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  • Bill O'Reilly Calls Out Moron Sheila Jackson Lee & Spells it Out For her M-O-R-O-N

    07/09/2014 7:25:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7/9/14 | Jim Hoft
    Vid at link
  • Kim Jong Un Caught Limping

    07/08/2014 5:43:08 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 17 replies
    Newser ^ | June 8, 2014 | Jenn Gidman
    Not surprising: that a 30-something man who appears to have recently gained weight, smokes heartily, and is probably perpetually stressed out from his dictatorial duties might have physical issues. Surprising: that that man is Kim Jong Un—and that state media showed him apparently exhibiting one of those physical issues today. Footage aired on state television showed North Korea's "supreme leader" limping onto the stage at a 20th anniversary tribute for his deceased grandfather, Kim Il Sung.
  • Dallas County Commissioners Approve Slavery Reparations Resolution

    06/19/2014 1:27:23 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 27 replies
    Breitbart Texas ^ | 06/19/2014 | Chad Hasty
    On Tuesday the Dallas County Commissioners Court approved a non-binding resolution unanimously that commemorated Juneteenth, but also declared that African-Americans should receive reparations for slavery. Commissioner John Wiley Price, who is facing an ongoing FBI investigation, was the author of the Juneteenth Resolution. According to the Dallas Morning News, Price’s resolution included a list of items besides commemorating the day slaves in Texas learned of their freedom. “it included a long list of injustices endured by blacks, from slavery to Jim Crow to predatory lending practices. Then, in its final paragraph, it declared that the suffering of African-Americans should be...
  • Minnesota governor cheers relocation of major corporation HQ to … Ireland

    06/18/2014 1:20:50 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/18/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    When Rick Perry stumps for businesses to relocate, at least he’s cheering for his home state of Texas as the final destination. In Minnesota, we have the unusual experience of having a governor laud a corporation for moving its headquarters out of the state — and out of the country. Medtronic, a leading manufacturer of medical devices, acquired an Irish firm in the same sector, but will move its corporate headquarters to Ireland rather than transfer Covidien’s executive operations to Minnesota (via Gary Gross): “As I look at the project as governor of Minnesota, this is a good deal...
  • Actor Who Plays POTUS on Fox’s ‘24’ Touts He’s ‘a Big Fan’ of ‘Smart’ Obama

    06/17/2014 6:29:05 AM PDT · by rktman · 75 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 6/16/2014 | Brent Baker
    William Devane (IMDb page), who plays “President James Heller” on Fox’s prime time 24: Live Another Day, told USA Today that “obviously I’m a big fan of Obama, as a guy who’s smart and articulate” and, in his acting, “I say to myself, ‘what has got to be going on in the private side of this guy’s brain’ – the pressure, the racism that is thrown out — and he handles it with such dignity.’”
  • Michelle Obama will give the White House´s weekly radio address to demand justice for Boko Haram

    05/09/2014 4:29:33 PM PDT · by Nachum · 61 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/9/14 | David Martosko
    President Barack Obama is punting his administration´s outrage over Nigerian terror group Boko Haram´s violence to his wife Michelle, giving her the duty of delivering the White House´s weekly radio address on Saturday. The move is an unusual one but not unprecedented: Laura Bush gave a similar address in 2001 when she was first lady, denouncing the treatment of women in Afghanistan. Mrs. Obama has also joined the president in a few radio addresses, but Saturday will mark her first solo appearance. She will also reportedly include a Mother´s Day message. Boko Haram, whose name is a native translation of...
  • I like Putin

    05/07/2014 10:11:51 AM PDT · by olepap · 97 replies
    Vanity
    I like Putin. I think he is doing a good job. I like him much better than I like Obama. Funny, ain't it - an old anticommunist admiring the former head of the KGB?
  • Scientist: Cold Winter in US Caused by Global Warming

    05/06/2014 1:56:26 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 50 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 5/6/14 | Aurelius
    In a seemingly contradictory statement, a Utah State University study has linked global warming to the unusually cold winter that the United States has just gone through. Simon Wang, Assistant Director at the Utah Climate Center, was the main author of the study. He made several connections between climate change and, some have stated, "volatile" weather that has gone on over the last year. One is the increase in drought over large portions of the United States. “We are always going after extreme events — meaning the cause of it and the impact of it, and more importantly, how we...
  • What Names are left for Chelsea's Baby?

