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  • President Obama’s Birth Certificate PDF has “Layers”

    04/27/2011 11:25:17 AM PDT · by Mr. K · 305 replies · 4+ views
    Video Wall ^ | 4/27/11 | video wall
    When viewing the PDF in Adobe the text can be removed and added in Layers You can compress all layers down to one, but someone clearly did not do that last step to make a good forgery
  • Christian Woman Stoned in South Dakota (Original title)

    04/25/2011 1:51:27 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 96 replies
    Red County ^ | 25 April 11 | Dr. Richard Swier
    Lisa Marie Johnson is a very brave woman. Lisa is a former Catholic Nun living in South Dakota. Lisa was on the forefront of the American Laws for America Courts legislative battle in South Dakota. Lisa has been on the forefront of the effort to expose the bizarre situation of four (4) mosques in Sioux Fall, SD a city of a mere 120,000 people. Most of the Muslims in Sioux Fall are from Somalia. Most recently Lisa organized a very successful screening of Iranium to a standing room only crowd of 300, with Frank Gaffney, Founder and President of the...
  • State Dept adding intrusive, semi-impossible questinnaire for US passport applications

    04/25/2011 3:25:23 PM PDT · by MamaDearest · 59 replies
    boingboing.net ^ | April 25, 2011 | Cory Doctorow
    Olga sez, "The U.S. Dept of State is proposing a new Biographical Questionnaire for passport applicants: proposed new Form DS-5513 asks for all addresses since birth; lifetime employment history, personal details of siblings; mother's addresses prior to your birth; any "religious ceremony" around time of birth, circumstances of birth including names (as well as addresses/phone numbers) of persons present, & more. Failure to answer can mean denial of passport, & govt reserves right to use this info for 'routine uses.'" Update: Commenters note that this form is specifically intended in lieu of a birth certificate with a passport application; but...
  • Obama family to worship at Shiloh Baptist Church for Easter

    04/24/2011 6:42:27 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 43 replies · 2+ views
    Washington Post ^ | April 24, 2011 | Hamil Harris
    Long before the sun rose over the Shiloh Baptist Church, people were passing through metaldetectors at the historic African American congregation where President Barack Obama and his family will celebrate Easter. [Snip] Rev. Wallace Charles Smith, in the church's program, said, "We are honored to welcome to our 10 a.m. Easter service President Barack Obama, First LadyMichelle Obama, and daughters Malia and Sasha. Shiloh prays for the first family every Sunday and we thank God for the wonderful inspiration they provide to our nation." [Snip] The 3,000-member D.C. congregation [was] started by freed slaves.
  • Obama administration shutters anti-porn task force

    04/20/2011 11:33:07 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 82 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 4/20/11 | Kathleen Gilbert
    WASHINGTON, D.C., April 20, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A Justice Department task force initiated under the Bush administration to fight the spread of hardcore pornography has been shut down by Obama’s attorney general. Politico reported this week that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder closed the Obscenity Prosecution Task Force, a move that has been met with criticism by conservative congressmen and other leaders. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) urged Holder in an April 4 letter, signed by 41 other senators, including 6 Democrats, to change his mind. “We know more than ever how illegal adult obscenity contributes to violence against women, addiction,...
  • Our Libyan 'Pickup Game'

    04/01/2011 6:38:35 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | April 1, 2011 | Staff
    Leadership: As we put CIA boots on the ground to find out who the rebels are and withdraw air support as they retreat, our defense secretary describes how we're making up our policy as we go along. Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Adm. Mike Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, were on Capitol Hill Thursday in a marathon of congressional testimony trying to explain our ad hoc "kinetic" military actions in Libya and a policy that seems to change and get redefined minute by minute. Among the issues discussed was the decision to remove American close air...
  • WTF? I Mean, Say What? Hijab American Military Women

    04/01/2011 5:00:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The Jawa Report ^ | March 31, 2011 | Stable Hand
    Via Daily CallerIn an effort to get closer to the local population, American female soldiers stationed in Afghanistan are being encouraged to wear a Muslim headscarf when interacting with civilians. But some question whether the practice constitutes cultural sensitivity or a form of appeasement that is degrading to U.S. soldiers. Major Kyndra Rotunda, executive director of the Military Law and Policy Institute and AMVETS Legal Clinic, told The Daily Caller that while the women are not being ordered to wear the head scarf, encouragement is tantamount to a demand[...] Retired Col. Martha McSally, whose grievance about being forced to wear...
  • Exposed: The US-Saudi Libya deal

