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  • Rep. Rosa DeLauro: Congress Should Consider Federal Tax on Soda Pop

    07/22/2012 4:55:55 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 58 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | July 20, 2012 | Kendra Alleyne
    (CNSNews.com) – Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) said on Wednesday that Congress ought to look at imposing a federal tax on soda pop. “We have to address the situation in the marketplace," DeLauro said at a press conference on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. "Right now, the least expensive beverages are often those with the least value to our health like regular cola or juice drinks that are only 10 percent juice. “But I will tell you that if you’re paying $3.49 for juice and 79 cents for soda, if you are in a low-income family and you have...
  • Book: Obama's Communist Mentor Influenced Political His Political Beliefs

    07/16/2012 5:21:54 AM PDT · by hcmama · 17 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | Matt Pitchford
    In researching “The Communist,” Dr. Kengor combed over Davis’ recently released FBI profile and his voluminous writings to show something many other authors and journalists have either ignored or failed to grasp: Davis was a communist who had an early hand in shaping the future president’s political beliefs. Davis’ influence was apparent when Obama was in his late teens. John Drew, who knew him at Occidental College, told Kengor that “Obama was already an ardent Marxist when I met him in the fall of 1980.” Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/07/15/obamas-influential-communist-mentor/#ixzz20muWRsqz
  • Widener Law School goes Soviet, demands law professor undergo psychiatric evaluation

    08/06/2011 3:35:32 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 13 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Aug 6, 2011 | William A Jacobson
    Lawrence Connell is a tenured law professor at Widener Law School in Delaware.  I have noted in prior posts that Connell was accused of a wide range of racist and sexist conduct directed at students in his classes and at Dean Linda Ammons (because of hypothetical examples Connell used in class). Connell has sued, and also went through a university disciplinary hearing process.  The faculty committee which heard the evidence found that Connell did not violate any university policy with regard to the allegations of racist and sexist conduct.  The committee report, available exclusively here, while it ultimately vindicates Connell,...
  • The ACLU's untold Stalinist heritage

    01/04/2011 5:27:49 AM PST · by markomalley · 14 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/4/2010 | John Rossomando
    Noted author Paul Kengor has unearthed declassified letters and other documents in the Soviet Comintern archives linking early leaders of the ACLU with the Communist Party.Kengor found a May 23, 1931 letter in the archives signed by ACLU founder Roger Baldwin, written on ACLU stationery, to then American Communist Party Chairman William Z. Foster asking him to help ACLU Chairman Harry Ward with his then-upcoming trip to Stalin’s Russia.The letter suggests Ward intended to visit the Soviet Union to find “evidence from Soviet Russia” that would undermine the capitalist profit motive.Baldwin wrote the letter at a time when Stalin was...
  • Ernesto 'Ché' Guevara Subject of Music Video

    04/21/2010 9:30:46 AM PDT · by BobMcCartyWrites · 8 replies · 342+ views
    Bob McCarty Writes ^ | 4-21-10 | Bob McCarty
    Today, I learned of Steve Pichan's new music video, "You Don't Know 'Ché'," that sets the record straight about murdering revolutionary Ernesto 'Ché' Guevara.
  • Time for the Federal Government to Round Up Republicans for Reeducation

    04/06/2010 10:49:11 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 83 replies · 1,935+ views
    Facebook ^ | April 7, 2010 | Jennings Vanderhoek
    Category: Common Interest - Beliefs & Causes Description: Let's face it. There is no arguing with Glenn Beck types or Rush Limbaugh listeners. The Republican Party is the problem, not the solution to America's and the world's problems. They are simply too dense and uneducated. They wallow in their greed, fear and anti-intellectualism. They are dragging the rest of us who have to put up with their nonsense down. This is a group for people who think it is time for the Federal government using the resources of the the Department of Homeland Security;... They are dragging the rest of...
  • Obama rejects criticism of his agenda as "socialism"

