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  • Black Friday Brawls Begin in Britain (over discount panties) - set to Chopin

    11/28/2014 4:38:20 AM PST · by Adam Taxin · 12 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11/28/14 | Adam Taxin, with help from Frédéric Chopin
    It's a video, there is no transcript beyond unintelligible grunts. As for the state of things, whatever. But doing my part to celebrate Western Civilization. This sSene from Black Friday 2014 in New Pakistan (formerly "Great Britain" is therefore accompanied by Frédéric Chopin - Prelude in E-Minor (Opus 28 Number 4). And for humblegunner types, Chopin actually passed away quite a while ago, and this music is in the public domain ; )
  • TONI BRAXTON OPTS OUT OF BLACK FRIDAY AFTER SHARING INFO ABOUT ITS LINK TO SLAVERY (stupid alert!)

    11/27/2014 10:16:00 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 40 replies
    Financial Juneteenth ^ | 11/27/14 | Maria Lloyd
    Following the grand jury’s decision to not indict Darren Wilson, a white police officer in Ferguson, MO who shot and killed an unarmed Black teen named Michael Brown, racial tensions are running high which has prompted a number of African-Americans to call for a financial boycott of the historical “Black Friday” sales which are highly profitable for retailers during the holiday season. Joining the call for a boycott is Grammy award winning singer Toni Braxton. The sultry singer took to her Facebook page on Tuesday to post a meme with an image of slaves that reads: “DID YOU KNOW: Black...
  • What’s Next?

    11/27/2014 7:53:58 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/27/14 | Dr. Robert Owens
    As we discard our freedom for the shabby paternalistic embrace of a fuzzy warm Progressive dystopia our newly legalized guests will feel right at home. Now that BHO has decreed that deportations will cease and work permits and other privileges of legal immigration will be granted to those who chose to enter our country illegally, what’s next? In less time than it takes to say “Fundamentally transform America” the chorus of usual suspects, Charles Schumer, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, and their fellow travelers will start saying “It isn’t fair for all these people to pay taxes and not receive the...
  • Illegal Alien Benefit Free-for-All

    11/27/2014 7:52:14 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/27/14 | Arnold Ahlert
    How Obama’s amnesty will give non-citizen law-breakers access to a “wide array” of programs — and an advantage in the job market. Apparently President Obama’s unilateral decision to grant de facto amnesty to five million illegal aliens was insufficiently outrageous. On Tuesday, a White House official told the Washington Post that many illegals now protected from deportation will be eligible to receive a “wide array” of government benefits, including Social Security and Medicare. The admission verifies that, once again, Americans are forced to endure another lie perpetrated by the president. When he announced his executive action last Thursday, Obama was...
  • Gauntlet is thrown; Obama spurns the People, Congress

    11/27/2014 7:50:51 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/27/14 | A. Dru Kristenev
    We could allow each new "authorization" from the Oval Office scofflaw to undermine our nation, or we could meet the challenge by effectively applying our Constitution Immigration reform, Keystone XL, net neutrality, ObamaCare manipulation (Gruber disclosures), bankrupting coal, bankrupting business... Don’t forget the president’s encouraging the choreographed protests that followed the grand jury’s lack of an indictment of Officer Darren Wilson and Obama’s champion Eric Holder’s unwillingness to accept the ruling. With every one of these issues the president has had a field day challenging not just Congress, but the vast majority of the American People. And he does it...
  • Does Second Amendment apply to the Corps? 11th Circuit to Decide

    11/27/2014 5:24:10 AM PST · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 26 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Army Corps of Engineers Administered Land In the Ninth Circuit federal court of appeals, District Court Judge B. Lynn Winmill ruled that the second amendment does not stop at the boundary of land administered by  the Army Corps of Engineers.   There are millions of acres of wild land and waters involved, as the Corps of Engineers administers enormous projects across America on the waterways. In the 11th Circuit, Judge Harold Murphy in Georgia has ruled that the second amendment does not apply on land administered by the Corps, because the land is all considered "sensitive", like a courtroom, or...
  • Graphene's Weak Spot May Help Fuel Cells ("Free" hydrogen from thin air?)