    04/17/2014 7:48:38 PM PDT · by Yaelle · 101 replies
    Fertile mind | 04/17/14 | Self
    Poor Chelsea. There aren't many untainted names left for her to name her baby. I think if it's a boy, she will be left with more options. For a girl, there are just so many names that dredge up bad memories. Monica is obviously out. Jennifer, no matter the spelling, simply wouldn't be appropriate. Barbra, Markie, Elizabeth, none of these appropriate. Cute baby names like Dolly or Sally won't even work. What about the great classics, like Kathleen, Linda, or Deborah? Very much out. Paula? Don't even think about it. Even some of the more ethnic and unusual names like...
  • Ben Carson; Trayvon Martin case should makes us reconsider what weapons (truncated)

    04/16/2014 3:47:37 AM PDT · by mazda77 · 40 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 04/15/2014 | Jamie Weinstein
    “I can remember times when I would be walking in a white neighborhood and in short order a police car would show up, undoubtedly summoned by a concerned onlooker. Unfortunately, this and worse still happens today, as evidenced by the Trayvon Martin case. ”
  • BILL MAHER: REPUBLICANS ARE INSANE AND SICK BECAUSE THEY LOVE GUNS

    04/05/2014 10:10:10 AM PDT · by kingattax · 72 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | 4 Apr 2014
    Appearing on Fusion's "AMERICA with Jorge Ramos" Thursday night, HBO's “Real Time” host Bill Maher slammed "insane" Republicans for what he perceives as a sick love of guns. “Of course, I think the Republicans are insane about guns, because they love guns, which is a sick position to have in the first place, to love something like a gun? I don’t love my gun, I have it the way I have, you know, antibiotics. It’s not something I love, it’s something in case of an emergency that I might have to use.” “One party loves guns and one party likes...
  • Targeting Self-Defense

    03/16/2014 8:34:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 16, 2014 | Paul Jacob
    How do you turn a fine, upstanding, conscientious and goal-driven young man into a terrorist? By fiat. That is, by treating him like a terrorist. That is, treating him very badly. Drop the whole weight of the law on him . . . for holding the wrong opinions. What opinions? you ask. Revolutionary Islam? White supremacism? Armed revolution? No. Self-defense. And now you may have figured out the problem. The hatred of self-defense, the absolute fear of it — the quivering, poltroonish over-reaction to the very idea — is common amongst today’s politicians, educators and even some benighted, cowardly law...
  • Barnicle Calls Palin a 'Moron'

    03/10/2014 5:21:05 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 53 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Here was the Morning Joe panel bemoaning Ted Cruz's supposed incivility at CPAC in allegedly insulting war hero Bob Dole, when up pops Mike Barnicle to ask "what does it say about CPAC, where the most popular speaker they had and received the most rousing reception is a moron, Sarah Palin?" A bit later, Mika Brzezinski piled on, calling Palin a "multi-million dollar moron." When Joe Scarborough challenged her, saying "you don't think that, right?", Mika didn't retract her slur, saying only that Palin is "savvy in selling a message that makes a lot of money." View the video here.
  • West Boca Raton man proudly flies KKK, confederate flags [New York transplant in Florida]

    03/05/2014 1:51:33 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    WPLG-TV ^ | 3/4/14 | Peter Burke
    west Boca Raton man is making no apologies for flying a Ku Klux Klan flag and confederate flag outside his mobile home. "As many people know, the white families are producing less children because the father and mother work and you have interracial marriages and gay marriages, so there are less and less white children being born every day," the man, who would only identify himself as Mr. Hayes, told Local 10's Roger Lohse. "So we're against that." Hayes said he started flying the KKK flag a couple weeks ago and posted a sign seeking new members. He claims so...
  • Lauderhill Mother Gave Children NyQuil, Sleeping Pills Before Leaving for Work: Deputies

    03/01/2014 5:42:19 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    NBC MIAMI ^ | 2/28/14
    A Lauderhill mother is being charged with five counts of child neglect after police said she gave her children sleeping pills and NyQuil before leaving them home alone to go to [strip at a club].... Police said they found the children were left without power and an investigation revealed they had been left alone several times without access to food or phone.
  • Cuomo Official Reportedly Used His Gun as a Laser Pointer

