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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...