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  • American Liars Inc.

    09/12/2012 3:02:30 PM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 5 replies
    IFB ^ | 9/12/12 | -
    My friends the world abounds with liars in all classes of politics and life in general but particularly here in America for the last six years (2006 elections) the Progressive Democratic Left has faithfully lied about everything under the sun to promote, preserve and protect their lawless Marxist agenda and their chosen chief chosen one. From Health Care to Medicare, from Republicans to the Tea Party, from the economy to tax increases, from the Fast and the Furious to the Stimulus, from the war on terror to Guantanamo, from drilling to green energy, from Limbaugh to Bush to Palin, from...
  • Hillary Compares Islamic Violence to Christianity

    09/12/2012 1:54:17 PM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 27 replies
    politicaloutcast.com ^ | August 1, 2012 | Tad Cronn
    You can’t help but wonder if Hillary Clinton was always blind to the nature of radical Islam or if she’s been influenced by her aide Huma Abedin. Clinton defended her aide during a speech on religious freedom Monday in Washington, D.C. Abedin has been in the news lately because the Left is shocked — shocked, they say — that a group of Congress members asked questions about her family ties to the Muslim extremist group the Muslim Brotherhood, which has come to power in Egypt and been the power behind the scenes in some of the “Arab Spring” uprisings. When...
  • Consequences of Obama weakness: Evil advances when America isn’t feared or respected

    09/12/2012 1:51:09 PM PDT · by bestintxas · 17 replies
    wash times ^ | 9/12/12 | b decker
    The murder of U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens in Libya on Wednesday is the direct consequence of President Obama’s weakness as a leader. His administration’s support of Islamist uprisings across the Middle East have led to a destabilized region where radical anti-Americanism is running rampant. The images being transmitted across the planet today give a glimpse of what the world looks like absent strong U.S. leadership in international affairs: Rioting mobs ripping down the American flag from our embassy in Cairo and a diplomat’s brutalized body being dragged through the streets of Benghazi. These are not isolated incidents but the...
  • Media and Democrats Try to Make Obama's Foreign Policy Disaster About Mitt Romney (long article)

    09/12/2012 2:05:56 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | September 12, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: So let me tell you what's happening out there, folks. I'm gonna give you a timeline here in just a second. I'm gonna tell you things that you probably don't know about what's happening in the Middle East, and I'm gonna tell you why it's happening and why idiots are wrong about why it's happening. But what really is going on, is there is a coordinated effort by the media, in coordination with the White House, to turn this story... what is this about? I'm trying to be calm, cool, collected, reserved, professional. We're in the midst...
  • Climate Change Is A Hoax, Obama, Like Your Presidency

    09/12/2012 1:13:48 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 23 replies
    IBD EDITORIALS ^ | September 12, 2012
    Science: The president who said he'd slow the ocean's rise says voters can regulate the weather and stop droughts, floods, wildfires and hurricanes by backing his re-election. Never mind wrecking the economy in the process. In 2009 President Obama modestly declared: "America, this is our moment . .. that I am absolutely certain that generations from now, we will be able to look back and tell our children that this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal." During his acceptance speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, he doubled...
  • Censoring Terrence McNally

    09/12/2012 1:35:14 PM PDT · by edwinland · 5 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 28, 1998 | new York Times Editorial Board
    Almost nothing is known about this play besides ... that the central character, Joshua, is reported to have sex, offstage, with his disciples. That was enough, however, to lead the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights to stage a letter-writing campaign against the production. It was enough, too, to induce someone to call the Manhattan Theater Club with threats to burn down the theater and kill the staff and Mr. McNally. What we are witnessing, once again, is the peculiar combat between freedoms that is repeatedly staged in America. ... There is no essential difference between suppressing the production...
  • Investigators: Sebelius Illegally Campaigned on Taxpayer’s Dime

