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  • Greenpeace Activists Hang from Bridge to Block Shell Icebreaker

    07/29/2015 4:04:00 PM PDT · 49 of 82
    olezip to artichokegrower
    A group of twenty six Greenpeace activists have suspended themselves from a bridge in Portland, Oregon in an effort to stop Shell icebreaker from heading back to Alaska where it is needed for the company’s arctic drilling operations.

    Should not these vandals be removed by the authorities in Portland, Oregon? What they are doing is extremely dangerous and hazardous to themselves. The Greenpeace activists are a danger to the public at large and to themselves. Have they no mental institutions in Oregon?

    Are they not disturbing bridge traffic? What about wind and weather and dark of night? They must be interested in a photo op and publicity.

  • PETA Wants Lion-Hunting Dentist Killed

    07/29/2015 12:57:15 PM PDT · 29 of 71
    olezip to GoneSalt
    “Hunting is a coward’s pastime,” said PETA President Ingrid Newkirk in the statement. “If, as has been reported, this dentist and his guides lured Cecil out of the park with food so as to shoot him on private property, because shooting him in the park would have been illegal, he needs to be extradited, charged, and, preferably, hanged.”

    I wish that PETA President Ingrid Newkirk would show as much passion in connection with the murder of millions of babies and selling their body parts!

    Instead PETA President Ingrid Newark is calling for the murder of someone who did something she does not like. Is that not what gangsters and Communists do? Democrats are good at name calling.

  • War on Boy Scouts will continue

    07/29/2015 9:56:34 AM PDT · 35 of 49
    olezip to NKP_Vet
    On July 27, Robert M. Gates, president of the Boy Scouts of America, announced that the National Executive Board ratified a resolution ending the ban on openly gay adult leaders and employees.

    Evil men, like Robert M. Gates, and the Boy Scout Executives who control millions of dollars of scout assets, have already corrupted the morals of the Boy Scouts of America. They will not stop until the BSA is in chaos and destroyed.

    Satan loves Gates, death, and chaos.

  • Bush, Walker Paul in, Trump out of Voters First forum [Union Leader "mocked" him]

    07/27/2015 2:36:38 AM PDT · 39 of 125
    olezip to Cincinatus' Wife
    Jeb Bush, Scott Walker and Rand Paul are in. Donald Trump is out.

    Let me know how it goes. I will not be watching it.


    07/26/2015 6:00:04 PM PDT · 25 of 212
    olezip to SeekAndFind
    "But before we do anything, we have to secure the border because the border is like having no border," he added.

    The politicians all say that they will "secure" the border. Even Obama, but what has he actually done to secure the border? Nothing!

    To me the issue is securing the border, and then taking the time necessary to deal with those already here, in particular, the hard working illegals who have established a family and are obeying the laws. Convicted criminals and gang members will be deported. We have to be fair to the LEGAL immigrants who waited in line.

    Actually securing the border has been nothing but talk, talk, talk! I believe that Trump will secure the border, and stop the leak of criminals, disease carriers, and terrorists into our country.

  • Sen. Orrin Hatch scolds Sen. Ted Cruz for saying Senate leader lied about Export-Import vote

    07/26/2015 1:58:25 PM PDT · 30 of 55
    olezip to VinL
    Without invoking his name, Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah scolded fellow Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Sunday for publicly accusing their party leader of lying about a deal to revive an obscure government agency, saying comity in the august chamber is both tradition and simply “the honorable thing to do.”....

    Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah scolded fellow Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Sunday for publicly telling the truth. Sen. Hatch failed to mention the lie that Cruz was referring to, and whether or not Cruz was correct. Instead he talks generalities and comity.

    It appears to me that both Republicans and Democrats routinely lie and lie. Where is that taking us? When will the liars receive the justice desired by the voters?

  • What does Trump mean for U.S. image?

    07/25/2015 4:12:25 AM PDT · 25 of 43
    olezip to 2ndDivisionVet
    Sadly, the reality is that the early stages of the 2016 presidential race are providing the world -- and America -- with a lesson in the weaknesses of the system.

