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  • Gil Harrington tells @HenryGraff a forensic link has been made between #JesseMatthew and Morgan.

    09/29/2014 9:19:08 AM PDT · by fatima · 56 replies
    NBC29 ‏@NBC29 23m | NBC29
    NBC29 ‏@NBC29 23m BREAKING: Gil Harrington tells @HenryGraff a forensic link has been made between #JesseMatthew and Morgan.
  • Intellectual Froglegs

    07/20/2014 9:23:20 PM PDT · by Mmogamer · 3 replies
    Intelluctual Froglegs ^ | 07.13.14 | JoeDanMedia
    This guy's hilarious..
  • Swedish neo-Nazis in Ukraine "for nationalist revolution"! 80 000 krones per head Swedish neo-Nazi

    07/16/2014 8:12:07 PM PDT · by wetphoenix · 7 replies
    Back in March, Radio Sweden reported on the Swedish right-wing extremists, who went to Ukraine in order to support the cause of "nationalist", in their opinion, the revolution. Now, for the head of one of them, the separatists announced a cash award of 80,000 Ukrainian hryvnia (about 5000 euros). Italian war correspondent Fausto Biloslavo / Fausto Biloslavo able to meet with several Swedes fighting in Ukraine against the pro-Russian separatists. German edition of the Swedish Radio, he said that he met with Swedish neo-Nazis during his time with the battalion "Azov" in eastern Ukraine. According to him, the Swedes, whom...
  • Thousands stolen from McKendricks steakhouse in Dunwoody (Atlanta)

    06/27/2014 8:04:25 AM PDT · by armydawg505 · 18 replies
    www.ajc.com ^ | 6/26/14 | Taylor West
    An unknown suspect got away with more than $25,000 from McKendrick’s Steakhouse in Dunwoody Thursday morning. A man had just returned from the bank to the restaurant located in 4000 block of Ashford Dunwoody Road and had a bag of the restaurant’s money, at which time an unidentified man approached him from behind with a large silver handgun, according to Dunwoody police.
  • PALIN: GOP SUPPORT FOR AMNESTY MAKES ME WANT TO RENOUNCE TIES TO PARTY

    06/19/2014 4:24:57 PM PDT · by Bratch · 33 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | June 19, 2014 | Tony Lee
    Like many conservatives and American workers, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin said that the Republican establishment's embrace of amnesty for llegal immigrants is the one issue that is making her think about renouncing her ties to the GOP. Palin has always spoken for American workers who are pro-free markets and against the permanent political class. And amnesty, as Dave Brat said after he ousted House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) last week, is the biggest issue that divides the bipartisan Wall Street elites from Main Street. Palin, echoing the voice of blue-collar workers who sit at home when establishment "Wall...
  • Democratic leader: GOP base ‘animated by racism’

    04/14/2014 4:09:51 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 27 replies
    nypost.com ^ | April 14, 2014 | By S.A. Miller
    Democratic leader: GOP base ‘animated by racism’ By S.A. Miller WASHINGTON – A prominent House Democratic leader showed his contempt for Republican voters Sunday, accusing a large portion of them of being racists. “To a significant extent the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism. And that’s unfortunate,” said Long Island Rep. Steve Israel said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” Israel, who is chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, was only slightly less insulting to his Republican colleagues on Capitol Hill. Asked if they were racists, Israel responded: “Not all of them, of course not.”...
  • DCCC Chair Steve Israel: Not All, but Most Republicans Are Racists

    04/13/2014 5:11:45 PM PDT · by markomalley · 39 replies
    Instablog ^ | 4/13/2014 | DAN RIEHL
    On Sunday's "State of the Union," CNN's Candy Crowley asked DCCC Chairman Rep. Steve Israel if he thought his Republican colleagues are racist.Israel responded, "Not all of them, no. Of course not. But to a significant extent, the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism."
  • Sean Hannity Show,M-F,3PM-6PM,EDT,WOR AM,Happy St. Patrick's Day,March 17-21, 2014

