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  • Russia Today Hires WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange – Will the Kremlin Be Pleased?

    01/26/2012 9:24:22 PM PST · by Islander7 · 6 replies · 2+ views
    New Zeal ^ | Jan 25, 2012 | Trevor Loudon
    Is WikiLeaks biased against the West and the US in particular? This news item would tend to indicate so. According to Christian Science monitor Moscow correspondent Fred Weir, Kremlin funded media outlet Russia Today, is to hire WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. This despite the fact that Assange remains under house arrest in Britain, awaiting a Supreme Court decision on his extradition to Sweden to face sexual assault allegations
  • First lady, Rachael Ray serve turkey tacos to schoolchildren (Food Police invade Florida)

    01/26/2012 9:52:49 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 46 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/26/12 | Geneva Sands-Sadowitz
    First Lady Michelle Obama received a warm welcome from the students and teachers at an elementary school Wednesday where she promoted new tougher nutrition standards for school meals. The students clapped and cheered as Mrs. Obama entered the cafeteria at Parklawn Elementary School in Alexandria, Va. The first lady, who was was joined by celebrity chef Rachael Ray and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, picked up food from the lunch line before sitting with the kids and teachers. Obama and Vilsack unveiled the updated nutrition standards for school meals required by the 2010 school nutrition bill.
  • Another Super-Bullish Sign For The Economy And Obama

    01/26/2012 5:28:14 AM PST · by blam · 18 replies · 1+ views
    TBI ^ | 1-25-2012 | Joe Weisenthal
    Another Super-Bullish Sign For The Economy And Obama Joe Weisenthal January 25, 2012 If you missed it, you should check out this poll from WSJ/NBC regarding people's view on the economy and Obama. It's just a fact: Optimism is rising, and along with it, Obama's approval is going up. This is the key question. As you can see, Obama's relative Approval/Disapproval is one of his best in nearly a year. What's interesting is that his worst marks on the economy were in August of last year. This chart of the S&P 500 explains why. As for questions about the economy...
  • Jay Leno & NBC Sued Over Mitt Romney Joke {Liberal Hypocrisy Backfires}

    01/25/2012 6:34:39 AM PST · by drpix · 42 replies ^ | 1/24/12 | THE DEADLINE TEAM
    Jay Leno thought he was poking gentle fun at the lifestyles of rich and famous Republican presidential candidates — Mitt Romney in particular. But last Thursday when Leno’s slide show came to a location cited as Mitt Romney’s summer home — in reality an image of the Sikh holy shrine Golden Temple in Amritsar, India — it sparked a diplomatic incident. And now, a lawsuit charging Leno and NBC with libel.
  • N. Korea: Servicepersons Vow to Be Loyal to Supreme Commander

    01/23/2012 1:57:19 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 5 replies · 1+ views
    Youtube ^ | 01/01/12
  • Eurocrats blame the euro crisis on Britain and America—obviously

    01/20/2012 4:34:36 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | January 16th, 2012 | Daniel Hannan
    Who is to blame for the eurozone crisis? The governments that ran up the debts? The officials who fudged the criteria so that Italy and Greece could join? The dolts who dreamed up the single currency in the first place? Nope: it's those wicked Anglo-Saxons again. In Die Welt, the EPP's Elmar Brok claims that the US has launched an economic war against Europe. For those who can't read German, here is a rough summary of his argument. The US ratings agencies, he says, had no conceivable reason to downgrade nine eurozone states last week. What this is really about...
  • Scientists want climate change in young minds

    01/16/2012 11:56:43 AM PST · by EBH · 36 replies
    Climate change subscribers say the fight against global warming will require younger soldiers. On Monday, the National Center for Science Education, a nonprofit group that denounces intelligent design and supports an evolution-only curriculum in the classroom, will expand its mission. The organization of scientists, anthropologists and others is turning its attention to climate change, and it will mount an aggressive effort to teach the nation’s schoolchildren that climate change is real and is being driven by human activity.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. cited by Eric Holder on voting issues

