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  • Gadhafi Girds for Long Survival Battle

    04/28/2011 6:42:51 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 45 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | APRIL 28, 2011 | SAM DAGHER
    Volunteers take part Wednesday in a weapons-training session given by Libyan government soldiers at a military camp in Tarhouna. TRIPOLI—On a recent morning dozens of trucks filled with bulk food products coming via neighboring Tunisia were offloaded at the country's largest wholesale market outside the Libyan capital here. The goods, including bags of flour and rice, filled warehouses as well as trucks headed to other centers sympathetic to Col. Moammar Gadhafi such as Sebha in the south. Most food supplies used to arrive by sea at the ports of Tripoli and Misrata, Libya's commercial hub farther east. Imports have been...
  • Obama DOE: America’s Progress Depends On Latinos

    04/29/2011 1:21:06 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 19 replies · 1+ views
    Judicial Watch ^ | April 29, 2011
    America’s progress is “impossible” if Hispanics keep lagging in education because their success is of “immediate and long term importance” to the U.S. economy, according to a new Obama Administration report that vows to enhance opportunities for the “Latino community.” Published this week by the Department of Education, the enlightening document ( Winning the Future; Improving Education for the Latino Community ) says that the success of Hispanics in education and in the labor market is crucial to the nation’s economy. The information comes as the president launches a full-throttle campaign pandering to immigrants and their liberal advocates. It...
  • Al-Qaida Suspects Seized With Explosives (Germany)

    04/29/2011 1:17:27 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 8 replies · 2+ views
    The Local-German News In English ^ | 4-29-11 | The Local/AFP
    German police on Friday detained three alleged members of al-Qaida, federal prosecutors said, as a report said they had been plotting attacks in Germany. The prosecutor's office in the southwestern city of Karlsruhe said the trio had been taken into custody early Friday and would appear before a judge Saturday, when a news conference has been scheduled. It declined to provide further details. The daily Bild reported that the three were Moroccans living in the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and were caught with "large amounts of explosives". Citing security sources, the newspaper said they were suspected of plotting...
  • Obama’s Approval Remains at All-Time Low for Second Week in Row, Says Gallup

    04/28/2011 7:07:33 PM PDT · by Justaham · 87 replies
    csnews.com ^ | 4-28-11 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    President Barack Obama’s weekly approval rating remained at its all-time low for the second straight week, according to the Gallup poll. In the week of April 11-17 and again in the week of April 18-24, 43 percent of the Americans polled by Gallup said they approved of the job Obama was doing as president. That matched the all-time low for Obama’s weekly approval in the Gallup poll. Previously, Obama had earned a 43 percent approval rating in the back-to-back weeks of Aug. 16-22, 2010 and Aug. 23-29, 2010. Obama’s weekly approval rating peaked at 67 percent in the week of...
  • Soros group targeting Trump

    04/28/2011 7:58:54 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 34 replies
    WND ^ | April 28, 2011 | Aaron Klein
    Accuses 'the Donald' of engaging in 'malicious attacks on our president'A liberal activist group funded by philanthropist George Soros has reached out to some advertisers of Donald Trump's hit television show, "The Apprentice," claiming Trump is engaged in "malicious attacks on our president." On its Twitter feed yesterday, the Think Progress blog sent public messages to two companies that advertise on "The Apprentice" – Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Groupon.com. The blog asked each company, "Are you going to continue to sponsor The Apprentice and support Donald Trump + his malicious attacks on our president?" Think Progress is a project of the...
  • EDITORIAL: Admit it, Obamanomics has failed

    04/28/2011 6:38:41 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 25 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 28, 2011 | Editorial
    Forecasts predict no economic improvement in 2011 The only thing dropping faster than President Obama’s poll numbers is America’s economic future. Only one in five believe the country is headed in the right direction, according to a Rasmussen Reports survey released Thursday. More than half of those responding to Gallup’s queries believe we are either in a recession or depression. The grim mood reflects growing disenchantment with administration policies that have sucked the life out of the economy. Reports piled up yesterday casting further doubt on the prospects for recovery. Just as many people stood in line last week to...
  • Valerie Jarrett to Trump: You Can Forget About the Obama's School Records

