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  • US Ambassador Christopher Hill: N.Korean army "probably not taking civilian direction at this point"

    11/26/2010 7:29:40 AM PST · by jhpigott · 61 replies
    … CHRISTOPHER HILL: Well, I agree that we need a peace process. Our problem right now is, we don’t have an interlocutor. It’s very unclear what’s going on in North Korea. Clearly, they have a succession crisis. They have an army that’s basically a law unto itself, that’s probably not taking civilian direction at this point. So, I think we have problems finding someone over there to talk to. And, in the meantime, I think it is very important that we work very closely with the South Koreans. I don’t think we want to be in a position of somehow...
  • Obama reaches out to Muslims during speech in Indonesia

    11/10/2010 1:35:44 AM PST · by onyx · 88 replies · 1+ views
    DENVERPOST.COM ^ | Updated: 11/10/2010 01:51:42 AM MST | By Ben Feller
    JAKARTA, Indonesia — In the Muslim nation that was his boyhood home, President Barack Obama acknowledged today that U.S. relations are still frayed with the Islamic world despite his best efforts at repair. He urged all sides to look beyond "suspicion and mistrust" to forge common ground against terrorism. Forcefully returning to a theme he sounded last year in visits to Turkey and Egypt, Obama said: "I have made it clear that America is not and never will be at war with Islam. . . . Those who want to build must not cede ground to terrorists who seek...
  • Bill Clinton pushed Meek to quit Florida race

    10/28/2010 4:10:04 PM PDT · by NYRepublican72 · 73 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/28/2010 | Ben Smith
    Bill Clinton sought to persuade Rep. Kendrick Meek to drop out of the race for Senate during a trip to Florida last week — and nearly succeeded. Meek agreed — twice — to drop out and endorse Gov. Charlie Crist’s independent bid in a last-ditch effort to stop Marco Rubio, the Republican nominee who stands on the cusp of national stardom. Meek, a staunch Clinton ally from Miami, has failed to broaden his appeal around the state and is mired in third place in most public polls, with a survey today showing him with just 15 percent of the vote....
  • CREW Welcomes New Member to the Pork Parade: Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA)

    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Pork Parade has another member, and he’s a chip off the ol’ block. Congressman Duncan D. Hunter (R-CA-52) has picked up where his father, former Congressman Duncan L. Hunter, left off. The freshman member is doing his best to bring home the bacon for some of his biggest campaign donors, one of which is a company founded by his uncle. At the same time, Congressman Hunter touts his commitment to cutting government spending on his own website. It seems the best way to maintain government funding is to donate to Mr. Hunter’s campaign. “The rotten apple doesn’t fall...
  • Cuba to Cut One Million Public Sector Jobs

    09/13/2010 1:09:31 PM PDT · by lbryce · 35 replies
    BBC ^ | September 13, 2010 | Staff
    The Cuban labour federation said more than a million workers would lose their jobs - half of them by March next year. Those laid off will be encouraged to become self-employed or join new private enterprises, on which some of the current restrictions will be eased. It is biggest shift to the private sector since the revolution in 1959. Cuba's communist government currently controls almost all aspects of the country's economy and employs about 85% of the workforce. "Our state cannot and should not continue maintaining companies, productive entities, services and budgeted sectors with bloated payrolls and losses that hurt...
  • Does anyone represent California voters?

    08/17/2010 7:44:32 AM PDT · by SmithL · 17 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 8/17/10 | Debra J. Saunders
    When 52 percent of California voters passed Proposition 8 in November 2008, Attorney General Jerry Brown said he would defend the measure during the inevitable appeals. Then, as is his fashion, Brown changed his mind. Ditto Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who twice vetoed same-sex marriage bills passed by the Legislature in deference to California voters who passed an earlier same-sex marriage statute in 2000. But after Prop. 8 passed, both refused to defend the measure. This month, after U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker ruled that Prop. 8 is unconstitutional, both Brown and Schwarzenegger urged Walker to lift a stay on his...
  • Whitman: Arizona Immigration Law OK for Arizona

