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  • The Marxist Plan to Destroys Israel’s Economy: MUST VIEW for All Friends of Freedom

    07/21/2011 11:00:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Trevor Loudon ^ | 7/21/11 | Trevor
    Omar Barghouti is a Columbia University educated Palestinian commentator and “human rights activist”. He is a founding member of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) and the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel. The talk (below ) was presented on July 1, 2011, at the United States International Socialist Organization‘s Socialism 2011 conference, which was held in Chicago, July 1-4, 2011. This is the most comprehensive overview of the Marxist strategy to wreck Israel’s economy, and bring the country its knees you are ever likely to see. Barghouti outlines to the assembled...
  • Latest amphibious warship launched in Shanghai

    07/21/2011 8:20:36 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 13 replies · 1+ views
    China Daily ^ | Jul 20, 2011
    Latest amphibious warship launched in Shanghai China Daily/Asia News Network Wed, Jul 20, 2011 The Jinggangshan dock landing ship, which is the largest warship in the Chinese Navy, was officially launched in Shanghai, Monday's Jiangxi Daily reported. The report did not give the exact date of the launch. With a displacement of 19,000 tons, the amphibious warship is 210 meters long and 28 meters wide and can carry helicopters, armored fighting vehicles, boats and landing craft as well as nearly 1,000 soldiers, Jiangxi Daily said. According to an earlier report on, Jinggangshan is the second of the Type 071...
  • Gang of Six deficit plan. Read it here.

    07/20/2011 4:18:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 7/20/11 | Lynn Sweet
    A BIPARTISAN PLAN TO REDUCE OUR NATION'S DEFICITS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This bipartisan, comprehensive, and balanced plan consistent with the recommendations of the Bowles-Simpson fiscal commission that will: • Slash our nation's deficits by $3.7 trillion/$3.6 trillion over ten years under CBO's March 2011 baseline, or $4.65 trillion/$4.5 trillion under the original fiscal commission baseline (which used the President's 2011 budget request as the starting point for discretionary spending). • Stabilize our publicly-held debt by 2014. • Reduce our publicly-held debt to roughly 70% of our economy by 2021. • Impose unprecedented budget enforcement. A COMPREHENSIVE AND BALANCED PROPOSAL The plan...
  • Yesha Reservists Write PM Requesting Housing Plan

    07/19/2011 4:22:31 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 19/7/11 | Gavriel Queenann
    As Israel's housing crisis comes to a head in the press, a group of resevists, second and third generation residents of Judea and Samaria, have written Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu demanding a solution to the region's housing shortage, which they term "the quiet freeze." The letter states, "we are reserve soldiers and officers, members of the second and third generation born in Judea and Samaria, and we plan to build our homes near our parents in the communities that reared us. We protest your government's construction policy in Judea and Samaria. "Although the freeze officially ended long ago, the truth...
  • Rush Limbaugh, Head of the GOP, Orders Obama to Present His Plan

    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Okay, so the president is saying that he is giving the Republicans until tomorrow to have the general outlines of some deal. Republicans have until tomorrow. And I'm not gonna be here tomorrow so I gotta do something because I am the titular head of the Republican Party, by their own claim. According to Obama's own people, I am ordering the president to present his spending cuts to the American people by tomorrow. While I'm at it, I'm ordering Harry Reid to propose a budget in the Senate for the first time in two and a half...
  • Chinese Navy Drone Spotted

    06/26/2011 9:03:38 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 11 replies
    The Diplomat ^ | June 26, 2011 | David Axe
    <p>Japan's Defence Ministry reports the sighting of a previously unseem drone launched by the Chinese Navy.</p> <p>The Chinese Navy's annual sortie through the disputed waters between the Japanese islands Okinawa and Miyakojima held a surprise for foreign observers. Japanese forces tailing the 11-strong Chinese fleet spotted a previously unknown Chinese weapon system: a small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, apparently launched from the deck of a Chinese warship.</p>
  • Obama’s Afghanistan Withdrawal Plan Jeopardizes Hard-Won Gains

    06/22/2011 7:24:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    Heritage ^ | 6/22/11 | Lisa Curtis
    President Obama’s plan for a hasty withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan risks squandering the hard-won gains made on the battlefield in southern Afghanistan over the last ten months. U.S. military commanders on the ground in Afghanistan had reportedly requested a slower pace of withdrawal to afford them the opportunity to consolidate recent gains against Taliban insurgents. President Obama has denied his military commanders flexibility to determine the pace and scope of withdrawal based on conditions on the ground, and instead appears to have based his decision largely around the U.S. domestic political calendar. The plans for rapidly withdrawing U.S....
  • Saudi Men Plan to Beat Female Drivers

