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  • Why is FOXNEWS inundated with those Everyonon commercials?

    05/12/2014 5:50:56 PM PDT · by hecht · 15 replies
    http://www.ispot.tv/ad/7tUC/connect-2-compete-stacy not 30 minutes passes without those two nauseating ads which seem to be insidiously promoting Obamacare.
  • The Red Line and the Rat Line

    04/24/2014 1:37:58 PM PDT · by hecht · 4 replies
    London Review of Books ^ | Vol. 36 No. 8 · 17 April 2014 | Seymour M. Hersh
    The Red Line and the Rat Line Seymour M. Hersh on Obama, Erdoğan and the Syrian rebels In 2011 Barack Obama led an allied military intervention in Libya without consulting the US Congress. Last August, after the sarin attack on the Damascus suburb of Ghouta, he was ready to launch an allied air strike, this time to punish the Syrian government for allegedly crossing the ‘red line’ he had set in 2012 on the use of chemical weapons.​* Then with less than two days to go before the planned strike, he announced that he would seek congressional approval for the...
  • Benghazi could have been prevented if US hadn't allowed weapons to reach al-Qaeda militants,

    04/24/2014 7:45:37 AM PDT · by hecht · 12 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | April 22-23, 2014 | David Martosko, U.s. Political Editor
    The Citizens Commission on Benghazi, a self-selected group of former top military officers, CIA insiders and think-tankers, declared Tuesday in Washington that a seven-month review of the deadly 2012 terrorist attack has determined that it could have been prevented – if the U.S. hadn't been helping to arm al-Qaeda militias throughout Libya a year earlier. 'The United States switched sides in the war on terror with what we did in Libya, knowingly facilitating the provision of weapons to known al-Qaeda militias and figures,' Clare Lopez, a member of the commission and a former CIA officer, told MailOnline. She blamed the...
  • (vanity) Freeper Quiz: Does Anyone Know Who Warren Wilhelm II is?

    02/04/2014 11:16:30 AM PST · by hecht · 46 replies
    He is not the original Kaiser Wilhelm II.
  • A Small Business Hit With Skyrocketing Health Costs Due to Obamacare

    01/30/2014 8:12:08 PM PST · by hecht · 3 replies
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuA2_P-m4Sk
  • Millenial's Music Taste (vanity). Whats wrong with your generation?

    01/01/2014 7:18:16 PM PST · by hecht · 324 replies
    Last night we watched ABC's Dick Clarks New Years Eve Show. When they began to show music performers, the first I saw was Billy Joel. You could tell that it was one of his bona fide live performance as he sounded different from the studio versions, some minor errors etc. In my genervation ( I'm in my 50s) the best albums were often live , where the performers would jam, experiment and ad lib. The Allmans Live at Fillmore East is an example , or the Live version of Led Zepellin's "Dazed and Confused" -filmed in San Francisco - where...
  • Cant Rush get better commercials than "Final Trim " or "AF Plus" (vanity)

    12/13/2013 11:58:46 AM PST · by hecht · 52 replies
    These quack diet ads are played every break. Can't he get better ads?
  • What If Buying Coffee Was Like Buying ObamaCare?

    12/09/2013 12:52:28 PM PST · by hecht · 10 replies
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rk6lo4XQ5L8
  • Obama Didn't Know What He Knew When Everyone Else Knew What He Should Have Known

    05/20/2013 4:43:12 PM PDT · by hecht · 18 replies
    White House Explains: Obama Didn't Know What He Knew When Everyone Else Knew What He Should Have Known Submitted by Tyler on 05/20/2013 18:04 -0400 House Oversight Committee President Obama Treasury Department White House Yesterday, when we reported that as a result of new disclosures regarding the timing of who learned what, but most importantly when, in the White House regarding the IRS persecution (if not prosecution) of conservative groups, we made it quite clear that the narrative enacted by the White House, which could simply be summarized as "we'll make it up as we go along", was nothing more...
  • Demand A Plan - Demand Celebrities Go [bleep] Themselves

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxRlpRcorEU
  • Shhh: NY Times Reports on Orthodox GOP Vote

