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  • Ben Carson's house: a homage to himself – in pictures

    11/07/2015 10:12:43 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 313 replies
    The decor at Ben Carson’s home in Maryland shows that Donald Trump may not have the biggest ego among the Republican candidates. On display are awards, certificates, medals, and a painting of himself with Jesus
  • Dinesh DSouza: Obama Mobilizes Resentment Towards America To Grow His Power

    06/15/2014 7:53:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 33 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 6/15/14 | Ginni Thomas
    If the questionable legal charges levied against Dinesh DSouza by Obamas Justice Department for exceeding campaign finance laws were to quiet his criticism of the President, it is not working. Yet, one gathers from DSouza that he sees these charges as one more of the shameless ways this President is using the instruments of the state to attack his critics. With a new book, America: Imagine a World Without Her and a movie, America, coming on July 2, DSouza is a man with a message and he is on fire. His movie 2016 brought in 8 million viewers. His new...
  • ...Kristof Angry About Private Generators During Sandy

    11/28/2012 5:21:43 PM PST · by shove_it · 108 replies
    The Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | 28 Nov 2012 | El Rushbo
    Full Headline = Sign of National Resentment for the American Way of Life: Kristof Angry About Private Generators During Sandy RUSH: Now, over the weekend, a columnist in the New York Times by the name of Nicholas Kristof wrote a piece. He's all upset about the electrical grid failing in the Northeast during Hurricane Sandy. But that's not what made him mad. What made him mad was the reliance that some people had on private generators. He was upset about that, that some people had them and other people didn't. Here's the short version, according to David French at National...
  • Andrew Klavan: Batman Battles The Politics Of Resentment

    07/30/2012 11:44:31 AM PDT · by Robert DeLong · 6 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Andrew Klavan
    Murder is the opposite of art: destructive, impoverishing, nihilistic. To discuss the act of a killer as if it had some relevance to a work of culture is to usher the age-old enemy of mankind into one of his citadels. So I will pass over the massacre in an Aurora, Colo., theater in a silence respectful toward its victims. But the film that was playing in that theater"The Dark Knight Rises"deserves to be loudly celebrated as a masterful and stunningly honest work of Western popular culture.
  • The Jesse Lee Peterson Radio Show, Uniting the Races with Truth, Instead of Dividing Them with Lies

    08/14/2011 10:13:06 PM PDT · by abigail2 · 9 replies
    Bond Action, Inc. ^ | August, 14, 2011 | abigail2
    LISTEN TO THE REAL REVEREND JESSE ON THE INTERNET OR A RADIO STATION IN YOUR AREA......BOND Action, Inc...Educating, Motivating and Rallying Americans! The Jesse Lee Peterson Radio Show Streamed live online from 6-9 a.m. PST / 9-12 a.m. EST. Call in the same times usually. For Live Questions or Comments Call 1-888-77-JESSE(5-3773) You can email comments and questions to For more information on getting The Jesse Lee Peterson Show picked up on a station in your local area call Ermias Alemayehu at 1-877-WE ACT77 (932-2877) Home of the South Central L.A. Tea Party!
  • Cruising for Trouble (Obama: France our greatest ally)

    01/18/2011 3:27:56 AM PST · by markomalley · 8 replies · 1+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | 1/18/11 | Hal G. P. Colebach
    In the media frenzy surrounding Tucson, a potentially infinitely more significant event has been almost ignored. Obama has set the seal on his anti-British caste of mind by declaring that France is America's "greatest ally," and that "We don't have a stronger friend and stronger ally than Nicolas Sarkozy, and the French people." The first time I read this, I had trouble believing he was capable of such stupidity. To insult Britain so at this time (following up his earlier insult of returning the bust of Winston Churchill) is matches-in-the-powder-magazine stuff. For one thing, Britain has 10,000 troops in Afghanistan,...
  • Terrorists & losers

    11/27/2010 2:31:59 AM PST · by Scanian · 1 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | November 25, 2010 | ANN MARLOWE
    ZABUL PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN -- Sitting on the dusty flightline at Forward Op erating Base Lagman in the Afghan hinterlands, what could make better leisure reading than the November issue of Inspire -- the English-language magazine of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula? The lavishly illustrated, 23-page PDF, is a "special issue" devoted to the attempted toner-cartridge bombings via UPS deliveries from Yemen. Besides a page taunting Yemen's president, the issue focuses on how the explosives were prepared, how difficult they are to detect and how economically the plot was accomplished. Of course, none of the bombs mailed to out-of-date addresses...
  • Start Poor. Work Hard. Do Well. Be Hated Anyway.

