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  • FCC chief: Obama didn't dictate Web rules

    02/26/2015 2:08:28 PM PST · by Nachum · 58 replies
    the hill ^ | 2/26/15 | Julian Hattem
    Federal regulators did not need President Obama to arrive at the net neutrality rules that it voted to issue on Thursday, according to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler. After the agency on Thursday voted to issue tough new rules that fell largely in line with those the president wanted, Wheeler countered Republican concerns that the White House put any undue pressure on the legally independent agency. “I’m quite comfortable that we made this decision with independence and wisdom and based on the record,” he told reporters after the vote. Wheeler has previously said that he began to think...
  • Obama’s Creed: Are we being prepped for 2016′s fake narrative?

    02/24/2015 3:54:48 PM PST · by doug from upland · 15 replies
    patheos.com ^ | 2-2016 | Elizabeth Scalia
    On Scott Walker and the absolutely absurd media histrionics concerning his refusal to both take responsibility for Rudy Giuliani’s comments, and also confirm President Obama’s Christianity for the world, I can’t help wondering, why does the press seem to want and need Obama to be a Christian? I don’t remember them much caring for it that Dubya was one. The answer to whether or not someone believes President Obama (or anyone) is a Christian is really simple. If I were a pol, it would go like this: MSM: Do you think the president is a Christian? Me: What a weird...
  • What a shock: Pollard imprisonment based on lies

    02/24/2015 2:50:53 PM PST · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 2/24/15 | Carl in Jerusalem
    I really feel like slamming some of the chickens**t American Jews who regularly comment - both on this blog and on Twitter and Facebook - that Jonathan Pollard should rot in jail because what he did was so terrible they're afraid of being accused of having 'dual loyalties' if they actually question Pollard's life sentence. Much of the infamous Cap Weinberger memo (that Pollard's lawyers were never allowed to see) has been declassified, and it shows that much of the US government argument for keeping Pollard imprisoned is based on lies and mischaracterizes what Weinberger (an anti-Semite in his...
  • All the lies of Wall Street

    02/21/2015 5:24:49 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 14 replies
    Thought and History | 21 February 2015 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Interesting how the really bad weather NOW makes the stock market go up instead of down? Seems that some years ago, I noticed the indexes would fall after a bad storm and the media would immediately report that the economy was affected by the weather. Also, some military action in some other part of the world affected stocks here. I mean, it almost to the point of where if Obama farts, the market goes up (or down). Our sources of information have all been co-opted by the Devil. The general public has no clue to what degree the media has...
  • Obama: 'Islam Has Been Woven Into the Fabric of Our Country Since Its Founding'

    02/19/2015 9:04:47 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 151 replies
    CNS News ^ | February 19. 2015 | Susan Jones
    We hear a lot about the United States' Judeo-Christian heritage, but according to President Obama, "Islam has been woven into the fabric of our country since its founding." That's what the president told a White House conference on "countering violent extremism" on Wednesday. Obama has said similar things in the past: "I also know that Islam has always been a part of America’s story,” Obama said in a June 2009 speech in Cairo, Egypt. "Islam has always been part of America," he said in a 2010 statement marking the start of Ramadan. And in a 2014 statement marking Eid, Obama...
  • Too Many Lies, Too Much of the Time

    02/19/2015 9:11:26 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/19/15 | Alan Caruba
    We expect our enemies to lie. We should not expect our government to do so in such a routine and obscene fashion “He who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and third time, till at length it becomes habitual; he tells lies without attending to it, and truths without the world’s believing him. This falsehood of the tongue leads to that of the heart, and in time depraves all its good dispositions.”—THOMAS JEFFERSON, letter to Peter Carr, Aug. 19, 1785 I am beginning to wonder if Americans have grown so...
  • The Most Surprising Gay Marriage Poll We've Seen In A While [retread zot]