    11/26/2012 7:09:02 PM PST · by hecht · 14 replies
    Some news, apparently, is fit to print, but not too boldly. Take, for example, the demure self-censorship on display Saturday in the New York Times’ eye-opening report, headlined “On Island, Largely Blue, an Exception: Trump Tower,” on the handful of New York City neighborhoods that voted for Mitt Romney over President Obama. Overall, the city voted Obama over Romney 81% to 18%. The headline and the first five paragraphs were about the two isolated election precincts on the Upper East Side of Manhattan Island where Romney won half or more of the vote. It wasn’t until paragraph 7 to find...
  • WABC news talk- GET RUSH BACK ON!!!! (vanity)

    11/02/2012 9:41:15 AM PDT · by hecht · 32 replies
    DO the A-holes at WABC news really think that loyal Rush listeners want to hear Geraldo?
  • Breaking: US citizens in Israel vote 85% Romney

    11/01/2012 1:38:47 PM PDT · by hecht · 14 replies
    Breaking: US citizens in Israel vote 85% Romney, 14% Obama (UPDATED WITH FULL RESULTS) I was invited to this press conference, but could not make it because of another commitment. According to my sources, iVoteIsrael held a press conference today, at which they announced that 85%(!!!!) of the ballots cast by American citizens residing in Israel for the US elections went to Mitt Romney. 85%!!!!! More information to follow when I have it. UPDATE 5:46 PM It should be noted that according to official statistics, there are over 163,000 American voters in Israel (and there are actually probably more). UPDATE...
  • Is Nakoula Basseley Nakoula being held as a political prisoner? (vanity)

    10/24/2012 3:54:02 PM PDT · by hecht · 17 replies
    And do you see the ACLU coming to his aid
  • FORD DIDN'T TAKE THE BAILOUT (vanity )

    09/21/2012 9:34:13 AM PDT · by hecht · 26 replies
    Ford is doing well. Ford didnt close dealerships that cost 65,000 jobs If GM had followed Fords example they wouldnt have closed up. if we know this why doesnt the GOP counter the. "GM is alive and Osama is dead" with Ford is alive? Why?
  • House passes new Buffett Rule

    09/19/2012 4:14:42 PM PDT · by hecht · 15 replies
    The House on Wednesday passed Republicans' own version of the Buffett Rule, which allows wealthy Americans to voluntarily pony up to reduce the deficit. The bill, labeled the Buffett Rule Act, passed by voice vote, meaning Democrats and Republicans agreed with it. Under the legislation, which would still need Senate approval, taxpayers could check a box on their taxes and send in a check for more than they owe to the IRS. "If Warren Buffett and others like him truly feel they're not paying enough in taxes, they can use the Buffett Rule Act to put their money where their...
  • Obama Got His 3 a.m. Call. He Decided To Sleep Through It.

    09/12/2012 4:52:04 PM PDT · by hecht · 21 replies
    Obama Got His 3 a.m. Call. He Decided To Sleep Through It. —Ace Drudge highlights part of the story that the LA Times, of course, does not. The president was updated throughout the evening, and notified late Tuesday that Stevens was unaccounted for. Obama learned Wednesday that Stevens was confirmed dead Wednesday morning, the official said. Man needs his rest. He's in Vegas right now. You can't do Vegas right if you're short of sleep. By the way, the media is all dutifully reporting the Obama line: That while he is jetting his ass off to Las Vegas, "it's not...
  • WABC News Talk Radio buries the embassy attacks (vanity)

    09/12/2012 7:26:14 AM PDT · by hecht · 6 replies
    last night I was listening to Levin and Batchelor. At the 9 PM news break, the lead story was not the embassy attacks ,but rather some nonsense about Omega 3 supplements not working as well as real fish. The second story was about some contaminated dairy products. They did not mention at all the attacks. of course that was what Levin and Batchelor was talking about. As a consolation, they didn't have the out of breath orgasmic Ann Compton give yet another panegyric to the One.
  • Obamacare Summed Up in One Sentence

    09/03/2012 4:30:02 PM PDT · by hecht · 9 replies
    Barbara Bellar for Illinois State Senate
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=vdnY8r7_fLw
  • Rabbi Meir Soloveichik to offer opening invocation at Republican convention

    abbi Meir Soloveichik to offer opening invocation at Republican convention August 27, 2012 (JTA) -- Rabbi Meir Soloveichik is scheduled to deliver the opening invocation at the Republican National Convention. “It is an extraordinary privilege to deliver an invocation at a cherished ritual of American democracy,” said Soloveichik of the invocation, which he is scheduled to deliver on Tuesday in Tampa, Fla. Soloveichik is the director of the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University and associate rabbi at the Kehilath Jeshurun synagogue, both in New York City. A frequent contributor to several publications, including the politically...
  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Statement on Rape and Pregnancy