    Sadly, here is another hit piece against Donald Trump.

    The first assertion that we have a "lesson in the weaknesses of the system," is unsupported.

    With a diversity of sixteen or more candidates on the Republican side, and with little competition on the Democrat side, we are demonstrating the strength and depth of how we go about selecting our candidates for POTUS.

    The ignorant selecting a few ignorant comments by foreigners might be entertaining to a few, but is shows little more than a continuation of the name calling and attempts at character assassination. The approach is typical of the Democrats, and boring.

  • Graham: Trump is ‘a political car wreck’

    07/23/2015 8:15:39 AM PDT · 30 of 62
    olezip to smoothsailing
    "[H]e has become toxic as a presidential candidate, I hope we all understand that on the Republican side," Graham said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Thursday morning. "I think he's sort of a political car wreck, where people slow down and watch."

    The GOPe is the political car wreck. Graham and other members of the GOPe continue to be out of touch with the hard working Americans who made this country great.

  • Seattle officials join push for Sharia-compliant mortgages, loans

    07/22/2015 4:20:51 PM PDT · 17 of 39
    olezip to Enlightened1
    "Sharia," which comes from the Koran and means "the right path," prohibits the payment of interest -- the primary way lenders earn. Many of Seattle's 30,000 practicing Muslims, therefore, are hard-pressed to find Sharia-compliant financing options when buying homes, making large purchases or starting a business.

    I wonder whether the "decision makers" have taken a look at how that is handled in Muslim countries, like Saudi Arabia?

    People have to buy with cash, some cash is provided by the kingdom. The no interest part of Sharia law results in a lot of money being banked elsewhere where interest is paid in other countries.

    It is plain folly and foolishness for banks to begin to loan money at no interest to any group of people. The demand would go to infinity!

    The logic behind no interest is that you are doing nothing to earn your money that is sitting in a savings account, whereas if you buy property you can charge rent because you are denied the use of your own property. Thus, many renters are out there!

    The concept of no interest is derived from the Old Testament where Jews could not charge fellow Jews interest for loans according to the laws of Moses. The Muslim religion came later, and copied that law for themselves.

  • Trump’s success annoys GOP

    07/22/2015 10:47:21 AM PDT · 52 of 54
    olezip to The Sons of Liberty
    Maybe the GOP-e and the RINO element, certainly NOT most conservatives.

    Yes, I think that Trump will get rid of the small e at the end of the GOP, and restore the GOP to the Grand Old Party! It is refreshing to hear someone tell it like it is for a change.

    Mike Savage and other conservative talk radio hosts for years have been saying that candidates who stick to their principles often win, in spite of what the corrupt press and others say, including polls.

    The GOPe is nothing more than Democrat lite, and loses 100% of the time to a blithering blathering 100% Democrat, like taking candy from a baby.

  • Report [to military] calls for assessing climate change risks in worst-case scenarios

    07/20/2015 8:33:09 AM PDT · 9 of 12
    olezip to pabianice
    While some politicians still refuse to accept the science, a new report says climate change already is influencing national and international security and warns that world leaders need to prepare for the worst.

    What utter nonsense from "a new report." Such propaganda reports will continue because there is no science, just a pagan religious belief.

    Some politicians do not accept the 'science" simply because there is no legitimate, proven "science" to accept!

  • Sen. Lindsey Graham comes out swinging against Donald Trump's McCain comments

    07/18/2015 5:26:04 PM PDT · 22 of 90
    olezip to E. Pluribus Unum
    "If there was ever any doubt that @realDonaldTrump should not be our commander in chief, this stupid statement should end all doubt," Graham said. "If there was ever any doubt that he should not be the #GOP standard bearer, his growing mountain of stupid statements should end all doubt."

    Lindsey would love to eliminate Trump as a contender for the POTUS.

    But Lindsey does himself no favors by opening his mouth before he engages his brain. I very much doubt whether Lindsey is capable of understanding the context of Trump's remarks, or the sordid history of McCain's lack of support for veterans, MIA organizations, or the military.

