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  • Obama Lets N.S.A. Exploit Some Internet Flaws, Officials Say [heartbleed bug]

    04/12/2014 11:52:42 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 3 replies
    NYT ^ | April 12, 2014 | By David E. Sanger
    WASHINGTON — Stepping into a heated debate within the nation’s intelligence agencies, President Obama has decided that when the National Security Agency discovers major flaws in Internet security, it should — in most circumstances — reveal them to assure that they will be fixed, rather than keep mum so that the flaws can be used in espionage or cyberattacks, senior administration officials said Saturday. But Mr. Obama carved a broad exception for “a clear national security or law enforcement need,” the officials said, a loophole that is likely to allow the N.S.A. to continue to exploit security flaws both to...
  • Archie Comics announces beloved redhead to die in July issue

    04/08/2014 11:54:54 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 04/08/2014
    Archie fans might want to brace themselves: The beloved character will die this July. Archie Comics announced Tuesday that the lovable redhead Archie Andrews will bite the proverbial dust, to cap the recent “Life With Archie” series. “We’ve been building up to this moment since we launched ‘Life With Archie’ five years ago, and knew that any book that was telling the story of Archie’s life as an adult had to also show his final moment,” said Archie Comics Publisher/Co-CEO Jon Goldwater in a statement. While details of the character’s impending death are scant, it has been revealed that Archie...
  • Hollywood's Favorite Sleazeball Shutterbug

    11/15/2013 4:34:32 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 15, 2013 | Michelle Malkin
    The silence is deafening. A depraved photographer accused of abusing and exploiting young models enjoys access to the entertainment industry's hottest female stars, from Rihanna to Lady Gaga to Beyonce to Miley Cyrus. He counts "progressive" feminist celebs among his most intimate friends. He's even photographed President Obama. But when confronted with his sordid history and career degradation of women, these elite friends of Terry have nothing to say. Meet Terry Richardson (but be sure to bring your mental Purell). The Guardian touted him as "the former junkie punk who put the filth into fashion." The son of a fashion...
  • Ted Cruz Tells Trayvon’s Mother Why Stand Your Ground Laws Can’t Possibly Be ‘Racist’

    10/29/2013 2:03:18 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 68 replies
    Ted Cruz via YouTube ^ | Oct 29, 2013 | Ted Cruz
    10/29/13 - Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, who was shot and killed by George Zimmerman in early 2012, appeared on Capitol Hill Tuesday for a hearing regarding the controversial "Stand Your Ground" laws. When it came time for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) to speak at the hearing, he informed the still-grieving mother that Stand Your Ground laws actually benefit African-Americans as much as, if not more than, they do whites. Cruz began by offering his condolences for Fulton's loss, but quickly moved on to defend the trial by jury process that found Zimmerman not guilty of murder. He...
  • How they hunt (how counter-insurgency intelligence and exploitation systems work)

    08/18/2013 8:48:59 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 7 replies
    I’ve cobbling this entry together between uptime and downtime over the last couple of weeks so bear with me on this one. I think there’s a fundamental misunderstanding of how counter-insurgency intelligence and exploitation systems work so I’m going to touch on them a bit in this entry.  It’s by no means comprehensive as that would take an entire volume to document.  So what I’m going to attempt to do here is give the reader some insight into how an insurgency is identified, exploited, and targeted using a fairly simple and brief scenario.Make no mistake that over the last...
  • The Exploitation of Trayvon Martin

    07/20/2013 3:39:58 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 20, 2013 | Bill O'Reilly
    Although they may not realize it, some supporters of the dead teenager Trayvon Martin are actually exploiting him, using his death to advance their own personal agendas. That is very disturbing when you think about it. After the acquittal of George Zimmerman, one loon out in San Francisco justified some mob-driven property damage, saying: "We have to grow a new society. A people society. Not one where Wells Fargo, the Federal Reserve, all these big banks. We need a whole new system!" A protester in D.C. said: "We don't get democracy. We get capitalism. We get white supremacy." And then...
  • Gabrielle Giffords receives Profile in Courage award [Exploitation Continues]