    07/29/2010 7:37:12 PM PDT · by Mariner · 138 replies · 13+ views
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | 7/29/2010 | Susan Ferriss
    Gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman - who has campaign billboards and Spanish-language ads in California declaring "NO to the Arizona law" - told talk show hosts Wednesday that the same controversial immigration law should be allowed to stand in Arizona. "You know, I'm running for the governor of California so I had to make a decision," Whitman said. "Does the Arizona law make sense for California? And I have said no, I don't think the Arizona law makes sense for California because we have a much bigger state with much bigger geography."
  • Clinton Wedding Raises Questions of Interfaith Marriage

    07/29/2010 8:43:14 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 56 replies · 2+ views ^ | July 28, 2010 | Janice Shaw Crouse
    Click here to find out more! When asked about the significance of her daughter, Chelsea, marrying Marc Mezvinsky, who is Jewish, and thus being married in an interfaith union, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responded, “Over the years, so many of the barriers that prevented people from getting married, crossing lines of faith or color or ethnicity have just disappeared.” True, the barriers have disappeared, but serious difficulties remain. While some scholars argue that mixed-faith unions “serve as a refiner’s fire” that make the relationships stronger, the statistical evidence indicates this is all too frequently not the outcome. The American...
  • Shocking Emails Show National Rifle Association Worked to Prohibit Rifles From National Parks

    07/14/2010 12:19:11 AM PDT · by Neil E. Wright · 71 replies · 1+ views
    RedState ^ | 7/14/10 | Erick Erickson
    Shocking Emails Show National Rifle Association Worked to Prohibit Rifles From National Parks What will they change their middle initial to now? Posted by Erick Erickson (Profile) Tuesday, July 13th at 2:35PM EDT You know things are bad for the National Rifle Association when it has to get the New York Times to run a puff piece on it.But in their zeal to get a puff piece out there as well as their collaboration with the left on the DISCLOSE Act, the NRA has angered a number of people on Capitol Hill.Shocking new e-mails obtained by RedState show that...
  • Just 10% of labor pool in India and China, can absorb every US job... then what?

    07/11/2010 9:58:05 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 34 replies
    (please wake up America, vanity)
    Can we please do something, as conservatives and libertarians - as patriots - to stop America's self destruction? This is not some theoretical debate. Why is this very real danger, being so stubbornly ignored?
  • Republican California Governor Nominee Meg Whitman's New Billboard

    07/08/2010 11:11:39 PM PDT · by TruthHound · 55 replies · 1+ views
    Translation: "No on Prop 187 and No on the Law in Arizona."
  • Whitman's new billboards in Spanish: I'm against Prop 187, AZ law

    07/08/2010 5:15:50 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 100 replies · 1+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | July 7, 2010 | Joe Garofoti
    A reader just sent us evidence of GOP guv candidate Meg Whitman's latest outreach to Latino voters: A Spanish-language billboard saying she (would have) opposed Proposition 187 and opposes the controversial Arizona immigration law. The billboard, spotted on Highway 99 about 2 miles north of Earlimart in Tulare County, says: "NO a la Proposicion 187 y NO a la Ley de Arizona -- Meg Whitman." ...As we told you about a while back -- and again during our rundown of this week's Field Poll on the guv's race -- Whitman is trying to distance herself from her campaign chair's Pete...
  • Lessons from 'The Karate Kid' -- Japan out, America down, China on the rise

    06/29/2010 6:18:44 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 54 replies · 2+ views
    Washington Post ^ | June 27, 2010 | Howard Schneider
    ....when paired with its summer 2010 remake, the two movies offer a parable on the transformation of the global economy, the end of the American century and the changing balance of power between the United States and Asia. Between Jackie Chan's sly digs about global warming and Jaden Smith's status as a refugee of the U.S. economy, you can almost feel the world's center of gravity shifting. ... you'll recall that, back then, California was still the promised land, the place where the film's teenage protagonist, Daniel LaRusso, and his mom had moved from New Jersey to start a new...
  • Free Press & the Left Have Had At Least Thirty 'Behind Closed Door' 'Sellout' Meetings with the FCC

