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  • Giuliani 'absolutely' open to 2012 presidential run

    01/21/2011 12:33:58 PM PST · by speciallybland · 36 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/21/2011 | Michael O'Brien
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) said he is "absolutely" open to a run for president in 2012. Giuliani, the mayor of New York during the 9/11 terrorist attacks who ran for president in 2008, hinted more strongly that he might seek the Republican nomination to challenge President Obama's reelection. "I will take a look at 2012. It's really a question of, can I play a useful role? Would I have a chance of getting the nomination? Those are things that I'll have to evaluate as the year goes along," Giuliani said Thursday night on CNBC's "The Kudlow...
  • Freep This Petition - No Co-Mingled Seating at SOTU Address!

    01/17/2011 3:31:36 AM PST · by FTL · 36 replies ^ | 01/17/2011 | FTL
    Vote NO to Co-mingling Seats in Congress for SOTU Address
  • Let's sit together for State of the Union address (Sen. Mark Udall)

    01/13/2011 6:22:34 PM PST · by Bronzy · 62 replies
    The Hill ^ | By Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) - 01/12/11 03:48 PM ET
    Dear Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Boehner, Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi: We, the undersigned members of Congress, believe that partisan seating arrangements at State of the Union addresses serve to symbolize division instead of the common challenges we face in securing a strong future for the United States.
  • The Dupnik rebellion: Pima's top cop says "no" to SB 1070

    01/10/2011 11:11:13 PM PST · by Steelers6 · 18 replies
    KGUN ^ | January 10, 2010 | Steve Nunez and Forrest Carr
    The Dupnik rebellion: Pima's top cop says "no" to SB 1070 Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik ALSO ON KGUN9.COM Cochise County Sheriff says immigration law will have only minor effect on his department full text of Pearce e-mail to KGUN9 full text of SB 1070 Governor Brewer's executive orderReporters: Steve Nunez and Forrest Carr TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Pima County's top lawman says he has no intention of enforcing Arizona's controversial crackdown on illegal immigration. Sheriff Clarence Dupnik calls SB 1070 "racist," "disgusting," and "unnecessary." Speaking Tuesday morning with KGUN9's Steve Nunez, Dupnik made it clear that while he will not...
  • Former Fla. governor doesn't rule out run in 2016

    01/04/2011 2:33:31 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 35 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan. 4, 2011 | BRENT KALLESTAD
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he isn't ruling out a possible presidential run in 2016. At the inauguration Tuesday of new Gov. Rick Scott, Bush repeated his stance that he's positively not running for president in 2012.
  • Can Christians be Assured of their Salvation?

    12/29/2010 4:08:28 AM PST · by Colofornian · 57 replies · 3+ views
    "These things have I written unto you that believe in the name of the Son of God, that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God" (1 John 5:13). When the Apostle John penned these words centuries ago, he did so to encourage faith in Christ, and to encourage those who do believe. The times were tough for believers, and they would get tougher. To follow the rabbi from Nazareth meant paying a high price, and many were inclined to turn back when they encountered adversity. John's...
  • Abbas: No room for Israelis in Palestinian state

    12/25/2010 6:45:22 PM PST · by Nachum · 23 replies · 4+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 12/25/10 | Khaled Abu Toameh
    PA president says US has failed to pressure J’lem, accuses Israel of ‘deception’ for blaming PA for impasse in talks. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announced on Saturday that when a Palestinian state is established, it will have no Israelis in it. “We have frankly said, and always will say: If there is an independent Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital, we won’t agree to the presence of one Israeli in it,” Abbas told reporters in Ramallah. He was commenting on unconfirmed reports suggesting that the PA leadership might agree to the presence of the IDF in the West...
  • Marine stabbing arrests attributed to 'gumshoe police work'

    12/10/2010 10:24:44 PM PST · by BBell · 14 replies
    Times Picayune ^ | December 10, 2010 | Kari Dequine
    Two suspects were arrested late Thursday in connection to the brutal stabbing death of 23-year-old Marine Corps sergeant Ryan Lekosky, who was killed in the French Quarter following a fight with a man who made derogatory comments about Lekosky's wife. Melvin Clay, 37, and Heliana Amrine, 21, were arrested shortly after 9 p.m. at the intersection of Dauphine Street and Bienville street, just one block from the scene of the killing, said New Orleans Police Department spokeswoman officer Shereese Harper.Clay was booked with second-dattregree murder and is being held in lieu of $1 million bail. Amrine, his girlfriend, was booked...
  • Obama: No Tax Compromise Would Have 'Cost Our Economy Nearly a Million Jobs'

    12/08/2010 7:22:59 PM PST · by Nachum · 30 replies
    ABC News ^ | 12/8/10 | Sunlen Miller
    On a conference call with “Organizing for America” supporters tonight, President Obama explained his compromise with Republicans over tax cuts, saying that the “harm” the economy would suffer was “too great” to be able to afford a fight. If the middle class tax cuts put in place last decade would have expired, “that would have cost our economy nearly a million jobs,” Obama said. “All of this would have been damaging to those individual families," he said. "It would have been profoundly damaging to the economy, as well, at a time when, frankly, the economy is growing but we still...
  • FCC may regulate Internet lines days before Christmas

    11/20/2010 12:09:03 PM PST · by Artcore · 54 replies · 3+ views ^ | November 19, 2010 | Sara Jerome
    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has a Christmas gift in store for the phone and cable industry: it may move ahead on its controversial net-neutrality regulations three days before Christmas. An FCC source confirmed on Friday that the commission plans to push its December meeting back by a week, meaning it will fall on the 22nd of the month. That's the same meeting in which analysts say the agency may move forward on its controversial net-neutrality proposal.
  • AP source: WH moves to break impasse on arms pact -- scrambling to ratify the New START treaty

