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  • A modern day Faustian bargain

    02/09/2012 6:59:00 AM PST · by shoff · 6 replies
    Examiner ^ | 02/08/2012 | Steven Hoffman
    Faust is the main character in a German legend of a smart, important man in the local village that is bored with his life. He decides to call up the devil and make a bargain. In exchange for even more knowledge and power he agrees to sell his soul. This fairy tale like so many others ends happily as Faust is forgiven in the end. This story has been repeated many times from “The Devil and Daniel Webster” to “The Devil went down to Georgia” but it seems the lessons haven’t.
  • This poll needs some freeping...

    02/08/2012 9:41:41 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 15 replies
    Could Rick Santorum Beat Barrack Obama in the presidential election? 37% Yes 63% No
  • Has FOX News 'Jumped The Shark' Over Mitt???

    02/08/2012 7:32:27 AM PST · by Elle Bee · 106 replies
    VANITY | February 8, 2012
    FOX News may have 'jumped the shark' over mittens Fair and balanced is Juan McCain I for one have had enough of the ‘wisdom’ of Bill Cristal, Chas. Krauthammer, Ted Baxter, Bret Beahr, Toyko Rove, Ann Colter, Chris Wallace, Sean Wannabe, Dana Parino, Brit Hume, Shep Smith, Judge Jeanene, Alam Comes, Bob Beckle, Juan Williams, Whoraldo, et. al. all acting the part of the Romney cheerleading squad ? Does anyone else 'feel my pain'? .
  • Dickens' Birthday - Is Ebenezer Scrooge a Republican or a Democrat?

    02/07/2012 3:28:43 PM PST · by pinochet · 23 replies · 1+ views
    Today, we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of the English writer, Charles Dickens. His best known work, is his 1843 novel, "A Christmas Carol", which featured a greedy, selfish, and heartless businessman, Ebenezer Scrooge. The businessman was visited by three ghosts, from the past, present, and future, who forced him to reconsider his selfish ways. In the 1980s, the satirical Mad Magazine featured caricatures of Republican politicians praising Scrooge as a hard working businessman who created jobs for the Victorian economy. He refused to give people time off to spend Christmas with their families, which made him a...
  • Sign petition objecting to HHS mandate!

    Sign the petition objecting to the Obama administration's HHS mandate, which would force religious employers to violate their consciences by buying health insurance that covers contraceptives and abortifacients (not medical or surgical 'abortions,' but drugs that can act as abortifacients in certain cases). This is a White House petition, meaning that the administration must respond if we reach 25,000 signatures. The petition has 22,092 signatures as of this writing. Will the administration back off and expand the religious exemption? I'm not holding my breath. But we must stand on principle for religious liberty and against this federal bureaucracy's mandates. At...
  • Cat Owners- Doritos "Missing Cat" ad Offensive or are we too sensitive?

    02/06/2012 4:00:35 PM PST · by SMGFan · 111 replies · 2+ views
    February 6, 2012 | vanity
    Last night's Dorito's ad was apparently meant to be "funny". A dog seems to be responsible for a missing cat's disappearance and he bribes a guy with Doritos to keep silent. If we find this offensive, are we too sensitive? Is it wrong to request Doritos to kill this ad? They suggest the dog killed and buried the cat , or even worse. My best friend's cat was killed by a dog a few year's ago.
  • Within a week I get to upgrade to a SmartPhone...

    02/06/2012 2:47:42 PM PST · by US Navy Vet · 87 replies
    06 Feb 2012 | US Navy Vet
    ...any recommendations, Suggestions?
  • What to do? What to do?

    02/05/2012 7:32:41 PM PST · by lyby · 83 replies
    lyby | Feb 5, 2012 | lyby
    I am a 52-year-old mother of three children - a 24-year old grad student, a 21-year old college senior, and a 13- year-old 7th grader. I am a public school teacher of Math to 7th graders. I am concerned about the welfare of our country, our Constitution, and the hope (NOT Obama's) for our nation. PLEASE help me to understand what is happening to our country. I am dismayed by the garbage I am hearing and reading. I have been involved in local politics. I could NOT suffer the bullsh*t, so I resigned from the county Republican Executive Committee, after...
  • Mark Steyn Live on C-Span2 Right Now

    02/05/2012 9:30:59 AM PST · by Intolerant in NJ · 5 replies
    C-Span2 | 5 February, 2012
    Mark Steyn, author of "America Alone" and other conservative writings, is appearing right now on this month's In-Depth from C-Span2 - program will run to 3:00PM Eastern (with taped repeats tonight) and is live with Steyn discussing his works and answering questions from viewers via email and phone callins.......
  • Project Azorian

