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  • Maybe, the Best App Ever: Wake Up and Smell the Bacon!

    03/09/2014 11:14:51 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 3-9-2014 | MOTUS
    It’s not that I forgot to turn my clock ahead an hour last night. It’s just that my alarm didn’t work.Being both a techie fan and a bacon lover, you can imagine how thrilled I was when I found out I’d been selected as a beta tester for one of the hottest, cutting edge gadgets ever created: The Oscar Mayer Wake Up & Smell The Bacon App!Butt let me start at the beginning of this amazing odyssey: I first learned about the Bacon App from Lady M who was tapped by Oscar Mayer early on to become a beta tester...
  • BUYER’S REMORSE: 71% of Democrats Regret Voting for His Reelection

    02/19/2014 12:52:26 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | February 18, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    Tools.One year into his second term and already 71% of DEMOCRATS regret voting for this Keynesian wreck. Washington Examiner reported: Over seven in 10 Obama voters, and 55 percent of Democrats, regret voting for President Obama’s reelection in 2012, according to a new Economist/YouGov.com poll. Conducted to test the media hype about a comeback by 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, the new poll found voters still uninspired by Romney, but also deeply dissatisfied with Obama who has so far failed to capitalize on his victory over 15 months ago. The poll asked those who voted for Obama’s reelection a...
  • Gallup: Most Americans for Raising Minimum Wage

    11/12/2013 7:42:45 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 67 replies
    Gallup ^ | 11/12/2013 | Andrew Dugan
    With momentum building at the federal and state level to increase hourly base pay, more than three-quarters of Americans (76%) say they would vote for raising the minimum wage to $9 per hour (it is currently $7.25) in a hypothetical national referendum, a five-percentage-point increase since March. About one-fifth (22%) would vote against this. Voters in New Jersey amended the state constitution last week to raise the minimum wage $1 to $8.25, by 61% to 39%. Yet a Gallup poll conducted Nov. 5-6 shows that an even greater percentage of Americans would vote for an even higher minimum wage. Of...
  • People sign petition to support "Orwellian police state"

    10/21/2013 5:29:53 AM PDT · by grundle · 23 replies
    YouTube ^ | October 21, 2013 | Mark Dice
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l02E4cj4Vvo#t=160
  • The Twenty-First Century “Ineptocracy” of America (being ruled by the inept)

    10/15/2013 8:38:02 AM PDT · by dennisw · 29 replies
    capitalismmagazine ^ | 2012.06.18 | Michael J Hurd
    When you place power in the hands of inept idiots, then you foster the rule of “ineptocracy.” You give power to the least capable and the least deserving. In the process, you may wonder why there is less and less in society to admire and enjoy. It’s because the idiots given the power they never deserved are not capable of producing anything. I ran across a t-shirt that says everything about the state of our country today: Ineptocracy: A system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of producing, and where the members...
  • The Power Elite Seek Total Control

    08/07/2013 11:20:50 AM PDT · by Marine Sentinel · 16 replies
    The Marine Sentinel ^ | 8/7/2013 | Marine Sentinel
    A person needs to understand how “Power” is distributed among the levels of the Triad. First level is the power elite who draw its members from three areas: the highest political leaders including the president and a handful of key cabinet members and close advisers; major corporate owners and directors; and high-ranking military officers. The Second or middle level (the Congress, the courts, the states), who implement corrupt policies and trample liberties, and the Third level are the masses (sheeple), you and I that get NOTHING. Most of the participants in the middle level are actually motivated by rather selfish...
  • 5 Really Depressing Things and then Some Music

    07/21/2013 2:47:06 PM PDT · by plsjr · 11 replies
    Barnhardt.biz ^ | July 20, ARSH 2013 | Ann Barnhardt
    1. The single most depressing thing to watch is the 36 hour news cycle of the populus. I can't understand it. I can't understand how it is that you people just collectively let massive, massive crimes go as soon as the media spoon-feeds you the next "big story". This has to be a function of the diabolical coupled with God withdrawing His grace. Memory is a gift from God. To choose to not use it, to choose to suppress it is a sin. 2. Um, yeah, it was reported about 48 hours ago (now outside the window, apparently) that the...
  • Bernanke just now: "Between 5%-6% unemployment is what we consider to be "Full Employment"

