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  • Hamas official: “We all remember how the Jews used to slaughter Christians”

    07/30/2014 1:04:49 PM PDT · by Nachum · 48 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 7/30/14 |
    The age-old anti-Semitic blood libel makes yet another appearance to justify Hamas’s targeting of innocent Israeli civilians and threats of a new genocide of the Jews. But the international media is too busy presenting Hamas press releases as news stories to take any notice. “Top Hamas Official Osama Hamdan: Jews Use Blood for Passover Matzos,” MEMRI, July 28, 2014: In a recent TV interview, Osama Hamdan, top Hamas representative in Lebanon and a member of the Hamas political bureau, said: “We all remember how the Jews used to slaughter Christians, in order to mix their blood in their holy matzos.”...
  • IRAQ: Crazed ISIS Death Squads Engage In Organized Drive-By Killings of Unarmed 'Enemies'

    06/21/2014 9:10:46 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 26 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 20 June 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Video here, but I'm warning you- it's pretty graphic (and unsettling)  to watch desperate, unarmed souls hunted down like animals... especially the last one on foot.
  • Slaughter in Nigeria — Where Is the State Department?

    04/17/2014 8:35:02 AM PDT · by Dqban22 · 15 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 4/16/2014 | Faith J.H. McDonnell
    Slaughter in Nigeria — Where Is the State Department? Posted By Faith J. H. McDonnell On April 16, 2014 In Daily Mailer,FrontPage An explosion devastated a busy bus station on the outskirts of the Nigerian capital of Abuja on Monday, April 14, 2014. It was the latest in a series of terrorist attacks on Africa’s most populous nation. No group had claimed credit for the attack as of Monday, but Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan laid the blame at the feet of Boko Haram, the Islamist terrorist group seeking the eradication of Christians and the Islamization of Nigeria. The blast took...
  • Christians' throats slit in pagan slaughterhouse

    03/18/2014 6:08:43 AM PDT · by iontheball · 10 replies
    WND ^ | March 17, 2014 | Bob Unruh
    After exposing videos of “ritual human sacrifices” of Christians by Muslims, a former Palestinian Liberation Organization member-turned-Christian has discovered a new set of shocking videos that show human slaughterhouses in which non-Muslims are executed. The videos, posted by Walid Shoebat, and his son, Theodore Shoebat, are horrific, showing heads neatly lined up against a wall and bodies suspended by their feet in a room.
  • Woman charged in warrant in slaying of Brother Rice teacher

    01/25/2014 9:34:51 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | January 25, 2014
    An Ohio woman with a history of prostitution stabbed to death a longtime Brother Rice High School teacher in a dispute over money, Orland Park police said Saturday. Alisha M. Walker, 20, has been named in a no-bond, first-degree murder arrest warrant in the slaying of Alan Filan, 61, in his Orland Park home last weekend, police said. Walker, of Akron, Ohio, was arrested early Friday in Fort Wayne, Ind., and is being held at the Allen County Jail there, awaiting extradition, police said in a news release today.
  • Obama’s Peace Partners Slaughter 10 Mountain Climbers at Base Camp in Pakistan

    06/23/2013 10:37:21 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 6/23/13 | Jim Hoft
    Snow packed mountain of “Killer Mountain” Nanga Parbat, the world’s ninth highest peak, in northern Pakistan (file photo). The Taliban shot dead ten mountain climbers at a base camp at Nanga Parbat this morning. The Islamists tied up the guides before shooting the climbers in their tents. The Washington Post reported: Gunmen stormed a camp on Pakistan’s second-largest mountain Sunday, killing nine foreign climbers, including a U.S. citizen, in a brazen assault that could deal a blow to the country’s efforts to jumpstart its tourism industry. Pakistan’s Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, calling it retribution for a suspected U.S....
  • Regulators expected to approve horse slaughter houses (New Mexico)