    04/28/2011 12:11:56 PM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 131 replies
    gateway pundit ^ | April 28, 2011
    White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett said President Obama will not release his academic records, commenting a day after Obama put out his “long form” birth certificate and Donald Trump decided to press his luck by demanding Obama’s college transcripts. “We know this is nonsense,” Jarrett said in an interview on The Joe Madison Show on SiriusXM on Thursday morning.”He is almost 50 years old. And he is president of the United States and I don’t think anybody will debate his intelligence and so now we do need to get serious…let’s just get serious…get back to focusing on what’s important.
  • WHEN BERNANKE SAYS "QE" YOU SAY "PRINTING MONEY"

    04/27/2011 11:14:26 AM PDT · by TheFreedomPoster · 8 replies
    THE FREEDOM POST ^ | April 27, 2011 | Matthew Burke
    Wednesday, April 27, Federal Reserve Chairman, Helicopter Ben Bernanke, will hold the unconstitutional, private banking cartel's first ever press conference, in an attempt to put lipstick on the inflation pig he's created using a monetary scheme called, "Quantitative Easing", or "QE"...
  • Wild stuff happening on Hannity/Trump

    04/15/2011 6:32:14 PM PDT · by 240B · 185 replies
    www.freerepublic.com ^ | today | Vanity
    Wow! Trump lays it on the line. No holds barred. I thought I was dreaming. What!? Truth? Reality? Fact? on the TV? Wow. Trump is the man. Even if he has a Liberal past, he is a true American. If he is not a Freeper, he should get a free pass.
  • Ex-Iranian FM Compares Obama to Jimmy Carter, Says He Has “No Chance” of Winning Reelection

    04/12/2011 3:30:09 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 13 replies
    Fars News ^ | April 11, 2011 | Fars News
    TEHRAN (FNA)- Former Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki sees dim hopes for Barack Obama to win the next presidential election in the US, given the weak performance he and his administration have shown during his first term in office. "There would be no chance for Obama (to win) if elections were held today," Mottaki said on the sidelines of a press conference here in Tehran on Monday. He added that based on results of the latest opinion polls, Obama enjoys the lowest public approval compared with other US presidents. "He is entangled with the same problem that (former US President...
  • Budget tricks helped Obama save programs from cuts (spending cuts exaggerated)

    04/12/2011 8:04:55 AM PDT · by quesney · 62 replies
    WASHINGTON – The historic $38 billion in budget cuts resulting from at-times hostile bargaining between Congress and the Obama White House were accomplished in large part by pruning money left over from previous years, using accounting sleight of hand and going after programs President Barack Obama had targeted anyway. Such moves permitted Obama to save favorite programs — Pell grants for poor college students, health research and "Race to the Top" aid for public schools, among others — from Republican knives, according to new details of the legislation released Tuesday morning. And big holes in foreign aid and Environmental Protection...
  • Pentagon estimates Libya costs at $608 million (and counting...lots of angry comments)

    04/11/2011 9:24:34 AM PDT · by quesney · 56 replies
    WASHINGTON – The Pentagon said Monday the military intervention in Libya cost the U.S. an extra $608 million in the first few of weeks of the operation. Spending is down significantly, though not as much as expected. Defense Department spokeswoman Navy Cmdr. Kathleen Kesler said it will take several weeks to tally exactly how much has been spent. But $608 million is the price tag officials have estimated through April 4 — or for 17 days of the mission, the most recent figures available. The estimate shows a large drop from what the U.S. spent in the early days of...
  • Norton: Democrats sold out D.C. in spending deal

