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  • Freep a Poll! (Fox. What did you like about the SOTU?)

    01/26/2012 6:27:16 AM PST · by dynachrome · 10 replies · 1+ views
    Fox News ^ | 1-25-12 | Fox News
    What did you like in the State of the Union address? The props for U.S. military None of it The call for more natural gas production at home The tax hikes on the wealthy All of it
  • Meet Obama's Czars. There Are More Than You Know...and Why Are So Many Anti-Business

    01/25/2012 4:09:02 AM PST · by IbJensen · 12 replies
    The Right Perspective ^ | 1/6/2012 | Brian
    Meet Obama's Czars. There Are More Than You Know...and Why Are So Many Anti-Business It's been said that you can know a lot about a person by the company they keep. Two communists (there were three until Van Jones resigned), anti-2nd Amendment, anti-business, pro-blame America first, and the list goes on. This is the change people wanted? God help us. Obama's "Czars" - who they are and their "qualifications" Afghanistan Czar: Richard Holbrooke- Ultra liberal anti gun former Gov.of New Mexico . Pro Abortion and legal drug use. AIDS Czar: Jeffrey Crowley Homosexual. A Gay Rights activist. Believes in Gay...
  • BLACK-GOLD BLUES: Buffett's railroad winner from Keystone denial

    01/24/2012 12:10:44 PM PST · by IbJensen · 2 replies
    WND (Bloomberg) ^ | 1/24/2012 | Staff
    'Whatever people bring to us, we're ready to haul' (BLOOMBERG) — Warren Buffett’s Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC is among U.S. and Canadian railroads that stand to benefit from the Obama administration’s decision to reject TransCanada Corp. (TRP)’s Keystone XL oil pipeline permit. With modest expansion, railroads can handle all new oil produced in western Canada through 2030, according to an analysis of the Keystone proposal by the U.S. State Department. “Whatever people bring to us, we’re ready to haul,” Krista York-Wooley, a spokeswoman for Burlington Northern, a unit of Buffett’s Omaha, Nebraska-based Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK/A), said in an...
  • How Obama and Ayers Collaborated to Radicalize Students

    01/15/2012 6:41:27 AM PST · by IbJensen · 11 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 1/14/2012 | Discover The Networks
    The Chicago Annenberg Challenge: In 1995 William Ayers appointed Barack Obama as board chairman of the Chicago Annenberg Challenge, which aimed to infuse students with a radical political commitment and emphasized social activism far more than academic achievement and test scores. Bankrolled by the billionaire publishing mogul Walter H. Annenberg and his charitable foundation, the Chicago Annenberg Challenge (CAC) was a five-year school-reform effort created ostensibly to improve public schools in Chicago and elsewhere across the United States. Mr. Annenberg seeded this initiative with $500 million. School reform initiative in the 1990s Founded by William Ayers, the former Weather Underground...
  • Barack Machiavelli

    01/08/2012 6:55:50 AM PST · by IbJensen · 17 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 1/8/2012 | Alan Caruba
    The Founding Fathers, authors of the Constitution, were obsessed with any form of government that could become too powerful, too willing to use force to oppress citizens. They had cause. They had fought a long war against the greatest power of their age, ruled by a king with nearly absolute power. They fashioned an instrument designed to ensure that the President could not rule by edict and defused power among three branches of government. We have a President currently running for reelection against Congress, Wall Street, Republicans, and the right of citizens to be free of an overly intrusive government....
  • Administrative Amnesty | Thousands of Watchlisted Terrorists Residing in the United States

    12/26/2011 8:17:29 AM PST · by IbJensen · 6 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 25 December 2011 | Janice Repheart
    According to statistics provided by high-ranking FBI sources, more than 98 percent of those individuals on the federal government's sole Terrorist Watchlist1 are associated with international terrorism (foreign nationals or Americans attacking Americans based on international extremist ideologies). The remainder are associated with domestic terrorism the FBI defines as "Americans attacking Americans based on U.S.-based extremist ideologies."2However, despite a growing national discussion of homegrown violent extremism, it is important to put that discussion in context: Today, less than 2 percent of all watchlisted persons are U.S. citizens. On any given day, there are about 550,000 individuals on the Watchlist: approximately...
  • Manure Makers, Yes; Catholics, No

