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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. 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 ^ | 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 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...
  • The Rush Limbaugh LIVE Radio Thread - Tuesday, January 20, 2009...THE END OF AMERICA

    01/20/2009 8:21:02 AM PST · by IMissPresidentReagan · 804 replies · 15,260+ views
    The EIB Network ^ | 01/19/2009 | Rush Limbaugh
    No intro today...instead supplies for what we will need to get through this crap. Barf bags for everyone. ***Please note Jimmay Cartah is being introduced as I did I have plenty of barf bags.
  • U S Two States Away from Constitutional Convention

    12/11/2008 5:28:28 AM PST · by GWMcClintock · 201 replies · 8,414+ views
    Christian Worldview Network ^ | 12/11/08 | Tom DeWeese
    This is the most urgent, most important action alert the American Policy Center has ever issued! The Ohio state legislature is expected to vote as early as Dec. 10th, to call for a Constitutional Convention (Con Con). If Ohio calls for a Con Con only one more state need do so and Congress will have no choice but to convene a Convention, throwing our U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights up for grabs. Ohio's vote today poses a grave threat to the U.S. Constitution. Please immediately call the Ohio lawmakers listed below. ACT FAST - time is of the essence!
  • Communist Party USA celebrates Obama victory: "A Landslide Mandate For Change"

    12/15/2008 7:30:35 AM PST · by ETL · 23 replies · 1,077+ views
    Communist Party, USA (CPUSA) | 11/25/2008 | Joelle Fishman, Chair, Political Action Committee, CPUSA
    Congratulations on an extraordinary history making election! We can think back with pride to decades of hard work toward our strategic goal of a big enough, broad enough and united enough labor and all-people’s movement that could overcome the ultra-right blockage to all progress. That all people’s movement has come to life, it is dynamic and it has the potential to keep growing. The election of Barack Obama and a strengthened Congress creates new conditions in our country. There is now the possibility to shift gears and move forward. This new day requires us to further develop our tactics in...
  • We are NOT a center-right nation.

    12/12/2008 11:35:19 AM PST · by Welcome2thejungle · 19 replies · 616+ views
    December 12, 2008 | Welcome2thejungle
    Everything we've worked for since 1980 is gone with the wind. I cringe every time hear conservative commentators say we are still a center-right nation. On the basis of what? What are they smoking? Even the Bush Administration with its $700 billion bailout along with prescription drugs and no child left behind has contributed to Europeanization and socialization of our great country. Just rename the country the United Socialist States of America--the USSA. After two successive drubbings in the 2006 midterm election and last November, I haven't seen our numbers this low in Congress since the immediate aftermath of the...
  • OBAMA ADVISER BONIOR Was a Socialist Party Member

    12/04/2008 12:29:42 PM PST · by Shellybenoit · 13 replies · 365+ views
    Yidwithlid ^ | 12/4/08 | Yidwithlid
    As that Old Saying goes, "Birds of of a feather flock together" With all the revelations about President-elect Barack Obama's Socialist Party Ties, it is not surprising that he would try add like minded people into his cabinet. Former Congressman David Bonior fits the bill. Obama was a member of the Chicago chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America, Bonier was a Boston member. Here's a little snippet from the 9/07 issue of the Yankee Radical, the Boston DSA's Newsletter It should also be noted that Edward’s recent statements on this issue have shown real improvement, which might be due...
  • The Marxism Nightmare Spreads to the U.S.!

    11/20/2008 10:04:54 AM PST · by mgist · 23 replies · 1,026+ views ^ | 11/14/08 | Antonio Sosa
    The Marxism Nightmare Spreads to the U.S.! By Antonio Sosa  |  Friday, November 14th, 2008 at 11:54 am In 2006, when Ecuadorians were electing a new president, Venezuelans such as Alejandro Peña Esclusa warned Ecuadorians that the young and charismatic Rafael Correa would use democratic institutions to impose “socialismo del siglo XXI” (Marxism) in Ecuador just like Hugo Chavez had done in Venezuela. (Reference — Carta abierta al pueblo ecuatoriano) How did Peña Esclusa know that Marxism would be imposed in Ecuador? Because the basic elements of Chavez’s campaign (lies, manipulation, intimidation, fraud) were identical to those of Correa’s campaign.  Even...
  • Why Europe is secretly afraid of a socialist America

