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  • Amnesty: the audaciousness of Obama

    07/30/2014 10:14:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Neo-Neocon ^ | July 29, 2014 | Neo-Neocon
    How long has Congress been mulling over some sort of amnesty plan for illegal immigrants? A long time, certainly under several presidents, whether it’s called “amnesty” or whether euphemisms are used to substitute for the word. But there’s a reason Congress hasn’t done much about it in a long time, and that’s because the American people don’t want it and Congress is at least somewhat responsive to the people, despite the fact that many politicians and those who give them money are more interested in amnesty than the general public is. Presidents have understand that, too, and have also understood...
  • Bowe Bergdahl's Grandstanding Attorney Vilifies Fox News

    07/22/2014 11:45:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Breitbart's Big Journalism ^ | July 22, 2014 | John Nolte
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's attorney, Eugene Fidell, has apparently been retained to launch a hyper-partisan political campaign against Fox News. The Army has not charged Bergdahl with anything. According to some news reports, the Army hasn't even begun investigating Bergdahl. Nonetheless, one of Fidell's first media appearances was with the Huffington Post where he vilified Fox News for vilifying his client: “It’s very unfortunate that Fox News has an opportunity to use this case in an effort to stir up the base, use this in an effort to vilify my client, who everybody knows has gone through a terrible five-year long...
  • Bloom's Taxonomy: “What do you think about X?”

    06/20/2014 11:34:47 AM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 8 replies ^ | June 3, 2014 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Sixty years ago, Benjamin Bloom came up with what he said was a superior way to categorize educational goals and activities. The Taxonomy was famous for reducing everything to six steps: remembering; understanding; applying; analyzing; evaluating; creating. Note that "remembering" (or "knowing") is the first and LOWEST step. Bloom concocted this taxonomy to describe education at the college level. College professors, however, ignored the Taxonomy. Meanwhile, the people in charge of our public schools put this thing on a pedestal. Why? Because the Taxonomy scorned what had always been considered the most important step: knowing information. Bloom and his Taxonomy...
  • Common Core's Dirtiest Trick: Dividing Parents and Children

    05/02/2014 2:38:26 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 15, 2014 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    When you look back at New Math (ca. 1965) and Reform Math (ca. 1990), one of the most striking and persistent features was that parents could not understand the homework which their children brought home. Mystified parents were trying to advise mystified children. The parents, presumably the wise members of the society, were helpless to say anything useful when confronted by the weird complexities of “reform” math, which has now been rolled forward into Common Core. Here is a commonplace horror story that can stand in for millions of others: “When Mike and Camille Chudzinski tried to help their son...
  • Kobe Bryant Forced Back Onto Tribal Plantation After Heresy About Trayvon

    04/03/2014 1:08:54 PM PDT · by IChing · 6 replies ^ | 4/2/14 | Donald Joy
    Two years ago, Barack Obama infamously emphasized skin color above all other factors in his remarks about a boiling controversy, saying, “…my main message is to the parents of Trayvon Martin. You know, if I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon.” Obama did the same thing again over a year later, immediately after the jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in that case–barging in front of the cameras for the explicit purpose of emphasizing skin color (instead of character and conduct) regarding issues of crime, justice, and public safety, Obama self-righteously prattled on for over 17 minutes in a...
  • Obama Runs Off to Chicago Fundraiser – While Fort Hood Comes Under Attack

    04/02/2014 4:23:39 PM PDT · by kristinn · 22 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Wednesday, April 2, 2014 | Kristinn Taylor
    President Barack Obama is in Chicago this evening for two fundraising events. The White House issued a statement saying Obama has been informed of the shootings at Fort Hood and will be kept apprised. There is no mention in the reports of Obama cancelling the fundraisers as soldiers under his command are under attack on American soil. From Politico at 6:55 p.m. EDT (which doesn’t mention Obama is fundraising in Chicago): “President Barack Obama has been informed of the shooting that occurred Wednesday at Fort Hood army base in Texas, according to the pool report. ““The President has been informed...
  • North Korean Leader Has Perfect NCAA Bracket

