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  • The Black Panthers are back -- and never really went away

    02/21/2016 1:05:48 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    CNN ^ | February 17, 2016 | John Blake
    Beyoncé didn't bring back the Black Panthers when she and an Afro-frizzed dance team donned black leather jackets and berets during Super Bowl 50's halftime show. That's because the Black Panthers never actually left. The Panthers were more than militants; they were pioneers in American pop and political culture. The Black Lives Matter movement, the rise of social media, music and sports, even Donald Trump -- all were shaped by the Panthers in some way, historians and ex-Panthers say. On the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party, people are taking a second look at the group....
  • 5 Reasons why the Baby Boomers are the worst generation ever.

    02/07/2016 7:54:04 AM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 212 replies
    Philly Mag ^ | 1/15/15 | Gene Marks
    "This is the real reason Washington can’t create a long-term deficit reduction plan. The boomers love their safety nets." Wow, so it looks like we have a budget deal in Washington. A debt ceiling and spending crisis has been averted. It’s good news. But let’s all calm down. It’s only temporary. The agreement does not address the long-term fiscal problems we have. Problems that were mostly created by none other than the “baby boomer” generation. Yeah, you know who you are. You’re tanned and healthy and living way past average life expectancy. You’ve got a defined benefit pension plan from...
  • The Indiana Jones of collapsed cultures: Our Western civilization itself is a bubble

    12/22/2014 8:06:10 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 13 replies
    pbs ^ | 12-22-2014 | EDWARD FISCHER
    In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, there has been much debate among economists and policy makers on how best to prevent systemic collapses. Yet there is little data to go on: these are unprecedented times of sustained unemployment, fiscal stimulus, and price-earnings ratios. Perhaps, as Alan Greenspan recently suggested, we need to look to anthropology to see the really long-term trends. With this in mind, I interviewed one of the worlds leading archaeologists, Arthur Demarest, who studies the collapse of ancient civilizations, from Greece and Rome to the Maya and Aztecs. Demarest, the Ingram Professor of Anthropology at...
  • Communist, Palestinian Groups Join Ferguson Protesters In Oregon

    11/27/2014 6:24:35 AM PST · by Whenifhow · 17 replies ^ | Nov 26, 2014 | Staff
    PORTLAND, Ore. .....The protest had many elements of the Occupy Portland movement, which galvanized protesters in the city and formed a network of people who still communicate via mass text message. As with Occupy, the vast majority of protesters preached peace, but a fringe group of people some covering their faces with black bandannas advocated violence and confrontations with police. And like Occupy, the original protest drew a disparate group of people together, not all of whom agreed with one another. Military veterans called for peace, a communist group called for the overthrow of capitalism, and a group...
  • UNFPA: Children Have Right to Sex, Drugs, Abortion to Reduce Population

    11/20/2014 5:33:32 PM PST · by Morgana · 5 replies
    life news ^ | 11/20/14 | Rebecca Oas, Ph.D
    New York, NY (CFAM) There are more young people in the world now than ever before. According to the United Nations Population Funds latest report, this represents an unprecedented opportunity for progress, but only if future generations are smaller. UNFPAs prescription to ensure a demographic dividend includes freely available abortion for adolescents, removing age of consent, drug and prostitution laws, and reduced parental involvement in the sexual formation of their children. [Y]oung people require a wide range of sexual and reproductive health services, including . . . safe abortion care, says the 2014 State of World Population, released Tuesday....
  • Police On Alert Amid Nato Summit Protest

    08/31/2014 7:12:49 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 19 replies ^ | August 31, 2014
    Anti-war protesters have been demonstrating in Newport, as South Wales prepares to host the Nato summit. Around 1,000 people gathered outside the crown court before they made their way through the city. As well as a strong Welsh contingent, demonstrators came from as far as the US, Belgium, France and Ireland. Police are expecting more demonstrations this week including one on Thursday that may be "something a little more challenging" as protesters try to get to Celtic Manor Resort, which is the focus of the summit. Among those taking part in Saturday's march was veteran CND campaigner Bruce Kent. He...
  • Do Average Democrats Know Far Left Loons Are Leading Them?

