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  • 2006: Juan Williams believes massive number of Irish illegals in Europe

    04/25/2014 5:46:07 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 11 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | May 21, 2006 | Fox News Sunday
    HUME: Well, obviously, you're trying to win over some of the immigration hard-liners, but as Mara was suggesting earlier, you're not going to win over the hardest of the hard-liners. And I'd like to introduce you some day, Juan, to Peter King of New York, who is one of the leading Republican hawks on the immigration issue. I don't think he quite meets your test of being a Southern cracker who is opposed... WILLIAMS: I didn't say that. I didn't say that. I said suburban. Peter King is very suburban. HUME: I see. All right. WILLIAMS: And you know, Peter...
  • Asian American group tries to reconnect with GOP, citing shared core values

    04/13/2014 7:03:36 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 52 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4-13-14
    A group of Asian Americans is starting a grassroots effort to garner support for the Republican Party and its candidates, saying the GOP most closely aligns with their core values including family, education and entrepreneurship. The group, the Asian Republican Coalition, is co-founded by international investment banker John Ying, who during the 2012 presidential election cycle served on the Republican National Finance Committee. ďWe need a forum, and this first step will go a long way,Ē Ying told FoxNews.com earlier this week. He hopes the effort, which will include a May 6 kickoff event at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.,...
  • Sowell: Republicans and Blacks

    03/24/2014 1:17:08 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 62 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | March 25, 2014 | Thomas Sowell
    Recently former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice added her voice to those who have long been urging the Republican Party to reach out to black voters. Not only is that long overdue, what is also long overdue is putting some time ó and, above all, some serious thought ó into how to go about doing it. Too many Republicans seem to think that the way to "reach out" is to offer blacks and other minorities what the Democrats are offering them. Some have even suggested that the channels to use are organizations like the NAACP and black "leaders" like Jesse...
  • Watch: Rand Paul's Entire Speech at UC Berkeley

    03/20/2014 11:22:40 AM PDT · by Nachum · 72 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/20/14 | Breitbart TV
    On Wednesday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) addressed the University of California, Berkley at an event hosted by the university's Berkeley Forum...
  • Rand Paul's Heading Deep Into Democratic Terrain: Wants to lure young and black voters to the GOP.

    03/20/2014 7:08:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 83 replies
    National Journal ^ | 03/20/2014 | Shane Goldmacher
    The conservative 2016 contender wants to lure young and black voters to the GOP, so he's taking his message to them. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ BERKELEY, Calif. Ė Rand Paul's swing through Berkeley is just the beginning of his foray into traditionally Democratic territory. After his visit to this liberal stronghold, where he's speaking to students about the NSA and privacy, the Kentucky senator will make stops at the National Urban League in July and at the NAACP in the coming months, if an informal invitation from the group is made official. He's also plotting a trip to Chicago and Milwaukee, Paul said...
  • Interview: L.A. Street Artist Behind the Ted Cruz Bad Boy Posters Speaks Out

    03/20/2014 12:51:43 PM PDT · by anymouse · 45 replies
    PJ Lifestyle ^ | - 9:00 am Page 1 of 3 Next -> View as Single Page | Paula Bolyard
    Last weekend mysterious posters of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) appeared in various locations around Beverly Hills. The posters featured an image of Cruz¬ís head ¬ó complete with a cigarette hanging out of his mouth ¬ó photoshopped onto a heavily inked torso. The headline on the posters read, ¬ďBeverly Hilton: Ted Cruz¬ís So-Cal ¬ĎBlacklisted and Loving It¬í Tour.¬Ē Cruz was in California last weekend to speak at the Claremont Institute¬ís Churchill dinner. The story went viral, appearing in media outlets as diverse as Drudge, Breitbart, Time, and Huffington Post. Most of them applauded Cruz¬ís sense of humor when he tweeted: ¬ďSaw...
  • Rand Paul warns of blue Texas: GOP needs people Ďwith tattoosí

