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  • The GOP’s “Abolish the IRS” Crackpots

    11/29/2015 12:40:23 PM PST · by NaturalBornConservative · 62 replies
    Natural Born Conservative ^ | November 28, 2015 | Larry Walker II
    "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." ~ Benjamin Franklin ::Separating the Wheat from the Chaff:: By: Larry Walker, II ::Each 2016 GOP presidential candidate has proposed to reform the tax code. While seven have offered legitimate proposals, five have advanced theories, which are basically maniacal. Those proposing to abolish, or end, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) may be classified as crackpots, because, let's face it, that's never ever going to happen. With taxes of such fundamental concern, it's difficult to take anything else these kooks say seriously. Unless such candidates are willing...
  • Jeb Bush says he’s got staying power: ‘We’ve got the most money, the greatest organization.’

    10/29/2015 12:55:21 PM PDT · by maggief · 48 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 29, 2015 | Anne Gearan
    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – His campaign in difficult straits after disappointing showings on the stump and the debate stage, former Florida governor Jeb Bush insisted Thursday that he has the skills and the staying power to withstand a downturn. “It’s not on life support,” he said of the once-formidable campaign operation he has been forced to trim back as a cost-saving measure. “We have the most money, we have the greatest organization,” Bush told reporters following a brief campaign stop here. “We’re doing fine.”
  • Ted Cruz The Reality of The Situation

    10/13/2015 2:25:15 PM PDT · by 100American · 38 replies
    Polarizing is a descriptive term used by a pontificating media to disparage various elements they find antithetical to their own worldview. Generally, when the term is used it is wrongly assigned. However, in the case of Ted Cruz its unfortunately accurate. When Jason Johnson sits down to discuss his pathway to the nomination with George Will, it says more about Jason Johnson than it does about those who read Wills opinion of the aforementioned pathway. What it essentially says is theres a need to affirm something that isnt factually supported by any measure of quantifiable empirical evidence. Ted Cruz Value...
  • (VANITY) Megyn Kelly fill in furious about Kevin McCarthy's departure

    10/08/2015 9:31:58 PM PDT · by mmichaels1970 · 101 replies
    Fox News | 10/9/2015 | Self
    Ok. Keep you friends clues, your enemies closer. That said, who's this babe that filled in for Megyn Kelly tonight? She's absolutely unhinged about McCarthy's withdrawal. She had Frank Luntz on who was equally unhinged. Evidently we all just want Washington to get along according to Luntz' all-knowing focus groups. Big smack-down to conservative obstructionists. I understand the Fox difference between hard news and opinion, but this one was off the charts. Especially for a fill-in.
  • Windows 10 : Microsoft's Waterloo?

    09/22/2015 3:13:30 PM PDT · by publius911 · 85 replies
    Microsoft has been pushing Windows 10 for over a year now, and it seems to be "successful."
  • Jeb Bush Calls Confederate Flag a Racist Symbol

    06/29/2015 2:47:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    The New York Times' First Draft ^ | June 29, 2015 | Jason Horowitz
    WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. Nearly two weeks after canceling a campaign event scheduled the morning after the deadly attack on a South Carolina church, Jeb Bush on Monday called the Confederate battle flag a racist symbol, reflecting the new Republican normal in a Southern primary state vastly altered by the racially motivated killings. The flag was one of the symbols that have divided the South in many ways, the symbols that were used in most recent modern history, perhaps not at the beginning of the time, but the symbols were racist, Mr. Bush told an interracial crowd of about 200...
  • Whats Behind Baltimores Record-Setting Rise in Homicides

    06/02/2015 6:21:23 PM PDT · by Steely Tom · 24 replies
    Time.com ^ | 2 June 2015 | Josh Sanburn
    Clueless article. Not worth summarizing or excerpting. Click the link if you want a grim chuckle. Most obnoxious line: "Protests following Grays death, which at first experienced little police pushback, have led to elevated levels of violence around the city by criminals who some experts say appear emboldened."
  • Chutzpa or Stupidity - Ferguson shooting aftermath

    04/30/2015 2:25:33 PM PDT · by ferg flute · 5 replies
    A visit to the Ferguson Police revealed an interesting detail about the shootings/riots earlier this week that will never make the news.
  • Jeb Bush dumps emails, home addresses, and social security numbers of Florida residents online

