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  • Marc Faber Warns Global Stock Markets Will Implode

    11/14/2012 6:11:00 PM PST · by blam · 30 replies
    TMO ^ | 11-14-2012 | Marc Faber
    Marc Faber Warns Global Stock Markets Will Implode Stock-Markets / Financial CrashNov 14, 2012 - 04:09 AM In this "Squawk Box" excerpt, Marc Faber warns investors to prepare for an eventual "'reset" of the global financial system: “The market is going down because corporate profits will begin to disappoint, the global economy will hardly grow next year or even contract, and that is the reason why stocks, from the highs of September of 1,470 on the S&P, will drop at least 20 percent, in my view.” “There will be pain and there will be very substantial pain. The question is...
  • Lincoln’ Screening At White House Tomorrow; Steven Spielberg, Daniel Day-Lewis & Tommy Lee Jones

    11/14/2012 6:09:17 PM PST · by Third Person · 20 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | November14th, 2012 | Dominic Patten
    Abraham Lincoln is returning to the White House tomorrow – Lincoln the movie that is. The White House press office announced today that President Barack Obama will be hosting “cast and crew members” from the Steven Spielberg-directed film for a screening at the Executive Mansion on Thursday evening. DreamWorks had no comment on the screening. However, Deadline has learned that Spielberg, DreamWorks co-Chair and CEO Stacey Snider, producer Kathleen Kennedy as well as actors Daniel Day Lewis, Sally Field, Gloria Reuben and Tommy Lee Jones will all be there with the President and First Lady. Day Lewis plays the 16th...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops ~ 15 November 2012

    11/14/2012 6:01:30 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 116 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ MUSKET FIRE Army soldiers fire their muskets during Twilight Tattoo at Whipple Field on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., July 25, 2012. The soldiers are assigned to the 3rd Infantry Regiment known as "The Old Guard." U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. MEDICAL EVACUATION A UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopter lands as U.S. Army paratroopers secure the area...
  • There Is A Circle-The-Wagon Op Around Barack Obama That Nobody Is Going To Penetrate

    11/14/2012 5:58:56 PM PST · by Nachum · 38 replies
    Fox ^ | 11/14/12 | Jeff Poor
    On his Wednesday radio show, conservative talker Rush Limbaugh warned his listeners not to have high expectations for embattled former CIA Director David Petreaus’ testimony on the Sept. 11, 2012 terror attack in Benghazi. The attack resulted in the deaths of four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens, but, according to Limbaugh, if Petreaus says anything differently than what he had said right after the attack, he could be branded a liar. “If Petraeus goes in there and says anything different than what he said on Sept. 13, do you know the world of hurt that...
  • Woman allegedly paid $1,500 dollars to smuggle children

    11/14/2012 5:58:20 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 11 replies
    Valley Central.com ^ | November 14, 2012 | Sergio Chapa
    Four women are facing criminal charges after one of them allegedly received $1,500 dollars to smuggle two children and take them to Houston. U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested Lizeth De Leon, Herlinda Martinez, Janell Martinez and Juanita Martinez on Sunday.
  • Lawmaker asks to be paid in gold

    11/14/2012 5:58:20 PM PST · by gorush · 4 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/13/12 11:36 AM EST | Kevin Cirilli
    A Montana state lawmaker is asking that he be paid in gold coins because of his lack of faith in the U.S. dollar amid a rising deficit. Jerry O’Neil, a Republican just reelected in his northern Montana district, says his constituents told him he was not honoring his duty to uphold the U.S. Constitution, which O’Neil and Gold Standard supporters say requires the government to print money backed by gold. Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1112/83767.html#ixzz2CFguWZLo
  • Larry Grathwohl on Ayers' Plan for American Re-Education Camps and the Need to Kill Millions

    11/14/2012 5:57:38 PM PST · by broken_arrow1 · 22 replies
    youtube ^ | Oct 29, 2008 | 50MMike
    In 1969, Weather Underground founders Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn (who were to become Pres. Obama's personal friends and associates for many years) put Charles Manson on the cover of their occasional newspaper, "Fire". Throughout their career as terrorist bombers, Ayers and Dohrn were constantly trying to break the Left free of its "bourgeois" commitment to any standard of justice or decency.
  • Petraeus mistress had substantial classified data on computer: sources

