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  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 3-4-13

    03/04/2013 5:43:48 PM PST · by dynachrome · 17 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 3-4-13 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Ted Cruz and Sarah Palin: CPAC 2013 will determine America's future

    03/04/2013 5:01:11 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 4, 2013 | Bernie Quigley
    What happens at CPAC 2013 will divide the past from the future. Conservatives will chose between nostalgic pleasantries or a dynamic horizon. Conservatives will consolidate one way or another. In my view, conservatives will choose the future and they will choose Ted Cruz and Sarah Palin. There is a division today in what is called conservatism, although it should be called something else. It has been forming for several years and will come to clarity and decision in CPAC 2013. The new directions — states’ rights, sound money and constitutional government — of what might be called the gnarly conservatives...
  • Amherst church led by gay pastor charters Boy Scout unit

    03/04/2013 4:37:54 PM PST · by vrwc54 · 42 replies
    AMHERST — An Amherst church that promotes tolerance and is led by a gay pastor has become the new chartering organization for a local Boy Scout troop whose national organization has retained a policy excluding homosexuals. But for the Immanuel Lutheran Church, the Rev. Steven Wilco and Troop 504, which will be partners, the long-term objectives are the same: giving boys a place to grow and learn leadership skills, teaching them an appreciation for the outdoors and advocating for a change in the national Boy Scout policy. Wilco, pastor of the church at 867 North Pleasant St., said there is...
  • Inflammatory Neologism of the Day: Democide

    03/04/2013 4:31:45 PM PST · by marktwain · 13 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 4 March, 2013 | Dan Zimmerman
    Someone’s taking the President’s advice and fighting calls for gun control the Chicago way — by punching back twice as hard. This vid, an apparent answer to the Demand a Planners, attributes over a quarter billion murders to governments down through the years. And it urges Americans to “demand an end to citizen disarmament.” Now that’s a plan we can get behind.
  • Bush: Romney's stance on immigration was costly

    03/04/2013 2:34:44 PM PST · by tsowellfan · 32 replies
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush writes in a new book that Mitt Romney moved so far to the right on immigration that it proved "all but impossible" for the Republican presidential nominee to appeal to Hispanic voters last year. He says the nation needs to completely overhaul its immigration policies but cautions against providing a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants. In "Immigration Wars: Forging an American Solution," Bush writes that the immigration debate holds serious consequences for the nation and members of his Republican party, calling fellow Republicans "remarkably tone-deaf when it comes to courting Hispanic voters — to...
  • Escort says Menendez prostitution claims were made up

    03/04/2013 3:22:34 PM PST · by Perdogg · 25 replies
    An escort who appeared on a video claiming Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) paid her for sex has told Dominican Republic police that she was instead paid to make up the claims in a tape recording and has never met or seen the senator before, according to court documents and two people briefed on her claim. The woman identified a lawyer who approached her and a friend to make the videotape, according to affidavits obtained by the Post. That man has in turn identified another lawyer who gave him a script for the tape and paid him to find women to...
  • Airports contradict Janet Napolitano's sequester claim

    03/04/2013 2:31:23 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 18 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 03/04/2013 | By Raf Sanchez
    Airports have denied a claim by Janet Napolitano, the secretary of homeland security, that the sequester is already causing long delays for travelers at security screening checkpoints. Ms Napolitano said today that major airports were seeing lines "150 to 200 per cent as long as we would normally expect" as result of the federal spending cuts that went into force on Friday. "We're already seeing the effects at some of the ports of entry, the big airports, for example. Some of them had very long lines this weekend," she told a breakfast event organised by Politico. When pressed for specifics...
  • “THE MARK LEVIN SHOW”– Monday, March-4-2013

    03/04/2013 2:25:27 PM PST · by Fudd Fan · 39 replies
    The Mark Levin Show ^ | Mark R. Levin
    The Legacy Lives On! Mark’s Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation “Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny precisely because its principles are the founding principles.” --Mark Levin in Liberty and TyrannyWelcome to “The Levin Lounge”… Step in and have a virtual FRink.Taking the country by storm, one radio station at a time – and kicking the BUTTS of the competition! Welcome all, to the most FUN LIVE THREAD on FreeRepublic.com! You can call Mark’s show: 1-877-381-3811
  • Sean Hannity Show,M-F,3PM-6PM,EST,WABC AM,March 4-8,2013

