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  • Bill O’Reilly Asks ‘Who Is Running Sandra Fluke?’… It ‘All Goes Back To White House’

    03/09/2012 4:35:54 AM PST · by NYer · 66 replies
    Mediate ^ | March 8, 2012 | Alex Alvarez
    “Who,” Fox News host Bill O’Reilly asked on his program Thursday night, “is running Sandra Fluke?” He explained to viewers that The Factor believes that the controversy surrounding the activist and Georgetown law student has been manufactured in a calculated move to help the Obama administration. The Factor is having some trouble, O’Reilly explained, tracking down who it is, exactly, that has been setting up Fluke’s media appearances. Just last week, he shared, his show called Fluke on her cell phone, inviting her onto the show. She has yet to call them back. “Very unusual,” said O’Reilly. “There was no...
  • Core differences so apparent [Industry innovates, government stagnates]

    03/09/2012 3:35:12 AM PST · by suspects · 5 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | March 9, 2012 | Michael Graham
    If the first iPad, released in April 2010, were a government program, it would be the most successful Washington initiative in history. Apple has sold more than 50 million iPads so far, and they are expected to sell another 50 million this year alone. Their nearest competitor, Samsung, is expected to sell just 8 million. In fact, 83 percent of all tablet users in the United States had iPads last year, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The astonishing success of the iPad has helped make Apple the most valuable company in the world. And what is Apple doing...
  • "Capitalism Gives Us The iPad. Government Gives Us...The Postal System"

    03/09/2012 3:35:04 AM PST · by suspects · 5 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | March 9, 2012 | Michael Graham
    If the first iPad, released in April 2010, were a government program, it would be the most successful Washington initiative in history. Apple has sold more than 50 million iPads so far, and they are expected to sell another 50 million this year alone. Their nearest competitor, Samsung, is expected to sell just 8 million. In fact, 83 percent of all tablet users in the United States had iPads last year, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The astonishing success of the iPad has helped make Apple the most valuable company in the world. And what is Apple doing...
  • Bell: USA Must Admit We're Permanently Racist

    03/08/2012 10:45:04 PM PST · by Nachum · 42 replies
    breitbart ^ | 3/8/12 | staff
    Obama: "Open your hearts and open your minds to the words of Prof. Derrick Bell." Derrick Bell: "Racism is permanent"
  • The new authoritarians

    03/08/2012 10:05:53 AM PST · by Joe the Pimpernel · 1 replies
    World Magazine ^ | March 10, 2012 | Mindy Belz
    Through their U.S. front groups, Muslim radicals overtaking the Middle East have found support in the Obama administration The last time we saw one whole despotic region of the world come tumbling down we could name the heroes and the moments that propelled it: An electrician named Lech Walesa, jumping a wall at the Gdansk shipyard. Boris Yeltsin atop a tank in front of the Russian White House, defying the Communist old guard in 1991. Pastor Laszlo Tokes, refusing an eviction notice from his Romanian flat as crowds of demonstrators gathered. A playwright named Vaclav Havel before a joint session...
  • Palin: Campaign Managers Wouldn't Let Us Investigate Obama's Radical Ties

    03/08/2012 10:31:31 PM PST · by Nachum · 48 replies
    breitbart ^ | 3/8/12 | staff
    Sarah Palin talked about Presiden't Obama's ties to Harvard professor Derrick Bell on Sean Hannity Thursday night. Palin said that the media should have vetted President Obama in the last election and that handlers in the McCain 2008 campaign stifled discussion about Obama's past.
  • Arpaio investigation: Obama might be Kenyan: Records that could document status mysteriously missing

    03/08/2012 10:14:04 PM PST · by Nachum · 79 replies
    wnd ^ | 3/8/12 | staff
    Among the records missing for Barack Obama that would be available for an ordinary president are passport records, school records such as those from Punahou, Occidental, Columbia and Harvard, Harvard Law Review writings, scholarly articles for the University of Chicago, state bar association records from Illinois, Illinois state senate records, the marriage and divorce documents for his mother, his adoption records and others. Now it has been revealed that the Cold Case Posse assembled by Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Maricopa County, Ariz., cannot confirm yet that Obama was not born in Kenya and brought to the United States as a...
  • Palin To Hannity: Obama Isn’t ‘Man Of Valor,’ No Surprise He’d Take Maher’s ‘Dirty Money’