    04/01/2011 3:03:39 PM PDT · by FredDardick · 74 replies
    Asia Times Online ^ | Apr 2, 2011 | Pepe Escobar
    This, in short, is the essence of a deal struck between the Barack Obama administration and the House of Saud. Two diplomatic sources at the United Nations independently confirmed that Washington, via Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, gave the go-ahead for Saudi Arabia to invade Bahrain and crush the pro-democracy movement in their neighbor in exchange for a "yes" vote by the Arab League for a no-fly zone over Libya - the main rationale that led to United Nations Security Council resolution 1973. The revelation came from two different diplomats, a European and a member of the BRIC group, and...
  • Obama: Learn from my mistakes

    03/14/2011 1:49:36 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 19 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 03/14/11 | ABBY PHILLIP
    At Kenmore Middle School in nearby Arlington on Monday, President Obama instructed students to do as he says, not as he did back when he was a trouble-making middle-schooler. "I've got a confession to make," Obama said. "This probably is right about the time I was at my worst. I was getting in trouble all the time. I was in the principal's office all the time." Obama's teen-aged misadventures have been well chronicled in his memoir "Dreams of my Father," and they seemed to last well into his college days. At Occidental College in the ’80s, Obama apparently picked up...
  • Civil Service Board Announces Police Recruit Scores

    03/13/2011 10:03:13 AM PDT · by KansasGirl · 84 replies
    abc ^ | March 11, 2011
    DAYTON -- The Dayton Police Department is lowering its testing standards for recruits. It's a move required by the U.S. Department of Justice after it says not enough African-Americans passed the exam. Dayton is in desperate need of officers to replace dozens of retirees. The hiring process was postponed for months because the D.O.J. rejected the original scores provided by the Dayton Civil Service Board, which administers the test. Under the previous requirements, candidates had to get a 66% on part one of the exam and a 72% on part two. The D.O.J. approved new scoring policy only requires potential...
  • Bill Clinton: Drilling delays 'ridiculous'

    03/11/2011 2:44:48 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 78 replies
    Bill Clinton: Drilling delays 'ridiculous' By: Darren Goode March 11, 2011 04:55 PM EST Former President Bill Clinton said Friday that delays in offshore oil and gas drilling permits are “ridiculous” at a time when the economy is still rebuilding, according to attendees at the IHS CERAWeek conference. Clinton spoke on a panel with former President George W. Bush that was closed to the media. Video of their moderated talk with IHS CERA Chairman Daniel Yergin was also prohibited. But according to multiple people in the room, Clinton, surprisingly, agreed with Bush on many oil and gas issues, including criticism...
  • Social Security reform debate stirs in Congress (media admits SS taxes used to fund Big Government)

    03/05/2011 10:43:14 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | Richard Cowan
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - While Congress brawls over how to shrink a $1.6 trillion budget deficit this year, an even tougher battle has begun over cutting popular Social Security retirement benefits to achieve long-term savings. It's unclear whether Congress will be able to agree on how to reform the massive government pension program, which has provided a social safety net for the elderly since 1935. That in part will depend on whether President Barack Obama throws his weight behind a reform effort that politicians of all stripes fear could be full of political risks. While the president has invited a conversation...
  • Border officials retract "weapons of mass destruction" comments (Bravo Sierra Ping!)

    A San Diego Channel 10 interview, with Customs and Border PatrolAssistant Director Al Hallor is going viral after the San Diego officialsaid weapons of mass destruction have been discovered by federal agencies at US ports of entry. The Channel 10News investigative reporter Mitch Blacher asked, "Do you ever find things that are dangerous like a chemical agent or a weaponized device?" Hallor said, "at the airport, seaport, at our port of entry we havenot this past fiscal year, but our partner agencies have found thosethings." The interview played Monday on numerous major television news outlets and on dozens of web...
  • Stunning Response "Dirty Bombs (Nuclear) have been stopped at our border" it appears

    02/14/2011 10:54:48 AM PST · by Scythian · 148 replies
    But almost immediately after giving that answer, Hallor and Blacher were interrupted by a public affairs official from CBP, forcing Hallor to try and clarify his answer. Still, the clarification was telling ... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sSnxge6BGA Glenn Beck to cover this tonight.
  • Obama: No shirtless pictures