    02/18/2015 3:41:54 PM PST · by Dalek · 87 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 2/17/15 | Aaron Blake
    Everyone wants to know whether Jeb Bush can survive his support for Common Core and comprehensive immigration reform in today's Republican Party. One deal-breaker that might surprise people, though: His opposition to gay marriage. NBC News and Marist College are out with a batch of new 2016 primary polls. And as you might expect, Common Core, immigration reform, belief in man-made climate change and support for raising taxes on the wealthy are among those with the potential to alienate lots of conservatives. But according to the polls, so does opposition to gay marriage--an issue on which Bush agrees with basically...
  • The List: 32 Lies and Disputed Stories NBC News Let Brian Williams Tell For a Decade

    02/16/2015 6:05:32 PM PST · by george76 · 45 replies
    Breitbart News Network ^ | 16 Feb 2015 | John Nolte
    How in the world did NBC News let its biggest star and face of its division run around America for more than ten years telling stolen valor lies, lie-lies, whoppers, white lies, exaggerations, and — if you want to be charitable — embellishments. Brian Williams didn’t just spew bald-faced lies from David Letterman’s couch. He lied repeatedly on the air at NBC News and its affiliates. He lied to NBC News legend Tim Russert. Stories Williams’ shared with NBC’s own Tom Brokaw both on the air and at Columbia Journalism school are now disputed. Things told to other reporters don’t...
  • CUT ‘EM A BREAK? Brian Williams and Other Network Pinnochios

    02/16/2015 4:09:03 PM PST · by Clintons-B-Gone · 8 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | February 16, 2016 | R.G. Yoho
    Unless you have been stranded on Mars lately, you’ve probably already heard about the lies being told by NBC news anchor, Brian Williams, who has been suspended by the network for six months, a period which they hope will be enough time for everyone to forget about the incident and Williams can be restored to his anchor position, allowing him to then begin telling lies about the GOP challengers in the 2016 U.S. presidential race. Williams told David Letterman that, while he was reporting from Iraq, his helicopter was shot at in 2003, a claim which he has repeated several...
  • Muslim student made up story about man threatening her with gun on Texas campus

    02/15/2015 4:21:02 PM PST · by PROCON · 19 replies
    washingtontimes ^ | Feb. 15, 2015 | Jessica Chasmar
    A Muslim student at the University of Texas, Arlington, who claimed she was threatened at gunpoint by a white man on campus, admitted on Friday that she made the story up, a university spokeswoman said. The university had issued an alert Friday that the student, whose name was not released, told police that she was followed on her way to campus by a white man wearing a camouflage baseball hat and driving a white pickup truck, the Daily Caller reported. She claimed that when she parked at the university, the man yelled threats at her and pointed a handgun at...
  • Papacy built on pious fiction and forgery 2

    02/14/2015 8:26:46 AM PST · by RnMomof7 · 27 replies
    Beggars All Reformation Blogspot. ^ | May 28,2010 | John Bugay
    Papacy built on pious fiction and forgery 2 The right way to understand history is to start from the beginning. What was it like to be a Christian in the earliest church in Rome? We have a marvellous picture of this earliest church, provided by the New Testament scholar Peter Lampe, author of the work "From Paul to Valentinus: Christians in Rome in the First Two Centuries."The Catholic historian Eamon Duffy writes in his work, "Sinners and Saints": "All modern discussion of the issues must now start from [this] exhaustive and persuasive analysis by Peter Lampe.” Lampe seemingly searched...
  • Obama, Gay Marriage, and Wrapping a Lie in the Cloak of Faith

    02/13/2015 7:16:06 PM PST · by Belteshazzar · 1 replies
    The Week ^ | Matt K. Lewis
    In his new book Believer, former Obama strategist David Axelrod reveals that President Obama misled the American public when he said for several years that he opposed gay marriage ... In terms of its magnitude, this lie might seem pretty harmless to a nonbeliever. FDR's campaign promise that "your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars" was obviously much more significant in the grand scheme of things. George H.W. Bush's "Read my lips" tax pledge and Bill Clinton's "I did not have sexual relations with that woman" were arguably more substantive lies than Obama's. But Obama's...
  • The Anchor America Deserves

