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  • I'm officially endorsing Newt Gingrich for President today.

    01/19/2012 12:41:04 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 744 replies
    Jan 19, 2012 | Jim Robinson
    <p>I'm officialy endorsing Newt Gingrich for president today. Was going to wait until after Florida, but see no reason to delay. We need Newt to win in South Carolina and Florida to stop any possible momentum building up for the establishment big government, statist, abortionist RINO!!</p>
  • Vanity New Poster Danny H From last night

    06/20/2010 4:12:25 PM PDT · by al baby · 66 replies
    Free Republic | Fathers Day 2010 | Self
    "Good night. I expect more respect tomorrow." That has to go down as one of the funniest posts of all time.
  • Fatal shooting at Brooklyn bodega caught on video, woman killed in rampage (Bloomberg's NYC)

    09/10/2011 5:03:22 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 23 replies
    A dramatic surveillance video captured a late-night shooting in Brooklyn that left a 23-year-old woman dead. The shooter, wearing a Yankee cap and casually walking toward a group of people, appears to briefly engage them. Then with steely calm, he squeezed off several shots just before 11 p.m. Thursday. The footage outside the Bed-Stuy Supermarket shows two women, three men and a teen walking down Weirfield St. in Bushwick. The women disappear from the frame, as the shooter walks up behind the group.
  • Lack of clergy at Sept. 11 memorial prompts separate prayer event

    09/10/2011 5:57:35 AM PDT · by markomalley · 27 replies
    CNA/EWTN News ^ | Sep 10, 2011 | Kevin J. Jones
    Some Christian ministers have objected to the 9/11 Memorial Service’s failure to include members of the clergy and have scheduled a public prayer service for the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. Rev. Patrick J. Mahoney, a Reformed Presbyterian Church minister who is director of the Christian Defense Coalition, said it was “extremely troubling” for Mayor Bloomberg to “exclude public prayer and expressions of faith” from the memorial. “During the past 10 years, it has only been faith in God and prayer that has enabled so many to move forward and rebuild their lives and protected America from another major...
  • Military official’s careful approach slows pace of Mohammed trial

    09/10/2011 5:59:51 AM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 9, 2011 | Rowan Scarborough
    The military officer overseeing the prosecution of Khalid Sheik Mohammed is taking a go-slow approach that would bring the confessed Sept. 11 mastermind to trial months, or perhaps years, from now. It was seven years ago that the CIA in Pakistan captured KSM, as the former senior al Qaeda officer is known, and eventually turned him over to U.S. military custody for a war crimes trial at the Navy base in Guantanamo, Cuba. It was six months ago that Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. relented to political pressure in New York and Washington, and reversed his decision to try...
  • Tax Ideas for Warren Buffet

    09/10/2011 5:59:55 AM PDT · by Repulican Donkey · 18 replies
    Repulican Donkey
    Dear Mr. Buffet: The president says you are upset about how much federal tax you pay and you want to pay more.
  • Press Release: Council Hosts US Cabinet Secretaries, World Leaders

    09/10/2011 5:59:55 AM PDT · by bronxville · 2 replies
    bayareacouncil ^ | 09-09-2011 | Staff
    Press Release: Council Hosts US Cabinet Secretaries, World Leaders By admin– September 9, 2011 Posted in: Events, Press Releases The Bay Area Council, the business group that represents the largest employers in the San Francisco-Silicon Valley-Oakland Bay Area, next week will host the largest diplomatic gathering in California since the founding of the United Nations in 1945. At the invitation of the State Department, the Bay Area Council has worked with the White House and executive branch agencies to assemble 150 meetings over two weeks to address some of the most pressing challenges on the planet, including transportation, energy, health,...
  • Obama TV ratings drop for joint session speech - lowest ever.

