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  • PUBLISHER COMPLETELY REWORKS 'ALL IN' BOOK

    11/10/2012 7:37:19 PM PST · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 11 replies
    Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America ^ | November 10, 2012 | Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
    Eagle Press has announced a recall and reprinting of all 'ALL IN' books, including the covers. Due to a change in current events and the likelihood of General Petraeus testifying in the upcoming Benghazi hearings, the publisher has decided to replace the 'ALL IN' book with an 'UNACCOUNTABLE' book, including its new cover shown here: Reissue of 'ALL IN' as 'UNACCOUNTABLE' is underway. The publisher has issued a recall of all 'ALL IN' copies, effective immediately. Anyone possessing a copy who desires to keep it may do so but are urged to do a trade in for 'UNACCOUNTABLE' as its...
  • New Yorkers Still in the Dark as Obama Hits the Links

    11/10/2012 6:38:23 PM PST · by Gorilla44 · 55 replies
    http://www.jammiewf.com/2012/new-yorkers-still-in-the-dark-as-obama-hits-the-links/ | Nov 10, 2012 | Jammie
    A good chunk of Long Island is still in the dark after 12 days now and nobody seems to care. Itís not like the president needs to show up for a photo op since these poor bastards overwhelmingly vote for him anyway. Heíll come visit eventually, so hold tight to your candles. Itís also not clear if power will return to the schools in time, so the town has purchased generators for the schools to run on. National Grid, which manages the power grid owned by LIPA, said 95 percent of residents that live in non-flood zones, should have power...
  • Pentagon releases Benghazi timeline, defends response (Obama AWOL)

    11/10/2012 6:30:04 PM PST · by barryobi · 15 replies
    chicago tribune ^ | 11/10/2012 | david alexander
    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's office was notified of the attack 50 minutes after it began, and Panetta learned of it shortly thereafter as he and the military's top general headed to a previously scheduled meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House. Obama, Panetta and Army General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discussed potential responses to the unfolding events in Benghazi during their meeting, which began 78 minutes after the start of the Libya attack, according to the timeline. Panetta and Dempsey then returned to the Pentagon and began a two-hour series of meetings...
  • BREAKING...New Pentagon Benghazi timeline damns Obama (never in situation room)

    11/10/2012 6:00:52 PM PST · by barryobi · 115 replies
    11/10/2012 | barryobi
    The Pentagon has just released their version of the 9/11 timeline and I think it is very interesting and damning to Obama. Specifically, we know that Panetta, Obama, Biden, and Donilon were at the White House for a previously scheduled 5 pm meeting. The attack had been going on for 50 minutes before Panetta was notified, and he was aware it was ongoing ..........................Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and his top military adviser were notified of the attack about 50 minutes after it began and were about to head into a previously scheduled meeting with President Barack Obama. The meeting quickly...
  • Obama's Hurricane Sandy Trip to New York Timed to Brother-in-Law's Basketball Tourney

    11/10/2012 5:17:37 PM PST · by kristinn · 15 replies
    Saturday, November 10, 2012 | Kristinn
    Priorities. While hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers are still suffering without heat and power, Barack Obama is waiting until Thursday, November 15 to visit New York City to meet with struggling survivors of Hurricane Sandy and review the recovery process firsthand. The visit happens to come on the same day that Obama's college basketball coach brother-in-law will be in town for a tournament.Obama paid an election-savvy visit to New Jersey on October 31, right after Sandy hit, but held off visiting New York City at the request of Mayor Mike Bloomberg as the city was not prepared for a...
  • More layoffs announced at Anniston weapons incinerator

    11/09/2012 12:37:59 AM PST · by My Favorite Headache
    Anniston Star ^ | 11/9/12
    The company that operated Annistonís chemical weapons incinerator has 50 fewer workers today as part of continuing efforts to close down the facility. According to a Wednesday press release from Westinghouse Anniston, the contractor responsible for shutting down the facility, the employee drawdown today will affect 50 workers at the Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility. The facility reached another closure milestone and so no longer needs the labor. Workers there destroyed the last of Annistonís chemical weapons stockpile in September 2011 and has been undergoing closure efforts ever since. The release states that the layoffs are expected to be a...
  • Health-Care Law Spurs a Shift to Part-Time Workers