  • John McCain Exposed By Vietnam Vets And POWs

    07/18/2015 5:20:58 PM PDT · 77 of 186
    olezip to Bob
    The flight deck video shows that an air-to-air missile from another aircraft on the ship started the fire. The video is posted on the Wikipedia page for the Forrestal fire. McCain’s plane was at the edge of the flight deck with no other planes behind it.

    TRUE. That is my understanding of the Forrestal incident. Young officer McCain was scrambling for his life, as were other pilots in line to take off.

    Many genuine ground crew heroes disappeared in the blink of an eye as they struggled to contain the incident and cool the ordnance.

  • Scott Walker, other GOP candidates take on Donald Trump

    07/18/2015 5:09:31 PM PDT · 51 of 151
    olezip to VinL
    Walker promptly tweeted, "Just told a crowd in Sioux City: @SenJohnMcCain is an American hero."

    Walker promptly tweeted, "Just told a crowd in Sioux City: @SenJohnMcCain is an American hero."

    That is true, Scott Walker, until you hear the rest of the story. You just might change your mind.

    Take your time before opening your mouth about John McCain, please.

  • Feelings hurt. RNC releases statement bashing Trump

    07/18/2015 4:46:02 PM PDT · 48 of 62
    olezip to fella
    On June 4, 1969, a U.S. wire service story headlined “PW Songbird Is Pilot Son of Admiral,” reported one of McCain’s radio broadcasts: “Hanoi has aired a broadcast in which the pilot son of the United States commander in the Pacific, Adm. John McCain, purportedly admits to having bombed civilian targets in North Vietnam and praises medical treatment he has received since being taken prisoner.

    It is understandable that McCain received special treatment because his father was an Admiral. Clearly the communists took advantage of his status to demoralize his fellow fliers, and more.

  • Feelings hurt. RNC releases statement bashing Trump

    07/18/2015 3:30:23 PM PDT · 11 of 62
    olezip to E. Pluribus Unum
    After Donald Trump POW comments earlier today about Songbird John McCain, the RNC quickly put out a statement bashing Trump and trying to protect McCain.

    Clearly the RNCe is terrified of having a Presidential candidate like Donald Trump who actually speaks the truth. Apparently the RNC is ready to jump with both feet onto the Donald.

    The RNC needs to take a look at exactly what Trump said and why he said it before they soil themselves by criticizing Trump.

    It is true that McCain has failed to support our veterans, failed to support our military, and failed to support families of POWs unaccounted for. McCain has overused his status as a surviving POW. How much can the public take?

  • Rick Perry Says Donald Trump Should Be Disqualified Over McCain Comments

    07/18/2015 3:23:03 PM PDT · 76 of 111
    olezip to JoeSeales
    At the Family Leadership Summit, Gov. Rick Perry blasts Donald Trump over his comments about John McCain and says that Trump should apologize or be disqualified to be President!

    Gov. Rick Perry should take a second look at exactly what Trump had to say about McCain, before he sends him on a time out for a year or two.

    Perry is among a legion of GOPe and others who are scared to death of Trump. I like Perry for what he has done for the State of Texas, but he is too afraid of having to face Donald Trump in the Republican choice to run for POTUS.

    That is too bad because Trump is my choice for the Republican Party. Our country is already a third world nation; we need to get back to being the best country in the world.

  • Cruz declines to denounce Trump's McCain comments

    07/18/2015 3:15:54 PM PDT · 19 of 59
    olezip to VinL
    Trump sparked an uproar when he suggested at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa, that McCain wasn't a war hero because he was captured. "He is not a war hero," Trump said at a question-and-answer session. "He is a war hero because he was captured. I like people that weren't captured, OK? I hate to tell you. He is a war hero because he was captured. OK, you can have -- I believe perhaps he is a war hero."

    Cruz is right on in his praise of Trump. Trump said that McCain was a war hero because he was captured. That is true and indisputable. McCain was a hero because he survived as a POW.