    12/28/2010 2:20:02 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 62 replies · 5+ views
    Obama: No shirtless pictures By Ian Swanson - 12/28/10 04:34 PM ET The White House is taking extra steps to prevent photos of a shirtless President Obama on vacation in Hawaii. The president and his family are on a snorkeling trip in Haunama Bay State Park, and traveling press are under “explicit instructions that there will be no long lenses or other sneaky attempts to take pictures,” according to a pool report. Photos of a shirtless president on a Hawaii vacation after his win in the 2008 presidential election caused a stir two Christmases ago. Washingtonian magazine even ran a...
  • Obama Announces Support for UN Resolution Stating 'Indigenous Peoples ...

    12/21/2010 11:53:50 AM PST · by yoe · 186 replies · 2+ views
    CNSNEWS ^ | December 21, 2010 | Penny Starr
    President Barack Obama, addressing a tribal nations conference at the White House last week, announded that the U.S. government is now supporting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People, which includes a sweeping declaration that "indigenous peoples" have a right to lands and resources they traditionally occupied or "otherwise used." "Indigenous peoples have the right to the lands, territories and resources which they have traditionally owned, occupied or otherwise used or acquired," says the U.N. resolution. The Bush administration had declined to support the resolution. At the White House Tribal Nations Conference, Obama reminded the group that...
  • New worry for the US money supply as new $100 bills printed with flaws

    12/06/2010 3:16:06 PM PST · by MamaDearest · 55 replies · 1+ views
    examiner.com ^ | December 6, 2010 | Kenneth Schortgen Jr.
    A new headache may have been created for US and international currency use as it has been determined that a flaw was created in the printing of up to 30% of all new $100.00 bills scheduled for distribution in 2011. In a new report by CNBC today, an official familiar with the problem reported that the new $100 bills are so complex that the printers at the mint have experienced massive problems in the creation of the notes. A significant production problem with new high-tech $100 bills has caused government printers to shut down production of the new notes and...
  • A Superpower's View of the World (Liberals Open Pandora's Box)

    11/29/2010 9:12:28 AM PST · by Typical_Whitey · 59 replies · 2+ views
    Der Spiegel ^ | 11/29/10 | SPIEGEL Staff
    251,000 State Department documents, many of them secret embassy reports from around the world, show how the US seeks to safeguard its influence around the world. It is nothing short of a political meltdown for US foreign policy.
  • The case against Eric Holder

    11/29/2010 7:46:18 AM PST · by realcleanguy · 12 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 11/26/2010 | Washington Times
    EDITORIAL: Forcing Holder out Respected officials call for attorney general's resignation By THE WASHINGTON TIMES The calls have begun for Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s resignation. Potential Republican presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty both took that position last weekend in response to last week's embarrassing result in the trial of Guantanamo terrorist detainee Ahmed Khalfan Ghailiani. Mr. Gingrich and Mr. Pawlenty won't be the only prominent politicos reaching the conclusion that Mr. Holder is unfit for the office he holds. With Republicans getting oversight authority through their new House majority, the attorney general's conduct in...
  • Dan Savage Promotes Anti-Christian Evil

    11/23/2010 11:47:47 AM PST · by mlizzy · 36 replies · 1+ views
    Illinois Family Institute ^ | 11-22-10 | Laurie Higgins
    No matter what one thinks of the homosexuality-affirming "It Gets Better" project, do we really want the president of the United States to be associated with radical sex columnist Dan Savage, the creator of this campaign? "It Gets Better" is the online video project that Chicago native Dan Savage created in which he seeks to end bullying by affirming homosexuality. Joining him in this effort are Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Kathleen Sebelius, Nancy Pelosi, and Hillary Clinton. Savage--the even more offensive doppelganger of our Safe Schools Czar Kevin Jennings--celebrates homosexuality in general and his own in particular. He has chosen...
  • Mosque Money Shocker (Outrage; unmitigated gall)

    11/22/2010 6:48:33 AM PST · by La Lydia · 47 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | November 23, 2010 | John Avalon
    Developers of the controversial Park51 Islamic community center and mosque located two blocks from Ground Zero earlier this month applied for roughly $5 million in federal grant money set aside for the redevelopment of lower Manhattan after the attacks of September 11th, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the matter. The audacious move stands to reignite the embers of a divisive debate that dominated headlines surrounding the ninth anniversary of the attacks this fall, say people vested in the issue. The application was submitted under a “community and cultural enhancement” grant program administered by the Lower Manhattan Redevelopment...
  • Holder Should Resign Or Be Fired, and Obama Should Apologize

