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  • Morning Joe questions Trump's 'stability,' says US 'in crisis'

    03/06/2017 7:02:00 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 49 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Morning Joe suffered a split personality today over President Trump's tweets alleging that President Obama had tapped his phones. On the one hand, Joe and Mika waxed apocalyptic, claiming the country is "in crisis" and questioning President Trump's "stability." At one point, Mika even seemed to choke up as she said, "this is really a dark time which could get worse." But at the same time, Joe Scarborough zeroed in on former Obama spox Josh Earnest's "very legalistic" responses to questioning by ABC's Martha Raddatz. On This Week, Raddatz cited former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau's tweet, warning "I'd be careful...
  • Ben Carson: Let’s Put 2nd Amendment ‘On the Table’ and Ask Whether We Need it or Not

    06/23/2016 4:09:10 PM PDT · by rktman · 116 replies
    politistick.com ^ | 6/23/2016 | Greg Campbell
    Dr. Ben Carson’s brilliance is beyond debate. However, there is a definite reason why I would trust the famed neurosurgeon to operate on my child’s brain and not entrust him with the Oval Office. Now, the former presidential candidate has declared that it is time to “put on the table” a discussion on whether or not we actually need the Second Amendment.
  • It’s Boomtime For Regulators Under Obama, While Economy Flatlines

    05/31/2016 6:10:57 AM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 7 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 5/27/2016 | Staff
    Regulations: The economy might be tepid under President Obama, but there is one part that has been thriving. Since Obama took office, the federal regulatory economy has never been better, with solid growth in spending and employment.
  • It’s time to kill the $100 bill

    02/16/2016 8:05:03 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 44 replies
    washington post ^ | February 16 at 7:00 AM | Lawrence H. Summers
    The fact that - as Sands points out - in certain circles the 500 euro note is known as the "Bin Laden" confirms the arguments against it. Sands' extensive analysis is totally convincing on the linkage between high denomination notes and crime. He is surely right that illicit activities are facilitated when a million dollars weighs 2.2 pounds as with the 500 euro note rather than more than 50 pounds as would be the case if the $20 bill was the high denomination note. And he is equally correct in arguing that technology is obviating whatever need there may ever...
  • University of Vermont Sends White Students Away to “Privilege Retreat”

    11/20/2015 4:30:08 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 43 replies
    Daily Sheeple ^ | 11/19/2015 | Joshua Krause
    The politically correct culture that has infected our college campuses has finally reached the apex of absurdity. Schools like the University of Vermont are now hosting their very own re-education camps, to teach their Caucasian students about the racial biases they never knew they had. Between the 13th and 15th of November, the school ran their "Examining White Privilege" retreat for all students who "self-identified as white." According to the description of the event, it was designed to give students the "opportunity to conceptualize and articulate whiteness from a personal and systematic lens," and "recognize and understand white privilege from...
  • Census: Record 51 million immigrants in 8 years, will account for 82% of U.S. growth

    04/22/2015 3:44:41 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 56 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/2/15 | Paul Bedard
    Legal and illegal immigrants will hit a record high of 51 million in just eight years and eventually account for an astounding 82 percent of all population growth in America, according to new U.S. Census figures. A report from the Center for Immigration Studies that analyzed the statistics said that by 2023, one in seven U.S. residents will be an immigrant, rising to one in five by 2060 when the immigrant population totals 78 million. The report was provided to Secrets and released Wednesday evening.
  • Bill Clinton’s Libido Threatens To Derail Hillary — Again

    02/15/2015 2:36:25 AM PST · by lbryce · 52 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 14, 2015 | Maureen Callahan
    She hasn’t even announced, but the question has already resurfaced: Will Bill Clinton’s baggage derail Hillary Clinton’s presidential hopes? Just a few weeks ago, reports broke that Bill Clinton had flown at least 11 times on “The Lolita Express” — a private plane owned by the mysterious financier and convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. According to Virginia Roberts, who claims to have been one of Epstein’s many teenaged sex slaves, Clinton also visited Epstein’s private Caribbean retreat, known as “Orgy Island.”
  • Are you a gullible stooge or real American?

