeoning ties between New Delhi and Tokyo prompted by mutual concern over an assertive China. Japan is feeling the brunt of the assertiveness as Chinese ships - for over two weeks - have made forays to challenge Japanese sovereignty over the Senkaku Islands. The Chinese ships claim that they are operating in Chinese territorial waters. Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh are slated to...
  • Florida Freeper "Gathering of Eagles" Election Night

    11/09/2012 10:28:36 AM PST · by Ricebug · 20 replies
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  • Colorado Counties Have More Voters Than People

    11/09/2012 10:24:54 AM PST · by Baynative · 36 replies
    Media Tracker ^ | Sept 2012 | Aaron Gardner
    A review of voter registration data for ten counties in Colorado details a pattern of voter bloat inflating registration rolls to numbers larger than the total voting age population. Using publicly available voter data and comparing it to U.S. Census records reveals the ten counties having a total registration ranging between 104 to 140 percent of the respective populations. Counties such as Gilpin and Hinsdale have 110 percent of their populations registered to vote. Gilpin County has a total population of 5,441 with 17.4% of the population below the voting age, making the highest possible number of registered voters 4,494....
  • FIGHT ON - Never Waiver, Never Falter!

    11/09/2012 10:19:09 AM PST · by Jeff Head · 57 replies
    JEFFHEAD.COM ^ | November 9, 2012 | Jeff Head
    FIGHT ON - NEVER WAIVER, NEVER FALTER Late on election night, November 6, 2012...actually probably early in the morning hours of November 7th at the time...well after Ohio and then Virginia were called, and then after listening to the speeches by Romney and Obama, I wrote the following and shared it with friends and groups I frequent. "God in Heaven has answered our prayers...but not the answer we hoped and prayed for. I have faith in Him, and accept His will. It just means we have to work harder, that we will probably have to endure much more, and that...
  • Judge denies Allen West motion in Palm Beach County

    11/09/2012 10:17:39 AM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 146 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 | Palm Beach Post Staff Writer
    Judge [Jim] Crow denies Allen West's motion in Palm Beach County. He says West motion is "premature" since no the election has no official results yet; also says the legislature, not courts, sets election procedures. A Palm Beach County circuit court hearing on Republican U.S. Rep. Allen Wests motion to impound ballots and voting machines is scheduled for noon today.[snip] West filed a similar motion in St. Lucie County.
  • Obama to Bankers: I'm Serious About Deficit Reduction [Now, Off to Asia!]

    11/09/2012 10:14:59 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 11/9/12 | Charlie Gasparino
    Wall Street bankers have been told by the White House that President Obama is serious about deficit reduction and views it as a legacy issue for his administration, sources told the FOX Business Network. Talks between Wall Street executives and the administration began almost immediately after the Presidents re-election and the discussions have been largely cordial, despite talk that banks are bracing for a new round of tougher regulations. At least for now, there are no signs of acrimony and discussions with executives have been cordial, a banker familiar with the talks says.
  • McDonald's sales plunge for first time in 9 years

    11/09/2012 10:13:08 AM PST · by Lorianne · 33 replies
    Times 24/7 - AP ^ | 09 November 2012
    McDonald's Corp. says a key sales figure fell in October, marking the first monthly drop in nearly a decade for the world's biggest hamburger chain. The company, says global sales at restaurants open at least a year fell 1.8 percent for the month. The last time the figure dropped was in 2003. The figure is a key metric because it strips out the impact of newly opened and closed locations. The fast-food chain says the figure fell 2.2 percent in both the U.S. and Europe. In the region encompassing Asia, the Middle East and Africa, it dropped 2.4 percent. After...
  • Maryland: A lonely state for Republicans

