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  • U.S. President Speaks to U.N. About YouTube Video

    09/25/2012 10:59:42 AM PDT · by yoe · 19 replies
    CBSNEWS ^ | September 25, 2012 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    In an address to the United Nations General Assembly today, President Barack Obama dedicated several long passages to discussing and condemning what the New York Times has described as a 14-minute "amateurish video" that a 55-year-old Southern California man posted on YouTube in June. Obama also told the United Nations that with modern technology efforts to control the flow of information have become “obsolete.” The Obama administration had originally suggested that the video in question—which the New York Times said was a trailer for a movie entitled “The Innocence of Muslims”—may have been responsible for inspiring a mob to attack...
  • Rare film of Chairman Bernanke as a child

    09/25/2012 10:59:22 AM PDT · by Mountain Bike Vomit Carnage · 7 replies
  • Circular logic and thick verbiage can't hide Romney's solid lead in new Battleground poll

    09/25/2012 10:56:00 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 12 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/25/2012 | Derrick Hollenbeck
    The message attached to a new Politico-George Washington University Battleground Poll (P-GWUBP) is a study in literary gymnastics. As hard as the authors tried to twist the data of the survey, reading it brings you to only one logical conclusion: Mitt Romney is moving toward a solid victory and probably a landslide in November. The report starts with background information whose only purpose is to try to discourage readers from sticking with “yesterday’s news” and stop reading before they get to the devastating news for Barack Obama. Once the actual report starts the “good” news for Obama fans is provided:...
  • Bernanke's Folly

    09/25/2012 10:55:36 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 1 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9/25/2012 | C. Edmund Wright
    Psst, remember this story? The one where a panicked Ben Bernanke and his cronies at the Federal Reserve -- seeing more devastation in the jobs and housing markets -- say they will continue to disguise the failure of Obama-Reid-Pelosi-Dodd-Frank socialism by flooding Wall Street with even more dollars? Well that's not exactly verbatim, but lost in the news shuffle of embassies being attacked while Marines are un-armed -- and Mitt's video of truth about 47% -- was Bernanke's latest announcement of quantitative easing by the Fed (QE 3). This was followed a couple days later by Japan's central bank announcing...
  • Obama: Attacks on America an Assault on U.N. Ideals

    09/25/2012 10:53:38 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 8 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 9-25-2012 | Daniel Halper
    In a speech at the United Nations this morning, President Obama says the attacks on America across the Muslim world over the last two weeks are also an "assault on the very ideals upon which the United Nations was founded." "The attacks on our civilians in Benghazi were attacks on America," Obama stated, according to a prepared transcript of his remarks. "We are grateful for the assistance we received from the Libyan government and the Libyan people. And there should be no doubt that we will be relentless in tracking down the killers and bringing them to justice. I also...
  • India holds wargames along China, Pakistan border soon

    09/25/2012 10:52:28 AM PDT · by JerseyanExile
    Economic Times ^ | September 25, 2012
    With an aim of checking its preparedness, the army recently conducted wargames along the Chinese border and is preparing for similar exercises along the Pakistan frontier soon. The exercises in the North East were conducted by 33 Corps under the Eastern Army Command earlier this month, army sources said. Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh oversaw these exercises which were intended to check the battle preparedness vis-a-vis the Chinese army, the sources said. Similar exercises will be conducted along the Pakistan border soon, the sources said. The Army Chief will visit Pune this week in connection with the exercises. India has...
  • 'Redistribution" = Destruction of Wealth

    09/25/2012 10:52:00 AM PDT · by Mr. K · 13 replies
    Mr.K ^ | 9/25/12 | Mr.K
    Redistibution means taking away from one person to give to someone else. It is Theft. It is Wrong, no matter how "fair" you think you are being. Just ask your kids- if you take something away from one to give to the other they will instantly know "that's NOT fair" But it is WORSE than that- it is the destruction of potential wealth. Just like the "Broken Glass" theory is 100% back-asswards, so is "redistribution" Let me use my favorite example. Two people in a fictional closed system containing a starting value of $100. Alan has $100 and Bob has...
  • Brown: Steel case shows Warren sides with big business (MA Senate Race)

