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  • EXCLUSIVE: Former Political Prisoner Says Obama Is ‘The Iranian Problem’

    04/06/2015 3:47:45 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Breitbarg ^ | 4/6/15 | Adelle Nazarian
    Has President Barack Obama potentially destroyed Iran’s chances for regime change? With over 60% of Iran’s 78 million-person population under the age of 30, over 80% of the entire population suffering in utter poverty, and a clerical Islamic regime with a rampant record of human rights abuses–not the least of which includes death by hanging for homosexuality, amputations for crimes such as petty theft, and what has been described as one of the cruelest forms of non-physical punishment (“white torture”) in the world–the lingering fear is that the Islamic Republic of Iran may be close to solidifying a stronghold for...
  • This Is The Biggest Problem Facing The World Today: 9 Countries Have Debt-To-GDP Over 300%

    02/23/2015 10:38:43 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 13 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 2/23/15 | Tyler Durden
    If anyone has stopped to ask just why global central banks are in such a rush to create inflation (but only controlled inflation, not runaway hyperinflation... of course when they fail with the "controlled" part the money paradrop is only a matter of time) over the past 5 years, and have printed over $12 trillion in credit-money since Lehman, the bulk of which has ended up in the stock market, and which for the first time ever are about to monetize all global sovereign debt issuance in 2015, the answer is simple, and can be seen on the chart below....
  • U.S. agency (IRS) fixes problem hampering Obamacare applications

    02/15/2015 3:14:51 AM PST · by Libloather · 6 replies
    Bayou Buzz ^ | 2/14/15
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A day before the open enrollment deadline for private health coverage under Obamacare, some consumers were unable to submit applications because of "intermittent issues" with income verification, the U.S. Health and Human Services Department said on Saturday. The agency, which announced the problem in a statement on Saturday afternoon, said nearly six hours later that it had been resolved ahead of the Feb. 15 deadline. **SNIP** It said in a statement that it had worked with the Internal Revenue Service to fix the problem.
  • Brian Williams’s Truth Problem, and Ours

    02/12/2015 6:11:16 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 11 replies
    National Review ^ | 2/12/2015 | Victor Davis Hanson
    The NBC anchor’s lies are symptomatic of a culture in which truth has become relativized. NBC Nightly News anchorman Brian Williams frequently fabricated a dramatic story that he was under enemy attack while reporting from Iraq. NBC is now investigating whether Williams also embellished events in New Orleans during his reporting on Hurricane Katrina. Williams always plays the hero in his yarns, braving natural and hostile human enemies to deliver us the truth on the evening news. Former CBS anchorman Dan Rather tried to pass off fake memos as authentic evidence about former President George W. Bush’s supposedly checkered National...
  • Our quantum problem

    09/29/2014 4:34:42 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 46 replies
    Aeon ^ | 1/28/14 | Adrian Kent
    In 1909, Ernest Rutherford, Hans Geiger and Ernest Marsden took a piece of radium and used it to fire charged particles at a sheet of gold foil. They wanted to test the then-dominant theory that atoms were simply clusters of electrons floating in little seas of positive electrical charge (the so-called ‘plum pudding’ model). What came next, said Rutherford, was ‘the most incredible event that has ever happened to me in my life’. Despite the airy thinness of the foil, a small fraction of the particles bounced straight back at the source – a result, Rutherford noted, ‘as incredible as...
  • State Dept Manages to Come Up With More of a Howler than Obama’s ‘Manageable Problem’ Line

    09/03/2014 6:48:07 PM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies
    pj tattler ^ | 9/3/14
    Earlier today, President Barack Obama said that America’s goal should be to “shrink” the Islamic State until it is a “manageable problem.” His own vice president, Joe Biden, later contradicted him, saying that we will “follow ISIS to the gates of Hell, because Hell is where they will reside.” This afternoon, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki did a “what he really meant to say” routine.
  • Obama Is Not The Problem

    07/01/2014 7:05:18 AM PDT · by MosesKnows · 25 replies
    7/1/2014 | MosesKnows
    Obama Is Not No Longer The Problem Obama was the problem but no longer. We used to wonder if he had the experience and leadership qualities necessary to preside over a free people under a Constitution that limited government power to protecting the peoples’ rights. That ship has sailed. Obama has provided painful proof that he does not have the ability to lead. His only attribute is to direct and even that is lacking. Obama’s method of governing promoted a Kakistocracy into an Ineptocracy. Obama’s Ineptocracy is defined as a system of government where the least capable to lead are...
  • 'We have a problem with you, and you have a problem maintaining your credibility': House Republicans

