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  • Rural kids, parents angry about Labor Dept. rule banning farm chores

    04/25/2012 6:07:51 AM PDT · by yoe · 52 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | April 25, 2012 | Patrick Richardson
    A proposal from the Obama administration to prevent children from doing farm chores has drawn plenty of criticism from rural-district members of Congress. But now it’s attracting barbs from farm kids themselves. The Department of Labor is poised to put the finishing touches on a rule that would apply child-labor laws to children working on family farms, prohibiting them from performing a list of jobs on their own families’ land. Under the rules, children under 18 could no longer work “in the storing, marketing and transporting of farm product raw materials.” “Prohibited places of employment,” a Department press release read,...
  • Democrats expressing buyers’ remorse on Obama's health law

    04/19/2012 6:37:08 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 19, 2012 | Julian Pecquet and Sam Baker
    An increasing number of Democrats are taking potshots at President Obama’s healthcare law ahead of a Supreme Court decision that could overturn it. The public grievances have come from centrists and liberals and reflect rising anxiety ahead of November’s elections. “I think we would all have been better off — President Obama politically, Democrats in Congress politically, and the nation would have been better off — if we had dealt first with the financial system and the other related economic issues and then come back to healthcare,” said Rep. Brad Miller (D-N.C.), who is retiring at the end of this...
  • ‘Racially Motivated’: Black Attackers Allegedly Yell ‘Trayvon’ Before Beating White Man

    04/10/2012 8:45:23 AM PDT · by Justaham · 35 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | 4/10/12 | Christopher Santarelli
    Gainesville, Florida, police are investigating what they believe may have been a “racially motivated” attack early Tuesday morning stemming from the nationally covered Trayvon Martin case involving the tragic death of an unarmed 17-year-old. According to local news affiliates, a 27-year-old Gainesville man was walking home from the bars early Tuesday morning when he said he was jumped by five to eight men who yelled “Trayvon” before the attack. The call before the attack appears to be in reference to the Sandford case that has rocked national headlines, and led to broader societal discussions on crime and race.
  • Newsweek/Daily Beast Poll Finds Majorities of Americans Think Country Divided by Race

    04/07/2012 1:54:46 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | April 7, 2012 | Douglas Schoen, Democratic Pollster
    A new Newsweek/Daily Beast Poll finds that America is facing a deepening level of racial division and polarization. Majorities of both whites (72%) and blacks (89%) believe the country is divided by race, the Poll finds. But twice as many blacks (40%) as whites (20%) say it is very divided. And just 19 percent of whites say that racism is a big problem in America, vs. 60 percent of blacks. Meanwhile, the killing of 17-year old Trayvon Martin has further polarized America along racial lines, the Newsweek/Daily Beast Poll finds. In the survey, whites are divided over whether they think...
  • Obama administration proposes changes to legal status applications

    03/30/2012 1:03:32 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 9 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | March 30, 2012 | Brian Bennett
    Reporting from Washington— ­The Obama administration is proposing to make it easier for illegal immigrants who are family members of American citizens to apply for legal permanent residency. On Monday, the Department of Homeland Security will post for public comment an administrative change intended to reduce the time illegal immigrants would have to spend away from their families while applying for legal status, officials said. The current system requires the applicant to first leave the U.S. to seek a legal visa, but under the proposed change illegal immigrants could claim the time apart from a spouse, child or parent would...
  • Obama's Daughter, Malia, Spring Breaks In Mexico With 25 Secret Service Agents (School Trip)

    03/19/2012 12:49:30 PM PDT · by Raebie · 109 replies · 3+ views
    International Business Times ^ | March 19, 2012 | Michael Billera
    President Barack Obama's 13-year-old daughter, Malia Ann Obama, will be spending her spring break in the Mexican city of Oaxaca with 12 friends and 25 Secret Service agents. The young tourists will be in a downtown hotel in the city known for its colonial architecture and native traditions, reported a state police official. President Barack Obama’s 13-year-old daughter, Malia Ann Obama, will be spending her springbreak in the Mexican city of Oaxaca with 12 friends and 25 Secret Service agents. "We are here to block access to the hotel by other people and escort the vehicles that are carrying the...
  • National Border Patrol Council responds to Obama Administration Naming Advocate for Illegal Aliens