    09/25/2012 10:51:08 AM PDT · by ruralvoter · 2 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 9/25/12 | Chris Cassidy
    Republican Sen. Scott Brown lobbed hypocrisy charges against Democrat Elizabeth Warren today for her work on behalf of a steel conglomerate in 1995, saying it contradicts her claims of being a champion of the middle class. “I think it’s hypocritical to say you’re out there fighting for the middle class and fighting for the union workers and the little guys,” Brown said at a campaign appearance at South Station today. Brown said national AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka — in town yesterday to talk up Warren’s union credentials at a labor rally — will be hard-pressed to defend Warren now. “He’s...
  • Civilization Watch

    Isn't it funny to watch the Obama administration erupt in outrage (dutifully followed by their media pets) over Romney daring to criticize their astonishingly inept handling of the embassy invasions in Egypt and Libya? Remember candidate Obama in 2008? Russia invaded the nation of Georgia – once part of its empire – and Obama, far from pursuing a "unified" foreign policy, criticized the Bush administration's handling of the affair. Said Obama at the time, "This is a matter that should be left to the United Nations."
  • NFL supports decision to not overturn Seahawks’ touchdown

    In Monday's game between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks, Seattle faced a 4th-and-10 from the Green Bay 24 with eight seconds remaining in the game. Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson threw a pass into the end zone. Several players, including Seattle wide receiver Golden Tate and Green Bay safety M.D. Jennings, jumped into the air in an attempt to catch the ball. While the ball is in the air, Tate can be seen shoving Green Bay cornerback Sam Shields to the ground. This should have been a penalty for offensive pass interference, which would have ended the game. It...
  • Economists Opposed to Taxmageddon

    09/25/2012 10:45:43 AM PDT · by 92nina · 1 replies
    ATR ^ | 2012-09-25 | Rhett Brooks
    The National Association for Business Economics (NABE) recently surveyed 236 business economists on fiscal policy issues, including the looming Taxmageddon and Obamacare. The results of the survey reflect a clear divide on taxes between economists and Democrats in Congress. According to the survey, a majority of respondents support the extension of “payroll tax cuts, current marginal income tax rates, and current tax rates for dividends and capital gains for most or all taxpayers through 2013.” Furthermore, between 35 and 45 percent favor the permanent extension of income, dividends, and capital gains at their current rate. On the issue of tax...
  • They Are Not Worth the Color’: CBC Chairman‘s Fiery Rant Against Blacks Who Don’t Vote

    09/25/2012 10:45:18 AM PDT · by TexasCajun · 20 replies
    TheBlaze.com ^ | September 25, 2012 | Jonathon M. Seidl
    If you are black and you don’t vote, you do not deserve the color of your skin. That’s at least how Congressional Black Caucus head Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) put it during a recent speech on voting rights. After explaining the struggles blacks had to go through to get the right to vote, Cleaver launched into a tirade against those who decide not to exercise it. “That’s why I become so angry at any African-American who refuses to vote,” he said. “They are not worth the color if they don’t vote. They ought to give us their color back. Their...
  • 5 Myths About America's Tax System That You Probably Believe

    09/25/2012 10:44:57 AM PDT · by bthockey · 15 replies
    The Band Of Patriots ^ | 9/25/12 | Bryan Thomas
    Most mainstream media outlets aide in the proliferation of myths about our tax system and our economy. Here are 5 myths about the US tax system that you probably thought were true. 1. Once A Millionaire, Always A Millionaire As you can see by the graph below, this shows how many consecutive years millionaires file their taxes as millionaires. Half of the people who become millionaires are only at that status for one year.​ 2. Tax Credits Only Help The Rich This graph shows the effective tax rates since 1980. As you can see, because of tax credits and deductions,...
  • Full Text of Obama's Speech to the UN -- Update: Video Added