    06/19/2013 12:08:47 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 48 replies
    cnbc,various | 6-19-13 | Tcrlaf
    Bernanke just now during his post-FED Meeting presser: "Between 5% and 6% unemployment is what we consider to be "Full Employment"". Remember when Nancy Pelosi and the TV told you that 4.3% Unemployment (1.8% in Indiana at the time) was "THE WORST ECONOMY SINCE THE GREAT DEPRESSION!!!" under Bush?
  • 6 in 10 Americans Don't See Anything Wrong With Mass Government Surveillance

    06/11/2013 6:46:37 AM PDT · by don-o · 44 replies
    National Journal ^ | June 10, 2013 | Brian Fung
    The first polling on the National Security Agency surveillance leak is out, and despite almost unanimous cries of outrage from the press and civil-liberties advocates, the rest of America seems decidedly "meh" on the matter. Over half of us—56 percent, to be exact—think that serving phone companies with a secret court order to surrender customer phone records is an "acceptable" way to fight terrorism, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center. While 41 percent oppose the NSA surveillance program specifically, a much broader swath of the country is generally willing to sacrifice privacy for security. Sixty-two percent...
  • CRACKDOWN! Officials Jump into Action After Terror–Arrest Twitter Users For “Anti-Muslim” Tweets

    05/24/2013 3:10:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 24, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    Yes, this really happened. Great Britain understands that people are upset after the bloody terrorist attack this week. So they’re cracking down on Twitter users. British officials jumped into action following the bloody terror attack this week… And, arrested Twitter users for ugly anti-Islamic tweets. From The Daily Mail: Two men have been arrested for making alleged offensive comments on Twitter after the murder of a British soldier. MailOnline understands the pair had tweeted using inflammatory language and were trying to organise an anti-Muslim protest in Bristol....
  • Same-Sex Marriage Support Solidifies Above 50% in U.S.

    05/14/2013 8:40:10 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 21 replies
    Gallup ^ | 5/13/13 | Jeffrey M Jones
    Support has been 50% or above in three separate readings in last year Fifty-three percent of Americans say the law should recognize same-sex marriages, the third consecutive reading of 50% or above in Gallup polling over the past year. The 53% in favor ties the high to this point, also measured last November and in May 2011.
  • Stick ‘em up, I’m having this smoke.

    05/03/2013 8:49:55 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    PolitiChicks ^ | May 2, 2013 | Leslie Deinhammer
    Where are today’s rebels?  Where is the counterculture? Ear-budded hipsters, with their sheep-like devotion to Apple products and the Obama administration, sit in on the April 20 “Day of Pot” in Denver, content and satisfied with their free birth control and legalized maryjane.  Meanwhile SWAT teams descend on Watertown, Massachusetts, trampling Fourth Amendment rights in search of a “person of interest”– while a Saudi National is quietly sent back to his homeland.These hipsters champion the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado while the war on Big Tobacco rages on.  Since 1997 the FDA inherited control over the $365.5 billion global...
  • Where Have All the Workers Gone?

    04/09/2013 10:26:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Townhall ^ | 04/09/2013 | Pat Buchanan
    That America created only 88,000 jobs in March, less than half the number anticipated, was jolting news, indicating the recovery that the White House has boasted about may not be at hand. But in that March jobs report, there was more disturbing news. While unemployment fell to 7.6 percent, the reason it fell is alarming. Half a million U.S. workers (495,000) disappeared from the labor force. They dropped out. They are no longer even looking for a job. Worse, this appears to be an inexorable trend. The participation rate of eligible workers in the United States has fallen to 63.3...
  • Anyone notice those red equal signs on Facebook today? Vanity

    03/27/2013 6:39:38 PM PDT · by erod · 129 replies
    So I just noticed today that a few of my "Facebook friends" more like 2 people I haven't spoken to in twenty years, had those stupid gay marriage red equality signs up. I defriended them all, anyone else have the same thing happen?
  • Two Kinds of Americans: Freeple and Sheeple - Which Are You?