    03/08/2012 7:16:49 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 26 replies
    Mediaite ^ | March 8, 2012 | Alex Alvarez
    Sarah Palin made an appearance on Thursday’s Hannity to discuss the million dollar check that Bill Maher — who has made several misogynistic remarks about Palin and others over the course of his career — gave to Barack Obama‘s Super PAC, without comment from President Obama, whom, you’ll recall very recently issued a public condemnation of Rush Limbaugh‘s nasty comments about Sandra Fluke. Palin shared that she’s never seen President Obama as a “man of valor,” and so isn’t surprised that he has “accepted” this “dirty money” while remaining mum about Maher’s comments. She also shared that, while she’s never...
  • Professor Derrick Bell.mov (Derrick Bell On: Conservatives, Whites, And His BFF Chairman Obama [Vid]

    03/08/2012 8:55:34 PM PST · by Absolutely Nobama · 47 replies
    Youtube ^ | Uploaded 9/21/10 | Youtube video
    No, this isn't racist....no, 'course not. I'm just imagining things.....yeah..../sarc
  • Pro-Obama PAC Won't Give Back Maher's Money (Obama supports women being called vulgar names)

    03/08/2012 8:14:23 PM PST · by tobyhill · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/8/2012 | by Ed Henry
    Current and former White House aides on Thursday rejected demands by a conservative group that a Super PAC supporting President Obama refund a $1 million check from comedian and talk show host Bill Maher because of coarse comments he's made about Sarah Palin and other Republican women. While Obama earlier this week denounced similar comments that radio talk show host made about a college student, Sandra Fluke, White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters the president is not going to get involved in the Maher battle. Carney said "language that denigrates women is inappropriate," but it is not the President's...
  • Obama Biographers, Journalists Covered Up Radical Derrick Bell Video

    03/08/2012 8:04:19 PM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | March 7, 2012 | Charles C. Johnson
    Nearly every single Obama biographer and profiler has mentioned the contentious racial climate of Harvard Law School during the time that Obama was president of the Harvard Law Review. Some have even mentioned the speech that Obama gave at a protest where he literally embraced Bell. Yet none, seemingly, bothered to track down and report on the content of the speech itself--or on Bell's radical ideas. A PBS election special in 2008 showed footage of the protest but dubbed over critical portions of Obama's speech in which he endorsed Bell. A selectively edited clip released by Buzzfeed yesterday included...
  • Soledad O'Brien: Derrick Bell Fan

    03/08/2012 8:26:22 PM PST · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 76 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 3/8/12 | P.J. Salvatore
    This morning during her panel discussion on the Obama tape and Derrick Bell, Soledad O'Brien lost control of her show and became very upset towards Breitbart.com's Joel Pollack. The reason why wasn't disclosed: O'Brien was a huge fan of Derrick Bell.
  • New video: ShePAC strikes back at misogynist Bill Maher

    03/08/2012 8:29:55 PM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 11 replies
    Michelle Malkin.Com ^ | March 8, 2012 10:52 PM | Michelle Malkin
    A little scene-setting for you before I bring you this brand spanking — emphasis on the spanking — new video from my friends at ShePAC. As I noted earlier this morning, I discussed the miscreant Bill Maher and called him what he was: An invertebrate (and yes, I meant “invertebrate,” not “inveterate” — though both would do) coward. I also said that countless conservative women out there are fed up and pushing back. ShePAC, which supports principled conservative women in public office, has just released a video exposing the depths of Maher’s misogyny. The ladies’ hands are probably red from...
  • DNC CHAIR’S JEWISH FRIENDS AND FAMILY DOUBT PREZ ON ISRAEL