    Statement on Rape and Pregnancy August 20, 2012 Washington, DC -- Recent remarks by a member of the US House of Representatives suggesting that “women who are victims of ‘legitimate rape’ rarely get pregnant” are medically inaccurate, offensive, and dangerous. Each year in the US, 10,000–15,000 abortions occur among women whose pregnancies are a result of reported rape or incest. An unknown number of pregnancies resulting from rape are carried to term. There is absolutely no veracity to the claim that “If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to shut that whole thing down.” A woman who...
  • Taxpayers Foot the Bill for Obamacare Ads

    06/20/2012 12:50:00 PM PDT · by hecht · 8 replies
    Taxpayers Foot the Bill for Obamacare Ads Posted on June 15th, 2012 by Maddie Eldridge Many of you may recall a now infamous boondoggle from 2010, when the Obama administration spent more than $3 million in taxpayer money to air three pro-Obamacare commercials starring Andy Griffith. According to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), these ads incurred a total of $404,000 in production costs and $2.8 million in national media placement costs. To boot, the ads were deemed misleading by the nonpartisan organization FactCheck.org, as The Washington Examiner points out. Well folks, HHS is at it again. As...
  • Obamacare Nation (vanity)

    06/20/2012 12:41:14 PM PDT · by hecht · 1 replies
    It's bad enough that we have to suffer with this program, but now our tax dollars are paying for Obamacare commercials on "Hannity" We are going to hell.
  • Food Stamp Nation (vanity)

    06/20/2012 10:34:48 AM PDT · by hecht · 30 replies
    Has anyone else noticed the food stamp ads on the radio. I guess Obama need smote parasites on the dole at taxpayer expense. Aren't you glad that you work. I have no issue with a safety net for the truly needy, but to condone parasitical behavior is obscene.
  • How do we taxpayers stop all the Obamacare commercials? (vanity)

    06/04/2012 9:54:00 PM PDT · by hecht · 6 replies
    Every night I see on Foxnews, yes Foxnews, these nauseating ads with actors pretending to have been saved by "the new health care law" . How many millions is HSS spending on these "HealthCare .gov" commercials?
  • WABC news/talk Radio news brief help (vanity)

    05/14/2012 1:42:02 PM PDT · by hecht · 17 replies
    i listen to WABC to get my daily fix of Rush/Hannity /Levin et al., but at the top and bottom of the hour I have to suffer with doses of liberal Ann Compton style pro- obama propaganda. I am sick of hearing "gutsy, historic etc....". any way to listen without this crap?
  • Dreams of Obama's second term

    04/23/2012 1:55:46 PM PDT · by hecht · 9 replies
    Dreams of Obama's second term The sad part is, it's probably true. Yet another reason why Obama must be voted out (Hat Tip: Lance K).
  • The German's got it Right

    02/26/2012 11:01:32 AM PST · by hecht · 51 replies · 1+ views
    From A German Carnival Float
  • OMG! Carter thinks Iranian nukes 'not a catstrophe'

    02/02/2012 9:35:40 AM PST · by hecht · 21 replies
    OMG! Carter thinks Iranian nukes 'not a catstrophe' OMG.... When it comes to the Middle East, the former president never ceases to amaze.In an interview published in Time, he was asked: "What do you think it means that Iran seems to have its first nuclear fuel rod?" His complete answer: "Well, of course, the religious leaders of Iran have sworn on their word of honor that they're not going to manufacture nuclear weapons. If they are lying, then I don't see that as a major catastrophe because they'll only have one or two military weapons. Israel probably has 300 or...
  • Anybody else watch FBC?(vanity)

    12/16/2011 4:16:07 PM PST · by hecht · 36 replies · 1+ views
    I recently started to watch , and I find many shows and commentators are better than the regular Foxnews. Lou Dobbs is certainly better than Shep , and Liz Claman is intelligent eye candy if you're sick of bleach jobs.
  • Bartiromo hires Gloria Allred! (vanity)

