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  • Looks Like China’s Building a Giant New Warship

    04/10/2014 9:16:00 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 10 replies
    War is Boring ^ | 04/07/2014 | David Axe
    Possible missile cruiser could outweigh rival surface combatants There is evidence that China is in the early stages of building a positively enormous missile cruiser—one that could be bigger and potentially more powerful than any equivalent American or Japanese vessel. On April 6, China Defense Blog—an Internet forum for close observers of Chinese military developments—republished a series of photographs that recently circulated on China’s firewalled national Internet. The photos, reportedly snapped at the Wuhan Technical College of Communication, depict what appears to be a mock-up of a large surface warship—the kind of mock-up used for testing radars and other sensors....
  • Israeli Settlement Plan Derailed Peace Talks, Kerry Says

    04/08/2014 1:00:35 PM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    NYT ^ | 4/8/14 | MARK LANDLER
    WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that Israel’s announcement of 700 new apartments for Jewish settlers in East Jerusalem precipitated the bitter impasse in peace negotiations last week between Israel and the Palestinians. While Mr. Kerry said both sides bore responsibility for “unhelpful” actions, he noted that the publication of tenders for housing units came four days after a deadline passed for Israel to release Palestinian prisoners and complicated Israel’s own deliberations over whether to extend the talks. “Poof, that was sort of the moment,” Mr. Kerry said in testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Still,...
  • Detroit's Bankruptcy Plan Comes Under Heavy Assault

    02/22/2014 3:00:42 AM PST · by Libloather · 42 replies
    NBC News ^ | 2/21/14 | John W. Schoen
    The road back for Detroit seems to be getting longer. More than three months after its historic bankruptcy filing, city officials Friday offered up their proposed plan to pay bondholders, pensioners and other creditors holding its $18 billion debt substantially less then they're owed. "We think the plan is reasonable," emergency manager Kevyn Orr told reporters. "We really don't have time for a lot of acrimony and litigation." But even before Orr had a chance to formally unveil it, the plan was under heavy attack from investors, unions representing city workers and other creditors.
  • Democrats' new 2014 plan: Neutralize Obamacare (Someone else's fault)

    02/18/2014 3:13:33 PM PST · by Libloather · 12 replies
    Politico ^ | 2/17/14 | JAMES HOHMANN
    Democrats know their biggest problem in this year’s midterm election is Obamacare. So top party operatives have settled on a strategy to try blunting the GOP’s advantage: Tell voters Republicans would make the problem worse — raising prescription drug prices, empowering insurance companies and even endangering domestic violence victims. The battle plan, details of which were in a memo obtained by POLITICO, recognizes the unpopularity of the Affordable Care Act. But it also banks on voter fatigue with the GOP’s relentless demands for repeal and counts on poll-backed data that show many Americans would rather fix Obamacare’s problems than scrap...
  • Type 056 corvette, China's new anti-sub weapon of choice

    01/30/2014 11:29:27 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 13 replies
    Want China Times ^ | 2014-01-31
    While most Western military experts focused their attention on the production of the Shenyang J-15, China's first carrier-based fighter and the launch of larger surface combat vessels including two Type 054A frigates and one Type 052D destroyer, the official website of the People's Liberation Army Navy said that the Type 056 Jiangdao-class corvette is in fact the ship class that the nation produced the most of in 2013. The Beijing-based Sina Military Network indicated that ten Type 056 Jiangdao-class corvettes had been launched this year to replace the older Type 037 submarine chasers. Mounted with two triple torpedo tubes, the...
  • Chinese Navy (PLAN) 2014 Update

    01/30/2014 7:30:51 AM PST · by Jeff Head · 16 replies
    The Rising Sea Dragon in Asia - 2014 Update ^ | January 29, 2014 | Jeff Head
    Chinese Navy (PLAN) 2014 Growth and Modernization Update (The Rising Sea Dragon in Asia 2014 Update) 2013 was another very busy and very significant year for the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), or simply the Navy of the People's Republic of China. Again it cannot emphasized enough how important the building program, the training activities, and the deployments that have all gone on in this last year are to the to the future of the PLAN and its ability to project power, defend and assert its influence, and, as a blue water fleet, to carry that influence across the seven...
  • Cruise ship w/ over 500 ill set to arrive in Bayonne, city officials on standby w/contingency plan

