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  • Leading-From-Behind: CRUCIFIXION Back In Style with the Barbarians that Run Egypt and Gaza

    08/18/2012 5:46:25 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 15 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | August 18, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    The Koran, Sura 5:33 - 'The punishment of those who wage war against Allah and His Messenger, and strive with might and main for mischief through the land is: execution, or crucifixion, or the cutting off of hands and feet from opposite sides, or exile from the land: that is their disgrace in this world, and a heavy punishment is theirs in the Hereafter'  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Isn't it about time somebody asked our 'caring' and hyper-tolerant humanist president why he's still playing nice and sending millions/billions of dollars to Gaza and Egypt when they are now run by the most intolerant, eliminationist kooks this...

    08/18/2012 4:43:17 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 11 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Friday, August 17, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    A great deal of attention has been paid to hate-filled protests in front of synagogues by the Westboro Baptist Church or school protests in Beit Shemesh, but in Ann Arbor hate-filled left-wing protests have taken place in front of a synagogue every Sabbath for a decade. What you are seeing is one of a few photos from Ann Arbor's Beth Israel Congregation and some of the photos get uglier than this. There has been astoundingly little media commentary on this, though if a right-wing group had been harassing a synagogue every Shabbat for a decade, there would have been four...
  • Provoking Putin (Times Square Rally)

    08/18/2012 12:18:08 AM PDT · by OddLane · 5 replies
    American Rattlesnake ^ | August 18, 2012 | Gerard Perry
    The conviction of and two year prison sentence leveled against anti-clerical, anti-authoritarian riot grrl punk rock band Pussy Riot should not have come as a surprise to those who have been following the periodic show trials initiated by the Putin regime in order to quell swelling domestic discontent and internal protests. In spite of the inevitability of this verdict, dozens of sympathizers and rock enthusiasts-such as the person seen above-decided to show up in Times Square for yesterday’s Global Day Of Action, which was intended to demonstrate solidarity with the three women prosecuted for standing up to Vladimir Putin and...
  • 121 Bravely Stand In Opposition To The Global Gay Agenda

    08/18/2012 12:09:45 AM PDT · by ElIguana · 5 replies
    America's Conservative News ^ | 08/16/2012 | America's Conservative News
    The Obama State Department is once again flexing its muscle in what has become an ongoing and unrelenting effort to aggressively promote the radical gay agenda across the globe, and the latest target is the Czech Republic, where the Obama administration has joined with other "outside pressure groups" to push the radical gay agenda in the Czech Republic, in direct opposition to the will of the overwhelming majority of the Czech people. This latest action has prompte  121 other national and international pro-family organizations, under the umbrella of The World Congress of Families, to officially protest the State Department's participation...
  • Obama Campaign Offers Deal on Romney Tax Returns

    08/18/2012 12:09:03 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 24 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 18 Aug 2012 | John Semmens
    Obama campaign manager Jim Messina sent a letter to the Romney campaign offering to stop demanding more disclosures if the Romney campaign would consent to providing five years worth of Romney’s tax returns. The Romney campaign has rejected the offered deal. Romney campaign manager Matt Rhoades explained that “given President Obama’s lengthy list of broken promises we have no confidence that any offer coming from his campaign can be trusted. To take just one example, in 2008 he promised voters he would halve the deficit. Instead he’s boosted it by nearly 50 percent. We’re afraid he can’t be counted on...
  • Biden Buddy John Hynansky Gets $20M Taxpayer Funded Loan? Maybe Not – Depends/What the Meaning of...