    01/16/2012 11:07:57 AM PST · by LucianOfSamasota · 9 replies
    POLITICO ^ | 1/16/12 | MJ Lee
    Attorney General Eric Holder used Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy on the anniversary of the civil rights leader’s birthday Monday to emphasize the Obama administration’s dedication to protecting the American people from discriminatory voting practices. “Despite our nation’s record of progress, and long tradition of extending voting rights – today, a growing number of citizens are worried about the same disparities, divisions, and problems that Dr. King fought throughout his life to address and overcome,” Holder said at an MLK Day event in Columbia, S.C.
  • Communist Party: This is an FDR/MLK moment ("Big progressive change is closer then we think")

    01/14/2012 6:22:53 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    Communist Party-USA ^ | December 21 2011 | Jarvis Tyner, Exec. Vice Chair, Communist Party
    The following is edited from remarks given at the Nov. 11, 2011 meeting of the Communist Party National Committee.2012 is a big election year and as we know the stakes are very high. The right-wing Republican opposition unashamedly defends the wealth and privilege of the 1% over the 99% that includes tens of millions who are struggling to survive. These self-proclaimed patriots are willing to wreck our country in order to defeat Barack Obama in 2012 elections. Our party and youth league are an active part of the great democratic mass that is standing against them. These so called patriots...
  • The President Wants My Money

    01/14/2012 4:25:31 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | January 14, 2012 | Bill O'Reilly
    A few days ago, a Democrat handed me an Obama fundraising brochure even though he knows I never give political donations. I guess the guy wanted me to see what I'm missing. Anyway, the two-sided pamphlet extolled the president's record on, among other things, "women's rights," health care and the economy. The economy? Yes. According to the Obama for America organization, which paid for the pamphlet, Obama is responsible for "an economic recovery program (that) supported as many as 3.6 million jobs by cutting taxes, investing in clean energy, roads and bridges, keeping teachers in classrooms, and protecting unemployment benefits."...
  • Iran to host UN nuclear inspectors amid tensions over Strait of Hormuz threat

    01/13/2012 12:28:51 PM PST · by ColdOne ^ | 1/13/12 | NewsCore
    WASHINGTON – Iran has agreed to host a high-level team of United Nations nuclear inspectors later this month, according to Western diplomats. The surprise development could help to curb building tensions with the West, The Wall Street Journal reported. However, the U.S. warned Tehran against making good on its threats to close the Strait of Hormuz -- a strategic waterway where 20 percent of the world's daily oil trade passes through -- The New York Times reported, adding that the Obama administration would consider such a move a "red line" and would respond accordingly. The warning came as diplomats Thursday...
  • Andy’s Absurdity

    01/12/2012 11:07:09 AM PST · by guyshomenet
    Cowboy Confessional ^ | 01/12/2012 | Guy Smith
    Andrew Rosenthal has dragged the New York Times’ reputation to a new low. I didn’t think it was possible. Andy pens an inappropriately titled column called The Loyal Opposition. Anyone familiar with the now irrelevant Forth Estate sees the irony of naming a newspaper column The Loyal Opposition, and the side-splitting frivolity for it being under the NYT banner. Most media produces propaganda and the Times has positively made an art of misinformation masking as news. That they pay Andy to mint propaganda is not surprising, though the notion that the Times is loyal or opposes authority makes Three Stooges...
  • If you think our real estate bubble was bad, just wait for China to implode

