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  • Spanish civil war nostalgics join fight alongside Ukrainian rebels

    08/09/2014 6:35:25 AM PDT · by wetphoenix · 20 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo! ^ | Kazbek Basayev
    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Angel Davilla-Rivas, a Spaniard who came to east Ukraine to fight alongside pro-Russian rebels, proudly shows off two big monochrome portraits of Soviet leaders Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin, tattooed on the right and left side of his torso. Davilla-Rivas and his comrade Rafa Munez, both in their mid-twenties, traveled by train from Madrid to eastern Ukraine where they joined the Vostok battalion, the most prominent and heavily armed unit fighting Ukrainian troops. "I am the only son, and it hurts my mother and father and my family a lot that I am putting myself at...
  • FDR 'Covered Up Soviet Atrocity to Appease Stalin'

    06/27/2013 9:25:33 AM PDT · by george76 · 43 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 10 Sep 2012
    American POWS sent secret coded messages to Washington with news of a Soviet atrocity: In 1943 they saw rows of corpses in an advanced state of decay in the Katyn forest, on the western edge of Russia, proof that the killers could not have been the Nazis who had only recently occupied the area. The testimony about the infamous massacre of Polish officers might have lessened the tragic fate that befell Poland under the Soviets, some scholars believe. Instead, it mysteriously vanished into the heart of American power. The long-held suspicion is that President Franklin Delano Roosevelt didn't want to...
  • DHS trains for U.S. militia with 'Uncle Sam' hats

    06/18/2013 10:34:10 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 36 replies
    WND ^ | June 18, 2013 | Aaron Klein
    Forget Islam: Exercises focuses on fictional 'Free America Citizens' group While two brothers reportedly motivated by Islamic fundamentalism were carrying out the Boston Marathon bombing, the city was hard at work planning a mass casualty terrorism-training exercise in which the perpetrators were American militiamen whose logo includes Uncle Sam hats. The Boston Globe revealed the plot of “Operation Urban Shield,” a simulation by the Department of Homeland Security costing $200,000. The program was slated to take place last weekend to train local Boston law-enforcement agencies to work together to thwart a terrorist threat. The Boston newspaper reported officials from a...
  • Soldier Who Read Conservative Books Now Faces Charges

    06/10/2013 2:32:31 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 35 replies
    http://radio.foxnews.com ^ | june 10, 2013 | todd starnes
    A member of the U.S. Army Band who said he was reprimanded for having anti-Obama bumper stickers on his personal car, serving Chick-fil-A sandwiches at a party and reading books written by conservative authors like Sean Hannity is now facing Article 15 charges – which cropped up shortly after he went public with his complaints. Master Sgt. Nathan Sommers, a decorated soloist with the Army Band, is being charged under a federal law that permits commanding officers to conduct non-judicial proceedings for minor offenses. Sommers is accused of giving a superior officer the wrong date for a doctor’s appointment. He’s...
  • Hollywood’s Intentional Ignorance of the Crimes of Communist and Muslim Regimes

    02/15/2013 11:36:49 AM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 13 replies
    New English Review ^ | 2/'13 | Norman Berdichevsky
    Two of the most honestly gruesome films of barbaric atrocities in modern times ever made are the Russian film The Chekist and the Polish film Katyn. The Chekist was directed by Aleksandr Rogozhkin (1992 Cannes Film Festival Award) but hardly rated mention anywhere in the United States. The unbelievable atrocities of torture and mass execution seen in the film were all confirmed by factual articles in Pravda itself in 1921-22. Katyn is the true story of the slaughter of 22,000 Polish officers on April, 1940 by Stalin’s henchmen and based on the book Post Mortem: The Story of Katyn by...
  • Does This 1938 French Cartoon Foretell The USA Under President Fluke?