    03/04/2013 2:23:15 PM PST · by Biggirl
    Sean Hannity Show ^ | March 4-8, 2013 | Sean Hannity
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  • Democratic Party staffer Graeme Zielinski dropped as spokesman after Twitter outburst

    03/04/2013 12:54:15 PM PST · by Jean S · 28 replies
    Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ^ | 3/4/13 | Daniel Bice
    Democratic Party staffer Graeme Zielinski was removed as the party spokesman following his Twitter outburst  in which he compared Republican Gov. Scott Walker to serial killer and cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer, sources said Monday. Party leaders also docked Zielinski a week's pay  - which works out to a little more than $1,000 - for his tweets after Milwaukee prosecutors announced that they were shutting down a secret criminal investigation of Walker's aides. Late Friday, Zielinski removed the offensive tweets and apologized both to the families of Dahmer's victims and to the first-term Republican governor.One source close to the party said Zielinski, a former newspaper...
  • Obama’s Fault

    03/04/2013 12:48:36 PM PST · by neverdem · 13 replies
    NY Times ^ | March 3, 2013 | BILL KELLER
    Our feckless leaders may be incapable of passing a budget, but, boy, can they pass the buck. The White House spent last week in full campaign hysteria, blitzing online followers with the message that heartless Republicans are prepared to transform America into “Les Misérables” in order to protect “millionaires and billionaires, oil companies, vacation...”... --snip-- When President Obama told us in his first Inaugural Address that our time of “putting off unpleasant decisions” was over, advocates of reforming our fiscal disorder read that as a promise that the new president would go beyond the perennial economic quick fix. After pulling...
  • Court to review speedy approval of NY gun controls

    03/04/2013 11:56:47 AM PST · by neverdem · 23 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | Mar 01, 2013 | NA
    ALBANY, N.Y. - A group of 1,200 New Yorkers has forced a court review of whether New York's new gun controls were rushed into law in violation of the state constitution. Robert Schulz, of Warren County, calls Gov. Andrew Cuomo a "king" for pushing through the nation's toughest gun law by suspending the three-day review usually required before votes on bills. It's been 6 weeks since New York's SAFE Act was signed into law, banning defined assault weapons and high capacity magazines. Since then, thousands of people have rallied, and Friday, a court order forcing a review of whether the...
  • Kenya election: Vote-counting begins in crucial poll

    03/04/2013 11:53:29 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    BBC News ^ | 4 March 2013 | Last updated at 12:26 ET
    Votes are being counted in Kenya after an election that observers describe as the most important in the country’s history. Polls were due to close at 17:00 (14:00 GMT), but officials said those in queues at that time would be allowed to vote. Earlier there was violence near the port town of Mombasa, with at least five policemen killed in one attack. Provisional results suggested the two main presidential candidates were far ahead of the rest of the field. …
  • Rise of UKIP spooks Britain's Conservatives [Thatcher's Party Lost Its Way, Betrayed Public!]

    03/04/2013 11:16:08 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 26 replies
    yahoo ^ | 3/4/13 | Alice Ritchie
    Once a marginal group of anti-Europeans, the UK Independence Party (UKIP) is now a force to be reckoned with after its best-ever national election result spooked Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives. UKIP took 28 percent of the vote in Thursday's by-election in the southern English seat of Eastleigh... pushing the Tories into a humiliating third place. Although the anti-Brussels party has yet to win a seat in the British parliament, the result is its best in a string of good performances in mid-term votes in recent months. UKIP leader Nigel Farage said it was part of a trend. "What happened...
  • Is 5th Time the Charm to Get Obama’s Leftist Activist on DC Circuit? (Heads up!)

    03/04/2013 10:38:15 AM PST · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | March 4, 2013
    President Obama is for the fifth time trying to ram through the Senate confirmation of a radical pro-abortion, anti-gun rights activist to become a judge on the nation’s most important federal appellate court. Previously, the candidate, a renowned leftist attorney who advocates for the rights of terrorists, has been blocked by Senate Republicans, but Obama refuses to give up. For the firth time, Caitlin J. Halligan’s nomination is up for Senate approval to fill a vacancy on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. Halligan is currently general counsel for the Manhattan District Aattorney’s office in New York. It’s hardly...
  • Fossil-Fuel Divestment - Our free-enterprise system is facing a legitimacy crisis, especially...

