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  • CBS's Gayle King: Unless Illegal Immigrants Are Doing Something 'Illegal,' Leave Them Alone

    08/05/2014 1:52:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | August 4, 2014 | Scott Whitlock
    According to CBS This Morning host Gayle King on Monday, unless an illegal alien is doing something "illegal," Americans should leave him or her alone. Mike Hogan from Vanity Fair appeared on the program to discuss a new poll about ethical dilemmas and how people respond. Guest host Vinita Nair wondered, "Who's more likely to report an illegal immigrant living next door?" Hogan discussed the responses of Republicans, Democrats and independents. He then quoted an off-air discussion: "I think Gayle [King] in the green room said, 'As long as they're not doing anything illegal, you know, let them live.'" Standing...
  • Manchin: Gun Control Bill Wouldn't Have Stopped Newtown

    04/14/2013 4:08:18 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 24 replies
    Breibart - Big Government ^ | 4-14-2013 | AWR Hawkins
    Appearing on CBS News' Face the Nation on April 14, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) said Newtown families have told him they know the bill he and Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) have crafted would not have prevented the heinous crime at Sandy Hook Elementary. In other words, Manchin's expanded background check "compromise" bill, being pushed in response to Newtown, does not do anything that would have stopped the Newtown tragedy from happening. Manchin said the families to whom he's spoken just keep urging him to do something in hopes that somewhere down the road new gun control legislation will "prevent one...
  • Boehner: Obama’s Goal Is To 'Annihilate' The Republican Party (reaction to inaugural address)

    01/23/2013 3:53:04 PM PST · by drewh · 40 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/23/13 02:48 PM ET | By Jonathan Easley
    Speaker John Boehner said he believes the primary goal of President Obama’s second term is to “annihilate the Republican Party.” “Given what we heard yesterday about the president’s vision for his second term, it’s pretty clear to me that he knows he can’t do any of that as long as the House is controlled by Republicans,” Boehner said in a speech Tuesday to The Ripon Society. “So we’re expecting over the next 22 months to be the focus of this administration as they attempt to annihilate the Republican Party. “And let me just tell you, I do believe that is...
  • Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) rejects idea that “government has to do something”

    10/05/2010 12:28:41 AM PDT · by pissant · 20 replies
    Climate Progress.org ^ | 10/4/10 | staff
    If the Tea-Party-led Republicans take over one or both houses of Congress this November, we won’t just see the end of any possible action on climate change or clean energy. They may well force a government shutdown, which will close our national parks, prevent food from being inspected, and stop any government oversight of coal mines or offshore drilling — or clean air and clean water, for that matter. Think Progress has two video interviews with the Senate’s leading government basher. Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) sealed his status as the right’s standard-bearer when he brought the Senate to a virtual...
  • U.S. Marines boot recruits with Confederate tattoos

    05/04/2010 7:20:28 PM PDT · by Man50D · 1,253 replies · 13,192+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | May 04, 2010 | Chelsea Schilling
    A widely regarded Southern symbol of pride and states' rights is standing in the way of would-be Marines in their quest to serve their country – a Confederate battle flag. Straight out of high school, one 18-year-old Tennessee man was determined to serve his country as a Marine. His friend said he passed the pre-enlistment tests and physical exams and looked forward with excitement to the day he would ship out to boot camp. But there would be no shouting drill instructors, no rigorous physical training and no action-packed stories for the aspiring Marine to share with his family. Shortly...
  • U.S. Rep. Bill Owens says he will vote for health care reform Sunday

    03/20/2010 9:15:56 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 28 replies · 1,766+ views
    The Post-Standard Syracuse NY ^ | March 20, 2010, 11:06AM | Mark Weiner
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Bill Owens, saying he feared "dire consequences" if nothing is done to reform the nation's health care system, said today he will vote for President Obama's sweeping plan when it comes to a vote Sunday. "This has been a difficult decision, one that I have taken very seriously," Owens said in a conference call with reporters this morning. "One of the questions that weighed very heavily on mind is what happens if we do nothing," Owens said. He said he was convinced there would be "dire consequences" with skyrocketing health insurance premium costs. Owens, D-Plattsburgh, said...
  • Power Corrupts

    09/21/2009 4:38:49 PM PDT · by the invisib1e hand · 5 replies · 263+ views
    train of thoughts ^ | 092109 | train of thoughts
    This is the entire argument in a nutshell: Concentrations of power are to be resisted. Government involvement in an individual’s healthcare is a concentration of power. Therefore it must be resisted.
  • We’re losing our country - But what can we do? (MUST READ!)