    04/10/2011 6:36:31 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 24 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 4/9/20111 | Stephen Dinan
    Washington’s representative to Congress said Saturday she feels like the city was the victim of a “sellout” by Democrats in Friday night’s spending negotiations after the District of Columbia was the focus for two of the biggest policy fights.President Obama signed off on restricting the city from using its own taxpayer money to fund abortions, and agreed to restore the city’s school voucher program, which is popular with parents but opposed by many elected officials.We knew that the House Republicans were on the attack when they took our vote in the Committee of the Whole on the first day of...
  • Lawrence O'Donnell Literally Cries On Air Over Possible Defunding of Planned Parenthood

    04/09/2011 4:52:49 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 47 replies
    News Busters ^ | 9 Apr 2011 | Noel Sheppard
    Reading almost directly from Democrat talking points, the so-called "news" network MSNBC spent most of its prime time programming Friday claiming that if the federal government was shut down as a result of a budget impasse, it was because Republicans wanted to defund Planned Parenthood. Lawrence O'Donnell dutifully did his part in advancing this hysterical nonsense Friday, so much so that after reading a lengthy e-mail message from a poor friend of his that uses this organization's services, "The Last Word' host actually broke down in tears (video follows with transcript and commentary): LAWRENCE O'DONNELL: I’ve never visited a Planned...
  • Report: At least 2 killed in Dutch mall shooting

    04/09/2011 4:51:54 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    AOL News/AP ^ | 9/4/11 | Y. Sterling
    AMSTERDAM -A gunman opened fire at a Dutch shopping mall, killing at least two people and wounding several others Saturday, state broadcaster NOS reported. A witness identified as Maart Verbeek said the attacker had a machine gun and that he had seen at least five people he believed were killed and numerous people wounded at the mall in the town of Alphen aan den Rijn, 13 miles (21 kilometers) southwest of Amsterdam, NOS reported. The broadcaster, however, cited the government as saying that at least two were killed at the Ridderhof mall. But the city government issued a statement saying...
  • Wis. lawmaker asks [Federal] AG to look into voting issues

    04/09/2011 11:30:00 AM PDT · by PapaBear3625 · 180 replies
    Stamford Advocate.com ^ | April 9, 2011 | AP
    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin is asking for a federal investigation into the surprise discovery of 14,000 votes in Waukesha County for the Wisconsin Supreme Court race. The Wisconsin Democrat sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Friday night asking him to assign the Justice Department Public Integrity Section. It oversees the federal prosecution of election crimes.
  • Donald Trump Responds (Slams NYT Columnist Gail Collins)

    04/09/2011 2:31:20 AM PDT · by quesney · 270 replies
    Re “Donald Trump Gets Weirder,” by Gail Collins (column, April 2): Even before Gail Collins was with the New York Times, she has written nasty and derogatory articles about me. Actually, I have great respect for Ms. Collins in that she has survived so long with so little talent. Her storytelling ability and word usage (coming from me, who has written many bestsellers) is not at a high level. More importantly, her facts are wrong! ...I don't need Ms. Collins's advice. There is a large segment of our society who believe Barack Obama, indeed, was not born in the United...
  • I'm Warming to the Idea of Donald Trump Telling Obama: ‘You’re Fired’

    04/08/2011 11:14:04 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Andrew Breitbart's Big Government ^ | April 8, 2011 | AWR Hawkins
    When Donald Trump began testing the presidential waters in late February, it was easy to discard his efforts as nothing more than a public relations ploy. It seemed “The Don” was just looking for one more way to get the Trump name up in lights. Thus, like so many others, I was not impressed. Yet since that time, Trump has carved out a niche for himself politically and has not only proven his sincerity in considering a presidential run, but has also risen to the point of being the 2nd most popular candidate among possible GOP primary contestants. He has...
  • Labor Activists Cry Foul Over Wisconsin Election Results(SEIU)

    04/08/2011 11:22:29 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 70 replies
    Roll Call ^ | 4-8-2011 | Steve Peoples
    Labor Activists Cry Foul Over Wisconsin Election Results By Steve Peoples Roll Call Staff April 8, 2011, 1:12 p.m. Union officials in Wisconsin are calling for thousands of ballots to be immediately impounded and recounted following the revelation that a county clerk’s computer error tipped the state Supreme Court election in conservative Justice David Prosser’s favor. “The mysterious, and arguably timely, discovery of ballots on a personal computer appears to be the latest example of Governor [Scott] Walker and his friends unfairly using the levers of government to silence Wisconsin voters,” Christine Lamitina, a spokeswoman for the Service Employees International...
  • Pew Poll: Obama Struggling With White Voters