    03/04/2013 10:37:13 AM PST · by neverdem · 10 replies
    National Review Online ^ | March 4, 2013 | Stanley Kurtz
    Our free-enterprise system is facing a legitimacy crisis, especially among the young.Activist Bill McKibben Slowly but surely, America’s free-enterprise system has been bleeding cultural support. To be sure, Occupy Wall Street’s open anti-capitalism flamed out, and direct challenges to the system are few. Yet appearances are deceiving. Just prior to the 2012 election, a series of polls showed the millennial generation (ages 18–30) about evenly split between positive attitudes toward capitalism and socialism. We needn’t take that support for socialism literally in order to recognize that America’s free-enterprise system is facing a legitimacy crisis, especially among the young. The manner...
  • Jeb Bush reverses course: No path to citizenship necessary in immigration reform

    03/04/2013 10:34:36 AM PST · by South40 · 62 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 3/4/2013 | Liz Goodwin
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said in a TV interview Monday that he no longer supports a path to citizenship in an immigration reform bill, a reversal that puts him to the right of the current bipartisan immigration proposal forming in the Senate. "If we want to create an immigration policy that's going to work, we can't continue to make illegal immigration an easier path than legal immigration," Bush said on NBC's "Today" show. "I think it's important that there's a natural friction between our immigrant heritage and the rule of law. This is the right place, I think, to...
  • Philadelphia Legislators Repackage Jim Crow with New Gun Laws

    03/04/2013 10:32:14 AM PST · by Winged Hussar · 2 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 3/4/13 | William A Levinson
    Most of the current attacks on the Second Amendment originate from large cities like Los Angeles (Henry Waxman), San Francisco (Dianne Feinstein), Chicago (Rahm Emanuel, Barack Obama, and convicted felons Bobby Rush and Rod Blagojevich), New York City (Mario and Andrew Cuomo; Eliot Spitzer, aka Emperor's Club VIP Client 9; Charles Schumer; Jerrold Nadler; Michael Bloomberg; and convicted felon Mario Biaggi), and, as shown below, Philadelphia. Pennsylvania House Representative Ronald G. Waters (Philadelphia) is a prime example of a big-city politician. He recently introduced a package of gun laws that are unlikely to get through the Pennsylvania House, let alone...
  • Michelle Obama: American Dogs need balanced diets, exercise too

    03/04/2013 10:15:50 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 45 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 4, 2013 | Charlie Spiering
    During her Google Hangout today, First Lady Michelle Obama reminded the audience that dogs need a proper diet and exercise, just like children do. The First Lady admitted that President Obama liked to tease their own dog, “Bo” for being lazy, but that they encouraged her girls to take him on walks. “Dogs are no different,” Michelle Obama explained to a woman on the chat. “You want to make sure they are eating a balanced diet, and if they are not an active dog, make sure that their food is reflective of an inactive dog and then get them out...
  • Mark Sanford’s ex-wife: He asked me to manage his new campaign for Congress

    03/04/2013 10:06:42 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/04/2013 | AllahPundit
    When I saw this detail in yesterday’s LAT piece, I had to read it three times before feeling confident enough to post it as a Headline item. I was sure I had misunderstood and that the “she” referred to was someone else. This guy may be a shameless careerist, but asking the spouse you wronged to help get you back into Congress while you’re planning a wedding with the woman you left her for would take things to a Charlie-Crist-ian level of soulless ambition. “House of Cards” would reject it as a plotline on grounds that not even Frank Underwood...
  • Morning Examiner: Obama’s Campaign of Pain

    03/04/2013 9:54:16 AM PST · by lbryce · 8 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 4, 2013 | Conn Carrol
    President Obama is just 42 days into his second term in the White House but he is already done governing. As The Washington Post reported this weekend, Obama is already “executing plans to win back the House in 2014, which he and his advisers believe will be crucial to the outcome of his second term and to his legacy as president.” “The goal,” The Washington Post reports, “is to flip the Republican-held House back to Democratic control, allowing Obama to push forward with a progressive agenda on gun control, immigration, climate change and the economy during his final two years...
  • Sowell: Budget Politics

    03/04/2013 9:40:19 AM PST · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | March 5, 2013 | Thomas Sowell
    Back in my teaching days, many years ago, one of the things I liked to ask the class to consider was this: Imagine a government agency with only two tasks: (1) building statues of Benedict Arnold and (2) providing life-saving medications to children. If this agency's budget were cut, what would it do? The answer, of course, is that it would cut back on the medications for children. Why? Because that would be what was most likely to get the budget cuts restored. If they cut back on building statues of Benedict Arnold, people might ask why they were building...
  • The Permanent Campaigner (Michael Barone)