    03/08/2012 8:19:28 AM PST · by sussex · 26 replies
    The Aged P.com ^ | 08/03/12 | The Aged P
    Sandra Fluke, a professional agitator, has become the poster girl of the left and the left supported President Obama and his administration. She appears to be a humourless, single-minded apparatchik, ruthless and intolerant of those with opposing views. Nevertheless it would be unwise to underestimate this woman. She is intelligent and has a superb feel for any political opportunity. She will no longer operate in the political shadows. She, and many like her, is the future of the Stalinist left.
  • Emanuel police chief blasts NRA, Palin on 'government-sponsored racism' (Chicago)

    06/23/2011 5:38:09 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 35 replies
    Polutico ^ | Thursday June 23, 2011 | Ben Smith
    Chicago Police Chief Garry McCarthy told parishoners at Saint Sabina Church earlier this month that the easy availability of guns in the United States is the extension of a tradition of "government-sponsored racism" that began with slavery and Jim Crow. McCarthy -— like many urban police officials an advocate of strict gun control -- was speaking at a liberal, activist church whose priest, Father Michael Pfleger, drew national attention for mocking Hillary Clinton in 2008. "This is sensitive. You know, because everybody’s afraid of race. Have you noticed that? Everybody’s afraid of race," McCarthy, a former New York and Newark...
  • GM chief pushing for higher gas taxes. (Obama Motors Shafts Public)

    06/07/2011 8:23:45 AM PDT · by Lazlo in PA · 68 replies
    The Detroit News ^ | 06-07-11 | David Shepardson
    Detroit — General Motors Co. CEO Dan Akerson wants the federal gas tax boosted as much as $1 a gallon to nudge consumers toward more fuel-efficient cars, and he's confident the government will soon shed its remaining 26 percent stake in the once-bankrupt automaker. "I actually think the government will be out this year — within the next 12 months, hopefully within the next six months," Akerson said in a two-hour interview with The Detroit News last week. He is grateful for the government's rescue of GM — "I have nothing but good things to say about them" — but...
  • Video:Growing Marxist Movement..Say They Prefer to be Called “Progressives”(leftist labeling scam)

    01/04/2011 8:02:32 AM PST · by Voice of Reason88 · 32 replies
    weaselzippers ^ | January 2, 2011 | ZIP
    A look at the growing Marxist movement in New York City. Even though they read Marx and Stalin, organize protests against Israel and play a board game that equates capitalism with barbarism, they shy away from calling themselves “socialist”. As one member puts it, “It’s more positive to say progressive or left.”
  • Was Ronald Reagan a secret snitch?

    12/12/2010 12:52:49 PM PST · by americanophile · 53 replies
    L.A. Times ^ | December 12, 2010 | John Meroney
    Did Ronald Reagan secretly give the FBI names of people he suspected were communists when he was a movie star and Hollywood labor chief in the 1940s? This allegation resurfaced in the media just before Thanksgiving when the San Jose Mercury News, which published excerpts from Reagan's FBI file to great international acclaim in 1985, ran a column revisiting its original story about Reagan the snitch. It implies that Reagan was a shadowy operator in cahoots with the notorious FBI director, J. Edgar Hoover, orchestrating their next Hollywood Red scare. The answer? Maybe. But Reagan was hardly betraying friends and...
  • Who are Ha'Aretz' Shareholders?

    08/28/2010 7:05:21 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 13 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 4/22/'10 | Steven Plaut
    This far left newspaper doesn't only engage in espionage. Read about the not-so-secret Ex-Nazi collaborators and shareholder partners of Haaretz.On Friday, April 16, the New Israel Fund held a big party in a Tel Aviv nightclub. Much of the Israeli Left was on hand. Outside the party a large group of students from the Im Tirtzu Zionist student group held a protest against the New Israel Fund and denounced it for being an anti-Israel radical group that funds anti-Israel propaganda. The New Israel Fund claimed its event was to celebrate Israeli Independence Day. Im Tirtzu claims that the Fund financed...
  • Apple Is No. 1 in Tech, Overtaking Microsoft

