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  • Obama 'Happy to Consider' Deploying National Guard to Border

    07/09/2014 9:13:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 60 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/9/14 | Tony Lee
    On Wednesday, President Barack said that he was "happy to consider" deploying National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to help local law enforcement officials stem the tide of illegal immigrant children flooding across it. After meeting with Texas Governor Rick Perry in Dallas, Texas, Obama said sending National Guard troops, though, would be a "temporary solution." Obama said if Republicans wanted some National Guard troops to be sent to the border as a condition for approving the $3.7 billion in funding Obama requested, he "would be happy to consider it."
  • Ken Cuccinelli calls for states to dispatch the National Guard to border

    07/02/2014 8:51:30 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 23 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 7-2-2014 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    Ken Cuccinelli, former Virginia attorney general, said states along the Southern border not only have the legal right to secure their properties by dispatching the National Guard — but they pretty much also have a constitutionally based responsibility. “When [illegals are] coming across your border, Article I, Section 10 of the Constitution [gives border states the right to] deal with this themselves,” he said during an interview on “The Laura Ingraham Show,” Breitbart reported. Mr. Cuccinelli advised, too, that states could task their law enforcement to the borders, too. He also said the federal government couldn’t really prevent states from...
  • Beware The Increasing Militarization Of Government

    04/16/2014 5:44:26 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 61 replies
    Investors.com ^ | April 16, 2014 | IBD Editorial
    Federal Fire Power: Instead of putting a lien on the property of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, the Bureau of Land Management surrounded his ranch with 200 armed agents. It's not the only agency with a private army. Back in 2008, candidate Barack Obama slipped a little-noticed line in a speech, proposing a national police force reporting straight to him. "We cannot continue to rely only on our military," he said. "We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded." As our military is slowly decimated by his policies and budget...
  • National Guard Reservist Charged with Attempting to Blow Up L.A. Subway Allegedly

    03/17/2014 4:06:58 PM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 3/17/14 | Adam Kredo
    The National Guard reservist charged on Monday with attempting to blow up the Los Angeles subway allegedly possessed terrorist manuals on how to be a “lone wolf” terrorist and was a frequent reader of al Qaeda’s Inspire magazine, which provides tips on how to make and detonate various bombs, according to FBI court documents. The FBI charged Nicholas Teausant, a 20-year-old National Guard reservist, with attempting to help al Qaeda carry out a plot to attack the subway system in Los Angeles. Teausant was a frequent Internet contributor to forums for would-be terrorists and is said to have owned a...
  • Local County Republican Party Annual Fundraiser Problem

    02/18/2014 6:07:52 PM PST · by goodtomato · 34 replies
    2/18/14 | Good Tomato
    Every year my local County Republican Committee does a "Lincoln Day Dinner" as a fundraiser to replenish our coffers. Monies used to maintain our headquarters, (which is rent free)maintain a web site, phone, printed material, etc... The problem we are experiencing is with the "Republican" base anger. In our county, republicans hold every elected office except the Sheriff. Romney won our county. We are delivering the vote, but people are so angry at the national party and I am understanding with their dissatisfaction, which I agree with. I believe we need to grow our elected officials', take them for a...
  • Masters landmark Ike's Tree suffers major damage, removed

    02/17/2014 5:45:35 AM PST · by servo1969 · 8 replies
    The Augusta Chronicle ^ | 2-16-2014 | John Boyette
    Golf’s most famous pine tree is no longer guarding the 17th hole at Augusta National Golf Club. The Eisenhower Tree suffered major damage in an ice storm and was removed over the weekend, the club confirmed Sunday. Photos showed major limb damage, particularly on the left side and top of the tree. “The loss of the Eisen­hower Tree is difficult news to accept,” Augusta National and Masters Chairman Billy Payne said in a prepared statement. “We obtained opinions from the best arborists available and, unfortunately, were advised that no recovery was possible.” The Masters landmark, also known as Ike’s Tree,...
  • Watch Usain Bolt during U.S. National Anthem (video)

    02/16/2014 8:50:04 PM PST · by Nachum · 19 replies
    In a time when everybody seems to disrespect what it means to be American, watch what Usain Bolt does.
  • National Wear Red Day is Feb. 7

    02/05/2014 3:27:34 PM PST · by Libloather · 19 replies
    WTHI TV ^ | 2/05/14
    INDIANAPOLIS – The American Heart Association, through its Go Red For Women movement, urges everyone to support the fight against heart disease by wearing red on National Wear Red Day – Friday, Feb. 7. American Heart Month is in February, a perfect time to focus on the prevalence of heart disease, America’s No. 1 killer.
  • WORLD EXCLUSIVE: OBAMA DIVORCE BOMBSHELL!