    02/19/2014 2:39:37 PM PST · by Winged Hussar · 14 replies
    Village Voice ^ | 1/7/2014 | Anna Merlan
    The Cuomo administration has a serious, potentially deadly laser pointer shortage. That's the only way to explain a report from the Albany Times-Union that Jerome Hauer, the state's commissioner of Homeland Security & Emergency Services, used the the laser sight on his handgun as a pointer during a presentation in October, panicking a bunch of foreign delegates from countries where guns are only used for civilized things like shooting people.
  • Yes, she really said that. Wendy Davis: "Texas is not really a red state"

    02/15/2014 10:40:36 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/15/2013 | Rick Moran
    Wendy Davis's quixotic campaign for Texas governor is getting more and more like some awful reality show, where everything goes wrong and the candidate can't help making gaffe after gaffe. Wendy's latest jaw dropper: Texas isn't really a red state. Washington Examiner: Wendy Davis told the Austin American-Statesman newspaper on Wednesday that "Texas is not really a red state, it's just a non-voting state."Sure Wendy, sure.Well, she is right about Texas being a non-voting state. Texas is one of the worst performers when it comes to voter turnout. In 2010, just 36.4 percent of registered voters actually voted, making it...
  • Sen. Schumer calls for ban on cancer causing ingredient [Chuck didn't read Constitution]

    02/10/2014 5:46:29 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 30 replies
    Fox NY ^ | 2/9/14
    Senator Chuck Schumer, with a cheeseburger in hand stood in front of a Manhattan McDonald’s and demanded food companies stop using Azodicarbonamide. The chemical is used by many fast food chains to bleach their bread dough and to make it more elastic. The Senator says studies link the chemical to cancer. Schumer added McDonald’s isn't the only company using it in food.
  • Duncan calls for gun control measures (Education secretary)

    01/30/2014 12:39:44 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 30, 2014 2:50 PM EST
    Education Secretary Arne Duncan […] tells reporters that schools are often the safest place in a community, and gun violence is a societal problem and “not a school problem.” He says tougher gun control measures are needed. A spokeswoman for Duncan clarifies that he means the problem isn’t a lack of school safety, but easy access to guns. …
  • Washington blow dart suspect: “I’m a moron”

    01/24/2014 8:53:06 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 24, 2014 9:54 AM EST
    A man accused of shooting a woman and man with a blow dart in two separate attacks in Washington state has made his first court appearance on assault charges. KREM-TV reports 18-year-old Joseph Gillies of Tacoma appeared in court Thursday in Whitman County. […] Gillies told KREM he’s sorry for the dart attacks but offered no explanation other than saying, “I’m a moron.” …
  • Obama: 'I smoked pot as a kid'

    01/20/2014 1:40:07 PM PST · by IbJensen · 67 replies
    GOP USA ^ | 1/20/2014 | AP Staff
    <p>WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said he doesn't think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol, "in terms of its impact on the individual consumer."</p> <p>"As has been well documented, I smoked pot as a kid, and I view it as a bad habit and a vice, not very different from the cigarettes that I smoked as a young person up through a big chunk of my adult life. I don't think it is more dangerous than alcohol," the president said an interview with "The New Yorker" magazine.</p>
  • Michelle Obama’s ‘Let’s Move’ campaign fails miserably

    01/10/2014 11:52:37 AM PST · by 12th_Monkey · 71 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 01/09/2014 | Eric Owens
    The healthy school lunches touted by Michelle Obama have not been popular. (RELATED: Kentucky students to first lady Michelle Obama: Your food ‘tastes like vomit’) The complex body of meal regulations implemented by the Department of Agriculture under the “Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010″ has long been a signature issue for the first lady—at least until just last week when the USDA permanently abandoned the act’s ironic limitations on kids’ caloric intake of protein and carbohydrates. Michelle Obama’s other signature issue — the Let’s Move! campaign to combat childhood obesity — also looks to be rapidly heading to the...
  • Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: Change the Word 'Welfare' to 'Transitional Living Fund'