    03/13/2012 4:16:15 PM PDT · by Ajnin · 2 replies
    NBPC ^ | February 8, 2012 | National Border Patrol Council
    February 8, 2012 – The Obama administration took its next step towards amnesty for illegal aliens by naming an advocate for illegal aliens and those concerned about immigration issues. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said the advocate will "serve as a point of contact for individuals, including those in immigration proceedings, NGOs and other community and advocacy groups, who have concerns, questions, recommendations or other issues they would like to raise." The agency said Andrew Lorenz-Strait will be the first advocate. They may as well title Lorenz-Strait the “Amnesty Czar” as that will be the ultimate goal of an administration...
  • Murdoch: Mayor Bloomberg Called President Obama the Most “Arrogant” Man He Ever Met

    03/08/2012 7:18:10 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 22 replies
    abcnews ^ | Nov 5, 2010 | abcnews
    Murdoch: Mayor Bloomberg Called President Obama the Most “Arrogant” Man He Ever Met You may recall that during President Obama’s vacation at Martha’s Vineyard, on August 27 he took in a round of golf at the Vineyard Golf Club in Edgartown, playing golf with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg; Democratic lawyer, business man and éminence grise Vernon Jordan; and White House trip director (and former golf pro) Marvin Nicholson. The pool report at the time said that “We are told Bloomberg and Obama talked in the clubhouse for about 15 mins about the economy. They then went to the...
  • Teachers unions: More good work if you can get it

    03/04/2012 12:59:54 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 8 replies · 1+ views
    Welcome to scenic and historic Buffalo, New York! It’s a great place, famous for chicken wings and an NFL team which holds a record which may never be broken. But for all its glory, like so many other cities and towns across the Empire State, Buffalo is facing big budget problems. Belts are being tightened and times are tough. Unless, that is, you happen to belong to the teachers union. If you do, you’re probably feeling pretty! As thousands of teachers face layoffs across the country, teachers in Buffalo, New York are getting lipo? Yep. And nose jobs and whatever...
  • Obama's uncle due in court in drunken driving case

    02/29/2012 7:30:47 PM PST · by STARWISE · 18 replies
    My Fox Boston ^ | 2-26-12
    *snip* A police officer said (((Onyango))) Obama made a rolling stop at a stop sign and nearly caused his cruiser to crash into Obama's sport utility vehicle. Police said Obama registered 0.14 on a blood-alcohol test. The legal limit in Massachusetts is 0.08. A judge is expected to hear arguments Thursday on a motion to suppress statements he made to police and the test results. Immigration officials allege that Obama, originally from Kenya, violated a 1992 order to return to Kenya.
  • Number of deportation cases drops by nearly a third, report says

    02/25/2012 6:32:15 PM PST · by iowamark · 6 replies
    LA Times ^ | February 24, 2012 | Paloma Esquivel
    The drop recorded in the last three months of 2011 may reflect the administration's plan to focus its deportation efforts by weighing discretionary factors, including whether the person is a veteran, came to the United States as a child or is a college student. The number of deportation cases filed by federal immigration officials dropped by nearly a third in the first three months of the fiscal year, according to a report by the Syracuse University Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse. The drop recorded in the last three months of 2011 may reflect the Obama administration's plan to focus its deportation...
  • Obama joins Jagger, B.B. King, to belt out blues

    02/21/2012 8:08:36 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 40 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb. 21, 2012 | NANCY BENAC
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The president just couldn't say no: Mick Jagger held out a mic almost by way of command, and soon Barack Obama was belting out the blues with the best of them. The East Room of the White House was transformed into an intimate blues club on Tuesday night for a concert featuring blues all-stars of the past, present and future - and the president himself.
  • 'Thy life's a miracle'