    02/23/2009 6:43:41 PM PST · by markomalley · 30 replies · 2,402+ views
    Tulsa Today ^ | 2/23/2009 | Joan Swirsky
    From the moment Barack Obama was inaugurated on January 20th, the leftists who control Congress have – at his behest – gone on a drunken binge of runaway spending vis-à-vis an $850-bilion faux “stimulus” program that rewards failure and punishes success. It is already clear that The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act should be renamed The American Relapse-And-Needs-Resuscitation Act, as is evidenced by both the simultaneous plunge of the Dow and the president’s polling numbers, as well as an epidemic case of buyer’s remorse. As Oklahoma Republican Senator Tom Coburn has written, “the stimulus is a step toward a...
  • FReeping the Vote. Following up on JR's no-McCain objective

    02/13/2008 12:09:55 PM PST · by unspun · 279 replies · 624+ views
    vanity ^ | 2-13-2008 | unspun
    We know our objective: to prevent a first ballot victory by John McCain. I think we also know the only effective way to do this: campaigning for Mike Huckabee.Please go to mikehuckabee.com and/or to hucksarmy.com and get busy. There is an excellent way to make phone calls while on-line. Donations are always critical. There are voter guides for forwarding to those you know. The next rounds are critical, to see if we can maximize our potential, to shut McCain out.
  • The Pledge

    04/24/2007 8:25:02 AM PDT · by Knitting A Conundrum · 39 replies · 488+ views
    Me and Some Great Americans | 4/24/07 | Knitting a Conundrum
    Patriotism is easy to understand in America; it means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country. Calvin Coolidge I challenge you, FRiends and FReepers, to take the pledge. ...Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free. Ronald Reagan, 1975 It...
  • Rumsfeld: Terrorists manipulating media

    08/29/2006 1:28:08 AM PDT · by EBH · 27 replies · 864+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 08/29/2006 | By ROBERT BURNS
    FALLON NAVAL AIR STATION, Nev. - Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Monday he is deeply troubled by the success of terrorist groups in "manipulating the media" to influence Westerners. "That's the thing that keeps me up at night," he said during a question-and-answer session with about 200 naval aviators and other Navy personnel at this flight training base for Navy and Marine pilots.
  • Bush Losing Hispanics? (GOP ship of state becoming the Titanic?)

    05/21/2006 12:41:14 PM PDT · by quidnunc · 113 replies · 2,070+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | May 21, 2006 | Richard Baehr
    So claims the Washington Post. The GOP is on the verge of a major electoral disaster. Each week more House seats once considered safe (60-65% for Bush in 04) are now on the endangered list for incumbent GOP congressmen. The list is probably over 50 at this point,and may grow some more.  More GOP senators are now in trouble. Add Jon Kyl of Arizoan to the list. He is now but 7 points ahead of a very wealthy competitor (last three polls showed him up 29, then 15, now 7). Seven GOP Senate seats are at risk and 3 Demcratic seats (maybe...
  • Frist: Country needs to lock down borders

    05/08/2006 8:44:05 PM PDT · by SmithL · 58 replies · 1,355+ views
    AP ^ | 5/8/6
    CHATTANOOGA — Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist said the United States should "lock down" its borders and create a better temporary worker program. Frist, R-Tenn., spoke with reporters before giving a commencement speech at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's graduation ceremony Sunday. "The No. 1 problem we face today when it comes to immigration are the people streaming across our border and the lack of border security," Frist said, adding that the Senate will begin debating immigration reform legislation next week. "It's a national security issue, an economic issue and a humanitarian issue." He also said that drilling for...
  • Iran 'to build' second nuke plant

    03/13/2006 3:06:14 AM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 20 replies · 1,280+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 13 March 2006
    IRAN is to start work in the next six months on a second nuclear power station, the energy minister said, amid increasing tension with the West over its atomic programme. "We have received the plans of (Iran's atomic energy chief) Gholam Reza Aghazadeh and the authorisation to start building the power station," said Energy Minister Parviz Fattah in comments published in local newspapers. "We are expecting to start the construction of the power station in the next six months," he said. Former energy minister, the reformist Habibollah Bitaraf, would be charged with the project, he said. Iran's nuclear programme, which...
  • Frustration Rising Along the Southwest Border

    08/21/2005 10:53:48 AM PDT · by TERMINATTOR · 47 replies · 987+ views
    NewsMinute ^ | August 18, 2005
    Angered by unending waves of illegal immigration, some Americans have taken matters into their own hands by forming "Minuteman" patrols that they plan to expand from Arizona to Texas this fall. A Houston congressman is pushing for creation of militias of armed volunteers to augment Border Patrol forces. Gov. Rick Perry is mulling a border neighborhood watch-style program. And in recent days, the governors of Arizona and New Mexico – fed up with the failure of the federal government to control the border – have declared state emergencies in counties struggling with rising immigrant smuggling and violence. "It's a scream...
  • GOV. JEB BUSH INTERVIEW ON FOX NEWS SATURDAY AT 4:00 PM EST

    04/30/2005 11:03:31 AM PDT · by floriduh voter · 107 replies · 2,491+ views
    Fox News Channel | April 30, 2005 | floriduh voter
    ALERT: FLORIDA GOV. JEB BUSH WILL BE ON FOX NEWS CHANNEL TODAY AT 4:00 PM EST. I wonder if he's going to be asked questions about Terri Schiavo! If so, it's about time.
  • In Jesus Name we gather as one for Terri Schiavo, Now!

    03/22/2005 4:42:25 AM PST · by OPS4 · 62 replies · 699+ views
    All who pray with us | March 22 | Prayer Chain
    I pray for a miracle to You Lord Jesus Christ in helping Terri Schiavo survive in spite of the attacks of the devil to take her life and to cover up a husbands mistakes. I pray for a Miracle from You Oh Lord, in spite of The Earthly Judges, who are sentencing her to death. I pray Jesus as we gather as more than one in your name for you divine intervention, if you see fit to bring her home sooner, and end her pain, we will gather in your name, and pray for Terri, as we will petition all...