    02/10/2014 1:43:01 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 95 replies
    The Washington Time ^ | February 10, 2014 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    Sen. Rand Paul, who represents Kentucky, said his home state of Texas could easily switch from a Republican stronghold to a Democratic voting block if the GOP doesnít open its arms and take in more working class and more minorities. ďTexas will be a Democratic state within 10 years if you donít change,Ē he said at a Houston dinner with Sen. John Cornyn, CNN reported. ďThat doesnít mean we give up on what we believe in, but it means we have to be a more welcoming party. We have to welcome people of all races. We need to welcome people...
  • Rand Paul Asks George P. Bush How to Reach Hispanic Voters

    02/09/2014 9:45:32 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 35 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 2/9/14 | Cathy Burke
    Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul asked for some advice from Texas GOP rising star George P. Bush on how to reach out to Hispanic voters ó and got a simple recommendation: Show up, Politico reported. ďReally I wanted to get advice from him, as much as anything, about how the party grows in Texas and states with large Hispanic populations,Ē Paul, who's considered a possible GOP candidate for president in 2016, said after stumping for a state senate candidate in Dallas. Bush, whose mother is from Mexico, has pushed for expanding the GOP reach to Hispanics. Paul said Bush recommended...
  • Ex-Pratt Worker Allegedly Tried To Ship F-35 Files To Iran

    01/16/2014 9:30:03 AM PST · by LurkedLongEnough · 17 replies
    The Hartford Courant (CT) ^ | January 13, 2014 | BRIAN DOWLING
    Pratt & Whitney said Monday it is cooperating with authorities after federal agents arrested a former employee for trying to ship documents to Iran related to the U.S. military's Joint Strike Fighter aircraft. The East Hartford defense contractor, the sole manufacturer of the aircraft's engine, declined to comment on how Mozaffar Khazaee, 59, slipped thousands of pages of documents, diagrams, blueprints and technical manuals out the door before he was laid off in August along with hundreds of other employees. Federal authorities arrested Khazaee at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey on Thursday before he could board a plane...
  • Obama Administration Announces Nationwide Muslim Outreach Program For Children Grades K-12 (Satire)

    12/08/2013 7:04:36 AM PST · by Twotone · 38 replies
    Conservative Frontline ^ | December 7, 2013 | Staff
    Washington, DC ó At a press conference today, President Obama announced plans for the first ever federally funded Muslim outreach program. The program will be available nationwide for all elementary school students grade K-12 beginning February 1st, 2014. The program is designed to educate children about the fundamentals of the Muslim religion and Islamic belief.
  • Governor Palin Inspires a Young Alderman at Wausau, WI Book Signing

    11/18/2013 12:25:15 AM PST · by Bratch · 12 replies
    Palin 4 America ^ | November 17 2013 | Whitney Pitcher
    Bill, the Wisconsin Organize4Palin coordinator, shares this great story from a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student and a city alderman named Stephanie who came to Governor Palinís book signing in Wausau, Wisconsin last week: ďReally? Her?ĒThose words are not new to the conversations in my life. I have heard them at least 75 times since that fateful day when I was seventeen years old and then presidential nominee, John McCain, announced that the female governor of Alaska would be his choice of a name to sit directly below his on the ballot. As Governor Palin walked out onto the stage in...
  • ĎJesus loves pornstarsí: XXXChurch making waves with offbeat anti-porn outreach

    09/02/2013 8:18:22 AM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Life News ^ | John Jalsevac
    August 30, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) Ė A young man sits at home, alone, absentmindedly surfing the internet. Heís had a stressful day at work and doesn't have anything in particular to do with his evening. Heís tired, heís bored. He decides to look for porn. Itís a scenario that plays itself out tens of thousands of times a day. Except that on this day, the ending is different. He heads to Google, and types ďXXX.Ē The search engine returns the expected and sought-for list of porn sites. But in the midst of the search results appears an unusual link title -...
  • The Fatal Fallacy of Muslim Outreach