    11/10/2012 2:58:24 PM PST · by grundle · 49 replies
    Wall St. Journal ^ | November 4, 2012 | JULIE JARGON, LOUISE RADNOFSKY and ALEXANDRA BERZON
    Some low-wage employers are moving toward hiring part-time workers instead of full-time ones to mitigate the health-care overhaul's requirement that large companies provide health insurance for full-time workers or pay a fee.Several restaurants, hotels and retailers have started or are preparing to limit schedules of hourly workers to below 30 hours a week. That is the threshold at which large employers in 2014 would have to offer workers a minimum level of insurance or pay a penalty starting at $2,000 for each worker. Pillar Hotels & Resorts this summer began to focus more on hiring part-time workers among its 5,500...
  • Gun sales expected to jump with Obamaís reelection, background checks rose 18.4% in October

    11/10/2012 3:20:40 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | November 10, 2012 | Victoria Cavaliere
    Gun sales are headed for a boom following President Barack Obamaís reelection. In October, the number offirearms background checks performed on potential gun buyers across the U.S. jumped 18.4%, according to data released by the FBI. The number of applications for gun ownership is considered a leading indicator for future gun sales. Experts believe the spike is linked to jitters that a Democratic administration might try to tighten gun control laws. Gun sales also rose in 2008 after Obama was first elected. The FBI conducted 12.7 million background checks that year, compared to 11.2 million the year before, a 13.4%...
  • Congratulations to Jim Robinson for His Political Sagacity Overwhelmingly Accurate

    11/10/2012 3:00:14 PM PST · by lbryce · 249 replies
    The maelstrom of political controversy regarding Free Republic founder Jim Robinson and his attitude towards the then Republican presidential candidate front runner and odds-on favorite to win the nomination, as anointed by the msm as the weakest candidate in the Repuplican field, was one punctuated by severe criticism of Mr. Robinson for his uncompromising, vituperative take-no-prisoners stance towards the liberal bent, RINO candidate Mr. Romney,as unacceptable under any circumstances as Republican Party nominee in the 2012 presidential election. While his intensely vociferous stance against Mr. Romney surprised, confused, alienated many, the political rationale for the utter blanket rejection of Mr....
  • Four years later, Vatican takes a different approach toward Obama

    11/10/2012 2:57:52 PM PST · by NYer · 36 replies
    cns ^ | November 9, 2012 | Francis X. Rocca
    A woman arrives early to vote at a polling place at the Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine in Washington on Election Day, Nov. 6. (CNS/Nancy Phelan Wiechec) By Francis X. RoccaCatholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The day after Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008, the Vatican newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano, hailed his election as a "choice that unites," exemplifying America's ability to "overcome fractures and divisions that until only recently could seem incurable." Pope Benedict XVI sent the president-elect a congratulatory telegram the same day, noting the "historic occasion" of his election. Four years later, the Vatican's reaction...
  • This is the Way ďForwardĒ Ė Gov. Scott Nixes ObamaCare Healthcare Exchanges [YES!]

    11/10/2012 1:50:30 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 56 replies
    Shark-Tank.net ^ | 11/9/12 | Lone Shark
    Thereís one path ďforwardĒ for Republicans if theyíre serious about reclaiming power in the future- do not capitulate to the failed ideas and destructive economic policies that President Barack Obama will assuredly quadruple down on in the wake of his re-election. Itís one thing to win an election by misleading and bribing the masses, but let me be clear, as Obama would say- in no way, shape or form did the president win a national debate on the merits of his policies- and his policies, when they are fully implemented will undoubtedly cost us jobs, raise our taxes and further...
  • Economy: Post-Election Firings and Layoffs Surge

    11/10/2012 1:41:38 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 71 replies
    Market Daily News ^ | November 10, 2012 | Michael Snyder
    The victory by Barack Obama on election night has resulted in a huge wave of firings and layoffs all over America. A large number of businesses seem to have suddenly shifted into panic mode. The number of layoff announcements that we have seen in the last 48 hours has been absolutely shocking. So why is this happening? Well, the truth is that the federal government is absolutely suffocating small businesses all over America with rules, regulations and taxes. If you have never tried to run a small business, then you have no idea how oppressive this system actually is for...
  • Foodstamps Surge By Most In One Year To New All Time Record, In Delayed Release