    11/27/2014 12:46:55 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Tech Times ^ | November 26, 2014 | Jim Algar
    A weak spot found in otherwise ultra-strong graphene -- the thinnest, strongest and least permeable material known to science -- could in fact be a boon and could lead to a revolution in fuel cell technology, researchers say. Research at Britain's Manchester University led by Andre Geim -- who shared a Nobel Prize for the discovery of graphene -- has shown that the material is not quite as impermeable as previously though and will, in fact, allow protons to easily pass through it. This quality could be utilized in the future to create graphene membranes that could "sieve" hydrogen gas...
  • Passengers had to push Tu-134 (airliner) which froze to a runway (-52 degrees)

    11/26/2014 12:10:30 AM PST · by wetphoenix · 35 replies
    As reported LifeNews a source in the airport of Igarka, state of emergency happened to the liner the day before in the morning. Before take-off stem of thermometer fell to-52 degrees therefore the chassis froze to a surface of an airfield, without allowing the plane to leave on a runway and to make dispersal.
  • Chestnut CEO: Better Communication Might Have Prevented Denton Ban

    11/25/2014 6:19:47 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Rigzone ^ | November 19, 2014 | Gene Lockard
    On election night, voters in Denton, Texas, a city of about 113,000 people northwest of Dallas, voted to ban fracking within the city limits. Appeals were immediately filed; Denton is in oil and gas country – in the Barnett Shale – where fossil fuel resources are not only creating significant growth for the industry, but also lining the coffers of local municipalities and governmental entities within the state. To find out more about what the ban means, and what lies ahead, Rigzone interviewed Mark A. Plummer, CEO and owner of Chestnut Exploration Companies, headquartered in Richardson, a suburb of Dallas,...
  • Black-owned Ferguson store destroyed by mob of Michael Brownshirts

    11/25/2014 4:03:04 PM PST · by Adam Taxin · 103 replies
    " 'They knew it [referring to the fact that she is black] ... Jealous anger she wasn't a welfare queen like the rest of the hood.' " " 'I feel bad for this poor woman. She put her heart and soul into a business to make a good living for herself and to provide a service for the community. This is how they repaid her. To those who pass off the violence by saying that it was just the destruction of property, I point to the fact that Juanita's life has been irrevocably altered for the worse.' "
  • Film Subsidy Supporters: Mich. Program a Failure

    11/25/2014 12:49:26 PM PST · by MichCapCon · 4 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 11/20/2014 | Jarrett Skorup
    A panel last March at the Milken Institute in California featured several film incentive boosters who admitted Michigan’s subsidy program was a bad call. The panel was centered on what California should do with its incentive program. There were four pro-subsidy representatives: Fred Baron of 20th Century Fox; Rajiv Dalal with the Los Angeles mayor’s office; Kathy Garmezy of the Directors Guild of America; and Kevin Klowden of the Milken Institute. Joe Henchman of the Tax Foundation was the lone opposition. Henchman pointed out that film incentive programs are a “race to the bottom” and don’t create permanent jobs because...
  • More reason to love Mike Rowe

    11/25/2014 2:39:58 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 5 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 24, 2014 | Thomas Lifson
    Mike Rowe is a hero of mine, a tireless advocate of practical skills and knowledge who urges Americans to acquire a trade, rather than mindlessly go to college and acquire debt and a possibly useless degree. The host of former cable TV hit Dirty Jobs and current CNN hit Somebody’s Got to Do It, Rowe celebrates those who work hard and perfect their art at manual trades. He’s also a conservative (maybe you guessed that?), and one sharp dude. So when a troll went onto Rowe’s Facebook page and started posting inflammatory garbage about Republicans, Rowe spotted it while in...
  • 3D printing technique will put electronics into just about everything