    07/22/2013 8:09:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/22/2013 | Pamela Geller
    When the government engages in "Muslim Outreach," what are its objectives? To make us safe? To undermine the vicious ideology that commands our conquest, subjugation, and oppression? Or to appease and capitulate to these supremacist groups? Clearly it is the last, and the consequences of such foolhardy and delusional efforts render us less safe, as in the case of the Boston Marathon jihad bombers, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Those devout Muslims in Boston designed bombs to tear through the flesh and bone of babies, mothers, and families, and only a couple of brave politicians have shown interest in the motive....
  • Obama Appoints Radical Gay Activist White House Jewish Outreach Director

    07/11/2013 11:04:44 AM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies
    Front Page ^ | 7/11/13 | Daniel Greenfield
    The obvious response to Matt Nosanchuk being appointed as the White Houseís new Associate Director for Jewish Outreach is Huh. Matt Nosanchuk has a long history of gay advocacy. And thatís about it. Matt Nosanchukís entire career consists of shrilly pushing gay rights through every organ of government. If he was ever involved in Jewish causes or the Jewish community, itís not obvious. He worked on gay rights at the Justice Department, under radical extremist Tom Perez and he was a leader of the LGBT Policy Committee for the Obama campaign.
  • The GOP's Former Head of Hispanic Outreach in Florida Becomes a Democrat

    05/14/2013 12:38:08 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 28 replies
    http://www.theatlanticwire.com ^ | may 13, 2013 | Abby Ohlheiser
    The former head of the RNC's Hispanic outreach committee in Florida is so fed up with the national party's stance on immigration that he's switching teams and registering as a Democrat. The final straw for Pablo Pantoja, who worked for the RNC in the 2010 and 2012 elections before quitting last summer, was apparently the new, flawed Heritage Foundation study on the cost of immigration, co-authored by Jason Richwine who previously wrote that "No one knows whether Hispanics will ever reach IQ parity with whites." The Tampa Bay Times and the Miami Herald picked up on the Monday email from...
  • Byron York: Winning Hispanic vote would not be enough for GOP

    05/03/2013 10:27:43 AM PDT · by Will88 · 57 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | May 2, 2013 | Byron York
    "But what if Romney had been able to reach a mind-blowing 70 percent of the Hispanic vote? Surely that would have meant victory, right? No, it wouldn't. Romney still would have lost, although by the narrowest of electoral margins, 270 to 268. (Under that scenario, Romney would have won the popular vote but lost in the Electoral College; he could have racked up huge numbers of Hispanic votes in California, New York and Texas, for example, and not changed the results in those states."
  • Christian Church opens doors to Muslims (Christian hymns replaced with Islamic prayer in the chapel)

    04/25/2013 9:19:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 59 replies
    BBC ^ | 03/30/2013 | Divya Talwar
    On a bitterly cold and snowing afternoon in Aberdeen, the doors of St John's Episcopal Church are open to hundreds of Muslim worshippers, arriving for daily prayers. The familiar sounds of Christian hymns have been replaced with Islamic prayer in the chapel this Friday lunchtime and the church priest with the imam from the neighbouring mosque. Muslims from the Syed Shah Mustafa Jame Masjid mosque next door share this church with Christian worshippers up to five times a day. Church leaders believe this may be the only place in the country where Christian and Muslim worshippers pray side by side....
  • Rand Paul's Play to Win Over Black Voters at Howard University

    04/09/2013 9:25:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    National Journal ^ | 04/09/2013 | By Elahe Izadi
    The GOP minority outreach efforts continue: This time, itís Sen. Rand Paul taking the message to a historically black university. How the libertarian-minded senator is received will indicate how well GOP is making inroads with minorities. Paul will be delivering a speech at Howard University on Wednesday, where heíll talk about ďthe importance of outreach to younger voters, as well as minority groups,Ē according to his office. He also plans to address school choice and civil liberties. The Kentucky Republicanís appearance echoes the recommendations made in the Republican National Committeeís autopsy report, detailing why the party lost the 2012 election...
  • The GOP's $10M Could Fund Long-Suffering Under-Funded Black Conservative Outreaches

    03/29/2013 9:26:57 AM PDT · by neverdem · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | March 28, 2013 | Lloyd Marcus
    All over TV, Democrat pundits along with the MSM are laughing their derrieres off and putting a negative spin on the Republicans announcing that they will spend 10 million dollars on minority outreach. Usual suspect Al Sharpton said in reference to the GOP outreach, "Money can't buy us." Republicans believe the left's spin that they lost the presidential election because they are the party of old white guys and stuffy goody-two-shoes values. In keeping with their characteristic bigotry of low expectations, the left advised the GOP to lower the bar to attract minorities, making the party more inclusive. As a...
  • The Red and the Black - Seeking black votes could be the GOPís secret weapon.