    11/14/2008 2:13:43 AM PST · by Puzzleman · 62 replies · 2,211+ views
    American Thinker ^ | November 14, 2008 | James Lewis
    Suppose you've been living under the protective wings of a benevolent superpower for sixty years. And suppose you've used that big half century to take off on an endless vacation -- spending all your tax money to buy votes for the socialist Ruling Class. It's been one long, grand, drug-infested, sex-drenched, self-indulgent, tabloid party scene. Any time danger threatens you look to Washington for protection. The rest of the time you noisily abuse those Yankee imperialists, merely to boost your fragile ego. Corruption has become pervasive. That's Europe today...
  • For Icelanders, shock and anger over a dizzying fall (Future of USSA)

    11/10/2008 7:01:30 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 83 replies · 461+ views
    IHT ^ | 11/09/08 | Sarah Lyall
    For Icelanders, shock and anger over a dizzying fall By Sarah Lyall Sunday, November 9, 2008 REYKJAVIK: The collapse came so fast it seemed unreal, impossible. One woman here compared it to being hit by a train. Another said she felt as if she were watching it through a window. Another said, "It feels like you've been put in a prison, and you don't know what you did wrong." Iceland, as modern and sophisticated as it is geographically isolated, still seems to be in shock. But if the events of last month - the failure of banks; the plummeting of...
  • Stunning Defeat of SEIU by PR Teachers

    11/06/2008 12:55:58 PM PST · by cll · 12 replies · 810+ views
    Stop the ACLU ^ | 11/06/2008 | Warner Todd Huston
    The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) thought that it had things all wrapped up in Puerto Rico this year. This most powerful of American unions even held its annual convention on the sunny isle to showcase its power to overawe its intended prey. Apparently the small, local teachers union had other ideas, though. The SEIU blew into Puerto Rico to gobble up the Federación de Maestros de Puerto Rico (FMPR), or in English, the Puerto Rican Federation of Teachers. The SEIU’s plan was to add that small union its ever growing list of unions it has gobbled up and quashed...
  • The Beginning of the end, 51% = R.I.P. U.S.A.

    11/04/2008 9:21:49 PM PST · by rick400tec · 27 replies · 1,505+ views
    When the Democrats reach 51% of Americans exempt from paying income tax, they will be the dominant party without challenge. 51% will grow to 52%, 54% until the end, (bankruptcy) of the U.S.A. With the national debt equaling $480,000 per household before the bailouts, the Democrats controlling all three branches of government, How far off can this be?

    10/26/2008 7:50:48 PM PDT · by dvan · 2 replies · 823+ views
    USAWakeup Organization ^ | 10/26/2008 | NA
  • Bernanke says another stimulus plan may be warranted

    10/20/2008 7:49:14 AM PDT · by BGHater · 20 replies · 526+ views
    Reuters ^ | 20 Oct 2008 | Emily Kaiser and Mark Felsenthal
    U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress on Monday that another wave of government spending may be needed as the economy limps through what could be an extended period of subpar growth. "With the economy likely to be weak for several quarters, and with some risk of a protracted slowdown, consideration of a fiscal package by the Congress at this juncture seems appropriate," Bernanke said in prepared remarks for delivery to a congressional panel. It was the first time that Bernanke had explicitly endorsed a second stimulus package. The government sent out about $100 billion in checks over the...
  • As Bad as it Gets: What is the Worst Case Scenario for Conservatives?

