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  • Possible temporary workaround for our recurring response time problem. Also, John has checked in!

    07/14/2017 1:31:10 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 57 replies
    I'm very sorry (again), but our recurring response time nightmare is back (again). The good news, though, is John has finally checked in. He's been out of town a lot in the last couple weeks dealing with some urgent family issues regarding his other half's adopted child. Praying that works out soon. He also says his phone needs to be replaced and has not had time to get it done. The bad news is, he has not been able to resolve our server issue yet. He suspects it's some kind of intermittent error in our network switch or router and...
  • (Vanity)So Conservatives Win the Election! What then?

    02/06/2016 10:15:07 AM PST · by hoagy62 · 24 replies
    2/6/16 | Hoagy62
    I've been up fighting a cold...you know, the kind that keeps you up and you can't get to sleep. I've been thinking about the upcoming elections and all that is at stake. It's plain to see that there are many opinions out there about what direction the country should go. Even among conservatives, there is some disagreement about the changes that must be made. Even so, I was thinking...what if the election DID go our way? What if we elected the candidate who would do what they promised and got America's government back to promoting the ideas the Founders intend...personal...
  • Income Inequality, are Dems serious?

    05/03/2015 8:51:00 AM PDT · by asinclair · 12 replies
    Vanity
    Income inequality -- most Democrat-proposed solutions don't give any incentive to the employee, at all levels, to work better and more productively in order to earn more money by their effort. I propose here extending the "bonus pool" to all employees, and show how government can help make that happen.
  • Confessions of a disillusioned Democrat

    08/15/2014 2:48:55 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 26 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 8-15-14 | Joe Piscopo
    I’m a Democrat. I’ve been a Democrat my entire life. I used to utter those two sentences with pride and would shout them from the highest rooftops. Now, I’m almost embarrassed to say those words. I almost can’t articulate my political affiliation in public (or on the radio) without immediately offering an apology and an explanation. How did I get here? I’ve been asking myself that question a lot lately. The more I ask it, the more I come to the realization that I haven’t changed all that much. Sure, I’m a little older … OK, a lot older. I...
  • Horowitz: Are We Strangers in Our Own Land?

    07/03/2014 7:13:24 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7-2-2014 | Daniel Horowitz
    As we near the 238th anniversary of U.S. independence, many Americans are wondering if we are indeed an independent nation with sovereign borders, given that tens of thousands of unaccompanied children are streaming across the southern border. Have we become strangers in our own land? On Tuesday, two very disturbing stories concerning our border crisis surfaced in the news. These stories should put goose bumps on all Americans. Fox News’ Todd Starnes broke the news Tuesday that a private security force contracted by the government had threatened doctors working at a refugee camp to keep them from disclosing information about...
  • John Kerry Solutions Ltd.

    01/05/2014 2:14:39 PM PST · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Youtube ^ | 1/5/14 | myisraelHE
    The 'settlers' council' - the Council of Jewish Communities of Judea and Samaria - along with MyIsrael and the Binyamin Regional Council, has made a satirical video mocking US Secretary of State John FN Kerry. It's called John Kerry Solutions Ltd.
  • Obama: Industrial Age Solutions to Information Age Challenges

    09/27/2012 4:10:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 27, 2012 | Michael Barone
    In 2008, voters under 30 preferred Barack Obama over John McCain by a 66 to 32 percent margin. Among older voters, Obama led McCain by 50 to 49 percent. How has Obama paid back the Millennial generation, which provided almost all his margin of victory? With what American Interest superblogger Walter Russell Mead calls "Obama's war on the young." Mead is not a tea party crazy or Ayn Rand zealot. He is a history professor at Bard College and an expert on American foreign policy. He voted for Obama in 2008, and he's not wild about Mitt Romney this year....
  • Problems Solutions and Trade Offs II