    01/15/2014 6:15:33 AM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 142 replies
    National Enquirer ^ | January 14, 2014 | BARRY LEVINE & LEON WAGENER
    Don't know anything at all, and it is the National Enquirer.
  • National ID headed for your wallet, purse Homeland Security to require digital features in driver's

    12/30/2013 7:08:27 AM PST · by Nachum · 89 replies
    wnd ^ | 12/29/13 | Jerome R. Corsi
    Just as you were wrapping your mind around the idea that under Obamacare and the accompanying changes in the health-care system, your medical records will be floating around in some online repository, available to far too many people, you’re being told you’ll soon have a National Identity Card and a Western Hemisphere-compliant travel document whether you want it or not, if you plan to drive in the United States. The federal government says it soon will be enforcing its demands that state-issued driver’s licenses and ID cards comply with Department of Homeland Security standards. DHS announced just before Christmas a...
  • Utah's National Parks Starting to Open

    10/11/2013 2:00:04 PM PDT · by zippythepinhead · 17 replies
    Deseret News ^ | 10/11/2013 | Dennis Romboy
    SALT LAKE CITY — National Park Service workers were busy Friday preparing to open eight national recreations sites in Utah that were closed the past 11 days due to the federal government shutdown. Zion National Park opened Friday with limited services, according to a recorded message at the park's main telephone number. Trails that don't require permits and the Zion Mount Carmel Highway are open. Both visitor centers, the Kolob Caynon scenic drive, the south campground will open this afternoon, according to the recording. The park's shuttles will begin running Saturday morning.
  • Global Rosary at the National Shrine DC

    10/10/2013 12:38:15 PM PDT · by Leo Carpathian · 3 replies
    Basilica of the National Shrine ^ | 10/10/2013 | Communications Department
    Global Rosary at the National Shrine The Basilica of the National Shrine will join Marian Shrines from around the world in praying the Rosary live via satellite on Saturday, October 12, 2013, at 1:00pm. Come pray the Rosary and take part in this live worldwide broadcast event. The afternoon will begin with a welcome message from Pope Francis and will include the arrival of the original statue of Our Lady of Fatima to the Shrine of Our Lady of Divine Love in Rome. Other participating Shrines include Our Lady of Lourdes in France, Our Lady of Czestochowa in Poland, Our...
  • SHOULD THE PERMANENT NATIONAL DEBT LIMIT BE CAPPED AT 17.83 TRILLION DOLLARS ?

    10/08/2013 6:34:52 PM PDT · by Graewoulf · 55 replies
    Graewoulf | October 8, 2013 | Graewoulf
    The Treaty of Paris, signed on September 3, 1783, ended the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain on one side and the United States of America and its allies on the other. 17.83 Trillion dollars. What a great Patriotic number to make the limit of our Total National Debt that we will agree to pay back, with interest. When we know, with certainty, our limit of Total Debt, we can then chose either the 10 or 15 % Reduction in TOTAL Federal spending on a year to year basis to get our National Debt back to the pre-TARP National Debt...
  • 'Gestapo' tactics meet senior citizens at Yellowstone

    10/08/2013 6:30:54 PM PDT · by grumpygresh · 47 replies
    Eagle Tribune ^ | 10/08/2013 | John Macone
    The bus stopped along a road when a large herd of bison passed nearby, and seniors filed out to take photos. Almost immediately, an armed ranger came by and ordered them to get back in, saying they couldn’t “recreate.” The tour guide, who had paid a $300 fee the day before to bring the group into the park, argued that the seniors weren’t “recreating,” just taking photos.“She responded and said, ‘Sir, you are recreating,’ and her tone became very aggressive,” Vaillancourt said. The seniors quickly filed back onboard and the bus went to the Old Faithful Inn, the park’s premier...
  • National Cathedral Leader: 'Homophobia' a Sin; Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Performed