    01/11/2012 1:38:08 PM PST · by Corky Boyd · 7 replies · 2+ views
    Island Turtle ^ | Junuary 11, 2012 | Corky Boyd
    Tom Friedman, please take note. China’s lack of political wrangling is not an asset, it’s what will drag it down. Friedman’s and other liberals’ utopian dream of a benevolent dictator has never worked. It fails because unrestrained dictators, with the best of intentions, make mistakes – often grandiose mistakes. And when they are criticized and challenged, they fight to hold on to power. And then they become the Stalins, the Pol Pots and the Kim Jong Ils of the world. And China’s single party autocracy has made a grandiose mistake. It has embarked on a building spree that according to...
  • When is Something Racist? When the Left Says It Is

    01/10/2012 8:42:39 AM PST · by Interesting Times · 37 replies · 1+ views
    Frontpage Magazine ^ | Jan. 10, 2012 | Mark Tapson
    In a short piece in the “Culture Monster” section of the Los Angeles Times, Christopher Knight decries a satirical depiction of the First Lady based on a 1775 portrait of famed French lover of luxury, Marie Antoinette. The image replaces Marie’s face with Mrs. Obama’s, and the young queen’s puffy-sleeved left arm with a bare muscular black arm – clearly a poke at Mrs. Obama’s penchant for going sleeveless to show off her buffed guns. Her right hand points to a spot on a world globe, and the image caption reads “Choosing the next vacation.” Obviously a pointed commentary on...
  • The NRA—A terrorist organization(barf alert)

    01/09/2012 6:31:20 AM PST · by marktwain · 30 replies ^ | 8 January, 2012 | Daniel Johnson
    (CALGARY, Alberta) - There were sombre ceremonies across Tucson, Arizona on Sunday, January 8, 2012, in remembrance of Jared Loughner’s shooting spree a year earlier where he seriously wounded Representative Gabrielle Giffords, killed six and wounded 12 more. I suggest that the Untied States, is the only country in world, where remembrances could be held virtually every single day of the year for egregious killings of citizens by other citizens—all indirectly supported by the National Rifle Association. The day before the Tucson ceremonies, on January 7, there was a funeral in Brownsville, Texas, for a fifteen-year-old eighth grader who was...
  • Climate change: how activists distort climate reports to make global warming sound scary

    01/07/2012 7:31:44 AM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 19 replies
    Slate ^ | December 15th | Bjorn Lomborg
    Global warming activists like to cite extreme weather as one of the main reasons that we must take firm action on global warming. No hurricane or heat wave passes without a politician or activist claiming it as evidence of the need for a global climate deal, like the one that just got postponed until the end of the decade in Durban, South Africa. Such claims merit close scrutiny. A 2007 report by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change received considerable media attention. But it was discovered two years later that some of the IPCC report’s key claims—for example, that...
  • Mitt Romney Fights With Reporter After Being Exposed As A Liar

    01/06/2012 1:23:11 PM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 38 replies
    Youtube ^ | 1/6/2012 | UrbanWarfareChannel
    "I don't have lobbyists running my campaign. I don't have lobbyists tied to my..." [then a reporter takes Romney to task].
  • Documents Suggest Bush Administration Used 'Fast And Furious' Tactics

    01/06/2012 11:01:26 AM PST · by neverdem · 74 replies
    NPR ^ | January 5, 2012 | Carrie Johnson
    The Justice Department sent nearly 500 pages of documents to Republican lawmakers Thursday that suggest the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives may have used questionable tactics and lost track of American-made weapons in a gun trafficking investigation on the Mexican border as early as 2006. The documents sent to House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) could add a new dimension to a political controversy that's raged on Capitol Hill for a year. Issa and other Republican lawmakers have accused the Obama administration of acting recklessly by losing track of almost 2,000 guns on the...
  • WI Cap Times Columnist: Concealed Carry Sucks. Still.