    12/22/2011 6:28:41 AM PST · by IbJensen · 2 replies
    CNS News ^ | 12/21/2011 | Terence P Jeffrey
    Under this administration and this Congress — which includes the Republican-controlled House of Representatives led by Speaker John Boehner — the right of Catholics to freely exercise their religion is treated with less deference than the presumed right of stockyard owners to fill the skies with effluvia. I mean this literally. When Congress wants to stop the Executive Branch from doing something, it has a simple constitutional means: Deny funding for that activity. The $914.8 billion spending law Congress passed last week to keep the government funded through the end of fiscal 2012 — which does not come until Sept....
  • Obama’s Policies Are Gutting the Middle Class

    12/17/2011 8:00:03 AM PST · by IbJensen · 13 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 16 December 2011 | Don Blumer
    They don't work. They've never worked. And Obama's no friend of the middle class. It was more than a little disconcerting to watch President Barack Obama pretend to be a friend of the middle class in Kansas on December 6, and to watch the press lap it up as if it was the gospel truth. The record shows that Obama’s and his party’s policies, plans, and proposals have done more harm to the middle class than any administration in my lifetime. One of Obama’s core claims is that the policies of the past, coming from largely Republican administrations espousing and...
  • Obama administration makes new indictment in hunt for girl claimed by lesbian

    12/10/2011 7:08:06 AM PST · by IbJensen · 31 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 9 December 2011 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    ( - The Obama administration has indicted a second individual suspected of helping a nine-year-old girl escape a custody claim by an unrelated lesbian, who is seeking to take custody of her from her natural mother. According to the Associated Press, 46-year old Kenneth L. Miller of Stuarts Draft, Virginia, appeared in federal court on Tuesday to face charges of “international parental kidnapping” for helping Lisa Miller (42) and her daughter Isabella (9) to travel to Canada and ultimately Nicaragua. The Virginia resident reportedly contacted associates in Nicaragua and Canada to request their support for Lisa Miller as she fled...
  • What’s the Matter with Obama’s Kansas Speech? Nothing fair about it.

    12/10/2011 6:56:29 AM PST · by IbJensen · 19 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 10 December 2011 | Staff
    You can’t say the message of Obama’s December 6 speech in Osawatomie, Kansas, should have been a surprise to anyone. After all, he’s been beating the class warfare drum for much of his administration, and the idea of higher taxes on the rich to promote income redistribution is something he telegraphed as far back as the 2008 campaign, with his impromptu reaction in the famous Joe the Plumber incident. During the 2008 presidential campaign Obama also stated an interest in using the capital gains tax primarily as an instrument of “fairness” — even if a rise in the rate would...
  • The President Who Never Was

    12/09/2011 9:05:24 AM PST · by IbJensen · 31 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 9 December 2011 | Victor Davis Hanson
    A Teen-age President in Search of an Adult Identity Barack Obama keeps looking for a presidential identity not his own. In 2008, he wished to be JFK — whom he often referenced as a youthful and charismatic figure supposedly similar to himself. So we heard references to Obama’s father’s arrival to the U.S. during the golden Kennedy Camelot years. Caroline Kennedy herself came out of seclusion to assure us that Obama had the same Kennedy zest, and she flirted with a Senate run to help restore the lost age of grandeur. And at the Brandenburg Gate, Obama would have liked...
  • Obama Pursues Rich and Poor, Not White Working Class

    12/09/2011 5:01:38 AM PST · by IbJensen · 12 replies
    Human Events ^ | 8 December 2011 | Michael Barnone
    Has Barack Obama​'s Democratic Party given up on winning the votes of the white working class? Thomas Edsall, the longtime Washington Post reporter now with The Huffington Post, thinks so. Surveying the plans of Democratic strategists, Edsall wrote in The New York Times on Nov. 28 that "all pretense of trying to win a majority of the white working class has been effectively jettisoned." Of course, an Obama campaign spokesman issued a prompt denial. No campaign wants any groups of voters to know that it has written them off. But Edsall is plainly on to something. Obama campaign strategists have...
  • Obama Administration Uses EPA to Buy Favor and Harm Cars

    12/07/2011 6:17:37 AM PST · by IbJensen · 10 replies
    Red State ^ | Ben Howe
    I’ve said before that when the Democrats propose a tax credit it’s called a “business incentive” and when a Republican proposes a tax credit it’s called a “loophole.” This game of semantics only works because of a complicit media which is more than willing to apply the Democrat designated classifications to ensure the correct narrative. In reality, all sides are using fancy words to avoid the one word that best describes what is happening: subsidization. Subsidies aren’t necessarily inherently bad. There can be subsidies that work in favor of economic growth or better opportunities for the disadvantaged. But more often...
  • NAACP to petition UN to stop voter-ID legislation in states