    09/25/2012 10:43:22 AM PDT · by DannyTN · 10 replies
    thedailybeast ^ | 9/25/2012 | Justin Green
    Mr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, fellow delegates, ladies and gentleman: I would like to begin today by telling you about an American named Chris Stevens. Chris was born in a town called Grass Valley, California, the son of a lawyer and a musician. As a young man, Chris joined the Peace Corps, and taught English in Morocco. He came to love and respect the people of North Africa and the Middle East, and he would carry that commitment throughout his life. As a diplomat, he worked from Egypt to Syria; from Saudi Arabia to Libya. He was known for walking the...
  • Toyota Pulls Plug on Obama, Reid’s Green Car Fantasy

    09/25/2012 10:38:06 AM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 20 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 9/25/12 | Lindsay Leveen
    Toyota has scrapped plans for widespread manufacturing and sale of a new mini-car that was to be powered as electric only. Reuters reports that Toyota stated they “had misread the market and the ability of still emerging battery technology to meet consumer demands.” We would all be a lot better off, if Only Barack Obama and Harry Reid had the same amount of guts as Toyota to admit to making gross errors in judgment. Takeshi Uchiyamada, the engineer who oversees vehicle development as Vice Chairman of Toyota, was frank in stating, “two years later, there are many difficulties.” Takeshi is...
  • Today Only

    09/25/2012 10:38:00 AM PDT · by upchuck · 7 replies
    email | Tuesday, September 25, 2012 | The Wookie
    Friend -- Barack and I wouldn't be where we are today without you. Your support is what's building this campaign. You've stood with Barack -- now I hope you'll take the next step. To say thank you, Barack is holding one last dinner with supporters before Election Day. And I hope you'll be there. If you chip in $5 or whatever you can, you'll be automatically entered for a chance to take part in this campaign tradition. Today only, each entry counts as two. These dinners have been a staple of both of Barack's campaigns -- he had the first...
  • Wisc. Gov. Walker calls for return of union refs

    09/25/2012 10:37:53 AM PDT · by Uncle Slayton · 15 replies
    AP and SI ^ | 9/25.12
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) If there's one thing that can unite political foes in Wisconsin, it just may be the Green Bay Packers. Republican Gov. Scott Walker, who made a national name for himself by going after public employee unions last year, posted a message on Twitter calling for the return of the NFL's locked-out unionized officials after a disputed call led to a Seattle Seahawks 14-12 victory over the Packers on Monday night. "After catching a few hours of sleep, the (hash)Packers game is still just as painful. (hash)Returntherealrefs," Walker tweeted early Tuesday.
  • US election 2012: Jack Nicklaus teeing off for Mitt Romney (Homestate of Ohio)

    09/25/2012 10:37:15 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | September 25, 2012
    Golfing legend Jack Nicklaus will seek to help Mitt Romney stay on par in his quest for the White House, as he campaigns with the Republican nominee on Wednesday in Ohio. Beginning on Tuesday, Romney will spend two days on a bus tour in the battleground Midwestern state, refocusing his efforts on retail campaigning in the six weeks before the November 6 presidential election. Romney routinely brings surrogates on the road with him, but an icon like Nicklaus, who holds the record for most major golf tournament victories and is widely regarded as the greatest golfer ever, adds sporting star...
  • Mohamed Morsi you didn’t build that!

