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  • Obama Threatens to Veto Pro-Life Bill to Completely Ban Taxpayer Funding of Abortions

    01/23/2015 7:43:18 PM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies ^ | 1/23/15 | Steven Ertelt
    Yesterday, the House passed legislation that will put in place a complete ban on taxpayer funding of abortions that ensures abortions are not directly funded in any federal governmental program or department. The president says he will veto it. The legislation combines several policies that must be enacted every year in Congressional battles and puts them into law where they will not be in jeopardy of being overturned every time Congress changes hands from pro-life lawmakers to those who support abortions. The House voted 242-179 for the bill with 239 Republicans and three Democrats voting to ban taxpayer funding of...
  • The Continuing Obama Soap Opera

    12/26/2014 10:25:56 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | December 26, 2014 | D.W. Wilbur
    Enjoying his vacation in Hawaii President Obama has dispatched Vice President Joe Biden to New York to represent the administration at the funeral of slain New York Police Officer Rafael Ramos, in a move some would consider a clear indication of his hostility towards and disdain for law enforcement. To send a loose cannon like Biden to such a solemn occasion, knowing full well that Biden is more than likely going to say or do something truly insensitive or stupid, shows that the president has little regard for the feelings of police professionals in New York and around the country.The...
  • Only 16% of Israel believe US president's administration is more pro-Israel than pro-Palestinian

    10/30/2014 3:01:47 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 27 replies
    Only sixteen percent of Israelis believe US president Barack Obama’s administration is more pro-Israel than pro-Palestinian, according to a Smith Research poll taken exclusively Wednesday night for The Jerusalem Post.
  • Libs Claim Using the Term “OBOLA” Is Racist

    10/09/2014 2:00:25 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 111 replies ^ | 10-9-14 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Liberal journalists are now claiming that Americans who use the term #Obola are racist and xenophobic, continuing the trend whereby any criticism of President Obama is hastily characterized as a racial slur. In an article for the Verge entitled Ebola panic is getting pretty racist, feminist journalist Arielle Duhaime-Ross blames Dinesh D’Souza and Michael Savage for popularizing the hashtag #Obola as a “racist xenophobic….banner to rally around,” despite the fact that the meme patently represents a witty encapsulation of what many see as the federal government’s botched response to the Ebola outbreak and the failure to block flights from West...
  • Citing security threat, Obama expands U.S. role fighting Ebola

    09/16/2014 6:22:46 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 32 replies
    yahoo/reuters ^ | 9-16-14 | jeff Mason and James Harding Giahyue
    It also calls for building 17 treatment centres with 100 beds each; placing U.S. Public Health Service personnel in new field hospitals in Liberia; training thousands of healthcare workers for six months or longer; and creating an "air bridge" to get health workers and medical supplies into West Africa more quickly. Obama said that if the outbreak is not stopped now, hundreds of thousands of people may become infected, "with profound political and economic and security implications for all of us." "This is an epidemic that is not just a threat to regional security. It’s a potential threat to global...
  • Obama: Media makes you think ‘world is falling apart’

    08/29/2014 3:44:17 PM PDT · by Cheerio · 36 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/29/14 | Justin Sink
    President Obama on Friday said social media and the nightly news are partly to blame for the sense that “the world is falling apart.” "I can see why a lot of folks are troubled," Obama told a group of donors gathered at a Democratic National Committee barbecue in Purchase, N.Y.
  • President Barack Obama Flubs Spelling of "Respect" During Aretha Franklin Women of Soul Tribute

    03/07/2014 8:31:28 PM PST · by Enchante · 36 replies
    Eonline ^ | 03/07/14 | Zach Johnson
    "When Aretha first told us what R-S-P-E-C-T meant to her," he began, causing the crowd to laugh.....
  • Fox News poll: Obama's approval hits new low (38%)