    06/23/2014 10:29:08 PM PDT · by Nachum · 44 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6/23/14 | David Martosko, U.s. Political Editor
    Republicans dropped a hammer on IRS Commissioner John Koskinen during a testy hearing covering the disappearance of emails tied to the agency's tea party targeting scandal. The emails, covering the period January 2009 to April 2011, belonged to embattled former official Lois Lerner and could shed light on whether an expansive scheme to single out conservative groups for special scrutiny was guided by members of Congress or administration officials outside the IRS. 'The committee requested all of Lois Lerner’s emails over a year ago,' said House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa. 'And we subpoenaed the emails in August 2013...
  • White House: Boko Haram Is An Education Problem, Not A Jihad

    05/13/2014 9:03:57 AM PDT · by Nachum · 45 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 5/13/14 | Neil Munro
    symbolic obstacle to girls’ educational progress, not as another murderous example of militant Islam that could be fought by U.S. forces. The straight-faced effort to change the subject from jihad to education policy is a reach even for the White House’s media team, partly because the jihadi group has a decade-long history of bombing Christian churches and schools, and killing thousands of Africans. On May 12, for example, the group paraded more than 100 kidnapped girls who have converted to Islam to escape rape. The first lady and
  • Poll: Unemployment now America's #1 problem (post porkulus?)

    02/17/2014 2:48:41 PM PST · by Libloather · 11 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/17/14 | Kristina Wong
    Unemployment is now the #1 problem in America, according to a Gallup poll released Monday. After the government shutdown in October, “Government/Politicians” ranked #1 as the top problem in America through mid-January, when legislators passed a bipartisan budget deal. After that, there was a 11-percent drop among Republicans who listed “Government/Politicians” as the top problem, from 26 percent in January to 15 percent in February. The new poll shows that unemployment is now the top issue — an increase of 16 percent from January. Republicans, Democrats and independents all said “Unemployment/Jobs” was the top problem, but the jump was the...
  • California's 'wall of debt' is only a slice of its liability problem

    01/27/2014 6:22:26 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 17 replies
    Santa Cruz Sentinel ^ | 01/26/2014 | Jessica Calefati
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown's image as a responsible, penny-pinching steward of California's finances has been cemented in recent weeks because of his renewed call to pay off California's "wall of debt. That's a term Brown coined when he took office to describe the tens of billions of dollars California owed to public schools and special funds whose coffers were raided to help balance budgets in the past. But look behind that $24.9 billion wall and you'll see a $330 billion skyline of other liabilities threatening the state's financial health. It includes $80 billion needed to cover teachers' pensions and...
  • It's Me Again! Obama Says I'm His Problem

    01/23/2014 5:20:57 PM PST · by Nachum · 28 replies
    rushlimbaugh.com ^ | 1/23/14 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Well, ladies and gentlemen, it looks like I continue to live rent free in the head of the president, Barack Obama. It seems that the New Yorker has just posted more from their 18-page Obama interview. I don't know if the whole thing has been on the Internet. I didn't read the whole thing. It may have been up there all the time. But here is what the president said, the New Yorker interview with David Remnick that they have just posted. "Another way of putting it, I guess, is that the issue has been the inability...
  • Physicists Discover a Whopping 13 New Solutions to Three-Body Problem

    03/09/2013 9:25:20 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 35 replies
    Science Now ^ | 3/8/13 | Jon Cartwright
    It's the sort of abstract puzzle that keeps a scientist awake at night: Can you predict how three objects will orbit each other in a repeating pattern? In the 300 years since this "three-body problem" was first recognized, just three families of solutions have been found. Now, two physicists have discovered 13 new families. It's quite a feat in mathematical physics, and it could conceivably help astrophysicists understand new planetary systems. The trove of new solutions has researchers jazzed. "I love these things," says Robert Vanderbei a mathematician at Princeton University who was not involved in the work. He says...
  • Sorry about the truncating pages and missing sidebars problem