    06/21/2014 5:36:34 PM PDT · by kingattax · 46 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 06/20/2014 | Stephen Kruiser
    I have a lot of friends who are Democrats. A lot. Having spent my entire adult life in the entertainment industry and much of it living in Los Angeles, that is just a fact of life. Back in olden times (the 1990s), the Democrat politicians in Washington seemed to be much like the people who elected them. They also went about business in a way that was rather normal, if not to my particular ideological liking. This was all due to the fact that the extreme progressive hippies hadnt completed the takeover of the party that they had begun in...
  • NASA-funded study: The way to save Western civilization from collapse is communism

    03/19/2014 10:54:20 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 84 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 19 Mar 2014 | Michael Bastasch
    If the United States wants to avoid falling like the Roman Empire, it must avoid overconsumption and distribute resources equally, according to a study funded by NASA. The fall of the Roman Empire, and the equally (if not more) advanced Han, Mauryan, and Gupta Empires, as well as so many advanced Mesopotamian Empires, are all testimony to the fact that advanced, sophisticated, complex, and creative civilizations can be both fragile and impermanent, reads the NASA-funded report published in the Ecological Economics journal. Two important features seem to appear across societies that have collapsed, the study adds. The stretching of resources...
  • Country remains polarized with more differences on the horizon

    03/09/2014 8:06:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    The Trentonian ^ | March 9, 2014 | L.A. Parker
    The spitfire showdown between Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings and House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa last week underscored two prevalent themes woven through U.S. sociological fabric. First, black men and white men remain polarized, perhaps more than ever. Secondly, black men still feel a need to scream to be heard, and not just because the white guy controlling the panels microphone silenced his feed. This United States ship lists in troubled waters. Our most recent disengagement reverts to a national election that raised Barack Hussein Obama into the White House in spite of his inability to gain major support from...
  • Five Economic Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For ["Make Everything Owned by Everybody"]

    01/04/2014 1:40:02 PM PST · by grundle · 31 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | January 3, 2014 | Jesse A. Myerson
    4. Make Everything Owned by EverybodyHoarders blow. Take, for instance, the infamous one percent, whose ownership of the capital stock of this country leads to such horrific inequality. "Capital stock" refers to two things here: the buildings and equipment that workers use to produce goods and services, and the stocks and bonds that represent ownership over the former. The top 10 percent's ownership of the means of production is represented by the fact that they control 80 percent of all financial assets. This detachment means that there's a way easier way to collectivize wealth ownership than having to stage uprisings...
  • Bereft Of Any New Policy Ideas Since Vietnam, America's Liberal Left Is Intellectually Bankrupt

    07/07/2013 7:19:37 AM PDT · by Innovative · 47 replies
    Forbes ^ | July 2, 2013 | John Goodman
    I have believed for some time that the left is intellectually bankrupt. I cant think of a single new idea from the left of the political spectrum since the end of the Vietnam War. The left has no idea what to do about our failing public schools. It has no solution to the problem of entitlement spending. It has no earthly idea what to do about all the problems in our health care system. There is no coherent proposal on the left to reform the tax system. I think it is no exaggeration to say that the left has no...
  • Vatican Newspaper Compares Gay-Marriage Equality to Communism

    12/24/2012 1:39:21 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 18 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Dec 20 2012 | ALESSANDRO SPECIALE - Religion News Service
    Vatican newspaper compares marriage equality to communism Vatican City Faced with recent setbacks in the United States and Europe, the Roman Catholic Church has intensified its increasingly uphill battle against gay marriage. The latest salvo came this week, with a front-page article in the Vaticans semiofficial newspaper, LOsservatore Romano. Historian Lucetta Scaraffia compared proponents of gay marriage, with their championing of marriage equality, to 20th-century communists who wooed millions with their promise of perfect social and economical equality. Scaraffia, a 64-year-old former feminist activist who later became a fervent Catholic, has often written in the Vatican newspaper on the...
  • Kenyan Mother Names Twins Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    11/08/2012 2:46:37 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 19 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | November 8, 2012 | Ron Recinto
    Kenyan mother names twins Barack Obama and Mitt Romney - Millicent Owuor, 20, shows off her newborn twins named after U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and GOP challenger A young Kenyan mother has named her newborn twin sons after the U.S. president-elect and his defeated Republican challenger. Millicent Owuor, 20, gave birth to Barack Obama and Mitt Romney on Wednesday at the Siaya District Hospital in southwest Kenya, according to the Standard. Owuor told the Kenyan news outlet her sons' names will always remind her of the election in the United States. The hospital is near the village of Kogelo,...
  • "Million Muppet March" planned to defend U.S. backing for PBS