    03/05/2014 3:01:18 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 90 replies
    President Obama’s job approval rating hits a record low this week, as a majority of Americans say his administration has mostly failed at growing the economy, creating jobs, improving health care and the country’s image. That’s according to a Fox News poll released Wednesday. For the first time in a Fox News poll, fewer than four voters in ten -- 38 percent -- approve of President Obama’s job performance. Fifty-four percent disapprove. Before now Obama’s worst job rating was 40-55 percent in November 2013. Last month 42 percent approved and 53 percent disapproved (February 2014).
  • Bumper sticker

    02/20/2014 3:19:07 PM PST · by dynachrome · 17 replies ^ | 2-20-14 | Forwardobserver
  • NBC/WSJ poll: Obama ends year on low note

    12/11/2013 8:58:07 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 4 replies
    According to the poll, Obama’s overall job-approval rating stands at 43 percent, up 1 point from the previous NBC/WSJ survey conducted in late October, his lowest showing ever in the poll. But 54 percent say they disapprove of his job, which is the highest mark in his presidency. In addition, for the second straight survey, Obama’s favorable/unfavorable score is a net-negative (42 percent positive, 46 percent negative). And a combined 50 percent say they are either “disappointed” or “dissatisfied” with the president, versus a combined 28 percent who are “proud” or “satisfied.”
  • Gay teen activist honored by Obama charged with sex crimes against a 14-yr-old boy

    11/21/2013 4:30:42 PM PST · by Morgana · 38 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Kirsten Andersen
    PHOENIX, November 20, 2013 ( – An openly homosexual teenager, who was given a position as an “adviser” to Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and honored by President Barack Obama at a White House “gay pride” dinner, has been indicted on more than a dozen counts of sexual misconduct with a minor under the age of 15. Caleb Laieski, now 18, was 17 at the time of the alleged abuse. His alleged victim, a close friend he met on TrevorSpace (a social media site for children and young adults aged 13-24 who have an interest in homosexuality), was only 14 at...
  • Freep a Poll! (Is it fair to criticize the president for playing so much golf?)

    11/11/2013 3:25:05 PM PST · by dynachrome · 32 replies ^ | 11-11-13 | 710KNUS
    Is it fair to criticize the president for playing so much golf? Comment - YES NO NO OPINION
  • Jimmy Carter Acknowledges Total Failure of Obama Presidency

    11/04/2013 9:18:50 AM PST · by Morgana · 22 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | Moonbattery
    Until recently, Jimmy Carter was widely acknowledged as the most incompetent US president in living memory. So it must have pricked Obama’s overinflated ego like a needle when Carter said this of his presidency: “His major accomplishment was Obamacare, and the implementation of it now is questionable at best.” That is, Obama has been an unmitigated disaster, as predicted by patriots from the beginning. Peter Wehner thought that, especially coming from Carter, this may have been too cruel a blow. But then he reflected, What exactly are the impressive achievements of President Obama? The revival of the American economy? Surging...
  • ‘Perfect’ 1972 Dolphins team members snub Obama’s invite

    08/21/2013 2:04:33 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 11 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | 8.20.13 | Michael Dorstewitz
    While President Barack Obama wants to show his love for the phenomenal 1972 Miami Dolphins football team, at least three of its members aren’t showing the love back. They refuse to appear for a Tuesday White House tribute. The Dolphins are the only team in National Football League history to win the Super Bowl with a perfect season. Some of the members of that championship team have decided to snub the White House event honoring the team. “We’ve got some real moral compass issues in Washington,” Hall of Fame center Jim Langer told the Sun-Sentinel, according to NewsMax. “I don’t...
  • Zimmerman defense responds to President Obama comments