    01/29/2013 12:11:57 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 37 replies
    Sorry that the truncating pages and missing sidebars problem is back again. I'm trying to reach John so he can fix it. No luck so far. Hope he checks his messages soon. I've also asked him what causes this, but he hasn't answered. Hoping we can get a permanent fix soon. Meanwhile, the work around is to set the number of results and items per page to 20 each. Look for the "My Preferences" link under "Account" at the top of any of the latest posts index pages. Thanks
  • Obama to Boehner: 'We Don't Have a Spending Problem'

    01/06/2013 6:53:43 PM PST · by Nachum · 52 replies
    breitbart ^ | 1/6/13 | Ben Shapiro
    In an interview with Stephen Moore of the Wall Street Journal, newly re-elected House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) opened up about President Obama’s utter unwillingness to cut a single dollar from federal spending. In a stunning admission, Obama reportedly told Boehner, “We don’t have a spending problem.” Boehner added that President Obama continues to maintain that America’s federal deficit is caused not by governmental overspending but by “a health-care problem.” Said Boehner, “They blame all of the fiscal woes on our health-care system.” Boehner told Obama, “Clearly we have a health-care problem, which is about to get worse with Obamacare....
  • Obama on Benghazi: 'This was a huge problem'

    12/30/2012 8:34:51 AM PST · by Libloather · 12 replies
    NBC News ^ | 12/30/12
    **SNIP** "We're not going to be defensive about it," Obama said of the State Department review of the attacks during an exclusive interview on NBC's Meet the Press. "We're not going to pretend that this was not a problem. This was a huge problem. And we're going to implement every single recommendation that's been put forward."
  • Engineerial problem

    07/20/2012 1:02:24 AM PDT · by Freelance Warrior · 38 replies
    07/20/12 | Not known
    A technical department in a Soviet university. An introductory lecture. The professor: For a start I'll explain to you, who an engineer is. There is a factory which receives daily a truckload of alcohol necessary for its operating. The factory has a huge tank with a tap to hold the alcohol. A female employee uses the tap to distribute the alcohol according to written orders. After each shift the tank is emptied with the same tap. Now I have a question to you all: How will an engineer steel some alcohol from the tank?"
  • Romney & American Conservatism

    05/31/2012 11:10:05 AM PDT · by Ohioan · 48 replies
    Truth Based Logic Domain ^ | May 31, 2012 | William Flax
    History is replete with examples: Politicians tend to follow popular trends, rather than lead. To the extent that segments of the public can be pushed in our direction, we increase constructive pressure on all candidates, who are not compulsion driven ideologues, to be more conservative. The Reagan era is a case in point; the reverse was true in the leftward shift of many formerly conservative Democrats in the early "New Deal." This does not imply lack of personal involvement. Our obvious interest has led to careful consideration of the merits, deficiencies & reasonable possibilities related to each candidate. While Governor...
  • Trayvon Martin Dogged By Disciplinary Problems at School

    03/27/2012 1:04:03 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 99 replies
    Good Morning Amerika! ^ | 27MAR2012 | Matt Gutman
    Trayvon Martin, the Florida teenager shot dead during a scuffle with a neighborhood watchman, was suspended from his Miami school three times over the past year, according to the family attorney. The revelation that Martin, 17, was dogged by disciplinary problems at school was the latest salvo in a war of leaks meant to bolster each side amid rising tension over the Feb. 26 shooting. Martin's parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, will appear before a House panel today and rallies continue around the country demanding that George Zimmerman, the 28-year-old watchman who shot Martin, be arrested. Martin may have...
  • Internet Explorer 8 Problem - Anyone Experiencing The Same Thing? [Vanity]

    12/27/2011 9:34:46 PM PST · by Lmo56 · 46 replies
    12/28/11 | self
    Before reading my question, below, please read my note. NOTE: I am NOT a newbie with computers - have cleared caches, run anti-malware, anti-virus, cleared old restore points, etc. to clear ths problem. You name it - I've done it. Have even checked the Internet for people with the same problem. QUESTION: Is ANY FR person out there experiencing an ABNORMAL shutdown of IE8? It has JUST started on two of my computers recently. After exiting IE8, I ALMOST ALWAYS get the gray dialog box that states "Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to shut down." Then, I...
  • Rush to Barack: You are the Problem