    01/05/2012 8:49:33 AM PST · by marktwain · 17 replies ^ | 5 January, 2012 | Bruce W. Krafft
    Dave Zweifel of the Madison WI Cap Times doesn’t like Wisconsin’s new shall-issue permit to carry law, and doesn’t mind telling the world about his feelings. And neither does the house cartoonist. In Zweifel’s piece, the scribe tries to make the case that there’s no way to know if concealed carry is safer or not. Despite all the evidence staring him in the face. If he cares to look. Unfortunately, he also doesn’t seem to mind lying through his teeth about the law, its passage and its proponents… Oh sure, he starts out well enough: Now that Wisconsin’s learned Legislature...
  • The Coming Collapse of China: 2012 Edition

    01/02/2012 7:12:49 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 64 replies · 1+ views ^ | December 29,2011 | GORDON G. CHANG
    I admit it: My prediction that the Communist Party would fall by 2011 was wrong. Still, I'm only off by a year In the middle of 2001, I predicted in my book, The Coming Collapse of China, that the Communist Party would fall from power in a decade, in large measure because of the changes that accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) would cause. A decade has passed; the Communist Party is still in power. But don't think I'm taking my prediction back. Don't believe any of this. China outperformed other countries because it was in a three-decade upward...
  • Santorum And Sandusky (MEGA BARF - be on the lookout for this one)

    01/02/2012 6:20:12 PM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 25 replies
    Another audience member questioned the candidate about Santorum awarding former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky with the Angels in Adoption Award. Santorum explained that he lacked knowledge of the situation at the time and noted that the award has since been withdrawn. In response to his explanation, the audience member asked, "So we shouldn't trust Obama with our kids, but we can trust you?"
  • A year without murders unlikely to last(AZ, Flagstaff, barf alert)

    12/31/2011 7:23:43 AM PST · by marktwain · 21 replies ^ | 30 December, 2011 | Staff
    It is, of course, reason to celebrate that Flagstaff is on track to finish 2011 without a single murder inside the city. Flagstaff is hardly Mayberry, RFD, but violent crimes of all types have plummeted in recent years, thanks to more community policing and better use of neighborhood-level police reports. We'd like to think that the absence of a murder so far this year is due, in part, to those initiatives by the police and community leaders. But we are also realistic enough to know that lethal violence in a state with lax gun laws is hard to keep at...
  • New Polls Confirm Santorum Surge in Iowa; Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry Fading

    12/30/2011 12:10:17 PM PST · by Antoninus · 193 replies · 1+ views
    One poll is getting the big headlines this morning: NBC poll: Mitt Romney, Ron Paul neck-and-neck in Iowa; Newt Gingrich in 5th The numbers from that poll, conducted Tuesday and Wednesday: Romney 23% Paul 21% Santorum 15% Perry 14% Gingrich 13% Bachmann 6% Similar numbers from a Rasmussen poll conducted Wednesday: Romney 23% Paul 22% Santorum 16% Gingrich 13% Perry 13% Bachmann 5% Thesed results have been enough to move Santorum to third place in the Real Clear Politics average of Iowa polls, but there’s yet another poll — conducted Thursday by We Are America — which shows Santorum now...
  • Free Hussein commercial in middle of local newscast (Aww, he is so cute with a baby-gag)

    12/27/2011 2:34:50 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 20 replies
    My local "news" outlet on in my YMCA cardiovascular room just showed an extensive story just oozing with admiration for how Hussein handled the little baby at the Marine base that grabbed his face. Nothing but a big smooch to these fake journalist's little tin god. Made me want to hurl.
  • CBS Forwards Harry Reid's 'Lecture' of GOP and His Hope They 'Learned a Lesson' (Blatant Propaganda)

    12/24/2011 8:56:37 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 37 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 12-23-11 | Brad Wilmouth
    On Friday's CBS Evening News, as correspondent Sharyl Attkisson filed a report to inform viewers that the House of Representatives had approved the Senate plan for a two-month payroll tax cut extension, Attkisson included a clip of Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid directing a "lecture" at and blaming House Republican freshmen for the delay, as she recounted his hope that they had "learned a lesson." While the report included two soundbites from Democrats that allowed them to put forth some of their message - in the form of one clip each from Reid and President Obama - the CBS correspondent...
  • U.S. Poised To Retake Status As Net Oil Exporter