    10/07/2013 5:17:11 PM PDT · by Nachum · 80 replies
    CNS News ^ | 10/7/13 | Penny Starr
    (CNSNews.com) – The Very Rev. Gary Hall, chief ecclesiastical leader and executive officer of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., said in a sermon on Sunday that “homophobia” and “heterosexism” are sins. “In its wisdom, the church came to its senses and labeled both racism and sexism as sinful,” Hall said. “And now we find ourselves at the last barrier—call that barrier homophobia, call it heterosexism. “We must now have the courage to take the final step and call homophobia and heterosexism what they are,” Hall said. “They are sin. “Homophobia is a sin,” Hall said. “Heterosexism is a sin.
  • The National World War II Memorial was funded almost entirely by private contributions

    10/02/2013 8:45:35 AM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    The National World War II Memorial was funded almost entirely by private contributions, as specified in Public Law 103-32. The campaign received more than $197 million in cash and pledges. Support came from hundreds of thousands of individual Americans, hundreds of corporations and foundations, veterans groups, dozens of civic, fraternal and professional organizations, states and one territory, and students in 1,200 schools across the country. Donated and pledged funds were used to cover the total project costs of approximately $182 million. These costs include site selection and design, construction and sculpture, a National Park Service maintenance fee required by the...
  • Australia liberated from their long national green nightmare

    09/08/2013 12:04:21 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 9 replies
    Watts Going On ^ | 9/8/13 | Anthony Watts
    Today is a great day not only in Australian history, but also in world history. It marks the day when people of character and sensibility pushed back against an overwrought and pointless green agenda, and pushed back in a big way. They’ve had enough, and they’ve scraped the Krudd off their shoes and are moving forward. Tony Abbot has won the Australian election in a landslide, and vows to abolish the carbon tax as a first order of business. Abbott has declared Australia is “once more open for business” in claiming victory in Saturday’s election. It is a huge blow...
  • Abbott to govern with 30-seat majority (official - conservative victory in Australian election)

    09/07/2013 5:24:25 AM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 62 replies
    news.com.au ^ | 7th September 2013 | Paul Osborne
    THE federal Liberal-National coalition is likely to govern with a majority of at least 30 seats after a swing of just over three per cent against Labor. The ALP has become the first two-term federal government to be thrown out of office since Gough Whitlam's regime in 1975. Tony Abbott's coalition is on track to pick up 90 seats, with Labor holding 57, in the 150-seat parliament, but it won't have a majority in the Senate.
  • 27 ways to celebrate National Bacon Day, aka the best day ever

    08/31/2013 5:22:14 AM PDT · by Libloather · 27 replies
    MSN ^ | 8/30/13
    What's the best holiday ever? Christmas? Halloween? Yeah, right. Try National Bacon Day! Yes, Saturday is the one day of the year when you get to pig out guilt-free on your favorite grease-smothered meaty delight (as if there's any other way to eat bacon). Check out the gallery above for some inspiration on how to spend this magnificent day. We're planning on cruising around in our bacon-covered car, munching on chocolate bacon gold and visiting this ALL-BACON RESTAURANT. No, seriously. That's what we're doing.
  • National Health Care: Medicine in Germany, 1918-1945

    08/18/2013 12:56:49 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    The Freeman ^ | 11/1/1993 | MARC S. MICOZZI M.D.
    Does the modern bureaucratization of medicine risk a return to the horrors of national socialist medicine? NOVEMBER 01, 1993 by MARC S. MICOZZI M.D. Marc S. Micozzi, M.D., Ph.D., a physician and anthropologist, directs the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Washington, D.C., which recently brought from Berlin the exhibition, “The Value of the Human Being: Medicine in Germany 1918-1945,” curated by Christian Pross and Götz Aly. Today we are concerned about issues such as doctor-assisted suicide, abortion, the use of fetal tissue, genetic screening, birth control and sterilization, health-care rationing and the ethics of medical research on animals...
  • RHINOs in Wonderland

    08/07/2013 1:50:18 PM PDT · by upbeat5 · 28 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 7, 2013 | Michael Walsh
    The parade of bad GOP candidates since Reagan has one thing in common: they were all rich men with no skin in the game, for whom victory was optional. The Bushes of Connecticut and Texas, the McCains of Arizona and the Romneys of all over the place had no downside to an electoral loss; they were all just as well-off as they were before the start of their campaigns, and could return to their multiple homes with no sense of personal loss, just a little chagrin at letting the team down. By contrast, the Democrats have fielded a succession of...
  • ‘Obamacare’ National Marketing Campaign To Cost Nearly $700 Million