    09/25/2012 10:35:59 AM PDT · by shoff · 9 replies
    Examminer.com ^ | 0/25/2012 | Steven Hoffman
    The new ruler in Egypt is beginning to sound like a welfare queen who complains about lazy workers for her check being one day late. Mohamed Morsi showing his gratitude to America made the following statement to the New York Times. “Successive American administrations essentially purchase with taxpayer money the dislike if not the hatred of the peoples of the region”. Scant thanks from a man that went from riding donkeys to school to receiving a PHD and an assistant professorship the same year from California State University. From a man with two of five children that are American citizens...
  • Seven Explosive Details from [Sheila] Bair's New Book

    09/25/2012 10:31:31 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 9 replies
    American Banker ^ | 25 September 2012 | Rob Blackwell (book reviewer)
    Sheila Bair comes out swinging in a new book released Tuesday, blasting Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner as the "bailouter in chief," while detailing fierce regulatory battles before, during and after the financial crisis. The former Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. chairman's nearly 400-page "Bull By the Horns" is chock-filled with meaty details about the behind-the-scenes debates over the 2008 bailouts, the Dodd-Frank Act and beyond. Although American Banker is still reviewing the full text, following are several new revelations from the book: 1. Hamp was doomed to fail, and Geithner didn't care The book recounts Bair's ongoing efforts through two administrations...
  • EPA Sued Over Heinous Experiments on Humans

    09/25/2012 10:30:56 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 34 replies
    National Legal & Policy Center ^ | September 25, 2012 | Paul Chesser
    After accumulating evidence via the Freedom of Information Act that showed theEnvironmental Protection Agency conducted disturbing experiments that exposed humans to inhalable particulates the agency has said are deadly, sound science advocate Steven Milloy has sued the federal government. The trials, which were carried out at EPA’s Human Studies Facility at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, exposed subjects to fine particulate matter (called “PM2.5”) at extremely elevated levels for up to two hours at a time. EPA’s Web site on particulate matter and its 2009 “Summary of PM2.5 Risk Estimates,” stated, “an examination of cause-specific risk...
  • Has NewsMax gone pro Obama and pro Liberal?

    09/25/2012 10:27:22 AM PDT · by RochesterNYconservative · 26 replies
    Newsmax ^ | September 25, 2010 | WesternNYConservative
    Republicans aren’t a lock to maintain control of the House, as has been assumed for months, says William Kristol, editor of The Weekly Standard. He cites a new poll from Politico/George Washington University/Battleground to buttress his contention. The survey “seems to have produced solid and non-quirky results consistent with several other surveys,” Kristol writes on his blog Read more on Newsmax.com: Weekly Standard's Kristol: Republicans Could Lose House
  • What did he foretell ?

    09/25/2012 10:25:58 AM PDT · by knarf · 16 replies
    self ^ | September 25, 2012 | knarf
    It has been ponited out that Mohammud is now being officially called a prophet.Which brings to my inquisitive mind ... what has he prophecied?
  • Orwellian, 1984-Esque, Anti-Obama Ad

    09/25/2012 10:19:27 AM PDT · by xuberalles · 12 replies
    Self | 9/25/12 | Me
    An idea I had for an Orwellian, 1984-Esque, Anti-Obama ad. A dilapidated, dingy room is filled with sitting media correspondents wearing gray uniforms; only an Obama symbol, atop of their notepads resting upon their locked knees, gleams with color. The hypnotized journalists are transfixed upon a giant, flickering, black and white screen; the words “Forward” and “Obey” routinely interchange with an Obama symbol marking each “O”. Obama’s face, stoic and ominous, fades to the foreground. Obama: America…is better off than it was four years ago. An Obama symbol, slowly transposing over the stars of the American flag, begins to block...
  • Obama tells United Nations it is 'time to heed the words of Gandhi', condemns 'disgusting' anti-

    09/25/2012 10:17:50 AM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/25/12 | Toby Harnden
    President Barack Obama delivered an extensive denunciation of a 'crude and disgusting' anti-Islam video made in California, telling the United Nations that 'it is time to heed the words of Gandhi' and declaring: 'The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam.' Obama strongly condemned the protests that spread across the Middle East and the murder of Chris Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to Libya, branding them 'an assault on America'. But he stated that the unrest and murderous attacks were the result of the low-budget video, which had 'sparked outrage
  • Voting Guide for Serious Catholics-Final?