    09/12/2012 1:12:56 PM PDT · by KansasGirl · 13 replies
    The Heritage Network ^ | 9/12/12 | Lachlan Markay
    Independent federal legal officials have concluded that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius violated federal law by conducting political activity at an official (and hence taxpayer funded) event, according to a statement released on Wednesday. “Sebelius violated the Hatch Act when she made extemporaneous partisan remarks in a speech delivered in her official capacity on February 25, 2012,” the news release from the U.S. Office of Special Council states. "The Hatch Act prohibits federal employees from using their official authority or influence to affect the outcome of an election. A federal employee is permitted to make partisan remarks when speaking in their...
  • The Democratic Party and the Second Holocaust

    09/12/2012 12:46:59 PM PDT · by mojito · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 9/12/2012 | Roger L. Simon
    ....Which leads me to the incendiary part of this article. I address it to my fellow Jews who are currently in the Democratic Party or supporting it. How do you sleep? I’m talking to you David Axelrod, Charles Schumer, and even you, Alan Dershowitz, who made such a big (and welcome) noise when Jerusalem, Hamas, and the “law of return” were left out of the Democratic Party platform for the first time in years and then went suddenly silent when only the first of the three was reinstated. How about you, Rahm Emanuel, son of the Irgun and one-time volunteer...
  • Democrats honored veterans at convention with graphics of ships from … Russian Navy?

    09/12/2012 10:16:50 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 38 replies
    HotAir ^ | September 12, 2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Hotair reports how Admiral John Nathman (Retired, U.S. Navy) gave a speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention to honor U.S. Veterans while using a graphic of Soviet-Russian naval warships instead of U.S. Naval warships as the background.
  • Israeli Government Accuses Obama Of Lying After White House Said Netanyahu Did Not Request Meeting

    09/12/2012 11:09:32 AM PDT · by KansasGirl · 84 replies
    WeaselZippers ^ | 9/12/12
    Via Times of Israel: The Israeli government on Wednesday accused the White House of lying by denying that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had requested to meet US President Barack Obama later this month in the US. The accusation will likely serve to further escalate diplomatic tensions between the two countries, which have ramped up in recent days. “We requested a meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York and also suggested that the prime minister could come to Washington,” for a meeting, a senior government official in Jerusalem told the German DPA news agency on Wednesday. White...
  • Bernanke Echoes CBO's Report of "Massive Fiscal Cliff"

    09/12/2012 11:54:37 AM PDT · by 92nina · 4 replies
    ATR ^ | 2012-09-10 | Rhett Brooks
    At the Federal Reserve’s last conference meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gave the Fed’s outlook for the U.S. economy. Taxmageddon was one of Bernanke’s biggest concerns, as he warned of a “massive fiscal cliff.” Bernanke suggested that Congress “figure out ways to achieve the same long-run fiscal improvement without having it all happen at one date.” Bernanke’s statements echoed the CBO’s latest report on the economy that also warned of a “massive fiscal cliff”, one that would undoubtedly lead to a recession in 2013. Bernanke has made it clear in his past warnings to Congress...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Open mic captures press coordinating questions for Romney

    09/12/2012 11:27:01 AM PDT · by KansasGirl · 181 replies
    Before Romney issued his statement today, an open mic capture the press coordinating questions to ask Romney, with one saying “no matter who he calls on we’re covered on the one question”. I’ve transcribed it to the best of my ability but the audio is below for verification: I’ve labeled one as the CBS News reporter as I believe it is Nancy Cordes who works for CBS News. I’ve I gotten that wrong I apologize and will correct. UNIDENTIFIED REPORTER: …pointing out that the Republicans… *unintelligible* …Obama…. CBS REPORTER: That’s the question. UNIDENTIFIED REPORTER: *unintelligible* CBS REPORTER: Yeah that’s the...
  • OBAMA REPEATS HILLARY'S FALSE NARRATIVE ON DEATH OF AMBASSADOR

