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Politics/Elections (News/Activism)

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  • The Occupy Movement Is Launching A Money Cooperative (aka a Bank)

    07/25/2013 6:34:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Forbes ^ | July 23, 2013 | Laura Shin
    In an ironic twist, the Occupy Wall Street movement, which, two years ago, galvanized resentment against Wall Street and gave birth to the phrase “the 99%,” has given birth to something new: a financial institution. Or, as they call it — the Occupy Money Cooperative. “We launched [the Occupy Money Cooperative] because we felt that the way the for-profit banking industry operates in the U.S., it intrinsically exposes the U.S. economy to risk and makes us vulnerable to the consequences but, above all, fails many millions of Americans who don’t have bank accounts and are denied banking services,” founder and...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION Thursday 7/25/13

    07/25/2013 6:00:06 PM PDT · by MaryLou1 · 17 replies
    Savage! stream here: find a station here: Savage's website *if you want on or off the list please message me
  • Obama: “Ho Chi Mihn was Inspired by the United States Constitution”

    07/25/2013 5:09:39 PM PDT · by SJackson · 69 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | July 25, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    Ho Chi Minh was a Communist terrorist. President Truong Tan Sang, whom Obama is trying to win over, is a leading Communist. “We both reaffirmed the efforts that have been made to deal with war legacy issues. We very much appreciate Vietnam’s continued cooperation as we try to recover our Missing in Action and those that were lost during the course of the war. And I reaffirmed the United States’ commitment to work with Vietnam around some of the environmental and health issues that have continued, decades later, because of the war,” Obama said. How nice. “Finally, we agreed that...
  • Zimmerman, Alinsky and Obama

    07/25/2013 5:06:05 PM PDT · by SJackson · 10 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | July 25, 2013 | Jack Kerwick
    When Barack Obama ran for the presidency five years ago, pundits on both the left and right reassured the country that the election of America’s “first black president” promised to issue forth a new era of interracial harmony. Some of us, however, knew all too well that this was the kind of stuff that only fools and liars could peddle. In fact, we predicted that, far from inaugurating a “Post-Racial” America, cries of “racism” were sure to increase if Obama seized the White House. Unfortunately, in retrospect, we appear to have been prescient. We knew, first of all, that there...
  • Congrats, Obama: the family rescued by George Zimmerman are scared for their lives

    07/25/2013 4:56:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Daily Caller's DC Trawler ^ | July 24, 2013 | Jim Treacher
    But don’t worry of them, Mr. President. They only look like they could be related to you on your mother’s side. Daily Mail: The family rescued by George Zimmerman after a rollover crash in Florida are terrified they will become targets for hate mobs who have made death threats to the neighborhood vigilante. Mark and Dana Michelle Gerstle told friends they do not want to talk publicly about Zimmerman for fear they will be accused of portraying him as a hero – and face a backlash from those who consider he got away with murder. ‘They are very grateful to...
  • Buono picks running mate in battle against Christie, sources say

    07/25/2013 4:19:41 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 13 replies
    Star Ledger ^ | July 25, 2013
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono will tap Milly Silva, a Hispanic female labor union leader, as her running mate next week, sources say. Silva, vice president of SEIU 1199, which represents 7,000 nursing home workers in 74 facilities, will be be Buono's pick for lieutenant governor, according to three sources familiar with the decision who requested anonymity because they are not authorized to discuss internal deliberations. The announcement is expected to come on Monday.
  • Anti-Hillary Clinton group releases chilling first video

    07/25/2013 2:23:44 PM PDT · by The Sons of Liberty · 46 replies
    Libert First News ^ | July 25, 2013 | Liberty News Staff
    A 49 second video briefly running through some of the scandals that surround Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • The Mark Levin Show, Thursday, July 25th, 2013, 6-9pm EST

    07/25/2013 3:32:43 PM PDT · by carriage_hill · 71 replies
    Mark Levin Show ^ | 7/25/2013 | Mark R Levin
    Subbing late for Biggirl & Fudd Fan...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Weiner's brother Jason 'tried to silence Anthony's sexting partner...