    05/06/2013 4:28:18 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    wcpo.com ^ | 5/6/13
    Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords received the 2013 Profile in Courage award at the John F. Kennedy Library on Sunday in recognition of the political, personal, and physical courage she has demonstrated in her fearless public advocacy for policy reforms aimed at reducing gun violence.
  • Obama to Hand Mic to Newtown Victim's Mom for Weekly Radio Address [Exploitative Stunt]

    04/12/2013 12:02:39 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 28 replies
    This week's presidential radio address will be delivered by the mother of a victim of the Newtown massacre, the AP reports. "The White House says the mother of a Newtown shooting victim will deliver the weekly presidential radio and Internet address," reports the AP. "President Barack Obama typically gives the talk, focusing on a topic that's in the news or a policy the White House is pushing. "This week, Obama has asked Francine Wheeler to deliver the address instead. Wheeler and her husband, David, lost their 6-year-old son Ben in the December schoolhouse shooting in Newtown, Conn."
  • Sandy Hook: Obama's Latest Crisis To Exploit

    01/18/2013 6:49:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 18, 2013 | David Limbaugh
    Liberals have an uncanny knack for designing solutions that do not address the problem at hand, and they're doing it again in their current effort to use the Sandy Hook shootings as fodder for promoting stringent gun control measures. It's as if President Obama and his fellow travelers lie in wait for the unfolding of big events that they can use to incite the public's passions and thereby gain popular support for otherwise unpopular government action. Liberals aren't just exploiting Sandy Hook to promote their unpopular gun agenda; some are now invoking false charges of racism to aid their...
  • Newtown Politician to Gabby Giffords: ‘Stay Out of My Towns!!’

    01/09/2013 2:44:01 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 13 replies
    nymag.com ^ | 1/7/13 | Joe Coscarelli
    Connecticut legislator DebraLee Hovey, a six-term Republican state representative for the towns of Monroe and Newtown, had some candid, if ill-advised words for Gabrielle Giffords, who visited with victims of the Sandy Hook shooting on Friday. "Gabby Gifford [sic] stay out of my towns!!" Hovey wrote on her then-public Facebook, via mobile from Saint Pete Beach, Florida. "It was political," she elaborated in the comments, according to cringey screenshots obtained by the Hartford Courant. "The Lt Gov was there […] and ALL political types KNOW it is courteous to let sitting Reps known when another political [sic] is in their...
  • Gabby Giffords to visit Newtown [Keep Exploitation Alive!]

    01/04/2013 2:34:11 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 40 replies
    Reuters ^ | 1/3/13 | Dan Burns
    Former US Representative Gabrielle Giffords will visit Newtown, Conn., the site of last month's deadly shooting in which 20 first graders were killed. Giffords survived a mass shooting in her home state of Arizona two years ago... ... Giffords plans to attend a private event at a local home on Friday, Steven Jensen, spokesman for Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman, said in an email. The event will have no media access and Giffords' plans are still developing and may change
  • Mayor Coleman on Newtown tragedy

    12/26/2012 4:39:42 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 15 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 12-24-12 | city hall scoop
    Alongside a slew of Hollywood celebrities, mayors such as New York’s Michael Bloomberg, Chicago’s Rahm Emanuel and St. Paul’s own Chris Coleman are calling for more gun control and taking the NRA to task for calling for armed guards in every school. Coleman, a vice president of the National League of Cities, released the following statement on the Newtown, Conn. tragedy on Friday, Dec. 21. "On the day when we’re still burying children killed in Newtown, CT, the NRA has the audacity to say the answer is more guns and more violence that exposes our children to unprecedented dangers. As...
  • NBC Cuts Away from Sunday Night Football for Obama "speech"

    12/16/2012 5:51:43 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 165 replies
    NBC | 12/16/12 | SFF
    Just cut away from 49ers vs. Patriots...
  • Toddlers and Tiaras- The exploitation of children by childish parents