    03/08/2012 8:22:14 PM PST · by Pharmboy · 14 replies
    Thw Washington Free beacon ^ | March 7, 2012 | Adam Kredo
    ISRAEL CONSIDERS SOME PORTIONS OF IRANIAN PROGRAM NOT TO BE SINISTER Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D., Fla.), the chairman of the DNC and one of the president’s most prominent Jewish backers, is apparently having trouble convincing her own friends and family that President Obama is a friend of Israel. While defending Obama’s record in an op-ed published today in the Florida Jewish Journal, Wasserman Schultz admits that her friends and family members routinely forward her emails raising doubts about the president’s support for the Jewish state. “I hear the rumors, too,” Wasserman Schultz wrote in the piece titled “No Smearing...
  • Sophia Bush disappointed in Obama, scared of GOP field (Hollywood Alert)

    03/08/2012 7:52:09 PM PST · by Jacob Kell · 32 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 1/17/12 | Hollie McKay
    One Tree Hill star Sophia Bush has long been involved in political issues, including touring college campuses to encourage young people to vote to making appearances in Texas in support of the 2008 Obama campaign. Apparently Bush even contemplated a career in politics herself, until coming to the conclusion she couldn’t make much of a difference.
  • Presidential Pork Kills Keystone

    03/08/2012 6:57:03 PM PST · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 9, 2012 | John Ransom
    56 Senators voted in favor of a plan yesterday that would allow the Keystone pipeline to go forward by cancelling the bureaucratic roadblocks put up by the Obama administration/world-wide bus tour. “The 56-42 vote came after President Barack Obama called Democratic senators to lobby them to oppose the 1,700-mile Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry tar sands oil from western Canada to refineries along the Texas Gulf Coast,” reports FoxNews.“Even so, 11 Democrats sided with Republicans to sidestep Obama's rejection of the pipeline and allow the $7 billion project to go forward.”Yet, despite the majority vote, Senate rules apparently require a...
  • Soledad OBrien's Embarrassing, Biased Interview (Must watch video)

    03/08/2012 6:47:11 PM PST · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 20 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | March 8, 2012 | CNN interview
    Soledad O'Brien demonstrated one of the most egregious and embarrassing cases of media bias I've ever seen this morning after arguing with Harvard Law grad Joel Pollak about race at Harvard and Critical Race Theory. O'Brien got so over her head, she leaned upon a panelist who reverted to race card as his argument.
  • WOLF: Mitt beat Rick, but Newt beat Barack

    03/08/2012 6:51:11 PM PST · by jazusamo · 34 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 8, 2012 | Dr. Milton R. Wolf
    Only one Republican has made Obama squirmThis wouldn't be the first time the media missed the real story. In the wake of a split Super Tuesday, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum scored wins against each other, but it was former Speaker Newt Gingrich who single-handedly drove President Obama into panic mode. ~snip~ And then there was Newt Gingrich, the Lazarus of the presidential campaign, as the Drudge Report recently called him, ready to rise once again. While the mainstream media stayed focused on the game of checkers between Mr. Romney and Mr. Santorum, Mr. Gingrich forced President Obama into an...
  • It's Happening: CNN Already Freaking Out About New Media Vetting President Obama

    03/08/2012 3:50:23 PM PST · by Kaslin · 59 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 8, 2012 | Katie Pavlich
    Last night, Breitbart.com released a video of President Barack Obama fully embracing radical Marxist Harvard Professor Derrick Bell. Now, predictably, the mainstream media is circling the wagons around the president and trying to distract away from the real issue: Barack Obama is a radical and his political philosophy was built by people like Bill Ayers, Jeremiah Wright and Derrick Bell. The Vetting: CNN Implodes Over Obama/Bell VideoNotice how CNN host Soledad O'Brian tries to cut off Amy Holmes, who happens to be black, when she defends the production of the video and the vetting of President Obama. "This is an...
  • Derrick Bell: The Jeremiah Wright Of Harvard

    03/08/2012 5:26:11 PM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies · 1+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | March 8, 2012
    Presidential Vetting: Obama's days at Harvard have been shrouded in secrecy. But a new video lifts a corner of the veil, revealing his creepy embrace of the "Jeremiah Wright of academia." It turns out his favorite law professor was the late Derrick Bell, a black radical who taught classes trashing the Constitution as racist. He liked Bell so much he led a law school "strike" in support of him in 1991, when the professor went on unpaid leave to protest the lack of affirmative-action hiring on campus. A video clip posted by Breitbart.com captures Obama praising Bell for "speaking the...
  • White House Attack Dog Targets Limbaugh Sponsors