    03/17/2014 12:43:19 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 4 replies
    Sean Hannity Show ^ | March 17-21, 2014 | Sean Hannity
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  • Jason Collins to wear No. 98 with Nets as tribute to slain gay college student Matthew Shepard

    02/25/2014 12:41:56 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 67 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 2/24/14 | Stefan Bondy
    LOS ANGELES — Judy Shepard will be in Denver on Thursday night, about a two-hour drive from where her son, Matt, was brutally murdered in a gay hate crime 16 years ago. The Nets also will be in Denver on Thursday for their game against the Nuggets, and Judy says she has a warm welcome for Jason Collins if they cross paths. RELATED: HISTORY MADE AS COLLINS SIGNS WITH NETS, PLAYS IN GAME VS. LAKERS “I’m just happy for him. It’s wonderful that he’s playing again. I’d tell him thank you and give him a big hug. I have not...
  • Horrible! Obama Blames Racism For His Lower Approval Ratings

    01/19/2014 12:54:01 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 189 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | January 19, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    Obama blamed his sinking popularity on racism in his latest interview with the >New Yorker. It couldn’t possibly be his failed economic policies, the fact that he lied to Americans for years about Obamacare or his destructive foreign policy. No, it’s racism. Bloomberg reported: President Barack Obama said that racial tensions may have softened his popularity among white voters within the last two years, according to a story posted on the New Yorker magazine’s website today. “There’s no doubt that there’s some folks who just really dislike me because they don’t like the idea of a black president,” Obama said...
  • Sean Hannity Show,M-F,3PM-6PM,EST,WOR AM, January 13-17, 2014

    01/13/2014 11:10:17 AM PST · by Biggirl · 5 replies
    Sean Hannity Show ^ | January 13-17, 2014 | Sean Hannity
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  • Russia Plans Rail-Mounted Missiles to Counter US Global Strike Program

    12/18/2013 11:41:42 AM PST · by traumer · 16 replies
    MOSCOW, December 18 (RIA Novosti) – Russia will draft a plan in the coming year to deploy rail-mounted nuclear missiles as a potential response to the United States’ Prompt Global Strike program, the commander of its Strategic Missile Force said on Wednesday. “A Defense Ministry report has been submitted to the president and the order has been given to develop a preliminary design of a rail-mounted missile system,” Lt. Gen. Sergei Karakaev said. The work will be carried out by the Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology – the developer of the submarine-launched Bulava nuclear missile – in the first half...
  • Oprah Winfrey: President Barack Obama is disrespected because he’s black

    11/16/2013 9:23:30 AM PST · by chessplayer · 94 replies
    "There's a level of disrespect for the office that occurs in some cases and maybe even many cases because he's African American," she said. "There's no question about that. And it's the kind of thing no one ever says, but everybody's thinking it."
  • Is "Ghost Hunters" host Grant Wilson a member? [of the Mormon church? Yes]

    10/25/2013 10:58:04 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 39 replies
    Yes Grant Wilson is the co-founder (with Jason Hawes) of The Atlantic Paranormal Society (TAPS). TAPS is based in Warwick, Rhode Island. He is also the co-star and co-producer of "Ghost Hunters", a Syfy channel reality program that follows a group of people as they investigate paranormal phenomena and hunt for ghosts. Wilson recently left the TV show. He is married and has three sons. He is also a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
  • Sean Hannity Show,"Let FREEDOM Ring!",M-F,3PM-6PM,EDT,WABC AM,October 7-11,2013

    10/07/2013 2:11:29 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 3 replies
    Sean Hannity Show ^ | October 7-11, 2013 | Sean Hannity
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  • Maryland delegation denounces Republicans over government shutdown

    10/01/2013 9:04:14 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 17 replies
    cecildaily.com ^ | October 01, 201 | JASON RUITER
    WASHINGTON — Federal employee unions and members of Congress from Maryland, D.C. and Virginia – all Democrats – denounced House Republicans and lamented the financial pain of federal employees caused by the government shutdown during a press conference outside the Capitol Tuesday afternoon. In a political game of chicken, congressional Republicans sought this week to pass a spending bill that also defunded the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. Because Democrats refused to budge and Republicans held fast on the legislation to defund Obamacare — parts of which went into effect Tuesday — nearly 800,000 federal employees were furloughed from...
  • SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY TO SPEAK ON SYRIA AT 12:30 PM, ET