    03/03/2013 2:33:41 PM PST · by Libloather · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/01/13 | Megan R. Wilson
    In the wake of investigations involving horsemeat-tainted beef abroad, federal regulators may clear the way for a horse-slaughtering house in New Mexico. It would make equine meat available in the United States for the first time since 2007, according to the New York Times. Congress passed a rider to an appropriations bill that barred the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) from financing the inspection of horse products for human consumption. That addition was continually inserted into spending bills up until 2011 — when it disappeared from the language. Though the change stems from a lawsuit by Valley Meat Company, which...
  • The Truth About Obamacare

    01/26/2013 5:29:41 PM PST · by Noumenon · 24 replies
    1/26/2013 | Ward Dorrity
    The Truth About Obamacare “Obamacare” is neither about health nor care. It is ultimately about control, the devaluation and the elimination of human life. Here is the Vulcan mind-meld translation of the core premise of the Left: you have no right to live. By their lights, you are no more than a thing, or an animal, or a machine. Therefore, you have no right to the fruits of your labors. You are a ‘resource’ at best, a fungible, and ultimately disposable asset of the State. Or you are in their way and must be eliminated. There are the last 200...

    10/08/2012 10:18:11 AM PDT · by RochesterNYconservative · 48 replies ^ | Oct. 8, 2012 | Bob Lonsberry
    We all love Grama. But it’s time to take away the keys. It’s not about how many years she’s been driving. It’s not about all the great things she’s done. It’s not about how much you appreciate and respect her. It’s not about yesterday, it’s about today. It’s about common sense and realizing that this can’t go on. She can’t do today what she did yesterday, and the passage of time has done what the passage of time does. She won’t want to give them up. She will be certain that she’s still capable. She might even fight you over...
  • NAPOLITANO: Akin absurdity aside, rape never justifies abortion

    08/23/2012 8:39:41 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 55 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 22, 2012 | Andrew P. Napolitano
    The criticisms of the recent absurd comments by Missouri Republican Rep. Todd Akin, who at this writing is his party’s nominee to take on incumbent Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill in November in a contest he had been expected to win, have focused on his clearly erroneous understanding of the human female anatomy. In a now infamous statement, in which he used the bizarre and unheard-of phrase “legitimate rape,” the congressman gave the impression that some rapes of women are not mentally or seriously resisted. This is an antediluvian and misogynistic myth for which there is no basis in fact...
  • James Carville: ‘The Tea Party Is Over’

    06/27/2012 7:46:42 PM PDT · by bimboeruption · 75 replies
    Politicker ^ | 6-27-2012 | Hunter Walker
    Liberal political consultant James Carville sent a fundraising email to supporters of upstate New York congresswoman Louise Slaughter entitled “The Tea Party is Over.” In the email, Mr. Carville claimed the Tea Party isn’t entirely finished, but he said they can be eliminated by donating to “proud Democrats like Louise Slaughter.” “These Tea Party Republicans have worn out their welcome. But I’m telling you — getting rid of ‘em won’t be easy. They’re not leaving on their own. We’re going to have to boot them out the door like unwanted house guests,” Mr. Carville wrote. “That’s why we’ve got to...
  • Obama Legalizes Horse Slaughter for Human Consumption

    11/30/2011 7:33:57 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 91 replies ^ | November 28, 2011 at 2:52 pm | Madeline Bernstein
    In a bipartisan effort, the House of Representatives and the United States Senate approved the Conference Committee report on spending bill H2112, which among other things, funds the United States Department of Agriculture. On November 18th, as the country was celebrating Thanksgiving, President Obama signed a law, allowing Americans to kill and eat horses. Essentially, one turkey was pardoned in the presence of worldwide media while in the shadows, buried under pages of fiscal regulation, millions of horses were sentenced to death.
  • Sunrise commissioner blocks Muslim ceremony

    11/02/2011 2:43:17 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | November 2, 2011 | Susannah Bryan
    SUNRISE— Disturbed by the prospect of lambs and goats being slaughtered in her city, Sunrise Commissioner Sheila Alu single-handedly blocked a Muslim religious ceremony set to take place on Sunday. "Yes, I was trying to stop it," Alu said on Wednesday. "It's shut down. I'm trying to protect innocent animals. This is not an appropriate setting for the slaughtering of animals in an open field in a city that's as populated as Sunrise. Usually these religious ceremonies take place in a rural area."
  • Slaughter on the Island: Highjacking the Flag of Conservation