    But McCain's lack of support for the military, especially the veterans, especially the MIA, and especially the disgraceful treatment of the DoD budget is all TRUE. McCain should retire while he can. He has been a terrible disappointment as a Senator.

  • Mitt Romney Piles On Trump For Savaging McCain, Trump Fires Back

    07/18/2015 3:08:10 PM PDT · 73 of 214
    olezip to MuttTheHoople
    Trump is just playing to the crowd. That said, he’s doing it brilliantly, showing Barack hussein obama to be a half-white half-indonesian gay Marxist who wants to destroy America and turn us into a 3rd world $hithole.

    I would have to say that Obama has so far been highly successful, with more to come! Turns my stomach!

    While we have much respect for POWs, McCain has played that hand too many times to be credible. With his poor performance as Senator, he has disgraced himself and tarnished our country.

    Trump could have used better words, but he is on the mark in connection with McCain's lack of performance for our military.

    There are mixed "reviews" of his performance in captivity. Why does McCain cater to his captors?

  • Trump attacks McCain: 'I like people who weren't captured'

    07/18/2015 12:26:41 PM PDT · 68 of 201
    olezip to ScottWalkerForPresident2016
    “He’s not a war hero,” said Trump. “He was a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren’t captured.”

    That was a pretty bold statement. Maybe Trump knows things about McCain's behavior in captivity that we do not know.

    McCain behaves more like a Democrat in actions than a Republican. Very interesting development...

  • Huffington Post Will No Longer Report on Donald Trump in Political Coverage

    07/18/2015 10:37:20 AM PDT · 27 of 30
    olezip to Enlightened1
    Breaking today: The Huffington Post will no longer carry coverage of Donald Trump in their political coverage.

    The ONLY way this will happen is if the Huffington Post goes out of business. It is probably moribund anyway!

  • LETTER: Something is behind Trump's self-destructive performance (Trump, Cruz & the Koch Brothers?)

    07/18/2015 7:46:52 AM PDT · 66 of 75
    olezip to TNMOUTH
    Tell me...where does Trump stand on the other issues?

    When you have a ten by ten foot hole below the water line in the Ship of State, you are not thinking about other issues!

    Let the Democrats and GOPe candidates talk about the "other" issues.

  • Trumpism: The Ideology

    07/18/2015 5:27:54 AM PDT · 34 of 96
    olezip to 2ndDivisionVet
    You’ve never heard of Senator Ted Cruz?

    I should'a put in the word "most" in the sentence about "mealy mouthed" politicians. He certainly is the exception to the psycho-babble we are getting from the rest of the Republican wanna-be's!

  • Trumpism: The Ideology

    07/18/2015 3:44:42 AM PDT · 6 of 96
    olezip to 2ndDivisionVet
    This is a dark history and I seriously doubt that Trump himself is aware of it. Instead, he just makes it up as he goes along, speaking from his gut. This penchant has always served him well. It cannot serve a whole nation well. Indeed, the very prospect is terrifying, and not just for the immigrant groups and imports he has chosen to scapegoat for all the country’s problems. It’s a disaster in waiting for everyone.

    Why would you claim that Trump is nothing more than a populist? Over the years Trump has talked about running for President, thus has a track record of expressing his concerns about the direction of this country. Are not politicians measured by their accomplishments? Do you not believe that Trump can accomplish what he promises?

    Our unsecured borders are costing our country dearly in corruption, crime, flow of terrorists, cost of incarnation in our jails, lives at the border, terror for property owners at the border, frustration for those who immigrated in a legal manner, continued frustration with failure to enforce laws on the books, and on and on.

    Would not that one thing be an accomplishment?

    We have heard nothing meaningful from our mealy mouthed politicians on both sides of the aisle, even now.

  • Dems come to defense of Planned Parenthood (selling baby body parts)

    07/18/2015 3:31:01 AM PDT · 8 of 24
    olezip to Libloather
    While sipping wine in a Los Angeles restaurant, she describes “crushing” the fetus in a way that preserves its organs for researchers. She also describes the growing demand for liver, lungs and “intact” hearts.