    03/25/2013 8:46:49 PM PDT · by neverdem · 58 replies
    National Review Online ^ | March 25, 2013 | Deroy Murdock
    South Carolina senator Tim Scott speaks at CPAC, March 14, 2013. ‚ÄėWhat have the Democrats done for you lately?‚ÄĚRepublicans should start asking black Americans that question ‚ÄĒ early and often. Doing so could become the GOP‚Äôs secret weapon.As Republicans regroup after presidential and Senate campaigns that they should have won easily last November, they should seek votes among the 41 million black Americans whom Democrats take for granted, and Republicans lately have written off. Here‚Äôs why engaging black voters could revitalize the GOP.Republicans need not win the black vote, or even a third of it. Securing 15 percent of the...
  • Conservative leader says GOP must broaden appeal

    03/14/2013 11:26:13 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar. 14, 2013 10:37 AM EDT | Steve Peoples and Ken Thomas
    As the GOP struggles to broaden its appeal, the head of the American Conservative Union declared Thursday that the Republican Party is not a home for everyone, as prominent voices in Republican politics gather with thousands of conservatives and tea party activists outside Washington. The Conservative Political Action Conference offers Republican leadersópast and potential presidential contenders among themóa high-profile stage to court their party's most passionate voters. The three-day gathering also shines a spotlight on deep divisions within the Republican Party as it tries to recover from a painful 2012 election season. ďIím a firm believer that if the Republican...
  • Love Your Mormon Neighbors

    02/07/2013 4:42:47 PM PST · by Colofornian · 157 replies
    The Gospel Coalition.org ^ | Feb. 4, 2013 | John Divito
    I was raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly referred to as Mormonism. Since my parents were active members of the LDS Church, I went to church every Sunday. And like many of those raised in the church, I had a testimony, was baptized when I turned 8, received the Aaronic priesthood at 12, and had a temple recommend. But as I grew older, I became less interested in my Mormon faith. So at age 18, instead of serving my two-year mission as I had been raised to do, I decided to go to college. While...
  • Republicans Need to Reach Minorities

    12/17/2012 5:18:13 AM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 17, 2012 | Bruce Bialosky
    The biggest story of the past election was how President Obamaís team was able to get his interest groups to the polls and how correspondingly the Republicans feel behind on certain interest groups. It is clear Republican failed to capture the votes of Hispanics, Asians and other groups. So letís take a look at where they are and what they need to do. To discover what happened one has to look at what the Republicans have been doing and why they failed to attract certain voters. The first and most important point is not that they have failed policies or...
  • How Do You Read? (Luke 10:26) [New Church, Open]

    11/15/2012 8:27:56 AM PST · by DaveMSmith · 132 replies
    Spirit and Life Bible Study ^ | Thu Nov 14, 2012 | Rev Dr Johnathon Rose
    The core topic is whether we are expected to understand Scripture or not, and how each of us is affected by the particular lens through which we view Scripture.
  • The GOP Canít Afford to Ignore Cities Anymore

    11/13/2012 11:55:33 AM PST · by pabianice · 49 replies
    TNR ^ | 11/13/12 | DePillis
    After a week of election postmortems, one thing is clear: Mitt Romneyís failure to understand Americaís changing demographics led to his undoing. But there was another killer: Geography. Deep blue cities and their inner suburbs came out for Barack Obama, pulling the president through in battleground states like Colorado, Ohio, Virginia, and Florida. And they put him so far ahead in places like Wisconsin, Nevada, and Pennsylvania that Romney never really had a chance (not to mention his home base of Suffolk County, Massachusetts, which went 78 percent for the president). Of course, this isn't a new phenomenon. In 2008,...
  • Gingrich: GOP needs to be "inclusive"