    03/08/2012 6:26:41 PM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Censorship: The pressure on Rush Limbaugh's advertisers is from a group that meets regularly with the White House and runs an Obama Super-PAC funded by unions. The group Media Matters acts like a lobbyist but is not registered as one. It operates in the shadows, outside congressional oversight and unaccountable to voters. This makes its collusion with the White House in the heat of a presidential race a serious matter worthy of investigation. Targeting Limbaugh, a staunch Republican, is no coincidence. If the Obama campaign can silence him, it can knock out the party's most powerful voice for firing up...
  • The Obama of 1991 We Weren’t Allowed to See

    03/08/2012 5:19:19 PM PST · by Nachum · 15 replies
    NRO ^ | 3/8/12 | Jim Geraghty.
    I hadn’t planned on posting more of the Morning Jolt today, but the video from Obama’s Harvard days seems to be the big story of the morning. It becomes the big story when CNN’s morning program features an old sitcom-actor-turned-pundit Jay Thomas suggesting that Breitbart.com editor-in-chief Joel Pollak is a racist for making a point about Barack Obama’s support for a proponent of “critical race theory” during his days at Harvard Law School. Unbeknownst to Thomas, Pollak’s wife is black. Breitbart.com also has footage of Prof. Charles Ogletree showing the 1991 video of Obama to an audience and saying with...
  • O'Brien: Kony 2012 campaigns tests impact of online activism

    03/08/2012 5:11:10 PM PST · by Erik Latranyi · 17 replies
    Mercury News ^ | 8 March 2012 | Chris O'Brien
    If you had any lingering doubts about the power of the Web to spread a message, consider the astonishing impact of "Kony 2012." Over the past 48 hours, it would have been all but impossible to log into Facebook or Twitter and not see someone pointing to a stirring 30-minute video about Joseph Kony, a once-obscure Ugandan rebel leader alleged to have abducted, abused and killed thousands of children for more than two decades. The goal is simple enough: Make Kony's a household name to create a groundswell of outrage that would pressure governments to demand his arrest. This is...
  • A Victim of the Regime's White-Collar Payback

    03/08/2012 5:06:56 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    The Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | March 7, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Cheryl in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where the Indianapolis Colts' flags are at half-mast. CALLER: (chuckles) Hi, Rush. RUSH: Hi. CALLER: Thanks for taking my call. RUSH: You bet. CALLER: I wanted to talk about the crony capitalism from a personal standpoint for myself. My husband was an engineer with Delphi, which is part of GM. And when the bankruptcy was taken care of and the auto bailouts and the whole thing that Obama's so proud of, what most people don't know is what happened to the salaried retirees from Delphi in the whole deal. The union people...
  • OBAMA BEATEN IN 15 COUNTIES BY PRO-LIFE DEMOCRAT CARRYING 18% OF OKLAHOMA VOTE!

    03/08/2012 4:54:51 PM PST · by geraldmcg · 7 replies
    CleanTV ^ | 3-8-12 | CleanTV
    We'll bet you didn't see THIS story reported by the mainstream media. In a direct challenge to the Obama presidency, pro-life challenger Randall Terry embarrassed the White House, tallying 18 percent of the total vote in the 2012 Oklahoma Democratic primary, and beating Obama head-to-head in 14 counties. Terry had promised to wage an active campaign in at least six, key, swing states, including Oklahoma. The shocking Super Tuesday results guarantee that pro-life delegates, pledged to Terry, and millions of abortion victims, past, present, and future, will have a voice at the Democratic National Convention, to be held this summer...
  • CBS: Gas Prices Now A Big Factor In Presidential Election (77% Think Most Important)

    03/08/2012 4:46:06 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 31 replies
    WCCO-TV ^ | 3-7-12 | Esme Murphy
    It might be one of the biggest issues in the upcoming presidential election. Last night, CBS News exit polls found 77 percent of those voting in seven Super Tuesday states say rising gas prices were an important factor in their vote. The poll reflects growing consumer anxiety as gas prices have risen nearly 50 cents a gallon in just over two months. Consumers have been telling us they are cutting corners because for most driving is a necessity. In Minnesota the average price is 3-58. The current national average for a gallon of regular is 3-76, but some analysts are...
  • Malkin: We will NOT just shrug our shoulders at Obama’s radical connections

