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  • Report: 'Clinton Adviser Greenberg is Behind Israeli Protests'

    09/03/2011 3:14:27 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 40 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 4/9/11 | Gil Ronen
    The protesters demand "social justice" and a more equitable economy but their exact demands are not clear. According to an investigative report by Maariv's Kalman Libeskind, the protests were engineered by a group of media strategists who are directed by prominent Democratic strategist Stanley Greenberg, a former adviser to Bill Clinton, John Kerry and others. Greenberg directed the strategists to create a protest that was not led by one specific group, in order to create social ferment. An unnamed left-wing leader would eventually step into this ferment and take the reins, Greenberg predicted. The Israeli strategists reportedly include Boaz Gaon,...
  • Eric Holder's Newest Witch Hunt

    07/31/2011 7:17:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 311, 2011 | Bob Beauprez
    The Department of Justice is executing a "Witch Hunt" against banks. Through the DOJ's Civil Rights Division, Attorney General Eric Holder is forcing banks to "relax their mortgage underwriting standards and approve loans for minorities with poor credit as part of a new crackdown on alleged discrimination," according to a published report by Investor's Business Daily after reviewing court documents. The DOJ has already extorted $20 million for weak and poor credit loans from banks that "settled out of court rather than battle the federal government and risk being branded racist." The DOJ admits another 60 banks are already under...
  • Glenn Beck Compares Social Protesters to "Communists"

    08/15/2011 1:13:51 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 17 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 15/8/11 | Gavriel Queenann
    American conservative radio host Glenn Beck took aim at Israel's 'social protests' comparing organizers to "communists." In a video clip from Beck's show entitled "Radical leftists protest in Israel" posted on his website, Beck criticized the protesters' demands for guaranteed housing, raising the minimum wage, and providing daycare for children aged three months.
  • U46 parents: What does chief of equity, social justice do?

    08/05/2011 8:41:44 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 6 replies
    Sun Times ^ | August 2nd | Emily McFarlan
    ELGIN — It was nearly 50 years ago when Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I Have A Dream” speech, Mike Reiskin of Bartlett noted. In that speech, King said he dreamed his four little children one day would live in a nation where they would “not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” But Reiskin told the U46 Board of Education Monday night, “The position you’re looking to fill very specifically addresses groups and judges people by the color of their skin, not the content of their character.” The position...
  • Mitt Romney: Obama Failed Because We Needed a Larger, Longer Stimulus (romney is a progressive)

    08/05/2011 6:18:58 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 54 replies
    FDL ^ | June 28th | Scarecrow
    The Washington Post’s Philip Rucker caught Mitt Romney explaining how to think about economic policy when the labor market is depressed, housing has tanked, households are broke and the Fed is limited by near-zero interest rates: Romney criticized Obama’s $787 billion stimulus package, saying it did not create long-lasting jobs. He said he would have lowered tax rates, instituted fair trade policies and boosted energy independence to help create sustainable private-sector jobs. "The challenge with so-called stimulus is it tends to be throwing a little gasoline on the fire," Romney said. "It causes some heat. . . . It just doesn’t cause...
  • Cloward-Piven Paradise Now? (Hard to Argue with!)

    08/02/2011 8:37:34 PM PDT · by weeder · 52 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 1, 2011 | Jeannie DeAngelis
    Combine class warfare, demonizing the rich, getting as many people onto the welfare rolls as possible, and pushing the economic system to collapse and you have a flawless formula for Cloward-Piven 2.0 -- and a vehicle that ensures Obama remains in power.
  • FCC Chairman Genachowskis' Remarks at the 2nd Annual Broadband & Social Justice Summit

    07/28/2011 4:06:29 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 5 replies
    Broadband and Social Justice ^ | February 3rd | Marcella Gadson
    MMTC held its second annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit January 20-21, and was proud to welcome all five FCC Commissioners to speak on several topics. Four Commissioners spoke on day two, and Chairman Julius Genachowski paved the way for them on day one, delivering a generally forward-looking speech. Genachowski's speech focused on the state of the Digital Divide and avenues toward more broadband adoption, revamping spectrum, and the FCC's four part mobile broadband agenda. Using an illustration of his experience with the 2010 Consumer Electronic Show where every device required Internet access, the Chairman began by highlighting the necessity...
  • Murder is alleged in botched heist (AZ)