    10/12/2011 8:44:32 AM PDT · by Baynative · 17 replies
    NRA ^ | 8/9/2011 | Lacey Biles
    Nestled in the Pacific Ocean approximately 30 miles from the mainland of Santa Barbara sits a beautiful island where majestic Roosevelt elk and Kaibab mule deer roam free. Ferried across a treacherous channel, these grand species were brought to Santa Rosa Island some 80 years ago, but their days are officially numbered. A complete slaughter of these magnificent animals is scheduled to occur before the midnight tide rises on Dec. 31, 2011. Sharpshooters will be en route to the island soon to comply with a 1996 court settlement and 2007 legislation that reinstated the extermination order.
  • O, what a drag he is for Dems (Obama may cost NY Dems some congressional seats)

    09/05/2011 7:36:30 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 35 replies
    New York Post ^ | 09/05/11 | Fredric U. Dicker
    Labor Day finds New York Democrats fear ing that President Obama's sinking approval ratings will cost them ex-US Rep. Anthony Weiner's seat next week, plus several congressional seats and the recapture of the state Senate next year, senior party officials privately concede. "The fear is that with a Republican [Robert Turner] being so close for the Weiner seat, which is in a traditionally safe Democratic district, that Democratic marginals [in hard-fought districts] like Maurice Hinchey, Paul Tonko and Louise Slaughter, will be in trouble next year," a top Democratic said yesterday, referring to three upstate Congress members. Obama's polling numbers...
  • Muslim rebels slaughter Buddhists in Thailand: “We will kill, burn, and destroy all Buddhists: you

    07/17/2011 9:15:26 AM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 7/17/11 | Pamela Geller
    Everywhere Muslims live in non-Muslim countries, there is conflict and agitation, the level of which is determined by their numbers. Thailand is at 5%. Deadly. Islamist rebels slaughter Buddhists in Thailand July 15, 2011 Fides, the news agency of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, notes that an Islamist terrorist insurgency has claimed 4,000 lives in southern Thailand since 2004. Recent victims include two beheaded boys; “they are all innocent victims, guilty only for not being Muslims,” according to a Fides source. “We will kill, burn, and destroy all Buddhists: you will never be able to live in peace...
  • Dutch consider banning religious animal slaughter

    04/13/2011 7:19:38 PM PDT · by TheConservativeCitizen · 24 replies
    The Constitution Club ^ | 04-13-11 | Hal Jordan
    It’s amazing some of the things you can learn from Twitter. This headline showed up, I clicked the link, and I learned that kosher and halal aren’t just about a religious figure blessing the food. It’s about taking a sharp knife and slashing open an animal’s veins and then watching it die while spurting blood everywhere. NOTE: the following is what passes for “fair and balanced” reporting in Europe: "AMSTERDAM – One of Europe’s first countries to allow Jews to practice their religion openly may soon pass a law banning centuries-old Jewish and Muslim traditions on the ritual slaughter of...
  • Video- Liberal Congresswoman: GOP "Here to Kill Women"

    04/08/2011 10:41:07 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 10 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 4/8/11 | Aurelius
    Do you like insane rhetoric? Do you enjoy leaps in logic? How about blind ignorance topped off with hyperbole? Well, then you will just love Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY). Speaking yesterday, Ms. Slaughter went on a tirade, accusing conservatives up and down. More specifically, she targeted freshmen Republicans in Congress... Here is a short transcript: Slaughter- This is probably one of the worst times we’ve seen because the numbers of people elected to Congress. I went through this as co-chair of the arts caucus. In ’94 people were elected simply to come here to kill the National Endowment for the...
  • Muslims slaughter Christian minister in Pakistan

