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  • What The Hell?

    03/01/2014 12:12:18 PM PST · by iontheball · 17 replies
    You Tube ^ | February 27, 2014 | James David Manning
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  • Krauthammer’s Take: Obama Tells the World We Aren’t Going to Do Anything About Invasion of Ukraine

    03/01/2014 2:52:30 AM PST · by Candor7 · 104 replies
    National Review Online ^ | February 28, 2014 7:08 PM | NRO staff
    As reports are coming in that Russia has placed 2,000 troops in Crimea, within the borders of Ukraine, President Obama said that “the United States will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in Ukraine.” Charles Krauthammer responded on Special Report tonight saying, “The Ukrainians, and I think everybody, is shocked by the weakness of Obama’s statement. I find it rather staggering.” Krauthammer thinks Obama’s statement is about “three levels removed” from actual action. He explained: Obama said “we will stand with the international community — meaning we are going to...
  • Greenwald: How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive and Destroy Reputations

    02/24/2014 5:29:21 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 93 replies
    Glenn Greenwald's The Intercept & Guardian UK ^ | February 24, 2014 | Glenn Greenwald
    One of the many pressing stories that remains to be told from the Snowden archive is how western intelligence agencies are attempting to manipulate and control online discourse with extreme tactics of deception and reputation-destruction. It’s time to tell a chunk of that story, complete with the relevant documents. Over the last several weeks, I worked with NBC News to publish a series of articles about “dirty trick” tactics used by GCHQ’s previously secret unit, JTRIG (Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group). These were based on four classified GCHQ documents presented to the NSA and the other three partners in...
  • Betrayed: The shocking true story of Extortion 17

    02/03/2014 5:17:09 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 23 replies
    Allen West ^ | January 31, 2014 | Allen West
    If you’ve seen the recent big screen stories of US Navy SEALS in Afghanistan, in Lone Survivor and Zero Dark Thirty, you are no doubt struck by the sacrifices these elite warriors make on the modern battlefield and the impeccable examples of heroism these movies have portrayed — not propaganda but truth. However, there is another US Navy SEAL story from Afghanistan that’s not receiving much attention, simply because its truth is an indictment of failure on the part of the Obama administration, US Congress, and senior military leadership. It is the story of the fate that befell a CH-47D...
  • Mark Zuckerberg Affiliated Group Blast Airwaves to Back House GOP on Immigration

    02/01/2014 7:27:59 AM PST · by xzins · 89 replies
    National Journal ^ | January 31, 2014 | Elahe Izadi
    The $750,000 worth of television ads say "House Republicans want to fix the immigration problem." House Republicans looking to garner support for leadership's immigration-reform principles are about to get a little help from a group with ties to Mark Zuckerberg. Americans for a Conservative Direction is the GOP arm of pro-immigration reform organization FWD.us, which is backed by the Facebook chief executive. And they will be airing roughly $750,000 worth of television and radio ads across the country, according to a source with knowledge of the ad buy. The ads, which will air for 10 days on radio and cable...
  • Ariz. conservatives accuse McCain of betraying GOP

    01/24/2014 9:31:17 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 21 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 1/24/14 | Rebecca Shabad
    A group of Arizona Republicans plan to introduce a resolution at their state party meeting this weekend accusing Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) of betraying the GOP, according to a report in The Arizona Republic. The conservative faction says McCain has had a “long and terrible record of drafting, co-sponsoring and voting for legislation best associated with liberal Democrats.” The resolution accuses McCain of promoting the idea of "amnesty” in efforts to legislate comprehensive immigration reform in Congress. The measure also criticizes McCain for not joining the campaign to defund ObamaCare in October, which led to the government shutdown. “We have...
  • Beck's Betrayal (Vanity)

    01/21/2014 8:19:56 PM PST · by Viennacon · 88 replies
    Conservative Beacon USA ^ | 1/21/2014 | Me
    I had previously authored a vanity piece on this topic, hoping that I might have been overreacting or misinterpreting Glenn, but the recent antics are the final nail in the coffin. Glenn Beck has actually moved closer to Robert Sarvis' politics than those of any conservative I know. Just wait till he starts pushing eco-crap. No, better to just load up a compilation of Alex Jones and Michael Savage's greatest hits. That will essentially give you Glenn Beck, minus the left wing turn. I'd post links to the content I refer to, but I wouldn't want to drive more traffic...
  • Veteran Group Leader: Paul Ryan Budget Deal a ‘Total Betrayal’