    11/09/2011 6:10:23 PM PST · by hecht · 8 replies
    Accuses Newt Gingrich of sexual harassment
  • Perfidious Ben & Jerry's

    10/10/2011 6:56:02 PM PDT · by hecht · 12 replies
    Perfidious Ben & Jerry's Ben & Jerry's can't stand an occupation:- Ben & Jerry's, a Vermont-based firm with a known philanthropic reputation (known to be left-leaning) had announced in 1998 that it would no longer purchase water from an Israeli company in the Golan Heights, which Ben and Jerry considered under illegal Israeli occupation. But that's because Israel is involved. Otherwise: Ben & Jerry’s Becomes First High-Profile Company to Support Occupy Wall Street.
  • The Secret Way to Make Money During the Obama Presidency:

    09/11/2011 6:09:52 PM PDT · by hecht · 9 replies
    Whenever he gives a scheduled speech, sell your stocks short!
  • Ed Schultz and Ernst Rohm- separated at birth?

    08/27/2011 7:29:05 PM PDT · by hecht · 8 replies
  • Charlie Crist's New Job

    07/22/2011 7:28:08 PM PDT · by hecht · 6 replies
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rcg_-8hB4E
  • Von Manstein

    06/20/2011 7:25:43 PM PDT · by hecht · 14 replies
    WSJ ^ | By TOM NAGORSKI
    On Jan. 4, 1944, Field Marshal Erich von Manstein flew from the Eastern Front to see Adolf Hitler, determined to change the Führer's mind. Manstein had tried before—he had pushed hard for a radical realignment of forces in the east—but now his army was facing defeat. "One thing we must be clear about, mein Führer," Manstein said, "is that the extremely critical situation we are now in cannot be put down to the enemy's superiority alone, great though it is. It is also due to the way in which we are led." Hitler, Manstein later recalled, "stared at me with...
  • Continental's Presidential Plus Ripoff ( vanity)

    03/26/2011 5:18:10 PM PDT · by hecht · 16 replies
    I wonder if anyone else has experienced this problem. Recently after a few painful flights in and out of Newark, a colleague recommended that I purchase a Presidential Plus Card. It is quite pricey at $395, but he said it's well worth it< > <> I now book a flight with continental, only to find out that Continental booked it with their partner United. In the nick of time , I run onto the Monorail and go from Terminal C to A. I then check in to United, and am asked how will I pay for my bags? I responded...
  • Why did the Republicans agree temporarily extend only the tax cuts for the highest bracket? (vanity)

    12/11/2010 4:04:07 PM PST · by hecht · 19 replies
    By completely extending the lower rates, the reps have lost all of their leverage for making all the rates permanent. In two years this will allow Obama to demagogue " tax cuts for the rich" Also , why don't they ever turn it around to " canceling the tax hikes". Am I the only one who remembers that Bradley -Gephart set the maximum rate at 28%
  • Peggy Noonan Calls Sarah Palin A 'Nincompoop'

    11/06/2010 2:08:42 PM PDT · by hecht · 61 replies
    Peggy Noonan Calls Sarah Palin A 'Nincompoop' One half of what could have been a great column...but then Peggy Noonan's Palin Derangement Syndrome had to kick in.Pity. Noonan's latest makes two cogent points - first that she's finally done with Obama: On to the aftermath of the election. On Wednesday President Obama gave a news conference to share his thoughts. Viewers would have found it disappointing if there had been any viewers. The president is speaking, in effect, to an empty room. From my notes five minutes in: "This wet blanket, this occupier of the least interesting corner of the...
  • Will There be any Prosecution of Reid in the Harrah's vote buying Scandal? (vanity)

    11/04/2010 8:32:43 PM PDT · by hecht · 12 replies
    There appears to have been a news blackout since election day of this illegal activity. Anyone know if there will be an investigation?
  • The most erotic ad of the year ( vanity)

    11/01/2010 8:45:24 PM PDT · by hecht · 18 replies · 4+ views
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4k_v3zNJu0&feature=youtube_gdata_player Sorry Victoria's Secret, Korea Air is much better.
  • HOW MUCH IS HHS PAYING FOR ITS ANDY GRIFFITH COMMERCIALS? (vanity)