    08/17/2012 9:18:43 PM PDT · by maggiesnotebook · 2 replies
    Maggie's Notebook ^ | 8-17-12 | Maggie@MaggiesNotebook
    When this story broke today that John Hynansky received a taxpayer funded $20 MILLION loan to build two luxury car dealerships and expand others in the Ukraine, Conservatives decried it and Media Matters bashed Conservatives. Media Matters says the loan by Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) is not taxpayer funded. The truth is, it all depends on what the meaning of "self-funded" is. Photo: John Hynansky Hynansky is a close friend and contributor to Joe Biden's political adventurers as well as a contributor to Barack Obama, so a $20 MILLION loan with US taxpayer funding to be sent overseas, made a...
  • Wounded Warriors Get VIP Parking in North Carolina: Can We Move This Across the US?

    08/17/2012 9:08:57 PM PDT · by maggiesnotebook · 14 replies
    Maggie's Notebook ^ | 8-16-12 | Maggie@MaggiesNotebook
    The video best tells the story of this effort in Onslow Country, South Carolina. Can we move this across the U.S.? Can 'We The People' donate a sign? “We’re proud of our military service members, and we support the members who have given so much in defense of our freedoms,” Onslow County Manager Jeff Hudson told the Daily News of Jacksonville.Onslow County Manager Jeff Hudson told the newspaper that county officials will install two wounded warrior parking spaces each at the tax office, the health department and the county's multipurpose complex.“It’s a new program for us, but certainly we’re proud...
  • Young people protest for gun rights in front of D.C. city hall

    08/17/2012 5:39:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 17, 2012 | Tom Howell Jr.
    About 40 young people waved signs and voiced loud support for Second Amendment rights in the front of D.C. city hall on Friday, an unusual sight in a heavily Democratic city that is known for its strict gun-control laws. For about two hours, they captured the attention of passing motorists and tourists with their argument that increased gun ownership equals increased public safety. Their rally comes two days after an unarmed building manager was shot in the arm at the Family Research Council, a conservative organization in the District’s busy downtown. Mayor Vincent C. Gray has pledged to preserve the...
  • ARE Central Banks And Wall Street Insiders Are Rapidly Preparing For Something BIG

    08/17/2012 5:31:01 PM PDT · by SatinDoll · 51 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | August 17, 2012 | Michael Snyder
    ("Actual Title: Startling Evidence that Central Banks and Wall Street Insiders Are Rapidly Preparing for Something BIG." This was too long, so modified the title for FR.) If you want to figure out what is going to happen next in the financial markets, carefully watch what the insiders are doing. Those that are “connected” have access to far better sources of information than the rest of us have, and if they hear that something big is coming up they will often make very significant moves with their money in anticipation of what is about to happen. Right now, Wall Street...
  • Obama, Biden, liberal media keep race bias in chains

    08/17/2012 4:57:35 PM PDT · by Marketfly1 ^ | August 17, 1012 | Jeff Crouere
    During the 2008 presidential campaign, talk show host Bill Cunningham was accused of racism. His crime was to use the full name of Barack Hussein Obama at a campaign rally. To liberals, including Republican nominee John McCain, it was somehow racist to mention Obama’s middle name. Never mind that the President has often referred to his middle name and it was heard by millions of Americans when he took the oath of office. Incredibly, Cunningham had crossed some sort of imaginary line created by the liberal news media and Democrats who work full time to protect Barack Obama. Now, four...
  • 'Let Them Speak' Petition Calls For Tea Party Leaders To Be Allowed To Speak At GOP Convention

    08/17/2012 4:30:15 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 7 replies
    Conservative Nation News ^ | August. 17, 2012 | FreeThinkerNY
    Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 TheTeaParty.Net, one of the largest national Tea Party groups, announced the launch of its "Let Them Speak" petition today. The petition calls for the Republican National Committee to allow Tea Party leaders to speak at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. "The 2012 Republican National Convention has begun to announce keynote speakers and many prominent Tea Party leaders are noticeably absent from the list," said Todd Cefaratti, Freedom Organizer of TheTeaParty.Net. "The RNC's blatant attempt to silence Tea Party voices and ignore the historic success of the Tea Party since 2009 is...
  • Ten Haiku About Liberals