    01/08/2014 8:14:51 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 82 replies
    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: Change the Word 'Welfare' to 'Transitional Living Fund' January 8, 2014 - 10:49 AM By Susan Jones (CNSNews.com) - In a brief speech on the House floor Wednesday, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) hailed the war on poverty, endorsed government welfare programs, and said the "safety net has to be something for all of us." "Maybe the word welfare should be changed to something of, 'a transitional living fund.' For that is what it is -- for people to be able to live," she said. Jackson Lee hailed the Earned Income Credit, food and nutrition programs,...
  • Watch Video: CNN’s mind-boggling interview with Dennis Rodman & Co

    01/07/2014 8:52:08 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/07/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    “We did not know it would take this kind of negative spin,” Charles Smith told CNN’s Cris Cuomo in attempting to defend his and Dennis Rodman’s birthday gift to tyrant Kim Jong-un, but suffice it to say that Cuomo didn’t buy that argument, or pretty much any of the bizarre defenses offered for the exhibition trip to North Korea from either former NBA star. When Cuomo kept reminding Rodman of the captivity of Kenneth Bae — the American held without charges by Pyonyang — Rodman exploded and suggested that Bae was guilty of a crime:CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO...
  • Executive Order: 'Excessively High Temperatures' 'Already' Harming Public Health

    01/06/2014 11:50:41 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 42 replies
    "Excessively high temperatures" are "already" harming public health nationwide, Pres. Obama declared on Nov. 1, 2013, two months before today's assault by record low temperatures. In his executive order on climate change, Obama warned that too much rain - and not enough rain - also dictated that executive action against climate fluctuations: "The impacts of climate change -- including an increase in prolonged periods of excessively high temperatures, more heavy downpours, an increase in wildfires, more severe droughts, permafrost thawing, ocean acidification, and sea-level rise -- are already affecting communities, natural resources, ecosystems, economies, and public health across the Nation....
  • Dummy Dennis Rodman on his BBF's Dictatorship, Death Camps, and Executions-by-Dog: "NOT MY JOB!"

    01/06/2014 3:25:09 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 49 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 06 January 2014 | Reaganite Republican
     -adds North Korea 'not that bad...' Celebrity clown and unintelligible drunkard Dennis 'Worm' Rodman arrived today in Pyongyang along with some fellow ex-NBA players he scraped-up (inc. Vin Baker and Cliff Robertson) for an exhibition basketball game- and who better to marshal such an event than an exhibitionist tool who wouldn't dream of doing anything to hurt this latest avenue to attention? The NBA all-stars are set to play the Nork's senior national team on Wednesday, although the original sponsor of Worm's planned exhibition game and DPRK basketball training camp bailed when the Boy King threatened South Korea with annihilation and thew Uncle Jang...
  • Suspension of 5th grader over imaginary bow could land school in lawsuit

    12/11/2013 7:51:43 AM PST · by 2nd amendment mama · 69 replies
    WBTW News 13 ^ | 12/11/2013 | Julie Roy
    Johnny Jones who attends school in Fawn Grove, Pa., was suspended from school for a day after he made an imaginary bow out of his pencil, pulled back an imaginary string and shot his imaginary arrow. That was back in October and now his parents are deciding on whether or not to bring legal action. Ten-year-old Johnny Jones was disciplined under the school's zero-tolerance weapons policies. Apparently he asked the teacher for a pencil and while he was walking back to his seat, a classmate held his folder up like an imaginary gun and "shot" at Johnny. Johnny played along...
  • HipHop Artist Macklemore Uses AMA to Rant About Racial Profiling & Trayvon Martin

    11/25/2013 3:49:55 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 23 replies
    american thinker ^ | 11-25-13 | american thinker
    Rather than thanking a list of friends and colleagues, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis used their American Music Awards acceptance speech to send a message of tolerance on Sunday night. The white rapper accepted his award by satellite from Florida where he preached about racial profiling and Travon Martin. Of course, he forgot to mention the numerous knock-out attacks by black youths this year.
  • Liberal Professor Tells White Male Students To Commit Suicide To Benefit Society

    11/25/2013 11:41:33 AM PST · by Nachum · 139 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 11/25/13 | Noel Sheppard
    Noel Ignatiev, a professor at Massachusetts College of Art, has for years advocated the total elimination of Caucasians. During his final lecture before retirement last Monday, he told his white male students "you don’t deserve to live. You are a cancer, you’re a disease." NOEL IGNATIEV: If you are a white male, you don’t deserve to live. You are a cancer, you’re a disease, white males have never contributed anything positive to the world! They only murder, exploit and oppress non-whites! At least a white woman can have sex with a black man and make a brown baby but what...
  • The Emperor of the Oil Patch