    08/14/2014 4:50:57 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 8/14/2014 | Ted Nugent
    As the dumbing down of America races out of control at supersonic velocity down the uncharted highway to fundamental transformation hell, one does not have to look very hard to find examples of the human species plummeting into the abyss of soulless and dishonest indecency. It is heartbreaking and downright disastrous that it goes all the way to the top.
  • Try Not To Punch Your Screen As These Seniors Explain What Obamacare Has Done To Them

    03/12/2014 3:04:17 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 6 replies
    http://www.westernjournalism.com ^ | march 12, 2014 | daniel noe
    The possibility of being called a liar by Harry Reid isn't stopping this group of senior citizens from speaking out.
  • Sebelius Won’t Promise No More Obamacare Delays [“There are 37 changes to the law,”.....]

    03/12/2014 2:15:00 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 18 replies
    March 12, 2014 4:35 PM Sebelius Won't Promise No More Obamacare Delays By Josh Encinias “There are 37 changes to the law,” Republican representative Dave Reichert said today at a House Ways and Means Committee hearing, noting that HHS secretary Kathleen Sebelius had promised the American people during a Fox News appearance there would be no more changes to the law. “Can you make a promise to the American people that there will be no more delays to the so-called Affordable Care Act?” Reichert asked the secretary. Sebelius responded, “We will continue to put out regulations to the policies as...
  • Kathleen Sebelius: We don’t know how many people have paid ACA premiums

    03/12/2014 11:54:15 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 26 replies
    Politico ^ | March 12, 2014 | BRETT NORMAN
    HHS does not know how many of the people who signed up for Obamacare have followed through and paid their premiums, Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told a House panel this morning. “I can’t tell you because I don’t know that,” Sebelius told Rep. Tom Price at a Ways and Means Committee hearing on the agency’s budget.
  • Ohio 5th Grader Suspended for Pretending Finger Was a Gun?!

    03/08/2014 12:54:42 PM PST · by lbryce · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 4, 2014 | Staff
    Did an Ohio elementary school jump the gun in its punishment of a 10-year-old? Devonshire Alternative Elementary School in North Columbus, Ohio, suspended a fifth grader for three days after he pointed his finger in the shape of a gun at another student’s head. Paul Entingh said his 10-year-old son, Nathan, was just messing around during science class. "He asked his friend to borrow a pencil and when his friend dropped it, my son Nathan was playing around and he did that with his fingers. Pointed it at the kid, said 'boom,'" Entingh told Fox 28. Paul and Nathan were...
  • NY Common Core Website Directs Kids To Lewd Sex Survey Site: “Are You a Slut?

    01/12/2014 8:00:29 PM PST · by Nachum · 7 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 1/12/14 | Rachel Pulaski
    WARNING: Warning: this article contains sexually explicit material. A New York mother of a kindergarten student discovered links to lewd material on the New York State Education Department “Engage NY” Common Core website. The site offers a link to help young students prep for tests and quizzes, when she clicked on the link she was directed to a sex survey website. The link was active on the NYSED website since October 2012. via Bretibart: The New York State Education Department (NYSED) site contained a section called “Make test prep fun,” which directed students to a site with quizzes that help...
  • Hill’s $nub of U.S. companies in purchase of crystal stemware is clear

    12/30/2013 1:58:02 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 12 replies
    New York Post -- Page Six ^ | March 15, 2010 | Geoff Earle
    WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton’s State Department is spending $5.4 million to buy fine crystal stemware for American embassies — but it won’t give the US economy much of a boost. The contract was given to a tiny Washington, DC, interior designer, which in turn subcontracted the crystal work to a Swedish firm — snubbing such US companies as the famous manufacturer in Clinton’s own back yard, Steuben Crystal of upstate Corning. The firm didn’t even get a chance to bid on the contract, which will outfit embassies and ambassadors’ residences with fancy crystal for ritzy functions. Ironically, under the...
  • New Republic's Advice to Obama: Roll in the Tanks and Blow Up 'Intransigent' Congress