    07/22/2011 9:03:14 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    azstarnet.com ^ | 21 July, 2011 | Kim Smith
    Car alarm installer Charles Montes was almost done for the day. It was just after 7 p.m., his boss was locking up, and he was finishing up his last installation for the day. All of a sudden, Montes felt a gun in his back. The gunman announced he and his boss "were gonna get jacked and don't do nothing stupid," Montes testified Wednesday in Pima County Superior Court. Moments later, a man lay dead, felled by a bullet fired by Montes, and three accomplices were on their way to jail. Wednesday was the first day in the trial of Carlos...
  • Has CA Public Utilities Commission Jumped on the ‘Media Reform’ Astroturf Bandwagon?

    07/22/2011 8:54:45 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 15 replies
    Big Government ^ | July 22nd | LibertyChick
    The media reform cabal is at it again. The same professional Soros-funded astroturfers who brought us Van Jones to demand “media justice” and SaveTheInternet and Net Neutrality have been focused on a new target. For months now, Free Press, Media Access Project, Public Knowledge, Consumers Union, and the New America Foundation have been thwarting the proposed merger of cell phone providers AT&T and T-Mobile, saying the move would raise prices for consumers and cost jobs. As the deal sits with the FCC, which just this week temporarily halted its review of the proposal, AT&T and T-Mobile have tried to reassure...
  • Omaha Schools Spend $130,000 in Stimulus Money to Buy 8,000 "Social Justice" Diversity Manuals

    07/15/2011 5:38:09 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 29 replies
    The Blaze ^ | July 12th | Jonathon M. Seidl
    If I told you that your tax dollars (130,000 of them) went to buying a "diversity" manual that asserts the government and other institutions create advantages that "channel wealth and power to white people" and calls on educators to "take action for social justice," what would you do? And if I told you that such a manual was required staff reading in Omaha, NE schools, what would you say? Don’t believe me? Read on to learn about "The Cultural Proficiency Journey: Moving Beyond Ethical Barriers Toward Profound School Change." The book is a manifesto on cultural awareness. But what it...
  • The Jesse Lee Peterson Radio Show! Uniting the Races with Truth Instead of Dividing them with Lies!

    06/27/2011 10:31:20 PM PDT · by abigail2 · 8 replies
    Bond Action, Inc. ^ | June 28, 2011 | abigail2
    THE JESSE LEE PETERSON RADIO SHOW TUNE INTO JESSE'S SHOW 6 am to 9 am PST, 9 am to 12 pm EST BOND Action, Inc. has been created to educate, motivate and rally Americans to greater involvement in the moral, cultural and political issues that threaten our great country ”Rebuilding the Family by Rebuilding the Man”... BOND Action Inc. PO Box 35586 Los Angeles, CA 90035-0586 T: 1-877-WE ACT77 T: 1-877-932-2877 Buy this bumper sticker and support BOND! Click HERE ARCHIVE RADIO AND SUNDAY SERVICE… HERE
  • Liberals Outsourcing Morality

    06/21/2011 2:07:40 AM PDT · by OwenKellogg · 2 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 21, 2011 | Frank Ryan
    Liberals Outsourcing Morality By Frank Ryan In the Book of Matthew in the New Testament, Pontius Pilate symbolically washes his hands of the responsibility for the crucifixion of Jesus. This symbolism has carried on through the centuries as the mark of someone who is complicit in something yet wishes to distance himself from the appearance of responsibility. The person effectively "washes" away the guilt. In much the same way, 21st-century liberalism uses the tax code to absolve itself of the moral responsibility to truly care for the very citizens they claim to be protecting. The tax code has become the...
  • LA School District Votes to Ban Flavored Milk (Don't you love that social justice?)