    03/04/2013 9:38:29 AM PST · by neverdem · 1 replies
    National Review Online ^ | MARCH 4, 2013 | Michael Barone
    Obama prefers delivering messages to crowds of adoring supporters over actually governing. Do we have a president or a perpetual candidate? It’s not an entirely unfair question.Even as Barack Obama was warning of the dreadful consequences of the budget sequester looming on March 1, he spent days away from Washington, apparently out of touch with Democratic as well as Republican congressional leaders. In the meantime, Obama fans were lobbing verbal grenades at none other than the Washington Post’s Bob Woodward. His offense: He’s continuing to make it clear, as he did in his book The Price of Politics, that it was Obama’s...
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EST,WABC AM,March 4,2013

    03/04/2013 8:56:15 AM PST · by Biggirl · 31 replies
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  • Jeb Bush: I Won't Rule Out 2016 White House Run "But I Won't Declare Today"

    03/04/2013 8:47:39 AM PST · by Biggirl · 107 replies
    http://todaynews.today.com/ ^ | March 4, 2013 | Eun Kyung Kim
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush won’t confirm he’s a candidate for the next presidential race, but he sounded like a White House hopeful Monday, declaring his party in need of leadership. “I have a voice, I want to share my beliefs about how the conservative movement and the Republican party can regain its footing, because we’ve lost our way,” he told TODAY’s Matt Lauer. Bush said he wouldn’t rule out a run in 2016, “but I won’t declare today either.”
  • ‘Saturday Night Live’ on the sequester (video)

    03/04/2013 8:31:36 AM PST · by Seizethecarp · 15 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 3, 2013 | Chris Cillizza
    Even the White House is feeling the squeeze from the across-the-board cuts in federal spending. “From now on, my wife, Michelle, will only do four television appearances a week,” says “President Obama.”
  • Senator John McCain Responds To Citizen Concerned That Barack Obama Isn't Eligible To Hold Office

    Dear Mr. Ballantyne: Thank you for contacting me about the citizenship requirements for the office of President of the United States. I appreciate knowing your views on this issue. As you may know, Section 1 of Article Two of the United States Constitution sets forth the eligibility requirements for serving as President of the United States: “No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any Person be eligible to that Office who shall not have...
  • Why Jack Lew Is a Disaster for Our Country [Sessions for Prez?]

    03/04/2013 7:03:02 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 2/28/2013 | Senator Jeff Sessions
    During my remarks today I have exhaustively documented the case against the confirmation of Mr. Lew. I have detailed his disastrous budget plans, rebuked by editorial boards across the country and unanimously rejected by Congress. I have discussed his repeated, knowing, and deliberately false statements about those budget plans—most notoriously his claim that “Our budget will get us, over the next several years, to the point where we can look the American people in the eye and say we’re not adding to the debt anymore; we’re spending money that we have each year, and then we can work on bringing...
  • Sound Off Connecticut With Jim Vicevich,M-F,9AM-12NOONPM,EST,WTIC AM,March 4-8,2013

    03/04/2013 7:01:01 AM PST · by Biggirl
    http://connecticut.cbslocal.com/ ^ | March 4-8, 2013 | Jim Vicevich
    Listen Live: Sound Off Connecticut with Jim Vicevich 9 a.m. to noon ET (Da ily Thread)Sound Off Connecticut is a popular conservative/libertarian call in talk show hosted by Jim Vicevich weekday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon ET. Although based in Connecticut, the show welcomes callers from all over the United States! This is your chance to sound off America! Call into the show toll free (800) 966-9842! Listen to the LIVE AUDIO STREAM at http://wtic.com - it's free and NO registration is required! If you're in southern New England listen over the air to WTIC 1080 AM, the 50,000...
  • Jeff Sessions for President