    11/14/2012 5:56:14 PM PST · by Arthurio · 68 replies
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A computer used by Paula Broadwell, the woman whose affair with CIA Director David Petraeus led to his resignation, contained substantial classified information that should have been stored under more secure conditions, law enforcement and national security officials said on Wednesday. The contents and amount of the classified material - and questions about how Broadwell got it - are significant enough to warrant a continuing investigation, the officials said. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to comment publicly. The details about material held by Broadwell, a reserve officer in military intelligence, emerged...
  • The monolithic black vote – and my Republican dad

    11/14/2012 5:54:01 PM PST · by Perseverando · 3 replies
    WND ^ | November 14, 2012 | Larry Elder
    Larry Elder explains how Barack Obama's party has betrayed minorities In 13 wards in Philadelphia, reports the Inquirer, President Barack Obama received 99 percent of the vote! A local Democratic ward leader outlined the strategy: “In this election, you had to point out to people what was at stake. And in many cases, they felt that the Romney doctrine was not going to favor the working man.” Obama appears to have held on to most of his percentage of the black vote from 2008 – even though the black unemployment rate in October reached 14.3 percent. Emmanuel Cleaver, the head...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 11-14-12

    11/14/2012 5:52:25 PM PST · by dynachrome · 39 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 11-14-12 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Top 10 ridiculous White House ‘We the People’ petitions

    11/14/2012 5:49:57 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 8 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | November 14, 2012 | David Martosko
    Now that disaffected Americans in all 50 states have petitioned the Obama administration for the right to secede from the United States, the door is open for far more important petitions — like a request to have a catered pizza party once Missouri strikes out on its own. (RELATED: White House ‘secede’ petitions reach 675,000 signatures, 50-state participation) Is it funnier that real people actually submitted these ten proposals to the White House, or that the administration has only removed two of them fr0m public view? You tell us. And if you actually sign any of these, you have no...
  • The Party’s Problem

    11/14/2012 5:48:30 PM PST · by neverdem · 46 replies
    National Review Online ^ | November 14, 2012 | Ramesh Ponnuru
    The first thing conservatives should understand about the electoral catastrophe that just befell us — and it was a catastrophe — is that any explanation of it that centers on Mitt Romney is mistaken.Much of the discussion of the race among conservatives has made the opposite assumption. “Romney proved to be the kind of electoral drag many of us suspected he would always be,” wrote one conservative the morning after the election. “It was a flawed candidacy from the start,” wrote two others. “Romney’s caution and ever-shifting policy positions made him seem fearful, which is to say weak. His...
  • NYT Unsure if Rockets Fired at Israel- Also not sure Hamas is a terrorist group

    11/14/2012 5:45:51 PM PST · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 11/14/12 | staff
    New York Times Middle East correspondents Fares Akram and Isabel Kershner reported today that they are confused about current events in the Middle East. Despite the launching of more than 800 rockets from Gaza into Israel in 2012—including hundreds in the past week—the Times expressed uncertainty about whether any rockets have been fired at all. The Israeli military operation that commenced today is “in response to what Israel called repeated rocket attacks,” according to the Times. The Times is also uncertain about the nature of Hamas, a U.S.- and Israeli-designated terrorist organization. The Times reports that Hamas is a “militant...
  • Court hearing set Friday in West-Murphy vote-count dispute

    11/14/2012 5:45:47 PM PST · by Evil Slayer · 6 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | 11/14/12 | George Bennett
    FORT PIERCE — A St. Lucie County circuit judge has scheduled a two-hour hearing for Friday on Republican U.S. Rep. Allen West’s request for a recount of all 37,379 ballots cast during early voting in St. Lucie County in his tight reelection fight against Democrat Patrick Murphy. Murphy holds a 0.58 percent lead over West in unofficial returns from congressional District 18, which includes St. Lucie and Martin counties and northern Palm Beach County. West has not conceded, citing errors in St. Lucie County’s initial early vote tally that prompted Secretary of State Ken Detzner to send three officials to...
  • Those extremist Republicans! Joseph Farah warns GOP establishment about 2016 election