    01/28/2014 4:33:43 PM PST · by SMGFan · 64 replies
    Jersey Journal ^ | January 28, 2014
    Bayonne officials are planning to have several health officials on hand and local emergency services available tomorrow when a Royal Caribbean cruise ship which recently cut its trip short due to a gastrointestinal breakout overseas arrives at the Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne.
  • East China fleet gets new destroyer Zhengzhou

    12/27/2013 10:27:44 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 20 replies
    A destroyer was commissioned to the East China Sea fleet of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy on Thursday. The Zhengzhou belongs to the new generation of Chinese-made guided missile destroyers. Equipped with Chinese-made "new weapons," it is designed for long-distance surveillance and regional air defense. The ship is 155 meters long and 17 meters wide. It displaces more than 6,000 tons. Li Yigang, captain of the Zhengzhou, said officers and soldiers aboard the destroyer are familiar with steering the equipment and have passed all the required tests needed to steer the ship. At the naming ceremony of the Zhengzhou...
  • China developing 11,0000 ton 'super aircraft carrier' to rival US naval power

    12/22/2013 1:21:17 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 51 replies
    China has declared it is building a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. The size of the carrier will be huge enough to rival the biggest in United States naval service in the first move of a major new arms race. According to China Daily, Chinese website said 'top People's Liberation Army' sources as saying the 110,000-ton aircraft carrier should be launched by 2020. The news follows rising tensions in the South and East China Seas. The design of the carrier is reportedly based on drawings from the former Soviet Union of a nuclear-powered, 80,000 ton vessel capable of carrying 60 aircraft,...
  • Special Report - Chinese military's secret to success: European engineering

    12/20/2013 11:34:57 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 11 replies
    Reuters ^ | Thu Dec 19, 2013 | David Lague
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - If the People's Liberation Army went to war tomorrow, it would field an arsenal bristling with hardware from some of America's closest allies: Germany, France and Britain. Most of China's advanced surface warships are powered by German and French-designed diesel engines. Chinese destroyers have French sonar, anti-submarine-warfare helicopters and surface-to-air missiles. Above the battlefield, British jet engines drive PLA fighter bombers and anti-ship strike aircraft. The latest Chinese surveillance aircraft are fitted with British airborne early warning radars. Some of China's best attack and transport helicopters rely on designs from Eurocopter, a subsidiary of pan-European aerospace...
  • First carrier-based fighter enters production in China

    12/04/2013 8:14:07 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 7 replies
    Want China Times ^ | 2013-12-03
    The Shenyang J-15, China's first carrier-based fighter designed by Shenyang Aircraft Corporation, has entered mass production and has been received by various units of the PLA Navy Air Force, the Beijing-based Sina Military Network reported on Dec. 3. Citing a video clip released by Shenzhen Satellite Television, the Sina Military Network stated that the original yellow paint on the fuselage of J-15 had been replaced by light grey. In addition, a logo of a Flying Shark — a nickname for the aircraft — can be seen on the its tail. On the nose of four of the J-15 fighters shown...
  • Special Report: China's navy breaks out to the high seas

    11/27/2013 10:43:46 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 20 replies
    Reuters ^ | Wed Nov 27, 2013 | DAVID LAGUE
    Reuters) - In late October, flotillas of Chinese warships and submarines sliced through passages in the Japanese archipelago and out into the western Pacific for 15 days of war games. The drills, pitting a "red force" against a "blue force," were the first in this area, combining ships from China's main south, east and north fleets, according to the Chinese military. Land-based bombers and surveillance aircraft also flew missions past Japan to support the navy units. In official commentaries, senior People's Liberation Army (PLA) officers boasted their navy had "dismembered" the so-called first island chain - the arc of islands...
  • ‘Keep Your Plan’ bill puts Obama in bind (Democratic unity is cracking)