    10/20/2008 8:24:45 AM PDT · by St. Louis Conservative · 35 replies · 1,022+ views
    Culture11 ^ | October 16, 2008 | Soren Dayton, Jon Henke, James Poulos, & Conor Friedersdorf
    I described a pretty dire situation in which Republicans are incapable of stopping a Democratic agenda that serves to pay off and reinforce Democratic constituencies after the election. But there is an even worse option: not only are conservatives rolled in these debates, but we lose our ability to fight this unprecedented power grab and undermine our conservative base in the process, leading to further bloodbath and anger. The problem here is simple. On a series of issues that the conservative base feels very strongly about, rightly or wrongly, Republicans may end up folding like a cheap suit because of...
  • Landslide: necessary and possible [Communist Party USA rag virtually endorses the Democrats]

    10/20/2008 8:40:09 AM PDT · by rrstar96 · 19 replies · 754+ views
    People's Weekly World ^ | October 17, 2008 | Editorial Board
    Yes, the neoconservatives are reading the writing on the wall. Polls show voters nationally and in battleground states rejecting the policies of the Bush administration and congressional Republicans, and growing awareness that the McCain-Palin ticket is a continuation of the same. Many believe there is cause for singing, not lullabies or songs of triumph, but songs of struggle, determination, and yes, unity and hope: We Shall Overcome, Solidarity Forever, De Colores. Because their victory is not won yet. Tyrants are escalating their hatemongering to create fear and division so they can snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. Nevertheless, tens...
  • Sam Donaldson: Socialism Has Washed Over Capitalism

    10/19/2008 6:20:19 PM PDT · by St. Louis Conservative · 46 replies · 2,007+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | October 19, 2008 | Noel Sheppard
    ABC's Sam Donaldson has validated Joe the Plumber's worst fears: socialism has indeed washed over capitalism. Maybe worse, Donaldson is clearly less unhappy about this than our new campaign spokesman from Ohio. Such appeared to be the case when the former White House correspondent published a rather ominous commentary at Tuesday both in written and video form (emphasis added, h/t Extreme Mortman via Glenn Reynolds):
  • The Scandal of the Local Newsroom (you won't believe...never will)

    10/14/2008 3:37:19 PM PDT · by SE Mom · 59 replies · 3,137+ views
    Ace ^ | 15 October 2008
    I have a BA in journalism, and over time have kept in touch with a number of people who are still working in that profession. So when one of them emailed me the following about the atmosphere in today's newsrooms, I wasn't surprised at all. This person does offer some hints at the end on how to push for more fairness in your local coverage: .... It's unbelievable here. I've been through a few election cycles and have gotten pretty used to the open sneering every time a Republican candidate appears on the television, but this year is unlike anything...
  • McCain Camp Seeks Investigation Over Reported E-Mail Hack (FBI, Secret Service Involved)

    09/17/2008 2:56:32 PM PDT · by kristinn · 95 replies · 439+ views
    CNN ^ | Wednesday, September 17, 2008 | Carol Cratty and Kevin Bohn
    John McCain's campaign said Wednesday it has contacted "appropriate authorities" over a report that Republican VP candidate Sarah Palin's personal e-mail had been hacked. "This is a shocking invasion of the Governor's privacy and a violation of law," campaign manager Rick Davis said in a statement. "The matter has been turned over to the appropriate authorities and we hope that anyone in possession of these emails will destroy them. We will have no further comment." The statement came hours after a user on the Web site WikiLeaks said he had gained access to Palin's Yahoo e-mail account and gained access....
  • Michelle Malkin: Sarah Palin’s private e-mail hacked, family photos raided

    09/17/2008 1:47:32 PM PDT · by AUJenn · 71 replies · 533+ views
    Sometime early this morning, between approximately 3:00am - 4:00am, members of an infamous group of hackers broke into Gov. Sarah Palin’s private Yahoo e-mail account. The incriminating discussion threads included screenshots of Palin’s e-mail and private e-mail addresses of her contacts. The threads have since been deleted. Hacking e-mail is a federal crime. A TV anchor who broke into his colleague’s e-mail account recently pleaded guilty and faces a maximum five years in prison. The law will catch up to the hackers, but what about the lowlifes who are now gleefully splashing the alleged contents of Palin’s private e-mail account...
  • The story behind the Palin e-mail hacking (Uncovered: who was responsible-graphic language warning)

