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  • Denmark is a very special country with incredible people, but based on PM Mette Frederiksen’s...

    08/20/2019 5:26:15 PM PDT · by MountainWalker · 163 replies
    Twitter ^ | 8/20/2019 | President Trump
    Denmark is a very special country with incredible people, but based on Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s comments, that she would have no interest in discussing the purchase of Greenland, I will be postponing our meeting scheduled in two weeks for another time.... ....The Prime Minister was able to save a great deal of expense and effort for both the United States and Denmark by being so direct. I thank her for that and look forward to rescheduling sometime in the future!
  • Imprisoned Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, to face first whipping

    01/08/2015 7:50:17 AM PST · by Fali_G · 25 replies
    Lisa Daftari ^ | 01/08/2015 | Lisa Daftari
    Saudi blogger and activist Raif Badawi, sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam, is set to receive the first set of 50 lashes tomorrow. Badawi will be flogged after Friday prayers tomorrow and continuously over a period of 20 weeks as the remainder of his sentence is carried out, according to Amnesty International.
  • Juan Williams: ‘Insulting to Black People’ That White House Elevates Sharpton

    11/22/2014 9:00:00 PM PST · by Nachum · 25 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 11/22/14 | Josh Feldman
    Fox’s Eric Bolling went after Al Sharpton today for his tax issues that have somehow not stopped his White House invitations. Juan Williams agreed and went so far as to say it’s “insulting to black people” for the White House to be elevating Sharpton like that. Williams suspected that the Obama White House just doesn’t like Jesse Jackson and since Sharpton is the only big alternative, the White House just “anointed him as their official black leader,” which people find insulting. RELATED: Sharpton Disputes NY Times Report About His Taxes, Clashes with Reporter Bolling found some extreme irony in how...
  • Jake Tapper on Jay Carney: His Comments Have Been 'Dissembling, Obfuscating and Insulting

    05/02/2014 4:11:42 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 18 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | May 01 2014 | Breitbart TV
    Thursday on his radio show Hugh Hewitt asked CNN's "The Lead" host Jake Tapper about White House press secretary Jay Carney's claims this week that the "smoking gun' email from White House adviser Ben Rhodes pushing the false narrative that a video caused the Benghazi terror attack to then U.N. ambassador Susan Rice "were not about Benghazi". Stopping short of using the word "lie" Tapper said Carney's remarks in the press briefings this week were 'dissembling, obfuscating and insulting'...
  • Dire signs from a warming world

    01/28/2014 8:23:56 AM PST · by CedarDave · 76 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | January 28, 2014 | Eugene Robinson
    Another insane cold wave — not the infamous “polar vortex ” but its evil twin — is bringing sub-zero and single-digit temperatures to much of the nation. And global warming may be even more extreme, and potentially more catastrophic, than climate scientists had feared. This is, of course, no contradiction. The rallying cry of the denialists — “It’s really cold outside, so global warming must be a crock!” — can be taken seriously only by those with a toddler’s limited conception of time and space. They forget that it’s winter, and apparently they don’t quite grasp that even when it’s...
  • Obama to Return 5 Percent of Salary

    04/03/2013 12:41:02 PM PDT · by OKRA2012 · 83 replies
    ABC ^ | 4/3/13 | Arlette Saenz
    President Obama will return 5 percent of his salary to the Treasury Department, a senior White House official tells ABC News, a sign of solidarity with the federal workers who face furloughs due to the sequester cuts. “The president has decided that to share in the sacrifice being made by public servants across the federal government that are affected by the sequester, he will contribute a portion of his salary back to the Treasury,” a White House aide said.
  • Dianne Feinstein: ‘It’s legal to hunt humans’ with high-capacity magazines [VIDEO]

    03/09/2013 2:44:23 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | March 8, 2013 | Jeff Poor
    At a Senate judiciary committee hearing on Thursday, California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein shot down a proposed amendment exempting veterans from her “assault weapons” ban, bizarrely arguing that it’s legal to hunt humans with high-capacity magazines. “The time has come, America, to step up and ban these weapons,” Feinstein said. “The other very important part of this bill is to ban large capacity ammunition feeding devices — those that hold more than 10 rounds. We have federal regulations and state laws that prohibit hunting ducks with more than three rounds. And yet it’s legal to hunt humans with 15-round, 30-round,...
  • Rubio To Deliver GOP Response to Obama's State of the Union (in English and Spanish)