    07/19/2013 9:16:37 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 41 replies
    Click Orlando ^ | 7/19/13
    WASHINGTON - Defense attorneys for George Zimmerman released a response to President Barack Obama's remarks on "stand your ground" laws and how the Trayvon Martin verdict is affecting the community. "We have listened to President Obama’s comments about the verdict in the Zimmerman Case. People are focusing on this quote: 'Trayvon Martin could’ve been me 35 years ago.' To focus on this one line misses the nuances of the President’s message, which includes comments about how African Americans view the Zimmerman Case in the context of the history of racial disparity in America," the defense wrote on their website,
  • Gates & Buffett Are Considered The Richest Because People Don't Recognize World's Only Trillionaire

    03/18/2013 10:42:29 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 4 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-18-13 | The Looking Spoon
  • Obama's Southeast Asia Trip All Style, No Substance

    11/22/2012 12:11:49 PM PST · by Morgana · 13 replies ^ | 11.22.2012 | staff
    Diplomacy: So amid all the colorful and flirty photos from President Obama's first tour of Southeast Asia, what did he actually accomplish? As usual, he served himself politically in what was largely a Potemkin mission abroad. It was obvious enough from the rubelike gaffes that the president hasn't been particularly interested or attentive to the affairs of Thailand, Burma or Cambodia as he made his first trip since his re-election. It was pretty much all style over substance. In his tour of Burma, billed as an historic first visit since Burma's 2007 move to democracy, it was clear he was...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 11-6-12

    11/06/2012 4:33:14 PM PST · by dynachrome · 19 replies ^ | 11-6-12 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Freep a Poll! (Your choice for President?)

    11/04/2012 3:44:10 PM PST · by dynachrome · 23 replies ^ | 11-4-12 | WSET
    The following candidates for President appear on the ballot in Virginia. Which candidate do you prefer? Mitt Romney Barack Obama Virgil Goode Gary Johnson Jill Stein None of the above
  • CNN: Not Only Is Obama's Plan Old But It Doesn't Add Up (Wow, just Wow)

    10/24/2012 1:42:46 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 29 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10/2/2012
    CNN: Not Only Is Obama's Plan Old But It Doesn't Add Up
  • Freep a Poll! (the debate, of course0

    10/23/2012 2:18:35 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 8 replies ^ | 10-23-12 | WSET
    In your opinion, who won the third Presidential debate? Obama Romney Not sure
  • Freep 3 polls! (who won the debate? WSJ, Huckabee,timesdispatch polls)

    10/17/2012 2:29:12 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 12 replies ^ | 10-17-12 | wsj huckabee timesdispatch
    Debate. Grade the candidates on their performance Romney VS. obama Mastery of facts, details and figures
  • Just saw Obama's propaganda in... Spanish on Telemundo

    10/14/2012 2:41:00 PM PDT · by Milagros · 6 replies
    Whoever trained OBOZO with the TelePrompTer forgot to train him how to say the word "ningun." The message was about "removing obstacles " from students...
  • Benghazi-gate fruits of pseudo Obamanism's not to call the global enemy by name (radical Islam)

    10/12/2012 8:13:36 AM PDT · by Milagros · 10 replies
    Benghazi-gate direct result of pseudo Obamanism's not to call global the enemy by name (radical Islam) Obama's direct order to de-Islamize the war on terror war on terror and possibly to the endangering the love of our people in Libya, on the 11th anniversary of another Islamic jihad attack, 911. Obama's CHOICE of biased Arabist Robert Gate, is also as devastating to blur any clarity that anti-Americanism is mainly driven by ideology. Though, Islamists (whether Taliban or al-Qaida, Ansar al Sharia, Hamas, Boko Haram, Hezbollah or Abu Sayyef), capitalize on any opportunities.
  • Benghazi Burns and Petraeus Goes to Princeton?