    05/26/2010 4:51:34 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 27 replies · 496+ views
    NEW YORK TIMES ^ | 26 MAY 2010 | NEW YORK TIMES
    SAN FRANCISCO — Wall Street has called the end of an era and the beginning of the next one: The most important technology product no longer sits on your desk but rather fits in your hand. Enlarge This Image Jim Wilson/The New York Times The moment came Wednesday when Apple, the maker of iPods, iPhones and iPads, shot past Microsoft, the computer software giant, to become the world’s most valuable technology company. This changing of the guard caps one of the most stunning turnarounds in business history for Apple, which had been given up for dead only a decade earlier,...
  • Auburn (NY) police chief wants officers to write at least one ticket a day to raise money for city

    01/13/2010 10:54:48 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 31 replies · 1,274+ views
    The Post-Standard-Syracuse NY ^ | January 13, 2010, 6:00AM | By Scott Rapp /
    Auburn, NY -- Three days before Christmas, Auburn Police Chief Gary Giannotta laid down the law for his command staff. At the closed meeting Dec. 22 in the department basement, Giannotta gave this ultimatum: Tell your patrol officers to write more vehicle and traffic tickets — at least one each per shift — or there will be repercussions for those who don’t.... Threatening to punish employees who fail to make a ticket quota violates state labor law. Tuesday, the Auburn police union took Giannotta to task for his proclamation, and two college criminal justice experts questioned the ethics of his...
  • Army Keeping Media From Palin Event (at Fort Bragg; Afraid of Obama's Wrath)

    11/19/2009 11:46:53 AM PST · by kristinn · 155 replies · 6,518+ views
    AP via Denver Post ^ | Thursday, November 19, 2009 | Mike Baker
    Army officials plan to prevent media from covering Sarah Palin's appearance at Fort Bragg on Monday, saying they fear the event will turn into political grandstanding against President Barack Obama. Fort Bragg spokesman Tom McCollum told The Associated Press on Thursday that Army officials had decided to keep media away from Palin's book promotion at the North Carolina base. SNIP McCollum said the Army did not want the event to become a platform for Palin supporters to express political opinions "directed against the commander in chief."
  • 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...
  • Axelrod Says 'Tea Party' Protesters Are 'Wrong'

    09/13/2009 6:03:29 PM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 22 replies · 803+ views
    Fox News ^ | 9/13/09
    White House senior adviser David Axelrod says that the demonstrations in Washington, D.C., Saturday do not represent the views of the broader public when it comes to health care reform.
  • What's Hidden in the Baucus Bill? (It's really a tax reform bill)

    09/10/2009 2:42:14 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 13 replies · 1,031+ views
    Rush ^ | September 9th | Rush
    RUSH: You want to hear the table of contents in the Max Baucus bill? This is the one everybody's all excited about now, Gang of Six in there, three Republicans, three Democrats. Remember, now, Baucus announced yesterday part of his plan is a fine of up to 3,800 bucks on citizens via the IRS if you don't have health insurance. It's going to be mandatory just like automobile insurance is. ... "Section I: Health systems savings." There are four chapters. "Ensuring appropriate payment. Capturing productivity gains. Reducing geographic variation in spending, and modifying beneficiary contributions." "Section II: Options for Modifying...
  • To Have And Have Not: Alinsky, Beck, Satan and Me, Part IV

    08/19/2009 2:33:06 PM PDT · by HorowitzianConservative · 1 replies · 228+ views
    NewsReal Blog ^ | August 19, 2009 | David Horowitz
    Links to the first three Alinsky blogs: Part I: Alinsky, Beck, Satan and MePart II: Hell On EarthPart III: Boring From WithinThe epigraph for the first chapter of Alinsky's Rules for Radicals which explains that "The Purpose" of the rules is from the book of Job: "The life of man upon earth is a warfare..."For Alinsky and his Machiavellian radicals, politics is war. No matter what they say publicly or pretend to be, they are at war. They are at war even though no other factions in the political arena are at war, because everyone else embraces the System which...
  • At what point does a liberal become a Stalinist?