    11/09/2013 5:18:13 PM PST · by Libloather · 94 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/08/13 | Justin Sink
    House Republicans are pouncing on President Obama’s apology for cancelled insurance plans to push him into backing legislation that would change ObamaCare. The president on Thursday said he was “sorry” that Americans were losing their healthcare plans despite his frequent assurances that individuals with insurance could keep them. Obama said he was seeking an administrative fix, but Republicans say they have a ready-made solution in the Keep Your Plan bill that they plan to bring up for a vote next week. A spokesman for Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said the president can’t address the problems plaguing the healthcare law through...
  • Panic: Desperate Democrats Propose Law to Restore Obama's 'Keep Your Plan' Pledge

    10/31/2013 2:03:32 PM PDT · by Libloather · 121 replies
    Townhall ^ | 10/31/13 | Guy Benson
    The firestorm over President Obama's "you can keep your plan" lie now threatens to singe vulnerable Democrats next year, so they're springing into action to try to force the administration to keep its word. Louisiana's Mary Landrieu -- an ardent Obamacare supporter -- is scrambling to undo one of the obvious consequences of a law she's voted to pass, fund, and retain: Sen. Mary Landrieu said Wednesday she would propose legislation to ensure all Americans could keep their existing insurance coverage under Obamacare, a fresh sign of the political problems the law’s rollout has created for congressional Democrats. Landrieu, a...
  • China decommissions first nuclear submarine

    10/29/2013 10:05:15 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 6 replies
    China decommissions first nuclear submarine BEIJING: China has decommissioned its first nuclear-powered submarine after more than 40 years of service amidst the maiden display of its fleet of atomic submarines. The Long March No.1's nuclear devices were properly disposed of and scientists have decontaminated the warehouse where atomic items were stored during the past 40 years, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Daily reported today. The submarine will be used as an exhibit after it is released from military service. China yesterday displayed its nuclear submarines for the first time to showcase their "excellent safety" record as part of a naval...
  • Sen. Ron Johnson to Introduce the ‘If You Like Your Health Plan, You Can Keep it Act’

    10/25/2013 7:19:51 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 41 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 10-25-13 | Alec Torres
    Senator Ron Johnson (R., Wis.) announced today that next week he will file legislation that will allow Americans to keep their previous health-insurance plans, as President Obama promised. The proposed bill, entitled the “If you Like Your Health Plan, You Can Keep It Act,” would, according to Johnson’s statement amend the Affordable Care Act “to make Obamacare live up to the promises of the politicians who sold the plan to the American public.” From the press release: One of the most important promises made by President Obama and Democrat congressional leadership to promote the Affordable Care Act was that Americans...
  • NPS Director Discussed Plan To Close Monuments With White House

    10/16/2013 9:26:30 AM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    youtube ^ | 10/16/13 | goprapidresponse
    NPS Director Discussed Plan To Close Monuments With White House (October 16, 2013)
  • Conservatives Must Coalesce or We Are Sitting Ducks

    10/15/2013 10:11:35 AM PDT · by publius321 · 19 replies
    Mark Levin's Plan is excellent but how long do we have? Secession, civil war? Only OBAMA wants that to happen.
  • A second look at self-defense after woman is kidnapped and raped

    10/12/2013 12:45:16 PM PDT · by Q-ManRN · 90 replies
    CarolinaLive.Com ^ | October 11, 2013 | April Baker
    Experts have advice for women, such as Crews and Duff, when it comes to protecting yourself from a potential sexual assault or abduction. "Really some of the simplest techniques to use are just walk with confidence. Don't be a target in how you're walking. Don't close yourself off, hunch over, don't seem timid or scared from the environment. Walk with authority," said Tina Toth, who is a sexual assault counselor for the Rape Crisis Center. She adds that predators tend to act on opportunity, so finding ways to limit your vulnerability is important. Other safety and self-defense practices include having...
  • Guess What Happened to This U.S. Rep’s Private Health Plan After He Opted Out of Obamacare