    11/24/2014 9:14:38 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Engadget ^ | November 23, 2014 | Jon Fingas
    You can use 3D printing to make a handful of electronics, such as antennas and batteries, but LEDs and semiconductors have been elusive; you usually need some other manufacturing technique to make them work, which limits what they can do and where they'll fit. A team of Princeton researchers recently solved this problem, however. They've found a way to make quantum dot LEDs (and thus semiconductors) using only a 3D printer. The scientists choose printable electrodes, polymers and semiconductors, which are dissolved in solvents to keep them from damaging underlying layers during the printing process; after that, the team uses...
  • Czech president: US beer is ‘filthy water’

    11/24/2014 8:20:22 PM PST · by wetphoenix · 99 replies
    Milos Zeman, president of the Czech Republic, has branded American beer as “filthy water” during a business summit in Kazakhstan but US brewers needn’t pay too much attention. During the trip, Kazakhstan’s long-running president, Nursultan Nazarbaev (who has run the country since 1989), asked Zeman (pictured above) which beer he thought was the best in the world. According to Reuters Zeman replied that, “Czech beer is the best in the world. No American company that offers filthy water instead of beer can compete with us.” Zeman is used to controversial and often profane statements, the 70-year-old even calling Russian protest...
  • Is There Honor in Amnesty

    11/24/2014 9:17:47 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/24/14 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    Breaking into America’s house in the middle of the night, demanding ownership of the deed of trust is dishonorable The amnesty by executive fiat is a fait accompli - five million law breakers are now going to become American citizens with all the benefits American taxpayers are forced to provide, including ObamaCare. The “fiscal cost of immigration” will include: Medicaid, unemployment insurance, Social Security, workmen compensation, TANF, earned income credit, WIC, SNAP, free phones, SSI, free education, free lunch programs, kindergarten programs, day care, and other services such as police protection, fire protection, military protection, libraries, parks, highways, and over...
  • Michigan Bill Could Give Ride-Sharing an Uber Lift

    11/24/2014 7:46:39 AM PST · by MichCapCon · 3 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 11/21/2014 | Michael Van Beek
    State Rep. Tim Kelly, R-Saginaw, introduced legislation that would create state-based regulations for ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft. At first glance, the regulations appear reasonable and have the support of these so-called transportation network companies themselves, as reported by MIRS News (subscription required). Uber and Lyft have faced challenges trying to break into new markets around the country, as each city has its own unique regulations for taxi services. City governments don’t quite know how to regulate these new ride-sharing services though, because they don’t fit neatly into pre-existing taxi laws. Naturally, taxi companies are lobbying local governments...
  • Why Not Just Subsidize All 48M Uninsured @ $200/mo -Take it or Leave It- + Fully Repeal Obamacare?

    11/24/2014 6:55:09 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 21 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 23 November 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    $200 monthly subsidy x 48M uninsured = $115.2 billion/year I don't want the government to pay that, but it's cheaper than Obamacare...  And everybody would be covered- that would have probably got you most of a policy before this clueless regime wreaked havoc upon our health care system by nationalizing 1/6 of the US economy, anyway. Now, Obamacare = 130 billion $/year -a bit more- AND the CBO itself says this will only be covering 13M new people, leaving 35M still uninsured (!) That's not very good, is it? So not only does Obamacare not even come close to obtaining it's own...
  • (Vanity) Population and Jobs

    11/23/2014 7:40:35 PM PST · by grey_whiskers · 18 replies
    The velveted paws of grey_whiskers ^ | 11-23-2014 | grey_whiskers
    One of the laments of the Democrat has been that evil capitalists have been against “working families” (read: union labor) for the sake of profits; one example being the loss of jobs in manufacturing, or the destruction of the textile industry by shipping of jobs to lower-cost sites in Asia. The rejoinder of the right has been two-fold; first, that the union laborers priced themselves out of the market, and that many more jobs have been lost to mechanization and automation than to offshoring, and that the new knowledge jobs of the future depend on mathematics (e.g. designing and programming...
  • Alien Tidal Wave Now Assured