    02/06/2013 4:31:21 PM PST · by drewh · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/06/13 03:40 PM E | By Daniel Strauss
    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) will deliver the Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address on Feb. 12. Rubio's response will be delivered in both English and Spanish, according to Speaker John Boehner's (R-Ohio) office. "Marco Rubio is one of our party’s most dynamic and inspiring leaders. He carries our party’s banner of freedom, opportunity and prosperity in a way few others can. His family’s story is a testament to the promise and greatness of America," Boehner said in a statement on Wednesday. "He’ll deliver a GOP address that speaks from the heart to the hopes and dreams...
  • Merry Christmas: Insulting Islam by Professing Christianity

    12/25/2012 7:45:17 AM PST · by Nachum · 17 replies
    Front Page Mag. ^ | 12/25/12 | Robert Spencer
    The Byzantine icon representing this article is the work of the 16th-century iconographer Theophanes the Cretan. Many Muslims around the world today would consider it offensive and insulting to Islam. Muslims in the Balkans just a few years ago have entered churches and destroyed icons like this one for precisely that reason. How does this icon insult Islam? In many ways, including these: 1. It depicts human beings, which violates the traditional Islamic prohibition of images and would be considered idolatrous and blasphemous on its face. 2. It depicts Jesus not as a Muslim prophet, as this does: Instead, it...
  • Obama's Sexually Themed 'First Time' Ad Getting Crushed on YouTube by Disgusted Voters

    10/25/2012 5:41:51 PM PDT · by kristinn · 150 replies
    Video link-Obama for America YouTube Channel ^ | Thursday, October 25, 2012 | Kristinn
    President Barack Obama released a one-minute web video ad Thursday that features a young woman, Lena Dunham, talking about voting for the first time in a blatant allusion to a woman losing her virginity.The ad is getting a disgusted, negative response from most of those who have seen it. On YouTube where the video is hosted on the Obama for America channel, commenting is disabled but viewers have found a way to vote their displeasure.As of 8:35 p.m. EDT the video's 'Likes' stood at 422.The 'Dislikes' were 1078.
  • Was the revolution lost in Tunisia and Egypt?

    09/05/2012 10:30:41 PM PDT · by Rabin · 1 replies
    Al Jazeera ^ | 05 Sep 2012 | Not Identified
    First it was the media, now it is the artists. Censorship in the birthplace of the so-called Arab Spring - Tunisia - is back. The government has already been accused of clamping down on reporters. And now, two Tunisian artists have been charged. Their crime: creating sculptures that the authorities say are harmful to public order and good morals. Nadia Jelassi's work is of a veiled woman surrounded by rocks and suggests she is being stoned, while Mohamed Ben Slama's work is of a child with ants streaming from a schoolbag that spelt out "God". Meanwhile in Egypt, two journalists...
  • Only One Man Alive Looks Worse In The Tank Than Jonah Goldberg... "Vote For Romney Because.."

    02/08/2012 12:10:31 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 7 replies
    Red State ^ | February 8, 2012 | Repair_Man_Jack
    Vote For Romney Because He’ll Owe Us?….Seriously? Only One Man Alive Looks Worse In The Tank Than Jonah Goldberg What Is It with Massachusettes Governors and Armored Vehicles? There are actually some reasons to vote for Mitt Romney in this year’s GOP Primaries. I don’t personally find them compelling, and have endorsed one of Gov. Romney’s opponents. I admire the man’s ability to manage large projects and he does know how an executive office works. Voting for Mitt Romney may not be my personal predilection, but it isn’t quite as pointless as wearing a rally cap or tossing maidens down...
  • Gingrich on a First Lady Calista — Nancy Reagan + Laura Bush, with a Dash of Jackie Kennedy

    12/02/2011 6:29:18 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 153 replies
    ABC Political Punch ^ | 12-2-11 | Jake Tapper
    WEST DES MOINES, IOWA — In our interview, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich discussed what kind of First Lady his wife Calista might be. Gingrich is quoted in the new e-book “THE RIGHT FIGHTS BACK,” by Mike Allen and Evan Thomas, saying she would be in the Nancy Reagan mold. So that’s where we started. What did he mean by that? I asked. “First of all she is a very strong personality, which Nancy Reagan was,” Gingrich said. “She actually describes herself as being a cross between Nancy Reagan and Laura Bush with just a slight bit of Jackie Kennedy...
  • Injury Spares SEAL (Fake SEAL BARF ALERT)

