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  • Tolerance, Freedom and Hypocrisy in an Age of Confusion

    08/01/2014 5:48:27 PM PDT · by jfd1776 · 3 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | August 1, 2014 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    The Necessary Firing of a Gay Music Director... and the fine line between liberty and licence. (Reflections on a private matter, turned public, at a suburban church) This is a difficult column to write… but it’s an issue that’s been so twisted by the media and the pop culture, it calls out for correction, so, as a moderate libertarian and imperfect Christian, I will give it a try. Let’s begin with alcohol. Some will say that occasionally consuming any alcoholic beverage is a sin (I completely disagree with them). Others will say that consuming it regularly is a sin (I...
  • Gag Baby Gag: The Clinton Police State Cometh

    08/01/2014 3:20:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon's Editor's Blog ^ | July 31, 2014 | Andrew Stiles, digital managing editor
    Critics 'should neither be allowed nor enabled' to speak ill of Hillary. Political journalists are going to love the Hillary Clinton presidency. Judging by the way Team Clinton has responded to a series of books that are critical of the elderly homeowner and her philandering husband, it will be a real treat to cover them in the White House (again). According to Politico, for example, public relations representatives for the Clinton family have issued a joint statement condemning the recent publication of “trashy” books by Ed Klein, Daniel Halper, and Ronald Kessler, all of which reflect less than favorably...
  • UK's NHS Defends Investment in Boob Jobs

    08/01/2014 2:53:23 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 19 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 1 August 2014 | John Semmens
    While the United Kingdom's National Health Service spends more than £50 million per year subsidizing breast augmentation surgeries it refuses to pay for a drug that can help extend the survival time for cancer patients. A stark contrast between the cases of Josie Cunningham and Reece Hawley has raised eyebrows. The buxom Ms. Cunningham's breast enlargement was funded by the NHS back in 2009. She currently is selling pay-per-view tickets at £10,000 a pop to see her giving birth later this month. Reece Hawley is a trainee teacher. NHS spokesman Howard Titman attempted to explain the seemingly anomalous treatment of...
  • Tucker Carlson: Church's Action in Border Crisis 'Appalling'

    08/01/2014 2:38:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | July 31, 2014
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)On Thursday’s “Outnumbered” on the Fox News Channel, panelists Tucker Carlson and Kirsten Powers had a heated exchange over the ongoing border crisis and whether or not it was this country’s so-called Christian duty to grant those unaccompanied minors entering the United States asylum. Carlson questioned Powers’ suggestion as it being the Christian obligation of the country to accept these minors into the United States. He argued that it wasn’t “Christian” to shirk those cost onto the American people through the use of their tax dollars and called out church groups encouraging those fleeing Central American countries to seek government...
  • Russian Official Burns Obama With Putin-Leopard Pic

    08/01/2014 1:05:04 PM PDT · by lbryce · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 1, 2014 | Staff
    It's come to this. Russia is turning to Twitter to drop a sissy bomb on President Obama, using photos to challenge the manliness of America's commander in chief, while pumping up their main man, President Vladimir Putin. The post by Russia's deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin included side-by-side images of the two presidents. In one, Putin is confidently holding a majestic leopard. In the other, a notably younger Obama is holding a small, fluffy dog. The caption: "We have different values and allies."
  • Militias work to protect the border Barack Obama has turned into a sieve

    08/01/2014 10:30:54 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 15 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/1/14 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    The All Toes in Circle of Unity photo is testament to the solidarity of ten militia groups now moving across Texas to the lawless region of America’s Southern Border. Operation Secure Our Border: Laredo Sector Commander Chris Davis says “members would secure the border in a legal and lawful manner.” (1) Many photos are at this link and show militia members, some wearing hockey masks to protect their identities, gathering to stand up to the dangerous gangs and drug cartels flooding across the Rio Grande River. In comparison to Hamas using innocent Gaza civilians as human shields to store weapons...
  • The Neo-Nazis of America

    08/01/2014 10:02:40 AM PDT · by xuberalles · 17 replies
    Self | 8/1/14 | Me
    Here's a scary sociological experiment: If Obama announced tomorrow he was temporarily removing Republicans/Conservatives from Congress and the Courts to make the necessary changes to better America in the name of the "common good", what percentage of his party would oppose such a move? Being the rabid left and media actually believes the ends justify the means, would it be under 30%? Disturbing to say the least. If Obama said he was permanently baring Republicans from Government to grant Amnesty, fully implement Obamacare and gun control, address Global Warming, end Capitalism, amend the Constitution, and would subsequently place any and...
  • Things are SO bad....