    Democrats have said there’s no evidence that the group is violating federal laws from her remarks, though none of them told The Hill they had seen the video.

    Democrats, with their heads in the sand, combined with disordered minds, see no evidence that Planned Parenthood is violating federal laws. Here are some dots to connect, if you can:

    Abortion: No Life

    Contraception: No Life.

    Same sex marriage: No Life.

    Satan loves chaos and is the Prince of Death

    Only God creates life.

    Democrats support the Culture of Death.

    Get it?

  • Al Gore: Obama's Arctic Drilling Plan 'Is Insane'

    07/18/2015 3:21:24 AM PDT · 13 of 17
    olezip to nickcarraway
    “I think that in his second term, he has done really quite a good job,” Gore said in an interview with The Guardian published Thursday. “Of course there are things I would change. I think Arctic drilling is insane. I think that countries around the world would be very well advised to put restrictions on drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean,” Gore said in an interview with The Guardian.

    It is always interesting to see those with disordered minds arguing with one another! That is, the insane arguing with the insane. Amusing!

  • Ben Shapiro threatened by transgender reporter: ‘You’ll go home in an ambulance’

    07/17/2015 11:14:28 AM PDT · 48 of 59
    olezip to jazusamo
    A transgender reporter put her hands on Breitbart Editor-at-Large Ben Shapiro on Thursday and threatened to send him home “in an ambulance.”

    The transgender reporter is a man with a treatable mental disorder, who went so far as to undergo surgical mutilation. According to Johns Hopkins and other experts in mental disorders, the transgender reporter will regret his decision after the euphoria wears off.

    It looks like it already is wearing off!

  • Nude Protest against Homosexuality Awaits Obama in Kenya

    07/15/2015 8:53:23 AM PDT · 49 of 52
    olezip to Jess Kitting
    A little-known party has sought permission to show US President Barack Obama the differences between a man and a woman through a nude protest.

    Waiting in line are our own Supreme Court and the people of Ireland, and everyone else who does not know the difference between a man and a woman!

    How so many can flunk Biology 101 illustrates the wild success of dumbing down!

  • Charlie Daniels: ‘Obama Is on His Way to Decimating the Greatest Military Organization on t’

    07/14/2015 8:53:35 AM PDT · 10 of 21
    olezip to rktman
    I have stated many times, as one who remembers Pearl Harbor and the dark days of World War II, that only two things protect America: (1) the grace of Almighty God and (2) the United States military. It was that way in 1941, and it’s that way in 2015, Barack Obama notwithstanding.

    There is one major difference between 1941 and today. Today we are broke. We have been on a "war time" spending spree for 8 years, without the war.

    We were "flat footed" in 1941, but today were are both flat footed and broke.

  • Pentagon announces plan aimed at lifting transgender ban

    07/14/2015 2:38:42 AM PDT · 58 of 88
    olezip to MeshugeMikey
    The Pentagon's current regulations banning transgender individuals from serving in the military are outdated, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday, ordering a six-month study aimed at formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service.

    Looks like the Pentagon's leadership is made up of people wearing blinders. A primary consideration for transgenders is that they have a treatable, serious mental illness, that almost never ends well, especially if they have already undergone sexual reassignment surgery.

    The question is, should the Pentagon have seriously disturbed people working for them?

    The evidence that they are mentally disturbed is overwhelming. Johns Hopkins stopped performing sex reassignment surgery in 1970.

  • Greek crisis: surrender fiscal sovereignty in return for bailout, Merkel tells Tsipras

    07/12/2015 3:20:00 PM PDT · 25 of 34
    olezip to blueunicorn6
    I think that what we should do is send our socialists to Greece to help them out by working for free in the turnip fields.

    Maybe the USA will print more money and bail them out. After all, socialists must stick together.