    08/17/2012 4:13:24 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 11 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 8-17-12 | The Looking Spoon
    Early in TLS's history I used to write haiku (I don't profess to be an expert at it) as a sort of fun challenge on how to comment on political stuff.I dusted off a few old ones, and came up with some new ones for this post. 
  • 'Dues Skim' Proponents, State Department Struggle to Explain Health Care Scheme

    08/17/2012 2:52:54 PM PDT · by MichCapCon · 3 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 8/17/2012 | Jack Spencer
    Those promoting the "Keep Home Care Safe" ballot proposal want people to believe the constitution changing plan would create a benefit to allow disabled people to be taken care of in their homes. The thing is, that protection and a program to ensure it continues already exists. The federal Home Help Program would continue to exist in Michigan regardless of the constitutional amendment change that's being proposed. However, passing the proposed amendment in November would lock the forced unionization of home health care workers into the state constitution and ensure that the Service Employees International Union continues to get about...
  • 5 illegal immigrants in Satsuma charged with getting fake licenses from massive Missouri ring

    08/17/2012 1:33:21 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 3 replies ^ | August 17, 2012 | By Brendan Kirby, Press-Register Press-Register
    MOBILE, Alabama — Five men who were working at a Satsuma company are among 3,500 illegal immigrants across the country that law enforcement authorities contend obtained fake identification from a Missouri-based fraudulent documents ring. This morning, Werner Hernandez-Ramirez, 26, became the third local defendant to plead guilty in Mobile’s federal court to use of fraudulent documents. He is eligible for probation under advisory sentencing guidelines, and then will be turned over to immigration authorities, who have initiated proceedings to deport him to Guatemala for unrelated violations. “He was just trying to work,” defense attorney Greg Hughes said. “It’s a sad...
  • Obama to Exclude U.S. Companies from $300 Million Palestinian Project

    08/17/2012 1:14:55 PM PDT · by Steve Peacock · 19 replies
    U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor ^ | Aug. 17, 2012 | Steve Peacock
    The Obama Administration today revealed it is embarking upon a $300 million Palestinian construction project; U.S. companies, however, need not apply. Indeed, the stated goal of this U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) project is to award program contracts solely to West Bank and Gaza-area vendors, according to presolicitation notice released today. The Local Construction Program, or LCP, as it is known, will seek out non-governmental entities to carry out a variety of initiatives involving "local construction or rehabilitation of roads, buildings, water, wastewater, public buildings including health facilities, schools, and other infrastructure." USAID said it expects to release a...
  • The Life of Barack Obama, (Glenn Beck at his best)

    08/17/2012 12:53:07 PM PDT · by opentalk · 4 replies
    The Steady Drip, Blaze ^ | August 16, 2012 | GBTV
    Glenn explains exactly why we are not the close-minded people Barack Obama think we are. (A MUST SEE VIDEO)video Media won't report the facts -We must! -NOT WHITE HOUSE APPROVED!
  • Joe vs. Paul: A gun owners guide to vice presidents

    08/17/2012 11:30:43 AM PDT · by JohnPierce · 1 replies
    Monachus Lex ^ | August 17, 2012 | John Pierce
    --IMAGE HERE-- Last Saturday morning, in the great Commonwealth of Virginia, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney announced Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan as his pick for vice president. Therefore, as part of my ongoing series about the presidential race, I decided to do an evaluation of where the two vice-presidential candidates stand on gun rights issues. I have a pretty good idea what the answer is going to be but it is vitally important that we base our views upon facts and not anecdotes. So let us see what a little research tells us about which of the two candidates...
  • This is critical: (Obama campaign email)

    08/17/2012 11:27:59 AM PDT · by matt04 · 24 replies
    Obama Campaign email
    I just got back from Iowa, where we are being outspent 2 to 1 on the air. Voters there mentioned it to me more than once. We expect Mitt Romney and the Republicans to outspend us. What I will not abide is getting outspent by a margin that negates all the hard work our volunteers are doing -- talking to voters, knocking on doors, making calls. We are in control of that outcome, but our time to close the gap is dwindling. After three consecutive months of being significantly outraised, it couldn't be more urgent. Will you make a donation...
  • New GOP Web Video Says: 'Run, Joe. Run'