    11/09/2012 10:03:23 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 26 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 8, 2012 | David Hill
    Fresh from decisive losses in seven of Marylands eight congressional districts and its worst performance ever in a U.S. Senate race, the Maryland Republican Party is searching for answers to stop its slide into irrelevance in the increasingly deep-blue state. The party lost one of its two congressional incumbents Tuesday when Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett was defeated in a heavily gerrymandered district, leaving incumbent Rep. Andy Harris as the partys sole representative in Congress. Also Tuesday, voters approved ballot initiatives to legalize same-sex marriage and give in-state tuition to some illegal immigrants, despite heavy opposition from conservatives. Acknowledging that they...
  • The shape of things to come (John Derbyshire on the future of the GOP)

    11/09/2012 10:02:38 AM PST · by Zhang Fei · 85 replies
    John Derbyshire ^ | November 9, 2012 | John Derbyshire
    What about the future, then? Does the Republican Party have a future? As I have been saying, there is no unity among white Americans. The old splits of education, class, sex, religion, city-country, and of course North-South still divide whites, and that is the basis of most of our politics. The Republican Party is white, sure enough, but whites aren't Republican. This will presumably be less and less the case as whites head for minority status. At some point the fact of impending minority status will sink in, and whites will begin to sink their differences and circle the wagons....
  • Dear Matt Drudge: Stop the race stories

    11/09/2012 10:01:39 AM PST · by Obadiah · 60 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/9/2012 | Brent Budowsky
    Dear Mr. Drudge: I have written before that, whether I like it or not, you are the one of the most influential forces in modern media, possibly THE most influential single player. You tower above your peers in what you do. Despite my failed efforts, no liberal or Democrat has even tried to create a legitimate competitor to what you do. But with your influence comes power, and with power comes responsibility, and the Drudge Report in recent months has become inundated, and saturated and permeated with baiting stories about the president's race, and about blacks generally. These are beneath...
  • Some Thoughts On The Catholic Vote

    11/09/2012 9:46:30 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 64 replies
    http://www.catholicleague.org ^ | November 9, 2012 | Bill Donohue
    Catholics are a quarter of the electorate, and they voted for Obama over Romney by the same margin as the total electorate, 50%-48%. Contrary to what many pundits are saying, this suggests that the bishops campaign for religious liberty, waged against the Health and Human Services mandate, actually paid off: Obama got 54% of the Catholic vote in 2008 to McCains 45%. Some commentators talk about the Catholic vote as if it were monolithic, and others say it doesnt exist. It would be more accurate to say there are four Catholic votes: practicing and non-practicing; white and Latino. Among practicing...
  • PICKET: Companies plan massive layoffs as Obamacare becomes reality

    11/09/2012 9:45:44 AM PST · by MissesBush · 18 replies
    Freedom Works has put together a list of companies that will be laying off employees as a result of President Barack Obama's health care law: Welch Allyn Welch Allyn, a company that manufactures medical diagnostic equipment in central New York, announced in September that they would be laying off 275 employees, or roughly 10% of their workforce over the next three years. One of the major reasons discussed for the layoffs was a proactive response to the Medical Device Tax mandated by the new healthcare law. Dana Holding Corp. As recently as a week ago, a global auto parts manufacturing...
  • "The List", Obama's One Hundred and Ninety-Eighth Week in Office

    11/09/2012 9:42:46 AM PST · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Nachumlist ^ | 11/9/12 | Nachum
    President Obama's One Hundred and Ninety-Eighth Week in Office11/8/2012Benghazi-GateBenghazi documents available to senators only when they are out of townHouse panel to hold hearing on Libya attack with top Obama intelligence advisers'Innocence of Muslims' filmmaker gets a year in prisonIt's 3am and nobody's thereHillary Clinton due to step down as Secretary of State within 'days' of start of Barack Obama's second termObama to visit Myanmar, Cambodia, ThailandObamas new foreign and security team: Could Colin Powell be on it?Russia expects President Barack Obama to be more flexible on missile defense shield disputeAfter Obama win, U.S. backs new U.N. arms treaty talksVictorious...
  • Carny Nation