    12/07/2011 12:25:36 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 14 replies
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: If you were going to give a hate-filled, lie-filled class warfare speech attacking the foundations of the American system -- from which, by the way, if you're Obama, you benefit like few others in history have. And, by the way, Mr. President, you haven't contributed a damn thing to this country's prosperity! You are sure benefiting from it, but you haven't contributed an iota. It would at least be helpful, Mr. President, if you would get your straw men and your propaganda straight. May I call you "Barack"? You can't have "rugged individualism" and "socialism." Let me...
  • Obama's Swing-State Cash Problem

    10/31/2011 6:11:35 PM PDT · by South40 · 4 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 10/31/2011 | Laura Colarusso
    If raising cash is the first presidential primary, the latest round of campaign filings contains early warning signs for Barack Obama in key states that were crucial to his election in 2008. Though he’s raised almost three times as much as Mitt Romney—the former governor of Massachusetts has brought in $32 million—the president is trailing his GOP rival in a handful of battleground states. In both Florida and Nevada, Romney nearly doubled the president’s haul, despite a crowded field of Republican candidates who are also vacuuming up donations. And Romney, of course, doesn’t enjoy the power of incumbency.
  • Rush - Help

    09/23/2011 2:13:08 AM PDT · by goodn'mad · 12 replies
    Problems downloading from revised Limbaugh site.
  • A Failed Presidency -- The American Problem

    08/07/2011 9:13:14 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 50 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 8/6/11 | John Mariotti - Forbes
    Few Americans needed Standard & Poor to confirm the mismanagement of the United States government and its finances. The downgrading of American credit will raise interest rates on America’s huge debt and ultimately on all Americans. Popular polls say that most Americans blame Congress—but that’s too simplistic. As much as Barack Obama would like to shift that blame onto Congress, the fault lies squarely on the shoulders of President. It is first and foremost a leadership problem that is crippling America—and the leader is President Barack Obama—not the many members of Congress. No matter how many speeches he makes, the...
  • Cokie Roberts on Downgrade: 'The Problem That We Have Here is the Constitution'

    08/07/2011 11:49:09 AM PDT · by Nachum · 57 replies · 1+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | 8/7/11 | Noel Sheppard
    ABC's Cokie Roberts said something on national television Sunday that made her colleague George Will shake his head on camera. During a "This Week" discussion about the recent credit rating downgrade by Standard and Poor's Roberts said, 'The problem that we have here is the Constitution of the United States of America which actually does require people to come together from different perspectives" (video follows with transcript and commentary):
  • Wafa Sultan - ISLAM is the Problem!

    08/04/2011 5:48:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    youtube ^ | 8/4/11 | Wafa Sultan
    In the West's attempt to remain politically correct, they have failed to identify the source of our problem, our true enemy. The Evil that the Free World is facing is not radical Islam or militant Islam or any other group within Islam. IT IS ISLAM! Sure there are good Muslims, but they are not practicing Muslims... if they were they would be seeking the death of ALL infidels. The have an agenda and it is clear. It was handed down to them by their only prophet. Even the secular Muslims are not speaking out against the atrocities committed by fellow...
  • corn type worm problems south florida

    07/29/2011 7:56:18 PM PDT · by satan69 · 18 replies
    self | today | me
    last falls corn crop had a lot of worm damage. It didn't come in through the silk. They seem to have bored right into the side of the corn.. I lost 50% of my crop to the worms.. When the corn was ripe I was very sad to see so many of the worms in the corn eating away... They attacked the sweet yellow corn more then the white corn. I sprayed and sprayed every week but the worms still got in.. Looked like the bored into the center of the ears as most had a hole in them... Any...
  • One Reason Fixing The Government Debt Is So Impossible...

    07/29/2011 5:45:19 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 10 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 7-29-11 | Jared H. McAndersen
    Let's keep this really simple...
  • A problem like Pelosi, &c.

    07/29/2011 7:19:51 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 15 replies
    National Review ^ | 7/29/2011 | Jay Nordlinger
    I realize I’m a partisan, and getting worse, I’m afraid. I’ve long wanted to be a nice, above-the-fray neutralist. But life has not allowed that. Anyway, I’m going to make a point about the Democratic party. Nancy Pelosi said the following about Republicans: “They don’t just want to make cuts. They want to destroy. They want to destroy food safety, clean air, clean water, the Department of Education. They want to destroy your rights.” I want to ask you: How do you do business with someone like that? How do you do business with a party like that? “They want...
  • NC HIGHWAY PATROL MAY HAVE A HUGE PROBLEM......