    09/22/2013 9:54:21 PM PDT · by Nachum · 49 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 9/22/13 | Dave Urbansky
    When U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Col.) got the word that he could opt out of Obamacare or keep his current health-care plan — which you might be surprised to learn is a private plan — he took a road some might say is less traveled…and then hit a big pileup:(Credit: Twitter via Twitchy) He breaks it down a bit more:(Credit: Twitter via Twitchy) Instead of heading down a woe-is-me path, Gardner harnessed his unfortunate news to get a conversation going about what’s happening to people’s health-care plans in the wake of
  • Michelle Obama Hypes 'Drink More Water' Plan

    09/11/2013 8:52:39 AM PDT · by Nachum · 40 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 9/11/13 | Daniel Halper
    First Lady Michelle Obama's office is holding a conference call with reporters now to tout her "New Effort To Encourage Everyone to Drink More Water," according to the White House. The content of the call is "embargoed until 6:00AM ET on Thursday, September 12." "Today at 11:00AM ET, Executive Director of Let’s Move! Sam Kass, Partnership for a Healthier America President and CEO Lawrence A. Soler and industry representatives will join a conference call to preview First Lady Michelle Obama’s trip to Watertown, WI to announce a new nationwide effort to encourage everyone to drink more water. The call will...
  • Chinese Army sends warships to Syria

    09/05/2013 4:03:33 PM PDT · by CMB_polarization · 57 replies
    Aporrea ^ | 09/05/2013 | Correo del Orinoco
    [translated by google] 05-09-13.-The army of China on Thursday sent warships to the Syrian coast to observe the actions of U.S. vessels. UU. and Russia as tensions grow before a military attack against Syria. According to the Russian news website Telegrafist, the Chinese army sent Jinggangshan amphibious ship was seen sailing in the Red Sea to the Suez Canal. The report indicates that the vessel was not sent to participate in an action of aggression but is there to observe the actions of the U.S. warships. UU. and Russia. No clutch Jinggangshan equipped for fighting. The report also notes that...
  • [California] Pricey homes in Richmond's eminent domain plan

    08/20/2013 3:40:35 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 3 replies, San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Tuesday, August 20, 2013 | Carolyn Said
    Richmond's controversial plan to seize underwater mortgages through eminent domain includes loans for at least two homes purchased for over $1 million as well as other high-end properties - a revelation that appears to undermine the city's argument that the plan would combat blight. The city is pursuing mortgages with balances ranging from $98,000 to $1.12 million, according to data collected by Marc Joffe, an analyst who received the property addresses, loan balances, offer amounts and other information through a California public records request and shared them with The Chronicle. --SNIP-- Eminent domain is the seizure of private property for...
  • Experts: Pentagon Strategic Plan Would Produce Aging, Hollow Military

    08/06/2013 3:41:20 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 8/6/13 | Daniel Wiser
    The recommendations in the Department of Defense’s latest strategic review would produce both a hollow and aging military unable to engage in simultaneous conflicts involving U.S. interests, defense budget experts said Tuesday. The experts spoke at the Brookings Institution about the Pentagon’s efforts to prepare for $500 billion in spending cuts during the next decade due to budget sequestration. Mackenzie Eaglen, a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, noted that the sequestration cuts come on the heels of about $1 trillion in military spending reductions already enacted under President Barack Obama’s administration. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel discussed the...
  • Chinese NAvy building their 1st Large LHA Amphibious Assault vessel, the Type 75 LHA