    02/22/2012 5:59:46 AM PST · by Former Fetus · 2+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | 2/22/2012 | Paul Greenberg
    It's really not fair or accurate to say this administration has declared war on religion. Its policy isn't that clear. If it has one. And if it does, that policy keeps changing, depending on who's exerting what pressures at the time. By now there have been so many reversals and retreats, waivers and exemptions, defeats in court and in the court of public opinion, it's hard to tell just what that policy is at the moment. Maybe it's all TBD, as the bureaucrats say. To Be Determined. Remember when Nancy Pelosi told us we'd have to pass Obamacare before we...
  • NBC sorry after M.I.A. gesture in Super Bowl half-time (Apology NOT accepted)

    02/06/2012 3:39:34 AM PST · by tobyhill · 76 replies · 1+ views
    bbc ^ | 2/6/2012 | staff
    American broadcaster NBC has apologised after M.I.A. put her middle finger up during her Super Bowl half-time performance. She made the gesture and swore during a performance of Madonna's new single, Give Me All Your Luvin. The Super Bowl is regularly viewed by more than 100 million people and is the biggest TV event of the year in the US. "We apologize for the inappropriate gesture that aired during half-time," said spokesman Christopher McCloskey. "It was a spontaneous gesture that our delay system caught late." The screen was briefly blurred after M.I.A.'s gesture in a failed attempt to cut out...
  • Obama outsources defense jobs to Brazil

    01/21/2012 11:59:44 PM PST · by yoe · 11 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 22, 2012 | Fox News
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  • Is nowhere sacred? Graduate beaten to death outside Philadelphia Liberty Bell

    01/21/2012 12:32:21 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 42 replies
    AP via Mail On Line ^ | 1/18/2012 | staff
    A man was fatally beaten near the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia when a group of men attacked him, mistakenly thinking that he was yelling at them instead of a cab driver who passed him by. Kevin Kless, 23, recently graduated from college and had left a bar with his girlfriend early Saturday morning when the incident occurred
  • Beyoncé and Jay-Z leave hospital with Blue Ivy (No apology for thuggish behavior...)

    01/10/2012 12:24:09 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 19 replies
    NY Post ^ | 1/10/12 | DAN MANGAN
    Beyoncé and her baby have finally bounced from the hospital. Three days after giving birth to daughter Blue Ivy Carter, the singer and her husband Jay-Z left Lenox Hill Hospital. A hospital spokeswoman confirmed that the couple checked out early this morning. The couple is believed to have left the hospital in an SUV with tinted windows at 1:30 a.m. The SUV was part of an elaborate procession of cars that were spotted outside E. 76th Street. The departure could not come soon enough for other new parents. The pushy parents had installed bulletproof glass and burly bodyguards at the...
  • Parent twist at Bronx HS (25% of students are pregnant or teen parents...)

    12/27/2011 8:06:03 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 63 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/27/11 | YOAV GONEN Education Reporter
    A shocking one in four students at a Bronx high school slated for closure is a teen parent or pregnant, The Post has learned. That startling statistic is buried in thousands of pages of documents the city Department of Education submitted to the state earlier this year when it initially sought funds to fix the long-struggling Grace Dodge HS in Belmont. It has since proposed shuttering the school — with, critics charge, no regard to the parenting teens.
  • Video: Homeless man beaten in Wall by two laughing N.J. youths

    12/20/2011 5:07:58 PM PST · by Coleus · 29 replies · 1+ views
    star ledger ^ | 12.19.11 | AP
    A young man strides purposefully into the woods as a cameraman asks what he's about to do. "About to go beat up this bum," the man in the video says. And that's exactly what he does, punching and kicking a homeless man in the face, bloodying his nose, before wishing him a Merry Christmas. The videotaped assault has led to criminal charges against a 20-year-old New Jersey man and a 17-year-old boy accused of filming the assault while egging the attacker on. "Just dive on him! Dive on him!" the cameraman says on the video as the assailant approaches a...
  • EU diplomats: 'Jewish state' is becoming too Jewish(!!)