    07/25/2013 3:11:19 PM PDT · by maggief · 107 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 25, 2013 | Rosie Taylor, David Martosko In Washington and Meghan Keneally
    Anthony Weiner’s brother Jason intervened in an effort to silence Sydney Leathers which left her ‘scared and shaken,’ MailOnline can reveal. Weiner’s brother acted as his ‘wingman’ in a damage control exercise that backfired spectacularly sparking the scandal now engulfing the mayoral candidate. This new revelation comes on the same day that the current New York City mayoral candidate has admitted that he had virtual relationships with three women since he resigned from Congress in 2011, and up to seven others before that. Ms Leathers, who reportedly wants to sell her story for $100,000, gave an interview to Inside Edition...

    07/25/2013 3:06:31 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 59 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 7-25-2013 | Christopher White
    July 25, 2013 COLLEGE REPUBLICANS DEEMED SECURITY THREAT, REFUSED ENTRANCE TO OBAMA’S CAMPUS SPEECH Christopher White WARRENSBURG – Ten College Republicans were dubbed a security threat and refused admittance to President Barack Obama’s speech at the University of Central Missouri on Wednesday. Despite the fact that the students had tickets to the event, security personnel turned them away at the door to the recreation center where Obama gave a speech on economic policy, telling the group it wasn’t about their politics but the president’s safety, State Treasurer of the College Republicans Courtney Scott told The College Fix. The students, some...
  • Sheila Jackson-Lee Pushes Bill To Punish “Stand Your Ground” States, Reward “Duty To Retreat” States

    07/25/2013 3:03:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | July 25, 2013 | Mara Zebest
    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-olt) filing a bill to legislate mandatory cowardness by cutting federal funding to any state supporting a “Stand Your Ground” law and to increase or maintain funding to states that implement a “runaway and show weakness” law—or as Sheila Jackson Lee calls it—”Duty to Retreat” law.(VIDEO-AT-LINK)Lee also wants to regulate any individuals who dare to take on the individual responsibility of participating in a neighborhood watch program. Guess the Black Panthers would become the guards in Sheila Jackson Lee’s vision of America. Here’s an inconvenient truth for Liberals like Sheila Jackson Lee—blacks benefit the most (more...
  • Green Party holding national convention in Iowa City today

    07/25/2013 2:57:37 PM PDT · by iowamark · 6 replies
    Cedar Rapids Gazette ^ | 25 July 2013 | James Q Lynch
    There will be fewer of them and they’re not likely to attract the media attention their major political party counterparts get, but Holly Hart believes the national convention of the Green Party will be groundbreaking in its own way.“I don’t think any major party has had a national convention in Iowa. So we’re the first,” the secretary of the Iowa Green Party said Wednesday.The Green Party of the United States convention will get underway July 25 at the University of Iowa Memorial Union. The schedule will include workshops on running for public office and racial equality, a peace vigil and...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Benghazi hero fought alongside fallen SEALs, still recovering at Walter Reed

    07/25/2013 2:46:56 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/25/2013 | Catherine Herridge
    One of the most severely wounded survivors of the Benghazi terror attack, Diplomatic Security agent David Ubben, risked his life to help save his fellow Americans, and is still being treated at Walter Reed medical center to this day, Fox News has learned. Fox News is the first news organization to make direct contact with Ubben -- who has had multiple surgeries at Walter Reed to save his right leg, which was badly wounded in the Sept. 11 attack. Fox News has also learned new details about Ubben's heroic actions on the night of the attack, including fighting alongside the...
  • PA County issues same-sex marriage license

    07/25/2013 2:20:44 PM PDT · by HawkHogan · 46 replies
    ABC News ^ | 7/24/2013 | USA Today
    Five same-sex couples obtained marriage licenses Wednesday in a suburban Philadelphia county defying a state ban on such unions, but the governor's spokesman said the local officials lack the power to suspend state law. Alicia Terrizzi and Loreen Bloodgood, of Pottstown, were the only couple to marry right away, exchanging vows in a park before a minister and their two young sons. "We're not setting out to be pioneers. We don't think our family is any different than anybody else," said Terrizzi, a 45-year-old teacher. "We've been waiting a long time for this." The licenses issued Wednesday in Montgomery County...
  • Does Huma Deserve Sympathy or Scorn?