    12/06/2011 9:09:22 AM PST · by IbJensen · 54 replies · 2+ views
    I understand that the NAACP opposes voter-ID laws. Given the long history of fighting against uses of state law to deny blacks and other minorities the franchise until the Civil Rights Movement prevailed, their deep skepticism over proposed stricter enforcement of eligibility laws can’t help but recall echoes of voter suppression in their communities, even if the new laws are innocent of any racial animus. We still have plenty of mistrust that will take generations to undo, especially given that we still have those with living memories of having been denied the right to vote. Still, if the NAACP wants...
  • The Death of the Individual

    11/24/2011 6:06:28 AM PST · by IbJensen · 13 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 11/24/2011 | David Solway
    The displacement of the “individual” as a primary category of social and political thought — a distinctly observable trend in the contemporary West — is an infallible sign of civilizational despair. The nexus of causes and factors accounting for this undeniable phenomenon has been analyzed in many different ways and from many different perspectives: the draining of confidence in the “Western enterprise” after two world wars and the devastation of the generations; the natural tendency of a successful civilization to grow tired and lazy in the course of aeonian time, as Oswald Spengler and Arnold Toynbee argued in their major...
  • Dems: Oh, Well, Back to Reckless Deficit Spending! Your money is burning a hole in their pockets.

    11/23/2011 12:45:07 PM PST · by IbJensen · 5 replies
    Human Events ^ | 11/23/2011 | John Hayward
    The corpse of the Super Committee was not even cold before Democrats tore off their silly “deficit hawk” disguises and got back to spending your money like water. As reported by The Hill, they’re itching to throw another $400 billion on the national debt, as quickly as possible: After failing to reach a deal to reduce the deficit, the Senate will move next month to take up legislation that could add more than $400 billion to the deficit. All of the proposals, such as the extension of the payroll tax cut and unemployment insurance, are popular but there’s no agreement...
  • The 2012 Standard: Holding President Obama Accountable

    11/22/2011 4:45:35 AM PST · by IbJensen · 7 replies
    Red State ^ | Reince Priebus
    President Obama did voters a favor. During the 2008 campaign and early in his administration, he laid out the standards by which he should be judged. He made it perfectly clear under what conditions he would deserve re-election. And by his own standard he doesn’t deserve a second term. In February 2009, when employment was at 8.2 percent, he declared, “If I don’t get this done in three years, then this is going to be a one term proposition.” Unemployment has yet to return to February 2009 levels, much less fall lower. Based on that standard alone, this should indeed...
  • Fifteen Trillion And Counting; Signposts on the road to systemic collapse.(Videos)

    11/19/2011 4:44:23 AM PST · by IbJensen · 9 replies
    Human Events ^ | 11/18/2011 | John Hayward
    The United States government officially passed the $15 trillion debt milestone on Tuesday. The Republican National Committee produced a little video to commemorate the occasion, and remind us of the bygone days when Barack Obama​ stridently declared $9 trillion in debt was too much, and he’d cut the deficit in half by the end of his first term: Many people have become concerned about the staggering amount of American debt purchased by China. Those people can relax, because China is no longer the largest holder of U.S. government debt. Who is? Why… none other than the U.S. Federal Reserve​. That’s...
  • Obama admin ‘hired surrogates’ to push for abortion in Kenya: pro-life congressman

    11/18/2011 5:37:25 AM PST · by IbJensen · 7 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 11/17/2011 | Christine Dhanagom
    WASHINGTON DC, November 17, 2011 ( - The recently released findings of a government investigation have raised further suspicions that the Obama Administration essentially “hired surrogates” to push for abortion in Kenya during a critical battle over the country’s new Constitution, according to renowned pro-life congressman Chris Smith. According to a report published Monday by the Government Accountability Office, the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), an Obama grantee in Kenya, repeatedly pushed for liberalization of the government’s abortion laws during the country’s debate over the draft Constitution. Despite the fact that the first draft of the constitution contained no mention...
  • Intentional or Not, Pat Toomey Shows America the Democrats Care Nothing for Our National Security

    11/17/2011 6:05:11 AM PST · by IbJensen · 9 replies
    Red State ^ | 11/17/2011 | Erick Erickson
    It is one of the quintessential pillars of the Republican Party — no new taxes. George H. W. Bush got thrown out of office for violating that pledge. But Pat Toomey, Senator of Pennsylvania, is proposing new taxes. He’s proposing $300 billion in new taxes, largely through restructuring and simplifying the tax code. But they are new taxes. So we have the GOP willing to surrender a key plank and the Democrats are unhappy. They want more. They want the GOP to go even higher. Toomey says no dice. I’m starting to think he’s outfoxed all of us by throwing...