    09/09/2011 2:04:19 PM PDT · by sunmars · 55 replies
    washington examiner ^ | washington examiner
    President Obama’s jobs speech represented the lowest ratings he’s received for any address to a joint session of Congress of his presidency. The speech garnered 31.5 million viewers, according to the website TVbythenumbers, which was slightly lower than his Sept. 2009 health care speech to Congress, which drew 32.1 million viewers and is probably the fairest comparison. But viewed against other addresses to Congress, it looks worse, and is part of a broader downward trend. During his first speech to a joint session of Congress in February 2009, Obama drew 52.4 million viewers. His first official State of the Union...
  • Congress expands Fast and Furious probe to White House

    09/09/2011 12:13:22 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 93 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | Sept 9 2011 | Richard A. Serrano
    Congressional investigators reviewing the failed gun-tracking program Operation Fast and Furious have formally asked the Obama administration to turn over copies of "all records" involving three key White House national security officials and the program, other ATF gun cases in Phoenix, and all communications between the White House and the ATF field office in Arizona. The letter signed Friday by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista), chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Sen. Charles E. Grassley of Iowa, the top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, was sent to National Security Advisor Thomas E. Donilon, a top...
  • Reid: On 9/11, Remember Our Challenges

    09/09/2011 2:16:44 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 11 replies
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid ^ | September 9, 2011 | Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
    "My fellow Nevadans and I join the rest of this great nation in remembrance of the tragic events of that fateful day 10 year ago. And we will mourn the thousands of innocent lives lost in New York, Pennsylvania and the Pentagon. "We will never forget the events of that Tuesday morning, which dawned so clear and blue, or how they changed our nation. "But we should also remember the spirit of unity and determination that blossomed amidst the darkness of that day. "In the weeks and months that followed, we were not Democrats and Republicans, liberals and conservatives, Red states and Blue...
  • A Not So National Prayer Service In Washington For 9/11, and A “No-Prayer” Service in NYC.

    09/10/2011 5:19:00 AM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 9/9/11 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Here in Washington DC a national prayer service was originally scheduled for the National Cathedral (which is still closed due to the earthquake damage – see photo, right). It is now slated for the Kennedy Center. Yet, the “national” quality of the service is disputed by some, including Washington Examiner columnist Ken Klukowski who writes the following commentary. His remarks are bold, black italic text. My remarks are normal text red. The article here is excerpted the full text can be read here: Washington Examiner The National Cathedral is an Episcopal church, which is part of the worldwide Anglican Communion...
  • 9/11: We Will Never, EVER Forget It!

    09/10/2011 5:26:39 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 14 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | September 10, 2011 | Reaganite Republican
    Pay no mind to what ill-advised dhimmis  at the Washington Post might tell you...the New Media Right will always remember. Tribute, links, and 9/11 slideshow at Reaganite Republican May God Bless the fallen as well as those they left behind~
  • Fundraising scandal hits Calif. Dems (Loretta Sanchez Campaign Cash Wiped Out)

    09/10/2011 5:20:58 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 24 replies
    Politico ^ | September 8, 2011 | JONATHAN ALLEN & JOHN BRESNAHAN
    Allegations of fraud against a veteran California campaign treasurer have sent shock waves through the state’s Democratic congressional delegation, as lawmakers who used Kinde Durkee to keep track of their finances are now scrambling to find out whether their money has disappeared.While Durkee has not been formally charged at this point, she is in jail in California and has been accused in an FBI criminal complaint of trying to defraud a state representative out of $677,000. On top of that, California Rep. Loretta Sanchez’s office tells POLITICO that her campaign account, managed by Durkee, has been virtually emptied out.
  • House chairman: Obama uncle's got 'backdoor amnesty' (QT release from jail +auntie)

    09/09/2011 12:35:53 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 19 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 9-9-11 | Stephen Dinan
    The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Friday that President Obama’s half-uncle, an illegal immigrant who was picked up but has reportedly been released from jail, appears to have benefited from the new “backdoor amnesty” the administration announced last month. “It appears there is a double standard — one for President Obama’s family and one for everyone else,” Rep. Lamar Smith, Texas Republican, said. “Last year, President Obama’s illegal immigrant aunt was granted asylum and now his illegal immigrant uncle has been released from [the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency] custody, even though he was arrested by authorities for...
  • State of the Unions