    08/30/2013 9:26:06 AM PDT · by traumer · 145 replies
    As per FOXNEWS
  • Sean Hannity Show,M-F,3PM-6PM,EDT,WABC AM, July 22-26, 2013

    07/22/2013 1:33:21 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 1 replies
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  • (Obama) Eligibility resurrected: Congress pays attention

    07/14/2013 2:33:22 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 63 replies
    WND ^ | July 14, 2013 | Bob Unruh
    Investigator who has documented White House fraud says interest surging The dispute over Barack Obama’s eligibility was headline material in his first term, as lawsuits reached as high as the U.S. Supreme Court and the president released his purported “original” birth certificate from Hawaii in an attempt to silence the doubters. But there’s been a lot of silence over the past year, with the exception of a couple of diehard, truth-seeking individuals and websites. That might change soon, according to the lead investigator for Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Cold Case Posse in Arizona, which was assigned to do a thorough investigation...
  • Singer Toni Braxton: ‘Today I am embarrassed to be an American.’

    07/14/2013 1:34:31 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 116 replies
    twitchy.com ^ | 7/14/13 | Twitchy staff
    Singer Toni Braxton: ‘Today I am embarrassed to be an American.’ Posted at 4:06 pm on July 14, 2013 by Twitchy Staff Toni Braxton ✔ @tonibraxton Today I am embarrassed to be an American...my heart goes out to the Martin family. 12:35 PM - 14 Jul 2013 Singer-songwriter Toni Braxton weighed in on the George Zimmerman verdict this afternoon, and let it be known she is embarrassed by our country. We wish she’d consider some alternatives:
  • Team Arpaio: Obama ID 'Document' Fraud Could Lead To Mail And Wire Fraud; Missing Obama Year

    Lt. Mike Zullo in a weekend radio interview revealed that Barack Obama's August 4, 1961 birthday may not actually be true. Zullo stated that August 4, 1961 could have been the day the plane from Kenya landed in Hawaii and was used as Obama's birthday for the record. He made the allegation that the birth certificate that Perkins Coie lawyer Judith Corley flew to Hawaii to get and return it to Washington was not the document that was presented to the American public on April 27,2011. For more stunning information from Mike Zullo, listen to the two part interview.
  • Maybe being "out of touch" is not a bad thing.

    03/23/2013 11:33:39 AM PDT · by William of Barsoom · 1 replies
    Vanity | March 23, 2013 | William of Barsoom
    Maybe being "out of touch" isn't a bad thing.
  • Fetus Yawns In Womb, 4D Scan Shows

    11/21/2012 8:48:51 PM PST · by Steelfish · 16 replies
    NBCNews ^ | November 21, 2012 | Kate Kelland
    Fetus Yawns In Womb, 4D Scan Shows A 4D ultrasound scan shows a foetus yawning in the womb at 24 weeks, during a study by Durham and Lancaster Universities and released in Durham, northern England November 21, 2012. By Kate Kelland Growing into a fully formed human being is a long process, and scientists have found that unborn babies not only hiccup, swallow and stretch in the womb, they yawn too. Researchers who studied 4D scans of 15 healthy fetuses also said they think yawning is a developmental process which could potentially give doctors a new way to check on...
  • Fetuses Yawn in the Womb, 4D Scans Suggest

    11/23/2012 4:52:37 PM PST · by Salman · 9 replies
    Science Daily ^ | Nov. 21, 2012 | Science Daily
    ... While some researchers have suggested that fetuses yawn, others have disagreed and claim it is simple mouth opening. But the new research clearly distinguished 'yawning' from 'non-yawn mouth opening' based on the duration of mouth opening. The researchers did this by using the 4D video footage to closely examine all events where a mouth stretch occurred in the fetus. Using their newly developed criteria, the research team found that over half of the mouth openings observed in the study were classed as yawns. The study was carried out on eight female and seven male fetuses from 24 to 36...
  • MSNBC's Richard Wolffe Smears McCain as a Bigot: 'There's No Other Way to Look at It'