    03/02/2011 2:52:40 PM PST · by Nachum · 14 replies
    yahoo ^ | 3/2/11 | NAHAL TOOSI and CHRIS BRUMMITT, Associated Press Nahal Toosi And Chris Brummitt, Associated Press
    ISLAMABAD – Militants gunned down the only Christian in Pakistan's government outside his widowed mother's home Wednesday, the second assassination in two months of a high-profile opponent of laws that impose the death penalty for insulting Islam. Shahbaz Bhatti was aware of the danger he faced, saying in a videotaped message that he had received death threats from al-Qaida and the Taliban. In it, the 42-year-old Roman Catholic said he was "ready to die" for the country's often persecuted Christian and other non-Muslim minorities. The slaying in Islamabad followed the killing of Salman Taseer, a liberal politician who was gunned...
  • Obamacare passed

    03/19/2010 11:41:40 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies · 3,496+ views
    The Charleston Daily Mail ^ | March 19, 2010 | Don Surber
    I hate to tell readers this, but Obamacare passed on Thursday at 2:22 PM. That was when the House approved the Slaughter solution 222-203. A vote for Slaughter was a vote for Obamacare. It did not “barely” pass because a few of those abstentions and maybe a couple of the Nos were green-lighted by the party’s leadership. The stories about the House votes all get the math wrong. It is not about how many votes Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco needs — it is about how many votes she can shed. Pelosi is going to pass it...
  • The Muslim Brotherhood's Long-Standing War On The West (US Politicians)

    02/02/2011 10:18:40 PM PST · by bronxville · 148 replies
    US Politicians Duped By The Brotherhood In the United States, one individual maintained a pretense of "moderation" which would later embarrass the left and the right. According to the testimony of Dr. Michael Waller to the US Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Abdurahman Alamoudi was a member of the Muslim Brotherhood. A man born in Eritrea in 1951, he arrived in the US in 1979 and became a naturalized US citizen on May 23, 1996. From 1985 onwards he became involved in many Muslim groups. In 1990 he founded the Washington DC-based American Muslim Council (AMC), which Waller states "has...
  • Canada investigates mass sled dog slaughter

    02/01/2011 6:11:26 AM PST · by Fawn · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Jan 31 06:47 | unknown
    Police are investigating the slaughter of 100 husky dogs used during the 2010 Winter Olympics to pull tourist sleds in the Canadian ski resort of Whistler, authorities said Monday. The grisly killings were reportedly carried out by one worker over two days in April 2010 with a shotgun and a knife, with reports of injured dogs crawling out of a mass grave. Local media said the dogs were killed because business slumped in the two months following the Games and they were no longer needed by tourism companies Outdoor Adventures and Howling Dogs, which sell dog-sled rides to tourists.
  • The Murderers of Christianity

    11/09/2010 6:24:23 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 28 replies
    Human Events ^ | 11-9-10 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    Sunday, on the eve of All Saints' Day, Nov. 1, 2010, the faithful gathered at the Assyrian Catholic Church of Our Lady of Salvation in Baghdad. As Father Wassim Sabih finished the mass, eight al-Qaida stormed in, began shooting and forced him to the floor. As the priest pleaded that his parishioners be spared, they executed him and began their mission of mass murder. When security forces broke in, the killers threw grenades to finish off the surviving Christians and detonated explosive-laden vests to kill the police. The toll was 46 parishioners and two priests killed, 78 others wounded, many...
  • Man Pulls Knife on Republican Candidate in Hotel Lobby ( Rochester, NY )

    10/28/2010 11:24:02 PM PDT · by george76 · 18 replies · 1+ views
    gateway ^ | October 28, 2010 | Jim Hoft
    Dr. Jill Rowland is running against far left socialist Louise Slaughter in New York. Last night a man with a knife came into the hotel lobby and threatened Dr. Rowland during a question and answer round table.
  • Congressional Candidate Rowland Offers Free Dentures to Louise Slaughter Constituent