    10/12/2012 6:44:30 PM PDT · by cruise_missile · 62 replies
    Reuters ^ | October 12, 2012 | Daneil Trotta
    (Reuters) - Plans to save Big Bird, the fuzzy yellow character on U.S. public television's "Sesame Street," from possible extinction are taking shape in the form of a puppet-based protest next month dubbed the "Million Muppet March." The demonstration is planned for November 3 at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., three days before the general election. Before the presidential debate between Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney had concluded on October 3, two men who had never met each floated the Million Muppet March idea on social media. They immediately united to defend public broadcasting. Romney...
  • ... Film Claiming Obama's Mother Once Posed for Pornographic Pictures Sent to a MILLION swing voters

    09/28/2012 8:33:52 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 69 replies
    The Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 28 September 2012 | The Daily Mail (U.K.)
    Now it's getting REALLY dirty: "Outrageous" film claiming Obama's mother once posed for pornographic pictures is sent to a MILLION swing voters - The film claims that Mr Obama's real father is left wing poet and Communist party activist, Frank Marshall Davis - 100,000 copies of the DVD, containing extraordinary claims, have already been mailed to voters in Ohio with up to three million more planned to go out - As Mitt Romney lags in the polls the material could be potentially damaging for the Obama campaign - It has already won the support of Alabama's Republican Party chairman Bill...
  • Wall Street braced for Occupy first anniversary protest

    09/17/2012 1:07:16 AM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 13 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 9/17/2012 | Richard Blackden, in New York
    Wall Street is today braced for its first major demonstration in a year, as hundreds of people are expected to take to the streets to mark the first anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement. A series of "sit-ins" are planned throughout New York's financial district from about 7:30am, according to the organisers' website. The New York Stock Exchange, the headquarters of bailed-out insurer AIG and the New York Federal Reserve are expected to be among the targets. Monday's action follows a series of largely peaceful marches over the weekend in New York, where more than 200 people descended on...
  • Teacher tells 6th grade class that Republicans are stupid

    04/07/2012 8:48:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 56 replies
    Hot ^ | April 7, 2012 | Howard Portnoy
    I suppose it can said of a Virginia elementary school teacher who allegedly told her students Republicans are stupid that she at least spoke her mind. Her actions are more defensible than those of a fellow Old Dominion State colleague who deviously tasked her students with finding flaws in the GOP presidential candidates but not in the lone Democratic candidate. The Daily Caller reports that as Republican voters were filing into the halls of [Colin] Powell Elementary School in Fairfax County to vote on Super Tuesday, teacher Kristin Martin told her sixth-grade class that Republicans are stupid and they dont...
  • Another '60s Radical Once Featured On PBS Finds His Place Teaching Our Children

    03/10/2012 5:16:57 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | March 10, 2012 | Kyle Olson
    Unfortunately for traditional America the one that values independence, free market capitalism and limited government too many aging radicals from the 1960s and 70s have found their way into government school classrooms. Some, like Bill Ayers, found a home in the hallowed halls of higher academia. Today he collects a pension from the very government he vowed to destroy just a few short decades ago. Others, like Robert Roth, set their sights on K-12 education. As these former Abbie Hoffman wannabes matured a bit, they realized they had to in the words of modern-day radical Van Jones...
  • Was Martin Luther King a Communist?