    08/05/2013 8:44:29 AM PDT · by Jeff Head · 18 replies
    JEFFHEAD.COM ^ | August 5, 2013 | Jeff Head
    Today's China Military Review pronouncement regarding the construction going on at Changxing Island could indicates that the vessel is in fact a large, LHA Amphibious Assault vessel. This is the first "semi-official," type indication that the vessel and structures we see there at Changxing Island are in fact a PLAN LHA. I have come up with to explain what we are seeing. PLAN Type 75 LHA Under Construction at Changxing Island(Click for a high-res image) PLAN Type 75 Construction at Changxing Island Explanation(Click for a high-res image) From this, it is clear to me that the PLAN is constructimg its...
  • Hare-Brained: USDA Reportedly Orders Children's Magician to Produce 'Disaster Plan' for His…Rabbit

    06/30/2013 8:54:29 AM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 6/30/13 | Dave Urbanski
    After a children’s magician said he was harassed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture over a permit for the rabbit he used in his act a few years back, Marty Hahne probably figured it couldn’t get any more intrusive than that. USDA Reportedly Orders Childrens Magician to Produce Disaster Plan for His...Rabbit (Credit: Marty Hahne web site) Silly, Marty… Now the Ozark, Mo.-based illusionist is saying the trick’s allegedly on him, as he notes in an email to blogger, Bob McCarty (emphasis added): My USDA rabbit license requirement has taken another ridiculous twist. I just received an 8 page letter...
  • Cantor: ‘Increasingly Clear’ Obama ‘Does Not Have a Coherent Plan’ for Syrian ‘Catastrophe’

    06/13/2013 8:31:49 PM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 6/13/13 | Bridget Johnson
    Though noting that his determination to take action is on the tardy side, congressional Republicans said they’re ready to work with the White House on helping Syrian civilians in the fight versus Bashar al-Assad. “Nearly two years ago, President Obama called for Syrian dictator Bashar Assad to go. A year later, the president laid down a clear red line, threatening serious consequences if Assad used or transferred chemical weapons. For months we’ve seen reports of such use, and today the White House finally confirmed it. It’s increasingly clear the president does not have a coherent plan
  • China's influence spreads to Atlantic ('I don't know,' says Obama)

    05/23/2013 3:15:28 AM PDT · by TexGrill · 9 replies
    Asia times ^ | 05/20/2013 | TexGrill
    A specter has been haunting the Western Hemisphere since mid-summer 2012, the specter of China's People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) routinely patrolling the waters of the Atlantic Ocean. At first sight, it might seem that Beijing is truly laying the groundwork for its foothold in the Atlantic Rim. Not least, Chinese government signed a free-trade agreement with Iceland in April and PLAN vessels recently made a month-long trip in the Mediterranean Sea and Eastern Atlantic. Even so, China's strategic projection in the Atlantic is still far from becoming reality. The whole psychodrama unfolded at the end of June 2012, when...
  • Obama’s plan hatched at Columbia University

    04/14/2013 10:14:12 AM PDT · by Nachum · 61 replies
    Human Events ^ | 4/13/13 | Wayne Root
    President Obama and I were college classmate at Columbia University, class of ’83. I know all too well how mindlessly liberal the students and faculty of that institution can be, and Barack Obama is certainly no exception. My time at Columbia made it crystal clear: liberals always believe they are morally superior. While they publicly state that their mission is to save the world from prejudice, patriotism, racism, greed, and inequality, they are, in fact, hostile and resentful towards anyone who has achieved self-made success through American values. It is in this cesspool of intolerance that Obama and his Marxist...
  • The Confiscation Scheme Planned for U.S. and U.K. Depositors (Greece?)