    07/24/2013 4:47:54 PM PDT · by Nachum · 34 replies
    CBS Local, Chcago ^ | 7/24/13 | staff
    CHICAGO (AP) — It will make you stronger. It will give you peace of mind and make you feel like a winner. Health insurance is what the whole country has been talking about, so don’t be left out. Sound like a sales pitch? Get ready for a lot more. As President Barack Obama’s health care law moves from theory to reality in the coming months, its success may hinge on whether the best minds in advertising can reach one of the hardest-to-find parts of the population: people without health coverage. The campaign won’t come cheap: The total amount to be...
  • WHAT ODD GUEST APPEARS TO HAVE SHOWED UP AT THE WHITE HOUSE’S JULY 4TH PARTY FOR MILITARY FAMILIES?

    07/10/2013 7:45:03 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 100 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 7/10/13 | Erica Ritz
    Was Abdul Rahman Ali Alharbi, the much-discussed Saudi national once identified as a “person of interest” in the Boston Marathon bombings, at the White House for a 4th of July celebration for military heros and their families?
  • Judge orders Google to comply with FBI national security investigation

    05/31/2013 4:15:48 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 5/31/31 | Josh Peterson
    A federal judge in California ordered Google to comply with an FBI national security investigation after the search giant launched a protest against the bureau’s request. U.S. District Judge Susan Illston rejected Google’s petition to modify or throw out 19 national security letters (NSL) related to federal government investigations due to the broad nature of the petition, CNET reported Friday. “Her ruling came after a pair of top FBI officials, including an assistant director, submitted classified affidavits,” CNET reported, stating that Illston reserved judgement on two of the 19 letters and requested more information from the government. NSLs allow federal...
  • Is Hillary planning to admit to some of her lies?

    05/30/2013 5:44:03 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 23 replies
    Bookwormroom.com ^ | 5-30-2013 | Bookworm
    For those of you who always thought that Hillary was lying about everything, you’re about to be proven right. Moreover, the news is going to come from a very unexpected source: Hillary herself. The National Enquirer, which has stuck very close to honest reporting since getting burned in a long-ago libel suit, reports that Hillary has decided to stop the lies and tell the truth in an upcoming memoir. Simon & Schuster will pay her $25 million for writing the book, which she hopes will inoculate her 2016 presidential run against any future ugly revelations. According to the National Enquirer’s...
  • National Geographic's disgusting TV promo aired on Memorial Day

    05/27/2013 5:18:33 PM PDT · by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost · 16 replies
    National Geographic; Taboo ^ | May 27, 2013 | GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
    Watch commercial here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QPU_FPgqiQ Another sick TV ad, this time brought to you by National Geographic. As if mocking American traditions wasn't bad enough, they had no choice but to air this on Memorial Day?
  • Background Briefing by Senior Administration Officials on the President's Speech on Counterterrorism

    05/23/2013 2:44:47 PM PDT · by haffast · 2 replies
    The White House ^ | May 23, 2013 | Office of the Press Secretary
    The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release May 23, 2013 Background Briefing by Senior Administration Officials on the President's Speech on Counterterrorism Via Conference Call 12:03 P.M. EDT MS. HAYDEN: Hi, guys. Thanks for joining, and apologies for a slight delay. We're here talking today about the speech the President is about to give at 2:00 p.m. at National Defense University on counterterrorism. This call is on background, attributable to senior administration officials. This call is embargoed until 2:00 p.m. when the President speaks. We actually don't have a lot of time so we'll go ahead...
  • The Real National Scandal: Putin’s Letter to Obama

    05/22/2013 3:38:01 PM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Trevor Loudon ^ | 5/22/13 | Trevor Loudon
    Appalling as the Benghazi, AP, and IRS scandals are, this dwarfs them all. This puts US national survival, and hundreds of millions of lives at stake. The head of Russia’s National Security Council has arrived in the US on a two-day visit for top-level talks on key stumbling blocks in bilateral relations. He will also deliver President Putin’s response to a letter President Obama sent in April. Putin aide Yury Ushakov confirmed on Tuesday that Patrushev is carrying the presidential letter and is scheduled to meet Obama. Among the US officials Nikolay Patrushev will meet during his trip is National...
  • Saudi National in Boston Bombing being deported on "National Security Grounds"