    02/12/2015 7:58:13 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 12, 2015 | Derek Hunter
    Let’s be honest, the truth doesn’t matter anymore. It’s nice and quaint, even cute, to pretend it does, but it really doesn’t. Brian Williams’ fake war stories are not an outlier or even a blow to his credibility. They’re the new norm. Williams, the NBC News anchor and managing editor, had no reason to lie. When Williams inflated his own experiences in Iraq in 2003 he was acting like someone in the midst of an interview trying to live up to an inflated resume. But he had the job already. He was merely trying to inflate his image and impress...
  • True Lies

    02/12/2015 7:44:47 AM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 12, 2015 | Victor Davis Hanson
    "NBC Nightly News" anchorman Brian Williams frequently fabricated a dramatic story that he was under enemy attack while reporting from Iraq. NBC is now investigating whether Williams also embellished events in New Orleans during his reporting on Hurricane Katrina. Williams always plays the hero in his yarns, braving natural and hostile human enemies to deliver us the truth on the evening news. Former CBS anchorman Dan Rather tried to pass off fake memos as authentic evidence about former President George W. Bush's supposedly checkered National Guard record. CNN news host Fareed Zakaria, who recently interviewed President Obama, was caught using...
  • NBC Reportedly Has ‘Dossier’ of Brian Williams Lies; Investigating His Expense Accounts

    02/11/2015 10:02:17 AM PST · by george76 · 82 replies
    Mediaite ^ | February 11th, 2015 | Tina Nguyen
    there are a lot of Brian Williams fabrications. Like, a lot. And yesterday’s suspension of the anchor over revelations that he exaggerated stories from the Iraq War allegedly stemmed from a larger internal investigation at NBC, with enough findings to compile a full dossier and enough allegations to prompt an overview of his expense accounts. ... sources at NBC say that Williams’ history of stretching the truth was well-known, and NBC execs had tried to curb his habits for the past decade: ... NBC was also investigating his expense accounts for reasons unknown
  • The Brian Williams Untruth

    02/11/2015 8:59:46 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/11/15 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    Williams was not suspended for lying, but for getting caught, because refusing to tell the truth is normal procedure in the mainstream liberal media Brian Williams lied. It turns out he was not on a helicopter that was hit in Iraq. He was not caught in a war scenario, and if he had been, he probably would have soiled his pants, and cried big giant pacifist tears. He’s not the first to make such false claims, and he won’t be the last. I was in the United States Navy, saw a few interesting things, but when asked about my service,...
  • Lies, damned lies & statistics

    02/10/2015 10:04:19 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/10/15 | Klaus Rohrich
    There’s no question that this administration has lost all legitimacy and the stench of their numerous scandals is beginning to reach even the loftiest of America’s elites Last week Gallup CEO Jim Clifton took issue with the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) claim that unemployment in America was now hovering somewhere in the vicinity of 5.6%. Clifton said these numbers were “totally misleading” and maintains that the real percentage of unemployed Americans is closer to double the BLS figure. Apparently the BLS counts someone who is working two or three hours per week as employed. They do not count as...
  • Obama: 1 in 5 women in America have experienced rape or attempted rape

    02/10/2015 8:39:06 AM PST · by pabianice · 42 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/9/15 | Schow
    “And more than 1 in 4 women has experienced some form of domestic violence.” Wow, just wow. Gone are the days that the president makes false claims that 1 in 5 women will be sexually assaulted while in college. Now 20 percent of all women in America have been raped or nearly raped. And 25 percent of American women — not just college women — have experienced domestic violence. Let’s just think about that for a minute. The current population of the U.S. is 316.1 million, with women comprising about half. That means there are about 158 million women and...
  • Liberal Little White Lies