    02/10/2015 2:29:32 PM PST · by maggief · 198 replies
    The Verge ^ | February 10, 2015 | T.C. Sottek
    Jeb Bush, a rumored 2016 Republican presidential candidate, just decided to publish hundreds of thousands of emails sent to him during his time as governor of Florida. On its face it seems like a great idea in the name of transparency, but there's one huge problem: neither Bush nor those who facilitated the publication of the records, including the state government, decided to redact potentially sensitive personal information from them. "In the spirit of transparency, I am posting the emails of my governorship here," a note on Bush's website says. "Some are funny; some are serious; some I wrote in...
  • White House Unaware That 6 Million Americans Will Pay Obamacare Tax This Year

    02/03/2015 1:40:42 PM PST · by Kaslin · 51 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 3, 2015 | Conn Carroll
    White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest described reports that millions of Americans would be getting tax bill because of Obamacare as "inaccurate"just days after the Treasury Department estimated that 6 million Americans will pay about $2 billion in individual mandate taxes this year."I don't think it is accurate to suggest that millions of people are going to get a tax bill as a result of this," Earnest said in response to a question Tuesdayabout the millions of Americans who will pay a tax penalty for not having health insurance in 2014."The vast majority of Americans, more than three-quarters of Americans,...
  • Look at the Tea Party: Some of the angriest, most hateful people on earth, and theyre

    12/04/2014 11:42:28 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 110 replies
    Salon ^ | December 2, 2014 | Anne Lamott, "Small Victories"
    [full title] Look at the Tea Party: Some of the angriest, most hateful people on earth, and theyre backed by what they think is Scripture Forgiveness has become a pursuit more important to me than almost anything. Because as I said in an old book, its not my strong suit. I always joke that I wasnt one of those Christians who was heavily into forgiveness that I was the other kind; that I was reform. But its so awful to be a person who doesnt forgive; in my experience the willingness to change down deep always comes from the...
  • That awkward moment when Obama went to the UN and these hilarious photos happened

    09/27/2014 6:06:27 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 68 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | September 24, 2014 | Twitchy Staff
    So, President Obama took a break from golfing and cup saluting to hit the United Nations. And these photos happened:
  • Watch President Obama land in NYC and salute US Marines with a cup [video]

    More optics he doesnt get? From the official White House Instagram feed:
  • United Nations Names Leonardo DiCaprio Messenger of Peace

    09/17/2014 8:20:12 AM PDT · by rktman · 37 replies
    hollywoodreporter.com ^ | 9/16/2014 | unknown
    "I feel a moral obligation to speak out at this key moment in human history it is a moment for action," says the actor in addressing climate change Leonardo DiCaprio has been tapped by the United Nations to be honored with the title of Messenger of Peace, and the actor has been asked to speak on Sept. 23 at the U.N. Climate Summit to address the topic of climate change, the international organization announced on Tuesday
  • Obama: We Dont Have a Strategy Yet to Defeat ISIL

    08/28/2014 2:42:39 PM PDT · by lbryce · 44 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | August 28,2014 | Staff
    I am confident that as commander in chief, I have the authority to engage in the acts that we are conducting currently. As our strategy develops, we will continue to consult with Congress, and I do think it will be important for Congress to weigh in, and that our consultations with Congress continue to develop so that the American people are part of the debate. But, I dont want to put the cart before the horse. We dont have a strategy yet. What Ive seen in some of the news reports suggests that folks are getting a little further ahead...
  • Obama confesses: We dont have a strategy yet for dealing with Islamic State

    08/28/2014 2:03:49 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 35 replies
    www.washingtontimes.com ^ | Updated: 4:53 p.m. on Thursday, August 28, 2014 | By Dave Boyer
    <p>President Obama said Thursday he doesnt have a strategy yet for defeating Islamist militants in Syria.</p> <p>I dont want to put the cart before the horse, Mr. Obama said in a news conference at the White House. We dont have a strategy yet. As our strategy develops, we will consult with Congress.</p>
  • State Dept Rejects ISILs Claim It Is At War With America