    11/19/2012 6:08:04 PM PST · by chessplayer · 38 replies
    Former top Newsweek journalist and current MSNBC.com editor Richard Wolffe on Monday smeared Senator John McCain as a racist. According to Wolffe, there's no legitimate reason for the Republican to oppose Susan Rice's confirmation for Secretary of State. Appearing on Hardball, the journalist sneered that it was "outrageous" the way McCain was acting, raging against "this witch hunt going on the right about these people of color, let's face it, around this president. Eric Holder, Valerie Jarrett, now Susan Rice." Such a charge seemed to shock even Chris Matthews. He sputtered, "McCain, who had his own daughter attacked, was accused...
  • 11 Public Universities with the Worst Graduation Rate (Slide Show)

    09/29/2012 8:50:54 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 19 replies
    thefiscaltimes.com ^ | unknown | no byline
    Slide show at link. Among the heart breaking details included in the slide show is the % of students receiving Pell Grants at these colleges.
  • Mexico police held for 'intentionally firing on armoured car carrying Navy captain and U.S. em

    08/28/2012 12:01:57 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 36 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 8/28/12 | Emma Reynolds
    Full title...Mexico police held for 'intentionally firing on armoured car carrying Navy captain and U.S. embassy staff'Twelve Mexican police officers have been detained on suspicion of deliberately opening fire on an armoured car and wounding two U.S. embassy employees. The incident has put a strain on U.S./Mexican relations and turned the spotlight back on serious problems inside Mexico's premier law-enforcement agency. Officials offered sketchy accounts of the shooting that do not address the reason Mexican federal police opened fire on Friday on the vehicle, which had diplomatic licence plates and was carrying a Mexican Navy captain.
  • Paul Ryan Accused Of Racism

    08/27/2012 3:11:01 AM PDT · by ElIguana · 38 replies
    America's Conservative News ^ | 08/27/2012 | America's Conservative News
    It didn't take long for liberals in the blogosphere to make backhanded and blatantly false accusations of racism against Congressman Paul Ryan, and you're not going to believe the rationale used for leveling the accusation. Apparently, Paul Ryan is a racist because.... Here's the scoop. Kelli Goff, the political writer for The Root, informs us that Ryan not only has a "Black sister-in-law," but that "his 'college sweetheart' was African-American" as well. And how, in heaven's name, do those facts make Ryan a racist? They don't, but that didn't stop Goff from using convoluted and almost comical 'reasoning' to make...
  • Presidential candidate Tom Hoefling interview, Right and Wrong Radio - Aug. 17, 2012

    08/18/2012 10:50:16 PM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 3 replies
    Right and Wrong Radio ^ | Aug. 17, 2012
    Listen to this half hour in studio interview from Orange County, California HERE.
  • ‘Hate Breeds Hate’: Twitter Users Blame Michele Bachmann for Attack on Sikh Temple

    08/05/2012 5:28:50 PM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 54 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 8/5/2012 | Erica Ritz
    Now, on the same day as the horrific attack on a Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, Twitter users have already begun to imply that public figures like Michele Bachmann and Rush Limbaugh are somehow responsible.
  • The Race Card Cometh Yet Again

    07/29/2012 4:34:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 29, 2012 | Derek Hunter
    Political pundits often refer to the time we’re in now – a few weeks out from an election – as the “silly season.” It’s a time for obsessing over gaffes real and perceived, faux outrage over harmless statements and a general sense of desperation on the part of one candidate or perhaps both. This cycle’s silly season started early, which is to be expected when the challenging party picks its nominee early and the incumbent party has no record of success to promote. But that early start means we sometimes run out of “silly” early and head straight to desperate...
  • Obama Campaign Official Sen. Louise Lucas: Romney Campaigning on Racism