    03/04/2013 6:32:28 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 32 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 3-4-2013 | Michael Ledeen
    March 4, 2013 Jeff Sessions for President Michael Ledeen We found a leader, but hardly anybody noticed. Never mind Rubio and Ryan, or people named Bush. Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama is the best we’ve got, and he’s plenty good. In fact, his words on the Senate floor when he implored his colleagues to reject the nomination of Jack Lew for Treasury secretary are as good as it gets. It’s been a long time since I’ve heard anything as elegant, compelling, honorable, and philosophically coherent as Sessions’ speech on the 27th of February.You probably missed it, what with all the...
  • Health industry pushes GOP states toward Obamacare [Republican assent explained, simply]

    03/04/2013 5:55:46 AM PST · by Dysart · 9 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 3-4-13 | Tim Carney
    Excerpt: Comb through the campaign finance disclosures of most Idaho state senators and you'll see gifts from drugmakers (GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer), insurers (Blue Cross of Idaho and PacificSource Health Plans) and industry groups (Idaho Hospital Association, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, and the Idaho Health Care Association). All these companies benefit from a state-run exchange... Pearce thinks this industry push helped persuade Republicans to overcome their general opposition to Obamacare and big government....What do the companies stand to gain? Insurers and providers both benefit from the federal subsidies that come with a state exchange. Insurers also get protection...
  • Boehner: House will consider any gun measures passed by Senate

    03/04/2013 5:46:19 AM PST · by marktwain · 48 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 3 March, 2013 | Vicki Needham
    The House's top Republican reiterated on Sunday that he will look at any gun control measures passed by the Senate. Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said he has "made clear if the Senate acts on gun control legislation, the House will consider it." "But we need to look at more than just guns. We need to look at violence in our society. You know, we've got a violent society," he said on NBC's "Meet the Press." Boehner said lawmakers need to examine how to stop people with mental illnesses from obtaining firearms.
  • OBAMA IS LEGAL

    03/04/2013 5:24:01 AM PST · by knarf · 103 replies
    US LEGAL ^ | March 4, 2013 | knarf
    While researching another matter, I came across this startling bit of legality ...
  • Mika 'Angry' Stephanopoulos Invited Rodman On 'This Week'

    03/04/2013 4:58:36 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 15 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Ping-pong diplomacy worked with China, so why not b-ball diplomacy with North Korea? Mika Brzezinski is clearly not buying that line of logic. On today's Morning Joe, Brzezinski confessed to being "angry" with George Stephanopoulos for having the extraterrestrial otherwise known as Dennis Rodman on This Week to discuss his recent trip to North Korea, which included meeting with its new leader, Kim Jong Un. Mika didn't spare her fellow MJ panelists, calling them "idiots" when they persisted in discussing Rodman's trip and TW appearance. View the video here.
  • The New Swedish Model

    03/04/2013 3:50:59 AM PST · by 1rudeboy · 28 replies
    The Foundation for Economic Education ^ | March 1, 2013 | Sandy Ikeda
    Among policy nerds back in the day, “Swedish model” meant the brand of social democracy practiced in Sweden in the second half of the twentieth century. (Somebody would usually crack wise about Anita Ekberg whenever the phrase was uttered.) But for a very long time, whenever the problems of socialism were discussed, it was common to hear people say as a kind of shut-up argument: “Ah, but socialism works in Sweden; what about the Swedish model?”   Swedish social democracy created an extensive welfare state—including comprehensive health care, generous unemployment benefits, and marginal tax rates commonly in excess of...
  • White House Admits (Third Time) President Obama Fibbed On Sequester

    03/04/2013 3:35:30 AM PST · by yoe · 20 replies
    Forbes ^ | March 3, 2013 | Paul Roderick Gregory,
    Is the press corps getting some balls (to put it crudely but graphically)? Are they finally prepared to challenge the President’s untruthful assertions on facts that are crucial to understanding policy? None other than NBC’s David Gregory today pressed Obama’s chief economic advisor, Gene Sperling, whether his boss told the truth in the third presidential debate that “the sequester is not something that I’ve proposed. It is something that Congress has proposed.” Sperling finally wilted under the pressure of tough questioning to admit that “yes, in fact, the sequestration was President Obama’s plan.”[snip] If the media realizes that they can...
  • Quinn & Rose - America’s Morning Show - March 4, 2013