    11/10/2012 11:47:59 AM PST · by Perdogg · 34 replies
    While there had been speculation that the BLS may delay the release of its October nonfarm payroll number until after the election, it turned out there was no reason to worry. Perhaps this is because the number, while at stall speed, was not quite as horrible as some had expected (even if the change in average hourly earnings did tumble to new all time lows) and so boosted Obama's reelection chances. There was, however, another closely tracked number which perhaps is far more indicative of the economic "growth" in the past 4 years, which certainly had a delayed release. The...
  • Rove under fire

    11/10/2012 11:37:44 AM PST · by Uncle Chip · 32 replies
    New Jersey.com ^ | November 10, 2012 | New Jersey.com
    Karl Rove is feeling the heat. The face of the historic $1 billion plan to unseat President Barack Obama and turn the Senate Republican, Rove now finds himself the leading scapegoat for its failure. And he's scrambling to protect his status as a top GOP money man by convincing disappointed donors to his Crossroads groups that he did the best he could with their $300 million. Sources tell POLITICO that some donors have called Crossroads officials to ask how their polling could have been so far off, while others are openly grumbling that the groups should have spent more on...
  • Hmm: Obama Received Over 98% in Dozens of VA Districts, Often in Odd (But Similar) Patterns

    11/10/2012 12:12:56 PM PST · by therightliveswithus · 67 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 11/10/12 | Aurelius
    In looking at the voting data from Richmond, Virginia, an observer is struck by a few things. First is that Mitt Romney and Barack Obama were running neck-and-neck for the first several precincts. Even in heavily democratic precincts, Romney was still garnering around 25-30% of the vote. Then, all of a sudden, all in order, starting with Precinct 213, Obama received: 90.30% of the vote, then 95.91%, then 89.62%, then 94.68%, then 97.49%, then 94.16%, then 95.09%. Before these Obama numbers began, Romney had gotten over 30% of the vote, and after they finished, Romney shot back up to 23%....
  • Is the Republican Party Dead or Dying? Part I

    11/10/2012 11:26:10 AM PST · by DanMiller · 17 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | November 10, 2012 | Dan Miller
    Should we put it on life support and hope that it survives or attempt to displace it gradually with something better?Yesterday, I received a gracious e-mail from the Obama-Biden campaign thanking me personally for all that I had done: Friend -- I hope you saw Jim's note with the video of President Obama thanking supporters and staff. I wanted to single you out especially because you've gone above and beyond in your support of the President. (Emphasis added.) I only wish I could have done even more to support his defeat; after all that he had done, it was past...
  • Democrats No Longer Care

    11/10/2012 10:47:10 AM PST · by darkwing104 · 13 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | November 10th, 2012 | Jiim Emerson
    The election revealed the true nature of the supporters of Barack Obama: they do not care about anyone but themselves. The Free Obama-phone Lady from Ohio is now the face of America. If you donít give her free stuff you suck. After a hard day of ranting about how great Obama is and how evil conservatives are goes home to watch her flat screen TV she got with her Obama bucks EBT card. Voter Suppression The only Americans who were denied the right to vote were the men and women selflessly serving this nation overseas, Obama supporters and noóshow Republicans...
  • Bleed the Government. Do it quick. The faster government collapses more infrastructure will remain

    11/10/2012 10:45:50 AM PST · by jongaltsr · 13 replies
    If we wait for the government to slowly crumble over 4 or more years, the more of our infrastructure will also be lost (through stealing, conversion, sale to foreign interests, and just plane old neglect because nobody will spend the money to keep it up and in good conditions. Instead our leaders will piecemeal disassemble EVERYTHING or just let it set and rot. Instead of spending money for "Our" national benefits, they are going to spend it on N. Africa, the Middle East, Greece, Spain, The U.N., Argentina yet-ta yet-ta yet-ta! Obama has been promising for a LONG time now,...
  • Obama wins Fla., topping Romney in final tally