    07/25/2012 2:59:45 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies
    Red State ^ | July 24, 2012 | Ben Howe
    Disagreement continues to be defined as racism by the Democrat party. Speaking on the John Fredericks Morning Show, State Sen. Louise Lucas, part of President Obama’s “Truth Team” and an official member of the campaign, accused Mitt Romney of gearing his campaign in Virginia to “fringe racists” which, one can only assume, is anyone that opposes President Obama. Her racial tirade was in response to comments made by Mitt Romney when he was interviewed on the same shows a few weeks prior. In that interview, Romney concluded that President Obama having never held a job in the private sector causes...
  • Darth Vader's Son Says 'If You Don't Vote For Barack Obama, You're Insane' (video)

    07/16/2012 1:05:47 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 74 replies
    Conservative Nation News ^ | July 16, 2012 | FreeThinkerNY
    The Mind Force is weak with this one. (OTRC) -- Mark Hamill says Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is "not actually human" and that people who don't vote to re-elect Barack Obama in the upcoming November election are "insane." The 60-year-old actor, best known for playing Luke Skywalker in the original "Star Wars" films, made his remarks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at San Diego Comic-Con over the weekend while reminiscing about a show he used to watch as a kid - the Disney-produced 1950s series "Zorro." "I knew nothing about Mexican history or anything. But just the idea of a privileged person...
  • Drudge Headline Only: Romney Narrows VP Choices, Surprise Name Emerges as Frontrunner

    07/12/2012 3:51:01 PM PDT · by arichtaxpayer · 262 replies
    ROMNEY NARROWS VP CHOICES; SURPRISE NAME EMERGES AS FRONTRUNNER
  • Iran: Discovery will collapse Christianity

    05/25/2012 9:35:23 AM PDT · by null and void · 53 replies
    WND ^ | 5/21/12 | Reza Kahlili
    Iran’s Basij Press is claiming a purported Gospel of Barnabas, discovered in 2000, will prove that Islam is the final and righteous religion, causing the collapse worldwide of Christianity. In the Barnabas text held by Turkey, chapter 41 states: “God has hidden himself as Archangel Michael ran them (Adam and Eve) out of heaven, (and) when Adam turned, he noticed that at top of the gateway to heaven, it was written ‘La elah ela Allah, Mohamad rasool Allah,’” meaning Allah is the only God and Muhammad his prophet. According to the Barnabas Gospel in Turkey’s hands, Jesus was never crucified,...
  • Mitt Romney Rejects the Reagan Republican Pro-Life Platform

    05/20/2012 2:09:19 PM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 43 replies
    Watch the video HERE of judicial supremacist, pro-choice for states Mitt Romney cutting the heart out of the Reagan Platform.
  • Mitt Pulls A 'Weiner'

    05/15/2012 4:17:12 PM PDT · by not romney · 91 replies
    TeaParty.org ^ | 5/15/12 | John Alan
    Mitt Pulls A 'Weiner' When Bill Clinton wagged his finger at us saying: "I - did - not - have - sex - with - that -woman", we all knew he was lying. When Anthony 'that's-not-my-weiner' said: that's not my weiner, we all knew, that was his weiner. Now when Mitt Romney tells Fox News: “I don’t recall the incident myself, but I’ve seen the reports and I’m not going to argue with that,” we all know he's a lying weiner. M-i-i-i-i-t, look at me, look at me -- you're telling me you don't recall, one way or the other,...
  • Not Excited About Romney?

    04/25/2012 9:11:41 PM PDT · by Salvation · 156 replies
    CE.com ^ | april 25, 2012 | David J. Peterson
    Not Excited About Romney? PoliticsApril 25th, 2012 David J. Peterson This year’s GOP primary has been an odyssey filled with sound and fury. But, like elephants who never forget, millions of Republicans are muttering “haven’t we seen this movie before?” Conservatives who were looking for a solid alternative to Democrat Barack Obama are angry and disappointed. The party rank and file was opposed to the nomination of Mitt Romney, seeing him as a weathervane – willing to adopt any position or cause to suit his ambitions.The Republican establishment, which is dominated by big business and the Wall Street elite, heard...
  • Gingrich hints he may drop from race this week (No, he didn't)