    09/10/2011 5:29:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | September 10, 2011 | Bill O'Reilly
    Lots of angst in the air after Teamster President Jimmy Hoffa called tea party people SOB's and urged voters to "take them out." Immediately, voter registration jumped among members of the Gambino family. Apparently, Hoffa is angry that some Americans want to put a lid on public sector pensions and perks that are bankrupting municipalities all over the country. Old Jimmy believes this is "taking the bread out of the mouths" of American workers. For decades, union power has intimidated politicians in both parties. I mean, if you were running for office, would you want big union money flowing into...
  • When Health Insurance is Free

    09/10/2011 5:33:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | September 10, 2011 | John C. Goodman
    Did you know that an estimated one of every three uninsured people in this country is eligible for a government program (mainly Medicaid or a state children’s health insurance plan), but has not signed up? Either they haven’t bothered to sign up or they did bother and found the task too daunting. It’s probably some combination of the two, and if that doesn’t knock your socks off, you must not have been paying attention to the health policy debate over the past year or so. Put aside everything you’ve heard about Obama Care and focus on this bottom line point:...
  • Accounting fore the Cost of US Health Care - Executive Summary

    09/10/2011 5:37:44 AM PDT · by M. Dodge Thomas · 13 replies
    McKinsey Global Institute ^ | December, 2008 | McKinsey Global Institute
    See link for executive summary of study.
  • Some of Sarah Palin's Ideas Cross the Political Divide

    09/10/2011 5:46:56 AM PDT · by jacknhoo · 40 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Sept. 9, 2011 | Anand Giridharadas
    CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — Let us begin by confessing that, if Sarah Palin surfaced to say something intelligent and wise and fresh about the present American condition, many of us would fail to hear it. That is not how we’re primed to see Ms. Palin. A pugnacious Tea Partyer? Sure. A woman of the people? Yup. A Mama Grizzly? You betcha. But something curious happened when Ms. Palin strode onto the stage last weekend at a Tea Party event in Indianola, Iowa. Along with her familiar and predictable swipes at President Barack Obama and the “far left,” she delivered a devastating...
  • Cyber attack on Europe exposes big flaws in Internet security

    09/09/2011 6:18:42 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 2 replies
    The attack over the summer was apparently launched in Iran and compromised a Dutch company's digital authentication certificates. Without trustworthy certificates, users who think they're dealing with online banks or sites such as such as Google might actually be dealing with an impostor. Reporting from Washington— A major cyber attack in Europe that apparently was launched from Iran has revealed significant vulnerabilities in the Internet security systems used to authenticate websites for banking, email and e-commerce around the world. The attack over the summer wrought havoc in the Netherlands, where the Justice Minister warned the public last Sunday that the...
  • The 9/11 victims America wants to forget: The 200 jumpers who flung themselves from the Twin Towers

    09/09/2011 6:26:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 269 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/9/11 | Tom Leonard
    Almost all of them jumped alone, although eyewitnesses talked of a couple who held hands as they fell. One woman, in a final act of modesty, appeared to be holding down her skirt. Others tried to make parachutes out of curtains or tablecloths, only to have them wrenched from their grip by the force of their descent. The fall was said to take about ten seconds. It would vary according to the body position and how long it took to reach terminal velocity — around 125mph in most cases, but if someone fell head down with their body straight, as
  • PBS alters transcript to hide Obama gaffe

    09/10/2011 5:28:35 AM PDT · by radioone · 104 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9-10-11 | Timothy Birdnow
    Barack Obama has gone to Congress asking for more money to spend. The President, in a rambling and tedious exercise mixing blame with demands, made quite a few dubious statements in laying out the case for Congress to vote for the plan which as yet does not exist. Much like Obamacare, Congress must ultimately vote for the bill to know what is in it. At one point Mr. Obama made a major gaffe; he identified Abraham Lincoln as the founder of the Republican Party. Lincoln did not join the Republicans until 1856, over two years after the party was founded....
  • Holder Denies Prior Knowledge of 'Fast and Furious' (Heat is turning up on the liars)