    09/12/2012 10:05:51 AM PDT · by Para-Ord.45 · 39 replies
    http://www.breitbart.com ^ | september 12 2012 | by MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY
    Obama made a brief statement this morning about the death of American Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, and three other Americans at our Libyan consulate on yesterday. Obama's prepared remarks reflected virtually word for word an earlier statement made by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Despite a CBS News report to the contrary, Obama claimed that the Libyan security forces "fought back against the attackers." He also claimed that Libyan civilians attempted to aid Ambassador Stevens by transporting him to the hospital: Libyan security personnel fought back against the attackers alongside Americans. Libyans helped some of our diplomats find safety,...
  • The DNC Almost Got Away With The Faux Patriotism Schtick

    09/12/2012 10:08:25 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 5 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 9-12-12 | The Looking Spoon
    Almost....get the story from the Navy TimesThe first one is real... These other two would be real if ever get bitten by the honesty bug.. 
  • Dem lawmaker (Cummings) slams Issa for sending US Marshals to serve subpoenas (green energy loans)

    Dem lawmaker slams Issa for sending US Marshals to serve subpoenasBy Ben Geman - 09/11/12 10:08 AM ET Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) says House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is conducting his probe of federal green energy project loans with bullying tactics and November’s elections in mind. Cummings, the panel’s top Democrat, sent Issa a letter Monday slamming a dozen subpoenas issued last week to current and former Energy Department employees and contractors, which included use of armed U.S. Marshals to serve subpoenas at the Energy Department (DOE). The Maryland Democrat called it “intimidation,” and said...
  • Obama is a New Kind of Leftist

    09/12/2012 8:34:01 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 16 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | 9/11/'12 | Barry Rubin
    Obama and those who control much of America’s academia, mass media, and entertainment industry—plus a number of trade unions and hundreds of foundations, think tanks, and front groups—are believers in a new, very American form of leftism.Barack Obama is not a Communist, a fascist, a Muslim, a Marxist, a Progressive (in the pre-1920s’ meaning of that word, before it just became a cover for Communists and other leftists), or even a socialist. Obama and those who control much of America’s academia, mass media, and entertainment industry—plus a number of trade unions and hundreds of foundations, think tanks, and front groups—are...
  • ’2016: Obama’s America’ Movie Is Disturbingly Necessary

    09/12/2012 8:18:57 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 24 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | 17 August 2012 | Scot Paulsen
    This past week, “2016: The Movie” about President Barack Obama opened in the Chicago area, and I chose to get more of an education about Obama by seeing the movie. After the inundation of canned hype for the movie on conservative talk shows across the Chicago radio dial that sounded more like commercials than honest endorsements of the movie, I was skeptical of what I was going to see. While some talk show hosts sounded like they were genuinely impressed with the documentary and honestly endorsing the film, there were those who were obviously reading a commercial script which was...
  • IRS: Agents Won't Be Enforcers of Obamacare Mandate

    09/12/2012 7:10:51 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 50 replies
    Reuters via CNBC ^ | 11 Sep 2012 | staff reporter
    The Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday assured congressional lawmakers that agents would play no role in enforcing the controversial requirement that Americans buy insurance under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. "IRS revenue agents will not be involved. There will not be audits," IRS Deputy Commissioner Steven Miller told a subcommittee of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives.
  • Obama: Not the Balm for Anti-Americanism We Were Promised

    09/12/2012 7:26:58 AM PDT · by Unam Sanctam · 5 replies
    NRO ^ | September 12, 2012 | Jim Geraghty
    Remember the expectations for how Barack Obama could transform U.S. relations with the Muslim world once in office? Andrew Sullivan, writing in The Atlantic, July 2007: "What does he offer? First and foremost: his face. Think of it as the most effective potential re-branding of the United States since Reagan. Such a re-branding is not trivial—it’s central to an effective war strategy. The war on Islamist terror, after all, is two-pronged: a function of both hard power and soft power. We have seen the potential of hard power in removing the Taliban and Saddam Hussein. We have also seen its...
  • Obama Camp Condemns Romney Before Condemning Attacks in Egypt, Libya