    04/23/2012 7:38:13 PM PDT · by VinL · 35 replies
    NBC ^ | 4-23-12 | Moe
    Newt Gingrich hinted he may withdraw from the presidential race if he has a poor showing in the Delaware primary Tuesday – "I think we need to take a deep look at what we are doing...We will be in North Carolina tomorrow night and we will look and see what the results are." "This has been a good opportunity for us, we have been here seeing a lot of people,” Gingrich said. “We have got really positive responses and I would hope we would do well here – either carry it or come very, very close." ..."Romney is clearly the...
  • 84th Annual Academy Awards [LIVE THREAD]

    02/26/2012 5:23:26 PM PST · by Bender2 · 179 replies · 1+ views
    Best Picture: The Artist, The Descendants, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, The Help, Hugo, Midnight in Paris, Moneyball, The Tree of Life, War Horse Actor in a Leading Role: Demián Bichir, George Clooney, Jean Dujardin, Gary Oldman, Brad Pitt Actress in a Leading Role: Glenn Close, Viola Davis, Rooney Mara, Meryl Streep, Michelle Williams You lost me there, Mr. Peabody. A Wayforward... machine?
  • Sunday Morning Math Puzzle

    01/29/2012 6:15:00 AM PST · by SMGFan · 16 replies
    NPR ^ | January 29, 2012 | Ed Pegg JR & Will Shortz
    Next Week's Challenge from listener Ed Pegg Jr.: Write the digits from 1 to 9 in a line. If you put a plus sign after the 2, a times sign after the 4, and plus signs after the 6 and 8, the line shows 12 + 34 x 56 + 78 + 9, which equals 2003. That's nine years off from our current year 2012.? This example uses four arithmetic symbols. The object is to use just three of the following arithmetic operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, in a line from 1 to 9 to get 2012 exactly. The...
  • Perry vows a fight for social conservatives' votes [Obama shows disdain toward military]

    01/15/2012 3:24:33 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 30 replies
    Star-Telegram ^ | January 15, 2012 | Dave Montgomery
    AUSTIN - Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Sunday that he is undaunted by his failure to win the backing of leading social conservatives and expressed confidence that he can still rally conservative voters in Saturday's South Carolina primary with his message of job creation and economic recovery. ....Perry was unapologetic about describing front-runner Mitt Romney's business activities as "vulture" capitalism, despite criticism from a number of leading Republicans, who warned that Democrats could exploit Perry's use of the term if Romney becomes the nominee. Perry said the issue of job creation and Romney's record at Bain Capital is certain to...
  • Youth to lead drop in U.S. voter turnout in 2012: study

    12/28/2011 9:41:42 AM PST · by markomalley · 33 replies
    al Reuters ^ | Dec. 28, 2011
    Voter turnout will likely drop substantially in the 2012 U.S. presidential election, due in part to decreased interest among young people who flocked to the polls in 2008 to help elect President Barack Obama. A report this week by the Center for the Study of the American Electorate at American University predicted that the drop in turnout among young people will likely contribute to a decline in overall voter turnout in the November election after near record numbers in the last two presidential elections. "The election is likely to offer a minimum of hope and a maximum of televised invective...
  • Rick Perry vs. Newt Gingrich: Which Candidate Will Kill 'Big Daddy' Government?

    12/19/2011 11:43:55 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 33 replies · 1+ views
    The Stir - CafeMom ^ | December 19, 2011 | Lori Ziganto, Homeschooling Mom and conservative blogger
    The South Carolina Republican Presidential Primary is on January 21, 2012. I live in South Carolina, so the Republican Presidential candidates have just about a month to convince me of one thing: that he or she will help cure the disease and not just the symptoms. I already know that it's imperative that President Obama not win a second term, and not just to save me from more gray hairs and so-not-cute wrinkles due to constant scowling at the nightly news. But, just as important and too often forgotten is the need for a President who will have the strength...
  • Democrats: Republicans Worse than Jim Crow