    12/23/2011 10:01:43 AM PST · by nwrep · 6 replies
    Seeking Alpha ^ | December 22, 2011 | Keith Shafer
    For the first time since 1949, the United States is poised to become a net exporter of petroleum, according to the Petroleum Supply Monthly report for November, put out by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Jeremy Friesen, a commodity strategist at Societe Generale SA in Hong Kong, told Bloomberg News that part of the reason for the shift is that America's consumption of oil has remained stagnant compared to the rest of the world. "The U.S. has been flat or down for overall oil consumption versus the world, which continues to rise mainly due to emerging markets," he said. "Latin...
  • NKorea cites mysterious glow just before Kim death

    12/21/2011 8:40:30 PM PST · by americanophile · 50 replies · 1+ views
    AP via Google News ^ | 12/21/2011 | AP
    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea says a fierce snowstorm paused and the sky began glowing red above sacred Mount Paektu just minutes before leader Kim Jong Il's death. State media say the ice on volcanic Lake Chon at the mountain in the far north cracked with a load roar. And in the city of Hamhung, a Manchurian crane circled a statue of Kim's father, late President Kim Il Sung, before alighting on a tree, its head drooping before it took off toward Pyongyang. State media say Kim died Saturday morning at age 69. His death was announced two...
  • 'Game Change': See Julianne Moore take stage as Sarah Palin -- VIDEO

    12/21/2011 4:34:24 PM PST · by presidio9 · 51 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | Dec 21 2011 | James Hibbard & Lynette Rice
    HBO Films seems to have two essential mission statements. First, to corner the market on Al Pacino’s good acting (see: Angels in America, You Don’t Know Jack, the upcoming Phil Spector biopic. Second, and more importantly, the moviemaking arm of the network appears to be constructing a complete chronology of American history, from the Revolution (John Adams) through the Great War (Band of Brothers, The Pacific), and right up to our disturbing modern moment (Recount, Too Big to Fail). Next year’s Game Change is an intriguing new entry in the HBO History canon, adapting the addictive behind-the-scenes muckrake of the...
  • CNN Poll: President's approval nearing 50%

    12/20/2011 11:57:40 AM PST · by mikelets456 · 69 replies
    CNN ^ | 12/20/2011 | CNN
    Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama's approval rating, a crucial indicator of his reelection chances, is on the rise, according to a new national survey. A CNN/ORC International Poll out Tuesday also indicates that the partisan battle over extending the payroll tax cut may be partially responsible for the jump in the president's numbers. Full results (pdf) According to the survey, 49% of Americans approve of the job Obama's doing in the White House, up five points from last month, with 48% saying they disapprove, down six points from mid-November. The 49% approval rating is the president's highest since May,...
  • Progressive Media Meeting With Obama (Journo-listers Today)

    12/19/2011 11:28:15 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 18 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 12-19-11 | Salvatore
    From Jake Tapper’s Tweet: A group of progressive media stars meeting with POTUS at the WH -- @AriannaHuff, @WeGotEd, @EzraKlein, @KatrinaNation, @ChrisLHayes et al 1 hour ago via TweetDeck Progressive talking heads and journolisters meeting the President? Any guesses in the comments as to their meeting agenda? I’m sure the these transparent media folks will disclose this on their shows tonight or within their column inches soon.
  • China villagers threaten to march on government offices

    12/18/2011 4:49:09 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 18,2011
    Protesting villagers in southern China said they will march on government offices this week unless the body of a local leader is released and four villagers in police custody are freed. The 13,000 residents of Wukan, in the wealthy province of Guangdong, are in open revolt against officialdom and have driven out local Communist Party leaders who they say have been stealing their land for years. Many local businesses have been closed for the past week while schools have been shuttered as riot police blockade the village, which has for months been the scene of occasionally violent protests over land...
  • Newt Gingrich’s Amnesty Plan ~ Gives 3.5 Million Criminal Aliens U.S. Jobs & U.S. Residency.