    11/10/2012 10:27:33 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 144 replies
    AP ^ | 11-10-2012 | TAMARA LUSH
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- President Barack Obama was declared the winner of Florida's 29 electoral votes Saturday, ending a four-day count with a razor-thin margin that narrowly avoided an automatic recount that would have brought back memories of 2000. No matter the outcome, Obama had already clinched re-election and now has 332 electoral votes to Romney's 206. The Florida Secretary of State's Office said that with almost 100 percent of the vote counted, Obama led Republican challenger Mitt Romney 50 percent to 49.1 percent, a difference of about 74,000 votes. That was over the half-percent margin where a computer...
  • BARACK OBAMA FRAUD 2012- (MUST READ- MUST GO VIRAL!)

    11/10/2012 9:42:47 AM PST · by patriot08 · 161 replies
    Barack Obama Voter Fraud 2012 ^ | Nov 9, 2012 | ObamaVoterFraud
    Barack Obama voter fraud 2012 http://www.ObamaVoterFraud.com/ Friday, November 9, 2012 - 22 Updates Posted Today and People You Can Contact! See FRIDAY UPDATES! * Is this what Barack Obama calls a ďground game?Ē All things considered, on this page and elsewhere, Mitt Romney IS our President elect. Letís do something about it! Iíll be adding additional links on a regular basis and forwarding all of this information to Mittís campaign! Please send other links. Evidence of massive Obama voter fraud in Colorado! Ten counties show 104% to 140% turnout! http://www.redstate.com/2012/09/04/colorado-counties-have-more-voters-than-people/ Fraud: Some told they already voted, others brag about voting...
  • If Economy Is So Good, Why Are Food Stamps At An All-Time High?

    11/10/2012 9:35:20 AM PST · by whitedog57 · 10 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 11/10/2012 | Anthony B. Sanders
    The University of Michigan Survey of Consumer Sentiment rose to its highest point since the beginning of Q4 2007. But bear in mind that Q4 2007 is where the housing market fell off a cliff. So, I wouldnít place too much confidence in this index. After all, US recession probability (blue line) is up. Still, declining mortgage rates, declining gas prices, 171,000 jobs created and a stabilizing housing market led to rising consumer confidence. And the governmentís food stamp program (SNAP) rose to 47,102,780 persons as of the end of August, an all-time high! And the increase from July to...
  • Russia's Putin Invites Obama to Moscow

    11/10/2012 9:20:48 AM PST · by NYer · 12 replies
    voa ^ | November 9, 2012 | James Brooke
    U.S. President Barack Obama (silhouetted in car window) and his family return after his re-election, to the White House in Washington, November 7, 2012. MOSCOW ¬ó Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited newly re-elected U.S. President Barack Obama to visit Moscow next year.‚Äč‚ÄčMr. Putin‚Äôs outstretched hand contrasts to the cold shoulder offered President Obama four years ago, at the time of the American‚Äôs first election. At that time, Europe was swept with Obama-mania. But the Kremlin responded to Barack Obama‚Äôs election by announcing that Russia would install missiles in Kaliningrad, Russia‚Äôs westernmost territory. Alexander Romanovich, a Duma deputy who is...
  • How Barack Bamboozled Catholics

    11/10/2012 8:42:39 AM PST · by NYer · 76 replies
    Real Clear Religion ^ | November 9, 2012 | George Neumayr
    The most anti-Catholic American president ever scooped up the Catholic vote again, winning half of all Catholics. This is down four points from 2008, but it is still an impressive feat after four years of persecuting the Church.Historians will no doubt record the grim irony of his achievement with some wonder. He has now won the Catholic vote twice and boasts an honorary degree in law from one of the Church's most prestigious universities, all while breaking her. Saul Alinsky, who pioneered the technique of bamboozling and exploiting the Church, would be proud.Obama also won the religious vote in general...
  • Patrick says dinner with prez is no job interview

    11/10/2012 8:30:50 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | November 10, 2012 | Matt Stout
    The attorney generalís job or a seat on the Supreme Court wasnít officially on the menu last night as Gov. Deval Patrick had dinner at the White House with President Obama. Or so Patrick says. ďIn a different time and place and under different circumstances, Iíd like to work in the administration, but thatís not this time,Ē Patrick said yesterday while at the ground-breaking for the new $244 million rebuild of the Fore River Bridge on the Quincy-Weymouth line.
  • St. Lucie County, Florida Had 141.1% Turnout; Obama Won County

