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  • BREAKING: HelioPower files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

    04/28/2017 10:22:22 AM PDT · by WombatKing · 25 replies
    pv magazine USA ^ | 4/28/17 | Frank Andorka
    The filing, signed by HelioPower President Maurice Russo, says that despite borrowing nearly $3 million from its parent company Sierra Nevada Solar (SNS) over a period of years, its current revenues are not enough to keep up with its debt obligations. In fact, HelioPower has borrowed $182,218 from SNS so far in 2017 just to meet its payroll obligations.
  • Unemployment fell in February, but a more realistic rate remains much higher

    03/10/2017 9:33:23 AM PST · by qam1 · 32 replies
    CNBC via Yahoo ^ | 3/10/17 | Nick Wells
    The national unemployment rate fell to 4.7 percent in February, the Labor Department reported Friday. But relying on that one headline number as an indicator for the economy as a whole ignores import information just below the surface. Each month on "Jobs Friday," the Bureau of Labor Statistics puts out a trove of economic data, each of which provides its own perspective on the labor market and the employment situation. Economists look past the official unemployment rate — that 4.7 percent figure, also known as the "U-3" — to other metrics that give their own view of jobs in the...
  • VA secretary: Disney doesn´t measure wait times, so why should VA?

    05/23/2016 9:03:15 AM PDT · by Nachum · 120 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 5/23/16 | Sarah Westwood
    Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald on Monday compared the length of time veterans wait to receive health care at the VA to the length of time people wait for rides at Disneyland, and said his agency shouldn´t use wait times as a measure of success because Disney doesn´t either. "When you got to Disney, do they measure the number of hours you wait in line? Or what´s important? What´s important is, what´s your satisfaction with the experience?" McDonald said Monday during a Christian Science Monitor breakfast with reporters. "And what I would like to move to, eventually, is that kind
  • Kerry Meets With Marxist Terrorist Druglord Wanted by US Government

    03/22/2016 7:51:40 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 18 replies
    Frontpage Magazine ^ | Mar 22, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Secretary of State John Kerry got upset that Obama was stealing the treason spotlight from him on the Cuban getaway. So he decided to pull a Sean Penn and meet with a Marxist terror group that is on his own State Department's list of Terror organizations.
  • Fiancée of Texas Ebola victim lands book deal

    11/13/2014 9:37:45 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The New York Post ^ | November 13, 2014 | Chris Perez
    The fiancée of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who died of Ebola in Dallas, has landed a deal to publish a memoir. “I am writing this book to tell people about Eric, about our love story, about our family and about my faith that has been tested but not broken,” Louise Troh said in a statement released Thursday. “The love of my life and the father of my son came to America to marry me,” she added. “It was supposed to be the first happy day of a new life of joy for us all. But before we could...
  • Whoah! Obama´s Opulent StateDinners Cost The Taxpayer AboutHalf A Million Dollars Each

    02/11/2014 8:32:01 AM PST · by Nachum · 43 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | 2/11/14 | Soopermexican
    Obama is having a grand old time with his socialist buddy President Francois Hollande of France on his visit, and for the first time ever, Americans will get a view of just how much a State dinner costs them. It took thirteen months for the State Department to respond to the request for the costs of such dinners, but here they are! CBS News has obtained the Office of Protocol’s expense calculations for the first five state dinners of the Obama presidency. Nov. 24, 2009 – State dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India. $572,187.36 May 19, 2010 –...
  • BREAKING: Red Hot Chili Peppers: We Faked Our Super Bowl Performance

    02/05/2014 4:25:30 AM PST · by McGruff · 88 replies
    Associated Press ^ | February 4, 2014
    The Red Hot Chili Peppers decided long ago they were never going to mime a live performance. The band made an exception for the NFL, it turns out. The group’s bassist, Flea, said in a letter to fans posted on the group’s website Tuesday that the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members pretended to play along to a pre-taped track of “Give It Away” during the Super Bowl halftime show as Anthony Kiedis sang live. The request came from NFL officials who felt it was too difficult to pull off a completely live performance because of potential sound issues.
  • American Diplomat Ran Consulate Like Party Pad