    08/17/2012 10:38:58 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 12 replies
    Conservative Nation News ^ | August. 17, 2012 | FreeThinkerNY
    American Crossroads urges Crazy Joe Biden to keep on running.
  • Joe Biden 2008: Hillary Might Have Been a Better Pick Than Me

    08/17/2012 10:10:01 AM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 5 replies
    rightnewz ^ | 8/17/12 | Biden
    <p>Joe Biden at a rally in New Hampshire in 2008 ...'Let’s get that straight. She’s a truly close personal friend, she is qualified to be president of the United States of America, she’s easily qualified to be vice president of the United States of America, and quite frankly, it might have been a better pick than me"</p>
  • Hillary Did The Right Thing And Said NO

    08/17/2012 10:06:45 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 31 replies ^ | August 17, 2012 | annem040359
    Give Secretary of State, of the United States of America Hillary Clinton CREDIT for saying NO to the Vice President slot of United States of America President Barack Hussein Obama ticket, instead Vice President Joe Biden stays where he is. Considering that the President Obama White House is now becoming a sinking ship, just like the ill-fated Titanic, SOS Clinton who is looking more and more at a possible 2016 run for the White House, WANTS NOTHING TO DO WITH SUCH A SINKING SHIP. Seeing that this ship is even sinking even more with the addition to GOP/Republican candidate for...
  • Terror front-group CAIR seeks to bully Romney into renouncing critics of Islam

    08/17/2012 10:06:02 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 3 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/17/2012 | Doug Book
    The Hamas-linked, terror supporting Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is hoping to coerce Mitt Romney into public “submission” by demanding he explain the reason for his one-on-one meeting with retired Lieutenant General William “Jerry” Boykin last week. That all might be familiar with the players, CAIR is a member of the Muslim Brotherhood and unindicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land Foundation trial, the biggest terror-financing case in American history. According to a CAIR document entered into evidence at the trial, the peace-loving organization proudly admits that “…their work in America is a kind of grand Jihad in eliminating and destroying...
  • The Coming Turnaround in 2012

    08/17/2012 9:51:02 AM PDT · by Jeff Head · 60 replies
    JEFFHEAD.COM ^ | 17 August 2012 | Jeff Head
    In order to defeat Barack Hussein Obama in November of 2012, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan will need to garner support from as broad a base as possible, within the constraint of the fundamental moral and republican principles that lay at the root of our Republic and its constitution, upon which this Republic has thrived for well over 225 years. As this list shows, in the most important election of our life time, where the failed big government, statist policies rooted in socialism and marxism represented by Barack Hussein Obama which are not only failing us, but destroying us, are...
  • Dinesh D’Souza Pays for Obama's Brother's Sons Surgery-Obama Refused to Help!

    08/17/2012 9:05:32 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 14 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 8-17-2012 | MOTUS
    ...First, let me be clear, if Big Guy had a half-brother in Kenya, he’d look just like George Obama. …just an old sweet song keeps George-O on my mindIn fact he does - have a half-brother in Kenya that is. And it is George! And if you look closely you can even see the family resemblance. Apparently George has fallen on hard times and his son (Big Guy’s nephew) needed surgery that George couldn’t afford. So he did what any father would do, he reached out to the only brother he knew that would help him: Dinesh D’Souza. I guess...
  • Lower expected turnout, Youth vote shift toward Romney and his own tv ads hurting Obama

    08/17/2012 8:48:38 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 12 replies ^ | August 17, 2012 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    According to new USA Today/Suffolk University poll the voter turnout next November will be around 1.6% less than it was in 2008. The survey found, “Most of the non-voters would choose Barack Obama over Mitt Romney…” A noted political “expert” thinks Independents will be chased away from the polls by the extremely negative campaigning from Barack Obama and the Democrats, and that is their goal. He opines, “One of the reasons the Democrats have been so much more negative thus far this year is that they are just trying to keep the independents at home because the polls suggest there...
  • Romney Doesn't Trust Obama...Do You Blame Him?