    06/28/2010 9:08:54 AM PDT · by Nachum · 42 replies · 3+ views
    big government ^ | 6/28/10 | Seton Motley
    While Free Press pitches a (staged?) hissy fit about one with AT&T, Verizon – and Google and Skype Chairman Julius Genachowski and his Federal Communications Commission (FCC) have been for quite some time seeking to drastically increase their regulatory control over the internet. The Chairman and the Commission lack the legal authority to do this. They have been told this by (at least) a Clinton-appointee led federal appeals court – in the Comcast-BitTorrent case – and a bipartisan Congressional contingent, who wrote Chairman Genachowski letters telling him to cut it out. Undaunted, Chairman Genachowski headed once more into the breach....
  • GOP's Whitman courts Latinos, re-states opposition to AZ law

    Washington (CNN) - The Republican who wants to be the next governor of California has a message for the state's Latinos: "Meg Whitman es una candidata diferente." Translation: "Meg Whitman is a different kind of candidate." The former eBay CEO released two Spanish-language television ads as part of a calculated courting of the state's 13.5 million+ Hispanics. "She is the Republican who opposes the Arizona law…" an announcer says in one of the ads. Many Latinos have vented anger at Arizona's passing of the nation's toughest immigration law. It requires law enforcement agents to "determine the immigration status" of anyone...
  • FREEP the NRA 1-800-392-8683 or 1-800-672-3888 to drop support for Schumer/Van Hollen HR 5175

    06/15/2010 9:01:41 PM PDT · by Steelers6 · 15 replies · 364+ views ^ | June 15, 2010 | steelers6
    STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION ON H.R. 5175, THE DISCLOSE ACT Also at Tuesday, June 15, 2010 The National Rifle Association believes that any restrictions on the political speech of Americans are unconstitutional. In the past, through the courts and in Congress, the NRA has opposed any effort to restrict the rights of its four million members to speak and have their voices heard on behalf of gun owners nationwide. The NRA’s opposition to restrictions on political speech includes its May 26, 2010 letter to Members of Congress expressing strong concerns about H.R. 5175, the DISCLOSE Act. As...
  • Bam's daze of the weak

    05/23/2010 3:43:44 AM PDT · by Scanian · 3 replies · 469+ views
    NY Post ^ | May 23, 2010 | Michaels Goodwin
    President Obama is the backward man. Teddy Roosevelt's advice to "speak softly and carry a big stick" was meant as a guide to successful foreign relations. Obama has completely muddled the message. He speaks softly to foreign adversaries and uses the big stick on American dissenters. Iran and Syria are wooed endlessly with carrots, apologies and promises of grand bargains. They respond with taunts and threats and pay no penalty. North Korea sinks a South Korean ship, and our secretary of state says it means no more business as usual. That's an admission it has been business as usual even...
  • Sheriff Arpaio: Sharpton “doesn’t know what he’s talking about” (video)

    05/09/2010 7:41:07 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 21 replies · 1,266+ views
    PolitPage ^ | 05/09/10 | jeff j
    Sheriff Arpaio: Sharpton's pretty much clueless...
  • BREAKING! William Ayers Set to Speak at CSU Fresno

    04/20/2010 9:30:11 AM PDT · by gracie1 · 96 replies · 2,845+ views
    KMJ580 ^ | 4-20-2010 | Blake Taylor
    A 60's radical who's name became major part of the 2008 presidential campaign is on his way to Fresno. Bill Ayers, the co-founder of the Weather Underground, is slated to make an appearance in downtown Fresno this Thursday evening. The event is free to the public.
  • Estefans' new collaboration hits sour note (Obama Sellout angers Cuban-Americans)