    08/19/2011 4:11:02 PM PDT · by Marie · 45 replies
    Mountain News ^ | Aug 18, 2011 | Glenn Barr
    (snip) At four months short of age 17, Carl made a decision that altered his life; he opted to enlist in the Marine Corps. He ranked high on his aptitude tests and passed the physical, he said, and took the oath on April 17, 1977. Then, when he turned 17, "they came and got me. At midnight on his birthday, "I was off the bus and following the yellow footprints" on the pavement at the Parris Island, S.C., Marine base, he said. Once the tough training began, he said, he immediately second-guessed his decision, shocked by the reality of boot...
  • Senator Conrad's insulting defense of trying KSM in New York

    11/26/2009 8:57:46 AM PST · by Nachum · 16 replies · 792+ views
    American thinker ^ | 11/26/09 | David Jeffers
    Democrat Senator from North Dakota, Kent Conrad, while defending the Obama Administration's decision to try al Qaeda terrorists in civilian courts, said: "If people don't believe in our system, maybe they ought to go somewhere else." Really Senator Conrad? Would you like to retract that statement? I am a Gold-Star Father, meaning my son Sergeant Eddie Jeffers was killed in Iraq. I am opposed to terrorists being tried in civilian courts. Did I mention that I am a 22 year Army veteran? Is it okay with you if invoke my free speech rights?
  • Obama brings relaxed style to presidency (Oval office dress code)

    01/29/2009 1:18:06 PM PST · by mmanager · 97 replies · 3,943+ views ^ | January 29, 2009 | Frank James
    President Barack Obama has brought a more relaxed style to the White House, according to Sheryl Gay Stolberg of the New York Times, among other things going suit coat-less in the Oval Office and allowing others to do the same. Obama critics will probably hold this against him and mark him down as disrespecting the presidency. But the Oval Office is an office after all, even if it is the world's most famous one. At bottom, it is a work space albeit it holds an almost sacred place in the hearts of many Americans. Most Americans probably won't begrudge Obama...
  • Obama puts down America on Foreign Soil

    07/24/2008 11:33:38 AM PDT · by Pacothecat · 96 replies · 188+ views
    (People of Berlin – people of the world – this is our moment. This is our time.) I know my country has not perfected itself. At times, we've struggled to keep the promise of liberty and equality for all of our people. We've made our share of mistakes, and there are times when our actions around the world have not lived up to our best intentions.
  • Civil Discourse - (Bruce Kesler on troubling decline in civility in America; Ward Churchill et al)

    07/21/2005 9:06:10 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 2 replies · 387+ views
    While some ends may justify some means, in very extreme circumstances, it is still unavoidable that the means we choose will inevitably also transform, to some extent, the ends we achieve. So, personally, I normally overwhelmingly prefer civil means and civil discourse to their uncivil twins. For the United States, similarly, I believe civil means and civil discourse has served us most well in building a peaceful, prosperous union. I have faith that most of the American people feel likewise. A recent poll, from Democrat electoral consultants Democracy Corps, shows a stable attachment to Republicans since 2004 (43 percent), but...
  • Judicial Havoc: Part III - (confirmation process should NOT be a demeaning process for nominees!)

    07/07/2005 8:38:38 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 5 replies · 381+ views
    In addition to the havoc wrought by the judiciary in our times, there is the havoc wrought on the judiciary itself by others. Some have blamed the murders of a judge not long ago, and the murder of another judge's family, on critics of judicial activism. But, in each of these cases, the motive seems plainly to have been personal animosity growing out of a judge's ruling against the particular individuals concerned. It is doubtful if these murderers had ever read a law journal article or a Federalist Society paper on judicial activism. It is one of many signs of...
  • Does Vincente Fox Think Mexicans are Stupid? - (fast, sharp punch in the nose for El Presidente!)

    05/20/2005 9:28:51 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 19 replies · 931+ views
    It seems President Fox of Mexico does not like people pointing out why he is a failure. To hide his failure, he decides to not only insult Americans, but Mexicans as well. Just look at one of Fox's recent comments: "There is no doubt that Mexicans...are doing jobs that not even blacks want to do there in the United States." He said this in a speech broadcast in part on local radio and reported on newspaper web sites (Reuters, Fri. May 13). reports the comment this way: "There's no doubt that the Mexican men and women...are doing the work...