    01/18/2014 12:47:09 PM PST · by Main Street · 26 replies
    nypost ^ | January 14, 2014 | By Selim Algar
    An Italy-based American diplomat brazenly bedded staffers and hookers, fabricated expense reports, and knowingly served rotten meat to a visiting British consul general, a blockbuster Brooklyn federal lawsuit charges. Naples Consul General Donald Moore even gave favored ladies of the night entry codes to secure areas at the embassy and told underlings that “women are like candy, they meant to be unwrapped and thrown away,” according to a $300,000 sex discrimination lawsuit filed by a whistleblower. ... The suits states that Howard began working at the consulate in 2010 and alleges she soon learned that Moore had impregnated a staffer...
  • ‘Incredible night’ as Obama meets Cuban dissidents in Miami [Cubans Flock to Commie BO]

    11/09/2013 4:41:10 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 11/8/13 | JUAN O. TAMAYO
    ... Obama told two of Cuba’s leading dissidents in South Florida Friday that he admires their sacrifices, a rare White House recognition of the peaceful opposition on the communist-ruled island. “The most important thing here was the recognition by the president of the United States, the most powerful democracy in the world,” dissident Guillermo Farinas said minutes after the meeting. Farinas, spokesman for the Cuban Patriotic Union of Cuba, and Ladies in White leader Berta Soler met with Obama during a fund-raiser at the Pinecrest home of Jorge Mas Santos, chairman of the Cuban American National Foundation (CANF).
  • Obama’s Proxy War on Mideast Christians

    09/05/2013 1:35:03 PM PDT · by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost · 19 replies
    PJ Media ^ | June 27, 2013 | Raymond Ibrahim
    With the recent decision to arm the opposition fighting Syrian President Assad, the United States has effectively declared a proxy war on Syria’s indigenous Christians — a proxy war that was earlier waged on Christians in other Mideast nations, resulting in the abuse, death, and/or mass exodus of Christians. Ironically (if not absurdly) this proxy war on Christians is being presented to the American people as a war to safeguard the “human rights” and “freedoms” of the Syrian people. Left unsaid by the Obama administration is the egregiously inhuman behavior these jihadis visit upon moderate Syrians in general and Christians...
  • State Dept. Inspector General: U.S. Ambassador to Belgium 'Solicited Prostitutes, Including Minors'

    06/11/2013 6:58:06 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 41 replies
    Weekly standard ^ | 9:22 AM, Jun 11, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
    The U.S. ambassador to Belgium, Howard Gutman, is suspected of soliciting prostitutes and possibly minors, according to a State Department memo. The details are published in today's New York Post. "A [Diplomatic Security] agent was called off a case against US Ambassador to Belgium Howard Gutman over claims that he solicited prostitutes, including minors," reports the Post.
  • CBS Goes Out of Its Way to Find the Radical Feminists in St. Peter's Square

    03/13/2013 5:43:43 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | March 13, 2013 | Matthew Balan
    uring CBS's special coverage of the papal election on Wednesday, correspondent Mark Phillips singled out two dissenters from Catholic tradition in the middle of crowd of hundreds of thousands in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City, mere minutes after the white smoke went out of the Sistine Chapel's chimney, and before Pope Francis emerged onto the balcony over the piazza. The two activists, who wore pink "ordain women" pins, not only sought to change the Catholic Church's teachings on the all-male priesthood, but spotlighted "LGBT issues [and] reproductive health care" – a thinly-veiled reference to abortion and contraception – as...
  • Obama to propose 1 percent pay hike for federal employees

    02/09/2013 11:58:14 AM PST · by Libloather · 59 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 2/08/13 | Joe Davidson
    President Obama will propose a 1 percent pay raise for federal civilian employees in the administration’s fiscal 2014 budget proposal, the Washington Post has learned. At the same time, the House plans to vote soon on legislation that would extend the current freeze on basic pay rates through the end of calendar 2013. The freeze was originally set for two years and scheduled to expire at the end of last year, but it was extended until a temporary budget measure expires next month. When the measure expires, federal employees will receive a 0.5 percent raise for the remainder of 2013,...
  • MSNBC caught using edited clip from rally to attack Mitt Romney