    10/20/2010 12:29:09 PM PDT · by Mr. K · 2 replies
    campaign release ^ | 10/20/10 | Jill Rowland
    Buffalo--Dr. Jill Rowland, a dentist and candidate for The House of Representatives in the 28th district of New York, today offered to provide free dentures to the Louise Slaughter constituent made famous at the White House Health Care Summit for wearing her dead sisters teeth because she lacked dentures (See video link below). Slaughter, whose office claims they learned of the story from Dr. Lavonne Ansari of the Community Health Center of Buffalo never mentioned the woman by name, only referring to her as a constituent. Candidate Rowland commented, "While the work that Dr. Ansari and her husband Imam Fajri...
  • Jill Rowland takes on Louise Slaughter

    10/17/2010 4:28:37 AM PDT · by chickadee · 24 replies · 1+ views
    Democrat and Chronicle ^ | October 7, 2010 | Brian Tumulty
    The Republican challenger is pragmatic about her long-shot candidacy. Rowland has been operating her campaign on a shoestring, spending only $376 through Sept. 2. As of that date she had raised less than $5,000 and had contributed only $250 of her own money. Even so, Rowland said she’s hoping to raise $100,000 for the race. Her campaign strategy involves personal exposure, attending public events, knocking on doors and doing interviews on radio and with other media. And she’s tapping into voter frustration with the federal government. “Right now there is a ruling elite party in Washington to tell you how...
  • Reception for Dr. Jill Rowland(R) US Congress NY-28 with Keynote Speaker Dr. Betsy McCaughey

    10/04/2010 7:31:59 AM PDT · by Mr. K
    Rowland for Congress ^ | 10/4/10 | Rowland for Congress
    Reception for Dr. Jill Rowland(R) US Congress NY-28 with Keynote Speaker Dr. Betsy McCaughey When? Wednesday 6:00:PM 10/06/2010 Where? 1711 Main Street Niagara Falls, New York United States 14305 Phone 716.283.4209 What? Political Fundraiser Who? Niagara County Federation of Republican Women Why? Reception honoring Dr. Jill Rowland(R) US Congress NY-28 with Keynote Speaker Dr. Betsy McCaughey Author of “The Obama Healthcare Law - What it Says and How to Overturn It” Betsy McCaughey will personally inscribe a complimentary copy of her book for you!
  • UK leader: We are 'deeply sorry' for Bloody Sunday

    06/15/2010 1:39:06 PM PDT · by James C. Bennett · 104 replies · 420+ views
    The Times of India ^ | 15 June 2010 | The Times of India
    LONDON: British prime minister David Cameron apologized on behalf of his country Tuesday for the 1972 slaughter of 13 Catholic demonstrators in the Northern Ireland town of Londonderry, an outrage that became known as "Bloody Sunday." In a solemn statement to the British House of Commons, Cameron said that a mammoth, 12-year investigation into the killings left no doubt that the soldiers confronting crowds of Catholic demonstrators in Londonderry's hard-line Bogside district mowed down unarmed protesters without provocation. "What happened on Bloody Sunday was both unjustified and unjustifiable. It was wrong," Cameron said, as a crowd watching him from Londonderry...
  • 'Deem and pass' dead; Now it's the 'Supermax' rule with few amendments, little debate

    03/21/2010 5:15:40 AM PDT · by gusopol3 · 66 replies · 1,485+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 21, 2010 | Mark Tapscott
    When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calls for consideration of the Senate version of Obamacare sometime early this afternoon, it won't be under the now-infamous "deem and pass" procedure, but rather a highly restrictive "Supermax" rule that stifles debate and limits the minority's right to offer amendments.
  • HILLBUZZ: Is Louise Slaughter secretly just George Soros in drag?