    06/16/2011 7:28:12 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 32 replies
    ABCObama ^ | June 15th | APObama
    Jennie Cook of Food for Lunch, a coalition advocating nutritious school food. She has been pushing the district to eliminate flavored milk for the past year. "This is a social justice issue."
  • Progressive Christian organization goes after Ayn Rand

    06/13/2011 1:34:57 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 25 replies · 1+ views
    A progressive religious organization, American Values Network, has a new ad out attacking conservative leaders like Rush Limbaugh and Paul Ryan by criticizing their appreciation for Ayn Rand’s philosophical views. ... And, of course, the group has tied to George Soros. Stu pointed out that they received at least $800,000 from Soros.org, his website for the Open Society Institute.
  • Keep Jesus Out of Your Socialism

    06/09/2011 11:33:27 AM PDT · by deltaromeo11 · 32 replies
    http://www.michaelyoussef.com ^ | June 7, 2011 | Dr. Youssef
    The headline of the full-page ad asks, "What Would Jesus Cut?—A budget is a moral document." The text continues, "Our faith tells us that the moral test of a society is how it treats the poor." .... How would you answer that question? My answer would be, "It's a nonsense question. Your premise is faulty. Your priorities are not His priorities." What would Jesus cut? When He stood before the Roman Empire, He didn't suggest cuts. He received cuts. His flesh was cut by Roman nails and a Roman spear. He was bruised for our transgressions, and with His cuts...
  • How Obamacare is hurting the patient-physician relationship - Statement By Jane Orient, MD

    06/01/2011 1:29:52 PM PDT · by Conservative Coulter Fan · 5 replies
    AAPS ^ | May 27, 2011 | Jane Orient, MD
    May 27, 2011 Presented at AAPS Briefing Cannon House Office Building Rm 340 May 26, 2011 CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEO OF STATEMENT I’m a former VA and academic doctor, and I’d like to tell you why I will only practice private medicine now. Background Upon completing my residency in general internal medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, I was offered job in the ambulatory care section at the Tucson VA and an instructor in medicine. I was on the tenure track, and participated in clinical research with the dean of the college of medicine in collaboration...
  • The Jesse Lee Peterson Radio Show! Uniting the Races with Truth Instead of Dividing them with Lies!

    05/31/2011 12:18:55 AM PDT · by abigail2 · 3 replies
    Bond Action, Inc. ^ | May 31, 2011 | abigail2
    THE JESSE LEE PETERSON RADIO SHOW TUNE INTO JESSE'S SHOW 6 am to 9 am PST, 9 am to 12 pm EST BOND Action, Inc. has been created to educate, motivate and rally Americans to greater involvement in the moral, cultural and political issues that threaten our great country ”Rebuilding the Family by Rebuilding the Man”... BOND Action Inc. PO Box 35586 Los Angeles, CA 90035-0586 T: 1-877-WE ACT77 T: 1-877-932-2877 Buy this bumper sticker and support BOND! Click HERE ARCHIVE RADIO AND SUNDAY SERVICE… HERE
  • Critical Legal Studies

    05/14/2011 6:51:08 AM PDT · by combat_boots · 9 replies
    An intellectual movement whose members argue that law is neither neutral nor value free but is in fact inseparable from politics. Critical legal studies (CLS) is a sometimes revolutionary movement that challenges and seeks to overturn accepted norms and standards in legal theory and practice. CLS seeks to fundamentally alter Jurisprudence, exposing it as not a rational system of accumulated wisdom but an ideology that supports and makes possible an unjust political system. CLS scholars attempt to debunk the law's pretensions to determinacy, neutrality, and objectivity. The law, in CLS scholarship, is a tool used by the establishment to maintain...
  • Private Charity Versus Government Welfare

    05/11/2011 9:25:02 PM PDT · by GonzoII · 6 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | 05/10/2011 | Rev. C. J. McCloskey III
    Private Charity Versus Government Welfare Rev. C. J. McCloskey III Less than three years has passed since the publication of Pope Benedict XVI’s third encyclical, Charity in Truth. As some readers may remember, the encyclical caused quite a stir both in secular and religious circles — as have many of the past papal encyclicals dealing with economic questions, going back to Pope Leo XIII’s groundbreaking 1891 exposition of social justice, Rerum Novarum.It appears that the redaction and publication of the current encyclical was speeded up to address the ongoing global economic crisis — and that it does. This article, however,...
  • From the lips of a Social Justice Liberal Democrat

