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  • Obama Campaign Team Arrives in Israelto Defeat Netanyahu in March Elections

    01/26/2015 3:27:01 PM PST · by Nachum · 68 replies
    Breitbart Big Government ^ | 1/26/15 | Thomas Rose
    <p>Benedict Cumberbatch says he was an “idiot” to refer to non-white actors as “colored.” The Academy Award-nominated actor used the word on PBS talk show “Tavis Smiley” last week while discussing diversity in the entertainment industry. He said that “as far as colored actors go,” there were more opportunities in the U.S. than Britain, “and that’s something that needs to change.” British anti-racism charity Show Racism the Red Card said it welcomed Cumberbatch’s comments on diversity but felt the term he used was “outdated.” In a statement Monday, Cumberbatch apologized for his “thoughtless use of inappropriate language.”</p>
  • Team Obama Bans Press Cameras from White House Congressional Picnic

    09/17/2014 9:05:37 PM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/17/14 | Charlie Spiering
    Ahead of President Obama’s annual picnic with members of Congress, the White House prohibited television cameras and photographer access to the event. Only allowing print pool reporters were allowed to cover Obama’s speech. That annoyed White House reporters including ABC News reporter Jon Karl, who pointed out that it was a change from year’s past. “In a break w/ past practice, the WH is prohibiting TV & photo coverage of today's Congressional picnic at the White House,” he noted on Twitter.
  • Canada pulling Winnipeg lab team combatting Ebola in Sierra Leone

    08/27/2014 10:48:54 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 20 replies
    The Globe and Mail ^ | 8/27/14 | Kelly Grant
    Canada’s public health agency is preparing to bring home a trio of scientists who were helping to combat Ebola in Sierra Leone after three people in their hotel complex tested positive for the viral hemorrhagic fever. A Health Canada spokesman confirmed late Tuesday night that the Public Health Agency of Canada is finalizing plans to pull its mobile laboratory team out of the West African country.
  • (John T. Reed) Comments on policies against never leaving a military comrade behind, dead or alive

    06/05/2014 6:24:50 AM PDT · by xzins · 8 replies
    John T Reed.com ^ | John T Reed
    In recent years, I have heard certain military personnel, usually Marines, bragging that they never leave a comrade behind—even a dead comrade.Let’s think about that.For one thing, I call it a “purported” policy because I am not sure it is the official policy of the Marines or any other unit. I even wonder if it is a Marine policy that has been proclaimed by Marine privates without consulting with the Commandant of the Marine Corps. If so, the Commandant has not been quick enough or loud enough at correcting the notion that the Marines never leave a dead comrade behind.The...
  • Next time someone says there's no "i" in "team" remind them who the president is...

    03/21/2014 4:26:50 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 5 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-21-14 | The Looking Spoon
  • Betrayed: The shocking true story of Extortion 17

    02/03/2014 5:17:09 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 23 replies
    Allen West ^ | January 31, 2014 | Allen West
    If you’ve seen the recent big screen stories of US Navy SEALS in Afghanistan, in Lone Survivor and Zero Dark Thirty, you are no doubt struck by the sacrifices these elite warriors make on the modern battlefield and the impeccable examples of heroism these movies have portrayed — not propaganda but truth. However, there is another US Navy SEAL story from Afghanistan that’s not receiving much attention, simply because its truth is an indictment of failure on the part of the Obama administration, US Congress, and senior military leadership. It is the story of the fate that befell a CH-47D...
  • Team Obama Takes "Affordable" Out of Latest Obamacare Campaign

    12/06/2013 2:52:37 PM PST · by Nachum · 43 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 12/6/13 | Katie Pavlich
    President Obama hit the campaign trail again this week in an effort to reboot support for Obamacare as the failed rollout continues with a broken website and broken promises. Speaking from the White House Tuesday, Obama declared "Obamacare is working," and that we "aren't going back." But for Obamacare to truly be "working" for the American people as promised when the Affordable Care Act was passed, it must in fact be affordable. We've seen the opposite. Young people will pay double under the ACA, young women will see their health insurance premiums increase on average by 193 percent and five...
  • One less SWAT team

