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  • The Complete Guide to What Every Man Should Keep in His Car

    08/09/2017 4:42:52 PM PDT · by vannrox · 117 replies
    The Art of Manlness ^ | January 27, 2017 | AoM Team
    When I was growing up, I noticed that my father kept his car well-stocked with supplies. A lot of the equipment was for his job busting poachers as a game warden, but most of the things were for emergency situations that could happen to anyone. And there were plenty of times when my dad was able to put those supplies to work.Be it a maintenance issue or a snowstorm, keeping the following items in your vehicle can save you time and discomfort, and perhaps even your very life, should an emergency arise. Obviously, the necessity of some items depends...
  • Republicans exempt their own insurance from their latest health care proposal

    04/26/2017 7:43:26 AM PDT · by mikelets456 · 23 replies
    MSN ^ | 4/26/2017 | MSN
    Republican legislators want to keep popular Obamacare provisions for themselves and their staff. House Republicans appear to have included a provision that exempts Members of Congress and their staff from their latest health care plan. The new Republican amendment, introduced Tuesday night, would allow states to waive out of Obamacare’s ban on pre-existing conditions. This means that insurers could once again, under certain circumstances, charge sick people higher premiums than healthy people. Republican legislators liked this policy well enough to offer it in a new amendment. They do not, however, seem to like it enough to have it apply to...
  • Bennett: ‘Bad’ Iran deal increases need for military action (will Israel strike?)

    11/23/2013 9:03:36 PM PST · by Dave346 · 26 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | November 23, 2013, 9:07 pm
    Economics minister and Jewish Home leader says Israel cannot ‘sit idly by’ while world allows Iran to be 6 weeks from the bomb Economics and Trade Minister Naftali Bennett (Jewish Home) said Saturday that a “bad deal” with Iran on curbing its nuclear program would “increase the need for Israeli [military] action.” “If there will be a deal which would allow Iran to have the ability to ‘break out’ and build a bomb within six weeks, we cannot sit idly by in this situation and we will examine all the options,” Bennett told Channel 2 Saturday evening.
  • Obama doesn't need Congress to intervene in Syria

    08/26/2013 5:01:56 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 95 replies
    AFP ^ | August 26, 2013
    US President Barack Obama has the authority to launch air strikes against Syria. But he has to notify lawmakers in Congress -- a process which has begun, according to both sides. "The administration is actively consulting with members of Congress, and we will continue to have these conversations in the days ahead," Kerry said Monday in a strongly-worded statement on Syria.
  • We Need to Restore the Spirit of Capitalism

    07/29/2013 5:07:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | July 29, 2013 | Star Parker
    President Barack Obama went to Knox College in Galesburg, Ill., this week to rearticulate his vision for the American economy and to reassure the American people that, yes, he knows what he is doing. The president's prodigious political skills are always on display, even in the most challenging circumstances. He can take dismal reality and spin a positive and optimistic picture that will inspire his supporters. And no matter how many facts may contradict the claims of the president's vision, that vision never changes and there never seems a moment when he doubts he is right. The president reminded the...
  • Dave Says You Don't Need Babysitter for Your Money

    06/18/2013 10:43:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies ^ | June 18, 2013 | Dave Ramsey
    Dear Dave, My son has a $115,000 mortgage at 5.8 percent. He also has a home equity line of credit of $40,000 at 9 percent. Currently, he can get a 30-year loan at 3.5 percent, or a 15-year note at 2.75 percent. His take-home pay is between $70,000 and $80,000 a year, and these are his only debts. Should he combine the mortgages into one loan? Daniel Dear Daniel, First, I only recommend mortgages of 15 years or less. Now we’re looking at a 2.75 percent loan versus a 5.8 percent loan versus a 9 percent loan. I advise people...
  • CNN Examines Using ARs for Hog Hunting

    04/04/2013 5:55:29 PM PDT · by SJackson · 60 replies
    Petersons ^ | March 26, 2013 | Eric Conn
    If you had to pick the single most controversial issue in America the past few months, the AR would no doubt be at the top of that list. And if you had to characterize the media’s position on the subject, it would without hesitation be unfavorable. Given those facts, it was surprising when CNN ran an exclusive online video on March 22 with a semi-positive focus on the use of ARs for hog hunting in agrarian Georgia. The segment ran on Anderson Cooper 360 and featured interviews with Jim Pritchard, a Georgia farmer, and Hal Shouse, owner operator of hogSWAT,...
  • ‘Need’ defined