    05/11/2011 3:19:14 PM PDT · by TheDailyChange · 7 replies
    TheBlaze ^ | 05112011
    Loretta Honeycutt a self-proclaimed Social Justice Liberal Democrat just was just on Glenn Beck's program. She agrees with Glenn that Arizona' educational system is being torned apart from within. Our Children's future is at stake from radical Anti-American curriculum, etc... "Currently, a class that teaches history from a Mexican-American perspective is allowed to substitute for the required U.S. history class. But the school superintendent also wants to reevaluate the entire program (and possibly get rid of the class),* in part because it advocates the overthrow of the U.S. government." Learn more, visit her site at: http://www.tu4sd.com/
  • 'Social justice' in contracts costs S.F. millions

    05/10/2011 6:03:41 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 9 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | May 8, 2011 | John Coté
    San Francisco's much-heralded "social justice" requirements for city contracts are costing local taxpayers millions of dollars a year in overcharges, according to workers in departments ranging from the Municipal Transportation Agency to the Department of Emergency Management. In one case, a Muni worker said the city paid $3,000 for a vehicle battery tray. Such parts can be found online for $12 to $300, depending on the type of vehicle. City officials said they couldn't verify that purchase, saying the trays are usually bought in bulk with the battery. Other city purchasing policies, if followed, would mean paying about $240 for...
  • Riot Police Called in to Restore Order at Tucson School Board Mtg. ( Ward Churchill was there )

    05/04/2011 7:23:30 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 17 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 4th | Jonathon M. Seidl
    Rowdy protesters in Tucson have struck again. And this time, it involves riot police. Those protesters are hell-bent on keeping the district’s shocking, and concerning, Mexican-American studies program as-is. And while they’re causing a ruckus to prove it, there could be a lot more behind the story — mainly, who’s behind the protests. .... According to Shaw, the students are getting support from more then just one academic. While reviewing footage from the April 26 chain-in, he noticed something interesting. According to him, Ward Churchill (the controversial, one-time University of Colorado professor who was fired for his views on 9/11)...
  • VIDEO: EPA Head Lisa Jackson Proud of Focus on ‘Environmental Justice’

    04/18/2011 2:01:13 PM PDT · by blog.Eyeblast.tv · 7 replies
    The head of the EPA Lisa Jackson spoke this weekend to the attendees of the global warming conference Power Shift 2011. During her remarks, which can be viewed in full here, she took time to address what she called “environmental justice”. She says the EPA’s new focus on “environmental justice” is one of the things she is most proud of.
  • VIDEO: Teaching for Change: Social Justice In The Second Grade

    04/11/2011 1:47:05 PM PDT · by blog.Eyeblast.tv · 1 replies
    Shouldn’t we be in the process of teaching second graders to be proficient in reading and writing before teaching them how ticked off Rosa Parks was at white people? Samuel Clover III reads excerpts from Rosa by Nikki Giovanni to his second grade class at Community Academy Public Charter School in Washington, DC. He explains why he chose this as one of the books on the Civil Rights Movement and how it challenges the myths he learned as a child about Rosa Parks. The book can be orderd from Teaching for Change’s Busboys and Poets Bookstore. For an article about...
  • Audio- Obama in 2001: The Redistribution of Wealth is akin to "Political and Economic Justice"

    04/10/2011 1:09:15 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 3 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 4/10/11 | Aurelius
    Candidate and now President Obama has been followed by numerous accusations of socialistic policies and beliefs. For the most part, the President has dodged these questions as best he can, changing around his public stance several times. And now there's this. Audio from a 2001 interview of Barack Obama discussing his view points on the redistribution of wealth... Here is a short transcript: Obama- But the Supreme Court never ventured into the issues of redistribution of wealth and sort of more basic issues of political and economic justice in this society. And to that extent as radical as people tried...
  • What Collegians Are And Aren't Learning Today

    04/05/2011 6:10:28 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | April 5, 2011 | PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY
    If you're in college to get teacher certification, you'll probably be required to attend classes on "multicultural education." This is supposed to bring diversity to the classroom and prepare teachers to teach pupils of various ethnic or national backgrounds. The textbooks in these courses typically include "Teachers as Cultural Workers" by Paulo Freire, a Brazilian socialist who preached that society is divided into oppressors and oppressed. Other required readings teach that Americans are an institutionally racist society and are designed to train teachers to create political radicals to promote "progressive" social change. The monthly journal Education Reporter published an expose...
  • Operation: Social Justice