    07/03/2011 12:24:50 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 407 replies
    She's Right ^ | July 1, 2011 | Hoyt G. Tessener
    This is an incident that happened in Wilmington to a couple of Raleigh attorneys. This totally reeks of a patrolman looking for sexual favors from a beautiful woman traveling alone….. but I can promise you, he has picked on the wrong person. I expect to see other victims of this patrolman coming forward soon – unless they were intimidated to the point that they will stay in the shadows. This is an outrage and I am so glad that the Tesseners will not let this drop. The word is, they will file suit if this patrolman is not removed from...
  • Obama camp knows he has a problem with Jewish voters

    06/03/2011 9:15:52 AM PDT · by Nachum · 59 replies · 1+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 6/3/11 | Thomas Lifson
    President Obama's gut-level identification with the Palestinians has become obvious to voters, including many habitual Democrat supporters in the Jewish community. Billionaire big donor Haim Saban very publicly announced he will no longer contribute to President Obama, signaling to other Jewish donors that it is time to bail on a president who publicly calls for 1967 borders as the basis for a settlement. This 30 second ad, produced by the Emergency Committee for Israel, is also giving heartburn to the Obamites, particularly because it uses pro-Israel Democrats to demonstrate Obama's position as out-of-step with the mainstream.
  • Donald Trump for President (fake ad)

    04/11/2011 2:05:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | 4/11/11 | Jimmy Kimmel
    Jimmy Kimmel Live - Donald Trump for President
  • David Rivkin Explains the Problem with ObamaCare's Individual Mandate

    03/24/2011 9:03:23 AM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Cato Institute ^ | 3/24/11 | David Rivkin
    David Rivkin, the attorney representing the State of Florida in "Florida vs. HHS" explains the arguments against Obamacare.
  • Kissinger: Gassing Jews would not be a US problem

    12/11/2010 6:43:12 PM PST · by Nachum · 83 replies · 1+ views
    jpost.com ^ | 12/11/10
    ‘If they put Jews into gas chambers in the Soviet Union, it is not an American concern.’ secretary of state heard telling Nixon on 1973 tape. WASHINGTON – Henry Kissinger is heard saying the genocide of Soviet Jews would not be an American problem on newly released tapes chronicling President Nixon’s obsession with disparaging Jews and other minorities. Kissinger’s remarks come after a meeting between the two men and former prime minister Golda Meir on March 1, 1973, in which Meir pleads for US pressure on the Soviet Union to release its Jews. The men dismiss her plea after Meir...
  • Clownitano & TSA’s credibility problem

    11/15/2010 10:02:08 AM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 11/15/10 | Michelle Malkin
    Readers know I’ve been one of DHS Secretary Janet Clownitano’s most vocal critics — dating back to 2006, when she supported a disgraceful 9/11 memorial in Arizona poisoned by left-wing radicalism, through 2008, when the shamnesty wolf in enforcement clothing was tapped by Obama to head DHS, and, of course, over the past two years as she demonized conservative activists, botched 9/11 history, and turned homeland security into a bigger joke that it already has been. J-Nap is now the focus of a massive national backlash over the new, invasive TSA screening procedures. She takes to the pages of USA...
  • BREAKING NEWS: David Axelrod Has a Beastiality Problem

    10/18/2010 8:40:17 AM PDT · by Nachum · 38 replies
    Big Government ^ | 10/18/10 | Jeff Dunetz
    There is a dangerous trend moving through the top most ranks of the Obama administration, and no I am not talking about Socialism. Just because this progressive administration believes that government should control industry and our personal lives does not mean that our President is a socialist. And I am not talking about the rumor that the administration is trying to stifle first amendment speech. Just because they attack every broadcaster that disagrees with their agenda and threaten every business that points out a flaw in their legislation it does not mean that they are trying to stymie an open...
  • Anyone else having trouble accessing Hotmail?