    03/29/2014 3:05:39 PM PDT · by Diogenes Sarcastica · 58 replies
    Middle Finger News Service ^ | 3/29/2014 | Diogenes
    (MFNS) - North Korea announced today that its leader Kim Jung-Un has a perfect NCAA tournament bracket on the road to the final four of the prestigious collegiate basketball competition. “Our dear leader has once again vanquished the capitalist slime with his superior brainpower. While the imperialist scum sided with the largest, most powerful programs, Kim Jung-Un foresaw the power of underdog squadrons."A contest sponsored by Warren Buffet promised to give $1 billion to anyone with a perfect bracket at the end of the tournament. Every contestant has already been eliminated.Although Kim did not officially enter the contest, officials...
  • Northwestern's Union Ploy: Could it End Womens' College Athletics

    01/30/2014 1:59:13 PM PST · by C. Edmund Wright · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1-30-14 | C. Edmund Wright
    It's been almost comical to watch the liberal sports media's obvious arousal over what they deem the heroic effort by the Northwestern football team to unionize. I say almost comical because this effort is something that could change the face of college athletics forever, and not necessarily for the good either. It is also based on a fundamental flaw. And as is the case with liberals in general, the MSNBC wannabes at ESPN - and other outlets - have no situational awareness of the potential unintended consequences if this is successful. They are simply driven by the leftist reflexive hatred...
  • The Bible: A Fresh New Perspective

    01/30/2014 9:56:45 AM PST · by Making_Sense [Rob W. Case] · 15 replies
    PODBEAN ^ | January 30, 2014 | Rob W. Case
    The Bible is the most popular and most important book in the world. It has also led to the changing of many lives, cultures, and influences both on a very broad scale and on a small one as well. Find out how and why, as some of these reasons may enable you to give it another look, and thus help change your life in a unique and dynamic way on this edition of “Making Sense with Rob Case.”
  • Will Groupon Be The Next Great Comeback?

    01/29/2014 11:28:15 AM PST · by publius321 · 12 replies ^ | Scott Ryan
    "...The timed sales aspect is an impetus to get consumers to act more quickly but that alone is not what makes Groupon successful. It is a necessity more than anything and not the reason why consumers are there in the first place. What I believe is the key to Groupon's success is that many consumers, myself included like ..." (continued)
  • Reince's Solutions Miss Mark (GOPe taken down to size)

    01/27/2014 9:11:27 AM PST · by C. Edmund Wright · 41 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 1-25-13 | C. Edmund Wright
    In typical establishment fashion, Reince Priebus and the wizards at the RNC have looked at the last presidential nomination cycle and learned the wrong lessons. They have concluded that not allowing Mitt Romney a smooth coronation was the problem, and they are out to make sure their anointed one never has to face that again. As such, the prescriptions for change recently announced by Priebus will only make things worse. This is what happens when a national party is isolated from -- and igorant of -- its nation. Yes, the debates did become a series of shameless food fights as...
  • Sages On Stages Desperately Needed 

    01/18/2014 5:18:11 PM PST · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 20 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Oct 26, 2013 | Bruce Deitrick Price
     [SUMMARY: Constructivism says teachers must teach less.]  It was the first premise of all schools throughout history: students would be educated by people who were themselves already educated. A biology teacher had to be an expert in biology; a history teacher must know history to teach history. Who would question the wisdom of these statements? This country’s Education Establishment now preaches a contrary view. Students must not be told that 2+3 = 5; this is not “authentic learning.” Essentially, teachers should stop teaching. The theory, generally called Constructivism or Discovery, requires that students (typically working in groups) construct knowledge for themselves.  This approach...
  • Unemployment Checks Forever: Politicians Pandering to Parasites

    01/09/2014 10:33:55 AM PST · by IChing · 41 replies ^ | 1/9/14 | Donald Joy
    The majority of sleazes in congress and the chief criminal in the White House talk of “doing the right thing” and “having a heart” by their plan to extend unemployment benefits yet again for the millions of deadbeats sitting on their fat rear-ends collecting checks for month after month after month after month after month after month after month…instead of simply going out and, if nothing else, finding and accepting menial or low-paying, humble work. “Waaahhh, if we don’t continue to pay them not to work, they might lose their house, waahhh, they might have to pull their kids out...
  • Liberal "Nation" Magazine Freaking Over 'Racist' Seminole Mascot Winning BCS

