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  • 60 Minutes interview

    09/23/2012 5:24:43 PM PDT · by estrogen · 73 replies
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  • Obama brushes off Israeli pressure over Iran

    09/23/2012 5:24:06 PM PDT · by Innovative · 14 replies
    Google News/AFP ^ | Sept. 23, 2012 | AFP
    President Barack Obama likened Israeli pressure on him to draw a line in the sand over Iran's nuclear ambitions as noise he tries to ignore, according to remarks aired Sunday. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently urged the United States to establish what he called a "red line" regarding Tehran's nuclear program beyond which the United States would be compelled to act. Obama, interviewed for Sunday's edition of "60 Minutes" on broadcaster CBS, said he understands and agrees with Netanyahu's insistence that Iran not be allowed to obtain nuclear weapons as this would threaten both countries, the world in general,...
  • Rep. Rogers slams State Department for Pakistan ads denouncing anti-Islamic film

    09/23/2012 5:21:14 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 8 replies ^ | September 23, 2012 | unattributed
    A leading House Republican criticized the Obama administration Sunday for running ads in Pakistan denouncing the anti-Islamic film that allegedly sparked violent and deadly protests across the Middle East and North Africa, calling the roughly $70,000 project a “horrible idea.” “I think it was a horrible idea,” said Michigan Rep. Mike Rogers, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. “It gave credibility and it gave a permission slip to Al Qaeda, to Pakistani officials.” The ad features President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton denouncing the 14-minute Internet film trailer “The Innocence of Muslims,” purportedly by South California filmmaker Nakoula...
  • Death Row Inmate: "Sometimes I just want to get it over with"

    09/23/2012 5:19:57 PM PDT · by GeronL · 15 replies
    Associated Posers ^ | 2-23-2012 | geronl
    (Associated Posers) – LIVINGSTON, Texas - “You can't take your eyes off that door” death row inmate Cleve Foster says about the steel door that death row inmates typically walk through on the way to their executions. Twice though Foster has come within minutes of being escorted through that steel door, but was stopped by US Supreme Court interventions. On Tuesday, Foster, 48, is scheduled for yet another trip to the death house for participating in the abduction and slaying of a 30-year-old Sudanese woman, Nyaneur Pal, a decade ago near Fort Worth. Foster, a former Army recruiter known to...
  • Obama Refers to Israel Concern Over Iran as 'Noise'

    09/23/2012 5:19:25 PM PDT · by Roberts · 16 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 9/23/12 | Weekly Standard
    n an interview to air tonight on CBS's 60 Minutes, President Barack Obama will refer to Israel's concern over Iran's march toward a nuclear program as "noise." Obama Photo "When it comes to our national security decisions -- any pressure that I feel is simply to do what's right for the American people. And I am going to block out -- any noise that's out there," Obama says, according to AFP. AFP also reports that Obama will say that "he understands and agrees with Netanyahu's insistence that Iran not be allowed to obtain nuclear weapons as this would threaten both...

    09/23/2012 5:18:31 PM PDT · by lasereye · 50 replies
    Powerline ^ | September 23, 2012 | John Hinderaker
    The Obama campaign produced a poster of an American flag, with Obama’s “O” symbol replacing the field of stars, as an item of campaign merchandise, selling for $35. The image was tasteless at best. It is hard to imagine any other politician arrogant enough to remake the flag in his own image: Barack Obama, however, has never been one to be deterred by bad taste. The larger problem was that, as many pointed out, the flag bore an uncanny resemblance to this grisly photograph taken at the American consulate in Benghazi: So the Obama campaign has quietly ditched the flag...
  • Ohio poll: Obama leads by 5 percentage points (O 51% R 46%;Breakdown - D 48% R 42% I 10% )

    09/23/2012 5:18:04 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 80 replies
    CantonRep ^ | Sept 23, 2012 | Tim Botos
    Mitt Romney keeps telling Ohioans they are worse off than four years ago — but a majority of you are not buying it. Six weeks before Election Day, President Barack Obama holds a 51 to 46 percent lead in the state over his Republican challenger, according to the most recent Ohio Newspaper Poll of likely voters. The poll, taken between Sept. 13 and Tuesday and jointly paid for by the eight largest circulating newspapers in Ohio, including The Repository, was conducted by the Institute for Policy Research at the University of Cincinnati. The results are similar to those found in...
  • Most Incredible Volcano Footage Ever

    09/23/2012 5:17:46 PM PDT · by lbryce · 9 replies
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  • Saudi billionaire did help Obama into Harvard

    09/23/2012 5:15:32 PM PDT · by jwsea55 · 91 replies
    WND ^ | 9/23/2012 | Jack Cashill
    In late March 2008, on a local New York City show called “Inside City Hall,” the venerable African-American entrepreneur and politico, Percy Sutton, told host Dominic Carter how he was asked to help smooth Barack Obama’s admission into Harvard Law School 20 years earlier. The octogenarian Sutton calmly and lucidly explained that he had been “introduced to [Obama] by a friend.” The friend’s name was Dr. Khalid al-Mansour, and the introduction had taken place about 20 years prior. Sutton described al-Mansour as “the principal adviser to one of the world’s richest men.” The billionaire in question was Saudi prince Al-Waleed...
  • Surprises in breast cancer genetics study

    09/23/2012 5:15:01 PM PDT · by neverdem · 13 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | September 23, 2012 | Victoria Colliver
    In a move that could alter the way that breast cancers are treated, researchers have redefined the disease into four main classes and determined that one type of breast cancer has more in common with an aggressive form of ovarian cancer than other breast cancers. The finding that a form of breast cancer may be genetically similar to a type of ovarian cancer underscores a new way thinking about cancer that moves away from defining cancers by the organ of origin. The findings are the result of the largest and most comprehensive study of the genetics of breast cancer to...
  • 'Occupy Unmasked' Trumps MSM, Scores Big in Limited Release (Freeloader violence on film)