    08/01/2014 8:50:29 AM PDT · by mononymous · 3 replies
    Mononymous1/Wordpress ^ | 8/1/2014 | Mononymous1
    (1) Michelle Obama is forced to eat from own school lunch menu (2) Illegal immigrants are running away across the border (3) Michael Moore has lost weight (4) Al Gore can’t release his second chakra (5) The Clinton family will only make about $20 million this year (6) John Boehner has no more tears left (7) Nancy Pelosi finally checked into a mental institution (8) John Kerry’s face has actually grown longer (9) Chris “Tingles” Matthews is “alrokering” in his (10) Obama will have to squeeze in a few more rounds of golf (11) Lois Lerner’s toaster self-destructed (12) Jimmy...
  • We let our government become rulers over us

    08/01/2014 7:56:56 AM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 6 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 8/1/14 | Steve Berman
    My friend Vaughn posted this on his Facebook timeline. Can someone explain why congress needs to take a break in August. It is not like they have done anything to earn a break.Oh wait! I forgot they need to go home to stay in touch and listen to the people they represent. Oh wait! They don’t listen to those people. Oh wait! They need to go home to cash the checks from the people they do listen to, you know the corporations, billionaires and lobbyists. We have continually returned the same corrupt, owned, elitist group to office year after year. We are the...
  • Jews Condemned Whilst Christians Are Decimated And Dispersed

    08/01/2014 7:45:44 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/01/14 | David Singer
    As the war between Israel and Hamas enters its fourth week - the frenzied condemnation of Israel for exercising its inherent right of self-defence continues to dominate the media coverage of the conflict. Ishaan Tharoor writing in the Washington Post wonders why: “The world is transfixed by the conflict in Gaza, as the death tolls of both Palestinians and Israelis killed in the fighting continue to rise. It has animated global public opinion and sparked protests in myriad far-flung cities.
  • Taxing Carbon in the Name of Climate Change

    08/01/2014 7:42:57 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/01/14 | Ileana Johnson
    The former Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin wrote in the Washington Post on July 27, 2014, “How ignoring climate change could sink the U.S. economy.” Not counting the non-enforced southern border and the hordes of new and lawless Democrat citizens who demand their fair share of the American dream now turned into a welfare nightmare, the national debt is most likely to sink the economy sooner than any other variable and that includes climate change that has been changing for millennia.
  • Analysis of Stay in Palmer v. D.C.

    08/01/2014 5:45:51 AM PDT · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 31 July, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    The stay of the permanent injunction ordered by Judge Frederic J. Scullin in the Palmer v. D.C. case has raised considerable ire among those who believe that the right to keep and bear arms has been denied in the District of Columbia for far too long.   Many thought that if constitutional carry were allowed for a period of time in the District, crime rates would have dropped.  Alan Gura predicted such a drop.    Many thought a crime rate drop would make it hard to justify a stay.   Some accused Alan Gura of being an accomplice of the establishment...
  • The Worst Funded Pension Systems In Michigan

    08/01/2014 5:42:33 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 6 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 7/30/2014 | Jarrett Skorup
    A large cause of Detroit’s historic bankruptcy in 2013 was its grossly underfunded retiree systems for public employees. At the time, the estimates of the amount of unfunded liabilities in the general pension system ran from 94 percent to 65 percent. But few people realize that many of Michigan’s largest cities have pension benefit systems in far worse conditions than Detroit. A review of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR) by Capitol Confidential of the employee pension systems for Michigan’s 100 largest municipalities shows that many of them are 65 percent funded or worse. One system, Lincoln Park, is only...
  • TGIF Toonz