    11/12/2012 10:21:38 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 147 replies
    Gingrich: GOP needs to be "inclusive" In the aftermath of Mitt Romney's presidential loss last week, Newt Gingrich is joining the cadre of Republicans calling for the Republican Party to more actively reach out to a more diverse electorate, arguing on Monday that the party needs to become more "inclusive." "I think we need to be inclusive, and I emphasize the difference between inclusive and outreach," Gingrich said Monday morning in an appearance on ABC's "The View." "Outreach is when five white guys have a meeting and call you. Inclusive is when you're in the meeting. And I think we...
  • NET CALL UPDATED

    11/10/2012 6:36:08 PM PST · by military cop · 22 replies
    Blood, Sweat, Tears | 11/9/2012 | Military Cop
    This post is written in anger and frustration. Angry that we continue to follow the Republican Partyís elite ignorance. A party that continues to pull defeat from the jaws of victory characterized by pompous fools who fulfill the sterotype built by the left. Frustrated that the reality of politics is this: There will be no third party capable of competing with the coalition constructed by the dems. As a result, true conservatives MUST take steps to irradicate the ignorance of the Republican Party while still adhering to the core values of our forefathers (beliefs that I discovered are considered extreme...
  • WWRD: What would Reagan do after Obama's re-election?

    11/10/2012 9:37:59 PM PST · by oneprolifewoman · 53 replies
    ...Ronald Reagan was a lifelong optimist and an example of remarkable resilience especially in bad times. After Barry Goldwater went down to the greatest presidential defeat in American history to that point in 1964, Reagan, whose nationally televised speech was the one shining success in that campaign, was neither shaken no disheartened. Within two years he had won the governorship of California Ė and the rest is history. Reagan therefore would not have lost heart and despaired of conservative and patriotic principles, nor of America.He would have taken a good nightís sleep and got up in the morning eager to...
  • Changing Demographics and the GOP. They spell trouble for ó but not the end of the Republican party

    10/29/2012 6:33:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/29/2012 | Michael Barone
    When reading one of the endless stories about a just-released poll Thursday night, a pair of numbers struck my eye: 60 and 37. Those were the percentages of white voters supporting Mitt Romney and Barack Obama, respectively, in the ABC/Washington Post tracking poll. Overall, the poll showed Romney leading Obama 50 to 47 percent. The reason those two numbers struck my eye is that they are identical to the percentages of white voters supporting Republicans and Democrats in elections for the House of Representatives in the 2010 exit poll. Overall, Republicans won the House popular vote by a margin of...
  • Michael Barone: Changing Demographics Won't mean End of The Republican Party

    10/29/2012 4:59:37 PM PDT · by emax · 34 replies
    Townhall ^ | Michael Barone
    When reading one of the endless stories about a just-released poll Thursday night, a pair of numbers struck my eye: 60 and 37. Those were the percentages of white voters supporting Mitt Romney and Barack Obama in the ABC/Washington Post tracking poll. Overall, the poll showed Romney leading Obama 50 to 47 percent. The reason those two numbers struck my eye is that they are identical to the percentages of white voters supporting Republicans and Democrats in elections for the House of Representatives in the 2010 exit poll. Overall, Republicans won the House popular vote by a margin of 52...
  • New Mitt Romney Ad Features Rarity: a Latino Celebrity Endorser, Paul Rodriguez

    10/19/2012 9:26:27 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 10 replies
    President Obama has Eva Longoria pitching his candidacy to fellow Latinos. Now, Mitt Romney has comedian Paul Rodriguez, an erstwhile Democrat who voted for Obama in 2008.
  • Missionary work [Lds missionaries are themselves a 'mission field'...Christians, witness to them]