    02/08/2015 10:33:06 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/08/15 | Timothy Birdnow
    In short, liberal thought is shot through with magical thinking “Can’t see the forest for the trees”, the old saying goes. That means that one’s vision is blocked by too close a proximity to the object in question, that details can obscure the bigger picture. Reality is lost in a forest of individual items, sometimes seemingly unconnected, but when viewed from a higher perspective form an interwoven tapestry, a greater whole. As Pontius Pilate asked of Jesus 2,000 years ago (or thereabouts) what is Truth? Truth is the agreement between reality and human expression, and human belief. Reality has been...
  • The Media is Soylent Green

    02/05/2015 2:11:33 PM PST · by lifeofgrace · 6 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 2/5/15 | Steve Berman
    Mark Twain wrote over 100 years ago “if you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you're mis-informed.”  And this gives the lie to NBC News anchor Brian Williams' fake apology for telling a heinous lie for twelve years.  Williams said to Star & Stripes, when they broke the story, “I would not have chosen to make this mistake,” Williams said. “I don’t know what screwed up in my mind that caused me to conflate one aircraft with another.” Just what mistake would Williams have chosen to make?  He wasn’t aboard an Army helicopter that was hit...
  • Can NBC News Now Have Any Credibility with Brian Williams as Its Face?

    02/04/2015 8:32:55 PM PST · by kristinn · 105 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | Wednesday, February 4, 2015 | David Zurawik
    If credibility means anything to NBC News, Brian Williams will no longer be managing editor and anchor of the evening newscast by the end of the day Friday. The admission from Williams Wednesday that he lied about being in a Chinook helicopter that was hit by enemy fire during the invasion of Iraq in 2003 is astonishing. And he only admitted the lie after being confronted with it by the military publication, "Stars and Stripes," which has a well-documented report and timeline showing his shifting version of events over the years. SNIP Really, if this was 10 or 15 years...
  • Obamacare is costing way less than expected

    02/02/2015 4:15:07 PM PST · by goodnesswins · 55 replies
    VOX ^ | 2/2/15 | Ezra Klein
    In January 2010, the Congressional Budget Office projected that the federal health spending would total a bit more than $11 trillion between 2011 and 2020. Today, the Congressional Budget Office thinks it made a mistake. Costs are coming in lower-than-expected, and the CBO's newest projections suggest the federal government will spend $600 billion less on health care than they predicted back in 2010. So far, so good: projections are always wrong by at least a bit, and it's nice to have the extra $600 billion in America's pocket. But here's the incredible thing: as Paul Van de Water, a health...
  • Super Bowl: Scientology Ad Promises "The Age of Answers"

    02/02/2015 2:11:26 AM PST · by 9thLife · 24 replies
    Hollywood Reporter via Drudge ^ | 2/1/2015 5:35pm PST | by Ryan Gajewski
    The Church of Scientology has aired a Super Bowl ad in light of ongoing controversy over a Sundance documentary centered on the religion. The ad features voiceover accompanied by quick clips of footage including a person hiking, a DNA strand and a close-up of an eye. [READ MORE Scientology Creates Twitter Account to Discredit New Movie] "We live in an age of searching: to find solutions, to find ourselves, to find the truth," the announcer says in the ad. "Now imagine an age in which the predictability of science and the wisdom of religion combined. Welcome to the age of...
  • Without Obama We would Never Know….

    01/29/2015 4:20:36 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/29/15 | Leigh Bravo
    The American people have been lied to over and over and over again by this President and members of the Democratic party.... Its time for a change If it were not for President Obama and Democrats, would you know that the Taliban is not a terrorist organization but just an “armed insurgency?” The Taliban shotMalala Yousafzai, a 16-year-old Pakistani child advocate for girl’s education, in the face because she simply wanted an education. Then how could we forget the December attack in Pakistan where the Taliban killed 145 people, mostly children in their school uniforms. What about the story of...
  • ‘NAACP Bombing’ . . . or Barbershop Bang?