    08/01/2014 3:41:00 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 2 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 01 August 2014 | Reaganite Republican
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  • World no Longer Buys Obama's Snake Oil - Majority Runs Medicine Show out of Town

    08/01/2014 1:50:02 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 37 replies
    August 1, 2014
    I was watching Obama's medicine show the other day - the jive, gesturing and smirk. As usual he was surrounded by an obliging audience planted behind him to smile, laugh and cheer for the cameras. Again he goaded Congress, the GOP, the "haters" - saying he'd have to do his job because they wouldn't. His medicine show is flat, forced and fake. The American people know it. The world knows it. Is it possible that the Congress sees it too?
  • If Obama Tries to Grant Legal Status to Illegal Immigrants, the States Should Say 'I'll See You…"

    07/31/2014 9:02:43 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 31, 2014 | Allan J. Favish
    July 31, 2014 If Obama Tries to Grant Legal Status to Illegal Immigrants, the States Should Say 'I'll See You In Court' By Allan J. Favish It has been reported that President Barack Obama is planning to unilaterally attempt to grant legal status to illegal immigrants. There is no legal authority for him to do so. It has been reported that it may not be possible to stop Obama’s action with a lawsuit because nobody would have standing to bring the lawsuit. Legal experts see any challenge to the expected immigration policy changes headed for the same key roadblock facing...
  • ISIS woos Ansar al-Sharia in Libya

    07/31/2014 8:16:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    Magharebia ^ | July 31, 2014 | Mawassi Lahcen in Casablanca
    After failing to attract al-Qaeda in Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), the group formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is now trying to gain the support of Libya's Ansar al-Sharia. An ISIS supporter recently endorsed the terror group on a global jihadist forum. On July 23rd, the militant urged ISIS followers to repost his comments on social networking websites, in order to push Ansar al-Sharia in Libya to swear allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Earlier this month, Abdelmalek Droukdel's al-Qaeda subsidiary refused to recognise the self-proclaimed caliphate and instead renewed allegiance to the parent organisation led by...
  • Fast and Furious suspect extradited; DOJ ordered to turn over index of documents

    07/31/2014 7:54:06 PM PDT · by Hotlanta Mike · 4 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | July 31, 2014 | Twitchy Staff
    A man charged with the murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry has been extradited to the United States. Tucson News Now reports: Ivan Soto-Barraza will be arraigned on Friday, Aug. 1 in federal court in Tucson, according to the Department of Justice. Terry died in a shootout in 2010 after confronting some border bandits south of Tucson. Soto-Barraza was caught in Mexico in September 2013. He is charged with first degree murder, second degree murder, conspiracy to interfere with commerce by robbery, attempted interference with commerce by robbery, use and carrying a firearm during a crime of violence...
  • When All Is Lost: Blame The Tea Party!

    07/31/2014 6:17:39 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 9 replies
    Self | 7/31/14 | Me
    Only two things are certain in life: death and taxes. Well, not exactly. I'm always dumbfounded when the Tea Party – basically the old conservative wing of the Republican Party – is routinely and viscously slandered as racists, extremists, and blamed for every misfortune or injustice to befall America. What is conveniently concealed or transposed by puppets of propaganda, premeditated with extreme prejudice I might add, is that our members are nothing more than staunch Reaganites: loyal to a man who is largely considered one of the greatest Presidents in American history by Republicans, Independents and moderate Democrats alike. Yet,...
  • Sometimes civilian casualties are the lesser evil - ask Bill Clinton

    07/31/2014 4:44:33 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    Carl in Jerusalem ^ | 7/31/14 | Carl in Jerusalem
    This tape was played on Sky Australia last night. I was going to post it this morning, but I couldn't find a way to embed the video. Now it's been uploaded to YouTube. The Clinton tape was made on September 10, 2001.
  • The UN Continues to Blame Israel for Everything

    07/31/2014 3:42:12 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/31/14 | Joseph Klein
    The United Nations Security Council met once again Thursday on the crisis in Gaza. This time it heard “humanitarian” briefings from Under Secretary-General for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Valerie Amos, and the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Pierre Krahenbuhl.
  • Lake Superior, the Great Lakes and Europe Defy Climate Experts