    03/10/2013 8:38:19 AM PDT · by DeprogramLiberalism · 11 replies
    Deprogramming Liberalism ^ | February, 2013 | Jim Autio
    [There basically two kinds of people in the U.S. of A. - people who want to live in freedom, and people who desire to be herded around. Ironically, the herd people are absolutely convinced that they are the ones who are truly on the side of freedom. That is what makes them such an actual threat to freedom in America. While they prance around boasting about the freedom that they believe they represent, they are instead shackling America in tyranny more each day. The following is a slideshow introduction on the Nuclear Counterarguments 22-Essay Series preview page. The series is...
  • Please Take Away My Right to a Gun

    01/19/2013 9:50:37 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 93 replies
    The New York Times ^ | January 18, 2013 | Wendy Button
    A FEW years ago, I awoke at 2:30 a.m. to more than a “rapping, rapping at my chamber door.” It was a full-force pounding of a body trying to break into my little house in Washington, D.C. It was the sound and scenario that, as a single woman living alone, I feared more than spiders in the house. Because I was writing political speeches at the time, my BlackBerry slept on the pillow beside me. I grabbed it and looked out my bedroom window at the stoop below. There he was: tall, dark clothes, big. He backed up and then...
  • Can you opt out of Obamacare?

    11/28/2012 12:30:52 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 37 replies
    Citizens Council for Health Freedom ^ | 11-27-12 | twila brase
    Two weeks ago, I pointed out Section 1555, one of the major chinks in PPACA's armor according to an attorney at the Goldwater Institute. Section 1555 is in the law under "Subtitle G - Miscellaneous Provisions." Since bringing this up, I've heard from some who believe that this section is limited solely to those who sell ("issue") health insurance. Here again is Section 1555: "No individual, company, business, nonprofit entity, or health insurance issuer offering group or individual health insurance coverage shall be required to participate in any Federal health insurance program created under this Act (or any amendments made...
  • Dear Undecided Voter

    09/20/2012 11:13:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Ricochet ^ | September 19, 2012 | Dave Carter
    I'm sorry, did I wake you? I know it's been four years since the last time you checked the news to find that a presidential race was in the final weeks, and much has happened since then. I thought it might be a good idea to help you get caught up, since I keep hearing that the fate of the nation rests in the hands of people who can name the winner of American Idol and Dancing with the Stars, but can't name their own Congressman. Please know that I honor your sacrifice in giving up precious time that could...
  • Wakestock music festival first in UK to use microchips (electronic wristbands for visitors)

    07/09/2012 10:37:13 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 6 replies
    BBC ^ | Monday, 9 July 2012 | By Greg Cochrane
    Wristbands fitted with microchips have been worn by everyone at a UK festival for the first time. The technology, which designers claim will cut out fake tickets and queues, was used by 15,000 festival-goers at Wakestock, Cardigan Bay, Wales. Organiser Stuart Galbraith said: "The benefits are huge. This will be the future of festivals." Critics, however, have said they are "uncomfortable" to wear and go against the spirit of festivals. The bands look like standard material festival bands except they're fitted with an RFID (radio frequency identification) microchip, the same technology as London's Oyster card public transport swipe cards. Festival-goers...
  • “KATIE” TO PREMIERE MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 (Barf Alert)