    03/29/2013 6:39:56 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 15 replies
    Truth Dig ^ | Mar 28, 2013 | Ellen Brown
    Confiscating the customer deposits in Cyprus banks, it seems, was not a one-off, desperate idea of a few Eurozone “troika” officials scrambling to salvage their balance sheets. A joint paper by the US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Bank of England dated December 10, 2012, shows that these plans have been long in the making; that they originated with the G20 Financial Stability Board in Basel, Switzerland (discussed earlier here); and that the result will be to deliver clear title to the banks of depositor funds. New Zealand has a similar directive, discussed in my last article here, indicating...
  • Chuck Hagel’s Plan for U.S. Forces in 'Palestine'

    02/26/2013 8:46:48 AM PST · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 2/26/13 | Joseph Klein
    On the eve of a Senate vote to confirm Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense, a 2009 report co-authored by Hagel has surfaced titled “A Last Chance For A Two-State Israel-Palestine Agreement.” It called for Israel to make “the hard compromises and painful concessions for peace” without asking anything comparable from the Palestinian side. Indeed, the report warned against “the Jewish-American and Christian Zionist groups that feel comfortable amplifying the positions of Israeli politicians hostile to hard compromise and painful concession.” One of Hagel’s principal co-signatories on the report was Zbigniew Brzezinski, who had advised Obama on foreign policy during...
  • Competing Tax Plans Seek To Stimulate Investment and Growth (NC to dump income tax?)

    01/25/2013 5:36:36 PM PST · by Libloather · 4 replies
    Carolina Journal ^ | 1/24/13 | Dan Way
    RALEIGH — Efforts are under way to make North Carolina the first state since Alaska in 1980 to eliminate taxes on total personal income. Competing proposals also would launch a pro-growth tax reform renaissance that would scrap corporate income taxes that discourage capital investment and savings. The John Locke Foundation introduced a plan Wednesday including those elements, along with a repeal of estate taxes and the retail sales tax at the state level. Researchers at the Tax Foundation, a nonpartisan Washington, D.C-based tax research group, are among those lauding the JLF plan. “The whole point is economic growth. It’s not...
  • Nuke Plan Hurting Hagel

    01/10/2013 1:46:30 PM PST · by Nachum · 10 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 1/10/13 | Bill Gertz
    A new front is opening in the Senate confirmation fight over former Sen. Chuck Hagel as senators from states with nuclear bases are questioning the defense secretary nominee’s role in the Global Zero commission that advocates eliminating all nuclear weapons and making unilateral strategic arms cuts. Six senators with home-state nuclear bases or membership on the Senate Armed Services Committee said they are either opposing Hagel’s nomination or questioning his judgment for backing the international anti-nuclear movement. Hagel is among some 300 international and national public figures supporting the group’s stated goal of seeking “the elimination of all nuclear weapons.”...
  • Demand a plan- demand celebrities go #### themselves

    12/31/2012 9:11:07 AM PST · by Signalman · 17 replies ^ | 12/25/2012 | ma5one
    Hypocrite celebrities and their anti gun agenda.
  • The NRA plan is so stupid that 1/3rd of all public schools already use it

    12/24/2012 1:17:51 PM PST · by Nachum · 29 replies
    The National Review ^ | 12/24/12 | Via New York Times:
    [. . .] Nationwide, at least 23,000 schools — about one-third of all public schools — already had armed security on staff as of the most recent data, for the 2009-10 school year, and a number of states and districts that do not use them have begun discussing the idea in recent days. . . Plus the NRA plan was much more comprehensive than just armed guards.
  • EXCLUSIVE: WHD Obtains Obama Plan to Fix Economy!

    12/03/2012 8:41:39 AM PST · by Nachum · 3 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | 12/3/12 | Keith Koffler
    White House Dossier has just obtained President Obama’s plan to roll back the crushing long term costs of entitlements, reduce unemployment, and spur the economy back to normal growth. Given the importance of this information, we decided to share the plan with you immediately. Here it is:
  • White House: Israeli settlement plan 'counterproductive'

    11/30/2012 11:19:32 AM PST · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 11/30/12 | Reuters
    WASHINGTON - The White House said on Friday a new Israeli settlement expansion plan was "counterproductive" and could make it harder to bring Israel and the Palestinians back to the negotiating table. "We reiterate our longstanding opposition to settlements and east Jerusalem construction and announcements," White House spokesman Tommy Vietor said.
  • Grover Norquist's Lonely Tax Cut Plan (Lyrics)