    12/15/2011 2:49:17 PM PST · by VU4G10 · 32 replies
    Political Vel Craft ^ | December 5, 2011 | Volubrjotr
    Breaking New Study => Newt Gingrich’s Amnesty Plan ~ Covertly Gives 3.5 Million Criminal Aliens U.S. Jobs & U.S. Residency. This Is Larger Than The 1986 Blanket Amnesty! The most recent polling finds that Republican voters have elevated Newt Gingrich to presidential frontrunner status. But it is difficult to believe that those supporting him agree with his amnesty plan or are even aware that his proposal sounds like it would give U.S. jobs and residency to around 3.5 million illegal aliens (according to a new Pew Hispanic Center study). Unless Gingrich supporters push him to back off, he is promising...
  • Could Another Great Debate Save Newt? Nope.

    12/15/2011 1:10:20 PM PST · by Windy City Conservative · 47 replies
    Townhall ^ | Hugh Hewitt
    It has been a terrible week for Newt, a very good week for Mitt, and a week of surprising momentum for the two Ricks. The Washington Examiner, the center-right alternative to the Washington Post and Politico which is staffed by the best of center-right journalists and pundits, endorsed Mitt Romney. About Newt the editors said "[H]e is like an exploding cigar, waiting to be lit." The National Review narrowed the field to Romney, Santorum or Huntsman. (Santorum's "moneybomb" had a good first day for the "little engine that could" among the campaigns.") About Newt, the NR editors opined: "We fear...
  • Former POW Jessica Lynch finishing teaching degree

    12/15/2011 8:39:11 AM PST · by Kartographer · 51 replies
    AP/YahooNews ^ | 12/14/11 | By VICKI SMITH
    Jessica Lynch was just 19 when the world first saw her — a broken, blond soldier caught on combat video in Iraq, her face wearing something between a grimace and a grin. The Army supply clerk was being carried on a stretcher after nine days as a prisoner of war. She had been captured along with five others after the 507th Maintenance Company took a wrong turn and came under attack in Nasiriyah on March 23, 2003. Eleven of her fellow soldiers died. Lynch had joined the Army at 18 to earn money for college and become a school teacher....
  • Government Shutdown Preparations Begin as Funding Talks Stall (Here Comes The Propaganda Plan!)

    12/14/2011 12:42:34 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 32 replies
    Wash Post ^ | 12-14-11 | Ed O'Keefe
    The Obama administration is alerting employees to the possibility of a government shutdown if talks on bills to fund the government and extend the payroll tax cut collapse later this week. With Congress facing a midnight Friday deadline to either pass a short-term or final measure to fund government operations for the remainder of the fiscal year, Cabinet secretaries and agency heads planned to send an e-mail message to workers by close of business Wednesday informing them that a shutdown could occur, according to multiple administration officials familiar with the plans. In a statement, Office of Management and Budget spokesman...
  • Honda fighting below-invoice online pricing deals

    12/13/2011 3:49:39 PM PST · by decimon · 33 replies · 1+ views
    Auto Blog ^ | December 13, 2011 | Jeff Sabatini
    > According to Automotive News, Honda has issued an ultimatum to its dealers: Stop selling cars below invoice price through these websites, or lose the per-car marketing spiffs that the factory gives dealers. Since Honda corporate turned the screws on its dealers in October, TrueCar says Honda sales through its service are down. >
  • Iran discovers gas field in Caspian Sea (estimated 50 TRILLION cubic feet of gas)

    12/12/2011 1:19:32 PM PST · by Libloather · 34 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 12/11/11
    Iran discovers gas field in Caspian SeaAP – Sun, Dec 11, 2011 TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's oil minister says the country has discovered a huge gas field containing an estimated 50 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Caspian Sea. **SNIP** Iran sits atop the world's second largest proven reserves of natural gas and is the second largest OPEC oil producer.
  • Backlash for Lowe's as ads pulled from TLC's "All-American Muslim"