    03/15/2012 2:28:35 PM PDT · by bkopto · 18 replies
    Facebook ^ | March 15, 2012 | Katie Couric
    Executive Producer Jeff Zucker today announced key production updates for Katie Couric’s highly anticipated nationally syndicated talk show, “Katie.” The daily, live show has already been cleared in 94% of the country, and will premiere on Monday, September 10, 2012. The show is distributed by Disney-ABC Domestic Television. In an internal webcast to television stations who will air “Katie,” Zucker unveiled the show’s logo, and announced additions to the senior production staff including Director Joe Terry, who has spent the last 14 years as Director for “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” and Co-Executive Producer Kathy Samuels. Samuels is a producer with...
  • Comedy Central's Stephen) Colbert's super PAC has raised over $1 million

    01/31/2012 10:47:06 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 4 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 1-31-12 | Jake Coyle
    Stephen Colbert's sway in the U.S. presidential election might be a joke, but he's got some real financial muscle. The comedian disclosed Tuesday that his Americans for a Better Tomorrow "super" political action committee has raised a staggering $1.02 million. PACs were required to submit their financial reports to the Federal Election Commission on Tuesday. In a letter to the commission, Colbert was quoted as saying, "How you like me now, FEC?" Colbert raised the money by asking for donations from viewers of "The Colbert Report." He has used the PAC to highlight what he considers the absurdity of campaign...
  • Residents Exchange Guns For Gift Cards (california)

    12/21/2011 3:50:16 PM PST · by dynachrome · 12 replies
    10news.com ^ | 12-20-11 | 10news.com
    SAN DIEGO -- More than 160 guns were off San Diego streets in a matter of hours on Monday as part of an annual program aimed at keeping unwanted guns from falling into the hands of criminals. The third annual gun-exchange program, sponsored by the United African-American Ministerial Action Council and the San Diego Police Department, took place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at UAAMAC headquarters on Market Street in Lincoln Park. The event, an effort to curb gun violence, allows citizens to exchange their handguns and standard rifles for $100 gift cards, while $200 cards will be...
  • How A Nursery Rhyme About Obama's Decline Would Begin...

    10/19/2011 2:27:07 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 23 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-19-11 | Jared H. McAndersen
  • Yahoo! New Zealand Calls Sarah Palin ‘Evil’

    06/11/2011 10:54:13 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 20 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 10 jUN 2011 | Tommy Christopher
    A caption in a photo slideshow of “Celebrity Look-a-likes” sparked outrage among at least three New Zealand conservatives Friday night. The Yahoo! New Zealand feature contained a split-screen of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and comic actress Tina Fey, with a caption that read “Poor Tina – there’s something painful about resembling someone so evil.” This is the thanks she gets for keeping the Russkies at bay for almost three years? There are many adjectives that come to mind when discussing Sarah Palin, but I think even her most strident critics would agree that “evil” is a bit of a...
  • Gay Marriage Opponents Now in ZOT

    04/21/2011 4:42:01 AM PDT · by technonerd · 89 replies · 1+ views
    FiveThirtyEight ^ | 4-20-11 | Nate Silver
    A poll from CNN this week is the latest to show a majority of Americans in favor of same-sex marriage, with 51 percent saying that marriages between gay and lesbian couples “should be recognized by the law as valid” and 47 percent opposed. This is the fourth credible poll in the past eight months to show an outright majority of Americans in favor of gay marriage.... As we noted last August, support for gay marriage seems to have been increasing at an accelerated pace over the past couple of years. Below is an update to the graph from last year’s...
  • American Fear

    03/26/2011 9:41:29 AM PDT · by Graneros · 34 replies
    The Daily Reckoning ^ | 03/26/11 | Don Cooper
    Whether they realize it or not Americans live in a constant state of fear every day. I’m not referring to the fears of everyday life like losing a job or having an accident of some kind, but rather a more sinister and devious fear; a fear that Americans only dare talk about around the water cooler or at cocktail parties so as not to be taken seriously; a fear they try to mask with a with a whimsical tone of sarcasm or indifference. Whether Americans want to admit it or not, it’s the single greatest fear in their lives: fear...
  • Sheeple: Government Handouts = 35% Of U.S. Wages But For Michael Moore That Is Not Nearly Enough