    11/18/2010 11:34:15 AM PST · by jazusamo · 36 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 18, 2010 | Hugh Hewitt
    Outrage is growing at the intersection of ideology and incompetence that is the jury's collapse in the trial of Ahmed Ghailani, declared acquitted in the murders of 224 innocents, including a dozen Americans.The outrage is growing as Americans learn more and more about how utterly avoidable this outrageous miscarriage of justice was. John Podhoretz's and Jennifer Rubin's criticisms are among the most pointed and both employ the damning word "debacle" in the title, and Powerline's Scott Johnson and John Hinderaker weigh in with "The Failure Option." Eric Holder who repeatedly declared his confidence in this process should resign and...
  • Podesta: Obama Can Use ‘Armed Forces’ to Push Progressive Agenda (WTF?!?)

    11/18/2010 10:10:08 AM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 383 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 11/18/10 | Jonathon Seidl
    The liberal Center for American Progress doesn’t believe significant GOP gains in the House and Senate should stop the President from implementing more of his polices. The group released a report Tuesday suggesting ways Obama can bypass Congress to accomplish a progressive agenda, and it cites the president’s power as commander-in-chief to make its point. “I think most of the conversation since the election has been about how President Obama adjusts to the new situation on Capitol Hill,” Center for American Progress head and former Bill Clinton Chief of Staff John Podesta told the Daily Caller. “While that’s an important...
  • Obama denies his global footprint has shrunk

    11/12/2010 8:13:23 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 19 replies · 1+ views
    Obama denies his global footprint has shrunk by Stephen Collinson Stephen Collinson 18 mins ago SEOUL (AFP) – US President Barack Obama insisted on Friday that he now had more clout on the world stage -- not less -- dismissing comments that a mid-term election rout at home had shaved his power abroad. Obama also mused that talking to the Chinese was tough at any time -- whether his personal polls were up or down, and produced a list of leaders with whom he has forged a particular connection. The US president reflected on the challenges of leadership, and the...
  • Jerome Corsi Digs Deeper - Reveals How Congress Was Prepped To Deflect Obama Eligibility Queries

    11/12/2010 7:11:24 AM PST · by JLWORK · 46 replies
    Here's The Right Side Of It ^ | November 12, 2010 | John L. Work
    Jerome Corsi has done the work of ten police detectives during his investigation to discover Barack Obama’s history, for which the President has spent millions of dollars to conceal from the People and the Press. Corsi’s travels have taken him as far as Kenya, where he was once taken into custody by Kenyan authorities a few years back, and deported before he could gather any birth records and interview potential witnesses which might exist there. Today he published a copyrighted story at WorldNetDaily that relates in detail exactly how members of Congress were provided material by the Congressional Research Service...
  • Sarah Palin Calls Obama "The Most Pro-Abortion President"

    11/11/2010 9:10:22 AM PST · by julieee · 8 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | November 11, 2010 | Steven Ertelt
    Sarah Palin Calls Obama "The Most Pro-Abortion President" Dallas, TX -- In a speech in Texas last night, former Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin said President Barack Obama is the most pro-abortion president in the history of the nation. http://LifeNews.com/nat-6840
  • Modestly chic: Michelle Obama dons a headscarf as she visits mosque on Indonesia trip

    11/10/2010 5:42:06 AM PST · by Zakeet · 154 replies
    Daily Mail (London) ^ | November 10, 2010
    Her impeccable dress sense has been praised throughout the world. So it was no surprise that Michelle Obama managed to be stylish and show respect to her Muslim hosts when she visited a mosque on her tour of Indonesia. The First Lady covered her hair with a beige animal-print scarf as she toured Jakarta's Istiqlal Mosque, the largest in southeast Asia. But there was a nod to her sartorial instincts in the form of beads and turquoise fringing at the neck. Though her wide-legged Stephen Burrows trouser suit was simple in cut, Mrs Obama is never one to shy...
  • Obama Hails Indonesia as Model for World