    08/21/2010 10:36:58 AM PDT · by DGHoodini · 11 replies
    8/22/10 | DGHoodini
    Anyone else having problems accessing Hotmail during the last day of so? I can get to my inbox, but that's about it. I can't open, delete, or move my emails, nor can I get into any other folders.
  • Rifqa Bary's New Problem (Christian convert from Islam just turned 18)

    08/17/2010 1:31:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies · 1+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 08/17/2010 | Pamela Geller
    Rifqa Bary, the teenage girl who fled to Florida from her Ohio home in fear for her life after her Muslim parents discovered her conversion to Christianity, has just turned eighteen. Her life is now hers, and her Florida and Ohio lawyers have embarked upon an unseemly victory dance to spin their appalling and failed legal strategy. I have stood silently by watching this, but now they are spinning their failure into a fundraising circus and smearing me and my colleagues, and that cannot stand.  Now that Rifqa has turned eighteen, one of her lawyers, Kort Gatterdam, has done an...
  • Black racism: a real problem, or pure politics? ( Really?)

    07/21/2010 10:09:32 PM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies
    WKBT ^ | 7/22/10 | JESSE WASHINGTON
    Black racism: a real problem, or pure politics?Posted: Jul 22, 2010 12:27 AM EDT JESSE WASHINGTON National Writer Black racism a real problem? Or is it pure politics? Shirley Sherrod was dismissed from her Agriculture Department job because remarks she made about her dealings with a white farmer almost a quarter century ago were perceived as racist. She was offered her job back Wednesday because a full viewing of that speech showed it to be a tale of racial reconciliation. But put aside the furor and confusion over the employment of the black woman who headed the USDA's rural development...
  • Virtue: A Democratic Problem

    07/16/2010 8:36:44 PM PDT · by Salvation · 23 replies · 1+ views
    Catholic Culture.org ^ | July 16, 2010 | Dr. Jeff Mirus
    Virtue: A Democratic Problem   By Dr. Jeff Mirus | July 16, 2010 2:30 PM Those who have ever taken a political science course which was not merely an exercise in advocacy may remember considering the strengths and weaknesses of various forms of government. Monarchy had its corruption in tyranny, oligarchy in plutocracy, and democracy in mob rule. For many centuries, most Catholic political theorists suggested that monarchy was the best form of government, because it mirrored the way God runs the universe. More recently, Catholic thinkers have suggested that democracy is most in keeping with human dignity, as it...
  • No, the Problem Is Not Obama’s Middle Name

    07/09/2010 9:17:29 AM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies · 1+ views
    pajamas media ^ | 7/9/10 | Claudia Rosett
    As part of his public reconciliation with Israel, Obama for the first time in the almost 18 months since he became president just gave an interview to an Israeli TV station (this from the same American president who gave his first interview in office to Al-Arabiya — remember that ?). Speaking Wednesday to Israel’s Channel 2 News, Obama struck a friendly tone. And yet, as if he can’t quite help himself, out comes this astonishingly crude remark. As reported in the New York Times, he was asked about “the anxiety of many Israelis who feel that he does not have...
  • Old Ammunition Poses Problem in Afghanistan

    06/01/2010 5:17:42 PM PDT · by SandRat · 20 replies · 616+ views
    WASHINGTON, June 1, 2010 – Some homes have attics, basements or garages full of extra things that simply don’t get thrown away. International forces in Afghanistan have found that such a hoarding mentality applies to ammunition, regardless of its quality. During a May 28 "DoD Live" bloggers roundtable, Army Col. Ronald L. Green, logistics director for Combined Security Transition Command Afghanistan, discussed the dangers surrounding old ammunition stockpiles and the challenges the NATO training mission faces in getting rid of them. Over the past three years, the training command has identified 6,325 metric tons of unsafe and surplus ammunition, Green...
  • The New Old German Problem

    05/22/2010 2:10:42 PM PDT · by decimon · 45 replies · 1,273+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | May 22, 2010 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Reflections on Germany(Munich) I’ve been walking the last two days through Munich. Much of the city core was bombed out by the allies by spring 1945. Yet today there is little evidence of such destruction. The museums are among the best in the world, the streets and parks spotless, the infrastructure superb, and the people as hard at work as ever. To walk an urban street in Germany is a different experience from say in Athens or Istanbul—traffic follows law, pedestrians are respected, horns are used rarely, trash is absent. In other words, things work and work well. Such observations...
  • Chris Matthews: Dem Richard Blumenthal is Either a "Liar" or "He's Got a Mental Problem" - Video

