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  • Google severs ties with conservative group over climate change stance

    09/22/2014 6:54:01 PM PDT · by markomalley · 27 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 9/22/2014 | Evan Halper
    Google is breaking ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council, a prominent network of conservative state legislators that, among other projects, works to roll back laws that promote solar and wind power, the company's chairman said Monday. The decision marks a major victory for a campaign by environmentalists, union activists and other liberal groups that have pushed companies to drop support for ALEC. Microsoft ended its ties to the group a few weeks ago. “The consensus within the company was that that was some sort of mistake,” Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said, referring to the initial decision to support...
  • Liberals Want to Throw Us All In Jail. Or Worse.

    09/22/2014 7:57:17 PM PDT · by Nachum · 63 replies
    Poerline ^ | 9/22/14 | John Hinderaker
    The totalitarian impulse is all too familiar: since I represent Progress (and, of course, everyone who acts in the political realm fervently believes that he represents Progress) those who stand in my way are retrograde–evil, really–forces, that belong in the dustbin of history. Therefore, I might have to lock them up or kill them to ensure that Progress prevails. Until recently, the totalitarian impulse has been blessedly absent from American politics. Now, however, the American left has caught the totalitarian bug that infected Lenin, Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, Mao, Ho Chi Minh, Castro, and so many others. A case in point:...
  • Dinesh D'Souza Is Planning His Prison Memoir

    09/16/2014 6:31:37 PM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 14 replies
    The New Republic ^ | September 16, 2014 | Sam Tanenhaus
    On September 23, Dinesh D’Souza will appear before a federal judge in Manhattan to learn whether he will do jail time for violating campaign-finance law. (He pleaded guilty earlier this year to charges of funneling $20,000 to a friend’s Senate campaign via straw donors.) It will be the latest turn in a remarkable life that has embodied—perhaps more than any other—the passions and commitments of the modern conservative movement. D’Souza leapt to prominence during his student days as editor of The Dartmouth Review, then emerging as a first-read for pro-Reagan provocation. Those were heady times for the youth corps of...
  • The Illusion of Neutrality: The secular state cannot be neutral in matters of religion

    09/13/2014 5:01:03 AM PDT · by rhema · 11 replies
    Public Discourse ^ | 9/11/14 | Anthony Esolen
    We have all heard what has come to be a liberal dictum, that the State must remain neutral as regards religion or irreligion. One can show fairly easily that the men who wrote our constitution had no such neutrality in mind, given the laws that they and their fellows subsequently passed, their habits of public prayer at meetings, and their common understanding that freedom without virtue, and virtue without piety, were chimeras. To show that that understanding persisted, all one need do is open every textbook for school children published for almost two hundred years; or recall that Catholic immigrants...
  • Prosecutor wants jail time for Dinesh D'Souza

    09/11/2014 8:15:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/11/2014 | Rick Moran
    Saying that the defendant had offered no proof that he felt remorse for his crime, a New York prosecutor is asking a judge to send Dinesh D'Souza to jail for violating campaign finance laws.D'Souza pled guilty to making straw donations to the 2012 United States Senate campaign of Wendy E. Long. He asked two friends and their wives to donate  the maximum to Long's campaign - $20,000 in all - and then reimbursed them, thus exceeding the $5,000 limit on donations per election cycle. Considering all the chicanery conducted by the Obama campaigns of 2008 and 2012, where millions of...
  • Obama: GOP captive to ideologically rigid group

    08/30/2014 7:01:44 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 35 replies
    CNS Bews ^ | 08/29/2014 | DARLENE SUPERVILLE
    President Barack Obama on Friday blamed dysfunction in Congress on a Republican Party he said is captive to an ideologically rigid, unproductive and cynical faction, urging like-minded Democrats to show up for November's midterm elections. Addressing Democratic donors at a fundraiser in Rhode Island and another in New York, Obama said Republicans had realized that blocking all progress led Americans to become cynical about government. Republicans consider that "a pretty good thing" because they don't believe in government to begin with, Obama said. "It doesn't have to be that way," Obama said during a barbecue in Purchase, New York. "There...
  • Surprise! Perry Grand Juror Is Also a Partisan Democrat Activist

