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  • Liberal Hypocrisy on the Subject of Constitutional Tinkering

    08/26/2015 9:35:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies ^ | August 26, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg
    When is it outrageous to amend the Constitution? Donald Trump, the front-runner in the race for the Republican nomination, wants to overturn the constitutional guarantee of birthright citizenship. Whether out of panic or sincerity, a number of other Republican candidates have joined the bandwagon. This is probably good politics for the GOP nomination and almost certainly bad politics for the general election. I am inclined against the idea as a matter of public policy, because the costs would outweigh the benefits. But I am far from convinced it is something to be outraged about. It's funny: On countless public policy...
  • Letís break down this amazing Donald Trump picture from his Alabama rally (Amazingly condescending)

    08/25/2015 1:21:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    The Washington Post's The Fix ^ | August 24, 2015 | Chris Cillizza
    (PHOTO-AT-LINK)Donald Trump went to Mobile, Ala., over the weekend, and thousands of people came to hear the Republican frontrunner speak. But the most important thing thing that came out of Trump's appearance was obviously the photo above, taken by Mark Wallheiser, who should immediately be awarded a Pulitzer prize for it. Let's break down this amazing photo person by person. The woman in the pink tank top, holding a baby The look on her face has already launched an Internet phenomenon. Witness this: Thank you, whoever made this ó Akin Unver (@AkinUnver) August 23, 2015 Amazing. Creepy. Creepily amazing....
  • The Ongoing War Against Christianity

    04/06/2015 5:12:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies ^ | April 6, 2015 | Star Parker
    Columnist George Will points out that Appleís openly gay CEO, Tim Cook, ďÖthinks Indiana is a terrible place. (But) He opened marketing and retail operations in Saudi Arabia two months before a man was sentenced to 450 lashes for being gay.Ē Will was commenting on Cookís recent Washington Post op-ed protesting Indianaís new, now amended, Religious Freedom Restoration Act and similar initiatives around the country. World Magazine reports that Cook has recently been in the United Arab Emirates negotiating on behalf of Apple, where homosexuality is against the law and the penalty is death. Cookís duplicity is not just in...
  • GOPís gay outreach plan fails as both homosexual candidates for House are defeated

    11/10/2014 2:41:40 PM PST · by NYer · 65 replies
    Life Site News ^ | November 10, 2014 | Kirsten Andersen
    After five days of ballot counting, it‚Äôs official ‚Äď neither of the two openly homosexual Republican candidates for U.S. House won their races last Tuesday. They lost despite strong public backing from Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH, and other high-profile GOP leaders, who aggressively promoted the two men as part of their ‚ÄúYoung Guns‚ÄĚ recruitment program after concluding in a post-2012 election report that the party‚Äôs position against same-sex ‚Äúmarriage‚ÄĚ was hurting them with millennial voters. In Massachusetts, former state senator Richard Tisei was defeated by 14 percentage points by Democrat Seth Moulton, a former Marine and combat...
  • Hillary Clintonís private jet tab revealed

    10/15/2014 11:49:27 AM PDT · by PROCON · 8 replies
    MSLSD ^ | Oct. 15, 2014 | Alex Seitz-Wald
    The Iowa Steak Fry spent more than $50,000 flying Bill and Hillary Clinton to the Democratic event outside Des Moines in September honoring retiring Sen. Tom Harkin. (Excerpt only.)
  • Warren Buffett: Tax Inversions Are Bad Ė Unless I Do Them

    10/03/2014 12:39:26 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | October 3, 2014 | Michael Schaus
    Warren Buffett is trying to salvage his liberal credentials in the wake of his latest tax avoidance scheme. The Oracle of Omaha became BFFís with Obama & Company during the Presidentís reelection campaign when he expressed support for Obamaís tax-and-spend agenda. In an effort to be among the 1 percenters who supported taxing the 1 percenters, Buffett touted the virtues of forking more money over to the Internal Revenue ServiceÖAnd then the Burger King/ Tim Hortons deal happened. In the wake of news about companies using ďtax inversionĒ deals to escape the highest corporate tax rate in the world (ours),...
  • Now that Ray Rice has placed violence against women on the table...