    10/13/2013 11:42:43 AM PDT · by Zuben Elgenubi · 35 replies
    The MetroWest Daily News ^ | Oct 13, 2013 | Rick Holmes/Opinion editor
    The idea that every town must have a police SWAT team is relatively new. While just a handful of big cities had SWAT teams 30 years ago, now 80 percent of towns with populations between 25,000 and 50,000 have them. Now there is one fewer. Quietly and with no public debate, Framingham’s SWAT team has been disbanded.  Chief Steven Carl gave the order as he and the SWAT commander left the department for other jobs. Carl told me the disbanding of the SWAT team wasn’t just something he did on the way out the door. Two years ago he told...
  • Report: Leon Panetta Gave Classified Material to 'Zero Dark Thirty' Screenwriter

    06/05/2013 11:52:42 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 29 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6-5-2013 | William Bigelow
    Not only did former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta leak the name of the Navy SEAL group responsible for the killing of Osama Bin Laden in 2011, but the release of the Pentagon Inspector General’s (IG) report revealing the incident, which was ready in July 2012, was delayed until now. In the spring of 2012, GOP members accused Barack Obama’s administration of leaking national security secrets to help Obama get reelected, but the administration denied it. At a CIA awards ceremony on June 24, 2011, Panetta named the SEAL group and its commander. Among those present were 1300 military and...
  • Team Obama calls global warming doubters 'crazy'

    05/09/2013 5:31:24 PM PDT · by Nachum · 56 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 5/9/13 | Paul Bedard
    The president´s recently formed grass-roots campaign operation revealed Thursday that it plans to attack Republicans who question radical global warming hype, dubbing them "crazy" purveyors of "far-fetched conspiracy theories." In a fundraising memo from President Obama´s re-election campaign manager, Organizing for Action slammed "climate deniers" and their doubts, which Jim Messina compared to the nutty things a crazy uncle would say at Thanksgiving dinner. After listing some of the arguments critics make against the president´s drive to use regulations and taxes to curb carbon dioxide emissions he believes are contributing to global warming, Messina wrote: "Sounds like things your
  • Team Obama spamming fake twitter messages to support gun control

    02/25/2013 2:27:44 PM PST · by Nachum · 18 replies
    "Obama's anti-gun campaign is a fraud," Stockman said. "Obama's supporters are panicking and willing to do anything to create the appearance of popular support, even if it means trying to defraud Congress," he added. "I call upon the president to denounce this phony spam campaign."Stockman said that in response to Obama's call for people to tweet their congressman in support of gun control legislation, he received just 16 tweets. But he said all of these messages were identical, and that a closer look at them revealed that only six were from real people.
  • Obama Is the "i" in "Team" (pic)

    12/27/2012 11:40:31 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 10 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 12-27-12 | The Looking Spoon
    Not a new joke by any means, but I haven't seen it done like this...
  • SEAL Team Four commander in Afghanistan 'commits suicide' as body of married father is found shot

    12/23/2012 7:44:38 PM PST · by Nachum · 38 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 12/23/12 | the Daily Mail Reporter
    Commander John W Price, 42, oversaw SEAL Team Four, which was training Afghan police in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan Father of a young daughter Jillian, 9, is also survived by his wife Stephanie SEALs have suffered heavy casualties in Afghanistan The leader of Navy SEAL Team Four, one of the most senior commanders in the elite world of special operations, has died after apparently committing suicide in Afghanistan, it was reported today. Commander John W Price, 42, was found dead in his quarters with a gunshot wound on Saturday - just three days before Christmas. Cmdr Price was based in Naval...
  • UPDATE: Hillary Clinton Has Legal Team Assembled

    10/24/2012 8:41:30 AM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    Conservative Daily News ^ | 10/24/12 | Erin Haust
    After weeks of administration officials blaming an anti-Islamic YouTube video for the attacks on the US consulate in Benghazi, new documents obtained by multiple news outlets now prove beyond doubt that Secretary Hillary Clinton was aware of the situation within 2 short hours of the onset of weapons fire on the consulate. Shortly after 4:00PM on September 11, 2012, emails from the consulate detailing the extreme nature of the attack were sent to some 200+ intelligence, State Department and White House officials, including the Situation Room. By 6:07PM, the email communications clearly indicated that Al Qaeda-linked Ansar al-Sharia had claimed...
  • Women's Soccer Team T-shirt Slogan vs. Our Nations Flag