    11/15/2013 6:53:55 AM PST · by rktman · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/15/2013 | Jeffery Folks
    What's scary is how little Obama actually knows about the actual process of producing energy. One of the country's greatest energy entrepreneurs, Harold Hamm of Continental Resources (a visionary pioneer in the development of the Bakken shale), came away from a White House meeting convinced that Obama lives in a "fantasy world" when it comes to the nation's energy needs.
  • NBC Exclusive: Obama personally apologizes for Americans losing health coverage

    11/07/2013 3:41:11 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 64 replies
    NBC ^ | Chuck Todd
    President Obama said Thursday that he is "sorry" that some Americans are losing their current health insurance plans as a result of the Affordable Care Act, despite his promise that no one would have to give up a health plan they liked. "I am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me," he told NBC News in an exclusive interview at the White House. "We've got to work hard to make sure that they know we hear them and we are going to do everything we can to deal with folks who...
  • Obama: The Most Dangerous of Morons

    11/07/2013 12:34:00 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 47 replies
    American Spectator ^ | November 7, 2013 | William L. Gensert
    <p>There have been bad presidents--see Jimmy Carter. Yet has there ever been a president as staggeringly incompetent as Barack Obama? Really,can there be any other explanation for his performance as president than the man is, well...a moron?</p>
  • Obama May Ban Spying on Heads of Allied States

    10/28/2013 9:15:51 PM PDT · by lbryce · 37 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 28, 2013 | MARK LANDLER and DAVID E. SANGER
    President Obama is poised to order the National Security Agency to stop eavesdropping on the leaders of American allies, administration and Congressional officials said Monday, responding to a deepening diplomatic crisis over reports that the agency had for years targeted the cellphone of Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany. The White House informed a leading Democratic lawmaker, Senator Dianne Feinstein of California, of its plans, which grew out of a broader internal review of intelligence-gathering methods, prompted by the leak of N.S.A. documents by a former contractor, Edward J. Snowden. In a statement on Monday, Ms. Feinstein, chairwoman of the Senate...
  • Cheney: Mid East Allies No Longer Trust The US, Enemies ‘Don’t Fear Us’

    10/27/2013 5:13:07 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    CBS ^ | 10/27/13
    Dick Cheney said Sunday that Republicans need to look to a new generation of leaders as the party deals with poor approval ratings following the government shutdown. The former vice president said Republicans have faced challenges before and it’s healthy for the party to work to rebuild. The GOP “got whipped” in the 2012 presidential campaign, when President Barack Obama won re-election over Mitt Romney, and the party needs to build its base of supporters and find “first-class” candidates and turn to a new generation of leaders, Cheney told ABC’s “This Week.”
  • ‘Has No Intelligence’: John McCain Says Louie Gohmert Is A Moron

    10/16/2013 8:17:29 PM PDT · by Nachum · 57 replies
    Pat Dollard ^ | 10/16/13 | NBC
    Sen. McCain says Rep. Gohmert has no intelligence, so therefore not capable of malice in his comment about McCain. #NBCNightlyNews
  • Jenna Bush: Hillary Clinton and I are 'related' through 'Uncle' Bill

    10/04/2013 2:02:22 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 37 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 4, 2013 | Ashley Collman
    Here's some family ties you may just be learning about: apparently Jenna Bush-Hager is related to Hillary Clinton. At least, that's what the former first-daughter said at a benefit for the Save the Children organization in New York earlier this week. Jenna was the emcee of the gala and spoke about the family ties she had with one of the evening's honorees -former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. 'I'm not sure if you know this, but Secretary Clinton and I are actually related,' Jenna announced. 'Yes, she's married to by uncle Bill. Uncle Bill has become so close with my...
  • President Obama should go moron hunting (horrible optics for Hussein)

    10/03/2013 6:35:40 PM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 10/03/13 | John Kass
    **SNIP** "People had to spend hours setting up barricades where there are never barricades to prevent people from seeing the World War II monument because they're trying to play a charade," Paul said. By Wednesday, members of another Honor Flight group from Chicago were concerned that the White House would ban them as well. Sen. Mark Kirk, the Illinois Republican and a retired naval intelligence officer, vowed to lead them through. News crews gathered for the story. "I think it's shameful," said Mary Pettinato, CEO and co-founder of Honor Flight Chicago. "It doesn't matter what side of the aisle you're...
  • Patrick: I hope voters punish tea party