    12/16/2011 2:51:57 PM PST · by RobinMasters · 17 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | DECEMBER 16, 2011 | DANIEL HALPER
    In a fundraising letter sent out this afternoon by the Democratic National Committee, Will Crossley, counsel and voter protection director, asks folks to support his party because, he implies, Republican efforts to suppress voters are worse than Jim Crow-era laws. “Dorothy Cooper was born before women or African Americans in our country could exercise the right to vote. She grew up in a Jim Crow-divided South, and saw the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965,” Crossley writes. “Dorothy is 96 years old. In 70 years, she's missed just one election. And she's never had a problem voting –...
  • The Case for Ron Paul

    12/10/2011 10:02:06 AM PST · by Gennie · 43 replies
    American Thinker ^ | December 10, 2011 | Jason McNew
    The Case for Ron Paul By Jason McNew Ron Paul, a physician, has earned himself the name "Dr. No" by refusing to vote for any bill which assumes powers other than those given in Article I, Section VIII of the Constitution. When one takes a sober look at our country today, it's easy to see why Dr. Paul would behave this way. Take note that there is no authority in the Constitution for the setting of interest rates (as the Federal Reserve does) -- interference which led directly to the housing bubble (which Ron Paul predicted). Despite U.S. participation in...
  • Can Gingrich Break Through?

    11/01/2011 5:57:06 PM PDT · by jageorge72 · 65 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 11//01/11 | PAUL A. GIGOT
    The College Board and News Corp. sponsored a forum on education with four GOP presidential candidates last week, and the runaway winner was Newt Gingrich. (Truth in advertising: I moderated the session along with Joel Klein, the former New York schools chancellor who now runs an educational unit for our employer, News Corp. Each candidate received 30 minutes, which was refreshing after the 30-second trivial pursuits of the debates.) Michele Bachmann (local control), Rick Santorum (moral values) and Herman Cain (business principles) stuck mainly to their talking points, but Mr. Gingrich kept the crowd of 1,000 or so engaged and...
  • The Conservative Case For Newt Gingrich

    11/01/2011 2:25:00 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 68 replies · 1+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | November 1, 2011 | John Hawkins
    There are a lot of fine candidates running for President who are not Mitt Romney. You can certainly say fantastic things about Rick Perry, Herman Cain, Michele Bachmann and some of the other candidates who are reaching for that brass ring. Like everyone running, Newt Gingrich has his flaws, but given the state of the race, it's time to start giving Newt serious consideration. Why?1) Newt Gingrich would run a competent campaign: Let me say publicly what I keep hearing privately from other conservatives. They tell me that they really don't want to vote for Mitt Romney, but Herman Cain...
  • Newt Gingrich: GOP’s consummate survivor is back on his feet

    11/01/2011 12:27:00 PM PDT · by TitansAFC · 24 replies
    Postpolitics.com ^ | 10-31-2011 | Karen Tumulty
    In an election season that already has taken more than its share of unlikely turns, few moments have seemed more improbable than the crowd scene Friday afternoon at a Chick-fil-A along a busy suburban thoroughfare here. At least 400 people jammed the restaurant, leaving those in the back straining to get even a glimpse of a man whose presidential candidacy had been left for dead not five months ago. Against the glassed-in playground stood Newt Gingrich, microphone in hand, promising: “If you’re with me, I think we will win the most decisive election in modern times, and I think we...
  • Rick Perry to deliver Pittsburgh policy speech

    10/08/2011 12:53:30 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 32 replies
    Politico ^ | October 8, 2011 | ALEXANDER BURNS
    Rick Perry will deliver a policy address in Pittsburgh next Friday, his campaign said. Spokesman Mark Miner told POLITICO the speech would “focus on energy and job creation.” He said there would be “more in the coming weeks.” Continue Reading POLITICO’s Reid Epstein, traveling with Perry in Iowa this weekend, reports that the Texas governor told voters he planned to speak soon about what a “president can use to unilaterally deal with the issue of job creation.” “Over the course of the next few days, and certainly weeks and months, we’ll be laying specificity out, but we know what to...