    11/10/2010 5:57:28 AM PST · by greatplains · 54 replies · 1+ views
    BBC News Online ^ | 10 Nov | unk
    US President Barack Obama has held up Indonesia as an example of how a developing nation can embrace democracy and diversity. (snip) Mr Obama said innocent people across the world were still targeted by militants but emphasised that the US was not at war with Islam.(snip) In his address, he touched on the four years he spent in the country as a child and emphasised the importance of Indonesia's example as a growing economy and a majority-Muslim nation that is largely tolerant of other religions. "Today, I return to Indonesia as a friend, but also as a president who seeks...
  • Obama Visits Indonesia’s Grand Mosque; Michelle Wears Head Covering – Video

    11/10/2010 6:31:11 AM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 17 replies
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | November 10, 2010 | Brian
    Here is a compilation of brief video clips showing President Barack Obama and wife Michelle in Indonesia, where they made a visit to the Istiqlal Grand Mosque in Jakarta. Indonesia is the world’s most populous Muslim nation. First Lady Michelle Obama is seen wearing a head covering at the Mosque compound. So far, there just is no extensive video that I could find of Obama at the mosque.
  • Is the Crowd Wrong on QE2? (Numbers "fiddling" by BLS created 200,000 phantom jobs last month)

    11/08/2010 1:54:03 PM PST · by Qbert · 14 replies
    Barron's ^ | 11/6/2010 | Alan Abelson
    [Snip] THE JOBS REPORT FOR OCTOBER was released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday, and at first blush was surprisingly strong, much stronger, indeed, than expected. Payrolls expanded by 151,000 and the two previous months' were revised upward. But hold the hurrahs. The unemployment rate was stuck at 9.6%, and, toss in the underemployed and the rate remains at an elevated 17%. Moreover, the household version of the employment picture was a real bummer, showing an employment drop of 330,000. That especially weird disparity between the household and the payroll reports made us do a double-take. Happily, the...
  • Joe Scarborough: Opponents of Obama's India Trip Are 'Idiots; '

    11/08/2010 1:56:17 PM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 37 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 11-8-10
    Anyone critical of President Obama being in India right now is an "idiot," MSNBC's Joe Scarborough bluntly served on his morning show, which prides itself on being a safe haven for different views. India is "exactly where [President Obama] should be" right now, he opined. With Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass on as a guest Monday morning, Scarborough clamored that President Obama "needs" to be in India right now for the sake of U.S. foreign policy. "I would send my President to India, like once a month, if I could, for long weekends," he emphasized. Scarborough hit left-wing...
  • Obama Bows to Indian Parliament, Acknowledges Decline of U.S. Dominance

    11/08/2010 11:51:57 AM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 111 replies · 1+ views
    Fox Nation ^ | 11-8-10
    Implicitly acknowledging the decline of American dominance, Barack Obama on Sunday said the US was no longer in a position to "meet the rest of the world economically on our terms". Speaking at a town hall meeting in Mumbai, he said, "I do think that one of the challenges that we are going face in the US, at a time when we are still recovering from the financial crisis is, how do we respond to some of the challenges of globalisation? The fact of the matter is that for most of my lifetime and I'll turn 50 next year -...
  • Obama conducting ‘reign of terror’ against suspected White House leakers

    11/08/2010 9:52:33 AM PST · by justlurking · 23 replies · 1+ views
    Online Journal ^ | 2010-11-08 | Wayne Madsen
    Online Journal articles are deemed not welcome on FR, but I thought this article was interesting -- if not outright amusing. Follow the link and decide for yourself: http://onlinejournal.com/artman/publish/article_6549.shtml
  • Obama calls India a creator not a poacher of US jobs.

    11/06/2010 7:11:41 PM PDT · by NY Attitude · 83 replies · 2+ views
    Associated Press as reported on Yahoo ^ | 11/06/2010 | Ravi Nessman, Erica Werner and Erica Kineta of AP
    Obama smoozes India.
  • Labor Sec: Keeping People on Unemployment for Almost Two Years is Gov Moral Obligation

    11/05/2010 1:00:51 PM PDT · by Pacothecat · 65 replies
    THE BLAZE ^ | 11/5/2010
    “Spread the Recovery” Labor Sec: Keeping People on Unemployment for Almost Two Years is Gov Moral Obligation http://www.theblaze.com/stories/%e2%80%9cspread-the-recovery%e2%80%9d-labor-sec-keeping-people-on-unemployment-for-almost-two-years-is-gov-moral-obligation/
  • US to spend $200 mn a day on Obama's Mumbai visit