    01/17/2014 5:29:08 AM PST · by xzins · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/16/2014 | Matthew Boyle
    Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America founder Paul Rieckhoff told Fox News’ Megyn Kelly ...that the budget deal of House Budget Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan ... is a “total betrayal” to American military members. On Wednesday evening, the House voted to pass the second part of the budget deal— Rieckhoff said the deal is a “whole new level of bipartisan stupidity,” because it cuts the pension benefits of more than 90 percent of military veterans. “It’s a promise that’s been made with our military folks when they raised their right hand and they sign up,” Rieckhoff said of the...
  • Senate approves $1.1 trillion spending bill

    01/16/2014 3:47:32 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 36 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 16 Jan 14 | Lori Montgomery
    <p>Congress gave final approval Thursday to a $1.1 trillion spending bill that eases the sharp budget cuts known at the sequester and guarantees that the nation will not endure another government shutdown until at least Oct. 1.</p> <p>After three years of politically bruising and economically damaging battles over the budget, the bipartisan agreement to fund federal agencies through the rest of the fiscal year passed with little fanfare.</p>
  • Vast Majority of Military Pension Cuts Remain in Omnibus Spending Bill

    01/14/2014 2:26:56 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 17 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | 14 Jan 14 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill introduced Monday evening leaves the vast majority of pension cuts to military retirees intact, only exempting disabled veterans from the controversial provision included in last month’s budget deal. The spending bill amends a section of the bipartisan budget agreement that hit the military with reduced retirement pay, while also leaving generous benefits for civilian federal retirees untouched. The new spending bill, negotiated by House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R., Ky.) and Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee Barbara Mikulski (D., Md.), would only restore retirement benefits for 17.5 percent of military retirees. Title...
  • John Boehner's betrayal

    12/20/2013 6:52:57 PM PST · by armydawg505 · 14 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 12/19/2013 | Jenny Beth Martin
    WOODSTOCK, Ga. — There's a political axiom that says if nobody is upset with what you’re doing, you’re not doing your job. We’ve seen this proved time and again in the liberal attacks on conservatives like Sarah Palin and Dr. Benjamin Carson, who provide principled examples to women and minorities and are savaged by the left for doing that job so well. But cheap-shot politics isn’t relegated to Democrats. Last week the House speaker, John A. Boehner of Ohio, attacked conservative groups who criticized the budget deal, hashed out by Representative Paul D. Ryan, Republican of Wisconsin, and Senator Patty...
  • Canada 'deeply skeptical' about Iran's intentions

    11/24/2013 4:40:51 PM PST · by xzins · 18 replies
    The Jerusalm Post ^ | 11/24/2013 | JPOST.COM STAFF
    Canada is "deeply skeptical" about Iran's intentions, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said on Sunday. "Every diplomatic [effort] should be taken to ensure that Iran never obtains a nuclear weapon," Baird said. He added that effective sanctions brought the Iranian regime to its more moderate front, and led to the interim deal signed in Geneva. Canada will therefore continue to impose its sanctions on the Islamic Republic in full force, Baird said. "A nuclear Iran is not just a threat to Canada or its allies but it would also seriously damage the integrity of decades of work for nuclear...
  • Navy SEALs cite shabby treatment as Team Obama helps Hollywood instead

    11/19/2013 1:59:52 AM PST · by MestaMachine · 8 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 17, 2013 | Rowan Scarborough
    Last week, the Pentagon made it clear that it plans to take action against former SEAL Matt Bissonnette. It says he violated a signed nondisclosure agreement by writing “No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama bin Laden.” snip A reporter noted that Mr. Bissonnette also was part of the operation that saved a U.S. cargo ship captain from the hands of Somali pirates. Hollywood turned the 2009 rescue into the feature film “Captain Phillips,” with the Navy’s help.
  • The Shocking True Story of Extortion 17 as told by a Navy SEAL’s Father

