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  • Dr. Carson Speaks Truth to Power; Liberal Statists Question Whether It's Appropriate

    02/11/2013 5:46:00 PM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | February 11, 2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: So yesterday on CNN, Candy Crowley asked the panel on her program if the comments of Dr. Benjamin Carson at the National Prayer Breakfast were inappropriate. Actually, she asked if his comments were appropriate. Now, before we play for you the Candy Crowley sound bite from CNN yesterday, I want to go back. We've got two sound bites from Dr. Benjamin Carson. He's the Johns Hopkins University hospital pediatric neurosurgery director. He's a great guy. Great, great family story, from Detroit. Here are the two excerpts that we aired last week from his remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast...
  • Is Dorner a drone target?

    02/11/2013 5:43:49 PM PST · by Repeat Offender · 22 replies
    The Lookout via Yahoo News ^ | 11 Feb 2013 | Dylan Stableford
    Are police using drones in the manhunt for Christopher Dorner? According to a report by a British newspaper, they are. On Sunday, the Express quoted a "senior police source" who said the "thermal imaging cameras the drones use may be our only hope of finding him—on the ground, it's like looking for a needle in a haystack." Dorner, the 33-year-old former naval and LAPD officer turned triple-murder suspect, has been at the center of a massive manhunt stretching from the San Bernadino Mountains—where his burned-out pickup truck was found last week—to the Mexican border. In a manifesto posted online earlier...
  • Obama Called Cayman Island Investments 'The Biggest Tax Scam on Record' (2008 video)

    02/11/2013 5:31:26 PM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 2/11/13 | DANIEL HALPER
    In the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama called Cayman Island investments "the biggest tax scam on record." Now, in 2013, President Obama has nominated Jack Lew, who had $56,000 in Cayman Island investments, to be the next secretary of Treasury. Here's Obama making the claim in 2008:
  • Rumor Check: Ex-FBI Agent Claims Obama’s CIA Nominee Is Really a Secret Muslim Recruited by Saudis

    02/11/2013 5:30:57 PM PST · by Ben Mugged · 24 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Feb. 11, 2013 | Mytheos Holt
    Did President Obama nominate an Islamic convert with a decades old connection to the most anti-American variant of that religion to a post no less potent than the director of the CIA? That is the hot charge against John Brennan that gained rapid viral traction over the weekend because of comments made by an ex-FBI agent known for his efforts to expose radical Islamists. John Guandolo first made the accusation during a recent radio interview. Today he repeated the charge during an interview with TheBlaze in which we pressed him to provide details that might substantiate his case. There is...
  • Stop the Confirmation of Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense

    02/11/2013 5:26:48 PM PST · by VitacoreVision · 5 replies
    The New American ^ | 11 February 2013 | Christian Gomez
    Stop the Confirmation of Chuck Hagel for Secretary of DefenseClick here: https://www.votervoice.net/JBS/Campaigns/30628/Respond Confirming Chuck Hagel for secretary of defense may harm U.S. defense considering his record, words of praise from the Communist Party, and ties to far-left progressive organizations. Chuck Hagel a Committed Internationalist The New American 11 February 2013 The confirmation vote for Republican former senator of Nebraska Chuck Hagel (shown) to replace outgoing Leon Panetta as secretary of defense was postponed by another week after Hagel failed to meet the expectations of his former Republican colleagues during last week's Senate confirmation hearings. Even more troubling than Sen. Hagel's...
  • Officer: If IDF enters Lebanon, we'll have lasting quiet

    02/11/2013 5:25:02 PM PST · by BlackVeil · 4 replies
    Ynet News ^ | 7 Feb 2013 | Yoav Zitun
    The Nahal Brigade is preparing for its deployment along the northern border – currently, one of the most tense borders – where it will be faced with a disintegrating Syria, and a Hizbullah that growing stronger. The commander of the green unit, Colonel Yehuda Fuchs, said it is clear that if the IDF takes action against these threats, his soldiers will be on the front line. "We are psychologically ready for battle in Lebanon," he said.
  • Pennsylvania's Casey shows his TRUE colors

    02/11/2013 5:23:33 PM PST · by Renegade · 21 replies
    Legislative Letter reply | 2/11/13 | Bob Casey
    Thank you for taking the time to contact me about recent proposals related to guns. I appreciate hearing from you about this issue. As you know, on December 14, 2012, an individual in Newtown, Connecticut forced his way into Sandy Hook Elementary School and opened fire on teachers and staff in the building. In total, the perpetrator murdered 20 students between the ages of six and seven years old, as well as six adults, many of whom heroically sought to stop the shooter and save the lives of children. Like many Americans, I was deeply affected by the scope and...
  • Meet the man who shot Bin Laden (Is this how America treats her heroes?)