    11/02/2010 8:55:54 AM PDT · by maggief · 170 replies
    NDTV ^ | November 2, 2010
    Mumbai: The US would be spending a whopping $200 million (Rs. 900 crore approx) per day on President Barack Obama's visit to the city. "The huge amount of around $200 million would be spent on security, stay and other aspects of the Presidential visit," a top official of the Maharashtra Government privy to the arrangements for the high-profile visit said. About 3,000 people including Secret Service agents, US government officials and journalists would accompany the President. Several officials from the White House and US security agencies are already here for the past one week with helicopters, a ship and high-end...
  • Obama pulls back on 'enemies' remark to Latinos

    11/01/2010 2:50:16 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 24 replies
    Associated Press ^ | November 1, 2010
    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is pulling back from remarks he made last month when he called on Latino voters to punish their "enemies" in the midterm elections. In an interview Monday with radio host Michael Baisden, Obama said he should have used the word "opponents" instead of enemies. Republicans were quick to criticize Obama's original remarks. Republican National Committee spokesman Doug Heye called it a message of desperation. Obama's remarks came after he was asked how he could ask Latinos for their vote when many don't believe he's worked hard to pass comprehensive immigration reform.
  • Live Thread: Obama to Address Terror Threats 4:15 p.m. EDT 10/29/10

    10/29/2010 12:22:29 PM PDT · by kristinn · 425 replies · 1+ views
    Friday, October 29, 2010 | Kristinn
    Obama will speak about today's terror threats. Besides speaking about Christine O'Donnell closing the gap with Chris Coons, Obama is also expected to talk about the packages from Yemen via UPS planes scare (and probably the plane getting a fighter escort to NYC now.)
  • With 6 Days to Go, Democrats Try to Stop a GOP Blowout

    10/27/2010 12:30:17 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 25 replies
    cbs ^ | October 27, 2010 11:48 AM | Stephanie Condon
    New prognostications show Republicans easily overtaking the House next week, but Democrats are dispatching their top figures for a last round of campaigning and injecting fresh cash into the races, in an attempt to stave off a blowout. Republicans could easily pick up 50 seats on Nov. 2, far more than the 39 needed to win the majority, according to the Hill. The newspaper's 2010 midterm election poll surveyed 17,000 likely voters in 42 toss-up districts, and the results mirror those of other recent projections. Democrats face the potential of "a political bloodbath the size of which we haven't seen...
  • Judge rejects Obama's 'don't ask, don't tell' argument

    10/20/2010 12:18:53 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 37 replies
    McClatchy Newspapers ^ | October 20, 2010 | Nancy A. Youssef
    WASHINGTON — A district court judge Tuesday rejected the Obama administration's claims that allowing gays and lesbians to begin openly
  • WH to become 'Pink' House' for Breast Cancer month

    10/14/2010 12:10:31 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 36 replies · 1+ views
    AP via Google ^ | October 14, 2010
    WASHINGTON — The White House is becoming the "Pink House" in recognition of October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. President Barack Obama announced Thursday via Twitter that the building will be bathed in pink light. It will be for just one night.
  • Obama’s Radical Past (0's College Years Exposed for the First Time)

    10/12/2010 9:53:24 AM PDT · by mojito · 34 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 10/12/2010 | Stanley Kurtz
    On the afternoon of April 1, 1983, Barack Obama, then a senior at Columbia University, made his way into the Great Hall of Manhattan’s Cooper Union to attend a “Socialist Scholars Conference.” There Obama discovered his vocation as a community organizer, as well as a political program to guide him throughout his life. The conference itself was not a secret, but it held a secret, for it was there that a demoralized and frustrated socialist movement largely set aside strategies of nationalization and turned increasingly to local organizing as a way around the Reagan presidency — and its own spotty...
  • 3 govt officials: Homegrown terrorists troubling

    09/22/2010 12:01:59 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 8 replies
    AP/YahooNews ^ | 9/22/10 | PETE YOST
    Efforts by terrorists abroad to radicalize and recruit U.S. residents present new security threats, three top Obama administration officials told Congress on Wednesday. The threat posed by homegrown extremists shows that the battle against terrorism has become more complex in the past year, underscoring the challenges of pinpointing and blocking plots, said Michael Leiter, director of the National Counterterrorism Center.
  • Obama: "We can absorb a terrorist attack" (Woodward book)