    11/10/2012 7:57:59 AM PST · by therightliveswithus · 51 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 11/09/12 | Aurelius
    Out of 175,554 registered voters, 247,713 vote cards were cast in St. Lucie County, Florida on Tuesday. Barack Obama won the county. When faced with the astronomical figures, Gertrude Walker, Supervisor of Elections for St. Lucie County, said she had no idea why turnout was so incredibly high. She was flabbergasted, saying, "We've never seen that here." Coincidentally (or not), St. Lucie County is also in Allen West's district, where 6,000 votes mysteriously "shifted" from Mr. West to his challenger.
  • A Post-Election Reflection On A Moronic Obama Voter From The Joe Pag's Show

    11/10/2012 7:26:19 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 14 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 11-10-2012 | MOTUS
    Maybe youíve never heard of Joe Pags.(snip)This clip is from his show last week; heís talking to aĖtheoretically-conservative Christian caller as she attempts to explain why she voted forBig Guy(snip) † This is from Joe Pagsí column on the same subject: (snip) Letís break down what Obama, Pelosi, Reid, the Obama SuperPACs, et. all were saying for a year and a half: Republicans are prosecuting a war on women(snip)† Only problem with that list is, not one bit of it is true. (snip)Hereís a list filled with the absolute truth about the last four years: Unemployment is higher than the...
  • Clueless: Obama Voters Know Nothing About Government

    11/10/2012 7:19:24 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 28 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | 11/9/2012 | Kyle Becker
    Home 2012 News Obama Videos About Us Email Share Clueless: Obama Voters Know Nothing About Government Kyle Becker November 9, 2012 6:12 pm If youíre a young Obama voter and you happen to be reading this, then give yourself a pat on the back for having the intellectual curiosity to read something else besides what Jay-Z and your ex-hippie college professors think. Youíre in the minority, and I applaud you for it. And itís not your fault that you donít know anything about American politics. Your professors havenít taught you anything but the left-wing pablum that has been spoonfed you...
  • John Galt Calling: Had Enough?

    11/10/2012 7:19:10 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 23 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | Nov 8, 2012 | Doug Patton
    Barack Obama has already done great damage to this country. He will do much more damage over the next four years John Galt Calling: Had Enough? By Doug Patton Thursday, November 8, 2012 ďThey believe in free stuff. We believe in free people.Ē - U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, 2012 vice presidential nominee When I heard Congressman Ryan utter those words during his speech to the Republican National Convention in Tampa last summer, I thought they would define the 2012 race for the White House. No statement so clearly describes the deep division between the earners and the takers in...
  • You have Two Years to Live - Dr. Jack Wheeler

    11/10/2012 7:04:33 AM PST · by xvq2er · 19 replies
    To The Point News ^ | 09 November 2012 | Dr. Jack Wheeler
    YOU HAVE TWO YEARS TO LIVE Print E-mail Written by Dr. Jack Wheeler Friday, 09 November 2012 An Open Letter to the Incoming Republican House Members of the 113th Congress Dear GOP House Members and Members-Elect - Congratulations to you all for surviving the absurd calamity of November 6th. You need to know what's in store for you. To put it bluntly, you have two years to live. Politically live as the House Majority, that is. You are going to be demonized and destroyed by the Chicago Gangsters who run the White House and the presstitutes of the CorruptMedia. Your...
  • Markets Eye 4 Horsemen Of Obamaís Second Term

    11/10/2012 7:03:28 AM PST · by blam · 19 replies
    Market Watch ^ | 11-9-2012 | Rachel Koning Beals
    Markets Eye 4 Horsemen Of Obamaís Second Term By Rachel Koning BealsNov. 9, 2012, 5:20 p.m. EST CHICAGO (MarketWatch) ó Whether you exhaled or gasped over the presidential election result, thereís no denying what comes next: A deficit and budget slugfest that will play out against a vulnerable U.S. economic recovery and Europeís own debt mop-up. That means if you believe that the so-called fiscal cliff, in the shape of a planned $600 billion of federal spending cuts and higher taxes, threatens the growth-stock strategies favored during the election runup, it may be time for a little insurance. President Barack...
  • Connecticut - County Vote Results(Romney wins Greenwich!?)