    01/13/2012 9:24:29 AM PST · by Chuckmorse · 12 replies
    A Whig Manifesto ^ | Jan. 12, 2012 | Chuck Morse
    This writer does not question that the late, great Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was deservedly one of the most monumental and pivotal figures of the 20th century. King's inspirational leadership, oratory, and profession of non-violence may have very well saved this nation from a race war. I am grateful that the Rev. Dr. King emerged as the most visible and influential leader of the civil rights movement as opposed to an advocate of violence such as Malcolm X or a radical communist. No, the Rev. Dr. King was not a communist, however, he did business with communists and...
  • Fox Business News Calls Muppets Communist; Debate Goes Viral

    12/05/2011 5:18:54 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 32 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 12/05/2011 | Paul Bond
    Fox Business News Calls Muppets Communist; Debate Goes Viral A segment on the network was highlighted by Media Matters, reigniting a conversation about whether or not there are political messages in children's movies. If you Googled news about Muppets on Monday you were treated to hundreds of news stories and blog items debating whether Disneys lovable creatures were Communists or not. You can thank Fox Business News and Media Matters for that. Eric Bolling of Follow the Money set the stage on Friday when he hosted a 7-minute segment that argued that The Muppets film featuring bad-guy oilman Tex...
  • (LAPD Cop Turned Author) Joseph Wambaugh Solves the Great UC Davis Pepper-Spraying Incident

    11/28/2011 3:46:42 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 11 replies
    Los Angeles Times Op-Ed ^ | November 27, 2011 | Joseph Wambaugh
    Joseph Wambaugh solves the great UC Davis pepper-spraying incident Forget hiring Bill Bratton. You can learn all you need to know by reading the papers. In light of the terrible financial crisis at our California universities, I feel the need to rescue UC Davis, whose administrators are, according to The Times, negotiating a price with the Kroll security firm in New York for none other than former LAPD Chief Bill Bratton to fly West and tell us what went wrong on the day that students were pepper sprayed. I can save the university a hefty Kroll consulting fee by suggesting...
  • How to Tell the Difference Between Zombies and #Occupy Protesters

    11/25/2011 3:34:15 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 36 replies · 2+ views
    The Jawa Report ^ | November 24, 2011 | My Pet Jawa
    How To Identify A Zombie (Updated) How to Tell the Difference Between Zombies and #Occupy Protesters. Hope it helps.
  • (Commie Vegans!) Where Turkey Is The Guest, Not The Entree

    11/24/2011 11:25:27 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 19 replies
    NPR ^ | 11/23/11 | Emma Jacobs
    Where Turkey Is The Guest, Not The Entree (Isabella Colbdorf feeds salad to a turkey at this year's Feeding of the Turkeys ceremony in Watkins Glen, in upstate New York, on Nov. 20, 2011.) Most people think of turkeys as the centerpiece of the Thanksgiving meal. But at one farm, the turkeys are the guests. At the 26th annual Feeding of the Turkeys ceremony in Watkins Glen, in upstate New York, a line of turkeys come walking out the door of the barn. They stroll towards long low tables set up on the lawn, with scarlet tablecloths and seasonal squash...
  • Man throws aluminum water bottle at UC Berkeley students face (for NOT joining OWS protest)

    11/20/2011 5:30:38 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 21 replies · 1+ views
    The Daily Californian ^ | Updated Sunday, November 20 | Stephanie Baer
    Man throws aluminum water bottle at UC Berkeley students face A man threw an aluminum water bottle at a UC Berkeley student Thursday evening on campus, causing minor injuries to the victims face. At about 5:09 p.m., the female student was approached by a man at the northeast exterior of the Haas Pavilion, according to a UCPD crime alert. The man asked the student if she was going to the protest on Sproul Plaza, and when the victim answered no, the suspect yelled at her. People like you are the reason that California is in debt, he said, according to...
  • Frank Miller (Sin City, 300, The Dark Knight Returns) Doesn't Think Much of Occupy Wall Street

    11/13/2011 3:03:46 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 4 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | November 13, 2011 | Ted Mann
    Frank Miller Doesn't Think Much of Occupy Wall Street Frank Miller, the legenday comic artist behind Sin City, 300, and The Dark Knight Returns unloaded on the Wall Street protesters in a recent blog post, and plenty of his fans are firing back. First, the blog post. In a long statement posted on his website, titled "Anarchy," Miller says he has decided to say what others are "too damn polite" to say: The Occupy movement, whether displaying itself on Wall Street or in the streets of Oakland (which has, with unspeakable cowardice, embraced it) is anything but an exercise of...
  • Marijuana Crushes Grapes as Cash Crop