    05/28/2011 11:17:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 35 replies · 1+ views
    INN ^ | 5/28/11 | Maayana Miskin
    Activist Manal Alsharif recently jump-started a campaign to allow Saudi women to drive when she filmed herself behind the wheel. Now Saudi men are planning to put a stop to the fight for women's rights by beating female drivers until they give up. A Saudi group has launched what it is calling “The Iqal Campaign,” a reference to the rope (iqal) used to hold men's headdresses in place. The group suggests that men use the ropes to hit female drivers. Women are planning to take to the streets on June 17 to protest the driving ban. According to Algerian news...
  • Cain Breaks From GOP Script, Praises Ryan Plan

    05/27/2011 9:45:24 AM PDT · by justsaynomore · 62 replies
    Talking Points Memo ^ | 5/26/11 | Eric Kleefield
    Herman Cain appeared Thursday on Fox & Friends, and spoke strongly in favor of Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-WI) controversial proposal to privatize Medicare. And Cain quite proudly called the proposal a "voucher" program -- a word that Republicans are trying to avoid. Fox host Gretchen Carlson asked Cain what he thought of the fact that none of the various budgets in Congress can pass. "Well what's going on is, they're not being honest with the American people," said Cain. "The fact of the matter is, Ryan's plan represents giving people a choice -- but if you're 55 years of age...
  • Editorial: A Solid A For Gingrich's Economic Plan

    05/24/2011 6:11:30 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | May 24, 2011 | Staff
    Economic Reform: Newt Gingrich may have, to the glee of the left, been written off by everybody who's anybody on the right. But he's put forth one of the most laudable economic plans in memory. The Wall Street Journal's editorial page says the former House speaker has a big mouth and timid policy instincts, and that his best move right now would be to shut down his presidential campaign and donate the cash he's raised to House Republicans. Indeed, no one can understand why Gingrich stuck his foot in his mouth and Paul Ryan's hindquarters at the same time, unfairly...
  • Report: Pakistan wants Chinese to have naval base(and permanent Chinese navy presence)

    05/23/2011 9:56:50 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 32 replies
    Report: Pakistan wants Chinese to have naval base Stars and Stripes Published: May 23, 2011 Pakistan has asked China to build a naval base at its port of Gwadar, and wants the Chinese navy to maintain a regular presence there, Britain’s Financial Times reported Monday. “We have asked our Chinese brothers to please build a naval base at Gwadar,” Chaudhary Ahmed Mukhtar, Pakistan’s defence minister, told the Times, confirming that the request was conveyed to China during a visit last week by Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani. Such a foothold would be the first overseas location offering support to...
  • Red Chinese move towards their first Carrier Strike Group

    05/22/2011 2:41:44 PM PDT · by Jeff Head · 31 replies
    WORLD-WIDE AIRCRAFT CARRIERS ^ | May 21, 2011 | Jeff Head
    The Red Chinese Navy (PLAN) has been rapidly and busily building up over the last several years. They are about to launch their first large aricraft carrier and have developed all the necessary technologies to field a Carrier Strike Group. Here is what the Carrier looks like as of this date: Here's some of the self defensive weapons outfitted including two 10 barrel 30mm CIWS and four 18-cell RAM-type close in defensive missile systems. The have also developed their own indigenous, updated carrier strike fighter, the J-15 based on the SU-33 from Russia to embark on the carrier deck. So...
  • Barack Obama to be able to text terror warnings to all US phones

    05/11/2011 1:20:06 AM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 81 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 5/10/2011 | Alex Spillius
    From next year, new phones and other hand-held devices will be required to be fitted with special chips to receive the alerts, which will also be sent by state and local authorities. Users will be able to opt out of every type of alert except those from the president, said the Federal Communications Commission. The system will include alerts about missing children and will supersede all other phone traffic to avoid delays. Mr Obama, who has been dubbed the "texter-in-chief" thanks to his devotion to his BlackBerry and heavy use of text messages during his 2008 campaign, may face criticism...
  • China Boosts Destroyer Prowess