    03/08/2012 3:21:30 PM PST · by opentalk · 20 replies
    The RightScoop ^ | March 7, 2012 | Rightscoop
    I’m posting the 1991 Obama Hannity exclusive in this post because I feel like Malkin’s fierce defense of vetting Obama and not just shrugging our shoulders goes hand in hand with this exclusive. First, the main Hannity segment via Mediaite:They do a great job of explaining why this is important, especially the fact that Ogletree hid the video in 2008. As Hannity says it is one more brick in the foundation of exposing Obama’s radical connections. Below, Michelle Malkin and Juan Williams go on Hannity to discuss the video. Juan plays it down saying he thought there’d be more and...
  • White House pushes back on report of deal with Israelis over Iran strike

    03/08/2012 3:57:21 PM PST · by Hunton Peck · 15 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | March 08, 2012 | unattributed
    The White House artfully pushed back Thursday on a report in an Israeli newspaper that claimed the U.S. offered Israel high-tech weaponry like bunker-busting bombs and refueling planes in exchange for a pledge to hold off on attacking Iran until 2013. Press Secretary Jay Carney, asked about the article at the daily briefing, said "there was no such agreement proposed or reached" in meetings President Obama held -- without appearing to comment on what other officials might have discussed. "We have ... high-level cooperation between the Israeli military and the U.S. military, at other levels with other agencies in their...
  • BREAKING! SUNAHARA V. HDOH DISMISSED

    03/08/2012 3:44:57 PM PST · by Brown Deer · 45 replies
    Give Us Liberty ^ | March 8, 2012 | Dean C. Haskins
    THE FRAUD AND DECEPTION CONTINUES!... Unfortunately, the Judge ruled in favor of the State and effectively dismissed the Complaint. Personally, I believe that this could be the result of the immense poisoning of vexatious and incompetent litigation that has plagued the Hawaiian court system, as this case should have been very easily won--if nothing but the law were considered. What other motivation could a state have for denying someone a photocopy of his deceased sister's original birth certificate? Developing . . .
  • Obama super PAC chief: Equating Rush Limbaugh with Bill Maher ‘is crazy’

    03/08/2012 2:31:30 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | March 8, 2012 | Jeff Poor
    Bill Burton, the former Obama 2008 campaign press secretary who went on to found the pro-Obama super PAC Priorities USA, appeared on Andrea Mitchell’s MSNBC show Thursday, trying to distinguish between the rhetoric used by HBO “Real Time” host Bill Maher and conservative radio talker Rush Limbaugh. Maher recently donated $1 million to Priorities USA. Mitchell asked Burton how Maher has gotten away with what he said about former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin while Limbaugh was condemned for his own ill-advised remarks. “Well, a couple of things,” Burton said. “First of all, obviously, some of those things were vulgar and...
  • Dolan: White House invoked support of “enlightened” Catholics in refusing to budge on mandate

    03/08/2012 2:13:03 PM PST · by NYer · 45 replies
    Life Site News ^ | March 8, 2012 | CHRISTINE DHANAGOM
    March 8, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) White House staff members have told U.S. bishops that the administration will not consider further revision of the mandate forcing religious employers to pay for birth control, sterilizations, and abortion-inducing drugs, and that the religious leaders should listen to “enlightened” Catholics who accept the president’s terms, reports Cardinal Timothy Dolan. In a letter sent to fellow Bishops last week, the New York archbishop revealed some of what had transpired in a recent meeting involving staff members from the White House and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). “Our staff members asked directly whether the...
  • The Influence Industry: Obama gives administration jobs to some big fundraisers

    03/08/2012 2:11:47 PM PST · by MissesBush · 4 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 03/08/12 | T.W. Farnam
    Big donors considering whether to work the phones raising money for President Obama’s reelection campaign might consider the fate of his 2008 bundlers. Many of them, it turns out, won plum jobs in his administration. Obama campaigned on what he called “the most sweeping ethics reform in history” and has frequently criticized the role of money in politics. That hasn’t stopped him from offering government jobs to some of his biggest bundlers, volunteer fundraisers who gather political contributions from other rich donors. More than half of Obama’s 47 biggest fundraisers, those who collected at least $500,000 for his campaign, have...
  • Obama To Give Missile Secrets To Russia With Love?