    01/22/2015 4:38:32 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 4 replies
    National Review ^ | 1/21/2015 | Michelle Malkin
    Colorado Springs, Colo. — From the liberal media’s coverage of my beautiful adopted hometown, you’d think we live in a KKK-infested hotbed where every person of color fears for his or her life. Take a look at these ominous headlines: “Bombing of NAACP headquarters harkens to bad old days” — MSNBC “Colorado Springs explosion recalls violence against NAACP” — the Washington Post “NAACP Bombing Evokes Memories of Civil Rights Strife” — Time magazine “Explosion outside NAACP office could be a hate crime, officials say” — the Los Angeles Times Let me and my brown skin assure you, America: Bull Connor...
  • State of the Union Drew Lowest TV Audience in 15 Years

    01/22/2015 9:01:10 AM PST · by xzins · 40 replies
    WSJ ^ | 21 Jan 15 | Byron Tau
    And it’s the second-smallest State of the Union audience since Nielsen started collecting the data in 1993. Only Bill Clinton‘s 2000 speech drew a smaller television audience than Mr. Obama’s this year, with about 31.5 million views. In addition, a number of websites and media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, offered their own streams of the speech—increasing the total number of viewers well beyond the television audience. But the lower audience share is part of a broader decline in interest in the speech.
  • Restate of the Union

    01/21/2015 4:34:30 AM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 20, 2015 | John Stossel
    resident Obama sure is consistent. His State of the Union address sounded like his other speeches: What I've done is great! America is in a much better position. We've created a manufacturing sector that's adding jobs. More oil is produced at home. I cut deficits in half! Give me a break. The deficit is lower now not because of any prudence on Obama's part but merely because the $800 billion stimulus spending blowout didn't continue. All the president does is increase spending: free community college, free Obamaphones, free birth control, etc. Yes, our annual deficit is lower, but it's still...
  • Obama warns U.S. Congress against more sanctions on Iran

    01/16/2015 12:40:27 PM PST · by McGruff · 29 replies
    REUTERS ^ | Jan 16, 2015 | Jeff Mason and Roberta Rampton
    U.S. President Barack Obama warned U.S. lawmakers on Friday not to trigger new sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program, saying such a move would upset diplomatic talks and increase the likelihood of a military conflict with Tehran. In a joint news conference at the White House, Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron urged members of Congress to be patient and hold off on any legislation calling for further sanctions now
  • A Parable on the Lies of the Devil and the False Promises of the World

    01/12/2015 9:15:53 AM PST · by Salvation · 19 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 01-11-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    A Parable on the Lies of the Devil and the False Promises of the World By: Msgr. Charles PopeOne of the great illusions under which we labor is that if we just get one more thing from this world, then we’ll be happy. Perhaps if we just had a little more money, or a better job, or the latest iPad, or if we were married to so-and-so, or if we just lived in a better neighborhood … then we’d be satisfied and content at last. But “at last” never comes, even if we do get some of the things...
  • UVA Fraternity Reinstated After Rolling Stone Article on Rape

    01/12/2015 5:02:04 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 17 replies
    New York Times ^ | January 12, 2015 | By JENNIFER STEINHAUER
    The University of Virginia, after receiving guidance from the local police, has reinstated the fraternity at the center of a magazine article that detailed gang rape allegations that later unraveled. “We welcome Phi Kappa Psi, and we look forward to working with all fraternities and sororities in enhancing and promoting a safe environment for all,” Teresa A. Sullivan, the president of the university, said in a statement. In November, an article in Rolling Stone magazine detailed a student’s account of a 2012 gang rape at the fraternity, which prompted Ms. Sullivan to suspend all fraternities through the end of the...
  • “Warning!”: Glenn denounces Russia’s efforts to punish LGBT community (Thick with BS)

    01/12/2015 4:17:55 PM PST · by Viennacon · 69 replies
    Glenn Beck.com ^ | 1/12/2015 | Wilson
    For months, Glenn has been warning about the threat posed by Russia to the Western way of life. While he plans to go in-depth on the historical roots of the issue, he did point out to one very disturbing story on radio this morning. The BBC reports that Russia has banned transgendered and transexual people from obtaining driver’s licenses, claiming they are “tightening medical controls for drivers” in light of rising accidents on the road. Should any government be able to deny a driver’s license for such reasons? “Russia just banned giving driver’s licenses to people who are gay or...
  • New York Times Reports Proselytizing During Charlie Hebdo Attack, Then Deletes It