    09/10/2012 3:13:27 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 10, 2012 | Mike Adams
    Most of my columns are meant to expose the hypocrisy of self-described liberals who have taken over our institutions of higher learning. However, on some occasions, I attempt to address misguided thinking among self-described conservatives. An example is my recent column “Romney and the Rapist,” which was described by many readers as either “weird” or “convoluted” or both. Those descriptions are indeed accurate and reflect the intention behind the controversial essay. It was my intention to write a column that would identify absurd arguments as a means of drawing out the flawed reasoning of those who would support Romney’s...
  • 2012 Iowa Caucus Live Thread

    01/03/2012 8:08:24 AM PST · by Free Vulcan · 2,135 replies · 2+ views
    Iowa GOP ^ | 1.3.12 | Free Vulcan
    Live thread to cover today's GOP caucus. News, predictions, opinions, totals, and the like. Will be heading out about 4 pm or so to get our site ready and do a final review with the precinct chairs. I expect it to be bigger than 2008 with very heavy turnout and we are preparing for that. We are also ready for disruptions. They simply won't be tolerated. The state party sent us a memo saying if there's any trouble call the cops immediately. Anyone trying to cause problems is going to get a rude awakening. My predictions of the outcome are...
  • Off Grid Solutions | Mortgage in-kind Exchange

    06/12/2011 5:12:06 PM PDT · by NaturalBornConservative · 39 replies
    Natural Born Conservative ^ | June 12, 2011 | Larry Walker, Jr
    By: Larry Walker, Jr.The first step in any recovery is acknowledging the problem. The second step is having faith that a power greater than oneself can restore sanity. Joe purchased his home four years ago for $300,000. He currently has an outstanding mortgage balance of $270,000. The appraised value of his home has fallen to $150,000. If he sells it for $150,000 today, he will eat a loss of $150,000 which is not deductible for tax purposes. Joe can afford his mortgage payments and has not missed any. Since he doesn’t qualify for a loan modification, what options does he have?For...
  • GOP: THE PARTY OF NO?

    02/22/2011 3:12:53 PM PST · by grace522 · 14 replies
    Philadelphia Magazine ^ | 22 Feb 2011 | Chris Freind
    The nation’s largest, most influential gathering of conservatives — the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) — was recently held in Washington. Based on the sheer number of attendees (more than 11,000, up from just over 100 when CPAC started in 1973) and the level of palpable energy exuding from the ranks, the conference was a huge success. Speakers ranged from media pundits to elected officials, including most of the Republicans mentioned as Presidential candidates. The attendees had every right to feel proud: their side had just re-taken control of the U.S. House, made significant gains in the Senate, and added...
  • With a Wimper or a Bang—or Not at All?

    08/18/2010 10:52:26 PM PDT · by Rashputin · 26 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | August 18, 2010 | Victor Davis Hanson
    I don’t believe America is in inevitable decline or will falter, but I am starting to see things, superficially, that I have not observed in the past.
  • Shop For Orange: The Best Designer Solutions Under $375 (go orange or be square)

    04/14/2010 9:41:30 AM PDT · by Mister Ghost · 26 replies · 531+ views
    The Fashion Time Magazine ^ | Apr 12th, 2010 | The Fashion Time Magazine
    Start peeling Baby, because orange and its summery tones, hues and shades is the hottest color of the season. Orange tanks, dresses, shorts, blazers, bags, jewelry and accessories invaded the runways and style pages of our favorite mags, leading us to search the Web, so you wouldn’t have to, for the best orange creations at the lowest price. The Editors of The Fashion Time selected… Halston Heritage Night suede shoulder bag ($275) JETS by Jessika Allen One-shouldered jersey dress $220
  • Ronald Reagan Speaks to the People

    03/23/2010 10:09:55 AM PDT · by Marty62 · 3 replies · 95+ views
    Ronald Reagan ^ | unk | RWR
    Maybe Reagan can give some direction. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yS4yf723kmY&feature=related
  • The Bitpig Rant: Fixing Haiti