    12/16/2011 10:48:19 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    EU Observer ^ | 16.12.2011 @ 18:07 | Andrew Rettman
    EU countries have raised a red flag over Israel's treatment of its Arab minority in a complaint that touches the heart of its identity as a "Jewish state." The deputy heads of EU embassies in Tel Aviv put forward their concerns in a 27-page-long internal report sent to the European Exernal Action Service (EEAS) earlier this month. The contents were first revealed by Israeli daily Haaretz on Friday (16 December) morning. EUobserver has also seen the "Conclusions" and the "Recommendations" parts of the paper. The Conclusions were endorsed by all 27 member states. The Recommendations were cut from the final...
  • The Indefinite Detention Bill DOES Apply to American Citizens on U.S. Soil

    12/14/2011 8:20:29 AM PST · by opentalk · 14 replies
    Washingtonblog ^ | December 14, 2011
    Even at this 11th hour –when all of our liberties and freedom are about to go down the drain –many people still don’t understand that the indefinite detention bill passed by Congress allows indefinite detention of Americans on American soil....Another sponsor of the bill –Senator Levin –has also repeatedly said that the bill applies to American citizens on American soil, citing the Supreme Court case of Hamdi which ruled that American citizens can be treated as enemy combatants: “The Supreme Court has recently ruled there is no bar to the United States holding one of its own citizens as an...
  • Obama Nixed Plan To Destroy Top Secret Drone After It Fell Into Iranian Hands

    Jennifer Griffin of Fox News exposes evidence that Barack Obama wimped-out when faced with a decision to either protect American intelligence and national security or upset the Iranians. “With early knowledge that the aircraft had likely remained intact, the senior U.S. official also told Fox News that President Obama was presented with three separate options for retrieving or destroying the drone. The president ultimately decided not to proceed with any of the plans because it could have been seen as an act of war, the official told Fox News.” “Among the options the U.S. considered were sending in a special-ops...
  • Wealthy couple who live in 1.2m home and drive a Jag have been claiming $2,000-a-month welfare...

    12/06/2011 10:03:01 PM PST · by Feline_AIDS · 20 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 12-6-2011 | DM reporter
    A wealthy chiropractor who has been in practice for more than 20 years and his wife were living in a $1.2million waterfront home while claiming almost $2,000-a-month welfare benefits and even food stamps, according to documents.
  • Over 46 Million Americans On Foodstamps For The First Time Ever

    12/05/2011 11:36:51 AM PST · by Zakeet · 27 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | December 5, 1011 | Tyler Durden
    While the capital markets may be cheering that in the past month 120,000 people supposedly found jobs, even if these were largely temporary or part-time just in time for the year end shopping sprees, we wonder how they will react when learning that according to the latest update from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), some 423,000 Americans found their way to minimum way subsistence, courtesy of Food Stamp handouts from Uncle Sam. Since the start of the Second Great Depression, food stamp participation has increased by 18.7 million, and is now at an all time higher 46.3 million. All...
  • Obama's DoJ Strong Arms, Sues Business to Impose Sharia: Company Forced to Pay $50,000

    12/04/2011 7:51:36 PM PST · by FreeKeys · 23 replies
    Atlas Shrugs blog ^ | Thursday, December 01, 2011 | Pamela Geller
    Obama's Department of Justice has is on a tear. Holder has sued, yet again, another company for lack of sharia compliance. Few companies to afford to go up against the US Department of Justice. It's a form of blackmail, extortion, that companies are forced to pay. The sharia protection racket. America, snap out of it. Pass this on to your email lists. Get the word out. Four more years of this federally imposed surpemacism and this country will be ir recognizable. Imperial Security to pay EEOC $50K to settle religious discrimination lawsuit Business Insurance.com PHILADELPHIA—Imperial Security Inc. has agreed to...
  • Obama Fundraiser and Ambassador Blames Israel for Anti-Semitism (American Jews: Had Enough Yet?)