    04/17/2013 7:40:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 69 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 4/17/13 | Pamela Geller
    Steve Emerson just broke the shocking news that the Saudi National, Abdul al-Harbi, first questioned in the Boston bombing, is going to be deported on "national security grounds." He is from a very powerful Saudi family with many terrorist ties. Abdul al-Harbi is a devout Muslim from Medina. I said it takes longer than 15 hours to investigate all of Abdul al-Harbi's relatives, friends, acquaintances, and business and school friends. Perhaps a quick look at the Arabic sources should raise the eyebrows of every American relative to the extent of the problem at hand. Many from Al-Harbi’s clan are steeped...
  • Authorities ID suspect as Saudi national in marathon bombings, under guard at Boston hospital

    04/15/2013 2:04:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 58 replies
    NTY Post ^ | 4/15/13 | staff
    Investigators have a suspect — a Saudi Arabian national — in the horrific Boston Marathon bombings, The Post has learned. Law enforcement sources said the 20-year-old suspect was under guard at an undisclosed Boston hospital. It was not immediately clear why the man was hospitalized and whether he was injured in the attack or in his apprehension. The man was caught less than two hours after the 2:50 p.m. bombing on the finish line of the race, in the heart of Boston. 12 DEAD, 50 INJURED AFTER 2 EXPLOSIONS ROCK BOSTON MARATHON NY AUTHORITIES RAMP UP SECURITY AFTER BOSTON EXPLOSIONS...
  • Is Obama's "BALANCED APPROACH" identical to "TAX AND SPEND" from the past?

    02/21/2013 8:47:36 PM PST · by Graewoulf · 5 replies
    Graewoulf | February 21, 2013 | Graewoulf
    Spendaholic Hussein Obama has conned the Left-Wing Congressional RINOS into believing that increasing taxes and agreeing to a smaller rate of increased Federal Spending is "Fair." Hence, we have "sequestration" which will reduce the rate of increase in increased Federal spending by 2.4 % which will be restored by the 2.8 % increase in worker payroll taxation, and an increased tax burden on those who pay the worker payrolls. Will Sobber-of-The-House Boehner, Can't-Do Cantor, or Romney-RINO Ryan call out Obama's "Balanced Approach" as nothing more than the failed "Tax and Spend" policy that got the National Debt in trouble in...
  • National Debt Is Still the Biggest Threat to Our National Security (How much is too much?)

    12/02/2012 6:53:14 AM PST · by Libloather · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/30/12 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    National Debt Is Still the Biggest Threat to Our National SecurityDr. Ileana Johnson Paugh Friday, November 30, 2012 “An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily a power to destroy, because there is a limit beyond which no institution and no property can bear taxation.” – John Marshall Americans are in denial about the simple fact that our national debt is the biggest threat to our national security. National debt grew exponentially from Washington’s profligate deficit spending, recessions, and wars. **SNIP** Our national debt has exploded in the last four years. During President Obama’s first three years in office, it grew...
  • ´National security risk´: Far-right leader pushes Hungary to draw up list of Jews

    11/27/2012 11:46:55 AM PST · by Nachum · 18 replies
    Reuters ^ | 11/27/2012 | Staff
    BUDAPEST, Hungary -- A Hungarian far-right politician urged the government to draw up a list of Jews who pose a "national security risk", stirring outrage among Jewish leaders who saw echoes of fascist policies that led to the Holocaust. Marton Gyongyosi, a leader of Hungary´s third-strongest political party Jobbik, said the list was necessary because of heightened tensions following the brief conflict in Gaza and should include members of parliament.
  • 16 Trillion dollars Visuazlied - video link

    Ever wonder what 16 Trillion dollars looks like? I created this video to demonstrate the scale of our Debt http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSHI9PDh6GM&feature=plcp
  • NBC/WSJ poll: Presidential contest now tied

    10/21/2012 6:58:11 AM PDT · by Palmetto Patriot · 57 replies
    NBCNEWS.com ^ | 10/21/2012 | Mark Murray
    Heading into Monday's final debate and with just over two weeks until Election Day, President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney are now tied nationally, according the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. Obama and Romney both get 47 percent among likely voters in the latest edition of the poll, conducted entirely in the aftermath of the second presidential debate last Monday. In the last national NBC/WSJ poll, which was conducted before debate season began, the president held a narrow, three-point lead over his GOP challenger, 49 percent to 46 percent.
  • Goodbye FY 2012, Hello FY 2013, Debt increases $145 Billion in 2 days, what used to take 6 mos.