    10/02/2013 2:05:34 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 60 replies
    lowellsun.com ^ | October 02, 2013 | Matt Murphy
    BOSTON -- A sharp-tongued Gov. Deval Patrick on Wednesday said he was "embarrassed" by having to explain the government shutdown to a group of visiting students from London this week, and hopes voters punish Republicans at the polls next year. "I think tea party Republicans are playing a big game with little people and I hope God forgives them for that, but I hope voters won't," Patrick told reporters after celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. Well into the second full day of the federal government shutdown, the Democratic governor said his party shouldn't have to compromise by acceding to Republican demands...
  • Connecticut judge declares ‘No one should have guns’

    09/19/2013 4:08:31 PM PDT · by Cheerio · 30 replies
    examiner ^ | September 18, 2013
    A Superior Court judge in Bristol “expressed his contempt for the right to keep and bear arms’ in a closed door meeting in his chambers, the state gun rights group Connecticut Carry reported last Thursday in a media advisory. Judge Robert C. Brunetti “exposed his bigotry for fundamental civil rights in front of at least three defense attorneys,” the group explained. “No one in this country should have guns,” the judge reportedly stated, adding “I never return guns.”
  • Obama describes Putin as 'like a bored kid'

    08/09/2013 6:39:03 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 94 replies
    Reuters ^ | Fri Aug 9, 2013 6:21pm EDT | Steve Holland and Margaret Chadbourn
    (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Friday denied he has poor relations with Vladimir Putin after canceling their Moscow talks, but said the Russian president can sometimes appear "like a bored kid in the back of the classroom." U.S.-Russian relations plunged to one of their lowest points since the Cold War this week after Russia granted temporary asylum to fugitive former U.S. spy contractor Edward Snowden. Obama retaliated by abruptly canceling a Moscow summit with Putin planned for early next month. At a White House news conference on Friday, Obama insisted that he does not have bad personal relations with...
  • Ventura's deposition in suit against 'American Sniper' author reveals he never read the book

    08/07/2013 4:50:52 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 46 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 8-6-13 | David Hanners
    Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura couldn't enumerate just how a Navy SEAL sniper's book defamed him, but he said he'd had a hard time finding work since the book came out. He also said his main complaint about it -- that the late Chris Kyle's tale that he decked Ventura for badmouthing SEALs was untrue -- left him worrying if people think he's a traitor. "Every day of my life, I walk around looking over my shoulder now, wondering who believes that and who doesn't," Ventura said in response to a question from Kyle's lawyer, John Borger.
  • Rebuilding an America in Which Everyone Counts

    08/02/2013 4:23:48 AM PDT · by YourAdHere · 25 replies
    Afro ^ | 7/31/13 | Rep. Elijah Cummings
    As President Obama and America move forward with full implementation of the Affordable Care Act, this nation continues to be embroiled in the fundamental struggle for human dignity that Dr. King addressed at the Lincoln Memorial 50 years ago. Although the President did not stress this historic perspective during his seminal remarks on economic renewal at Knox College last week, he made it clear that the movement to assure affordable health care for every American is a moral, as well as economic, imperative. The President believes, as do I, that the harsh reality of too many Americans’ dying before their...
  • Plastic bag ban leads to nationwide increase in shoplifting rates

    07/25/2013 3:17:41 PM PDT · by Ben Mugged · 17 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 07/24/2013 | Unattributed
    On Friday, New Jersey Democratic operative James Devine was arrested for attempting to snatch $22 worth of merchandise from a local ShopRite pharmacy. Devine tried to smuggle lettuce, shampoo and protein powder out of the store, perhaps trying to hide the fact that he was about to make the world’s most disgusting salad. To avoid detection, he stashed the goods in a reusable grocery bag. What seems to be just another edition of Democrats doing dumb deeds actually represents a nationwide problem. Thanks to laws in several major cities banning the use of plastic carryout bags in retail stores, there...
  • 'The Wire' Creator David Simon on Trayvon Martin Case: 'Ashamed' to Be an American