    09/12/2012 5:49:37 AM PDT · by Unam Sanctam · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 12, 2012 | John Nolte
    At 11:53pm last night Talking Points Memo released a statement from the Obama campaign condemning Mitt Romney for criticizing something the White House itself disavowed -- an appalling apology issued by the State Department. Eight hours later, President Obama finally got around to condemning the monsters who attacked us on our own soil and killed our fellow citizens. Yesterday, on the 11th anniversary of September 11, the Obama White House snubbed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, accepted an invitation from David Letterman, and apologized to Islamists upset over a film that mocks Islam and Mohammed -- something "artists" in America...
  • Reporters attacking Romney for Libyan, Cairo Attacks

    09/12/2012 7:29:53 AM PDT · by pabianice · 106 replies
    Fox News Channel | 9/12/12
    Romney on now regarding yesterday's attacks on the US. Reporters are barking like mad dogs in their rage to hurt Romney, bombarding him with questions about his strong denunciation of the attacks yesterday and Obama's craven apology to the Muslim world. 'Do you feel you were wrong when you denounced the attacks yesterday?' 'Do you feel you were unfair to President Obama in your remarks?' 'How would a President Romney have acted?' Disgusting.
  • Krauthammer To Muslim Protestors In Egypt: “Go To Hell”

    09/12/2012 6:17:07 AM PDT · by el_texicano · 104 replies
    Tammy Bruce Live Wire ^ | September 11, 2012 | Tammy Bruce
    Via Daily Caller: “That statement is an embarrassment. That is a hostage statement. That’s a mob of al-Qaeda sympathizers in Egypt, forcing the United States make a statement essentially of apology, on 9/11 of all days, for something we’re not responsible. I would issue a statement saying to the mob, ‘go to hell.’ The way America works, the way democracy works is that everybody has a right to express themselves. We don’t police our speech. And you ought to apologize to the United States for storming the embassy and the violation of the ultimate sacred principle of democracy, which is...
  • Obama Thugs Bully Gallup – Dick Morris TV: Lunch Alert!

    09/12/2012 7:48:08 AM PDT · by Signalman · 1 replies
    Dick Morris ^ | 9/12/2012 | Dick Morris
    Dear Friend, In this video commentary, I discuss how, after Gallup polls showed Romney leading, the Justice Department has sued the Gallup Company. This is an attempt at intimidation that reminds one of Nixon…or of Putin. Tune in!
  • Former University of Chicago Law School dean: Obama was never offered tenure

    09/12/2012 7:41:34 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 37 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9-12-12 | Charles C. Johnson
    A longtime professor and one-time dean of the University of Chicago Law School told The Daily Caller that Barack Obama was never offered tenure, despite the assertions of a New York Times reporter who covers the president and the first family. “Other faculty members dreamed of tenured positions; [Obama] turned them down,” wrote Times White House Correspondent Jodi Kantor, author of “The Obamas,” in a July 30, 2008 profile of the president’s twelve years as a lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School. And yet, according to longtime University of Chicago law professor Richard Epstein, Obama was never actually...
  • ISLAMISTS DRAG DEAD BODY OF US AMBASSADOR THROUGH THE STREETS OF BENGHAZI! (Updated)

    09/12/2012 7:45:56 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 274 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 9-12-2012 | Jim Hoft
    Islamists dragged the dead body of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens from the embassy after he was murdered last night. The radical Islamists attacked the embassy with rocket propelled grenades and machine gun fire.Al- AhramThey dragged the ambassador’s dead body from the embassy.Islamists murdered the US ambassador and three others including two US Marines at the embassy last night.
  • Chicago Public School Kids Would Need Vouchers to Attend "Unreal Schools"