  • Donald Trump: Plant? Foil? Something’s not right

    07/12/2015 3:09:15 PM PDT · 52 of 169
    olezip to jimbo123
    He can’t possibly think he has a chance against a dozen highly qualified candidates, all but one of whom have held elective office, from governor to senator, for years. He must know that after a tiny pop in the polls over the silly summer season (remember Howard Dean?), he’ll tumble back down to earth and disappear.

    Wishful thinking, Joe.

    I suspect that many people would be more interested in the substance of Trump's arguments, and how he is forming the national debate.

    Trivial and unsupported negative "predictions" are all too common for Donald Trump.

  • David Letterman un-retires to lampoon Trump

    07/12/2015 3:02:42 PM PDT · 13 of 48
    olezip to jimbo123

    I can see why Letterman retired. His list is silly at best.

  • How Donald Trump is trolling the Republican Party

    07/12/2015 1:00:53 PM PDT · 36 of 81
    olezip to semimojo
    The real-estate mogul vaulted into the top tier of Republican presidential candidates by becoming a megaphone for immigration hard-liners.

    No need to read beyond this sentence to see that the writer is a propagandist. Illegal aliens was replaced by illegal immigrants was replaced by undocumented immigrants, was replaced by immigrants, like no one would notice.

    Just ignore the plight of the legal immigrants. Just ignore the difference between legal and illegal immigrants. Pretend that the illegal aliens are undocumented immigrants. What does "undocumented" mean? Just call them immigrants.

    There is very little real journalism any more.

  • GOP strategists to Jeb: Treat Trump with kid gloves (Heheh)

    07/12/2015 12:10:37 PM PDT · 16 of 31
    olezip to RoosterRedux
    “The best way is for Bush to continue to put Trump in his place by saying his comments are only intended to generate headlines, they’re not based in real facts,” said Ron Bonjean, a GOP strategist and former congressional GOP leadership aide.

    This is very, very good advice for Jeb Bush to follow. Keep saying that Trump's comments are not based on real facts! See how much and how quickly the popularity of Jeb will rise NOT!

  • David Brooks: Republican Party Needs To Ignore Trump's "Nativism," Return To Where Bush [FUDB Alert]

    07/11/2015 4:23:03 PM PDT · 19 of 32
    olezip to markomalley
    On Friday's edition of PBS NewsHour, The New York Times' conservative columnist, said Republicans should publicly object to GOP candidate for president Donald Trump's "xenophobia" and "nativism."

    Name calling is a part of the Democratic play book. Is that the best the NYT can do? Where is the substance?

  • The Trump backlash: Latino consumers wield new clout

    07/11/2015 4:15:38 PM PDT · 26 of 86
    olezip to 2ndDivisionVet
    When Donald Trump described Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug smugglers last month, Latinos took to social media to express their outrage and urge businesses to sever ties with the billionaire presidential candidate.

    I hope that the source of this misinformation makes the appropriate corrections to glaring errors! What Trump said was that SOME illegal Mexican immigrants are rapists, murderers, and drug smugglers. There is plenty of evidence to support his claims. Many Latinos agree with Trump, especially the legal immigrants.

    Perhaps the illegal aliens have too much support from the drug cartels, the Democrats, and the current administration, not to mention the GOPe.

    The can be NO legitimate outrage at the truth! We shall see where this tempest goes.

  • Trump’s ‘facts’ on Mexicans and crime are just wrong (Linda Chavez on NY Post Just Now)

    07/11/2015 3:48:16 AM PDT · 77 of 83
    olezip to Individual Rights in NJ
    ..But what about Trump’s contention that Mexico is sending us criminals and rapists? In fact, the very opposite is true. Mexican immigrants, legal and illegal, like all immigrants, have lower rates of criminal behavior than the native born...

    You do not have to read many words before you get to an unsupported assertion. Mexico indeed is sending us criminals and rapists! That fact is unarguable! What psycho-babble is this lady trying to tell us?

    Mexico does NOT have open borders. But does Mexico even know who is who among those crossing into the USA? Why would Mexico, or any country for that matter, not want to get rid of its criminals? What is the role of the drug cartels at the border?

