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  • IS THIS OUR LAST CHRISTMAS?

    12/23/2009 8:52:39 PM PST · by Gargantua · 32 replies · 1,625+ views
    FreeRepublic ^ | December 23, 2009 | Gargantua
    Is This Our Last Christmas? The Liberal Left, combining Democrat-cum-Socialist members of the House and Senate along with our Manchurian President, have proven through their actions over the last several months that they no longer care what America’s voters think or want. Just as destructive is their having proven, again and again, that they refuse to be constrained in any way shape or form by the Constitution of the United States of America. This is definitely our last Christmas without the government’s mitts directly smearing with their putrid fingerprints our medical care, doctor-patient relationships, and individual liberties to live and...
  • Pelosi: Jail time “very fair” for failing to buy your patriotic ObamaCare coverage

    11/12/2009 11:05:09 AM PST · by RobinMasters · 61 replies · 2,501+ views
    Hot Air ^ | November 11, 2009 | ED MORRISSEY
    It’s very fair to send people who disregard the federal mandate to buy health insurance to prison, Nancy Pelosi says, because otherwise they’ll assault citizens … with a bill for medical services … or something. Apparently, the occasionally unhealthy have become such a security risk that we need to imprison them for opting to pay their own way. Infidels Are Cool has the key exchange::
  • Climate bill's 'emergency provision' gives Obama strong-man powers

    Here’s how: The bills require a federal declaration of a “climate emergency” if world greenhouse gas levels reach 450 parts per million. Guess what? The Pacific Northwest National Lab says it is a virtual certainty that level will be reached within a few months. The bill then requires the president to “direct all Federal agencies to use existing statutory authority to take appropriate actions...to address shortfalls" in achieving needed greenhouse gas reductions. The Examiner's David Freddoso reports that Sen. David Vitter, R-LA, is holding a news conference later today concerning this provision. Vitter wonders if companies that support cap-and-trade in...
  • Why We Object To Obama

    10/05/2009 9:32:32 AM PDT · by Carlos A Perez · 2 replies · 537+ views
    Political Speak ^ | 10/03/2009 | Carlos A. Perez
    It was empirical reflection that brought independence to the colonies, as much as affliction played a role in the declaration, remedies were numerously proposed and reconciliation was the foremost at the time. As much as usurpation and injustices may have originated the debates, the remedy, was not unanimously collaborative. The abuses of the king were not levelly applied to all colonies. Quartering of British soldiers was more prevalent in some colonies than in others, tariffs impacted some colonies more than others and, violent interactions between colonists and British soldiers were not uniformly spread throughout. The tribulation of the colonist was...
  • Shock Discovery: Community Organizers Pray to President-Elect Obama [BARF! BARF! BARF!]

    09/29/2009 7:43:58 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 340 replies · 14,876+ views
    Breitbart ^ | 2009-09-29
    "Hear our cry, Obama." "Deliver us, Obama." Video at link.
  • Justice Clarence Thomas: Americans should emulate Lincoln

    09/26/2009 2:45:33 PM PDT · by HokieMom · 148 replies · 3,334+ views
    Richmond Times Dispatch ^ | 09/25/09 | SUE LINDSEY
    LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) -- Americans must pay attention to challenges to democracy today just as Abraham Lincoln did by fiercely opposing slavery, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas told a conference on the 16th president's legacy Friday night. "We are part of something far greater than ourselves," Thomas told more than 300 people at Washington and Lee University. Many in Lincoln's time didn't realize the threat that slavery posed to the principles on which the nation was founded, Thomas said. "What a miserable job he had. He wasn't popular," Thomas said, "but he did what was right." Thomas received a standing...
  • Gross National Misery: Brought to You by the United States Government

    08/24/2009 8:33:33 AM PDT · by jazminerose · 8 replies · 484+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | 8/24/09 | Joy Tiz
    In the 1960s and 1970s, psychologist Martin Seligman of the University of Pennsylvania found that animals receiving electric shocks which they had no ability to escape or prevent, were unable to take action in future distressing situations, even when avoidance or escape was possible. Expanding his research to humans, Seligman came to the same conclusions. A human’s drive to initiate action is thwarted by a sense of a lack of control over his surroundings. Seligman labeled this phenomenon learned helplessness and found that it hinders normal development and leads to emotional disturbances, most predominantly, depression. In other words, people are...
  • Chavez supporters attack opposition TV station