    08/21/2014 3:02:56 PM PDT · by markomalley · 60 replies
    The State Department downplayed comments from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) leaders that they are at war with America, arguing that their violence is not directed at any particular country or race. At a briefing Thursday, a reporter brought up anti-American comments from ISIL leaders: I mean, even they are announcing, ISIL people in their message, whatever, the recorded message, other messages, that now we are in a war with America. This is not about ISIL versus the United States, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf objected. They are killing anyone who gets in their way:...
  • The Red Flag of Yellow Journalism: Cows Need Food Stamps

    07/22/2014 6:19:39 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 6 replies
    Self | 7/22/14 | Me
    Define the lunacy of the liberal Reich? Politico, the flaming slingshot of Democrats across this nation, claimed in a double fit of Espresso rage that Rick Perry was sending troops to the border to kill children? That's right, not to stop thousands of undocumented illegals streaming into a sovereign state, dare I say country, without immunizations or permission, but to kill their innocent children in hopes no one would notice? After all, that's what modern day Republican Governors do in the information agekill children to increase the value of Snapchat. Hmm, I'm confused, are we living beneath the propaganda banner...
  • NYTimes Reporter Clueless That Huckabee's Radio Show Ended Months Ago

    05/10/2014 9:41:21 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 12 replies
    News Busters ^ | May 10 2014 | Jeffrey Lord
    You cant make it up. Does New York Times reporter Mark Leibovich actually listen to talk radio? And is Congressman Mike Rogers being groomed as the next host in the perpetually losing business that is moderate Republican talk radio RINO radio? Republican In Name Only Radio.
  • Caroline Kennedy on Life As Ambassador: Palace Runs, Twitter Controversy [Media Worship]

    04/24/2014 5:32:28 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 16 replies
    ABC ^ | 4/24/14 | Devin Dwyer
    ..."I think that my story in a way is a great metaphor for the US-Japan alliance," Kennedy told ABC's Jonathan Karl in an interview here. "Countries that were once adversaries and enemies in war are now the best of friends and allies... ...Kennedy is a celebrated figure on the streets of Tokyo, where she received an almost royal welcome here five months ago.... Kennedy has demonstrated that she isn't afraid to rock the boat. Shortly after arriving in Japan, she stirred up controversy with a Twitter condemnation of the annual dolphin hunt, a Japanese tradition. She called the slaughter "deeply...
  • HELP! The body language in this photo of Obamas NSC meeting is screaming for captions [pic]

    03/04/2014 9:07:00 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 158 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | March 4, 2014 | Twitchy Staff
    Hey, President Empty Chair showed up this time! No worries, you guys. Russian troops are invading Ukraine and rest assured, President Obama and his team are on it. The White House released this official photo of Mondays National Security Council meeting in the Situation Room. This calls for your expert body language analysis. Caption team activate!
  • Obama Living in a Fantasy World: Krauthammer Takes on Admins Foreign Policy

    03/03/2014 7:30:29 PM PST · by lbryce · 20 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | March 3, 2014 | Staff
    A Special Report panel tonight discussed the crisis in Ukraine and an editorial in the Washington Post entitled, President Obamas foreign policy is based on fantasy. To go into Ukraine and detach and take over [and] to invade Crimea is a huge step and [Putin] would only have done it with a president who has shown from the very beginning that he is living in a fantasy world, Charles Krauthammer said. Krauthammer noted that Obama gave a speech at the beginning of his presidency saying that no nation can or should dominate another. I mean, theres not a 12 year...
  • RNC Chairman: Obama Taunting the GOP While Vladimir Putin Is Running Laps Around Him

    03/03/2014 6:54:45 PM PST · by lbryce · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 3, 2014 | Staff
    RNC Chairman Reince Priebus went On The Record tonight to discuss President Barack Obamas recent mocking of the Republican Party at the Democratic National Conference "You know what they say, fiftieth time is the charm," Obama said. "Maybe when you hit your 50th repeal vote, you will win a prize." Priebus said Obama is taunting the GOP while Vladimir Putin is running laps around him, and hes spinning like a top. Look, we dont want the president to be weak, Priebus said. Im not cheering for President Obama to be weak. We want him to lead. We want America to...
  • 6 Signs That The White House's Susan Rice Is Clueless About Africa