  • Trump Fans, It’s Time for An Intervention

    07/11/2015 3:11:48 AM PDT · 62 of 306
    olezip to Cincinatus' Wife
    I truly, honestly, and with all my heart and mind think Donald Trump’s most ardent supporters are making a yuuuuuuge mistake.

    The only mistake is being made by those who criticize Trump without addressing the substance of his statements. Could it be preconceived notions?

    Trump can be "neutralized" in a heart beat if other candidates would address the issues as plainly as Trump does. Otherwise there is no competition.

    The people of this country are being run over and ignored by both parties. People being ignored are those being hurt by criminals who move through lax borders. People being ignored are the legal immigrants who are being hurt by criminals who repeatedly are deported and return to sanctuary cities to commit more crimes.

    Whenever the other candidates connect the dots and respond to the will of the people, there will be second thoughts. Otherwise, Trump is the only game in town! Our country continues to be humiliated by bad trade deals and lip service to border security.

  • Climate change deniers are conspiracy theorists and damaging the public debate (shortened)

    07/10/2015 12:46:00 PM PDT · 20 of 28
    olezip to Oldeconomybuyer
    Climate change deniers are conspiracy theorists and are damaging the public debate on global warming, study claims

    Except for the fact that there are ZERO climate change deniers!

    There are those whose many unanswered questions about the so-called "settled science" who are puzzled. The writer of the article appears to be a propagandist because he starts out with blanket name calling. There is no settled science. There will be no settled science by the faltering "warmists" because they have yet to present a valid scientific argument in favor of AGW. It is not happening.

    Billions of dollars have been poured into the false religion that global warming is upon us and we must pay for carbon credits to make us feel better, and to make the sponsors of the propagandists rich.

    Climate change has been taking place since the beginning of time. The primary factor in climate change is the Sun.


    07/10/2015 12:24:42 PM PDT · 29 of 54
    olezip to SoConPubbie
    Resolved, That the Senate condemns in the strongest terms possible the racist rhetoric against immigrant families made by Presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX); and be it further

    Resolved, That the Senate condemns in the strongest terms possible the racist rhetoric against immigrant families made by Presidential candidate Donald Trump; and be it further

    This is odd. Does the Senate of California know the difference between "legal" and "illegal" immigrants? Does the Senate of California ever have to present evidence to support such claims? Does the Senate of California have only jesters in charge?

    The Senate of California is insulting many, many Californians with their hateful, unsupported rhetoric.

  • Climate change could lead to seas rising 20 feet

    07/10/2015 12:15:59 PM PDT · 93 of 120
    olezip to Oldeconomybuyer
    Peter Clark, an Oregon State paleoclimatologist and another co-author of the study, said that because current carbon dioxide levels are as high as they were 3 million years ago, "we are already committed to a certain amount of sea level rise."

    Peter Clark conveniently omitted the fact that carbon dioxide levels go up in response to increasing global temperatures.

    Is he one of those "scientists" being paid to find fault with mankind?

  • Trump Blasts Jeb, Hillary On Immigration

    07/10/2015 4:42:18 AM PDT · 4 of 4
    olezip to Biggirl
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump argued that Hillary Clinton was “weak” on immigration and driven by polls while criticizing Jeb Bush for his comments that some illegal immigrants come as an “act of love” on Thursday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel.

    It is refreshing to see "adult supervision" come to the political scene. The wants of the people of this country have been ignored, double-talked, psycho-babbled, reversed according to the latest poll, etc. We desperately need some plain talk that is supported by facts.

    Trump appeals to the knowledgeable voters who care about the direction of our country. The GOPe is repulsive. No more Bushes or Clintons in the White House, please!

  • Politico: NYTimes Is Keeping Cruz Book 'A Time for Truth' Off Bestseller List, Gives Shifty Answer…

    07/10/2015 4:32:12 AM PDT · 33 of 40
    olezip to markomalley
    "We have uniform standards that we apply to our best seller list, which includes an analysis of book sales that goes beyond simply the number of books sold," Times spokesperson Eileen Murphy explained when asked about the omission. "This book didn't meet that standard this week."