    11/26/2012 8:40:26 PM PST · by ExxonPatrolUs · 6 replies
    Now | Me
    Twenty seven years ago today, Grover Norquist taught the Pubs to play It's been going in and out of verve Voodoo guaranteed to top the curve. Let me re-introduce to you A fact we've known for all these years, Grover Norquist's Lonely Tax Cut Plan. It's Grover Norquist's Lonely Tax Cut Plan, We hope you will enjoy the show, It's Grover Norquist's Lonely Tax Cut Plan, Stand back and let the incomes grow. Grover Norquist's Lonely, Grover Norquist's Lonely, Grover Norquist's Lonely, Tax Cut Plan, It's wonderful to peak there, It's sure to pay the bills. You're such a broadened...
  • Doctors Push For Easier Access For Plan B Prescriptions For Teens

    11/26/2012 11:36:10 AM PST · by ExxonPatrolUs · 19 replies
    RTT News ^ | 11-26 | Staff Writer
    The American Academy of Pediatrics is encouraging doctors to issue teenagers prescriptions for the emergency contraception pill Plan B before they begin having sex. According to their new report, the drug is far more effective if used within 24 hours of conception and it could easily take that long for a teen to obtain a script for the drug. The teen birth rate in the U.S. is currently about 34.3 births per every 1,000 women and while the AAP recommends pre-emptive contraception prescriptions, they acknowledge it's a short-term fix: "That's tragic, really. We really can do better. By providing more...

    11/10/2012 6:36:08 PM PST · by military cop · 22 replies
    Blood, Sweat, Tears | 11/9/2012 | Military Cop
    This post is written in anger and frustration. Angry that we continue to follow the Republican Party’s elite ignorance. A party that continues to pull defeat from the jaws of victory characterized by pompous fools who fulfill the sterotype built by the left. Frustrated that the reality of politics is this: There will be no third party capable of competing with the coalition constructed by the dems. As a result, true conservatives MUST take steps to irradicate the ignorance of the Republican Party while still adhering to the core values of our forefathers (beliefs that I discovered are considered extreme...
  • Obama's Second-Term Plan Is Nothing But A Stage Prop

    10/26/2012 4:43:40 AM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 13 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 10/25/2012 | IBD Staff
    Election 2012: Anyone wondering why President Obama waited to reveal his second-term agenda should read his "plan." It's nothing but a stage prop full of recycled policies, failed ideas and stuff he ignored in his first term. Even crediting Obama with putting forth a new plan is being too generous. All he really did was scrape together the handful of proposals he'd put up on his campaign website and add some nice photos and pretty graphics. But since he's waving around his 20-page, seven-point (two more than Romney's!) plan at every campaign stop and acting like it's a credible strategy...
  • Obama: "I Couldn't Find My Plan" (I'm Mitt Romney & I Approve Of This Message)

    10/25/2012 8:01:46 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 17 replies
    GOP Rapid Response/YouTube ^ | 10/25/2012 | GOP
    Pres. Obama campaigning in Tampa Bay can't find his plan for a second term (October 25, 2012).
  • Obama’s Little Plan (Short Summary: Spend More, Slash Defense, Increase Taxes)

    10/24/2012 5:17:30 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/24/2012 | Larry Kudlow
    Under pressure from Mitt Romney, President Obama has finally released his own policy vision for a second term. And yes, it’s the same old, same old. Some are calling it a second first term. There isn’t a single true economic-growth incentive in this scant plan. There’s no serious spending, deficit, and debt reduction, and no attempt to solve the Social Security and health-entitlement problems, which are moving us toward bankruptcy. Nothing. Nada. But before getting into the details of this little plan, my basic conclusion is this: Mr. Obama wants to slash defense spending, raise all other spending, and hike...
  • The President’s Ridiculous Pamphlet (Plenty of Pretty Pictures, No New Ideas)