    08/20/2014 7:10:45 PM PDT · by JSDude1 · 15 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 8/20/2012 | Bryan Preston (The PJ Tatler).
    Tuesday night the Houston Chronicle published a story about the grand jury that indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Those grand jurors who spoke with the Chronicle broke the law to do so, and they knew that they were breaking the law. They claimed that they were speaking to the newspaper to counter Gov. Perry’s “spin” on the case. That’s not the job of a grand jury, by the way. One of them is a woman named Rho Chalmers. Chalmers tried to get around her lawbreaking by attempting to build this wall of implausible deniability. Rho Chalmers, who name matches that...
  • Rick Perry Indictment is Another Case of the Democrat Party Criminalizing Opposition

    08/18/2014 4:17:57 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 48 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | August 18, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Mr. Snerdley walked in and said, "Boy, this thing with Rick Perry, can you believe what a farce?" It's not a farce, folks. Now, I'm not gonna be getting to Rick Perry right off the bat here, but I wanted to mention something about it to get it on the table. It's not a farce. It isn't a joke. Sadly, it's not even a laughing matter. This is dead serious. Not that he's done anything wrong. What's dead serious about this is the Democrat Party and their ongoing effort to criminalize political differences or opposition. All the...
  • This Indictment Of Rick Perry Is Unbelievably Ridiculous (says a liberal writer)

    08/16/2014 1:51:00 PM PDT · by jocon307 · 55 replies
    They say a prosecutor could get a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich, and this always seemed like hyperbole, until Friday night a Texas grand jury announced an indictment of governor Rick Perry. The “crime” for which Perry faces a sentence of 5 to 99 years in prison is vetoing funding for a state agency. The conventions of reporting — which treat the fact of an indictment as the primary news, and its merit as a secondary analytic question — make it difficult for people reading the news to grasp just how farfetched this indictment is.
  • EPA's move to administratively garnish wages

    07/03/2014 2:21:23 PM PDT · by Outside da Box · 33 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | 07/03/2014 | Robert Gordon
    Just in time for the Fourth of July, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has added a new regulatory weapon to its arsenal. In a Federal Register notice on July 2 titled “Administrative Wage Garnishment,” the EPA stated that by the authority of the Debt Collection Improvement Act (DCIA ) of 1996 it issued a proposed rule that “will allow the EPA to garnish non-Federal wages to collect delinquent non-tax debts owed the United States without first obtaining a court order.” According to the Treasury Department, under DCIA, such debts include “unpaid loans, overpayments or duplicate payments made...
  • Exposed: How the VA Red-Flags ‘Disruptive’ Vets

    06/25/2014 5:17:15 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 43 replies
    creators.com ^ | June 24, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    Imagine how much better off America’s veterans would be if the federal government spent more time delivering actual care and less time compiling tyrannical lists. The death-inducing secret waiting lists for patients are just the tip of the iceberg. Did you know, for example, that the VA keeps a database on “disgruntled” and “disruptive” vets that results in arbitrarily restricted care?
  • Christian Brotherhood an Impeachable Offense; Gay Incest Celebrated

    05/11/2014 7:22:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/10/2014 | Robert Oscar Lopez
    Just in the last week, in the latest blitz of gay über alles, at the provocation of groups like GLAAD and Right Wing Watch, a newspaperman was sacked in Iowa and an entire show on HGTV was canceled because of editors and two handsome blond brothers adhering to the millennia-old strictures about chastity.If you are a pair of gorgeous brothers dedicating your life to building homes for the poor, but you criticize homosexuality, you must be stripped of your life’s work and publicly humiliated.  But if you are a pair of gorgeous brothers who decide to have unprotected anal sex...
  • FEC Chair Vows to Fight FEC Liberals Wanting to Regulate Conservative Media: Selective Enforcement

    05/08/2014 11:57:12 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 10 replies
    Maggies Notebook ^ | May 8 2014 | Maggie
    Federal Elections Commission Chairman Lee Goodman said he believes there are “impulses in government every day,” (he specifically said “the left,)” to “look into the editorial decisions of conservative publishers.” Goodman is vowing to keep the media and internet free,” but his chairmanship expires in December 2014. Graphic_Free_Speech_1 “The right has begun to break the left’s media monopoly, particularly through new media outlets like the internet, and I sense that some on the left are starting to rethink the breadth of the media exemption and internet communications,” he added. Noting the success of sites like the Drudge Report, Goodman said...
  • Brothers disappointed in HGTV ouster