    They really mean to say "We have dynamic standards that we apply to our best seller list, which includes an analysis of book sales that goes beyond simply the number of books sold," Times spokesperson Eileen Murphy explained when asked about the omission. "This book didn't meet our flexible standard this week."

    The NYT has been moribund for several years now. Hope that they repent and recover.

  • New York Times to Ted Cruz: Drop Dead

    07/09/2015 3:45:33 PM PDT · 34 of 61
    olezip to VinL
    The New York Times informed Harper Collins this week that it will not include Ted Cruz’s new biography on its forthcoming bestsellers list, despite the fact that the book has sold more copies in its first week than all but two of the Times’ bestselling titles, the On Media blog has learned.

    Just more evidence that the New York Times is moribund. The NYT has been providing selective bestselling titles for years. Who wants to use information that is selective according to the whims of the NYT? They cannot be trusted.

    Is there an honest and straight-forward listing of best sellers somewhere in some publication?

    Do we need the NYT or any publishing company to tell us what to think and what to like? Can you make up your own mind without the NYT?

  • [Italy] Venice mayor bans books on homosexuality

    07/09/2015 4:09:18 AM PDT · 2 of 5
    olezip to markomalley
    Reacting to the announcement, organizations launched a marathon of public readings of the banned books.

    Look at the attendance to the public readings. This marathon may be a very good thing for Brugnaro!

    Who wants to volunteer to smell poop? Get that garbage out of the schools; let parents educate their children on such matters.

  • Obama Tries to Blame Insurers For Coming ObamaCare Rate Shocks

    07/09/2015 4:04:03 AM PDT · 8 of 30
    olezip to IBD editorial writer
    President Obama is already pointing the finger of blame at greedy insurance companies for what many expect will be huge ObamaCare premium hikes when people go to sign up for their 2016 health insurance.

    Blaming the "greedy" [you fill in the blank] capitalists has been a winning strategy for the Democrats for a long time. See how well Bernie Sanders is doing in the polls.

    Leftists ignore natural law, predictable human behavior, basic economics, and common sense to force their Utopian views on all the people. This will continue until the leftists run out of your money.

  • South Carolina House approves removal of Confederate flag

    07/09/2015 3:54:26 AM PDT · 14 of 102
    olezip to Alter Kaker
    The South Carolina House approved taking down the Confederate flag from Capitol grounds early Thursday, a stunning reversal in a state that was the first to leave the Union in 1860 and raised the flag again at its Statehouse more than 50 years ago to protest the civil rights movement.

    How interesting! All those legislators just HAD to do something to make them feel good. So they insulted all those who believe that the stars and bars simply represents southern pride, to please a few with a warped and weak understanding of history. They want to erase history why? Because a madman killed?

    I do not think that insulting a whole lot of people is the answer. Now that they have actually done something useless, they can put the sordid event behind them and move on to something else without addressing the real issues.

  • Who-d a-thunk it? SF minimum wage increased 14% and local Chipotles just raised prices by 10-14%?

    07/08/2015 5:47:04 AM PDT · 12 of 15
    olezip to markomalley

    Yes, but of course prices will rise 14%! That does not matter to the leftists that the overall quality of life will go down for the target population. The price rise gives leftists someone to blame while they go after another 15% raise.

    The low information voters will continue to support the leftists until they run out of other people’s money.

  • Gay rights advocates decry Virginia House GOP's religious freedom agenda

    07/07/2015 2:57:52 AM PDT · 23 of 23
    olezip to markomalley
    To Democrats, gay rights and anti-discriminatory policies are about jobs and the economy, Toscano added.

    Democrats are not blind and stupid. They know elections are far more than jobs and the economy.

    Democrats are agents of Satan in my opinion. Satan offers death and chaos. Only God offers life and creation. You connect the dots.