    11/09/2012 9:39:33 AM PST · by CharlesMartelsGhost · 8 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | November 9, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    Come right in and step right up. See the bright lights and the oddities of nature. Inside folks, for the low price of twenty-two trillion dollars, you can see Binders of Women, Team Big Bird and entire reams of green windmills and fields full of bayonets and horses. Here lies become the truth and everything is full of sugar. And the highlight of the show with be Barack, the Exotic Prince from the Wilds of Indonesia and Kenya, with a special appearance by Oprah and a hologram of JFK. Here in the Carnival of Fools, the party never stops and...
  • Obama heads to Asia while Congress handles the fiscal cliff (priorities)

    11/09/2012 9:38:41 AM PST · by chessplayer · 25 replies
    We have 52 days, according to the New York Post, to avoid the fiscal cliff and the consequences of last years budget deal. Businesses will prepare layoff notices to deal with the consequences of sequestration. Thanks to the complexity of the negotiations and the number of people involved, the leaders of both parties will have to work full time to get a deal in place and passed before the consequences of Taxmageddon push the country into another full-fledged recession. Well make that one party. The leader of the other the one who just won re-election will take...
  • Upside-down flag at a West Virginia McDonalds raises questions

    11/09/2012 9:32:58 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 29 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 11/09/12 | Ron Recinto
    An American flag flown upside-down and at half staff the day after the election at a McDonald's in West Virginia has raised questions and concerns. The flipped flagwhich can be considered a call for help or a sign of distresswas taken down at about 11:30 p.m. at the restaurant along Route 2 in Follansbee, reports WTOV. Karen Mezan, the owner of the local fast-food franchise, told WTOV a mechanical issue caused the mishap. However, before the flag was removed, the station had received hundreds of calls expressing disappointment. Some callers had also questioned the timing of the display as a...
  • State Dept to Senate: You can only look at Benghazi documents when youre not here (not satire)

    11/09/2012 9:32:49 AM PST · by chessplayer · 8 replies
    After weeks of intense criticism over the White House handling of security for the Benghazi consulate before, during, and after the terrorist attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, the Senate will begin holding hearings in less than two weeks to get answers on all of these questions. The House has already begun an investigation through the Oversight Committee, but the State Department has refused to fully cooperate with either at least until now. For the first time, State has agreed to allow Senators to view diplomatic cables and other documents related to the failures surrounding...
  • 2943 year old Prophecy predicted Obama's Re-election

    11/09/2012 9:29:24 AM PST · by Vigilanteman · 24 replies
    Holy Bible ^ | circa 931 BC | King Solomon
    As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.
  • More Navy leaders relieved of duty after rowdy port visit

    11/09/2012 9:25:37 AM PST · by RitchieAprile · 31 replies
    MyNorthwest.com ^ | November 8, 2012 @ 10:32 pm (Updated: 8:31 am - 11/9/12 ) | Linda Thomas
    Drunken behavior during a port visit has led to the dismissal of another Navy commander and three other top officers, days after the leader of the USS Stennis carrier group was sent back to Bremerton. The Navy hasn't said much about why they've removed Rear Admiral Charles Gaouette from his command October 27. They are conducting an internal investigation involving his judgment. The Navy is offering more explanation about the commander of the USS Vandegrift, which is a frigate based in San Diego that was built at the Todd Shipyards. This frigate was not with the Stennis carrier group. Vandegrift...
  • On Self-Deportation The Wall Street Journal vs. Romney

    11/09/2012 9:22:57 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 11/09/2012 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    I’ve elsewhere addressed other shortcomings in this morning’s Wall Street Journal editorial urging Republicans to reassess what is portrayed, in the wake of strong Hispanic electoral support for President Obama, as their hostility to immigration. Here, I’d like to focus on the editors’ swipe at Mitt Romney's endorsement of "self-deportation": " Mr. Romney ... often pandered to his party's nativist wing (especially after Texas Governor Rick Perry entered the primaries), even endorsing what he called 'self-deportation.' That may have endeared him to one or two radio talk show hosts, but it proved a disaster on Tuesday. This is an...
  • If the Dead Can Vote...