    02/24/2010 4:54:50 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 53 replies · 976+ views
    Obama rejects criticism of his agenda as "socialism" Photo 3:22pm EST By Jeff Mason and Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama launched a vigorous defense of his economic agenda on Wednesday, rejecting critics who call his policies "socialism" and insisting he aims to boost U.S. competitiveness abroad. Speaking to the Business Roundtable, which groups some of the country's top chief executives, Obama called for support of his administration's efforts to overhaul financial regulation, revamp the health insurance industry and create jobs. "Contrary to the claims of some of my critics and some of the editorial pages, I am...
  • Hot Button: Burrowing them out (purging Republicans from government)

    11/13/2009 2:51:55 AM PST · by markomalley · 5 replies · 758+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 11/13/2009 | Amanda Carpenter
    The Office of Personnel Management will be reviewing political appointees who have "burrowed in" to federal career jobs over the past five years, according a memo issued by Director John Berry to all government agencies and executive departments. "Burrowing in" is what Beltway insiders call it when someone who was appointed by say, President George W. Bush, leaves an appointed position to take a career job inside the government. "While political appointees may not be excluded from consideration for federal jobs because of their political affiliation, they must not be given preference or special advantages," Mr. Berry said in his...
  • Frank Rich: Only Stalinists Use Words Like "Stalinist"

    11/01/2009 1:34:24 PM PST · by Publius804 · 20 replies · 898+ views
    reason.com ^ | November 1, 2009 | Matt Welch
    Frank Rich: Only Stalinists Use Words Like "Stalinist" One of Jesse Walker's most interesting observations in his already-classic October piece on "The Paranoid Center" is that, in a direct inversion of Richard Hofstadter's theory, the establishmentarians who try to scare us about the terribly dangerous fringe end up aping the tactics and even language of the people they so loathe. New York Times columnist Frank Rich, whose commentary about the political right this year has been among the very stupidest in a remarkably dull-witted season, manages to go one step further: In an op-ed on New York's Dictrict 23 congressional...
  • The Obama presidency: Where liberalism meets totalitarianism

    10/23/2009 9:45:09 AM PDT · by markomalley · 18 replies · 818+ views
    Lakeland Times ^ | 10/23/2009 | Richard Moore
    This past week showed us why modern liberalism poses such a grave threat to the United States of America as we know it. It's not because liberals want a strong, secure social safety net for the poorer among us. The truth is, we should have a strong, secure social safety net for the poor, and we should end corporate welfare to help pay for it. No, it's not that. It's not because they want peace and love. Don't we all? So hail to Peter, Paul and Mary, I swear it's not too late. No, it's not that. It's not because...
  • Stalin’s grandson blames Poland

    10/09/2009 12:32:49 PM PDT · by lizol · 21 replies · 912+ views
    thenews.pl ^ | 09.10.2009
    Stalin’s grandson blames Poland 09.10.2009 16:01 Yevgeny Dzhugashvili, the grandson of Joseph Stalin, is suing an opposition newspaper Novaya Gazeta and a civil rights society Memorial for defamation of the Soviet dictator and blaming Poland of having masterminded the libel. Yevgeny Dzhugashvili says that an article published in Novaya Gazeta, in cooperation with Memorial, is a lie. The article claims that Stalin personally ordered the deaths of thousands of Soviet and Polish citizens in Katyn. Stalin’s grandson, who was not present at the hearing in a Moscow court, is demanding 10 million ruble (23,000 euro) compensation for moral damage, claiming...
  • Russia Now: Remembering Russia's sacrifice in World War Two

    Albert Axell, the American military writer, historian and author of Marshall Zhukov: The Man Who Beat Hitler, explains just how much the West has undervalued the Soviet Union’s contribution to victory over Nazi Germany in the Second World War. Related Articles The Red Army saved Europe Dancing with Hitler at the abyss Hidden past inside the secret cities Do you believe people are still interested in WWII, which was over a fairly long time ago? My friend, a British professor, told me about a survey that revealed striking ignorance: 95pc of young people in the UK believe Germany was an...
  • Sotomayor Dodged Question on Self-Defense

    07/17/2009 5:07:22 PM PDT · by Amerisrael · 9 replies · 354+ views
    At Rick Warren's Saddleback forum, Obama was asked which current Supreme Court Justices he would not have nominated. His answer: Justices Thomas and Scalia. [my favorites]. He also voted against John Roberts. What does that say about who he would nonminate? What does that tell us about Sotomayor?-videos
  • The Obama We Knew But Denied