    10/12/2010 8:24:17 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 23 replies · 1+ views
    Slate ^ | October 11, 2010 | Anne Applebaum
    In 1958, an English sociologist and Labour politician named Michael Young imagined a future in which the British establishment dissolved itself, abolished all forms of hereditary power, and created instead a meritocracy (a word Young invented) based on IQ. In Young's fable, the academically talented working class happily join the elite. But the less talented resent them even more than they did the old dukes and duchesses. By 2034, this resentment leads to the creation of a violent populist revolution, which sweeps the meritocracy away.To some, this story has always seemed like a warning to the United States. In 1972,...
  • Peggy Noonan: Why so many of us resent the 'elites'

    10/11/2010 8:00:56 AM PDT · by WebFocus · 62 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | Updated: Oct. 9, 2010 9:50 p.m. | Peggy Noonan
    If you write a column, you get a lot of e-mail. Sometimes, especially in a political season, it's possible to discern from it certain emerging themes the comeback of old convictions, for instance, or the rise of new concerns. Let me tell you something I'm hearing, in different ways and different words. The coming rebellion in the voting booth is not only about the economic impact of spending, debt and deficits on America's future. It's also to some degree about the feared impact of all those things on the character of the American people. There is a real fear...
  • How Obama Has Failed Black Americans

    10/06/2009 3:36:36 AM PDT · by Scanian · 33 replies · 1,099+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | October 06, 2009 | Bruce Walker
    The Olympics will not be held in Chicago. So has Obama failed Chicago? Not really: hosting the Olympics is a decidedly mixed blessing and this will be forgotten soon. Obama, however, has failed black America, and that failure may linger for a long time. The election of a black president, all other things being equal, is a good sign in American politics. All things, though, were not equal in the case of Barack Obama. He was not and is not wedded to the grand principles of American greatness. The blessings of citizenship are squandered on Barack Obama, just as the...
  • Mainstream Media: Only Conservatives Are Sore Losers

    04/17/2009 12:34:17 PM PDT · by Scanian · 12 replies · 589+ views
    Big Hollywood ^ | April 16, 2009 | Tim Slagle
    The popular meme circulating throughout the unbiased media yesterday was: The original Tea Party was about taxation without representation but Americans HAVE representation and Republicans are just mad because they lost. The more I twist that in my head, the more absurd it sounds. What theyre really saying is: you are only allowed representation in government if youre the majority. Funny how that didnt seem to be the case in California when Prop. 8 passed. I dont remember any snide reporter telling a disappointed same-sex couple Hey, you lost, get over it. In fact, their protests have been covered by...
  • The Escalating War Between Obama and Bush

    04/13/2009 9:09:34 PM PDT · by Scanian · 87 replies · 3,072+ views
    DC Examiner ^ | April 14, 2009 | Byron York
    Former White House adviser Karl Rove's bare-knuckled response to recent statements by Vice President Joe Biden has brought into public view a growing resentment on the part of Bush administration veterans over what they regard as repeated and unwarranted slams from the Obama White House. The current president and his team are being "gratuitous, slightly petty, and slightly obsessive in blaming Bush for things," one former White House adviser told me. "Completely gratuitous," said another. "Unfair," said a third. The hard feelings surfaced after an April 7 interview on CNN in which Biden recounted a visit with George W. Bush....
  • Stolen election & living with right-winged Americans finally brought him to his early demise

    10/06/2008 9:18:59 AM PDT · by prolifefirst · 57 replies · 1,982+ views ^ | 6/21/05 | Michelle Malkin
    Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other guy to die. The obit says he died because of the strain "of living in this unjust country. An avid atheist, he studied the bible and religion with more fervor than most Christians. He had strong political opinions and followed Amy Goodmans radio broadcast Democracy Now. Alas the stolen election of 2000 and living with right-winged Americans finally brought him to his early demise. Stress from living in this unjust country brought about several heart attacks rendering him disabled. But I expect its more what Will Smith said to his...
  • For Gansus Uighurs, Beijings Olympics are a world away

    08/23/2008 2:45:32 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 3 replies · 776+ views
    DPA via Taipei Times ^ | 08/22/08 | Anna Bodner
    For Gansus Uighurs, Beijings Olympics are a world away By Anna Bodner DPA, LANZHOU, CHINA Friday, Aug 22, 2008, Page 9 Olympic fever that has swept most of China seems to have limited influence in Lanzhou, considered the geometrical center of China. For many, the 3 million inhabitant city capital of Gansu Province is still a frontier town, and while the Games influence is hard to miss in the city center with flags on mass display in shops and cars, hardly a trace of the Olympics can be found in the citys Muslim quarters, where minarets tower over the roofs....
  • China faces Muslim resentment in west (from Uighurs and dissidents)