    08/03/2009 7:04:48 PM PDT · by AKSurprise · 19 replies · 898+ views
    Reuters ^ | 08/03/09 | Raymond Colitt & Ana Isabel Martinez
    Several dozen militant backers of Hugo Chavez on Monday stormed the headquarters of an opposition TV station that the Venezuelan president has threatened to shut down amid his crackdown on private media. Activists with the UPV, a radical left-wing party that backs Chavez, forced their way past security guards to enter Globovision headquarters in Caracas and fired tear gas inside the compound, images broadcast by the TV station showed. Globovision, a small but critical station, broadcasts news programing and has been highly critical of Chavez. Chavez's government condemned the attack, although Globovision's owners said they suspected the president was behind...
  • Lincoln's "few appropriate remarks" at Gettysburg( 146 yr. anniversary )

    07/03/2009 5:20:31 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 13 replies · 681+ views
    examiner.com ^ | 07/03/2009 | Douglas Steimle
    Today is the 146th anniversary of the end of the Battle of Gettysburg. A few months later, as the National Cemetery there was being organized, an invitation was extended to President Lincoln to give "a few appropriate remarks" for the dedication in November, 1863. Lincoln would not be the main speaker, that honor would go to Edward Everett, one of the foremost orators of the day. Everett spoke for almost two hours and, for the most part, his remarks are lost to the ages. Lincoln's "few appropriate remarks" however, are some of the most familiar wods in American History. To...
  • Obama's tyrannical ambition

    07/01/2009 10:06:55 AM PDT · by mojito · 18 replies · 1,267+ views
    Power Line ^ | 7/1/2009 | Paul Rahe
    President Obama has one distinguishing feature. He is a man of rigid self-discipline. Politicians are a lot like actors: they tend to be vain; and, more often than the rest of us, they are presented with the temptations to which the vain are prone. Many--one thinks of Bill Clinton, John Edwards, John Ensign, and Mark Sanford--succumb. If, however, in his personal life as an adult, Barack Obama has strayed from the straight and narrow, we have heard nary a word. It is, in fact, a sign of his astonishing self-discipline that we know next to nothing about his life apart...
  • Tyrant Fascist Dictator Obama Cuts Chrysler's Advertising Budget in Half

    05/13/2009 8:22:29 PM PDT · by TheFreedomPoster · 48 replies · 1,228+ views
    The Freedom Post ^ | 5/13/09 | TheCapitalist
    Is this the United States of America, or have we been taken over by Venezuela and Hugo Chavez? Somebody slap me! I can hardly believe my eyes, but this is an actual headline from Advertising Age on their website: "Obama Halves Chrysler's Planned Marketing Budget". How can they write this with a straight face?
  • Lincoln’s War

    05/06/2009 10:35:26 AM PDT · by cowboyway · 496 replies · 6,779+ views
    Tenth Amendment Center ^ | May 04, 2009 | Judge Andrew P. Napolitano
    One of the greatest misconceptions of American history is that the Civil War was fought over slavery. Those who subscribe to this belief see President Abraham Lincoln as the benevolent leader who made unimaginable sacrifices in human blood to wipe out America’s greatest sin. While the human sacrifice is indisputable and the sin was monumental, the war’s purpose was not to free blacks from the shackles of bondage. Rather, the Civil War was fought with one purpose in mind: To preserve the Union at all costs. And, to put it in Lincoln’s terms, with no ifs, ands, or buts. You’d...
  • Tyranny Watch: Obama Begins Process to Remove US Citizens’ Rights

    04/27/2009 4:17:42 AM PDT · by Scanian · 16 replies · 1,050+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | April 26, 2009 | Sher Zieve
    While Barack Obama continues to protect and expand the rights of detained terrorist Islamist enemies of the USA, he has quickly begun the legalistic process of eliminating the rights of law-abiding US citizens. Note: This is but another phase of Obama turning the once US Republic into his own totalitarian state. Obama officially began his policy with a report—written and implemented by the Department of Homeland Security—that labels and classifies all US citizens who oppose him, voted or plan to vote for 3rd party candidates, display bumper stickers recommending said 3rd party candidates or are pro-life (therefore anti-abortion) as “right-wing...
  • Test of Lincoln DNA sought to prove cancer theory