    02/11/2013 5:22:42 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/12/2013 | AllahPundit
    I want to call this the feelgood story of the day but it’s the opposite. There are feelgood moments --- Bin Laden ends up with a few extra postmortem bullet holes, and don't miss the conversation the SEALs have on their way to the first briefing about the mission --- but ultimately it's the tale of a hero abandoned. No pension(!), no health care(!!), family troubles, little help transitioning to the private sector, and eternal worry about reprisals from jihadis. Everyone wishes they could have been the one to pull the trigger on Osama; see how you feel about that...
  • A Second former LAPD officer releases a manifesto

    02/11/2013 5:17:05 PM PST · by Brandonmark · 39 replies
    FreekOutNation ^ | February 11, 2013 | Anomaly
    Christopher Dorner is creating quite a firestorm of attention directed toward the Los Angles Police Department, and now his efforts have doubled in another manifesto created by former LAPD Officer Joe Jones.In its entirety, it reads: “My Former LAPD Officer Joe Jones MANIFESTO… I know most of you who personally who me are in disbelief of the partial story I will tell today. A story that has been suppressed for about 18 years, But lives strong everyday of my life. I without hesitation would like to send my condolences to the Victims who were lost and their families during this...
  • Biden: We’re counting on ‘legitimate media’ for successful gun control effort

    02/11/2013 5:16:19 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 42 replies
    Biden: We’re counting on ‘legitimate media’ for successful gun control effort February 11, 2013 | 1:46 pm During a press conference on gun safety in Philadelphia, Vice President Joe Biden said that any reports that suggest that he was trying to take weapons away from gun owners was a “bunch of malarkey.” "I know that's a word that you've never heard before, although it's now in the dictionary," Biden boasted. Biden said that it was important for the media to dissuade the American public from the idea that the Obama administration was prepared to do something unconstitutional on guns. “To...
  • James Rickards: Global Monetary System Headed for Collapse

    02/11/2013 5:12:42 PM PST · by dennisw · 8 replies
    moneynews.com ^ | 06 Feb 2013 | By Dan Weil
    The world currency system is riding down the road to catastrophe, The world already has entered a currency war that began in 2010 on the heels of the Federal Reserve’s massive easing program, he tells Wall Street Journal Digital Network. Since then, plenty of nations have joined in, including Brazil, Switzerland and Japan, says Rickards, author of “Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crises.” “All major central banks are easing,” he says. “Eventually so much money will be printed that this will lead to inflation. The endgame is collapse of the international monetary system — sometime sooner than...
  • CNN anchor questions whether global warming to blame for asteroid

    02/11/2013 5:09:52 PM PST · by tobyhill · 28 replies
    fox news ^ | 2/11/2013 | fox news
    The threat of global warming may stretch so far beyond Earth that it affects meteorites millions of miles away in space -- at least according to one CNN anchor. “Talk about something else that’s falling from the sky and that is an asteroid. What’s coming our way? Is this an effect of, perhaps, of global warming, or is this just some meteoric occasion?” CNN’s Deborah Feyerick asked Bill “The Science Guy” Nye, head of the Planetary Society, in a Saturday segment.
  • Grenade attack at U.S. Consulate in Mexico

    02/11/2013 4:54:41 PM PST · by AuntB · 13 replies
    Examiner ^ | FEb. 8, 2013 | Dave Gibson
    On Thursday, the Dallas News reported: Three grenades exploded Thursday evening in Nuevo Laredo, just feet from the U.S. Consulate office, sources in the Mexican border city said. No injuries were reported, but the explosions rattled the neighborhood, as locals scurried for cover amid a firefight between what’s believed to be members of the Zetas criminal group and their former allies, the Gulf cartel, which is making a push to reclaim the territory. The two groups appear to be battling, leaving a trail of killings and burned houses. In recent days, sources said, seven people have been killed — three...
  • United States Army Threatened With Lawsuit Over Chaplain’s Prayer to ‘Heavenly Father’

    02/11/2013 4:31:49 PM PST · by ilovesarah2012 · 98 replies
    christiannews.net ^ | February 9, 2013 | Heather Clark
    Washington, D.C. – The United States Army is being threatened with a lawsuit after a chaplain allegedly prayed to the Heavenly Father during an event at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas, which offended an atheist soldier in attendance. The Huffington Post reports that Staff Sergeant Victoria Gettman is unpleased with the response that she has received from her superiors in regard to complaints that she had lodged over the prayer, which was delivered last September. Gettman and a number of other soldiers were attending a mandatory suicide prevention session, which concluded with a prayer. The prayer itself was...
  • Obama Approves Direct Funding For Hamas