    01/08/2014 8:15:11 AM PST · by C. Edmund Wright · 51 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1-8-2014 | C. Edmund Wright
    Sports offers teachable insights into the leftist mindset, and even cursory observations verify that everything is political with these folks. This is unavoidable, I suppose, when your power is derived from electoral or public relation successes of the grievance industry. Thus, we know for sure liberals could not simply enjoy Monday's BCS Title Game the way normal folks did. Having been dealt one setback after another in their quest to force the NFL's Washington Redskins to change their moniker, one of the nations leading liberal sports journalists (aren't they all?) has made it official: Florida State is now the cause...
  • "I trade my food stamps for cash to buy beer, vodka and cigarettes"

    12/10/2013 6:16:57 AM PST · by JesseWatters · 18 replies
    Fox Nation ^ | Dec 9 | Staff
    There are innumerable beach towns in the United States. Many are home to iconic sites that make them notable: the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Jersey Shore Boardwalk, Coney Island 'Cyclone' and Santa Monica Pier just to name a few. But way down at the southern tip of the continental United States, at the famous "Mile 0" of Route 1 lies the very notable beach town of Key West, Florida. The inspiration for many symbols of American culture such as Jimmy Buffett's hit Margaritaville, Key West is home to artists, tourists, beach bums and numerous others. This week, O'Reilly Factor correspondent Jesse...
  • The Media On Black Mob Attacks: Where Were They When John Derbyshire Got Fired?

    11/27/2013 8:33:55 AM PST · by IChing · 14 replies ^ | 11/27/13 | Donald Joy
    Beat Whitey Night, Polar Bear Hunting, The Knockout Game…it’s about time the major media began to scratch the surface of this long-occurring practice. It is, after all, merely the internet-video-driven, plainly visible tip of a much larger and deeper iceberg, which has been around for many years. We can argue endlessly about the causes of it, but the fact remains that for several decades, blacks have been statistically far more likely to do horrible violence to non-blacks than the other way around. But you’d be unlikely to know that unless you get your intelligence from somewhere other than establishment information...
  • Impeachment By Proxy?

    11/20/2013 7:58:28 AM PST · by IChing · 6 replies ^ | 11/20/13 | Donald Joy
    In case you missed it(understandable, since it’s been way under-reported), an unusual backbone specimen has recently been discovered among Republicans in the House of Representatives: 20 GOP lawmakers, led by Rep. Pete Olson(R-Texas), officially introduced Articles of Impeachment last week against Eric “My People” Holder, the smarmy, slimy, rodent-like consigliere for the New Black Panther Party who has been posing as the U.S. Attorney General for the last five years. The relative media silence over such a watershed event could also be understandable, too, in light of the fact that one of the many reasons he’s facing impeachment(besides perjury and...
  • If You Like Your Insurance, You Can Rent It…Maybe

    11/17/2013 6:18:58 AM PST · by C. Edmund Wright · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11-17-13 | C. Edmund Wright
    The main reason I left the insurance industry years ago was the fatigue of marketing a product that is misunderstood by the vast majority of its customer base, not to mention the majority of functionaries inside the industry. I was a lousy agent frankly, but for some reason, the concepts were very intuitive to me. I was the high scorer in of all of those licensing and continuing-ed type classes, but those don't pay the bills, so for reasons of money and sanity, I left. Alas, this escape was only temporary, as we all now live in a country where...
  • Ahem, There Is An Obama Cure

    11/17/2013 5:56:03 AM PST · by IChing · 10 replies ^ | 11/17/13 | Donald Joy
    Obamacare is making us sick. Just the very idea of any law being thousands of pages long in the first place is enough to give you a queasy feeling in your head and stomach. I even get a bit nauseous merely buying stuff at the supermarket, when the self-checkout computer thing starts spitting out seemingly endless coupons and a receipt longer than my arm. As a general rule, I don’t trust any document involving more than a single page, especially when lawyers are required to administer it. There comes a point where you know they’ve got something over you, and...
  • Taking A Stand Against Political Correctness

    11/16/2013 6:17:36 PM PST · by nancyvideo · 8 replies ^ | 11-15-13 | Nancy Morgan
    Political correctness is a hugely successful campaign that has effectively altered traditional standards of behavior in order to advance the political agenda of mostly left-leaning groups. From gay rights, to feminism to open borders, PC rules dictate that you conform with the prevailing group-think at the risk of social ostracism.
  • Watters' World ObamaCare Edition: Liberal Blames Website Crash On CIA!