    07/17/2013 9:56:45 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 47 replies
    yahoo tv ^ | 7/16/13 | Kelly Woo
    The not-guilty verdict for George Zimmerman in the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin has outraged many people across the country, including "The Wire" creator David Simon. In an emotional, fiery post on his blog, The Audacity of Despair, Simon denounced the verdict, saying he was "ashamed to call himself an American." Simon knows a little something about race. He worked for 12 years as a crime reporter in Baltimore...
  • (Backtrack) Jim Carrey to Assault Rifle Fans: I Love You and I'm Sorry I Called You Names

    07/07/2013 3:07:51 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 79 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | July 7, 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    Jim Carrey to Assault Rifle Fans: I Love You and I'm Sorry I Called You Names As NewsBusters previously reported, actor Jim Carrey back in March called gun owners "heartless motherf--kers." On Sunday, Carrey tried taking it back writing on Twitter: Asslt rifle fans,I do not agree wth u,nor do I fear u but I do love u and I'm sorry tht in my outrage I called you names.That was wrong. 3^{ Carrey followed that up with: Btw I don't need a crisis mgr, just a conscience. Calling ppl names is inappropriate but my position on assault weapons hasn't changed....
  • Michael Savage on George Zimmerman: ‘You have to find this man guilty’ [AUDIO]

    07/04/2013 1:52:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 188 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | July 4, 2013 | Jeff Poor
    On his show on Tuesday night, talk show host Michael Savage said that George Zimmerman, who is currently on trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin, should be found guilty of second-degree manslaughter based on two things: 1) The state of his firearm and 2) The language he allegedly used on a 911 call when he was first reporting his suspicions about Martin. But first Savage explained why his insight should be valued over others in the media covering the trial. “I’m about to break an analysis that no one yet in the media has done, as you would expect...
  • Bette Midler praises IRS for targeting conservative groups: ‘I LOVE THE IRS!!!’

    05/14/2013 3:01:29 AM PDT · by markomalley · 48 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 5/14/2013
    The Internal Revenue Service has apologized for targeting groups with “tea party” or “patriot” in their names.An inspector general’s report scheduled to be released later this week reportedly says the IRS also targeted groups that criticized the government and sought to educate Americans about the U.S. Constitution.And if that weren’t bad enough, the IRS reportedly released conservative groups’ confidential information to the “independent” (that is, liberal) news organization ProPublica.But Bette Midler sees no reason for concern. No reason at all.She took to Twitter last night to announce (in all caps) that she thinks what the IRS did is just great, because in her view political organizations are...
  • Dem. Congressman Blames Budget Cuts

    05/08/2013 2:38:35 PM PDT · by carriage_hill · 65 replies
    The Weekly Standard (Blog) ^ | 5/3/13 | DANIEL HALPER
    Democratic congressman William Lacy Clay of Missouri blamed (Republican) congressional budget cuts for the terror attack on Americans in Benghazi. Clay made the statement at a hearing for whistleblowers on Capitol Hill. Video clip at link.
  • John Kerry Blames Terrorism on ‘People Who Have No Belief System’

    04/24/2013 10:47:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 04/24/2013 | Bryan Preston
    America’s top diplomat gets so many things wrong here that it’s hard to know where to start. He’s in Brussels, and during a press conference the subject of radicalization came up. Secretary of State John Kerry gets out in front of the facts. The question from the reporter, according to a transcript provided by the State Department, was, “Sir, with the problem we have that young people go to Syria (inaudible), does that matter also to the U.S., do you have the same problem?” “Well, of course we have the same problem. We just had a young person who went...
  • Brokaw: U.S. partly to blame for Boston terror Veteran NBC anchor attempts moral equivalency

    04/21/2013 8:02:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 71 replies
    wnd ^ | 9/22/10 | staff
    Former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw strongly suggested Sunday that America is partly to blame for the gruesome terrorists attacks in Boston, because the young, Muslim men involved may have felt “alienated” and angry over U.S. drone strikes on “innocent civilians” in Muslim countries abroad. Brokaw, who has been playing the role of media elder statesman since retiring, went on NBC’s “Meet the Press” with host David Gregory to discuss last week’s Boston bombings, which killed three and injured 183. “There are a couple of things to remember here, David, I think for all of us,” Brokaw intoned. “With the...