    03/30/2009 7:45:13 AM PDT · by AJMCQ · 52 replies · 2,457+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 3/30/2009 | The Obama We Knew But Denied
    What if an American President campaigned as a pragmatic centrist, promised tax cuts to 95% of the American people and pledged himself to a new era of government honesty, openness and bipartisanship, but never had any of those intentions? The result might be a cabinet full of tax cheats, political cronies and lobbyists, and a president peddling an overstuffed budget of liberal dream-schemes at a time when the American economy can least afford an extra nickel for folderol or fiddling. Meanwhile Rome is burning. President Obama rolls the dice and grabs a can of kerosene. This president's budget, plus the...
  • 59% Still Believe Government Is the Problem

    02/26/2009 6:54:25 PM PST · by george76 · 19 replies · 778+ views
    Rasmussen ^ | February 26, 2009
    In early October, as the meltdown of the financial industry gained momentum following the collapse of Lehman Brothers, a Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 59% of U.S. voters agreed with Ronald Reagan that “government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.” Since then, the stock market has fallen roughly 3,000 points, millions of jobs have been lost, nearly a trillion dollars has been spent so far to bail out the financial industry, an additional $787-billion government stimulus package has been approved, and a new president has taken office who has proposed spending billions and...
  • Latest Rasmussen Reports Data: Obama Approval Rating at 58%

    03/01/2009 7:02:20 AM PST · by smith5460 · 112 replies · 7,992+ views
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | March 1, 2009 | Rasmussen
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Sunday shows that 38% of the nation’s voters now Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as President. Thirty percent (30%) Strongly Disapprove to give Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of +8. Since release of the President’s budget, the number of Republicans who Strongly Disapprove has grown to 57%. That’s up fourteen percentage points since Thursday morning. Only 8% of Democrats share such a negative assessment.
  • Get Ready for the Show Trials

    02/07/2009 4:20:36 AM PST · by markomalley · 31 replies · 922+ views
    Town Hall ^ | 2/5/2009 | Floyd and Mary Beth Brown
    Republicans will deeply regret the confirmation of Eric Holder as Attorney General. During his confirmation hearings, Holder declared without hesitation, "Waterboarding is torture." This should have terrified Republican senators because it was a sure signal to the left-wing blogosphere that they are going to enjoy four years of show trials. Torture is a crime and Holder will prosecute President Bush and other officials for condoning it. Republicans should have jumped on his comments and opposed Holder's nomination for these dangerous views on what constitutes torture in the fight against terrorism. Republicans tried to pressure Mr. Holder to promise not to...
  • Ted Turner: KGB ‘Honorable Place to Work’

    11/30/2008 9:02:22 PM PST · by RDTF · 59 replies · 1,586+ views
    Breitbart/You Tube ^ | Nov 30, 2008
    "And the KGB, I think, was an honorable place to work. And it, it gave people in the former Soviet Union, a communist country, an opportunity to do something important and worthwhile."
  • Visiting Che Guevara in Central Park

    11/26/2008 1:22:54 AM PST · by ebiskit · 26 replies · 871+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | November 23, 2008 | Jack Kemp
    I read in AT that a statue of bloodthirsty revolutionary Che Guevara has appearedChe in Central Park in Central Park, so I went to 5th Ave. & 60th street to see it for myself. The statue is supposed to be on display until, significantly enough, May 1, 2009. It is definitely not a permanent location. This Doris Freedman Plaza is a concrete cobblestone area located just outside the southeast entrance walkway to the park. A mounted poster states the exhibit of three statues, Julius Ceasar, the "Anthropomorphic cabinet woman" (from a Dali painting) and Che Guevera were all inspired by...
  • Barack letter for more money

    10/31/2008 11:18:29 AM PDT · by crymeariver · 21 replies · 575+ views
    Letter to Followers | Barack Obama
    I want you to be there with me on Election Night when the results come in. We're planning a big event that will include tens of thousands of supporters in Grant Park in downtown Chicago. We're saving some of the best seats in the house for 5 people who have given to the campaign before -- and who decide to make a donation one last time before Sunday at midnight. If you're selected, you can bring a guest, and we'll fly you in and put you up in a hotel for the night. You'll go backstage at the big event...