    11/12/2013 6:28:16 AM PST · by JesseWatters · 7 replies
    Fox Nation ^ | Nov 11 | Staff
    Jesse Watters hits Central Park in New York City to find out how much Americans really know about ObamaCare
  • ABC Blames Increase In Violent Crime On 'Lack of Federal Funding'

    11/09/2013 6:51:35 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 30 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    For the MSM, any excuse is good to push for ever-bigger government . . . Take today's Good Morning America. ABC used a run-of-the-mill bank robbery story to blame a national increase in violent crime on "a lack of federal funding." View the video here.
  • Barone Report: Tea Party Base Instinctively Ahead of GOP Establishment

    11/07/2013 8:39:15 AM PST · by C. Edmund Wright · 33 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 11-8-13 | C. Edmund Wright
    While the Republican establishment was obsessing over the government shutdown, the evils of Ted Cruz, and the latest Jurassic media poll designed specifically to fool them, they remained blind to the massive iceberg that was about to nearly destroy the McAuliffe money machine campaign. As such, they missed a golden opportunity to nudge Ken Cuccinelli across the finish line -- an opportunity the GOP base understood. While Michael Barone did not say this in so many words, these are the inescapable conclusions of his Virginia race analysis. That iceberg? That would be the reality of ObamaCare, as it sinks in...
  • MORE SMOKE AND MIRRORS… Obama Admin Promotes AP Healthcare Article It Gave to AP

    10/20/2013 2:52:15 PM PDT · by kristinn · 12 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Sunday, October 20, 2013 | Kristinn Taylor
    The 21st Century has made government propaganda techniques more obvious even as it becomes more insidious. Case in point: An Associated Press article running tonight highlighting nearly 500,000 applications for Obamacare at federal and state government exchange websites. The AP article by White House correspondent Julie Pace is based on figures provided to the AP by Obama administration officials to whom the AP granted anonymity. The AP obligingly used the White House’s figures for the headline: AP Sources: 476,000 Obamacare Applications Filed Obama’s press operation took to Twitter to promote the article soon after it was published. Jay Carney, Tara...
  • Jesse Watters Confronts Radical Professor Who Organized Ugly Anti-Petraeus Protests (VIDEO)

    09/24/2013 10:04:20 AM PDT · by JesseWatters · 6 replies
    Fox Nation ^ | Sept 23 | Staff
    Former CIA chief and four star General David Petraeus is teaching at City College of New York for a semester. On the way to class he was verbally assaulted by a mob of students and his presence on campus has led to controversial reaction among some staff and students. FOX’s Jesse Watters confronted S. Sandor John, a professor of Latin American studies, about encouraging the student body to pester General Petraeus. John said “Students and faculty […] are not okay with a death squad organizer and somebody who organized drone attacks.” Jesse also spoke with CUNY students who supported Petraeus'...
  • Lincoln's Economics As The Big Fix.

    09/14/2013 1:05:36 PM PDT · by Lincolnomics · 53 replies
    Reddit ^ | submitted 1 month ago by [deleted]
    An engineer argues there has never been a sound theory of economics, with significant implications for GOP ideology.
  • George Zimmerman Now Using Chemical Weapons Against His Own People

    09/11/2013 6:49:37 AM PDT · by IChing · 16 replies ^ | 9/11/13 | Donald Joy
    Sometimes, extreme pressure to “go over to the dark side” wins out. No, I’m not saying Mr. Zimmerman went over–but you’re very close. As for the headline of this article, you have to read down to the end for a clear explanation. With the likes of Bashar Assad and Vladimir Putin appearing to have come out on top due to the way they’ve deftly played the bumbling Barry Obama and John Kerry over Syria-gate, the administration and its media agents needed a new distraction. Enter Shellie Zimmerman, fresh from her recent negotiations with ABC News for her soon-to-be-ex-husband-bashing interview from...
  • Could Federal Aid Really Control the Cost of College?