    05/08/2014 11:18:49 AM PDT · by don-o · 42 replies
    AP ^ | May 8, 2014
    David and Jason Benham said Thursday they were disappointed that HGTV pulled the plug on "Flip it Forward," due to debut in October. After the network announced the show was upcoming, the lobbying group Right Wing Watch labeled David Benham an "anti-gay extremist" and reported on statements he made against homosexuality and gay marriage.
  • HGTV Pulls Flip It Forward After Benham Brothers Anti-Gay Controversy

    05/07/2014 5:48:45 PM PDT · by BurningOak · 38 replies
    E-Online ^ | 05/07/2014 | Tierney Bricker
    Flip it Forward, a real estate series set to debut in October, has been pulled by the network after Right Wing Watch reported that the twin brothers, David and Jason Benham, at the center of the house flipping show were anti-gay activists. ... Right Wing Watch reported on Tuesday that in 2012, David had led a prayer rally outside of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte N.C., where he told a conservative radio show that it was necessary to "stop homosexuality and its agenda that is attacking the nation" and "demonic ideologies tak[ing] our universities and our public school systems."...
  • NBA Suspends Clippers’ Owner Donald Sterling For Life, Imposes $2.5 Million Fine

    04/29/2014 11:46:40 AM PDT · by Mariner · 457 replies
    CBS LA ^ | April 29, 2014 | Unattributed
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday Clippers owner Donald Sterling will be suspended for life and fined $2.5 million in response to the racist remarks he allegedly made in a recorded audio clip. Silver spoke to the press at 11 a.m. news conference from New York, stating he will “do everything in my power” to force the sale of the Clippers. “The hateful opinions voiced by that man are those of Mr. Sterling. The views expressed by Mr. Sterling are deeply offensive and harmful. That they came from an NBA owner only heightens the damage and...
  • A New, More Sinister IRS Scandal

    04/17/2014 9:35:50 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 46 replies
    PJ Media ^ | April 17, 2013 | J. Christian Adams
    Yesterday was a significant day in the IRS abuse scandal. The scandal evolved from being about pesky delays in IRS exemption applications to a government conniving with outside interests to put political opponents in prison. Emails obtained by Judicial Watch through the Freedom of Information Act reveal Lois Lerner cooking up plans with Justice Department officials to talk about ways to criminally charge conservative groups that are insufficiently quiet. Larry Noble, a law professor now with the Soros-funded Campaign Legal Center , was cited in the emails as someone agitating to jail conservatives who “falsely” report on IRS forms that...
  • BREAKING: ABC Apologizes for Story That Connected Mozilla CEO to Hateful Westboro Baptist

    04/11/2014 11:43:56 AM PDT · by kingattax · 35 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | April 11, 2014 | Scott Whitlock
    ABC News Vice President Jeffrey Schneider has apologized for a story on his network that connected a CEO who supports traditional marriage to the Westboro Baptist Church and their offensive "God hates fags" signs. Mr. Schneider contacted the Media Research Center on Thursday after our social media department requested members call and complain about the comparison.
  • I Hate to Say I Told You So (But I predicted this gay revolution)

    04/11/2014 8:03:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Townhall ^ | 04/10/2014 | Michael Brown
    For years I’ve been sounding the alarm about an impending social, cultural, and spiritual crisis, and for years critics have compared me to Chicken Little, discounting my warnings as the ravings of a hysterical, religious fundamentalist. Well, it’s a little late for that now. Ten years ago, I charted this progression and made this prediction: · First, gay activists came out of the closet · Second, they demanded their “rights” · Third, they demanded that everyone recognize those “rights” · Fourth, they want to strip away the rights of those who oppose them · Fifth, they want to put those...
  • Klein, Krugman Offer Biased Views of Confirmation Bias

    04/11/2014 5:34:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 11, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg
    "If all you have is a hammer," the old saying goes, "everything looks like a nail." Left unsaid is the fact that the real problem isn't the possession of a hammer, but the certitude that all you need is the hammer. In other words, it's a failure of the imagination -- which is a kind of arrogance -- that's really to blame. "I've got my hammer, and that's all I need. Besides, have you ever seen a problem that didn't look like a nail?" This is a version of what academics call "confirmation bias" -- the tendency to accept only...
  • Plans to build Chick-fil-A in Pasadena delayed after council vote