    10/20/2010 10:38:20 AM PDT · by Nachum · 54 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 10/20/10 | Matt Baume
    The most persuasive argument for legalizing pot might just be a dollar sign. California's pot crop is worth $14 billion, according to a state report. The Press Democrat points out that crushes the wine crop which comes in at $2 billion. Legalization would be a huge shot in the arm for plenty of ancillary industries, such as banking and construction.
  • Velvet Underground's Moe Tucker Plays For The Tea Party Now (libs consider her Judas now)

    10/06/2010 8:18:20 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 41 replies · 1+ views
    IFC (Independent Film Channel) ^ | 10/05/2010 | Brandon Kim
    I'm still in shock from reading this news on Stereogum about primitivist drummer and doll-voiced Velvet, Moe Tucker being a Tea Party fanatic. Say it ain't so Moe. It's like finding out that Henry Rollins has just been wearing a fake muscle suit all these years and he's really a skinny, mild-mannered pushover. Moe's strayed a long way off from being in a band at center of 1960's and 70's American counter culture. She's best known for her unrelenting, tribal drumming style of the time -- opting to take her bass drum, turn it upright and pound away on it...
  • Merle Haggard on America: We Peaked Somewhere Around 1975′ (PBS Special Airs Tonight)

    07/21/2010 10:29:23 AM PDT · by mojito · 32 replies · 1+ views
    WSJ ^ | 7/21/2010 | Speakeasy
    A few years ago, Merle Haggard was diagnosed with lung cancer and nearly became the latest country music legend to be felled by the unforgiving combination of hard living and age. Haggard beat the disease, returned to touring and now, at 73, hes the subject of a PBS American Masters special airing tonight. The documentary, Merle Haggard: Learning to Live with Myself, portrays a man trying to come to terms with a life that took him from a train-hopping delinquent to an ex-con to a country music superstar, thanks to hits like Mama Tried and Okie from Muskogee. Haggard has...
  • Rescuing our Kids (& Country) from Karl Marx

    06/29/2010 12:49:46 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 8 replies
    The New American ^ | 6/29/2010 | Steve Farrell
    It bears repeating: If we hope to halt, reverse and permanently alter Americas descent into the gutter of debauchery and that political tyranny that is forever its companion education is the key. (1) And if so, it must be, it can only be that that education is initiated, financed, and controlled by parents, not by Karl Marx and the Almighty State; no, nor by anyone far removed from our home, our values, our input, and our right to say, Youre fired! Of course, Marx, and every godless statist there ever was and is, knew the road to their Godless...
  • End of the Culture Wars

    06/28/2010 9:56:29 AM PDT · by the invisib1e hand · 23 replies · 3+ views
    NY Post ^ | 062710 | KYLE SMITH
    You know something is changing in American mores when the supposed leader of the culture wars from the right, Sarah Palin, declares that smoking pot is a minimal problem and that if somebodys gonna smoke a joint in their house and not do anybody any harm, then perhaps there are other things our cops should be looking at to engage in.
  • Caption these libtard protestors at the G20 Summit in Toronto (barf alert)

    06/28/2010 6:12:42 AM PDT · by reaganrevolutionin2010 · 52 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo! News Photos ^ | 6/26/10 | staff
    "A man sticks his tongue out at a police officer after being arrested during a protest at the G20 summit in downtown Toronto "
  • 60% Say Their Kids Textbooks Place Political Correctness Above Accuracy

    03/10/2010 5:30:05 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 21 replies · 648+ views
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | March 9, 2010
    Sixty percent (60%) of Americans with children in elementary or secondary school say most school textbooks are more concerned with presenting information in a politically correct manner than in accuracy. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 28% of adults with children in the schools disagree and think most textbooks are more concerned with accurately providing information. Among all Americans, regardless of whether they have children in the schools or not, 27% say accuracy is paramount, while 55% disagree and believe most textbooks are more concerned about political correctness. Eighteen percent(18%) are undecided. Thirty-one percent (31%) of adults...
  • Leaked Document: No Opt-Out for Children from Pro-Gay Classes in Ontario Schools