    09/16/2014 2:39:24 PM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 15, 2014 | Thomas Lifson
    The powerful reaction to Ray Riceís elevator assault against his then-fiancť raises an awkward question for the media and feminist groups. Where were they when news came out that Juanita Broderick was assaulted by Bill Clinton, and advised to ďput some ice on it.Ē? The list of women abused by Clinton is long, and includes Paula Jones, Kathleen Willey, and the young star-struck intern Monica Lewinsky. Yet Bill Clinton remains a revered figure in Democrat circles, just yesterday lionized in Iowa as his wife made a ďwill I or wonít I?Ē appearance at a political event.
  • 40,000 Iraqis stranded on Sinjar mountain after Islamic State death threats [SEEN ANY PROTESTS?]

    08/06/2014 10:54:12 AM PDT · by ScaniaBoy · 25 replies
    Daily Telegraph ^ | 6 August, 2014 | Richard Spencer
    Tens of thousands of members of Iraqi religious minority groups are dying of heat and thirst on Mount Sinjar, human rights groups say, after death threats from Islamic State - formerly Isis Tens of thousands of members of Iraqi religious minority groups driven from their homes for fear of the jihadist group Islamic State are dying of thirst and heat on a desert mountainside in the north of the country, according to the United Nations and human rights groups. Some 40 children have already died from the heat and dehydration, the UN childrenís organisation Unicef says, while upwards of 40,000...
  • How to decry poverty and get rich on the public payroll

    06/28/2014 7:29:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/28/2014 | Thomas Lifson
    div class="article_body top">Isn’t it amazing how people can make a career decrying poverty and end up collecting big bucks from taxpayers for not much work? Consider the case of University of North Carolina Law School Professor Gene Nichol, who teaches one course per semester, and pulls down almost $213,000 per year in that state-funded school, as professor and head of the school’s Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity.Add in his wife, also on the UC payroll ay the medical school and Health Care System, and this fun couple pulls down over 600k per year. The College Fix has the goods...
  • Sen Cruz on Sudanese Christian woman: "This isn't a partisan issue."

    06/25/2014 6:40:39 AM PDT · by Fali_G · 8 replies
    Youtube ^ | 06/25/2014 | Fox News
    Reacting to news of Sudan re-arresting Meriam Ibrahim, the young mother who was sentenced to death for converting to Christianity, Sen Ted Cruz tells Fox News "This isn't a partisan issue"
  • Shaq under fire for mocking disabled fanís selfie

    04/29/2014 9:18:41 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 25 replies
    NY Post ^ | 4/29/14
    Former NBA star Shaquille OíNeal is under fire for mocking a disabled fanís selfie. The retired athlete posted a picture on Instagram of his own contorted face next to Jahmel Binionís selfie. FOX 2 reports the post, captioned ďSmile today,Ē earned more than 14,000 likes, with former University of Michigan athlete Trey Burke and rapper Waka Flocka Flame joining in on the teasing. The post has been deleted. But for Binion, the damage has been done.Modal Trigger In a now-deleted post on Instagram, Shaquille OíNeal made fun of a disabled fanís selfie. With missing teeth and abnormal hair growth caused...
  • Straight talk about gay Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio

    04/29/2014 5:30:12 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/28/14 | Dana Perino
    Let's pretend you're a screenwriter assigned to develop a character to run for Congress in California in 2014. You need a compelling story, so you make him an orphan at 13 Ė wait, even better his dad leaves the family two weeks before his mother died Ė and then social services splits up his brothers and sisters leaving him alone in the world. Despite those challenges he perseveres, putting himself through a top-tier college and then building and selling two multimillion-dollar companies. Thus financially secure, he decides to dedicate himself to public service and runs for City Council. n his...
  • Teen Says He Was Cyberbullied for Pro-Fossil Fuels Shirt