    02/28/2014 9:38:59 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 18 replies
    Forbes ^ | 2-28-2014 | Richard Miniter - OP/ED
    February 28, 2014 6 Signs That The White House's Susan Rice Is Clueless About Africa Richard Miniter Susan Rice said this Sunday she had no regrets about trotting out her flawed Benghazi talking points last year, touching off a predictable storm of controversy.Certainly Rices talking points deserved more scrutiny than they got from reporters. There are simple questions that Rice could have been asked: If the Benghazi attack was a protest that went awry, why did it begin at night? Protests are daylight affairs, where broadcast cameramen can see their signs and banners. Attacks begin at night. And where were...
  • CURL: Into Year 6, Obama admits hes clueless

    12/23/2013 2:01:10 PM PST · by Libloather · 17 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 12/22/13 | Joseph Curl
    What a depressing presidency Barack Obama has wrought. Waltzing into office five years ago with the medias shameless aid on a high-school-style campaign pledge of Hope and Change, the former community organizer from Chicago spent his last press conference of the year apologizing for everything hes done wrong then announcing hes eager to skip town to Hawaii for a couple days of sleep and sun. Well, 17, but whos counting. One truly has to wonder how the vaunted White House staff of advisers and sycophants came up with the battle plan for Fridays presser, the last of a terrible...
  • Lagged (Obama's persistent cluelessness)

    10/21/2013 7:40:08 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 10 replies
    PJ Media - The Belmont club ^ | 10/20/13 | Richard Fernandez
    **snip** The relations of power in the world are constantly changing. Good managers know this and are always looking for a wave to catch and ebbs to avoid. Timing in statecraft is very important, but it is something the president seems to lack. What has kept Obama from catastrophe is the unexpected success of everything he discounts, from the tactical skill of the US military to the resilience of all sectors he considers back numbers. He proceeds instead from a kind of fixed idea. President Obamas policies have from the beginning been dogged by a curious kind of obsolescence, as...
  • Black Chamber of Commerce describes Obama as Hopeless

    09/21/2013 10:54:46 AM PDT · by Red Statements · 25 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | August 11, 2013 | Steven H Ahle
    Harry Alford, the president of the Black Chamber of Commerce, says that he failed to properly vet Obama before he voted for him in 2008. Alford says that his growing disappointment and growing suspicion of President Obama is based on his secretiveness and placing politics over policy. I didnt analyze him. I read his book and hes talking about using cocaine and all the drugs he could find and I kind of brushed through that. That should have caught my eye.
  • DRUDGE HEADLINE: FINGER OFF THE TRIGGER (and foot on the desk)

    09/01/2013 10:34:18 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 104 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | 9-1-2013 | Drudge
    September 1, 2013FINGER OFF THE TRIGGER
  • Obama: Economy Would Be Much Better Off With More Government Workers

    07/30/2013 9:35:37 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 64 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | July 30, 2013 - 4:37 PM | Fred Lucas
    President Barack Obamaciting the job losses since he took officesaid the economy would be much better off, unemployment would be 6.5 percent and the national deficit would be in decline if there were more federal, state and local government workers. If those layoffs had not happened, if public sector employees grew like they did in the past two recessions, the unemployment rate would be 6.5 instead of 7.5, Obama said. Our economy would be much better off, and the deficit would still be going down because we would be getting more tax revenue.
  • Cynthia McKinneyA 21st Century Gadfly

    07/24/2013 7:09:33 AM PDT · by YourAdHere · 36 replies
    The Afro ^ | 7/17/13 | Kam Williams
    Elected six times to the House from the state of Georgia, Cynthia McKinney cut a trail through Congressional deceit like a hot ember through ash. She discovered legislators who passed laws without reading them [and] black-skinned individuals shilling for the white status quo. She excoriated government lassitude over Hurricane Katrina [and] held the only critical Congressional briefing on 9/11 She read truth into the Congressional Record, held town hall and hearings, led protests, showed up while others played along to get along... This is the Cynthia McKinney saga as it stands to datewhat she saw, what she learned, and how...
  • The Suicide Detective

    06/29/2013 12:16:02 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    New York Times ^ | June 26, 2013 | KIM TINGLEY
    For reasons that have eluded people forever, many of us seem bent on our own destruction. Recently more human beings have been dying by suicide annually than by murder and warfare combined. Despite the progress made by science, medicine and mental-health care in the 20th century the sequencing of our genome, the advent of antidepressants, the reconsidering of asylums and lobotomies nothing has been able to drive down the suicide rate in the general population. In the United States, it has held relatively steady since 1942. Worldwide, roughly one million people kill themselves every year. Last year, more...
  • Rubio: If I Was in Charge, U.S. Would Have Intervened in Syria Earlier