    09/22/2010 10:09:19 AM PDT · by quesney · 168 replies
    Woodward's book portrays Obama and the White House as barraged by warnings about the threat of terrorist attacks on U.S. soil and confronted with the difficulty in preventing them. During an interview with Woodward in July, the president said, "We can absorb a terrorist attack. We'll do everything we can to prevent it, but even a 9/11, even the biggest attack ever . . . we absorbed it and we are stronger."
  • President Obama removes 'Creator' from the preamble of the Declaration of Independence

    09/18/2010 10:36:18 AM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 72 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 18,2010 | Jason McNew
    Hobbes, Locke, and Cicero be damned. President Obama single handedly overturns Natural Law. Friday evening President Obama addressed the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. At around 22:30, he incorporates part of the preamble of The Declaration of Independence, removing "Creator". "We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal..... endowed with certain unalienable rights, life and liberty, and the pursuit of happiness" After President Obama says "created equal...", there is a long pause during which he scowls and blinks several times. For once, he may actually have opted to not read something that was on the...
  • Obama to Latinos: Don't Forget Who Stands With You (Race-Baiter in Chief)

    09/16/2010 8:08:31 AM PDT · by kristinn · 33 replies
    AP via The State ^ | Wednesday, September 15, 2010 | Darlene Superville
    President Barack Obama appealed to Hispanics on Wednesday to support Democrats in the November elections despite his failed promise to pass an immigration overhaul. "Don't forget who is standing with you," the president said as he blamed Republicans for standing in the way of progress. Less than two month before midterm elections that could prove disastrous for Democrats who run Congress, Obama acknowledged the disappointment among Latinos over the immigration issue and pledged to keep pushing for a comprehensive overhaul of the nation's immigration laws to deal with border security and provide an eventual route to legal status for the...
  • Anonymous Goldmanite: Obama Needs To Look Like He's Bashing Us But He Doesn't Really Give A S#!T

    09/16/2010 7:35:47 AM PDT · by blam · 4 replies
    he Business Insider ^ | 9-16-2010 | Courtney Comstock
    Anonymous Goldmanite: Obama Needs To Look Like He's Bashing Us But He Doesn't Really Give A S#!T Courtney Comstock Sep. 16, 2010, 9:38 AM Someone at Goldman verbalized many people's worst nightmare and some people's happy place: A senior executive at Goldman told Gasparino: "Obama couldn't give a shit about all this anti-Wall Street stuff. He needs to bash us to get his bullshit financial reform through Congress." - Charlie Gasparino's new book, Bought And Paid For It's too bad Gasparino keeps them anonymous. You can picture that coming out of the mouth of anyone on Wall Street. Like Gary...
  • OBAMA’S SAFE SCHOOL CZAR ADMITS GAY CURRICULUM IS THE ULTIMATE GOAL

    09/15/2010 11:54:22 AM PDT · by TruthHound · 37 replies
    Video @ link
  • Barack Obama to authorise record $60bn Saudi arms sale

    09/14/2010 10:57:36 AM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 32 replies
    The Guardian ^ | September 13, 2010 | Ian Black
    Barack Obama is to go ahead with plans to sell Saudi Arabia advanced aircraft and other weapons worth up to $60bn (£39bn), the biggest arms deal in US history, in a strategy of shoring up Gulf Arab allies to face any military threat from Iran. According to the Wall Street Journal, the administration is also in talks with the Saudis about possible naval and missile-defence upgrades that could be worth tens of billions of dollars more over five to 10 years. Plans to go ahead with the package, which has been under secret negotiation since 2007, have been known for...
  • Barack Obama to Authorise record $60bn Saudi arms sale-Largest Arms Deal In U.S. History

    09/13/2010 11:41:16 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 56 replies
    UK Gaurdian ^ | Monday 13 September 2010 | Ian Black
    Barack Obama is to go ahead with plans to sell Saudi Arabia advanced aircraft and other weapons worth up to $60bn (£39bn), the biggest arms deal in US history, in a strategy of shoring up Gulf Arab allies to face any military threat from Iran. According to the Wall Street Journal, the administration is also in talks with the Saudis about possible naval and missile-defence upgrades that could be worth tens of billions of dollars more over five to 10 years. Plans to go ahead with the package, which has been under secret negotiation since 2007, have been known for...