    03/21/2010 4:01:42 AM PDT · by oprahstheantichrist · 9 replies · 509+ views
    Hillbuzz ^ | March 21, 2010 | Hillbuzz
    This could honestly shake American politics to its core — but today we ran across a photo of Louise Slaughter that made us wonder. Is “Louise Slaughter” just a clever alias of George Soros, when he needs to commit his evil deeds in public, in drag. Really, really bad drag. Terrible drag. “Louise Slaughter” sure sounds like a name a supervillain would come up with. “Lou Ease Slauhter”, as in, Soros easily slaughters “Lou”. L.O.U. could stand for all sorts of things. Liberty. Opportunity. UnitedStates. So, “Louise Slaughter” is a villain who “slaughters” liberty, opportunity, and the United States. Just...
  • How late will the offices of U.S. Representatives be open, tonight (March 20, 2010)?

    03/20/2010 2:32:26 PM PDT · by Duodecim · 11 replies · 527+ views
    Does anyone know how late the Washington offices of U.S. Representatives can be expected to be open, tonight (March 20, 2010)? If the offices will be open, it might be easier to reach them tonight than it has been during the day. It also wouldn't hurt to have undecided Democrats receiving (firm but polite) calls late into the night in opposition to the bill.
  • Brick thrown through Rep. Slaughter's office window

    03/20/2010 8:59:44 AM PDT · by Columbia · 169 replies · 3,207+ views
    The Buffalo News ^ | 3/19/10 | Staff
    Gee, isn't that too.....bad? I hear the Founding Fathers threw a few "bricks" of their own.
  • Brick thrown through window in Slaughter's Falls office

    03/19/2010 3:16:06 PM PDT · by jimjohn2458 · 133 replies · 4,678+ views
    Buffalo News ^ | 2010-03-19 | Buffalo News
    NIAGARA FALLS — The "Slaughter Solution" on health care isn't the only thing that has come under attack in U.S. Rep. Louise M. Slaughter's world this week. Sometime early this morning, someone threw a brick through the front window of her Pine Avenue office.
  • Pelosi, Slaughter went to court against GOP in 2005 case that exposes Slaughter Solution flaw

    03/19/2010 8:00:10 AM PDT · by autumnraine · 11 replies · 1,202+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 03/16/2010 | Mark Tapscott
    You've been hearing a lot this week about the Slaughter Solution, the rule devised by House Rules Committee Chairman Louise Slaughter of New York whereby the House would pass an Obamacare reconcilliation bill via a rule that "deems" the chamber to have voted for the Senate version of Obamacare even though no such recorded vote was actually taken. It's been dubbed the "Slaughter Solution in the media. I prefer to call the Alice in Wonderland way of passing Obamacare. But put aside the present for the moment and step into my time machine. Dial the date selector back to 2005...
  • BIG SHOT: Reps Gifford, Mitchell, Perriello vote to condemn Slaughter Rule

    03/19/2010 7:38:54 AM PDT · by rightbrained · 10 replies · 595+ views
    Patriot Room ^ | 3/19/10 | Clyde Middleton
    These reps are thought by The Hill to be a "yes" and two "undecided." Sounds like three more "no" votes to me. Remember, we are within two votes of slamming it home (one, actually, but I like safety!).
  • Weekend Slaughter – Obamacare Climax Sunday?

    03/19/2010 6:04:16 AM PDT · by Stoutcat · 8 replies · 263+ views
    Grand Rants ^ | 3-19-10 | Gerry Ashley
    ...Look, fellow citizens. It’s crunch time. This is the moment we’ve known was coming since before the B.O. Presidency began. It’s now or never. Make your call to your congressman or woman, contact your US Senators and the Representatives–not just the one from your district, but all your state’s Reps. Let them know firmly but politely your views on not just the bill, but the sleight of hand used to accomplish it. Track how your Senators and Representatives vote. And get ready to hit the ground running next week. Because there is a light at the end of the tunnel....
  • Questions of Privilege: A Possible Countermove?