    11/23/2014 10:37:07 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/23/14 | Nelson Hultberg
    We are up against "deranged traitors," not misguided Americans. We are confronting stark evil, not innocent error Reason flees; pygmies rule. Our intellectuals and legislators on both sides of the spectrum have abandoned all sanity regarding immigration, culture, freedom, and common sense. Our country is in free fall. Collapse lies over the horizon like grinning Death with its blood stained scythe. Pity our children. They must live in the desolate country we are creating for them. Those who hold intellectual and legislative power in America today, no doubt, think of themselves as noble and brave in pursuit of justice and...
  • Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Urged to Run for President in 2016

    11/23/2014 10:35:21 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 19 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/23/14 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    I could easily vote for a Scott Walker/Rand Paul ticket in 2016. Two constitutionalists in the White House? Wow, we have not seen such a thing since. . . the Harding/Coolidge ticket during the 1920 Election. My current political hero is Scott Walker. He got elected on conservative principles, applied those conservative principles, turned the State of Wisconsin around economically, survived a recall election after taking on the unions, and then got elected again, all in a four year span, and all in a blue State. He did not back down, and he did what he said he would. A...
  • Amnesty for Unamerica

    11/23/2014 10:33:34 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/23/14 | Daniel Greenfield
    Obama wants to import illegal aliens while deporting American jobs. He wants to trade American jobs to illegal aliens for Democratic votes Obama’s excuse for his illegal amnesty will be that the immigration system is “broken” forcing him to act. But when Obama says that the system is broken, he means that some parts of it still work and so he intends to break immigration all the way through to benefit his own corrupt political allies. That will hurt his own voters the most, but the Democratic Party has a notoriously masochistic relationship with its voting base. It beats them...
  • The Obama Plan for Executive Action on Foreign Tech Workers

    11/22/2014 10:56:21 PM PST · by Vince Ferrer · 17 replies
    Upon Closer Inspection ^ | November 21, 2014 | Dr. Norm Matloff
    Though the main attention on Obama’s speech on immigration last night will be on his plans for the unauthorized immigrants, he definitely included provisions regarding foreign tech workers, specifically regarding H-1B, employer-sponsored green cards and the F-1 foreign student visa. His proposals have something for the employers, something for the foreign workers, but nothing to help American workers. In this post, I’ll explain the proposed changes and their likely impact, and also discuss what executive action a labor-friendly president could have taken. From my point of view, the President’s plan has three major elements: Granting work rights to spouses of...
  • Republican Party Cowards

    11/22/2014 12:31:45 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 42 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/22/14 | Jeff Crouere
    Within three months, the dangerous components of the President's immigration plan will become operational. The clock is ticking on a response. Will Republican leaders finally show some courage? As time goes on, President Obama is becoming much more provocative with the GOP. For example, he met with congressional Democrats, but no Republicans, then announced his long awaited plan for executive amnesty, giving 5 million illegal immigrants a pathway to work permits and relief from possible deportation for 3 years. After getting shellacked in the mid-terms, Obama has not compromised with Republicans, he moved further to the political left. It was...
  • Capitalism Cataclysm

    11/22/2014 12:25:18 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/22/14 | Dr. Brad Lyles
    Freedom Economics “Capitalism” is the cataclysmically inappropriate word we use to describe the most successful economic system in the history of the world. We must cease its use at once and forevermore. “Capitalism,” the word, maligns capitalism, the economic system. We must understand and accept this. No longer can we conservatives, we capitalists, remain purists about this term. The Left has won, and handily. They have contorted the word capitalism into a grotesque mockery of its true nature. Worse, having sullied the term, they have also sullied the concept. If the economic system of capitalism were termed something different than...
  • The Dutch Government Knows Something

    11/22/2014 7:51:19 AM PST · by alexmark1917 · 11 replies
    I found it very suspect that our King plus a huge trade delegation visited Japan a day before Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda announced the new extreme surprise round of stimulus. Gold Repatriation Stunner: Dutch Central Bank Secretly Withdrew 122 Tons Of Gold From The New York Fed http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-11-21/gold-repatriation-stunner-dutch-central-bank-secretly-withdrew-122-tons-gold-new-yor Need Tips on Sticking to your Trade Plan? Global Consequences The impact of the Dutch gold repatriation can be huge. First of all, because it underlines more and more countries are getting nervous about their gold reserves stored in the US. Venezuela repatriated most of its reserves from abroad in...
  • The Part of Obama's Immigration Speech that Media is Ignoring... And it's Dangerous