    09/12/2012 6:25:11 AM PDT · by PBRCat · 10 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | September 12, 2012 | John Kass
    When Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis led her members out on strike this week, she said, "Negotiations have been intense but productive. However, we have failed to reach an agreement that will prevent a labor strike. Real school will not be open (Monday)." Since real school wasn't open, I was compelled to visit an unreal school. A South Side school where 100 percent of the students graduate are accepted to college. A Roman Catholic all-boys school that draws from poor and working-class neighborhoods, a school where there are no cops or metal detectors, no gang recruitment, no fear. An...
  • Russian Ships Displayed at DNC Tribute to Vets (Obama Convention Fail)

    09/11/2012 6:25:49 PM PDT · by kristinn · 77 replies
    The Navy Times | Tuesday, September 11, 2012 | Sam Fellman
    Gannett owned Navy Times is headline and link only. Headline says it all.
  • Naval expert: Ships shown during Democratic convention tribute to veterans were Russian

    09/11/2012 10:51:32 PM PDT · by iowamark · 56 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Sept. 12, 2012 | David Martosko
    The Democratic National Convention’s final night included a stirring tribute to America’s veterans from a retired naval four-star admiral, complete with a backdrop of jets flying over a row of proud warships. But convention organizers may soon regret it. Norman Polmar, author of “The Naval Institute Guide to the Soviet Navy” and other military handbooks, told the Navy Times on Tuesday that the ships were Russian vessels. “The ships are definitely Russian,” Polmar told the military newspaper. “There’s no question of that in my mind.” The ships depicted in the Democrats’ backdrop had radar designs that the U.S. fleet doesn’t...
  • "A" Is for Agitation: Radical Chicago Teachers on Parade

    09/12/2012 1:10:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 12, 2012 | Michelle Malkin
    Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis walks, talks and barks like a rootsy Occupy Wall Street activist. But this Big Labor loudmouth who's leading the abandonment of nearly 400,000 schoolchildren in the Windy City is just another power-grabbing union fat cat. Instead of academic excellence, she rails about "social justice." Instead of accountability, she fumes about "profits" and curses merit pay. Lewis has marched with the Occu-clowns denouncing capitalism and promoting "socialism (as) the alternative." She raves: "Occupy Wall Street and the whole concept of the 99 percent is an extraordinarily important movement." And she earned praise as a "fist-in-the-air,...
  • Strike day two– Chicago teachers party in the streets (Update — Video added)

    09/11/2012 11:02:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | September 11, 2012 | Anne Sorock
    The Chicago Teachers Union continued its second day of the strike by celebrating in a party-like atmosphere with kids, festive music, and a giant fuzzy elmo doll. They may be anticipating a long strike: according to CTU President Karen Lewis, the idea that a contract will be settled by the end of Tuesday “is lunacy.” I traveled downtown to view the protest. The “L” train was packed with young teachers in red t-shirts, smiling and laughing about the strike. One teacher commented that all they were doing at his high school to provide for students was “plopping in The Hunger...
  • Russell Simmons Not Feeling Jay-Z's Occupy Wall Street Stance

    09/11/2012 10:03:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    MTV ^ | September 11, 2012 | Gil Kaufman
    Don't expect to see Jay-Z and hip-hop godfather Russell Simmons packing up a basket for lunch with Blue Ivy in Manhattan's Zuccotti Park anytime soon. A few days after Jigga said in the New York Times Magazine that he actually didn't support the Occupy Wall Street protest movement because he thought their movement didn't really have a clear message, Uncle Russ responded with an essay on his Global Grind site entitled, "Jay-Z Is Right 99 Times, But This Ain't One." "As a person who cares deeply about Occupy Wall Street, I have to honor their year-long effort and educate my...
  • [Texas:]Laredo Named Least Diverse City in U.S