    08/18/2012 6:11:55 PM PDT · by 1pitech · 31 replies
    The Conscience of Kansas radio program ^ | 08-17-12 | Dr. Paul A. Ibbetson
    Toddlers and Tiaras- The exploitation of children by childish parents. The subject of discussion is this segment of the Conscience of Kansas radio program on KRMR The Patriot 105.7FM with host Dr. Paul A. Ibbetson.
  • Backlash Makes NBC Pull "Bodies in Motion: Women at the 2012 London Olympics"

    08/11/2012 12:30:53 PM PDT · by sayfer bullets · 29 replies
    jezebel.com via LiveLeak ^ | 8/10/12 | Erin Gloria Ryan
    "Someone at NBC Apparently Approved This Creepy, Porny Video of Female Olympians. Have you barfed yet today? Get thee to a drain of some kind before watching this video the pervs over at NBC have put together in order to show their appreciation for Olympic bodies of the 2012 London Games. Unfortunately, to NBC, showcasing the "Bodies in Motion" of the XXX Olympiad means taking footage of conventionally attractive female athletes competing in sports that require them to be scantily clad, slowing it way down as the camera lovingly caresses their butts, breasts, and bouncing ponytails, and playing some soft...
  • Invisible Children: Islam's Abuse and Exploitation of Children

    03/16/2012 9:34:40 AM PDT · by Amerisrael · 3 replies
    And for the most part that is exactly what the Islamic abduction, exploitation, and abuse of children is in the mainstream media,--invisible!Recently a video entitled "Kony 2012" has gone viral on youtube and been given much attention by major media. Your regular nightly-news programs have no doubt shown some small clips of the video.The video is about Joeseph Kony the evil leader of a guerrilla terrorist group deceptively called the LRA [Lords Resistance Army], and it's horrible practice of using abducted-exploited children as child-soldiers. While the makers of the video correctly state that Kony is not currently supported by anyone [government] ,they omitted the fact that up until 2000 Kony and the LRA were...
  • Mamas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be “Showgirls”

    03/12/2012 7:28:45 AM PDT · by Stoutcat · 14 replies
    Grand Rants ^ | 03-12-12 | Stoutcat
    The Lifetime Television Network claims to be for women. Its mission statement claims: Lifetime Networks is a diverse, multi-media company, committed to offering the highest quality entertainment and information programming content that celebrates, entertains and supports women. Through its award-winning public affairs initiatives, the Company also advocates a wide range of issues affecting women and their families. Nowhere in their statement do they mention the well-being of little girls, so it should come as no surprise to anyone that this network would choose to produce an episode of a show called “Dance Moms” in which little girls are basically taught...
  • Key States Default in November on Unemployment Loans: Feds Sock Business to Make It Up

    12/16/2011 2:55:51 PM PST · by beebuster2000 · 5 replies · 1+ views
    Paycor | december 16,2011 | beebuster2000
    we run a business in one of the sates mentioned below. last month we got socked with a huge retro charge from the Feds on unemployment insurance. Paycor, who runs our payroll, sent the below. Apparantly when the Obama administration extended UC benefits last time, the states couldnt pay, and the feds "loaned" them the money. Now that the states can't pay it back, the Feds, by fiat, just take it from business that actually still has employees. Unexpectedly, without warning, without any process. From the payroll company; There are 22 states that have outstanding loans from the federal government...
  • Giffords serves turkey at Tucson air base

    11/24/2011 12:41:37 PM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 46 replies
    al-Reuters ^ | 11/24/11
    (Reuters) - Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords served a Thanksgiving meal on Thursday to Air Force personnel in her first constituent event since she was shot in the head in January, her office said. Giffords dished out turkey with tongs as she stood between Brigadier General Jon Norman and her husband Mark Kelly, said Giffords' spokesman Mark Kimble. The event at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base was expected to draw more than 400 people, mostly U.S. Air Force personnel, retired service members and their families. Giffords was shot on January 8 at an event for constituents at a Tucson supermarket. College dropout Jared...
  • Van Jones Exploits Children to Push Communist Agenda