    02/15/2010 4:04:23 PM PST · by wagglebee · 40 replies · 1,206+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2/15/10 | Patrick B. Craine
    HAMILTON, Ontario, February 15, 2010 ( - Public school children in Hamilton, Ontario will not be permitted to withdraw from classes that promote homosexuality, according to the Hamilton Mountain News. At the same time, according to a leaked document obtained by a local journalist, teachers are being instructed to tell parents who object to the curriculum that this is not about parent rights.At the end of January, the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) hosted a professional development day dedicated to equity training, where they distributed a sheet to teachers with quick responses they can offer to parents who object to...
  • Leaked Document: No Opt-Out for Children from Pro-Gay Classes in Ontario Schools

    02/16/2010 8:04:14 AM PST · by Pope Pius XII · 31 replies · 809+ views
    Lifesitenews ^ | February 15, 2010 | Patrick B. Craine
    HAMILTON, Ontario, February 15, 2010 ( - Public school children in Hamilton, Ontario will not be permitted to withdraw from classes that promote homosexuality, according to the Hamilton Mountain News. At the same time, according to a leaked document obtained by a local journalist, teachers are being instructed to tell parents who object to the curriculum that this is not about parent rights. At the end of January, the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) hosted a professional development day dedicated to equity training, where they distributed a sheet to teachers with quick responses they can offer to parents who object...
  • N.C High Schools to Remove Pre-1877 U.S. History?

    02/03/2010 7:09:53 PM PST · by phi11yguy19 · 121 replies · 5,390+ views ^ | February 3, 2010 | Molly Henneberg
    He may be the president who governed during the Civil War, freeing the slaves, but under a new curriculum proposal for North Carolina high schools, U.S. history would begin years after President Lincoln, with the presidency of Rutherford B. Hayes in 1877.
  • New Research: Why Never Spanking Might Be Worse for Kids Than Spanking Them

    12/31/2009 9:19:58 AM PST · by Arec Barrwin · 99 replies · 2,274+ views
    Newsweek ^ | December 30, 2009 | Po Bronson
    New Research: Why Never Spanking Might Be Worse for Kids Than Spanking Them Wednesday, December 30, 2009 11:00 AM By Po Bronson In NurtureShock, we described some extensive cross-ethnic and international research on spanking by Drs. Jennifer Lansford and Ken Dodge. Their data suggested that if a culture views spanking as the normal consequence for bad behavior, kids arent damaged by its occasional use. To explain this shocker, the scholars suggested that in cultures or communities where spanking is common, parents are less agitated when administering spankings. Spanking almost never when combined with losing your temper can be worse than...
  • Swimming Upstream: The Life of a Conservative Professor in Academia

    10/06/2009 10:48:35 AM PDT · by rhema · 38 replies · 1,835+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | October 06, 2009 | Ron Lipsman
    I have been a faculty member at a major State University for 40 years. Several years after my arrival, I voted for George McGovern. Eight years later, I voted for Ronald Reagan. In those eight years, my family and I experienced several traumas that caused me to reevaluate -- and ultimately, drastically alter -- the political, cultural and economic axioms that had governed my life. Within months of buying my first home in an excellent neighborhood, within walking distance to the University and, most importantly, located in a district with an outstanding local public elementary school, my five year old...
  • Alinsky, Beck, Satan and Me

    08/16/2009 12:10:55 PM PDT · by HorowitzianConservative · 47 replies · 2,290+ views
    NewsReal Blog ^ | August 16, 2009 | David Horowitz
    Glenn Beck will be on vacation this week but when he returns on the 24th he has invited me to come to New York to talk to him on camera about Saul Alinsky, the strategy guru of the Obama era. For the the Hillary-Soros generation of johnny-come-lately radicals and their ACORN footsoldiers Alinksy is their Sun-Tzu and his book Rules for Radicals is the field manual for their struggle. I thought while Im refreshing my acquaintance with this destructive fellow and re-reading his text, I would share my thoughts with you, serially over the next week. For this first post,...
  • Missing Jesus Symbol at Obama Speech Raises Questions