    03/19/2010 2:43:23 AM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 27 replies · 2,069+ views
    The Foundry ^ | 3/16/2010 | Michael Franc
    According to the official site of the House Rules Committee, “questions of privilege” relate to “matters affecting the safety, dignity or integrity of the House, or the rights, reputation or conduct of a member acting as a representative.” House leaders are poised to use a procedural tactic of questionable constitutionality to move the single most consequential piece of legislation in over seven decades through the House without a vote. Here’s the idea: (1) pass a rule to bring to the floor a “reconciliation” measure that would detoxify certain provisions in the Senate-passed health-reform bill, and (2) insert in the rule...
  • Senseless Census Answer only Question 1 to Protest the Slaughtering of the Constitution!!

    03/18/2010 10:12:10 PM PDT · by Steelers6 · 60 replies · 2,794+ views
    vanity | March 18, 2010 | steelers 6
    Question 1 How many people were living or staying in the House?
  • Conservative Funhouse Vidcast: Slaughter Health Care and Obama on Fox

    03/18/2010 8:38:27 PM PDT · by conservativefunhouse · 1 replies · 141+ views
    The Conservative Funhouse ^ | 3/18/2010 | James Wright
    CNN 650 A.M Weekend hosts James Wright and Damon Rexroad special Thursday 3/18/2010 Vidcast from their day Job. Topics include: T-minus 72 hours to the vote that will change America as we know it, Barrack Obama on Fox and audience questions…
  • White House Won't Rule Out That Obama Will Sign Other Bills...That Are Not Put to Yea-or-Nay Votes

    03/18/2010 4:03:58 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 157 replies · 4,605+ views ^ | 03/18/2010 | Fred Lucas
    The White House declined on Thursday to rule out that President Barack Obama might sign future legislation, such as an immigration reform measure, that has not been put to a recorded yea-or-nay vote in both houses of Congress. asked White House Spokesman Robert Gibbs about the possibility of the president doing so because of a prospective lawsuit that Landmark Legal Foundation President Mark Levin has prepared to file against the president if he signs a health care bill that has not been passed by a direct recorded yea-or-nay vote in the House of Representatives. The prospective lawsuit argues that...
  • Now for the Slaughter

    03/18/2010 6:30:55 PM PDT · by GOP_Lady · 40 replies · 1,272+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 03-18-10 | PEGGY NOONAN
    On the road to Demon Pass, our leader encounters a Baier. Excuse me, but it is embarrassing—really, embarrassing to our country—that the president of the United States has again put off a state visit to Australia and Indonesia because he's having trouble passing a piece of domestic legislation he's been promising for a year will be passed next week. What an air of chaos this signals to the world. And to do this to Australia of all countries, a nation that has always had America's back and been America's friend. How bush league, how undisciplined, how kid's stuff. You could...
  • Childers (Dem-MS) to Vote 'No' on ObamaCare

    03/18/2010 3:52:16 PM PDT · by GVnana · 21 replies · 2,525+ views ^ | 3/18/2010
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Travis Childers, of Booneville said he'll vote "no" on the Democratic health care bill, although he says he still wants reform. For details read Friday's NEMS Daily Journal.
  • Slaughter vote - don't assume too much

    03/18/2010 2:56:08 PM PDT · by gosnaps8 · 24 replies · 1,145+ views
    Michelle ^ | 3/18/2010 | Michelle Malkin
    The 28 Dems who joined Republicans in opposing deem-and-pass cramdown: Adler (NJ) Arcuri Boren Bright Carney Childers Cooper Costello Dahlkemper Davis (AL) Giffords Herseth Sandlin Holden Kosmas Kratovil Lipinski McIntyre McNerney Melancon Michaud Minnick Mitchell Nye Perriello Shuler Stupak Taylor Teague
  • Rep. Hoyer: House Does Not Need to Hold Direct Vote on Health Care Bill to Make It Law

    03/18/2010 6:03:28 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 71 replies · 1,909+ views
    CNS News ^ | 3/16/2010 | Matt Cover
    ( – House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) confirmed that the House of Representatives will use the controversial “Slaughter Solution” – named for Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) who crafted it -- to enact the Senate version of health care reform legislation.Slaughter Solution--aptly named. That is what it will be. One way or another, so take your choice you Congressional weasely traitors! Speaking to reporters at his weekly Capitol Hill briefing on Tuesday, Hoyer said the Senate would use a so-called self-enacting rule to pass the Senate bill, which would allow them to avoid actually voting on the bill itself. “We’re...
  • Lambs to the Slaughter (House Dems defeat GOP attempt to stop Slaughter 222-203)