    06/17/2013 7:59:40 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 112 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | June 17, 2013 4:32 PM | Fred Lucas
    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said if he were president, he would have intervened in Syria much sooner than President Obama did to identify the reasonable rebels opposed to the regime of President Basher Assad. It behooved us to kind of identify whether there was any elements there within Syria fighting against Assad that we could work withreasonable people that wouldnt carry out human rights violations and could be part of building a new Syria. We failed to do that, Rubio told Jonathan Karl on ABC News This Week. Obama announced this week that the Assad regime had crossed the...
  • Jeb Bush: U.S. economy needs immigrants because theyre more fertile

    06/14/2013 9:19:10 PM PDT · by Windflier · 305 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 14, 2013 | Aaron Blake
    Former Florida governor Jeb Bush (R) argued Wednesday that the United States should pass immigration reform because the U.S. economy needs the labor of young immigrants, and immigrants are more fertile. Immigrants create far more businesses than native-born Americans, Bush said at the Faith and Freedom Coalitions Road to the Majority conference. Immigrants are more fertile, and they love families, and they have more intact families, and they bring a younger population. Immigrants create an engine of economic prosperity. Bush said immigrants are an advantage that the United States has over China, Europe and Japan, which dont have the same...
  • People!: Teleprompterless, Obama calls to aides who forgot to put speech on podium [VIDEO]

    06/08/2013 4:59:22 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 62 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 6/7/13 | Vince Cogliane
    Obama was caught without his prepared remarks Friday afternoon, leading him shout for his aides as they frantically looked for a paper copy of his statement. Obama, who rarely goes off script during his statements, acknowledged to his San Jose, Calif., audience that he couldnt make a speech without the prepared version in front of him. I want to thank everybody whos here. I think theres only one problem, and that is that my remarks are not sitting here, Obama said.
  • Carney: White House, Treasury strategized how to tell public

    05/21/2013 3:05:22 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 28 replies
    Carney: White House, Treasury strategized how to tell public By Justin Sink - 05/21/13 02:47 PM ET Officials in the White House discussed how and when the Internal Revenue Service would tell the public that the agency had targeted political groups, White House press secretary Jay Carney said Tuesday. Carney said that Mark Childress, the White House deputy chief of staff, twice spoke with officials at the Treasury Department about the strategy for revealing conservative targeting. Childress and the Treasury officials discussed the possibility that Lois Lerner, the IRS official who oversaw the agency's tax-exempt organization, would reveal that an...
  • Boycott Cinco de Mayo--don't buy at the sales (vanity)

    05/03/2013 6:07:12 AM PDT · by Mamzelle · 81 replies
    vanity | 5/3/13 | Mamzelle
    Cinco de Mayo is a day of Mexican revolution and it if we are not careful it will be inflicted on Americans, via Political Correctness, like Kwanzaa. I'll be interested to see how Rubio handles a Mexican holiday, when he is of Cuban descent!
  • ..Obama denies knowing Benghazi terror-attack survivors have been forbidden from talking to Congress

    04/30/2013 11:34:41 AM PDT · by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost · 55 replies
    Dailly Mail UK ^ | April 30, 2013 | David Martosko
    NOTE: Full title of article is, "In rare public Q-and-A with reporters, Obama denies knowing Benghazi terror-attack survivors have been forbidden from talking to Congress" ---------------------------------------------------- At least four career officials have hired lawyers as they prepare to share sensitive information with CongressWould-be State Department whistle-blowers claim harassment, intimidationObama: I'm not familiar with this notion that anybody's been blocked from testifying' President Barack Obama said during a rare public session answering reporters' questions that he was unaware of any efforts to prevent survivors of the 2012 Benghazi, Libya terror attack from testifying before Congress about what they experienced. 'I'm not...
  • Governor: No idea of terrorists motivation