    01/09/2015 5:22:00 AM PST · by W. · 11 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 8 Jan 2014 | Jim Treacher
    Sigolčne Vinson, a freelancer who had decided to come in that morning to take part in the meeting, thought she would be killed when one of the men approached her. Instead, she told French news media, the man said, “I’m not going to kill you because you’re a woman, we don’t kill women, but you must convert to Islam, read the Quran and cover yourself,” she recalled.
  • This viral video is changing minds about abortion

    12/10/2014 4:58:29 PM PST · by Morgana · 13 replies
    LIVE ACTION NEWS ^ | Dec 10, 2014 | Becky Yeh
    What do abortionists truly believe about the humanity of preborn children, and what do they admit about the violent late-term abortion procedures they perform when they do not realize the cameras are rolling? Live Action‘s “What is Human?” undercover investigation probes America’s late-term abortion industry, and reveals chilling admissions from abortionists on the humanity of children in the womb. The video, which has garnered millions of views on Facebook and over 60,000 views on YouTube, exposes the violent and inhumane nature of late-term abortion procedures that occur daily in abortion facilities. “What is Human?” details the willingness of abortionists to...
  • Low Oil Prices Pave the Way for New Carbon Taxes

    01/07/2015 1:09:19 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 22 replies
    CNBC ^ | 01/06/15 | Rob Garver
    When prominent members of both political parties talk about the possibility of taxing fossil fuels – you know something serious has shifted in U.S. politics. On Monday morning, former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers, a largely pro-business Democrat, published a column in The Washington Post calling for the imposition of a carbon tax.
  • 3 Lies of Net Neutrality

    12/31/2014 6:25:01 AM PST · by lifeofgrace · 26 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 12/31/14 | Steve Berman
    The closest my mother and stepfather ever got to the Internet was a WebTV set top box we bought for their kitchen TV.  Like most non-technical people, if I talked to them about technology and policy, I lost their attention immediately.  This is the reaction people get when I mention “Net Neutrality”.  It’s a technology and policy issue, and it’s not well understood, so we have to fight the MEGO (my eyes glaze over) factor. Net Neutrality is about a lie.  Three lies, in fact. Three lies that lead to one bad policy conclusion:  you didn’t build this; you don’t...
  • Poster girl representing hard-working, low-paid 'American' in President Obama's minimum wage ad

    12/30/2014 10:07:05 AM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 74 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | February 3, 2014 | DAILY MAIL REPORTER
    Poster girl representing hard-working, low-paid 'American' in President Obama's minimum wage ad is actually a British woman on a LONDON Tube
  • 2014: The Year The Liberal Lies Died

    12/29/2014 5:28:05 AM PST · by Kaslin · 48 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 29, 2014 | Kurt Schlichter
    Every single thing liberals say is a lie. No exceptions. We conservatives always knew it, but 2014 was the year when the rest of America began to understand. And 2014 was the year that Americans had to choose sides – would they stand with the liberal liars or with us conservatives? Last November, they chose us conservatives, and maybe the truth will be enough to stop Hillary Clinton and save our country in 2016. The truth is poison to liberalism, so no wonder liberals hate the idea of a free press – after all, they are the ones who argued...
  • Obama Administration Tweaked the GDP Data [No, they wouldn't do that, would they?]