    11/11/2011 2:20:42 PM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 11, 2011 | Katie Pavlich
    Here we are again, the Left exploiting children to push their own convoluted agenda. This time, it's Van Jones using children to push his 10-point "Contract for the American Dream" plan. Ironically, in the video the children plead to increase Social Security taxes so our seniors can have a secure retirement. Too bad Van Jones isn't telling these kids that when they get a job and start paying into the Social Security system, they'll never see a dime of their own money back when they retire. Points made in the video: 1. Invest in American's Infrastructure 2. Create 21st Century...
  • Man accused of sharing medical marijuana with teen

    04/09/2011 3:20:51 PM PDT · by AustralianConservative · 19 replies
    NECN ^ | April 9, 2011 | Author Unknown
    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A 29-year-old medical marijuana patient accused of sharing his pot with a 15-year-old girl in Missoula has been charged with a felony. Benjamin Levi Bartlett appeared in Justice Court on Friday on a charge of criminal distribution of dangerous drugs. Bail was set at $25,000, and Bartlett has been ordered to surrender his medical marijuana card. Police say an officer riding his bike along a river trail in July saw the girl hide something beneath a rock, and a search turned up a pipe and a baggie of marijuana. Court records say Bartlett told the officer...
  • Hey HuffPo Bloggers - Was It Fun Working For Free To Make Arianna Richer?

    02/08/2011 7:51:03 AM PST · by La Lydia · 32 replies · 1+ views
    Legal Insurrection ^ | February 8, 2011 | Professor William Jacobson
    First, let me congratulate Arianna Huffington on selling The Huffington Post to AOL for a reported $315 million. Isn't America a great place? Arianna came up with a great business model. Create a place where liberals could tell each other how smart they were, where they could write blog posts without being paid, and where they could create a community of commenters who routinely attacked the evil Republicans...and then sell out for mucho dinero. It always amazed me that HuffPo bloggers (not the handful of well paid staffers, but the great unwashed) thought they were so special by being allowed...
  • This is supposed to be funny?

    12/11/2010 8:54:18 PM PST · by mylife · 82 replies · 1+ views
    Yuoutube ^ | 12/11/10 | Lindt Lindor Chocolate
    Lindt Lindor Chocolate commercial
  • China Taps North Korea Resources

    11/24/2010 3:38:33 AM PST · by Rabin · 4 replies
    ENERGY TECH ^ | May 04, 2007 | Lee Jong-Heon, UPI Correspondent
    China invested a total of $14.37 million in North Korea in 2005, up $9 million from 2004 and $1.5 million from 2002. China invested only $160,000 in 1998 and $480,000 in 1994. It is believed more Chinese capital is flowing to the North because of the opaque nature of both regimes. But it is clear that China's investment has jumped since 2002, when North Korea adopted an economic reform package which eased restrictions on foreign investment.
  • From the Archives: http://www.ayn-rand.info/cth--1594-Columbus_Day_In_Praise_of_Exploitation.aspx

    10/11/2010 12:50:07 PM PDT · by Ed Hudgins · 6 replies
    The Atlas Society - The Center for Objectivism ^ | October 10, 2005 | Edward Hudgins
    Many critics argue that Christopher Columbus gave us a devil's bargain. In October 1492 that Italian explorer, working for Spain, opened America to his fellow Europeans. The result: we got a prosperous New World by impoverishing, enslaving and murdering the natives who were already here. But this view fails to distinguish between two types of exploitation—one over other humans and the other over nature: the former which should be expunged from our moral codes and civilized society, the latter which is the essence of morality and civilization. The former form of exploitation was suffered especially by the tens of millions...
  • Left Exposes Sherrod Hypocrisy