    04/08/2011 7:20:56 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 66 replies · 1+ views
    National Journal ^ | April 7, 2011 | 5:11 PM | By Ronald Brownstein
    The latest Pew Research Center national poll released today underscores how slender a beachhead President Obama has established among whites more than two years into his presidency. In his 2008 election, Obama ran well only among two groups of whites -- young people and white women with at least a four year college education, two groups that are generally receptive to government activism. In the 2010 GOP landslide, those groups stuck with Democrats relatively more loyally than the rest of the white electorate, but the party's support tumbled even among them. Figures provided to National Journal by Pew from the...
  • Brazil school shootings: Shooter's "references to Islamic fundamentalism", "got closer to Islam"

    04/08/2011 4:42:50 AM PDT · by quesney · 64 replies
    RIO DE JANEIRO—At least 11 people, mostly children, died Thursday and more that 15 were wounded when an armed man attacked a school in Realengo in the poor suburbs of Rio de Janeiro. Police initially said that 13 people had died, but Rio de Janeiro’s Health Ministry later lowered the death toll. [...] Police Col. Djalma Beltrami said the killer used two handguns and a lot of ammunition. The suspect left behind a letter, in which he anticipated committing suicide after the attack. Beltrami, however, gave no details of any possible motive. Beltrami described the letter as “the words of...
  • Donald Trump To Meet With AZ Birther Bill Author In NYC

    04/07/2011 12:22:11 PM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 54 replies
    TMP ^ | 04/07/2011 | Evan McMorris-Santoro
    Donald "The Donald" Trump is taking further steps to make himself the nation's birther-in-chief. On the heels of his promise to reveal the truth about Obama's birth in the next several weeks, TPM has learned Trump will be hosting an author of Arizona's birther legislation in New York City this week. According to his office, State Rep. Carl Seel (R) is currently en route to New York City to powow with Trump over HB 2177, a bill which would require all candidates for office to prove their citizenship to the Secretary of State's office before they can appear of Arizona...
  • Stanley Dunham's FBI file reportedly destroyed (April 13, 2010)

    04/07/2011 10:29:06 AM PDT · by cruise_missile · 48 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 13, 2010 | Thomas Lifson
    Stanley Dunham, the man President Obama called "Gramps", was monitored by the FBI, but like President Obama, his paper trail has been obscured. News comes from Cliff Kincaid, via the Christian News Service and Canadian Fee Press:
  • White House fears gas prices could tank Obama

    04/07/2011 7:24:59 AM PDT · by freespirited · 63 replies
    LA Slimes ^ | 04/06/11 | Peter Nicholas
    For much of President Obama's term, White House aides were convinced the main barrier to his reelection was the worrisome unemployment rate. But even as the economy bounces back, a new political obstacle has emerged: rising gas prices. Trying to defuse the issue, the White House has arranged a slew of speeches and public events to reassure Americans that Obama has a plan for cutting gas prices. On Wednesday, Obama flew to Pennsylvania — for a town-hall-style meeting devoted to energy. He travels Friday to Indiana, another important state on the election calendar, where he will appear at an event...
  • Obama: No Yellowstone?!