    04/10/2014 10:27:18 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 15 replies
    San Gabriel Valley Tribune ^ | 4-9-14 | Lauren Gold
    PASADENA >> Plans to build a Chick-fil-A restaurant across from Pasadena City College were put on hold this week after a divided council approved a request by Councilman Terry Tornek to revisit the restaurant chain’s request for building permits. The project, which calls for an expansion of the existing drive-thru as well as removal of two protected trees, among other changes at the former Burger King site, was approved by a hearing officer in December and granted a conditional use permit by the Board of Zoning Appeals by a 3-2 vote in March. However, Tornek requested the project be revisited...
  • Petition Demanding Removal Of Condoleezza Rice From Dropbox Board Pops Up Online, On Twitter

    04/10/2014 2:46:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    TechCrunch ^ | April 10, 2014 | Sarah Perez
    Internet activists are at it again. Following yesterday’s news regarding the appointment of Condoleezza Rice, former United States Secretary of State and National Security Advisor, to the board of cloud storage and syncing service Dropbox, a petition has sprung up online, demanding that users tell Dropbox they’re opposed to this move, and threaten to leave the service if Rice isn’t removed from the board. The appointment was not met without controversy, of course, as Rice’s position in the Bush administration saw her commenting on Saddam Hussein’s alleged weapons of mass destruction, which played a role in the U.S. deciding to...
  • FAQ on CEO Resignation (Mozilla Blog)

    04/07/2014 7:47:12 AM PDT · by UB355 · 29 replies
    The Mozilla Blog ^ | 4/5/2014 | Unknown
    Over the past few days, we have received a lot of questions and seen a great number of media stories about the events surrounding Brendan Eich’s resignation from the role of CEO. Many of the media stories have incorrect facts, so we compiled the following FAQ as a resource for everyone to have access to the core facts. Here is the announcement on Brendan Eich stepping down as Mozilla CEO.
  • TruthRevolt Blocks Mozilla Firefox to Protest Anti-Conservative Discrimination

    04/03/2014 8:14:50 PM PDT · by This Just In · 132 replies
    BreitbartNews ^ | April 3, 2014 | Robert Wilde
    On Thursday, Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigned thanks to pressure by both the company infrastructure and the left over a $1,000 donation he made to Proposition 8, a 2008 ballot initiative that would have enshrined traditional marriage as the standard for state marriage in California.
  • Mozilla CEO resigns after furor over gay rights

    04/03/2014 2:46:23 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 56 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 3, 2014 5:38 PM EDT | Sarah Skidmore Sell
    Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich is stepping down as CEO following protests over his support of a gay marriage ban in California. The Mountain View, Calif.-based organization that makes the Firefox browser infuriated many employees and users last week by promoting Eich. …
  • Mozilla speaks, sort of

    04/04/2014 6:26:53 AM PDT · by Unam Sanctam · 72 replies
    Powerline ^ | April 4, 2014 | Scott Johnson
    Under the heading “Brendan Eich steps down as CEO,” Mozilla has posted the following statement in the name of executive chairwoman Mitchell Baker. Eich has “stepped down” from his position at Mozilla days after his appointment, following the revelation that he contributed $1,000 to the campaign supporting the passage of Prop 8 in California six years ago. The Wall Street Journal covers the story here. Baker’s statement is must reading, though it requires some translation. It is not exactly straightforward. Using the mandatory shibboleths, the statement refers to a corporate culture of “diversity and inclusiveness.” If you’ve read 1984, you...
  • Too old to get lifesaving drugs: Anger at plan to deny treatment if you've had a 'fair innings'

    02/17/2014 4:39:10 PM PST · by mandaladon · 37 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 17 Feb 2014 | JENNY HOPE and DANIEL MARTIN
    Patients who have had a ‘fair innings’ could be denied life-saving drugs under proposed health reforms. The plans would mean experts taking into account whether there is a ‘wider societal benefit’ to giving a patient crucial medicines. The NHS rationing body, Nice, fears the Department of Health proposals could see younger people deemed a higher priority for drug treatments because they have more years ahead of them – potentially contributing more to the economy – than the elderly. Doctors, MPs and campaigners last night condemned the plans as ‘barking mad’. The move will also fuel fears that the elderly are...
  • Wikipedia is ‘very masculine,’ so feminists pledge to fix it