    06/20/2012 1:02:10 PM PDT · by Colofornian · 8 replies
    Mark Cares Weblog ^ | June 20, 2012 | Mark Cares
    Chapter 25 of this yearís Gospel Doctrine Class covers Alma 17-22 and encourages LDS members to share the gospel. Iím going to break away from my usual practice on commenting on the content of the lesson and instead talk about some of my experiences with Mormon missionaries. Over the years I have talked with literally hundreds of them. The vast majority of time our discussions have been quite courteous. One of the most encouraging things is how many are genuinely interested in hearing the wonderful news that eternal life is totally Godís gift to them. Sometimes they are eager to...
  • Rick ok with new Romney hire

    04/29/2012 1:29:05 AM PDT · by svxdave · 21 replies
    Politico ^ | 4/29/2012 | Charllie Mahtesian
    In another sign that Republicans are uniting behind Mitt Romney with an eye to November, Rick Santorum's national campaign manager has signed on as Romney's deputy national director of coalitions. The Union Leader reports today that the Romney camp reached out to New Hampshire-based activist Mike Biundo not long after Santorum left the race for a post that will involve coalition-building with key conservative coalitions such as "tea party activists, evangelicals, the pro-life community and the Second Amendment community." Santorum has yet to formally endorse Romney, and his camp has been careful to note that a scheduled May 4 meeting...
  • Mercy Ministries - Helping girls who have been sexually and emotionally abused (Evangelical Caucus)

    03/20/2012 7:10:42 PM PDT · by Country Gal · 5 replies
    Here is another incredible ministry showing that the love of Christ heals the broken. Mercy Ministriesí free-of-charge, voluntary, faith-based residential program serves young women from all socio-economic backgrounds, ages 13-28, who face a combination of life-controlling issues such as eating disorders, self-harm, drug and alcohol addictions, depression and unplanned pregnancy. Mercy also serves young women who have been physically and sexually abused, including victims of sex trafficking. Using proven methods, a holistic approach and professional counselors in a structured residential environment, Mercy has helped thousands of young women be restored to wholeness. Mercyís goal is to help these young women...
  • McCainís Troubling Outreach to the Muslim Brotherhood

    02/22/2012 10:57:56 AM PST · by servo1969 · 25 replies
    bigpeace.com ^ | Feb 22nd 2012 | Frank Gaffney
    Republican John McCain has been traveling the Mideast with a bipartisan delegation of his Senate colleagues. He seems to think the regionís ascendant Islamists of the Muslim Brotherhood are people America can do business with. Call it pragmatism. Perhaps it is simply a cynical bid to secure the release of sixteen U.S. hostages, some of whom work in Egypt for the International Republican Institute, a non-governmental organization Sen. McCain has long chaired. Whatever his rationale, John McCainís warming to the Brotherhood is strategically catastrophic. It fails to recognize that groupís determination to destroy infidel nations like ours. It signals bipartisan...
  • How Republicans can win Hispanics back

    01/26/2012 7:45:48 AM PST · by SueRae · 54 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 1/16/2012 | Jeb Bush
    In the 15 states that are likely to decide who controls the White House and the Senate in 2013, Hispanic voters will represent the margin of victory. For the Republican Party, the stakes could not be greater. Just eight years after the partyís successful effort to woo Hispanic voters in 2004, this community ó the fastest-growing group in the United States, according to census data ó has drifted away. .Although Democrats hold the edge, Republicans have an opportunity. We also have a record of winning Hispanic voters in certain statewide and national elections. Here are four suggestions on how Republican...
  • Democrats Plan Briefings on Jewish Outreach

    09/09/2011 11:27:53 AM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    NYT ^ | 9/9/11 | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE
    Itís no surprise that the Democratic National Committee meeting in Chicago on Friday will include briefings on jobs and health care, issues critical to President Obamaís re-election. But ďJewish messagingĒ will be the third topic presented to top party donors and fund-raisers, according to a schedule obtained by The New York Times. The session, led Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the committeeís chairwoman, and Ira Forman, the Obama campaignís director of Jewish outreach, underscores a real but unexpected challenge for Mr. Obama. While Jewish voters generally still give the president high marks, some Jewish donors ó a major fund-raising constituency for Mr....
  • U.S. Secretary of Defense confirms "outreach" talks with Taliban