    09/17/2008 5:06:57 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 116 replies · 1,804+ views ^ | September 17, 2008 | Michelle Malkin
    This afternoon, I mentioned an infamous group of hackers whose Internet bulletin board was the gathering place for those who bragged about and publicized the Sarah Palin private e-mail hacking. A tech-savvy reader who monitors the hackers’ site e-mailed me a detailed explanation of how it went down, who was responsible, and how someone with a conscience warned a friend of the Palin family of the crime (language warning):
  • Liberal without even Trying

    08/24/2008 7:41:23 AM PDT · by Bowtie52 · 2 replies · 194+ views
    8/22/08 | Bowtie 52 /
    Liberal without even Trying From the times of the Great Depression through the 1950’s, some people were known as those who were just “passing through” town. During that time, one could pass through a town anonymously. Those days are gone. With fingerprint, information, a certifiable form of identification, a social security number, a speck of DNA or a face recognition photograph authorities have the ability to know everything there is to know about an individual. That individual had better have their legal ducks in a row before passing anywhere. This is but a tiny fragment of an example of those...
  • Obama's Plan for NASA

    04/22/2008 10:41:30 AM PDT · by RDTF · 101 replies · 225+ views
    American Thinker ^ | April 22, 2008 | Lee Cary
    As the legend goes, when the Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortez landed in what is now Mexico in 1519, he ordered the boats that brought him and his men there to be burned. Obama seems to have something similar planned for NASA. Although the MSM has largely ignored Barack Obama's plans for NASA, the issue is likely to bubble up during the general election campaign, if he's the Democratic nominee. Here's why. There's a potential confluence of two events - one possible and one planned: an Obama presidency and a mission shift already underway at NASA. The Space Shuttle program will...
  • In Memphis, Clinton Calls for Cabinet Post on Poverty

    04/04/2008 7:25:55 PM PDT · by melt · 42 replies · 54+ views
    NY Times ^ | 4/5/08 | ELISABETH BUMILLER and JOHN M. BRODER
    MEMPHIS — Hillary Rodham Clinton called for a cabinet-level poverty czar and John McCain said he was wrong to vote a quarter century ago against a federal holiday in memory of Martin Luther King Jr. as both presidential candidates converged here on Friday for the 40th anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination. Sen. John McCain spoke at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, the site where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed 40 years ago. From the Memphis church where King delivered his last sermon on the evening before he was gunned down by James Earl Ray, Mrs. Clinton gave...
  • Doctors support universal health care: survey [ "Marxist Welby" Alert!]

    03/31/2008 9:57:35 PM PDT · by melt · 52 replies · 499+ views
    Reuters via ABC News ^ | 3/31/08 | Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than half of U.S. doctors now favor switching to a national health care plan and fewer than a third oppose the idea, according to a survey published on Monday. The survey suggests that opinions have changed substantially since the last survey in 2002 and as the country debates serious changes to the health care system. Of more than 2,000 doctors surveyed, 59 percent said they support legislation to establish a national health insurance program, while 32 percent said they opposed it, researchers reported in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. The 2002 survey found that 49...
  • [Democratic Senator] Dodd urges mandatory community service

    06/23/2007 11:28:52 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 115 replies · 1,989+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | June 23, 2007 | Holly Ramer
    NASHUA, N.H. - Aiming to create the first generation in which all Americans serve their country, Democratic presidential hopeful Chris Dodd is offering a range of initiatives to encourage — and in some cases compel — community service. "All Americans should serve our country," the Connecticut senator said in remarks prepared for delivery Saturday. "Endowed as we are with so many gifts, is it too much to ask that we each give something back to this remarkable place?" He proposes making community service mandatory for all high school students, doubling the size of the Peace Corps by 2011 and expanding...
  • Limbaugh: I won't be 'framed' by U.S

    07/05/2006 1:01:00 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 363 replies · 9,849+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 7/5/06 | Joe Kovacs
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Talk-show host Rush Limbaugh is canceling his international travel plans in the near future, saying he doesn't want to be "framed" by U.S. Customs officials after last week's incident when he was detained for more than three hours for possession of Viagra prescribed in his doctor's name. "It takes one time, and I've got red flags up, and I'm not going to put myself in the position of being framed," Limbaugh said today on his national radio broadcast. "With all this partisanship that's out there, I'm just not going to make it easy for people...