    09/11/2012 3:38:12 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 21 replies
    KGNS ^ | Sep 10, 2012
    Laredo has landed itself on several lists over the past few years. Now it's grabbing national attention in an article by the Huffington Post. Our Lauren Kendrick has more in our top story tonight at six. "No I don't take it as negative." Mayor of Laredo, Raul Salinas says he's not surprised to hear that Laredo is ranked the least diverse city in the United States. But he's not worried about it. "In Laredo, it's a unique border city...a great city. The minority is actually the majority." The article in the Huffington Post states there is 95.7% Hispanics in laredo....
  • Busted: Chicago Teacher’s Union Caught Using Kids at Strike Protest (Video)

    09/11/2012 11:32:44 AM PDT · by grundle · 30 replies
    The Getaway Pundit ^ | September 22, 2012 | Jim Hoft
    Chicago teachers went on strike today for the first time in 25 years. 400,000 students and their families were affected. Teachers in Chicago are the highest paid in the nation and make an average $74,839 a year. It took less than 24 hours for the Chicago Teacher’s Union to start using kids in their strike protests. EAG News reported: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=p71oypj6hHM&list=UUZXyXlMroleiWYnkIgaqD-Q
  • Obama's Record on Private Sector Jobs (Excellent 4 min video)

    09/11/2012 12:23:25 PM PDT · by all the best · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | September 10, 2012 | 10000 Pennies
    Excellent refutation of Obama'a claim of private sector job creation. Highly recommended and only 4 minutes.
  • Worse than Solyndra: Obama Admin Buying Maine Senate Seat with Crony Energy Loans

    09/11/2012 1:05:50 PM PDT · by Izzy Dunne · 10 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 10 Sep 2012 | Ben Shapiro
    The Obama administration is famous for its crony capitalism. It’s famous for wasting money on disastrous investments like Solyndra to pay off its political allies. It now appears, however, that they go a step further: they put public funds in bad investment loans, then double down on their bad loans with free cash grants.
  • Democrats Have No Plan To Create Jobs

    09/11/2012 12:29:24 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 11, 2012 | Phyllis Schlafly
    The bounce expected from Barack Obama's Democratic Convention speech collapsed the following day under the reality check that the current unemployment figure is 8.1 percent. And 40.7 percent of those people have been out of work for 27 weeks or more. Those numbers tell only a small part of Obama's failure to deliver on his promises. The real unemployment figure is closer to 19 percent. The official count doesn't include the 8 million unemployed who have given up and stopped looking for a job, the people who have had to settle for part-time work, those who had to take lower-paying...
  • Federal regulations increased 7.4% during Obama’s first three years

    09/11/2012 9:28:49 AM PDT · by MNJohnnie · 11 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 09-11-2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Want an insight on why we’re experiencing the worst recovery since the Great Depression? The US Chamber of Commerce points out that the Code of Federal Regulations has grown at a pace outstripping economic growth — and especially job creation — during the Barack Obama administration, expanding by 7.4%, with a good part of that growth in the first year: Over the past three years, the bound edition of the Code of Federal Regulations has increased by 11,327 pages – a 7.4 percent increase from Jan. 1, 2009 to Dec. 31, 2011. In 2009, the increase in the number of...
  • Obama Releases Message To Arab Forum on 9/11

    09/11/2012 10:00:36 AM PDT · by JoanVarga · 55 replies
    Breitbart Big Peace ^ | 9/11/2012 | Joel Pollack
    Not only is Barack Obama violating his pledge not to campaign on 9/11, but he is also using the day to issue greetings to the Arab Forum on Asset Recovery, seemingly oblivious to the importance and solemnity of the day, as well as the context of his message. Obama offers thanks to the Emir of Qatar--showboating some rather halting Arabic skills in addressing "His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani"--and praising the inspiring democratic example of the Arab Spring, which happened to leave the absolute monarchy of Qatar untouched.
  • Outreach to Arab Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender Communities(USA in Israel giving LGBT grants)