    04/27/2014 11:38:55 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | Apr. 27, 2014 9:58 AM
    A teen said he was cyberbullied for wearing an ďI Love Fossil FuelsĒ shirt on Earth Day. John Digiacobbe said he loves fossil fuels because theyíve been around for millions of years and provide for more than 80 percent of energy. Some of his classmates, however, donít seem to share that view. Digiacobbe said wearing the shirt prompted comments at school and a ďfirestorm of negative tweets.Ē Ö
  • Watchdog report: EPA didnít properly disclose noxious pollutant risks to study participants

    04/07/2014 3:05:21 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 9 replies
    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) did not consistently disclose health risks to human test subjects it used to study the risks of pollutants, sometimes keeping information about cancer possibilities from participants, the agencyís internal watchdog said Wednesday. The EPAís Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that the agency obtained the proper approvals from participants before exposing them to airborne exhaust and diesel pollutants, including particulate matter, in 2010 and 2011. However, the consent forms were inconsistent in their disclosures and did not warn of potential long-term risks of exposure to the gases. ďThis was because they only planned to perform...
  • Sheryl Sandberg Launches 'Ban Bossy' Campaign to Empower Girls to Lead

    04/02/2014 3:06:39 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 61 replies
    Can banning one school-yard word really change the world? Sheryl Sandberg says yes. Sandberg -- the chief operating officer of Facebook and author of the best-selling book "Lean In" -- is spearheading the launch of a campaign today to ban the word "bossy," arguing the negative put-down stops girls from pursuing leadership roles. "We know that by middle school, more boys than girls want to lead," Sandberg said, "and if you ask girls why they don't want to lead, whether it's the school project all the way on to running for office, they don't want to be called bossy, and...
  • advertises for ďunpaidĒ interns [while Obama says we should raise minimum wage]

    12/12/2013 3:58:42 AM PST · by grundle · 3 replies Internship Opportunity: OFA is now accepting applications for full-time and part-time HQ Interns for the Spring 2014 and Summer 2014 HQ Internship Programs in Chicago, IL. HQ Interns will have the unique opportunity to work closely with staff in advancing the Presidentís agenda. Departmental placements available include Grassroots Organizing, Training, Issue Campaigns, Digital, Press and Finance. Please include your departmental placement preferences in your cover letter. Accepted HQ Interns will be paired with departments based on their stated interest, qualifications and availability. This is a 14-week, unpaid internship program.Please note that our Washington, D.C. location is not our primary...
  • I dare liberals to buy a McDonaldís franchise, and pay the workers $15 an hour

    12/11/2013 4:05:35 AM PST · by grundle · 73 replies
    wordpress ^ | December 11, 2013 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog I dare liberals to buy a McDonald’s franchise, and pay the workers $15 an hour Liberals are always talking about how easy it would be for McDonald’s to pay its workers $15 an hour.However, so far, no liberal has actually bought a McDonald’s franchise and paid those wages.So, I dare liberals to prove that it’s as easy as they claim it is. I dare liberals to buy a McDonald’s franchise, and pay the workers $15 an hour.
  • Proposed government regulations a concern for owners of small farms - "It's scary"

    11/13/2013 1:23:23 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 40 replies
    Pittsburg Tribune ^ | November 12, 2013 | Chris Togneri
    Organic farmer Don Kretschmann walked around his picturesque but ancient barn and stepped up to a rustic barrel root crop washer. It's a simple machine, he said, consisting of long, wooden planks that form a cylinder, which he uses to clean freshly harvested produce on his Beaver County farm. Soil-covered carrots and potatoes go in one end, the cylinder rotates, water sprays in and clean vegetables emerge. ďBut who knows if I'll be allowed to keep using it?Ē said Kretschmann, who has farmed about 15 acres since he and his wife, Becky, bought the land in 1978. ďOr this barn,...
  • I Want to Be Friends With Republicans