    02/11/2013 4:23:04 PM PST · by w4women · 38 replies
    Political Realities ^ | 02/10/2013 | L.D. Jackson
    In all of his infinite wisdom and glory, President Barack Obama has waived restrictions placed on the direct funding of the Palestinian Authority. If you remember, this is the group that is run by Hamas. Going further back in your memory, you will recall Hamas is the terrorist organization that has refused to acknowledge Israel’s right to exist. In fact, their charter calls for the destruction of Israel. -snip- If you will look at the date of the press release on the White House website, you will find it was Friday. The Obama administration is so open and transparent that...
  • Many African-Americans Concerned About Obama’s Focus on Immigrant Rights

    02/11/2013 4:15:30 PM PST · by kristinn · 91 replies
    McClatchy ^ | Monday, February 11, 2013 | William Douglas and Franco Ordonez
    No sooner did President Barack Obama and a group of senators separately outline proposals to revamp the nation’s immigration system than the phone lines on several African-American-oriented talk radio shows heated up with callers blasting the plans. “Amnesty,” complained Frankie from Maryland recently on the nationally syndicated “Keeping it Real with Al Sharpton.” A political payback to Hispanic voters that does little or nothing for African-Americans, reasoned Sam from Milwaukee on Wisconsin’s 1290 WMCS AM’s “Earl Ingram Show.” SNIP Still, Ingram says many of his listeners see Obama’s attempt to push forward on immigration as a reminder of what the...
  • Gunmen fired 81 shots at Marrero murder victim, authorities say

    02/11/2013 4:10:25 PM PST · by BBell · 36 replies
    http://www.nola.com ^ | February 11, 2013 | Michelle Hunter
    Investigators with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office recovered 81 spent shell casings at the scene of a murder in Marrero early Monday morning. Three suspects shot and killed Emeal Washington, 58, in the 6100 block of August Avenue, according to Col. John Fortunato, spokesman for the department. "There was a substantial number of shots, 81 spent shell casings fired at this one particular victim," he said. The murder is the first in unincorporated Jefferson Parish this year. The shooting occurred just after 2 a.m. as Washington, of Marrero, was visiting a friend's August Avenue residence. The two stepped outside while...
  • The Constitution and Nancy Pelosi

    02/11/2013 4:08:01 PM PST · by TRAPPER2 · 9 replies
    The Witch Pelosi seems to not know the Constitution since she is always misquoting it. I think everyone needs to flood her offices with copies of the pocket Constitutions available everywhere! Maybe in this way she can carry a copy around with her everywhere, and if she loses one she can have her staff hand her a copy from all the copies that have been sent to her, so maybe she can get something right. You can purchase copies from either of the following places and they will ship them for you. NCCS.NET AMAZON.COM PatriotPost.com Here are the addresses of...
  • Former State GOP Chairman Jim Greer Pleads Guilty to Theft, Money Laundering

    02/11/2013 4:07:51 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 2/11/2013
    Former Florida GOP chairman Jim Greer pleaded guilty Monday morning to four charges of grand theft, avoiding trial in a case that could have potentially embarrassed former Gov. Charlie Crist and much of the state’s Republican elite.After two weeks of behind-the-scenes wrangling, former GOP party chairman Jim Greer walked into court Monday morning and pleaded guilty to theft and money laundering charges that could put him behind bars for 3 and 1/2 years. Greer responded “guilty your honor’’ to charges he stole and laundered GOP campaign contributions through a company he created, Victory Strategies. He declined to talk with a...
  • Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit Holder Privacy Advances to Final Vote

    02/11/2013 4:03:13 PM PST · by EXCH54FE · 2 replies
    Ammo Land ^ | Feb 11, 2013 | Ammo land Staff
    Virginia - -(Ammoland.com)- The House of Delegates advanced Senate Bill 1335 today and the bill will be on the calendar for a final vote tomorrow, Tuesday, February 12 2013. NRA sent a legislative alert last Friday asking members to contact their Delegates and ask them to support this important legislation. Please continue to contact your legislator as the opposition is pulling out all the stops to continue making the personal information of concealed handgun permit holders (CHPs) public information. As originally introduced, SB1335 would have only protected the privacy of CHP holders who had a protective order that is in...