    10/12/2012 7:12:29 AM PDT · by Milagros · 62 replies
    Diana West ^ | Oct. 12, 2012
    OCT12Written by: Diana West Friday, October 12, 2012 12:52 AM   David Petraeus accepting the James Madison Medal at Princeton, 2010---Two weeks ago, I wondered whether CIA Director Petraeus was politicizing the intelligence after a source told Fox News  on September 27 that three days after the Benghazi assault, Petraeus briefed the House Intelligence Committee that "Benghazi was an out-of-control demonstration prompted by the YouTube video. According to the source, this was `shocking' to some members who were present and saw the same intelligence pointing toward a terrorist attack."   Knowing Petraeus' sensitivities to the faux-stimulus of what he has called in Senate testimony "Arab anger,"  such politicization, or, perhaps better, such Arabizing of the intelligence...
  • Words, terminology, phrases, GOP better use... (feel free to add)

    10/09/2012 6:35:16 PM PDT · by Milagros · 25 replies
    * 'Liberal extremists' (See: Obama's strategy)~~ * Democrats' Culture of corruption~~ * Obama - lieslong list here or here or you can use the phrase 'Flip Flop.' See list
  • Life in the debate: Obama “inaudible”

    10/04/2012 9:50:17 AM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Jill Stanek ^ | 10.4.2012 | Jill Stanek
    Everyone’s talking about the presidential debate this morning, so I thought I’d open up the conversation here. I loved this photo on, taken afterward. Click to enlarge… Here are close-ups of the facial expressions, lol. Click both photos to enlarge… There wasn’t much said on the life issue last night, although President Obama did make a strange comparison between Wall Street reform and living wills: We stepped in and had the toughest reforms on Wall Street since the 1930s. We said you’ve got – banks, you’ve got to raise your capital requirements. You can’t engage in some of this...
  • The Left is Pushing Romney as Thurston Howell, The Rich Guy on Gilligan's Island, So Who's Gilligan?

    09/19/2012 3:13:00 AM PDT · by lbryce · 15 replies
    SO LEFTIES COMPARE ROMNEY TO THURSTON HOWELL. But Obama’s more like Gilligan — the skinny guy with big ears who screws things up every time it looks like they’re going to be rescued. Kinda like he’s done with the economy . . . . The Minnow, the boat that stranded on the island supposedly hails from Hawaii. The resemblance is said to be strong to Gilligan. But I see an effeminate girly-man, more girly-man than man for sure. He really does look like a girl.
  • Black Like Us: The Race Clownery of Obama-Biden

    08/15/2012 1:05:01 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 24 replies
    CNS News ^ | 8/15/2012 | Michelle Malkin
    Looks like Vice President Joe Biden has been taking extracurricular Democratic jive-talking lessons. The results of condescending liberals' cynical racial pandering attempts are, as always, seismically cringe-inducing. At a campaign event in Danville, Va., the gaffetastic veep dropped his g's and picked up a bizarre twang in front of an audience of black voters. Middle-Class Joe swapped his Home Depot apron for an A.M.E. preacher's robe and sermonized about the big, bad GOP. Romney's "gonna let the big banks once again write their own rules," Biden shouted. "Unnnn-chain Wall Street," he exclaimed with pulpit bravado. "They're gonna put y'all back...
  • Has Any Administration Policy NOT Killed Jobs Lately?

    08/04/2012 5:45:21 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 3 replies ^ | 8/3/2012 | AMY PAYNE
    Congress has headed off for its long vacation-and-campaign season, fleeing Washington as the unemployment rate rises. According to the Labor Department’s July jobs report, the unemployment rate ticked up to 8.3 percent, 12.8 million Americans are out of work, and 5.2 million have been out of work for at least a half a year. According to one survey, the country added a surprising 163,000 jobs in July, while according to a second Labor Department survey, employment fell by 195,000—raising questions about whether the more positive figure is all that reliable, given that the economy slowed significantly to a 1.5 percent...
  • Who’s The Real Felon, Mr. Obama?