    07/31/2014 3:39:30 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 34 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/31/14 | Jack Dini
    A little over one year ago, The New York Times and USA Today were reporting that the Great Lakes hit all time lows in water levels. According to those reports, Lake Huron and Lake Michigan were 29 inches below their average measurements taken since 1918. Scientists warned communities that they could only expect more tragedy with the Great Lakes. With a lack of rain from climate change, they told everyone to expect levels to continue to drop.
  • Defending an ally and defending the Constitution

    07/31/2014 3:37:37 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/31/14 | Tom Delay
    First up, I think any friend of our embattled ally Israel has to be outraged by how President Obama and his top aides are treating the clashes now underway with Hamas in Gaza. From their very first responses to the crisis, you would almost think the administration was supporting the terrorists of Hamas over Israel.
  • WARNING: Only 3 Shopping Days Left Until Barack’s 53rd!

    07/31/2014 3:33:12 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 29 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/31/14 | John lillpop
    What gift would be appropriate for a community organizer who has parlayed a lifetime on the government dole into a King’s Ransom How time DOES fly when one is having fun! Seems like only yesterday Barack Obama was being feted as the answer to ALL problems, large and small, domestic and international, temporal and spiritual, Ying and Yang.
  • Charges Against Phoenix Doctor with AR are Political Repression (Charges Dropped)

    07/31/2014 1:46:24 PM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 31 July, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    The expected demonization of Dr. Peter Steinmetz has sprung full blown in the old media, in spite of everyone recognizing that the Doctor was engaging in protected strong political speech by carrying his AR-15 into the non-secured part of an airport.   From phoenixnewtimes.com: It seems Steinmetz, a Tempe resident, was doing nothing wrong up until the moment he pointed the weapon inadvertently at two women in the "B"-gate waiting area. Police tell New Times that, in general, it's not illegal to carry a semiautomatic rifle into an airport terminal. In this case, the problem was "the way he was...
  • House GOP delays border vote

    07/31/2014 10:55:58 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 8 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 30, 2014 | Cristina Marcos
    The House unexpectedly delayed a vote Thursday on the House GOP's $659 million border bill. A vote on the controversial measure was slated for about 1.p.m., but after concluding an hour of floor debate on the measure the House went straight into debate on highway funding. The move suggests GOP leaders are still whipping their members to try to win the vote. Most House Democrats are expected to oppose the GOP measure since it changes a 2008 law so that child migrants can be deported faster. Meanwhile, many conservatives do not want to provide the Obama administration with any new...
  • Another D.C. gun law declared unconstitutional

    07/31/2014 10:01:02 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/31/14 | Doug Book
    According to District of Columbia, City Council member Phil Mendelson, gun ownership and the carrying of firearms “must be more heavily restricted [in D.C.] than any place else in the nation.” After all, says Mendelson, “four U.S. presidents have been assassinated by gunfire” “and there are frequent threats on the foreign diplomatic corps.” (1) But Mendelson and the rest of D.C.’s gun grabbing, Democrat gentry were finally stripped of their ability to ignore the Constitution when the District’s longstanding ban on carrying a firearm for self-defense was declared illegal. On July 26th, U.S. District Court Judge Frederick Scullin provided gun...
  • Call it what it is! Giving away what you don’t own is theft and arrogance

    07/31/2014 9:03:54 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 3 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/31/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    As per its common dictionary definition, theft is described as “..the taking of another person’s property without that person’s permission or consent with the intent to deprive the rightful owner of it.” To commit a theft a person or entity must act in a state of mens rea or guilty mind and with full intent to deprive the victim of property rightfully belonging to him or her. For thousands of years those in power have taken what does not belong to them and given it to others with no claim to such property in order to boost their own ego...
  • Obama’s Gaza Game

    07/31/2014 8:48:15 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/31/14 | Daniel Greenfield
    Obama is using Israel as a lever to push Egypt back into the Islamist camp. While Israelis are fighting and dying, families huddling in bomb shelters and soldiers going off to face death, the men and women in suits and power suits moving through the great halls of diplomacy are using them as pawns in a larger game.
  • Lois Lerner’s Vendetta