    12/03/2011 11:35:33 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 28 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 12/3/11 | Daniel Halper
    The U.S. ambassador to Belgium, Howard Gutman, recently told a conference hosted by the European Jewish Union that Israel is to blame for growing anti-Semitism harbored by people of Muslim faith. “A distinction should be made between traditional anti-Semitism, which should be condemned and Muslim hatred for Jews, which stems from the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinians,” Gutman reportedly said, according to the Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth. “He also argued that an Israeli-Palestinian peace treaty will significantly diminish Muslim anti-Semitism.” According to the account in the Israeli paper, “The legal experts at the event were visibly stunned by...
  • 'Jew-hate stems from conflict'

    12/03/2011 6:47:49 PM PST · by Nachum · 16 replies · 2+ views
    YNET Neews ^ | 12/3/11 | Menachem Gantz
    US ambassador in Belgium provides controversial explanation for Muslim anti-Semitism BRUSSELS – Growing global anti-Semitism is linked to Israel’s policy towards the Palestinians, the American ambassador to Belgium told stunned Jewish conference attendants in Brussels earlier this week. Speaking Wednesday at a Jewish conference on anti-Semitism organized by the European Jewish Union (EJU,) Howard Gutman told participants he was apologizing in advance if his words are not to their liking. He then proceeded to make controversial statements about his views on Muslim anti-Semitism, Yedioth Ahronoth reported Friday.
  • Obama Supporters Worried He May Grant Contraception Exemptions to Catholic Hospitals

    11/29/2011 1:31:48 PM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 47 replies
    ABC - Political Punch ^ | Nov 29, 2011 | Jake Tapper
    In August, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that health insurance plans, as of January 1, 2013, will be required to cover contraception, including FDA-approved emergency contraception. “These historic guidelines are based on science and existing literature and will help ensure women get the preventive health benefits they need,” she said. The Catholic Church has been pushing the White House to allow Catholic hospitals to opt out of providing contraception that it considers the termination of a life, and many in the abortion rights community are worried that the president will grant that exemption. Additionally, many Democrats invested...
  • 'Company Policy: We are not hiring until Obama is gone' (Says Georgia Trucking Company)

    11/26/2011 6:54:25 AM PST · by dennisw · 12 replies
    11 Alive ^ | 6:53 PM, Nov 23, 2011 | Written by Jon Shirek
    WACO, Ga. -- A west Georgia business owner is stirring up controversy with signs he posted on his company's trucks, for all to see as the trucks roll up and down roads, highways and interstates: "New Company Policy: We are not hiring until Obama is gone. "Can't afford it," explained the employer, Bill Looman, Tuesday evening. "I've got people that I want to hire now, but I just can't afford it. And I don't foresee that I'll be able to afford it unless some things change in D.C." Looman did receive some unexpected attention not long after he put up...
  • Russian anchor fired over middle finger - flipping the bird about U.S. President Barack Obama

    11/24/2011 1:29:39 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 63 replies · 1+ views
    upi ^ | Nov. 24, 2011
    MOSCOW, - A Russian TV station said it has dismissed a news anchor for flipping the bird while reading an item about U.S. President Barack Obama. REN TV said it dismissed anchor Tatiana Limanova after she made the obscene gesture while saying the president's name during a Nov. 14 story about the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation conference, RIA Novosti reported Thursday. However, officials with the TV station said Limanova's gesture was not aimed at Obama but rather at "editorial staff" colleagues who were attempting to distract her from off-camera. "This does not diminish her guilt and cannot be considered an...
  • Obama Leaves God Out of Thanksgiving Address

    11/24/2011 9:09:08 AM PST · by massmike · 62 replies
    http://radio.foxnews.com ^ | 11/24/2011 | Todd Starnes
    President Obama did not include any reference to God during his weekly address titled, “On Thanksgiving, Grateful for the Men and Women Who Defend Our Country.” His remarks were void of any religious references although Thanksgiving is a holiday traditionally steeped in giving thanks and praise to God. The president said his family was “reflecting on how truly lucky we truly are.” For many Americans, though, Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on how blessed and thankful they are. But nowhere in the 11-paragraph address does he mention the Almighty. Instead, he references the Civil War, two World Wars, and...
  • Flash Mob Shoplifts at Silver Spring 7-Eleven [ Obama Nation ]