    09/08/2011 5:47:01 PM PDT · by bestintxas · 97 replies
    foxnews ^ | 9/8/11 | M Levine
    The head of the U.S. Justice Department launched his strongest personal defense yet in the growing furor over Operation Fast and Furious, the controversial sting targeting Mexican drug cartels and American gunrunners. On Wednesday, Attorney General Eric Holder said for the first time that not only he but also other higher-ups at the Justice Department were not aware of the operation as it was being carried out. Holder also suggested politics could be a driving force behind Republican lawmakers' forceful inquiries into the matter. Related Video Rep. Issa: DOJ Let Explosives Walk California congressman reacts to new developments in ATF...
  • US Military Plane Forced Down By North Korean Electronic Attack

    09/09/2011 6:05:01 AM PDT · by icwhatudo · 88 replies · 2+ views
    By AFP ^ | 09-09-11
    SEOUL - A US military reconnaissance plane came under electronic attack from North Korea and had to make an emergency landing during a major military exercise in March, a political aide said Friday. The aide said the plane suffered disturbance to its GPS system due to jamming signals from the North's southwestern cities of Haeju and Kaesong as it was taking part in the annual US-South Korea drill, Key Resolve.
  • Obama Officials Sat In On Solyndra Meetings

    09/09/2011 7:49:12 AM PDT · by sunmars · 63 replies
    ABC ^ | ABC
    Officials from the Department of Energy have for months been sitting in on board meetings as "observers" at Solyndra, getting an up-close view as the solar energy company careened towards bankruptcy after spending more than $500 million in federal loan money. Word of the Energy Department's unusual arrangement came as federal agents on Thursday converged on the California headquarters of the failed solar company, focusing fresh attention on the first corporate beneficiary of President Obama's stimulus program to create new clean energy jobs. The company, which closed its doors last week and laid off 1,100 workers, has been a subject...
  • Triangle man tied to unconfirmed 9/11 bomb threat [Raleigh-Durham NC]

    09/09/2011 9:31:19 AM PDT · by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus · 37 replies ^ | 9 Sep 2011
    A man accused of being part of a terrorist cell in the Triangle has been linked to what U.S. counter-terrorism officials have called a credible but unconfirmed al-Qaida threat to set off a car bomb on bridges or tunnels in New York City or Washington. The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that Jude Kenan Mohammad is among three al-Qaida leaders that investigators believe pose a particular threat because they have lived in the U.S. Mohammad, 22, dropped out of Fuquay-Varina High School in 2006 and left the U.S. two years later to visit Pakistan, his father's homeland. A federal grand...
  • Andrew Sullivan's Atlantic Error

    09/10/2011 5:47:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | September 10, 2011 | Ken Blackwell
    In liberals’ frenzy to elect Barack Obama in 2008, no one was quite as far out to sea as Andrew Sullivan, a respected columnist for the Atlantic website. He served up his “Daily Dish” by the plateful. Here’s perhaps the hottest example of his rhetoric—quoted endlessly around the blogosphere--back then: “A young Pakistani Muslim is watching television and sees that this man—Barack Hussein Obama—is the new face of America. In one simple image, America’s soft power has been ratcheted up not a notch, but a logarithm. A brown-skinned man whose father was an African, who grew up in Indonesia and...
  • Congress Holds Hearing On Asbestos Litigation