    11/10/2013 2:58:32 AM PST · by Kaslin · 44 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 10, 2013 | John Ransom
    There was a time when America’s Commander-In-Chief held a certain poise, a refinement of manner, a humble je ne sais quoi. And nothing could be more important to the families of America’s soldiers than assurance that the lives of their sons and daughters are valued above everything except the liberty they defend. Aaron Carson Vaughn, a member of the elite SEAL Team VI special forces once wrote a note of assurance to his concerned parents about his chain of command saying, “They won’t let me die.” This week, America honors her heroes in recognizing Veterans Day, including our brave SEALs....
  • Conservatives Blame GOP Betrayal for Cuccinelli's Loss

    11/06/2013 11:48:56 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 54 replies
    Atlantic Wire ^ | 11/6/13 | ALLIE JONES
    Ken Cuccinelli lost the governor's race in Virginia, but here's the thing — he didn't lose by that much. Only 3 points. Because the race came so close, far right Republicans blame the GOP establishment for not doing more to give Cuccinelli a boost. The Republican National Committee put $9 million into Gov. Bob McDonnell's campaign in 2009. This year, Cuccinelli got $3 million. Cuccinelli "was betrayed by his own party," Rush Limbaugh told listeners on Wednesday afternoon, but the betrayal was not a surprise. Limbaugh said: "In Virginia the GOP simply didn't want a Tea Party candidate winning there....
  • GOP Gives Up Virginia To Democrats Instead Of Giving Tea Party and Social Conservatives A Win

    11/06/2013 5:50:04 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 71 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | November 6, 2013 | Independent Journal Review
    When the facts are considered in the slim victory that terribly flawed Democrat Terry McAuliffe had against Ken Cuccinelli, it’s hard to deny the conclusion that the Republican party decided it was better to abandon Virginia to the Democrat party than to allow the Tea Party and social conservatives to win. Here they are: The Republican National Committee spent three times as much in 2009 on the same race as they did this year. The Chamber of Commerce spent one million dollars in the last Governor’s race, and not one dime on Cuccinelli. While its often claimed that Tea Party...
  • Families suspect SEAL Team 6 crash was inside job on worst day in Afghanistan

    10/21/2013 2:14:45 PM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 12 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/21/13 | Michael D. Shaw
    So blares the revised headline from the Washington Times. When this story ran in the print edition, it was the headline story entitled “Was SEAL Team 6 crash an inside Job?” The sub-head screamed “Families demand answers from the worst day of war in Afghanistan.” Excerpt: Sith Douangdara, whose 26-year-old son, John, was a Navy expeditionary specialist who handled warrior dog Bart, said he has lots of unanswered questions. “I want to know why so many U.S. servicemen, especially SEALs, were assembled on one aircraft,” he said. “I want to know why the black box of the helicopter has not...
  • Shutdown outrage: Military death benefits denied to families of fallen troops

    10/08/2013 6:55:00 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 45 replies
    wash times ^ | 10/8/13 | c chumley
    At least five families of U.S. military members killed during in Afghanistan over the weekend were given a double-whammy by federal officials: Not only have your loved ones died, but due to the government shutdown, you won’t receive a death benefit. The benefit is $100,000 and is wired to family members of the killed military member within 36 hours of the death. The so-called “death gratuity” is aimed at paying for funeral costs and to help with those living expenses normally covered by the soldier’s paycheck. They serve as a transition pay benefit until the military’s survivor benefits begin. The...
  • Dems divided over immigration “Plan B”

    08/16/2013 7:45:39 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 35 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Aug 16, 2013 | By Greg Sargent
    A behind the scenes argument has broken out among Democrats and immigration advocates in the wake of public discussion of a so-called “Plan B” on immigration, in which advocates would press the White House to legalize millions of undocumented immigrants via executive authority if Congress fails to act. Some have pushed the “Plan B” idea in the media to increase pressure on Republicans to support legislative reform, by getting them to fear Obama would legalize the 11 million himself if they don’t do it on their own terms. But others — including, sources say, the White House — think floating...
  • KUHNER: Who betrayed Navy SEAL Team 6?