    08/17/2012 7:49:58 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 20 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 08-17-12 | Curt
    Who in their right mind would believe Obama and pals?"Thanks for the note" -- but no thanks. That was the response Friday from the Romney team after Obama's campaign manager tried once again to wrench more tax documents from the Republican president candidate, this time by offering to refrain from criticizing Mitt Romney's transparency if he agrees to release five more years of returns. Romney campaign manager Matt Rhoades wrote a brief email to Obama campaign manager Jim Messina dismissing the offer. "Thanks for the note. It is clear that President Obama wants nothing more than to talk about Governor...
  • Social Security Admin Buys 174000 Hollow Point Bullets: Border Patrol Armed with Bean Bags

    08/17/2012 7:47:47 AM PDT · by maggiesnotebook · 28 replies
    Maggie's Notebook ^ | 8-16-12 | Maggie@MaggiesNotebook
    The short story is the Social Security Administration (SSA) has 295 special agents working in 66 offices throughout the U.S. They have full authority to be armed. Standard issue is ".357 Sig 125 grain bonded jacked hollow point pistol ammunition." These agents investigate allegations of Social Security fraud and respond to threats against Social Security offices, employees and customers...but they cannot stop sending checks to dead people or other unworthy recipients. Hollow points won't stop the theft of my Social Security. We can feel safe though, as each agent now has almost 600 rounds of his very own. National Oceanic...
  • President Obama's "Transparency" Applies mainly to National Intelligence.

    08/17/2012 7:21:46 AM PDT · by DanMiller · 1 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | August 16, 2012 | Dan Miller
    Anyone interested in the security of our nation should spend twenty-two minutes watching this You Tube presentation. It's excellent. Inadvertent leaks of sources and methods are bad. They are vile and beneath contempt when for political purposes. The Administration's leaks could have had no non-political purpose.This You Tube video entitled Dishonorable Disclosures takes twenty-two minutes to watch, not counting loading time. As noted on Power Line yesterday, It is dynamite: the production values are excellent, and the message is overpowering. The video is 22 minutes long, but trust me: it is riveting, and goes fast. You should watch the whole...
  • Run, Joe. Run!

    08/17/2012 6:37:08 AM PDT · by Arcy · 9 replies
    American Crossroads ^ | 8/17/2012 | American Crossroads
    This is the best campaign ad I've seen thus far and we need many more like this. I will be sending this PAC some CASH! It's both accurate and hilarious!
  • Why Ethanol Subsidies And Mandates Are A Bad Idea For America

    08/17/2012 3:50:36 AM PDT · by LD Jackson · 5 replies
    Political Realities ^ | 08/17/12 | LD Jackson
    Someone needs to explain to me why we are still hyping ethanol as the savior of the economy and as the greatest energy product since sliced bread. I was reading a post by Country Thinker that already had me thinking about this. That was followed up by an article on Fox News. For years, the American taxpayer has been subsidizing ethanol, to the tune of about $6 billion each year. For those of you who don't understand what that really means, here is a translation. We have propped up an industry to make it profitable for those who are producing...
  • Interesting Zot with Tons of Subjects!!