    10/02/2012 9:05:03 PM PDT · by Steelers6 · 1 replies
    Treasury Direct ^ | October 2, 2012 | Steelers6
    Date Debt Held by the Public Intragovernmental Holdings Total Public Debt Outstanding 09/27/2012 11,255,558,023,360.29 4,759,573,001,202.25 16,015,131,024,562.54 09/28/2012 11,269,585,800,039.32 4,796,655,607,346.57 16,066,241,407,385.89 10/01/2012 11,310,911,679,511.83 4,848,575,333,788.52 16,159,487,013,300.35
  • Israel’s national airline to stop flying to Cairo (Video)

    09/16/2012 6:16:11 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 9/16/12 | Emma Riley Sutton
    EL AL Airlines. Israel’s nation airline, will no longer provide flights to Cairo. The number of Israelis flying to Cairo has greatly decreased and EL AL Airlines will no longer be flying almost-empty airplanes to Cairo. The StarTribune also reported on September 16 that the rising operating costs and the necessary security is making it almost impossible to finance the flights to Cairo. With the number of Israelis that travel to Cairo dropping, it is not fiscally feasible to keep the flights going.
  • NATIONAL EMPTY CHAIR DAY HAS GONE VIRAL!!!

    09/02/2012 7:05:04 PM PDT · by OL Hickory · 78 replies
    google ^ | 09/02/2012 | ol hickory
    Look at the number of results and then you know why the Libs heads are exploding!!!
  • What will strike first? The GOP hurricane or $16 Trillion of Debt?

    08/24/2012 10:04:11 PM PDT · by ExxonPatrolUs · 1 replies
    TreasuryDirect.gov ^ | 8/24/2012 | The American Voter
    The Debt to the Penny as of 8/23. Drumroll Please! ... 15,976,519,029,144.14 And counting!
  • Gabby's Gold Ceremony Question? vanity

    08/03/2012 1:09:35 AM PDT · by jdirt · 80 replies
    Aug 2, 2012 | jd
    Is it just me? I was watching the Olympics tonight in a restaurant. There was no sound. Gabby Douglas was receiving the Gold medal for her all-around performance in gymnastics. She did wonderful from what I saw. BUT when she received the Gold, she did not put her hand over her heart when they played the National Anthem. She was holding flowers in the middle of her body with her right hand and had her left hand behind her back.. I blew it off, kinda. But hubby saw it too and we both went into shock. I have never seen...
  • Health Care Ruling Changes National Debate(Right-Wing Extremism Suffered Big Political Defeat)

    06/30/2012 6:05:33 AM PDT · by Son House · 23 replies
    PeoplesWorld.org ^ | June 29, 2012 | John-Rummel
    Wow. How quickly the press changes their reporting. With the Supreme Court ruling yesterday upholding the Affordable Care Act (ACA), today's front section of the Detroit Free Press has the following headlines: "Hospital execs promise improved care" "Up to 500,000 more poor people will get coverage in Michigan" "Many find hope in ruling" "Many of law's provisions already proving popular" and a two-thirds page description of the law's consumer protections already in effect and those still to come. I was amazed. Why hadn't I seen such praises of the law before in the Free Press or other big media? How...
  • FDR oversaw the largest increase in the national debt

    06/21/2012 8:11:51 AM PDT · by moonshot925 · 13 replies
    TreasuryDirect ^ | June 21 2012
    On 30 June 1933 the national debt was 22,538,672,560.15 On 30 June 1945 the national debt was 258,682,187,409.93
  • US takes back supercomputing crown with world's fastest computer

    06/18/2012 8:12:23 PM PDT · by Ron C. · 22 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 6/18/12 | FoxNews
    A U.S. supercomputer has won back the crown in the never-ending battle for the world's most powerful supercomputer. Its victory is the latest milestone marking the steady climb of computing power all across the globe. The Top500 industry list gave its No. 1 ranking to the Sequoia supercomputer housed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California — a spot earned by Sequoia's ability to crunch 16.32 quadrillion calculations per second (16.32 petaflops/s). Such supercomputing power is used by the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration to simulate nuclear weapons tests for older weapons that have been sitting in the U.S. arsenal....
  • Why You Should Be Excited About National Bankruptcy