    11/14/2012 5:43:24 PM PST · by Perseverando · 10 replies
    WND ^ | November 14, 2012 | Joseph Farah
    It was almost laughable on Election Night when the analysts began explaining why Mitt Romney lost. It was because of his extreme position on border security. It was because Republicans picked candidates that were too extreme. It was because Republicans denied manmade, catastrophic “climate change” was real. And this was on what many Americans believe to be the “fair and balanced” network, Fox. Some even believe it to be a “conservative” alternative to the rest of the statist media jackals. I thought the cacophony would die down by now, but it hasn’t. Mitt Romney doesn’t have an extremist bone in...
  • Senate falls short of votes need to pass cybersecurity bill, sets stage for presidential order

    11/14/2012 5:41:26 PM PST · by mdittmar · 9 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Associated Pres
    WASHINGTON — The Senate failed again to advance legislation to protect the U.S. electrical grid and other critical industries from cyberattack, setting the stage for President Barack Obama to sign an executive order to improve the country’s digital defenses. A motion to limit debate and force a vote on the bill fell well short on Wednesday of the 60 votes needed to pass, with only 51 senators backing the measure. Democrats and Republicans disagreed over the role the Homeland Security Department and other federal agencies should play in protecting essential businesses from cyberattacks.
  • FBI agent in Petraeus scandal was once based in Seattle (Shirtless FBI guy identfied)

    11/14/2012 5:39:00 PM PST · by RummyChick · 3 replies
    king5 ^ | 11/14 | king5
    How Washington Rep. Dave Reichert got involved in the scandal that ended the CIA director's career became a little clearer Wednesday after the New York Times published a story identifying the FBI agent who played a key role in the case. The agent was identified as Frederick W. Humphries II. His connection to the Pacific Northwest -- and hence to Reichert -- dates back to the 1999 Millennium bombing plot. "Colleagues and news reports described the role of Mr. Humphries, in just his third year at the F.B.I., in building the case against Ahmed Ressam, who was detained as he...
  • After the shock, disgust: ... precincts with no Romney votes: 'Saddam never did this well!'

    11/14/2012 5:38:51 PM PST · by Perseverando · 12 replies
    WND ^ | November 14, 2012 | Jack Cashill
    After Barack Obama’s victory in 2008, many a Republican tracked with the Kubler-Ross model of electoral grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. That sense of acceptance may not have lasted long, but initially al least, most Republicans acknowledged Obama’s legitimacy. In 2012, things are different. Monitoring my Facebook pages, I see a new model in play. This one goes directly from shock to disgust, and, unfortunately, it is altogether justified. Yes, there is a good deal of intra-party sniping, much of it predictable and painfully stupid – Jeb Bush, please go away – but the genuine disgust is directed...
  • Almost 1K ballots found in Broward elections warehouse

    11/14/2012 5:38:31 PM PST · by Nachum · 16 replies
    WSVN-TV ^ | 11/14/12 | staff
    LAUDERHILL, Fla. (WSVN) -- Nearly a thousand ballots that were not included in Florida's final count have been found in a warehouse in Broward County. Tuesday morning and into the night, there was a buzz of activity at the Voting Equipment Center in Lauderhill, a week after the general election. There was a recount going on for two commission seats that were too close to call, one in Hallandale Beach and another in Dania Beach. Workers had to count those votes manually. Also keeping elections officials busy is the fact that 963 filled ballots were found in a warehouse. The...
  • Post Election Rant . . .

    11/14/2012 5:33:03 PM PST · by lowbridge · 6 replies
    A couple of days ago, God gave the people what they wanted. This heated election season is over. We have our president. The people passed over Mitt Romney, the Republican candidate, and overwhelming lent their support for Obama and the Democrat agenda. I can understand the peoples support for the Democrat Party. Much of what they say they stand for sounds moral and compassionate, especially concerning the poor and minority populations. Yet, my convictions and research eventually led me to reject the Democrat ideology, preferring to side with people and political parties more aligned with the morals and values consistent...