    09/25/2012 10:17:05 AM PDT · by pgyanke · 10 replies
    Vanity | 9/25/2012 | pgyanke
    In recent election cycles, our politicians have catered to favored minority groups based on race, ethnicity, gender, social class and sexual orientation. The one group neglected in this narrative is Christians (in general) and Catholics (in particular). By most estimates, the homosexual population is approximately 2% of the total. Yet our politicians are in competition with one another in courting their vote. Why don't the politicians speak of a Christian agenda when Christians comprise 85% of the population? Perhaps there are too many denominations to see them as a single group. Why, then, ignore the Catholics who number nearly 25%...
  • Madonna calls Obama a 'Muslim,' begs audience to vote for him

    09/25/2012 10:14:07 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 30 replies
    NY Post ^ | 9/25/2012 | MICHAEL BLAUSTEIN
    Evidently, President Obama is a "black Muslim" so everyone should vote for him, according to the Queen of Pop. "Y’all better vote for f--king Obama, OK? For better or for worse, all right?" the aging songstress implored her audience during a performance in Washington, DC Monday night.
  • Dave Says Pick the Right Trustee

    09/25/2012 10:13:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 25, 2012 | Dave Ramsey
    Dear Dave, I’m going through a divorce, and I’m about to buy a $600,000 life insurance policy. My 9-year-old daughter would be the beneficiary. I need a trustee, but how do I pick a good one?MarieDear Marie,First, your daughter wouldn’t be the beneficiary. You would leave it in a trust for her benefit. And I’m not sure I’d depend on an ex-husband to handle something that requires this much integrity. You’d be better off hiring a good attorney to execute the trust upon your death, or you can look for a bank that has a trust department.Once you decide on...
  • Harry Reid: Mitt Romney Has 'Sullied' Mormonism': He's not the face' of the religion...

    09/25/2012 10:13:22 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    Newser ^ | September 25, 2012 | Evann Gastaldo
    Harry Reid is a Mormon, and he wants you to know that Mitt Romney is not the poster boy for his religion, the Salt Lake Tribune reports. Speaking on a conference call Friday about Romney's upcoming visit to Nevada, where many Mormons live, Reid said that he agrees with fellow Mormon Gregory A. Prince—who blogged last week that Romney has "sullied" their shared religion, according to Politico. Members of the LDS church "understand that [Romney] is not the face of Mormonism," Reid added. The GOP pounced on Reid's comments, with Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz saying, “Harry Reid seems to be...
  • John Leguizamo: 'Latin People for Republicans Are Like Roaches for Raid'

    09/25/2012 10:13:00 AM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/25/12 | Christian Toto
    Sounds like comic actor John Leguizamo pines for a one political party system. Leguizamo, best known for providing the voice of Sid in four "Ice Age" movies, recently talked to CNN about his political views. “Latin people for Republicans are like roaches for raid,” he adds. “It doesn’t make sense. [Republicans are] not for us. You’re not for my values. We’re working class people mostly and blue collar. We’re your cops, we’re your firemen, we’re your carpenters and the things we need – we need to protect our unions, we need to protect our Medicare, we need to
  • Why Johnny's Not Eating His Free Lunch

    09/25/2012 10:11:14 AM PDT · by appeal2 · 9 replies
    www.FinancialSurvivalNetwork.com ^ | 09/25/2012 | Kerry Lutz
    Once again the Nanny State backfires. Just when you thought it was safe to consume a big mac, along comes America’s First Nanny Michelle Obama. Mind you her favorite food is a cheeseburger and fries. But that’s not good enough for Johnny. You see while Johnny maybe a functional illiterate because he’s been deliberately dumbed down in a government indoctrination center, also known as a public school, Ms. Obama is insistent that this programmed failure is going to eat healthy, the way she doesn’t and how do we do this? By fiat or decree the same way her husband does...
  • Obama leads Romney among NASCAR fans, military: Poll (Zogby jumps the shark)

