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  • You Didn't Build That - PolitiZoid (too funny!!!)

    09/23/2012 7:14:13 AM PDT · by Kolath · 7 replies
    PolitiZoid and YouTube ^ | 9/19/2012 | RightChange
    President Obama says his "You Didn't Build That" comment was taken out of context. Here is Obama in his own words explaining that to people who are just trying to run their business without the government interfering.
  • Obama's Problem with Independents (vanity)

    09/23/2012 7:03:05 AM PDT · by tatown · 12 replies
    tatown | 9/23/12 | tatown
    With poll after poll showing Obama trailing among independents by 5 to 15 points, how is it possible for this race to be close? Rasmussen just today has Romney up 12 points among indies yet shows the race tied. Is Rasmussen now using a 2008 (or even more slanted) dem advantage turnout model?
  • Age could become a factor in kidney transplants(death panels in motion)

    09/23/2012 6:50:15 AM PDT · by DallasBiff · 37 replies ^ | 9/20/12 | Teresa Woodard
    "The new system would take 20 percent of the 'best' kidneys or kidneys that have the potential to last the longest, and give them to the 20 percent of patients that could last the longest," Cutler explained. "So, a simple example would be a young donor going into a young patient." And the reverse would be true, too. "Older kidneys would go to older patients," he said. He said the current system of matching donors and recipients is based on how long someone has been waiting, how close the match is, and how likely it is another match could be...
  • Does 1979 newspaper column shed light on 2008 campaign story? (Possible Saudi support for Hussein)

    09/23/2012 6:36:01 AM PDT · by libstripper · 169 replies
    Daily Inter Lake (Kalispel, MT) ^ | Sept. 22, 2012 | Frank Miele
    Searching old newspapers is one of my favorite pastimes, and I have tried to use them many times to shed light on current events — or to inform readers about how the past is prologue to our very interesting present-day quandaries. Recently, I came across a syndicated column from November 1979 that seemed to point 30 years into the future toward an obscure campaign issue that arose briefly in the 2008 presidential campaign.
  • Rasmussen: R 46, O 46: With Leaners: R 48, O 48. Obama at -11%.

    09/23/2012 6:36:06 AM PDT · by SoftwareEngineer · 50 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 09/23/2012 | Scott Rasmussen
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Sunday shows President Obama and Mitt Romney each attracting support from 46% of voters nationwide. Three percent (3%) prefer some other candidate, and five percent (5%) are undecided. See daily tracking history. When “leaners” are included, the candidates are tied at 48%. Leaners are those who are initially uncommitted to the two leading candidates but lean towards one of them when asked a follow-up question.
  • City gives OK to controversial sign

    09/23/2012 5:06:17 AM PDT · by devolve · 8 replies Halstead Kansas ^ | September 22, 2012 | devolve
  • Afghan Surge Ends: Not with a Bang but a Whimper

    09/23/2012 5:28:51 AM PDT · by radioone · 2 replies
    American Interest ^ | September 21, 2012 | Walter Russell Mead
    The U.S. troop surge in Afghanistan, which began in 2009, ended this week. As the Times aptly notes, the conclusion of one of Obama’s biggest military endeavors has come and gone with little fanfare. The president is doubtless happy about this, as the mission has been far from an unqualified success: The milestone, which still leaves 68,000 American troops in Afghanistan, went nearly unremarked here, with no statement from President Hamid Karzai or the United States military commander, Gen. John R. Allen, or even from the American ambassador. It was announced on the other side of the planet, by the...
  • What Obama's High Priest of Targeted Killings Doesn't Want You To Know

    09/23/2012 5:28:25 AM PDT · by lbryce · 12 replies
    Foreign Policy ^ | September 18, 2012 | MICAH ZENKO
    Complete Title: The Seven Deadly Sins of John Brennan What Obama's high priest of targeted killings doesn't want you to know. Last week, I introduced readers to John Brennan, the U.S. president's closest advisor for intelligence and counter-terrorism issues. Although Americans know little about Brennan, he plays an essential role in shaping and implementing the expansive, unprecedented targeted killing of suspected terrorists and militants. He is, the New York Times reported, citing administration officials, the "priest whose blessing has become indispensable" to Obama. After Brennan lost out on the nomination for CIA director, he became the White House's homeland security...
  • Obama: Romney 'sure can afford' to pay more (none of Hussein's business...)