    11/10/2012 6:52:29 AM PST · by matt04 · 7 replies
    Greenwich Romney - 14,368 Obama - 11,137 R. Anderson - 47 G. Johnson - 162
  • Stolen gun report a sign of things to come from Obamaís second term

    11/10/2012 6:37:41 AM PST · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 9 November, 2012 | David Codrea
    A report released yesterday by the Bureau of Justice Statistics in Washington claims ďAbout 1.4 million firearms were stolen during household burglaries and other property crimes over the six-year period from 2005 through 2010. ďOf the guns stolen each year during burglaries and other property crimes, at least 80 percent, or an annual average of 186,800 firearms, had not been recovered up to six months after being stolen,Ē the BJS press release states. That certainly sounds ominous. And itís what the media and those interested in ratcheting down on the nationís gun laws will be focused on, as cherry-picking from...
  • Gov. Christie Lashes Out At Media

    11/10/2012 5:30:13 AM PST · by NotchJohnson · 42 replies
    CBS Philly ^ | 11/10/12 | staff writer
    SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (CBS) Ė New Jersey governor Chris Christie lashed out at the media during a news conference Friday afternoon over ďcareless reportingĒ in the aftermath of Sandy. After being asked a question about a price gouging lawsuit concerning Bergen County, the governor began his answer by saying, ďI want to be clear on this because you guys are starting to really misreport things. We were not part of the lawsuit.Ē Christie then referenced an article that was posted by a business news institution earlier in the week claiming the governor called the President to congratulate him and only...
  • CAIR Poll: More Than 85% of American Muslims Picked Obama

    11/10/2012 5:11:19 AM PST · by NYer · 15 replies
    cnsnews ^ | November 9, 2012 | Penny Star
    -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) released the results of an informal exit poll on Friday that shows more than 85 percent of American Muslim voters picked President Barack Obama in Tuesday's election.That number is lower than a similar poll conducted in 2008 that showed 89 percent of American Muslims cast a ballot for Obama.CAIR conducted the informal survey of 650 American Muslim voters, with just 4 percent of respondents stating that they voted for Mitt Romney.Poll findings: 95.5 percent of the Muslim voters said they went to the polls on Nov. 6.85.7 percent cast their ballots to re-elect...
  • Obama Win Means U.S. Will Remain Brokest Nation In History

    11/10/2012 5:09:08 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    IBD ^ | 11/10/2012 | Mark Steyn
    Amid the ruin and rubble of the gray morning after, it may seem in poor taste to do anything so vulgar as plug the new and stunningly topical paperback edition of my book, "After America" ó or, as Dennis Miller retitled it on the radio the other day, "Wednesday." But the business of America is business, as Calvin Coolidge said long ago in an alternative universe, and I certainly could use a little. So I'm going to be vulgar and plug away. The central question of "Wednesday" ó I mean, "After America" ó is whether the Brokest Nation In History...
  • OPEC acknowledges shale oil supply may be significant

    11/10/2012 2:14:22 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Reuters ^ | November 8, 2012 | Alex Lawler
    OPEC acknowledged for the first time on Thursday that technology for extracting oil and gas from shale is changing the global supply picture significantly, and said demand for crude will rise more slowly than it had previously expected. In its annual World Oil Outlook, OPEC cut its forecast of global oil demand to 2016 due to economic weakness and also increased its forecast of supplies from countries outside the 12-nation exporters' group. "Given recent significant increases in North American shale oil and shale gas production, it is now clear that these resources might play an increasingly important role in non-OPEC...
  • Gay donors now pressing for top spots for LGBTs in Obama administration