    11/21/2014 8:25:00 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 32 replies
    Patriot Action Network ^ | November 21, 2014 | Eric Odom
    Obama's Executive Immigration Order was a brilliant move on his part. Politically, that is. Obama needed to cater to the radical anti-border crowd, but he also needed to limit the legal challenges that would have mounted from all directions with a blanket amnesty. So what did he do? Nothing. No seriously, Obama didn't really do much of anything on the action front. He basically proclaimed that our government (his government these days) will no longer deport illegal immigrants. Obama made it sound like he was doing a lot. He made it sound like he was giving the radical amnesty groups...
  • How the Obama immigration policy will affect black unemployment

    11/21/2014 4:40:49 PM PST · by EveningStar · 9 replies
    Facebook ^ | November 20, 2014 | Calvin D. King
    I get a lot of flack from people regarding my lack of regard for El Presidente Obama. Some of it is good natured ribbing. Some of it is downright nasty. I actually hate that I couldn't be a part of the euphoria that was the First Blackish President. I have no allegiance to White America, Black America or any other hyphenated class or socioeconomic status. I am conservative minded but I am no Republican. I just know enough history, enough policy, and enough reality to not be pulled into the fold. So now we are faced with immigration. Those on...
  • Letter: Ted Cruz is no Ronald Reagan

    11/21/2014 9:38:28 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    The Portsmouth Herald ^ | November 21, 2014 | James Lalos
    To the Editor: During a presidential debate in 1984, President Reagan said, “I believe in the idea of amnesty for those who have put down roots and who have lived here, even though some time back, they may have entered illegally.” As Republicans contemplate their response to President Obama’s immigration action, they should consider that Reagan and George H.W. Bush took unilateral action to protect undocumented immigrants from deportation. In both cases, their actions were eventually incorporated into legislation passed by Congress. Congress, now led by Republicans, has the power to legislate a 21st century solution on immigration and the...
  • Is VW the First Model for 21st Century Unionism?

    11/21/2014 8:21:22 AM PST · by MichCapCon · 13 replies
    Capitol Confidential ^ | 11/19/2014 | Vinnie Vernuccio
    On Tuesday, the human resources department at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., released a new policy allowing for voluntary recognition of multiple unions at their plant. The company said it would recognize any union that can show it represents at least 15 percent of the employees in the plant. As detailed below, the company will bestow greater privileges upon organizations that prove they represent more workers. These include use of company facilities and meetings with VW’s human resources department and executive committee. On Monday, USA Today reported that UAW hailed the policy “as a vehicle to soon gain representation...
  • Michigan Should Lower the Personal Income Tax Rate in 2015

    11/21/2014 7:51:27 AM PST · by MichCapCon · 4 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 11/20/2014 | James Hohman
    In 2007, Michigan's Legislature and governor hiked the state's individual income tax, extracting more from a struggling private sector in order to avoid government spending cuts. Now is the time to revisit that decision. Tax revenues have grown, the budget is balanced, and this state can afford to be less of a burden on its residents. There is never a good time to raise taxes, but extracting more from taxpayers is especially inopportune at the onset of a national recession, which was the case in late 2007. The state had already lost one out of every 11 jobs from 2000...
  • Delusions of Grandeur direct from The King

    11/21/2014 4:46:19 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/21/14 | Judi McLeod
    Obama a mad man beyond saving if you run with an ad depicting a crown graphic on the very next day after you sunk the Good Ship America It’s no longer everyone else’s imagination but purely his own: Obama, and not cash, is king. Surrealistic as it may be, isn’t that a tiny crown graphic at the bottom of Barack Obama’s picture in the ‘Stand for Action on Immigration’ ad sent out by Organizing for Action at 10 o’clock last night? The email message, subject line of which is “President Obama, just now”: has arrived in millions of email accounts...
  • Black youth and the movement for reparations