    07/25/2013 2:10:39 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 72 replies
    Newser ^ | 07/25/2013 | John Johnson,
    (Newser) – The new Anthony Weiner revelations have put wife Huma Abedin back in the public eye, even more so this time because she chose to defend him publicly. A sample of the reaction: No sympathy: "Clearly, there is something very wrong with Abedin—whether it’s simply that she shares her husband’s vaulting ambition or that she has a pathological need to be publicly humiliated, something’s up," writes Maureen Callahan at the New York Post. Abedin played along with Weiner's I'm-a-changed-man interviews knowing it wasn't true. She "was happy to lie to a public that had been nothing but sympathetic toward...
  • The IRS Mafia: Hush Money and Politics...IRS targeting of Christine O’Donnell “not an aberration.”

    07/25/2013 2:10:37 PM PDT · by neverdem · 13 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 7.25.13 | Jeffrey Lord
    Ex-IRS Employee: IRS targeting of Christine O’Donnell “not an aberration.” It wasn’t an accident. And the IRS has used hush money. A former IRS employee — that would be IRS employee-turned-whistle blower Stanley Welli — tells The American Spectator that the IRS targeting of Delaware Republican U.S. Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell, a Tea Party favorite, was neither “isolated” nor “an aberration.” O’Donnell was recently notified by the IRS that the agency had “received information that your personal federal tax info may have been compromised and may have been misused by an individual…” --snip-- The episode launched Welli on an endless...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz Issues Major Gay Marriage Warning for Pastors and Christians, Alike

    07/25/2013 12:52:51 PM PDT · by LucianOfSamasota · 27 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Jul. 23, 2013 | Billy Hallowell
    Supporters of traditional marriage often fear the free speech ramifications that could emerge as as result of increasing support for gay marriage in the United States. But are these worries really legitimate? In an interview with CBN’s David Brody, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a Republican, joined in this chorus, warning that the push in favor of same-sex unions could, indeed, put First Amendment protections at risk. “If you look at other nations that have gone down the road towards gay marriage, that’s the next step of where it gets enforced,” he said of hate speech regulations that are in place...
  • Inside the Beltway: Sarah Palin courts the farm vote

    07/25/2013 12:50:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 24, 2013 | Jennifer Harper
    One can’t get much more grass roots than this: Sarah Palin is the keynote speaker Thursday at an agricultural “field day” near Baltic, S.D. — population 1,090 — situated on the scenic banks of the Big Sioux River in the eastern corner of the state. The former vice presidential candidate/potential U.S. Senate hopeful is going no-frills, however, journeying to the heartland accompanied by her youngest daughter. “It’s an honor to get to travel with my entourage, er, that would be Piper, to be with those who are feeding the nation,” Mrs. Palin said in a Facebook post about the one-day...
  • AFL-CIO: ‘Racism remains deeply rooted in American society’(no justice for Trayvon alert)

    07/25/2013 11:44:46 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 24 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | July 25, 2013 | Caroline May
    The AFL-CIO Executive Council passed a statement on racism and equality in response to the death of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin, Thursday. Their statement, “A Call for Social and Economic Justice for Communities of Color” focused on the death of Martin and the “the sense of unrealized justice it left behind.” “Trayvon’s death — and the subsequent trial — have reopened the deep and unresolved wound of racism in our country,” the statement reads. “Nearly 50 years after the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, we have made tremendous progress, but we still have a long way to...
  • Tweet of Clay (revisited) [Mark Steyn]

    07/25/2013 11:25:23 AM PDT · by neverdem · 19 replies
    Further to Charlotte’s post, in the age-old tradition, the nation’s “feminists” are singing “Stand By Your Dem.” Tamara Holder: Public service has nothing to do with bedroom service. 98.4367% of men cheat. I do know a few good men who don’t. Leave #Weiner alone. — Tamara Holder (@tamaraholder) July 23, 2013 Maybe Tamara’s angling for a spot on the ticket: Weiner-Holder ’16!...