    08/06/2010 3:05:43 AM PDT · by Scanian · 11 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | August 06, 2010 | Jack Cashill
    An insightful article in the sophisticated leftwing site, Counterpunch, further strips Ms. Shirley Sherrod of the martyr's rags she has been wearing since first exposed and then un-exposed as a racist Ag official two weeks back. The author, Ron Wilkins, had worked under an assumed name at Sherrod's New Communities Incorporated (NCI) in the 1970s. A former organizer with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Wilkins had been tasked with discovering the reasons for "NCI's continued poor performance." What he discovered was that at NCI "the young and old worked long hours with few breaks, the pay averaged sixty-seven cents an...
  • Former Shirley Sherrod employee accuses her of explointing black farm laborers

    08/04/2010 9:13:36 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 20 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 8-3-10 | Tom Blumer
    Readers who read my original Washington Examiner post about Shirley Sherrod know that she and husband Charles received $150,000 each for "pain and suffering” as part of "a thirteen million dollar settlement in the minority farmers law suit Pigford vs Vilsack." Based on history presented by Ron Wilkins yesterday at Counterpunch, it's appropriate to ask: "Whose pain and suffering?" It now seems that Mr. and Mrs. Sherrod inflicted quite a bit of pain and suffering on their own -- and on some of the very people Mr. Sherrod described as "our own" in a speech earlier this year -- at...
  • The Left's Sexual Terrorism

    06/16/2010 2:44:07 AM PDT · by Scanian · 9 replies · 679+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | June 16, 2010 | Robin of Berkeley
    Like most of my young clients, Becky considers herself a progressive leftist. But unlike her peers, she is also angered by the Left. Becky's main gripe is street harassment -- and liberal men not having her back. Becky consulted with a male friend and asked him why so many men of color accost her on the streets of Berkeley. She's lived all over the world and hasn't run into this much abuse elsewhere. Her friend told her, "The brothers harass you to put you in your place, to knock you down from your high holy horse. It's about power." Becky's...
  • Unpaid internships? File under 'hypocrisy' (It's difficult to justify labor exploitation)

    06/15/2010 6:16:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies · 421+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 06/14/2010 | Daniel Akst
    When I was a college student, a summer internship at a big-city newspaper seemed just the thing to boost my nascent journalism career. But instead, I spent the summers as a big-city doorman, filling in for the regulars while they were on vacation. The reason was simple: Being a doorman paid a lot more, and I needed the money for tuition. A generation later, for a student in my shoes, the situation is quite a bit worse. Nowadays many internships don't pay anything at all, yet landing an internship has come to seem almost essential. The National Assn. of Colleges...
  • Exploiting the Oklahoma City bombing

    04/20/2010 7:56:29 AM PDT · by SmithL · 19 replies · 456+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 4/20/10 | Debra J. Saunders
    <p>Monday was the anniversary of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing that left 149 men and women - most of them federal workers - and 19 children dead. As is his habit, former President Bill Clinton used the occasion to bash his critics.</p>
  • In Desperation, Obama Exploits Cancer Patient Natoma Canfield to Sell Obamacare...and Lies About Her

    03/16/2010 1:56:06 AM PDT · by Suvroc10 · 9 replies · 1,320+ views
    Associated Content (AC) ^ | March 16, 2010 | Marc Schenker
    In a final act of desperation, Barack Obama has exploited cancer patient Natoma Canfield of Ohio to aggressively sell his unpopular and politically uncertain attempt at so-called health care "reform," Obamacare. While at it, he also lied about her situation to scare ill-informed Americans into supporting his plan to wreck one-sixth of the US economy. Appearing at a rally in Strongsville, Ohio, Obama cited cancer patient Natoma Canfield's story to drum up emotion, block out the facts, and discourage a rational understanding of his health care "reform." Last week, Senate Democrats exploited an 11-year-old boy who recently lost his mother...
  • FOX: "President Obama To Speak Any Minute on Tragedy in Haiti" (3 days in a row....)