    09/28/2012 2:05:49 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 28 replies
    Examiner ^ | September 28, 2012 | Joe Newby
    In an effort to downplay Romney's support at a rally in Dayton, Ohio, MSNBC used an edited video to make it appear as though the crowd was screaming "Ryan, Ryan," Joel B. Pollack reported at Breitbart.com on Friday. But a closer look at the actual unedited footage from CSPAN tells a much different story. MSNBC first aired the video on Wednesday, "prompting an embarrassed Joe Scarborough to mutter 'Oh, sweet Jesus' and a purse-lipped Mika Brzezinski to ask 'What’s wrong with those people,'” The Blaze reported on Thursday. Video: MSNBC caught doctoring clip from Romney/Ryan rally Beckett Adams wrote that...
  • REID HALTS BUDGET PROCESS; NO VOTE LIKELY UNTIL AFTER NOV. ELECTION

    04/20/2012 7:07:17 AM PDT · by Jerome Hudson · 21 replies
    Big Government ^ | 04/19/2012 | wynton Hall
    American families make and live by a budget. But not the Congress.
  • Mother of picture recipient furious at Weiner scandal (Cordova's mother demands Weiner come clean)

    06/02/2011 3:14:02 PM PDT · by Qbert · 79 replies · 1+ views
    NY Post ^ | June 2, 2011 | REUVEN FENTON & JEANE MacINTOSH
    The furious mom of the Seattle college coed at the center of Weinergate yesterday demanded that the cocky congressman come clean about the lewd photo. "I'm really upset. I feel like he's a person of power and influence, who can make a statement and make all this go away," Carol Mizuguchi said, blasting Rep. Anthony Weiner for his continued snarky sidestepping. "As her mother, I'm really upset," Mizuguchi told The Post. "I'm pissed off at that." Mizuguchi's 21-year-old daughter, Gennette Cordova, got the surprise package -- a close-up of an underwear-clad crotch -- over the weekend in a tweet from...
  • Pelosi edits honorary resolution...on Pelosi

    02/25/2011 7:54:49 AM PST · by La Lydia · 22 replies
    Politico ^ | February 25, 2011
    The Democratic National Committee wanted to honor Nancy Pelosi Thursday -- but its praise wasn't good enough for the House minority leader. When the DNC's Resolutions Committee brought up a resolution commemorating Pelosi's years as speaker of the House, Pelosi's daughter sought to alter the proposal at her mother's behest, adding some of the accomplishments that the elder Pelosi felt the committee had overlooked. "I have some friendly amendments," said Christine Pelosi, a political strategist, at the committee's session during the DNC Winter Meeting Thursday. She is a member of the committee. "You think I'm kidding," Christine Pelosi added, to...
  • 15 People Tortured & Executed Near Matamoros [Mexico]

    07/30/2010 7:38:58 AM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 26 replies · 1+ views
    KRGV ^ | 7/29/2010
    TAUMALIPAS, MEXICO - Fifteen bodies have been discovered on a highway between Matamoros and Ciudad Victoria. Mexican authorities discovered the bodies of 13 men and two women early this morning near the town of San German. The victims were found tortured and executed with their hands bound behind their backs with plastic zip ties. The letter "Z" was painted on all their shirts.
  • The fix was in

    07/25/2010 3:10:50 AM PDT · by Scanian · 40 replies · 1+ views
    NY Post ^ | July 25, 2010 | Jonathan Strong
    In 2007, when Washington Post blogger Ezra Klein founded JournoList, an online gathering place for several hundred liberal journalists, academics and political activists, he imagined a discussion group that would connect young writers to top sources. But in the heat of a bitter presidential campaign in 2008, the list’s discussions veered into collusion and coordination at key political moments, documents revealed this week by The Daily Caller show. In a key episode, JournoList members openly plotted to bury attention on then-candidate Barack Obama’s controversial pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright. The Washington Independent’s Spencer Ackerman, for instance, suggested an effective tactic...
  • Whoa! New Journolist Documents Show How Liberal Media Formed Plan of Attack to Destroy Sarah Palin

    07/22/2010 5:45:16 AM PDT · by radioone · 56 replies · 2+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 7-22-10 | Jim Hoft
    THE DEATH OF JOURNALISM– The criminals in the state-run media planned to destroy Sarah Palin. We all knew they did. There was even a movie made on how these leftist cranks obliterated the popular Governor of Alaska who enjoyed an 80% approval rating when she was selected by John McCain to be his running mate for Vice President. “Media Malpractice” reported on how the liberal media destroyed Sarah Palin: