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  • Egypt Rushes Toward Sharia and War

    05/31/2011 8:30:58 AM PDT · by opentalk · 20 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | May 31, 2011 | Robert Spencer
    How hopelessly at odds with America’s best interests is Barack Obama? Less than two weeks ago he declared his support for “political and economic reform in the Middle East,” warmly endorsing the “Arab Spring” uprisings there. Then Sunday, Muslim Brotherhood Sheikh Hazem Abu Ismail announced his candidacy for the presidency of Egypt, promising to transform Egypt into an Islamic state and go to war with Israel. Reform that would indeed be, but not the kind any American president should be applauding. Maybe Obama is still listening to his ruinously incompetent Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, who at the height...
  • House To Vote Next Week On Libya War Resolution -GOP Aide

    05/27/2011 7:13:46 PM PDT · by opentalk · 16 replies
    DOW JONES NEWSWIRES ^ | Siobhan Hughes
    The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on a resolution that would require U.S. President Barack Obama to withdraw U.S. armed forces from military operations in Libya, the biggest test yet of congressional support for the two-month-old intervention. An aide to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R., Va.) said that the resolution would come up for a vote next week. The resolution is written by Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D., Ohio), who has been opposed to the intervention since it began in March.
  • White House Adds New Position to Deal with Unfavorable Online Media

    05/24/2011 6:31:30 AM PDT · by markomalley · 112 replies
    Media Bistro ^ | 5/24/11
    The White House has named Jesse Lee to a new position within its communications department titled Director of Progressive Media & Online Response. According to The Huffington Post, Lee will essentially be responsible for building up Obama’s online presence as he prepares for his reelection bid, and squashing any negative stories: The post is a new one for this White House. Rapid response has usually been outsourced to the Democratic National Committee (DNC), if not done on an ad-hoc basis by administration officials. And it signals that the White House will be adopting a more aggressive defense of the president and...
  • Your tax dollars funding a second left wing radio network: the BBC

    03/21/2011 9:56:42 AM PDT · by opentalk · 6 replies
    American Thinker blog ^ | March 21, 2011 | Thomas Lifson
    As Republicans try to defund NPR, the Obama administration laughs in the face of critics and sends US taxpayer moneys to fund Britain's left wing BBC. Ben Dowell of the UK Guardian writes: The BBC World Service is to receive a "significant" sum of money from the US government to help combat the blocking of TV and internet services in countries including Iran and China. ...The BBC has a problem with political bias at least as bad as that of NPR. But that is no obstacle to shipping money, borrowed from China, to yet another left wing network. Don't worry:...
  • Demand Congress dismantle Obamacare scam

    03/13/2011 3:26:03 PM PDT · by opentalk · 36 replies
    The Morning Journal ^ | March 13, 2011 | Tom Skoch
    GOTCHA government is profoundly unAmerican, but it’s what we get from the Obama Administration and the previous Congress that, it turns out, rigged the health reform law to deny the will of the people. The current Congress must act to un-do this heinous feature of the massive health reform bill that has come to light only recently.This past week, the conservative Heritage Foundation highlighted this scam recently uncovered by the Congressional Research Service. Here’s the dirty doing: Hidden quietly inside the 2,700-page bulk of the health reform bill, unspoken and unknown to virtually all of Congress was a stash of...
  • Outrage! US Government Funding La Raza with Your Tax Dollars

    03/11/2011 3:54:51 AM PST · by opentalk · 33 replies
    Human Events ^ | March 11, 2011 | Mike Piccione
    The United States government is funding the National Council of La Raza with our tax dolla La Raza, which literally means in Spanish “The Race,” is a radical organization that advocate open borders and amnesty for illegal aliens. I pulled and analyzed the tax return Form 990 the form filed by 501(c) 3 organizations to the IRS, and here is what was reported: Government Grants (contributions) to the National Council of La Raza 2008 Tax Returns, (October 1 2008 to September 30, 2009) $5,136,535
  • U.S. Taxpayers Forced By Obama State Department To Refurbish Radical Mosques In Middle East !

    03/08/2011 12:25:07 PM PST · by MindBender26 · 41 replies
    US is broke and Obama/Clinton are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to refurbish radical mosques in Middle East! Incredible news story from in Atlanta. Watch it at link, or here
  • U.S. To Give Arab-Based Renewable Energy Agency $5 Mil

    03/08/2011 10:08:15 AM PST · by opentalk · 16 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | March 7, 2011 | Judicial Watch
    As if wasting exorbitant amounts of money to support the corrupt United Nations wasn’t bad enough, President Obama has joined a new Arab-based “international organization” dedicated to promoting renewable energy worldwide. That means U.S. taxpayers will supply a big chunk of the group’s funding in addition to the billions of dollars that already go to the U.N. each year for programs that, incidentally, already address renewable energy. As the largest contributors to the U.N., American taxpayers forked over $6.3 billion last year and billions more will be allocated this fiscal year, despite promises from some lawmakers to slash the cash...
  • Obama, Soros create 'Palestine'( U.S. fund invested with Soros)

    03/02/2011 6:28:08 AM PST · by opentalk · 7 replies
    WND ^ | February 10, 2011 | Aaron Klein
    JERUSALEM – In partnership with a government fund initiated by Barack Obama, philanthropist and billionaire activist George Soros is investing in a private equity company that just launched in the Palestinian territories. The company, Siraj Fund Management Company, says it was created "for the sole purpose of managing investment funds in Palestine." The new company's website repeatedly refers to what it calls the "country" of "Palestine." There is, however, no such country as Palestine. Siraj is apparently referring to territories controlled by the Palestinian Authority....This week, Siraj Fund Management Company, the first private equity fund in the Palestinian territories, officially...
  • Caption: Hillary Clinton: US prepared to offer "any kind of assistance" to Libyans

    02/27/2011 9:44:55 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 34 replies
    Yahoo Photos ^ | 2/27/11 | AFP/Jewel Samad
    The United States is prepared to offer "any kind of assistance" to Libyans seeking to overthrow the regime of strongman Moamer Kadhafi, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said.(AFP/File/Jewel Samad)
  • Clinton: Mexico must continue the fight against crime: Pledges Another $500 million

    01/26/2011 8:17:38 AM PST · by AuntB · 22 replies
    National Assn. of former Border Patrol Agents ^ | Jan. 25, 2011 | M3 foreign News Report - NAFBPO
    Correo-Guanajuato (Mexico) 1/24/2011 Clinton: Mexico must continue the fight against crime: Pledges Another$500 Million U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, meeting in Mexico with her counterpart, today said that Mexico has no choice but to continue the fight against drug trafficking and the cartels. She reiterated the commitment of the U.S. to work with Mexico, and pledged another $500 million for the Mérida Initiative. Of that amount, $60 million is for non-intrusive equipment to detect weapons and illegal money. El Universal (Mexico) 1/24/2011 Political Party leader Assassinated (Chilpancingo, Guerrero) PRI says a state leader for the party , Efren Leyva,...
  • California taxpayers pay record amount in benefits to children of illegal aliens

    01/18/2011 7:27:36 AM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 26 replies
    Examiner. ^ | January 17th, 2011 | Dave Gibson
    California taxpayers pay record amount in benefits to children of illegal aliens Los Angeles Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has just released data from the Department of Public Social Services which shows that in November 2010, $53 million in welfare benefits ($22 million CalWORKs and $31 million in Food Stamps) were given issued to illegal aliens for their U.S.-born children in Los Angeles County. The record amount is an increase of almost $3 million from November 2009, and represents 22 percent of all CalWORKs and Food Stamp issuances in L.A. county. In 2009, CalWORKs and Food Stamp benefits given to illegal...
  • Woman gets six months for theft of FEMA money

    01/08/2011 5:53:21 AM PST · by WVKayaker · 3 replies · 1+ views
    SunHerald ^ | 1/7/11 | ROBIN FITZGERALD
    GULFPORT -- A woman who made false claims for disaster assistance, by using the same fraudulent address in Stone County as a relative, has been sentenced to six months in prison. U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden sentenced Brandy N. Meadows on Thursday, and ordered her to help make restitution of $33,000 to FEMA. The judge ordered her to forfeit $26,200. Meadows faced prosecution on multiple charges but pleaded guilty in October to one count of theft of public money. She falsely claimed she was living in a mobile home on Camp Road in Wiggins when Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005....
  • PBS Glorifies Cuban Health Care System

    12/30/2010 8:43:05 AM PST · by opentalk · 21 replies · 12+ views
    Big Journalism ^ | December 29, 2010 | Jim Hoft
    Your taxpayer dollars at work promoting Cuba’s failed socialist system … PBS recently aired a report on Cuba’s outstanding health care system. This was simply unbelievable. Out state-run media is no longer just liberal – It’s communist: videoThey forgot to mention that Cuban President Raul Castro just warned his fellow Cubansthat they are running out of time and if they don´t change now, their will be an economic collapse.
  • Records Show City Working for GZ Mosque Organizers

    12/26/2010 3:55:07 PM PST · by onyx · 43 replies · 1+ views
    NRO - The Corner ^ | December 26, 2010 6:17 P.M. | Daniel Foster
    E-mails and other public records requested by opponents show a Bloomberg administration acting behind the scenes on behalf of the Park51 project — aka the Ground Zero Mosque — and a development board member looking for “political cover” before allowing the project to go forward. Bloomberg administration officials are working “very closely with the organizers of the project. . . to combat public opposition and navigate various governmental hurdles.” One administration official even ghost-wrote a letter for Park51 organizers. The Wall Street Journal reports: In one email from May, Shelly Friedman, the organizers’ lawyer, wrote that Manhattan Community Board 1′s...
  • Firms' lobbying push comes amid rancor on TSA use of airport full-body scanners

    12/26/2010 2:04:16 PM PST · by opentalk · 6 replies · 3+ views
    Washington Post ^ | December 24, 2010 | Dan Eggen
    The companies that build futuristic airport scanners take a more old-fashioned approach when it comes to pushing their business interests in Washington: hiring dozens of former lawmakers, congressional aides and federal employees as their lobbyists. About eight of every 10 registered lobbyists who work for scanner-technology companies previously held positions in the government or Congress, most commonly in the homeland security, aviation or intelligence fields, a Washington Post review of lobbying-disclosure forms and other data shows. Industries routinely employ well-connected lobbyists to seek favorable legislation and regulations in the nation's capital. But the extent of the connections to the federal...
  • Obama Administration Purchases Google ‘ObamaCare’ Search Results

    12/18/2010 5:19:06 PM PST · by opentalk · 44 replies · 1+ views
    The Blaze ^ | December 17 , 2010 | Meredith Jessup
    Type in a search of “ObamaCare” into Google — the world’s most popular search engine — and the results may surprise you. According to Politico’s Ben Smith, the Obama administration has purchased top billing to divert internet surfers away from antagonist websites to a new “sponsored link” — the Department of Health and Human Service’s (HHS) “We are using a bunch of search term[s] to help point people to Part of our online efforts to help get accurate information to people about the new law (i.e. also use Facebook, Twitter, blogs and webcasts),” an HHS official confirmed by...
  • Incoming Chair of House Foreign Affairs Committee Wants to Isolate Enemies, Make U.N. Accountable

    12/09/2010 10:40:45 AM PST · by opentalk · 12 replies
    CNSnews ^ | December 9, 2010 | Patrick Goodenough
    ( – The incoming Republican chairwoman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday identified U.S. funding of the United Nations as a target. The comments are likely to send a chill through supporters of the Obama administration’s policy of deeper engagement with the U.N. “I plan on using U.S. contributions to international organizations as leverage to press for real reform of those organizations, such as the United Nations,” Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen said after GOP lawmakers confirmed she will chair the committee in the next Congress. The Florida Republican also has her sights set on the administration’s budgets for...
  • Smithsonian Christmas-Season Exhibit Features Ant-Covered Jesus, Naked Brothers Kissing...

    11/29/2010 2:37:07 PM PST · by MissesBush · 52 replies
    CNS News ^ | 11/29/10 | Penny Starr
    FULL TITLE: Smithsonian Christmas-Season Exhibit Features Ant-Covered Jesus, Naked Brothers Kissing, Genitalia, and Ellen DeGeneres Grabbing Her Breasts The federally funded National Portrait Gallery, one of the museums of the Smithsonian Institution, is currently showing an exhibition that features images of an ant-covered Jesus, male genitals, naked brothers kissing, men in chains, Ellen DeGeneres grabbing her breasts, and a painting the Smithsonian itself describes in the show's catalog as "homoerotic." “This is an exhibition that displays masterpieces of American portraiture and we wanted to illustrate how questions of biography and identity went into the making of images that are canonical,”...
  • Audacity: Ground Zero Mosque Developers Apply for $5M in U.S. Taxpayer Money (Outrageous)

    11/22/2010 11:19:06 AM PST · by jazusamo · 9 replies · 1+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | November 22, 2010 | Kyle-Anne Shiver
    The "cultural bridge" appears to be in financial trouble From the Daily Beast today, we learn that the Ground Zero mosque developers, who still owe more than $200,000 in back taxes, have jumped the funding shark. Evidently, those Saudi millions have failed to come through as planned and the mosque developers have applied for a federal grant to get their “cultural bridge” out of the water. The mosque developers, having at last report only about $20,000 in their bank account, have applied for — stop the presses — five million taxpayer dollars. The grant money, if approved, will come from...