    08/10/2013 7:27:40 AM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 158 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Saturday August 10, 2013 | Jeffery Kuhner
    What really happened to Navy SEAL Team 6? In August 2011, the elite special forces unit suffered the worst battlefield calamity in its history. A Taliban fighter shot down a Chinook helicopter carrying 22 Navy SEAL Team 6 members in Afghanistan. All 38 persons on board — the Navy SEAL warriors, other U.S. military personnel and seven Afghan soldiers — were killed. Grieving family members have been demanding answers. They may now get some as Congress finally opens an investigation. Navy SEAL Team 6 has attained international prominence for one reason: They were responsible for killing Osama bin Laden. They...
  • Stockman, SOS to Unroll Petition Down Capitol Steps Demanding Benghazi Select Committee

    07/22/2013 3:37:29 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 45 replies
    US REP. STEVE STOCMAN ^ | 7-22-2013 | Press Release
    Stockman, Special Operations Speaks to Unroll Record-Setting Petition/Scroll Down Capitol Building Steps Demanding Benghazi House Select Committee Jul 22, 2013 Press Release WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman filed a discharge petition last week to force a vote of the U.S. House on establishing a Select Committee to investigate the Sept. 11, 2012 killings of four Americans at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya by a mob of terrorists. Stockman will formally announce the discharge petition at a noon Tuesday press conference on the House Ceremonial Stairway. There, the largest petition ever presented to Congress, containing the signatures of 1,000 Special...
  • Sen. Marco Rubio on immigration bill: No 'parades' for me

    06/20/2013 5:41:15 AM PDT · by Old Yeller · 52 replies
    Politico ^ | 6/20/13 | Tal Kopan
    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is defending his participation in the Gang of Eight’s immigration bill efforts, saying he knows it won’t win him any “parades” among conservatives, but it’s necessary. Speaking Wednesday night with Fox News’s Sean Hannity, Rubio said he understands why conservatives are skeptical of immigration reform. “Look, it’s obvious I didn’t do this for political gain. This is not something that’s going to gain me any parades. People are frustrated, and I do understand it. What I hope they understand is that I studied this issue carefully for almost two years and I concluded that what we...
  • This is Not a Scandal

    06/14/2013 3:45:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 14, 2013 | Scottie Hughes
    I’m beginning to realize that we are performing a major injustice when we call all of the events of the past year “scandals”. Scandals are what soap operas base their story lines off of. Scandals are actions of a President and his intern in the Oval Office. I will even admit that breaking into a private office to search for dirt on your opponent can be considered a scandal. However, what we are talking about with this administration is the infringement of American's constitutional rights, the use of the government to target our own citizens, and most importantly, the death...
  • Senate votes 82-15 in first step to debate immigration reform

    06/11/2013 11:55:47 AM PDT · by Alter Kaker · 193 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 11, 2013 | Ramsey Cox
    The Senate voted 82-15 on Tuesday to end debate on a motion to proceed to a comprehensive immigration reform bill. The Senate is expected to continue work on the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act throughout June. The next vote will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday — that will be on the actual motion to proceed to the bill. The four Republican members of the Gang of Eight — Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), John McCain (R-Ariz.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Jeff Flake (R- Ariz.) — were joined by more than 20 other GOP senators in voting...
  • Marco Rubio: In immigration reform, legalization comes first — ‘It is not conditional’

    06/10/2013 5:14:06 PM PDT · by man_in_tx · 100 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6-10-2013 | Byron York
    In a Spanish-language interview Sunday with the network Univision, Sen. Marco Rubio, the leading Republican on the Gang of Eight comprehensive immigration reform group, made his strongest statement yet that legalization of the nation’s estimated 11 million illegal immigrants must happen before any new border security or internal enforcement measures are in place, and will in no way be conditional on any security requirements. “Let’s be clear,” Rubio said. “Nobody is talking about preventing the legalization. The legalization is going to happen. That means the following will happen: First comes the legalization. Then come the measures to secure the border....
  • Scouts Sending up the White Flag

    06/09/2013 4:56:56 AM PDT · by lastmomstanding · 116 replies
    Lifesite news ^ | 6-8-13 | Anthony Esolen
    Do not suppose that your enemies will be placated by your surrender. You will be pressured to accept openly homosexual scoutmasters, then “transgender” girls who say they are boys or the Prince of Wales or male aliens from Alpha Centauri 3, then girls generally for all your programs, as they’ve done in Canada, only to see their membership go the way of the Church of Canada, since no one will stand up for someone who stands for nothing. 
 You have betrayed your friends to assuage your enemies. May they treat you more handsomely than you have treated us.
  • ‘A Conspiracy So Immense’ — Was FDR Aide Harry Hopkins a Soviet Agent?