    11/02/2013 1:48:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    The New York Times ^ | November 2, 2013 | David James Poissant
    The trouble started the night Jeff, one of the guys I drink and talk about God with, announced that heíd been summoned to court for the Zimmerman trial jury pool. Weíd kept politics out of our Wednesday night meetings, which are held on my back porch, the six of us seated at an old dining room table propped next to my broken hot tub (Florida short-sale homes come standard with broken hot tubs). Instead of Bible Study, we call it our Tavern Ministry, and while we were often drunk halfway through, a churchlike decorum had always held sway. Once the...
  • Liberal Radio Host Leslie Marshall Blames Amb. Stevens for His Own Murder

    10/29/2013 6:30:53 AM PDT · by Baynative · 24 replies
    TPNN ^ | 10/28/13 | Greg Campbell
    After over a year of waiting for the liberal media to finally assign blame and announce who was responsible for the brutal murders of four Americans, [Leslie] Marshall finally stepped to the plate to announce that if we are to blame someone, we should blame the victim.
  • Reminder: Every Senate Democrat Voted in Favor of Exempting Themselves From Obamacare

    10/01/2013 10:50:37 AM PDT · by george76 · 24 replies
    Townhall. ^ | Oct 01, 2013 | Daniel Doherty
    One of the most profoundly unfair provisions of Obamacare is that members of Congress and their staffers were unilaterally and illegally granted a special exemption from the law they themselves passed. Unlike many Americans, many of whom have been forcibly kicked off their current health care plans, the governing class and their staffers as of now will keep their insurance providers and receive an enormous taxpayer subsidy (depending on which plan they choose) to off-set rising health care costs. Sound fair? I didnít think so. As it happened, many congressional staffers threatened to resign if they were forced to enroll...
  • 68 reasons why hypocrite politicians & unions that support Obamacare want exemptions for themselves

    09/28/2013 1:29:06 PM PDT · by grundle · 9 replies
    wordpress ^ | September 28, 2013 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog Here are 68 reasons why hypocrite politicians and unions that support Obamacare want exemptions for themselves By Dan from Squirrel HillPosted on September 24, 2013. Updated on September 28, 2013.As the author of this blog post, I place it into the public domain. Anyone may freely copy it in any part or in its entirely, without asking my permission, and without paying any money. I do ask you please cite a link to ask you to please show this list to as many people as possible. Sunshine really is the best disinfectant. I can’t stop...
  • Bill Bennett: 'Hypocrisy' to Exempt Congress From Obamacare

    09/25/2013 7:10:28 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 34 replies ^ | Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | By Dan Weil
    The Obama administration's decision to exempt members of Congress and their staffs from participating in Obamacare is fundamentally unfair, says former Education Secretary William Bennett.
  • University of Virginia Slashes Health Benefits Due to ObamaCare

    08/22/2013 9:22:42 AM PDT · by Captain Jack Aubrey · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/21/13 | John Nolte
    Citing ObamaCare as a reason, the the University of Virginia has announced that spouses of University employees who have access to health insurance through their own jobs will no longer be eligible for health insurance coverage. In its announcement, President Obama's healthcare plan is specifically mentioned by UVa as a reason for the rising costs that forced the university to drop working spouses. ObamaCare is expected to add $7 million to the university's health care costs. UVa was also a public supporter of ObamaCare: Working spouse provision: Starting Jan. 1, spouses who have access to coverage through their own employer...
  • Bush rodeo clown allowed in í94, Obama clown banned forever

    08/14/2013 3:37:53 AM PDT · by blueyon · 49 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | 8/13/13 | Tom Tillison
    While there is no written law, we may have finally reached a place in America where itís forbidden to publicly mock the president of the United States ó assuming the president is an African-American and a member of the Democratic Party. The outcry over a rodeo clown donning a mask resembling President Obama reached a new level of absurdity when it was reported Monday that the man behind the mask has been permanently banned from performing at the fair ever again, as reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Missouri State Fair officials barred the rodeo clown from ever performing at...
  • Public School Advocate Matt Damon Enrolls Kids in Private School