    04/06/2011 1:06:06 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 70 replies · 1+ views
    Politico44 ^ | 04/06/11 | MATT NEGRIN
    Miles from Washington, President Obama on Wednesday tried to persuade people that they should care about keeping the government open — because if it shuts down, they won’t be able to walk around national parks. Obama told clean energy workers in Pennsylvania that some of them are probably thinking, “What do I care?” They should care, he said, because a shutdown would stall small-business loans and mortgage work. And, if any of them wanted to vacation at Yellowstone National Park, “you're out of luck,” Obama said. “You may have to figure out if you can get your money back,” he...
  • Obama says little short-term help for gas prices

    04/06/2011 12:51:03 PM PDT · by GVnana · 39 replies
    AP via Yahoo News ^ | 4/6/2011 | Darlene Superville
    FAIRLESS HILLS, Pa. (AP) -- Pitching the promise of energy independence, President Barack Obama cautioned Wednesday that it's going to be tough to transition from America's oil-dependent economy and acknowledged there's little he can do to lower gas prices over the short term. "I'm just going to be honest with you. There's not much we can do next week or two weeks from now," the president told workers at a wind turbine plant. It's a theme Obama's struck before as he tries to show voters he's attuned to a top economic concern with gas prices pushing toward $4 a gallon....
  • Black Panthers Leader Calls Obama A “Bamboozling N-word”, Says Michelle Should Leave Him Tonight

    04/06/2011 12:51:42 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 62 replies · 1+ views
    patdollard.com ^ | March 23 2011 | patdollard.com
    Malik Zulu Shabazz March 23 2011 Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KR6mPgSxPtY&feature=player_embedded
  • Washington Post and CBS receiving money from ObamaCare Slush Fund

    04/06/2011 6:47:25 AM PDT · by xtinct · 67 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/5/2011 | Matthew Boyle
    Two mainstream news organizations are receiving hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars from Obamacare’s Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (ERRP) — a $5 billion grant program that’s doling out cash to companies, states and labor unions in what the Obama administration considers an effort to pay for health insurance for early retirees. The Washington Post Company raked in $573,217 in taxpayer subsidies and CBS Corporation secured $722,388 worth of Americans’ money. “It is fine with me if they continue covering the ObamaCare debate,” said Rep. Marsha Blackburn, Republican of Tennessee, in an e-mail to The Daily Caller. “When NBC used to...
  • Obama’s Limo Exempt from New ‘Green Fleet’ Rules

    04/05/2011 9:29:41 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 14 replies
    Auto Guide ^ | April , 2011 | Colum Wood
    Last week President Obama announced his new ‘Green Fleet’ plan that would see all of the government’s 600,000 vehicles be either hybrids, plug-in electrics or flex-fuel models by 2015. There are, however, a few exceptions – most notably ‘The Beast’. The nickname for the President’s armored Cadillac limousine, also referred to as Cadillac One, it is exempt from the new rules. Secret Service Special Agent Robert Novy confirmed as much to Fox News, commenting that, “certain specialized vehicles with law enforcement and security specifications are not subject to this directive.” Included in that list is ‘The Beast’, which features 5-inch...
  • Re: Lindsey Graham and the First Amendment (Mark Steyn)

    04/04/2011 11:44:02 AM PDT · by neverdem · 40 replies
    National Review Online ^ | April 04, 2011 | Mark Steyn
    Andrew, ever since I ran into a spot of bother in Canada, I’ve found myself giving speeches in defense of freedom of expression in Toronto, London, Copenhagen, etc. I did not think it would be necessary quite so soon to take the same stand in the land of the First Amendment against craven squishes of the political class willing to trade core liberties for a quiet life. I have no expectations of Harry Reid or the New York Times, but I have nothing but total contempt for the wretched buffoon Graham. A mob of deranged ululating blood-lusting head-hackers slaughter Norwegian...
  • Muslim Brotherhood Advocates Egyptian Modesty Police

    04/04/2011 11:44:11 AM PDT · by kristinn · 12 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | Monday, April 4, 2011 | David E. Miller
    Officials of the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's leading Islamic group, have called for the establishment of a Saudi-style modesty police to combat "immoral" behavior in public areas in what observers say in another sign of a growing Islamic self-confidence in the post-Mubarak era. In the political sphere, the Brotherhood led a successful drive to get voters to approve a package of constitutional amendments. On the street level, at least 20 attacks were perpetrated against the tombs of Muslim mystics (suffis), who are the subject of popular veneration but disparaged by Islamic fundamentalists, or salafis. After some initial hesitation, Islamic leaders have...
  • Suggested Obama 2012 Slogans