    10/24/2012 5:12:51 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/24/2012 | The Edittors
    Barack Obama has released a ridiculous little 20-page pamphlet — 20 pages with lots of pictures — detailing his agenda for a second term. He calls it the “New Economic Patriotism,” and if that name seems to you redolent of early-20th-century totalitarians, that may be because it is not the first N.E.P.: Lenin’s was the Novaya Ekonomicheskaya Politika. Mitt Romney published an economic-policy book, too. No pictures. Apparently, Obama’s second term is to be a more or less precise repeat of his first term. In fact, the sixth item on his seven-point list merely touts Obamacare, which, if memory serves,...
  • Obama Has Released A 27-Point Plan For His Second Term, And It's A Doozy (Here's a quick summary)

    10/24/2012 3:04:29 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/24/2012 | Walter Hickey
    After failing to deliver a line by line economic plan, the Obama campaign stepped up to the plate this week and delivered a glossy memo with 27 points on how he would use a second term in office. It's called The New Economic Patriotism: A Plan For Jobs & Middle-Class Security and millions of copies have been printed and shipped off to swing states. The plan is broken up into seven different parts, focusing on topics that include manufacturing, energy, small businesses, education, taxes and the deficit, healthcare, and Medicare and Social Security. While a lot of crucial details are...
  • The Romney Tax Plan - In Beer Drinking

    10/21/2012 5:44:21 AM PDT · by txzman · 6 replies
    Mr. Conservative Blog ^ | January 12' 2012 | David R. Kamerschen, PHD
    Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like thisÂ… The first four men (the poorest) would pay nothing The fifth would pay $1 The sixth would pay $3 The seventh would pay $7 The eighth would pay $12 The ninth would pay $18 The tenth man (the richest) would pay $59 So, thatÂ’s what they decided to do. The ten men drank in the bar every day and seemed quite happy with the...
  • Obama Has Right Plan For Economy, Says U.S. HHS Secretary Sebelius

    10/06/2012 9:37:10 AM PDT · by Son House · 17 replies ^ | September 28, 2012 | Charles McMahon
    President Barack Obama wants to “rebuild the economy from the middle class out,” U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told a group of the president's supporters on Friday. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has a much different vision, she added. “I think the Romney-Ryan candidates believe very strongly that it's a 'you're-on-your-own-ship society,” she said. “They want to go back to the policies that almost crashed this economy.”Sebelius, who was speaking in a “personal capacity” on Friday, according to the campaign, visited the city to meet with volunteers at the local Obama for America campaign office. She gave...
  • China building new Type 052D guided missile destroyer

    08/29/2012 8:17:13 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 5 replies
    The Taipei Times ^ | Aug 29, 2012 | J. Michael Cole
    China building new Type 052D guided missile destroyer By J. Michael Cole / Staff reporter The Chinese Navy appears to be developing a brand new type of guided-missile destroyer (DDG) and could be producing several hulls simultaneously, a development that could further tip the balance of power in the Taiwan Strait. Images have emerged on Chinese military Web sites in recent weeks that seem to confirm the long-rumored development of the Type 052D destroyer, which some analysts are comparing to Aegis-equipped destroyers in the US Navy. More recently, two hulls were pictured at China State Shipbuilding Corp’s Jiangnan Changxing shipyard...
  • Details of Paul Ryan's plan (Bullet points needed)

    08/16/2012 10:47:14 AM PDT · by NowApproachingMidnight · 5 replies
    N/A | 8/16/12 | Self
    Greetings FReepers. I am trying to get some bullet points for the libs in my life in order to convert their votes from the illegal Muslim occupier to RR this time around. I would like to find some bullet points and talking points in general around Ryan (specifically) and Romney (in general). Anything official that they have proposed in a great start. Thanks in advance!
  • The Mainstream Media Gets it Right.....

    08/15/2012 6:21:53 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 1 replies
    Chicago WLS Radio ^ | August 15, 2012
    August 15, 2012 The Mainstream Media Gets it Right..... Paul Ryan Medicare Controversy: What Does It Mean For You? (VIDEO)