    04/14/2010 3:24:56 PM PDT · by Frantzie · 35 replies · 1,155+ views
    Miami Hearld newspaper ^ | 4-14-2010 | Jackie Bueno Sousa
    If Gloria Estefan decides to sing a tune while hosting President Barack Obama at her home Thursday, she may want to consider her 1989 hit Cuts Both Ways. 'Cause you and I are dangerous We want too much and life ain't that way Don't ask for more Don't be a fool Haven't we already broken every rule The Estefans may have broken more than a rule when they decided to host a cocktail reception for the president during his visit to South Florida on Thursday. Estefan, along with husband Emilio, also broke a bond that had united them with Miami's...

    04/12/2010 5:05:26 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 424 replies · 13,622+ views
    Drudgereport ^ | Monday April12, 2010
    President Barack Obama greets Chinese President Hu Jintao during the official arrivals for the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, Monday April 12, 2010
  • Obama Limits When U.S. Would Use Nuclear Arms

    04/05/2010 5:37:13 PM PDT · by lbryce · 353 replies · 9,535+ views
    New York Times ^ | April 5, 2010 | DAVID E. SANGER and PETER BAKER
    WASHINGTON — President Obama said Monday that he was revamping American nuclear strategy to substantially narrow the conditions under which the United States would use nuclear weapons, even in self defense. But the president said in an interview that he was carving out an exception for “outliers like Iran and North Korea” that have violated or renounced the main treaty to halt nuclear proliferation. Discussing his approach to nuclear security the day before formally releasing his new strategy, Mr. Obama described his policy as part of a broader effort to edge the world toward making nuclear weapons obsolete, and to...
  • The Last-Minute Fight for Bart (Judas) Stupak's Health Vote

    03/22/2010 7:11:24 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 31 replies · 1,175+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 3/22/2010 | AY NEWTON-SMALL/TIME
    Until Sunday, March 21, few out of Michigan's rugged 1st Congressional District, which stretches for 1,600 miles (2,575 km) along the Great Lakes, had ever heard of Bart Stupak. But as the clock ran out on health care reform, all eyes were on the Democratic Congressman. "How does it feel to keep the whole world waiting?" a reporter joked to laughter as Stupak entered a packed television studio on the third floor of the House of Representatives, hours before the expected vote on health care reform, to announce his decision. Flanked by six other pro-life Dems, Stupak finally brought an...
  • Scott Brown explains Jobs Bill vote to Howie Carr, Boston radio (17 min audio)

  • Still Right Cup Of Tea (Scott Brown Is NO Sell Out)

    02/25/2010 5:01:50 AM PST · by suspects · 25 replies · 593+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | February 25, 2010 | Michael Graham
    A question for my fellow right-wing nuts angry at “Sellout” Scott Brown: What part of “independent” don’t you understand? U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, like state Sen. Scott Brown, is not a conservative Republican and, as far as I know, never claimed to be. During his brilliant campaign for U.S. Senate the only ads that mentioned the word “Republican” were run by Martha Coakley. You remember: [cue ominous music] Republican Scott Brown - so Republican that when he goes out for a beer, he doesn’t go to bars, but to pubs. As in Re-“pub”-lican. Those kinds of ads, like most of...
  • Brown vote draws anger, shrugs

    02/23/2010 10:24:00 AM PST · by mystery-ak · 81 replies · 1,457+ views
    Politico ^ | Feb. 23, 2010 | Lisa Lerer
    Brown vote draws anger, shrugs By: Lisa Lerer February 23, 2010 12:33 PM EST Scott Brown is taking fire from Facebook friends and the Twittering class for his cross-over vote on Harry Reid’s job bill. But the reaction from a lot of Republicans is a “what-did-you-expect” shrug. Minutes after the Brown cast his cloture Monday night, the Web erupted in comments from conservatives who felt they’d been betrayed by the Massachusetts Republican: “We’ve been scammed!” “Write your senator from Boston or 2010 will be the Brown Sox Curse." “Forget about Brown for President. He’s made his first mistake.”?
  • New U.S. senator helps Democrats advance jobs bill (brown)