    09/23/2012 5:12:04 PM PDT · by Libloather · 6 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/23/12
    'Occupy Unmasked' Trumps MSM, Scores Big in Limited Releaseby Breitbart News 23 Sep 2012, 12:58 PM PDT The mainstream media did all it could to white wash the violence swirling around the Occupy Wall Street movement as well as its anti-capitalist support system. Enter "Occupy Unmasked," the new documentary which did the work most journalists refused to do. And the people were clearly eager to hear the truth behind the movement. The film earned an impressive per-screen average of $11,000 on four screens over the weekend, the third highest average of any film in release, and those numbers could rise...
  • What Republicans Must Do

    09/23/2012 5:09:02 PM PDT · by Bratch · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 23, 2012 | James V. DeLong
    Anyone who has not seen Steve Flesher's What Romney Must Do should read it immediately. His major point is that the Republicans make a huge mistake by insulting "the 47%." Sure, there are welfare queens who barter food stamps for color TVs, serial collectors of unemployment, etc. etc. Similarly, there are incompetent teachers who rely on the union as a shield, and public employees who retire on the job. But such parasites are uncommon. Most people who have become dependent on the government would rather not be. Because they have been reduced to a state of desperation, it is not...
  • Ancient site needs saving not destroying (Chinese to destroy Buddhist site for copper mine)

    09/23/2012 5:08:31 PM PDT · by Innovative · 18 replies
    CNN ^ | Sept 23, 2012 | Brent Huffman
    This site is called Mes Aynak and is nothing short of awe-inspiring: a massive walled-in Buddhist city featuring massive temples, monasteries, and thousands of Buddhist statues that managed to survive looters and the Taliban. Holding a key position on the Silk Road, Mes Aynak was also an international hub for traders and pilgrims from all over Asia. Mes Aynak is set for destruction at the end of December 2012. All of the temples, monasteries, statues as well as the Bronze age material will all be destroyed by a Chinese government-owned company called China Metallurgical Group Corporation (MCC). Six villages and...
  • A Woman of Parts

    09/23/2012 5:05:57 PM PDT · by vbmoneyspender · 8 replies
    National Review ^ | 9/23/12 | Florence King
    Review by Florence King of Vagina: A New Biography, by Naomi Wolf If you thought there was nothing new to say about female sexuality, you don’t know Naomi Wolf’s gift for saying nothing new about anything. In her 1991 bestseller, The Beauty Myth, she revealed that attractive women are luckier than homely women. A human shoehorn, she used her subsequent fame to ease herself into the role of political consultant in the 2000 presidential race and reveal that Al Gore has the personality of a tree.
  • Japan: China surveillance ships enter waters near disputed islands

    09/23/2012 5:02:31 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 4 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sept. 23, 2012
    (Reuters) - Japan's Coast Guard said on Monday two Chinese marine surveillance ships entered what Japan considers its territorial waters near disputed islands in the East China Sea, in a move seen escalating tensions further between the two countries.
  • Gun Talk Radio 9/23/12

    09/23/2012 5:01:44 PM PDT · by mylife · 71 replies
    Gun Talk Radio ^ | 9/23/12 | Tom Gresham
    ~~Come on in and shoot the breeze~~ Gun Talk Radio 9/23/12~~07:00 CST Listen to the podcast Here Or the KIDO 580 stream Here
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: William B. Baugh ~ September 24, 2012

    09/23/2012 5:01:26 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 81 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
    For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces. Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today! ~ Hall of Heroes ~ William B. Baugh Info from here.             Private First Class William Bernard Baugh (July 7, 1930 – November 29, 1950) was a United States marine who, at age 20, received the Medal of Honor in Korea for sacrificing his life to save his Marine comrades. The nation’s highest decoration for valor was presented to the young Marine for extraordinary heroism on November...
  • Romney's Taxes Paid and Then Some - Where is the Press

    09/23/2012 4:55:07 PM PDT · by Alex Baker · 24 replies
    RealityBatsLast ^ | September 21, 2012 | Bryce Buchanan
    Romney release much additional tax info today and the highlights are these: *The Romneys paid almost two million in income tax this year (3 million last year) *They paid an average of 20.20% of their income to income tax over the last 20 years. * Last year they donated 30% of their income to charity – over 4 million dollars. * Over 20 years, the average share of their income that went to taxes and charity was over 38% of their income. Check out Obama and Bidens history of charitable donations. It was often way up there in the 1...
  • Beantown is a nerd Nirvana!

    09/23/2012 4:53:44 PM PDT · by JAWs · 5 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 9/19/12 | Ethan Gilsdorf
    You’re a new nerd in town. You want to roll some dice, cast some spells, kill some orcs. Or you want to leverage your fandom for good, not evil, in the so-called “real world,” whatever that is. Let it be known, verily and forsooth, that Our Fair City and its environs is a kingdom replete with every variety of nerdery known to man, woman, halfling, and beast. Boston is the undisputed center of the nerdverse — a mothership for dweebs, techies, trekkers, weirdos, and gamers. “Our mainstream is geeky,” said Kevin Harrington, who runs an annual comedy festival called Geek...
  • Libyan govt issues 48 hour deadline for militias to disband- Greg Palkot reports from Tripoli

    09/23/2012 4:51:52 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 16 replies
    Foxnews ^ | Sep 23, 2012 - 2:18 - | Greg Palkot reports from Tripoli, Libya
    Sep 23, 2012 Greg Palkot reports from Tripoli, Libya