    11/20/2014 8:20:42 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies
    The Final Call ^ | November 18, 2014 | Richard B. Muhammad, editor in chief
    Reparations, redress for slavery and centuries of suffering, was a major part of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan’s Holy Day of Atonement address in Jamaica last month. It was also the topic when the Minister listened to scholars and spoke to students during the discussion “Revitalizing The Reparations Movement” at Chicago State University in Chicago, Illinois earlier this year. In both messages the Minister spoke passionately and clearly about the Black plight and a willingness to confront the enemy to demand reparatory justice. “When you really think about those who went before us, and the price that they paid to...
  • There Is No Longer A Rule Of Law

    11/20/2014 5:59:02 PM PST · by Revel · 26 replies
    Market Ticker Forum ^ | 11-20-14 | Karl Denninger
    This clown needs impeachment -- now. This is not an option for the House. Any President who willfully and wantonly refuses to faithfully execute the laws of this nation must be impeached and removed from office. It is a duty of the Congress, not an option that Congress has. (follow link for full article) So here you go folks -- if the Congress will not immediately impeach, and you know they won't, then they're going along with it. And that means that there is not just a lawless President in Washington DC there are 536 lawless individuals and their minions...
  • Obama’s failed approach to rein in Iran’s nuclear ambitions

    11/20/2014 5:35:32 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/20/14 | Amir Basiri
    Obama must quit his pen-palling habit with the Iranian regime's supreme leader, and make the right choice by adopting a tough stance against the Iranian regime and its allies and proxies in the region With the specter of the November 24 deadline looming on the horizon, a tough and determined position toward Iran is essential in saving the day. But President Barack Obama seems to be poised on repeating his previous mistakes in dealing with the Iranian regime. That is what his latest letter to the Iranian regime’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei indicates, in which he made cooperation with Iran...
  • IN:Suspect Can't Cover it All; Customer with CCW Shoots Him

    11/20/2014 5:20:37 PM PST · by marktwain · 34 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 19 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Tyerre Allan was only 25 years old, and he just got out of jail for a robbery that was done years ago. Police say he was already a suspect in other crimes. From wishtv.com: Police later identified the suspect as 25-year-old Tyerre Allen of Indianapolis. He was also identified by IMPD detectives as a suspect in other robberies in the Indianapolis area. There were five or six customers in the Indiana Cash America Pawn shop, as well as 3-4 employees.  It appears that Tyerre, just out of jail, tried to ply his trade.  You would think he would realize the dangers of...
  • Ted Cruz’s Plan for Internet Freedom? A Permanent Internet Tax Ban

    11/20/2014 4:29:45 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    NextGov ^ | November 20, 2014 | Dustin Volz
    Sen. Ted Cruz is lobbying hard to prevent government regulation of the Internet, but one measure the Texas Republican supports is expected to create a sizeable budget hole for his state. Cruz, a likely presidential candidate in 2016, spent ample time last week promoting a permanent extension to an expiring ban on federal, state, and local taxation of Internet access that is currently being considered in Congress. The measure, which passed the House earlier this year, is popular in both parties and considered a lame-duck "must pass," as the ban is set to lift on Dec. 11. But a lesser-known...
  • Amnesty for illegals throws Black America off the bus

    11/20/2014 7:54:49 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 46 replies
    CDN Communites Digital News ^ | November 19, 2014 | Kevin Fobbs
    Amnesty for illegals throws Black America off the bus By Kevin Fobbs, Communities Digital News America's future. CLEVELAND, November 19, 2014 — With the stroke of a pen, President Barack Obama will strip black Americans and their children of their economic civil rights and opportunities in favor of illegal alien immigrants. Obama has decided to turn back the clock on black Americans’ hard-won rights by his planned executive order, set for 8 p.m., November 20. According to the New York Times, Obama will use his executive authority to provide work permits for up to five million people who are in...
  • Coincidence? Obama to Announce Executive Amnesty on National Revolution Day in Mexico