    02/23/2010 5:34:12 AM PST · by mikelets456 · 102 replies · 1,513+ views
    Reuter ^ | 2/23/2010 | Reuters
    WASHINGTON, Feb 22 (Reuters) - A modest job-creation bill advanced in the U.S. Senate on Monday as the chamber's newest Republican bucked his party and sided with Democrats on a $15 billion package of tax cuts and highway spending. Republican Scott Brown joined four other Republicans, 55 Democrats and two independents to overcome a procedural hurdle that sets up a final vote later this week. Brown was widely hailed as a conservative hero after his surprise victory in Massachusetts last month gave Republicans enough seats to block most Democratic legislation..............................
  • The Incredible Shrinking Joe Scarborough

    02/17/2010 8:50:40 AM PST · by rhema · 21 replies · 1,229+ views
    Human Events ^ | 02/17/2010 | L. Brent Bozell III
    I don't know when or where or even if Joe Scarborough's radio show airs in my area, nor do I care. The other night, a friend caught this clip from his radio show and sent it to me. It's about a blog that is published by the organization I head. "NewsBusters, which just loves writing negative articles about me, I don't know why, a lot of really false ones and I don't know what's actually gotten into Brent Bozell, but he actually goes out of his way to write false articles about me now ...They just distort the news for...

    12/21/2009 2:37:16 PM PST · by the invisib1e hand · 10 replies · 417+ views
    DATE: December 19, 2009 FROM: Sr. Mary Ann Walsh O: 202-541-3200 H: 301-587-4762 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Federal government must not expand its role enabling abortions Bill should not go forward unless and until problems remedied Protection of life, conscience rights; fairness to legal immigrants; affordability top issues WASHINGTON--The Senate health reform bill should not move forward in its current form, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, Bishop William Murphy of Rockville Centre, New York, and Bishop John Wester of Salt Lake City said December 19, as senators proceeded closer to a vote. Cardinal DiNardo chairs the bishops' Committee on Pro-life Activities....
  • The High Price of Ben Nelson's Low Vote

    12/20/2009 3:26:58 AM PST · by Scanian · 27 replies · 1,763+ views
    The American Thinker Blog ^ | December 19, 2009 | Marc Sheppard
    Democrat Ben “Dover” Nelson, who had previously threatened to join a GOP filibuster of the Senate Health Care Bill, proved today that everything has a price – including a man’s values. The Nebraska Senator just accepted what I’ll generously describe as an enormous “monetary incentive” to do a complete 180 on his long-time position on abortion funding and thereby gave this awful legislation life with his 60th all-Democrat vote. Earlier this month, Nelson insisted that he would not support a bill without stronger anti-abortion language:
  • Sen. Ben Nelson to announce support for health-care bill

    12/19/2009 6:27:36 AM PST · by yoe · 114 replies · 4,025+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | December 19, 2009 | Shailagh Murray
    Sen. Ben Nelson (Neb.), the final Democratic holdout on health care, was prepared to announce to his caucus Saturday morning that he would support the Senate reform bill, clearing the way for final passage by Christmas. "We're there," said Sen. Kent Conrad (D-N.D.), as he headed into a special meeting to announce the deal. Democratic leaders spent days trying to hammer out a deal with Nelson, and worked late Friday night with Nelson on abortion coverage language that had proved the major stumbling block. But Nelson also secured other favors for his home state. Asked if he was prepared to...
  • Roland Burris May Put Kink in Obama-Democrats' Plan for 60 Votes on Health Care