    12/12/2011 5:17:27 PM PST · by Robert Drobot · 38 replies · 1+ views ^ | A.D. 12 December 2011 | CHRISTOPHER WEBER
    The retail giant stopped advertising on TLC's "All-American Muslim" after a conservative group known as the Florida Family Association complained, saying the program was "propaganda that riskily hides the Islamic agenda's clear and present danger to American liberties and traditional values."
  • As California Mandate Looms, Some LGBT Curriculum Already In Place

    12/10/2011 12:34:05 PM PST · by Steelfish · 28 replies
    CNN ^ | December 10, 2011 | Debra Goldschmidt
    As California Mandate Looms, Some LGBT Curriculum Already In Place By Debra Goldschmidt In 10th grade English at Los Angeles’ Grover Cleveland High School, Danielle Taklender's students read the book "Luna" by Julie Anne Peters. It's a story about a transgender teen. Taklender has been teaching the book for seven years without any fanfare or push back. It’s getting noticed now as her school district takes the lead in developing a plan to comply with the first state law mandating lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history and social science curricula. The California law, which takes effect in January, stops short...
  • Action Alert: High school students forced to listen to Islamic supremacist Reza Aslan

    12/10/2011 1:06:25 PM PST · by yank in the UK · 7 replies
    Jihadwatch ^ | 10th Dec, 2011 | Robert Spencer
    Please contact Mercersburg Academy, a coed boarding high school in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania; this Monday, December 12, Islamic supremacist Reza Aslan is delivering the "Schaff Lecture on Ethics and Morals" -- a unfortunate choice, given the intellectually dishonest and deceptive Aslan's demonstrably unethical behavior over the years.
  • Agenda 21 Propaganda for Teens. (HALO)

    12/09/2011 6:02:50 AM PST · by Gen.Blather · 7 replies
    Self | 12/9/2011 | Bern Pearson
    Agenda 21 Propaganda for Teens. (HALO) I read a book loaned to me by a teenage girl. She was quite excited by it. “Contact Harvest” is by Joseph Straten. The author helped create the game HALO. A graduate of Northwestern U’s Theater Department and the University of Chicago’s “Committee on International Relations.” He grew up “tending grapes” on his family’s California Vineyard and currently lives in Seattle. The UN controls a vast interstellar fleet and all the human settled worlds. The UN is portrayed as the only logical way to govern once mankind has reached space; national government would be...
  • Situation Room Photo Fake! (Obama photoshopped in!)

    12/08/2011 6:15:06 AM PST · by Bon mots · 166 replies · 2+ views
    What's wrong with this picture? Can you see it? This is not one of my 'Photoshops', this is one of the most viewed photographs ever on Flickr, and it was posted by the Whitehouse on their official WH Flickr account. A popular Swedish program has uncovered something very funny about it.Notice how small Obama is in the picture? Much smaller than all of those who surround him. All over Sweden they are laughing at it, and how gullible we all were, that up until now, nobody else noticed.Afton Bladet (Sweden) - Original Article (From Today!)
  • Is The Church Brainwashing Black Folks Against Homosexuality?

    12/07/2011 5:10:40 PM PST · by presidio9 · 40 replies · 1+ views
    News One ^ | December 6, 2011 | Terrell Jermaine Starr
    Is the pulpit brain-washing blacks against supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgendered (LGBT) people? It depends on who you ask. LGBT advocates have different perspectives on why blacks do not align themselves with gay rights causes. To varying degrees, many LGBT rights advocates say that the church is the singlemost influential factor in black opinion on homosexuality. Antonio David Garcia, executive director of Affirmations, a Detroit-area LGBT civil rights group, says what’s worse is that those opinions are often homophobic and go unchallenged. “Everyday we face religious bigotry [from the church],” Garcia says. “They’ve got to start questioning some of...
  • NBCbgets fresh leftist invasion. Network teams up with ‘journalism’org founded by Obama campaigners.