    04/01/2011 9:06:37 AM PDT · by Absolutely Nobama · 7 replies
    Free Republic | 4/1/11 | Alan Levy
    In 2007, a little known Imperial Senator from Mentally Illinois named Barack Hussein Obama introduced the S.2433, The Global Poverty Act, whose introduction is shown below: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "To require the President to develop and implement a comprehensive strategy to further the United States foreign policy objective of promoting the reduction of global poverty, the elimination of extreme global poverty, and the achievement of the Millennium Development Goal of reducing by one-half the proportion of people worldwide, between 1990 and 2015, who live on less than $1 per day." [To read the rest of the bill, which is actually fairly short,...
  • Social Justice - Evangelical Covenant Church

    03/29/2011 1:11:18 PM PDT · by FightforFreedomCA · 24 replies
    Hi FRiends - My family and I have been visiting a local church affiliated with the Evangelical Covenant Church. For the most part, it has been fine, but I recently came across some literature and information that refers to Social Justice. I have an email in to the pastor now asking for more information and definition, but wanted to bounce it off you all. Here's a video I came across on the denomination's website. I'm not interested in attending a 'progressive' church, but am not sure if this raises any particular concerns.
  • Vatican to America: ‘Social Justice’ is About Relationships, Not Socialism {Catholic caucus}

    01/23/2011 1:59:24 AM PST · by Cronos · 29 replies
    News Real Blog ^ | 14-Jan-2011 | Lisa Graas
    Peter Cardinal Turkson, President of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, has a message for Catholics in America, particularly those involved in social justice ministry, that could put a damper on the political machinations of the Shadow Party. The message? “Social justice” is about “relationships,” not “socialism.” This clarification may very well be the catalyst to set the Catholic Church in America back on course with authentic Catholic teaching on hot-button issues involving massive government entitlement programs and other forms of overreach. If nothing else, it will almost certainly jump-start the “social justice” debate among Catholics. Cardinal Turkson,...
  • Organizing for Revolution: The Final ‘Push’ To Transform America

    03/23/2011 12:21:49 PM PDT · by callisto · 56 replies
    David Horowitz's NewsReal ^ | March 23, 2011 | Liz Blaine
    “A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another.” ~ Mao We are currently in the midst of a battle for the heart and soul of America. This war is being waged at our schools, the workplace and in our communities. States struggling to moderate impossible debt and balance budgets are examining ways to free themselves from the fiscal and political shackles imposed by labor unions whose exorbitant pensions and benefits comprise the bulk of their debt. With the economy tanking and the fight over public union benefits and collective bargaining spreading across the...
  • Joint Statement by President Rousseff and President Obama (birds of a feather flock together)

    03/20/2011 3:27:25 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 13 replies
    White House ^ | March 20, 2011 | Press Release
    BRAZIL AND THE UNITED STATES AS GLOBAL PARTNERS Noting the interdependence among peace, security and development, President Rousseff and President Obama reaffirmed their desire to build a just and inclusive world order, which promotes democracy, human rights and social justice. ....They welcomed the strengthening of the collaboration on environment and climate change, including under the Common Agenda on Environment and the Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation Regarding Climate Change, and agreed to include in the Common Agenda a discussion on the concept of green economy. They agreed on the importance of a green economy in the context of sustainable development...
  • The Injustice of Social Justice (and the true nature of rights)

    03/16/2011 7:07:40 PM PDT · by sickoflibs · 34 replies
    Mises Institute ^ | March 16, 2011 | Ben O'Neill
    Every once in a while, something comes along that perfectly encapsulates the idea of so-called "social justice" in action. For all the wonderful critiques that have been written about this wretched concept by its many detractors,[1] none quite match the elegant simplicity of a recent work by some of its advocates. I am referring here to a recent video made for the World Day of Social Justice[2] in which students and teachers complete this sentence: Everyone has the right to _____. The video is a colorful montage of possible completions to this sentence, set to some pleasant easy-listening music. It...
  • Time To Put A Fork In MERS?