  • [March 20, 2012] Lyin' Ryan Is At It Again (Budget)

    08/17/2012 1:37:55 AM PDT · by RaisingCain · 7 replies
    The Market Ticker ^ | 03/20/2012 | Karl Denninger
    Lyin' Ryan Is At It Again (Budget) By Karl Denninger (03/20/2012) These guys never quit. Ryan's "budget proposal" is out once again, just like last year. And just like last year he's lying again. Let's count the lies: Repeals President’s health care law; Advances bipartisan solutions that take power away from government bureaucrats and put patients in control; No disruption for those in or near retirement; Ensures a strengthened Medicare program for future generations, with less support given to the wealthy and more assistance for the poor and the sick Then Medicare still goes bankrupt. The fact of the matter...
  • Soft Despotism, Hungry Children, and $600 Fines

    08/16/2012 8:34:24 PM PDT · by Sark · 5 replies
    Every problem seems to require a government solution in modern America. This is a clear departure from our nation's early history, as described by French historian and political theorist Alexis de Tocqueville. In his famous work, Democracy in America, Tocqueville marvels at the American tendency to embrace voluntary associations in order to solve our problems. "Americans of all ages, all conditions, all minds constantly unite. ...Americans use associations to give fêtes, to found seminaries, to build inns, to raise churches, to distribute books, to send missionaries to the antipodes; in this manner they create hospitals, prisons, schools. ...Everywhere that, at...
  • VA Dem Doug Wilder at Romney Fundraiser

    08/16/2012 6:35:37 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 22 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 8/16/2012 | Matthew
    A potentially large change of events as former Virginia Governor Doug Wilder appeared at a Romney fundraiser today. This came after his criticism of Joe Biden for his "chains" comments the other day. According to Pajamas Media, Wilder (D-VA) was a surprise guest and was introduced by current Governor Bob McDonnell at the fundraiser in Richmond, VA. Wilder had said that slavery was not something for Biden to joke about:
  • Marc Rich, Pollard, Holder

    08/16/2012 5:25:06 PM PDT · by idov · 3 replies
    The Times Of Israel ^ | Aug. 17, 2012 | Dov Ivry
    Twelve years ago Eric Holder enabled the pardon of Marc Rich, the biggest tax thief in history, at Israel's request, instead of Jonathan Pollard, the Israeli spy now in his 27th year in prison. Now Israel is pushing for Pollard. It's again Holder's turn to call the shot. Don't think Pollard will get thumbs up from Holder as Rich did. Holder only does favors for four groups now as I explain below in my blog entry. (Only partly tongue in cheek.) Then there’s Eric (“the Unconscionable”) Holder, the guy who’s supposed to make the call. To get Holder to recommend...
  • On Kudlow Ed Klein just claimed that 2 wks ago Jarrett offered Hillery VP slot (vanity)

    08/16/2012 5:21:45 PM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 83 replies
    (seen on CNBC's Kudlow program) | August 16, 2012 | self
    Joe Klein (author of "The Amateur")said his sources in the Clinton camp told him that Jarrett invited Hillary to lunch two weeks ago and asked her if she would accept the VP slot to replace Biden. Hillary refused to encourage an offer. Klein said that Bill and Jarrett (and it is assumed Michelle and Barry) were for it, but Hillary figured that if Obama lost, she would be finished and she wanted to preserve her options for 2016.
  • The Bets Are In, The Stakes Are High

    08/16/2012 4:59:05 PM PDT · by Tar and Feathers · 6 replies
    Tar and Feathers ^ | Aug, 15, 2012 | Iratus Vulgas
    When Barack Obama made his since-gone-viral “you didn’t build that” speech (Twitter #YDBT) he turned over a very telling card in a socialist hand that he’s been building since his 2008 campaign. Now that DC Hold’em 2012 is in full play, the cards are taking shape for everyone to see. As you might recall during the 2008 campaign, Obama told Ohio resident “Joe the Plumber” that we needed to “spread the wealth.” There were plenty of savvy political players who believed that he had just tipped his hand, yet the suckers remained at the table and checked their bets. Then...
  • Soledad O’Brien: Me? Biased?