    06/07/2012 7:43:12 PM PDT · by SteelToe · 9 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | June 7, 2012 | Simon Black
    One of the great absurdities of our modern financial system is that a nation living within its means, i.e. spending less than what it confiscates in tax revenue, is no longer the norm. Living within your means is now considered ‘austerity’. And unfair. Whether in the UK, Europe, or North America, many voters have become so accustomed to the government’s massive role in the economy, they can’t begin to imagine how it could be scaled back. You usually hear heavy objections from people like– “What about roads? If we start cutting budgets, there would be no more roads!” The ‘road...
  • National Day of Prayer Coincides With 50th Anniversary of Ban on School Prayer

    05/03/2012 9:02:53 AM PDT · by knittnmom · 5 replies
    The Christian Post ^ | May 2, 2012 5:02 pm | Luiza Oleszczuk
    As Americans prepare to observe the 61st annual National Day of Prayer this week, the usual debate over interpretation of the First Amendment of the Constitution, specifically the Establishment Clause, also takes center stage. But this year is special, according to some, because the May 3 observance also marks the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision that invalidated official prayer in public schools. "Some religious believers will likely use the day of prayer to call attention to what they view as a regrettable and consequential decision," John Inazu, a First Amendment expert and professor of law at Washington University...
  • 61st Annual National Day of Prayer

    05/01/2012 2:05:10 PM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 5 replies
    Our 61st annual NDP observance is just around the corner, and I want to let you know how deeply we value your friendship and support. As the Chairman of the National Day of Prayer Task Force, I’d like to take this opportunity to speak to you about a matter that is crucial to the future of our nation – prayer! In 2 Chronicles 7:14, the Lord proclaims “If my people, who call on My name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, I will forgive their...
  • Pro-marriage group thinks IRS employee leaked Mitt Romney’s donor info to Human Rights Campaign

    04/12/2012 2:37:52 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 13 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/12/2012 | Matt Lewis
    It is likely that someone at the Internal Revenue Service illegally leaked confidential donor information showing a contribution from Mitt Romney’s political action committee to the National Organization for Marriage, says the group. In a letter exclusively obtained by The Daily Caller, the organization has asked the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration to “investigate and learn the source of the breach and prosecute those responsible to the fullest extent of the law.” It also provided evidence suggesting the leak might have been the result of “IRS employee misconduct.” The dispute stems from a March 30 post on the pro-gay...
  • Rasmussen Poll National (Santorum 39%, Romney 27%)

    02/15/2012 9:30:10 AM PST · by TexasFreeper2009 · 123 replies · 1+ views
    Rasmussen ^ | 2/15/12 | staff
    Follow the bouncing ball. Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum has now bounced to a 12-point lead over Mitt Romney in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely Republican Primary Voters finds Santorum with 39% support to the former Massachusetts governor’s 27%. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich follows from a distance with 15% of the vote, and Texas Congressman Ron Paul runs last with 10%. Three percent (3%) like some other candidate in the race, and six percent (6%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.) Just over a week...
  • Rasmussen: Newt Pulling Away Nationally

    01/24/2012 12:05:31 PM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 56 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | January 24, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Gingrich 35%    Romney 28    Santorum 16    Paul 10  Well, that happened quite a bit quicker than I expected- Newt out 7 points on Mittens nationally.  If you missed it, Gallup already had the Former House Speaker hypothetically in a statistical dead-heat with Obama, too... maybe he's 'electable' after all, eh. And another thing you hear from the other side is stuff about Newt’s considerable ego and ‘megalomaniac’, etc. Well, consider this: the ball is REALLY teed up for any who’d like to be a conservative hero of all time… think about it. The opportunity is right there,...
  • NBC/WSJ poll: Newt double-digits over Romney nationally

    12/13/2011 4:12:46 PM PST · by TexasFreeper2009 · 41 replies
    Politico ^ | 12/13/11 | MAGGIE HABERMAN
    Newt Gingrich has opened a major lead nationally over Mitt Romney, who is still stuck in roughly the same place he has been throughout the year, according to new NBC/WSJ poll numbers. At the same time, Gingrich has real red flags for a general election, the survey found. In the GOP matchups, Gingrich is at 40 percent to Romney's 23 percent. Everyone else is in single digits - Ron Paul gets 9 percent, Michele Bachmann 8 percent, Rick Perry 6 percent, Jon Huntsman 5 percent and Rick Santorum 3 percent.