    06/19/2011 11:18:45 AM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 6/18/2011 | Marisol
    This report confirms what Karzai reported yesterday while he was also channeling Woodsy Owl and accusing NATO of not giving a hoot. In recent months, Secretary of State Clinton and others have expressed hope that parts of the Taliban who are open to "dialogue" might be split off from their more outwardly "extreme" brethren. But as always, "war is deceit," and the Taliban can be expected to exploit the opportunity to gain legitimacy, perhaps even emerging at some point as a Hizballah-like "political party" that also happens to function as a state-within-a-state with its own armed forces. (The move toward...
  • DOJ Source: Govít Muslim ĎOutreachí Jeopardized Active Terror Investigations

    04/18/2011 5:43:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | April 18, 2011 | Patrick Poole
    An explosive, must-read interview brings sunlight to our counterproductive "outreach" programs. The case of the missing Somali men from Minneapolis highlights the failure and the absurdity. The nearly six-hour interview I conducted earlier this year with a top Department of Justice official on the condition of anonymity brought forth a number of revelations about serious problems within the U.S. government’s homeland security and law enforcement community.Last Thursday, I reported here exclusively at PJM on a DOJ memo dated March 31, 2010, from Assistant Attorney General David Kris to Acting Deputy Attorney General Gary Grindler. The memo effectively ended the prosecution...
  • You Can Too

    03/11/2011 6:19:17 AM PST · by Revski · 2 replies
    Youtube Revski o7jimmy ^ | 3-11-2011 | Revski
    This video is animated with o7jimmy singing a-cappella! Window example videos were used and the spiritual song is, You Can Have It Too!
  • State Department Outreach to Muslim Youth - A Force For Good?

    02/14/2011 8:21:50 PM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies
    New Zeal ^ | 2/14/11 | Trevor Loudon
    After World war 2, leftists in the U.S. State Department and the Office of Strategic Services/Central Intelligence Agency aggressively funded and promoted European Socialist parties as a supposed counterweight to communism. As most European Socialist parties were controlled or infiltrated by socialists anyway, this simply succeeded in pushing Europe, as a whole, even further to the left. Today the U.S. State Department is actively helping to network "moderate" young Muslims organizations, as a counterweight to radical Islam. Much of this work is being done through the Alliance for Youth Movements, "a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting, connecting, and supporting digital...
  • Prison Minister Tries to Reach Out to Lindsay Lohan with Jesus

    02/12/2011 10:59:59 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 02/12/2011 | Josephine Vivaldo
    A prison minister is reaching out for the third time to child-actress-turned-troubled-celebrity Lindsay Lohan, who has battled DUI, felony grand theft, and drug charges. In his latest letter to the ďMean GirlsĒ star, Marty Angelo, who himself was arrested in 1980 for two counts of cocaine possession, said he is ďsaddenedĒ to see her face yet another formal charge. ďLindsay, I am speaking to you today as not just a prison minister and friend of your father but as a person who has traveled down the same road you are on,Ē writes Angelo in a letter released Thursday. ďI know...
  • Sunday Worship Song for the Week

    01/15/2011 8:27:06 PM PST · by RightSideNews · 2 replies
    Right Side News ^ | January 15, 2011 | Jesus Culture
    Powerful worship song, He is jealous for me Loves like a hurricane I am a tree Bending beneath the weight of his wind and mercy When all of a sudden I am unaware of these afflictions eclipsed by Glory And I realize just how beautiful you are and how great your affections are for me
  • Two skywriters use the heavens as their pulpit

    01/03/2011 8:55:43 PM PST · by ruralvoter · 2 replies
    The Miami Herald ^ | 1/3/11 | Laura Figueroa
    The messages appear when the sky is clear: Trust Jesus. God Forgives. U + God = :) With the heavens as their pulpit, pilots Jerry Stevens and Keith Poeschl deliver their sermon from a bright-yellow crop duster dubbed ``Holy Smoke.'' ``These are God's love letters to his children,'' explains Stevens, 68, a retired aviator who started the sky writing mission 12 years ago when living in Boca Raton. Since then, Stevens has taken Poeschl, 33, under his wing, teaching the novice pilot the art of skywriting. There are now two versions of the Holy Smoke -- one stationed in Fort...
  • Obama to discuss U.S. outreach to Muslims in speech in Indonesia