    04/09/2008 12:13:59 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 154+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 4/9/08 | William Foreman - ap
    HOTAN, China - There was no sign of dissent in the bazaar, where men wove through the crowd on motorcycles with freshly butchered sheep draped behind them. But a Muslim merchant pinched his lips together with his fingers to show he could not talk freely. "The Chinese are too bad, really bad," said Hama, who added that the Chinese had broken up a protest of about 200 people last month. He put his wrists together as if handcuffed. "I can't say more or I'll get arrested." As China grapples with protests in Tibet, it also faces unrest on its Central...
  • N. Korea: People Refer to Kim Jong-il as 'That Kid'(interesting interview)

    01/11/2007 4:21:44 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 8 replies · 704+ views
    The Daily NK ^ | 01/11/07 | Kim Min-seh
    /begin my translation of excerpt Interview with Mr. H and Mr. B (translator's note: both are residents in Ham-heung, N. Korea; the interview was conducted via telephone; Mr. B was out in China for a visit.) -- How do N. Korean people view Kim Jong-il? Oh, you mean 'that kid'(Kim Jong-il)? We don't care. Whenever we see 'that kid', we get mad. When 'Great Leader' (Kim Il-sung) was alive, we received some gifts, free school uniforms, and food rations. However, quite honestly, what has 'that kid' done for us? They always talk about achievements of 'that kid' on TV. It...
  • Wal-mart Does What Liberals Promised To Do (Liberal Resentment Alert)

    09/14/2006 7:41:27 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 27 replies · 1,000+ views
    Rush ^ | 09/14/06 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: In Chicago we've been following the "living-wage" argument and the Big Box Resolution, trying to keep Wal-Mart stores out of the city. (story) "The so-called 'living-wage' ordinance that would have required mega-retailers here to pay their workers higher wages was successfully turned back Wednesday as supporters on the City Council could not muster enough votes to override Mayor Richard Daley's veto. Daley, who vetoed the ordinance this week saying it would cost the city jobs and hurt people who need those jobs the most, was able to convince enough aldermen who voted in favor of the ordinance in July...
  • McCain: Resentment remains in 2000 race

    08/15/2006 2:35:56 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 37 replies · 928+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/15/06 | Mike Glover - ap
    GRINNELL, Iowa - Sen. John McCain (news, bio, voting record) said Tuesday there is "lingering resentment" among some Republicans because of his primary fight in 2000 with George W. Bush. Those feelings may complicate his decision whether to seek the presidential nomination for 2008, said McCain, R-Ariz. "If I run, and we'll decide that early next year, there's a lot of work to do," McCain said as he began a two-day visit to Iowa, which traditionally holds leadoff caucuses in January of presidential election years. "Here in Iowa there are parts of the party where there's still lingering resentment over...
  • China's poor pose threat to wealthy future

    03/09/2006 9:30:25 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 22 replies · 526+ views
    BBC News ^ | 03/08/06 | Chris Bowlby
    China's poor pose threat to wealthy future By Chris Bowlby Analysis, Radio 4 Look at China from a distance, and those huge new skyscrapers in places like Shanghai may dominate the view. They symbolise rapid recent growth, glitzy cities and factories flooding the world with consumer goods. Look beyond, however, and another China comes into focus - where hundreds of millions still live in poverty, and where a communist government struggles with the contradictions of running a capitalist economy. Last week the Chinese premier, Wen Jiabao, warned the National People's congress in Beijing of "deep-seated conflicts" and promised to spend...
  • In Mexico, Stamps Become Symbol of Resentment Against United States

    07/01/2005 2:15:29 PM PDT · by Pharmboy · 92 replies · 2,479+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 1, 2005 | Mark Stevenson
    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Hundreds of people lined up at Mexico City's main post office on Friday, some waiting hours to buy postage stamps featuring a black comic book character that U.S. leaders have called racist. The series of five stamps released Wednesday depicts the Memin Pinguin character, a hapless boy drawn with exaggerated features, thick lips and wide-open eyes. His appearance, speech and mannerisms are the subject of kidding by white characters in the comic book, which started in the 1940s and is still published in Mexico. The stamps have become a symbol of resentment that the United States...
  • Resentment and Forgiveness -- Part 2