    07/31/2014 8:46:00 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 28 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/31/14 | Arnold Ahlert
    Toxic partisanship revealed in new emails House Republicans have released a Lois Lerner email exchange from November 2012 that “clearly demonstrates why Ms. Lerner not only targeted conservatives, but denied such groups their rights to due process and equal protection under the law,” wrote House Ways and Means Committee Chair Dave Camp (R-MI) in a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.
  • Illegal Immigration is Creating a Public Health Catastrophe

    07/31/2014 8:21:08 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/31/14 | Tim Dunkin
    Why can't we be just as free to assert our nation's sovereign right to affirm and defend our own borders? America is rapidly approaching the precipice when it comes to not just the quality, but even the availability, of health care in this country.
  • Questions for the Left on Gaza...

    07/31/2014 8:04:59 AM PDT · by mononymous · 6 replies
    Mononymous1/Wordpress ^ | 7/31/2014 | Mononymous1
    It’d seem that the geniuses of the American left; see, for example, Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, John Kerry, President Obama and the entire US State Department, need to ask themselves a few questions regarding what’s going on in Gaza. How is a territory, supposedly under a blockade, able to arm itself with seemingly endless quantities of rockets? Who are the suppliers? Rather than offering a congestion explanation for locating these rockets in schools, why does the “smartest woman in the world” not ask herself this question first? Who, except that imbecile Nancy Pelosi, believes that a “humanitarian” organization (Hamas) stockpiles...
  • FL: Armed Citizen Prevents Carjacking

    07/31/2014 7:44:23 AM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 1 August, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    An armed citizen in Bradentown, Florida stopped an attempted carjacking when he fired a round at his own vehicle during the attempt.   Apparently there were two suspects.  One was in another car.  When the victim showed that he was armed by firing a shot, one carjacker took off in another vehicle, abandoning his accomplice, who fled on foot.   From bradenton.com: The victim said he was carjacked at gunpoint while sitting in front of the CVS Pharmacy at 4302 Cortez Road at 4:26 a.m. Wednesday, according to a release. The victim said he obtained a gun and fired at...
  • China, El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala have “fundamental rights” but not America?

    07/31/2014 7:29:12 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/31/14 | Judi McLeod
    The lay-down-and-play-dead spirit being spread throughout the U.S. military under President Barack Obama’s watch now includes an open door for a Chinese spy ship trailing the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise currently underway off the coast of Hawaii.
  • Baby Killers in MS Handed Victory by 5th Circuit Panel

    07/31/2014 7:12:20 AM PDT · by WXRGina · 2 replies
    BarbWire ^ | July 31, 2014 | Gina Miller
    The culture of death was given a win on Tuesday when a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the 2012 Mississippi law that requires abortion “doctors” to have admitting privileges at local hospitals. Therefore, Mississippi’s last remaining abortion mill in Jackson can continue to practice its baby killing. The Jackson Free Press reported on Tuesday: The Jackson Women’s Health Organization was unable to obtain the privileges and challenged the constitutionality of the law in court and succeeded in obtaining an injunction against the law in federal court. The court only found the law unconstitutional...
  • Detroit: The Triumph of Progressive Public Policy

    07/31/2014 6:24:18 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 10 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 7/30/2014 | Jarrett Skorup
    FLASHBACK STORY FROM BEFORE DETROIT'S BANKRUPTCY Imagine a city where all the major economic planks of the statist or "progressive" platform have been enacted: A "living wage" ordinance, far above the federal minimum wage, for all public employees and private contractors. A school system that spends significantly more per pupil than the national average. A powerful school employee union that militantly defends the exceptional pay, benefits and job security it has won for its members. Other government employee unions that do the same for their members. A tax system that aggressively redistributes income from businesses and the wealthy to the...
  • The man who would be governor