    08/10/2012 3:31:23 PM PDT · by pansgold · 29 replies
    XIII / X / MMXII | pansgold
    I write this because of something I just saw on Fox News as they showed a clip from NBC’s coverage of the Olympics. The video clip started out saying some Americans were complaining about our athletes celebrating their gold medal wins and the Nike T-shirt they wore bearing the phrase “GREATNESS HAS BEEN FOUND”. What I found difficult to watch was watching two of the women’s soccer team bend down and pick up two American Flags that laid on the ground and wrapped themselves in them. It was not the action I felt uncomfortable with, it was the disrespect shown...
  • GM Invests $600 Million in English Soccer Team

    07/30/2012 8:57:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/30/12 | Mike Flynn
    Yes, General Motors really is giving $600 million to an English soccer club. Actually, as the team involved, Manchester United, is the most valuable team in sports, an investment in the club wouldn't be a bad idea, considering how everything else is going at General Motors. No, the $600 million GM is giving to Man United over the next 7 years is a sponsorship deal. In return, Man United will wear "Chevrolet" on their jerseys and GM will be able to call itself Man United's "global automobile partner." It will immediately have the edge with all those consumers who look...
  • Obama's Truth Team Being Brainwashed (Hussein's $5 TRILLION spending spree never happened)

    05/27/2012 6:12:54 PM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5/27/12 | L. Vincent Poupard
    Obama's Truth Team Being BrainwashedBy L. Vincent Poupard | Yahoo! Contributor Network – 8 hrs ago.. COMMENTARY | President Barack Obama's campaign staff is attempting to invigorate the Truth Team by giving "proof" the president' s reported spending spree never happened, according to ABC News. The president's Truth Team is being directed to a Market Watch report that attempts to refute the facts about the spending spree and the team is asked to report any political attacks they hear. As a political consultant, the idea of the Truth Team does not sit well with me. President Obama has come under...
  • White House gave Kathryn Bigelow access to SEAL Team 6 commander, CIA 'vault'

    05/23/2012 10:46:02 AM PDT · by Nachum · 38 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | 5/23/12 | Hillary Busis
    In January, the Pentagon began investigating whether the White House had shared classified information with Kathryn Bigelow, director of an upcoming film about the search for Osama bin Laden. Now, conservative watchdog organization Judicial Watch has obtained records that reveal President Obama’s Defense Department did provide Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal access to high-level information and resources — including a “planner, Operator and Commander” of the Navy SEAL team that successfully captured and killed bin Laden last year. A Department of Defense meeting
  • Biden Could Benefit From Some Teamwork (pic)

    05/22/2012 4:35:27 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 5-22-12 | The Looking Spoon
  • Obama’s team suggests racism behind proposed Wright ad campaign

    05/17/2012 3:04:40 PM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 5/17/12 | Neil Munro
    President Barack Obama’s supporters are raising a claim of racism to quash a proposed $10 million ad-campaign that highlights the president’s personal ties to his one-time spiritual mentor Jeremiah Wright. The pushback helps the campaign minimize Obama’s association with the controversial pastor, but it also keeps the public’s focus away from the stalled economy’s high unemployment, deficit and debt. The information campaign must be rejected by an act of “moral leadership,” the campaign claimed in a 1:35 p.m. tweet from Obama’s official Twitter account. Campaign manager Jim Messina also hinted that the proposed ad campaign — outlined today by the...
  • Gov. Haslam signs government employment reform

    04/24/2012 2:28:38 PM PDT · by SmithL · 1 replies
    Nashville Business Journal ^ | 4/24/12 | Brian Reisinger
    Gov. Bill Haslam signed into law today his reform of state government employment practices. The Republican governor held a signing ceremony this morning for the passage of the Tennessee Excellence Accountability and Management (TEAM) Act, one of the major components of his legislative agenda this year. Some business leaders pushed for the measure, saying it would improve regular and often expensive interactions with state government, though critics cautioned against political patronage.Lt Gov. Ron Ramsey, the Republican head of the Senate, followed the signing ceremony with a statement applauding the law. Republicans were generally supportive of the measure, though it was...
  • Team Obama’s Hoodies Sale Canceled After Conservative Outrage