    03/11/2011 11:23:19 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    The Economic Collapse ^ | 03/11/2011 | Michael Snyder
    The ratio of government handouts to wages and salaries in the United States is now at an all-time high. According to TrimTabs Investment Research, government handouts have reached a level that is equivalent to 35 percent of all wages and salaries in the United States. Considering the fact that this figure was only 21 percent back in the year 2000 and only 10 percent back in 1960 that is very frightening. The sad truth is that today the American people are more dependent on direct government payments than they ever have been before. What this does is that it...
  • The Degradation of Modern Democracy

    03/09/2011 1:35:08 AM PST · by neverdem · 7 replies
    The Claremont Institute ^ | January 3, 2011 | Harvey C. Mansfield
    A review of The Servile Mind: How Democracy Erodes the Moral Life, by Kenneth MinogueNowadays it is conservatives rather than liberals who stand up for liberty. Liberals have given themselves over to the advance of democracy, knowing not where it leads, and caring little for what might happen to liberty along the way of progress. Kenneth Minogue, professor emeritus of political science at the London School of Economics, stands up for liberty but refrains from adopting the conservative cause, preferring to pick and choose rather than to join up. He makes his own points, sets his own example, and saves...
  • Voters Still Blame Bush More Than Obama for Poor Economy

    11/30/2010 7:57:44 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies · 2+ views
    Voters continue to blame the George W. Bush administration more than President Obama's policies for the country's ongoing economic problems. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 50% of Likely U.S. Voters say the current economic problems are due to the recession which began under the Bush administration. Forty-one percent (41%) believe the current policies of President Obama are more to blame.
  • TSA Makes Cancer Victim Remove Prosthetic Breast

    11/19/2010 8:35:02 AM PST · by markomalley · 110 replies · 9+ views
    See BS ^ | 11/19/2010
    (CBS) A flight attendant and cancer survivor said she was forced to remove and show her prosthetic breast to a TSA agent during a security pat-down. Cathy Bossi of Charlotte, who has been a flight attendant for the past 32 years, told CBS Affiliate WBTV that in August she was asked to go through the new full-body scanners at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. As a 3-year breast cancer survivor Bossi said she didn't want the added radiation through her body, but reluctantly agreed. "The TSA agent told me to put my ID on my back," Boss told WBTV correspondent Molly...
  • Maliyah? More Americans are Naming their Daughters After Malia and Sasha Obama

    05/08/2010 12:13:17 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies · 1,081+ views
    CBS News ^ | May 7, 2010 | Stephanie Condon
    More Americans are following the lead of President and Michelle Obama when it comes to naming their daughters, the Social Security Administration said Friday. "Maliyah," a version of the name "Malia" that the president and first lady gave their oldest daughter, made the biggest jump in popularity among girls names in 2009, moving 342 spots up to No. 296. The name "Malia" moved up 153 spots to No. 192. Meanwhile, "Sasha," the name of the Obamas' younger daughter, came in at No. 261 - having moved up 101 spots. There was no bounce for the first lady: The name "Michelle"...
  • Young People Deserting Obama

    05/04/2010 12:19:04 PM PDT · by george76 · 107 replies · 2,978+ views
    HUMAN EVENTS ^ | 05/04/2010 | Ron Meyer
    I'm always entertained when older folks try to reach out to people my age. It's hardly ever a pretty sight and most of the time these attempts end up being hilarious. I found myself chuckling at Barack Obama's most recent effort to beg young voters to come out to the polls this November. No one is buying it anymore, especially young people. Even the most liberal of my generation are frustrated with the President... The radical environmentalists on college campuses across the country were furious when Obama opened up the coasts for limited drilling. Young Americans are realizing they did...
  • I'm Ready to Purge All Liberals from my Life (vanity)

    03/18/2010 4:54:45 PM PDT · by TruthHound · 166 replies · 4,068+ views
    TruthHound
    The pretending has got to stop. I've HAD IT with every single Liberal/Democrat in my life. I don't care if you're an Aunt, Cousin, neighbor or a life-long friend. I don't care that we go to the same church, coach my son's basketball or if we have kids that hang out together. There's no longer room in my life for you or anyone who would associate themselves with those who are purposefully dismantling the country my children will have to live in. I'm ready to post to Facebook that what's going on in our Government in broad daylight should bring...
  • (IRS)Buying 14' Combat Shotguns.