    05/19/2010 4:41:31 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 32 replies · 699+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | May 19, 2010 | Brian
    Here is video of Rob Simmons, GOP Candidate for the U.S. Senate in Connecticut, on "Hardball" where he told Chris Matthews that Richard Blumenthal "should apologize" for misrepresenting his military service by saying he served "in Vietnam" when he did not. Chris Matthews then said there are "two possibilities" as to why Blumenthal would say he was in Vietnam when he never was: Either he is a "liar," or "he's got a mental problem of some different kind, or psychological disorder we're not familiar with." Rob Simmons said "I think he didn't misspeak - he misled. He didn't misspeak, he...
  • Update: NYPD arrests dozens after gang runs amok in Times Square, Herald Square

    04/05/2010 1:25:06 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 66 replies · 1,757+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 4/5/10 | Sarah Armaghan, Rocco Parascandola AND Helen Kennedy
    Fifty-four people were arrested Monday morning after hundreds of young thugs rampaged through Times Square and Herald Square in what cops say has become a new Easter night tradition of Midtown mayhem. Four people were shot - a man and woman in Times Square and two women outside of Macy's. They were taken to Bellevue Hospital with relatively minor injuries. The overnight melee - in which the police appeared temporarily overmatched - resurrected old urban specters. Mayor Bloomberg called it "wilding" and Manhattan Boro President Scott Stringer warned of "reliving the bad old days of the 1970s." Police said the...
  • Latest U.S. Swine-Flu Problem: Getting Rid of the Unused Vaccine

    04/01/2010 9:52:50 AM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies · 564+ views
    wsj ^ | 4/1/10 | James A. White
    First the problem was getting enough vaccine to treat the first flu pandemic in decades. Now the problem is getting rid of millions of doses of the H1N1 vaccine before they go bad. An estimated 71.5 million of the 229 million doses of swine-flu vaccine bought by the U.S. have been put in vials and syringes and will have to be discarded if they aren’t used before their expiration date, the Washington Post reported this morning. That’s after 25 million doses bought by the U.S. are sent to poor countries, the paper said.
  • The problem with Joe Biden taking credit for Iraq

    02/14/2010 1:39:13 PM PST · by aquapub · 9 replies · 478+ views
    Conservative Examiner ^ | 2-14-10 | Robert Moon
    Usually, people just roll their eyes and dismiss Joe "the plagiarist" Biden's egregious misstatements of the facts and tone-deaf blunders as him simply being the oblivious habitual gaffe machine we've all been warned about...
  • Israel’s Obama Problem

    07/29/2009 7:23:56 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 12 replies · 622+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | Wednesday, July 29, 2009 | Daniel Greenfield
    Hints have begun trickling out of Washington D.C. that the Obama administration has realized that it went too far in attacking Israel, and may now be looking to take a step back. With general opposition from Israelis, street protests, and a forceful rejection from the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, the failure of Obama’s approach is fairly obvious. But that doesn’t mean that Israel’s Obama problem is over. Not by a long shot.
  • Proposition 13 isn't the problem

    07/09/2009 10:06:33 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 633+ views
    LA Times ^ | 7/9/09 | Joel Fox
    The "Blame 13" chorus is at it again. You can always count on it to sing "It's all Proposition 13's fault" during difficult economic times. The story has gone national, with columns in Time magazine and the New York Times taking shots at Proposition 13. The attacks are probably best summed up by an editorial cartoon picturing Proposition 13 as the beginning of the end for California civilization. Let's get the facts straight. Despite the cap instituted by Proposition 13, property taxes have increased dramatically in California. According to Board of Equalization data, property tax revenue has increased 800% since...
  • Newsweek: Capitalism is the Problem!

    04/25/2009 7:10:37 PM PDT · by Peter Andrew Conservative · 31 replies · 1,295+ views
    ConservativeAmerican.org ^ | April 24th, 2009 | Peter Andrew
    Eleanor Clift of Newsweek writes: "The great asset he (Obama) has is the collapse of the Republican Party. They have neither a credible message nor messenger. They’re railing against big government, when the core issue is the failings of capitalism. They call for smaller government and berate Obama for moving toward socialism when people are not hungering for tax cuts. They’re looking for jobs so they can pay taxes. Instead of developing alternative policies, they’re back to attacking FDR. He won four elections."