    04/09/2012 10:01:55 PM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 4/9/12 | Jim Hoft
    Obama Campaign decides that hawking hoodies during Trayvon controversy is as tawdry as it appears. The sale is off— Team Obama canceled their shameless hoodie sale this past week. Yahoo reported: President Obama recently said that if he had a son, he’d look like murder victim Trayvon Martin. And in what some conservatives see as a direct connection between the national controversy surrounding the teen’s death, the Obama 2012 re-election campaign announced via Twitter on Monday that it was putting its collegiate hooded sweatshirt on sale.
  • President Obama’s CampaignReleases First-Ever‘Truth Team Tip Sheet’

    02/20/2012 11:29:57 AM PST · by Nachum · 23 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 2/20/12 | Tommy Christopher
    It’s not exactly Detective Comics #27, or a first printing of the Gutenberg Bible (who knew the Police Academy movies were so rich in religious subtext?), but Friday night saw the release of the inaugural Obama For America Truth Team Tip Sheet, a collection of political bullets for supporters to fire at the watercooler, and into the social media stratosphere. Now, I just need to figure out how to get an email into a durable, acid-free plastic sleeve. The “Truth Team,” rolled out earlier this week, is this year’s version of the President’s 2008 campaign “Fight the Smears” site,
  • Obama Truth Team Unveils Spiffy New Logo

    02/17/2012 12:00:54 PM PST · by Nachum · 33 replies
    Repubx ^ | 2/17/12 | administrator
    From Blogsphere: President Obama is trying to recruit a 2 million member-strong "Truth Team" to ensure that those speaking out against his administration are appropriately dealt with. I'm not kidding. The Obama campaign is today beginning a new effort to enlist and educate at least 2 million supporters for a “grassroots communications team” they’re calling the Truth Team... “The goal is to ensure that when Republicans attack President Obama’s record, grassroots supporters can take ownership of the campaign and share the facts with the undecided voters in their lives,” the campaign said in a statement. The teams will be first...
  • How to Make Piece in Two Minutes (Barf)

    02/13/2012 2:19:25 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 11 replies
    You Tube ^ | Heskem TV
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Thcy2xDGmQc&feature=related
  • After Rick Perry’s withdrawal, his team worked hard for New Gingrich

    01/22/2012 4:15:14 PM PST · by Nachum · 28 replies
    McClatchy Newspapers ^ | 1/22/12 | Dave Montgomery
    GREENVILLE, S.C. — After Texas Gov. Rick Perry bowed out of the presidential race last week, his senior campaign leaders in South Carolina set to work closing down the three campaign offices, collecting yard signs and dismantling staff. But their most important assignment from Perry, said state campaign chairman Katon Dawson, was to go to work immediately to help former House Speaker Newt Gingrich in his battle to upset former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in the state’s critical first-in-the South primary.
  • Did Obama’s Actions Put SEAL Team Six in Danger?Muslim Brotherhood in Our White House

    08/28/2011 7:17:31 PM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies
    Gulag Bound ^ | 8/28/11 | AJ of NoisyRoom.net & Arlen Williams
    New details and names have emerged regarding appointees that Obama brought into our White House who allegedly have ties to the Muslim Brotherhood. This article lays out what we have learned and calls for an immediate Congressional investigation. It is no secret that Obama has embraced an enemy that openly states their desire to destroy Western Civilization and declares “Death to America.” Obama’s perplexing actions over the course of his Presidency appear to be more aligned with the agenda of the Muslim Brotherhood and United Nations than with America’s agenda. From Obama’s illegal war in Libya with U.S. military support...
  • Obama team to Texas Democrats: It’s time to start attacking Rick Perry

    08/24/2011 5:55:33 PM PDT · by Nachum · 108 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 8/24/11 | Allahpundit
    Forget today’s Gallup poll. If you want a solid sign that Perry’s achieved at least parity with Romney, here it is. “Your feedback will help hold him accountable on the campaign trail, inspire fellow Texans to get involved, and introduce his record — his actual record — to voters across the country,” Hector Nieto, the campaign’s Texas director, told Texas supporters by email blast today. “Your words will remind him that even as he runs, he won’t be able to hide — a lesson he apparently hadn’t learned as recently as last week. That’s when his campaign explained that the...
  • MLB ponders realignment, moving NL team to AL (or could they possibly add 2 teams?)