    08/28/2013 9:57:17 AM PDT · by William Tell 2 · 5 replies ^ | 8-28-13 | Michael P. Tremoglie
    Could Federal Aid Really Control the Cost of College? NEW YORK (MainStreet) — When Secretary of Education Arne Duncan gave a mysterious statement on August 20 about the latest NPSAS report one could conceivably ask - is there anybody home at the Department of Education? Some are beginning to wonder. NSPAS is...
  • The Dumbest Things Ever Said On Fox News' Watters World (VIDEO)

    08/27/2013 10:25:45 AM PDT · by JesseWatters · 15 replies
    Fox Nation ^ | Aug 26 | Staff
    'O'Reilly Factor' producer Jesse Watters has spent much of the last two years crisscrossing America to find out what Americans think of the important issues of the day. Sometimes, he has been known to test interviewees' knowledge of contemporary politics as well as basic American history. Watch the video below to find out why one beachgoer believed Abraham Lincoln was a 'leader 'well before his time', and to hear what nudists in America think of our humble correspondent:
  • Fox News crashes magic mushroom festival

    08/23/2013 9:13:22 AM PDT · by JesseWatters · 20 replies
    Fox Nation ^ | Aug 23 | Staff
    'O'Reilly Factor' producer Jesse Watters recently visited a mushroom festival in Telluride, Colo. One of the festival's attendees told him that the fungi are allegedly considered a 'fifth taste' in some cultures. Another proffered the idea that one is able to "see sounds" after ingesting some of the mushrooms. Jesse also ran into a fellow FOX contributor at the festival. See what else happened over the weekend in the small community southwest of the Mile High City:
  • Hillary Clinton: More deserving of occupying a stockade in Leavenworth than holding political office

    08/15/2013 11:03:23 AM PDT · by Man_Wolf64 · 9 replies
    The D.C. Clothesline ^ | 8/15/2013 | Chad Miller
    Jerry Zeifman, a lifelong Democrat, supervised the work of 27-year-old staff attorney Hillary Rodham on the committee. Hillary got a job working on the Watergate investigation at the behest of her former law professor, Burke Marshall, who was also Sen. Ted Kennedy’s chief counsel in the Chappaquiddick affair. When the investigation was over, Zeifman fired Hillary from the committee staff and refused to give her a letter of recommendation. Why? “Because she was a liar,” Zeifman said in an interview last week. “She was an unethical, dishonest lawyer. She conspired to violate the Constitution, the rules of the House, the...
  • As Racists Go, We are Rank Amateurs (4 years ahead of Obama-Holder)

    07/23/2013 7:31:04 AM PDT · by C. Edmund Wright · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 7-27-2009 | C. Edmund Wright
    Mr. President, history and reality teach us that as racists go, we are, frankly, rank amateurs. And I am sick and tired of Ivy League elites like you and Professor Gates pretending otherwise. What? You think I'm crazy? Look at it this way. If we were worth a damn as racist whites, would we fall all over ourselves everyday to voluntarily watch, cheer for, emulate, take advice from and enrich folks named Tiger and Oprah? Those are, after all, the two people that white racist America has anointed as the top cultural icons in our society. Ever heard about "the...
  • Martin Family Attorney: Racist Zimmerman Jury Saw Trayvon Martin as ‘Black Boogeyman’

    07/20/2013 3:10:19 PM PDT · by kristinn · 129 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Saturday, July 20, 2013 | Kristinn Taylor
    Natalie Jackson, co-counsel for the family of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin accused the nearly all white jury that acquitted George Zimmerman in the February 26, 2012 shooting death of Martin in Sanford, Florida of viewing Martin as “the black boogeyman everybody is afraid of.” The jury was comprised of five white women and one mixed race woman believed to be black-Hispanic. Jackson made the racially inflammatory charge in an interview with Bright House Networks’ CFNEws 13, a cable TV news channel serving central Florida, broadcast on Wednesday. Jackson criticized juror B-37, who spoke out this week on CNN, for...
  • Zimmerman Trial Update: State's Attempted Railroading Goes Off the Rails

    07/08/2013 5:10:03 PM PDT · by IChing · 110 replies ^ | 7/8/13 | Donald Joy
    ItÂ’s George ZimmermanÂ’s defense teamÂ’s turn to put forth their case, and quite frankly, they have a fairly easy path ahead. The wind is at their backs because no real, compelling evidence was brought before the jury by the prosecution in their initiative phase of this kangaroo charade (because none actually exists). Nonetheless, despite the lack of evidence against the accused, rather than issue a judgment of acquittal last Friday, the judge punted the whole matter onward, and eventually toward the jury phase. So now we watch attorneys Mark OÂ’Mara and Don West solidify the fortress of exculpatory factors for...
  • Who is Obama's Real Father