    03/01/2013 6:42:43 AM PST · by marktwain · 6 replies ^ | 28 February, 2013 | mcrow44
    The ‘need’ word has infected political rhetoric. President Obama recently suggested that we should eliminate certain tax loopholes because some taxpayers are doing just fine and they don’t need tax relief, i.e. the money. More troubling, he didn’t argue that the government had new and pressing obligations, requiring increased revenues, nor did he argue that the government’s need for the money was relatively greater than that of the taxpayers. He made the social justice argument. You should be allowed to keep the wealth that you need. The government identifies monetary need in a curious fashion. Current spending (consumption) is generally...
  • Why Does Anyone Need to Read About Celebrities? [Coulter]

    02/28/2013 7:43:57 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 25 replies ^ | 2/27/2013 | Ann Coulter
    Having given up on trying to persuade Americans that taking guns away from law-abiding citizens will reduce the murder rate, Democrats have turned to their usual prohibitionary argument: "Why does anyone need (an assault weapon, a 30-round magazine, a semiautomatic, etc., etc.)?" Phony conservative Joe Manchin, who won his U.S. Senate seat in West Virginia with an ad showing him shooting a gun, said, "I don't know anyone (who) needs 30 rounds in a clip." CNN's Don Lemon, who does not fit the usual profile of the avid hunter and outdoorsman, demanded, "Who needs an assault rifle to go hunting?"...
  • 'We need a President who loves America' (not to mention deep-fried food): Now Rick Perry takes

    08/16/2011 12:47:05 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8/16/11 | Paul Bentley
    Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry hit the campaign trail this week, slamming Barack Obama by claiming the country needs a president who is 'in love with America'. After announcing his bid on Saturday, the 61-year-old Texas governor gave the country a taste of what's to come at the Iowa State Fair, signing autographs and scoffing on finger food while boldly declaring his love for the U.S.A. 'I think you want a president who is passionate about America--that’s in love with America,' Perry said during the visit on Monday. When he was asked by a journalist later
  • Hey Freepers? Need Help...

    03/21/2011 4:47:11 PM PDT · by Mayr Fortuna · 29 replies
    March 21, 2011 | Mayr Fortuna
    Resume for Mayr Sampaio Fortuna Neto Mayr Fortuna as mostly known, 58 years old Civil Engineer has been working in IT since 1973, and has been Programmer, Chief Programmers Team, Chief Programmers Pool, Systems Analyst, Project Leader, Chief Project Leader, Project Manager, IT Consultant to States Government and Federal Government in Brazil, Business Consultant and Business Man. During all this years has developed and implemented small and large scaled IT Proposals contemplating Hardware and Software with the proficient use of MS Project and Excel tools among others, also masters Relational and Non-Relational as Oracle, MS-SQL, MySql, Universe and QM Multi-Valued...
  • Why can't politicians pull it together?

    03/01/2011 10:49:05 AM PST · by garycsr55 · 6 replies
    3/1/2012 | garycsr55
    I feel the need to get a few things off my chest, even if nobody's listening, so here goes. 1. Collective bargaining has no place in the government sector. People who work at the taxpayer's pleasure are already very well compensated (usually, as always, there are exceptions). These folks generally have pensions, health insurance, vacations, full-time positions and JOB SECURITY. They also receive compensation commensurate with their duties. All unions are out there for (in modern times) is to line the pockets of corrupt union officials and corrupt politicos. 2. Why keep pushing for government funding of high speed rail?...
  • Wheelchairs delivered to kids in need

    08/26/2010 4:59:57 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies
    U.S. Forces Iraq ^ | Sgt. Kimberly Johnson, USA
    BAGHDAD--“So much of what the Army is geared toward is targeting or improving the perception [of] or reinforcing the Government of Iraq to their people, but for a few hours, on behalf of the American people, we blessed the lives of … Iraqi kids.” An Iraq boy is fitted for a custom donated wheelchair, Aug. 11, 2010, by a team of volunteers with the United States Division – Center surgeon's office as these troops for the third time support Brad Blauser and his nonprofit organization, Wheelchairs for Iraqi Kids, in distributing wheelchairs to Iraq’s children most in need. U.S. Army...
  • S.F. resident near death following Oakland attack, police say