    02/04/2014 6:34:37 AM PST · by grundle · 25 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | February 2, 2014 | Robby Soave
    Feminist groups at more than a dozen universities are planning to participate in another mass “edit Wikipedia day,” because the free, volunteer encyclopedia website is obviously horribly sexist. Sarah Stierch, a Wikipedia contributor and researcher for the Wikimedia Foundation, said the problem isn’t just that most Wikipedia user are male. The layout of the website is itself “very masculine,” she said. “It’s aesthetically very masculine in its design,” said Stierch in a statement to The Daily Dot, also noting that, “The average Wikipedia editor is a well-educated white male. Well-educated white males have been writing history and the story of...
  • Students Sign Petition to Execute All Registered Gun Owners In Disturbing Video

    02/04/2014 4:42:31 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 21 replies
    conservative videos ^ | 2-3-14 | conservative videos
    Shot in San Diego, California. Political prankster Mark Dice tells some of the students signing the petition that he’d like to kill all registered gun owners, and it doesn’t deter them from signing!
  • Turkish judicial purge brings corruption investigation to halt

    01/22/2014 12:15:42 PM PST · by mojito · 4 replies
    Reuters ^ | 1/22/2014 | Daren Butler and Nick Tattersall
    Turkey's purge of the judiciary and police has brought a corruption investigation shaking the government to a grinding halt and could undermine confidence in state institutions, senior legal figures and the opposition said on Wednesday. Ninety-six judges and prosecutors were reassigned overnight, the biggest purge of the judiciary since a graft scandal erupted on December 17 with the arrest of businessmen close to Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and three ministers' sons. Erdogan has portrayed the corruption inquiry as an attempted "judicial coup" orchestrated by U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, whose network of sympathizers, known locally as "Cemaat" (religious community), hold considerable...
  • 'Imagine: Living in a Socialist America'

    01/21/2014 7:07:11 AM PST · by rktman · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 1/20/2014 | Rick Moran
    That's the title of a new book by Fred Jerome, a compilation of essays from these and other noteworthies: This anthology features essays by revolutionary thinkers, activists, and artists-including Academy Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore, civil rights activist Angela Davis, incarcerated journalist Mumia Abu Jamal, and economist Rick Wolff- addressing various aspects of a new society and, crucially, how to get from where we are now to where we want to be, living in a society that is truly fair and just. I suppose that's one way to describe their vision. I might ask the question, "fair and just for whom"?...
  • Gov. Cuomo’s press shop issues huffy press release about his offensive comments

    01/21/2014 8:47:50 AM PST · by The Old Hoosier · 29 replies
    Conservative Intel ^ | 1/21/14 | David Freddoso
    ...Mind you, I’m sure he didn’t literally mean to banish anyone — he just likes rhetoric that excludes people who are unlike himself. It’s "blue meat" for his base...
  • Andrew Cuomo: Pro-Life People “Have No Place in the State of New York”

    01/17/2014 7:36:38 PM PST · by NYer · 208 replies
    Life News ^ | January 17, 2014 | Steven Ertelt
    Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York has already proven himself to be one of the most pro-abortion politicians in the country. He’s repeatedly pushed a bill that would make the state that has some of the highest abortion rates in the nation further down the road of unlimited abortions.Now, Cuomo has said that pro-life people have no business living in the state. If the governor has any interest in pursuing national office with a potential Democratic presidential campaign, he’s definitely lost the majority of the country that appreciates the right to life of unborn babies.But maybe Cuomo is doing the...
  • Obama Administration Intends to Purge Republicans From the Civil Service

    11/12/2009 10:39:33 AM PST · by RonnieFan · 162 replies · 10,437+ views
    RED STATE ^ | Erick Erickson
    Remember how the Democrats reacted when the Bush Administration started replacing U.S. Attorneys? At least they were actually political appointees employed at the will and whim of the President.
  • Presidential Poison (the signal to support prosecutions will haunt Obama)

    04/22/2009 8:10:00 PM PDT · by St. Louis Conservative · 85 replies · 3,788+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | April 23, 2009 | Editorial
    Mark down the date. Tuesday, April 21, 2009, is the moment that any chance of a new era of bipartisan respect in Washington ended. By inviting the prosecution of Bush officials for their antiterror legal advice, President Obama has injected a poison into our politics that he and the country will live to regret. Policy disputes, often bitter, are the stuff of democratic politics. Elections settle those battles, at least for a time, and Mr. Obama's victory in November has given him the right to change policies on interrogations, Guantanamo, or anything on which he can muster enough support. But...
  • Obama open to torture memo prosecutions