    06/11/2011 1:57:58 PM PDT · by rawhide · 112 replies
    cbssportsline.com ^ | 6-11-11 | By Evan Brunell
    As Major League Baseball continues to discuss possible realignment, one idea that has come up is going to a league with 15 teams per league, reports ESPN's Buster Olney. Currently, the National League has 16 teams and the AL 14 for scheduling purposes. Should baseball go to two 15-team leagues, that would likely require interleague play every day of the season. Given baseball likes to treat interleague play as an event, that could dilute the appeal of interleague play to the point it would no longer be a moneymaker. However, there is still real resistance to the idea which has...
  • Disney trademarks 'Seal Team 6' for toys, games, movies, snow globes and Christmas stockings TWO ..

    Two days after U.S. Navy Seals Team 6 made headlines around the world for the dramatic raid that killed terror mastermind Osama Bin Laden, the Walt Disney Company trademarked their name, reports FishbowlNY. This doesn't effect how the Navy uses the moniker for military purposes, but it does mean we may soon be seeing 'Seal Team 6' branded products and entertainment. According to records viewable online with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Disney filed the Trademark paperwork on May 3, 2011 for 'Seal Team 6'.
  • Fierce Obama SEAL Doll Released

    05/13/2011 9:31:31 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 81 replies · 1+ views
    nbcconnecticut.com ^ | May 11, 2011 | LeAnne Gendreau
    Hero Builders An Oxford company has released an action figure inspired by the capture of Osama bin Laden. Navy SEALs have become national heroes since news broke that they took down Osama bin Laden, so it’s fitting that the newest action figure from a Connecticut company is a fierce looking President Barack Obama as a SEAL. The minute Obama said late on the night of May 1 that the U.S. had found and killed bin Laden, Emil Vicale knew which his action figure company’s would make next -- Rambama. On Wednesday morning, Hero Builders released the Obama SEAL Team 6...
  • Things Planned Parenthood's 'Truth Team' Forgot to Mention

    04/10/2011 12:09:41 AM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 4/10/11 | Susan E. Wills
    Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) has dispatched a "Truth Team" to rally opposition to the Pence Amendment (H.R. 1, sec. 4013), a measure to stop federal funding of PPFA and its 102 affiliates. But not everything said by PPFA officials and sympathetic media has been the whole truth and nothing but the truth. In the interest of an informed debate about taxpayer funding of PPFA, a few omissions and potentially misleading statements are addressed below. Claim: "This is about women's health more than abortion" (Cecile Richards, PPFA President) This was quoted by Jonathan Alter in a March 14 opinion...
  • U.S. soldiers' 'kill team' killed Afghanis, used body parts in poker games: report

    03/28/2011 2:09:47 PM PDT · by Nachum · 56 replies
    Daily News ^ | Corky Siemaszko
    Rogue U.S. soldiers snipped the pinky off an Afghan teen they killed for kicks - and later used it to wage a bet while playing spades, a blockbuster expose reports. That's one of the shocking stories in a new Rolling Stone magazine expose of an Army "kill team" that targeted innocent Afghan civilians for death. Staff Sgt. Calvin Gibbs, the squad leader and main target of the Army's ongoing war crimes investigation, allegedly sliced the finger off Gul Mudin - the approximately 15-year-old Afghan that Spc. Jeremy Morlock and Pfc. Andrew Holmes are accused of killing. "When it came time...
  • The MSM Kills the ‘Kill Team’ Story

    03/28/2011 9:39:02 AM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | 3/28/11 | Arnold Ahlert
    In my previous column for JWR, I predicted that our military was on the verge of enduring its worst scandal since Abu Ghraib. I stick by the scandal assessment, but it is not the one regarding the existence of a "kill team" of American soldiers deliberately murdering Afghan civilians in the Kandahar province. It is about the collective existence of a mainstream media kill team which has seen fit to murder this story into obscurity, despite a guilty plea by one of the twelves soldiers involved in the atrocity.
  • MSNBC and Politico Team Up to Criticize Palin for India and Israel Trip

    03/22/2011 9:36:56 AM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | 3/22/11 | msnbc
    Andrea Mitchell and her "Friends" show their love.
  • Obama coaches Sasha's team, but without Sasha