    09/11/2012 12:08:08 PM PDT · by xzins · 30 replies
    US Embassy Israel ^ | Closes: 24 Sep 12 | US Embassy Israel
    The US Embassy is offering a one-time grant to advance the human rights of Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender persons in Arab communities in Israel. The grant aims to increase the capacity of a civil society group to conduct advocacy, as well as monitor and document anti-gay violence targeting LGBT persons living in predominantly Arab communities. The deadline for proposals is September 24. Please direct all queries to barwigjy@state.gov REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS » REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS OUTREACH TO ARAB LESBIAN GAY BISEXUAL TRANSGENDER (LGBT) COMMUNITIES The U.S. Embassy is offering a one-time grant to advance the human rights of Lesbian...
  • Rise in Health-Care Premiums Outpacing Inflation, Wages (As predicted, Obamacare a dismal failure)

    09/11/2012 10:55:01 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 12 replies
    fox news ^ | 9/11/2012 | reuters
    U.S. health insurance premiums have climbed faster than wages and inflation this year, and look poised to accelerate in 2013, adding to voter concerns about soaring healthcare costs ahead of November elections for the White House and Congress. A study released on Tuesday showed that premiums for employer-sponsored health plans, which cover about 149 million Americans, grew a modest 4 percent to $15,745 in 2012. It was a substantially slower rate of growth than in past years, including 2011, when premiums jumped 9 percent. But the study's authors at the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research and Educational...
  • Report: Husband of Democratic donor accused of sexually harassing [male] domestic worker

    09/11/2012 11:52:25 AM PDT · by kevcol · 5 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 11, 2012 | Bill McMorris
    A former domestic worker for a major Democratic donor and socialite has accused her husband of sexual harassment. Bilguudei Ganhuyag, 24, has accused John Landrum Bryant, husband of real estate heiress and liberal activist Patricia Bauman, of firing him for refusing to engage in a sexual relationship . . The Bauman Foundation has given millions of dollars more to liberal organizations over the past decade. Patricia Bauman also has tied to the secretive Democracy Alliance, which directs tens of millions of dollars into select progressive coffers each year, including the Center for American Progress, Media Matters, and the Obama affiliated...
  • Early frost? White House gives chilly response to proposed Obama-Netanyahu meeting

    09/11/2012 11:37:48 AM PDT · by pabianice · 165 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/11/12
    <p>Fox confirming. Netanyahu in US. Asked to meet with Obama re. Iran. Obama said he is "too busy."</p>
  • Reagan vs. Obama – August Jobs Report Leaves Americans Still Waiting on Recovery

    09/11/2012 11:33:10 AM PDT · by 92nina · 3 replies
    ATR ^ | 2012-09-10 | Kyle Pomerleau
    It was only fitting that the jobs report was released the day after the president took the stage at the DNC convention. With no hesitation, he proclaimed that only he could produce a plan that “will lead to new jobs, more opportunity, and rebuild this economy on a stronger foundation.” But the next morning we were reminded, once again, what a failure his policies have been. Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the monthly job report that stated America had only created an additional 96,000 jobs in the month of August. Even with these less-than-stellar numbers, the unemployment rate...
  • Let this weekend motivate you even more (Post-Operation Demoralize)

    09/11/2012 10:16:12 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | September 10, 2012 | Professor William A. Jacobson, esquire
    So is the panic over yet? It shoud be, because there never was a reason for panic to begin with. Operation Demoralize went viral at the urging of the mainstream media, some Republicans and conservatives caught the fever, and for a weekend people lost their minds. Remember what got us here. Has any of that changed? Joel Pollak posts at Breitbart.com, We have not yet begun to fight: But we have not yet begun to fight–and if we go down, we go down fighting. Pollak links to this video of Andrew Breitbart (language warning): (VIDEO AT LINK) The Dog Whistle...
  • Obama Versus Ryan (Not Paul But Saving Private)