    08/11/2009 10:47:41 PM PDT · by LucyJo · 48 replies · 1,124+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | August 12, 2009 | James Lewis
    The first adjective that comes to mind for "liberal" may be "touchy-feely." The best adjective for a Stalinist might be "murderous." That's a pretty big difference. I would never want to mistake a well-meaning liberal for a nasty Stalinist. At the same time, I hope we don't fail to spot any Stalinists who might be looking for mischief and pretending to be liberals. Certainly the mainstream media aren't interested in the difference.
  • DNC hammers Republican-backed 'mob rule' [calls anyone opposing Obamacare "rabid extremists"]

    08/04/2009 1:54:10 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 86 replies · 3,386+ views
    WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Democratic National Committee released a sharply-worded statement Tuesday accusing Republicans of colluding with "K Street Lobbyists" to incite "angry mobs" of extremists to disrupt health care town halls in congressional districts around the country. Full statement as released by DNC spokesman Brad Woodhouse: The Republicans and their allied groups – desperate after losing two consecutive elections and every major policy fight on Capitol Hill – are inciting angry mobs of a small number of rabid right wing extremists funded by K Street Lobbyists to disrupt thoughtful discussions about the future of health care in America taking...
  • Democrats Warn GOP Of Backlash For Opposing Sonia Sotomayor

    07/29/2009 11:51:04 PM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 19 replies · 657+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 7/30/09 | talkradio03
    What a bunch of hypocritical fools these leaders are in the Democratic Party...They are giving us a warning, yet forget their own history...
  • Has '1984' Come 25 Years Late?

    06/21/2009 11:56:34 PM PDT · by malkee · 13 replies · 763+ views
    Houston Belief ^ | June 13 2009 | Ken Gurley
    It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. —George Orwell, opening line of 1984 Sixty years ago, Eric Arthur Blair (a.k.a. George Orwell) published his final book, 1984, months before his death. Other writers pictured the future in utopian terms—a golden age of bliss and enlightenment. Not Orwell. His dystopian novel pictured a bleak world where government was out of control. As different from his earlier Animal Farm as Finding Nemo is from Moby Dick, Orwell’s 1984 conjured terms that are still in use today: doublethink, newspeak, thought police and Big Brother. Even Orwell's...
  • Pentagon pulls description of protesters as 'terrorists'

    06/20/2009 3:31:52 AM PDT · by Man50D · 57 replies · 1,341+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | June 19, 2009 | Bob Unruh
    The Department of Defense has withdrawn a training manual question that linked protesters across the United States to terrorism, but there's evidence coming to light that describing Americans as terror suspects, or "low-level" terror suspects, is routine. reported just days ago that the U.S. Department of Defense had included in a training course a question that defined protesters as terrorists.According to the letter from the Northern California ACLU, the DoD's "Annual Level 1 Antiterrorism (AT) Awareness Training for 2009" tells department personnel "that certain First Amendment-protected activity may amount to 'low-level terrorism.'" Specifically the training "Knowledge Check 1" asks, "Which...
  • Illinois unemployment rate hits 10.1%

    06/18/2009 4:43:43 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 14 replies · 826+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | June 18, 2009 | By Wailin Wong
    Unemployment in Illinois is at a 25-year high, with the statewide rate climbing to 10.1 percent in May from 9.4 percent in April. According to data released Thursday by the Illinois Department of Employment Security, total non-farm payrolls dropped by 17,400 jobs in May. This marked the eighth straight month of job losses, though the agency noted that the pace of losses is easing. There are now 671,400 unemployed people in Illinois, the biggest number since June 1983. The state has lost 290,800 jobs since the beginning of the recession. The hardest-hit industry in May was manufacturing, which shed 9,500...
  • ABC CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS SHOWS MORE MEDIA BIAS

    06/18/2009 2:08:42 PM PDT · by TheFreedomPoster · 1 replies · 375+ views
    The Freedom Post ^ | June 18, 2009 | TheCapitalist
    It strikes me as simply unwise to entrust such a significant portion of the debate around a policy that will impact American lives, potentially forever, to just one organization with such an imbalance in their political views.
  • Chrysler Dealership Owner Gets Choked Up at Hearing

    06/12/2009 8:52:10 PM PDT · by radar101 · 65 replies · 2,911+ views
    BREITBART ^ | 12 June 2009 | CSPAN
    "My grandfather paid for Carlisle Chevrolet from his labors. My father paid my grandmother for Carlisle Chevrolet through his efforts. It took me nearly 20 years to pay my parents for Carlisle Chevrolet. It took GM and Chrysler a mere 24 hours to take Carlisle Chevrolet from me."
  • 'Fusion Centers' Expand Criteria to Identify Militia Members

    03/23/2009 10:33:44 AM PDT · by AngieGal · 22 replies · 1,814+ views
    Fox News ^ | March 23, 2009 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    If you're an anti-abortion activist, or if you display political paraphernalia supporting a third-party candidate or a certain Republican member of Congress, if you possess subversive literature, you very well might be a member of a domestic paramilitary group. That's according to "The Modern Militia Movement," a report by the Missouri Information Analysis Center (MIAC), a government collective that identifies the warning signs of potential domestic terrorists for law enforcement communities. "Due to the current economical and political situation, a lush environment for militia activity has been created," the Feb. 20 report reads. "Unemployment rates are high, as well as...
  • U.S. senator seeks Bush-era 'truth commission'

    02/09/2009 11:13:16 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 32 replies · 1,198+ views
    Senator seeks Bush-era "truth commission" Mon Feb 9, 2009 2:05pm EST By Randall Mikkelsen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. "truth commission" should probe Bush administration policies including the promotion of war in Iraq, detainee treatment and wiretapping without a warrant, an influential senator proposed on Monday. Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, called for the commission as way to heal what he called sharp political divides and to prevent future abuses. He compared it to other truth commissions, such as one in South Africa that investigated the apartheid era. "We need to come to a shared understanding...
  • Gun sales skyrocket as Obama’s inauguration nears

    12/28/2008 11:48:05 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies · 1,850+ views
    Mike Massie got his first shotgun at the age of 10. Guns have been in Massie’s life since he was 5 years old and trudging along beside his father carrying an unloaded shotgun. His children know how to handle weapons; he even purchased his nephew’s first shotgun when the boy was just one month old. That’s why the Lynchburg resident is worried about what will happen to gun-control laws when President-elect Barack Obama takes office next month. “I feel that I have the right to bear arms legally to defend myself, my family and my property,” Massie said. “I don’t...
  • Gun (and ammo) prices going up [Guess why?]

    12/13/2008 11:29:09 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 86 replies · 4,785+ views
    WINK TV News ^ | December 13, 2008 | Staff
    LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Suncoast Gun Show in North Fort Myers is attracting huge crowds this weekend. "It's definitely one of the most crowded ones I've been in," said Robert Supon. Ray Nadaeu says there's a reason for the crowds...President-elect Barack Obama. "I think they're scared. I think they are scared their gun rights are going to be taken away from them and they should be," said Nadaeu. "We have to buy these before the new regime possibly gets in," said Greg Thorn, a Civil War gun collector. He stopped by the show to pick up ammunition. But, the President-elect...
  • Greek youths firebomb police station

    12/13/2008 6:43:43 PM PST · by BlackVeil · 26 replies · 2,227+ views
    The Australian ^ | 14 Dec 2008 | Anon
    HOODED youths firebombed a police station next to the Exarchia district where locals held a silent vigil for a teenager who was killed a week ago. Police fired tear gas and were in hot pursuit of a group of about 100 youths who had congregated there - with similar numbers in Thessaloniki also vandalising a gymnasium before holing up in university premises. The fresh outbreak of hostilities ...
  • What is the Bradley Effect? {Truth: the new Intimidation Factor = "Bradley-squared"}

    11/02/2008 3:08:41 PM PST · by JustTheTruth · 30 replies · 1,338+ views
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | November 2, 2008 | Eric Mink
    So now, in the waning days of the campaign, here is the alleged storyline: Those polls that show Barack Obama leading in the race against John McCain for president? Even widening his lead? Those polls are warped. According to some, among the millions of Americans who are telling pollsters that they could vote for Mr. Obama, there are (thousands of? millions of?) closeted racists who will not vote -- who never would vote -- for a black candidate under any circumstances. Their votes could tip the election to Mr. McCain. In politically obsessed circles, this supposed phenomenon is known as...
  • FCC Commissioner: Return of Fairness Doctrine Could Control Web Content

    08/13/2008 7:48:14 AM PDT · by Bushwacker777 · 16 replies · 171+ views
    Business and Media Institute ^ | August 12, 2008 | Jeff Poor
    ""There’s a huge concern among conservative talk radio hosts that reinstatement of the Fairness Doctrine would all-but destroy the industry due to equal time constraints. But speech limits might not stop at radio. They could even be extended to include the Internet and “government dictating content policy.” FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell raised that as a possibility after talking with bloggers at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. McDowell spoke about a recent FCC vote to bar Comcast from engaging in certain Internet practices – expanding the federal agency’s oversight of Internet networks. "
  • FCC Commissioner: Return of Fairness Doctrine Could Control Web Content

    08/13/2008 1:01:29 PM PDT · by MNJohnnie · 105+ views
    Business & Media Institute ^ | 08-13-08 | By Jeff Poor
    There’s a huge concern among conservative talk radio hosts that reinstatement of the Fairness Doctrine would all-but destroy the industry due to equal time constraints. But speech limits might not stop at radio. They could even be extended to include the Internet and “government dictating content policy.” FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell raised that as a possibility after talking with bloggers at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. McDowell spoke about a recent FCC vote to bar Comcast from engaging in certain Internet practices – expanding the federal agency’s oversight of Internet networks. The commissioner, a 2006 President Bush appointee, told...
  • Voight ignites a blog storm in Hollywood (big lib backlash)

    08/06/2008 11:41:10 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 154 replies · 921+ views
    Politico ^ | 8-6-08 | Jeffrey Ressner
    Jon Voight intended to turn heads with the “very strong points” in his Washington Times op-ed last week (titled: Voight: My Concerns For America ~ Obama sowing socialist seeds in young people). But he probably didn’t expect so many of them to reside in Hollywood. In a sign of the growing interest in politics this election year, bloggers who normally focus on the entertainment industry are expanding their presence in one of the Internet’s other spheres of influence. Voight’s piece slammed Democratic candidate Barack Obama, praised GOP contender John McCain, and even repudiated his own Vietnam War protests as the...
  • ‘Stop U.S. attacks on China’

    07/28/2008 12:59:28 PM PDT · by cardinal4 · 14 replies · 309+ views
    Artorius Castus Blog ^ | 26 July 08 | World Worker
    The New York branch of the revolutionary youth organization FIST (Fight Imperialism, Stand Together) first held a Marxist discussion on the role of the Dalai Lama and his entanglements with the CIA and then turned the talk into action.
  • Democrats Try to Make Military Press Conferences Illegal

    06/11/2008 9:54:40 AM PDT · by Mobile Vulgus · 82 replies · 293+ views
    Publius' Forum ^ | 6/11/08 | Warner Todd Huston
    -By Warner Todd Huston Congressional Democrats announced early in May that they wanted to make "military propaganda" illegal. To achieve this goal they passed new legislation that strengthened previous legislation that is supposed to ban the Pentagon from indulging in "propaganda" for the military. This bill is supposed to stop the military from sending "any form of communication in support of national objectives designed to influence the opinions, emotions, attitudes or behavior of the people of the United States in order to benefit the sponsor, either directly or indirectly." In other words, the military is not allowed to talk to...
  • Climate of suspicion [Global Cooling Alert!]

    06/06/2008 10:09:52 PM PDT · by melt · 50 replies · 162+ views
    Guardian.co.uk ^ | 6/7/08 | Fred Pearce
    The deniers of global warming are about to latch on to a new argument. The world is cooling. And they are right - well, slightly. Globally, this year is likely to be the coolest for some time - back to the average of the early 90s, according to some unpublished forecasts. This is no refutation of man-made global warming. It is the inevitable consequence of one of nature's climatic cycles. The La Niña, the cold phase of the El Niño cycle in the Pacific, has sent average global temperatures plunging this year. And there is more. Longer term climate cycles...
  • Hoover Planned on Arresting 12 Thousand “Traitors”

    04/04/2008 11:24:46 AM PDT · by SpaceBar · 73 replies · 330+ views
    Javno ^ | December 23, 2007 | Joseph Stedul
    After 50 years, an American state secret has been revealed, about the arrest of 12,000 people because of Hoover’s “red” paranoia. The former director of the FBI, Edgar Hoover made plans for the arrest of 12,000 American citizens which he considered to be threats to national security – documents reveals that no longer bear the status of state secret. Hoover sent this request to the president at the time Harry Truman at the beginning of the Korean war during the 50s. He justified the move as necessary for protection from “treason, spies and sabotage”. For now there is no evidence...
  • Guilty as Charged, What Hiss and the Rosenbergs didn’t want you to know

    11/15/2007 9:22:18 PM PST · by Coleus · 20 replies · 964+ views
    hoover institution ^ | December 14, 1998 | Arnold Beichman
    It is hard to imagine a sadder group of people than the children of Americans who spied for the Soviet Union. I am thinking of the two sons of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, the son of Alger Hiss, and now Harry Dexter White’s two daughters, who in a recent letter to the New York Times Book Review rebuke a reviewer for referring to their father, a high-ranking Treasury official under Roosevelt and Truman, as a Soviet agent. What a tragedy the end of the Cold War has been for the kids and grandkids of the spies. How do they talk...
  • Leftist Brown Shirts Shut Down Horowitz Speech at Emory

    10/26/2007 5:32:52 AM PDT · by SJackson · 101 replies · 140+ views
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | 10-26-07 | Ruth Malhotra and Orit Sklar
    Leftist Brown Shirts Shut Down Horowitz Speech at Emory   By Ruth Malhotra and Orit SklarFrontPageMagazine.com | Friday, October 26, 2007 On Wednesday evening, the Emory University Chapter of the College Republicans hosted acclaimed author and activist David Horowitz for a lecture on radical Islam as part of Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week. From the beginning of Horowitz’s speech, rowdy protesters continually interrupted him and less than half an hour into the event, the crowd became so disruptive that police were called in and Horowitz had to be escorted off stage.  The event was part of the Terrorism Awareness Project, a...
  • Liberals targeting radio hosts

    10/04/2007 4:49:27 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 66 replies · 1,712+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 10-4-07 | Jennifer Harper
    Democrats on both coasts have authored official resolutions condemning Michael Savage and Rush Limbaugh this week, turning partisan disagreements over content and style into a matter of public record and raising potential questions about First Amendment rights.
  • WaPo: The Soviets Died For Liberty

    09/19/2007 9:12:01 AM PDT · by jdm · 82 replies · 99+ views
    Captain's Quarters ^ | September 19, 2007 | Ed Morrissey
    Newspapers like to play gotcha games with presidential candidates and their stump speeches. Most of the time, the fact-checking sessions focus on number-juggling on tax proposals and spending policy, and they find plenty of daylight between claims and reality. However, when the Washington Post attempts to fact-check Fred Thompson on historical references, they reveal more of their bias than of Fred's. They try to take apart Fred's claim that Americans "have shed more blood for other people's liberty than any other combination of nations in the history of the world", and manage to completely miss the point: The number of...
  • With her experience, Hillary gambles to change the system

    09/08/2007 10:08:41 PM PDT · by Ghayyour · 37 replies · 1,133+ views
    Dawn ^ | September 09, 2007
    NEW YORK: In a year voters say they crave fundamental political change, Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton is taking a gamble: arguing that her years of experience working within the political system make her the best candidate to change the system. But does her career — eight years as White House first lady, seven as senator from New York, and 12 as Arkansas first lady — offer evidence to support that claim? And will her message resonate with Democratic primary voters, who may not embrace a candidate so willing to seek accommodation? “If she’s already declaring her intent to compromise, it’s...
  • Will Riots Greet GOP at Convention?

    09/08/2007 5:42:54 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 118 replies · 2,264+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | September 07, 2007 | Katherine Kersten
    Last Friday, I inadvertently found myself in the midst of the opening salvo of a battle to turn the Twin Cities upside down next year. I was driving home at rush hour from downtown Minneapolis, when several hundred bicyclists blocked the street leading to Interstate 394. My fellow motorists and I sat obligingly for several minutes, missing green light after green light. Finally, folks began angrily honking their horns. If two police cars hadn't moved the riders along, people might have leaped from their cars to take on the bicyclists themselves. Later, the protest ride turned ugly. Two officers tried...
  • Orwell's Bad Republicans

    08/12/2007 9:29:40 PM PDT · by neverdem · 38 replies · 1,159+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | 8/7/2007 | Hal G.P. Colebatch
    The Last Crusade: Spain 1936By Warren Carroll(Christendom Press/ISI Books, 240 pages, $15) WHEN THE HEROICS of the Spanish Civil War come up -- Orwell's Homage to Catalonia, Hemingway's fictions or the effusions of various poets -- there is a very large and usually unremarked elephant in the room: Orwell, who actually fought, and Hemingway who wrote about fighting, were on the wrong side. The strategic point is simple: had the Stalinists won war, then during the period of the Hitler-Stalin pact from 1939 to mid-1941, they would have allowed Hitler to cross Spain and seize Gibraltar. Had this happened, the...
  • Liberals Going After Fox Advertisers

    07/27/2007 6:32:53 PM PDT · by Phil in San Diego · 79 replies · 2,148+ views
    Breitbart.com ^ | Jul 27 | DAVID BAUDER
    NEW YORK (AP) - Liberal activists are stepping up their campaign against Fox News Channel by pressuring advertisers not to patronize the network. MoveOn.org, the Campaign for America's Future and liberal blogs like DailyKos.com are asking thousands of supporters to monitor who is advertising on the network. Once a database is gathered, an organized phone-calling campaign will begin, said Jim Gilliam, vice president of media strategy for Brave New Films, a company that has made anti-Fox videos. The groups have successfully pressured Democratic presidential candidates not to appear at any debate sponsored by Fox, and are also trying to...
  • Vandals Attack Man's Hummer, Leave Note

    07/19/2007 6:49:03 AM PDT · by freespirited · 48 replies · 1,358+ views
    ABC News ^ | 7/18/07 | Associated Press
    When Gareth Groves brought home his massive new Hummer, he knew his environmentally friendly neighbors disapproved. But he didn't expect what happened next. The sport utility vehicle was parked for five days on the street before two masked men smashed the windows, slashed the tires and scratched into the body: "FOR THE ENVIRON." "The thought of somebody vandalizing it never crossed my mind," said Gareth Groves, who lives near American University in Northwest Washington. "I've kind of been in shock." Police said they see small acts of vandalism in the area from time to time, but they have not seen...
  • Communist nostalgia

    07/01/2007 4:40:02 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 14 replies · 532+ views
    Reuters ^ | 29 Jun 2007 | Madeline Chambers
    BERLIN (Reuters Life!) - Visitors to the German capital who are disappointed by the scant remains of the Berlin Wall can get a taste of the old days at a new communist-style hotel which revives the atmosphere of East Germany. In a multi-storey concrete block near the city's eastern train station, former communist leader Erich Honecker, wearing his trademark thick black glasses, stares down at guests from the walls of each of the 39 rooms. Garish orange patterned curtains and retro brown sofas clash with lime green walls. Plastic plants and old-style lamps stand by windows overlooking more concrete blocks...
  • Shady Politics [or “How to Hide Bad Law”]

    05/24/2007 11:48:34 AM PDT · by Petruchio · 11 replies · 712+ views
    5/24/2007 | Petruchio
    There is currently a Bill being passed in Illinois, SB1007. If you examine it you will see how Democrats hide bad Laws behind feel good names. SB1007 was filed on 2/8/2007 by Illinois State Sen. A. J. Wilhelmi (D). The Synopsis of the Bill statesAmends the Criminal Code of 1961. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the sexual exploitation of children. The Bill spends the next three months going thru the Committee process. On May first of 2007, Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 is filed by Illinois State Sen. Dan Kotowski (D). The Amendment starts with Replaces everything...