    02/19/2011 8:25:50 PM PST · by Nachum · 36 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 2/19/11 | Staff
    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama stepped in to help coach his younger daughter's basketball team even when she wasn't there.White House officials said Obama helped coach 9-year-old Sasha's team Saturday in suburban Maryland because a regular parent-coach was unable to attend.But Sasha and her older sister, Malia, are skiing in Colorado this weekend with their mother and some friends.The president often attends Sasha's Saturday morning basketball games at a community center in Maryland. Aides said they did not know if Obama had helped coach before.
  • Soros team wants al-Qaida in government- Told Algerian officials those supporting Islamic

    02/16/2011 4:38:56 PM PST · by Nachum · 18 replies
    wnd ^ | 2/16/11 | Aaron Klein
    JERUSALEM – An international "crisis management" group led by billionaire George Soros long has petitioned for the Algerian government to cease "excessive" military activities against al-Qaida-linked groups and to allow organizations seeking to create an Islamic state to participate in the Algerian government. The organization, the International Crisis Group, also is tied strongly to the Egyptian opposition movement whose protests led to the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak.
  • Team Obama Blaming Rahm

    11/04/2010 7:00:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 50 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 11/4/10 | Richard Wolffe
    As they assess Tuesday's disaster, some Obama advisers are singling out the recently departed chief of staff. Richard Wolffe on the clash between Emanuel's personal ambition and his party loyalty. As chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Rahm Emanuel built a Democratic majority in the House. As President Obama's chief of staff, he devised White House strategy toward Capitol Hill. So when the Democrats were going down in flames Tuesday night, where was Obama's chief political architect? Half a continent away, campaigning for himself. Half a continent away, campaigning for himself in the most pro-Obama place on the planet,...
  • Team Sanity numbers more than 200,000, by some estimates

    10/31/2010 11:15:15 AM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 10/31/10 | Jordan Steffen and Matea Gold
    A high-spirited crowd numbering, by some estimates, more than 200,000 swamped the National Mall on Saturday, overwhelming the city's public transportation system as people flocked to what organizers billed as a "comedic call for calm." (snip) The turnout was estimated by organizers at more than 250,000, but the figure was not confirmed by local or federal authorities, who do not estimate crowd sizes. An aerial estimate by CBS News estimated 215,000 attended, plus or minus 10%. In a similar estimate for a rally by conservative commentator Glenn Beck in August, CBS estimated the crowd at between 78,000 and 96,000.
  • Geithner Says U.S. Economy No Longer World Leader

    06/25/2010 4:58:35 PM PDT · by nysuperdoodle · 44 replies · 2+ views
    ECR ^ | 25 Jun 10 | EC
    I guess we really shouldn't be surprised. After all, this is what Obama and his team of globalists wanted, wasn't it? It's pretty much what he promised his hate-America base. If anyone was listening, they would have heard it. US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has told the BBC that the world "cannot depend as much on the US as it did in the past". He said that other major economies would have to grow more for the global economy to prosper. He also played down any differences in policy between the US and Europe regarding deficit reduction. Mr Geithner was...
  • Five Fort Lewis Soldiers Now Charged in Afghan Deaths

    06/16/2010 1:48:11 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 20 replies · 574+ views
    KSTP.com ^ | 6/16/10 | AP
    The Army says four more soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state have been charged with premeditated murder in the killing of three Afghan civilians earlier this year. In all, five soldiers have been charged. All are assigned to the 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team.
  • Team Blumenthal Tries To Blame Journalists for Vietnam Gaffe

    05/21/2010 4:21:24 PM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies · 371+ views
    big journalism ^ | 5/21/10 | Teri Buhl
    Did we just hear Connecticut attorney general Richard Blumenthal try to blame local journalist for his ‘misspoken’ words about his Vietnam war record? When Blumenthal was asked at Tuesday’s press conference why he didn’t correct published accounts of his Vietnam service, he said:There were a few articles, not many. I am responsible for my own statements….I can’t be responsible for all the articles, I may not even have seen them. ….sometimes journalists do make mistakes.Really? Sure, journalists get quotes and background wrong from time to time but civil servants, who are in the public eye like Blumenthal,
  • Face of Defense: Marine Shapes Silent Drill Platoon

    03/12/2010 3:54:08 PM PST · by SandRat · 12 replies · 693+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Lance Cpl. Austin Hazard, USMC
    MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz., March 12, 2010 – The Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon performs around the world, demonstrating discipline, precision and dedication to tradition. As drill master for the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon, Cpl. Robert Dominguez is tasked with memorizing, teaching and passing down the platoon’s unique drill manual, creating a new drill sequence for the platoon to perform each year, and selecting new members and the 24 Marines who will drill during performances. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Austin Hazard  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. But who chooses these men? Who teaches...
  • Obama to meet security team as watch lists grow