    12/25/2014 6:38:57 AM PST · by upchuck · 36 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Dec 25, 2014 | Howard Richman
    On December 23, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the Commerce Department issued its latest revision of U.S. economic growth for the third quarter period (July through September). According to the BEA, the U.S. economy grew at a 5.0% annual rate during that quarter. Unfortunately, the once honorable Bureau of Economic Analysis of the Census Bureau tweaked the quarterly GDP numbers in order to achieve the 5% growth rate. This tweaking was predicted by Tyler Durden of zerohedge.com.When Durden analyzed the final revision for the first quarter back on June 25 (Here's the reason for the total collapse in Q1...
  • President re-enrolls in ObamaCare (yet remains exempt from it)

    12/25/2014 4:50:24 AM PST · by Libloather · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/23/14 | Jesse Byrnes
    President Obama re-enrolled in ObamaCare for the coming year in a symbolic gesture to show support for his namesake healthcare law. Obama, a few days into his annual two-week Christmas vacation to Hawaii, renewed his cheaper bronze-level health insurance plan for 2015 through a Washington, D.C., exchange, a White House official said. “As we said last year, the act of the President signing up for insurance coverage through the DC exchange is symbolic since the President’s health care will continue to be provided by the military,” the official said. “But, he was pleased to participate in a plan as a...
  • 97 Percent of All Liberal Claims Are Wrong

    12/22/2014 9:50:58 AM PST · by 6ft2inhighheelshoes · 25 replies
    Powerline ^ | Dec. 22, 2014 | Steven Hayward
    And I’m not so sure about the other 3 percent, either. It is amazing to behold how liberals will grab hold of the flimsiest statistic so long as it bolsters The Narrative, no matter how easily and convincingly the figure is debunked. These days, the favorite liberal numbers are 1 in 5, 97 percent, and 77 percent. If you keep up, you’ll recognize them immediately, of course: 1 in 5 women are raped in college; 97 percent of all scientists agree about human-caused climate doom, and women only earn 77 cents on the dollar compared to men’s earnings. John has...
  • Lance Bass and Michael Turchin get married in Los Angeles [Made for TV]

    12/22/2014 6:00:00 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 48 replies
    upi ^ | 12/22/14
    Singer Lance Bass and his longtime beau Michael Turchin have gotten married at the Park Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles... The couple's love story and lavish wedding will be chronicled in a 90-minute special airing Feb. 5. E! said its program Lance Loves Michael: The Lance Bass Wedding will mark the first time an American television network broadcasts a celebrity wedding between two men.
  • Abortionist Lies About Fetal Development

    12/20/2014 5:01:18 PM PST · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Clinic Quotes ^ | September 8, 2012 | Tech
    ane Hodgson abortionist ABC News Special, ABC News Forum Abortion: The New Civil War:11-1-1990 In an ABC News interview abortionist Jane Hodgson made the following statements: “I have supervised and participated in or done approximately 30,000.” (abortions) PETER JENNINGS asked: They call you a killer. Does that make sense to you? HODGSON: “Well, I don’t feel that way. I think I have done a humane service for lots of women in this world. I don’t look upon it as killing, no, because I do not consider, in the first place, that any embryo or the fetus is a person. It...
  • Astonishment: Politifact’s Lie of the Year is an embarrassing liberal copout

    12/16/2014 10:18:38 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/16/2014 | NOAH ROTHMAN
    Earlier this month, the self-described fact-checking outfit Politifact submitted a series of candidates for their Lie of the Year to readers for their perusal. They came up with a variety of great candidates; Barack Obama’s claim that his “position hasn’t changed” with regards to the illegality of the president implementing immigration reform via executive order, and Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) insisting that 10 ISIS fighters had been apprehended attempting to cross the Mexican border were among them. The most compelling and obvious candidate for Lie of the Year had to be Obama’s insistence that the Islamic State is merely...
  • Epitaph for Hope and Change

    12/16/2014 3:44:40 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 7 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/16/2014 | Victor Davis Hanson
    A perfect storm brought into power Barack Obama, a previously little-known Illinois community organizer. He had at best a mediocre record as a state legislator and rookie senator. Yet he quickly dazzled the liberal establishment. Joe Biden and Harry Reid were wowed by his sounding and behaving like a white liberal, while retaining the ability to turn on his supposedly authentic black persona when needed. That he had no record of achievement was seen as an advantageous clean slate. Teleprompted glibness was preferred to ad hoc repartee, as if an entire presidency could be scripted and Photoshopped with backdrops of...
  • "This is a graphic misrepresentation of abortion." - Responding to Pro-Abortion Slogans