    06/06/2013 10:33:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Other McCain ^ | June 6, 2013 | Robert Stacy McCain
    “A confidential message from FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, reproduced in [Diana] West’s new book, told [White House aide Harry] Hopkins that a ‘continuing’ investigation had discovered that Russian diplomat (and Comintern agent) Vasily Zarubin had made a payment to U.S. Communist Party official Steve Nelson to help place espionage agents ‘in industries engaged in secret war production … so that information could be obtained for transmittal to the Soviet Union.’ This information had come from a ‘bug’ at Nelson’s home in Oakland, California, through which the FBI first learned of the Soviet effort (code-named ‘Enormous’) to obtain the atomic...
  • D DAY, A TRIBUTE

    06/06/2013 10:27:41 AM PDT · by MestaMachine · 8 replies
    Just Me | June 6, 2013 | Mesta
    ... ...Slideshow and Video In the face of what has been happening to our military, the humiliation of our soldiers, the needless blood that has been shed by an enemy we are forbidden to name, we MUST remember when sacrifice meant something; when defeating our enemies was job one. The many whose sacrifices and courage kept us free are leaving us much too quickly and with sadness in their hearts wondering what their sacrifice was for. Remember them this anniversary of D Day and honor them because we are not likely to be allowed to win the victories they...
  • Rope-a-dope scandal diversions, wag the Benghazi dog

    05/15/2013 9:10:46 AM PDT · by misanthrope · 25 replies
    5-15-13 | misanthrope
    It seems very odd that the MSM would be participating so vigorously in the reporting on the various scandals that have exploded on the scene since mid last week. I've seen numerous comments scattered about skeptical of the motives behind this uncharacteristic attack by the MSM on the Obama administration. Buried within the Benghazi debacle is information that I believe this administration has carefully kept as obscure as they possibly could for years now, and are now muddying the waters in an effort to keep commentary on the core nature of the Benghazi situation minimalized. The subject they wish to...
  • Obama’s Betrayal of Islamic Democracy

    05/10/2013 5:40:27 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 15 replies
    National Review ^ | 5/10/2013 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    The mishandling of Benghazi undermined a prominent Muslim moderate. A significant point made in riveting testimony by Gregory Hicks, the State Department’s former deputy chief of mission in Libya, has largely been missed in the coverage of Wenesday’s Benghazi hearing. It is worth highlighting, not least because doing so illuminates the depth of the Obama administration’s depravity. In its assiduous effort to defraud the American people, for 2012-campaign purposes, into believing that the Benghazi massacre was provoked by an anti-Islamic Internet video — rather than having been a coordinated jihadist attack that undermined President Obama’s claim to have decimated al-Qaeda...
  • NAVY SEAL TEAM 6 FAMILIES TO REVEAL GOVERNMENT’S CULPABILITY IN DEATH OF THEIR SONS

    05/07/2013 3:59:56 PM PDT · by iontheball · 86 replies
    Save America Foundation ^ | May 7 2013 | Victoria Baer
    NAVY SEAL TEAM VI FAMILIES TO REVEAL GOVERNMENT’S CULPABILITY IN DEATH OF THEIR SONS IN FATAL HELICOPTER CRASH IN AFGHANISTAN FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL RAID ON BIN LADEN’S COMPOUND DATE: MAY 9, 2013 PLACE: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB (HOLEMAN LOUNGE) TIME: 9:30 AM-11:30 AM (Washington, D.C.). Three families of Navy SEAL Team 6 special forces servicemen, along with one family of an Army National Guardsman, will appear at a press conference on May 9, 2013, to disclose never before revealed information about how and why their sons along with 26 others died in a fatal helicopter crash in Afghanistan on August 6, 2011,...
  • Sarah Palin - Taxed Enough Already?