    08/16/2012 4:36:36 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 27 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 08-16-12 | DrJohn
    Back in March Soledad O'Brien attempted to rewrite history to protect Barack Obama and was roundly criticized for it. As noted back then, O'Brien is very obviously an Obama/liberal sycophant yet she insists otherwise. "I don't think I show bias in my TV show. I think I am aggressive with people about trying to find the facts behind what they say," O'Brien said. "Am I a liberal or conservative? I'm neither. Like most Americans, I find politics very frustrating. Like most Americans, I'd like to hear from politicians the facts. That is what drives me." Self-deception can be very cruel....
  • Are You Ready For ANOTHER Solyndra, Patriots ?

    08/16/2012 3:31:01 PM PDT · by Absolutely Nobama · 17 replies
    Alan Levy's Brain | 8/16/12 | Alan Levy
    Is jy gereed vir 'n ander Solyndra, patriotte?(Translation from Afrikaans to English: Are you ready for another Solyndra, patriots ?) *** From the Export-Import Bank of The United States: *** "JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA: The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) and the Industrial Development Corp. of South Africa Ltd. (IDC) today signed a Declaration of Intent (DoI) to help advance the South African government’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) and the South African Renewable Initiative (SARi). Under the agreement, Ex-Im Bank will assist in financing up to $2 billion worth of U.S. technologies, products and services to South Africa’s...
  • Courting The Beer Vote

    08/16/2012 2:24:51 PM PDT · by eagleye85 · 8 replies
    Eagleye Blog ^ | August 16, 2012 | Bethany Stotts
    In all sobriety, the Washington Post actually ran an article on Obama’s beer preferences and how he is using his love of beer to connect with the masses, particularly “middle-America independents.” “According to Scarborough USA, 35 percent of these voters say they’ve had a beer in the past 30 days, compared with 30 percent of Democrats and 27 percent of Republicans,” writes Amy Gardner on August 14. “The numbers are even starker when focused on microbrews, with 45 percent of independents saying they drank one in the past month — and only 25 percent of Democrats and 23 percent of...
  • Statements of Facts May Not Yield Truths

    08/16/2012 1:37:09 PM PDT · by Mackaywarrior · 14 replies
    08-16-12 | Self
    When we were kids, we saw the damage a twisted truth or unfounded rumor can do to another person. As adults, we have a duty to uncover the truth through contemplation and evaluation. When we fail to examine “facts” as they are presented, we become the audience in a farce is played-out before our eyes. An example of facts-as-farce is happening now. Harry Reid accuses Romney of going ten years without paying taxes. This fact is actually true because during the first ten years of Romney's life he did not pay taxes and lived with his parents. But Reid's statement...
  • Vanity - Why doesn't Sheldon Adelson Buyout a major media outlet?

    08/16/2012 1:20:05 PM PDT · by jcsjcm · 30 replies
    I think this is a great question! Just why don't the conservatives buyout some of the major networks and then eliminate anyone (which is everyone) that doesn't show a bi-partisan approach when dealing with politics? There should be no defending when a question is asked. There should be no attacking when a question is asked. A journalist is there to present you with the opinion of the person they are interviewing, not the opinion of themselves. I just don't get why they are all owned and operated by liberal hacks.... Well, that's my rant for the day!
  • Obama The Illusionist (pic)

    08/16/2012 11:34:34 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 6 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 8-16-12 | The Looking Spoon
  • Hillary Goes to Hollywood, Hollywood Comes to Hillary

    08/16/2012 10:32:29 AM PDT · by Steve Peacock · 2 replies
    U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor ^ | Aug. 16, 2012 | Steve Peacock
    Equipping U.S. embassies with the unlimited ability to show movies to residents and visitors over the next five years could cost taxpayers more than $1.5 million. The U.S. Department of State claims the expenditure is necessary since the U.S. uses "feature films as programming tools to support foreign policy objectives." State's Educational and Cultural Affairs Bureau awarded the sole-source contract to the Motion Picture Licensing Corp. (MPLC) , which it says is the only source that can provide a worldwide blanket-viewing license for 800 facilities. According to a Statement of Work that U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor located via routine...
  • The Bellman Is Ringing