    03/08/2012 2:02:32 PM PST · by raptor22 · 19 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | March 8, 2012 | IBD staff
    Security: A deputy defense secretary tells Congress that the administration is indeed considering giving Moscow sensitive Aegis ballistic missile defense data. We've gone from "trust but verify" to "appease and surrender." Brad Roberts testified before a House Armed Services subcommittee Tuesday that the Obama administration was actively considering giving Moscow classified missile defense data to allay Russian concerns about the capabilities and intent of our proposed ballistic missile defense system based in Europe to guard against missiles launched from Iran. Roberts testified that the administration believes "cooperation could be well-served by some limited sharing of classified information of a certain...
  • Govt. sets record deficit in February ($229 Billion is worst monthly deficit in history)

    03/08/2012 1:57:05 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 03/08/2012 | By Stephen Dinan
    The federal government recorded its worst monthly deficit in history in February, according to a preliminary report Wednesday from the Congressional Budget Office that said the deficit in fiscal year 2012 is already more than half a trillion dollars. The CBO’s figures show that despite repeated efforts to trim spending, the government has borrowed 42 cents of every dollar it spent during the first five months of this fiscal year. The nonpartisan agency projected the government will run a deficit of $229 billion in February, the highest monthly figure ever. The previous high was $223 billion a year ago, in...
  • ReVolt: Obama wants you to pay even more for cars nobody wants (To increase tax credit to $10K)

    03/08/2012 1:51:43 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/08/2012 | Tina Korbe
    In a speech before the Daimler Trucks North America manufacturing plant in Charlotte, N.C. today, the president delivered his answer to rising gas prices: He wants to increase the $7,500 tax credit for alternative-energy vehicles to $10,000, earmark $1 billion to reward cities that provide infrastructure for such vehicles, earmark an additional $650 million for a research program to increase the range and decrease the price of the vehicles, and repeal $4 billion of tax incentives for oil and gas companies.Why? Here is a telltale paragraph from The New York Times: The creditÂ’s enhanced value would bring the purchase price...
  • Derrick A. Bell Visited the White House Twice in 2010

    03/08/2012 12:34:12 PM PST · by Nachum · 46 replies
    Heritage.org ^ | 3/8/12 | Lachlan Markay
    Visitor logs show that Derrick A. Bell visited the White House at least twice since President Obama took office. The logs show two visits by an individual of that name on January 29 and 31, 2010. Derrick Albert Bell, the late Harvard professor and controversial scholar in the field of Critical Race Theory has been thrust into national headlines after conservative bloggers at Breitbart.com posted video of Obama lauding his work at a 1991 rally at Harvard.
  • Gallup: Obama Approval Averages 45% in February (With 50% calling his presidency a "failure")

    03/08/2012 1:41:19 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Gallup ^ | 03/08/2012 | Lydia Saad
    PRINCETON, NJ -- President Obama's average job approval rating for the month of February in Gallup Daily tracking was 45%, with 47% disapproving, unchanged from January. Obama's job approval in February exceeds the lows seen last summer, when his monthly approval rating dipped to 41% from August through October. That followed a slide from 50% in May after the successful U.S. military mission in Pakistan to kill Osama bin Laden. However, despite the recent improvement in his score, it has yet to recover to the level seen at the start of 2011, when 49% approved and 43% disapproved. Apart from...
  • Unemployment Rises; AP Spins for Regime

    03/08/2012 12:43:46 PM PST · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | March 8, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: According to Gallup, the unemployment rate in February: 9.1%. We're gonna get the federal unemployment number here pretty soon, and we will hear what the Obama regime is claiming the new unemployment number is. Now, unemployment compensation requests or applications went up by about 8,000. Jobless claims jumped 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 362,000 in the week ending March the 3rd. This is according to the Labor Department. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones Newswires had forecast that claims would rise by 2,000. So this was unexpected. Claims rose by 8,000. That's the government. Gallup says that their...
  • Fast And Furious: Congressional Pressure For Holder's Resignation Grows