    09/10/2011 5:51:05 AM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 4 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 09/10/11 | Friends of Ours
    In Congress yesterday a House Judiciary Committee held hearings on alleged abuses in absestos litigation involving forum shopping, witness coaching, fraudulent diagnoses and double dipping as reported by Alison Frankel for Thomson Reuters. In regard to double dipping by which some plaintiffs allegedly are receiving multiple recoveries for the same injury from different sources Dionne Searcey from The Wall Street Journal Law Blog writes: Defense attorneys have long claimed that plaintiffs double dip and get inflated payouts by filing multiple asbestos claims, both in court and with asbestos trusts, for the same injury. Because settlements are secret and the trusts...
  • Solyndra investigation expands with raid of executives' homes and files

    09/09/2011 10:34:26 AM PDT · by sunmars · 91 replies
    iwatch ^ | iwatch
    CEO and founder of politically connected company questioned on day of raid. Now some Democrats wonder if they'd been misled Federal agents have expanded their examination of the now-bankrupt California solar power company Solyndra, searching the homes of the company's chief executive, a founder, and a former executive, examining computer files and documents, the Center for Public Integrity's iWatch News and ABC News have learned. Agents visited the homes of CEO Brian Harrison and company founder Chris Gronet. Agents also visited the home of a third executive involved in the company from the start, according to a source who agreed...
  • US STOCKS-Futures down in wake of Obama jobs speech

    09/09/2011 11:47:47 AM PDT · by slickdain · 47 replies
    reuters ^ | Fri Sep 9, 2011 8:44am EDT | Ryan Vlastelica
    NEW YORK, Sept 9 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures fell on Friday as investors remained skeptical about how much of President Barack Obama's $447 billion proposal to generate U.S. jobs would make it through Congress.
  • Wall Street slumps; Dow slides below 11,000

    09/09/2011 1:12:40 PM PDT · by John W · 72 replies
    AP via MSNBC ^ | September 9, 2011 | AP
    NEW YORK — The problems that weighed down stocks all summer show no sign of letting up. U.S. stocks plunged Friday, erasing the week's gains, as rising fears about fallout from Europe's debt crisis overshadowed President Barack Obama's plan to revive the U.S. job market.
  • Egyptians break into Israel Embassy in Cairo

    09/09/2011 4:24:45 PM PDT · by SmithL · 67 replies
    AP via SFGate ^ | 9/9/11 | AYA BATRAWY, Associated Press
    A group of about 30 protesters broke into the Israeli Embassy in Cairo Friday and dumped hundreds of documents out of the windows after a day of demonstrations outside the building in which crowds swinging sledge hammers and using their bare hands tore apart the embassy's security wall. Hundreds of protesters converged on the embassy throughout the afternoon and into the night, tearing down large sections of the graffiti-covered security wall outside the 21-story building housing the embassy. Egyptian security forces made no attempt for hours to intervene. Just before midnight, a group of protesters reached a room on one...
  • Ryder cancels truck rentals amid terrorist threat

    09/09/2011 6:43:27 PM PDT · by MamaDearest · 189 replies
    JournalStar ^ | September 9, 2011 | Sarah Garfinkel
    PEORIA — Ryder has canceled all truck rentals for the coming week due to credible but unconfirmed threats of terrorist attacks in the wake of the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

A customer who did not want to be identified told the Journal Star that she had been informed by Ryder of the cancellation by phone call Friday. A Ryder representative told the Journal Star all local rentals for the weekend had been canceled, though that person declined to elaborate on the reason.

Further questions were referred to the head of rentals for the local arm of the company. That person did not...
  • Republican candidates at odds over Social Security

    09/10/2011 5:52:02 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 72 replies
    LJ World ^ | September 10, 2011 | Philip Elliott,
    Washington — A growing divide over Social Security splits the two leading contenders for the Republican presidential nomination, and the differences between Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney foreshadow a tricky political dance with older voters. Romney has seized on what he perceives as Perry’s vulnerability on a program that seniors hold dear, Democrats venerate as sacrosanct and Perry has labeled a “Ponzi scheme.” That sets up a battle for older voters in Iowa, retirees in Florida and the Sun Belt, and Baby Boomers everywhere worried about their own recession-scarred retirement plans. “If we nominate someone...