    09/23/2012 4:53:08 AM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/22/12 | Kevin Bogardus, Amie Parnes
    Obama: Romney 'sure can afford' to pay moreBy Kevin Bogardus and Amie Parnes - 09/22/12 07:40 PM ET President Obama made a campaign stop on Saturday in Wisconsin, saying Mitt Romney "sure can afford" to pay more as part of his argument on tax policy. At a Milwaukee rally, the president took several shots at the Republican presidential nominee and sought to energize his party’s supporters to help get out the vote in the crucial swing state. “We have always said in this campaign that change takes more than one term,” Obama said, asking for more time to finish the...
  • Thomas Sowell: ‘Barack Obama is worse than Jimmy Carter’

    09/23/2012 4:33:52 AM PDT · by lbryce · 7 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 21, 2012 | Jeff Poor
    Some conservatives will readily admit that Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has his share of flaws as a candidate. But he is still much more preferable than the alternative, President Barack Obama, according to Hoover Institution scholar-in-residence Thomas Sowell. “I don’t think Mitt Romney is going to be sparking riots against the American embassies around the world,” Sowell, the author of “Intellectuals and Society: Revised and Expanded Edition,” said said in an appearance on Fox Business Network’s “Cavuto” on Thursday. “[I]t’s not a question of whether they love you or not. The question is whether they respect you. You know,...
  • City gives OK to controversial sign

    09/23/2012 12:16:28 AM PDT · by kathsua · 15 replies
    The Hutchinson News ^ | 9/21/2012 | Mary Clarkin
    HALSTEAD - Critics of a political sign in Halstead consider it out of bounds, but City Administrator J.R. Hatfield said legally, it is in bounds. Hatfield said there have been inquiries about the sign, but it "meets the criteria of city ordinance." ----------advertisement----------- On the yard of NTH Silver Recovery Service Inc., located along a southern entrance into Halstead, is a sign proclaiming: "We built this Business without Government Help" and below: "Obama can kiss my (illustration of donkey)" "I am Kevin Henderson and I approve this message," reads the bottom of the sign. Henderson is president and general manager...
  • A United States of Islam in the Middle East?

    09/22/2012 11:42:24 PM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 30 replies
    Dinesh D'souza ^ | September 22, 2012 | Dinesh D'souza
    Something very big is going on in the Middle East. This is not about an inflammatory film or a political assassination in Libya. Rather, recent events confirm that throughout the Muslim world, radical Islam is on the march. The radical Muslims have figured out a much better strategy than the Al Qaeda strategy of the past decade. Instead of terrorist acts aimed at directly wounding the “far enemy,” namely the United States, Islamic radicals are using democracy and public protest to defeat the “near enemy,” namely their own autocratic governments, and seize power. Remarkably President Obama seems to be responding...
  • Iran Official: German Firm Planted Bombs In Parts Meant For Nuclear Program

    09/22/2012 10:52:13 PM PDT · by Fennie · 16 replies
    Haaretz ^ | September 22, 2012 | By The Associated Press
    Iran accused Germany's Siemens on Saturday of implanting tiny explosives inside equipment the Islamic Republic purchased for its disputed nuclear program, a charge the technology giant denied.
  • Obama Went to Bed While Consulate was Under Siege

    09/22/2012 10:21:06 PM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Front Page ^ | 9/23/12 | Daniel Greenfield
    Forget the 3 AM phone call. Obama couldn’t even be trusted with an 11 PM phone call. They say that only a man with a clear conscience, or no conscience at all, can sleep this way. But hey, he had to be rested for the next fundraiser and the next party. Jay-Z and Beyonce, unlike dead ambassadors and Libyan militias, actually matter. Fox News’ Special Report informed us that Barack Obama knew of the attack on the Libyan consulate within 90 minutes of it beginning. There is no doubt that Obama knew that the attacks involved AK-47s, along with Rocket...
  • BIRTHER Hearing Monday in Jackson, MS

