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  • Obama demands government-run health option [Romney Care] [would "compete" with private sector]

    06/03/2009 8:37:49 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 21 replies · 1,031+ views
    The Hill, Washington, DC ^ | 2009-06-03 | Jeffrey Young
    President Obama came off the sidelines Wednesday and laid out his healthcare reform requirements in a letter to key lawmakers. He told Democratic Sens. Edward Kennedy (Mass.) and Max Baucus (Mont.) that their legislation must include a government-run insurance option that would compete against the private sector. He also reaffirmed his support for a Massachusetts-style insurance exchange.
  • Pastor Says: 'I Saw Catholics Arrested for Being Catholic at a Catholic University' -- Notre Dame

    05/15/2009 12:14:46 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 213 replies · 4,955+ views
    Christian Newswire ^ | 5/15/09 | Christian Newswire
    Contact: Catherine Rouse, Vision America, 936-560-3900, Catherine@visionamerica.usSOUTH BEND, Ind., May 15 /Christian Newswire/ -- Vision America President Pastor Rick Scarborough said he was sickened by what he saw when those protesting Obama's speech at Notre Dame were arrested on the campus. "I wept when I saw my friends arrested and taken to jail," Scarborough disclosed. "They almost broke the arm of a priest who appeared to be in his 80s, by dragging him on the ground." Scarborough, who's a Southern Baptist preacher, said he was in South Bend in solidarity with Catholics who are protesting the upcoming commencement speech at...
  • U.S. Eyes Bank Pay Overhaul

    05/13/2009 5:22:20 AM PDT · by GreatDaggar · 19 replies · 886+ views
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has begun serious talks about how it can change compensation practices across the financial-services industry, including at companies that did not receive federal bailout money, according to people familiar with the matter. The initiative, which is in its early stages, is part of an ambitious and likely controversial effort to broadly address the way financial companies pay employees and executives, including an attempt to more closely align pay with long-term performance. Administration and regulatory officials are looking at various options, including using the Federal Reserve's supervisory powers, the power of the Securities and Exchange Commission...
  • Russia's Medvedev hails 'comrade' Obama

    04/02/2009 8:22:31 PM PDT · by PetroniusMaximus · 17 replies · 883+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Friday, April 3 | AFP
    ONDON (AFP) - - Russia's Dmitry Medvedev hailed Barack Obama as "my new comrade" Thursday after their first face-to-face talks, saying the US president "can listen" -- even if little progress was made on substance. The Russian president contrasted Obama as "totally different" to his predecessor George W. Bush, whom he blamed for the "mistake" of US missile shield plans fiercely opposed by Moscow. President Saakashvili."
  • We had to leave Cuba, do we now have to leave the USSA?

    03/31/2009 8:03:59 PM PDT · by zerono · 22 replies · 627+ views
    So in these first 100 days of our new administration, I have witnessed the underwiting of banks,
  • Barack Hussein Obama is a committed Marxist -- what are Americans going to do about it?

    03/12/2009 9:16:00 AM PDT · by AJMCQ · 66 replies · 4,253+ views
    Renew America ^ | March 12, 2009 | Marie Jon
    On Nov. 5, 2008, Americans woke up to a very real Marxist coup — although most didn't realize it. I sat down and cried while a huge crowd gathered and were cheering. I intuitively knew something was very wrong. After watching Barack Hussein Obama aggressively pursue his agenda as president, I now understand why. Most Marxist coups rely on deception — and that was certainly true of this one. Just about everything Obama said during the campaign was a calculated lie. His handlers and key supporters were equally willing to lie and deceive to gain advantage. Once Marxists seize power...
  • NC Judge Orders Homeschool Mom to Put Kids in Public School (to challenge the ideas she taught them)

    03/12/2009 10:40:35 AM PDT · by Between the Lines · 54 replies · 3,567+ views
    Christian NewsWire ^ | Mar. 12, 2009 | Adam Cothes
    RALEIGH, NC -- Venessa Mills is fighting a legal battle for the heart and soul of homeschooling in North Carolina. As reported on World Net Daily, on Friday, March 6, Judge Ned W. Mangum stripped her of the right to homeschool, and ordered her three children to enter public school. http://www.worldnetdaily.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=91397 Mills was forced to defend her right to homeschool during divorce proceedings brought on by her husband's unfaithfulness. Mr. Mills admitted, under oath, to repeatedly committing adultery. Even with abundant evidence showing the Mills children are well adjusted and well educated, Judge Mangum ruled overwhelmingly against Mrs. Mills on...
  • Top Ten Reasons For ObamaCare Are Based On False Information

    03/10/2009 1:07:27 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies · 853+ views
    Maggie's Farm ^ | March 10, 2009
    George Bernard Shaw warned “Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”  The major overhaul of American health care pursued by President Obama and his supporters is based on many false premises and is excessive and likely to do more harm than good.  Tuning up and improvements already always dynamically occurs.  Instead, ObamaCare is aimed at dramatically changing one-sixth of the US economy in ways that are untested or tested and found wanting, primarily involving huge increases in government direction of health care. p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">The details of ObamaCare are largely being left to Congress, the...
  • Change We Can Believe in? (Scary Barf Alert)

    03/02/2009 11:54:44 AM PST · by LoneStarC · 11 replies · 701+ views
    Communist Party USA ^ | 11/12/08 | National committee,Communist Party of the USA
    A Chance to Make Change Millions of people have responded to the Obama campaign’s request for input on what the priorities of the new administration should be. Labor, the women’s movement, and other people’s organizations are already making proposals that include the following: -- A stimulus package of a half trillion dollars or more, to create millions of jobs, including a public works program. -- Emergency help for the jobless and the victims of the sub prime mortgage crisis. -- Passage of the Employee Free Choice Act, so more workers can have unions. -- A concrete timetable for pulling out...
  • Obama Programs So Bizarre They Can't Be Reported On Accurately