    11/10/2012 1:16:32 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | November 9, 2012 | Emily Heil
    Various supporters of President Obama ó the ones who pulled out their wallets and turned out their constituencies for his reelection ó will soon be coming to call at the White House. Knock, knock... Hey, itís the Human Rights Campaign, which wants to see a second Obama administration make gay rights an even bigger priority than it did in the last four years. HRC president Chad Griffin told our colleague Ned Martel the day after the election that his organization would love to see an openly gay Cabinet secretary and an openly gay ambassador to a G-20 nation. Both would...
  • John Schnatter Papa John's CEO: Obamacare likely to raise costs, employee's hours being cut

    11/10/2012 12:23:22 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    WPTV-TV ^ | November 8, 2012 | Jessica Lipscomb
    A day after Barack Obama earned a second term in the White House, Papa John's founder and CEO John Schnatter said the president's signature health-care reform law would increase his business costs and possibly result in employees' hours being cut. Schnatter, a part-time Naples resident, made the comments Wednesday night inside a small auditorium at Edison State College's Collier County campus. In August, he made national headlines after telling shareholders the Affordable Care Act ó commonly known as Obamacare ó would result in a 10- to 14-cent increase for customers buying a pizza. "I got in a bunch of trouble...
  • Federal Workers Want Pay Raise in Obama's Second Term

    11/09/2012 11:22:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 77 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | November 9, 2012 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    With President Obama safely re-elected to a second term, federal workers feel comfortable to make their demands known. As debate rages over lowering the federal deficit, they want a pay raise. As CNN's Money magazine reports: [Union president Colleen M.] Kelley said her No. 1 issue right now is getting federal worker salaries unfrozen on Jan. 1, even if that means working out a deal later in the year and making pay hikes retroactive to Jan. 1. In the midst of that, federal workers are also nervous about the fiscal cliff , which includes $1.2 trillion worth of spending cuts...
  • Entitled Obama supporters rejoice that they can keep their food stamps

    11/09/2012 10:38:39 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    Twitchy ^ | November 7, 2012
    Assmar BernalxD@AssmarBernalxD Obama won!! That means we still get foodstamps ^.^ all Mit can do is suck @$$,@$$, @$$, @$$ 7 Nov 12 Reply Retweet Favorite Barack Obama is indeed the Food Stamp President. Nicki „ÉĄ‚ô°@Nickii_Cx so since obama is still president , mom gets to keep her foodstamps , dad gets to stay in the country , so I say good job obama , lmfaooo x: 7 Nov 12 Reply Retweet Favorite CholaxD@tiffanys361 Wen Mexicans Have A getTogether 2 Celebrate Obama Winning u no We Be Usin them FoodStamps 2BBQ we Call It The Mexican VisaCard #AMENOBAMA!!! 7 Nov...
  • Shifts that have helped Obama can shift away

    11/09/2012 7:23:49 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 23 replies
    The Pioneer ^ | Saturday, November 10, 2012 | Ashok Malik
    This time around, all the major voter consolidation processes appear to have worked to the advantage of Mr Barack Obama. Eight years earlier, those processes had favoured Mr George Bush Right after President Barack Obama won his second term, there were the obvious questions about the wider implications of his mandate. At one level, these questions were lazy and misleading. In election after election, political pundits óand this writer is not excluded ófaithfully identify long-term trends only to find that there is no long-term trend. That comment may sound facetious and overstated but, nevertheless, cannot be dismissed. Take Mr Obamaís...
  • Prediction: Obama & Democrats to make effort to change Presidential tenure law. Obama = Chavez

    11/09/2012 7:21:49 PM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 83 replies
    9 November 2012 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Prediction: Obama and Democrat Party will seek to have the Presidential 2-term limit law changed to enable him to remain in office. Wanted to be the first to predict that here.
  • Where Did This Picture Originate? (vanity)

    11/09/2012 7:03:50 PM PST · by RushIsMyTeddyBear · 55 replies
    Drudge ^ | 11/9/2012 | Drudge
    Does anyone know what in the heck this photo is on the Drudge Report.....or where it originated? It's just weird.
  • Assange: Reelected Obama a 'wolf in sheep's clothing'