    02/05/2012 9:46:07 AM PST · by Carbonsteel · 5 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 2/04/2011 | By Joseph C. Goulden
    In the world of intelligence, the most successful deception operation is one in which the physical activity required is carried out in full public view, but the true nature of the operation is shrouded in secrecy. Project Azorian, the 1974 recovery of a sunken Soviet submarine resting 16,300 feet below the surface of the North Pacific, was a singular success for the CIA and the U.S. Navy - despite last-minute media leaks that proved to be of no consequence,
  • How many Mormons served in the 112th Congress? Fifteen

    02/05/2012 6:27:10 AM PST · by HD1200 · 33 replies · 1+ views
    The majority leader of the U.S. Senate and the most senior Republican senator were two of the many Mormons that served in the 112th Congress. The list of other Mormons is in comments section below.
  • Jesse Kelly for Congress

    02/04/2012 9:33:01 AM PST · by CanadianYankee · 18 replies
    YouTube ^ | Feb. 3,2012 | Kelly4Congress
    Support Jesse Kelly for Congress for the AZ-8 Special Election this April 17. Jesse KellyKelly for Congress web page. Campaign page
  • The Pivotal Question on Obama's Abortion Policies

    02/04/2012 7:20:05 AM PST · by Hillary'sMoralVoid · 11 replies
    His Master's Voice | 2/5/2012 | HMV
    The pivotal question: If the abortion argument is truly about the right to choose, how is it doctors, medical providers, medical institutions and religious groups are denied that right under the policies of the Obama Administration?
  • Santorum will not take it to Obama

    02/02/2012 8:04:37 PM PST · by DaveinOK54 · 103 replies
    Daveinok54
    Rick is a RINO..Did anyone watch Hannity's show tonight? Rick said that we can't go after Zero because he is so "Popular". Didn't Rush say something about not going after Zero from a conference call with consultants? By the way, Newt did great tonight:)
  • America will pass judgement on Obama, not the media on election day!

    02/03/2012 8:57:30 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 30 replies
    02/03/12
    I can't wait to see how America responds to Obama on election day. While the mainstream media does its best at every turn to prop up his miserable leadership, I think he's in for the beating of his life. America was fooled by this man but good! I hope enough people are as mad as I am that this Chicago style political hoax actually succeeded. To drop this ACLU community organizer into the White House has been the biggest and most dangerous joke on America in its history! Obama is the furthest from anything describing a POTUS.
  • GOP Brokered Convention: Which candidate would you prefer?

    02/02/2012 6:52:43 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 62 replies · 1+ views
    Thursday February 2, 2012
    If no current GOP Presidential candidate garners more than 50% of delegates during the primary, Republican delegates can have the opportunity to vote for anyone they wish, whether or not they are currently a candidate. This is called a brokered convention If you were a delegate, would you prefer one of the current candidates or consider somebody currently not in the race? To make this more intriguing, we paired off potential and current candidates like a sports tournament pairing - choose one person per each match up for each round. Round 1. Jeb Bush vs Bobby Jindal -----| Newt Gingrich...
  • Why It's Not Worth Slamming Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum on Earmarks

    02/02/2012 5:54:51 PM PST · by writer33 · 12 replies
    The nation is extricating itself from two costly wars, is struggling painfully out of a recession, and is suffering from near complete dysfunction in Congress. And yet, campaigns are still trotting out the old standby—criticism of earmarks and congressional travel. Both former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum have been slammed on the campaign trail for agreeing to (or sponsoring) earmarks in Congress, the suggestion being that the men are not real conservatives if they backed such supposedly wasteful spending. It's true that some of the earmarks—which are just dedicated projects in the federal budget—are probably...
  • Thank you to those who shared the numbers to call the RNC

    02/02/2012 4:48:59 PM PST · by Christie at the beach · 13 replies
    Christie at the beach
    Thanks to those who shared the numbers to the RNC Chairman's office. We have given the numbers out as well (off the forum). I did call. They listened to my oppositions to why I do not support Romney and how difficult they are making it for me and my family to choose Romney to vote for. I think he is a liberal Kennedy ally who set the socialized health care into law which does not represent the Reagan years whatsoever. Why are we heading in this direction as a party, I ask? When I ask how can they do win...
  • 6 CENTS of every 100 DOLLARS. Yup, that is all PP was getting from the Komen Foundation

    02/02/2012 3:28:58 PM PST · by HD1200 · 53 replies
    $600,000 from the Komen Foundation against the BILLION DOLLARS in funding PP gets every year = 6 cents on $100 dollars.
  • Protesters Plan Super Bowl Disruption Over Right-To-Work (Union Thuggery)

    02/02/2012 2:28:30 PM PST · by FunkyZero · 14 replies
    theindychannel.com ^ | 6:31 am EST February 2, 2012 | theindychannel.com
    INDIANAPOLIS -- With the controversial right-to-work legislation now law, protesters are moving ahead with plans to try to disrupt Sunday's Super Bowl. Gov. Mitch Daniels signed the bill Wednesday to make Indiana the 23rd state to prohibit labor contracts that require workers to pay union representation fees and the first to adopt such legislation in a decade.