    04/18/2010 5:19:03 PM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 44 replies · 2,205+ views
    Oakland Tribune ^ | 4/18/10 | Harry Harris
    A 59-year-old San Francisco man is not expected to survive injuries suffered Friday afternoon when he was punched in the face by a man who had been part of an earlier assault on the victim's son, police said. Authorities said the victim, Tiansheng Yu, was on life support at a hospital Saturday. Yu was critically injured about 3:04 p.m. in the 1800 block of Telegraph Avenue just a few feet from the entrance to the Fox Theater. Police said that moments earlier, Yu and his 27-year-old son, whose name was not released, had parked their car in the 1700 block...
  • Gates, Mullen Address Need for Trainers in Afghanistan

    03/25/2010 5:23:31 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 163+ views
    WASHINGTON, March 25, 2010 – Though the number of trainers for Afghan security forces has increased significantly, the process is a work in progress and the American people must have patience, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said here today. Gates and Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, also addressed the effects of the Palestinian-Israeli peace process and the progress of United Nations sanctions on Iran. The United States, NATO allies and international partners have added significant numbers of trainers for Afghan security forces, but more are needed, the secretary said. After Afghan units undergo...
  • Palin: 'Jews need a place to live'

    11/19/2009 8:49:49 PM PST · by Nachum · 131 replies · 3,913+ views
    Jerusalem ^ | 11/19/09 | JTA
    Former US vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin disagrees with the Obama administration's demand that Israel halt settlement construction, although her reason for that opinion is puzzling to some (or at the least demonstrates she's not familiar with the term "natural growth" that much of the debate has revolved around). Palin debates Biden in St.... She told Barbara Walters on ABC's Good Morning America this week that she disagrees with the White House because all the Jews moving to Israel need a place to live. "I disagree with the Obama administration on that," Palin told Walters. "I believe that the Jewish...
  • Rep. Cao to Steele: You Need Me

    11/09/2009 9:50:42 AM PST · by Nachum · 28 replies · 1,035+ views
    ABC ^ | 11/9/09 | Rick Klein
    Rickkleinblogpic ABC News’ Rick Klein reports: The decision by Rep. Joseph Cao, R-La., to vote for the Democrats’ health care bill last night would put him directly in the Republican Party’s firing line, under the standard enunciated by RNC Chairman Michael Steele last week. On’s “Top Line” last week, Steele said of Republicans who support President Obama on health care or the stimulus bill: “So candidates who live in moderate to slightly liberal districts have got to walk a little bit carefully here, because you do not want to put yourself in a position where you’re crossing that line...
  • Need for federal insurance czar is questioned

    07/07/2009 9:18:29 AM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies · 283+ views
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's congressional allies want to create a powerful insurance commissioner to oversee medical plans nationwide. State regulators say it would duplicate what they do without better protecting consumers. Conservatives bemoan the big government mentality. The issue could flare as lawmakers push to meet an ambitious schedule for votes on health care legislation before their August vacation. Like the notion of a government insurance plan to compete with private companies, designating a single official appointed by the president to oversee the market goes to the heart of the federal role.
  • Obama: Unemployment to rise, need faster spending

    06/23/2009 3:16:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies · 867+ views
    breitbart ^ | 6/23/09
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Amid rising public impatience with an economy now under his watch, President Barack Obama on Tuesday said his administration needs to push money out faster to initiate a recovery and conceded that unemployment would rise above 10 percent. "People are going through a very tough time right now," Obama said at a White House news conference. "And I don't expect them to be satisfied." For the second time in a month, Obama voiced unease over the results of a $787 billion economic stimulus that he pressed Congress to pass as one of his first acts as president.
  • Banks May Need $1 Trillion After U.S. Tests, KBW Says

    04/23/2009 12:29:44 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies · 533+ views
    Reuters ^ | 4/23/09 | staff
    * KBW analysis shows banks need to raise capital * Sees Bank of America needing more government help (Adds dateline, detail on government stress test) NEW YORK, April 23 (Reuters) - U.S. banks including Bank of America Corp (BAC.N), JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) and Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N) may need to raise $1 trillion of capital, Keefe, Bruyette and Woods analysts said in a report on Thursday, after they stress tested the industry.