    03/04/2005 4:15:27 PM PST · by kosta50 · 65 replies · 696+ views
    Orthodox Information Center ^ | Feb 28, 2003 | Hieromonk Damascene
    Note: this is a continuation of the previous post under the same title in which the malady of anger and resentment was outlined, and Part 2 offers the first step in the healing process. This post is dedicated to the spirit of Great Lent and as an exposition of the Orthodox phronema (mindset) on theological issues. A talk delivered at the Annual Assembly of the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Western America, St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, San Diego, California, February 28, 2003. Resentment and Forgiveness -- Part 2 by Hieromonk Damascene 4. Forgiveness Having looked at the malady of anger,...
  • Chvez talks to Aljazeera: a grotesque interview

    01/05/2005 6:08:10 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 3 replies · 278+ views
    VCrisis ^ | Jan. 5, 2005 | Gustavo Coronel
    January 5, 2005 | Recently Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chvez gave Aljazeera TV an interview in which he openly disclosed his plans to lead a global "offensive war" against U.S. "colonialism and imperialism." The interview was one of those prepared events in which the questions are carefully designed to invite the answers. Not journalism but impudent advertisement. The presenter, Mr. Faysal Al-Quaim, starts by telling Chvez that he is so popular in the Arab world that, if he ran in an Arab presidential election he would "win by more than 90% of the votes" and hastened to add: "I mean a...
  • The REAL Story Behind Thanksgiving

    11/24/2004 8:35:52 PM PST · by FreeKeys · 4 replies · 2,398+ views
    The Liberator Online ^ | Nov. 20, 1997 | Paul Schmidt
    The Real Story Behind ThanksgivingDid you know that the first [Plymouth Colony Pilgrim's] Thanksgiving was a celebration of the triumph of private property and individual initiative?William Bradford was the governor of the original Pilgrim colony, founded at Plymouth in 1621. The colony was first organized on a communal basis, as their financiers required. Land was owned in common. The Pilgrims farmed communally, too, following the "from each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs" precept.The results were disastrous. Communism didn't work any better 400 years ago than it does today. By 1623, the colony had suffered...
  • Hating America's Success

    10/12/2004 8:43:03 AM PDT · by forty_years · 4 replies · 800+ views
    netWMD - The War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | October 12, 2004 | Daniel Pipes
    "The creation of the United States of America is the central event of the past four hundred years." Thus does Walter A. McDougall of the University of Pennsylvania begin the first volume of his acclaimed new American history, Freedom Just Around the Corner (HarperCollins).Not surprisingly, this central event has evoked a wide range of opinions. Tens of millions of immigrants have voted with their feet to slough off prior allegiances and join the boisterous experiment that makes "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness" its official goal.The result has been an astounding success. "We dominate every field of human endeavor...
  • Snow says Bush would eye tax simplification in 2nd term

    04/15/2004 8:58:42 AM PDT · by SierraWasp · 107 replies · 266+ views
    CBS ^ | Insulting Liberal Tax Day!!! | Gregory Robb
    11:39am 04/15/04 Snow says Bush would eye tax simplification in 2nd term By Greg Robb WASHINGTON (CBS.MW) -- The Bush administration would try to pass legislation simplying the tax code if President George Bush is re-elected in November. "I'll commit we're going to be addressing Congress with new proposals on the code," Snow said in a speech to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Philadelphia, according to Reuters. The flat tax merited some discussion as part of the effort, Snow said. The White House will have to take steps to change the Alernative Minimum Tax, which is capturing more and...
  • Can the Dems Win on Taxes?Not if they follow Rahm Emanuel's plan. (Maybe hate or envy, though?)

    10/21/2003 6:41:33 AM PDT · by .cnI redruM · 8 replies · 186+ views
    NRO ^ | October 21, 2003, 8:35 a.m. | Thomas Nugent
    Over the past few weeks, Democratic pretenders to the presidential throne have attracted media attention by calling for the repeal of President Bush's tax cuts, especially those tax cuts that supposedly benefit the rich. The theme espoused by the tax increasers is that the rich don't pay their "fair" share. To demonstrate this perspective, let's take a quote from a recent editorial by Rahm Emanuel, a Democratic congressman from Illinois and a senior policy adviser to President Clinton: " ... the very wealthiest Americans, those in the top 1%, had in 2001 the largest share of the nation's total after-tax...