    01/15/2010 10:07:28 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 56 replies · 2,095+ views
    Fox news | 01/15/10 | David Axelrod and Rahm Emmanuel
    PRESIDENT OBAMA TO SPEAK ANY MINUTE ON TRAGEDY IN HAITI
  • Polygamist Sect Leader Convicted of Sexual Assault

    11/06/2009 9:35:06 AM PST · by La Lydia · 4 replies · 277+ views
    New York Times ^ | November 6, 2009 | JAMES C. McKINLEY Jr. and JULIA PRESTON
    ELDORADO, Tex. — One of the leaders of a polygamist sect was convicted Thursday night of sexually assaulting an under-age girl whom the church elders had assigned to him as one of his nine wives. A jury of seven men and five women deliberated 2 hours 20 minutes before returning a verdict of guilty in the first trial of a dozen members of the Yearning for Zion Ranch just outside this rural hamlet in West Texas. The defendant, Raymond M. Jessop, 38, seemed unperturbed as Judge Barbara Walther of State District Court read the verdict. Mr. Jessop was immediately handcuffed...
  • Are You A New-Age White Racist?

    10/18/2009 4:20:45 AM PDT · by Scanian · 16 replies · 1,011+ views
    The American Thinker Blog ^ | October 17, 2009 | Jed Gladstein
    Okay … so the title of this blog is alarming, right? Well, yeah! Nobody in this country takes the charge of racist lightly – especially white Americans. That’s because white Americans have had the charge of racism beaten into their consciousness for more than six decades, now. [1] But, incredible as it may seem, just as soon as one charge of racism is laid to rest with the election of the first so-called post-racial President, another charge of racism rises to take its place. This time, we are told, the racists are those who believe that the Mayan culture teaches...
  • NY: Wayne Farm Bureau calls for probe of Border Patrol following detentions

    08/23/2009 7:51:15 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 14 replies · 1,146+ views
    Finger Lakes Times ^ | Sunday, August 23, 2009 12:10 AM CDT | By SEAN McCRACKEN/smccracken@fltimes.com
    NORTH ROSE — The Wayne County Farm Bureau wants the federal government to investigate local Border Patrol activities after Monday’s detention of four migrant farm workers. The men were stopped while driving on Route 414. According to the Farm Bureau, there were no issues when their vehicle was checked, and none had outstanding warrants. Farm Bureau President Phil Wagner called the incident “a clear case of racial profiling.” But A.J. Price, a public affairs officer with the Border Patrol’s Buffalo district headquarters, said officers approached the men because they were blocking the intersection of Routes 104 and 414. Wagner disputed...
  • Tactical team dominates exploitation efforts

    08/21/2009 4:44:28 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 329+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq | Senior Airman Alyssa Miles, USAF
    Air Force Document Media Exploitation team members triage evidence taken from captured enemies, Aug. 21. The DOMEX mission is to exploit information from captured enemy documents, electronic media and cell phones. The team's work contributes to theater and national intelligence efforts in support of targeting and detainee operations, force protection and criminal prosecution. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Johnny Saldivar. VICTORY BASE COMPLEX — The job of more than 60 Airmen on the Tactical Documentation and Media Exploitation Brigade Support Team here can be summed up in their unique motto, "You check their pulse, we'll check their pockets."The DOMEX mission is...
  • You're A Racist! The Ultimate Emotional Intimidation

    08/20/2009 3:16:23 AM PDT · by Scanian · 26 replies · 1,053+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | August 20, 2009 | Lloyd Marcus
    I am on the email list of a dear black friend of 20 years. He is a minister, writer and professor. He has mentored and advised me with great wisdom on numerous occasions. With me being a black conservative Republican and he a Democrat, we avoid talking politics. Since the election of Obama, my friend will talk about nothing else. He is in Baltimore. I'm in Florida. Every time he calls me, he turns the conversation into trashing all who oppose Obama's agenda. Thank God for caller ID. I received a mass email from my friend in which he vilifies...
  • ‘I Love Him’: Michael Jackson’s Daughter Gives Tearful Farewell at Memorial