    07/18/2012 4:31:37 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 15 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | 7/17/2012 | Derrick Hollenbeck
    By his own admission, Barack Obama used drugs and almost certainly passed drugs to his friends. This makes it likely he has committed drug-related felonies. Even just passing drugs around in a circle of friends is a “sale of drugs” felony. Nevertheless, it’s not really important whether we have enough definitive evidence to convict Barack Obama in a court room. It is, after all, only the seriousness of the charges and not the nature of the evidence that counts. During Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s March 1, 2012 press conference, his lead investigator presented a copy of Barack Obama’s draft registration...
  • Freep a poll! (who will win the 2012 election?)

    07/13/2012 2:36:57 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 24 replies ^ | 7-13-12 | WRKO
    Who will win the 2012 election? Barack Obama Mitt Romney
  • Obama Phones to Congratulate Muslim B'hood on Victory in Egypt’s ‘Milestone’ Election

    06/25/2012 1:46:36 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 21 replies
    CNS News ^ | 6/24/2012 | Patrick Goodenough – President Obama phoned the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Morsi on Sunday evening to congratulate him on becoming Egypt’s new president, the U.S. Embassy in Cairo said in a Twitter message around 7 PM eastern time. Earlier, White House press secretary Jay Carney in a statement called the Islamist’s election a “milestone” in Egyptians’ transition to democracy. “Millions of Egyptians voted in the election, and President-elect Morsi and the new Egyptian government have both the legitimacy and responsibility of representing a diverse and courageous citizenry,” he said. Egypt’s election commission earlier announced that Morsi had beaten his second-round opponent, former...
  • How stupid is Obama?

    06/09/2012 10:13:15 PM PDT · by Maven · 63 replies
    If you want to know exactly how stupid Barack Obama truly is, just take a look at this handwritten note that's currently in an auction in Beverly Hills:
  • Bill blockbuster: O’s an ‘amateur’

    05/12/2012 7:04:48 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 14 replies
    New York Post ^ | 5/11/2012 | CARL CAMPANILE
    Bill Clinton thought so little of President Obama — mocking him as an “amateur” — that he pressed his wife last summer to quit her job as secretary of state and challenge him in the primaries, a new book claims, “The country needs you!” the former president told Hillary Clinton, urging her to run this year, according to accounts of the conversation included in Edward Klein’s new biography of Obama. The title of Klein’s explosive, unauthorized bio of Obama, “The Amateur” (Regnery Publishing), was taken directly from Bill Clinton’s bombshell criticism of the president, the author said. “Barack Obama,” Bill...
  • The Real Life of Julia

    05/10/2012 11:34:25 AM PDT · by 92nina · 4 replies
    ATR ^ | 2012-05-10 | [Staff]
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  • W.H.: Biden forced Obama’s hand on gay marriage

    05/09/2012 3:31:10 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 29 replies
    Politico ^ | 5-9-12 | GLENN THRUSH and JENNIFER EPSTEIN |
    For President Barack Obama and his team, the decision to back gay marriage came down to a choice between two unpalatable alternatives: support it and brave the backlash in battleground states where the issue could be a liability — or keep silent and be accused by allies of gutlessness and putting politics over principle. Administration officials said the president planned to announce his support before the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte this September. But they admit that Vice President Joe Biden did, indeed, force their hand.

    05/04/2012 4:31:31 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 12 replies
    The New American ^ | 5/3/2012 | Larry Greenley
    One of the most successful grassroots campaigns during the past year has been the Stop Agenda 21 movement both at the local level and state level. However, we haven't heard as much about Agenda 21 implementation at the national level. Of course, there were President Bill Clinton's establishment of the President's Council on Sustainable Development by executive order in 1993 and President Obama's "Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance" executive order in 2009. And, many federal agencies have been incorporating sustainability into various aspects of their organizations. Still, virtually all Stop Agenda 21 grassroots activity has been focused...
  • Obama: Stop Lying About Oil Prices! (and other things as well)