    08/05/2013 1:58:52 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 40 replies ^ | 8/5/13 | John Nolte
    In an interview with the Guardian published Saturday, Damon revealed that he had just moved to Los Angeles from New York, but that he didn't "have a choice" when it came to putting his four daughters into private schools. The multi-millionaire did say that it was "a major moral dilemma" and then made the bizarre excuse that the public schools aren't "progressive" enough. This would probably mark the first time anyone has ever complained that America's public schools, especially in Los Angeles, aren't left-wing enough.
  • The IRS: Exempt from Obamacare While Making the Rest of Us Comply

    07/29/2013 7:26:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies ^ | July 29, 2013 | Daniel J. Mitchell
    There are lots of despicable people in Washington engaged in a lot of unsavory behavior, so it would be very difficult to get agreement if you asked regular people to select the most odious feature of the political class. Many people would probably choose corruption as the defining characteristic of Washington, and it would be hard to argue with that choice, but I think hypocrisy is an even better choice. There's something fundamentally wrong when people push for policies while making sure they don't have to abide by the results. Yet it happens all the time in government. 1. It...
  • IRS employee union: We donít want Obamacare

    07/26/2013 8:38:03 AM PDT · by Velveeta · 22 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 25, 2013 | Joel Gehrke
    IRS employees have a prominent role in Obamacare, but their union wants no part of the law. National Treasury Employees Union officials are urging members to write their congressional representatives in opposition to receiving coverage through President Obamaís health care law. The union leaders are providing members with a form letter to send to the congressmen that says ďI am very concerned about legislation that has been introduced by Congressman Dave Camp to push federal employees out of the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program and into the insurance exchanges established under the Affordable Care Act.Ē
  • Gabrielle Giffords Shoots Gun During Start of Gun-Control Tour

    07/05/2013 2:17:58 AM PDT · by South40 · 27 replies
    Yahoo News (ABC) ^ | 7/2/2013 | Shushannah Walshe
    Two and half years after being shot in the head, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords visited a shooting range and fired a gun, her first stop on a seven-state, seven-day bus tour to push for expanded background checks for firearms purchases. Accompanied by her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, on their "Rights and Responsibilities Tour," Giffords, wearing a green cardigan and an arm brace, smiled and waved after she shot the gun at the Clark County Shooting Complex in Las Vegas. Kelly also got in some target practice at the range. This was the first time Giffords shot a gun since...
  • Congressmen To Leave Washington Over Obamacare Ė Why Not Repeal It?

    06/15/2013 5:43:21 AM PDT · by EXCH54FE · 17 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | June 15, 2013 | Suzanne Hamner
    I read where many in Congress and their aides are contemplating leaving Washington DC because of a healthcare bill they themselves passed. I have to ask of the legislative body of America, ďWhat were you thinking?Ē Warnings went out via radio talk shows and alternative media outlets about this monstrosity of a healthcare bill, known as the Affordable Care Act (thatís a true oxymoron). In the forever more preserved recorded words of Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), and I am paraphrasing here, ďYou need to pass it to know whatís in it.Ē True to form, thatís exactly what happened. But what do...
  • Liberal Pundit [hypocrite Paul Krugman]: U.S. Has Become an ĎAuthoritarian Surveillance Stateí

    06/10/2013 1:20:40 AM PDT · by grundle · 23 replies ^ | June 9, 2013 | Dave Urbanski
    Paul Krugman, an outspoken liberal economist known for his support of the Obama administration, today said the United States has become an ďauthoritarian surveillance state.Ē Part of a panel on This Week with George Stephanopoulos, Krugman offered his take on the bombshell NSA spying revelations: ďÖthere are different kinds of surveillance states. You can have a democratic surveillance state which collects as little data as possible and tells you as much as possible about what itís doing. Or you could have an authoritarian surveillance state which collects as much as possible and tells the public as little as possible. And...
  • Obama: ĎGod Has a Plan and ... Weíre an Instrument of His Willí (Irony Alert)