    03/08/2012 9:21:56 AM PST · by opentalk · 11 replies
    Big Government ^ | March 8, 2012 | AWR HAWKINS
    It appears that as a result of Congressman Darrell Issa’s February 28 announcement that Attorney General Eric Holder and the DOJ were not complying with the investigation into gun-walking ties to death of Federal Agent Jaime Zapata, six more U.S. Reps have added their names to the list calling for Holder’s resignation. The six Reps, Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Pete Olson (R-TX), Mike Conaway (R-TX), Cliff Stearns (R-FL) and Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), bring the total number of House members calling for Holder’s resignation to 109. And four of these six—Huizenga, Gardner, Olson, and Conaway—have also signed Rep. Paul...
  • Obama’s Unthinkable 2013 Agenda

    03/08/2012 1:18:26 PM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 8, 2012 | Reince Priebus
    If you thought Barack Obama’s first term was bad, you don’t want to see a second. The verdict is in on the last three years. President Obama has produced a steady stream of broken promises, failed policies, and misplaced priorities. However, he still claims a second term will be different. It will. It just won’t be better. We have seen the liberal agenda the president has pursued over the last three years: government run healthcare, cap-and-trade, pet projects disguised as “stimulus,” card-check, taxpayer-funded loans to now-bankrupt energy companies, and reckless deficit spending. Now imagine what he would do in a...
  • Public Likes Obama More Than Either Romney OR Santorum, More Say He Is Intelligent (Barf alert)

    03/08/2012 1:31:36 PM PST · by Lucky9teen · 20 replies · 4+ views
    (Week of 3/3/2012) The President’s approval rating has settled into the mid-forties, continuing the improvement in his ratings since late summer. This week, 43% approve of the way the President is handling his job, and 51% disapprove.The President continues to lead in head–to–head matchups with his Republican opponents. One of his strengths remains perceptions of his intelligence: 59% of the public calls Obama "intelligent." In contrast, 40% say that about former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, and 27% use that term to describe former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum.
  • Higgins: Holmes’ column on guns shows ignorance

    03/08/2012 5:42:51 AM PST · by marktwain · 10 replies
    metrowestdailynews.com ^ | 7 March, 2012 | Jay Higgins
    You recently editorialized in response to an article focusing on rising gun sales in America (Gun shops find warm welcome in Natick: Feb. 29 Metrowest Daily News.)I would like to take this opportunity to respond to Rick Holmes (“Guns and paranoia,” March 5):. My first reaction to your opinion was a sense of embarrassment for you as a journalist. I simply cannot imagine a “journalist” who could be more ignorant of real reasons American citizens might choose to exercise their Constitutionally-protected right to keep and bear arms. The most glaring example of this shortcoming on your part would be the...
  • Liberal hate talker Randi Rhodes: 'Cut off' conservative women's ovaries

    03/08/2012 1:19:15 PM PST · by blueyon · 36 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 3.08.2012 | Joe Newby
    3 4 0 Submit 0 reddit Print Email On Wednesday, liberal hate talker Randi Rhodes went ballistic, claiming that conservative women don't deserve to have ovaries. “You know, these women, somebody really needs to go repossess their ovaries," Rhodes said. "Really, truly, they have no right to them. They are fabulous, little organs and they have absolutely no right to be estrogen-bearing beings. Okay? Just cut ‘em off, let ‘em go through the hot flashes, let ‘em just sit there and complain about hormone therapy, okay? Just take the ovaries and get it over with. Because they don’t deserve to...
  • Obama’s latest campaign promise: weapons for you IF you won’t attack until after reelection

    03/08/2012 1:08:25 PM PST · by landsbaum · 5 replies
    We know politics is the “art” of give and take, but the report out of Israel about President Barack Obama’s promise to that country is as blatant a political payoff as we’ve heard for a while. And it’s behind closed doors, of course. . . President Make-A-Deal has a principled objection to arming Israel with weapons to use against Iran unless the Israelis agree not to use them until after he is reelected. Gee, why would that be a condition? . . .
  • McConnell, Boehner pile on Obama over Keystone (Obama's still rejecting job creating pipeline)