    01/04/2010 5:19:37 PM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies · 259+ views
    breitbart ^ | 1/4/10 | EILEEN SULLIVAN and BEN FELLER
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The government has added dozens of people to the ominous lists of suspected terrorists and those barred from U.S.-bound flights, a crackdown that comes as President Barack Obama prepares to personally question and challenge his team about the state of national security. At the White House on Tuesday, Obama planned to meet with the high-ranking officials charged with the two reviews he ordered after the botched Christmas airliner attack over Detroit—one on air-travel screening procedures and another on the nation's terror watchlist system.
  • Team Uses Afghan Airwaves to Counter Flu Misinformation

    12/01/2009 5:35:04 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 231+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | 2nd Lt. Natassia Cherne, USAF
    NURISTAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan, Dec. 1, 2009 – Nuristan Provincial Reconstruction Team servicemembers recently took to the airwaves to combat misinformation about the spread of the H1N1 flu virus here. Navy Lt. Jennifer Dreiling, a senior medical officer for the Nuristan Provincial Reconstruction Team, records a radio message on Radio Kalagush, a U.S.-funded Afghan radio station that broadcasts from Forward Operating Base Kalagush in eastern Afghanistan’s Nuristan province, educating locals about the H1N1 flu virus, Nov. 19, 2009. U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Natassia Cherne  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Navy Lt. Jennifer Dreiling, team senior medical officer...
  • The Most At-Risk Sports Teams (Tigers, Bills, WNBA, Jaguars, NASCAR, Cubs - bailout or Hail Mary?)

    07/18/2009 2:43:53 PM PDT · by Libloather · 28 replies · 1,218+ views
    Money Central ^ | 7/18/09 | Minyanville
    The Most At-Risk Sports TeamsBy Minyanville In the U.S., love of sport is fanatical. Our major-league obsessions are so intense we often forget that our favorite teams have a purpose higher than winning games: turning a profit. Pro sports franchises are businesses like any other, and sometimes businesses struggle, limp along or die off. What will it take to keep the cowbells ringing in Sacramento? Can hockey survive in the desert? Will small-market football teams have to pack their bags? Minyanville presents sports teams at risk of relocation -- or worse. And with the economy in question, saving them could...
  • Iraqis Cheer for a Team That Again Is at Home

    07/15/2009 5:08:46 AM PDT · by forkinsocket · 659+ views
    The NY Times ^ | July 13, 2009 | STEVEN LEE MYERS
    BAGHDAD — The score did not matter so much — well, it mattered some. More important was that Iraq’s itinerant national soccer team, displaced for years by war, finally returned to Baghdad on Monday night to play a home match at home. In a dusty summer swelter, tens of thousands of Iraqis poured into Baghdad’s shabby Shaab Stadium and for the first time since 2002 filled it with a cacophony of clapping, clanging, chanting and cheering for the one thing that unifies Iraq more than any other. “Iraq! Iraq!” they chanted hours before the match, the stadium filled past capacity...
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    06/07/2009 3:30:18 PM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 152 replies · 7,795+ views
    DrudgeReport.com ^ | 06/07/09 | Drudge
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    04/26/2009 10:10:09 PM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies · 810+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 4/27/09 | Jim McElhatton
    The Obama administration, which has boasted about its efforts to make government more transparent, is rolling back rules requiring labor unions and their leaders to report information about their finances and compensation. The Labor Department noted in a recent disclosure that "it would not be a good use of resources" to bring enforcement actions against union officials who do not comply with conflict of interest reporting rules passed in 2007. Instead, union officials will now be allowed to file older, less detailed conflict reports.
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    04/04/2009 10:41:14 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies · 521+ views
    Politico ^ | 4/3/09 | KENNETH P. VOGEL
    Lawrence Summers, a top economic adviser to President Barack Obama, pulled in more than $2.7 million in speaking fees paid by firms at the heart of the financial crisis, including Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Merrill Lynch, Bank of America Corp. and the now-defunct Lehman Brothers. He pulled in another $5.2 million from D.E. Shaw, a hedge fund for which he served as managing director from October 2006 until joining the administration.