    09/25/2012 10:10:53 AM PDT · by pabianice · 13 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 9/25/12 | Stableford
    Mitt Romney's recent slide in several polls, including those in the battleground states of Ohio, Virginia and Florida, is troubling enough for the GOP. But, now the Republican nominee appears to be trailing President Barack Obama among a traditionally conservative constituency: NASCAR fans. Obama leads Romney 49 to 42 percent among NASCAR enthusiasts, according to a new Zogby poll by JZ Analytics. As the liberal blog PoliticusUSA.com pointed out, Romney was booed at the Daytona 500 in February during a campaign trip ahead of Super Tuesday... ...The online poll of 860 likely voters conducted on Sept. 21 and 22 also...
  • President Obama: The Future Must Not Belong to Those Who Slander the Prophet of Islam

    09/25/2012 10:09:23 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 26 replies
    mrctv.org ^ | Sept. 25, 2012 | Joe Schoffstall
    President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly this morning and claimed the future must not belong to those who target Coptic Christians in Egypt, those who bully women, the corrupt few who steal a country's resources, and those who slander the prophet of Islam. Transcript: The future must not belong to those who target Coptic Christians in Egypt – it must be claimed by those in Tahrir Square who chanted “Muslims, Christians, we are one.” The future must not belong to those who bully women – it must be shaped by girls who go to school, and those...
  • Reid: Romney 'not the face of Mormonism'.

    09/25/2012 10:09:12 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 14 replies
    Fox News Website ^ | Published September 25, 2012 | FoxNews.com
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid lashed out at Mitt Romney’s faith during a conference call with reporters, saying he is “not the face of Mormonism” and suggesting he has tarnished the religion. Reid, a Democrat and the highest-ranking Mormon in U.S. elected office, also said he agrees with claims that Romney has “sullied” the Latter-day Saints faith. The Nevada senator made the comments during a call Friday, according to The Salt Lake Tribune. "He’s coming to a state where there are a lot of members of the LDS Church," Reid also said ahead of Romney’s arrival Friday. "They understand that...
  • Iranian President Says Israel Will Be Eliminated (So what's new pussycat?)

    09/25/2012 10:06:30 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 12 replies
    GOP USA ^ | 9/26/2012 | Staff
    As world leaders gather at the United Nations building in New York, one can expect the... expected. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has a turn at the podium on Monday and wasted no time blasting Israel and saying the country would be "eliminated." Israeli representatives walked out of the speech, but what about the Americans? As reported by Reuters, "Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Monday Israel has no roots in the Middle East and would be 'eliminated,' ignoring a U.N. warning to avoid incendiary rhetoric ahead of the annual General Assembly session." Ahmadinejad also said he did not take seriously...
  • Reid: Romney 'not the face of Mormonism'

    09/25/2012 10:06:23 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 34 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 9/25/12 | foxnews
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid lashed out at Mitt Romney’s faith during a conference call with reporters, saying he is “not the face of Mormonism” and suggesting he has tarnished the religion.
  • Why is the Coptic Christian filmmaker partners in crime with Coptic Christian hater?

    09/25/2012 10:05:56 AM PDT · by Ben Barrack · 9 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 9/25/12 | Walid Shoebat
    The Smoking Gun has produced court documents telling us that Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, producer of the movie Innocence of Muslims, partnered with Eiad Salameh and that Nakoula was finally caught in 2009 for his role in a check-kiting ring that stole over $870,000 from six financial institutions by using stolen Social Security numbers and identities. In this, we will show how this story is mired in FBI failure and the Eiad connection is crucial in unraveling more facts to this story, since many of his dealings with Nakoula can tell us more about his true motives. After all, Eiad Salameh...
  • Global bacon shortage "unavoidable," group says