    04/21/2013 8:36:45 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 89 replies
    AP via Salon.com ^ | April 21, 2013
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) The governor of Massachusetts says he has no idea what motivated the terrorists who exploded two bombs near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.</p> <p>Speaking Sunday on CBS Face the Nation, Deval (deh-VAL) Patrick said its hard to imagine why someone would deliberately harm, quote innocent men, women and children in the way that these two fellows did.</p>
  • Sen. McCain: I dont understand GOP threats to filibuster Senate gun bill

    04/07/2013 1:05:12 PM PDT · by opentalk · 127 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 7, 2013 | Meghashyam Mali
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Sunday expressed opposition to possible GOP efforts to filibuster a Senate gun-control measure, saying he did not understand the move to block debate. I dont understand it, said McCain on CBSs Face the Nation. The purpose of the United States Senate is to debate and to vote and to let the people know where we stand. What are we afraid of? Why would we not want if this issue is as important as all of us think it is, why not take it to one of the worlds greatest deliberative bodies A number of GOP...
  • I'm a 20th century man but I don't want to be here.

    11/24/2012 8:11:00 PM PST · by Zeneta · 44 replies
    This is the age of machinery, A mechanical nightmare, The wonderful world of technology, Napalm, hydrogen bombs, biological warfare, This is the twentieth century, But too much aggravation It's the age of insanity, What has become of the green pleasant fields of Jerusalem. Ain't got no ambition, I'm just disillusioned I'm a twentieth century man but I don't wanna be here. My mama said she can't understand me She can't see my motivation Just give me some security, I'm a paranoid schizoid product of the twentieth century. You keep all your smart modern writers Give me William Shakespeare You keep...
  • The Smoking Gun of the Benghazi Cover-up

    11/02/2012 12:18:14 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 40 replies
    Townhall ^ | November 2, 2012 | Pat Buchanan
    November 2, 2012 The Smoking Gun of the Benghazi Cover-up By Pat Buchanan 11/2/2012 On June 6 of this year, a bomb planted at the U.S. compound in Benghazi ripped a 12-foot-wide hole in the outer wall. On June 11, the British ambassador's motorcade was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade, wounding a medic and doctor. The next day, the ambassador was gone and the British Benghazi post was closed. At the same time, the Red Cross, after a second attack, shut down and fled the city. "When that occurred," says Lt. Col. Andrew Wood, who headed the military...
  • Obama to Bankers: I'm Serious About Deficit Reduction [Now, Off to Asia!]

    11/09/2012 10:14:59 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 11/9/12 | Charlie Gasparino
    Wall Street bankers have been told by the White House that President Obama is serious about deficit reduction and views it as a legacy issue for his administration, sources told the FOX Business Network. Talks between Wall Street executives and the administration began almost immediately after the Presidents re-election and the discussions have been largely cordial, despite talk that banks are bracing for a new round of tougher regulations. At least for now, there are no signs of acrimony and discussions with executives have been cordial, a banker familiar with the talks says.
  • Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman to give public speech in Lubbock (Texas)

    10/19/2012 8:31:58 AM PDT · by Army Air Corps · 15 replies
    KCBD Channel 11 ^ | 19 October 2012 | KCBD Staff
    Lubbock, TX - The Department of Economics at Texas Tech University and Worth Publishers invite you to a public speech presented by Prof. Paul Krugman, winner of the 2008 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, on Thursday, October 25th at 5:00-7:00 pm on the TTU campus in the Human Sciences Building, Room 169. Prof. Krugman's speech is entitled "The Crisis: Year Six", and will be immediately followed by a "Questions & Answer" session. Space is limited, so please arrive early. Professor Paul Krugman is the 2008 Nobel Prize winner and a Professor of Economics at Princeton University. He received his...
  • Pols, cops clueless as protesters run wild in downtown Oakland (no one arrested, $12K damage)

    10/09/2012 12:04:53 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 44 replies
    insidebayarea.com ^ | 10/8/12 | Paul T. Rosynsky - Oakland Tribune
    OAKLAND -- A protest at City Hall that surprised both the Police Department and top city officials caused more than $12,000 in damage to public buildings and thousands more to private businesses, city officials said Monday. A day after about 200 protesters roamed downtown streets with no consequences, smashing windows of businesses and city offices, city officials were still trying to explain why no one was arrested and why police were unprepared. The protest was billed on Facebook as an anti-imperialist rally and march, timed to coincide with the 11th anniversary of the start of the U.S. war in Afghanistan....
  • German Troops Riot In Italy Over Disney Film