    11/21/2011 7:39:34 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 51 replies
    nbcwashington.com ^ | Nov 21 ,2011 | By Matthew Stabley
    About 50 people simultaneously shoplifted from a Silver Spring, Md., 7-Eleven Saturday night. Officers arriving at the store in the 12200 block of Tech Road after 11:20 p.m. saw several people gathered in surrounding parking lots and on side streets, police said. They began to disperse when police arrived. The shoplifters -- described as teens and young adults -- took items including snacks and drinks, police said Police stopped a group of six people ages 16-18 near Tech Road and Broadbirch Drive. Each had items from the 7-Eleven but no receipts, police said. Detectives are investigating whether the shoplifters had...
  • Cops: Early Morning McDonald’s Menu Changeover Prompted Wisconsin Woman's Meltdown

    11/14/2011 12:05:58 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 91 replies
    the smoking gun.com ^ | Nov 14,2011 | the smoking gun.com
    When Shanaya Edgell arrived early yesterday morning at a McDonald’s in Janesville, Wisconsin, she was expecting to order from the fast food joint’s regular menu--Big Macs, french fries, Chicken McNuggets, and the like. < p> Except it was around 3 AM and the restaurant had already switched over to its breakfast menu--hash browns, Egg McMuffins, hotcakes, and the like. This enraged Edgell, according to Janesville Police Department officers. The 22-year-old--for some unexplained reason--turned on her boyfriend, biting him on the lip and tearing off his shirt. At some point during her meltdown, Edgell climbed atop the roof of her 40-year-old...
  • Bemoaning Bibi

    11/08/2011 6:15:30 PM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    IBD Edotorials ^ | November 8, 2011 | Editor
    Allies: President Obama and France's Nicolas Sarkozy were caught agreeing privately that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is insufferable. History will rank the Jewish state's defender above his two critics. Beware microphones you only think are off. France's President Sarkozy was recorded confiding to President Obama after a G-20 press conference regarding Bibi Netanyahu, "I cannot stand him. He is a liar," Obama responded, "You're fed up with him, but I have to deal with him every day!" What of President Obama's other private musings? Ron Suskind in his book "Confidence Men" recently revealed, for instance, his belief that America's...
  • Occupy Oakland in flames: Cops use tear gas and protesters are run over on violent night..

    11/03/2011 7:46:52 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 60 replies · 1+ views
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 3 Nov 2011 | Hannah Roberts and Mark Duell
    Occupy Oakland protesters claimed victory after they shut down one of the nation's busiest shipping ports - escalating a movement whose tactics had largely been limited to marches, rallies and camps. In a five-hour stand-off protesters vandalised businesses and smashed bank windows, as they tried to shut down the city - and police appeared to respond using tear gas and flash bang grenades. The California demonstrators blocked operations at the city's port and stopped traffic on Wednesday in protests against economic inequality and police brutality, marred by scattered vandalism. Police in riot gear arrested dozens of protesters who had marched...
  • Suspect: 'I'm Not Panhandling, I'm Trick-Or-Treating'

    11/02/2011 5:28:02 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    http://www.wlky.com/news/29662290/detail.html ^ | 11/2/2011 | Jay Ditzer/WLKY.com
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Police said a woman accused of trespassing after panhandling complaints told police that she wasn't panhandling, she was trick-or-treating. According to arrest records, officers were dispatched to a Dairy Mart in the 1300 block of Dixie Highway on Monday on reports of a woman panhandling. Police said that 44-year-old Michelle McGill had been warned preciously that day to stay away from the business, which has signed a trespassing waiver against her. When officers approached McGill, she became irate and began screaming at the officers and ignoring their commands to stop, police said. When asked why she had...
  • Occupied with jobs, jobs, jobs

    10/30/2011 2:11:08 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 30, 2011 | Paul Jacob
    Has the country gone mad? No need to answer; the question is rhetorical. (In other words, I know the answer, too.) According to the Bureau of Labor, 14 million Americans together make up our dismal national unemployment rate of 9.1 percent. That figure doesn’t include the 9.3 million who have uncomfortably settled into part-time work, or the million additional folks who have become discouraged and stopped looking for work altogether. This is a depression. No doubt, some agency of government spares no expense cataloguing the psychiatric records needed to substantiate that diagnosis.President Obama campaigns across the country for his jobs bill...
  • Barack Obama Led #OccupyChicago – Circa 1988