    11/09/2012 9:22:32 AM PST · by GraceG · 24 replies
    GraceG
    If the dead can vote... If the Dead can vote then the dead gotta be able to eat and do many other things that a normal person can do, well except hold a job and be a productive memeber of society. The Dead Gotta Eat... It just occured to me, all those dead voters need to eat too, I mean if you are dead and you just spent a long election season voting several times for your favorite democrat president, the food stamp president and you get bupkiss for your your vote, well nuts to that, why not sign your...
  • HOW FAR ARE WE WILLING TO GO? I SAY, LETS JUMP OFF THE CLIFF!

    11/09/2012 9:20:27 AM PST · by carlo3b · 111 replies
    Cooking With Chef Carlo ^ | Carlo3b, Dad, Chef, Author
    JUST HOW FAR ARE WE WILLING TO GO? I SAY, LETS JUMP OFF THE CLIFF! I know, I remember what our Mothers told us about, If your idiot friend jumped off the Cliff, would you follow? As it turned out she was mostly right, but not always, not NOW, not this time.. I'm suggesting that our Mothers are sometimes just flat out wrong.. Most women, Not your Mother of course, but at least 56% of women elected Obama, twice, so they aren't always right.. This is the real truth telling moment in our Nation's present and future.. We were handed...
  • The Obama 2012 Campaign: The Greatest, Ever

    11/09/2012 9:18:15 AM PST · by lasereye · 29 replies
    whitehousedossier ^ | NOVEMBER 8, 2012 | KEITH KOFFLER
    President Obamas campaign organization is the greatest political machine in modern history. How it was possible to take a moribund economy, high unemployment, and no detectable foreign policy and turn it into a sweeping electoral victory over a credible opponent is one of the great political stories of our time. Plouffe, Messina, Axelrod. Political geniuses who wiped away forever the Clinton campaign axiom, Its the economy, stupid, and replaced it with, Its the Community Organizing, Stupid. A few years ago, I was talking to a Democratic member of Congress who is close to Obama. She who told me of seeing...
  • Letterman's Post-Election Obama Ad: Hey Clint (Bleep) You!

    11/09/2012 9:01:42 AM PST · by chessplayer · 51 replies
    <p>David Letterman took a vulgar swipe at Clint Eastwood Thursday.</p>
  • Companies plan massive layoffs as Obamacare becomes reality

    11/09/2012 8:58:44 AM PST · by Evil Slayer · 70 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 11/9/12 | Kerry Picket
    Freedom Works has put together a list of companies that will be laying of employees as a result of President Barack Obama's health care law: Welch Allyn Welch Allyn, a company that manufactures medical diagnostic equipment in central New York, announced in September that they would be laying off 275 employees, or roughly 10% of their workforce over the next three years. One of the major reasons discussed for the layoffs was a proactive response to the Medical Device Tax mandated by the new healthcare law. Dana Holding Corp. As recently as a week ago, a global auto parts manufacturing...
  • Sean Hannity, John Boehner say GOP should tackle immigration reform

    11/09/2012 8:57:48 AM PST · by Hilda · 110 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | November 9, 2012 | Liz Goodwin
    Just two days after President Barack Obama sailed to re-election over Mitt Romney, boosted by more than 70 percent of the Latino vote, some Republicans are striking a new tone on illegal immigration.
  • Maps of the 2012 US presidential election results

    11/09/2012 8:57:46 AM PST · by Red Badger · 57 replies
    Univerity of Michigan ^ | 11-08-2012 | Mark Newman
    Most of us are, by now, familiar with the maps the TV channels and web sites use to show the results of presidential elections. Here is a typical map of the results of the 2012 election:
  • Energizer to cut more than 10 percent of workforce

    11/09/2012 8:54:25 AM PST · by Rio · 6 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo News ^ | 11/8/2012 | Jessica Wohl
    Energizer Holdings Inc (ENR) said on Thursday that it would cut more than 10 percent of its workforce, or about 1,500 people, as it tries to rev up results in its battery business.