    10/28/2010 4:46:08 AM PDT · by hecht · 29 replies
    Ad nauseum Foxnews et al is being inundated with these pro-Obamacare commercials with an almost senile Andy Griffith. Our taxes are being used to promote this monstrosity.
  • Money Isn't Everything

    10/18/2010 1:30:39 PM PDT · by hecht · 21 replies
    Blumenthal (aka Heydrich jr.) didn't embellish his Vietnam War service. He fabricated having served. Newsweek have you no shame, no sense of decency?
  • HEY ARNOLD! ( vanity)

    10/01/2010 6:59:35 AM PDT · by hecht · 3 replies
    Be the man you played in film, and tell your Attorney General to" CALL OFF YOUR GOON SQUAD" The rats pulled this off in '94 against Hershensohn, in 2000 against Bush, and 2003 against you. Act like a man and also demand that your Attorney General investigate the illegal and Allred
  • Christie Ready To Test Teachers In Reading And Math

    09/28/2010 3:20:01 PM PDT · by hecht · 54 replies · 1+ views
    Christie Announces Sweeping N.J. Education Reform Governor Ready To Test Teachers In Reading And Math September 28, 2010 5:30 PM OLD BRIDGE, N.J. (CBS 2) — Determined to turn New Jersey’s education system on its head, Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday unveiled a tough-love reform package that will make classroom achievement — not seniority or tenure — the basis for pay hikes and career advancement in Garden State public schools. Christie is turning his take-no-prisoner’s style to the classroom, demanding a top to bottom overhaul of how New Jersey students learn and teachers teach. And that means undoing tenure, seniority...
  • THE FRAUD OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION( VANITY)

    09/26/2010 6:15:42 PM PDT · by hecht · 9 replies
    For those old enough to remember, affirmative action was sold to us as a way to make up for past discrimination. Perhaps , if you accept the premise, this was a laudatory goal. African Americans were (largely) involuntary immigrants who experienced slavery and Jim Crow. However in the age of diversity, African immigrants from nations like Ghana benefit from affirmative action despite not only never being a victim here but also from the fact that their ancestors were the ones responsible for slavery in the first place. Hispanics are a totally different issue. Prior to the days of Carter,...
  • MY DAY IN THE DMV (vanity) Shapes of healthcare to come.

    09/22/2010 2:24:43 PM PDT · by hecht · 23 replies
    Today I spent the morning in an NJ DMV. My license will expire this year and I received the information to go to the Department of Motor Vehicles for renewal. I am on staycation this week because of the Sukkot holiday, so I figured it would be a good time to go. Obviously if the DMV were run like a private company like Disney , it shouldn't take much longer than to check into a Disney Hotel and get their ID card. Of course I knew the DMV would be no Disney, but I didn't think it would be as...
  • WHY DON'T RICH LIBERALS VOLUNTARILY PAY 39% (vanity)

    09/20/2010 10:58:07 AM PDT · by hecht · 16 replies
    Many of us know rich liberals who shout " the rich must pay their fair share" or " we need to raise taxes on the rich" or " no tax cuts for the rich". Even if we don't know anyone personally we know celebrities and politicians that shout the talking points. My question is however, why don't Jon Liebowitz, Joy Behar pay 39% now? Or why doesn't Obama pay 39% now. John Kerry docks his yacht in Rhode Island to avoid taxes but demands higher taxes. Many of us also know rich liberals that use every tax scam or write...
  • O'Donnell Rocks!!! -Taiwanese Animation

    09/19/2010 9:57:48 AM PDT · by hecht · 14 replies
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrcIWgF5cYs&feature=player_embedded
  • Political Correctness : Disney Style (vanity)

    09/12/2010 5:51:29 PM PDT · by hecht · 22 replies
    Recently, my family and I went to Disneyland in California. In the California Adventure Park, we watched the otherwise splendid Alladin musical. What disturbed me was that in the chorus was a disabled actress in an electric wheelchair. She had no speaking roles and while her counterparts danced to the music she simply rolled her cart in circles. Having an autistic child, I am happy to see the handicapped perform. However ( and perhaps I am sensitive) I fid it distasteful to have someone one stage just to have gratuitous , politically correct window dressing. Obviously she couldn't play Jasmine...