    12/07/2011 2:06:37 PM PST · by tutstar · 30 replies
    Aaron Klein Online ^ | 12 6 2011 | Aaron Klein
    NBC-owned television stations in cities across the nation just teamed up with a nonprofit “journalism” group funded by a billionaire husband and wife team who not only spent millions campaigning for President Obama but also topped donor lists to groups like ACORN and The nonprofit, ProPublica, will contribute to the news operations of all NBC owned-and-operated stations, including those in such cities as Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia, the network announced Monday. The NBC affiliates will get early access to investigative reports from ProPublica, which describes itself as an “independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public...
  • China-geddon: A China crash will be scarier than Europe

    12/07/2011 11:52:05 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 39 replies · 1+ views
    Firstpost ^ | 12/02/11 | Venky Vembu
    China-geddon: A China crash will be scarier than Europe Venky Vembu Dec 2, 2011 Say you’re at a railway station, waiting for the slow train to eurogeddon. You’ve been told that the eurozone is in deep trouble with all those piles of debt, that it will fall apart inevitably, dismembering the euro and inflicting pain and misery around the world. Months go by, and although there’s a lot of shunting and hooting, and lots of frenetic activity, the eurogeddon train doesn’t steam in. You begin to grow impatient, and wonder if the train is coming at all. And then in...
  • Free Press Misleads on Charter Schools

    12/07/2011 10:17:46 AM PST · by MichCapCon
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 12/7/2011 | Michael Van Beek
    A Detroit Free Press editorial opposing legislation that would remove arbitrary caps on the number of charter public schools contains a series of misleading, inaccurate and intemperate statements. The newspaper’s opening argument exemplifies the latter: “[T]he experiment [the Legislature] is trying to inflict on children and their parents is ill-conceived and dangerous.” No charter public school has ever “inflicted” anything on parents or children, for a very basic reason: The only children who attend charters are those whose parents have voluntarily and conscientiously chosen to send them there. In fact, the Legislature cannot itself increase the number of charters —...
  • Predictions: What will be Newt's first act as President?

    12/06/2011 9:43:13 AM PST · by donna · 51 replies
    Newt will call for a Global Conference to seek agreement on Global Warming.1) This will signal to the international community that he is a player. 2) Being an instant enemy with the religious right and the Tea Party will work in his favor. 3) A Warming Treaty will be an immediate revenue generator without raising taxes.
  • Iran Braces For War

    12/05/2011 6:45:24 PM PST · by Dysart · 17 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 12-5-2011
    An order from Gen Mohammed Ali Jaafari, the commander of the guards, raised the operational readiness status of the country’s forces, initiating preparations for potential external strikes and covert attacks. Western intelligence officials said the Islamic Republic had initiated plans to disperse long-range missiles, high explosives, artillery and guards units to key defensive positions. The order was given in response to the mounting international pressure over Iran’s nuclear programme. Preparation for a confrontation has gathered pace following last month’s report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna that produced evidence that Iran was actively working to produce nuclear...
  • White House denies reportsObama knew of ‘Fast andFurious’in 2010

    12/04/2011 10:07:22 PM PST · by Nachum · 57 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12/4/11 | Matthew Boyle
    A White House spokesman pointed Friday to an account published by the left-wing advocacy group Media Matters for America in its denial of three online claims that President Barack Obama was briefed about the failed “Operation Fast and Furious” gun-walking program in 2010. According to recently released White House visitor logs, then-Deputy Attorney General Gary Grindler was admitted to the White House four times in 2010 between May 7 and May 19. The Los Angeles Times has reported that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives program was at its peak during May 2010.
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