    11/09/2012 5:54:02 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 10 replies
    rt.com ^ | 11/8/2012
    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sees no reason to celebrate the reelection of US President Barack Obama. The US aggressively pursued and ďpersecutedĒ the whistleblower site under a Democratic administration, he explained. ďObama seems to be a nice man, and that is precisely the problem,Ē the 41-year-old told AFP, speaking from his room in Londonís Ecuadorian embassy. ďIt's better to have a sheep in wolf's clothing than a wolf in sheep's clothing,Ē he said. ďAll of the activities against WikiLeaks by the United States have occurred under an Obama administration.Ē Assange was equally critical of the Republican, saying it ďhas not...
  • The Death of Principle: Letís Hear No More from the Anti-War Left

    11/09/2012 5:46:09 PM PST · by neverdem · 10 replies
    heartland.org ^ | Nov 9th, 2012 | Jim Lakely
    Over at the always interesting Bleeding Heart Libertarians blog, Jason Brennan has a contemplative post about the Bush-era anti-terror policies that Obama‚Äôs supporters voted to continue. These are the same voters ¬ó and candidate, mind you ¬ó who once decried Dubya‚Äôs anti-terror policies of Gitmo, drones, supposed ‚Äútorture,‚ÄĚ and all the rest as crimes against humanity worthy of charges at the International Criminal Court. Yet, in four years, Obama has implemented Bush‚Äôs anti-terror policies harder and more bluntly. And Obamaphiles and others who once took to the streets and the blogopshere to protest Bush‚Äôs ‚Äúcrimes‚ÄĚ happily voted for the current...
  • CAIR Poll: More Than 85% of American-Muslims Picked Obama

    11/09/2012 5:35:58 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 51 replies
    CNS News ^ | Nov. 9, 2012 | Penny Starr
    (CNSNews.com) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) released the results of an informal exit poll on Friday that shows more than 85 percent of American Muslim voters picked President Barack Obama in Tuesday's election. That number is lower than a similar poll conducted in 2008 that showed 89 percent of American Muslims cast a ballot for Obama. CAIR conducted the informal survey of 650 American Muslim voters, with just 4 percent of respondents stating that they voted for Mitt Romney. Poll findings: 95.5 percent of the Muslim voters said they went to the polls on Nov. 6. 85.7 percent...
  • CIA director David Petraeus quits over affair with biographer

    11/09/2012 3:12:43 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 206 replies
    nypost.com ^ | Nov 10, 2012 | ap
    David Petraeus, the retired four-star general who led the U.S. military campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan, abruptly resigned Friday as director of the CIA after admitting he had an extramarital affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell, according to a new report.
  • In Florida: Obama Got Over 99% in Broward County Precincts

    11/09/2012 5:15:38 PM PST · by therightliveswithus · 129 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 11/09/12 | Aurelius
    President Obama must have run the greatest campaign in the history of campaigns (and he's been telling us he did too). First he got over 99% of the vote in places where GOP inspectors were kicked out in Pennsylvania, then he got 100% of the vote in 21 districts in Cleveland. Now he's done it again! Down in Broward County, Florida, Mr. Obama came away with more votes than he garnered in 2008, a particularly staggering accomplishment considering he received fewer state-wide totals in both Florida and across the country. How exactly did he accomplish this? Well, in part thanks...
  • OBAMA SHUTS DOWN 1.6M ACRES TO OIL SHALE DEVELOPMENT

    11/09/2012 4:42:21 PM PST · by lowbridge · 29 replies
    breitbart ^ | november 9, 2012 | ben shapiro
    Just two days after President Obamaís re-election, the Obama Interior Department announced a plan to shut down 1.6 million acres of federal land to oil shale development. The land had originally been slated for drilling under President George W. Bush. ďBy significantly reducing the acreage of wilderness potentially available for leasing, Secretary Salazar is laying out a creative, thoughtful and more responsible approach in managing some of our most precious resources,Ē said Bobby McEnaney, senior lands analyst with the Natural Resources Defense Council.
  • Is Atlas shuddering or starting to shrug right now?

    11/09/2012 4:18:49 PM PST · by GraceG · 52 replies
    GraceG
    Unless you are a dead democrat voter stuck in a graveyard, you will notice an awful LOT of businesses are laying people off right for the last three days. It finally hit me, is Atlas starting to shrug or is it merely shuddering only to fall asleep again? Is this a sign of shrugging or is it a sign of the dragon shuddering only to roll over and fall back asleep again?