    04/04/2011 11:45:38 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 40 replies
    According to Politico, the White House is already plotting out their re-election campaign in 2012. Every good campaign starts with an effective and descriptive slogan, so here are a few early suggestions for Obama — feel free to add your own: –”It’s the stupid, economy!” –”On your Marx, get set, go!” –”Is government better off than you were four years ago?” –”If they could see us Mao!” –”Making Jimmy Carter look good since 2009″ –”Ramen noodles in every pot and a czar in every garage” –”I’m not drunk, just Democrat — Obama ‘12″ –”It’s not socialism; It’s the free market...
  • 9/11 suspects to face military tribunal

    04/04/2011 10:38:11 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 10 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 4 Apr 2011 | PETE YOST
    <p>WASHINGTON – Yielding to political opposition, the Obama administration has decided to refer avowed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four alleged henchmen to the system of military commissions for trial rather than to a civilian federal court in New York, a federal law enforcement official said Monday.</p>
  • Eric Holder to announce that 9/11 suspects will be tried at Guantanamo, not in New York

    04/04/2011 10:37:25 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 33 replies
    L.A. Times ^ | 4/4/11 | Richard A. Serrano
    WASHINGTON — Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. is poised to announce that the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and four other suspects will face justice before a U.S. military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay rather than a civilian court in New York. The decision, to be announced Monday at the Department of Justice in Washington, marks a major reversal both for President Obama and Holder, especially since the president initially promised to shut down the prison at the U.S. Naval Base on Guantanamo Bay – where Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and the others will now be tried. Holder has...
  • Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Fraudulent Birther Controversy Trump’s Only Presidential Trump (EOH alert)

    04/03/2011 1:36:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Electronic Urban Report Web ^ | March 28, 2011 | Earl Ofari Hutchinson
    *Real Estate tycoon Donald Trump’s talk about a presidential bid is take your pick: a bad joke, a cheap publicity stunt, or the delusional raving of a guy with too much money, too much ego, and way too much time on his hands to stroke both. But Trump did manage to figure out one angle that was a sure fire, can’t miss way to get attention. That was to dredge up the Birther’s lie about President Obama. Trump knew it would get the tongues wagging and an invite on a popular talk show. Though one of the hosts tore into...
  • FINAL REPORT: Obama's Birth Announcements Fail To Indicate "Natural Born" Status

    04/02/2011 3:13:05 PM PDT · by Creme Brulee · 233 replies
    The Daily Pen ^ | April 2, 2011 | Penbrook Johannson
    A new investigation of Obama’s birth announcements appearing in Hawaii’s two primary newspapers in August, 1961 shows, conclusively, they were the result of a registration record taken by the municipal health authority, not a medically verified “Live" birth documented as occurring at a Hawaiian hospital, per an officially defined "vital event" by the U.S. Department of Health, National Vital Statistics Division protocols.
  • Media Matters Definition of ‘Misinformation’: Icky Old Opinions

    04/02/2011 11:37:35 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 4/2/11 | Lori Ziganto
    Evidently, the newspeak definition of ‘misinformation’ is actually ‘opinions with which I don’t agree’. According to Media Matters for America that is, as The Right Sphere points out. They use an example given in Howard Kurtz’s article “Partisan Organizations Use Sound Bite Warfare” wherein Kurtz describes the “bat signal” given out by MMFA. This coordinated attack sprung from Governor Mike Huckabee making a remark on a radio show about Natalie Portman’s pregnancy and how he thought she was “boasting” about unwed motherhood: Media Matters mission, and what presumably allows them the tax exempt 501(c)(3) status, is as follows: Media Matters...
  • US to pull jets from Odyssey Dawn?