    12/15/2014 1:51:45 PM PST · by Morgana · 1 replies
    YouTube/CreatedEqual ^ | Dec 3, 2014 | Created Equal
    "This is a graphic misrepresentation of abortion." - Responding to Pro-Abortion Slogans Created Equal responds to the allegation that our photos are fake. Watch our response to protesters at Texas State University. VIDEO ONLY ON LINK (WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES)
  • 2014 is the Year of the Liberal Lie

    12/15/2014 9:16:56 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 3 replies
    nypost.com ^ | 12/14/14 | Kyle Smith
    2014 is the Year of the Liberal Lie By Kyle Smith Bowe Bergdahl. The IRS’s missing e-mails. Lena Dunham. “Hands up, don’t shoot.” Jonathan Gruber. GM and that faulty ignition switch. Andrew Cuomo and that anti-corruption commission. The Secret Service and that White House intruder. Rachel Noerdlinger and her “disabled” son. Rolling Stone and gang rape. 2014 was the year when truth was optional. 2014 was the year when convenient fabrication was the weapon of choice for celebrities, activists, big business and politicians. 2014 was the Year of the Lie. In each case, the liars used their powerful positions to...
  • EPA uses Jonathan Gruber tactic to impose harmful regulations

    12/12/2014 5:35:52 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 11, 2014 | Paul Driessen
    “Lack of transparency was really critical to getting it passed,” former Obamacare consultant Jonathan Gruber explained. The Democrats cleverly exploited the American voters’ “lack of economic understanding.” Now President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency is using secretive, duplicitous science, and exploiting people’s lack of scientific understanding, to impose punitive regulations cleverly labeled the “clean power plan.” The agency claims the clean power plan will prevent “dangerous manmade climate change” by reducing carbon dioxide and “encouraging” greater use of renewable energy. Its real goal is forcing coal-fired power plants to reduce operations significantly or shut down entirely. The EPA also claims that...
  • The real story behind the release of the CIA ‘torture’ report

    12/10/2014 5:46:54 PM PST · by jazusamo · 36 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 10, 2014 | Joseph Curl
    Senate Democrats and President Obama have moved up to a whole new level of desperate. On Tuesday, Democrats in the Senate, who will lose control of the chamber in just three weeks, released a report focused on interrogation techniques — during the administration of George W. Bush. Yes, Mr. Obama is all about transparency, as long as it’s not about his administration. Despite warnings from top Obama officials, including Secretary of State John Kerry, that release of the once-classified report would endanger Americans abroad, the president demanded that the United States explain its actions to — terrorists. In some ways,...
  • Liberalism is an Ideology Built on Lies

    12/10/2014 10:34:14 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/10/14 | Tim Dunkin
    Letting actual FACTS determine what the true story actually is would be a "huge mistake." That, in a nutshell, is the mindset of the modern Leftist. The Left and the Right are vastly and irremediably irreconcilable. This much ought to be obvious to just about anyone with two functioning neurons in their head. The worldview that drives the Left, “progressives” and the rest, is so starkly different from the way normal people think that it’s no wonder we’re seeing the sort of strife we are today. This is hardly made plainer than in the attitude and treatment of each side—the...
  • Lying for the Cause

    12/09/2014 6:40:16 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 11 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/9/2014 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Well aside from “If you like your doctor you can keep your doctor,” or blanket amnesty that is and is not lawful for a president to grant, there is a special category of progressive mythology. Or rather a particular cast of “truth tellers,” victims, supposed whistle blowers, and popular liberal icons who spin tales for a supposedly higher good, on the premise that untruth for a cause makes it sort of true. From the details of Rigoberta Menchú’s memoir, to Tawana Brawley’s supposed rape, to the O. J. “If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit” myth, to the open-and-shut case...