    02/13/2011 10:32:06 AM PST · by Chunga85 · 13 replies · 1+ views
    Market Ticker ^ | 2/13/2011 | Karl Denninger
    I was wondering how long this would take.... it appears that all the crooners that have appeared in front of Congress and elsewhere have finally had their heads cut off by.... as I expected..... a bankruptcy Judge. Bankruptcy Judges are federal judges. The Federal bench tends to have a very low tolerance for bullcrap, although they do get bamboozled and fall prey to political arguments from time to time, like any body composed of humans. Nonetheless if you want to find justice, you usually will have a better shot at it in a Federal courtroom than in a State one....
  • MERS? It May Have Swallowed Your Loan

    03/06/2011 7:25:28 PM PST · by Palter · 89 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 05 Mar 2011 | MICHAEL POWELL and GRETCHEN MORGENSON
    FOR more than a decade, the American real estate market resembled an overstuffed novel, which is to say, it was an engrossing piece of fiction. Mortgage brokers hip deep in profits handed out no-doc mortgages to people with fictional incomes. Wall Street shopped bundles of those loans to investors, no matter how unappetizing the details. And federal regulators gave sleepy nods. That world largely collapsed under the weight of its improbabilities in 2008. But a piece of that world survives on Library Street in Reston, Va., where an obscure business, the MERS Corporation, claims to hold title to roughly half...
  • “MERS Corp Lacks Right”, Says Judge

    02/15/2011 12:51:09 PM PST · by survivingcalifornia · 4 replies
    www.survivingcalifornia ^ | 2/15/2011 | SurvivingCalifornia
    Inquiring minds are watching the loses pile up for the beleaguered MERS Corp. We at SurvivingCalifornia.com have been writing on this for quite some time now and people are beginning to believe that this is an incredible problem. Now a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge in New York has stated that MERS has no right to transfer mortgages: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert E. Grossman in Central Islip, New York, in a decision he said he knew would have a “significant impact,” wrote that the membership rules of the company’s Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, or MERS, don’t make it an agent of the...
  • NY woman convicted of spying in '49 dies at 89

    03/03/2011 5:45:11 AM PST · by Borges · 30 replies
    Yahoo - AP ^ | 03/03/11 | JIM FITZGERALD
    She was young and smart and claimed she was in love, and when Judith Coplon was accused of being a Soviet spy in 1949 she became a sensation. A 28-year-old Justice Department employee, Coplon had been caught with secret U.S. documents at a meeting with a Russian agent on a Manhattan street. She claimed she was meeting him only because she loved him, but she was found guilty at two trials. The convictions were overturned and the cases were eventually dropped. Coplon married one of her lawyers, raised four children in Brooklyn and became an educator and supporter of literacy....
  • In Wisconsin, the real struggle is over power

    02/26/2011 11:34:30 AM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 25 replies
    OregonLive ^ | February 21, 2011 | Ezra Klein
    [This article was e-mailed to me by a fellow Catholic who wanted help refuting it from a Catholic social justice perspective. IOW, not just "Aw, Ezra Klein is a WaPo Socialist", but a real analysis of the legitimacy (if any) and limits of collective bargaining in the public sector, Have a look at it, and at my few comments below. Looking to y'all for some enlightening discussion. You've probably heard politicians fret that state governments - or, worse, the federal government - will default on their debts. House Speaker John A. Boehner called the prospect of a federal default "a...
  • Democratic Party News - Social Justice

    02/26/2011 3:33:51 AM PST · by bronxville · 12 replies
    Democratic Reform Party ^ | 15. December 2010 | Dmitri Rutkowski
    Democratic Party News - Social Justice. Each conservative has a term for the left. The “commies” and “pinkos” of the ’40s and ’50s became the “libs” and “socialists” of the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s. Presently, some have floated such evocative terms as “Fabians” and “progressives.” Others have come to call the left “Democrats.” Regardless of the terminology, contemporary conservatives should recognize the left by the fruit it bears. The left embraces “social justice,” a concept in which the State — not the individual, guided by the Constitution or any god — is the ultimate authority to determine the best interest...
  • Summer of Peace (Tide Foundation)