    04/17/2009 7:14:50 PM PDT · by fkabuckeyesrule · 23 replies · 1,019+ views
    AP ^ | April 17, 2009 | RON TODT
    PHILADELPHIA – John Sotos has a theory about why Abraham Lincoln was so tall, why he appeared to have lumps on his lips and even why he had gastrointestinal problems. The 16th president, he contends, had a rare genetic disorder — one that would likely have left him dead of cancer within a year had he not been assassinated. And his bid to prove his theory has posed an ethical and scientific dilemma for a small Philadelphia museum in the year that marks the 200th anniversary of Lincoln's birth.
  • Hidden Message Found in Lincoln Pocket Watch (Abraham Lincoln)

    03/10/2009 3:15:49 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 149 replies · 4,999+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Tuesday, March 10, 2009 | Neely Tucker
    For nearly 150 years, Abraham Lincoln's pocket watch has been rumored to carry a secret message, supposedly written by an Irish immigrant and watchmaker named Jonathan Dillon. Dillon, working in a D.C. watch repair shop in 1861, told family members that he -- by incredible happenstance -- had been repairing Lincoln's watch when news came that Fort Sumter had been attacked in South Carolina. It was the opening salvo of what became the Civil War. Dillon told his children (and, half a century later, a reporter for the New York Times) that he opened the watch's inner workings and scrawled...
  • Obama strikes back at budget critics

    02/28/2009 1:04:10 PM PST · by topfile · 178 replies · 6,188+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | Saturday, February 28, 2009 | Jon Ward
    President Obama on Saturday struck back aggressively at critics of his $3.6 trillion budget proposal, casting himself as a populist crusader whose "sweeping change" has angered Washington's entrenched special interests, and promised to fight them. "I realize that passing this budget won't be easy. Because it represents real and dramatic change, it also represents a threat to the status quo in Washington," Mr. Obama said in his weekly video and radio address. Mr. Obama's language was combative and confrontational, as he promised to fight for "American families." "I know these steps won't sit well with the special interests and lobbyists...
  • Obama banks on pollution reductions

    02/26/2009 2:52:16 PM PST · by topfile · 27 replies · 1,742+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | Thursday, February 26, 2009 | Tom LoBianco
    President Barack Obama's first budget includes $15 billion a year for renewable energy programs and an ambitious plan to raise $646 billion from a carbon reduction proposal. "Because our future depends on our ability to break free from oil that's controlled by foreign dictators, we need to make clean, renewable energy the profitable kind of energy," Mr. Obama said Thursday morning. "That's why we'll be working with Congress on legislation that places a market-based cap on carbon pollution and drives the production of more renewable energy." The plan uses money from a cap-and-trade program — which would allow companies to...
  • Obama Claim: Done More in 30 Days Than Other Presidents

    02/24/2009 11:29:44 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 84 replies · 2,570+ views
    Obama Claim: Done More in 30 Days Than Other Presidents Economy Will Dominate Obama Speech Tonight By JAKE TAPPER and MARK MOONEY Feb. 24, 2009 — The Obama administration is going into tonight's pivotal speech to Congress with the belief that President Obama has accomplished more in the first 30 days in office than any modern president. The president will give the nation a "sober assessment" about the status of the country's economy tonight as he assures Americans that there are "better days ahead," according to White House spokesman Robert Gibbs. Obama will address a joint meeting of Congress tonight...
  • Obama to Propose Massive Greenhouse Gas Tax

    02/21/2009 5:36:16 PM PST · by kristinn · 333 replies · 15,480+ views
    Saturday, February 21, 2009 | Kristinn
    Barack Hussein Obama will propose a massive business tax on greenhouse gases in his FY 2010 federal budget to be presented this week.The massive tax increase and power grab was buried at the end on article on Obama's forthcoming budget proposal in The New York Times:On energy policy, Mr. Obama’s budget will show new revenues by 2012 from his proposal to require companies to buy permits from the government for greenhouse gas emissions above a certain cap. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the permits would raise up to $300 billion a year by 2020. Since companies would pass their...
  • Dems urge [President] Obama to ban importation of assault weapons

    02/19/2009 6:15:54 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies · 1,805+ views
    More than 50 U.S. lawmakers sent a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to enforce a ban on importing assault weapons. The 53 lawmakers, all Democrats, say many such guns are later smuggled south to arm Mexico's ruthless drug cartels. The ban was implemented under the administrations of President George H.W. Bush and President Bill Clinton, and the U.S. government can enforce it under provisions of the 1968 Gun Control Act. But the lawmakers say in their letter that the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has quietly abandoned the ban in recent years. The ATF declined...