    06/13/2013 9:08:13 AM PDT · by jazminerose · 29 replies ^ | 6/13/2013 | Joy Tiz
    Who is Obama's Real Father? Find out when Joy Tiz talks to filmmaker Joel Gilbert, producer of "Dreams from My Real Father"--the video that made him a target for the IRS and a Soros funded journalist. In Dreams from My Real Father, Barack Obama is portrayed by a voiceover actor who chronicles Barack Obama's life journey in socialism, from birth through his election to the Presidency. This is a don't miss interview at 2 pm PDT.
  • Conservative Comedian Gets Death Threats Following Anti-Muhammad Video

    05/24/2013 6:58:32 AM PDT · by StevenCrowder · 33 replies ^ | 05/24/13 | Steven Crowder
    Just an update after the original video post. Ah, the religion of peace...
  • Romer's Prediction of 5.1% Unemployment With Stimulus Was Horribly Wrong (U3 Unemployment is 10.7%*)

    03/10/2013 3:26:52 PM PDT · by whitedog57 · 2 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 03/10/2013 | Anthony B. Sanders
    The sequesteria (irrational fear of sequestration) continues. For example, Newark Mayor Cory Booker claims that the sequester “is brunt, brutal and blind.” The Obama Administration suspended tours of the White House “because of sequestration.” George Mason University City and Regional Planning Professor Stephen Fuller claims that 2.14 million jobs could be lost because of the sequester. Now, take a deep breath. * Sequestration reduces the rate of increase in federal spending. It does not cut a penny of actual spending. * Under the sequester, total federal spending goes up, just by less than it would have gone up without sequestration....
  • Joy Tiz Talks to Doug Johnson Today at 2 pm PST!

    01/31/2013 10:39:05 AM PST · by jazminerose · 1 replies
    Political commentary at its most irreverent! Tiz fearlessly floods the online airwaves telling it like it is – unafraid to speak her mind… daring to unearth truths and voice that which is foremost on the minds of … Americans today. Popular guest of hot talk radio and quoted by Coulter, Dobbs and the like… when you want relief from the lame stream media, tune in to the Tizzinator for shocking and revealing political analysis at its best! Libs love to hate her, conservatives rely on her honest appraisal of the political landscape… tune in for a wild ride with the...
  • Education Has Been Battered By “Bad Faith”

    01/16/2013 3:14:09 PM PST · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 1 replies ^ | Dec.11, 2012 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    The easiest way to understand the field of education is to consider a legal concept, bad faith. It’s been around for thousands of years; in Latin, the phrase was mala fides. Any time there’s a split between what is claimed and what is fact, you’ve got bad faith. If I come to your house with a sincere intention to paint it professionally, I am acting in good faith. I may be negligent and spill paint on your Lexus; but I have not acted in bad faith. Suppose I come to your house with a scrapbook of photographs showing houses I...
  • How to Cut Federal Spending: The Real Country-Killer in 2013

    01/02/2013 5:44:50 AM PST · by Moseley · 24 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 2, 2013 | Jonathon Moseley
    Never mind the "fiscal cliff." America went bankrupt, technically, at midnight on December 31, 2012. We hit the debt ceiling of $16.394 trillion. Yet the U.S. government needs to borrow more money than is legally allowed. So Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is now juggling federal accounts via questionable extraordinary measures to squeeze out perhaps two more months. Uncle Sam has maxed out his credit cards. More than ever before, America now faces national ruin unless political leaders cut federal spending. However, Washington no longer understands what budget cuts are. Simply trim a few percent from every program -- here a...
  • Media Ignore New Emails Detailing Obama Energy Dept. Corruption

    11/11/2012 9:08:39 AM PST · by kristinn · 14 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | Sunday, November 11, 2012 | Kristinn Taylor
    One week before the presidential election, a Congressional committee released Obama administration emails that showed a pattern of political pressure from President Barack Obama and others in his administration. The emails indicate favoritism toward Democrat politicians and donors in the awarding of federal energy loans. The mainstream media chose not to report on the emails, even though just days before their release, Obama had flatly stated in an interview that politics played no part in awarding the loans. In the old days of hard-nosed journalism, i.e., before the Age of Obama, if the president was caught lying about his involvement...
  • What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