    05/09/2011 6:22:30 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 3 replies
    The Diplomat ^ | May 9, 2011 | David Axe
    China Boosts Destroyer Prowess May 9, 2011 By David Axe Enhancements to the Chinese Navy's destroyer capabilities are a step closer to achieving blue-water goals. With the impending entry into service of China's first aircraft carrier, the upgraded Russian Varyag, renamed Shi Lang, one US analyst explains how the Chinese might employ the vessel. The expert, a respected naval officer whose ideas are widely discussed, spoke on condition of anonymity. According to the officer, Shi Lang could represent the major vehicle for the second phase of a two-step process for the People's Liberation Army Navy. The process would see the...
  • BREAKING: House Passes Paul Ryan's 2012 Budget

    04/15/2011 8:01:43 PM PDT · by Justaham · 113 replies ^ | 4-15-11 | Guy Benson
    The deed is done. The way our president tells it, senior citizens, children with autism, and, um, people who drive on bridges should be trembling with fear, or something. In actuality, all American taxpayers should be proud that the people's House has acted to save the social safety net by halting its inexorable self-implosion while slowing and reversing the debt tsunami racing toward our fiscal shores -- all without raising taxes on families and small businesses during a punishing recession. Conservatives should be filled with gratitude for Paul Ryan's courageous leadership on this very difficult issue, fraught with political risk....
  • Obama’s new plan may actually rely 60 percent on tax increases

    04/16/2011 5:59:01 AM PDT · by library user · 9 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 15, 2011 | by James Pethokoukis
    ~ EXCERPT ~ In his budget speech earlier this week, President Obama described his budget plan this way: It’s an approach that achieves about $2 trillion in spending cuts across the budget. It will lower our interest payments on the debt by $1 trillion. It calls for tax reform to cut about $1 trillion in tax expenditures — spending in the tax code. And it achieves these goals while protecting the middle class, protecting our commitment to seniors and protecting our investments in the future. Now with all these plans floating around — the debt commission, Paul Ryan’s — Goldman...
  • Christina Romer’s Memo to Obama: “It Takes a Plan to Beat a Plan”

    04/07/2011 10:05:18 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 4/7/11 | Stacy Curtin | Daily Ticker
    President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden met with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Speak of the House John Boehner at the White House again last night. But, yet again there was no compromise about how to fund the federal government for the rest of the year. If you think this debate has gone on far too long, get ready for the battle over the 2012 budget! Chairman of the House Budget Committee Paul Ryan released his proposal earlier this week. Rep. Ryan's plan would cut $6.2 trillion dollars more over 10 years than Obama has proposed. "I certainly...
  • 70-year dream of aircraft carrier close to reality

    04/07/2011 6:47:42 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 109 replies
    South China Morning Post (SCMP) ^ | Apr 7, 2011 | Minnie Chan & Julian Ryall
    70-year dream of aircraft carrier close to reality Minnie Chan and Julian Ryall in Tokyo Apr 7, 2011 Twenty high-resolution pictures of China's first aircraft carrier, the 67,500-tonne Varyag, appeared on the Xinhua website yesterday, with captions saying the vessel was almost finished and expected to sail this year. It was the first time official state media reported on the nation's first aircraft carrier project as well as indicating its construction progress at a shipyard in Dalian , Liaoning . The Xinhua report came as Japan's National Institute for Defence Studies released its annual strategic review, which said the influence...
  • Paul Ryan responds to distortions and demagogueries: "Shame on them for doing it"

    04/05/2011 3:19:52 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 28 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 4-5-11 | Jeff Poor
    It was certain to attract this sort of response, but Wisconsin Republican Rep. Paul Ryan released his budget plan going forward that includes some sweeping changes to federal expenditures, including entitlement spending. One of those criticisms came from Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chairman New York Rep. Steve Israel. On Tuesday, immediately following Ryan’s release, Israel called it a “privatization scheme” and blasted it for addressing subsidies to oil companies. However, in a speech at the American Enterprise Institute on Tuesday, Ryan fired back, admitting he saw this coming and called such criticisms “distortions and demagogueries.” Ryan specifically called out Israel...
  • Socialist Labor Bosses Plan Mass Actions Across America

    03/29/2011 7:12:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    New Zeal ^ | 3/28/11 | Trevor Loudon
    An Emergency Labor Meeting was held in Cleveland, Ohio on March 4-5, 2011. Ninety-six union leaders and activists from 26 states and from "a broad cross-section of the labor movement" gathered at the Laborers Local 310 Hall in Cleveland in response to an invitation sent out in January urging them to “explore together what we can do to mount a more militant and robust fight-back campaign to defend the interests of working people.” Three weeks prior to the Emergency Labor Meeting (ELM), "unionists and community and student activists in Wisconsin unleashed a resistance movement against Governor Scott Walker’s union-busting and...