    10/25/2011 4:22:25 PM PDT · by Just4Him · 26 replies
    Big Government ^ | Joel B. Pollak
    Just twenty or so years ago, Barack Obama wouldn’t just have supported the Occupy protests. He would have organized them. From Stanley Kurtz’s essential Radical-in-Chief: Barack Obama and the Untold Story of American Socialism, pp. 117-8: In fact, Obama personally helped plan one of UNO’s most confrontational actions of the eighties [in 1988]: a break-in meant to intimidate a coalition of local business and neighborhood leaders into dropping a landfill expansion deal. We know of Obama’s involvement in this demonstration only because his supporters in 2008 felt it necessary to rebut charges that, contrary to his claims of inter-racial healing,...
  • Lambro: Obama losing party support -- Democrats say: Stay on the bus, forget about us

    10/18/2011 9:14:44 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 20 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Tuesday, October 18, 2011 | Donald Lambro
    In the Tar Heel State, where Democrats will converge next year to dutifully renominate him for a second term, "Obama's most ardent supporters in Durham's black community worry that waning enthusiasm among African-Americans may prevent him from repeating his razor-thin North Carolina victory of 20008," writes Boston Globe reporter Tracy Jan. Ms. Jan quotes a 52-year-old black woman standing in line at the employment office, saying she "can't muster the will to support Obama for a second term." "I don't see what he's done. I'm not even going to waste my time and vote," this Democrat said. In Durham...
  • It’s getting a little scary out there.

    10/16/2011 1:54:32 PM PDT · by moneyrunner · 54 replies
    The Virginian ^ | 10/16/2011 | Moneyrunner
    For most of the Obama administration, we only had to worry about the economic destruction he was fomenting. Now the threats and actions are becoming physically violent. It’s getting scary out there. Forget about running guns to Mexican drug cartels via “Fast and Furious.” Most of the people killed with those guns were Mexican, and they were doing a lot of that even before the Obama administration got into the business of adding to their arsenals. But now we have Democrats, like North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue telling us that maybe we should forgo elections for a few years. Others,...
  • Occupy Portland Protesters Sing F--- the USA

    Once again the Occupy insert city here protesters are engaging in seditious, unpatriotic behavior. This time we take you to Portland, Oregon where a band of protesters sing a punkish sounding song which must be entitled, Fuck the USA. See for yourself (warning strong language):
  • Obama offers more support for protesters

    10/16/2011 2:46:48 PM PDT · by woofie · 34 replies
    Financial Times/ Drudge ^ | 10/16/11 | Shannon Bond
    Barack Obama, US president, offered more support for protesters against the global financial system after a weekend of demonstrations in cities around the world, but called on them not to “demonise” those who worked on Wall Street. On Sunday, Mr Obama honoured Martin Luther King at a dedication to a new memorial on National Mall in Washington. Referring to protests that have spread from Wall Street to London, Rome and elsewhere, Mr Obama said: “Dr King would want us to challenge the excesses of Wall Street without demonising those who work there.” Mr Obama had previously said the protests “express...
  • White House Official Publicly Touts Occupy Wall Street, Slogan

    10/16/2011 2:50:42 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 20 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 10/16/11 | Aurelius
    Trying its hardest to show that it has no idea what is going on, an official in the Obama White House has now publicly touted the Occupy Wall Street movement, using their own slogan. "The interests of the 99 percent of Americans are well-represented on [President Obama's campaign] tour," said Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest Sunday. Secretary Earnest is referring to the OWS slogan, which states that "the 1%" of "rich capitalists" are oppressing "the 99%" somehow. ...The OWS movement also has a severe antisemitic overtone, even though it calls for "economic equality," and is decidedly more violent than...
  • W.H. with the '99 percent'-ers

    10/16/2011 3:08:23 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 27 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 10/16/11 | GLENN THRUSH
    President Obama is paying close attention to the Occupy Wall Street movement - and has said he sympathizes with protesters' broad grievances - but for the first time a White House official has publicly touted the movement's "99 percent" slogan. Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest, in a Sunday conference call briefing to outline details of Obama's three-day bus trip to North Carolina and Virginia, was asked if the president intended to address the growing protests that have sprouted up throughout the country and some cities in western Europe. Earnest told scribes to stay tuned, adding that it was possible...
  • Hours after dismissing party politics, Obama attacks GOP again