    05/28/2013 1:54:31 AM PDT · by markomalley · 44 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 5/27/2013 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    President Barack Obama traveled on Sunday to Moore, Okla., where a massive tornado caused devastation last Monday. There he told Americans that God has a plan and it is important we recognize we are instruments of His will. ďThere was a story that really struck me in the press,Ē Obama said. ďIn the rubble was found a Bible, open to the words that read: ĎA man will be as a hiding place from the wind, and a cover from the tempest.í And itís a reminder, as Scripture often is, that God has a plan, and itís important, though, that we...
  • Yet another gun manufacturer looking at leaving Connecticut

    05/26/2013 7:32:31 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/26/2013 | Erika Johnsen
    Connecticut is the seventh-largest producer of firearms in the country, with gun manufacturers currently accounting for just under 3,000 direct jobs as well as the thousands of jobs supported through related industries ‚ÄĒ but thanks to the state‚Äôs recent outlawing of ‚Äėhigh-capacity magazines‚Äô and an ‚Äėassault weapons‚Äô-ban expansion, that might be set to change. Last month, we already learned of PTR Industries‚Äô announcement of their pending relocation from Connecticut after the state banned many of their products, and the NYT reported this week that they‚Äôre not the only ones: In a state desperate to maintain and revive its industrial base,...
  • Obama í07: AGís Job Is to Tell WH ĎHere are the Limits of Your Powerí

    05/26/2013 9:59:58 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | May 24, 2013 | Joe Schoffstall
    In 2007, then Senator Barack Obama appeared on CNNís Larry King Live and called on U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to resign. Obama said Gonzales was acting more like the presidentís attorney than the people's attorney and viewed himself as an ďenabler of the administration.Ē ďWell, I voted against Alberto Gonzales confirmation for precisely the reason we are seeing now. I said this on the floor of the senate, that although he seemed to be a capable attorney, he seemed to conceive his role as being the presidentís attorney instead of being the peopleís attorney,Ē Obama said. ÖPart of the...
  • The Greening Of Gore's Bank Account (the $200,000,000 wealth-redistributionist)

    05/21/2013 1:58:42 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 6 replies
    Forbes ^ | 5/21/2013 | Larry Bell
    With his estimated wealth exceeding $200 million, Albert Arnold Gore has come a long way from the time he began a career in government politics. But it hasnít all been a green path. He can thank some earlier events for paving over muddy ground, a time when his father, Al Gore Sr. met Occidental Petroleumís CEO Armand Hammer at a cattle auction in the 1940s. When zinc was discovered on some of Goreís land,
  • 7 Liberal Fascists Who Are Fine With Using the IRS to Target Political Enemies

    05/21/2013 4:12:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies ^ | May 21, 2013 | John Hawkins
    "Progressivism, liberalism, or whatever you want to call it has become an ideology of power. So long as liberals hold it, principles donít matter." -- Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left, From Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning ďWe are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force.Ē -- Ayn Rand One of the most disturbing things about...
  • Reid: ĎWhere Was Their Outrage When Groups on the Other Side of the Political Spectrum

    05/14/2013 6:59:26 PM PDT · by Nachum · 51 replies
    CNS News ^ | 5/14/13 | Melanie Hunter
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) reacted to Republican outrage at the IRS targeting of conservative groups Tuesday, saying that when the Internal Revenue Service targeted liberal organizations, ďwe didnít hear a single Republican grandstand the issue then.Ē ďIt wasnít long ago that the IRS inappropriately targeted the NAACP, Greenpeace, and a California church which was really progressive, called the All Saints Church in Pasadena, Calif. It was interesting. At that time, we didnít hear a single Republican grandstand the issue then. Where was their outrage when groups on the other side of the political spectrum were
  • Yes, Democrats Can Be Racist