    05/02/2012 5:45:23 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 5 replies
    Personal Liberty Digest ^ | 5/2/2012 | John Myers
    Oil at more than $100 per barrel is far too expensive. Despite President Barack Obama’s recent protestations that oil speculators are to blame for expensive petroleum, the truth is that most of the blame rests on his shoulders. There is plenty of oil in North America. Yet Obama and his Green lobby are happy to see gasoline prices go even higher just as we hit the busy summer driving season. The reason is that higher petroleum prices back up Obama’s argument that renewable energy is urgently needed. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt made the famous pronouncement that “the only thing we...
  • Obama Justice Department Now Referring Reporters to Media Matters

    04/21/2012 10:09:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 54 replies ^ | April 21, 2012 | Katie Pavlich
    Late Friday afternoon, Free Beacon reporter CJ Ciaramella requested a comment from the Justice Department about my new book Fast and Furious: Barack Obama's Bloodiest Scandal and Its Shameless Coverup. This was the response he received.   That's right folks. Media Matters, the far Left website funded by George Soros, is now serving as a mouth piece for the United States Department of Justice. Not only did DOJ refer Ciaramella to Media Matters for information about Operation Fast and Furious, but didn't even refer him to material that had anything to do with his original question about the FBI covering...
  • How to win government contracts in the Obama era

    04/11/2012 7:41:26 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 3 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 4/11/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    It goes something like this: Say, that’s a nice government-contracting business you have there. Shame if anything happened to your income stream, huh? Now, what would it be worth to you to make sure your bid doesn’t get dropped on the floor — and have you seen our new policy proposals on the environment and obesity? Want to win a contract to operate concessions on federal property? Be ready to explain how your business promotes Obama administration desires like “climate friendly strategies” and the first lady’s “Let’s Move!” anti-childhood obesity effort. Proposal documents obtained by The Daily Caller reveal that...
  • President Obama tries to get one guy a job, and fails.A poignant vignette a failed Administration.

    04/10/2012 4:49:44 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 19 replies
    Human Events ^ | 4/9/2012 | John Hayward
    No sooner had the absolutely horrifying unemployment report for March been released than we received an update on the status of engineer Darin Wedel, who became one of America’s most famous job seekers two months ago. At that time, Wedel’s wife Jennifer found herself in one of President Obama’s gimmicky “online chat” events, and asked the President why the government is passing out so many visas for foreign workers when large numbers of Americans with excellent job skills are unemployed. Darin Wedel was a semiconductor engineer at Texas Instruments, but lost his job three years ago. The President expressed surprise...
  • Obama Slams Supreme Court over Obamacare

    04/03/2012 7:18:38 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 44 replies
    Heritage Foundation ^ | 4/3/2012 | Mike Brownfield
    The highest elected official in the United States dished out an extra helping of irony yesterday when, in speaking at a joint news conference with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Mexican President Felipe Calderon, President Barack Obama slammed the Supreme Court as an “unelected group of people” who will have turned to “judicial activism or a lack of judicial restraint” if they strike down Obamacare. The President’s remarks imply that the Court, were it to rule the individual mandate unconstitutional, would be acting recklessly in undertaking judicial review of Congress’ unprecedented use of the Commerce Clause to force Americans...
  • The Highest Taxes In The World

    04/02/2012 6:40:26 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 19 replies
    Heritage Foundation ^ | 4/2/2012 | Mike Brownfield
    There aren’t many American-owned companies more iconic than Anheuser-Busch, the famous producer of Budweiser beer based in St. Louis, Missouri. That was true up until 2008, when the Brazilian-Belgian company InBev executed a hostile takeover of the historic brewer, leading to layoffs of more than 1,800 workers. Unfortunately, conditions in the United States are growing ripe for even more takeovers like these to occur, especially now that the nation’s corporate tax rate is officially the highest in the world. As of yesterday, the U.S. corporate tax rate of 39.2 percent claimed the world’s top spot, edging out Japan which recently...
  • Obama now has his private army, and put together on our watch