    01/17/2010 2:30:27 PM PST · by B-Chan · 31 replies · 794+ views
    brucelewis.com ^ | 2010.01.17 | Bitpig [B-Chan]
    As we look with dismay and growing horror at the apocalypse in Haiti, we can't help but feel sympathy for the people of Port-au-Prince. Having lived through a major quake myself (Northridge '94, 6.6 Richter), I can assure you that their terror is profound, their suffering is real. It goes without saying that you all should give generously to Haitian relief via the charity of your choice. But aid money isn't going to fix Haiti, because Haiti's problems are not economic in nature. (Nor are they related to a voodoo curse, as TV preacher Pat Robertson claimed last week.) Haiti's...
  • Finding Afghan Solutions for Afghan Problems

    01/11/2010 3:56:19 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 142+ views
    ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan | Cpl. Zachary Nola, USMC
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE CAFERETTA, NIMRUZ PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Afghan men listen as a member of the Afghan National Police speaks during a shura here Jan. 9. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Zachary J. Nola) Regimental Combat Team-7, 1st Marine Division Public Affairs Story by Cpl. Zachary NolaFORWARD OPERATING BASE CAFERETTA, Nimruz province, Afghanistan – Third Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment blended the old with the new when they hosted a large shura, Jan. 9, where tribal elders from the city of Delaram, surrounding villages, and towns situated in the nearby provinces of Farah and Helmand, came to talk with one...
  • Healthcare: Do we have a Conservative Solution to Helping People with Pre-existing Conditions ?

    11/06/2009 7:20:04 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 84 replies · 2,018+ views
    11/6/2009 | Vanity
    I have have a Canadian friend who keeps telling me that Canada's healthcare system is better because it caters to ANYONE regardless of pre-existing condition. In other words, the Canadian system has a safety net for people ( who through no fault of their own ) were born unhealthy ( asthma, diabetes, etc. ). In the USA, people who have these conditions cannot be insured because they are a drain on insurance companies and most of them are not poor enough to qualify for medicaid. The result is it drains the family's budget and makes the middle class actually poorer....
  • For America to be America, 2 + 2 must always equal 4...21st century solutions!

    08/15/2009 5:19:22 PM PDT · by Iraqs Inconvenient Truth. · 183+ views
    Newt.org ^ | July 17,2009 | Newt Gingrich
    Two new speeches discussing a movement for 21st century domestic and national security solutions Nat'l Security: LIVE webcast Monday, July 20th at 10am (ET)Domestic: Now available to view at Newt.orgThis Monday morning, July 20th, in a LIVE webcast, Newt gives a speech laying out a national security agenda at the Heritage Foundation.First this past Friday, Newt made the case for a movement for alternative solutions to the Left's agenda. Entitled For America to be America, 2 + 2 must always equal 4, you can view the full speech here at Newt.org.Newt's national security speech, at Heritage, will be webcast...
  • If Conservative Candidates for Political Office...

    06/26/2009 2:26:21 PM PDT · by johnthebaptistmoore · 2 replies · 245+ views
    me | 06/26/09 | johnthebaptistmoore
    If conservative candidates for political office really can't find serious, successful, and foolproof ways of actually "fixing everything leftist" so that they really are conservative, pro-free market, pro-capitalistic, and long-term solutions to issues instead, then they shouldn't run for political office. Profound brainstorming for actual, pro-conservative, pro-free market, pro-capitalistic, long-term solutions on all issues really needs to be front and center, prior to the '10 and '12 elections. Too many non-leftists are still "cowering in corners" in fear of the dominant left, instead of seriously finding ways of ending "everything leftist" for good! Let's really get the political momentum successfully...
  • California Set to Adopt Sweeping Global Warming Plan

    12/11/2008 7:42:36 AM PST · by Sammy67 · 61 replies · 1,670+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 12/11/08
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California's utilities, refineries and large factories must transform their operations to cut greenhouse gas emissions as part of a new climate plan before state regulators. On Thursday, the California Air Resources Board was expected to adopt what would be the nation's most sweeping global warming plan, outlining for the first time how individuals and businesses would meet a landmark 2006 law that made the state a leader on global climate change. It would hold California's worst polluters accountable for the heat-trapping emissions they produce _ transforming how people travel, utilities generate power and businesses use electricity. At...