    05/06/2013 10:12:18 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 12 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 5/6/13 | Peter Beinart
    And at the moment, they appear to be in denial about it. Peter Beinart on an outrageous Democratic attack on Nikki Haleyóand why Democrats need to strongly denounce it. Dick Harpootlian were a Republican, liberals would be jumping over one another to call him a bigot. In 2002 Harpootlian called Lindsey Graham, then running for a South Carolina Senate seat, ďlight in the loafers,Ē thus fueling a nasty whispering campaign about Grahamís sexual orientation. Last Friday he struck again, telling activists to ďsend Nikki HaleyĒóSouth Carolinaís Indian-American governoróďback to wherever the hell she came from.Ē
  • Gabrielle Giffords watches Mark Kelly fire Glock 9 millimeter (video)

    04/16/2013 10:50:53 AM PDT · by South40 · 28 replies
    Politico ^ | 4/9/2013 | KEVIN ROBILLARD
    Mark Kelly, the husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, still engages in target practice ó with the same type of weapon used to shoot his wife. A CNN report showed Kelly shooting at water bottles and pots with a Glock 9 millimeter in the backyard of Giffordsís motherís house. Giffords watched from a porch, cheering him on. Video @ link
  • Obamas paid a lower tax rate in 2012 than most Americans in their income bracket

    04/12/2013 2:59:19 PM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/13/13 | Hayley Peterson
    President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama paid $112,214 in federal taxes on $608,611 in income last year for a tax rate of 18.4 percent, which is slightly lower than the average rate paid by others in their income bracket. Most American households making between $500,000 and $1 million paid a 20.6 percent rate in 2012, according to the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center. In spite of the lower tax rate, the Obamas still managed to overpay taxes last year to the tune of $16,815, according to their tax returns, which were released by the White House on Friday.
  • Comcast pulls local storesí commercials over gun policy

    03/27/2013 1:18:32 PM PDT · by Twotone · 25 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 27, 2013 | Michal Conger
    Comcast is slowly but surely erasing guns from all its advertising, and shop owners in Georgia are the latest to be told their ads will be pulled if they donít take out all reference to weapons. Ray Reynolds owns United Loan and Firearms, a pawn shop in Augusta. He told the Augusta Chronicle on Monday he was notified last week that his ads would be pulled from the local Comcast cable station unless he took out all references to guns ó including in his shop name.
  • What sequester? Obamaís daughters off to Bahamas for spring break

    03/26/2013 6:45:06 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 35 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | 3/26/13 | Cheryl Carpenter Klimek
    Itís spring break, and President Obamaís daughters are off on yet another vacation. While the U.S. economy could use a little help, according to Breitbart News, the Obama girls are spending their time Ė and taxpayersí dime Ė in the Bahamas. The girlsí visit to the Atlantis resort was not publicly announced, but Breitbart says its sources have confirmed the information, verified also through sightings posted on social media:
  • [ Dec 2012 ] Liberal Hypocrisy Alert: MIchael Mooreís Body Guard Arrested on Gun Violation

    03/24/2013 5:24:15 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 22 replies ^ | Dec 20 2012 |
    Filmmaker Michael Mooreís bodyguard was arrested for carrying an unlicensed weapon in New Yorkís JFK airport Wednesday night. Police took Patrick Burke, who says Moore employs him, into custody after he declared he was carrying a firearm at a ticket counter. Burke is licensed to carry a firearm in Florida and California, but not in New York. See, Moore believes in 2nd Amendment rights for his well-heeled self, but in typical totalitarian-embracing left-wing fashion, he just doesnít believe in 2nd Amendment rights for the less well off or less politically connected.
  • Mark Kelly's 'AR-15 Stunt' Provokes Giffords Photo Leak

    03/14/2013 2:58:08 PM PDT · by Las Vegas Ron · 106 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 14 Mar 2013 | AWR Hawkins
    Mark Kelly's campaign against "assault weapons" such as the AR-15 rifle has sparked a local backlash. On March 13, a Tucson, Arizona radio host published a photograph of former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords holding an AR-15 rifle at a gun range. Giffords has since confirmed that the photograph is authentic.
  • The Watermelon Hunter. Bloomberg-Backed Anti-Gun Lobbyist Enjoys ĎAssault Weapons,í-photo