    03/18/2010 11:41:18 AM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 250 replies · 8,388+ views
    NRO - The Corner ^ | 03/18/10 | Daniel Foster
    I'll be honest. I had started to wonder whether this Slaughter Rule business was a bait-and-switch. I couldn't imagine that, with the pounding Democratic leadership have taken over the deem-and-pass strategy, there was any profit left in pushing it. After all, the point was to provide Democrats with political cover, via procedural obscurity, for a vote in favor of the Senate bill. But the procedure is no longer obscure and the cover is now a fig leaf. That's why I find it genuinely amazing that the House just defeated a Republican measure to block the Slaughter Rule by a vote...
  • Mark Levin Readies Lawsuit on Slaughter Rule

    03/18/2010 6:18:42 AM PDT · by MarkLevinFan · 70 replies · 1,881+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 3/18/2010 | Jeffrey Lord
    Not so fast. Democrats poised to use the so-called "deem and pass" strategy to force through a health care bill will have to deal with Mark Levin first. Levin, known to his fans as one of the most popular talk show hosts in the country, is also both a legal scholar and longtime president of the Landmark Legal Foundation, a nonprofit, public interest law firm A former chief of staff to Reagan Attorney General Edwin Meese III, Levin is the author of two New York Times bestselling books on the Constitution and the judiciary, the last, Liberty and Tyranny, at...
  • Are the GOP Hypocrites on the Slaughter Rule? (deeming bills passed)

    03/18/2010 2:41:08 AM PDT · by dennisw · 6 replies · 646+ views
    The Corner ^ | Wednesday, March 17, 2010 | [Daniel Foster]
    The “self-executing rule” has indeed been used extensively by both parties, but in most cases it is used to insert amendments into a bill without floor debate or a separate up-or-down vote. (This is just one of the many ways the House Rules Committee stacks the deck against dissent and makes the House—not the Senate—the undemocratic body. But that’s another story.) By contrast, the Democrats want to use a self-executing rule to pass legislation without debate, amendment, or an yea-or-nay vote. This is far rarer. Mostly, it’s done via the “Gephardt Rule,” which automatically passes a measure raising the federal...
  • Cuccinelli's office confirms Virginia will sue over health care

    03/17/2010 7:07:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies · 788+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | March 17, 2010 | Rosalind Helderman
    A spokesman for Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II (R) said this afternoon that Virginia will file suit against the federal government if the Democratic health care reform bill is approved by the U.S. Congress. Cuccinelli has long said he was examining the legal issues and suggested he would likely file suit. Brian Gottstein, a spokesman for the office, said this afternoon that a lawsuit is now a definite. Gottstein would provide no details of the legal rationale for such a suit, indicating the process is "still being worked out." Virginia last week became the first state in the country...
  • If dems do “Slaughter Solution” on Obamacare.

    03/17/2010 7:11:00 PM PDT · by factmart · 46 replies · 1,656+ views
    JUDGE ANDREW NAPOLITANO on Fox News's Neal Cuvito’s Show today said the US Supreme Court would not get involved if Obamacare passes by this unconditional method, because of the Separation of Powers.
  • Senate Democrats Circulating Letter to House on Support for Reconciliation

    03/17/2010 4:54:32 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 5 replies · 346+ views ^ | 03/17/10 | Emily Pierce
    Senate Democrats are circulating a letter intended to assuage nervous House Members who are wavering on supporting a health care reconciliation bill, but without an actual bill to peruse the letter may fall short of the assurances House leaders have been seeking. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) called a special caucus on health care Wednesday afternoon and asked Senators to come to his office to sign the letter, which is intended to assure House Democrats that Senate Democrats have the 51 votes or more needed to pass the reconciliation measure. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) indicated that the letter is...