    07/31/2014 6:17:02 AM PDT · by shoff · 3 replies
    Examiner ^ | 07/30/2014 | Steven Hoffman
    Late last year the Republican response to who would run against the Cuomo juggernaut was “we will see if we can find someone with enough money to run”. Since that time no one with the resources has decided to take up as Chris Christie called “the lost cause”. But one man without the resources but the balls to take on Andrew Cuomo has emerged. Unless you live in the lower Hudson Valley you might not have heard of Rob Astorino.
  • Hatin’ Republicans To Waste Time Suing Obama

    07/31/2014 6:09:05 AM PDT · by LeoMcNeil · 12 replies
    he House has voted to sue President Obama over his various unilateral executive actions. No doubt all will be shocked to discover it was a party line vote. Obama’s response was typical, he wishes Republicans would “stop just hatin’ all the time.” Anyone who opposes a President who ignores the Constitution is “hatin’.” Worse still, Republicans are mad because Obama is just doing his job. Not the job as defined by the Constitution, which requires the President to enforce the laws passed by Congress. Rather Obama refers to the job as he imagines it wherein he issues dictates and everyone...
  • Greenfield: Obama's Gaza Game

    07/31/2014 6:07:10 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 35 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Thursday, July 31, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Thursday, July 31, 2014 Obama's Gaza Game Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog While Israelis are fighting and dying, families huddling in bomb shelters and soldiers going off to face death, the men and women in suits and power suits moving through the great halls of diplomacy are using them as pawns in a larger game. During the Cold War, Israel was a pawn in a larger struggle between the US and the USSR. Now it is back to being a counter in a larger game. Israel’s function within the great halls of diplomacy was always as...
  • Nobody at the Veterans Affairs has been fired…

    07/31/2014 4:03:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    The Minority Blog ^ | July 30, 2014
    CNN reported Wednesday that at least 40 patients have died at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System because of delays in treatment, and many of them were placed on a secret list to hide the wait times from officials in Washington.According to internal emails obtained by CNN, top management at the Phoenix hospital, including Helman, was aware of the practice and defended it.[...]“I am not aware of any secret list, nor did I direct staff to have a secret list,” Helman told a local news channel on Friday. Helman was finally relieved of her duties on May 1. She...
  • Colonizing America in the 21st Century: Illegal Immigration from Mexico, The "Reconquista"

    07/30/2014 10:53:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Less Gov is the Best Gov.com ^ | February 2011 | Scott Rohter
    In the 1930’s and 1940’s the German Nazi Party coined the phrase “Lebensraum” to describe their doctrine that the German people needed more room to expand and grow. They needed more room in which to work and live. In the German language they needed more "raum tzu arbeit und leben". Hence the term "Lebensraum" came to be used to describe their yearnings for world-wide domination. They believed it was their eventual destiny to re-populate the lands of other countries around them, especially those in eastern Europe and Russia. In practice however they really weren’t too picky about whose country they...
  • Amnesty: the audaciousness of Obama

    07/30/2014 10:14:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Neo-Neocon ^ | July 29, 2014 | Neo-Neocon
    How long has Congress been mulling over some sort of amnesty plan for illegal immigrants? A long time, certainly under several presidents, whether it’s called “amnesty” or whether euphemisms are used to substitute for the word. But there’s a reason Congress hasn’t done much about it in a long time, and that’s because the American people don’t want it and Congress is at least somewhat responsive to the people, despite the fact that many politicians and those who give them money are more interested in amnesty than the general public is. Presidents have understand that, too, and have also understood...
  • A Letter to Lois Lerner...with love!

    07/30/2014 10:01:08 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 20 replies
    Self | 7/31/14 | Me
    Dear Lois Lerner... If anyone is an "assh@le" and "terrorist", it is political puppets like yourself who have dishonored and systematically usurped every ideal this nation was founded upon: faith, freedom, limited government, and accountability. Sorry, not only are you the antithesis of those Constitutional cornerstones – derived by men much more wise, learned, and courageous than you – but you chose to abandon your country and her people at the behest of the most radical and narcisisstic President in our history. I guess saying “no” is just too difficult. The IRS, founded to more effectively collect tax revenue without...
  • Call his bluff