    03/07/2013 1:59:32 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 14 replies ^ | March 7 2013 | CJ Ciaramella
    One of New York City Mayor Michael Bloombergís top gun-control lobbyists in Colorado appears to enjoy firing the very guns he is working to restrict. Denver-based Headwaters Strategies lobbyist Adam Eichberg participated at a ďwatermelon shootĒ in September 2012 at the farm of Colorado state Sen. Greg Brophy (R.) where he fired a semi-automatic rifle with a high-capacity magazine. A picture obtained by the Washington Free Beacon shows Eichberg smiling broadly as he shoulders a DPMS .308 rifle with a 20-round magazine. ďI really hate watermelons,Ē Eichberg said via email when asked for comment.
  • Mark Kellyís story on AR-15 purchase prompts skeptical open letter

    03/12/2013 6:31:14 PM PDT · by marktwain · 55 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 12 March, 2013 | David Codrea
    Dear Capt. Kelly, Houston, we have a problem: Your story makes no sense. Youíre against rifles like the semiautomatic AR-15, which look like weapons of war, when you know full well the military doesnít use them, but instead uses the select fire-capable M16. Yet you go to a dealer to buy a .45, a sidearm, which was actually, in your words, ďdesigned for the military.Ē Iím not following your logic here. You say as you were leaving the gun store, you noticed a used AR-15 and bought that, too. You then complain about your background check, and use that to...
  • The Obama Credo

    03/12/2013 10:27:00 AM PDT · by Trafalgar123 · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | March 12, 2013 | Stella Paul
    I believe that a child who pretends his pastry is a gun poses an imminent danger, but 5,000 criminal illegal aliens released from jail enhance public safety. I believe that New Yorkers must be protected from the risk of drinking 16 ounces of soda, but exposed to the risk of bringing Osama bin Laden's son-in-law for a civil trial blocks from Ground Zero. I believe that every American child deserves to be loved and cherished, except for certain 16-year-olds who deserve to be killed by drones. I believe that a Muslim woman who applauds 9/11 and admires Hitler deserves a...
  • Univision Employee Calls Marco Rubio 'Token Slave Boy'

    02/08/2013 5:57:46 PM PST · by chessplayer · 25 replies
    In what has become a recurring theme for the Spanish language network Univision, one of their employees took to social media recently to smear Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.). According to the Miami Herald, a top assistant to a Univision news boss criticized Rubio being chosen as the Republican response to the State of the Union. The employee at the center of the controversy is one Angelica Artiles who took to Facebook to post the following vicious attack: "Oh, wow, the loser is going to speak after our President. Anything to get publicity. Ask him to do us a favor and...
  • Jamie Foxx: 'Black People Are The Most Talented People In The World'

    02/08/2013 5:01:40 PM PST · by chessplayer · 95 replies
    It seems Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx just can't avoid saying something really stupid at awards ceremonies. After calling Barack Obama "Our Lord and Savior" at last November's Soul Train Awards, Foxx, during his acceptance speech as Entertainer of the Year at last Friday's NAACP Image Awards, said, "Black people are the most talented people in the world" (video follows with transcript and commentary):
  • Media Matters Calls for Gun Control, Carries Illegal Guns to Protect Its Founder

    01/28/2013 8:55:13 AM PST · by LucianOfSamasota · 5 replies
    FrontPageMag ^ | January 28, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    Gun control isnít about banning guns, itís about banning people who arenít well-connected from having guns. If youíre a Wal-Mart shopper then youíre not supposed to have a gun. If youíre David Brock, then thatís a whole other storyÖ A staffer at left-wing Media Matters for America committed numerous felonies in the District of Columbia and around the country by carrying a firearm to defend the organizationís founder, David Brock, The Daily Caller has learned. -SNIP-TheDC has learned that by that time, Brock had armed his assistant ó who had no permit to carry a concealed firearm ó with a...