    03/04/2013 2:39:01 AM PST · by sneakers · 14 replies
    Before yunz head dahntahn to work, or start to red up the house n‘at, join us every morning for coffee (or whatever gets yinz started) and maybe some serious discussion of the issues (or not!) Listen to the Quinn & Rose Morning Show from 6:00 to 9:00 Eastern on: www.wpgb.com (104.7 Pittsburgh, Pa) http://wysl1040.com/ (Rochester, NY) http://www.talkradio560.com/ (Frostburg, MD) http://wicofm.com/ (Salisbury/Ocean City, MD WOBX - Outer banks NC httphttp://www.wncoam.com/main.html (Ashland, OH) ://tunein.com/radio/The-War-Room-with-Quinn--Rose-p34761/ for archived shows And now on 166 XM
  • The real reason why Pam Geller was not invited to CPAC

    03/03/2013 9:35:41 PM PST · by george76 · 19 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | March 2nd, 2013
    their names are David Keene, Grover Norquist and Suhail Khan. It is Norquist who is blamed for getting Geller kicked off ... “ CPAC Shills For Islamic Terrorists.” . ... Grover Norquist’s troubling ties to Islamic supremacists and jihadists have been known for years. He and his Palestinian wife, Samah Alrayyes, who was director of communications for his Islamic Free Market Institute until they married in 2005, are very active in “Muslim outreach.” Just six weeks after 9/11, The New Republic ran an expose explaining how Norquist arranged for George W. Bush to meet with fifteen Islamic supremacists at the...
  • Delhi: Sheila Dikshit shown black flags at rally

    03/03/2013 7:18:01 PM PST · by llevrok · 51 replies
    Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit was on Sunday shown black flags by a group of protesters allegedly belonging to BJP at a rally in west Delhi this afternoon. 12-15 persons, whom Delhi MLA Mukesh Sharma described as BJP workers, were removed from the rally site at Uttam Nagar by police. Today's rally in Sharma's Uttam Nagar constituency was the first in a series of rallies ahead of Assembly elections in November this year. Addressing the function, Dikshit said even her political opponents agree that there has been a positive change during last 14 years in the capital. "They oppose us...
  • CA GOP Convention: DeVore lays out stark CA vs. TX contrast

    03/03/2013 6:32:26 PM PST · by CounterCounterCulture · 12 replies
    Cal Watchdog ^ | 2 March 2013 | Katy Grimes
    (snip) ...in 2009, when unemployment hit a 70-year high for the state, the California State University-Sacramento study came out. DeVore said the study laid out how California’s energy policy led to the highest gasoline tax and the costliest electricity in the country. No wonder, he said, that “people will move out of California and go to Texas.” DeVore said even Canadians have figured out how to profit off the state’s regulatory culture. “California imports a lot of electricity, but it has to be green,” said DeVore. “BC Power, in British Columbia, which got caught manipulating energy costs in 2001, exports...
  • The NRA’s flip flop on African Americans(Uber barf alert)

    03/03/2013 4:12:07 PM PST · by marktwain · 26 replies
    salon.com ^ | 3 March, 2013 | Natasha Lennard
    When the gun control debate focused around black militants taking up arms, the fulcrums were very different. Indeed, both the NRA and President Ronald Reagan spoke against armed citizens when African American men patrolled neighborhoods brandishing firearms in response to racial violence. The Panthers were not the “well-regulated militia” that the white, conservative stalwarts of Second Amendment advocacy had in mind. Hence the hypocrisy now of the gun group appealing to African Americans — invoking the Civil Rights movement — to lobby support against gun regulation. The NRA hired Internet star and gun advocate Colion Noir to feature in a...
  • Conservative group sees Pryor as top 2014 target

    03/03/2013 3:47:26 PM PST · by Red Steel · 11 replies
    Washington Times ^ | February 27, 2013, 11:08AM | Seth McLaughlin
    The Senate Conservatives Fund announced Wednesday that it has made defeating Sen. Mark L. Pryor, Arkansas Democrat, its No. 1 priority in the 2014 election. “Mark Pryor pretends to be a moderate in Arkansas but votes like a liberal in Washington,” said Matt Hoskins, the executive director of the group -snip- Mr. Obama lost Arkansas by a 23.7 percentage point margin to GOP rival Mitt Romney in the 2012 election.
  • Hagel's Confirmation Is Rare Victory for Arab Americans

    03/03/2013 3:44:25 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    The National ^ | Mar 3, 2013 | James Zogby
    Former Senator Chuck Hagel's confirmation as secretary of defence last week was important for several reasons, many of which have been exhaustively examined by media commentators in the US. But for Arab-Americans, there was another reason to celebrate the final vote: it represented vindication. I have known Mr Hagel for many years, and while there are areas where we have disagreed, I have always respected and valued his insights and his willingness to engage in thoughtful and reasoned discourse. I have also appreciated the fact that he never shied away from appearing before and sharing his views at Arab-American community...
  • Piron Confirms Likud Argued Against Habayit Hayehudi