    04/01/2011 10:47:34 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 74 replies
    Hotair ^ | April 1,2011 | Ed Morrissey
    As a show of strength, the latest from the US on the military mission in Libya falls a wee bit short of convincing. Yesterday, NATO finally accepted operational command of Odyssey Dawn, the air war against Moammar Gaddafi’s armed forces that have not yet stopped the dictator from pushing the rebels into panicked retreats. Today, the US went further and said it would stop flying sorties over Libya after today — unless NATO requested more: Libyan rebels called for a cease- fire as forces loyal to Muammar Qaddafi drove them back for a third day after sandstorms and clouds hindered...
  • Trumped Up

    04/01/2011 5:32:07 AM PDT · by lakeprincess · 14 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 1, 2011 | Jennifer Harper
    It’s billed as a “Birther Conference.” Republican presidential hopeful Andy Martin will convene the “Third National Conference on President Barack Obama’s Missing Birth Certificate and College Records” this weekend at the Capital Hilton, just blocks from the White House. Naturally, Mr. Martin has asked Donald Trump — some call him a “birther,” some a “proofer” — to speak at the conference, which begins Friday.
  • Wal-Mart CEO Warns Of Serious Inflation In The Coming Months

    03/31/2011 9:33:59 AM PDT · by blam · 26 replies
    Wal-Mart CEO Warns Of Serious Inflation In The Coming MonthsMarch 31,2011 U.S. consumers face "serious" inflation in the months ahead for clothing, food and other products, the head of Wal-Mart's U.S. operations warned Wednesday. The world's largest retailer is working with suppliers to minimize the effect of cost increases and believes its low-cost business model will position it better than its competitors. Still, inflation is "going to be serious," Wal-Mart U.S. CEO Bill Simon said during a meeting with USA TODAY's editorial board. "We're seeing cost increases starting to come through at a pretty rapid rate." Along with steep increases...
  • Dry Run or Wrong Turn? 3 Mid-East Men Try to Enter Calif. Marine Base

    03/31/2011 7:21:18 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 163 replies
    the Blaze ^ | 3-31-11 | Jonathon M. Seidl
    Was it just a wrong turn, or something more sinister? Marine base Camp Pendleton — one of the largest military bases in the country — is reportedly on high alert after three Middle Eastern men tried to enter the base last weekend on multiple occasions in multiple vehicles. And while the men initially claimed they didn’t know each other and simply took a wrong turn, new information from a local gas station about “hateful comments” and “terrorist threats” casts doubt on their story: http://clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/8178/2340295?wpid=9528 KGTV explains some of the shocking details: According to a Be On the Lookout (BOLO) alert...
  • Don't Trust Government? Maddow Guest Blames . . . Mr. T!

    03/31/2011 4:16:25 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 28 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Are you one of them small-gubmint conservative weirdos? A critter who cringes when someone tells you they're from the government and there to help you? Well, answer this: are you, or have you ever been . . . a fan of The A-Team? Because, yes: one of Rachel Maddow's guests has, with a straight face, advanced the argument that Mr. T and company were complicit in undermining Americans' belief in the benign powers of government. David Sirota made an appearance with Maddow on her MSNBC show this evening to promote his book that advances the A-List-as-enemy-of-government-love theory. View video here.
  • Video- Trump on O’Reilly 03/30/11 Obama Birth Certificate

    03/30/2011 9:07:56 PM PDT · by wistful · 68 replies
    TrueblueNZ ^ | 03/31/11 | Redbaiter
    For those who don’t have FOX, or who missed the interview, here’s Bill O’Reilly, another Obama mainstream protector, talking with Donald Trump about the Obama birth certificate on the O’Reilly Factor today. Note O'Reilly's condescending arrogance and laughter directed at Trump. What an ignorant oaf.Link
  • Dog the Wag

    03/30/2011 9:44:00 AM PDT · by bray · 13 replies
    self | 3/30/11 | bray
    Instead, speaking the truth in LOVE, we will in all things grow up into him who is the Head, that is, Christ. Eph 4:15 For 10 years we have been lectured how we should never get involved with the civil war in Iraq. Now we are doing exactly that because Europe says we should. Simply because France and England say it’s a good idea, it is now ok to drop bombs on Mooselimbs as opposed to George Bush and our Congress agreeing to invade Iraq who was a definite threat to the world. Other than the oil and agreeing with...
  • Poll: Obama's approval hits new low