    08/16/2012 9:58:14 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 1 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 08-16-12 | Skookum
    There is a curious incident in American literature, an incident that leaves many literate children snickering at an absurd situation. I am writing of the Bellman's bizarre odyssey, in Lewis Carroll's, “The Hunting Of The Snark”; however, this short epic poem of adventure and tragedy could be set in modern times, for it is eerily similar to our present situation. Yes, when we consider the absurdity of selling guns to drug cartels, and after hundreds of people are killed with those same weapons, proclaiming the need for tighter gun control, and giving a failed auto company to its union,...
  • Hypocritical Media And The Family Research Council Shooting

    08/16/2012 9:30:26 AM PDT · by Guido2012 · 8 replies
    Set Our Children Free ^ | 8/16/12 | Tony Caruso
    Another incident of gun violence by an ignorant, misguided bigot, fueled by hate speech and political group ideology. That’s the standard media mantra every time there is a shooting, especially before all of the facts come to light. The leftist media is quick to point out that talk radio and conservative organizations contribute to these kinds of shootings, but one thing always turns up missing – evidence. Despite their failure to find a story fitting their preconceived template, one wonders how they would handle a story that contradicts this narrative. Well, wonder no more. All you have to do is...
  • Pictures of Obama's illegal aliens lined up to steal American jobs will burn him in November

    08/16/2012 9:20:38 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 19 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/16/2012 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    A picture of “tens of thousands” of Barack Obama’s Chicago’s illegal aliens, lining up to complete the process to “legally” steal jobs from unemployed/underemployed Americans will prove the adage that “a picture is worth a thousand words.” For Americans searching for work this image has to be downright sickening. It will come back to bite Barack Obama in November. Initially when Barack Obama decided to use our money our jobs and our lives to buy Hispanic votes with his illegal amnesty of illegal aliens it seemed like he had produced a stroke of genius. The media fawned over the president...
  • Preacher: Barack and Biden think Black People Are Stupid About Race

    08/16/2012 9:20:27 AM PDT · by rightjb · 5 replies ^ | 8-16-2012 | PolitiJim (@politiJim)
    A former Virginia candidate for US Senate says that Democrats intentionally use racial fear because they think African Americans can be manipulated. Bishop E.W. Jackson, President of STAND (Staying True to America’s National Destiny) says that Vice-President Biden’s comment, ‘They’re gonna put y’all back in chains,’” is not a gaffe. Jackson says: This is part of an intentional strategy to frighten black Americans. The first hint of this was a Democrat sponsored training class by Maya Wiley, President of The Center For Social Inclusion, given in May to House members. The class was to teach them how to decipher the...
  • New Black Panthers To Create Obama's Civilian National Security Force & Kill White Babies

    08/16/2012 9:20:09 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 12 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 8-16-2012 | MOTUS
    So welcome to Big Guy’s postmodern presidency (PMP) that evolves around his own sun and resides in its own alternate universe. Of course, he didn’t build that himself. The MSM built that for him. Allow me to cover some of the more salient points of the PMP universe: In our world this is not the face of racism: Nor is it racism for the New Black Panthers to take Big Guy’s idea of “a civilian military force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well funded” to the next level. So when they say they want their own...
  • A Must See Political Ad That a Helped Newcomer Defeat 12 Term Incumbent in Florida Primary

    08/16/2012 8:28:57 AM PDT · by OneVike · 19 replies
    GATE ^ | 8/16/12 | Chuck Wolk
    This has got to be one of the best, if not the best, political ads of the season. Regardless of where you stand as far as incumbents vs their challengers go, you must admit that this was one great political ad. It very well could be the reason enough voters were influenced to pull the lever for Tea party challenger, Ted Yoho of Gainesville FL, over the 12 term incumbent, Cliff Stearns, in the primary for Florida's 3 district.While I am always happy to see a Tea Party candidate defeat a Rino, I must admit to being a bit confused...