    04/01/2012 5:11:12 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 135 replies
    Save America Foundation ^ | 3/30/12 | Fred Brownbill
    Big Sis Janet Napolitano and the Obama private army working under ICE, has placed an HUGE order for 450,000,000 (YES..MILLION) rounds of 40 calliber ultra high performance optimum penetration for terminal performance rounds from Defense contractors ATK. They also have an open order for 175 million rounds of .223 caliber rifle rounds. I have to ask each and every one of you reading this today a series of very important questions and would love some answers. 1/ Why does the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency need to be so heavily armed and need so many detention facilities? Go to their...
  • Obama Plan Cuts Emissions for Future Coal Plants (To End the Coal Industry)

    03/29/2012 8:02:11 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 15 replies
    Guardian ^ | Tuesday 27 March 2012 15.55 EDT | Suzanne Goldenberg, US environment correspondent
    New rules to cut carbon dioxide emissions will make it nearly impossible to build new coal power plants The Obama administration effectively blocked the construction of any new coal-fired power plants on Tuesday, introducing rules to cut carbon dioxide emissions from the next generation of plants. The proposed new standards would cut carbon dioxide emissions on new power plants in half and will, over time, help move America away from the carbon-heavy plants that currently produce nearly half of the country's electricity, Lisa Jackson, the head of the environmental protection agency, told a conference call with reporters. "Right now there...
  • Chief Justice Says States Have Compromised Their Sovereignty

    03/30/2012 6:29:41 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 70 replies
    The New American ^ | 3/29/2012 | Jack Kenny
    Chief Justice John Roberts said Wednesday what has long been known but seldom spoken. During the third and final day of Supreme Court hearings on whether the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 is unconstitutional, Roberts said states have been compromising their sovereignty for decades through increased reliance on the federal government for money and accompanying directions on the governance of state affairs. "It seems to me that they have compromised their status as independent sovereigns because they are so dependent on what the federal government has done," the chief justice said during Wednesday's nearly three hours of...
  • Gasoline

    03/25/2012 5:13:43 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 8 replies
    CNS News ^ | 3/23/2012 | Rich Galen
    Gasoline prices have climbed above $4 per gallon for regular at too many places across the nation. We know this because President Barack Obama has embarked on a four-day blitz to demonstrate his concern for high gasoline prices. According to the U.S Energy Information Administration, the average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in the country is $3.87 which is up about 30 cents from a year ago. The highest prices are on the West Coast at $4.23. The lowest, next door in the Rocky Mountain region at $3.62. Unemployment numbers are largely theoretical. At 8.3 percent (or 14.9...
  • Obama: ‘If I Had a Son, He’d Look Like Trayvon’

    03/25/2012 5:04:59 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 36 replies · 1+ views
    CNS News ^ | 3/23/2012 | Susan Jones – “My main message is to the parents of Trayvon Martin. You know, if I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon,” President Barack Obama told reporters on Friday, when he was asked about the high-profile Florida case in which an unarmed black teenager was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch captain. “And you know, I think they (Trayvon’s parents) are right to expect that all of us as Americans are going to take this with the seriousness it deserves, and we’re going to get to the bottom of exactly what happened.” Obama said he had to be...
  • U.S. Silent on Top Saudi Cleric’s Call to ‘Destroy Churches’

    03/25/2012 4:54:21 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 9 replies · 1+ views
    CNS News ^ | 3/23/2012 | Patrick Goodenough
    ( – Ten days after Saudi Arabia’s foremost religious leader called for a demolition of all churches in the Arabian Peninsula – in line with a purported injunction by Mohammed – the U.S. government and other allies of the kingdom have yet to react. Major media outlets also have largely ignored the incident; a Nexis search finds reporting on the issue has been restricted to blogs and opinion columns, including a Washington Times editorial on March 16. On March 12, Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh was quoted in Arabic media reports as telling a visiting Kuwaiti delegation that it...