    03/30/2011 6:26:59 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 110 replies
    Politico ^ | 3-30-11 | JENNY EPSTEIN
    President Barack Obama’s approval rating and prospects for reelection have plunged to all-time lows in a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday. Half of the registered voters surveyed for the poll think that the president does not deserve a second term in office, while 41 percent say he does. In another Quinnipiac poll released just four weeks ago, 45 percent said the president did not deserve reelection, while 47 percent said he did. The decline in support for a second Obama term comes as his approval rating has dropped 4 percentage points since early March, landing at 42 percent – a...
  • Donald Trump Goes Birther (barf alert)

    03/30/2011 11:38:34 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 19 replies
    http://news.yahoo.com ^ | Wed Mar 30, 10:10 am ET | John Avlon
    NEW YORK – Donald Trump’s has left his views behind to stir up conspiratorial craziness among Republican primary voters. John Avlon on why he should have run as a CEO instead of a tabloid joke. There is a place for a CEO presidential candidate in 2012. So far, Donald Trump isn’t filling it. Instead of focusing on his executive abilities and job-creating experience, The Donald has been busy going the full Birther. It’s hard to tell whether he’s free-lancing or just very badly advised, but one thing is clear—Donald Trump is trying to apply New York City tabloid rules to...
  • Sen. Graham: Secure the Border, Then ‘I’m More Than Willing To Give Legal Status’ to Illegals

    03/30/2011 9:14:18 AM PDT · by freespirited · 20 replies
    CNS News ^ | 03/30/11 | Edwin Mora
    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), after speaking to the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, told reporters that the way to fix the illegal immigration problem in the United States is to secure the border first. Graham also repeated his contention that birthright citizenship should be denied to children of illegal aliens. He said illegal aliens already in the United States should get a pathway to citizenship after learning English, assimilating into the American culture, paying fines, and getting in line behind those who came into the country legally. “If you secure your border, control who gets a job in...
  • Trump Attacked for Demanding Obama Birth Docs

    03/27/2011 4:10:35 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 438 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Friday, 25 Mar 2011 05:01 PM | Dan Weil
    Donald Trump’s calls this week for President Barack Obama to release his birth certificate prompted negative reactions from pundits who would like to turn the tables on Trump and say, “You’re fired.” However, Trump’s comments, made most recently in an exclusive interview with Newsmax.TV, also garnered support from those who wonder why Obama has not supplied documentation of where he was born. Trump rekindled the longtime controversy Wednesday on ABC’s “The View” when he said Obama was “probably” born in the United States, but he wants the president to prove it with a birth certificate. As for the critics, Brian...
  • Power Plays

    03/25/2011 4:19:57 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    spectator.org ^ | 3/25/11 | The Prowler
    INTERNET GRABBERS House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa continues to demand answers from Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski over why the head of a supposedly independent federal agency visited the White House 81 times between January 2009 and November 2010. It was during this time that Genachowski and his staff were developing a regulatory scheme that would ultimately place control of the Internet in the hands of the FCC. Of special interest to Issa is a meeting held September 17, 2009, which took place four days before Genachowski made a speech at the Brookings Institute laying out the broad...
  • Ground Operation In Libya Could Start In April - Russian Intelligence

    03/26/2011 8:36:18 AM PDT · by Strategy · 63 replies
    TREND ^ | March 26, 2011
    The international coalition force is planning a ground operation in Libya that could start in late April, a high-ranking Russian intelligence service source said on Friday, RIA Novosti reported. "Information coming via different channels shows that NATO countries, with the active participation of Britain and the United States, are developing a plan for a ground operation on Libyan territory," he said. "From all indications, a ground operation will be launched if the alliance fails to force the Gaddafi regime to capitulate with air strikes and missile attacks." If the events in Libya follow this scenario, the ground operation could start...