    11/09/2012 6:04:21 AM PST · by C. Edmund Wright · 43 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11-9-2012 | C. Edmund Wright
    The story of the 2012 election is that voters still blame Republicans for systemic problems caused by liberalism, and yet they credit Obama for victories brought about by applied conservatism. Now how does this happen? The answer is both a short story and part of a longer festering narrative. Consider: during the Republican primary season, half of Mitt Romney's consultants told him to call Newt Gingrich the devil. The other half told him to merely to claim that the devil worshiped Gingrich. Then these same sorcerers all told Mitt to call Barack Obama "a nice guy." Well, gee, what could...
  • Mandate??? You've got to be Kidding (1 minute Video)

    11/08/2012 8:54:23 AM PST · by publius321
    Old Guard Fox Pundits who Manipulated our Primaries for the past 8 years - Thank you for your "service" - now disappear...
  • (Video) America: Here We Stand, We Can Do No Other

    11/07/2012 8:51:56 PM PST · by publius321
    Obama moves states ever closer to his goal. Here we stand, we can do no other. Where we are, how we got here and where we are going next by no choice of our own:
  • Psst: Hear the Roar and Pay Attention (What if we had...)

    11/07/2012 10:34:51 AM PST · by C. Edmund Wright · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 1-22-2012 | C. Edmund Wright
    ...what the voters are craving in the debates and on the stump is someone who can look liberals squarely in the eye and tell them why we are right and they are wrong. The American conservative base has had to put up with being called stupid, racist, greedy and unfair for decades by not only the Democrats but the vast majority of the media. The pent up frustration of these decades is magnified by the fact that George H. W. Bush, Bob Dole, George W. Bush and John McCain would not or perhaps could not confront this. In fact, rare...
  • Romney and Ryan Campaign in Ohio (Photo of man wearing racist t-shirt; DU, DKOS screen name?)

    10/12/2012 6:21:21 PM PDT · by kristinn · 52 replies
    Google ^ | Friday, October 12, 2012 | Photo by Jamie Sabau
    Note by Kristinn: AFP/ Getty Images took the photo so it can't be posted here. Click the source link to view the photo of a bald (skinhead) man at a Romney-Ryan rally in Lancaster, Ohio today. The man is wearing a black t-shirt with large white all-capitalized letters emblazoned on the back that says, "Put the white back in the White House."To make sure, the man placed a Romney-Ryan sticker at the top of the back of the t-shirt. By coincidence, a wire service photographer just happened to be in a position to take his picture.Media photographers will usually ask...
  • The Wrap with Ty Andros--13.Apr.2012

    04/13/2012 1:51:47 PM PDT · by appeal2 · 1 replies
    The Financial Survival Network ^ | 04/13/2012 | Kerry Lutz presents Ty Andros and I wrap-up the week and discuss the serious situation in Europe, especially Spain. A former partner of mine who worked for a large telecom company always used to state, "The situation is hopeless, but never serious." But for Europe and the US it often appears hopeless and extremely serious. But, perhaps the "geniuses" that reside at the Fed and the European Central Bank will find a way out. That hasn't happened yet, and we're extremely skeptical that it will happen now, which means, it's inflate or die. The problem with this approach is that it...
  • Obama works diligently to force state Secession

    03/13/2012 11:57:35 AM PDT · by publius321 · 12 replies · 2+ views ^ | 3/12/2012 | Scott Ryan
    "Barack Hussein Obama has aspired from the day he first ran for public office to destroy America by undermining our freedoms, attacking the family unit (as Marx said was essential) and by suing states for attempting to protect their citizens..."
  • An Open Letter to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

    03/10/2012 10:06:45 AM PST · by publius321 · 3 replies
    Dear Prime Minister Netanyahu, It’s been almost one year ago since I last wrote you an open letter like this. I just want to let you know that most Americans agree with your assessment on Iran and the consequences to both Israel and America if those savages procure nuclear weapons. In a peculiar way, a large number of us look to you, as opposed to the current President of the United States as our legitimate leader in these perilous times. We have much more in common since our nation was founded upon the belief that there is ONE God, the...
  • Fasting Fox News: unregistered Romney SUPERPAC

    03/09/2012 7:57:06 AM PST · by publius321 · 11 replies ^ | 3/9/2012 | Scott Ryan
    Romney's shadow backers dumping tens of millions of dollars per state to slander his opponents is enough of an advantage- but having a 24 hour news network to do his bidding demonstrates a PERCEIVED disadvantage on a David v. Goliath scale... (video)