    07/30/2014 4:31:54 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 15 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 07-30-14 | DrJohn
    democrats are a dependable and predictable bunch. When they hear a dog whistle, they come. democrat pols have been blowing the whistle of impeachment for some time and their unthinking followers are obeying. Despite no GOP leader calling for Obama's impeachment, however well deserved, democrats are ginning up the impeachment issue. As have observed, Obama is all but begging to be impeached. Rep. Steve Scalise said that this “might be the first White House in history trying to start the narrative of impeaching their own president.” It is, of course, about money. democrats claim to have raised $2 million off...
  • Democrat Tammy Duckworth Falsely Attributes Ben Carson Quote to Opponent

    07/30/2014 3:00:31 PM PDT · by dignitasnews · 17 replies
    Dignitas News Service ^ | July 30, 2014 | Paul M Winters
    In a prime example of the negative politics employed by the modern Democratic Party, an apparently misread Facebook post led to an amateurish and inflammatory attack against a Republican Party hopeful. US Representative Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois) accused her opponent of attacking the African America community, attributing a Ben Carson quote that was posted on GOP challenger Lawrence Kaifesh's Facebook campaign page. On her own Facebook page, Rep. Duckworth lambasted Kaifesh for his alleged comments "claiming African-Americans are dependent on government." Although favored, Rep. Duckworth is engaged in a surprisingly competitive race with Kaifesh for Illinois 8th Congressional district, which covers...
  • Pentagon watchdog to review plagiarism probe of Sen. John Walsh

    07/30/2014 2:54:37 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 1 replies
    CNN political ticker ^ | 7-30-14 | CNN staff
    The Defense Department’s inspector general will review the academic investigation of plagiarism allegations against Sen. John Walsh. The Montana Democrat is accused of not properly attributing certain material in a paper to complete his master's degree at the Army War College. Carol Kerr, the school’s spokeswoman, said it would launch an Academic Review Board to look into the matter. The results and any recommendations will be forwarded to the Defense Department IG for its “consideration.” The New York Times first reported last week that a review of a 2007 final paper suggests the decorated Iraq war veteran “appropriated at least...
  • MK: 'Obama talked to Netanyahu like he was the leader of the Taliban;' Reporter insists transcript

    07/30/2014 12:51:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 36 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 7/30/14 | Carl in Israel
    MK Danny Danon, whom Prime Minister Netanyahu fired as Deputy Defense Minister two weeks ago, has told Newsmax TV that President Obama talked to Prime Minister Netanyahu on Sunday 'like he was the leader of the Taliban.' Let's go to the videotape (Hat Tip: Weasel Zippers)
  • Rep. Gowdy Doubles Down: Says Pelosi Needs to See Mental Health Professional

    07/30/2014 11:42:15 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 24 replies
    You Tube ^ | 7/27/14 | jim hoft
    Rep. Gowdy Doubles Down: Says Pelosi Needs to See Mental Health Professional
  • Blacks Continue to Fight for Justice a Year after Zimmerman Verdict

    07/30/2014 10:17:16 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    The Los Angeles Sentinel ^ | July 24, 2014 | D. Kevin McNeir Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer
    The word stunned might best describe how U.S. citizens, particularly blacks, felt after hearing that a six-member jury, following two days of deliberation in a Florida courthouse last July, found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. One year later, with increased cases in which defendants have used the “stand your ground” law to avoid prosecution, civil rights leaders and activists have ramped up efforts to challenge a criminal justice system that often treats blacks and women as second-class citizens. “Blacks seeking justice must continue with protests, pressure and patience,” said Benjamin Crump, the civil...
  • Two stories showing socialists and Democrats are cheaters

    07/30/2014 10:07:03 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 11 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/30/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Two published studies coming from locations as diverse as Montana and Duke University have reinforced conservatives’ intuitive understanding that socialists and Democrats–being members of a Party dedicated to socialism–are likely to be cheaters. With its disdain for rules, honesty and ethics, socialism finds a home in the Democrat Party. Many of its most prominent members are regularly elected and re-elected by voter fraud and have been tried and convicted of serious crimes. It is not uncommon for those who have worked in political campaigns at any level of government to experience some form of Democrat cheating. It will start with...