    12/07/2010 9:40:58 AM PST · by bronxville · 17 replies
    Summer of Peace ^ | 2010 | Staff
    The Summer of Peace is currently pursuing one principal program in each area of our organizing framework highlighted above: Top-Down: “Cities of Peace” Initiative Over the last thirty years, several US cities have successfully undertaken bold civic engagement projects that have mobilized every sector of society in support of a common goal, from rebuilding decaying infrastructures and revitalizing downtown areas, to upgrading failing school systems and restoring fragile ecosystems. Such change efforts generally involve broad-scale citizen involvement through town hall meetings, task forces, roundtables of recognized leaders from every sector of civil society, and the like. However, no region has...
  • Obama, Code Pink and Egypt: 'There Are No Coincidences in Politics' (as seen on Glenn Beck)

    02/03/2011 3:42:54 PM PST · by kristinn · 75 replies
    Big Peace ^ | Thursday, February 3, 2011 | Kristinn Taylor and Andrea Shea King
    As the cliche goes, there are no coincidences in politics. Obama fundraiser group Code Pink just happened to have arrived in Cairo last week for the group’s ninth visit there in two years as part of its campaign to undermine the Mubarak government and help Hamas, the terrorist group that controls Gaza. Code Pink and the media are trying to portray the leftist group's 'sudden' appearance in Cairo Wednesday as an act of courageous support for a democratic revolution. Nothing could be further from the truth.Code Pink protests the Mubarak government in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt. February 2, 2011. Code...
  • Pope: The Church is not Merely the Dispenser of Social Services

    02/03/2011 8:37:13 AM PST · by 0beron · 6 replies
    The Eponymous Flower ^ | 02/03/11 | Tancred
    Editor: While remaining ambivalent to the nature of the Church and the State, the Holy Father restates the importance of the State in maintaining the moral order. Religion may not be merely limited as the participant in culture. Rom (kath.net/as) This Thursday morning Pope Benedict invited the new ambassador of the Republic of Austria to the Holy See, Alfons M. Kloss, for the handing over of qualifications, with which this extraordinary and appointed emissary was accredited. In his address Benedict XVI. called Austria the "Land of Cathedrals", that in its culture, its history and not least in everyday life, the...
  • Exiled leader of Tunisian Islamist party returning to role in 'new era of democracy'

    01/28/2011 4:52:49 PM PST · by nuconvert · 13 replies
    AFTER MORE than two decades in exile in London, the leader of Tunisia’s largest Islamist movement intends to return to his home country tomorrow to resurrect his party so that it can play a role in what he calls a “new era of democracy”. “We hope the era of monopoly and despotism is now over, to be replaced by a new era of pluralism, free from any exclusion or persecution. [Our] priority is to work, alongside others, to establish a genuine democratic system in Tunisia, built on a real separation of powers, accountability and democracy,” Rachid Ghannouchi, leader of the...
  • SPD officer's view of Socialist Seattle

    01/25/2011 2:39:25 PM PST · by Altura Ct. · 14 replies
    MYNorthwest.com ^ | 1/23/2011 | Steve Pomper
    The Seattle Police Officers' Guild has a newspaper that generally doesn't get a lot of attention. A paper copy of it is distributed to about 1,250 SPD officers, but it's not online. A copy of the December newsletter is getting press attention because of one officer's essay, "Just Shut Up and Be a Good Little Socialist" which rails against the Seattle's anti-bias training. An officer, whom I will not name, let me borrow his copy of The Guardian. Since Officer Steve Pomper's article will likely get attention from our talk show hosts, I transcribed exactly what Pomper wrote: Just Shut...
  • Conservative Women and the Murderous Fantasies of “Social Justice” Feminism

    01/25/2011 2:21:08 PM PST · by TheHawksNest · 10 replies
    NewsReal ^ | January 25, 2010 | Lori Heine
    Feminists on the Left want America’s money. That means they want your money and mine. They’ll take it from our children and our grandchildren. We only think we’re working for our families or ourselves. These self-proclaimed liberators of American womanhood have got it spent already. They know better than we do. We are the oppressed, and if we don’t realize that, they’ll prove it to us. If we weren’t oppressed already, they will be sure to oppress us. The wealth of this great country must be redistributed, you see, to achieve something they call “social justice,” and if they can...
  • Video: Van Jones: Environmentalism is Really All About Social Justice