    12/15/2009 5:16:08 PM PST · by malkee · 25 replies · 2,344+ views ^ | 12/15/09 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC ( -- On a day when Democrats emerged triumphantly from a meeting with President Barack Obama appearing to have won the vote of Joe Lieberman for their pro-abortion health care bill, they may not be ready to celebrate yet. The Lieberman vote appeared to allow Democrats and Obama to secure 59 votes. The only holdout left appeared to be pro-life Sen. Ben Nelson of Nebraska who says he won't vote for the bill because it funds abortions. Political observers need to hang on to their hats because pro-abortion Sen. Rolland Burris of Illinois, ironically the lawmakers appointed to...
  • Sen Joe Liberman's local office phone number

    12/15/2009 12:02:57 PM PST · by GailA · 23 replies · 1,625+ views
    Senator Liberman's government web site | 12/15/09 | GailA
    His voice mail in DC is FULL. But I got right through on his local line 1-860-549-8463Ask how he can vote to cut Medicare for seniors, VA benefits for Veterans and INCREASE fees for retired Military under Tri-Care for Life....pound on the three issues as effecting the ENTIRE country. Ask it of your OWN senators too.
  • Why I Parted Ways With The Right(LGF Blames Free Republic)

    11/30/2009 7:40:52 PM PST · by icwhatudo · 188 replies · 11,078+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | 11-30-09 | Charles Johnson
    (Reason #)8. A right-wing blogosphere that is almost universally dominated by raging hate speech (see: Hot Air, Free Republic, Ace of Spades, etc.)
  • US Eases Taiwan's Fears Over China (Scrambling to Damage Control)

    11/23/2009 10:24:42 PM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 24 replies · 1,091+ views
    The Malaysian Insider (in English) ^ | 23 November 2009 | Malaysian Straits Times
    US eases Taiwan’s fears over China TAIPEI, Nov 24 — The United States has moved quickly to reassure Taiwan, less than a week after President Barack Obama’s visit to China, by sending a senior diplomat to Taipei to allay fears that the island’s interests have been compromised.Raymond Burghardt, chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan, the de facto US embassy here, flew into Taipei on Sunday, just five days after Obama met Chinese President Hu Jintao last Tuesday. “President Obama did not in any way change our long-standing position on Taiwan,” Burghardt told reporters after meeting Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng...
  • Mary Landrieu - $300 Million Dollar Whore Portrait released - send her a copy!

    11/23/2009 10:49:44 AM PST · by Secret Agent Man · 40 replies · 4,764+ views
    self | 11/23/09 | Secret Agent Man
    Mary Landrieu needs to be harassed for every day for the rest of her term about this. They ought to try to recall her if it's possible in Louisiana to do so. For the whole series of Zero-Themed artwork, go here: " Flickr Archive of Zero-Themed Artwork"
  • Whom Does AARP Represent? Seniors Realize It's No Longer Clear

    11/09/2009 9:29:53 PM PST · by Intolerant in NJ · 21 replies · 1,708+ views
    The Press of Atlantic City | 9 November, 2009 | Grace-Marie Turner
    Clearly something must be up with AARP. Why else would the nation's largest lobbying organization, sworn to protect the interests of senior citizens, watch silently as Congress plans to cut Medicare spending by $400 billion to pay for its health reform legislation? Could it be that the interests of seniors and AARP are not exactly aligned? Let's follow the money..... Link to Full Article
  • McCain Moves to Block FCC Net Neutrality

    10/26/2009 4:43:01 PM PDT · by Right to Arm Bears · 45 replies · 2,461+ views
    Reuters ^ | Tony Bradley
    The FCC voted unanimously yesterday to move forward with the debate in an effort to formalize net neutrality guidelines. Senator John McCain followed up by introducing a bill that would prohibit the FCC from governing communications.
  • Video-Obama Poised to Cede US Sovereignty