    09/25/2012 10:04:52 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 15 replies
    cbsnews.com ^ | Sept. 25, 2012 | Alex Sundby
    (CBS News) BLTs next year might have to forego the B, according to a British trade group. Britain's National Pig Association, "the voice of the British pig industry," warned recently that a global shortage of bacon and pork "is now unavoidable" because of shrinking herds. The trade group reported Thursday that annual pig production for Europe's main pig producers fell across the board between 2011 and 2012, a trend that "is being mirrored around the world." The group tied the decline to increased feed costs, an effect of poor harvests for corn and soybeans. Even though the pig association issued...
  • The Smartest People In A Meeting With Obama

    09/25/2012 10:04:28 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 2 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 9-25-12 | The Looking Spoon
  • Scientists find the secret of longer life for men (the bad news: Castration is the key)

    09/25/2012 10:03:55 AM PDT · by null and void · 19 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 19:04 EST, 24 September 2012 | Mark Prigg
    Scientists have found a sure-fire way for men to live longer - but most red-blooded males will find the method unpalatably painful. Researchers in Korea have shown that eunuchs outlived other men by a significant margin. They say their findings suggest that male sex hormones are responsible for shortening the lives of men. A Turkish chief eunuch from the 18th Century. Researchers now believe that eunuchs may live longer The evidence comes after careful study of genealogy records of noble members of the Imperial court of the Korean Chosun dynasty (AD 1392-1910). Kyung-Jin Min, of Inha University, said: 'This discovery...
  • Mitt Romney Was Joking About Airplane Windows

    09/25/2012 10:03:41 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 17 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 09/25/2012 | Dan Amira
    The Internet was tickled silly yesterday when it learned that Mitt Romney lacks an even basic understanding of the airplanes he has flown on probably thousands of times at this point in his 65-year life. It seemed almost unthinkable that a guy as obviously intelligent as Romney would fail to grasp that, because the cabin is pressurized, opening a window, as Patrick Smith of Ask a Pilot put it to the Atlantic's James Fallows, "would be somewhere between extremely inconvenient and catastrophically dangerous." And guess what: It's still unthinkable. Because Romney was joking.  The Los Angeles Times story that relayed...
  • Obama: US will 'do what we must' to prevent nuclear Iran

    09/25/2012 10:00:14 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 17 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 9/25/12 | foxnews
    President Obama, speaking to world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly Tuesday, vowed the U.S. "will do what we must" to prevent Iran from gaining a nuclear weapon -- calling this a threat to Israel's existence.
  • Senator Avella "offended" at Muslim Parade NYC

    09/25/2012 9:59:58 AM PDT · by jcsjcm · 9 replies
    The United West - Youtube ^ | September 24, 2012 | Tom Trento
    On a beautiful September Sunday afternoon, not far from the scene of the infamous Islamic jihad attack in lower Manhattan, Democrat New York State Senator Tony Avello came face-to-face with Muslim hatred for America and he did something that few people have the courage to do. He got up from his seat as a VIP Marshall of the 27th annual New York Muslim Parade and stormed off the stage in disgust! Over one thousand Muslims in the audience and the large group of Muslim community leaders were shocked that the Senator would walk off the stage, even before it was...
  • Obama quips on "The View:" I'm just "eye candy" (WEIRDO)

    09/25/2012 9:59:33 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 8 replies
    CBS ^ | 9/25/2012 | By Mark Knoller
    Among the softballs gently tossed at President Obama Monday during his visit with the ladies of "The View," Barbara Walters wanted to know "what would be so terrible if Mitt Romney were elected?" "Would it be disastrous for the country?" she asked. It's an issue Mr. Obama has addressed countless times in the 61 campaign rallies and over 200 fundraisers he's done since filing with the Federal Election Commission as a candidate for re-election last year. "We can survive a lot," the president said of the prospect of a Romney victory. "But the American people don't want to just survive....
  • Notre Dame invites President Obama to speak again