    05/07/2013 12:35:02 PM PDT · by KC_Lion · 20 replies
    Sarah's Facebook ^ | May 7th, 2013 | Sarah Palin
    Taxed Enough Already? This new tax increase – the internet sales tax – must be stopped in the House. The Senate just passed it, and many Senators want to justify their tax increase vote by claiming that it will somehow “level the playing field” for brick and mortar retailers. This isn’t legit. This is actually a boon to the big online powerhouses like Amazon who can afford the insane paperwork that comes with complying with government’s newest tax. The smaller mid-size online operations and smaller brick and mortar businesses, many family-owned with small staffs, who want to have larger online...
  • Bill Daley: Heidi Heitkamp betrayed me on gun control

    04/22/2013 1:33:54 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | April 19, 2013 | Bill Daley, fmr WH Chief-of-staff/Secy of Commerce
    I want my money back. Last October, I gave $2,500 to support Heidi Heitkamp’s campaign to become North Dakota’s junior senator. A few weeks later, she won a surprise victory. I have had a long career in government and politics, but I don’t donate heavily to political campaigns. When I contribute, it’s because I know the candidate well or am really impressed with the person. Heidi Heitkamp was one of the latter: She struck me as strong-willed, principled and an independent thinker. But this week, Heitkamp betrayed those hopes. She voted to block legislation to make gun background checks more...
  • Sen. Toomey Betrays Gun Owners

    04/10/2013 10:32:33 AM PDT · by EXCH54FE · 15 replies
    GOA ^ | Apr. 10, 2013 | GOA Staff
    Sellout is worse than the Feinstein gun ban! Urgent action required. It is urgent that every gun owner call their Senators today and demand that they oppose the “See a Shrink, Lose your Guns” sell-out bill that is being authored by Senators Pat Toomey (R) and Joe Manchin (D) - but which also has Chuck Schumer’s fingerprints all over it. See a Shrink, Lose your Guns. The anti-gun ”ranters” have spent the last week telling us that Republican Senators can’t filibuster Harry Reid’s gun control bill; that they can’t cut off debate to a bill they haven’t seen yet. “Let...
  • And then Education enters the Twilight Zone

    02/23/2013 2:54:18 PM PST · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Jan. 12, 2013 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    [Summary: To dumb down the public schools, our elite educators often rely on sophistry.] Disingenuous. Paradox. Counterintuitive. Sophistry. Counterproductive. These five words always fascinated me. They suggest unexpected warps in a common-sense grasp of the world. Something is out of kilter, weird, defective, or whacko. American public education in the 20th century--which has been characterized as “deliberate dumbing down”--is impossible to discuss without constant recourse to these quirky words. They point to deception, but done with art and flair. Rod Sterling captured the resulting sense of disorientation: “You unlock this door...Beyond it is another dimension....You’re moving into a land of...
  • The Lesson in the Betrayal of Sarah Palin

    01/19/2013 7:45:56 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 124 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/19/2013 | Lloyd Marcus
    Rush Limbaugh on his radio show discussed an article which stated that there is no respected voice in the national arena articulating conservatism. Such an advocate for conservatism is crucial to reversing the direction of America as Obama drives us toward socialism while low-info voters gleefully sing Kumbaya in the backseat. Well excuse me for pointing out the obvious, but we had an extraordinary advocate for conservatism, and look what happened to her. Judas on our side betrayed her -- sold her reputation for 30 seconds of fame and favor with the media. Even now, folks on our side are...
  • Benghazi Report: Al Qaida is Alive and Well

    12/21/2012 11:04:32 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 21, 2012 | Nightwatch
    Republic of Korea: For the record. Pak Ku'n-hye (Park Geun-hye) of the New Frontier Party won South Korea's presidential election on 19 December, media reported. She is the daughter of Park Chung-hee and the first woman elected to be president of the Republic of Korea. That should confound the North! North Korea-Iran: According to a Japanese news service, an Iranian lawmaker told the service that North Korea informed Iran in October of its plan to launch a satellite. The head of an Iranian parliamentary delegation to North Korea, Hamid Reza Taraghi, revealed talks took place mid-October with the North's delegates...
  • Obama takes 'offense' on some Benghazi accusations