    09/11/2012 9:54:25 AM PDT · by joanie-f · 35 replies
    Patriot Post ^ | 10 September, 2012 | Joan Fischer (joanie-f)
    Obama Versus Ryan (Not Paul, but Saving Private) My husband and I watched 'Saving Private Ryan' on DVD again last night. Of course we had seen it before. When we first saw the movie on the big screen back in 1998, it goes without saying that we were moved and deeply touched by the portrayal of what has been called America's 'greatest generation.' What American wouldn't be? Yet last night's viewing was entirely different for us. I am not generally a tearful person, but I was brought to tears more than once during the watching. And my husband had a...
  • Scott Van Duzer, the Obama hugger: Shop facing boycott

    09/10/2012 3:19:58 PM PDT · by F15Eagle · 231 replies
    Politico ^ | 9/10/2012 | By KEVIN CIRILLI | 9/10/12 3:36 PM EDT Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0912/80998.h
    The owner of a Florida pizza shop says people are boycotting his business because he bear-hugged President Barack Obama on Sunday. “People are saying a lot of bad things and boycotting my restaurant,” Scott Van Duzer, 46, told POLITICO. “There’s no middle line anymore, and that’s exactly what’s wrong with our country right now.” The owner of Big Apple Pizza & Pasta Restaurant in Fort Pierce, Fla., said that both Democrats and Republicans are welcome in his store. But he also said he thinks Mitt Romney’s running mate Rep. Paul Ryan — whose sculpted abs are thanks to intense P90X...
  • Welch Allyn job cuts are related to new tax mandated by health care law

    09/11/2012 4:36:51 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 26 replies
    The Post Standard, Syracuse, New York ^ | Published: Monday, September 10, 2012, 4:47 PM | By Charley Hannagan
    Skaneatles Falls, NY -- Welch Allyn told employees at companywide meetings this morning that it plans to cut 275 jobs, or about 10 percent of its worldwide workforce. The uncertainty surrounding the future of the Obama health care package is creating turmoil in the domestic market, [Chief Executive Steve Meyer] said. Hospitals and doctor offices aren't investing in new equipment until they see how the health care issues will play out, Meyer said. Welch Allyn and other medical device makers face a new federal tax hike come January when a new 2.3 percent tax on sales of medical devices called...
  • America, the new FAT KID?!?

    09/11/2012 9:36:23 AM PDT · by areukiddingme1 · 6 replies
    Vanity | 11 September 2012 | areukiddingme1
    I have been thinking about how to put this in writing for several weeks now, and then it occurred to me, America is one election away from becoming “the fat kid.” The kid on the playground that is nice, but no one wants on their team. The kid that gets a trophy for showing up because “it boosts his self esteem.” The kid that earns Cs and spends hours eating cheetos and playing on the x-box. The kid who’s Mom still cuts up his fruit and still cuts the crust off his sandwiches. The kid, who still doesn’t drive, doesn’t...
  • $4 Billion in 4 Years: Federal Subsidies to Chicago Schools

    09/11/2012 8:25:07 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 16 replies
    CNSNews
    $4 Billion in 4 Years: Federal Subsidies to Chicago Schools By Terence P. Jeffrey September 11, 2012 (CNSNews.com) - Taxpayers in places as divergent as Florida and Montana, Nevada and New Hampshire, Arizona and Maine--as well as their children who will eventually need to pay the interest on the federal government's growing debt--may not think they have a stake in the Chicago teachers strike, but in fact the budgets of the Chicago Public Schools show that American taxpayers everywhere have literally billions at stake in what goes on in this one city's public school system. Over the past four years,...
  • Obama's Next Big Bounce May Be Out Of Office

    09/11/2012 8:44:23 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 17 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | 09/11/2012 | PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY
    The bounce expected from Barack Obama's Democratic Convention speech collapsed the following day under the reality check that the current unemployment figure is 8.1%. And 40.7% of those people have been out of work for 27 weeks or more. Those numbers tell only a small part of Obama's failure to deliver on his promises. The real unemployment figure is closer to 19%. The official count doesn't include the 8 million unemployed who have given up and stopped looking for a job, the people who have had to settle for part-time work, those who had to take lower-paying jobs that are...