    09/05/2003 2:57:34 AM PDT · by kattracks · 1,507 replies · 446+ views
    New York Post ^ | 9/05/03 | CYNTHIA R. FAGEN
    <p>September 5, 2003 -- The father of a soldier killed in the ambush in Iraq that Pvt. Jessica Lynch survived is furious she's getting a $1 million book deal.</p> <p>"I don't have a problem about her writing about her life, but when it involves not only my son, but of the others injured, wounded or killed, why should one person make money over the deaths of other people?" said Randy Kiehl, the father of Army Spc. James Kiehl, who was killed in action.</p>
  • Jessica Lynch Biography hits racks in November

    09/02/2003 2:33:38 AM PDT · by jaykay · 530 replies · 850+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 09/02/03 | Linton Weeks
    Jessica Lynch Biography Hits Racks In November'I Am a Soldier, Too' To Be Written by Bragg By Linton WeeksWashington Post Staff WriterTuesday, September 2, 2003; Page C01 "I Am a Soldier, Too: The Jessica Lynch Story" will go on sale in November at bookstores, discount warehouses, truck stops, gift shops, grocery stores, pharmacies, PXs and just about everywhere else across America. The authorized biography will be written by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Rick Bragg and published by Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House. Sonny Mehta, Knopf's president, will make the official announcement today. "Jessica Lynch has captured the hearts...
  • Slain Soldier's Father Criticizes Lynch's Book Deal- Kiehl Says Lynch Is 'A Profiteer'

    09/04/2003 9:33:45 AM PDT · by chance33_98 · 178 replies · 481+ views
    Slain Soldier's Father Criticizes Lynch's Book Deal Kiehl Says Lynch Is 'A Profiteer' POSTED: 9:02 AM CDT September 4, 2003 COMFORT, Texas -- The father of a Comfort soldier killed in an ambush in Iraq that former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch survived said that Lynch's million-dollar book deal will taint the memory of the soldiers killed in the ambush. "Pretty severe, isn't it?" Randy Kiehl (pictured, left), the father of Army Spc. James Kiehl, said in an exclusive interview with KSAT 12 News Wednesday from his home in Comfort. "That she makes money off the death of my...
  • Jessica Lynch agrees to $1M book deal

    09/02/2003 7:42:46 AM PDT · by kattracks · 603 replies · 646+ views
    AP | 9/02/03 | HILLEL ITALIE
    NEW YORK (AP) Jessica Lynch, the former prisoner of war whose capture and rescue from an Iraqi hospital made her a national hero, has agreed to a $1 million book deal with publisher Alfred A. Knopf. "Many folks have written, expressing their support for me and for the thousands of other soldiers who serve their country," Lynch said in a statement issued Tuesday by Knopf. "I feel I owe them all this story, which will be about more than a girl going off to war and fighting alongside her fellow soldiers. It will be a story about growing up...
  • Drudge: NYT to report troop resentment growing in Iraq

    06/01/2003 1:26:08 PM PDT · by Texas Eagle · 54 replies · 230+ views
    drudge ^ | 060103 | Matt Drudge
    XXXXX DRUDGE REPORT XXXXX SUN JUNE 01, 2003 15:05:28 ET XXXXX PAPER: TROOP RESENTMENT GROWING IN IRAQ **Exclusive Newsroom Development** There is growing resentment and declining morale in the Army's 3rd Infantry Division in Iraq, the NEW YORK TIMES is planning to report in Page One splashes on Monday. MORE Newsroom sources tell DRUDGE how the paper is hoping to get back on the news track after its recent troubles with a controversial, high-impact report to be filed by Michael Gordon. The Army's 3rd Infantry's tanks are the ones that drove into Baghdad and stayed. But the division has been...
  • EUROPEAN CHIC: Haute Hypocrisy, Cowardice and Corruption

    03/01/2003 8:26:05 AM PST · by Apolitical · 3 replies · 227+ views
    The Iconoclast ^ | Unknown | Murray Soupcoff (The Iconcolast)
    ICONOCLAST DAILY NOTEBOOK.... European Chic: Haute Hypocrisy, Cowardice and Corruption.... February 28, 2003: As many recent media reports from the Continent have confirmed, America hating among the European elite (left-wing politicians, government bureaucrats, journalists, broadcasters, educators and policy wonks) has deteriorated into a near blood sport. Appeasement of (pardon me, make that "constructive engagement with") the most loathsome dictators and murderous regimes has become a diplomatic way of life. And within the European Union, elitist bureaucratic whim has become a haughty substitute for representative democracy. The Old Europeans (Britain sometimes excepted) continue to lecture America about it's cowboy diplomacy, its...
  • Somalis plan response to Lewiston mayor's letter

    10/05/2002 4:14:02 PM PDT · by SheLion · 28 replies · 481+ views ^ | 5 October 2002
    <p>LEWISTON, Maine (AP) A letter by Mayor Larry Raymond aimed at slowing the influx of Somalis to Maine's second-largest city has sparked confusion and resentment among members of the immigrant community.</p> <p>An estimated 1,060 Somalis have moved to Lewiston from elsewhere in the United State over the last 20 months, according to one city official.</p>