    10/29/2012 6:24:09 AM PDT · by maggief · 46 replies
    Politico ^ | October 29, 2012 | BYRON TAU
    President Obama fired back at critics who have accused his administration of orchestrating a cover up over the September attacks in Libya. “I do take offense with some suggestion that in any way, we haven’t tried to make sure that the American people knew as the information was coming in what we believed," Obama told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" in an interview that aired Monday. (snip) “If we find out we that there was a big breakdown, and somebody didn’t do their job, they’ll be held accountable,” Obama said. “Ultimately, as commander-in-chief, I’m responsible, and I don’t shy away from that...
  • Reaching Out To Illegal Immigrants A Core Strategy For LAPD Chief [Joseph Arpaio In Reverse]

    10/24/2012 5:25:00 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 2 replies
    LA Times ^ | October 23 2012 | Joel Rubin
    Reaching Out To Illegal Immigrants A Core Strategy For LAPD Chief LAPD Chief Charlie Beck's policies involving illegal immigrants have made him a lightning rod for criticism. He says his approach "makes absolute law enforcement sense. Any one of these things I’ve done is directly tied to public safety.” (Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times / April 7, 2011) By Joel Rubin October 23, 2012 A decade ago, Charlie Beck watched as William J. Bratton arrived in Los Angeles and began rebuilding a department deeply tarnished by the Rodney King beating, riots and corruption scandals. Bratton made many changes as...
  • Betrayal of Israel by liberal Jews

    10/17/2012 5:04:36 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    ynet ^ | 10/17/12 | Shoula Romano Horing
    A new American Jewish Committee poll conducted in September found that Israel came in a distant fourth among issues that registered Jewish voters listed as "most important" to them, with 61.5% listing the economy, 16.1% listing health care, 4.7% listing abortion, and 4.5% listing US-Israel relations. Just 1.3% named Iran’s nuclear program as most important. It is shocking that for Jews in the US the right to an abortion, which is a 40 year old federally protected right ingrained in American society, is a more important issue than the Jewish state and the real existential threat Israel is facing from...
  • BETRAYAL BY THE FOURTH ESTATE

    10/16/2012 5:23:32 PM PDT · by Steve Newton · 16 replies
    Self ^ | 2012 | Steve Newton
    TREASON
  • The Great Betrayal: Obama's Wars and the War in Iraq

    09/08/2012 10:15:21 AM PDT · by lbryce · 2 replies
    Amazon ^ | Daniel Greenfield
    Book Description Publication Date: July 12, 2012 The war on terror began as an admirable bipartisan commitment soon after the tragedy of 9/11 not only to punish those who attacked our country but also to interrupt planning for further attacks and try to stop the international spread of the Islamist violence. Unfortunately, the Democratic Party soon turned its back on a war it had authorized and did so at time when American troops were facing hostile enemy fire. The ultimate result of that betrayal was Barack Obama’s foreign policy. His abandonment of Iraq, Daniel Greenfield argues in The Great...
  • Is There Anyone Obama Won't Betray?

    08/19/2012 10:17:53 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 20, 2012 | John Ransom
    Bravo to the boys and girls in the military/intelligence community who have stood toe-to-to with Obama for jeopardizing the sources and methods that took out Osama bin Laden. While the liberal press tries to make hay out of the fact that the folks behind the Special Operations OPSEC Education Fund Inc have…gotcha!...“Republican” ties, I’m thinking well thank God for Republicans in the military/intelligence community then. These are folks, well known to me, who have been at war since 2001, while the rest of America has been at the mall. And why aren’t heroes like, [cough, hack] John Kerry- largely a...
  • Camp Pendleton Captain Killed by Afghan Police (Betrayed Marines Had Just Shared a Meal with Killer)

    08/12/2012 8:20:40 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 44 replies
    Fox 5 San Diego ^ | August 11, 2012 | Fox 5 San Diego
    Pendleton captain killed by Afghan police SAN DIEGO - A captain based at Pendleton was one of three Marines killed Friday in Helmand province by an Afghan police officer with whom he had just shared a meal, it was reported Saturday. Matt Manoukian, 29, of Los Altos Hills, was killed after being invited by an Afghan police commander to a meeting in Sangin district, long a Taliban stronghold, to discuss security issues, The U-T San Diego reported. Before the meeting, Manoukian and the other two Marines killed shared a meal with their killer. The attack was the third of its...
  • (Rep) Gohmert on National Security Leaks and the Law (blasts O,Biden SealTeam leaks)