    09/24/2012 7:33:57 AM PDT · by NonZeroSum · 20 replies
    PJMedia ^ | September 23rd, 2012 | Rand Simberg
    September 13th, 1943 WASHINGTON (Routers) Outraged over the insult to their Fuehrer by a film recently released by RKO, German troops reportedly engaged in violent attacks on Americans attempting to consolidate a beach head in the area of Salerno, Italy, today. The attack was seemingly sudden and spontaneous, waged against the 36th and 45th Divisions near the villages of Altavilla and Battipaglia. The casualties are severe. The 1st and 3d Battalions, 142nd, and the 3d Battalion, 143rd, have been thrown back from Altavilla. Company K, 143rd, has been cut off. The 1st Battalion, 142nd, has lost all except some sixty...
  • MSNBCs Tour: Romney Engaging In The Niggerization Of Obama

    08/16/2012 3:25:40 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 4 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 8/16/2012 | Andrew Kirell
    On Thursdays edition of MSNBCs The Cycle the group discussed Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romneys assertion that President Obama should take [his] campaign of division and anger and hate back to Chicago. Co-host Tour saw what he believes to be explicit racial connotations beneath what Romney was saying, calling it the niggerization of the campaign. That really bothered me, he said. You notice he said anger twice. Hes really trying to use racial coding and access some really deep stereotypes about the angry black man. This is part of the playbook against Obama, the otherization, hes not like us. I...
  • Rush: Republicans clueless in stopping Obama

    07/03/2012 12:06:17 PM PDT · by Signalman · 47 replies
    WND ^ | 7/3/2012 | Joe Kovacs
    PALM BEACH, Fla. Though he usually focuses criticism on Democrats, top-rated radio host Rush Limbaugh is scorching Republicans as clueless in their efforts to stop President Obama and his health-care agenda, and what he expects to be its disastrous impact on everyday life in America. Were left with Obamacare, and we are left with a damaged Constitution, and we have a Republican leadership thats clueless in how to slow any of this down, Limbaugh said this afternoon. If this keeps going this way, were going to lose it all, folks. Unless some people get their heads in the game...
  • They Just Don't Care

    06/21/2012 6:06:20 AM PDT · by RightOnline · 18 replies
    Self | 6/21/2012 | RightOnline
    Liberals....Democrats. The two terms have become, for all intents and purposes, synonymous. Let's just use "liberals" for the time being. In their heart-of-hearts, liberals know that: - Obama not only was ineligible to run for President, he was ineligible to run for the U.S. Senate...and they just don't care - Obama is utterly clueless; woefully unqualified, and demonstrates this daily...and they just don't care - Obama is a full-on Socialist, if not a Communist, with strong Muslim beliefs...and they just don't care - Obama has nothing but contempt for the very Constitution he swore on a Bible to uphold, making...
  • Trayvons Story Made Famous for the Wrong Reasons

    05/18/2012 8:05:57 AM PDT · by YourAdHere · 31 replies
    Afro ^ | 5/16/12 | Jerome Hudson
    Trayvon Martin became a household name for all the wrong reasons. Martins death created an international firestorm because George Zimmerman, the person at fault, was not immediately taken into custody by Sanford, Florida authorities. What made things worse is that Martin is black, Zimmerman is part-Hispanic/part-white and the Sanford police chief is white. It is a somber event that has unfortunately become an angry racial mess. The level of pain Martins parents must be feeling is unimaginable. Parents should never have to bury their children especially under such tragic circumstances. And to be thrust into the national spotlight over...
  • Obama: Im the Real Small-Government President, Not Reagan (LOL!!)

    05/08/2012 4:50:25 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 24 replies
    PJ Tatler ^ | May 8, 2012 | Bridget Johnson
    President Obama tried to make the argument today that hes the real small-government leader, not Reagan and other Republicans. After there was a recession under Ronald Reagan, government employment went way up, Obama said at a college in Albany, N.Y. It went up after the recessions under the first George Bush and the second George Bush. So each time there was a recession with a Republican president, compensated we compensated by making sure that government didnt see a drastic reduction in employment. The only time government employment has gone down during a recession has been under me, he...