    03/03/2013 2:43:27 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 3/3/13
    Rabbi and Member of Knesset Shai Piron (Yesh Atid) confirmed, Sunday, that the Likud party told representatives of Yesh Atid, last week, that their party should enter the government without Habayit Hayehudi because Habayit Hayehudi will work to prevent the uprooting of Jewish communities in Judea and Samarai (Shomron) sought by Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid. .....
  • Stymied by a GOP House, Obama looks ahead to 2014 to cement his legacy (Be afraid, be very afraid)

    03/03/2013 12:42:13 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 03/03/2013 | Scott Wilson and Philip Rucker
    President Obama, now facing the consequences of automatic spending cuts and the complications they raise for his broader domestic agenda, is taking the most specific steps of his administration in an attempt to ensure the election of a Democratic­-controlled Congress in two years. “What I can’t do is force Congress to do the right thing,” Obama told reporters at the White House on Friday after a fruitless meeting with Republican leaders to avert the country’s latest fiscal crisis, known as the sequester. “The American people may have the capacity to do that.” Obama, fresh off his November reelection, began almost...
  • The Obama Phenomena happened in broad daylight

    03/03/2013 12:35:13 PM PST · by Innovative · 18 replies
    Washington Times ^ | March3, 2013 | BobTaylor
    Barack Obama is an optical illusion. He is the product of superb modern day mass marketing hype run amok. Our president represents the worst elements of affirmative action, entitlements and political correctness in a single package gone berserk. The question is how long can the United States continue to deteriorate before we go beyond the point of no return for any chance to recover? How long can our country survive a president who refuses to take responsibility for any problems that arise during his administration?
  • Report: FBI Benghazi Survivor Interviews Delivered to Senate Intel Committee

    03/03/2013 7:56:23 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3-3-2013 | Kerry Picket
    March 3, 2013 Report: FBI Benghazi Survivor Interviews Delivered to Senate Intel Committee Kerry Picket (Excerpt) A source told CBS News that FBI transcripts of interviews with Benghazi survivors were turned over to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday........ The documents that came from the White House is the second set to be sent to Congress. The initial set of documents related to the attack were considered “insufficient” due to massive redactions.... The documents that were sent on Thursday had fewer redactions. They show that e-mail correspondence reveal “talking points” that were sent around the White House, the FBI, and...
  • (Racist Libs) Tweets on Elaine Chao: 'They will not get away with attacking my wife,'-Sen. McConnell

    03/03/2013 12:03:23 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 25 replies
    NBC ^ | March 2, 2013 | Roger Alford
    Tweets on Elaine Chao: 'They will not get away with attacking my wife,' Mitch McConnell says WINCHESTER, Ky. -- Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell lambasted a liberal group on Saturday for criticizing the Asian heritage of his wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, calling its Twitter messages "racial slurs" and "the ultimate outrage." "They will not get away with attacking my wife in this campaign," McConnell told about 100 home-state supporters at a Republican dinner in Winchester. "This woman has the ear of @McConnellPress — she's his #wife," the group Kentucky Progress tweeted on Feb. 14. "May explain why your...
  • Romney: ‘It kills me’ not to be in White House

    03/03/2013 10:14:59 AM PST · by Vaquero · 7 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 3/3/13 | Dylan Stableford
    Mitt Romney says it "kills" him that he's not president. But he doesn't blame Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie or anything else on his loss to President Barack Obama--except his campaign's failure to connect with minority voters.
  • Romney: ‘It kills me’ not to be in White House

    03/03/2013 10:10:39 AM PST · by lowbridge · 633 replies
    yahoo ^ | march 3, 2013 | Dylan Stableford
    Mitt Romney says it "kills" him that he's not president. But he doesn't blame Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie or anything else on his loss to President Barack Obama--except his campaign's failure to connect with minority voters. “I lost my election because of my campaign," Romney said on "Fox News Sunday" in his first television interview since his November defeat, "not because of what anyone else did." The former Massachusetts governor refused place blame on Christie, who some Republicans say elevated Obama in his embrace of the president in the wake of the storm. Romney said his inability...