    11/20/2014 7:49:04 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 21 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | November 20, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    Obama will announce his Executive Amnesty Plan tonight. Today is National Revolution Day in Mexico– The Mexican Revolution, began on November 20, 1910, and continued for a decade. The United States, Mexico’s northern neighbor, was significantly affected by the human dislocation that resulted: if someone did not want to fight, the only alternative was to leave the country—and over 890,000 Mexicans did just that by legally emigrating during the second decade of the 20th century. The Obama administration and minions in the media insist President Reagan also used executive amnesty to allow illegals in the country. As Rush Limbaugh explained,...
  • Gruber's bad political analysis driven by bad economics

    11/20/2014 4:42:07 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 5 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 20, 2014 | Benjamin Zycher, ohn G. Searle scholar at the American Enterprise Institute
    Professor Gruber has written a textbook on public finance, and one of the standard topics that he covers is the problem of pollution externalities, along with a discussion, again standard, of tax remedies. Does Gruber recognize that he is very likely to have polluted the public view of economists and their policy pronouncements? Perhaps he will consider a self-imposed tax on his consultant earnings paid by the taxpayer.Like the never-seen "Secretary" in the "Mission: Impossible" series, President Obama and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) — she was the Speaker until the voters responded to the enactment of the Patient...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz Discusses Stopping President Obama’s Illegal Amnesty on the Kelly File

    11/19/2014 7:11:22 PM PST · by Whenifhow · 37 replies
    https://www.youtube.com/ ^ | Nov 19, 2014 | SenTedCruz
    Senator Ted Cruz on the Kelly File Obama policies were on the ballot and there was a referendum. This last election had two issues - Obamacare and Amnesty. Megyn Kelly: if you shut the government down or impeach the president, so what do you plan to do. Ted Cruz: Congress should use the constitutional authority. 1. Senate Majority leader, if you disregard the law, the senate will not confirm a single nominee. 2. Power of the purse - in Jan. systematically funding one dept after another, and pass appropriations with riders. Start with funding Defense. Then when we get to...
  • Mark Levin Busts RINOS Grubering America With Government Shutdown Lie

    11/19/2014 2:10:56 PM PST · by Whenifhow · 9 replies
    https://www.youtube.com ^ | Nov 15, 2014 | You Tube
    Mark Levin debunks the RINO lie about debt default by breaking down every government shutdown in modern American history.
  • Open the Floodgates – Chinese Inquiries on U.S. Real Estate Soar 35% After Easing of Visa Rules

    11/19/2014 12:31:23 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Liberty Blitzkrieg ^ | 11/19/2014 | Michael Krieger
    In a nation in which 1 out of every 3 homes is unaffordable, you’d think the primary goal of public policy wouldn’t be to ensure real estate becomes even more out of reach for the average citizen. However, we live in a country in which policy isn’t being driven by logic and what’s in the best interest of “the people,” rather, we live in an neo-feudalistic society in which policy is being driven by what is best for a handful of white-collar criminals. It’s bad enough that American financial oligarchs have leveraged free money polices of the Federal Reserve to...
  • Reflections on Beer, Billboards, and Bargaining at the University of Illinois

    11/19/2014 9:19:18 AM PST · by jfd1776 · 5 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | November 19, 2014 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    Coors Light is the official beer of the Fighting Illini. This doesn’t necessarily mean that Coors Light was voted on by the student body of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, or that the school’s sports teams drink the stuff at halftime or wear its logo on their cars. No, just like dozens of other products from soft drinks to gym shoes, it means that the company signed a sponsorship deal with the University of Illinois. Now, I don’t know how you feel about it, but with the cost of college skyrocketing, I’m inclined to think that almost any revenue...
  • Keystone Killed

    11/19/2014 9:14:29 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 24 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/19/14 | Arnold Ahlert
    Desperate Sen. Mary Landrieu loses the vote, and likely her Senate seat as well. The ongoing theatrics surrounding the Keystone XL pipeline continued in earnest Tuesday. Desperate Democrat incumbent Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) spent the afternoon trying to secure the critical 60th vote necessary for the filibuster-proof majority that would get the legislation through the Senate and onto Obama’s desk, while her fellow Democrats weighed the pros and cons of alienating their radical environmentalist constituency. Democrats chose to stand with the radicals, defeating the bill by a 59-41 vote. By the middle of the afternoon, Landrieu’s chances of winning over...
  • What Do College Undergrads Spend Their Student Loans On: High-School Classes