    01/25/2011 9:34:23 AM PST · by blog.Eyeblast.tv · 7 replies
    Van Jones is the gift that just keeps on giving. The Van Joneses, Ezra Kleins, and other all too honest liberals just can’t help but completely affirm everything that conservatives have been saying about the left for years. In this case Van Jones might as well have gotten “Glenn Beck is right about social justice” tattooed across his forehead before giving this speech: Oh. I see so the entire green movement is really just about forwarding a radical leftist agenda in order to restructure society. Gee, everyone on the right hasn’t been saying that for years on end. Sometimes you...
  • Van Jones - Social Justice vs. Legal Justice (at Guilford College, NC)

    01/24/2011 7:10:40 PM PST · by callisto · 71 replies
    Liz Blaine ^ | January 24, 2011 | Liz Blaine
    Speaking at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina former Green Czar Van Jones defined “social justice” as opposed to legal justice. “Here’s how you know if you live in a society where there’s social justice: Would you be willing to take your life . . . write it on a card, throw it in a big pot with everybody else . . . reach in at random and pull out another life with total confidence that it would be a good life? “Well, then you got some work to do. “In other words, not to say that you would wind...
  • Van Jones Explains How to Destroy the United States

    01/24/2011 6:15:36 PM PST · by David DeGerolamo · 12 replies · 1+ views
    http://triad.ncfreedom.us/2011/01/van-jones-explains-how-to-destroy-the-united-states/ | 1/24/2011 | David DeGerolamo
    The preamble to the Constitution gives the reason for forming a completely new government that will be “a more perfect union” than the current government that was outlined in the Articles of Confederation. We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. Van Jones states in the video below that we must continue to strive to perfect...
  • J. Eric Fuller’s Profile: A few answers and many questions

    01/15/2011 5:26:03 PM PST · by MsLady · 79 replies
    Dakota Voice ^ | Jan. 15, 2011 | Dr. Theo
    AZ Shooting Victim James Eric Fuller was quite opinionated in his interview with Democracy Now, but it seems his barking moonbat bona fides go back several decades at least. He apparently has some kind of fascination with hypnosis as revealed by his page on Hypnothoughts.com, “the fastest growing hypnosis community in the world.” Mr. Fuller has posted a profile of himself that is itself intriguing, providing a few answers and raising even more questions about who this man really is. In answer to the questions on his profile, Fuller responds: What are you looking for on this site? “Kindred spirits...
  • Man Shot in Rampage is Arrested at a Taping (Eric Fuller "Involuntarily Committed")

    01/15/2011 5:33:06 PM PST · by kristinn · 118 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Saturday, January 15, 2011 | Michael Luo and Sam Dolnick
    TUCSON — A victim of the shooting spree here that severely injured Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was taken into custody on Saturday after the police and witnesses said the man spoke threateningly at a televised forum intended to help this stricken city heal. Eric Fuller, 63, a military veteran who was passionate about liberal causes and who had supported Ms. Giffords, was “involuntarily committed for mental health evaluation,” according to Jason Ogan, a spokesman for the Pima County Sheriff’s office. Mr. Fuller, who was shot in the left knee and the back on Jan. 8, was among several victims, medical personnel...
  • Vatican to America: ‘Social Justice’ is About Relationships, Not Socialism

    01/15/2011 9:00:09 AM PST · by Rhonda Robinson · 26 replies
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | Jan.14, 2011 | Lisa Graas
    Peter Cardinal Turkson, President of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, has a message for Catholics in America, particularly those involved in social justice ministry, that could put a damper on the political machinations of the Shadow Party. The message? “Social justice” is about “relationships,” not “socialism.” This clarification may very well be the catalyst to set the Catholic Church in America back on course with authentic Catholic teaching on hot-button issues involving massive government entitlement programs and other forms of overreach. If nothing else, it will almost certainly jump-start the “social justice” debate among Catholics. Cardinal Turkson,...