    02/03/2010 6:41:12 AM PST · by Leisler · 178 replies · 4,496+ views
    Fed Gov.com ^ | 02/02/10 | staff
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) intends to purchase sixty Remington Model 870 Police RAMAC #24587 12 gauge pump-action shotguns for the Criminal Investigation Division. The Remington parkerized shotguns, with fourteen inch barrel, modified choke, Wilson Combat Ghost Ring rear sight and XS4 Contour Bead front sight, Knoxx Reduced Recoil Adjustable Stock, and Speedfeed ribbed black forend, are designated as the only shotguns authorized for IRS duty based on compatibility with IRS existing shotgun inventory, certified armorer and combat training and protocol, maintenance, and parts.
  • Palin on the Democratic Party: "Filled with More Sheep-Like Individuals"

    11/18/2009 3:49:24 PM PST · by Mozilla · 20 replies · 1,345+ views
    weekly standards ^ | 11/18/09 | Michael Goldfarb
    In my interview with Governor Palin yesterday evening, we touched briefly on some current events, including President Obama's trip to Asia and the place of the tea-party movement in the Republican party. Some highlights: 1) I asked Palin about the anti-tax-and-spending tea parties. "I love the tea party movement," she said. "It's beautiful, it's healthy. It's part of that good healthy competition that's needed in a political party." She contrasted the somewhat tumultuous state of the GOP to what's going on in the Democratic party today. "It seems like the Democratic party is filled with more sheep-like individuals, who go...
  • Palin on the Democratic Party: "Filled with More Sheep-Like Individuals"

    11/18/2009 4:51:57 PM PST · by SolidWood · 29 replies · 2,128+ views
    Weekly Standard ^ | November 18, 2009 | Matthew Continetti
    In my interview with Governor Palin yesterday evening, we touched briefly on some current events, including President Obama's trip to Asia and the place of the tea-party movement in the Republican party. Some highlights: 1) I asked Palin about the anti-tax-and-spending tea parties. "I love the tea party movement," she said. "It's beautiful, it's healthy. It's part of that good healthy competition that's needed in a political party." She contrasted the somewhat tumultuous state of the GOP to what's going on in the Democratic party today. "It seems like the Democratic party is filled with more sheep-like individuals, who go...
  • CL & P Energy Orb Helping People Save Money On Electricity Bill

    08/24/2009 4:15:57 AM PDT · by raybbr · 25 replies · 1,033+ views
    Courant.com ^ | August 24, 2009 | By LYNN DOAN
    At noon on a recent day, Keith Henderson's "energy orb" began to glow red. This sphere-shaped device, given to Henderson by Connecticut Light & Power Co., resembles an opaque crystal ball. And in some ways, it does tell the future — on this recent afternoon, it's warning Henderson that, if he turns on his television right now, he'll pay. He keeps it off. "After a tiring day of work, it's just so easy to turn on that television," the 53-year-old postal worker said, "and then I look at that orb and it reminds me, 'Hey, you've got to conserve electricity.'...
  • Obama and the ‘Noble Lie’

    06/29/2009 7:21:46 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 37 replies · 2,515+ views
    NRO ^ | 29 june 09 | Victor Davis Hanson
    For much of the Bush administration, the media splashed stories of neoconservative conspiracies and cabals. Exposés about mostly Jewish liberals-turned-conservatives charged that they were adherents of the philosopher Leo Strauss and embraced the Platonic notion of the “noble lie.” In his Republic, Plato outlined an elaborate, ranked utopia, a good city (“Kallipolis”) run by a sort of benign natural selection. The philosopher-kings sat atop hierarchies in which occupations were assigned for the citizenry. To justify arbitrary selections, the rulers would make up “noble lies” about divine edicts, making clear that the occupations chosen for lesser folk were god-given. Once the...
  • American Sheeple