    09/25/2012 9:53:50 AM PDT · by Yossarian · 19 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 9/25/2012 | CARDINAL NEWMAN SOCIETY
    September 25, 2012 (CNS) - Despite Catholic outrage over the University of Notre Dame’s 2009 invitation to President Barack Obama to address its graduates, the University has again invited the President to speak on campus as a candidate for reelection. From the Notre Dame news release: The University of Notre Dame’s president, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., and student body president Brett Rocheleau have joined in inviting both President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Gov. Mitt Romney to speak at the University during the fall election campaign. Continuing a long-standing tradition, Father Jenkins and Rocheleau addressed letters to each...
  • MSNBC: Obama should be meeting with the NFL to resolve replacement refs issue

    09/25/2012 9:52:10 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 22 replies
    Beltway Confidential ^ | September 25, 2012 | Charlie Spiering
    An MSNBC guest this morning suggested that President Obama should meet with the NFL to resolve the issue surrounding the replacement refs, after a weekend of mistakes culminated in a controversial call during a Green Bay Packers game against the Seattle Seahawks. As the news hosts wrapped up a segment discussing Obama’s failure to meet with foreign leaders, they switched subjects to talk about the NFL replacement refs. “Why aren’t we trashing NFL officials?” Chuck Todd asked, as host Joe Scarborough was wrapping up a segment criticizing Obama. “Sorry, I’m like frothing at the mouth, I couldn’t sleep until two...
  • Georgetown Law Dean Cheers: Obama ‘Is The Food Stamp President and That’s Great!’(video)

    09/25/2012 9:40:25 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 20 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Sept. 25, 2012 | Benny Johnson
    On June 21st, Peter B. Edelman, the Associate Dean of Georgetown Law gave an astonishing talk at a coffee shop in Washington D.C. where he praised Obama for record high food stamp and Medicaid dependency.
  • Video: Scott Brown Staffers Chant Indian War Whoops, Wave Mock Tomahawks (LOL!)

    09/25/2012 9:38:03 AM PDT · by pabianice · 47 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | 9/25/12
    Staffers for Sen. Scott Brown were caught on video this week at a rally in Boston chanting Indian "war whoops" and making tomahawk chop gestures, mocking Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren. Pictured in the video are deputy Chief of Staff Greg Casey, Constituent Service Counsel Jack Richard, and a Republican operative named Brad Garrett, according to Boston's ABC affiliate. A spokeswoman for the Brown campaign didn't immediately return a request for comment.
  • Amber Alert issued for 12-year-old Carteret County girl

    09/25/2012 9:35:15 AM PDT · by iowamark · 11 replies
    Charlotte NC Observer ^ | Tuesday, Sep. 25, 2012
    Authorities across the Carolinas are looking for a 12-year-old North Carolina girl who police say was abducted late Monday. The girl is identified as Abigale Lefevers, of Carteret County on the N.C. coast. The sheriff’s office in Carteret County says the girl was abducted by Timothy Newman, 38. The two were last seen about 1:40 a.m. Tuesday on southbound U.S. 17 near the South Carolina border, apparently headed into the Palmetto State. Abigale is 5 feet 4 and 90 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. She was wearing black Nike shoes and carrying a pink backpack with peace signs...
  • D'Souza, '2016' Receives Standing Ovation in Chicago (VIDEO)

    09/25/2012 9:34:59 AM PDT · by george76 · 28 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 24, 2012 | William Kelly
    This weekend, “2016” hit the $32 million mark, earning it a coveted distinction: top grossing documentary of the year and the second biggest political documentary of all time. Fans and foes alike agree that it is D’Souza that is to blame for the film’s success. It is an artistically compelling – if controversial – approach that weaves D’Souza’s personal experiences growing up in Mumbai, India with a disturbing psychoanalysis of Obama’s words from the memoir, “Dreams from My Father.” D’Souza’s conclusion: Obama’s dream is to fulfill the anti-colonialist mission of his father. A mission that seems contrary, even hostile, to...