    07/07/2009 1:05:14 PM PDT · by Blue Turtle · 154 replies · 6,226+ views
    "Daddy has been the best father you can ever imagine."
  • Baby-trafficking horror exposed

    05/24/2009 5:22:35 PM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 6 replies · 801+ views
    Mission & Justice ^ | 05/24/2009 | Mark Russell
    CHILD-TRAFFICKING gangs were moving pregnant women from country to country, then waiting for them to give birth before selling their babies, Australia's chief federal magistrate said yesterday. John Pascoe said the infants were being sold mainly for illegal adoption but also for sexual exploitation, slavery and begging. He said demand for babies who only knew their adoptive parents was high. "More importantly, the children have no official identity or proven nationality and, therefore, an identity can be easily forged to suit the purpose for which they are intended," Mr Pascoe said in Singapore, addressing a conference on the trafficking in...
  • Al Gore's One Billion Dollar Investment in the Global Warming Industry

    05/12/2009 7:40:29 PM PDT · by Shellybenoit · 9 replies · 650+ views
    Scripps News/The Lid ^ | 5/12/09 | The Lid
    It makes one wonder what makes Al Gore leave his palatial mansion with the giant carbon footprint, take a gas guzzling limo, to his private plane and spread CO2 all across the world just to promote the global warming hoax. It can't be that he actually believes the distorted research he peddles. If that was the case, he wouldn't be such a major polluter. Maybe it has something to do with protecting his investment. After all, he is founder and chairman of a venture capital company that has invested about $1 billion in companies that just might make a bundle...
  • Saudi girl, 8, divorces man, 50, after settlement

    05/01/2009 7:57:07 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 6 replies · 433+ views
    Washington Times ^ | May 1, 2009
    An 8-year-old Saudi girl has divorced her middle-aged husband after her father forced her to marry him last year in exchange for about $13,000, her lawyer said Thursday. Saudi Arabia has come under increasing criticism at home and abroad for permitting child marriages. The United States, a close ally of the conservative Muslim kingdom, has called child marriage a "clear and unacceptable" violation of human rights. The girl was allowed to divorce the 50-year-old man who she married in August after an out-of-court settlement had been reached in the case, said her lawyer, Abdulla al-Jeteli. The exact date of the...
  • Iraqi Army Brigade Receives Sensitive Site Exploitation, Tactical Training

    04/03/2009 4:17:59 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 231+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | 1st Lt. Patrick Dunn, USA
    Second Lt. Mohammed, an Iraqi Army platoon leader assigned to 3rd Battalion, 40th Iraqi Army Brigade, coaches his Soldiers through a room clearing exercise during a three-day joint training exercise with their American counterparts from 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division on Forward Operating Base Cedar, Iraq. Photo by 1st Lt. Patrick Dunn. FORWARD OPERATING BASE CEDAR — Iraqi Army (IA) Soldiers here recently underwent three days of intense training overseen by their U.S. counterparts. The 40th IA Brigade Soldiers were instructed by U.S. 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers on various tactical formations, including entering...
  • In Praise of Capitalist Exploitation

    03/30/2009 12:11:12 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies · 416+ views
    Frontpage Magazine ^ | 3/30/2009 | Dr. Mark W. Hendrickson
    For well over a century, socialists, progressives, and even many Christians have railed against the capitalist exploitation of workers. They denounce capitalists—whether the Carnegies and Fricks of yesteryear or the Nikes of today—for paying low wages for hard work. Their antagonism toward individual and corporate targets is misplaced. The inexorable law of supply and demand, not greedy exploiters, determines wages. When the supply of labor exceeds capital’s demand for labor, wages are low. Carnegie could pay low wages because if Smith wasn’t willing to work for a pittance, Jones was. Why? Because those low wages were superior to Jones’ other...
  • Former Forsyth Deputy and wife plead guilty on harboring illegal alien charge