    05/28/2009 12:49:24 PM PDT · by SloopJohnB · 10 replies · 921+ views
    The Washington Times - Inside the Beltway | May 22, 2009 | John McCaslin
    [Snip] Nobody else may bother these days, but Canada Free Press correspondent Judi McLeod took a peek into the Web site of Pravda, once the official voice of the Soviet Union, and found Russians cheering the demise of America under the leadership of President Obama....
  • Kris Allen wins

    05/20/2009 7:24:51 PM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 158 replies · 5,041+ views
    May 20, 2009 | vanity
    Does anyone else think Kris Allen, who was very good won American Idol over Adam Lambert who was great because Red Staters siad "No!" to Lmabert for reasons other than talent? Lambert is the best ever on the show, but I think he was denied because Red State America has had "enough." I hope I'm wrong, just thinking out loud.
  • Has Obama-mania reached its limit?

    03/27/2009 1:21:45 PM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 10 replies · 826+ views
    It's obvious the camera loves President Barack Obama. But are American audiences growing tired of his seemingly ubiquitous TV appearances? This week alone, the president was on "60 Minutes," held a prime-time press conference (networks reluctantly bumped "American Idol" and "The Biggest Loser" to make room for it), and answered viewer questions at his first-ever online town hall meeting. And all this is in addition to ESPN’s sporadic updates on how his NCAA bracket is doing. The New York Times columnist Gail Collins put it this way: "…there appear to be only two constants in our ever-changing world. One is...
  • "Kool Aid" seems to be the most popular drink today. (vanity)

    03/03/2009 9:16:45 PM PST · by Rca2000 · 12 replies · 467+ views
    3-2-09 | RCA20200
    So...how many of you out there STILL have a lot of friends, family or coworkers that are still drinking the "Kool aid"?? One would think--that after the way that the "Bamster's" "help" has been received by the stock mkt, and such--that thinking people would NOT still be "going for it", where his lies are concerned. But where I work--my boss and her WHOLE family are STILL enamored by "the one". And no matter WHAT happens--it is ALL "Bush's fault and of course..the republicans..I hear it EVERY day. And nothing I can say makes any difference to her. She even refuses...
  • Barack Obama's America

    03/02/2009 9:05:37 AM PST · by SolidWood · 12 replies · 807+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 03/09/2009 | Alexis de Tocqueville
    It seems that if despotism came to be established in the democratic nations of our day, it would have other characteristics: it would be more extensive and milder, and it would degrade men without tormenting them. When I think of the small passions of men of our day, the softness of their mores, the extent of their enlightenment, the purity of their religion, the mildness of their morality, their laborious and steady habits, the restraint that almost all preserve in vice as in virtue, I do not fear that in their chiefs they will find tyrants, but rather schoolmasters. I...
  • Breaking! Time Traveler Brings Back Snapshot From The Future

    02/04/2009 2:55:35 PM PST · by ElKafir · 29 replies · 2,764+ views
    Transsylvania Phoenix ^ | Transsylvania Phoenix
    I just received this picture in the email form a very close friend who is running a super secret time travel program for a super secret government agency belonging to an unspecified foreign country. He writes...Read on
  • Virginia: Proposal Eliminates Safety Check on Red Light Cameras