    10/16/2011 1:36:25 PM PDT · by matthewreporter · 6 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | October 16, 2011 | Neil Munro
    Two hours after President Barack Obama cited Rev. Martin Luther King’s advice that Americans not question each others’ love of country, his spokesman demanded that GOP legislators “put country before party” by ending their opposition to the president’s spending plans. Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest made the demand during an afternoon press conference called to tout the president’s three-day bus tour through counties in swing-states Virginia and North Carolina. The bus tour starts Monday and is intended to magnify the media’s coverage of poll-tested provisions in Obama’s proposed $446 billion, one-year stimulus bill, the American Jobs Act. For example, the...
  • Obama's 2012 theme : blame corporations for unemployment

    10/16/2011 3:09:02 PM PDT · by libh8er · 16 replies
    Myself | 10.16.2011 | Me
    <p>At first I thought the fleabaggers were just leftist radicals protesting capitalism. But as I am looking at youtube videos from across the country and now the world, a good chunk of them are just unemployeds who are blaming corporations for not hiring them. This is exactly what the regime wants. Blaming Bush has run its course, blaming Congress has had limited success, so now why not blame corporations directly for not hiring. Wall Street is just the figurehead representing corporations. So this is Obama's last line of defense for his failure. He tried everything - from stimulating the economy with trillions to trying to cut deals with mean Republicans.. but in the end it's greedy that corporations don't want to hire because they want to fatten their profits. Vote Obama in 2012 and he will take it to the corporations. This will be the theme heading into 2012.</p>
  • A Galaxy Has Been Named for Obama

    10/16/2011 8:11:36 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 41 replies
    HERE IS OBAMA'S GALAXY DEDICATIONClick on the link in the description to see the galaxy.
  • Homeland Security Released Terror Operative Who Illegally Crossed Border (PJM Exclusive)

    09/26/2011 4:24:56 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 23 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | September 26, 2011 | Patrick Poole
    They don't have a clue where he is. Two Bangladeshis who were caught by Customs and Border Protection illegally crossing the border in June 2010 admitted under questioning that they were members of a designated terrorist organization that signed on to a fatwa by Osama bin Laden pledging to wage war against Americans. But amazingly, after one of the men requested asylum, he was released on bond. And now one Homeland Security official tells me, concerning the released terror operative, “We don’t have the slightest idea where he is now.” The two men, Muhammad Nazmul Hasan and Mirza Muhammad Saifuddin,...
  • GOP to sink its teeth deeper into Solyndra and White House

    09/25/2011 7:27:41 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 25, 2011 | Andrew Restruccia
    House Republicans have sunk their teeth into the bankruptcy of an Obama administration-backed solar firm, and they made it clear this week that they’re not letting go. Unlike other GOP-led probes of the White House that quickly faded away, Republicans are vowing to intensify their investigation into the California-based Solyndra. The company declared bankruptcy and laid off 1,100 workers this month just two years after receiving a $535 million stimulus-law loan guarantee from the administration. The incident has ignited a firestorm in Washington, leaving the White House scrambling to defend itself against Republican allegations that the administration missed a series...
  • Govt’s Illegal Net Neutrality Internet Takeover to Begin November 20th – But It Can Be Stopped

    09/24/2011 12:39:06 PM PDT · by shield · 18 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 23th September 2011 | Seton Motley
    The Federal Register’s publication of The Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s illegal Net Neutrality regulations happened this week. That is the final step towards their illegal implementation on November 20th. The Federal Communications Commission on December 21st illegally voted themselves – in 3-2 Democrat Party-line fashion – Internet Overlords with their unauthorized imposition of the job-killing regulatory nightmare that is Network Neutrality. The opposition to this unauthorized power grab was nearly universal. The D.C. Circuit Court had already unanimously ruled that the FCC had no authority to do it. The House of Representatives almost immediately passed to overturn the order a...