    07/13/2012 9:04:46 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 5 replies
    Youtube ^ | 7-12-12
    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) boldly asked in the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, "Who is protecting the people?" He passionately talked about Seal Team Six and the lack of integrity the Obama Administration displayed by outing the specific team that targeted Osama bin Laden. VIDEO
  • Republican Leaders Betray Conservatives on Spending... Again

    07/03/2012 10:05:18 AM PDT · by SharpRightTurn · 15 replies
    On Friday, while voters were still trying to digest the Supreme Court ruling upholding Obamacare, the House and Senate passed an omnibus spending bill. The storms that wrought so much damage in the Washington, DC metro area Friday night might very well have been a manifestation of divine displeasure over the betrayal of conservatives by the massive spending in the student loan, highway construction, and flood insurance bill. As John Hayward noted in Human Events, "Those three subjects have nothing to do with each other, but packaging them together made it far more difficult to vote against any specific portion...
  • Republican Surrenderists for Obamacare

    06/14/2012 2:15:23 PM PDT · by Ron C. · 45 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | June 13, 2012 | Michelle Malkin
    During the summer of 2009, conservative activists turned up the heat on Democratic politicians to protest the innovation-destroying, liberty-usurping Obamacare mandate. In the summer of 2012, it’s squishy Republican politicians who deserve the grassroots flames.In case you hadn’t heard, even if the Supreme Court overturns the progressives’ federal health care juggernaut, prominent GOP leaders vow to preserve its most “popular” provisions. These big-government Republicans show appalling indifference to the dire market disruptions and culture of dependency that Obamacare schemes have wrought.GOP Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri, vice chair of the Senate GOP Conference, told a St. Louis radio station two...
  • Furious Chris Matthews Explodes: Cory Booker 'Betrayed' and 'Sabotaged' Obama

    05/21/2012 5:49:36 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 62 replies
    Media Research Center ^ | 5/21/2012 | Scott Whitlock
    A furious Chris Matthews on Monday railed against Cory Booker for his "betrayal" and "sabotage" of fellow Democrat Barack Obama. A bewildered Matthews couldn't understand why the Newark mayor would "trash" the President. Howling over Booker's break from party loyalty, Matthews snarled, "... I think [this] was an act of sabotage. Whatever the intention was, [Booker] was trashing the entire Obama campaign of the summer." The Hardball host then played a clip of Obama "trying to defend himself against what looked like something like a betrayal." [MP3 audio here.] Talking to liberals David Corn and Howard Fineman, Matthews attempted to...
  • Don't tell anyone, but that al Qaeda mole op had zero to do with the Obama administration

    05/15/2012 4:36:51 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | May 15, 2012 | ANDREW MALCOM
    Here's a disturbing update to last week's amazing story about the U.S. mole who infiltrated al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and thwarted an airliner attack with a more sophisticated underwear bomb. Someone in Washington whose boss stood to gain from an election year story about alert intelligence operatives successfully protecting American voters at great personal risk leaked the heroic story to the Associated Press. The AP held the story until Obama administration sources said the CIA operative was safe. But, it turns out, the mole was not a CIA operative. The Obama administration had nothing to do with the...
  • Saint Louis de Montfort's prophecy for our time

    05/04/2012 6:44:34 AM PDT · by cleghornboy · 9 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | May 4, 2012 | Paul Melanson
    Friday, May 04, 2012Saint Louis de Montfort's prophecy for our time Some years ago, Fr. Vincent Miceli warned that: "The West has divinized Security and Technocracy; the East, Science and Revolution. But in both camps atheistic humanism has become the State religion. And both of these systems of secular humanism eclipse the person, eliminate his freedom, deny his human-divine value and subject him to the tyranny of technological impersonalism. The alarming signs of the times testify to a fierce spirit of evil advancing everywhere. It is the spirit of rebellion against God and man. Hitherto the powers of government in...