    10/28/2010 10:27:54 AM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Kuwait News Agency ^ | 10/28/10 | Staff
    WASHINGTON -- During his visit to Indonesia next month, President Barack Obama will give a speech that will include themes of democracy and development, and U.S. outreach to Muslim communities around the world, said Ben Rhodes, deputy national security adviser for strategic communications, on Thursday. At a White House briefing to preview Obama's Asian travels, Rhodes said the President would arrive in Indonesia from India on Nov. 9. In his speech to the Indonesian people the following day, Obama will also speak about pluralism and tolerance in Indonesia, which, while the world's largest Muslim-majority country, is "host to a broad
  • House Dems tout August outreach to their constituents

    09/02/2010 10:44:53 AM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies · 1+ views
    The Hill [Washington, DC] ^ | 9/2/10 | Russell Berman
    House Democrats are touting their work during the August recess, claiming their members held 1,800 district events to promote their accomplishments and bash Republicans.The frenzied pace is a response to the growing sentiment among the political class that the Democratsí majority is in danger this November. The party hopes to argue that the doomsday predictions in Washington do not reflect the reality across the country, where they say their candidates are gaining traction.
  • Dhimmis are Dummies

    08/25/2010 1:51:47 AM PDT · by Rashputin
    Pajamas Media ^ | Aug 25, 2010 | Lauri B. Regan
    Recently, Senator John Kerry introduced a bill in the Senate intended to create a two-way professional exchange program that would allow young Americans to work in Muslim countries and citizens of those countries to live in the US. Forgive my cynicism but our government has expended massive resources in the form of money, manpower, and bureaucracy in order to track down terrorists. Multiple arrests recently of homegrown terrorists illustrate the dangers of shipping young Americans off to Muslim countries. Furthermore, many of the 9/11 terrorists were in the US on student visas. Does the Department of Homeland Security really need...
  • ISAF Outreach Program Lends Helping Hand to Afghan Refugee Camp

    07/18/2010 4:07:41 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies
    ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan ^ | Senior Airman Tania Reid, USAF
    KABUL, Afghanistan - A group of servicemembers from the International Security Assistance Force Volunteer Community Relations Program here donated more than 300 bags of food, clothes, toys and other supplies Thursday to a local Afghan Refugee Camp during a Humanitarian Aid mission. The team of volunteers, led by U.S. Air Force Chaplain (Maj.) Michael Goecker, ISAF chaplain, collected hundreds of supplies donated by ISAF members and U.S. volunteers to give to local Afghan orphanages, camps and families in an effort to help with their state of living and support the ISAF Counterinsurgency plan. ďWe receive the donations from private organizations...
  •  NASA's Muslim outreach: Al Jazeera told first

    07/08/2010 7:21:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    washington examiner ^ | 7/8/10 | Byron York
    Lawmakers across Capitol Hill, both Democrats and Republicans, were surprised to learn recently that the Obama administration has made reaching out to Muslim nations a top priority for the space agency NASA. They will probably be more surprised to learn that administration officials told the Middle East news organization Al Jazeera about it before they told Congress. Rep. Pete Olson, the ranking Republican on the House Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, got a call from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on June 28, the day the White House released its new long-term plan for the space program. "He ran down some...
  • Obama's Muslim outreach faltering

    06/17/2010 2:12:13 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies · 321+ views
    wapo ^ | 6/17/10 | Scott Wilson
    It's been a year since President Obama addressed the Islamic world in Cairo, his most visible gesture to a people, culture and religion he believes the Bush administration antagonized unnecessarily. But, according to a new poll, the Muslim world has not exactly grasped his extended hand. In fact, Muslims have lost confidence in Obama over the past year, the poll found. And in Egypt, the Arab bellwether nation where Obama chose to deliver his speech, the U.S. standing today is worse than during the final year of the Bush administration.