    04/17/2009 7:57:43 AM PDT · by Turret Gunner A20 · 27 replies · 1,081+ views
    NEWSMAX ^ | Thursday, April 16, 2009 | Dan Weil
    The White House had a monogram that symbolizes the name of Jesus hidden from the backdrop of a speech President Obama gave at Georgetown University Tuesday. The letters IHS are an ancient monogram for the name of Jesus Christ, according to the online Catholic Encyclopedia. They stand on a wooden archway above the dais where Obama gave his speech. The White House requested that all university signs and symbols behind the stage be concealed, said Julie Bataille, spokeswoman for the Jesuit-founded school in Washington, D.C. snip
  • FBI Arrests Two After Raiding Office of Obama's Pick for Information Officer-is Kundra a target?

    03/12/2009 11:01:34 AM PDT · by Fred · 9 replies · 1,091+ views
    Fox News ^ | 031209 | Mike Levine
    FBI agents have made two arrests after raiding the D.C. office of the man tapped to be President Obama's chief information officer, sources told FOX News. The agents on Thursday morning raided the office of Vivek Kundra, who was leaving his post as the D.C. chief technology officer to join the administration. The investigation is related to allegations of corruption, one source said, but is not targeting Kundra. FBI agents arrested a District of Columbia government worker, Yusuf Acar, as well as Sushil Bansal, who works for a company called Advanced Integrated Technologies Corp, sources said. Both are expected in...
  • How can I say no to that face? Parents plead: Stop marketing to our children

    11/30/2008 4:27:02 AM PST · by CE2949BB · 64 replies · 1,433+ views
    AP via Temple Daily Telegram ^ | November 30, 2008 | David Crary
    NEW YORK - In a season that inspires earnest letters about toys, one notable batch is being sent not by kids to Santas workshop but by parents to the executive suites of real-world toy makers. The message: Please, cut back on marketing your products directly to our children. The letter-writing initiative was launched by the Boston-based Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, which says roughly 1,400 of its members and supporters have contacted 24 leading toy companies and retailers to express concern about ads aimed at kids. By bombarding them with advertisements ... you are placing parents like me in the...
  • Election Day freebies abound for voters: Starbucks, Krispy Kreme, Ben & Jerry's

    11/03/2008 11:31:01 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 9 replies · 998+ views
    WalletPop ^ | November 3, 2008 | Geoff Williams
    In the old days, politicians would try to buy votes. Nowadays, corporations are trying to buy your affection if you vote. Works for me. You've probably seen on WalletPop or elsewhere in the media that some big national chains are giving away free stuff to anyone who votes (or says they voted). So far, these are the major players in the game: Starbucks: Giving away a free tall coffee to people with proof of voting (or a pledge of having voted) Krispy Kreme: Giving away free star-shaped donuts with red, white and blue sprinkles (while supplies last) to people with...
  • Children, forward to the Glorious Green Future!

    08/12/2008 11:08:06 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 28 replies · 159+ views
    Spiked ^ | August 12, 2008 | Lee Jones
    Imagine if every child in the country channelled their Pester Power in service of the Glorious Green Future. So says James Russell in his recent book How to Turn Your Parents Green. And hes far from alone in his musings. npower, a large British electriciy supplier, have also been evisaging a world in which kids, renamed Climate Cops, are instructed to ferret out climate crimes in their homes, schools and cities and report them to the authorities, that is, in Russells words, to nag, pester, bug, torment and punish the people who are merrily wrecking [their] world, fining transgressors for...
  • Marxist Momma heads Denver Dem Convention

    08/10/2008 12:44:04 PM PDT · by CitizenM · 18 replies · 215+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | August 5, 2008 | Leah Daughtry
    (Exerpts) Rev. Jeremiah Wright in a skirt is Chief Executive Officer of this months Democratic National Convention in Denver. ...While the media hounded Wright for his anti-American rants and while presidential hopeful Senator Barack Hussein Obama divorced him as his personal pastor, Obamas head will be crowned by Leah Daughtry, who ardently believes in the same Marxist Black Liberation Theology preached by Wright. ...But wait theres more! This New York-born Pentecostal minister is not only the head of their religious outreach, shes the CEO of the Democratic National Convention. Thats right, the CEO of the DNC is a MARXIST! Folksdo...
  • Kids for Obama