    09/22/2012 10:07:54 PM PDT · by jdirt · 24 replies
    BIRTHER Hearing Monday in Jackson, MS U. S. District Court 501 East Court Street Suite 2.500. Jackson, MS 39201 Judge Henry Wingate's courtroom 9:30 am Attorney Orly Taitz will be coming to MS to argue several motions. This case was filed in January and the Justice system has been avoiding it ever since. Law Enforcement has concluded that Obama's Birth Certificate is a FORGERY Law Enforcement has concluded that his Selective Service Record is a FORGERY Private Investigator concluded his Social Security number is FRAUDULENT He FAILED an E-Verify check SSA started new program to scramble ss numbers from now...
  • We're Not All That Impressed With This Romney Chap

    09/22/2012 7:51:48 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 8 replies
    The People's Cube ^ | September 22, 2012 | Opiate of the People
    The following hard-hitting, well-reasoned editorial will be appearing in most of our finest daily newspapers in the next few weeks as soon as we call them up and instruct ask them to print it. Be on the lookout for it so you can spring into action and start writing letters of approval as soon as it appears. We're Not All That Impressed With This Romney Chap We here at the (insert name of paper here) are a fair, open-minded, tolerant bunch, as you would expect given our elevated social status. So, when an unknown, inexperienced politician named Willard Mitt...
  • Reminder/Flashback:Flashback: Gallup Had Carter Up 4 Points Over Ronald Reagan in September 1980

    09/22/2012 8:27:10 PM PDT · by Innovative · 30 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Sept 8, 2012 | Jim Hoff
    Back in 1980 Gallup had Jimmy Carter up over Ronald Reagan by 4 points in mid to late September... And, Carter was up 8 points in October. In fact there was a published Gallup poll showing Carter up six among likely voters in a poll conducted Oct. 24 to 27. Ronald Reagan ended up winning by 9 points and taking 44 states.
  • Two men charged with stealing $50,000 from Obama Chicago campaign headquarters

    09/22/2012 7:55:13 PM PDT · by tellw · 26 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | 9/22/12 | Tina Sfondeles
    Two men were behind bars for allegedly stealing more than $50,000 in checks from President Barack Obama’s Chicago campaign headquarters. Jessie Adams, 36, of the 1100 block of Spencer Road in Joliet, was charged with one count of being an organizer of a financial crime enterprise.
  • Four Reasons Why Romney Might Still Win

    09/22/2012 8:15:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    Business Insider ^ | September 20, 2012 | Former Clinton Labor Secretary Robert B. Reich
    Can Romney possibly recover? A survey conducted between Sept. 12 and Sept. 16 by the Pew Research Center — before the “47 percent victim” video came to light – showed Obama ahead of Romney 51% to 43% among likely voters. That’s the biggest margin in the September survey prior to a presidential election since Bill Clinton led Bob Dole, 50% to 38% in 1996. And, remember, this recent poll was done before America watched Romney belittle almost half the nation. For the last several days I’ve been deluged with calls from my inside-the-beltway friends telling me “Romney’s dead.” Hold it....
  • Voting Guide for Serious Catholics (or any Christian)

    09/22/2012 8:02:01 PM PDT · by pgyanke · 48 replies
    Vanity | 9/22/2012 | pgyanke
    The Five Non-Negotiable Issues for Serious Catholics"The common outcry, which is justly made on behalf of human rights--for example, the right to health, to home, to work, to family, to culture--is false and illusory if the right to life, the most basic and fundamental right and the condition for all other personal rights, is not defended with maximum determination" -- Pope John Paul II, "Christifideles Laici" According to Catholic theologians, five moral issues are intrinsically evil and must never be promoted by law. Intrinsically evil actions fundamentally conflict with the moral law and can never be performed under any circumstances....