    10/02/2013 9:14:15 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 52 replies
    On Tuesday, Julia Ioffe, senior editor for the liberal New Republic publication, all but suggested that President Obama needed to use military force against Tea Party conservatives in Congress. Ioffe likened the current federal government shutdown to the 1993 constitutional crisis in Russia, where then-President Boris Yeltsin ultimately ended the impasse by dissolving the parliament, and had tanks shell the legislative body's "White House". The writer asserted that both the "old Soviet conservatives" in Russia 20 years ago and the Tea Party representatives in the House were "intransigent, bull-headed faction[s]".
  • Medical school official urges denial of care for Obamacare 'nonbelievers'

    09/23/2013 10:23:51 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 61 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9/23/13 | Thomas Lifson
    More and more leftists are becoming unhinged and revealing their brutal inner totalitarian. The latest is a fundraiser at the University of California, San Francisco, one of the nation's top medical schools. An official at that medical school took to Twitter to propose that the those who are "nonbelievers" in Obamacare be denied medical care.
  • Mother to file lawsuit against Charles Pugh after alleged inappropriate relationship with son

    06/27/2013 6:13:05 AM PDT · by FrdmLvr · 19 replies
    DETROIT (WXYZ) - Attorneys for a local mother who claims Charles Pugh had inappropriate contact with her teenage son plan to file a civil lawsuit against the City Council president on Monday. The woman's lawyers say the lawsuit will also be filed against the City of Detroit, Detroit Public School District and Frederick Douglass Academy. Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh’s bizarre and sudden absence from city government coincides with questions raised about gifts and cash given by Pugh the woman's son, a young man he mentors. The concerns were first reported by 7 Action News. Pugh gave the 18-year-old...
  • White House scrambles to contain Benghazi-gate fallout

    05/10/2013 7:57:41 PM PDT · by topher · 100 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 5-10-2013 | FoxNews.com
    The White House scrambled Friday to explain newly released email excerpts that show a top State Department official pushing to water down the intelligence community's initial story-line on the Benghazi attack, as Republicans sharply challenged the administration's honesty. With new details emerging in the Benghazi-gate controversy, the White House held a background discussion with more than a dozen news organizations. Afterward, Press Secretary Jay Carney weathered a barrage of questions from the media during an at-times awkward White House briefing -- where he tried to defend the truthfulness of his and other officials' prior claims that the initial talking points...
  • We just cut our Time Warner Cable TV service.

    02/11/2013 2:37:24 PM PST · by Mad Dawgg · 41 replies
    from inside my head | Feb. 11th 2013 | Mad Dawgg
    I've been 3 months trying to get TWC to come and get my defective DVR (we have 2) several calls promising they would come and they would adjust our bill blah blah blah. Then the new bill came and informed us we are getting a price increase so we talked it over and did some research. Our TV bill (We have their internet as well) was over 110 bucks a month. We realized we could get Hulu plus and receiver most of the shows we watch for about 9 bucks a month and the two shows we definitely watch that...
  • Mr. Pervis, Old Tom and the Government

    09/10/2012 7:57:49 AM PDT · by Lloyd Marcus · 5 replies
    LloydMarcus.com ^ | 9-10-2012 | Gary Paduch
    A tale illustrating how out-of-control government effects real people by my friend, Gary Paduch.MR. PERVIS, OLD TOM AND THE GOVERNMENT Old man Pervis made a meager living plowing peoples gardens with his old mule Tom. They also did odd jobs with his wagon and mule drawn hay mowing machine. But, times had changed and work was slow. Tom ate a great deal of hay and oats. The old man's profit margin had declined as he and Tom grew older. The old man decided to gradually cut back on Tom’s food just a handful a day. He reasoned Tom would get...