    01/25/2009 12:11:37 PM PST · by AuntB · 10 replies · 766+ views
    AccessNoGeorgia.com ^ | Jan. 23, 2009 | staff
    ATLANTA – Malika Garrett, 43, and her husband, Russell Garrett, 43, a former Forsyth County, Georgia, Deputy Sheriff, both of Woodstock, Georgia, pleaded guilty Friday to charges of harboring and exploiting their illegal alien nanny. Malika Garrett and Russell Garrett both pleaded guilty to one count of harboring an alien for private financial gain, and Malika Garrett pleaded guilty to an additional count of making a false statement to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). United States Attorney David E. Nahmias said of the case, “Harboring illegal immigrant domestic workers and causing them...
  • FReep this Poll! Did Tina Fey and Katie Couric Exploit Gov. Sarah Palin?

    01/10/2009 10:39:32 AM PST · by Lilpug15 · 39 replies · 947+ views
    Please take a minute and go to http://www.cnn.com/showbiztonight and vote on the question of the day: Sarah Palin's New Interview: Did Tina Fey and Katie Couric exploit her? As we all know, the media did all it could during the elections to assassinate Gov. Palin's character. We need to make sure to vote on this and let CNN know that we're not part of the brain-washed masses who believe every word the liberal media puts out.
  • 'Harry Potter's' Emma Watson Reveals Nude Ambitions

    12/08/2008 4:10:12 PM PST · by Perdogg · 36 replies · 3,550+ views
    FNC ^ | Monday, December 08, 2008
    Emma Watson says she is at that strange age when she’s “not a woman yet, but I’m not a girl anymore.” At 18 years old, the “Harry Potter” starlet – whom the Times of London calls “tiny and pretty and delightfully brought up” – is clearly poised for adulthood, and even says she would go naked in a film for the right role.
  • Bush Urges Support So Terrorists Can’t Exploit Transition Period

    11/06/2008 4:04:11 PM PST · by SandRat · 27 replies · 1,139+ views
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2008 – President Bush warned today that terrorists could use the government transition under way as an opportunity to attack, and urged his staff to give the incoming administration the support it needs to “hit the ground running.” Bush addressed members of his Cabinet, including Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, and executive office staffers on the South Lawn of the White House. Terrorists might be tempted to take advantage of the first U.S. wartime presidential transition in four decades, he warned. “We're in a struggle against violent extremists determined to attack us, and they would like...
  • Obama Kids Sing for Dear Leader...

    09/30/2008 4:33:03 PM PDT · by RED SOUTH · 35 replies · 1,549+ views
    http://foxforum.blogs.foxnews.com/2008/09/30/youdecide_0930/
    Look at the group of teachers and adults smiling in the background. No wonder homeschooling is so prevalent. There's no chance those kids have any idea of what they are singing about! My first response was Hitler youth.
  • Songs For The Dear Leader Obama (Obamaite Youth Brainwashing Alert)

    09/30/2008 3:33:21 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 20 replies · 1,861+ views
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | 9/30/2008 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Folks, I got the most incredible sound bites for you. Kids in North Korea and Cuba, in Saddam Hussein's old Iraq and other regimes, were taught to sing songs to their leaders. There's a video out that says that the...? Where it was shot? In fact, I tell you. You know what? Since I brought it up, go ahead and grab the bites. It's 36, 37, 38. The beginning of the video says that the video "took place in a neighbor's house in Venice, California Venice, as if it were some kind of spontaneous grassroots effort by a bunch...
  • Immigrant family sues bakery over working conditions

    06/24/2008 12:28:13 PM PDT · by Puppage · 24 replies · 69+ views
    WTNH Television ^ | 6/24/08 | Puppage
    New Haven (AP) _ A family of Ecuadorean immigrants has filed a federal lawsuit accusing the owners of a New Haven bakery shop where they worked of sexually and verbally abusing them for years. They also allege the owners refused to pay the minimum wage or overtime and threatened to deport them if they complained. The unusual lawsuit by undocumented immigrants was filed earlier this month under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. Olger Nestor Urena Flores and members of his family are making the allegations against Antonio DiBenedetto and his wife, Anna, who own Rocco's Bakery in New Haven and...