    11/13/2010 8:05:55 AM PST · by opentalk · 32 replies · 2+ views
    Associated Press ^ | November 13, 2010 | DESMOND BUTLER
    WASHINGTON – In a bid to win approval of a nuclear arms control treaty with Russia before newly energized Republicans increase their clout in the Senate, the Obama administration is offering to add billions of dollars in funding for the U.S. nuclear arsenal.
  • Paging Jeb Bush -- for 2012

    11/11/2010 3:31:34 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 69 replies
    CNN ^ | November 11, 2010 | Ruben Navarrette Jr
    San Diego, California (CNN) -- Americans are horribly divided over the legacy of our 43rd president: George W. Bush. These factions locked horns when Bush was in office, and they're at it again this month now that Bush has released "Decision Points," a memoir of his personal and political life. Supporters see a good man, a compassionate conservative and a natural-born leader who said what he meant and meant what he said and shepherded the country through some of its most difficult moments after the attacks of September 11, 2001, and who didn't dodge tough issues to be popular. Detractors...
  • No pay, no spray: Firefighters let home burn

    10/05/2010 3:20:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 191 replies · 1+ views
    msnbc ^ | 10/5/2010 | staff
    Tennessee house in ashes after homeowner 'forgot' to pay $75 fee Firefighters in rural Tennessee let a home burn to the ground last week because the homeowner hadn't paid a $75 fee. Gene Cranick of Obion County and his family lost all of their possessions in the Sept. 29 fire, along with three dogs and a cat. "They could have been saved if they had put water on it, but they didn't do it," Cranick told MSNBC's Keith Olbermann. The fire started when the Cranicks' grandson was burning trash near the family home. As it grew out of control, the...
  • 9/11/2010 Ground Zero Mosque Protest Photos By Freedom Fighter

    09/14/2010 6:34:16 PM PDT · by rochester_veteran · 25 replies · 1+ views ^ | 9/14/2010 | Freedom Fighter and rochester_veteran was well represented this past Saturday at the 9/11/2010 Ground Zero Mosque Protest by RC co-founder, Freedom Fighter, and here's a presentation of her photos that she took while there. She was right up front and reported: I do know there were more than 2000 at our rally. We were packed in like sardines. I couldn't even move my feet! The people went back for at least two blocks. It doesn't even matter what the media reported anyway. All you have to do is look at the photos. They're never going to report fairly. I waited three hours at...
  • Send Them a Message [Vote NO on Iowa Supreme Court Justices!]

    09/14/2010 10:03:47 AM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 16 replies
    View Iowa for Freedom's first TV ad HERE.
  • Cantor won't join House Tea Party Caucus

    07/21/2010 9:06:34 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 101 replies ^ | July 20, 2010 | Jake Sherman
    House Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-Va.) is taking a pass on the House Tea Party Caucus. The second-ranking House Republican told POLITICO on Tuesday that he's not joining the group started by Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) because he sees it as more of an organic, grass-roots movement rather than a Washington entity. Cantor praised Bachmann for providing “another avenue for people to have their voices heard" but said he thinks the tea party is better left outside Washington. “I met with several of groups that operated under that moniker in Virginia; they’re not all uniform,” Cantor said in his third-floor...
  • New START and Obama’s Mysterious Trip to Russia

    07/14/2010 8:58:26 AM PDT · by opentalk · 13 replies · 2+ views
    Canada Freepress ^ | Tuesday, July 13, 2010 | Cliff Kincaid
    When 2008 GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney attacked President Obama’s new arms treaty with Russia as a dangerous trap, Republican Senator Richard Lugar came to the defense of the Democratic president and attacked Romney as “misinformed.” But Lugar’s desperate effort to save Obama’s controversial treaty, whose passage has been badly damaged by revelations of Russian spying, doesn’t come as much of a surprise. Lugar, one of the leading globalists in the Senate, was a mentor for then-Senator Barack Obama during a controversial three-day visit they made to Russia and Eastern Europe in 2005.During the visit, Russian authorities detained Obama and...
  • Would Tim Tebow be eligible to serve as President?

    07/12/2010 9:03:49 PM PDT · by jwb0581 · 68 replies · 1+ views
    Tebow was born in the Philippines to American citizen parents who were overseas on a mission trip. Would he be eligible to serve as President?
  • Netanyahu: No compensation or apology to Turkey

    07/02/2010 4:18:19 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies ^ | 7/2/10 | staff
    n Channel 1 interview PM says can't pay any price to free Schalit if it leads to the deaths of Israeli civilians. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu commented on recent diplomatic developments between Turkey and Israel in an interview with Channel 1 that aired Friday evening. Netanyahu rejected the notion that Israel would be pay any form of compensation or damages to Turkey for the nine Turkish citizens who were killed in the boarding of the Mavi Marmara as it sought to break the IDF blockade on Gaza.
  • Kagan Refuses to Answer Whether Marriage is a State Issue

    06/30/2010 1:34:04 PM PDT · by opentalk · 32 replies · 1+ views
    Human Events ^ | 06/30/2010 | Ben Shapiro
    Kagan just said she wouldn't answer whether marriage was a state issue ... wait for it ... because there's a case coming down the pike. This is a load of horsepucky. It is perfectly legitimate to answer whether the federal constitution mandates man-horse marriage, even if Mr. Ed's human lover is filing a case. Then she said she wasn't going to use the 1972 case of Baker v. Nelson as precedential value -- a case that stated that the question of marriage was not a federal question under the Constitution -- and she followed that whopper up by saying "there...