    11/19/2014 7:55:12 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 11/19/2014 | Tyler Durden
    Over the weekend we closed the chapter on the "mystery" of America's collapsing labor force and the record 90+ million Americans out of the labor force. As Pew reported, confirming what we had said all along, it has little to nothing to do with Boomers retiring - simply because under ZIRP they can't afford to retire - and everything to do with Millennials staying in school because they can't find the well-paying jobs they had expected, raking up $1.2 trillion (and exponentially rising) in government-funded student debt in the process. To wit: More and more Americans are outside the...
  • Google Doesn't Hit Ann Arbor Job Projections, But Still a Media Favorite

    11/19/2014 6:10:08 AM PST · by MichCapCon · 3 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 11/16/2014 | Tom Gantert
    In 2007, newspapers around the state trumpeted Google’s announcement that it was opening its AdWords office in Ann Arbor. Then-Gov. Jennifer Granholm came down to Ann Arbor for the press conference and former University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman and several high-ranking state officials all commented on Google’s arrival. This week, MLive reported that the owner of the buildings Google currently inhabits will be leasing out that space in 2016, raising questions about Google’s future in Ann Arbor. Google was projected to bring in 1,000 jobs within five years of moving into its Ann Arbor offices. A company spokesperson...
  • Keystone XL Pipeline Could Bring Epidemic of Violence Against Women

    11/19/2014 5:48:58 AM PST · by ilovesarah2012 · 59 replies
    care2.com ^ | January 30, 2014 | s.e. smith
    Native American women in the United States are two and a half times more likely to be sexually assaulted than women of any other race. This staggering and awful statistic illustrates that there is a profound epidemic of sexual violence going on in Native communities, and lest people think this is an internal issue, much of that violence is coming from white men. Tribes across the country are struggling with the issue and attempting to work within their own communities to heal and fight sexual violence from within, while also bridging with US government organizations and other groups to promote...
  • Johnathan Gruber Is A Fascist

    11/19/2014 5:04:43 AM PST · by LeoMcNeil · 21 replies
    Leo McNeil ^ | November 19, 2014 | Leo McNeil
    Johnathan Gruber is a fascist. He’s willing to put up with a little bit of private ownership but only if the government dictates private transactions. He’s more than willing to help Congress manipulate laws in order to achieve government control. Much of the hubbub over Gruber’s comments on Obamacare manipulations put the blame on him. Make no mistake, calling the American people stupid is on Gruber. However, Gruber isn’t a politician and it’s hardly surprising when an academic with no political experience doesn’t know how to play the game. Academics aren’t nearly as smart as they or the left think...
  • Small lessons of Scandinavia on link between socialism and inequality

    11/19/2014 12:52:29 AM PST · by wetphoenix · 1 replies
    A recent study published by Swiss Credit shows that the Scandinavian countries are the countries of Europe where most social inequality is determined. The increase in inequality is one of 15 worldwide major risks identified during the last forum of Davos. Henry Milner is researcher invited to the department of political sciences has the university of Montreal, where he is linked to the research pulpit of the canada in electoral studies. In 2004-2005, i ran the pulpit in Canadian studies to the Sorbonne. He is notably admitted for his expertise on the Scandinavian countries and runs a summer school on...
  • Cruz Continues Fight for Internet Freedom

    11/18/2014 5:55:09 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    Amy Ridenour's National Center Blog ^ | November 17, 2014 | Amy Ridenour
    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is continuing his fight to limit government interference into (and taxation of) the Internet, today releasing a compilation of comments he has received since his Washington Post op-ed and short video were released last week (you can watch the video here). Here's a few of many (emphases were added by me): "Sen. Ted Cruz got it right last week when he tweeted that Title II would be ObamaCare for the Internet." -- L. Gordon Crovitz, former Wall Street Journal publisher and author of the Wall Street Journal's Information Age column "Private Internet providers already compete with...