    04/22/2009 2:27:22 PM PDT · by topfile · 92 replies · 5,048+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, April 22, 2009 | Stephen Dinan
    President Obama for the first time Tuesday opened the door to prosecuting former Bush administration officials, saying those who approved harsh interrogation techniques for suspected terrorists may be subject to criminal charges. The president also left open the possibility for an independent commission to examine the interrogations of detainees with techniques that included waterboarding, sleep deprivation and other tactics that defenders said produced valuable information. The remarks were a reversal from several days ago, when Mr. Obama said he wanted to move forward and his chief of staff appeared to rule out any prosecutions. The president took a harder line...
  • Obama open to prosecution, probe of interrogations

    04/21/2009 10:45:53 AM PDT · by 4woodenboats · 148 replies · 6,991+ views
    Yahoo/AP ^ | 4-21-00 | JENNIFER LOVEN
    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama left the door open Tuesday to prosecuting Bush administration officials..."
  • Lawyers group targets ex-Bush administration official (for 'torture' memos)

    03/16/2009 8:54:35 PM PDT · by Sergeant Tim · 20 replies · 2,752+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 5:59 PM PDT, March 16, 2009 | Carol J. Williams
    In an attempt to win sanctions against a former top Bush administration official over brutal interrogations of prisoners at Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib, a lawyers group deployed a strategy Monday that worked against Presidents Nixon and Clinton. Former Defense Department General Counsel William J. Haynes II is the first of several former policy makers the National Lawyers Guild wants reprimanded, suspended or disbarred for their roles in detainee abuse, said Carlos Villarreal, executive director of the San Francisco Bay Area guild chapter that filed a complaint against Haynes with the California Bar Assn. Haynes, now an attorney with Chevron Corp....
  • Newsweek Cover Targets Rush Limbaugh; Uses David Frum to Do Obama's Dirty Work

    03/08/2009 11:37:53 AM PDT · by kristinn · 471 replies · 19,071+ views
    Sunday, March 8, 2009 | Kristinn
    Newsweek magazine joins the Obama administration's war on Rush Limbaugh with a cover story authored by conservative lightwieght David Frum.The cover art is an unflattering tight shot of Limbaugh's face featuring a black box over his mouth with the word ENOUGH!The article, which doesn't matter really because it is the excuse to position the anti-Rush agit-prop cover on newstands around the country for a week, can be read here.Newsweek released a press release with an excerpt from Frum's article:"In the days since I stumbled into this controversy, I've received a great deal of e-mail. (Most of it on days...
  • Democrats seek criminal probe of Bush 'abuses'

    01/14/2009 9:49:01 AM PST · by prismsinc · 24 replies · 905+ views
    Breitbart.com ^ | 01-14-09 | LARRY MARGASAK
    The incoming Obama administration should launch a criminal investigation of Bush administration officials to see whether they broke the law in the name of national security, a House Democratic report said Tuesday. President-elect Barack Obama has been more cautious on the issue and has not endorsed such a recommendation. Along with the criminal probe, the report called for a Sept. 11-style commission with subpoena power, to gather facts and make recommendations on preventing misuse of power, according to the report by the Democratic staff of the House Judiciary Committee. The report covers Bush administration policies that Democrats have protested for...
  • Report critical of former Justice Dept. official { Bradley Schlozman }

    01/13/2009 10:36:32 AM PST · by SmithL · 2 replies · 306+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 1/13/9 | DEVLIN BARRETT, Associated Press Writer
    Investigators say a former top Justice Department official made false statements to Congress and violated federal law in overseeing the agency's civil rights division. The accusations against Bradley Schlozman, the former acting head of the civil rights division, are included in a new report by the department's inspector general, Glenn Fine. Tuesday's report is the latest of several inquiries that found senior Justice Department officials violated civil service laws under the tenure of former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. Gonzales has denied knowledge of the conduct by his deputies, but the series of reports paints a disturbing portrait of the nation's...
  • Indictments against Cheney, Gonzales dismissed

    12/02/2008 1:59:58 AM PST · by Chet 99 · 46 replies · 3,518+ views
    RAYMONDVILLE, Texas – A judge dismissed indictments against Vice President Dick Cheney and former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on Monday and told the southern Texas prosecutor who brought the case to exercise caution as his term in office ends. Willacy County District Attorney Juan Angel Guerra had accused Cheney and the other defendants of responsibility for prisoner abuse. The judge's order ended two weeks of sometimes-bizarre court proceedings. Guerra is leaving office at the end of the month after soundly losing in his March primary election.
  • Drudge Breaking:Democrats prepare to move forward with investigations of the Bush administration...