    10/16/2009 6:02:59 PM PDT · by opentalk · 86 replies · 4,710+ views
    Youtube ^ | October 14, 1009 | Lord Christopher Monckton
    On October 14, Lord Christopher Monckton, a noted climate change expert, gave a presentation at Bethel College in St. Paul, MN in which he issued a dire warning regarding the United Nations Climate Change Treaty which is scheduled to be signed in Copenhagen in December 2009. .. Video 4:11 min
  • Tenured Radical Goes Global

    10/16/2009 10:47:30 AM PDT · by bs9021 · 1 replies · 558+ views
    Campus Report ^ | October 16, 2009 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Tenured Radical Goes Global Malcolm A. Kline, October 16, 2009 A professor whom Accuracy in Academia has covered extensively is getting ready to take his act on the road. “Juan Cole, the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan, produces a steady stream of writings that downplays the threat radical Islam poses to America and the West,” Jonathan Schanzer writes in The American Thinker. “His opinions are at odds with the beliefs of most Americans.” “Now, through a project designed to foster an understanding of America in the Arab world, he appears to be at...
  • Susan Collins "I Love Obamacare" Zero Dollar available - take this RINO down at election time!

    10/14/2009 8:20:26 PM PDT · by Secret Agent Man · 21 replies · 1,682+ views
    self | 10/14/09 | Secret Agent Man
    The Second RINO senator supports Obamacare and comes out for it today. Code word phrase: "she's open to voting" for sweeping health care legislation this year. Not surprising, but she's got to go. Get the recall started or if she's up in 2010 make her fight really damn hard to keep that seat. And send her a few of these along the way with promises to back conservative GOP candidates, get the national RNC to drop support for her, she doesn't do us any good in the clutch when we truly need her, and fight her with financial support for...
  • AZ 2010: On Climate Bill, The Wooing Of John McCain May Take Longer [you know where this is going]

    10/13/2009 6:07:41 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 23 replies · 1,834+ views
    Dow Jones / Nasdaq ^ | 2009-10-13 | Siobhan Hughes
    WASHINGTON (Dow Jones) - Efforts by U.S. Senate Democrats to persuade Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., to endorse their climate legislation may take a bit longer. Democrats have spent months reaching out to McCain through Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., and Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn. The outreach appeared likely to step up after McCain's friend, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., over the weekend became the first Republican this year to sign on to a bipartisan climate-change plan.
  • What did I tell ya? Lindsey Graham signs on to cap-and-tax

    10/11/2009 4:26:21 AM PDT · by upchuck · 86 replies · 3,375+ views
    Michelle Malkin ^ | Oct 11, 2009 | Michelle Malkin
    I hate to say “I told you so.” But, well, I told you so. GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham has signed on to the Democrats’ massive green redistribution scheme masquerading as a planet-saving, national security-enhancing “energy independence” scheme. Can John McCain and the rest of the Climate Change Republicans be far behind? Now, the announcement of Graham’s alliance with Big Government Democrats. In the NYTimes, natch. Kerry and Graham go on to argue that we must buy into their plan because the EPA regulatory power grab will be worse. It’s greenmail: Sign on or else the out-of-control bureaucrats (and the unaccountable...
  • Barack Obama: Taleban can be involved in Afghanistan future

    10/08/2009 9:40:45 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 35 replies · 2,078+ views
    The Times (UK) ^ | 10/09/09 | Tim Reid
    Barack Obama: Taleban can be involved in Afghanistan future Tim Reid in Washington President Obama is prepared to accept some Taleban involvement in Afghanistan’s political future and is unlikely to favour a large influx of new American troops being demanded by his ground commander, a senior official said last night. Mr Obama appears to have been swayed in recent days by arguments from some advisers, led by Vice-President Joe Biden, that the Taleban do not pose a direct threat to the US and that there should be greater focus on tackling al-Qaeda inside Pakistan. Mr Obama’s developing strategy on the...
  • Poor old Ralph Stanley & Obama Girl