    01/21/2009 7:21:39 AM PST · by Aglooka · 7 replies · 1,026+ views
    The News Paper ^ | 1/20/2009 | www.thenewspaper.com
    A bill introduced last week in the General Assembly quietly seeks to eliminate a significant motorist protection built into Virginia's existing red light camera law. The proposal of a pair of Democratic state delegates representing Virginia Beach, Joseph F. Bouchard and Robert W. Mathieson, would delete just three words from that statute, but the change would have wide-ranging effects. Under current law, cities that want to install traffic cameras must first submit a detailed engineering justification to state transportation experts. "A locality shall submit a list of intersections to the Virginia Department of Transportation for final approval," Virginia Code Section...
  • Town Overboard! (Obamoron-mania)

    01/16/2009 5:03:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies · 799+ views
    Time Magazine ^ | January 15, 2009 | Ramesh Ponnuru
    At least one segment of the economy is booming: the market in Obama kitsch. The dedicated supporter of the incoming President need not content himself with a T shirt or bumper sticker. Also available are Obama coasters, lava lamps, jigsaw puzzles, mugs, skateboards, toy trains, CDs, DVDs and, of course, commemorative dinner plates. Ben & Jerry's is introducing a Yes Pecan flavor in honor of Obama's campaign slogan, and Marvel Comics is running a special Inaugural issue of Spider-Man. Pepsi has created the Pepsi Optimism Project with a red, white and blue logo almost identical to Obama's sunrise button. And...
  • Make Inauguration Day viewing an option for staff (Wasted Productivity Alert)

    01/16/2009 1:04:12 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies · 600+ views
    The Everett Herald / The Associated Press ^ | January 16, 2009 | Joyce Rosenberg
    Millions of workers at small businesses across the country will take time Tuesday to watch Barack Obama be sworn in as president -- and will do so with their bosses' blessings. Many companies will allow workers to take a break to watch the swearing-in on TVs or their computers, while others are making rooms available so staffers can gather. Still others are planning celebrations to mark a historic event, and some owners are giving staffers the day off. At BlissPR, a New York-based public relations agency, many employees will be in the conference room watching Obama's inauguration on TV. Abby...
  • The Ignoramus Americus

    12/29/2008 8:54:49 AM PST · by IrishMike · 89 replies · 2,410+ views
    Intellectual Conservative ^ | December 26, 2008 | Selwyn Duke
    I have often written about the ignorance that has resulted from decades of pathetic, dumbed-down parenting and schooling, and, sadly, there's no shortage of material on this subject. There is often a profound difference between morality and legality, and, if this were a just world, a good percentage of the American Left would be tried for treason. If that seems a radical statement, I ask you: What price should be paid for sowing the seeds of your nation's destruction? What should be the punishment for creating millions of people so ignorant, so effete, so corrupted in judgment that they are...
  • Vendors look to cash in during inauguration

    12/26/2008 12:37:15 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies · 710+ views
    WTOP-TV / The Associated Press ^ | December 26, 2008 | Nafeesa Syeed
    President-elect Barack Obama's swearing-in could be a boon for Said Rangbar, among hundreds of people hoping to cash in on Inauguration Day. The Washington street hot dog stand vendor plans to stock up his cart with food and drinks for the throngs of people expected to pack the nation's capital for Obama's swearing-in. He's among dozens who have applied for a limited number of vending spaces in a D.C. government lottery and some are already grumbling about the scheduling of the lottery. Each space is only 10 feet by 10 feet, but carries the promise of a big payback. "I...
  • Area Obama supporters take next step: Community forms to maintain momentum of campaign

    12/08/2008 1:35:20 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies · 974+ views
    The Memphis Commercial Appeal ^ | December 8, 2008 | Zack McMillin
    They are calling themselves the Mid-South Community Organizers, and if that name sounds a touch triumphant, the people formerly known as Shelby County's Obama-Biden '08 volunteers just want folks to know they are serious about this whole "change" thing. Nika Jackson, who served as the Obama camp's lone Shelby County campaign staffer for much of the general election campaign, got together with about 50 local campaign volunteers over the weekend to reflect on what was accomplished and to begin plotting a way forward. In conjunction with Obama operations in other Tennessee counties, Memphis' newest group of community activists adopted their...