    11/12/2008 10:44:21 PM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 113 replies · 6,747+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 11-13-2008
    Drudge Breaking:Democrats prepare to move forward with investigations of the Bush administration... Ahhh yes....here we go...Obama and the Rats getting exactly what they wanted all along.
  • Obama Comments Get Local Teacher's Aide Suspended

    11/11/2008 1:24:35 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 69 replies · 498+ views
    WPXI.com ^ | November 11, 2008
    McCANDLESS, Pa. -- A teacher's aide at the A.W. Beattie Career Center in McCandless is under fire, accused of making negative comments to students last week about President-elect Barack Obama. The school released a statement, saying, "It appears the aide spoke of negative consequences that might occur with Obama's administration. It also appears several of the comments attempted to describe, in a supposedly joking fashion, alleged social changes that would occur with Mr. Obama as president." The statement went on to say that the comments upset a student, who reported her concerns to a teacher. "The A.W. Beattie Career Center...
  • If You Want George W. Bush to go to Prison.. (double barf alert)

    11/05/2008 8:52:55 AM PST · by Faux_Pas · 28 replies · 2,085+ views
    NJ.com ^ | 11/3/08 | Kris Seals
    George has to pay, severely. His antics have not just plunged the United States into a debt so massive that the board in Union Square ran out of digits, but the whole world is now in a recession, despite whatever he says. Granted there are some Bush supporters who will surely reply to this. They have their opinions. I have facts. I win.
  • Vandalizing and Violence Begins (First Hand Report)

    11/04/2008 3:40:19 PM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 98 replies · 11,528+ views
    Myself | 11-04-2008 | my favorite headache
    I just got home about 25 minutes ago from a frustrating afternoon to say the least. Long story short...my wife and I were leaving a restaurant late this afternoon after voting and as we were pulling out I noticed a very tall male between the ages of 18-20 yrs of age spray painting the huge McCain/Palin signs that were in front of the mall...he was putting the word "DON'T" in yellow spray paint with a nazi symbol on the bottom. He was doing this in broad daylight on a public road...so I turned my truck around and hauled it down...
  • San Francisco Radio Host Caught on Mic Calling for Death of Joe the Plumber

    11/02/2008 3:54:40 PM PST · by RDTF · 96 replies · 4,417+ views
    Breitbart ^ | Nov 2, 2008
    Warning: Graphic language. Charles Karel Bouley is a weekend host on KGO-AM and a contributing writer for The Huffington Post.
  • Dallas Morning News taken off Barack Obama's plane

    11/02/2008 4:47:01 AM PST · by tenger · 34 replies · 1,676+ views
    Dallas Morning News ^ | November 1, 2008 | Ryan J. Rusak
    The buzz in political-media circles Friday was that reporters from The Dallas Morning News and two other newspapers had been kicked off Barack Obama's campaign plane because the papers endorsed John McCain. Not exactly. Our reporter, Todd J. Gillman, was told a few days ago that there's no space for him after today. We have protested, arguing that a paper of The News' size and stature should be on-board for the final stretch of a historic campaign.
  • Biden to Supporters: "Gird Your Loins", For the Next President "It's Like Cleaning Augean Stables"

    10/20/2008 6:26:06 AM PDT · by Sig Sauer P220 · 21 replies · 1,380+ views
    ABC News ^ | 10/20/08 | unknown
    ABC News' Matthew Jaffe Reports: Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., on Sunday guaranteed that if elected, Sen. Barack Obama., D-Ill., will be tested by an international crisis within his first six months in power and he will need supporters to stand by him as he makes tough, and possibly unpopular, decisions.
  • 'Joe the Plumber' Owes $1,200 in Back Taxes

    10/16/2008 10:04:13 PM PDT · by Oyarsa · 172 replies · 2,838+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 10/16/2008
    HOLLAND, Ohio -- Joe the Plumber's story sprang a few leaks Thursday. Turns out that the man who was held up by John McCain as the typical, hard-working American taxpayer isn't really a licensed plumber. And court documents show he owes nearly $1,200 in back taxes. "Joe," whose name is Samuel J. Wurzelbacher, was cited repeatedly in Wednesday night's final presidential debate by McCain for questioning Barack Obama's tax policy. Wurzelbacher instantly became a media celebrity, fielding calls during the debate and facing reporters outside his home near Toledo on Thursday morning for an impromptu nationally televised news conference.The burly,...