    10/01/2009 3:48:19 PM PDT · by Thirteen · 21 replies · 1,601+ views
    YouTube ^ | 10/01/2009 | Thirteen
    This is NOT from the Onion or a Republican media creation. My question is: What in the name of God would convince Ralph Stanley to bastardize his own world-famous signature song like this and further perpetuate big media's image of Appalachian ignorance? Is he that desperate for money or has senility set-in and his fellow Democrats are simply taking advantage of his clouded judgment? I'm not only embarrassed for him but for the entire populace of the Appalachian Mountains as well. Please accept my apology.
  • email from OFA/Obama...AMA sells out to Socialist Healthcare (MEGA BARF ALERT)

    09/30/2009 8:01:46 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 21 replies · 1,177+ views
    The cavalry is here -- and they're in white coats and scrubs: More than a half a million doctors and millions of nurses are joining forces to help pass real health reform. Americans listen to their nurses and doctors when it comes to health reform -- and for good reason. If we can help them amplify their voices, it'll be a huge boost to our campaign for change. So we're working on a new television ad featuring their voices explaining why doctors and nurses so strongly support President Obama's plan -- and asking Congress to pass it. We'll run the...
  • Obama Appoints Muslim to High-level Position in Department of Homeland Security (More treachery)

    09/25/2009 8:35:57 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 203 replies · 9,760+ views
    Chron Watch ^ | 09/20/2009 | Vincent Gioia
    Purported non Muslim Barack Hussein Obama made a presidential appointment of Muslim Los Angeles Deputy Mayor Arif Alikhan for a top job at the federal Department of Homeland Security. In his new job, Arif Alikhan will be Assistant Secretary for the Office of Policy Development at the Department of Homeland Security. Alikhan has been Deputy Mayor of Los Angeles--in charge of public safety for the city. Why Muslim Alikhan at the Department of Homeland Security you might ask? DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano said Alikhan’s “broad and impressive array of experience in national security, emergency preparedness, and counterterrorism will make him...
  • Yes We Can Sell Out! (Media Turns Blind Eye)

    09/23/2009 4:24:04 AM PDT · by Portnoy · 3 replies · 744+ views
    The Hippo's A** ^ | September 23, 2009 | Portnoy
    "A government-supported artist is an incompetent whore!" -- Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land It's been more than 24 hours since BigGovernment went live with their report on how the Obama administration used the National Endowment for the Arts to push their agenda, specifically for health care. I don’t know about you, but this turns the hair on the back of my neck straight up. There is a certain creepiness behind this whole scenario. Take the opposite stand if you will for one moment. Imagine if President Bush, in the run up to the Iraq War, had asked...
  • Treason! USA sold us to Russia.

    09/19/2009 6:20:56 PM PDT · by Matt_Rel · 47 replies · 2,662+ views ^ | Sep.18,2009 | Jerzy Kubrak
    Treason!   USA sold us to Russia.   (,artykuly,52626,1.html ) (translation from Polish)[The end of anti-missile shield! Americans break promises. There will be neither a US base in Poland nor a radar in Czech Rep.What about our security now?! We've been left on the thin ice.] The strategic ally? The solid rock of our national security? The end of illusions. United States, which could always rely on us, turned its back to us. The President of USA just threw to the garbage bin  the project of building the Anti-Missile Shield in Poland and Czech Rep. The powerful military fascility could strengthen our...
  • What They Really Think (Madeleine Albright: "America no longer...first nation of the world")

    09/18/2009 11:00:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies · 3,246+ views
    Powerline ^ | September 18, 2009 | John Hinderaker
    Former Secretary of State Madeline Albright spoke at a forum in Omsk, Siberia. Pravda reported that her speech "surprised the audience." No wonder. The Russians in attendance must have wondered how they managed to lose the cold war: Madeleine Albright said during the meeting that America no longer had the intention of being the first nation of the world. Ms. Albright started her speech in Russian. "Hello and thank you! It's a pleasure for me to be here," she said in Russian. Albright wrote in her autobiography that she was trying to learn some Russian during the 1960s. The former...