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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 ^ | 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 ^ | 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 ^ | 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...