    07/02/2008 11:32:25 AM PDT · by Bushwacker777 · 64 replies · 244+ views
    "Below you will find a list of activities children 12 and under can do to get involved. To start, print out our Logo Coloring Sheet, color it in and display at your house or in your school. Write a letter or editorial to your local news paper, expressing "Why Barack Obama should become the next US President". ...Take an adult (voting age) to the polls on Election Day and encourage them to vote for you, by voting for Senator Obama. ...Host a Senator Barack Obama House Party or sleep-over. Contribute to the Kids for Obama Blog .
  • 'Che' Brand Irks Guevara's Children

    06/05/2008 4:03:26 PM PDT · by james500 · 28 replies · 271+ views
    AP via ABC News ^ | June 5, 2008 | ANDREA RODRIGUEZ
    Two of Ernesto "Che" Guevara's children said Thursday they were tired of seeing their father's image used to sell everything from T-shirts to vodka, calling the growth of the revolutionary as a global super-brand "embarrassing." Aleida Guevara, the eldest of Guevara's four children by his second wife, Cuban revolutionary Aleida March, said the commercialization of her father's image contributed to tension between rich and poor in some countries. "Something that bothers me now is the appropriation of the figure of Che that has been used to make enemies from different classes. It's embarrassing," she wrote during an Internet forum sponsored...
  • Discovery launches first "ecotainment" channel (Planet Green)

    06/05/2008 11:09:01 AM PDT · by rightinthemiddle · 49 replies · 180+ views
    Rooters ^ | 6-3-08 | Kimberly Nordyke
    LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Could "green" become a new watchword in TV programming? While the media companies have long been touting everything they're doing behind the scenes to become more environment-friendly, the message increasingly is seeping into their programming. On Wednesday, Discovery Communications launches the first 24/7 eco-friendly network, Planet Green, which will take over the space occupied by Discovery Home Channel. That follows NBC Universal's second companywide "Green Week" in April -- featuring 100 hours of green-themed content airing across 42 NBC Universal brands and 28 Web sites -- with two more already planned for November and April....
  • Marxist Band Opens For Obama (Pic with Obama)...

    05/29/2008 6:09:56 AM PDT · by Big Labor Hater · 17 replies · 474+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | May 27, 2008 | Jerome Corsi
    A hip rock band that features the Soviet national anthem and communist-inspired lyrics was on stage to open for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama at his record-breaking Portland, Ore., rally that attracted 75,000. The Decemberists, a Portland-based group with a large local following, also closed the May 18 event. The Decemberists typically begin their concerts with a Russian-language recording of the USSR's national anthem. A YouTube video shows the Decemberists beginning an April 31, 2007, concert at Messiah College in Grantham, Pa., with the anthem.
  • California (State) senator wants to drop Cold War communist laws

    03/30/2008 11:59:24 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 24 replies · 812+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 3/30/08 | Steve Lawrence - ap
    Sen. Alan Lowenthal thinks it's about time that California removes some of the last vestiges of the Cold War from its laws. The Long Beach Democrat has introduced a bill that would scrap statutes allowing teachers and other public employees to be fired for being members of the Communist Party. The measure, scheduled to be considered Wednesday by the Senate Education Committee, also would drop a requirement that representatives of organizations seeking to use school facilities sign a form stating they do not have communist affiliations. Lowenthal said the measure would drop old laws that were adopted at the height...
  • Brattleboro (VT) Town Officials Harassed Over Bush-Cheney Arrest Petition

    01/29/2008 5:34:06 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 47 replies · 915+ views ^ | January 29, 2008 |
    Brattleboro Town Officials Harassed Over Bush-Cheney Arrest Petition BRATTLEBORO, Vt. -- Town officials in Brattleboro are being inundated with complaints from across the country about a decision to let voters decide whether arrest warrants should be issued for President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney. Town Clerk Annette Cappy said the "nastiness" of the calls prompted the town office to stop answering its phones Monday. One message from a Minnesota man said he'd like to see terrorists cut off the heads of some Brattleboro officials. Brattleboro police said they will prosecute anyone whose messages cross the line and...