    03/08/2012 9:54:57 AM PST · by tobyhill · 7 replies
    Politico ^ | 3/8/2012 | By BURGESS EVERETT
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker John Boehner added to Thursday's GOP bashing of President Barack Obama's efforts to block a Keystone XL amendment to the Senate transportation bill. Citing POLITICO’s reporting that the president is personally rallying Democratic opposition to Sen. John Hoeven’s (R-N.D.) pro-Keystone amendment, McConnell said he was shocked to learn that Obama is trying to thwart “the biggest private-sector job-creation projection in our country.” Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0312/73779.html#ixzz1oY5jRqRd
  • US offered Israel advanced weaponry in exchange for delaying Iran attack (until after election)

    03/08/2012 11:42:44 AM PST · by chuckee · 7 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 8, 2012
    WASHINGTON -- The US offered to give Israel advanced weaponry -- including bunker-busting bombs and refueling planes -- in exchange for Israel's agreement not to attack Iranian nuclear sites, Israeli newspaper Maariv reported Thursday. President Obama reportedly made the offer during Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Washington this week. Under the proposed deal, Israel would not attack Iran until 2013, after US elections in November this year. The newspaper cited unnamed Western diplomatic and intelligence sources. Netanyahu said Monday that sanctions against Iran had not worked, adding that "none of us can afford to wait much longer" in...
  • Obama Harvard prof: 'Abolish white race as social category'

    03/08/2012 11:44:11 AM PST · by matt1234 · 61 replies · 1+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 3/7/2012 | Aaron Klein
    Derrick Bell, the late Harvard Law professor now under a microscope for his early association with President Obama, endorsed a controversial magazine whose official motto is “treason to whiteness is loyalty to humanity.” Bell signed a credo calling for the abolishment of “the white race as a social category – in other words, eradicate white supremacy entirely.” He has a long history of racially divisive remarks. He was among the early critics of the June 1991 nomination of Thomas to the Supreme Court, stating, “To place a person who looks black and who, in conservative terms, thinks white, is an...
  • Don't Pin Your Hopes On A Brokered Convention Saving the Day

    I've noticed a lot of talk and a lot of hope being pinned on a brokered convention as possibly our last best hope to keep Romney from being nominated. My advice: don't bet on it. Oh sure, Romney might very well be denied enough delegates to ensure the nomination before the convention (all it probably takes is Newt or Santorum dropping out and endorsing the other) but I fail to see the possibility of him not being nominated in Tampa in such a scenario. Based on both his hard bound and total delegate lead, it seems very likely that he...
  • The American Left and the Erosion of Public Discourse

    03/08/2012 11:47:58 AM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 3/8/12 | Steve McCann
    Much has been made of the precipitous decline in the level of discourse in the United States. Many attribute this to the coarsening of the language and the ever-widening gulf between the various factions in the political spectrum. However, these factors are a symptom of a current underlying and foundational dilemma: the inability of not only the general public, but nearly all of the so-called societal leaders and opinion-makers to generate an original thought, as well as a stubborn refusal to use reason and logic when confronted with irrefutable facts and arguments. These traits can be explained, insofar as the...
  • Headlines we will never see

    03/08/2012 11:49:42 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 1 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | March 8, 2012 | Ron Reale, staff writer
    Obama, Citing Constitutional Freedoms, Declares “America Greatest Country” Mitt Romney Admits Mistake Newt Gingrich Out of Ideas New York Times Supports Conservative Candidate Planned Parenthood Admits Millions from Taxpayers Covers Abortions Planned Parenthood Admits Extermination of minorities was and is goal Obama Declares American Military “Greatest Force For Good In History” Limbaugh Time Mag’s “Man Of The Year” Iraqis Grateful To U.S. For Freedom Saudi Arabians Stop Exporting Wahhabism Israelis Lay Down Arms, Middle East Peace Reigns Muslims Lay Down Arms, World Peace Reigns Muslim World Allows For Different Religious Views Muslims Give Up Violent Quest For World-Wide Caliphate CAIR...