    03/02/2009 7:50:40 AM PST · by curth · 29 replies · 1,869+ views
    The Bulletin ^ | Monday, March 02, 2009 | Herb Denenberg
    You can’t possibly be getting the reality of what is happening now from the news, as it is so wild, radical and incredible that reporters frankly hesitate to tell it like it is. If they report on it, they probably can’t believe what they’re reporting and are afraid to appear to be going over the edge even if telling the truth. But it’s as shocking as it seems to be. President Barack Obama and the Democrats have gone on a wild, if not insane, spending and regulation binge never before experienced in the history of America or in the history...
  • 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...
  • Synopsis of The Communist Manifesto

    02/25/2009 11:20:26 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 8 replies · 767+ views
    indepthinfo.com ^ | By W.J. Rayment
    The Communist Manifesto is too long to be a concise declaration of principles and too short to be a book. It is composed of about 17,000 words including various introductions by Friedrich Engels. It is arranged, basically, in four sections. The first section introduces the Marxian idea of history as a class struggle. It juxtaposes the conditions and development of various strata of society, "freeman and slave, patrician and plebian, lord and serf...in a word, oppressor and oppressed." It hypothesizes how the development of each of these in history gave rise to the next step in an inevitable historical process...
  • Senator Byrd: Obama in power grab

    02/25/2009 8:15:31 AM PST · by rface · 59 replies · 2,636+ views
    POLITICO ^ | 02.25.09 | JOHN BRESNAHAN
    Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W.Va.), the longest serving Democratic senator, is criticizing President Obama’s appointment of White House “czars” to oversee federal policy, saying these executive positions amount to a power grab by the executive branch. In a letter to Obama on Wednesday, Byrd complained about Obama’s decision to create White House offices on health reform, urban affairs policy, and energy and climate change. Byrd said such positions “can threaten the Constitutional system of checks and balances. At the worst, White House staff have taken direction and control of programmatic areas that are the statutory responsibility of Senate-confirmed officials.” While it's...
  • Byrd: Obama in power grab

    02/25/2009 8:16:38 AM PST · by icwhatudo · 24 replies · 1,613+ views
    Politico ^ | 2-25-09 | By JOHN BRESNAHAN
    Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W.Va.), the longest serving Democratic senator, is criticizing President Obama’s appointment of White House “czars” to oversee federal policy, saying these executive positions amount to a power grab by the executive branch. In a letter to Obama on Wednesday, Byrd complained about Obama’s decision to create White House offices on health reform, urban affairs policy, and energy and climate change. Byrd said such positions “can threaten the Constitutional system of checks and balances. At the worst, White House staff have taken direction and control of programmatic areas that are the statutory responsibility of Senate-confirmed officials.”
  • 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...
  • Obama Gets Bipartisan Credit (Opinion Dynamics poll)

    02/20/2009 11:43:32 AM PST · by PresidentFelon · 55 replies · 4,096+ views
    The Hill's Webzine ^ | 2/19/09 | The Hill Staff - Reid Wilson
    Obama Gets Bipartisan Credit February 19, 2009 @ 4:10 pm by Hill Staff Don't forget, in politics, perception is reality. In the battle for the mantle of bipartisanship, President Obama is winning by a mile. It doesn't matter that Obama got a stimulus bill passed with exactly three Senate Republican votes and not a single House GOP vote. It doesn't matter that both parties turned from talking about bipartisanship to spewing vitriolic accusations of ill will. The American people have spoken, and they're with the president on this one. A new Fox News/Opinion Dynamics poll shows 66 percent of Americans...
  • President needs to stop invoking the 'D-word'

    02/19/2009 6:43:02 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 24 replies · 740+ views
    Valley Press ^ | Tuesday, February 17, 2009.
    Yes, we're going through tough times, but President Obama has repeatedly invoked the Great Depression and it's scaring the heck out of consumers. Who's going to go buy anything if we're headed for an economic catastrophe? People will horde every penny they get and businesses will suffer and things will only get worse. In a well-written op-ed piece in Friday's Wall Street Journal, University of Nevada-Reno economics professor Bradley R. Schiller takes Obama to task for spreading fear itself to win votes for his stimulus package. In his article titled, "Obama's rhetoric is the real 'catastrophe,' " Schiller points out...
  • Rush: Democrats in full assault on capitalism

    02/11/2009 12:08:13 PM PST · by truthandlife · 64 replies · 2,899+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 2-11-09 | Joe Kovacs
    Rush Limbaugh Talk-radio giant Rush Limbaugh is blasting the so-called economic stimulus plan of President Obama and the Democrat-led Congress, calling it an assault on capitalism intentionally designed to harm the private sector and lead to bigger government. "This is a full-fledged attack on capitalism, and the leftists Democrats have been seeking this for the longest time," Limbaugh said on his program this afternoon. "That's why they can't stop themselves. It is Christmas morning every day for these people. There's nobody that can stop them." A question e-mailed to the host asked if the Democrats really understood that they're "destroying...
  • Obama backing down on China [another embarrassment for the President]

    02/04/2009 5:30:22 AM PST · by AfterManyASummer · 42 replies · 2,064+ views
    The Obama administration backed away from a confrontation with China after Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said during confirmation hearings that “President Obama — backed by the conclusions of a broad range of economists — believes that China is manipulating its currency.” China immediately hit back, denying that it manipulated its currency to get an unfair trade advantage. Within days, Vice President Joe Biden said on television: “There's been no judgment based in the administration that there has been a manipulation.” That word, he explained, “triggers within trade agreements certain responses.” And President Obama himself telephoned Hu Jintao to give his...